The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Infrastructure Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 730 746 736
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 164 134 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 141 105 129
Average salary £43,000 £40,995 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.89% -8.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,500 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108241 101899 112522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.25% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87515 84514 96083
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the UK.

Infrastructure Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 within the UK.

Infrastructure Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -9 159 £43,000 +7.50% 14
London 0 43 £48,500 +7.77% 3
South East -17 43 £42,750 +30.53% 2
Yorkshire -12 25 £40,000 - 2
Hampshire +1 18 £42,750 +6.87%
Portsmouth - 17 £43,000 -
East of England -2 15 £42,500 -10.52% 2
West Yorkshire -11 15 £32,500 - 2
Bedfordshire +1 12 £40,000 -15.78% 1
North West -13 11 £50,000 +26.58% 1
City of London +2 10 £47,500 +2.70% 2
East Midlands -1 10 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Leeds -19 10 £27,500 - 1
Berkshire 0 9 £37,500 +78.57%
York - 8 £42,000 -
Liverpool - 8 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 8 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire - 8 £42,000 -
Surrey -1 6 £42,500 +21.42% 1
South West -4 6 £29,000 -27.50% 1
West Midlands -12 6 £39,500 +12.85% 1
Nottinghamshire +1 5 £46,500 - 2
Nottingham 0 5 £46,500 - 2
Bedford -1 5 £50,000 +5.26%
Glasgow -2 5 £39,000 +11.42%
Scotland -7 5 £39,000 -4.86%
Sidcup - 5 £52,500 -
Northamptonshire -12 4 £41,500 -17.00%
Northampton -16 4 £41,500 -17.00%
Kent - 4 £45,750 -

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Specialist in their job title.

1 171 (54.46%) Windows
2 141 (44.90%) VMware
3 115 (36.62%) Microsoft
4 109 (34.71%) Active Directory
5 106 (33.76%) ITIL
6 89 (28.34%) VMware Infrastructure
7 85 (27.07%) Cisco
8 84 (26.75%) SAN
9 77 (24.52%) MS Exchange
10 73 (23.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 63 (20.06%) Microsoft Certification
12 60 (19.11%) Linux
13 55 (17.52%) Windows Server 2012
14 54 (17.20%) Citrix
15 53 (16.88%) Finance
16 51 (16.24%) UNIX
16 51 (16.24%) Security Cleared
17 50 (15.92%) SCCM
18 49 (15.61%) SC Cleared
19 48 (15.29%) Hyper-V
19 48 (15.29%) Replication
20 46 (14.65%) Disaster Recovery
20 46 (14.65%) Windows Server 2003
21 45 (14.33%) HP
21 45 (14.33%) SharePoint
22 42 (13.38%) SCOM
23 41 (13.06%) Clustering
24 40 (12.74%) VMware ESX
24 40 (12.74%) NetApp
24 40 (12.74%) Lync

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 77 (24.52%) MS Exchange
2 45 (14.33%) SharePoint
3 40 (12.74%) Lync
4 39 (12.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 35 (11.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 30 (9.55%) SharePoint Server
7 16 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (5.10%) IIS
8 12 (3.82%) Apache
9 11 (3.50%) Tomcat
10 9 (2.87%) WebSphere
11 8 (2.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (1.27%) WebLogic
13 4 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.96%) WebSphere Portal
15 2 (0.64%) IBM HTTP Server
15 2 (0.64%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 34 (10.83%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.55%) MS Office
3 3 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (4.14%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 35 (11.15%) Office 365
2 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.32%) SaaS
3 1 (0.32%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 84 (26.75%) SAN
2 35 (11.15%) Unified Communications
3 34 (10.83%) NAS
4 32 (10.19%) Network Security
5 27 (8.60%) WAN
6 26 (8.28%) DNS
6 26 (8.28%) Firewall
7 25 (7.96%) LAN
8 22 (7.01%) DHCP
9 18 (5.73%) Internet
10 13 (4.14%) LDAP
11 10 (3.18%) VoIP
12 8 (2.55%) Wireless
12 8 (2.55%) VPN
13 7 (2.23%) SNMP
14 6 (1.91%) TCP/IP
14 6 (1.91%) SSL
14 6 (1.91%) iSCSI
14 6 (1.91%) BIG-IP
14 6 (1.91%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.59%) MySQL
3 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.64%) DB2
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.64%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Ant
1 2 (0.64%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.32%) Build Forge
2 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.32%) Subversion
2 1 (0.32%) Maven
2 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
General
1 53 (16.88%) Finance
2 14 (4.46%) Back Office
3 7 (2.23%) Advertising
4 5 (1.59%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.59%) Banking
5 4 (1.27%) Law
6 2 (0.64%) Electronics
6 2 (0.64%) Games
6 2 (0.64%) Retail
7 1 (0.32%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.64%) HTML
1 2 (0.64%) Middleware
2 1 (0.32%) .NET
2 1 (0.32%) COM
2 1 (0.32%) CSS
2 1 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 48 (15.29%) Replication
2 41 (13.06%) Clustering
3 29 (9.24%) Computer Science
4 25 (7.96%) Firmware
5 24 (7.64%) CLARiiON
5 24 (7.64%) EMC Centera
5 24 (7.64%) Symmetrix DMX
6 11 (3.50%) Enterprise Storage
7 10 (3.18%) Blackberry
7 10 (3.18%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.23%) Statistics
9 5 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.27%) PKI
11 3 (0.96%) iSeries
12 2 (0.64%) BBC
12 2 (0.64%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.64%) iDTV
12 2 (0.64%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.32%) DataPower
13 1 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 171 (54.46%) Windows
2 73 (23.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (19.11%) Linux
4 55 (17.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 51 (16.24%) UNIX
6 46 (14.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (7.01%) Windows 7
8 18 (5.73%) Windows XP
9 16 (5.10%) HPUX
10 14 (4.46%) Windows 2000
11 9 (2.87%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (1.59%) Solaris
13 3 (0.96%) OS/400
13 3 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.64%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.64%) AIX
15 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (33.76%) ITIL
2 46 (14.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 28 (8.92%) Asset Management
4 27 (8.60%) Service Management
5 23 (7.32%) E-Commerce
6 21 (6.69%) Problem Management
7 16 (5.10%) Migration
8 12 (3.82%) Change Management
9 11 (3.50%) Data Management
10 10 (3.18%) Incident Management
10 10 (3.18%) Load Balancing
11 8 (2.55%) ERP
11 8 (2.55%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (2.23%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (2.23%) Change Control
12 7 (2.23%) WAN Optimisation
12 7 (2.23%) Project Management
13 6 (1.91%) Information Security
13 6 (1.91%) Supplier Management
14 5 (1.59%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.37%) SQL
2 12 (3.82%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.23%) Shell Script
4 6 (1.91%) C
5 5 (1.59%) Java
5 5 (1.59%) Perl
6 4 (1.27%) Korn
6 4 (1.27%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.27%) VBScript
7 2 (0.64%) C-shell
7 2 (0.64%) PowerHouse
7 2 (0.64%) Jython
8 1 (0.32%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.32%) Python
8 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 63 (20.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (16.24%) Security Cleared
3 49 (15.61%) SC Cleared
4 38 (12.10%) Degree
5 24 (7.64%) MCSE
6 20 (6.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (5.10%) DV Cleared
8 16 (5.10%) MCP
9 15 (4.78%) MCSA
9 15 (4.78%) MCITP
10 14 (4.46%) CCNP
11 11 (3.50%) CCNA
12 6 (1.91%) CCSE
13 2 (0.64%) IBM Certification
14 1 (0.32%) MCTS
14 1 (0.32%) CCDA
14 1 (0.32%) CCA
14 1 (0.32%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.92%) SLA
2 11 (3.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) HL7
3 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 109 (34.71%) Active Directory
2 89 (28.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (15.29%) Hyper-V
4 40 (12.74%) VMware ESX
5 36 (11.46%) vSphere
6 26 (8.28%) XenApp
7 20 (6.37%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (4.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 10 (3.18%) XenDesktop
9 10 (3.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (2.55%) XenServer
11 5 (1.59%) DFS Replication
12 4 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.64%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.64%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.64%) vCloud
14 1 (0.32%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.32%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 50 (15.92%) SCCM
2 42 (13.38%) SCOM
3 31 (9.87%) SCVMM
4 30 (9.55%) SCDPM
4 30 (9.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 17 (5.41%) Tivoli
6 13 (4.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 13 (4.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 10 (3.18%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.91%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (1.91%) HP SIM
9 3 (0.96%) Puppet
9 3 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.64%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.64%) Nagios
10 2 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.64%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 1 (0.32%) WSUS
11 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 141 (44.90%) VMware
2 115 (36.62%) Microsoft
3 85 (27.07%) Cisco
4 54 (17.20%) Citrix
5 45 (14.33%) HP
6 40 (12.74%) NetApp
7 31 (9.87%) EMC
8 24 (7.64%) Intel
9 23 (7.32%) Symantec
10 21 (6.69%) IBM
11 18 (5.73%) Oracle
12 7 (2.23%) Dell
12 7 (2.23%) Mitel
12 7 (2.23%) CheckPoint
12 7 (2.23%) Riverbed
12 7 (2.23%) F5
13 6 (1.91%) Blue Coat
13 6 (1.91%) McAfee
14 5 (1.59%) Infoblox
14 5 (1.59%) Imperva
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus bonus, pension, and additional
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: Competitive, Grade 7
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Nottingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 26 days ago