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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 735 777 739
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -38
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 170 170 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 135 153 106
Average salary £44,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
103199 113344 103481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.54% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85203 93021 86182
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +36 156 £44,000 +2.32% 6
South East +20 46 £45,000 +4.65% 3
London +35 44 £60,000 +29.03% 1
East of England +23 26 £39,250 -0.63%
Hampshire +8 22 £44,500 +4.70% 1
North West +1 19 £30,000 -37.82% 1
Hertfordshire +7 18 £39,250 -12.77%
Cheshire +13 15 £30,000 -50.00%
Surrey +15 11 £47,500 +11.76%
City of London +53 10 £62,500 +31.57% 1
Farnborough - 10 £45,000 -
Manchester +14 9 £30,000 -35.48% 1
Essex - 8 - -
Portsmouth +20 7 £44,500 +3.48%
Merseyside +7 7 £30,000 -40.00%
Hemel Hempstead -3 7 £37,500 +13.63%
Warrington - 7 £30,000 -
Bolton - 7 £30,000 -
Bootle - 7 £30,000 -
Reading - 6 £23,341 -
Berkshire - 6 £23,341 -
South West -15 5 £29,250 -26.41%
Runcorn - 5 £40,000 -
West Midlands -13 4 £27,250 -31.87%
North Yorkshire -21 4 £30,000 -29.41%
Yorkshire -25 4 £30,000 -29.41%
Wales - 4 £24,000 - 1
South Wales - 4 £24,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £28,000 -
Coventry - 4 £27,250 -

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 187 (55.99%) VMware
2 170 (50.90%) Windows
3 127 (38.02%) Microsoft
4 119 (35.63%) Active Directory
5 113 (33.83%) ITIL
6 94 (28.14%) Citrix
7 82 (24.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 80 (23.95%) MS Exchange
9 76 (22.75%) DNS
10 71 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
11 70 (20.96%) Windows Server 2003
12 66 (19.76%) SCCM
13 65 (19.46%) Finance
14 64 (19.16%) SAN
15 59 (17.66%) Cisco
16 51 (15.27%) Windows Server 2012
17 50 (14.97%) XenApp
17 50 (14.97%) Data Centre
18 48 (14.37%) MS Excel
18 48 (14.37%) Internet
19 47 (14.07%) VMware ESX
20 46 (13.77%) EMC
21 44 (13.17%) HP
21 44 (13.17%) Project Management
21 44 (13.17%) Windows 7
22 42 (12.57%) Linux
22 42 (12.57%) SQL Server
23 41 (12.28%) SLA
24 40 (11.98%) NetApp
24 40 (11.98%) LAN

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 80 (23.95%) MS Exchange
2 37 (11.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (10.48%) Lync
4 27 (8.08%) Apache
5 25 (7.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 23 (6.89%) Exchange Server 2007
7 20 (5.99%) SharePoint
8 12 (3.59%) IIS
9 10 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.50%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.50%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.30%) SAS
11 1 (0.30%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 48 (14.37%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.80%) Maximo
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.98%) Office 365
2 26 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (6.59%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (2.99%) SaaS
6 7 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (2.10%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.80%) IaaS
8 5 (1.50%) PaaS
9 3 (0.90%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.60%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.60%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 76 (22.75%) DNS
2 64 (19.16%) SAN
3 48 (14.37%) Internet
4 40 (11.98%) LAN
5 39 (11.68%) WAN
5 39 (11.68%) Firewall
6 30 (8.98%) Network Security
7 29 (8.68%) TCP/IP
8 23 (6.89%) SMTP
9 21 (6.29%) DHCP
10 19 (5.69%) Fibre Channel
11 17 (5.09%) LDAP
12 15 (4.49%) NAS
12 15 (4.49%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (4.19%) IP Telephony
14 13 (3.89%) VLAN
15 11 (3.29%) Unified Communications
16 8 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (2.40%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 7 (2.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (12.57%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.38%) MySQL
3 14 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (4.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.10%) Couchbase
4 7 (2.10%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.20%) Big Data
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.30%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.30%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 7 (2.10%) MSI
2 5 (1.50%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.30%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.30%) Lombardi
3 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
General
1 65 (19.46%) Finance
2 27 (8.08%) Banking
3 20 (5.99%) Advertising
4 19 (5.69%) Back Office
5 17 (5.09%) Retail
6 8 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.40%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.10%) Marketing
7 7 (2.10%) Electronics
8 5 (1.50%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.60%) Law
10 2 (0.60%) Legal
10 2 (0.60%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.60%) Local Government
11 1 (0.30%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (8.08%) Web Services
