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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 88 87 113
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 32 43 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.87% 2.37% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 2.47% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 28 40 2
Average salary £37,500 £29,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.11% +18.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
1642 1742 1615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.80% 95.82% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1300 1387 1321
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -15 12 £35,000 +18.64% 4
Crewe - 6 £38,750 - 1
Macclesfield - 3 £25,000 -
Runcorn -7 2 £45,000 +80.00%
Wilmslow - 1 £41,000 -
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (80.00%) Windows
2 47 (67.14%) VMware
3 45 (64.29%) Active Directory
4 40 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (54.29%) MS Exchange
6 34 (48.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 33 (47.14%) Microsoft
8 29 (41.43%) Cisco
9 27 (38.57%) Cisco Certification
10 24 (34.29%) DNS
11 22 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (31.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 21 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (28.57%) MCITP
13 20 (28.57%) CCNA
13 20 (28.57%) ITIL
13 20 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
14 19 (27.14%) MCSE
15 18 (25.71%) TCP/IP
15 18 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2007
16 16 (22.86%) MCSA
16 16 (22.86%) Windows 7
17 15 (21.43%) Hyper-V
17 15 (21.43%) MCP
17 15 (21.43%) SQL
17 15 (21.43%) MCTS
18 14 (20.00%) Firewall
18 14 (20.00%) DHCP
19 13 (18.57%) Finance
20 12 (17.14%) MS Excel

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 38 (54.29%) MS Exchange
2 34 (48.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (8.57%) IIS
6 3 (4.29%) Lync
7 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 11 (15.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Office 365
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.43%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (34.29%) DNS
2 18 (25.71%) TCP/IP
3 14 (20.00%) DHCP
3 14 (20.00%) Firewall
4 11 (15.71%) SSL
5 10 (14.29%) HTTP
5 10 (14.29%) Network Security
6 9 (12.86%) VPN
6 9 (12.86%) LAN
7 8 (11.43%) WAN
7 8 (11.43%) Wireless
8 4 (5.71%) SAN
9 2 (2.86%) IPv4
9 2 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.86%) VoIP
9 2 (2.86%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.86%) FTP
10 1 (1.43%) SMTP
10 1 (1.43%) DMZ
10 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Financial Institution
2 6 (8.57%) Retail
3 3 (4.29%) Back Office
4 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.86%) HTML
1 9 (12.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
1 2 (2.86%) Device Driver
1 2 (2.86%) Clustering
1 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (80.00%) Windows
2 40 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (31.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (22.86%) Windows 7
5 11 (15.71%) Windows XP
6 10 (14.29%) Linux
7 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.71%) CentOS
8 4 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.86%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.86%) UNIX
9 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) ITIL
2 6 (8.57%) Risk Management
2 6 (8.57%) Customer Engagement
3 5 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (2.86%) Project Management
4 2 (2.86%) Incident Management
4 2 (2.86%) Project Planning
4 2 (2.86%) Problem Management
4 2 (2.86%) Time Management
4 2 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.43%) Operations Management
5 1 (1.43%) ITIL V2
5 1 (1.43%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.43%) DevOps
5 1 (1.43%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.43%) Server Building
5 1 (1.43%) Service Management
5 1 (1.43%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.43%) CRM
5 1 (1.43%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.43%) SQL
2 4 (5.71%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.86%) Python
3 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.86%) Java
3 2 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (38.57%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (28.57%) CCNA
3 20 (28.57%) MCITP
4 19 (27.14%) MCSE
5 16 (22.86%) MCSA
6 15 (21.43%) MCP
6 15 (21.43%) MCTS
7 9 (12.86%) Degree
8 7 (10.00%) CCENT
8 7 (10.00%) CCDP
8 7 (10.00%) CCIE
9 4 (5.71%) CCNP
10 3 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.43%) CISSP
11 1 (1.43%) HP ASE
11 1 (1.43%) RHCE
11 1 (1.43%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.43%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 21 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.86%) XenApp
4 2 (2.86%) vSphere
5 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (15.71%) SCCM
2 5 (7.14%) SCOM
3 2 (2.86%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.86%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 47 (67.14%) VMware
2 33 (47.14%) Microsoft
3 29 (41.43%) Cisco
4 9 (12.86%) Citrix
5 8 (11.43%) NetApp
6 5 (7.14%) HP
6 5 (7.14%) Dell
7 2 (2.86%) Mitel
7 2 (2.86%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.43%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.43%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.43%) IBM
8 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.43%) Symantec
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