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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 69 86 70
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 32 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.34% 0.19% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 0.20% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 27 2 5
Average salary £46,500 £36,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.27% -19.44%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
1303 1008 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.39% 95.18% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1049 759 729
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £26,367 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Colchester - 7 £52,500 -
Chelmsford +1 2 £32,000 -8.57%
Brentwood - 2 £45,000 -
Infrastructure Engineer
East of England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 38 (71.70%) Windows
2 31 (58.49%) SAN
2 31 (58.49%) VMware
3 28 (52.83%) Active Directory
4 22 (41.51%) MS Exchange
5 21 (39.62%) Firewall
6 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
7 19 (35.85%) Linux
7 19 (35.85%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (33.96%) LAN
8 18 (33.96%) WAN
9 15 (28.30%) Cisco
10 14 (26.42%) DNS
11 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
11 11 (20.75%) HP
11 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (18.87%) Citrix
12 10 (18.87%) vSphere
13 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (16.98%) Intranet
14 8 (15.09%) ITIL
14 8 (15.09%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2010
15 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (11.32%) IIS
16 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
16 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
17 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
17 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
17 5 (9.43%) Change Management

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 22 (41.51%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.32%) IIS
4 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
4 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.77%) Lync
6 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.89%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.89%) JBoss
6 1 (1.89%) Apache
6 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (58.49%) SAN
2 21 (39.62%) Firewall
3 18 (33.96%) LAN
3 18 (33.96%) WAN
4 14 (26.42%) DNS
5 9 (16.98%) Intranet
6 5 (9.43%) iSCSI
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.77%) NAS
8 2 (3.77%) FCoE
8 2 (3.77%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (3.77%) MPLS
8 2 (3.77%) VPN
9 1 (1.89%) DHCP
9 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) COM+
1 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Hedge funds
2 3 (5.66%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.77%) Clustering
3 2 (3.77%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.77%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 38 (71.70%) Windows
2 19 (35.85%) Linux
3 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.89%) CentOS
7 1 (1.89%) UNIX
7 1 (1.89%) Debian
7 1 (1.89%) Fedora
7 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.89%) AIX
7 1 (1.89%) HPUX
7 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.09%) ITIL
1 8 (15.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
2 5 (9.43%) Change Management
3 4 (7.55%) Project Management
4 3 (5.66%) Network Design
4 3 (5.66%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (5.66%) Capacity Management
4 3 (5.66%) Software Deployment
5 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (3.77%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (3.77%) Data Privacy
5 2 (3.77%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.77%) High Availability
5 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.77%) ERP
5 2 (3.77%) Migration
6 1 (1.89%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.77%) MCSE
4 1 (1.89%) RHCE
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) MCITP
4 1 (1.89%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) VCP5
System Software
1 28 (52.83%) Active Directory
2 19 (35.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (18.87%) vSphere
4 4 (7.55%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.66%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (3.77%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.77%) XenApp
6 2 (3.77%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.89%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) SCCM
2 4 (7.55%) SCOM
3 2 (3.77%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 31 (58.49%) VMware
2 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
3 15 (28.30%) Cisco
4 11 (20.75%) HP
5 10 (18.87%) Citrix
6 4 (7.55%) Google
6 4 (7.55%) McAfee
7 3 (5.66%) NetApp
7 3 (5.66%) Veeam
7 3 (5.66%) 3PAR
8 2 (3.77%) IPFX
8 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.77%) CommVault
8 2 (3.77%) EMC
8 2 (3.77%) Symantec
8 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.77%) Brocade
8 2 (3.77%) Polycom
9 1 (1.89%) webMethods
9 1 (1.89%) IBM