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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 761 750 742
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 131 181 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 108 160 109
Average salary £44,000 £43,000 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +4.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,450 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
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 £26,500 £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 31 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 31 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 -43 117 £44,000 +2.32% 7
South East -5 35 £48,750 +13.37% 1
London +9 32 £58,750 +23.68% 2
East of England +9 20 £37,500 -6.25%
Hampshire 0 17 £44,500 +3.48% 1
North West -3 15 £30,000 -35.48% 1
Manchester +13 13 £30,000 -35.48%
Hertfordshire -4 13 £37,500 -16.66%
Cheshire - 10 £30,000 - 1
Farnborough - 9 £45,000 -
Merseyside +16 8 £30,000 -40.00%
Bolton - 8 £30,000 -
Warrington - 8 £30,000 - 1
Bootle - 8 £30,000 -
Surrey +17 7 £47,500 +11.76%
Hemel Hempstead +1 7 £37,500 +13.63%
Essex - 7 - -
City of London +17 6 £62,500 +31.57%
West Midlands -13 6 £27,000 -40.00% 2
South West -11 5 £29,250 -26.41%
East Sussex - 5 £60,000 -
Brighton - 5 £60,000 -
Scotland +17 4 £45,000 +50.00%
Stirling - 4 £45,000 -
Wales - 4 - -
Cardiff - 4 - -
Gloucestershire - 4 £28,000 -
South Wales - 4 - -
Portsmouth +5 3 £44,500 +3.48%
Northamptonshire -3 3 £45,000 +8.43%

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 161 (51.27%) VMware
2 157 (50.00%) Windows
3 123 (39.17%) Microsoft
4 118 (37.58%) Active Directory
5 112 (35.67%) ITIL
6 89 (28.34%) Citrix
7 75 (23.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 74 (23.57%) MS Exchange
9 71 (22.61%) DNS
10 70 (22.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 70 (22.29%) Finance
11 62 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
11 62 (19.75%) SAN
12 57 (18.15%) SCCM
13 52 (16.56%) Cisco
14 51 (16.24%) Windows Server 2012
15 46 (14.65%) XenApp
16 43 (13.69%) Windows 7
16 43 (13.69%) MS Excel
17 42 (13.38%) Linux
18 41 (13.06%) SQL Server
18 41 (13.06%) HP
18 41 (13.06%) EMC
18 41 (13.06%) Data Centre
19 40 (12.74%) Internet
19 40 (12.74%) WAN
19 40 (12.74%) VMware ESX
20 39 (12.42%) LAN
20 39 (12.42%) Lync
21 37 (11.78%) Project Management

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 74 (23.57%) MS Exchange
2 39 (12.42%) Lync
3 36 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (9.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 23 (7.32%) Apache
7 18 (5.73%) SharePoint
8 10 (3.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (2.23%) Office Communications Server
10 6 (1.91%) IIS
11 2 (0.64%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.32%) SAS
12 1 (0.32%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 43 (13.69%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.59%) Maximo
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.92%) Office 365
2 25 (7.96%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (2.55%) SaaS
6 7 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (2.23%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.59%) IaaS
8 4 (1.27%) PaaS
8 4 (1.27%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.64%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.64%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 71 (22.61%) DNS
2 62 (19.75%) SAN
3 40 (12.74%) Internet
3 40 (12.74%) WAN
4 39 (12.42%) LAN
5 30 (9.55%) Firewall
6 25 (7.96%) Network Security
7 22 (7.01%) DHCP
8 21 (6.69%) SMTP
8 21 (6.69%) TCP/IP
9 19 (6.05%) Fibre Channel
10 17 (5.41%) LDAP
11 15 (4.78%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (4.78%) VLAN
12 14 (4.46%) IP Telephony
13 13 (4.14%) NAS
14 9 (2.87%) Unified Communications
15 8 (2.55%) Kerberos
16 7 (2.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 5 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.06%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.96%) MySQL
3 14 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.59%) Couchbase
4 5 (1.59%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.32%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.32%) Big Data
6 1 (0.32%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.32%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 8 (2.55%) MSI
2 5 (1.59%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.32%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.32%) Lombardi
3 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
General
1 70 (22.29%) Finance
2 24 (7.64%) Banking
3 19 (6.05%) Advertising
4 16 (5.10%) Back Office
5 13 (4.14%) Retail
6 8 (2.55%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.91%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.91%) Marketing
7 6 (1.91%) Electronics
8 5 (1.59%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.96%) Law
10 2 (0.64%) Legal
10 2 (0.64%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.64%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.96%) Web Services
2 6 (1.91%) Application Packaging
3 4 (1.27%) EDI
4 3 (0.96%) X-Windows
4 3 (0.96%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.64%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (0.64%) Middleware
6 1 (0.32%) LAMP
6 1 (0.32%) XML
6 1 (0.32%) HTML
6 1 (0.32%) .NET
6 1 (0.32%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.06%) Data Centre
2 31 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (8.92%) Clustering
4 16 (5.10%) Thin Client
4 16 (5.10%) Fat Client
5 9 (2.87%) Mainframe
6 8 (2.55%) Blackberry
7 7 (2.23%) Replication
7 7 (2.23%) EMC VNX
8 6 (1.91%) DTV
9 5 (1.59%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.27%) EMC VMAX
10 4 (1.27%) CMDB
11 3 (0.96%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (0.96%) DataPower
11 3 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.64%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.64%) Online Banking
13 1 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
13 1 (0.32%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 157 (50.00%) Windows
2 75 (23.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (22.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 51 (16.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (13.69%) Windows 7
6 42 (13.38%) Linux
7 31 (9.87%) Windows 2000
8 27 (8.60%) Windows XP
8 27 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (7.01%) Debian
10 9 (2.87%) Windows 8
11 8 (2.55%) UNIX
12 7 (2.23%) AIX
13 3 (0.96%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.64%) Solaris
15 1 (0.32%) HPUX
15 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.32%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (35.67%) ITIL
2 37 (11.78%) Project Management
3 25 (7.96%) Change Management
4 18 (5.73%) Service Delivery
5 17 (5.41%) PRINCE2
5 17 (5.41%) Web Application Development
6 15 (4.78%) E-Commerce
6 15 (4.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (4.46%) Load Balancing
8 11 (3.50%) Problem Management
8 11 (3.50%) CRM
9 10 (3.18%) Service Management
9 10 (3.18%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (2.87%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (2.87%) Patch Management
11 7 (2.23%) Business Continuity
11 7 (2.23%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (1.91%) Digital Marketing
12 6 (1.91%) Programme Management
12 6 (1.91%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.24%) SQL
2 28 (8.92%) PowerShell
3 27 (8.60%) Perl
4 21 (6.69%) VBScript
5 17 (5.41%) VB
6 6 (1.91%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.59%) Python
8 4 (1.27%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.64%) R
10 1 (0.32%) sed
10 1 (0.32%) AWK
10 1 (0.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 30 (9.55%) ITIL Certification
2 26 (8.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (7.96%) Security Cleared
4 23 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (6.05%) MCSE
6 12 (3.82%) CISSP
6 12 (3.82%) Degree
7 11 (3.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (3.50%) CCNA
8 9 (2.87%) CCIE
8 9 (2.87%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.91%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.59%) MCITP
10 5 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (1.27%) SAP Certification
11 4 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (1.27%) CCNP
12 3 (0.96%) MCSA
13 2 (0.64%) CCA
13 2 (0.64%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (11.78%) SLA
2 10 (3.18%) PCI DSS
3 9 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.23%) QA
5 4 (1.27%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.32%) COBIT
6 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 118 (37.58%) Active Directory
2 62 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (14.65%) XenApp
4 40 (12.74%) VMware ESX
5 29 (9.24%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (7.96%) vSphere
7 24 (7.64%) Hyper-V
8 19 (6.05%) Samba
9 18 (5.73%) NFS
9 18 (5.73%) iptables
10 14 (4.46%) XenServer
11 10 (3.18%) XenDesktop
11 10 (3.18%) VMware Server
12 8 (2.55%) Postfix
13 7 (2.23%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (1.59%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 3 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
15 3 (0.96%) Terminal Server
16 2 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 1 (0.32%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 57 (18.15%) SCCM
2 22 (7.01%) SCOM
3 7 (2.23%) WSUS
4 6 (1.91%) Tivoli
4 6 (1.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (1.91%) Nagios
5 5 (1.59%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.59%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (1.59%) Puppet
5 5 (1.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (1.27%) Unicenter
7 3 (0.96%) Casper Suite
8 2 (0.64%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.64%) OpenView
9 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.32%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 161 (51.27%) VMware
2 123 (39.17%) Microsoft
3 89 (28.34%) Citrix
4 52 (16.56%) Cisco
5 41 (13.06%) HP
5 41 (13.06%) EMC
6 29 (9.24%) NetApp
7 14 (4.46%) SAP
8 13 (4.14%) CheckPoint
9 12 (3.82%) Symantec
9 12 (3.82%) 3PAR
10 11 (3.50%) F5
10 11 (3.50%) Oracle
11 10 (3.18%) Brocade
11 10 (3.18%) Juniper
11 10 (3.18%) CommVault
11 10 (3.18%) Red Hat
12 9 (2.87%) IBM
13 7 (2.23%) Dell
13 7 (2.23%) McAfee
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