The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Infrastructure Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 100 - 87
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 2 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.16% - 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -4.49%
Infrastructure Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region. 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1262 1320 1012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 98.21% 98.51% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1087 1134 868
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £52,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist across the Wales region.

Infrastructure Specialist Salary Trend in Wales

Infrastructure Specialist
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South Wales - 2 - -
Infrastructure Specialist
UK

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Infrastructure Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Software Distribution
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) ISO22301
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (50.00%) MCTS
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) WSUS

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Infrastructure Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) NAS
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Software Distribution
2 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MCTS
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) ISO22301
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) SAP