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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Technician
Rank 813 845 859
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Technician 84 54 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.050% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.052% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 67 50 32
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +52.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £52,000 £37,414
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,625 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-11.26% +62.77%

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
107606 103134 107111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88212 85621 91371
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £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 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 31 October 2014 within the UK.

Infrastructure Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Technician
Top 28 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 31 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +17 80 £32,500 -5.79% 5
Yorkshire -18 26 £32,500 -35.00% 2
West Yorkshire -7 22 £32,500 -35.00% 2
London +24 19 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Leeds - 19 £32,500 - 1
South East +3 16 £33,500 +34.00%
South West -16 13 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Croydon +7 11 £32,500 +18.18% 1
East Sussex - 11 £33,500 -
Dorset -8 9 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Brighton - 9 £33,500 -
Bournemouth -6 6 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Manchester - 6 £33,750 - 1
North West - 6 £33,750 - 1
Surrey -7 5 £32,500 -
Scotland -8 4 - -
Edinburgh -12 4 - -
Gloucester - 4 - -
York - 4 £23,500 -
Gloucestershire - 4 - -
North Yorkshire - 4 £23,500 -
Poole -4 3 £25,000 -16.66%
Stockport - 3 £35,000 -
Guildford - 3 £32,500 -
City of London +28 2 £40,000 +9.58%
Wetherby - 2 £32,500 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £32,000 -
Wakefield - 1 £20,000 -

Infrastructure Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

1 126 (88.11%) Windows
2 95 (66.43%) SAN
3 86 (60.14%) Active Directory
4 83 (58.04%) Microsoft
5 73 (51.05%) MS Excel
6 52 (36.36%) Citrix
7 50 (34.97%) VMware
8 47 (32.87%) SQL
9 46 (32.17%) VMware Infrastructure
10 40 (27.97%) SolarWinds
11 38 (26.57%) HP
12 36 (25.17%) MS Exchange
12 36 (25.17%) Degree
13 31 (21.68%) Network Management
14 30 (20.98%) Legal
14 30 (20.98%) EMC
15 28 (19.58%) Firewall
16 26 (18.18%) XenApp
17 25 (17.48%) Exchange Server 2010
18 23 (16.08%) Dell
19 21 (14.69%) ITIL
20 20 (13.99%) VoIP
21 19 (13.29%) XenDesktop
22 18 (12.59%) SQL Server
22 18 (12.59%) Service Delivery
22 18 (12.59%) DataCore
23 17 (11.89%) Cisco
23 17 (11.89%) DNS
23 17 (11.89%) Hyper-V
23 17 (11.89%) Retail

Infrastructure Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 36 (25.17%) MS Exchange
2 25 (17.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (9.79%) SharePoint
4 13 (9.09%) IIS
5 3 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.70%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.70%) Apache
Applications
1 73 (51.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.40%) SaaS
1 2 (1.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 95 (66.43%) SAN
2 28 (19.58%) Firewall
3 20 (13.99%) VoIP
4 17 (11.89%) DNS
5 12 (8.39%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (6.99%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (5.59%) DHCP
8 7 (4.90%) LAN
8 7 (4.90%) WAN
9 6 (4.20%) VPN
10 5 (3.50%) VLAN
11 4 (2.80%) IPv4
11 4 (2.80%) Unified Communications
12 3 (2.10%) Network Security
12 3 (2.10%) DEFINITY
12 3 (2.10%) Wireless
12 3 (2.10%) TCP/IP
13 2 (1.40%) NAS
14 1 (0.70%) NetScaler
14 1 (0.70%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.59%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (20.98%) Legal
2 17 (11.89%) Retail
3 12 (8.39%) Banking
4 10 (6.99%) Marketing
5 1 (0.70%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.99%) COM+
2 1 (0.70%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.99%) Statistics
1 10 (6.99%) Enterprise Software
1 10 (6.99%) User Experience
2 5 (3.50%) PKI
2 5 (3.50%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.80%) Clustering
3 4 (2.80%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.40%) Kindle
5 1 (0.70%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 126 (88.11%) Windows
2 15 (10.49%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (10.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 7 (4.90%) Linux
5 3 (2.10%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.40%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.40%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.68%) Network Management
2 21 (14.69%) ITIL
3 18 (12.59%) Service Delivery
4 9 (6.29%) Change Control
5 5 (3.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (2.80%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (2.80%) Business Continuity
6 4 (2.80%) Mentoring
7 2 (1.40%) Software Licensing
7 2 (1.40%) Line Management
7 2 (1.40%) Incident Management
7 2 (1.40%) Workflow
8 1 (0.70%) Migration
8 1 (0.70%) E-Procurement
8 1 (0.70%) Change Management
8 1 (0.70%) BCP
8 1 (0.70%) Project Planning
8 1 (0.70%) Time Management
8 1 (0.70%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (0.70%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 47 (32.87%) SQL
2 7 (4.90%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.50%) VBScript
4 4 (2.80%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.80%) Java
Qualifications
1 36 (25.17%) Degree
2 10 (6.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.90%) MCSE
5 6 (4.20%) MCP
6 4 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.40%) MCTS
7 2 (1.40%) MCITP
7 2 (1.40%) MCSA
7 2 (1.40%) CCNA
7 2 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.99%) SLA
2 5 (3.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 86 (60.14%) Active Directory
2 46 (32.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (18.18%) XenApp
4 19 (13.29%) XenDesktop
5 17 (11.89%) Hyper-V
6 9 (6.29%) vSphere
7 5 (3.50%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.10%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.40%) XenServer
10 1 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (5.59%) Backup Exec
1 8 (5.59%) EMC NetWorker
1 8 (5.59%) NetCrunch
2 7 (4.90%) SCCM
3 2 (1.40%) WSUS
3 2 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.70%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.70%) SCOM
4 1 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 83 (58.04%) Microsoft
2 52 (36.36%) Citrix
3 50 (34.97%) VMware
4 40 (27.97%) SolarWinds
5 38 (26.57%) HP
6 30 (20.98%) EMC
7 23 (16.08%) Dell
8 18 (12.59%) DataCore
9 17 (11.89%) Cisco
10 10 (6.99%) Apple
11 8 (5.59%) Splunk
12 6 (4.20%) Symantec
13 5 (3.50%) Avaya
14 3 (2.10%) SAP
14 3 (2.10%) SonicWALL
14 3 (2.10%) ProCurve
14 3 (2.10%) Veeam
15 2 (1.40%) Red Hat
15 2 (1.40%) AppSense
15 2 (1.40%) Webroot
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Wetherby
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 depending on experience + Company Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 14 days ago