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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 109 103 100
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 21 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.04% 0.82% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.87% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 9
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £22,700 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
1928 1721 1585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.45% 94.30% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1764 1522 1375
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (82.05%) Windows
2 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 29 (74.36%) VMware
4 26 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 19 (48.72%) MS Exchange
5 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (41.03%) SAN
7 16 (41.03%) Hyper-V
8 14 (35.90%) MS Excel
8 14 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (33.33%) WAN
9 13 (33.33%) vSphere
10 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (28.21%) SQL
11 11 (28.21%) MCSE
11 11 (28.21%) LAN
11 11 (28.21%) Citrix
11 11 (28.21%) SCOM
12 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
12 10 (25.64%) VPN
12 10 (25.64%) Network Monitoring
13 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (20.51%) Firewall
14 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (20.51%) NAS
15 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2003
15 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (15.38%) Validation

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (48.72%) MS Exchange
2 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (7.69%) Lync
6 2 (5.13%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.56%) IIS
7 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.56%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 14 (35.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Office 365
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (41.03%) SAN
2 13 (33.33%) WAN
3 11 (28.21%) LAN
4 10 (25.64%) VPN
5 8 (20.51%) Firewall
5 8 (20.51%) NAS
6 4 (10.26%) DHCP
7 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
7 3 (7.69%) DNS
7 3 (7.69%) Network Security
8 2 (5.13%) iSCSI
8 2 (5.13%) Unified Communications
8 2 (5.13%) VoIP
9 1 (2.56%) MPLS
9 1 (2.56%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) ProC
General
1 2 (5.13%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (82.05%) Windows
2 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.69%) Linux
6 2 (5.13%) Solaris
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.56%) UNIX
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (15.38%) Validation
3 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.56%) DNA
5 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.56%) Project Management
5 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.56%) Network Management
5 1 (2.56%) High Availability
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.56%) Migration
5 1 (2.56%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (28.21%) MCSE
3 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (7.69%) MCITP
5 3 (7.69%) CCA
5 3 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (7.69%) MCSA
6 2 (5.13%) MCP
6 2 (5.13%) CCNA
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 16 (41.03%) Hyper-V
3 14 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (33.33%) vSphere
5 6 (15.38%) XenApp
6 2 (5.13%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) SCOM
2 6 (15.38%) SCCM
3 5 (12.82%) SCVMM
3 5 (12.82%) SCDPM
3 5 (12.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (5.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 29 (74.36%) VMware
3 11 (28.21%) Citrix
4 4 (10.26%) Cisco
5 3 (7.69%) HP
5 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 3 (7.69%) Symantec
6 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.56%) Altiris
6 1 (2.56%) ProCurve
6 1 (2.56%) Acronis
6 1 (2.56%) Dell
6 1 (2.56%) EMC
6 1 (2.56%) IBM
6 1 (2.56%) NetApp
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
S S P Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + competitive, DOE
Posted: 23 days ago