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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Support Specialist
Rank 871 886 881
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Specialist 24 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.012% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.013% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 12
Average salary £39,000 £50,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.00% +36.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £38,650 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £50,000 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £50,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-22.00% +38.88%

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
106313 103834 110138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88520 84369 94875
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 2014 within the UK.

Infrastructure Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Top 17 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 18 December 2014. 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 +21 22 £39,000 -22.00%
London - 12 £42,000 -
City of London - 6 £42,000 -
East of England - 5 £39,000 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £39,000 -
Dunstable - 4 £39,000 -
Luton - 3 £39,000 -
Manchester - 3 £32,000 -
North West - 3 £32,000 -
Scotland - 2 £39,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £39,000 -
Beckenham - 2 £35,000 -
Bristol +12 1 £31,500 -18.18%
South West -6 1 £31,500 -18.18%
West Midlands - 1 £37,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £37,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £37,000 -

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 42 (82.35%) Windows
2 29 (56.86%) ITIL
2 29 (56.86%) VMware
3 22 (43.14%) Linux
4 21 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (29.41%) Citrix
7 12 (23.53%) UNIX
8 11 (21.57%) Finance
8 11 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (21.57%) Incident Management
8 11 (21.57%) Degree
9 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (19.61%) Service Delivery
10 9 (17.65%) SAN
10 9 (17.65%) Cisco
10 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
11 8 (15.69%) HP
11 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
12 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
12 7 (13.73%) SLA
12 7 (13.73%) Firewall
12 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
12 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (11.76%) Problem Management
13 6 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 6 (11.76%) Migration
13 6 (11.76%) VPN
14 5 (9.80%) SSL

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 5 (9.80%) Apache
1 5 (9.80%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.92%) IIS
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.92%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) SAN
2 7 (13.73%) Firewall
3 6 (11.76%) VPN
4 5 (9.80%) SSL
5 4 (7.84%) LAN
5 4 (7.84%) WAN
6 3 (5.88%) DHCP
6 3 (5.88%) DNS
6 3 (5.88%) VLAN
7 2 (3.92%) LDAP
7 2 (3.92%) FTP
8 1 (1.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.96%) MySQL
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Clustering
3 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.84%) Replication
4 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (82.35%) Windows
2 22 (43.14%) Linux
3 21 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (23.53%) UNIX
6 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) ITIL
2 11 (21.57%) Incident Management
3 10 (19.61%) Service Delivery
4 6 (11.76%) Migration
4 6 (11.76%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.84%) ERP
6 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.88%) Information Security
6 3 (5.88%) ITIL V3
6 3 (5.88%) Change Control
6 3 (5.88%) Cyber Security
7 2 (3.92%) Service Management
7 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.96%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.96%) Change Management
8 1 (1.96%) CRM
8 1 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.96%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (1.96%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) SQL
1 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) MCSE
4 1 (1.96%) MCSA
4 1 (1.96%) CCNA
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.96%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) SLA
2 6 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.88%) Terminal Server
3 3 (5.88%) vSphere
3 3 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (56.86%) VMware
2 15 (29.41%) Citrix
3 9 (17.65%) Cisco
4 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
4 8 (15.69%) HP
5 4 (7.84%) Avaya
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle
6 3 (5.88%) Intel
7 2 (3.92%) RightFax
8 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.96%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.96%) NetApp
8 1 (1.96%) Red Hat