The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 109 108 150
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +42
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 65 64 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.90% 2.00% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 2.08% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 54 50 11
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £38,450 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.53% -
Infrastructure Engineer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3325 3074 2857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.11% 96.18% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2647 2404 2453
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Trend in Leeds

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 153 (83.15%) VMware
2 145 (78.80%) Windows
3 120 (65.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 101 (54.89%) Linux
5 94 (51.09%) Microsoft
6 87 (47.28%) Clustering
7 84 (45.65%) Cisco
8 79 (42.93%) Active Directory
9 76 (41.30%) DNS
10 71 (38.59%) UNIX
11 65 (35.33%) MS Excel
12 63 (34.24%) SAN
13 62 (33.70%) Load Balancing
14 61 (33.15%) Red Hat
15 60 (32.61%) E-Commerce
16 59 (32.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 58 (31.52%) PowerShell
18 57 (30.98%) Apache
19 56 (30.43%) TCP/IP
19 56 (30.43%) Bash Shell
20 55 (29.89%) MS Exchange
20 55 (29.89%) Perl
21 53 (28.80%) Citrix
21 53 (28.80%) Cisco IOS
22 52 (28.26%) IIS
23 49 (26.63%) Java
23 49 (26.63%) SMTP
23 49 (26.63%) MPLS
23 49 (26.63%) OSPF
23 49 (26.63%) BGP

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 57 (30.98%) Apache
2 55 (29.89%) MS Exchange
3 52 (28.26%) IIS
4 26 (14.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 14 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (5.43%) Office Communications Server
9 8 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (3.80%) Lync
11 4 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 65 (35.33%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.98%) Office 365
2 4 (2.17%) SaaS
3 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.09%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 76 (41.30%) DNS
2 63 (34.24%) SAN
3 56 (30.43%) TCP/IP
4 53 (28.80%) Cisco IOS
5 49 (26.63%) SMTP
5 49 (26.63%) MPLS
5 49 (26.63%) OSPF
5 49 (26.63%) BGP
5 49 (26.63%) EIGRP
6 18 (9.78%) NAS
7 17 (9.24%) VPN
8 16 (8.70%) Internet
9 15 (8.15%) DMZ
9 15 (8.15%) Firewall
10 9 (4.89%) WAN
10 9 (4.89%) LAN
11 8 (4.35%) Wireless
12 7 (3.80%) DHCP
12 7 (3.80%) Network Security
13 5 (2.72%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.93%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (3.80%) MySQL
5 5 (2.72%) Redis
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (1.63%) Legal
2 2 (1.09%) Advertising
3 1 (0.54%) Games
3 1 (0.54%) Retail
3 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.54%) .NET
1 1 (0.54%) Web Services
1 1 (0.54%) CGI
1 1 (0.54%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 87 (47.28%) Clustering
2 18 (9.78%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.98%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (3.80%) CMDB
5 6 (3.26%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.26%) IBM XIV
6 4 (2.17%) PKI
6 4 (2.17%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.09%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.09%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.54%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.54%) Social Media
9 1 (0.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 145 (78.80%) Windows
2 101 (54.89%) Linux
3 71 (38.59%) UNIX
4 59 (32.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (18.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (5.43%) Windows 7
8 10 (5.43%) Windows 8
9 7 (3.80%) Solaris
10 2 (1.09%) Debian
10 2 (1.09%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.54%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (33.70%) Load Balancing
2 60 (32.61%) E-Commerce
3 20 (10.87%) Change Management
3 20 (10.87%) Technical Architecture
3 20 (10.87%) DevOps
4 19 (10.33%) ITIL
5 18 (9.78%) Change Control
6 17 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (4.89%) Project Management
8 8 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (3.80%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (2.72%) Business Continuity
10 5 (2.72%) Problem Management
11 4 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (2.17%) Capacity Management
11 4 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (2.17%) Service Management
11 4 (2.17%) Software Deployment
12 3 (1.63%) Network Management
12 3 (1.63%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (31.52%) PowerShell
2 56 (30.43%) Bash Shell
3 55 (29.89%) Perl
4 49 (26.63%) Java
5 10 (5.43%) SQL
6 8 (4.35%) PHP
7 5 (2.72%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.17%) Ruby
8 4 (2.17%) Python
9 2 (1.09%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (22.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (20.11%) MCSE
3 25 (13.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 25 (13.59%) MCITP
4 19 (10.33%) MCSA
5 10 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (4.89%) Degree
7 8 (4.35%) NCDA
7 8 (4.35%) CCIE
7 8 (4.35%) CCNP
8 7 (3.80%) CCA
8 7 (3.80%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (3.26%) CCSP
10 5 (2.72%) CCDA
10 5 (2.72%) CCDP
10 5 (2.72%) Security Cleared
10 5 (2.72%) CCVP
11 4 (2.17%) SC Cleared
11 4 (2.17%) CCNA
12 2 (1.09%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (26.63%) PCI DSS
2 10 (5.43%) SLA
System Software
1 120 (65.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 79 (42.93%) Active Directory
3 49 (26.63%) VMware ESXi
4 32 (17.39%) Hyper-V
5 29 (15.76%) vSphere
6 24 (13.04%) XenApp
7 17 (9.24%) XenServer
8 5 (2.72%) Squid
9 3 (1.63%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (1.09%) Firmware
10 2 (1.09%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (7.07%) SCOM
2 11 (5.98%) SCCM
3 7 (3.80%) Opsview
4 6 (3.26%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.72%) Nagios
5 5 (2.72%) Graphite
6 4 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.17%) SCDPM
6 4 (2.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (2.17%) SCVMM
6 4 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.63%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.09%) Puppet
8 2 (1.09%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 153 (83.15%) VMware
2 94 (51.09%) Microsoft
3 84 (45.65%) Cisco
4 61 (33.15%) Red Hat
5 53 (28.80%) Citrix
6 26 (14.13%) NetApp
7 12 (6.52%) Oracle
8 10 (5.43%) Symantec
8 10 (5.43%) AppSense
8 10 (5.43%) CommVault
9 8 (4.35%) Brocade
9 8 (4.35%) Riverbed
10 6 (3.26%) IBM
11 5 (2.72%) EMC
12 4 (2.17%) Dell
12 4 (2.17%) McAfee
12 4 (2.17%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.17%) Cyber-Ark
13 3 (1.63%) Veeam
13 3 (1.63%) HP
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