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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 241 225 193
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -32
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 6 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.097% 0.037% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.039% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 9
Median salary £39,500 £30,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.66% -31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £30,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £30,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +2.94%
Infrastructure Specialist
England

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
5925 5188 4773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.28% 96.88% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4696 4403 3993
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Infrastructure Specialist Salary Histogram 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 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 2 £49,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £39,500 -
Coventry +6 1 £39,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £37,500 -
Infrastructure Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (41.67%) HP
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco
6 4 (33.33%) MCSE
6 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (33.33%) Citrix
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
6 4 (33.33%) Office 365
6 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (25.00%) Moodle
7 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
7 3 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (25.00%) CCNP
7 3 (25.00%) CCNA
7 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (25.00%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (25.00%) LAN

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 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (25.00%) Moodle
2 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) VoIP
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) Skype
3 1 (8.33%) VLAN
3 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Change Control
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) MCSE
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
2 3 (25.00%) CCNP
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) MCITP
4 1 (8.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (16.67%) WSUS
3 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (8.33%) SCOrch
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) HP
4 4 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (16.67%) NetApp
7 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
7 1 (8.33%) Google
7 1 (8.33%) IBM
7 1 (8.33%) Juniper
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle
7 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
7 1 (8.33%) Symantec
7 1 (8.33%) Veeam