The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 81 108 123
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 36 5 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.00% 0.32% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 0.34% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 28 3 19
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,900 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,400 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1691 1459 2006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.84% 93.29% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1404 1133 1687
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £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 Cheshire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Trend in Cheshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 10 £32,000 -
Runcorn 0 6 - -
Chester - 4 £50,000 - 2
Nantwich - 3 £40,000 -
Crewe +16 2 £40,000 +6.66%
Knutsford - 1 £47,500 -
Northwich - 1 £31,500 -
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 56 (86.15%) Windows
2 45 (69.23%) VMware
3 39 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 36 (55.38%) Microsoft
5 32 (49.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (43.08%) MS Exchange
7 25 (38.46%) TCP/IP
8 24 (36.92%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (33.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (33.85%) Linux
10 18 (27.69%) Cisco
11 16 (24.62%) DNS
11 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (23.08%) SAN
12 15 (23.08%) NetApp
12 15 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (20.00%) DHCP
13 13 (20.00%) EMC
13 13 (20.00%) MCITP
13 13 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
14 12 (18.46%) Network Security
14 12 (18.46%) VMware ESX
14 12 (18.46%) Citrix
15 11 (16.92%) MCSE
15 11 (16.92%) SQL
15 11 (16.92%) VB
15 11 (16.92%) Hyper-V
16 10 (15.38%) MCSA
16 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
16 10 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 28 (43.08%) MS Exchange
2 15 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (10.77%) IIS
5 6 (9.23%) Lync
6 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.54%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 16 (24.62%) DNS
3 15 (23.08%) SAN
4 13 (20.00%) DHCP
5 12 (18.46%) Network Security
6 9 (13.85%) VPN
7 6 (9.23%) LAN
7 6 (9.23%) Firewall
7 6 (9.23%) iSCSI
8 5 (7.69%) NAS
8 5 (7.69%) Wireless
9 4 (6.15%) WAN
10 3 (4.62%) Internet
11 2 (3.08%) VoIP
11 2 (3.08%) WLAN
11 2 (3.08%) Intranet
11 2 (3.08%) VLAN
11 2 (3.08%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (1.54%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) MySQL
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Retail
2 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.54%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) .NET
2 1 (1.54%) XML
2 1 (1.54%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Fat Client
1 9 (13.85%) Thin Client
2 4 (6.15%) Clustering
2 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) Celerra
3 2 (3.08%) Data Extraction
3 2 (3.08%) Open Source
4 1 (1.54%) Life Science
4 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 56 (86.15%) Windows
2 32 (49.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (33.85%) Linux
4 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (12.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (9.23%) CentOS
7 5 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.69%) Solaris
8 2 (3.08%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (10.77%) Migration
3 6 (9.23%) Time Management
3 6 (9.23%) Project Planning
4 5 (7.69%) Change Management
5 4 (6.15%) ITIL
5 4 (6.15%) Problem Management
5 4 (6.15%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (4.62%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.62%) Information Security
7 2 (3.08%) Project Management
7 2 (3.08%) Network Design
7 2 (3.08%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.54%) Coaching
8 1 (1.54%) Change Control
8 1 (1.54%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.54%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.54%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (1.54%) Service Management
8 1 (1.54%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.92%) SQL
1 11 (16.92%) VB
2 10 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.15%) VBScript
4 3 (4.62%) VB6
4 3 (4.62%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.54%) Python
6 1 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (33.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (20.00%) MCITP
3 11 (16.92%) MCSE
4 10 (15.38%) MCSA
5 7 (10.77%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (7.69%) Degree
6 5 (7.69%) MCTS
6 5 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (6.15%) MCP
7 4 (6.15%) CCNP
8 2 (3.08%) Avaya Certification
9 1 (1.54%) RHCSA
9 1 (1.54%) CISSP
9 1 (1.54%) CCNA
9 1 (1.54%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 24 (36.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (18.46%) VMware ESX
4 11 (16.92%) Hyper-V
5 5 (7.69%) vSphere
6 4 (6.15%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.62%) XenApp
8 2 (3.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.54%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) SCCM
1 5 (7.69%) SCOM
1 5 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (4.62%) WSUS
2 3 (4.62%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (4.62%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 45 (69.23%) VMware
2 36 (55.38%) Microsoft
3 18 (27.69%) Cisco
4 15 (23.08%) NetApp
5 13 (20.00%) EMC
6 12 (18.46%) Citrix
7 8 (12.31%) Symantec
7 8 (12.31%) Dell
8 7 (10.77%) HP
9 6 (9.23%) Oracle
9 6 (9.23%) CommVault
10 4 (6.15%) NETGEAR
11 3 (4.62%) Splunk
11 3 (4.62%) Sophos
11 3 (4.62%) Avaya
12 2 (3.08%) McAfee
12 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
12 2 (3.08%) Aerohive Networks
13 1 (1.54%) ZTE
13 1 (1.54%) IBM
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