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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Technician
Rank 823 828 865
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +37
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Technician 81 51 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.047% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.050% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 64 47 35
Average salary £32,500 £34,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% +46.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £52,000 £36,610
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +48.88%

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
107528 102254 109513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.52% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87765 84921 93187
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 £26,500 £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 21 October 2014 within the UK.

Infrastructure Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Technician
Top 28 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 21 October 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 +17 76 £32,500 -2.98% 4
Yorkshire -8 25 £32,500 -27.77% 2
London +2 21 £32,500 -7.14% 1
West Yorkshire -16 21 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Leeds - 19 £32,500 - 1
South East +2 16 £33,500 +34.00%
Croydon +7 13 £32,500 +18.18% 1
South West -16 11 £27,500 -8.33%
East Sussex - 11 £33,500 -
Brighton - 9 £33,500 -
Dorset -8 7 £27,500 -8.33%
Surrey -10 5 £32,500 -
Bournemouth -13 5 £27,500 -8.33%
Scotland -4 4 - -
Edinburgh -11 4 - -
Gloucester - 4 - -
Guildford - 4 £32,500 -
York - 4 £23,500 -
Gloucestershire - 4 - -
North Yorkshire - 4 £23,500 -
Manchester - 3 £32,500 - 1
North West - 3 £32,500 - 1
City of London +6 2 £40,000 +14.28%
Poole +1 2 £25,000 -16.66%
Stockport - 1 £32,500 -
Wakefield - 1 £20,000 -
Wetherby - 1 £32,500 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £32,000 -

Infrastructure Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 124 (89.21%) Windows
2 95 (68.35%) SAN
3 81 (58.27%) Active Directory
4 78 (56.12%) Microsoft
5 72 (51.80%) MS Excel
6 51 (36.69%) Citrix
7 47 (33.81%) SQL
8 45 (32.37%) VMware
9 41 (29.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 40 (28.78%) SolarWinds
11 36 (25.90%) HP
12 35 (25.18%) MS Exchange
12 35 (25.18%) Degree
13 32 (23.02%) Network Management
14 30 (21.58%) Legal
15 29 (20.86%) EMC
16 26 (18.71%) Firewall
16 26 (18.71%) XenApp
17 25 (17.99%) Exchange Server 2010
18 22 (15.83%) Dell
19 20 (14.39%) VoIP
19 20 (14.39%) ITIL
20 18 (12.95%) SQL Server
20 18 (12.95%) Service Delivery
20 18 (12.95%) XenDesktop
20 18 (12.95%) DataCore
21 17 (12.23%) Hyper-V
21 17 (12.23%) Windows Server 2008
21 17 (12.23%) Retail
22 16 (11.51%) Windows Server 2003

Infrastructure Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 35 (25.18%) MS Exchange
2 25 (17.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (10.07%) SharePoint
4 13 (9.35%) IIS
5 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.72%) Apache
6 1 (0.72%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 72 (51.80%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.44%) Office 365
1 2 (1.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (68.35%) SAN
2 26 (18.71%) Firewall
3 20 (14.39%) VoIP
4 13 (9.35%) DNS
5 10 (7.19%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (7.19%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (5.04%) DHCP
7 5 (3.60%) LAN
7 5 (3.60%) WAN
8 4 (2.88%) VPN
8 4 (2.88%) IPv4
8 4 (2.88%) Unified Communications
9 3 (2.16%) VLAN
9 3 (2.16%) DEFINITY
10 2 (1.44%) Wireless
10 2 (1.44%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.72%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.72%) Network Security
11 1 (0.72%) IMAP
11 1 (0.72%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (6.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (21.58%) Legal
2 17 (12.23%) Retail
3 12 (8.63%) Banking
4 10 (7.19%) Marketing
5 2 (1.44%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.19%) COM+
2 1 (0.72%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.72%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.19%) Statistics
1 10 (7.19%) User Experience
1 10 (7.19%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.60%) PKI
2 5 (3.60%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.88%) Clustering
3 4 (2.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.44%) Kindle
5 1 (0.72%) CMDB
5 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 124 (89.21%) Windows
2 17 (12.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (11.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (10.07%) Windows 7
5 6 (4.32%) Linux
6 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.16%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.44%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.02%) Network Management
2 20 (14.39%) ITIL
3 18 (12.95%) Service Delivery
4 9 (6.47%) Change Control
5 5 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (2.88%) Business Continuity
6 4 (2.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (2.88%) Mentoring
7 2 (1.44%) Workflow
7 2 (1.44%) Line Management
7 2 (1.44%) Software Licensing
8 1 (0.72%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (0.72%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (0.72%) Time Management
8 1 (0.72%) Project Planning
8 1 (0.72%) Incident Management
8 1 (0.72%) Migration
8 1 (0.72%) Change Management
8 1 (0.72%) E-Procurement
8 1 (0.72%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 47 (33.81%) SQL
2 6 (4.32%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.88%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.88%) Java
3 4 (2.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (25.18%) Degree
2 10 (7.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (7.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.04%) MCSE
4 6 (4.32%) MCP
5 2 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.44%) MCSA
5 2 (1.44%) CCNA
5 2 (1.44%) MCITP
5 2 (1.44%) MCTS
6 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.19%) SLA
2 5 (3.60%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 81 (58.27%) Active Directory
2 41 (29.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (18.71%) XenApp
4 18 (12.95%) XenDesktop
5 17 (12.23%) Hyper-V
6 7 (5.04%) vSphere
7 5 (3.60%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.44%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (5.76%) NetCrunch
1 8 (5.76%) EMC NetWorker
1 8 (5.76%) Backup Exec
2 6 (4.32%) SCCM
3 3 (2.16%) WSUS
4 1 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.72%) SCOM
4 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 78 (56.12%) Microsoft
2 51 (36.69%) Citrix
3 45 (32.37%) VMware
4 40 (28.78%) SolarWinds
5 36 (25.90%) HP
6 29 (20.86%) EMC
7 22 (15.83%) Dell
8 18 (12.95%) DataCore
9 15 (10.79%) Cisco
10 10 (7.19%) Apple
11 8 (5.76%) Splunk
12 5 (3.60%) Symantec
13 4 (2.88%) Avaya
14 2 (1.44%) Red Hat
14 2 (1.44%) SAP
14 2 (1.44%) Veeam
14 2 (1.44%) LANDesk
14 2 (1.44%) SonicWALL
15 1 (0.72%) Webroot
15 1 (0.72%) ProCurve
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago