The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Infrastructure Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Specialist
UK
Rank 748 750 823
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +73
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 98 183 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 70 163 111
Median salary £51,875 £47,304 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.66% +5.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,054 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £62,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%

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
80883 98578 103250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.45% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67143 82699 85275
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

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 23 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +13 93 £52,500 +10.98% 16
London +44 32 £65,000 +10.16% 6
South East +43 15 £52,500 +21.38% 1
City of London +39 13 £70,000 +16.66% 1
North West -14 12 £45,000 +56.52% 2
West Midlands +33 11 £48,375 +27.30% 3
West Yorkshire +32 9 £42,750 +24.46%
Yorkshire +29 9 £42,750 +24.46%
Birmingham +21 8 - - 1
South West -22 7 £40,382 +2.43% 1
Surrey +46 6 £51,250 +2.50%
Leeds +22 6 £43,000 +25.19%
Cobham - 6 £51,250 -
Berkshire +33 5 £52,500 -4.54%
Manchester -37 5 £44,000 +53.04% 1
Swindon -19 4 £47,691 +20.98%
Wiltshire -20 4 £47,691 +20.98%
Cheshire - 4 £45,000 -
Maidenhead - 4 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire +15 3 - -
East of England +15 3 - -
Scotland +15 3 £32,500 +10.16%
Warrington - 3 £45,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - -
East Midlands +15 2 £42,688 +21.96% 3
Edinburgh -1 2 £40,750 +1.87%
Liverpool - 2 £45,750 - 1
Darlington - 2 £32,500 -
Bradford - 2 £42,500 -
Bristol - 2 £41,500 -

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Infrastructure Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 116 (55.24%) Windows
2 103 (49.05%) VMware
3 88 (41.90%) Active Directory
4 82 (39.05%) Microsoft
5 74 (35.24%) Windows Server
6 69 (32.86%) Linux
7 54 (25.71%) SAN
8 52 (24.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 51 (24.29%) Citrix
10 42 (20.00%) ITIL
11 40 (19.05%) NetApp
11 40 (19.05%) Data Centre
12 37 (17.62%) MS Exchange
13 34 (16.19%) Cisco
14 33 (15.71%) SQL Server
15 32 (15.24%) Finance
16 31 (14.76%) Unix
17 30 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
18 29 (13.81%) Windows Server 2012
18 29 (13.81%) Service Management
18 29 (13.81%) SCCM
18 29 (13.81%) Problem Management
19 28 (13.33%) Office 365
20 26 (12.38%) Continuous Improvement
21 25 (11.90%) Firewall
22 24 (11.43%) PowerShell
22 24 (11.43%) Service Delivery
22 24 (11.43%) LAN
22 24 (11.43%) MS Excel
23 23 (10.95%) DNS

