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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Support Specialist
Rank 843 895 882
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Specialist 40 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.010% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.011% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 32 12 5
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,341 £34,150 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £60,000 £33,700
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +23.07%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 May 2015 within the UK.

Infrastructure Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Top 18 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 May 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 +60 36 £38,000 -20.00% 3
South East - 16 £43,000 - 1
Hampshire - 11 £44,000 - 1
London +48 6 £50,000 +5.26%
Farnborough - 6 £43,000 -
North West +1 5 £26,750 -55.41%
Manchester - 5 £26,750 -
Reading - 5 £23,341 -
Berkshire - 5 £23,341 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £37,500 - 2
Caerphilly - 4 £24,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £37,500 - 2
South Wales - 4 £24,000 -
Wales - 4 £24,000 -
East of England - 4 £37,500 - 2
Basingstoke - 3 £44,000 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £60,000 -
Docklands, London - 2 £60,000 -

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 39 (78.00%) VMware
2 35 (70.00%) Windows
3 29 (58.00%) ITIL
4 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 25 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 19 (38.00%) SAN
6 17 (34.00%) HP
6 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (32.00%) SQL Server
8 13 (26.00%) EMC
8 13 (26.00%) MS Excel
8 13 (26.00%) MS Exchange
9 11 (22.00%) vSphere
9 11 (22.00%) Finance
10 10 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (20.00%) MS Office
10 10 (20.00%) Cisco
11 9 (18.00%) Internet
11 9 (18.00%) E-Commerce
11 9 (18.00%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
12 8 (16.00%) Windows XP
13 7 (14.00%) SAP
13 7 (14.00%) Oracle
13 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (14.00%) NetApp
13 7 (14.00%) Change Management
13 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (26.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (10.00%) Lync
4 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (26.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.00%) Office 365
3 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.00%) SAN
2 9 (18.00%) Internet
2 9 (18.00%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.00%) LAN
4 4 (8.00%) WAN
5 3 (6.00%) DHCP
5 3 (6.00%) DNS
6 1 (2.00%) Firewall
6 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Banking
3 6 (12.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (6.00%) X-Windows
2 3 (6.00%) SAP Basis
3 1 (2.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (6.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.00%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Derivative
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (70.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
2 8 (16.00%) Windows XP
3 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (10.00%) Windows 2000
5 3 (6.00%) AIX
5 3 (6.00%) Mac OS X
6 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.00%) Solaris
6 2 (4.00%) Linux
7 1 (2.00%) HPUX
7 1 (2.00%) UNIX
7 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) ITIL
2 9 (18.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (14.00%) Change Management
4 5 (10.00%) CRM
4 5 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.00%) ITSM
6 3 (6.00%) Service Management
6 3 (6.00%) Data Management
6 3 (6.00%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.00%) Project Management
8 1 (2.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.00%) Analytics
8 1 (2.00%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.00%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (2.00%) Python
3 1 (2.00%) Perl
3 1 (2.00%) sed
3 1 (2.00%) AWK
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) SAP Certification
4 3 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.00%) MCSE
5 2 (4.00%) CCNA
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.00%) NCDA
6 1 (2.00%) Degree
6 1 (2.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) PCI DSS
1 5 (10.00%) QA
2 4 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.00%) ISO 9001
3 3 (6.00%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (22.00%) vSphere
4 8 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (10.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (6.00%) Terminal Server
6 3 (6.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.00%) XenApp
7 1 (2.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) SCCM
2 3 (6.00%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 39 (78.00%) VMware
2 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (34.00%) HP
4 13 (26.00%) EMC
5 10 (20.00%) Cisco
6 7 (14.00%) SAP
6 7 (14.00%) Oracle
6 7 (14.00%) NetApp
7 5 (10.00%) RightFax
7 5 (10.00%) Citrix
8 3 (6.00%) AppSense
8 3 (6.00%) ServiceNow
9 2 (4.00%) Altiris
9 2 (4.00%) Remedy
9 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.00%) CA
10 1 (2.00%) Juniper
10 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
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