The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Support Specialist
Rank 897 878 903
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +25
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Specialist 20 5 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.005% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.005% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 20
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+46.15% +3.17%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 April 2014 within the UK.

Infrastructure Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Top 15 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
England -32 19 £48,125 +1.31%
South East -7 8 £55,000 +69.23%
Berkshire +1 6 £55,000 +69.23%
Birmingham - 5 - -
West Midlands - 5 - -
Bracknell - 4 £55,000 -
York - 4 £47,500 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £47,500 -
Yorkshire - 4 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £46,250 -
Farnborough - 2 £46,250 -
North West - 2 £46,750 -
Merseyside - 1 £33,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £33,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £60,000 -

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
3 16 (53.33%) ITIL
4 13 (43.33%) LDAP
5 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
6 9 (30.00%) IBM
6 9 (30.00%) Lotus
6 9 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 9 (30.00%) Project Management
6 9 (30.00%) Cognos
6 9 (30.00%) SOA
6 9 (30.00%) Eclipse
6 9 (30.00%) Python
6 9 (30.00%) XML
6 9 (30.00%) Java
6 9 (30.00%) J2EE
6 9 (30.00%) DB2
6 9 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (30.00%) WebSphere Process Server
6 9 (30.00%) FileNet
6 9 (30.00%) Jython
6 9 (30.00%) Spring
6 9 (30.00%) Ajax
6 9 (30.00%) WebSphere
6 9 (30.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 9 (30.00%) WebSphere Portal
6 9 (30.00%) Quickr
6 9 (30.00%) IBM Connections
7 8 (26.67%) PKI

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 9 (30.00%) WebSphere Process Server
1 9 (30.00%) FileNet
1 9 (30.00%) WebSphere
1 9 (30.00%) WebSphere Portal
1 9 (30.00%) Quickr
1 9 (30.00%) IBM Connections
2 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
3 6 (20.00%) IIS
3 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 4 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) LDAP
2 6 (20.00%) SAN
3 5 (16.67%) Intranet
4 4 (13.33%) Wireshark
5 3 (10.00%) LAN
5 3 (10.00%) WAN
5 3 (10.00%) DHCP
5 3 (10.00%) VPN
5 3 (10.00%) DNS
6 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (6.67%) VLAN
6 2 (6.67%) NAS
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.33%) Network Security
7 1 (3.33%) Firewall
7 1 (3.33%) Wireless
7 1 (3.33%) Internet
7 1 (3.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) DB2
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
1 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 9 (30.00%) XML
1 9 (30.00%) J2EE
1 9 (30.00%) Spring
1 9 (30.00%) Ajax
1 9 (30.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) Web Services
2 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) PKI
2 6 (20.00%) Clustering
3 4 (13.33%) Blackberry
3 4 (13.33%) IPTV
4 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) Project Management
2 9 (30.00%) SOA
2 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 4 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (13.33%) Data Management
5 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.33%) Information Security
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Python
1 9 (30.00%) Java
1 9 (30.00%) Jython
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.33%) MCP
2 4 (13.33%) MCSE
2 4 (13.33%) MCSA
2 4 (13.33%) MCTS
2 4 (13.33%) MCITP
3 2 (6.67%) CCNA
3 2 (6.67%) SAP Certification
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
2 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.67%) vSphere
4 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) IBM
2 9 (30.00%) Lotus
2 9 (30.00%) Cognos
3 6 (20.00%) VMware
4 4 (13.33%) McAfee
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco
5 3 (10.00%) HP
6 2 (6.67%) SAP
6 2 (6.67%) EMC
6 2 (6.67%) NetApp
7 1 (3.33%) ProCurve
7 1 (3.33%) Nortel
7 1 (3.33%) Citrix