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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Technician
Rank 837 835 866
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Technician 29 40 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.038% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.041% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 28 32 18
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £46,000 £41,144
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
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 £27,500 £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 29 January 2015 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 29 January 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 +6 29 £32,500 +8.33% 8
Manchester - 9 £39,000 - 3
North West - 9 £39,000 - 3
East of England - 8 £31,250 - 1
Cheadle - 7 £39,000 - 1
South West -16 6 £25,500 -15.00%
Dorset -20 6 £25,500 -15.00%
West Yorkshire -13 4 £32,500 +34.02%
Bournemouth -17 4 £25,500 -15.00%
Yorkshire -18 4 £32,500 +34.02%
Suffolk - 4 £25,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £37,500 - 1
Hertford - 3 £37,500 -
Leeds +8 2 £32,500 +44.44%
Poole -11 2 £25,000 -16.66%
Wetherby - 2 £32,500 -
London -5 1 £27,500 -29.03%
South East -22 1 £47,500 +35.71% 3
East Sussex - 1 £47,500 - 1
Essex - 1 £46,500 -
Stockport - 1 £35,000 -
Brighton - 1 £47,500 - 1
Enfield - 1 £27,500 -

Infrastructure Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 103 (90.35%) Windows
2 74 (64.91%) SAN
3 69 (60.53%) Microsoft
4 64 (56.14%) Active Directory
5 58 (50.88%) MS Excel
6 41 (35.96%) VMware
7 37 (32.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 34 (29.82%) SQL
9 33 (28.95%) SolarWinds
10 32 (28.07%) HP
11 31 (27.19%) Citrix
12 30 (26.32%) Degree
13 28 (24.56%) Firewall
14 27 (23.68%) MS Exchange
15 25 (21.93%) EMC
16 23 (20.18%) Windows 7
16 23 (20.18%) Network Management
17 22 (19.30%) Legal
18 20 (17.54%) Hyper-V
18 20 (17.54%) Cisco
19 19 (16.67%) SQL Server
19 19 (16.67%) XenApp
20 18 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
21 17 (14.91%) Windows Server 2003
22 16 (14.04%) Dell
22 16 (14.04%) XenDesktop
23 14 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
24 13 (11.40%) Cisco ASA
24 13 (11.40%) Banking
24 13 (11.40%) Retail

Infrastructure Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 27 (23.68%) MS Exchange
2 18 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (11.40%) IIS
4 12 (10.53%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.63%) Apache
7 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 58 (50.88%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (64.91%) SAN
2 28 (24.56%) Firewall
3 13 (11.40%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (11.40%) DNS
4 8 (7.02%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (5.26%) LAN
6 5 (4.39%) VoIP
6 5 (4.39%) WAN
6 5 (4.39%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.39%) Wireless
7 4 (3.51%) VPN
7 4 (3.51%) NAS
8 3 (2.63%) SSH
8 3 (2.63%) VLAN
8 3 (2.63%) IMAP
8 3 (2.63%) Network Security
8 3 (2.63%) DHCP
8 3 (2.63%) POP3
8 3 (2.63%) SMTP
9 1 (0.88%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.75%) MySQL
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (19.30%) Legal
2 13 (11.40%) Banking
2 13 (11.40%) Retail
3 8 (7.02%) Finance
4 4 (3.51%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.77%) COM+
2 3 (2.63%) COM
3 1 (0.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) Statistics
1 11 (9.65%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.39%) PKI
2 5 (4.39%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.51%) Clustering
4 1 (0.88%) Kindle
4 1 (0.88%) CMDB
4 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 103 (90.35%) Windows
2 23 (20.18%) Windows 7
3 17 (14.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (7.89%) Linux
6 7 (6.14%) Windows 8
6 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.51%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.18%) Network Management
2 13 (11.40%) Service Delivery
3 10 (8.77%) ITIL
4 9 (7.89%) Change Control
5 5 (4.39%) Workflow
5 5 (4.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (4.39%) Project Management
6 4 (3.51%) Change Management
6 4 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (3.51%) Mentoring
7 3 (2.63%) Business Continuity
7 3 (2.63%) E-Procurement
8 2 (1.75%) Software Licensing
8 2 (1.75%) Line Management
9 1 (0.88%) Software Deployment
9 1 (0.88%) Business Continuity Planning
9 1 (0.88%) Migration
9 1 (0.88%) Network Design
9 1 (0.88%) Incident Management
9 1 (0.88%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 34 (29.82%) SQL
2 7 (6.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.51%) Shell Script
3 4 (3.51%) Java
4 2 (1.75%) VBScript
5 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (26.32%) Degree
2 10 (8.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.51%) MCSE
4 4 (3.51%) MCSA
4 4 (3.51%) MCP
4 4 (3.51%) CCNA
5 2 (1.75%) MCITP
5 2 (1.75%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.89%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 64 (56.14%) Active Directory
2 37 (32.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (17.54%) Hyper-V
4 19 (16.67%) XenApp
5 16 (14.04%) XenDesktop
6 7 (6.14%) vSphere
7 6 (5.26%) VMware ESX
8 4 (3.51%) XenServer
9 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (7.02%) NetCrunch
1 8 (7.02%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (3.51%) SCCM
2 4 (3.51%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.88%) WSUS
3 1 (0.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 69 (60.53%) Microsoft
2 41 (35.96%) VMware
3 33 (28.95%) SolarWinds
4 32 (28.07%) HP
5 31 (27.19%) Citrix
6 25 (21.93%) EMC
7 20 (17.54%) Cisco
8 16 (14.04%) Dell
9 10 (8.77%) DataCore
10 8 (7.02%) Splunk
11 7 (6.14%) Wyse
11 7 (6.14%) CheckPoint
12 5 (4.39%) Veeam
12 5 (4.39%) SonicWALL
12 5 (4.39%) SAP
13 4 (3.51%) Red Hat
13 4 (3.51%) Symantec
13 4 (3.51%) Webroot
13 4 (3.51%) Brocade
13 4 (3.51%) AppSense
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