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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 78 100 115
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 35 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.05% 1.39% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 1.44% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 19
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,275 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
1610 1739 1780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.26% 96.77% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1221 1267 1398
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +5 12 £36,250 -3.33% 1
Runcorn +6 10 £39,125 +18.56% 1
Crewe - 6 £37,500 - 4
Macclesfield - 2 £37,500 -
Chester - 2 £37,500 - 1
Northwich - 2 £37,500 -
Wilmslow - 2 £38,500 -
Nantwich - 1 £40,000 -
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 61 (89.71%) Windows
2 49 (72.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (67.65%) VMware
4 45 (66.18%) Active Directory
5 40 (58.82%) MS Exchange
6 34 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 28 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 24 (35.29%) Cisco
9 21 (30.88%) TCP/IP
10 20 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
11 19 (27.94%) DNS
12 18 (26.47%) Linux
12 18 (26.47%) MCITP
13 16 (23.53%) NetApp
13 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (22.06%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (22.06%) Cisco Certification
14 15 (22.06%) MCSE
15 14 (20.59%) DHCP
16 12 (17.65%) Finance
16 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
16 12 (17.65%) SQL
16 12 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
17 11 (16.18%) Network Security
17 11 (16.18%) Hyper-V
17 11 (16.18%) Windows 7
17 11 (16.18%) CCNA
17 11 (16.18%) SAN

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 40 (58.82%) MS Exchange
2 28 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (10.29%) IIS
6 5 (7.35%) SharePoint
6 5 (7.35%) Lync
7 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.88%) TCP/IP
2 19 (27.94%) DNS
3 14 (20.59%) DHCP
4 11 (16.18%) SAN
4 11 (16.18%) Firewall
4 11 (16.18%) Network Security
5 9 (13.24%) Wireless
6 8 (11.76%) LAN
7 7 (10.29%) SSL
8 6 (8.82%) VPN
8 6 (8.82%) WAN
9 5 (7.35%) HTTP
10 2 (2.94%) FTP
10 2 (2.94%) Intranet
10 2 (2.94%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.47%) Internet
11 1 (1.47%) VLAN
11 1 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (17.65%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Retail
3 4 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.94%) Back Office
4 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) HTML
1 5 (7.35%) XML
2 3 (4.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Clustering
2 4 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 4 (5.88%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.47%) Celerra
3 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 61 (89.71%) Windows
2 49 (72.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (26.47%) Linux
5 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (16.18%) Windows 7
7 9 (13.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (11.76%) CentOS
9 5 (7.35%) Windows XP
10 4 (5.88%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.94%) UNIX
12 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.71%) ITIL
2 9 (13.24%) Migration
3 8 (11.76%) Project Planning
3 8 (11.76%) Time Management
4 5 (7.35%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (7.35%) Risk Management
4 5 (7.35%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (5.88%) Project Management
6 2 (2.94%) Network Design
6 2 (2.94%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.94%) Change Management
7 1 (1.47%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.47%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.47%) Coaching
7 1 (1.47%) Operations Management
7 1 (1.47%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.47%) ITIL V2
7 1 (1.47%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.65%) SQL
2 8 (11.76%) VB
2 8 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.88%) VBScript
4 3 (4.41%) VB.NET
4 3 (4.41%) VB6
4 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (26.47%) MCITP
3 15 (22.06%) MCSE
3 15 (22.06%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (16.18%) CCNA
5 10 (14.71%) MCSA
6 9 (13.24%) MCP
6 9 (13.24%) MCTS
7 8 (11.76%) Degree
8 4 (5.88%) CCENT
8 4 (5.88%) CCDP
8 4 (5.88%) CCIE
8 4 (5.88%) CCNP
9 2 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.47%) CISSP
10 1 (1.47%) HP ASE
10 1 (1.47%) RHCE
10 1 (1.47%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.47%) Avaya Certification
10 1 (1.47%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (66.18%) Active Directory
2 15 (22.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (16.18%) Hyper-V
4 8 (11.76%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.41%) vSphere
6 2 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.94%) XenApp
7 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) SCCM
2 5 (7.35%) SCOM
3 4 (5.88%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.41%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.94%) AirWatch
5 2 (2.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.94%) WSUS
6 1 (1.47%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.47%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 46 (67.65%) VMware
2 34 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 24 (35.29%) Cisco
4 16 (23.53%) NetApp
5 10 (14.71%) Citrix
6 9 (13.24%) EMC
7 6 (8.82%) HP
7 6 (8.82%) Dell
8 3 (4.41%) CommVault
8 3 (4.41%) Symantec
9 2 (2.94%) McAfee
9 2 (2.94%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.94%) Mitel
9 2 (2.94%) WatchGuard
9 2 (2.94%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.47%) Oracle
10 1 (1.47%) IBM
10 1 (1.47%) Avaya
10 1 (1.47%) ProCurve
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension + more
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Health Care + More
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 17 days ago