The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Support 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 Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Support Specialist
Rank 880 879 861
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Specialist 20 31 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.027% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.029% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 30
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +31.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £30,750 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £39,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +32.20%

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
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Specialist within the UK.

Infrastructure Support Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Specialist over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 within the UK.

Infrastructure Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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 +4 16 £38,750 -3.12% 1
London +3 4 £45,000 -5.26%
Manchester - 4 £33,000 - 1
North West - 4 £33,000 - 1
South East +6 2 £45,000 +5.88%
East of England +5 2 £37,500 -3.84%
South West -8 2 £40,000 +37.93%
West Midlands -16 2 £25,000 -23.07%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £37,500 -
Farnborough - 2 £45,000 -
Swindon - 2 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £37,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £25,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £40,000 -
South Wales - 1 £37,500 -
Atherstone - 1 £25,000 -
Caerphilly - 1 £37,500 -
Wales - 1 £37,500 -

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Support 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 Support Specialist in their job title.

1 46 (74.19%) Windows
2 38 (61.29%) Active Directory
3 37 (59.68%) VMware
4 30 (48.39%) ITIL
5 28 (45.16%) Microsoft
6 22 (35.48%) MS Exchange
7 20 (32.26%) SQL Server
7 20 (32.26%) SAN
8 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (24.19%) HP
9 15 (24.19%) EMC
9 15 (24.19%) vSphere
9 15 (24.19%) Lync
9 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (20.97%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (20.97%) Windows 7
10 13 (20.97%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (20.97%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (20.97%) Finance
11 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (19.35%) DNS
11 12 (19.35%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (19.35%) Fibre Channel
12 11 (17.74%) Internet
13 10 (16.13%) LAN
13 10 (16.13%) WAN
14 9 (14.52%) DHCP
14 9 (14.52%) E-Commerce
14 9 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2007

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Support 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 Support Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (35.48%) MS Exchange
2 15 (24.19%) Lync
3 13 (20.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (8.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (6.45%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (3.23%) IIS
7 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.84%) Office 365
4 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (32.26%) SAN
2 12 (19.35%) Fibre Channel
2 12 (19.35%) DNS
3 11 (17.74%) Internet
4 10 (16.13%) LAN
4 10 (16.13%) WAN
5 9 (14.52%) DHCP
6 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.23%) PSTN
7 2 (3.23%) Network Security
7 2 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (3.23%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (1.61%) NAS
8 1 (1.61%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (20.97%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) HP UFT
General
1 13 (20.97%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) Banking
3 6 (9.68%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) Application Packaging
2 3 (4.84%) X-Windows
2 3 (4.84%) SAP Basis
3 2 (3.23%) COM
4 1 (1.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) EMC VNX
2 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.84%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.84%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.84%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.23%) Online Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.61%) Derivative
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 46 (74.19%) Windows
2 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (20.97%) Windows 7
5 8 (12.90%) Windows XP
6 7 (11.29%) Linux
7 5 (8.06%) Windows 2000
7 5 (8.06%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.84%) UNIX
8 3 (4.84%) Mac OS X
8 3 (4.84%) AIX
9 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.61%) SUSE
10 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.61%) HPUX
10 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (48.39%) ITIL
2 9 (14.52%) E-Commerce
3 7 (11.29%) Service Delivery
4 5 (8.06%) CRM
4 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.06%) Test Scripting
5 4 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.84%) Data Management
6 3 (4.84%) ITSM
6 3 (4.84%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.84%) Service Management
7 2 (3.23%) WFM
7 2 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.23%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (3.23%) Change Management
7 2 (3.23%) B2B
8 1 (1.61%) Project Management
8 1 (1.61%) Logistics
8 1 (1.61%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.61%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.90%) SQL
2 5 (8.06%) VB
3 3 (4.84%) Python
3 3 (4.84%) Perl
4 2 (3.23%) PHP
4 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.61%) sed
5 1 (1.61%) AWK
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) DV Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.06%) SAP Certification
2 5 (8.06%) MCSE
2 5 (8.06%) CCNA
3 3 (4.84%) CCNP
3 3 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) MCITP
5 1 (1.61%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.61%) CCDP
5 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) ISO 9001
1 5 (8.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (8.06%) QA
1 5 (8.06%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (61.29%) Active Directory
2 15 (24.19%) vSphere
3 12 (19.35%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (14.52%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.84%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (4.84%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) SCCM
2 3 (4.84%) Casper Suite
3 2 (3.23%) Nagios
3 2 (3.23%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (3.23%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.23%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (59.68%) VMware
2 28 (45.16%) Microsoft
3 15 (24.19%) HP
3 15 (24.19%) EMC
4 8 (12.90%) SAP
5 7 (11.29%) Cisco
6 5 (8.06%) RightFax
7 3 (4.84%) ServiceNow
7 3 (4.84%) AppSense
7 3 (4.84%) Intel
7 3 (4.84%) Citrix
8 2 (3.23%) Juniper
8 2 (3.23%) CA
8 2 (3.23%) Remedy
8 2 (3.23%) McAfee
8 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.23%) Lancope
8 2 (3.23%) Altiris
8 2 (3.23%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.23%) F5
Manchester, Lancashire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago