The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Technician role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Infrastructure Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Technician
Rank 916 909 906
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Technician 35 32 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.031% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.032% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 27 30 36
Average salary £29,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £39,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £33,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-14.07% +12.50%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
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 Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Technician in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Technician
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Technician within the UK.

Infrastructure Technician Salary Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Technician
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Technician over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 within the UK.

Infrastructure Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Technician
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 5 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 +11 35 £29,000 -10.76% 5
South West +4 17 £29,000 +13.72% 1
Devon - 15 £29,000 -
Plymouth - 15 £29,000 -
Leamington Spa - 8 £27,500 - 1
Warwickshire - 8 £27,500 - 1
West Midlands - 8 £27,500 - 1
South East -5 4 £36,625 -2.33% 1
Manchester +13 3 - -
Berkshire +4 3 £36,500 +32.72% 1
North West -1 3 - - 1
Reading - 3 £36,500 -
Bournemouth +3 2 £26,250 +2.94% 1
Dorset -3 2 £26,250 +2.94% 1
London -1 1 £32,500 +16.07%
East of England -5 1 £28,000 +12.00% 1
Suffolk -15 1 £28,000 +12.00% 1
East Midlands - 1 £20,000 -
Lincoln - 1 £20,000 -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £28,000 - 1
Whyteleafe - 1 £42,500 -
Surrey - 1 £42,500 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £20,000 -

Infrastructure Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Technician 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 Technician in their job title.

1 47 (74.60%) VMware
2 41 (65.08%) Active Directory
3 40 (63.49%) Windows
4 37 (58.73%) Windows Server
5 34 (53.97%) MS Exchange
6 33 (52.38%) Citrix
7 29 (46.03%) SAN
8 27 (42.86%) PowerShell
9 22 (34.92%) Veeam
10 21 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (33.33%) VoIP
10 21 (33.33%) MS Office
11 20 (31.75%) VBScript
11 20 (31.75%) Microsoft
12 17 (26.98%) Performance Improvement
12 17 (26.98%) Driving Licence
12 17 (26.98%) Progress
13 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
14 14 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (22.22%) Windows 7
14 14 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (20.63%) Exchange Server 2010
16 12 (19.05%) Banking
16 12 (19.05%) TCP/IP
17 11 (17.46%) Finance
18 10 (15.87%) Retail
19 9 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
19 9 (14.29%) Cisco
19 9 (14.29%) Windows 8
20 8 (12.70%) Service Delivery

Infrastructure Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Technician 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 Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (53.97%) MS Exchange
2 13 (20.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.35%) IIS
4 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.17%) Lync
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 21 (33.33%) MS Office
2 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (46.03%) SAN
2 21 (33.33%) VoIP
3 12 (19.05%) TCP/IP
4 8 (12.70%) VPN
5 7 (11.11%) Firewall
6 6 (9.52%) DNS
7 5 (7.94%) DHCP
8 4 (6.35%) Wireless
9 3 (4.76%) SSL
10 2 (3.17%) FTP
10 2 (3.17%) Skype
10 2 (3.17%) WAN
11 1 (1.59%) HTTP
11 1 (1.59%) LAN
11 1 (1.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.59%) MySQL
3 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (19.05%) Banking
2 11 (17.46%) Finance
3 10 (15.87%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) Games
5 1 (1.59%) Law
5 1 (1.59%) Legal
5 1 (1.59%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (1.59%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.98%) Driving Licence
2 5 (7.94%) Client/Server
2 5 (7.94%) VCE vBlock
3 3 (4.76%) Replication
4 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.59%) EPoS
5 1 (1.59%) iPhone
5 1 (1.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 40 (63.49%) Windows
2 37 (58.73%) Windows Server
3 21 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 14 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.59%) Linux
8 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) Performance Improvement
2 8 (12.70%) Service Delivery
3 4 (6.35%) Change Management
4 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (4.76%) ERP
4 3 (4.76%) ITIL
5 2 (3.17%) Migration
6 1 (1.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.59%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.59%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.59%) Patch Management
6 1 (1.59%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (1.59%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.59%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.59%) Server Building
6 1 (1.59%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.59%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 20 (31.75%) VBScript
3 2 (3.17%) Python
4 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.59%) Perl
4 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.17%) MCSE
3 1 (1.59%) CCNA
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.59%) MCP
3 1 (1.59%) MCSA
3 1 (1.59%) MCTS
System Software
1 41 (65.08%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.94%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.35%) vSphere
4 4 (6.35%) XenApp
5 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (3.17%) Nagios
1 2 (3.17%) SCCM
2 1 (1.59%) Control-M
2 1 (1.59%) Kibana
Vendors
1 47 (74.60%) VMware
2 33 (52.38%) Citrix
3 22 (34.92%) Veeam
4 20 (31.75%) Microsoft
5 17 (26.98%) Progress
6 9 (14.29%) Cisco
7 8 (12.70%) EMC
7 8 (12.70%) IronPort
7 8 (12.70%) RightFax
8 6 (9.52%) HP
9 4 (6.35%) SAP
10 3 (4.76%) Dell
10 3 (4.76%) ProCurve
11 2 (3.17%) 3PAR
11 2 (3.17%) DataCore
12 1 (1.59%) F5
12 1 (1.59%) iManage
12 1 (1.59%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.59%) Spiceworks
12 1 (1.59%) Symantec
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