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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 718 776 773
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 186 164 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.14% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.14% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 148 135 84
Average salary £44,500 £44,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £31,039
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £44,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.82%

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 April 2015 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 17 April 2015. 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 +46 172 £44,000 -1.12% 13
London +24 50 £62,500 +25.00% 4
South East -11 42 £44,500 +7.22% 3
North West +13 26 £38,750 +3.33%
East of England +51 22 £44,000 -2.22% 2
Hampshire -7 21 £44,500 +9.87% 1
City of London +37 20 £62,500 +42.04%
Yorkshire +3 19 £33,750 -28.94% 1
Portsmouth +7 16 £44,500 -
Manchester +19 15 £33,750 -33.16%
Hertfordshire +14 15 £44,000 -2.22% 2
West Yorkshire +15 11 £35,000 +9.37% 1
Oxfordshire - 11 £52,500 -
Leeds +14 10 £35,000 +9.37% 1
North Yorkshire +8 8 £29,250 -38.42%
Cheshire +5 8 £40,000 +6.66%
Skipton - 7 £28,500 -
Warrington +13 5 £40,000 +6.66%
Berkshire +1 5 £23,341 -57.56% 1
South West -13 5 £40,250 -10.55%
Essex - 5 £51,250 -
Abingdon - 5 £52,500 -
Wiltshire +7 4 £40,250 -10.55%
South Wales -2 4 £24,000 -53.17%
Wales -4 4 £24,000 -53.17%
Hammersmith - 4 £70,000 -
Caerphilly - 4 £24,000 -
Reading - 4 £23,341 - 1
East Midlands +8 3 £34,500 -18.34%
Nottinghamshire +5 3 £34,500 -21.14%

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 149 (50.85%) VMware
2 146 (49.83%) Windows
3 109 (37.20%) Microsoft
4 87 (29.69%) ITIL
5 79 (26.96%) Active Directory
6 78 (26.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 75 (25.60%) MS Exchange
8 66 (22.53%) SCCM
9 60 (20.48%) DNS
10 57 (19.45%) Citrix
11 56 (19.11%) Cisco
11 56 (19.11%) MS Excel
11 56 (19.11%) Finance
12 54 (18.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 53 (18.09%) VMware Infrastructure
14 50 (17.06%) Windows Server 2003
15 49 (16.72%) SAN
16 44 (15.02%) SCOM
16 44 (15.02%) Exchange Server 2010
17 43 (14.68%) Hyper-V
17 43 (14.68%) Project Management
18 42 (14.33%) Exchange Server 2013
19 40 (13.65%) Firewall
20 39 (13.31%) Linux
20 39 (13.31%) Office 365
21 38 (12.97%) SLA
22 37 (12.63%) HP
22 37 (12.63%) XenApp
23 35 (11.95%) VMware ESX
24 34 (11.60%) Internet

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 75 (25.60%) MS Exchange
2 44 (15.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (14.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (9.56%) Apache
5 22 (7.51%) Lync
6 19 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (5.80%) IIS
8 14 (4.78%) SharePoint
9 8 (2.73%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (2.73%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.71%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 56 (19.11%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.05%) Maximo
1 6 (2.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 39 (13.31%) Office 365
2 24 (8.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.73%) SaaS
6 7 (2.39%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (2.39%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.37%) Google Apps
7 4 (1.37%) IaaS
8 2 (0.68%) PaaS
9 1 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.34%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 60 (20.48%) DNS
2 49 (16.72%) SAN
3 40 (13.65%) Firewall
4 34 (11.60%) Internet
5 28 (9.56%) Network Security
6 23 (7.85%) TCP/IP
7 18 (6.14%) LAN
7 18 (6.14%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (5.80%) WAN
9 16 (5.46%) DHCP
9 16 (5.46%) NAS
10 14 (4.78%) SMTP
11 12 (4.10%) VoIP
12 11 (3.75%) MPLS
12 11 (3.75%) BIG-IP
13 10 (3.41%) Fibre Channel
13 10 (3.41%) LDAP
13 10 (3.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 8 (2.73%) Unified Communications
15 7 (2.39%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.56%) MySQL
2 26 (8.87%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.05%) NoSQL
3 6 (2.05%) Couchbase
4 4 (1.37%) Big Data
5 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.34%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.34%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.34%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 3 (1.02%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.34%) InstallShield
General
1 56 (19.11%) Finance
2 20 (6.83%) Banking
3 16 (5.46%) Back Office
4 15 (5.12%) Retail
5 14 (4.78%) Telecoms
6 12 (4.10%) Advertising
7 8 (2.73%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.05%) Marketing
8 6 (2.05%) Electronics
9 3 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.68%) Automotive
10 2 (0.68%) Law
10 2 (0.68%) Legal
10 2 (0.68%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.80%) Web Services
2 6 (2.05%) .NET
2 6 (2.05%) Middleware
3 5 (1.71%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (1.02%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.68%) HTML
5 2 (0.68%) XML
6 1 (0.34%) COM
6 1 (0.34%) CSS
6 1 (0.34%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.51%) Clustering
3 19 (6.48%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (3.41%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.39%) Replication
6 6 (2.05%) DTV
6 6 (2.05%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.05%) CMDB
7 5 (1.71%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.71%) Online Banking
7 5 (1.71%) DataPower
7 5 (1.71%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.37%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.02%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.68%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.68%) CCTV
10 2 (0.68%) Open Source
10 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.68%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 146 (49.83%) Windows
2 78 (26.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (18.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (17.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 39 (13.31%) Linux
6 27 (9.22%) Windows 7
7 24 (8.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (7.85%) Windows XP
9 22 (7.51%) Windows 2000
10 20 (6.83%) UNIX
10 20 (6.83%) Debian
11 9 (3.07%) Solaris
12 5 (1.71%) AIX
13 3 (1.02%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.34%) HPUX
14 1 (0.34%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (29.69%) ITIL
2 43 (14.68%) Project Management
3 30 (10.24%) Service Delivery
4 26 (8.87%) Change Management
5 19 (6.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (5.80%) PRINCE2
7 14 (4.78%) Problem Management
8 13 (4.44%) Web Application Development
9 11 (3.75%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (3.41%) E-Commerce
11 9 (3.07%) CRM
12 8 (2.73%) Configuration Management
12 8 (2.73%) Mentoring
13 7 (2.39%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (2.39%) Service Management
13 7 (2.39%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (2.39%) Migration
14 6 (2.05%) Programme Management
14 6 (2.05%) Digital Marketing
14 6 (2.05%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.19%) Perl
2 23 (7.85%) SQL
3 22 (7.51%) PowerShell
4 15 (5.12%) VBScript
4 15 (5.12%) VB
5 4 (1.37%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.02%) Python
7 2 (0.68%) Java
8 1 (0.34%) C
8 1 (0.34%) AWK
8 1 (0.34%) R
8 1 (0.34%) sed
Qualifications
1 31 (10.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (9.90%) ITIL Certification
3 28 (9.56%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (9.56%) Security Cleared
4 25 (8.53%) SC Cleared
4 25 (8.53%) Degree
5 20 (6.83%) MCSE
6 16 (5.46%) CCNP
7 10 (3.41%) CCNA
8 8 (2.73%) CISSP
9 7 (2.39%) MCP
10 6 (2.05%) MCITP
11 5 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.71%) MCSA
11 5 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (1.37%) CCSE
12 4 (1.37%) SAP Certification
13 3 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (1.02%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.68%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (12.97%) SLA
2 13 (4.44%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.37%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.37%) QA
5 1 (0.34%) COBIT
System Software
1 79 (26.96%) Active Directory
2 53 (18.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (14.68%) Hyper-V
4 37 (12.63%) XenApp
5 35 (11.95%) VMware ESX
6 21 (7.17%) Forefront TMG
7 19 (6.48%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (6.48%) vSphere
8 15 (5.12%) NFS
8 15 (5.12%) Samba
9 14 (4.78%) iptables
10 11 (3.75%) XenDesktop
10 11 (3.75%) VMware Server
11 8 (2.73%) Postfix
12 7 (2.39%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (2.05%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (1.37%) XenServer
15 2 (0.68%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 66 (22.53%) SCCM
2 44 (15.02%) SCOM
3 22 (7.51%) SCVMM
4 20 (6.83%) SCDPM
5 19 (6.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 13 (4.44%) NetBackup
7 9 (3.07%) WSUS
8 8 (2.73%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (2.73%) Backup Exec
9 6 (2.05%) Unicenter
9 6 (2.05%) Tivoli
9 6 (2.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (2.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 6 (2.05%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (1.71%) Nagios
11 3 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.68%) OpenView
12 2 (0.68%) Puppet
13 1 (0.34%) SCSM
13 1 (0.34%) vMotion
Vendors
1 149 (50.85%) VMware
2 109 (37.20%) Microsoft
3 57 (19.45%) Citrix
4 56 (19.11%) Cisco
5 37 (12.63%) HP
6 31 (10.58%) NetApp
7 24 (8.19%) EMC
8 18 (6.14%) CheckPoint
9 16 (5.46%) Symantec
9 16 (5.46%) SolarWinds
10 14 (4.78%) 3PAR
10 14 (4.78%) F5
10 14 (4.78%) Oracle
11 13 (4.44%) SAP
11 13 (4.44%) IBM
11 13 (4.44%) Red Hat
12 11 (3.75%) Blue Coat
13 10 (3.41%) Brocade
13 10 (3.41%) Juniper
13 10 (3.41%) CA
Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £60001 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22741 - £23941 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + On Call, Pension, Bonus 10%
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire County Council
Salary: From £29,558 to £31,846 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Omnio Recruitment
Salary: 60000-75000 Per Annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
England
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 27 days ago
England
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 27 days ago