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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 105 97 81
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 4 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.25% 0.61% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.63% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 5
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
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
1470 1419 1135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.63% 96.20% 94.98%
Number of salaries quoted 957 945 708
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (89.47%) Windows
3 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
4 13 (68.42%) MS Excel
4 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (63.16%) PowerShell
6 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
6 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
7 9 (47.37%) Nagios
7 9 (47.37%) SQL
7 9 (47.37%) .NET
7 9 (47.37%) SLA
7 9 (47.37%) Hyper-V
8 8 (42.11%) Splunk
8 8 (42.11%) Java
8 8 (42.11%) IIS
8 8 (42.11%) ITIL
8 8 (42.11%) SAN
9 7 (36.84%) VMware ESX
9 7 (36.84%) Finance
9 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
10 6 (31.58%) Firewall
10 6 (31.58%) Information Security
10 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (31.58%) Degree
10 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
11 5 (26.32%) F5
11 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
11 5 (26.32%) Change Control
12 4 (21.05%) Puppet

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 8 (42.11%) IIS
2 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
3 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (68.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) SAN
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Information Security
2 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
3 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
3 5 (26.32%) Change Control
4 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.79%) BCP
5 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity
5 3 (15.79%) Time Management
6 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) CRM
7 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) PowerShell
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) SLA
2 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 9 (47.37%) Hyper-V
4 7 (36.84%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Nagios
2 4 (21.05%) Puppet
2 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (10.53%) SCCM
3 2 (10.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) Splunk
4 5 (26.32%) F5
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds