The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 63 26 56
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +30
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 7 23 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.01% 6.07% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 6.59% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 4
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Infrastructure Engineer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
667 349 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.53% 92.08% 98.44%
Number of salaries quoted 586 293 431
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,700 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,350 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Trend in Cardiff

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 26 (92.86%) VMware
2 24 (85.71%) Windows
3 21 (75.00%) Cisco
4 18 (64.29%) MS Exchange
4 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (60.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
6 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
7 14 (50.00%) MS Excel
8 13 (46.43%) Firewall
8 13 (46.43%) Office 365
8 13 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (35.71%) Terminal Services
10 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (32.14%) SQL
10 9 (32.14%) CCNA
11 8 (28.57%) MCSE
11 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (25.00%) SAN
12 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (14.29%) Finance
14 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
15 3 (10.71%) WAN
15 3 (10.71%) LAN
15 3 (10.71%) IIS
15 3 (10.71%) Citrix

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 18 (64.29%) MS Exchange
2 17 (60.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (10.71%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (46.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) Firewall
2 7 (25.00%) SAN
3 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.71%) LAN
4 3 (10.71%) WAN
5 2 (7.14%) VoIP
6 1 (3.57%) VPN
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) CCNA
1 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (28.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) CCA
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (35.71%) Terminal Services
3 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 2 (7.14%) XenServer
5 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) VMware
2 21 (75.00%) Cisco
3 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Dell