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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 796 819 828
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 94 144 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 67 115 128
Median salary £41,000 £43,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.20% +1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
90486 104724 110047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.27% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 75738 87307 89008
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 October 2016 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 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +15 91 £41,000 -8.88% 8
London +62 25 £41,650 -30.58% 1
South East +53 23 £41,000 -10.86% 5
West Midlands -16 20 £33,750 -20.58%
Birmingham -10 16 £32,500 -40.90%
Hampshire +17 11 £44,000 +4.14% 5
Portsmouth - 8 £42,500 - 3
Yorkshire +30 7 £39,000 -22.00% 1
East Midlands +15 7 £44,500 +18.66%
Oxfordshire +6 6 £28,000 -41.05%
North West -5 6 £44,000 +33.33% 1
City of London +50 4 £37,000 -43.07%
Berkshire +29 4 £30,750 -5.38%
North Yorkshire +13 4 £39,000 +30.00% 1
Manchester -1 4 £45,750 +38.63%
York - 4 £39,000 -
Abingdon - 4 - -
West Yorkshire +10 3 £36,500 -27.00%
Bradford -23 3 £36,500 -27.00%
Hertfordshire +20 2 £47,500 -
East of England +16 2 £47,500 -
Slough +16 2 £24,000 +6.66%
Winchester -1 2 £50,750 +18.71% 1
Merseyside -19 2 £44,000 +46.66% 1
Liverpool - 2 £44,000 - 1
Bracknell - 2 £37,500 -
Oxford - 2 £28,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £36,250 -
West Sussex +19 1 £38,000 -24.00%
Edinburgh +17 1 £32,500 -47.15%

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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.

1 103 (48.82%) VMware
2 99 (46.92%) Windows
3 77 (36.49%) Active Directory
4 76 (36.02%) Windows Server
5 71 (33.65%) Microsoft
6 62 (29.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 56 (26.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 53 (25.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 51 (24.17%) Data Centre
9 51 (24.17%) Linux
10 50 (23.70%) ITIL
11 45 (21.33%) Citrix
12 42 (19.91%) SAN
12 42 (19.91%) MS Exchange
12 42 (19.91%) SCCM
13 41 (19.43%) NetApp
14 34 (16.11%) Microsoft Azure
14 34 (16.11%) Cisco
14 34 (16.11%) Unix
14 34 (16.11%) SQL
15 31 (14.69%) Problem Management
16 29 (13.74%) DNS
16 29 (13.74%) Microsoft Certification
16 29 (13.74%) HP
17 28 (13.27%) MS Office
17 28 (13.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 27 (12.80%) Service Delivery
19 25 (11.85%) Finance
19 25 (11.85%) MS Excel
19 25 (11.85%) Hyper-V

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 42 (19.91%) MS Exchange
2 18 (8.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (4.74%) IIS
3 10 (4.74%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.90%) Apache
5 4 (1.90%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.90%) SAS
5 4 (1.90%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.90%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.90%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.95%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.95%) Commerce Server
6 2 (0.95%) Confluence
6 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.95%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 28 (13.27%) MS Office
2 25 (11.85%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.37%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Maximo
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (16.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (10.90%) Office 365
3 14 (6.64%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (5.21%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (4.74%) IaaS
6 7 (3.32%) PaaS
7 3 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.95%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 42 (19.91%) SAN
2 29 (13.74%) DNS
3 22 (10.43%) Firewall
4 19 (9.00%) WAN
5 15 (7.11%) DHCP
5 15 (7.11%) LAN
6 12 (5.69%) NAS
7 10 (4.74%) TCP/IP
7 10 (4.74%) VPN
8 9 (4.27%) Internet
8 9 (4.27%) VLAN
9 6 (2.84%) NetScaler
9 6 (2.84%) SSL
10 5 (2.37%) MPLS
10 5 (2.37%) Unified Communications
11 4 (1.90%) FTP
11 4 (1.90%) SNMP
12 3 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.42%) Network Security
12 3 (1.42%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.84%) DB2
2 6 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.37%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (2.37%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (1.90%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.42%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.42%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.47%) MySQL
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.84%) JIRA
2 4 (1.90%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.95%) Ant
4 2 (0.95%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.95%) FishEye
4 2 (0.95%) Jasmine
4 2 (0.95%) JBehave
4 2 (0.95%) JUnit
4 2 (0.95%) Selenium
4 2 (0.95%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.95%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (11.85%) Finance
2 15 (7.11%) Law
3 13 (6.16%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.84%) Legal
5 4 (1.90%) Retail
6 2 (0.95%) Advertising
6 2 (0.95%) Back Office
6 2 (0.95%) Banking
6 2 (0.95%) Billing
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.37%) SAP Basis
1 5 (2.37%) Web Services
2 4 (1.90%) X-Windows
3 3 (1.42%) .NET
3 3 (1.42%) LAMP
4 2 (0.95%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.47%) CSS
5 1 (0.47%) HTML
5 1 (0.47%) J2EE
5 1 (0.47%) Node.js
5 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (24.17%) Data Centre
2 17 (8.06%) HACMP
3 16 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (7.11%) CMDB
5 12 (5.69%) Clustering
6 9 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (3.79%) User Experience
8 7 (3.32%) PKI
9 6 (2.84%) EMC VNX
9 6 (2.84%) Fat Client
9 6 (2.84%) Thin Client
10 5 (2.37%) EMC VMAX
10 5 (2.37%) EMC VNXe
10 5 (2.37%) Management Information System
10 5 (2.37%) NHS
10 5 (2.37%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.90%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.90%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.90%) Mobile Computing
11 4 (1.90%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 99 (46.92%) Windows
2 76 (36.02%) Windows Server
3 56 (26.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (25.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 51 (24.17%) Linux
6 34 (16.11%) Unix
7 28 (13.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (11.37%) Windows 7
9 18 (8.53%) AIX
10 14 (6.64%) Windows 8
11 13 (6.16%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (4.74%) Windows 10
13 6 (2.84%) CentOS
13 6 (2.84%) Windows XP
14 5 (2.37%) OpenVMS
14 5 (2.37%) Solaris
15 4 (1.90%) Mac OS X
16 3 (1.42%) Debian
17 2 (0.95%) Android
17 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (23.70%) ITIL
2 31 (14.69%) Problem Management
3 27 (12.80%) Service Delivery
4 21 (9.95%) High Availability
4 21 (9.95%) Service Management
5 19 (9.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (8.06%) Line Management
7 14 (6.64%) Asset Management
8 13 (6.16%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (5.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (5.69%) Migration
10 10 (4.74%) Data Management
10 10 (4.74%) Patch Management
10 10 (4.74%) Server Building
10 10 (4.74%) Software Delivery
11 9 (4.27%) ITSM
11 9 (4.27%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (3.79%) Mobile Device Management
13 7 (3.32%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (2.84%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (16.11%) SQL
2 24 (11.37%) PowerShell
3 15 (7.11%) Perl
4 8 (3.79%) Python
5 5 (2.37%) Java
5 5 (2.37%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.42%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.42%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.95%) Jython
8 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.47%) VB
8 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (13.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (10.43%) Degree
2 22 (10.43%) MCSE
3 16 (7.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (5.69%) MCITP
5 11 (5.21%) MCSA
6 6 (2.84%) CCA
6 6 (2.84%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (2.84%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.90%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.42%) CCNA
9 3 (1.42%) CCNP
9 3 (1.42%) MCTS
10 2 (0.95%) CCAA
10 2 (0.95%) CCIE
10 2 (0.95%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.95%) MCP
10 2 (0.95%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.16%) SLA
2 5 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.90%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 77 (36.49%) Active Directory
2 62 (29.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (11.85%) Hyper-V
3 25 (11.85%) vSphere
4 12 (5.69%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (5.69%) XenApp
5 10 (4.74%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (4.74%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.84%) Terminal Server
7 5 (2.37%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.90%) Docker
8 4 (1.90%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.95%) Postfix
10 2 (0.95%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.95%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.95%) XenServer
11 1 (0.47%) NFS
11 1 (0.47%) Samba
Systems Management
1 42 (19.91%) SCCM
2 16 (7.58%) Tivoli
3 15 (7.11%) WSUS
4 14 (6.64%) SCOM
5 13 (6.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 10 (4.74%) Simpana
7 9 (4.27%) Puppet
8 6 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.90%) AppManager
9 4 (1.90%) Casper Suite
9 4 (1.90%) HP SiteScope
9 4 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (1.90%) SCVMM
10 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (1.42%) SCDPM
11 2 (0.95%) Ansible
11 2 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.95%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 2 (0.95%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 103 (48.82%) VMware
2 71 (33.65%) Microsoft
3 45 (21.33%) Citrix
4 41 (19.43%) NetApp
5 34 (16.11%) Cisco
6 29 (13.74%) HP
7 23 (10.90%) Red Hat
8 14 (6.64%) CommVault
8 14 (6.64%) EMC
9 13 (6.16%) IBM
10 9 (4.27%) 3PAR
10 9 (4.27%) ServiceNow
11 8 (3.79%) Oracle
12 7 (3.32%) Intel Security
12 7 (3.32%) Riverbed
13 6 (2.84%) SAP
14 5 (2.37%) CheckPoint
14 5 (2.37%) Dell
14 5 (2.37%) Juniper
15 4 (1.90%) NetIQ
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