The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 226 204 178
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -26
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 7 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.10% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.10% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 7
Average salary £38,000 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.90% +46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -1.12%
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
5529 4808 4034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.06% 96.70% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4600 4182 3315
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 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
Birmingham -6 4 - -
Coventry -8 1 £45,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £38,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £37,500 - 1
Infrastructure Specialist
England

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Citrix
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco
3 7 (53.85%) HP
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
5 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
5 5 (38.46%) Office 365
5 5 (38.46%) MCSE
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (30.77%) SAN
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (30.77%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (30.77%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) CCNP
6 4 (30.77%) CCNA
6 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
6 4 (30.77%) VoIP
6 4 (30.77%) Moodle
6 4 (30.77%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (30.77%) Palo Alto
6 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (23.08%) Clustering
7 3 (23.08%) VLAN

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (30.77%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (30.77%) Moodle
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
1 4 (30.77%) VoIP
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) VLAN
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
3 3 (23.08%) Clustering
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Network Design
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) MCSE
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
2 4 (30.77%) CCNP
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCITP
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.69%) Terminal Server
5 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Citrix
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco
3 7 (53.85%) HP
4 4 (30.77%) Palo Alto
5 3 (23.08%) NetApp
6 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
6 2 (15.38%) EMC
7 1 (7.69%) Google
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle
7 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
Hereford and Worcester
Venn Group
Salary: £35000 - £38000 Per Annum 26 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford and Worcester
Venn Group
Salary: £35000 - £38000 Per Annum 26 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago