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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 100 112 107
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 30 10 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.52% 0.60% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 0.64% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 29 10 27
Average salary £35,500 £28,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.47% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,700 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
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
1822 1572 1956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.11% 94.93% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1568 1300 1627
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 £23,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 October 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 30 October 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 - 15 £35,000 - 1
Runcorn - 7 £25,000 -
Chester - 2 £36,000 - 3
Crewe - 2 £35,000 -
Wilmslow -19 1 £42,500 +54.54% 1
Nantwich - 1 £35,000 -
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 56 (77.78%) Windows
2 51 (70.83%) Microsoft
3 40 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (51.39%) Active Directory
4 37 (51.39%) TCP/IP
5 36 (50.00%) VMware
6 34 (47.22%) MS Exchange
7 31 (43.06%) MCSA
8 29 (40.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (36.11%) DNS
10 25 (34.72%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (31.94%) DHCP
11 23 (31.94%) Windows 7
12 21 (29.17%) Hyper-V
12 21 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
12 21 (29.17%) MS Excel
12 21 (29.17%) VPN
13 20 (27.78%) Linux
14 19 (26.39%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (25.00%) Cisco
16 17 (23.61%) SAN
16 17 (23.61%) MS Office
16 17 (23.61%) MCTS
17 16 (22.22%) Network Security
17 16 (22.22%) MCSE
18 15 (20.83%) MCP
18 15 (20.83%) Thin Client
18 15 (20.83%) Fat Client
19 14 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2007
20 13 (18.06%) MCITP

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 34 (47.22%) MS Exchange
2 21 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (15.28%) IIS
5 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.56%) Lync
7 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.39%) Apache
8 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 17 (23.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (51.39%) TCP/IP
2 26 (36.11%) DNS
3 23 (31.94%) DHCP
4 21 (29.17%) VPN
5 17 (23.61%) SAN
6 16 (22.22%) Network Security
7 10 (13.89%) LAN
8 9 (12.50%) WAN
8 9 (12.50%) NAS
9 8 (11.11%) iSCSI
10 7 (9.72%) Firewall
11 4 (5.56%) VoIP
12 3 (4.17%) Internet
13 2 (2.78%) OSPF
13 2 (2.78%) EIGRP
13 2 (2.78%) Wireless
14 1 (1.39%) VLAN
14 1 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
14 1 (1.39%) MPLS
14 1 (1.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.39%) MySQL
General
1 7 (9.72%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Games
2 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (1.39%) CSS
2 1 (1.39%) Web Services
2 1 (1.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.83%) Thin Client
1 15 (20.83%) Fat Client
2 7 (9.72%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.78%) Open Source
5 1 (1.39%) Celerra
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.39%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 56 (77.78%) Windows
2 29 (40.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (31.94%) Windows 7
4 20 (27.78%) Linux
5 19 (26.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (13.89%) Windows 8
8 9 (12.50%) Windows XP
9 8 (11.11%) UNIX
10 6 (8.33%) Solaris
11 1 (1.39%) AIX
11 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.28%) ITIL
2 9 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (9.72%) Service Management
3 7 (9.72%) Change Management
4 6 (8.33%) Security Management
5 5 (6.94%) Information Security
5 5 (6.94%) Migration
6 3 (4.17%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.78%) Line Management
7 2 (2.78%) Risk Management
7 2 (2.78%) Information Security Management
8 1 (1.39%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.39%) TOGAF
8 1 (1.39%) Network Design
8 1 (1.39%) Supplier Management
8 1 (1.39%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (1.39%) Investment Management
8 1 (1.39%) Security Architecture
8 1 (1.39%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.50%) SQL
2 8 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.56%) VB
4 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.39%) Java
5 1 (1.39%) Perl
5 1 (1.39%) Python
5 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (43.06%) MCSA
3 17 (23.61%) MCTS
4 16 (22.22%) MCSE
5 15 (20.83%) MCP
6 13 (18.06%) MCITP
7 8 (11.11%) Degree
8 5 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (6.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.78%) CCNP
9 2 (2.78%) CCNA
10 1 (1.39%) CISSP
10 1 (1.39%) RHCE
10 1 (1.39%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.39%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) SLA
1 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (51.39%) Active Directory
2 25 (34.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (29.17%) Hyper-V
4 8 (11.11%) VMware ESX
5 6 (8.33%) XenApp
6 5 (6.94%) XenDesktop
7 4 (5.56%) vSphere
7 4 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.39%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.39%) Samba
8 1 (1.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) SCCM
1 4 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.39%) WSUS
3 1 (1.39%) SCOM
3 1 (1.39%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 51 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 36 (50.00%) VMware
3 18 (25.00%) Cisco
4 13 (18.06%) Citrix
5 11 (15.28%) HP
5 11 (15.28%) Dell
6 10 (13.89%) NetApp
7 8 (11.11%) EMC
8 7 (9.72%) Oracle
8 7 (9.72%) Symantec
9 5 (6.94%) CommVault
10 4 (5.56%) NETGEAR
10 4 (5.56%) Juniper
11 3 (4.17%) Sophos
12 2 (2.78%) ProCurve
12 2 (2.78%) Avaya
12 2 (2.78%) IBM
12 2 (2.78%) Splunk
13 1 (1.39%) ZTE
13 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
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