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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Support Specialist
Rank 866 896 855
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -41
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Specialist 31 31 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.026% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.028% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 30 27 28
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +35.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £22,875
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +70.49%

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
104105 111560 103736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 86198 90937 85872
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 5 August 2015 within the UK.

Infrastructure Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Top 16 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 5 August 2015. 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 +28 28 £40,250 +0.62% 1
South East +7 9 £44,500 +4.70% 1
Hampshire - 9 £44,500 -
East of England +7 7 £37,500 -3.84%
Farnborough - 7 £44,500 -
Hertfordshire - 7 £37,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £37,500 -
London +12 6 £45,000 -5.26%
Manchester - 4 £33,000 -
North West - 4 £33,000 -
West Midlands -8 2 £25,000 -23.07%
Warwickshire - 2 £25,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 £60,000 -
Atherstone - 1 £25,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £44,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £60,000 -

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 44 (67.69%) Windows
2 42 (64.62%) VMware
3 37 (56.92%) Active Directory
4 35 (53.85%) ITIL
5 33 (50.77%) Microsoft
6 22 (33.85%) MS Exchange
7 20 (30.77%) SAN
8 19 (29.23%) SQL Server
9 18 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (24.62%) EMC
11 15 (23.08%) HP
11 15 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (23.08%) Lync
11 15 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (21.54%) vSphere
13 13 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (20.00%) Windows 7
13 13 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (18.46%) Fibre Channel
14 12 (18.46%) VMware ESXi
14 12 (18.46%) Finance
14 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
15 11 (16.92%) MS Office
16 10 (15.38%) LAN
16 10 (15.38%) WAN
16 10 (15.38%) Cisco
16 10 (15.38%) DNS
17 9 (13.85%) DHCP

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 22 (33.85%) MS Exchange
2 15 (23.08%) Lync
3 13 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (6.15%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
2 11 (16.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.62%) Office 365
4 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (30.77%) SAN
2 12 (18.46%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (15.38%) DNS
3 10 (15.38%) LAN
3 10 (15.38%) WAN
4 9 (13.85%) DHCP
4 9 (13.85%) Internet
5 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.54%) Firewall
6 1 (1.54%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.23%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) HP UFT
General
1 12 (18.46%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Banking
3 6 (9.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) Application Packaging
2 3 (4.62%) X-Windows
2 3 (4.62%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.54%) .NET
3 1 (1.54%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.23%) EMC VNX
3 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.62%) Fat Client
4 3 (4.62%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (4.62%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.54%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 44 (67.69%) Windows
2 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (12.31%) Windows XP
6 5 (7.69%) Linux
6 5 (7.69%) Windows 2000
6 5 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.62%) Mac OS X
7 3 (4.62%) AIX
8 2 (3.08%) Solaris
8 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.54%) SUSE
9 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.54%) UNIX
9 1 (1.54%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.85%) ITIL
2 9 (13.85%) E-Commerce
3 6 (9.23%) Change Management
4 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 5 (7.69%) CRM
4 5 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 4 (6.15%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.62%) Data Management
6 3 (4.62%) Service Management
6 3 (4.62%) ITSM
6 3 (4.62%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.08%) Project Management
7 2 (3.08%) Data Centre Operations
8 1 (1.54%) Logistics
8 1 (1.54%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.54%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.54%) Data Analytics
8 1 (1.54%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.85%) SQL
2 5 (7.69%) VB
3 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.54%) sed
4 1 (1.54%) Perl
4 1 (1.54%) Python
4 1 (1.54%) AWK
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.23%) CCNA
2 6 (9.23%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (9.23%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.15%) SAP Certification
4 4 (6.15%) MCSE
5 3 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.54%) NCDA
7 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.54%) Degree
7 1 (1.54%) CCNP
7 1 (1.54%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) QA
1 5 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.15%) ISO 9001
2 4 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.62%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (56.92%) Active Directory
2 18 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (21.54%) vSphere
4 12 (18.46%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (12.31%) VMware ESX
6 3 (4.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (4.62%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.54%) XenApp
7 1 (1.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) SCCM
2 3 (4.62%) Casper Suite
3 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (64.62%) VMware
2 33 (50.77%) Microsoft
3 16 (24.62%) EMC
4 15 (23.08%) HP
5 10 (15.38%) Cisco
6 7 (10.77%) SAP
6 7 (10.77%) NetApp
7 6 (9.23%) Oracle
8 5 (7.69%) RightFax
9 4 (6.15%) Citrix
10 3 (4.62%) AppSense
10 3 (4.62%) ServiceNow
11 2 (3.08%) Altiris
11 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
11 2 (3.08%) Remedy
12 1 (1.54%) Mitel
12 1 (1.54%) Intel
12 1 (1.54%) Nortel
12 1 (1.54%) Juniper