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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Technician
Rank 865 904 874
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -30
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Technician 34 28 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.024% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.025% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 24 25 27
Average salary £37,000 £30,500 £31,623
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.31% -3.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £27,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+25.45% -5.17%

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
104967 112334 104688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.60% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85785 91103 87039
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 2015 within the UK.

Infrastructure Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Technician
Top 25 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 27 April 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 +41 34 £37,000 +21.31% 7
London +26 8 £37,500 -7.69%
Manchester - 6 £39,000 - 2
North West - 6 £39,000 - 2
South East +18 5 £36,500 +32.72% 2
South West -22 4 £32,500 +18.18% 1
East of England - 4 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 4 £33,875 - 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £50,000 -
City of London - 3 £32,500 -
Somerset - 2 £32,500 - 1
Reading - 2 £33,875 - 2
Cheadle - 2 £39,000 -
Twickenham -4 1 £35,000 -17.64%
West Midlands -21 1 £26,000 -30.66%
North East - 1 £31,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £31,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £47,500 -
Suffolk - 1 £25,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £26,000 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £26,000 -
Bath - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 £47,500 -
Newbury - 1 £27,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £31,500 -

Infrastructure Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 56 (86.15%) Windows
2 34 (52.31%) Microsoft
3 33 (50.77%) VMware
4 30 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (46.15%) SAN
5 29 (44.62%) Active Directory
6 23 (35.38%) MS Exchange
7 22 (33.85%) MS Excel
8 21 (32.31%) Cisco
9 19 (29.23%) Firewall
10 16 (24.62%) Citrix
11 14 (21.54%) EMC
11 14 (21.54%) HP
11 14 (21.54%) Finance
11 14 (21.54%) Hyper-V
12 13 (20.00%) Windows 7
13 11 (16.92%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (15.38%) Banking
14 10 (15.38%) Retail
14 10 (15.38%) DNS
15 9 (13.85%) LAN
15 9 (13.85%) CheckPoint
15 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (13.85%) Wyse
15 9 (13.85%) Windows 8
16 8 (12.31%) Dell
16 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
17 7 (10.77%) WAN
17 7 (10.77%) Service Delivery

Infrastructure Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 23 (35.38%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.08%) IIS
5 2 (3.08%) Apache
5 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (33.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (46.15%) SAN
2 19 (29.23%) Firewall
3 10 (15.38%) DNS
4 9 (13.85%) LAN
5 7 (10.77%) WAN
6 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
7 4 (6.15%) Wireless
8 3 (4.62%) DHCP
8 3 (4.62%) VoIP
8 3 (4.62%) NAS
9 2 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.08%) IMAP
9 2 (3.08%) POP3
9 2 (3.08%) SMTP
9 2 (3.08%) VPN
9 2 (3.08%) SSH
10 1 (1.54%) VLAN
10 1 (1.54%) OSPF
10 1 (1.54%) BGP
10 1 (1.54%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) MySQL
3 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (21.54%) Finance
2 10 (15.38%) Banking
2 10 (15.38%) Retail
3 5 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.08%) Clustering
2 2 (3.08%) Statistics
2 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.54%) NHS
3 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 56 (86.15%) Windows
2 13 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (13.85%) Windows 8
4 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.15%) Linux
7 3 (4.62%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.62%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.77%) Service Delivery
2 6 (9.23%) Change Management
2 6 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (9.23%) Project Management
3 5 (7.69%) Workflow
4 4 (6.15%) Network Design
4 4 (6.15%) Software Deployment
5 3 (4.62%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.08%) ITIL
6 2 (3.08%) BCP
6 2 (3.08%) E-Procurement
6 2 (3.08%) Network Management
6 2 (3.08%) Fund Management
6 2 (3.08%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.08%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (1.54%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.54%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (1.54%) Change Control
7 1 (1.54%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) SQL
2 5 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.54%) VBScript
3 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) MCSA
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.08%) MCP
3 2 (3.08%) MCSE
3 2 (3.08%) CCNA
3 2 (3.08%) CCA
3 2 (3.08%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (44.62%) Active Directory
3 14 (21.54%) Hyper-V
4 7 (10.77%) XenApp
5 6 (9.23%) XenDesktop
5 6 (9.23%) vSphere
6 4 (6.15%) VMware ESX
7 3 (4.62%) XenServer
8 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) SCCM
2 3 (4.62%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (4.62%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 34 (52.31%) Microsoft
2 33 (50.77%) VMware
3 21 (32.31%) Cisco
4 16 (24.62%) Citrix
5 14 (21.54%) HP
5 14 (21.54%) EMC
6 9 (13.85%) Wyse
6 9 (13.85%) CheckPoint
7 8 (12.31%) Dell
8 5 (7.69%) Brocade
8 5 (7.69%) IronPort
8 5 (7.69%) DataCore
8 5 (7.69%) RightFax
9 4 (6.15%) Avaya
10 3 (4.62%) SAP
10 3 (4.62%) Webroot
10 3 (4.62%) SonicWALL
10 3 (4.62%) AppSense
10 3 (4.62%) Symantec
10 3 (4.62%) Veeam
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