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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Support Specialist
Rank 907 944 915
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -29
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Specialist 27 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.006% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.006% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 15
Average salary £33,750 £38,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.33% -6.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,875 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £45,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £32,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -34.35%

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
97472 102743 99324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81850 85177 79938
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
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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 27 £33,750 -12.33% 1
Manchester +34 12 £28,000 -12.50%
North West +29 12 £28,000 -12.50%
London +13 12 £70,000 +75.00%
West Midlands - 2 £38,000 -
Hammersmith - 2 £49,000 -
Reading - 1 - -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £38,000 -
South East - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £38,000 -
City of London - 1 £50,000 -

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 28 (62.22%) Windows
2 27 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 23 (51.11%) MCSE
3 23 (51.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (51.11%) Skype for Business
4 20 (44.44%) DNS
4 20 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 18 (40.00%) HP
6 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
7 16 (35.56%) DHCP
8 15 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 13 (28.89%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (26.67%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
10 12 (26.67%) Finance
10 12 (26.67%) Oracle
10 12 (26.67%) Dell
10 12 (26.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 12 (26.67%) IBM
10 12 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (22.22%) Service Delivery
12 9 (20.00%) Banking
12 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (17.78%) Cisco
13 8 (17.78%) ITIL
13 8 (17.78%) RightFax
13 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (15.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (15.56%) SCCM
14 7 (15.56%) SCOM

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 23 (51.11%) Skype for Business
2 15 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 13 (28.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (26.67%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
5 7 (15.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (13.33%) Office 365
2 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (44.44%) DNS
2 16 (35.56%) DHCP
3 6 (13.33%) Firewall
4 4 (8.89%) SAN
4 4 (8.89%) VPN
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (4.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (4.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (4.44%) Internet
5 2 (4.44%) LAN
5 2 (4.44%) NAS
5 2 (4.44%) Network Security
5 2 (4.44%) PSTN
5 2 (4.44%) WAN
6 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.22%) VLAN
6 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 5 (11.11%) Hedge funds
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (4.44%) Online Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.22%) BYOD
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (62.22%) Windows
2 20 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.89%) Linux
7 4 (8.89%) Windows 8
8 3 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 8 (17.78%) ITIL
3 5 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.67%) CRM
5 3 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.44%) B2B
6 2 (4.44%) Change Management
6 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.44%) High Availability
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.44%) WFM
7 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.22%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.22%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.22%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) Perl
1 2 (4.44%) PHP
1 2 (4.44%) Python
1 2 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (51.11%) MCSE
1 23 (51.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.67%) CCNP
2 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.44%) MCITP
3 2 (4.44%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.44%) ISO22301
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.67%) vSphere
4 2 (4.44%) Firmware
4 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.22%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.22%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (15.56%) SCCM
2 7 (15.56%) SCOM
3 5 (11.11%) Control-M
4 2 (4.44%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (4.44%) Endace
4 2 (4.44%) Nagios
4 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.22%) SCSM
5 1 (2.22%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) HP
2 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
3 12 (26.67%) Dell
3 12 (26.67%) IBM
3 12 (26.67%) Oracle
4 8 (17.78%) Cisco
4 8 (17.78%) RightFax
5 7 (15.56%) VMware
6 5 (11.11%) BMC
6 5 (11.11%) Citrix
7 4 (8.89%) Juniper
8 3 (6.67%) Palo Alto
9 2 (4.44%) CA
9 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.44%) Intel
9 2 (4.44%) Intel Security
9 2 (4.44%) Lancope
9 2 (4.44%) NetApp
9 2 (4.44%) SafeCom
9 2 (4.44%) Verint
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