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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 44 54 47
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 22 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.63% 1.58% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.73% 1.64% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 2
Average salary £28,000 £34,250 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.24% +1.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £35,450 £36,150 £34,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
590 550 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.36% 96.66% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 512 471 361
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 2014.

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 50 (98.04%) VMware
2 42 (82.35%) Windows
3 31 (60.78%) Cisco
4 29 (56.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (56.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (50.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (49.02%) Firewall
7 22 (43.14%) Office 365
8 21 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2003
8 21 (41.18%) MS Exchange
9 15 (29.41%) CCNA
9 15 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (27.45%) SAN
10 14 (27.45%) Linux
10 14 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
11 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
11 13 (25.49%) Terminal Services
11 13 (25.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (23.53%) Red Hat
12 12 (23.53%) MCSE
13 11 (21.57%) Hyper-V
14 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
15 8 (15.69%) Solaris
15 8 (15.69%) ITIL
15 8 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2007
16 7 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (13.73%) HP

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2003
1 21 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 13 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (9.80%) JBoss
4 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.84%) Lync
5 4 (7.84%) Apache
5 4 (7.84%) IIS
6 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
6 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (43.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (49.02%) Firewall
2 14 (27.45%) SAN
3 4 (7.84%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (7.84%) iSCSI
3 4 (7.84%) VoIP
4 3 (5.88%) WAN
4 3 (5.88%) LAN
5 2 (3.92%) VPN
5 2 (3.92%) DNS
5 2 (3.92%) DHCP
6 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.96%) VRRP
6 1 (1.96%) VLAN
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.96%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) OLTP
1 1 (1.96%) OLAP
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) LAMP
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.96%) Clustering
2 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 42 (82.35%) Windows
2 29 (56.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 29 (56.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (50.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (27.45%) Linux
5 8 (15.69%) Solaris
6 7 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (11.76%) UNIX
8 5 (9.80%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (7.84%) CentOS
9 4 (7.84%) AIX
10 2 (3.92%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.69%) ITIL
2 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
3 3 (5.88%) Service Management
3 3 (5.88%) Change Management
3 3 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (5.88%) Competitive Intelligence
3 3 (5.88%) Line Management
3 3 (5.88%) Network Design
4 2 (3.92%) Load Balancing
4 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.96%) Project Management
5 1 (1.96%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.96%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (1.96%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) Python
2 4 (7.84%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) CCNA
1 15 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (25.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (23.53%) MCSE
4 6 (11.76%) CCA
4 6 (11.76%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (9.80%) CCNP
6 4 (7.84%) Degree
7 3 (5.88%) RHCE
8 1 (1.96%) MCP
8 1 (1.96%) MCSA
8 1 (1.96%) MCITP
8 1 (1.96%) VCP5
System Software
1 14 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
2 13 (25.49%) Terminal Services
3 11 (21.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.96%) vSphere
4 1 (1.96%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 50 (98.04%) VMware
2 31 (60.78%) Cisco
3 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
4 12 (23.53%) Red Hat
5 7 (13.73%) HP
6 6 (11.76%) Dell
7 4 (7.84%) NetApp
8 3 (5.88%) Oracle
8 3 (5.88%) IBM
9 2 (3.92%) Novell
10 1 (1.96%) Citrix
10 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.96%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.96%) SonicWALL