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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Support Specialist
Rank 873 848 878
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +30
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Specialist 29 28 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.026% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.028% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 15
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.77%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £32,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.56%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,000
% 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 19 September 2014 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 19 September 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 -26 21 £39,750 +13.57% 2
South East -14 9 £42,500 +102.38%
Scotland - 8 £39,000 -
Glasgow - 8 £39,000 -
Berkshire 0 5 - -
London -32 5 £48,500 +7.77%
Surrey +4 4 £42,500 -19.04%
South West - 4 £29,000 -
Yeovil - 3 £29,000 -
Somerset - 3 £29,000 -
City of London +1 2 £48,500 +14.11%
Burton-upon-Trent -9 2 £32,500 -
Staffordshire -17 2 £32,500 -
West Midlands -18 2 £32,500 -7.14%
East of England - 1 £39,000 - 2
Bristol - 1 £40,500 -
Epsom - 1 £62,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £39,000 - 2

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 40 (75.47%) Windows
2 31 (58.49%) ITIL
3 24 (45.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (41.51%) Linux
5 19 (35.85%) VMware
5 19 (35.85%) Finance
6 16 (30.19%) UNIX
6 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (26.42%) Active Directory
8 12 (22.64%) Citrix
8 12 (22.64%) Incident Management
9 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (20.75%) MS Exchange
9 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
10 10 (18.87%) Cisco
10 10 (18.87%) Degree
11 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (16.98%) Migration
11 9 (16.98%) ERP
12 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
12 7 (13.21%) VPN
12 7 (13.21%) SAN
12 7 (13.21%) Firewall
12 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
12 7 (13.21%) Replication
12 7 (13.21%) Problem Management
12 7 (13.21%) PowerShell
12 7 (13.21%) Change Control
13 6 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (11.32%) Information Security

Infrastructure Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (20.75%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.32%) Apache
3 4 (7.55%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.66%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.66%) Lync
4 3 (5.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.89%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS Office
3 3 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) VPN
1 7 (13.21%) SAN
1 7 (13.21%) Firewall
2 6 (11.32%) LDAP
3 5 (9.43%) LAN
3 5 (9.43%) WAN
3 5 (9.43%) SSL
4 4 (7.55%) DHCP
4 4 (7.55%) DNS
5 3 (5.66%) VoIP
6 2 (3.77%) VLAN
7 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) MySQL
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.21%) Replication
3 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.66%) iSeries
5 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.89%) Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) PKI
5 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 40 (75.47%) Windows
2 24 (45.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (41.51%) Linux
4 16 (30.19%) UNIX
4 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (9.43%) Windows 7
6 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.66%) OS/400
8 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (58.49%) ITIL
2 12 (22.64%) Incident Management
3 9 (16.98%) ERP
3 9 (16.98%) Migration
4 7 (13.21%) Problem Management
4 7 (13.21%) Change Control
5 6 (11.32%) Information Security
5 6 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (9.43%) Service Management
7 4 (7.55%) Business Continuity
7 4 (7.55%) Business Continuity Management
8 3 (5.66%) Cyber Security
8 3 (5.66%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.66%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.77%) Change Management
10 1 (1.89%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.89%) Mobile Device Management
10 1 (1.89%) Data Management
10 1 (1.89%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) PowerShell
2 6 (11.32%) SQL
3 3 (5.66%) VBScript
4 1 (1.89%) Korn
4 1 (1.89%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) Perl
4 1 (1.89%) C-shell
4 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
1 6 (11.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (26.42%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.77%) vSphere
4 2 (3.77%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.89%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) VMware
2 12 (22.64%) Citrix
3 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
4 10 (18.87%) Cisco
5 4 (7.55%) HP
5 4 (7.55%) Oracle
5 4 (7.55%) Avaya
6 3 (5.66%) RightFax
6 3 (5.66%) Intel
6 3 (5.66%) IBM
7 2 (3.77%) NetApp
8 1 (1.89%) Lotus
8 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.89%) Symantec
8 1 (1.89%) McAfee
8 1 (1.89%) Sophos
8 1 (1.89%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.89%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.89%) Acronis
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