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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 67 62 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -30
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 10 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.41% 1.62% 5.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.66% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 18
Average salary £36,000 £31,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £37,550
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
693 663 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.61% 97.79% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 570 578 338
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 28 (96.55%) Windows
1 28 (96.55%) Windows Server
2 22 (75.86%) MS Exchange
3 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
3 20 (68.97%) VMware
4 19 (65.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (58.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
7 15 (51.72%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (48.28%) SAN
9 13 (44.83%) Cisco
9 13 (44.83%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
11 9 (31.03%) vSphere
11 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (27.59%) Firewall
13 7 (24.14%) Citrix
14 5 (17.24%) IIS
14 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2003
15 4 (13.79%) XenApp
15 4 (13.79%) XenServer
15 4 (13.79%) XenDesktop
15 4 (13.79%) WSUS
15 4 (13.79%) Dell
15 4 (13.79%) Terminal Services
15 4 (13.79%) EqualLogic
15 4 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
15 4 (13.79%) Office 365

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 22 (75.86%) MS Exchange
2 17 (58.62%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (51.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (44.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (17.24%) IIS
6 3 (10.34%) OpenStack
7 2 (6.90%) Apache
8 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (3.45%) JBoss
8 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
8 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
8 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (48.28%) SAN
2 8 (27.59%) Firewall
3 3 (10.34%) Internet
3 3 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (6.90%) DHCP
4 2 (6.90%) DNS
4 2 (6.90%) LAN
4 2 (6.90%) WAN
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (3.45%) HTTP
5 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (3.45%) Advertising
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) EqualLogic
2 3 (10.34%) Clustering
2 3 (10.34%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Windows
1 28 (96.55%) Windows Server
2 19 (65.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) Coaching
1 3 (10.34%) High Availability
1 3 (10.34%) ITIL
2 2 (6.90%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) MCSE
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) CCNP
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) MCITP
2 1 (3.45%) MCSA
System Software
1 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
2 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (31.03%) vSphere
3 4 (13.79%) Terminal Services
3 4 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (13.79%) XenApp
3 4 (13.79%) XenDesktop
3 4 (13.79%) XenServer
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) WSUS
2 1 (3.45%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) VMware
2 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 13 (44.83%) Cisco
4 7 (24.14%) Citrix
5 4 (13.79%) Dell
6 3 (10.34%) Nexenta
7 2 (6.90%) NetApp
8 1 (3.45%) Aastra
8 1 (3.45%) Apple
8 1 (3.45%) Avaya
8 1 (3.45%) Juniper
8 1 (3.45%) Red Hat