The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 61 58 50
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 4 11 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.67% 1.73% 4.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.79% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 25
Average salary £24,750 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.36% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £40,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £41,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +8.57%
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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
561 614 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 93.97% 96.39% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 462 535 568
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Trend in Merseyside

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 12 September 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
Liverpool +7 4 £24,750 -40.36%
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco
4 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 5 (62.50%) Citrix
4 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
4 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (50.00%) HP
6 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (37.50%) SCCM
6 3 (37.50%) SCOM
6 3 (37.50%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
6 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
6 3 (37.50%) vSphere
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (25.00%) WSUS
7 2 (25.00%) High Availability
7 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
7 2 (25.00%) VLAN
7 2 (25.00%) Sage
7 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
7 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (25.00%) Symantec

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) IPsec
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 3 (37.50%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (12.50%) NFS
5 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
1 3 (37.50%) SCOM
2 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Dell
4 2 (25.00%) Sage
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) Mitel
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp