The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 72 67 95
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +28
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 18 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.50% 1.71% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.78% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 4
Average salary £35,000 £54,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.18% +63.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,298 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £65,000 £38,050
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,982 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +5.66%
Job Titles Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1141 1066 1166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.32% 95.86% 97.90%
Number of salaries quoted 984 890 1007
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Infrastructure Engineer
East of England

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 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 28 July 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
Chelmsford +1 11 £35,000 -35.18%
Harwich - 2 £35,000 -
Basildon - 2 £28,500 -
Infrastructure Engineer
East of England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 25 (71.43%) VMware
2 24 (68.57%) Windows
3 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
4 15 (42.86%) SAN
5 14 (40.00%) Citrix
5 14 (40.00%) Cisco
5 14 (40.00%) Linux
6 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
6 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
7 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (28.57%) Firewall
9 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
9 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
9 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (22.86%) vSphere
10 8 (22.86%) SQL
11 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
11 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
12 6 (17.14%) NAS
12 6 (17.14%) Veeam
12 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (17.14%) WatchGuard
12 6 (17.14%) ARCserve
12 6 (17.14%) Juniper
12 6 (17.14%) Backup Exec
13 5 (14.29%) LAN
14 4 (11.43%) IIS
14 4 (11.43%) MS Office
14 4 (11.43%) CCNP

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (11.43%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) SAN
2 10 (28.57%) Firewall
3 6 (17.14%) NAS
4 5 (14.29%) LAN
5 3 (8.57%) VLAN
5 3 (8.57%) WAN
5 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.71%) VPN
6 2 (5.71%) DNS
6 2 (5.71%) DHCP
6 2 (5.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Law
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Automotive
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Linux
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity
1 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (8.57%) ITIL
2 2 (5.71%) BCP
2 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (2.86%) Software Deployment
3 1 (2.86%) High Availability
3 1 (2.86%) Information Security
3 1 (2.86%) Project Management
3 1 (2.86%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) CCNP
1 4 (11.43%) CCNA
1 4 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) VCP5
2 3 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) MCSA
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (22.86%) vSphere
4 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (11.43%) Terminal Server
6 3 (8.57%) vCloud
7 2 (5.71%) VMware Server
7 2 (5.71%) XenApp
8 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) ARCserve
1 6 (17.14%) Backup Exec
2 4 (11.43%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (8.57%) SCCM
4 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) VMware
2 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
3 14 (40.00%) Citrix
3 14 (40.00%) Cisco
4 6 (17.14%) Veeam
4 6 (17.14%) WatchGuard
4 6 (17.14%) Juniper
5 4 (11.43%) Dell
5 4 (11.43%) EMC
5 4 (11.43%) Mitel
5 4 (11.43%) Aruba
5 4 (11.43%) SolarWinds
6 3 (8.57%) HP
7 2 (5.71%) NetApp
7 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.71%) Symantec
7 2 (5.71%) Brocade