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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 135 148 207
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +59
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 112 105 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.97% 1.52% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 1.57% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 88 94 31
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,400 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £38,400 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +2.40%
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
5465 6672 6306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.93% 96.56% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4584 5653 5289
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +29 57 £36,250 +3.57% 7
Cheshire +2 29 £24,000 -40.00% 3
Merseyside +9 24 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Lancashire +15 1 £33,000 +20.00%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 156 (80.00%) Windows
2 140 (71.79%) VMware
3 125 (64.10%) Active Directory
4 123 (63.08%) Windows Server
5 104 (53.33%) Microsoft
6 103 (52.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 77 (39.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 74 (37.95%) Cisco
9 73 (37.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 72 (36.92%) Citrix
11 66 (33.85%) MS Exchange
12 64 (32.82%) ITIL
13 61 (31.28%) Microsoft Certification
14 56 (28.72%) Hyper-V
15 54 (27.69%) DNS
15 54 (27.69%) MCSE
16 53 (27.18%) Cisco Certification
16 53 (27.18%) CCNA
17 52 (26.67%) MS Excel
18 50 (25.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 49 (25.13%) NetApp
19 49 (25.13%) Exchange Server 2010
20 42 (21.54%) MCSA
20 42 (21.54%) DHCP
21 39 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
22 38 (19.49%) MCITP
23 35 (17.95%) MCTS
23 35 (17.95%) SAN
24 34 (17.44%) HP
24 34 (17.44%) MCP

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 66 (33.85%) MS Exchange
2 49 (25.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (14.87%) Lync
4 29 (14.87%) SharePoint
5 14 (7.18%) IIS
6 7 (3.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.05%) Confluence
7 4 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.51%) Apache
8 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 52 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 23 (11.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) Shockwave
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.31%) Office 365
2 16 (8.21%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.56%) IaaS
4 5 (2.56%) PaaS
5 1 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.51%) Linode
5 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (27.69%) DNS
2 42 (21.54%) DHCP
3 35 (17.95%) SAN
4 32 (16.41%) VPN
5 30 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 27 (13.85%) Firewall
7 24 (12.31%) LAN
8 17 (8.72%) WAN
9 15 (7.69%) Network Security
10 14 (7.18%) VoIP
11 13 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
12 12 (6.15%) VLAN
13 10 (5.13%) NetScaler
14 8 (4.10%) ISDN
15 6 (3.08%) NAS
16 5 (2.56%) DMZ
17 4 (2.05%) Broadband
17 4 (2.05%) Skype
17 4 (2.05%) Wi-Fi
18 3 (1.54%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.51%) MySQL
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 14 (7.18%) Finance
2 7 (3.59%) Back Office
3 5 (2.56%) Advertising
3 5 (2.56%) Banking
4 3 (1.54%) Law
4 3 (1.54%) Legal
4 3 (1.54%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.03%) Retail
6 1 (0.51%) Electronics
6 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.62%) Web Services
2 1 (0.51%) Flash
2 1 (0.51%) LAMP
2 1 (0.51%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.79%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.67%) Clustering
3 5 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.56%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.05%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.05%) FlexPod
4 4 (2.05%) Wiki
5 2 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.03%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.03%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.03%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.03%) Replication
5 2 (1.03%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.51%) CMDB
6 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.51%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 156 (80.00%) Windows
2 123 (63.08%) Windows Server
3 77 (39.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 73 (37.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (14.36%) Linux
6 23 (11.79%) Windows 7
6 23 (11.79%) Windows XP
7 10 (5.13%) AIX
8 9 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (3.59%) CentOS
11 6 (3.08%) Unix
12 4 (2.05%) Solaris
13 3 (1.54%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (1.54%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (32.82%) ITIL
2 18 (9.23%) PRINCE2
3 15 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 14 (7.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (7.18%) Load Balancing
5 12 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (4.10%) High Availability
7 7 (3.59%) Infrastructure Management
7 7 (3.59%) ITIL V2
7 7 (3.59%) Project Management
8 6 (3.08%) Business Continuity
8 6 (3.08%) Logistics
8 6 (3.08%) Patch Management
8 6 (3.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 5 (2.56%) Change Management
9 5 (2.56%) Migration
9 5 (2.56%) Time Management
10 4 (2.05%) Converged Infrastructure
10 4 (2.05%) ITIL V3
11 3 (1.54%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.26%) PowerShell
2 14 (7.18%) SQL
3 3 (1.54%) C
4 2 (1.03%) VB
5 1 (0.51%) PHP
5 1 (0.51%) Python
5 1 (0.51%) Ruby
5 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (31.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (27.69%) MCSE
3 53 (27.18%) CCNA
3 53 (27.18%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (25.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 42 (21.54%) MCSA
6 38 (19.49%) MCITP
7 35 (17.95%) MCTS
8 34 (17.44%) MCP
9 24 (12.31%) Citrix Certification
10 22 (11.28%) CCA
11 16 (8.21%) Degree
12 14 (7.18%) CCNP
13 11 (5.64%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (3.59%) A+ Certification
15 6 (3.08%) CISSP
15 6 (3.08%) CNA
15 6 (3.08%) Network+ Certification
15 6 (3.08%) Novell Certification
15 6 (3.08%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.62%) SLA
System Software
1 125 (64.10%) Active Directory
2 103 (52.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (28.72%) Hyper-V
4 33 (16.92%) XenApp
5 21 (10.77%) vSphere
6 15 (7.69%) XenDesktop
7 13 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (5.13%) XenServer
9 5 (2.56%) VMware Server
9 5 (2.56%) Xen
10 4 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.54%) BitLocker
12 2 (1.03%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.03%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.51%) Firmware
13 1 (0.51%) NDS
13 1 (0.51%) Novell eDirectory
13 1 (0.51%) pfSense
13 1 (0.51%) Shibboleth
13 1 (0.51%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (5.64%) SCCM
2 10 (5.13%) Nagios
2 10 (5.13%) XenMobile
3 9 (4.62%) SCOM
4 8 (4.10%) WSUS
5 6 (3.08%) Backup Exec
5 6 (3.08%) EdgeSight
5 6 (3.08%) HP SIM
5 6 (3.08%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (2.05%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.54%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.03%) Cacti
9 1 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.51%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.51%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.51%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.51%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.51%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 140 (71.79%) VMware
2 104 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 74 (37.95%) Cisco
4 72 (36.92%) Citrix
5 49 (25.13%) NetApp
6 34 (17.44%) HP
7 18 (9.23%) SolarWinds
8 13 (6.67%) Symantec
9 11 (5.64%) AppSense
10 9 (4.62%) Red Hat
11 8 (4.10%) 3PAR
11 8 (4.10%) Dell
12 7 (3.59%) Sophos
13 6 (3.08%) GFI Software
13 6 (3.08%) Google
13 6 (3.08%) IBM
13 6 (3.08%) ProCurve
14 4 (2.05%) CheckPoint
14 4 (2.05%) Juniper
14 4 (2.05%) Veeam
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