2 6 (1.80%) Application Packaging
3 5 (1.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (1.50%) Middleware
4 3 (0.90%) X-Windows
4 3 (0.90%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.60%) XML
5 2 (0.60%) HTML
5 2 (0.60%) .NET
6 1 (0.30%) COM
6 1 (0.30%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (14.97%) Data Centre
2 33 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (8.98%) Clustering
4 16 (4.79%) Thin Client
4 16 (4.79%) Fat Client
5 9 (2.69%) Mainframe
6 8 (2.40%) Blackberry
7 7 (2.10%) DTV
7 7 (2.10%) Replication
7 7 (2.10%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.10%) EMC VNX
8 6 (1.80%) DataPower
8 6 (1.80%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.50%) Online Banking
10 4 (1.20%) CMDB
10 4 (1.20%) EMC VMAX
11 3 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.90%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.90%) Mobile Computing
12 1 (0.30%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 170 (50.90%) Windows
2 82 (24.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (20.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 51 (15.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (13.17%) Windows 7
6 42 (12.57%) Linux
7 34 (10.18%) Windows 2000
8 32 (9.58%) Windows XP
8 32 (9.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (7.78%) Debian
10 9 (2.69%) UNIX
11 8 (2.40%) AIX
12 5 (1.50%) Solaris
12 5 (1.50%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.90%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.30%) HPUX
14 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (33.83%) ITIL
2 44 (13.17%) Project Management
3 28 (8.38%) Change Management
4 22 (6.59%) Service Delivery
5 19 (5.69%) Web Application Development
6 17 (5.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (5.09%) PRINCE2
7 16 (4.79%) Problem Management
8 15 (4.49%) E-Commerce
9 14 (4.19%) Load Balancing
10 10 (2.99%) CRM
11 9 (2.69%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (2.69%) Patch Management
12 8 (2.40%) Mentoring
12 8 (2.40%) Service Management
12 8 (2.40%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (2.10%) Migration
13 7 (2.10%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (2.10%) Change Control
13 7 (2.10%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (9.88%) PowerShell
2 32 (9.58%) Perl
2 32 (9.58%) SQL
3 23 (6.89%) VBScript
4 19 (5.69%) VB
5 7 (2.10%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.50%) Python
7 2 (0.60%) R
7 2 (0.60%) Java
8 1 (0.30%) C
8 1 (0.30%) sed
8 1 (0.30%) AWK
Qualifications
1 32 (9.58%) ITIL Certification
2 28 (8.38%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (6.29%) Security Cleared
5 19 (5.69%) Degree
6 18 (5.39%) MCSE
7 13 (3.89%) CCNA
7 13 (3.89%) CISSP
8 9 (2.69%) CCIE
8 9 (2.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (2.10%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.10%) CCNP
10 5 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (1.50%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.50%) MCITP
11 4 (1.20%) SAP Certification
12 3 (0.90%) MCSA
13 2 (0.60%) CCA
13 2 (0.60%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (12.28%) SLA
2 10 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (2.99%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.10%) QA
4 4 (1.20%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.30%) COBIT
System Software
1 119 (35.63%) Active Directory
2 71 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (14.97%) XenApp
4 47 (14.07%) VMware ESX
5 33 (9.88%) Hyper-V
6 32 (9.58%) VMware ESXi
7 27 (8.08%) vSphere
8 21 (6.29%) Samba
9 20 (5.99%) NFS
9 20 (5.99%) iptables
10 14 (4.19%) XenServer
11 13 (3.89%) VMware Server
12 12 (3.59%) XenDesktop
13 10 (2.99%) Postfix
14 7 (2.10%) VMware Workstation
15 6 (1.80%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 3 (0.90%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
17 2 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 2 (0.60%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 66 (19.76%) SCCM
2 27 (8.08%) SCOM
3 12 (3.59%) WSUS
4 10 (2.99%) NetBackup
5 7 (2.10%) Backup Exec
5 7 (2.10%) Tivoli
5 7 (2.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (2.10%) Nagios
6 6 (1.80%) Unicenter
6 6 (1.80%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (1.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (1.20%) Puppet
8 3 (0.90%) Casper Suite
8 3 (0.90%) OpenView
9 2 (0.60%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.30%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 187 (55.99%) VMware
2 127 (38.02%) Microsoft
3 94 (28.14%) Citrix
4 59 (17.66%) Cisco
5 46 (13.77%) EMC
6 44 (13.17%) HP
7 40 (11.98%) NetApp
8 19 (5.69%) Symantec
9 16 (4.79%) CheckPoint
10 15 (4.49%) SAP
11 14 (4.19%) IBM
11 14 (4.19%) Juniper
11 14 (4.19%) Oracle
12 13 (3.89%) 3PAR
13 12 (3.59%) F5
14 10 (2.99%) Red Hat
14 10 (2.99%) CA
14 10 (2.99%) CommVault
15 9 (2.69%) Brocade
15 9 (2.69%) SolarWinds
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
DMSG Limited
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
@ITS
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Car + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Gala Leisure (Gala Bingo)
Salary: From £36,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago