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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 58 34 57
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 12 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.80% 4.33% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 4.72% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 1
Average salary £27,750 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.61% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £38,400 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -
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
649 360 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.59% 91.60% 98.67%
Number of salaries quoted 576 322 386
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,100 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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 30 January 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 30 (93.75%) VMware
2 29 (90.63%) Windows
3 25 (78.13%) Cisco
4 21 (65.63%) MS Exchange
4 21 (65.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (65.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (65.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (59.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (53.13%) Office 365
6 17 (53.13%) Firewall
6 17 (53.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 14 (43.75%) MS Excel
9 13 (40.63%) Terminal Services
10 11 (34.38%) CCNA
10 11 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (28.13%) SQL
11 9 (28.13%) MCSE
12 7 (21.88%) SAN
12 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (15.63%) Finance
15 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
16 3 (9.38%) VoIP
16 3 (9.38%) IIS
16 3 (9.38%) Linux
17 2 (6.25%) WAN

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (65.63%) MS Exchange
2 19 (59.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (53.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (9.38%) IIS
7 1 (3.13%) Lync
7 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (43.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (53.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (53.13%) Firewall
2 7 (21.88%) SAN
3 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.38%) VoIP
5 2 (6.25%) WAN
5 2 (6.25%) LAN
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 29 (90.63%) Windows
2 21 (65.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 21 (65.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (65.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (9.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) CCNA
1 11 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (28.13%) MCSE
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) CCA
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.13%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) MCP
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (40.63%) Terminal Services
3 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.25%) XenServer
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) VMware
2 25 (78.13%) Cisco
3 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) Dell