The first table below looks at the demand for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Infrastructure Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 99 99 83
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 17 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.93% 0.69% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.73% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 16
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £37,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1748 1643 1408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.57% 94.15% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1515 1371 1254
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Infrastructure Engineer
West Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Infrastructure Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 24 (80.00%) Windows
2 21 (70.00%) VMware
3 16 (53.33%) MS Exchange
3 16 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 15 (50.00%) Firewall
5 14 (46.67%) Cisco
5 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 12 (40.00%) VPN
7 10 (33.33%) SAN
8 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 8 (26.67%) Linux
9 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (23.33%) Citrix
11 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 6 (20.00%) LAN
11 6 (20.00%) WAN
12 5 (16.67%) MCSE
12 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (13.33%) Clustering
13 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
13 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
13 4 (13.33%) IPsec
13 4 (13.33%) Finance
13 4 (13.33%) NetApp
13 4 (13.33%) Apache
13 4 (13.33%) Tomcat

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Infrastructure Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (13.33%) Apache
4 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
5 3 (10.00%) Lync
6 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) Firewall
2 12 (40.00%) VPN
3 10 (33.33%) SAN
4 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (20.00%) LAN
4 6 (20.00%) WAN
5 4 (13.33%) IPsec
6 3 (10.00%) NAS
6 3 (10.00%) DNS
7 2 (6.67%) DHCP
7 2 (6.67%) Ethernet
7 2 (6.67%) FTP
7 2 (6.67%) HTTP
7 2 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (6.67%) VLAN
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (3.33%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (3.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Law
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Clustering
2 3 (10.00%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Linux
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.33%) CentOS
6 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Debian
6 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.67%) CRM
3 2 (6.67%) BCP
3 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.33%) Matrix Management
4 1 (3.33%) Network Management
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.33%) Email Management
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) VBScript
2 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (16.67%) MCSE
3 3 (10.00%) MCITP
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 2 (6.67%) CCNA
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.33%) MCSA
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (10.00%) vSphere
4 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (6.67%) XenServer
5 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) WSUS
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.33%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) VMware
2 14 (46.67%) Cisco
2 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) Citrix
4 4 (13.33%) HP
4 4 (13.33%) NetApp
5 3 (10.00%) Juniper
6 2 (6.67%) SonicWALL
6 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.33%) McAfee
7 1 (3.33%) EMC
7 1 (3.33%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.33%) RightFax