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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Technician
Rank 813 845 863
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Technician 73 57 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.051% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.054% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 59 49 33
Average salary £32,500 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £52,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +77.77%

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
106230 104914 110587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.72% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88114 86181 94870
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 £26,400 £26,500 £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 26 November 2014 within the UK.

Infrastructure Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Technician
Top 30 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 26 November 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 +21 69 £32,500 -7.14% 6
West Yorkshire -8 19 £32,500 -36.27% 1
Yorkshire -24 19 £32,500 -36.27% 1
South West -4 15 £25,500 -15.00% 1
Leeds - 14 £32,500 - 1
London +9 13 £32,500 -7.14% 1
South East -2 11 £33,500 -4.28% 2
Dorset -7 11 £25,500 -15.00% 1
East Sussex - 9 £33,500 -
Manchester - 8 £35,000 - 1
North West - 8 £35,000 - 1
Bournemouth -4 7 £25,500 -15.00% 1
Brighton - 7 £33,500 -
Croydon +7 6 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Poole -6 4 £25,000 -16.66%
Scotland -7 4 - -
Edinburgh -10 4 - -
Gloucester - 4 - -
Gloucestershire - 4 - -
Wetherby - 4 £32,500 -
East of England -35 3 £37,500 +10.29%
Cheadle - 3 £39,000 - 1
Stockport - 3 £35,000 -
Surrey -2 2 £31,000 -4.61%
Hertfordshire - 2 £37,500 -
Hertford - 2 £37,500 -
City of London +33 1 £47,500 +30.13%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £32,000 -
Wakefield - 1 £20,000 -
Essex - 1 £46,500 -

Infrastructure Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 125 (86.81%) Windows
2 103 (71.53%) SAN
3 89 (61.81%) Active Directory
4 86 (59.72%) Microsoft
5 76 (52.78%) MS Excel
6 53 (36.81%) VMware
7 49 (34.03%) VMware Infrastructure
8 47 (32.64%) Citrix
9 46 (31.94%) SQL
10 42 (29.17%) HP
11 41 (28.47%) SolarWinds
12 39 (27.08%) Degree
13 38 (26.39%) MS Exchange
14 32 (22.22%) EMC
14 32 (22.22%) Network Management
15 31 (21.53%) Legal
16 28 (19.44%) Firewall
17 27 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
18 25 (17.36%) Dell
19 22 (15.28%) XenApp
20 21 (14.58%) SQL Server
21 20 (13.89%) ITIL
22 19 (13.19%) Hyper-V
23 18 (12.50%) Windows 7
23 18 (12.50%) DataCore
24 17 (11.81%) XenDesktop
24 17 (11.81%) VoIP
25 16 (11.11%) DNS
25 16 (11.11%) Cisco
25 16 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008

Infrastructure Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 38 (26.39%) MS Exchange
2 27 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (9.03%) IIS
4 12 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.08%) Apache
7 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.69%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 76 (52.78%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.39%) SaaS
1 2 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 103 (71.53%) SAN
2 28 (19.44%) Firewall
3 17 (11.81%) VoIP
4 16 (11.11%) DNS
5 13 (9.03%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (5.56%) WAN
6 8 (5.56%) LAN
6 8 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (4.86%) DHCP
8 6 (4.17%) VPN
9 5 (3.47%) TCP/IP
9 5 (3.47%) Wireless
9 5 (3.47%) VLAN
10 4 (2.78%) NAS
11 3 (2.08%) Unified Communications
11 3 (2.08%) IPv4
11 3 (2.08%) DEFINITY
11 3 (2.08%) IMAP
11 3 (2.08%) Network Security
11 3 (2.08%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (21.53%) Legal
2 13 (9.03%) Retail
3 12 (8.33%) Banking
4 10 (6.94%) Marketing
5 3 (2.08%) Finance
6 1 (0.69%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.94%) COM+
2 3 (2.08%) COM
3 1 (0.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.64%) Statistics
1 11 (7.64%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (6.94%) User Experience
3 6 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.47%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.47%) PKI
5 4 (2.78%) Clustering
6 2 (1.39%) Kindle
7 1 (0.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 125 (86.81%) Windows
2 18 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 16 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (9.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (6.25%) Linux
6 6 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.78%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.08%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.22%) Network Management
2 20 (13.89%) ITIL
3 14 (9.72%) Service Delivery
4 9 (6.25%) Change Control
5 6 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (2.78%) Change Management
6 4 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (2.78%) Business Continuity
6 4 (2.78%) Mentoring
7 3 (2.08%) E-Procurement
8 2 (1.39%) Workflow
8 2 (1.39%) Incident Management
8 2 (1.39%) Software Licensing
8 2 (1.39%) Line Management
9 1 (0.69%) Network Design
9 1 (0.69%) Project Planning
9 1 (0.69%) Time Management
9 1 (0.69%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (0.69%) Software Deployment
9 1 (0.69%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 46 (31.94%) SQL
2 9 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.47%) VBScript
4 4 (2.78%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 39 (27.08%) Degree
2 10 (6.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.86%) MCP
4 7 (4.86%) MCSE
5 4 (2.78%) MCSA
5 4 (2.78%) CCNA
5 4 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.39%) MCTS
6 2 (1.39%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.25%) SLA
2 5 (3.47%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 89 (61.81%) Active Directory
2 49 (34.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (15.28%) XenApp
4 19 (13.19%) Hyper-V
5 17 (11.81%) XenDesktop
6 11 (7.64%) vSphere
7 6 (4.17%) VMware ESX
8 5 (3.47%) Terminal Services
9 4 (2.78%) XenServer
10 1 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
1 8 (5.56%) NetCrunch
2 7 (4.86%) SCCM
2 7 (4.86%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.39%) WSUS
5 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.69%) SCOM
5 1 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 86 (59.72%) Microsoft
2 53 (36.81%) VMware
3 47 (32.64%) Citrix
4 42 (29.17%) HP
5 41 (28.47%) SolarWinds
6 32 (22.22%) EMC
7 25 (17.36%) Dell
8 18 (12.50%) DataCore
9 16 (11.11%) Cisco
10 10 (6.94%) Apple
11 8 (5.56%) Splunk
12 7 (4.86%) Symantec
13 5 (3.47%) SAP
13 5 (3.47%) Avaya
13 5 (3.47%) SonicWALL
13 5 (3.47%) Veeam
14 4 (2.78%) AppSense
14 4 (2.78%) Webroot
14 4 (2.78%) Red Hat
15 3 (2.08%) Wyse
Cheadle, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 20 days ago