The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 143 181 217
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +36
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 98 57 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.61% 0.84% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 0.89% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 83 53 30
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% +8.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,250 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Infrastructure Engineer
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5786 6434 6906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.96% 95.25% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4635 5186 5868
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Histogram in the North West

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Manchester +25 40 £37,500 +26.05% 11
Cheshire +15 37 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Lancashire +2 14 £40,750 +25.38%
Merseyside +13 7 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 163 (85.34%) Windows
2 135 (70.68%) VMware
3 121 (63.35%) Active Directory
4 105 (54.97%) Microsoft
4 105 (54.97%) MS Exchange
5 94 (49.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 85 (44.50%) Cisco
7 76 (39.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 63 (32.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 62 (32.46%) Exchange Server 2010
10 56 (29.32%) DNS
11 54 (28.27%) DHCP
11 54 (28.27%) Citrix
12 53 (27.75%) SAN
13 49 (25.65%) Firewall
14 48 (25.13%) NetApp
15 45 (23.56%) ITIL
16 43 (22.51%) LAN
17 42 (21.99%) HP
17 42 (21.99%) Microsoft Certification
18 40 (20.94%) Hyper-V
19 39 (20.42%) Windows Server 2003
19 39 (20.42%) WAN
20 37 (19.37%) TCP/IP
20 37 (19.37%) VPN
21 33 (17.28%) Linux
22 32 (16.75%) MS Excel
22 32 (16.75%) Cisco Certification
23 31 (16.23%) SQL
23 31 (16.23%) Exchange Server 2013

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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
1 105 (54.97%) MS Exchange
2 62 (32.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (16.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 31 (16.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 26 (13.61%) SharePoint
5 20 (10.47%) IIS
6 10 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (4.19%) Lync
8 3 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.05%) nginx
9 2 (1.05%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.05%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (1.05%) Apache
9 2 (1.05%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 32 (16.75%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.76%) MS Office
3 5 (2.62%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 29 (15.18%) Office 365
2 12 (6.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.05%) SaaS
3 2 (1.05%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (29.32%) DNS
2 54 (28.27%) DHCP
3 53 (27.75%) SAN
4 49 (25.65%) Firewall
5 43 (22.51%) LAN
6 39 (20.42%) WAN
7 37 (19.37%) TCP/IP
7 37 (19.37%) VPN
8 18 (9.42%) Network Security
9 15 (7.85%) VoIP
10 12 (6.28%) VLAN
11 11 (5.76%) SSL
12 10 (5.24%) HTTP
13 9 (4.71%) Wireless
13 9 (4.71%) WLAN
13 9 (4.71%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (4.19%) FTP
15 7 (3.66%) Ethernet
15 7 (3.66%) IPv4
16 6 (3.14%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.05%) MySQL
2 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 23 (12.04%) Finance
2 10 (5.24%) Retail
3 7 (3.66%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.14%) Back Office
5 4 (2.09%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.09%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.57%) Advertising
6 3 (1.57%) Legal
7 1 (0.52%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.19%) HTML
1 8 (4.19%) XML
2 4 (2.09%) .NET
3 3 (1.57%) X-Windows
4 2 (1.05%) Web Services
4 2 (1.05%) LAMP
5 1 (0.52%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.71%) Clustering
2 6 (3.14%) Replication
2 6 (3.14%) FlexPod
3 4 (2.09%) Fat Client
3 4 (2.09%) EqualLogic
3 4 (2.09%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.09%) Thin Client
4 3 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.05%) iPhone
5 2 (1.05%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.52%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 163 (85.34%) Windows
2 94 (49.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (32.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (20.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (17.28%) Linux
6 25 (13.09%) Windows 7
7 21 (10.99%) Windows 8
8 14 (7.33%) Windows XP
9 7 (3.66%) Android
9 7 (3.66%) CentOS
9 7 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.09%) UNIX
11 3 (1.57%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.52%) AIX
12 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.56%) ITIL
2 19 (9.95%) Migration
3 13 (6.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (5.76%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (5.24%) Incident Management
6 9 (4.71%) Project Planning
7 8 (4.19%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (3.66%) Time Management
9 6 (3.14%) Business Continuity
10 5 (2.62%) Service Management
10 5 (2.62%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (2.62%) Customer Engagement
11 4 (2.09%) Problem Management
11 4 (2.09%) Risk Management
11 4 (2.09%) Project Management
11 4 (2.09%) Coaching
12 3 (1.57%) Service Delivery
12 3 (1.57%) Change Management
12 3 (1.57%) Information Security
12 3 (1.57%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (16.23%) SQL
2 16 (8.38%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.24%) VB
4 4 (2.09%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.57%) C
5 3 (1.57%) VBScript
5 3 (1.57%) VB6
5 3 (1.57%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.05%) Ruby
6 2 (1.05%) PHP
6 2 (1.05%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (21.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (16.75%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (13.61%) MCSE
4 24 (12.57%) MCITP
4 24 (12.57%) CCNA
5 16 (8.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (8.38%) MCSA
6 13 (6.81%) Citrix Certification
7 12 (6.28%) MCTS
7 12 (6.28%) CCA
8 11 (5.76%) CCNP
9 10 (5.24%) MCP
10 9 (4.71%) Degree
11 8 (4.19%) CCENT
12 5 (2.62%) CCIE
12 5 (2.62%) NCDA
13 4 (2.09%) MCDST
13 4 (2.09%) CCDP
14 3 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 121 (63.35%) Active Directory
2 76 (39.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (20.94%) Hyper-V
4 24 (12.57%) XenDesktop
5 20 (10.47%) vSphere
6 13 (6.81%) XenApp
7 8 (4.19%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.57%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (7.85%) SCCM
2 9 (4.71%) Backup Exec
3 7 (3.66%) SCOM
4 5 (2.62%) SCDPM
5 4 (2.09%) XenMobile
6 3 (1.57%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.57%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.05%) Puppet
7 2 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.05%) Nagios
7 2 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.05%) Opsview
8 1 (0.52%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.52%) Cisco LMS
8 1 (0.52%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.52%) WMI
8 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 135 (70.68%) VMware
2 105 (54.97%) Microsoft
3 85 (44.50%) Cisco
4 54 (28.27%) Citrix
5 48 (25.13%) NetApp
6 42 (21.99%) HP
7 11 (5.76%) Dell
8 9 (4.71%) Symantec
8 9 (4.71%) EMC
9 5 (2.62%) Wyse
10 4 (2.09%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.09%) IBM
10 4 (2.09%) McAfee
10 4 (2.09%) Juniper
11 3 (1.57%) Sophos
11 3 (1.57%) Fortinet
11 3 (1.57%) SonicWALL
11 3 (1.57%) WatchGuard
11 3 (1.57%) Veeam
12 2 (1.05%) 3PAR
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