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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Specialist
UK
Rank 745 792 841
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +49
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 99 137 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 73 114 96
Median salary £48,000 £43,125 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.30% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £61,750 £55,000
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
80036 96313 101493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.47% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 66452 80820 84362
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 £42,500 £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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +55 95 £46,000 +6.35% 10
London +53 30 £57,500 -1.70% 2
South East +53 25 £41,000 -5.20%
City of London +33 11 £57,500 -4.16%
West Midlands +17 11 £36,750 -18.33% 2
North West -19 11 £44,500 +58.92%
Birmingham +2 9 - - 1
Oxfordshire +27 7 £32,500 -
Hampshire +2 7 £41,000 -
Surrey +44 6 £51,250 +2.50%
East of England +17 6 - - 1
Portsmouth +6 6 £41,000 -2.38%
Cobham - 6 £51,250 -
West Yorkshire +34 5 £31,250 -8.75% 3
Yorkshire +29 5 £31,250 -6.36% 3
Cheshire +12 5 £45,000 +12.50%
Hertfordshire +10 5 - -
South West +21 4 £39,500 -12.14% 1
Manchester -25 4 £44,000 +57.14%
Bicester - 4 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 - -
Leeds +30 3 £22,500 -34.30%
West Sussex +11 3 £37,500 -
Knutsford +10 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Bristol +3 3 £44,000 -6.22% 1
Oxford - 3 £32,500 -
Worthing - 3 £37,500 -
Berkshire +44 2 £55,000 -
North East -2 2 £32,500 +30.00%
Liverpool - 2 £44,000 -

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 106 (52.48%) VMware
2 105 (51.98%) Windows
3 84 (41.58%) Active Directory
4 72 (35.64%) Windows Server
5 70 (34.65%) Microsoft
6 59 (29.21%) Linux
7 54 (26.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 49 (24.26%) ITIL
8 49 (24.26%) SAN
9 42 (20.79%) NetApp
9 42 (20.79%) Citrix
10 38 (18.81%) Service Management
10 38 (18.81%) Data Centre
11 37 (18.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 35 (17.33%) SCCM
13 34 (16.83%) MS Exchange
14 33 (16.34%) Windows Server 2012
15 29 (14.36%) Office 365
15 29 (14.36%) Cisco
15 29 (14.36%) Unix
15 29 (14.36%) Problem Management
16 28 (13.86%) MS Excel
17 27 (13.37%) SQL
17 27 (13.37%) Continuous Improvement
18 26 (12.87%) SQL Server
19 25 (12.38%) Finance
20 23 (11.39%) PowerShell
20 23 (11.39%) WAN
20 23 (11.39%) Service Delivery
21 22 (10.89%) Analytical Skills

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 34 (16.83%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (6.44%) IIS
3 12 (5.94%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.49%) Apache
5 3 (1.49%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.49%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.99%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.99%) Confluence
6 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.50%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.50%) JBoss
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 28 (13.86%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.92%) MS Office
3 6 (2.97%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.49%) MS Project
5 2 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 29 (14.36%) Office 365
2 19 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (7.92%) IaaS
4 11 (5.45%) PaaS
5 6 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.50%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 49 (24.26%) SAN
2 23 (11.39%) WAN
3 21 (10.40%) DNS
3 21 (10.40%) Firewall
3 21 (10.40%) LAN
4 15 (7.43%) DHCP
5 11 (5.45%) NAS
6 10 (4.95%) VLAN
7 7 (3.47%) Network Security
8 6 (2.97%) NetScaler
8 6 (2.97%) TCP/IP
9 5 (2.48%) Skype
9 5 (2.48%) SSL
10 4 (1.98%) Internet
10 4 (1.98%) MPLS
10 4 (1.98%) Unified Communications
10 4 (1.98%) VPN
10 4 (1.98%) Wireless
11 3 (1.49%) FTP
11 3 (1.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.47%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (3.47%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (2.48%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.98%) DB2
4 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.49%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.99%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.50%) Big Data
7 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (0.99%) FishEye
1 2 (0.99%) JIRA
2 1 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.50%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (12.38%) Finance
2 5 (2.48%) Manufacturing
2 5 (2.48%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.49%) Banking
3 3 (1.49%) Law
4 2 (0.99%) Back Office
4 2 (0.99%) Billing
4 2 (0.99%) Retail
5 1 (0.50%) Advertising
5 1 (0.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.49%) .NET
1 3 (1.49%) SAP Basis
1 3 (1.49%) X-Windows
2 2 (0.99%) CSS
2 2 (0.99%) HTML
3 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.50%) J2EE
3 1 (0.50%) JSON
