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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 99 88 90
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 10 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.67% 0.72% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.76% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 1
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £36,625 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.87% +10.00%
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
1434 1185 1176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.37% 95.18% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 962 749 838
Average salary £40,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £26,872
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 9 (64.29%) Windows
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 6 (42.86%) CentOS
3 6 (42.86%) IPsec
3 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 6 (42.86%) VPN
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 5 (35.71%) MS Office
4 5 (35.71%) ITIL
4 5 (35.71%) SAN
4 5 (35.71%) Business Continuity
4 5 (35.71%) Blackberry
4 5 (35.71%) Lync
4 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (28.57%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (28.57%) Rackspace
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Phone
5 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity Planning
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 4 (28.57%) NAS

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (35.71%) Lync
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (28.57%) IIS
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.14%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) IPsec
2 6 (42.86%) VPN
3 5 (35.71%) SAN
4 4 (28.57%) NAS
4 4 (28.57%) IP Telephony
4 4 (28.57%) VLAN
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (21.43%) VoIP
5 3 (21.43%) DHCP
5 3 (21.43%) DNS
6 2 (14.29%) SSH
6 2 (14.29%) SSL
6 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (7.14%) WLAN
7 1 (7.14%) WAN
7 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
General
1 4 (28.57%) Law
2 2 (14.29%) Games
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Blackberry
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience
4 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) CentOS
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Phone
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
1 5 (35.71%) Business Continuity
2 4 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) BCP
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (28.57%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (28.57%) MCSA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (28.57%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Nagios
1 2 (14.29%) Cacti
2 1 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Rackspace
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Sage
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (7.14%) Mitel
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago