The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 84 74 69
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 14 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.16% 1.32% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.38% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 16
Average salary £37,250 £35,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.42% -35.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,826 £30,365 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
Infrastructure Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1115 1161 1056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 92.76% 95.95% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 855 999 887
Average salary £38,848 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.88% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Trend in Essex

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Histogram in Essex

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
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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
Chelmsford -14 4 £33,826 -3.35%
Colchester - 2 £40,000 -
Basildon -9 1 £45,000 +57.89%
Saffron Walden - 1 £37,000 -
Infrastructure Engineer
East of England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 48 (71.64%) VMware
2 45 (67.16%) Windows
3 41 (61.19%) Active Directory
4 39 (58.21%) Microsoft
5 37 (55.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (35.82%) ITIL
7 23 (34.33%) Citrix
8 21 (31.34%) SAN
9 20 (29.85%) Firewall
9 20 (29.85%) MS Exchange
10 18 (26.87%) MS Excel
11 17 (25.37%) DNS
11 17 (25.37%) Cisco
12 16 (23.88%) Finance
13 15 (22.39%) Change Management
13 15 (22.39%) HP
13 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
14 14 (20.90%) SQL
15 13 (19.40%) Linux
15 13 (19.40%) Data Centre
16 12 (17.91%) Cisco Certification
16 12 (17.91%) DHCP
17 11 (16.42%) NetApp
17 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2003
17 11 (16.42%) Problem Management
17 11 (16.42%) Exchange Server 2010
18 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2012
18 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
18 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
19 9 (13.43%) LAN

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 20 (29.85%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (5.97%) IIS
4 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.97%) Lync
4 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.99%) JBoss
5 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (26.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) Office 365
3 1 (1.49%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.34%) SAN
2 20 (29.85%) Firewall
3 17 (25.37%) DNS
4 12 (17.91%) DHCP
5 9 (13.43%) LAN
6 6 (8.96%) TCP/IP
6 6 (8.96%) Wireless
7 5 (7.46%) Network Security
7 5 (7.46%) WAN
8 4 (5.97%) SSL
8 4 (5.97%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (5.97%) NAS
9 3 (4.48%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (4.48%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (4.48%) LDAP
10 1 (1.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 16 (23.88%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Legal
2 4 (5.97%) Banking
3 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.46%) Clustering
4 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.49%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 45 (67.16%) Windows
2 13 (19.40%) Linux
3 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.97%) Debian
5 4 (5.97%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) ITIL
2 15 (22.39%) Change Management
3 11 (16.42%) Problem Management
4 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2
4 6 (8.96%) DevOps
5 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (5.97%) Change Control
6 3 (4.48%) Data Centre Operations
6 3 (4.48%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.99%) Security Patching
8 1 (1.49%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.49%) Data Privacy
8 1 (1.49%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.49%) High Availability
8 1 (1.49%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.49%) Project Management
8 1 (1.49%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.90%) SQL
2 6 (8.96%) Python
2 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
2 6 (8.96%) Perl
2 6 (8.96%) Korn
2 6 (8.96%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (11.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (11.94%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (11.94%) CCNA
4 5 (7.46%) MCITP
5 4 (5.97%) CCNP
5 4 (5.97%) MCP
5 4 (5.97%) MCTS
5 4 (5.97%) Degree
5 4 (5.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (4.48%) MCSE
7 1 (1.49%) CCIA
7 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (61.19%) Active Directory
2 37 (55.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.96%) vSphere
4 5 (7.46%) XenDesktop
4 5 (7.46%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.97%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.97%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (5.97%) XenApp
6 3 (4.48%) XenServer
6 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.48%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) SCCM
1 4 (5.97%) SCOM
1 4 (5.97%) Backup Exec
1 4 (5.97%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (2.99%) Nagios
Vendors
1 48 (71.64%) VMware
2 39 (58.21%) Microsoft
3 23 (34.33%) Citrix
4 17 (25.37%) Cisco
5 15 (22.39%) HP
6 11 (16.42%) NetApp
7 9 (13.43%) SolarWinds
8 8 (11.94%) Brocade
9 5 (7.46%) Barracuda Networks
9 5 (7.46%) Symantec
9 5 (7.46%) Websense
10 4 (5.97%) 3PAR
10 4 (5.97%) F5
11 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.99%) Oracle
12 2 (2.99%) Dell
13 1 (1.49%) Google