The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 106 101 95
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 21 26 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.95% 1.19% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.28% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 11
Average salary £45,000 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.32% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +8.57%
Infrastructure Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2078 2037 1595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.33% 93.53% 93.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1761 1827 1348
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 2014.

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 39 (73.58%) Windows
2 36 (67.92%) VMware
3 30 (56.60%) MS Exchange
4 29 (54.72%) Microsoft
5 27 (50.94%) Active Directory
6 18 (33.96%) Exchange Server 2003
7 16 (30.19%) SAN
8 15 (28.30%) SCOM
8 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (28.30%) vSphere
9 14 (26.42%) Firewall
9 14 (26.42%) VPN
9 14 (26.42%) Cisco
10 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
10 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (24.53%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (22.64%) DHCP
12 11 (20.75%) Citrix
12 11 (20.75%) Linux
12 11 (20.75%) Hyper-V
13 10 (18.87%) DNS
13 10 (18.87%) Red Hat
13 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2013
15 8 (15.09%) Office 365
15 8 (15.09%) MCSE
15 8 (15.09%) Replication
16 7 (13.21%) Unified Communications

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 30 (56.60%) MS Exchange
2 18 (33.96%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (24.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
5 6 (11.32%) Lync
6 5 (9.43%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (7.55%) IIS
7 4 (7.55%) Apache
7 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
8 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Office 365
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.19%) SAN
2 14 (26.42%) Firewall
2 14 (26.42%) VPN
3 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
4 12 (22.64%) DHCP
5 10 (18.87%) DNS
6 7 (13.21%) Unified Communications
7 5 (9.43%) IPsec
7 5 (9.43%) WAN
8 4 (7.55%) IP Telephony
8 4 (7.55%) NAS
9 3 (5.66%) LAN
9 3 (5.66%) Ethernet
9 3 (5.66%) FTP
9 3 (5.66%) HTTP
10 2 (3.77%) Multicast
10 2 (3.77%) VLAN
10 2 (3.77%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) ProC
General
1 4 (7.55%) Back Office
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
1 4 (7.55%) Law
2 2 (3.77%) Banking
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
2 2 (3.77%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Replication
2 5 (9.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 39 (73.58%) Windows
2 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (20.75%) Linux
5 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.77%) Solaris
8 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
1 6 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (11.32%) Network Management
2 5 (9.43%) Validation
3 2 (3.77%) ITIL
3 2 (3.77%) Project Management
3 2 (3.77%) Matrix Management
4 1 (1.89%) DNA
4 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (1.89%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.89%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) Shell Script
1 4 (7.55%) Bash Shell
2 3 (5.66%) SQL
3 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (15.09%) MCSE
3 6 (11.32%) CCNA
3 6 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
5 4 (7.55%) CCNP
6 3 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.77%) CCA
7 2 (3.77%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.77%) MCSA
8 1 (1.89%) MCP
8 1 (1.89%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (50.94%) Active Directory
2 15 (28.30%) vSphere
3 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (20.75%) Hyper-V
5 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (9.43%) VMware ESX
7 4 (7.55%) XenDesktop
8 3 (5.66%) XenApp
8 3 (5.66%) XenServer
8 3 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (3.77%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 15 (28.30%) SCOM
2 6 (11.32%) SCCM
3 5 (9.43%) SCVMM
3 5 (9.43%) SCDPM
3 5 (9.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (5.66%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (67.92%) VMware
2 29 (54.72%) Microsoft
3 14 (26.42%) Cisco
4 11 (20.75%) Citrix
5 10 (18.87%) Red Hat
6 7 (13.21%) HP
7 6 (11.32%) NetApp
8 4 (7.55%) Juniper
9 3 (5.66%) Symantec
10 2 (3.77%) 3PAR
10 2 (3.77%) SonicWALL
10 2 (3.77%) EMC
10 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.89%) ProCurve
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Volt
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago