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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 93 103 99
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 29 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.49% 0.99% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.06% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 11
Average salary £39,250 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.16% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £38,250 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,982 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +5.66%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1836 1895 1592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.15% 93.67% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1588 1670 1406
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 25 July 2014.

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 32 (71.11%) Windows
2 27 (60.00%) VMware
3 26 (57.78%) MS Exchange
4 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 21 (46.67%) Active Directory
6 17 (37.78%) Cisco
7 16 (35.56%) Firewall
8 15 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (31.11%) VPN
10 13 (28.89%) TCP/IP
10 13 (28.89%) SAN
10 13 (28.89%) Linux
11 12 (26.67%) DHCP
11 12 (26.67%) SCOM
11 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (22.22%) DNS
13 10 (22.22%) Replication
13 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (20.00%) Red Hat
14 9 (20.00%) Citrix
14 9 (20.00%) Hyper-V
14 9 (20.00%) vSphere
15 7 (15.56%) IPsec
15 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (15.56%) Apache
15 7 (15.56%) Tomcat
15 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
15 7 (15.56%) Office 365

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 26 (57.78%) MS Exchange
2 15 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (15.56%) Apache
4 7 (15.56%) Tomcat
5 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 5 (11.11%) IIS
7 4 (8.89%) Lync
7 4 (8.89%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Office 365
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (35.56%) Firewall
2 14 (31.11%) VPN
3 13 (28.89%) TCP/IP
3 13 (28.89%) SAN
4 12 (26.67%) DHCP
5 10 (22.22%) DNS
6 7 (15.56%) IPsec
7 6 (13.33%) Unified Communications
8 5 (11.11%) Ethernet
8 5 (11.11%) FTP
8 5 (11.11%) HTTP
9 4 (8.89%) IP Telephony
9 4 (8.89%) NAS
10 3 (6.67%) LAN
10 3 (6.67%) WAN
11 2 (4.44%) VLAN
11 2 (4.44%) Multicast
12 1 (2.22%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Back Office
3 2 (4.44%) Law
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Replication
2 6 (13.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (71.11%) Windows
2 13 (28.89%) Linux
3 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.22%) CentOS
7 1 (2.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.33%) Service Delivery
1 6 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (13.33%) Network Management
2 3 (6.67%) Validation
3 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (4.44%) Project Management
3 2 (4.44%) Matrix Management
4 1 (2.22%) ITIL
4 1 (2.22%) DNA
4 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) Shell Script
1 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.11%) CCNA
2 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) CCNP
4 2 (4.44%) MCSE
5 1 (2.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (20.00%) vSphere
4 6 (13.33%) VMware ESX
4 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (11.11%) XenServer
5 5 (11.11%) XenDesktop
6 3 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.44%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) SCOM
2 5 (11.11%) WSUS
3 4 (8.89%) SCCM
3 4 (8.89%) SCVMM
3 4 (8.89%) SCDPM
3 4 (8.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) VMware
2 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 17 (37.78%) Cisco
4 9 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 9 (20.00%) Citrix
5 6 (13.33%) Juniper
5 6 (13.33%) NetApp
6 4 (8.89%) HP
7 3 (6.67%) Symantec
8 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.44%) EMC
8 2 (4.44%) SonicWALL
8 2 (4.44%) 3PAR
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: Unspecified £40,000 - £50,000 + Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago