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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 736 721 783
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +62
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 156 175 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 124 141 78
Average salary £44,250 £44,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.56% +14.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £39,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £44,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
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 £65,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -11 147 £44,000 -1.12% 17
London +38 47 £60,000 +20.00% 3
South East -25 32 £44,500 - 4
North West +17 22 £37,500 - 2
East of England +28 19 £44,000 +25.71% 2
City of London +13 18 £62,500 +38.88% 1
Yorkshire -6 18 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Hampshire -11 15 £44,500 +9.87% 3
Hertfordshire - 13 £44,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +4 12 £35,000 +8.52% 1
Portsmouth -5 12 £44,500 - 1
Manchester - 12 £34,000 - 1
Leeds +14 10 £35,000 +8.52% 1
Oxfordshire - 10 £52,500 -
Cheshire +3 8 £37,000 -1.33%
Warrington +11 6 £38,750 +3.33%
North Yorkshire +5 5 £28,500 -34.85% 3
Berkshire -2 5 £40,000 -27.27%
South West -28 5 £40,250 -8.00%
Skipton - 5 £28,500 - 3
Abingdon - 5 £52,500 -
Wiltshire +8 4 £40,250 -10.55%
Essex - 4 £51,250 -
East Midlands +18 3 £34,500 -18.34%
Nottinghamshire +4 3 £34,500 -18.82%
Nottingham -3 3 £34,500 -18.82%
Swindon -8 3 £37,000 -17.77%
Reading - 3 £40,000 -
Liverpool +12 2 £50,000 +49.25%
Merseyside +8 2 £50,000 +49.25%

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 143 (51.62%) VMware
2 142 (51.26%) Windows
3 104 (37.55%) Microsoft
4 80 (28.88%) Active Directory
5 77 (27.80%) ITIL
6 75 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 69 (24.91%) MS Exchange
8 61 (22.02%) DNS
8 61 (22.02%) SCCM
9 60 (21.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 59 (21.30%) Citrix
11 56 (20.22%) Cisco
12 51 (18.41%) MS Excel
12 51 (18.41%) Finance
13 50 (18.05%) VMware Infrastructure
14 47 (16.97%) Exchange Server 2010
14 47 (16.97%) SAN
15 46 (16.61%) Windows Server 2003
15 46 (16.61%) Firewall
15 46 (16.61%) Hyper-V
16 43 (15.52%) SCOM
17 42 (15.16%) Office 365
18 40 (14.44%) Project Management
19 39 (14.08%) Linux
19 39 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2013
20 38 (13.72%) Microsoft Certification
21 36 (13.00%) SLA
22 32 (11.55%) Cisco Certification
22 32 (11.55%) XenApp
23 31 (11.19%) Microsoft Azure

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 69 (24.91%) MS Exchange
2 47 (16.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (10.11%) Apache
5 23 (8.30%) IIS
6 15 (5.42%) Lync
7 14 (5.05%) SharePoint
8 13 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (3.25%) Tomcat
9 9 (3.25%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.81%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.72%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 51 (18.41%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.17%) Maximo
2 5 (1.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 42 (15.16%) Office 365
2 31 (11.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.53%) SaaS
5 6 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.81%) Google Apps
7 4 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.44%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.08%) IaaS
9 2 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (22.02%) DNS
2 47 (16.97%) SAN
3 46 (16.61%) Firewall
4 29 (10.47%) Internet
5 25 (9.03%) Network Security
6 24 (8.66%) WAN
7 22 (7.94%) LAN
8 20 (7.22%) TCP/IP
9 19 (6.86%) DHCP
10 18 (6.50%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (5.78%) NAS
12 13 (4.69%) VoIP
12 13 (4.69%) SMTP
12 13 (4.69%) MPLS
13 12 (4.33%) BIG-IP
14 10 (3.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 9 (3.25%) Fibre Channel
16 8 (2.89%) Unified Communications
17 7 (2.53%) Wireless
18 6 (2.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.11%) MySQL
2 25 (9.03%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.81%) NoSQL
3 5 (1.81%) Couchbase
4 4 (1.44%) Big Data
4 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.36%) InstallShield
General
1 51 (18.41%) Finance
2 14 (5.05%) Back Office
2 14 (5.05%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.69%) Banking
4 8 (2.89%) Retail
4 8 (2.89%) Advertising
5 7 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.81%) Marketing
6 5 (1.81%) Electronics
7 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.72%) Automotive
7 2 (0.72%) Law
7 2 (0.72%) Legal
7 2 (0.72%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.33%) Web Services
2 6 (2.17%) Middleware
2 6 (2.17%) .NET
3 5 (1.81%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (0.72%) HTML
4 2 (0.72%) CSS
4 2 (0.72%) XML
5 1 (0.36%) LAMP
5 1 (0.36%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.30%) Clustering
2 20 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.61%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.25%) Replication
5 5 (1.81%) Online Banking
5 5 (1.81%) DTV
5 5 (1.81%) DataPower
6 4 (1.44%) CMDB
6 4 (1.44%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.44%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.44%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.44%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.08%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.08%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.72%) Open Source
8 2 (0.72%) CCTV
8 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.36%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.36%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 142 (51.26%) Windows
2 75 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (21.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (16.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 39 (14.08%) Linux
6 26 (9.39%) Windows 7
7 22 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (7.22%) UNIX
9 19 (6.86%) Debian
10 17 (6.14%) Windows XP
11 16 (5.78%) Windows 2000
12 8 (2.89%) Solaris
13 5 (1.81%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.44%) AIX
15 1 (0.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (27.80%) ITIL
2 40 (14.44%) Project Management
3 30 (10.83%) Service Delivery
4 24 (8.66%) Change Management
5 19 (6.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (6.50%) PRINCE2
7 16 (5.78%) Problem Management
8 12 (4.33%) Web Application Development
9 10 (3.61%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (3.61%) Migration
10 8 (2.89%) Configuration Management
10 8 (2.89%) Mentoring
11 7 (2.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (2.53%) Risk Management
12 6 (2.17%) Incident Management
12 6 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (2.17%) Service Management
12 6 (2.17%) Change Control
12 6 (2.17%) Portfolio Management
12 6 (2.17%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (9.39%) SQL
2 22 (7.94%) Perl
3 21 (7.58%) PowerShell
4 12 (4.33%) VBScript
5 10 (3.61%) VB
6 4 (1.44%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.72%) Java
7 2 (0.72%) Python
8 1 (0.36%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (13.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (11.55%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (11.19%) SC Cleared
3 31 (11.19%) Security Cleared
4 27 (9.75%) Degree
4 27 (9.75%) MCSE
5 25 (9.03%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (5.78%) CCNP
7 14 (5.05%) CCNA
8 9 (3.25%) CISSP
8 9 (3.25%) MCITP
9 7 (2.53%) MCP
10 6 (2.17%) MCSA
10 6 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.44%) CCSE
12 3 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.72%) NCDA
13 2 (0.72%) CCEA
13 2 (0.72%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (13.00%) SLA
2 14 (5.05%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.72%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.36%) COBIT
6 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 80 (28.88%) Active Directory
2 50 (18.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (16.61%) Hyper-V
4 32 (11.55%) XenApp
5 31 (11.19%) VMware ESX
6 22 (7.94%) vSphere
7 21 (7.58%) Forefront TMG
8 15 (5.42%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (5.42%) NFS
9 14 (5.05%) Samba
10 13 (4.69%) iptables
11 10 (3.61%) VMware Server
12 8 (2.89%) XenDesktop
13 7 (2.53%) Postfix
14 6 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
14 6 (2.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (1.08%) XenServer
17 2 (0.72%) ISA Server
17 2 (0.72%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 61 (22.02%) SCCM
2 43 (15.52%) SCOM
3 28 (10.11%) SCVMM
4 27 (9.75%) SCDPM
5 25 (9.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 13 (4.69%) NetBackup
7 9 (3.25%) WSUS
8 8 (2.89%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (2.89%) Backup Exec
8 8 (2.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (2.17%) Unicenter
9 6 (2.17%) Tivoli
9 6 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (1.81%) Nagios
11 4 (1.44%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 2 (0.72%) OpenView
13 2 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 2 (0.72%) Puppet
13 2 (0.72%) vMotion
Vendors
1 143 (51.62%) VMware
2 104 (37.55%) Microsoft
3 59 (21.30%) Citrix
4 56 (20.22%) Cisco
5 31 (11.19%) HP
5 31 (11.19%) NetApp
6 22 (7.94%) EMC
7 18 (6.50%) CheckPoint
7 18 (6.50%) Symantec
8 15 (5.42%) IBM
8 15 (5.42%) SolarWinds
8 15 (5.42%) F5
9 14 (5.05%) Oracle
10 12 (4.33%) Red Hat
11 11 (3.97%) Blue Coat
11 11 (3.97%) Juniper
12 10 (3.61%) CA
12 10 (3.61%) SAP
13 9 (3.25%) hybris
13 9 (3.25%) 3PAR
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
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