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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Support Specialist
Rank 871 841 882
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +41
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Specialist 33 30 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.028% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.029% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 27 29 14
Average salary £39,000 £29,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.20% -26.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £21,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,900 £45,000 £42,850
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £22,875 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+70.49% -42.81%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014 within the UK.

Infrastructure Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Top 20 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 22 August 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 -15 30 £39,500 +33.89% 1
South East -24 10 £42,500 +102.38%
Bedfordshire - 8 £39,000 -
East of England - 8 £39,000 -
London -6 6 £47,500 +11.76%
Luton - 6 £39,000 -
Surrey +5 5 £42,500 -19.04%
Berkshire -14 5 - -
South West - 4 £29,000 -
City of London -9 3 £48,500 +14.11%
Scotland - 3 £39,000 -
Somerset - 3 £29,000 -
Glasgow - 3 £39,000 -
Yeovil - 3 £29,000 -
Staffordshire -10 2 £32,500 +10.16% 1
Burton-upon-Trent -13 2 £32,500 +10.16% 1
West Midlands -14 2 £32,500 - 1
Wembley - 1 - -
Epsom - 1 £62,500 -
Bristol - 1 £40,500 -

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 32 (71.11%) Windows
2 25 (55.56%) ITIL
3 24 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (37.78%) Finance
5 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (33.33%) Linux
7 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
8 11 (24.44%) Citrix
8 11 (24.44%) UNIX
8 11 (24.44%) MS Exchange
8 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
8 11 (24.44%) VMware
9 10 (22.22%) Cisco
10 8 (17.78%) ERP
10 8 (17.78%) Migration
10 8 (17.78%) Degree
11 7 (15.56%) Incident Management
11 7 (15.56%) Replication
11 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
11 7 (15.56%) Change Control
11 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
11 7 (15.56%) VPN
11 7 (15.56%) SAN
11 7 (15.56%) Firewall
12 6 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (13.33%) LDAP
12 6 (13.33%) Apache
12 6 (13.33%) SQL
12 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (13.33%) Information Security

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (24.44%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.33%) Apache
3 4 (8.89%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.67%) Lync
4 3 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Office
3 3 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) VPN
1 7 (15.56%) SAN
1 7 (15.56%) Firewall
2 6 (13.33%) LDAP
3 5 (11.11%) LAN
3 5 (11.11%) WAN
3 5 (11.11%) SSL
4 4 (8.89%) DNS
4 4 (8.89%) DHCP
5 3 (6.67%) VoIP
6 2 (4.44%) VLAN
7 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Replication
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) iSeries
3 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.22%) PKI
4 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 32 (71.11%) Windows
2 24 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (33.33%) Linux
5 11 (24.44%) UNIX
6 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.67%) OS/400
8 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) ITIL
2 8 (17.78%) ERP
2 8 (17.78%) Migration
3 7 (15.56%) Incident Management
3 7 (15.56%) Change Control
4 6 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (13.33%) Information Security
4 6 (13.33%) Problem Management
5 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.11%) Service Management
6 4 (8.89%) Business Continuity Management
6 4 (8.89%) Business Continuity
7 3 (6.67%) Cyber Security
7 3 (6.67%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.44%) Change Management
9 1 (2.22%) Data Management
9 1 (2.22%) Performance Management
9 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.22%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.33%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) VBScript
4 1 (2.22%) Korn
4 1 (2.22%) C-shell
4 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.22%) Java
4 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
1 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.44%) Terminal Server
4 2 (4.44%) vSphere
5 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.22%) XenServer
5 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.22%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Citrix
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
1 11 (24.44%) VMware
2 10 (22.22%) Cisco
3 4 (8.89%) HP
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle
4 3 (6.67%) RightFax
4 3 (6.67%) IBM
4 3 (6.67%) Intel
4 3 (6.67%) Avaya
5 2 (4.44%) NetApp
6 1 (2.22%) ProCurve
6 1 (2.22%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.22%) Acronis
6 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.22%) SAP
6 1 (2.22%) Sybase
6 1 (2.22%) JBoss
6 1 (2.22%) Lotus
6 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: Competitive, Grade 7
Posted: 2 days ago