The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 57 55 59
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 13 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.20% 1.08% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 1.13% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 4
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% +9.24%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
580 443 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 97.97% 95.27% 93.98%
Number of salaries quoted 480 351 415
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,700 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Trend in Lancashire

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 3 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
(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
Burnley - 4 £36,500 -
Preston -13 1 £22,500 -30.76%
Chorley - 1 £33,500 -
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) VMware
3 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 11 (68.75%) Cisco
4 10 (62.50%) HP
5 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
6 8 (50.00%) SAN
6 8 (50.00%) Firewall
7 7 (43.75%) Business Continuity
7 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
7 7 (43.75%) vSphere
8 6 (37.50%) Office 365
8 6 (37.50%) VPN
9 5 (31.25%) Citrix
9 5 (31.25%) VMware ESX
9 5 (31.25%) Replication
10 4 (25.00%) Finance
10 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (25.00%) SQL
10 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (18.75%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
11 3 (18.75%) Juniper
11 3 (18.75%) McAfee
11 3 (18.75%) SonicWALL
11 3 (18.75%) Back Office

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) Mimecast
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) SAN
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Back Office
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Replication
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Business Continuity
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) BCP
2 2 (12.50%) Service Management
2 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
1 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (43.75%) vSphere
3 5 (31.25%) VMware ESX
4 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (12.50%) SCDPM
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (81.25%) VMware
3 11 (68.75%) Cisco
4 10 (62.50%) HP
5 5 (31.25%) Citrix
6 3 (18.75%) Juniper
6 3 (18.75%) McAfee
6 3 (18.75%) SonicWALL
7 2 (12.50%) Dell
7 2 (12.50%) Sophos