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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 789 806 810
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 122 175 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 90 137 168
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £33,350
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £51,450
UK excluding London median salary £41,750 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.90% +1.17%

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
94446 105603 113036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79450 87181 92036
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -11 114 £47,500 +5.55% 7
South East +14 38 £41,000 -13.68% 3
London +28 37 £60,000 +9.09% 2
West Midlands +5 14 £37,000 +37.03%
Hampshire -8 14 £40,750 -8.42% 1
Surrey +27 10 £54,000 +13.68% 1
North West +17 10 £47,500 +58.33%
Portsmouth +13 10 £40,500 -8.98%
Birmingham - 10 £55,000 -
Yorkshire +44 9 £38,750 +29.16%
Oxfordshire -8 7 - - 1
Abingdon - 7 - -
Manchester -14 6 £51,250 +70.83%
City of London +69 5 £62,500 - 1
South Wales +7 5 £37,500 -
Wales +5 5 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £38,500 -
Cheshire +33 4 £45,000 +50.00%
North Yorkshire +27 4 £39,000 +30.00%
Warrington +15 4 £45,000 +50.00%
Winchester - 4 £43,250 - 1
Bradford - 4 £38,250 -
Caerphilly - 4 £37,500 -
East Midlands +3 3 £50,000 +11.11%
York +14 2 £39,000 -
Skipton +12 2 £31,500 +5.00%
Reading +12 2 - -
Hertfordshire +7 2 £47,500 +26.66%
Scotland +4 2 £32,500 -29.72% 2
Coventry +1 2 £39,000 +43.11%

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 136 (47.72%) Windows
2 130 (45.61%) VMware
3 110 (38.60%) Active Directory
4 104 (36.49%) Windows Server
5 98 (34.39%) Microsoft
6 82 (28.77%) Finance
7 75 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 69 (24.21%) Cisco
9 67 (23.51%) ITIL
10 62 (21.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 61 (21.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 57 (20.00%) Citrix
13 56 (19.65%) NetApp
14 53 (18.60%) Data Centre
14 53 (18.60%) SCCM
15 52 (18.25%) MS Exchange
16 51 (17.89%) PowerShell
17 50 (17.54%) Linux
18 44 (15.44%) DNS
19 42 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
20 41 (14.39%) SQL Server
20 41 (14.39%) SAN
21 39 (13.68%) SQL
22 37 (12.98%) Service Delivery
22 37 (12.98%) XenDesktop
22 37 (12.98%) Amazon AWS
23 36 (12.63%) XenApp
23 36 (12.63%) Unix
24 34 (11.93%) CommVault
25 33 (11.58%) IBM

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 52 (18.25%) MS Exchange
2 32 (11.23%) Skype for Business
3 30 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 24 (8.42%) WebSphere
5 20 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (5.61%) WebSphere Application Server
7 15 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 15 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (4.21%) IIS
9 9 (3.16%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (2.81%) WebSphere Process Server
11 7 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (2.46%) IBM HTTP Server
12 5 (1.75%) GeoServer
13 4 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (1.40%) SAS
13 4 (1.40%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.70%) Apache
14 2 (0.70%) Commerce Server
14 2 (0.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 31 (10.88%) MS Excel
2 21 (7.37%) MS Office
3 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (12.98%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (9.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (6.32%) Office 365
4 11 (3.86%) IBM SmartCloud
5 10 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (2.46%) IaaS
7 3 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.05%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.70%) HP Helion
8 2 (0.70%) PaaS
8 2 (0.70%) SaaS
9 1 (0.35%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 44 (15.44%) DNS
2 41 (14.39%) SAN
3 25 (8.77%) TCP/IP
4 24 (8.42%) DHCP
5 21 (7.37%) Firewall
5 21 (7.37%) WAN
6 19 (6.67%) LAN
7 18 (6.32%) VPN
8 16 (5.61%) NAS
9 14 (4.91%) VoIP
10 10 (3.51%) HTTP
10 10 (3.51%) NetScaler
10 10 (3.51%) SSL
11 9 (3.16%) Wireless
12 8 (2.81%) Internet
13 7 (2.46%) VLAN
14 6 (2.11%) Telepresence
14 6 (2.11%) Wireless Security
15 4 (1.40%) BGP
15 4 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (14.39%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.56%) DB2
2 13 (4.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (1.75%) Big Data
5 5 (1.75%) GIS
6 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.35%) MySQL
8 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.40%) Jenkins
1 4 (1.40%) JIRA
2 2 (0.70%) AdminStudio
2 2 (0.70%) Ant
2 2 (0.70%) Cucumber
2 2 (0.70%) Jasmine
2 2 (0.70%) JBehave
2 2 (0.70%) JUnit
2 2 (0.70%) MSI
2 2 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (0.70%) Selenium
2 2 (0.70%) TeamCity
2 2 (0.70%) Vagrant
General
1 82 (28.77%) Finance
2 20 (7.02%) Law
2 20 (7.02%) Retail
3 19 (6.67%) Banking
4 14 (4.91%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.46%) Legal
6 6 (2.11%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.40%) Advertising
8 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Electronics
9 1 (0.35%) Games
9 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Marketing
9 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.07%) Web Services
2 21 (7.37%) Middleware
3 20 (7.02%) WebSphere MQ
4 12 (4.21%) IBM Integration Bus
5 9 (3.16%) ISPF
5 9 (3.16%) J2EE
6 4 (1.40%) .NET
6 4 (1.40%) LAMP
7 2 (0.70%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.70%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.35%) Node.js
8 1 (0.35%) XML
8 1 (0.35%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 53 (18.60%) Data Centre
2 42 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.02%) PKI
4 14 (4.91%) Clustering
4 14 (4.91%) HACMP
5 9 (3.16%) CMDB
5 9 (3.16%) EMC VNX
5 9 (3.16%) Mainframe
6 6 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.11%) User Experience
7 5 (1.75%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.75%) EMC VMAX
7 5 (1.75%) EMC VNXe
8 4 (1.40%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.40%) DataPower
8 4 (1.40%) EqualLogic
8 4 (1.40%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.40%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.40%) Replication
9 3 (1.05%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 136 (47.72%) Windows
2 104 (36.49%) Windows Server
3 62 (21.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 61 (21.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (17.54%) Linux
6 36 (12.63%) Unix
7 28 (9.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (7.02%) Windows 7
9 17 (5.96%) AIX
10 12 (4.21%) Windows 10
10 12 (4.21%) Windows 8
11 11 (3.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (3.16%) zOS
13 4 (1.40%) CentOS
13 4 (1.40%) Debian
13 4 (1.40%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.70%) Android
14 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.70%) HPUX
14 2 (0.70%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (23.51%) ITIL
2 37 (12.98%) Service Delivery
3 27 (9.47%) Continuous Improvement
3 27 (9.47%) Problem Management
4 21 (7.37%) High Availability
5 20 (7.02%) SOA
6 19 (6.67%) Project Management
7 17 (5.96%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (5.96%) Validation
8 16 (5.61%) Performance Management
9 14 (4.91%) Asset Management
10 13 (4.56%) Load Balancing
11 12 (4.21%) Line Management
12 11 (3.86%) Application Performance Management
12 11 (3.86%) Patch Management
12 11 (3.86%) Server Building
13 10 (3.51%) Change Control
13 10 (3.51%) Service Management
14 9 (3.16%) Network Design
14 9 (3.16%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (17.89%) PowerShell
2 39 (13.68%) SQL
3 13 (4.56%) Perl
3 13 (4.56%) Python
4 9 (3.16%) JCL
5 5 (1.75%) Java
6 4 (1.40%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.05%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.05%) VB
7 3 (1.05%) VBScript
8 2 (0.70%) Jython
9 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (11.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (10.88%) Degree
3 19 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (6.67%) MCSE
4 15 (5.26%) CCA
4 15 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
4 15 (5.26%) MCITP
5 13 (4.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (3.86%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (3.51%) MCSA
8 7 (2.46%) CCNP
9 6 (2.11%) CCDA
9 6 (2.11%) CCNA
10 5 (1.75%) CCDP
10 5 (1.75%) MCTS
10 5 (1.75%) Security Cleared
11 4 (1.40%) CISSP
11 4 (1.40%) MCP
12 3 (1.05%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.61%) SLA
2 3 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.35%) COBIT
4 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 110 (38.60%) Active Directory
2 75 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (12.98%) XenDesktop
4 36 (12.63%) XenApp
5 33 (11.58%) Microsoft App-V
6 28 (9.82%) vSphere
7 27 (9.47%) Hyper-V
8 11 (3.86%) Firmware
9 9 (3.16%) Time Sharing Option
9 9 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (2.81%) VMware ESX
11 7 (2.46%) PowerHA
12 5 (1.75%) XenServer
13 4 (1.40%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (1.05%) Postfix
14 3 (1.05%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.70%) Docker
15 2 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
15 2 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 53 (18.60%) SCCM
2 30 (10.53%) Tivoli
3 26 (9.12%) SCOM
4 14 (4.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 13 (4.56%) Simpana
6 12 (4.21%) WSUS
7 10 (3.51%) SCOrch
8 5 (1.75%) Puppet
9 4 (1.40%) AppManager
9 4 (1.40%) HP SiteScope
9 4 (1.40%) SCVMM
9 4 (1.40%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 4 (1.40%) Tivoli NetView
10 3 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.05%) SCDPM
11 2 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.70%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.70%) OPNET
Vendors
1 130 (45.61%) VMware
2 98 (34.39%) Microsoft
3 69 (24.21%) Cisco
4 57 (20.00%) Citrix
5 56 (19.65%) NetApp
6 34 (11.93%) CommVault
7 33 (11.58%) IBM
8 24 (8.42%) HP
9 23 (8.07%) Red Hat
10 21 (7.37%) Nimble Storage
11 18 (6.32%) EMC
12 13 (4.56%) Juniper
13 12 (4.21%) SAP
14 11 (3.86%) Intel Security
15 8 (2.81%) 3PAR
15 8 (2.81%) LANDesk
16 7 (2.46%) F5
17 6 (2.11%) CheckPoint
17 6 (2.11%) Oracle
18 5 (1.75%) Dell
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