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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Technician
Rank 829 842 868
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Technician 51 37 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.034% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.036% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 45 29 24
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £25,400 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £52,000 £33,550
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £23,875
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +25.65%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Infrastructure Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Technician
Top 29 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 24 December 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 +12 49 £32,500 +8.33% 3
West Yorkshire +7 12 £32,500 +34.02%
Yorkshire -15 12 £32,500 +34.02%
South West -8 11 £25,500 -15.00%
Dorset -15 9 £25,500 -15.00%
Manchester - 9 £39,000 - 1
North West - 9 £39,000 - 1
Leeds 0 7 £32,500 +44.44%
London -4 7 £32,500 -14.47%
South East -7 6 £33,500 -4.28% 1
Cheadle - 6 £39,000 -
Bournemouth -13 5 £25,500 -15.00%
Poole -3 4 £25,000 -16.66%
East Sussex - 4 £33,500 -
Wetherby - 4 £32,500 -
East of England - 4 £37,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £37,500 -
Brighton - 3 £33,500 -
Hertford - 3 £37,500 -
Croydon - 3 £32,500 -
Scotland +11 2 - -
Edinburgh 0 2 - -
Gloucester - 2 - -
Stockport - 2 £35,000 -
Surrey - 2 £31,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Wakefield - 1 £20,000 -
Essex - 1 £46,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £32,000 -

Infrastructure Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 112 (91.06%) Windows
2 89 (72.36%) SAN
3 76 (61.79%) Microsoft
4 74 (60.16%) Active Directory
5 66 (53.66%) MS Excel
6 45 (36.59%) VMware
7 41 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 40 (32.52%) SQL
9 39 (31.71%) Citrix
10 37 (30.08%) HP
11 36 (29.27%) SolarWinds
12 34 (27.64%) Degree
13 31 (25.20%) MS Exchange
14 28 (22.76%) EMC
14 28 (22.76%) Firewall
15 27 (21.95%) Network Management
16 26 (21.14%) Legal
17 23 (18.70%) Exchange Server 2010
18 22 (17.89%) Windows 7
19 21 (17.07%) Dell
19 21 (17.07%) Hyper-V
20 20 (16.26%) SQL Server
20 20 (16.26%) XenApp
21 16 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
21 16 (13.01%) XenDesktop
22 15 (12.20%) Cisco
23 14 (11.38%) Windows Server 2003
23 14 (11.38%) DataCore
24 13 (10.57%) IIS
24 13 (10.57%) DNS

Infrastructure Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 31 (25.20%) MS Exchange
2 23 (18.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (10.57%) IIS
4 12 (9.76%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.44%) Apache
7 2 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 66 (53.66%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) SaaS
1 2 (1.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 89 (72.36%) SAN
2 28 (22.76%) Firewall
3 13 (10.57%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (10.57%) DNS
4 10 (8.13%) VoIP
5 8 (6.50%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (5.69%) WAN
6 7 (5.69%) LAN
7 5 (4.07%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.07%) VPN
7 5 (4.07%) Wireless
8 4 (3.25%) VLAN
8 4 (3.25%) DHCP
8 4 (3.25%) NAS
9 3 (2.44%) POP3
9 3 (2.44%) SMTP
9 3 (2.44%) IMAP
9 3 (2.44%) Network Security
9 3 (2.44%) SSH
10 1 (0.81%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.26%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (21.14%) Legal
2 12 (9.76%) Banking
2 12 (9.76%) Retail
3 6 (4.88%) Finance
3 6 (4.88%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.13%) COM+
2 3 (2.44%) COM
3 1 (0.81%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.94%) Statistics
1 11 (8.94%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (4.88%) User Experience
3 5 (4.07%) PKI
3 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.25%) Clustering
5 2 (1.63%) Kindle
6 1 (0.81%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 112 (91.06%) Windows
2 22 (17.89%) Windows 7
3 16 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (11.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (7.32%) Linux
6 7 (5.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.88%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.25%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.95%) Network Management
2 13 (10.57%) Service Delivery
3 11 (8.94%) ITIL
4 9 (7.32%) Change Control
5 6 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (3.25%) Change Management
6 4 (3.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (3.25%) Business Continuity
6 4 (3.25%) Mentoring
7 3 (2.44%) E-Procurement
8 2 (1.63%) Software Licensing
8 2 (1.63%) Line Management
9 1 (0.81%) Workflow
9 1 (0.81%) Migration
9 1 (0.81%) BCP
9 1 (0.81%) Project Management
9 1 (0.81%) Network Design
9 1 (0.81%) Incident Management
9 1 (0.81%) Project Planning
9 1 (0.81%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 40 (32.52%) SQL
2 6 (4.88%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.25%) Java
3 4 (3.25%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (27.64%) Degree
2 10 (8.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.25%) MCP
4 4 (3.25%) MCSE
4 4 (3.25%) MCSA
4 4 (3.25%) CCNA
4 4 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.63%) MCTS
5 2 (1.63%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) SLA
2 3 (2.44%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 74 (60.16%) Active Directory
2 41 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (17.07%) Hyper-V
4 20 (16.26%) XenApp
5 16 (13.01%) XenDesktop
6 7 (5.69%) vSphere
7 6 (4.88%) VMware ESX
8 4 (3.25%) XenServer
9 3 (2.44%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (6.50%) EMC NetWorker
1 8 (6.50%) NetCrunch
2 4 (3.25%) SCCM
2 4 (3.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (3.25%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.63%) WSUS
4 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.81%) SCOM
4 1 (0.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 76 (61.79%) Microsoft
2 45 (36.59%) VMware
3 39 (31.71%) Citrix
4 37 (30.08%) HP
5 36 (29.27%) SolarWinds
6 28 (22.76%) EMC
7 21 (17.07%) Dell
8 15 (12.20%) Cisco
9 14 (11.38%) DataCore
10 8 (6.50%) Splunk
11 6 (4.88%) Wyse
11 6 (4.88%) Apple
11 6 (4.88%) CheckPoint
12 5 (4.07%) SAP
12 5 (4.07%) Veeam
12 5 (4.07%) SonicWALL
13 4 (3.25%) Red Hat
13 4 (3.25%) Symantec
13 4 (3.25%) AppSense
13 4 (3.25%) Webroot
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