The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Infrastructure Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Specialist
England / West Midlands
Rank 202 212 215
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 13 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.11% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Median salary £35,875 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.27% -18.18%
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4758 5058 4918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.38% 96.47% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3783 4203 4312
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Infrastructure Specialist Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Specialist
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -7 10 - - 1
West Bromwich - 1 £35,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £36,750 -
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Infrastructure Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 22 (70.97%) Data Centre
2 19 (61.29%) Service Delivery
2 19 (61.29%) CMDB
2 19 (61.29%) Citrix
2 19 (61.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 19 (61.29%) Line Management
3 10 (32.26%) Windows
4 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
4 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
5 7 (22.58%) Office 365
5 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (19.35%) MCSE
6 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (16.13%) SQL
7 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
8 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
8 4 (12.90%) MCSA
8 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
8 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.90%) Cisco
8 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
8 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
8 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (12.90%) Migration
8 4 (12.90%) VMware
8 4 (12.90%) Clustering
8 4 (12.90%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (12.90%) Unified Communications

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Office 365
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Unified Communications
2 3 (9.68%) LAN
2 3 (9.68%) SAN
2 3 (9.68%) WAN
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) VLAN
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (3.23%) DHCP
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (3.23%) Advertising
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Legal
1 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) CSS
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (70.97%) Data Centre
2 19 (61.29%) CMDB
3 4 (12.90%) Clustering
3 4 (12.90%) Private Cloud
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) FMCG
5 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Continuous Improvement
1 19 (61.29%) Line Management
1 19 (61.29%) Service Delivery
2 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (12.90%) High Availability
2 4 (12.90%) Migration
3 2 (6.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (3.23%) Data Management
4 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.23%) ERP
4 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL
4 1 (3.23%) Logistics
4 1 (3.23%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.23%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (19.35%) MCSE
3 4 (12.90%) MCSA
3 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) CCNA
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.45%) MCITP
5 1 (3.23%) CCNP
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Citrix
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco
3 4 (12.90%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) NetApp
4 1 (3.23%) SAP