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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Technician
Rank 864 865 867
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Technician 28 31 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.028% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.029% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 22 28 20
Average salary £32,000 £33,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.18% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,900 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,375 £26,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+10.84% -7.01%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
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 £27,000 £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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

Infrastructure Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Technician
Top 26 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 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 +8 28 £32,000 -5.18% 5
London +41 8 £36,250 -14.70%
Manchester - 8 £39,000 -
North West - 8 £39,000 - 2
East of England - 6 £25,000 -
Suffolk - 5 £25,000 -
South East -6 3 £31,250 -3.84%
City of London - 3 £32,500 -
Cheadle - 3 £39,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £29,375 -
Twickenham -2 1 £35,000 -17.64%
West Midlands -30 1 £26,000 -27.77% 1
South West - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £31,500 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Somerset - 1 - -
North East - 1 £31,500 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £26,000 -
Enfield - 1 £27,500 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £26,000 -
Bath - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 £47,500 -
Newbury - 1 £27,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £31,500 - 1
Reading - 1 £31,250 -

Infrastructure Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 61 (85.92%) Windows
2 44 (61.97%) Microsoft
3 36 (50.70%) Active Directory
4 35 (49.30%) SAN
5 33 (46.48%) VMware
6 31 (43.66%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (38.03%) MS Excel
8 22 (30.99%) MS Exchange
9 21 (29.58%) Firewall
10 19 (26.76%) Cisco
10 19 (26.76%) Citrix
11 16 (22.54%) EMC
11 16 (22.54%) HP
12 15 (21.13%) Hyper-V
12 15 (21.13%) Windows 7
13 14 (19.72%) Finance
14 12 (16.90%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (15.49%) XenApp
15 11 (15.49%) DNS
15 11 (15.49%) SQL
16 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
16 10 (14.08%) Dell
16 10 (14.08%) Degree
16 10 (14.08%) XenDesktop
17 9 (12.68%) Windows 8
17 9 (12.68%) Wyse
17 9 (12.68%) CheckPoint
18 8 (11.27%) LAN
18 8 (11.27%) Banking

Infrastructure Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 22 (30.99%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (7.04%) IIS
5 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.23%) Apache
7 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (38.03%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (49.30%) SAN
2 21 (29.58%) Firewall
3 11 (15.49%) DNS
4 8 (11.27%) LAN
5 6 (8.45%) WAN
6 5 (7.04%) Wireless
6 5 (7.04%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (5.63%) NAS
7 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.63%) VPN
8 3 (4.23%) VoIP
8 3 (4.23%) POP3
8 3 (4.23%) SMTP
8 3 (4.23%) DHCP
8 3 (4.23%) SSH
8 3 (4.23%) IMAP
9 2 (2.82%) Network Security
9 2 (2.82%) VLAN
9 2 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.82%) MySQL
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (19.72%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Banking
2 8 (11.27%) Retail
3 5 (7.04%) Legal
3 5 (7.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) COM
2 2 (2.82%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.23%) Statistics
2 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) PKI
4 1 (1.41%) NHS
4 1 (1.41%) CMDB
4 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 61 (85.92%) Windows
2 15 (21.13%) Windows 7
3 12 (16.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (12.68%) Windows 8
5 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (8.45%) Linux
7 4 (5.63%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.63%) Ubuntu
7 4 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.23%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (8.45%) Project Management
1 6 (8.45%) Workflow
2 5 (7.04%) ITIL
2 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
2 5 (7.04%) Change Management
2 5 (7.04%) Network Management
3 4 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.23%) E-Procurement
4 3 (4.23%) Change Control
5 2 (2.82%) Software Deployment
5 2 (2.82%) Network Design
5 2 (2.82%) Fund Management
5 2 (2.82%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.41%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.41%) BCP
6 1 (1.41%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (1.41%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.41%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.41%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.41%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.49%) SQL
2 8 (11.27%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.82%) VBScript
4 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) Degree
2 4 (5.63%) MCSA
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.23%) MCP
3 3 (4.23%) MCSE
3 3 (4.23%) CCNA
3 3 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.82%) CCA
4 2 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (50.70%) Active Directory
2 31 (43.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (21.13%) Hyper-V
4 11 (15.49%) XenApp
5 10 (14.08%) XenDesktop
6 6 (8.45%) vSphere
7 5 (7.04%) VMware ESX
8 4 (5.63%) XenServer
9 1 (1.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (5.63%) Backup Exec
1 4 (5.63%) SCCM
2 2 (2.82%) NetCrunch
2 2 (2.82%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (61.97%) Microsoft
2 33 (46.48%) VMware
3 19 (26.76%) Cisco
3 19 (26.76%) Citrix
4 16 (22.54%) HP
4 16 (22.54%) EMC
5 10 (14.08%) Dell
6 9 (12.68%) Wyse
6 9 (12.68%) CheckPoint
7 8 (11.27%) SolarWinds
8 5 (7.04%) DataCore
8 5 (7.04%) Brocade
8 5 (7.04%) Avaya
9 4 (5.63%) Red Hat
9 4 (5.63%) SAP
9 4 (5.63%) Webroot
9 4 (5.63%) SonicWALL
9 4 (5.63%) Symantec
9 4 (5.63%) AppSense
9 4 (5.63%) Veeam
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