The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 95 91 85
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 11 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.73% 0.79% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.82% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Average salary £31,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Infrastructure Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1448 1339 1166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.77% 95.57% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 949 855 810
Average salary £40,750 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.97% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Edinburgh region.

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (50.00%) Firewall
3 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
4 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 7 (38.89%) VPN
5 7 (38.89%) Linux
5 7 (38.89%) IPsec
5 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (38.89%) CentOS
5 7 (38.89%) Lync
6 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 6 (33.33%) Blackberry
6 6 (33.33%) MS Office
7 5 (27.78%) ITIL
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
7 5 (27.78%) IIS
7 5 (27.78%) SAN
7 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
7 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
7 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
7 5 (27.78%) Law
7 5 (27.78%) IP Telephony
7 5 (27.78%) Cisco IPT

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (38.89%) Lync
4 5 (27.78%) IIS
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (38.89%) IPsec
2 7 (38.89%) VPN
3 5 (27.78%) IP Telephony
3 5 (27.78%) SAN
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco IPT
4 4 (22.22%) NAS
4 4 (22.22%) VLAN
4 4 (22.22%) DNS
4 4 (22.22%) DHCP
5 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (16.67%) SSL
5 3 (16.67%) VoIP
5 3 (16.67%) SSH
6 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (11.11%) WAN
6 2 (11.11%) LAN
7 1 (5.56%) LDAP
7 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (27.78%) Law
2 2 (11.11%) Games
2 2 (11.11%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (38.89%) CentOS
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Phone
3 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
4 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.11%) UNIX
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) CRM
2 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
2 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (22.22%) BCP
3 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) MCSA
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (27.78%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) Nagios
2 2 (11.11%) Cacti
3 1 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
4 4 (22.22%) Rackspace
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) Mitel
5 1 (5.56%) Sage
5 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
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