3 1 (0.50%) Middleware
3 1 (0.50%) POSIX
3 1 (0.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (18.81%) Data Centre
2 22 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (8.91%) CMDB
4 13 (6.44%) Clustering
5 12 (5.94%) HACMP
6 11 (5.45%) NHS
6 11 (5.45%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (3.96%) PKI
8 6 (2.97%) EMC VNX
9 5 (2.48%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.48%) Fintech
9 5 (2.48%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.98%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.49%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.49%) EMC VMAX
11 3 (1.49%) EMC VNXe
11 3 (1.49%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.49%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (1.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 105 (51.98%) Windows
2 72 (35.64%) Windows Server
3 59 (29.21%) Linux
4 37 (18.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (16.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (14.36%) Unix
7 18 (8.91%) Solaris
8 16 (7.92%) AIX
9 12 (5.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (5.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (5.45%) OpenVMS
11 9 (4.46%) Windows 7
12 4 (1.98%) CentOS
12 4 (1.98%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.49%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.49%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.99%) HPUX
14 2 (0.99%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.99%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (24.26%) ITIL
2 38 (18.81%) Service Management
3 29 (14.36%) Problem Management
4 27 (13.37%) Continuous Improvement
5 23 (11.39%) Service Delivery
6 19 (9.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (9.41%) ITSM
7 18 (8.91%) Line Management
8 17 (8.42%) Migration
9 16 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (7.92%) High Availability
10 13 (6.44%) Data Protection
10 13 (6.44%) PRINCE2
10 13 (6.44%) Service Design
11 11 (5.45%) Programme Management
12 10 (4.95%) DevOps
13 8 (3.96%) Configuration Management
13 8 (3.96%) Data Management
14 7 (3.47%) Project Management
15 6 (2.97%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (13.37%) SQL
2 23 (11.39%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.47%) Perl
4 5 (2.48%) Python
4 5 (2.48%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.98%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.49%) Java
7 1 (0.50%) AWK
7 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.50%) Korn
7 1 (0.50%) Ruby
7 1 (0.50%) sed
Qualifications
1 16 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (6.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (5.45%) Degree
4 9 (4.46%) MCSE
5 8 (3.96%) MCSA
6 4 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.98%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.98%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.49%) CCA
7 3 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.49%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.99%) CCNA
8 2 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.99%) MCITP
9 1 (0.50%) CCNP
9 1 (0.50%) CEH
9 1 (0.50%) CISSP
9 1 (0.50%) GCIA
9 1 (0.50%) NCDA
9 1 (0.50%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.97%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.98%) SLA
3 3 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 84 (41.58%) Active Directory
2 54 (26.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (10.40%) Hyper-V
4 13 (6.44%) vSphere
5 11 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (3.96%) XenApp
7 6 (2.97%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.48%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.98%) Firmware
9 4 (1.98%) Terminal Server
9 4 (1.98%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 4 (1.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (1.98%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.99%) Docker
11 2 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.99%) Xen
12 1 (0.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 35 (17.33%) SCCM
2 12 (5.94%) Puppet
3 8 (3.96%) Red Hat Satellite
3 8 (3.96%) SCOM
4 6 (2.97%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (2.97%) WSUS
5 5 (2.48%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.98%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
6 4 (1.98%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 4 (1.98%) Tivoli NetView
7 3 (1.49%) Ansible
7 3 (1.49%) Casper Suite
8 2 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.50%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.50%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 106 (52.48%) VMware
2 70 (34.65%) Microsoft
3 42 (20.79%) Citrix
3 42 (20.79%) NetApp
4 29 (14.36%) Cisco
5 15 (7.43%) HP
6 14 (6.93%) EMC
7 12 (5.94%) ServiceNow
7 12 (5.94%) Veritas
8 11 (5.45%) Red Hat
9 9 (4.46%) CommVault
10 7 (3.47%) IBM
10 7 (3.47%) Sun
11 6 (2.97%) Intel Security
11 6 (2.97%) Oracle
12 5 (2.48%) 3PAR
12 5 (2.48%) Veeam
13 4 (1.98%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.98%) Nimble Storage
13 4 (1.98%) SAP
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