The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Infrastructure Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Support Specialist
Rank 896 954 953
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Specialist 16 21 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.019% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.020% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 26
Median salary £37,500 £33,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £33,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%

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
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
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 Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Infrastructure Support Specialist in the job title.

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 30 September 2016 within the UK.

Infrastructure Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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 +56 16 £37,500 +13.63% 1
London +50 8 £37,500 -16.66%
York - 4 £39,000 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £39,000 -
Yorkshire - 4 £39,000 -
City of London - 2 £37,000 -
East of England - 2 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £47,500 -
West Midlands -8 1 £35,000 +40.00%
South East - 1 £29,000 - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £35,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £29,000 - 1
Shropshire - 1 £35,000 -

Infrastructure Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Infrastructure Support 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 Support Specialist in the job title.

1 23 (65.71%) Windows
2 20 (57.14%) VMware
3 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
4 16 (45.71%) Windows Server
5 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
7 12 (34.29%) ITIL
7 12 (34.29%) SCCM
8 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
9 9 (25.71%) MS Office
9 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
10 8 (22.86%) HP
10 8 (22.86%) Finance
10 8 (22.86%) Data Management
10 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
11 7 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (20.00%) Office 365
11 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 7 (20.00%) SQL
11 7 (20.00%) Service Management
12 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
12 6 (17.14%) DNS
12 6 (17.14%) SCOM
12 6 (17.14%) Migration
12 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (14.29%) ServiceNow
13 5 (14.29%) Data Centre

Infrastructure Support 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 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.71%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) MS Office
2 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (20.00%) Office 365
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) DNS
2 4 (11.43%) Firewall
3 3 (8.57%) SAN
4 2 (5.71%) BGP
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (5.71%) Internet
4 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
4 2 (5.71%) IPv4
4 2 (5.71%) IPv6
4 2 (5.71%) NX-OS
4 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications
4 2 (5.71%) Wireless
5 1 (2.86%) DMZ
5 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.86%) SSL
5 1 (2.86%) VLAN
5 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Law
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) SAP Basis
1 4 (11.43%) X-Windows
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.86%) J2EE
3 1 (2.86%) LAMP
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.43%) Fat Client
3 4 (11.43%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (11.43%) PKI
3 4 (11.43%) Thin Client
4 2 (5.71%) Clustering
4 2 (5.71%) User Experience
5 1 (2.86%) CCTV
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) Windows Server
3 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
6 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
7 4 (11.43%) Mac OS X
7 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.71%) Linux
8 2 (5.71%) Unix
8 2 (5.71%) VyOS
8 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.86%) Debian
9 1 (2.86%) HPUX
9 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Data Management
3 7 (20.00%) Service Management
4 6 (17.14%) Migration
5 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (11.43%) ITSM
6 4 (11.43%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.71%) Change Management
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.71%) High Availability
7 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.71%) Network Design
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.71%) Project Management
7 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) Security Patching
7 2 (5.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
2 7 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.86%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) Perl
3 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.86%) Python
3 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) MCP
3 2 (5.71%) MCSE
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.86%) RHCE
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (11.43%) Terminal Server
4 4 (11.43%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.86%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.86%) Postfix
6 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) SCCM
2 6 (17.14%) SCOM
3 4 (11.43%) Casper Suite
3 4 (11.43%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.86%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.86%) Puppet
4 1 (2.86%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.86%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) VMware
2 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (22.86%) HP
4 5 (14.29%) ServiceNow
5 4 (11.43%) AppSense
5 4 (11.43%) Cisco
5 4 (11.43%) Intel Security
5 4 (11.43%) SAP
6 2 (5.71%) 3PAR
6 2 (5.71%) Aruba
6 2 (5.71%) Brocade
6 2 (5.71%) Citrix
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle
6 2 (5.71%) ProCurve
6 2 (5.71%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.86%) CommVault
7 1 (2.86%) Dell
7 1 (2.86%) EMC
7 1 (2.86%) EqualLogic
7 1 (2.86%) Symantec
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