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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 89 105 103
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 39 5 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.03% 0.30% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 0.32% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35 5 28
Average salary £29,500 £29,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.72% +5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £49,700 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.60% +8.57%
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
1812 1564 2128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.23% 93.99% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1453 1268 1839
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(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 - 27 £29,500 - 2
Knutsford - 4 £29,000 -
Runcorn - 3 £25,000 - 1
Chester - 3 £43,460 - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 48 (80.00%) Windows
2 43 (71.67%) Microsoft
3 32 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (51.67%) MS Exchange
5 29 (48.33%) VMware
5 29 (48.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (46.67%) Windows 7
7 27 (45.00%) TCP/IP
7 27 (45.00%) MCSA
7 27 (45.00%) Active Directory
8 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (31.67%) MS Excel
9 19 (31.67%) DNS
10 18 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 17 (28.33%) DHCP
12 16 (26.67%) Cisco
12 16 (26.67%) MCSE
12 16 (26.67%) MCP
13 15 (25.00%) ITIL
13 15 (25.00%) VPN
13 15 (25.00%) Hyper-V
13 15 (25.00%) Windows 8
14 14 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (23.33%) MS Office
15 13 (21.67%) MCTS
15 13 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2007
16 12 (20.00%) MCITP
16 12 (20.00%) Firewall
16 12 (20.00%) Windows XP
16 12 (20.00%) SAN

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (51.67%) MS Exchange
2 18 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (15.00%) IIS
5 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.00%) Apache
5 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.67%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (31.67%) MS Excel
2 14 (23.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 27 (45.00%) TCP/IP
2 19 (31.67%) DNS
3 17 (28.33%) DHCP
4 15 (25.00%) VPN
5 12 (20.00%) Firewall
5 12 (20.00%) SAN
6 10 (16.67%) Network Security
7 6 (10.00%) WAN
7 6 (10.00%) LAN
8 5 (8.33%) NAS
9 4 (6.67%) VoIP
9 4 (6.67%) iSCSI
10 2 (3.33%) DMZ
10 2 (3.33%) EIGRP
10 2 (3.33%) OSPF
10 2 (3.33%) Wireless
11 1 (1.67%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (1.67%) BGP
11 1 (1.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) .NET
2 2 (3.33%) Web Services
2 2 (3.33%) Middleware
3 1 (1.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 10 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 7 (11.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 48 (80.00%) Windows
2 29 (48.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (46.67%) Windows 7
4 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 12 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 10 (16.67%) Linux
8 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (13.33%) UNIX
10 2 (3.33%) Solaris
11 1 (1.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) ITIL
2 8 (13.33%) Migration
3 7 (11.67%) Service Management
4 6 (10.00%) Security Management
5 5 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 5 (8.33%) Information Security
6 4 (6.67%) Change Management
7 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.33%) Information Security Management
7 2 (3.33%) Security Architecture
7 2 (3.33%) Investment Management
8 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (1.67%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.67%) TOGAF
8 1 (1.67%) Supplier Management
8 1 (1.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 1 (1.67%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.67%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) SQL
2 5 (8.33%) VB6
2 5 (8.33%) VB
2 5 (8.33%) VB.NET
3 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.33%) Java
4 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (45.00%) MCSA
3 16 (26.67%) MCSE
3 16 (26.67%) MCP
4 13 (21.67%) MCTS
5 12 (20.00%) MCITP
6 8 (13.33%) Degree
7 3 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.67%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.67%) CCNP
9 1 (1.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 14 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (10.00%) XenApp
5 5 (8.33%) XenDesktop
6 4 (6.67%) VMware ESX
7 3 (5.00%) vSphere
8 1 (1.67%) vCloud
8 1 (1.67%) XenServer
8 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.67%) SCCM
2 1 (1.67%) SCOM
2 1 (1.67%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 43 (71.67%) Microsoft
2 29 (48.33%) VMware
3 16 (26.67%) Cisco
4 10 (16.67%) Citrix
5 7 (11.67%) Dell
6 6 (10.00%) HP
6 6 (10.00%) NetApp
7 4 (6.67%) Symantec
8 3 (5.00%) Juniper
8 3 (5.00%) CommVault
8 3 (5.00%) EMC
8 3 (5.00%) Oracle
9 2 (3.33%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.67%) Sophos
10 1 (1.67%) Apple
10 1 (1.67%) IBM
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