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (17.62%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (5.24%) IIS
3 10 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.29%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.33%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.95%) Apache
6 2 (0.95%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.48%) Confluence
7 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.48%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.48%) JBoss
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 24 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.86%) MS Office
3 4 (1.90%) MS Project
4 3 (1.43%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.33%) Office 365
2 18 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (7.14%) IaaS
4 11 (5.24%) PaaS
5 7 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.48%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 54 (25.71%) SAN
2 25 (11.90%) Firewall
3 24 (11.43%) LAN
4 23 (10.95%) DNS
5 20 (9.52%) WAN
6 19 (9.05%) DHCP
7 11 (5.24%) VLAN
8 10 (4.76%) NAS
9 9 (4.29%) Skype
10 8 (3.81%) Internet
10 8 (3.81%) Multicast
11 7 (3.33%) NetScaler
11 7 (3.33%) VoIP
12 6 (2.86%) Network Security
13 4 (1.90%) MPLS
13 4 (1.90%) TCP/IP
13 4 (1.90%) VPN
13 4 (1.90%) Wireless
14 3 (1.43%) Ethernet
14 3 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.38%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.90%) DB2
5 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.95%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.48%) Big Data
8 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (0.48%) FishEye
1 1 (0.48%) JIRA
1 1 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (0.48%) Vagrant
General
1 32 (15.24%) Finance
2 6 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.43%) Banking
4 3 (1.43%) Retail
5 2 (0.95%) Advertising
5 2 (0.95%) Billing
6 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.48%) Back Office
6 1 (0.48%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.43%) POSIX
2 2 (0.95%) .NET
3 1 (0.48%) CSS
3 1 (0.48%) HTML
3 1 (0.48%) J2EE
3 1 (0.48%) JSON
3 1 (0.48%) Middleware
3 1 (0.48%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.48%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 40 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 20 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (8.57%) CMDB
4 12 (5.71%) Clustering
4 12 (5.71%) HACMP
5 11 (5.24%) NHS
5 11 (5.24%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.38%) EMC VNX
6 5 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.38%) Fintech
6 5 (2.38%) PKI
7 4 (1.90%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.90%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.43%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.43%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.95%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (0.95%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 116 (55.24%) Windows
2 74 (35.24%) Windows Server
3 69 (32.86%) Linux
4 31 (14.76%) Unix
5 30 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (13.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (9.05%) Solaris
8 16 (7.62%) AIX
9 13 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (5.24%) OpenVMS
12 8 (3.81%) Windows 7
13 5 (2.38%) CentOS
14 4 (1.90%) HPUX
14 4 (1.90%) Windows 10
15 3 (1.43%) SUSE
16 2 (0.95%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.95%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.48%) Android
17 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (20.00%) ITIL
2 29 (13.81%) Problem Management
2 29 (13.81%) Service Management
3 26 (12.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 24 (11.43%) Service Delivery
5 22 (10.48%) High Availability
6 21 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (10.00%) Line Management
7 17 (8.10%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (8.10%) ITSM
8 16 (7.62%) Migration
9 14 (6.67%) Data Protection
10 13 (6.19%) DevOps
10 13 (6.19%) PRINCE2
11 12 (5.71%) Service Design
12 11 (5.24%) Programme Management
13 8 (3.81%) Configuration Management
13 8 (3.81%) Project Management
14 7 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
15 6 (2.86%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.43%) PowerShell
2 22 (10.48%) SQL
3 8 (3.81%) Perl
4 6 (2.86%) Python
5 5 (2.38%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.43%) AWK
6 3 (1.43%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.43%) Java
6 3 (1.43%) Korn
6 3 (1.43%) sed
6 3 (1.43%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (7.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (3.81%) MCSA
3 8 (3.81%) MCSE
4 7 (3.33%) Degree
5 4 (1.90%) CCA
5 4 (1.90%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.43%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.43%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.95%) CCNA
7 2 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.95%) MCITP
8 1 (0.48%) CCNP
8 1 (0.48%) CEH
8 1 (0.48%) CISSP
8 1 (0.48%) GCIA
8 1 (0.48%) MCP
8 1 (0.48%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.90%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 88 (41.90%) Active Directory
2 52 (24.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (8.57%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.29%) vSphere
4 9 (4.29%) XenApp
5 8 (3.81%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.86%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (2.38%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.90%) Firmware
8 4 (1.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (1.43%) Xen
10 2 (0.95%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.48%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.48%) OpenSIPS
11 1 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.48%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (13.81%) SCCM
2 11 (5.24%) Puppet
3 8 (3.81%) Red Hat Satellite
3 8 (3.81%) SCOM
4 5 (2.38%) Tivoli
4 5 (2.38%) WSUS
5 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (1.90%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
5 4 (1.90%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 4 (1.90%) Tivoli NetView
6 3 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.95%) Ansible
7 2 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.95%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.48%) Grafana
8 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 103 (49.05%) VMware
2 82 (39.05%) Microsoft
3 51 (24.29%) Citrix
4 40 (19.05%) NetApp
5 34 (16.19%) Cisco
6 15 (7.14%) HP
7 14 (6.67%) Red Hat
8 13 (6.19%) Veritas
9 11 (5.24%) EMC
10 10 (4.76%) Oracle
11 9 (4.29%) CommVault
12 7 (3.33%) ServiceNow
13 6 (2.86%) IBM
13 6 (2.86%) Sun
14 5 (2.38%) 3PAR
14 5 (2.38%) Brocade
14 5 (2.38%) Juniper
14 5 (2.38%) Veeam
15 4 (1.90%) LANDesk
15 4 (1.90%) Nimble Storage
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