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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Technician
Rank 861 858 862
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Technician 26 36 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.034% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.036% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 20 32 9
Average salary £35,000 £27,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.12% -26.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £42,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £26,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+25.47% -26.89%

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
101493 101105 101549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.45% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83542 81233 85841
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 2 March 2015 within the UK.

Infrastructure Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Technician
Top 20 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 2 March 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 +10 26 £35,000 +26.12% 6
Manchester - 11 £39,000 -
North West - 11 £39,000 - 1
London +19 6 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Cheadle - 6 £39,000 -
Suffolk - 5 £25,000 -
East of England - 5 £25,000 -
South East -22 2 £37,500 +15.38%
City of London - 2 £28,250 - 1
South West -5 1 - - 2
West Midlands -28 1 £26,000 -26.76% 1
Warwickshire - 1 £26,000 -
Enfield - 1 £27,500 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £26,000 -
Bath - 1 - - 2
Brighton - 1 £47,500 -
Newbury - 1 £27,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £27,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £47,500 -
Somerset - 1 - - 2

Infrastructure Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 91 (91.00%) Windows
2 56 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 54 (54.00%) SAN
4 52 (52.00%) Active Directory
5 44 (44.00%) VMware
6 43 (43.00%) MS Excel
7 39 (39.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 29 (29.00%) Citrix
9 28 (28.00%) Firewall
10 25 (25.00%) Cisco
10 25 (25.00%) MS Exchange
11 24 (24.00%) EMC
12 23 (23.00%) HP
13 22 (22.00%) SQL
13 22 (22.00%) Windows 7
14 20 (20.00%) SolarWinds
14 20 (20.00%) XenApp
14 20 (20.00%) Degree
15 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (19.00%) Hyper-V
15 19 (19.00%) XenDesktop
16 17 (17.00%) Banking
16 17 (17.00%) Retail
17 14 (14.00%) Finance
17 14 (14.00%) Legal
17 14 (14.00%) SQL Server
17 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
17 14 (14.00%) Network Management
18 13 (13.00%) Exchange Server 2010
18 13 (13.00%) Service Delivery

Infrastructure Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 25 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (13.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (11.00%) IIS
4 9 (9.00%) SharePoint
5 7 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.00%) Apache
8 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 43 (43.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (54.00%) SAN
2 28 (28.00%) Firewall
3 12 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (12.00%) DNS
4 7 (7.00%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (7.00%) LAN
5 5 (5.00%) VPN
5 5 (5.00%) WAN
5 5 (5.00%) Wireless
6 4 (4.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.00%) NAS
7 3 (3.00%) POP3
7 3 (3.00%) SMTP
7 3 (3.00%) DHCP
7 3 (3.00%) SSH
7 3 (3.00%) VLAN
7 3 (3.00%) IMAP
7 3 (3.00%) Network Security
8 2 (2.00%) VoIP
9 1 (1.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.00%) MySQL
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (17.00%) Banking
1 17 (17.00%) Retail
2 14 (14.00%) Finance
2 14 (14.00%) Legal
3 5 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.00%) Local Government
4 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.00%) COM+
2 3 (3.00%) COM
3 1 (1.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.00%) Statistics
1 6 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.00%) CMDB
4 1 (1.00%) PKI
4 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 91 (91.00%) Windows
2 22 (22.00%) Windows 7
3 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (9.00%) Windows 8
6 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.00%) Linux
8 4 (4.00%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.00%) Ubuntu
8 4 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.00%) Network Management
2 13 (13.00%) Service Delivery
3 9 (9.00%) Change Control
4 6 (6.00%) ITIL
4 6 (6.00%) Workflow
4 6 (6.00%) Project Management
5 5 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.00%) Change Management
7 3 (3.00%) E-Procurement
7 3 (3.00%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.00%) Fund Management
8 2 (2.00%) Line Management
8 2 (2.00%) Software Licensing
9 1 (1.00%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (1.00%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.00%) Network Design
9 1 (1.00%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.00%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.00%) Software Deployment
9 1 (1.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.00%) SQL
2 7 (7.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.00%) VBScript
4 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (20.00%) Degree
2 8 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.00%) MCP
4 4 (4.00%) MCSE
4 4 (4.00%) MCSA
4 4 (4.00%) CCNA
4 4 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.00%) CCA
5 2 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.00%) MCTS
5 2 (2.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 39 (39.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (20.00%) XenApp
4 19 (19.00%) Hyper-V
4 19 (19.00%) XenDesktop
5 6 (6.00%) vSphere
6 5 (5.00%) VMware ESX
7 4 (4.00%) XenServer
8 1 (1.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.00%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (7.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 7 (7.00%) NetCrunch
2 4 (4.00%) SCCM
2 4 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (4.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.00%) WSUS
3 1 (1.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.00%) SCOM
3 1 (1.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 56 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 44 (44.00%) VMware
3 29 (29.00%) Citrix
4 25 (25.00%) Cisco
5 24 (24.00%) EMC
6 23 (23.00%) HP
7 20 (20.00%) SolarWinds
8 12 (12.00%) Dell
9 9 (9.00%) Wyse
9 9 (9.00%) CheckPoint
10 7 (7.00%) DataCore
10 7 (7.00%) Splunk
11 5 (5.00%) Brocade
11 5 (5.00%) Avaya
12 4 (4.00%) Red Hat
12 4 (4.00%) SAP
12 4 (4.00%) Webroot
12 4 (4.00%) AppSense
12 4 (4.00%) Symantec
12 4 (4.00%) SonicWALL
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