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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 94 89 108
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 33 38 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.90% 1.93% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 2.05% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 28 34 7
Average salary £38,750 £31,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.01% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,725 £37,350 £47,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
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
1667 1850 1483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.19% 94.10% 94.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1381 1485 1201
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 September 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 September 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 -4 15 £29,000 -6.45% 1
Crewe - 4 £37,000 - 2
Macclesfield - 3 £25,000 -
Chester -5 2 - - 1
Wilmslow - 1 £42,500 - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 54 (78.26%) Windows
2 48 (69.57%) VMware
3 46 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 37 (53.62%) MS Exchange
4 37 (53.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (49.28%) Microsoft
6 33 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 25 (36.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (36.23%) DNS
7 25 (36.23%) Cisco
8 23 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (31.88%) ITIL
9 22 (31.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (28.99%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (27.54%) MCSE
11 19 (27.54%) Exchange Server 2013
12 18 (26.09%) MCITP
12 18 (26.09%) TCP/IP
13 17 (24.64%) MCSA
13 17 (24.64%) CCNA
13 17 (24.64%) Exchange Server 2007
14 16 (23.19%) Hyper-V
14 16 (23.19%) Windows 7
15 15 (21.74%) SCCM
15 15 (21.74%) MCTS
15 15 (21.74%) Firewall
15 15 (21.74%) MCP
15 15 (21.74%) DHCP
16 14 (20.29%) SQL
17 12 (17.39%) MS Office

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 37 (53.62%) MS Exchange
2 33 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (27.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (24.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (8.70%) IIS
6 3 (4.35%) Lync
7 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) MS Office
2 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) Office 365
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 25 (36.23%) DNS
2 18 (26.09%) TCP/IP
3 15 (21.74%) DHCP
3 15 (21.74%) Firewall
4 11 (15.94%) SSL
4 11 (15.94%) VPN
5 10 (14.49%) HTTP
5 10 (14.49%) Network Security
6 8 (11.59%) Wireless
6 8 (11.59%) LAN
6 8 (11.59%) WAN
7 4 (5.80%) SAN
8 3 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (4.35%) VoIP
9 2 (2.90%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.90%) IPv4
9 2 (2.90%) DMZ
9 2 (2.90%) VLAN
9 2 (2.90%) Skype
10 1 (1.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (17.39%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Financial Institution
2 6 (8.70%) Retail
3 3 (4.35%) Back Office
4 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.90%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) HTML
1 9 (13.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.90%) User Experience
2 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.90%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.45%) Clustering
3 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 54 (78.26%) Windows
2 37 (53.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (31.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (23.19%) Windows 7
5 11 (15.94%) Windows XP
6 8 (11.59%) Linux
7 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.35%) UNIX
9 2 (2.90%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.90%) CentOS
9 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) ITIL
2 6 (8.70%) Risk Management
2 6 (8.70%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (5.80%) Incident Management
4 3 (4.35%) Migration
5 2 (2.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (2.90%) Project Management
5 2 (2.90%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.90%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.45%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.45%) DevOps
6 1 (1.45%) Server Building
6 1 (1.45%) Time Management
6 1 (1.45%) Project Planning
6 1 (1.45%) Operations Management
6 1 (1.45%) Service Management
6 1 (1.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.45%) CRM
6 1 (1.45%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.29%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.90%) Python
3 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.90%) Java
3 2 (2.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (28.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (27.54%) MCSE
4 18 (26.09%) MCITP
5 17 (24.64%) MCSA
5 17 (24.64%) CCNA
6 15 (21.74%) MCTS
6 15 (21.74%) MCP
7 9 (13.04%) Degree
8 6 (8.70%) CCENT
8 6 (8.70%) CCDP
8 6 (8.70%) CCIE
9 4 (5.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.90%) CCNP
11 1 (1.45%) CCA
11 1 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 25 (36.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (23.19%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.35%) XenApp
4 3 (4.35%) vSphere
5 2 (2.90%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.45%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (21.74%) SCCM
2 7 (10.14%) SCOM
3 1 (1.45%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.45%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 48 (69.57%) VMware
2 34 (49.28%) Microsoft
3 25 (36.23%) Cisco
4 10 (14.49%) Citrix
5 6 (8.70%) Dell
6 4 (5.80%) HP
6 4 (5.80%) NetApp
7 2 (2.90%) Mitel
7 2 (2.90%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.45%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.45%) Symantec
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