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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 69 71 84
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 16 22 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.44% 2.04% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 2.13% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 5
Average salary £35,000 £54,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.18% +61.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,831 £50,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £57,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
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
1057 1033 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.05% 95.74% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 865 843 874
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 -3 7 £33,163 -38.58%
Basildon - 2 £31,250 -
Harwich - 2 £35,000 -
Colchester - 1 £37,500 -
Infrastructure Engineer
East of England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 21 (65.63%) Windows
1 21 (65.63%) VMware
2 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 13 (40.63%) SAN
4 12 (37.50%) Citrix
4 12 (37.50%) Cisco
5 11 (34.38%) MS Exchange
6 10 (31.25%) Linux
7 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
7 9 (28.13%) Firewall
8 7 (21.88%) SQL
8 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
8 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
9 6 (18.75%) LAN
10 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
10 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
10 5 (15.63%) IIS
10 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (15.63%) Degree
11 4 (12.50%) SolarWinds
11 4 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
11 4 (12.50%) vSphere
11 4 (12.50%) Aruba
11 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (12.50%) MS Office
11 4 (12.50%) ITIL
11 4 (12.50%) WAN
11 4 (12.50%) Dell
11 4 (12.50%) EMC

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 11 (34.38%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.63%) IIS
2 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) SAN
2 9 (28.13%) Firewall
3 6 (18.75%) LAN
4 4 (12.50%) WAN
5 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
5 3 (9.38%) Intranet
5 3 (9.38%) VLAN
5 3 (9.38%) NAS
6 2 (6.25%) VPN
6 2 (6.25%) DNS
6 2 (6.25%) DHCP
7 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Automotive
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Linux
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (6.25%) BCP
2 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
2 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.13%) Workflow
3 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.13%) High Availability
3 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.13%) Project Management
3 1 (3.13%) Change Management
3 1 (3.13%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) CCNP
2 4 (12.50%) CCNA
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (9.38%) VCP5
4 2 (6.25%) MCSE
5 1 (3.13%) MCSA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
1 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 4 (12.50%) Terminal Server
3 4 (12.50%) vSphere
4 3 (9.38%) vCloud
5 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (9.38%) ARCserve
2 3 (9.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) VMware
2 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 12 (37.50%) Citrix
3 12 (37.50%) Cisco
4 4 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 4 (12.50%) Aruba
4 4 (12.50%) Mitel
4 4 (12.50%) Dell
4 4 (12.50%) EMC
5 3 (9.38%) Juniper
5 3 (9.38%) NetApp
5 3 (9.38%) WatchGuard
5 3 (9.38%) Veeam
6 2 (6.25%) Brocade
6 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.25%) HP
7 1 (3.13%) Polycom
7 1 (3.13%) IPFX