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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 85 119 124
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 42 2 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.19% 0.12% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 0.12% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 40 2 19
Average salary £40,000 £46,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +31.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £39,200 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,800 £49,700
UK excluding London average salary £38,450 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.53% -
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
1779 1606 2140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.80% 94.69% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1542 1293 1862
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 £24,500 £25,000 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
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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 - 17 £35,000 - 1
Chester - 4 £50,000 - 1
Nantwich - 4 £35,000 -
Crewe +19 3 £37,500 -
Runcorn - 3 £25,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £42,500 -
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 19 December 2014, 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 59 (79.73%) Windows
2 47 (63.51%) Microsoft
2 47 (63.51%) VMware
3 37 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 33 (44.59%) TCP/IP
5 31 (41.89%) MS Exchange
5 31 (41.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (40.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (36.49%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (32.43%) Cisco
9 23 (31.08%) SAN
10 22 (29.73%) DNS
11 21 (28.38%) Linux
12 18 (24.32%) DHCP
13 17 (22.97%) Citrix
14 16 (21.62%) EMC
14 16 (21.62%) MCSA
14 16 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
14 16 (21.62%) Hyper-V
15 15 (20.27%) Network Security
15 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
16 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (18.92%) MCSE
16 14 (18.92%) MCITP
16 14 (18.92%) VMware ESX
17 13 (17.57%) Windows 7
17 13 (17.57%) NetApp
18 12 (16.22%) Dell
18 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
18 12 (16.22%) IIS

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 31 (41.89%) MS Exchange
2 16 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (16.22%) IIS
4 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (8.11%) Lync
6 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.35%) Apache
8 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.46%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (44.59%) TCP/IP
2 23 (31.08%) SAN
3 22 (29.73%) DNS
4 18 (24.32%) DHCP
5 15 (20.27%) Network Security
6 11 (14.86%) VPN
7 9 (12.16%) NAS
7 9 (12.16%) Firewall
8 8 (10.81%) iSCSI
9 7 (9.46%) LAN
10 5 (6.76%) VoIP
10 5 (6.76%) WAN
10 5 (6.76%) Wireless
11 3 (4.05%) Internet
12 2 (2.70%) OSPF
12 2 (2.70%) EIGRP
12 2 (2.70%) WLAN
12 2 (2.70%) VLAN
12 2 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.35%) MySQL
General
1 9 (12.16%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.35%) Games
2 1 (1.35%) Retail
2 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) .NET
2 1 (1.35%) Web Services
2 1 (1.35%) XML
2 1 (1.35%) Middleware
2 1 (1.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Thin Client
1 12 (16.22%) Fat Client
2 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) Clustering
4 2 (2.70%) Celerra
4 2 (2.70%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.70%) Open Source
5 1 (1.35%) Life Science
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 59 (79.73%) Windows
2 31 (41.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (28.38%) Linux
4 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (17.57%) Windows 7
6 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (14.86%) Windows 8
8 6 (8.11%) Solaris
9 4 (5.41%) Windows XP
9 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.70%) CentOS
10 2 (2.70%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.70%) UNIX
11 1 (1.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (12.16%) ITIL
2 9 (12.16%) Migration
3 8 (10.81%) Change Management
4 5 (6.76%) Information Security
4 5 (6.76%) Security Management
5 4 (5.41%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (4.05%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.05%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.70%) Network Design
7 2 (2.70%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.70%) Time Management
7 2 (2.70%) Project Management
7 2 (2.70%) Service Management
7 2 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.70%) Line Management
8 1 (1.35%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.35%) Coaching
8 1 (1.35%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.22%) PowerShell
2 11 (14.86%) SQL
3 10 (13.51%) VB
4 4 (5.41%) VBScript
5 2 (2.70%) VB6
5 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.35%) Python
6 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.35%) Java
6 1 (1.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (40.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (21.62%) MCSA
3 14 (18.92%) MCSE
3 14 (18.92%) MCITP
4 8 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (9.46%) Degree
5 7 (9.46%) MCTS
6 6 (8.11%) MCP
7 5 (6.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (5.41%) CCNP
9 2 (2.70%) CCNA
9 2 (2.70%) Avaya Certification
10 1 (1.35%) RHCSA
10 1 (1.35%) CISSP
10 1 (1.35%) RHCE
10 1 (1.35%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 27 (36.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (21.62%) Hyper-V
4 14 (18.92%) VMware ESX
5 7 (9.46%) XenApp
6 6 (8.11%) vSphere
7 4 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (5.41%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.35%) Samba
9 1 (1.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) Backup Exec
2 5 (6.76%) SCCM
2 5 (6.76%) SCOM
3 3 (4.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (4.05%) WSUS
3 3 (4.05%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (4.05%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 47 (63.51%) Microsoft
1 47 (63.51%) VMware
2 24 (32.43%) Cisco
3 17 (22.97%) Citrix
4 16 (21.62%) EMC
5 13 (17.57%) NetApp
6 12 (16.22%) Dell
7 10 (13.51%) HP
7 10 (13.51%) Symantec
8 8 (10.81%) CommVault
9 7 (9.46%) Oracle
10 4 (5.41%) Juniper
10 4 (5.41%) NETGEAR
11 3 (4.05%) Splunk
11 3 (4.05%) Sophos
11 3 (4.05%) Avaya
12 2 (2.70%) McAfee
12 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.70%) Aerohive Networks
13 1 (1.35%) ZTE
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