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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 180 165 204
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +39
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 74 93 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.10% 1.27% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.34% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 66 88 33
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £43,125 £38,650 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.63%
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
6429 6960 6464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.60% 94.84% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5344 5645 5548
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -7 35 £37,500 +14.50% 9
Cheshire -1 32 £37,500 +23.96% 3
Merseyside +9 5 £36,500 +47.47% 2
Lancashire 0 2 £44,000 +30.37% 1
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 130 (76.92%) Windows
2 121 (71.60%) VMware
3 92 (54.44%) Active Directory
4 88 (52.07%) Microsoft
5 75 (44.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 72 (42.60%) MS Exchange
7 61 (36.09%) Cisco
8 60 (35.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 48 (28.40%) DNS
10 47 (27.81%) Citrix
10 47 (27.81%) Exchange Server 2010
10 47 (27.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 43 (25.44%) ITIL
12 40 (23.67%) Firewall
13 36 (21.30%) Microsoft Certification
14 35 (20.71%) DHCP
15 32 (18.93%) SAN
16 31 (18.34%) VPN
16 31 (18.34%) MS Excel
16 31 (18.34%) Office 365
16 31 (18.34%) Hyper-V
17 29 (17.16%) HP
17 29 (17.16%) TCP/IP
18 28 (16.57%) Exchange Server 2013
19 27 (15.98%) SQL Server
19 27 (15.98%) Cisco Certification
20 26 (15.38%) MCSE
20 26 (15.38%) Windows 7
21 24 (14.20%) SQL
22 23 (13.61%) MCSA

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 72 (42.60%) MS Exchange
2 47 (27.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (16.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (10.06%) SharePoint
6 12 (7.10%) IIS
7 6 (3.55%) Lync
8 5 (2.96%) Apache
8 5 (2.96%) nginx
8 5 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.78%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (18.34%) MS Excel
2 19 (11.24%) MS Office
3 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 31 (18.34%) Office 365
2 14 (8.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.78%) SaaS
3 3 (1.78%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (28.40%) DNS
2 40 (23.67%) Firewall
3 35 (20.71%) DHCP
4 32 (18.93%) SAN
5 31 (18.34%) VPN
6 29 (17.16%) TCP/IP
7 20 (11.83%) LAN
7 20 (11.83%) WAN
8 12 (7.10%) VoIP
9 11 (6.51%) SSL
9 11 (6.51%) HTTP
9 11 (6.51%) Network Security
10 10 (5.92%) Wireless
11 7 (4.14%) VLAN
11 7 (4.14%) NetScaler
12 4 (2.37%) Internet
12 4 (2.37%) MPLS
12 4 (2.37%) SNMP
12 4 (2.37%) SMTP
13 3 (1.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.55%) MySQL
3 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Subversion
1 3 (1.78%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (10.06%) Finance
2 7 (4.14%) Retail
3 6 (3.55%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.96%) Back Office
5 4 (2.37%) Advertising
6 3 (1.78%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.59%) Law
8 1 (0.59%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.33%) HTML
1 9 (5.33%) XML
2 3 (1.78%) LAMP
2 3 (1.78%) Web Services
3 2 (1.18%) XMPP
4 1 (0.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.88%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.51%) Replication
3 9 (5.33%) Clustering
4 6 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.78%) FlexPod
6 2 (1.18%) User Experience
6 2 (1.18%) Derivative
6 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.18%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.18%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.59%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.59%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.59%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 130 (76.92%) Windows
2 60 (35.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (27.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 22 (13.02%) Linux
6 15 (8.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (7.69%) Windows XP
8 12 (7.10%) Windows 8
9 6 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.37%) CentOS
10 4 (2.37%) AIX
10 4 (2.37%) UNIX
10 4 (2.37%) Solaris
11 2 (1.18%) HPUX
11 2 (1.18%) SUSE
11 2 (1.18%) Debian
11 2 (1.18%) Fedora
11 2 (1.18%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.59%) Android
12 1 (0.59%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (25.44%) ITIL
2 12 (7.10%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (6.51%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (5.33%) Migration
5 8 (4.73%) Project Management
6 7 (4.14%) Incident Management
6 7 (4.14%) Business Continuity
7 6 (3.55%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (3.55%) Load Balancing
7 6 (3.55%) Risk Management
8 4 (2.37%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (2.37%) Service Management
8 4 (2.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (1.78%) Project Planning
9 3 (1.78%) Web Development
9 3 (1.78%) Service Delivery
9 3 (1.78%) PRINCE2
9 3 (1.78%) Problem Management
9 3 (1.78%) Network Management
9 3 (1.78%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.20%) SQL
2 9 (5.33%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.73%) PHP
4 7 (4.14%) Bash Shell
4 7 (4.14%) Python
5 6 (3.55%) Ruby
6 3 (1.78%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.78%) Perl
7 2 (1.18%) C
7 2 (1.18%) Java
7 2 (1.18%) AWK
7 2 (1.18%) sed
8 1 (0.59%) VBScript
8 1 (0.59%) VB
8 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (21.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (15.98%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (15.38%) MCSE
4 23 (13.61%) MCSA
4 23 (13.61%) MCITP
5 19 (11.24%) CCNA
6 17 (10.06%) MCTS
7 16 (9.47%) MCP
8 11 (6.51%) Degree
9 10 (5.92%) CCENT
9 10 (5.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (5.33%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (4.73%) CCIE
12 6 (3.55%) CCDP
13 5 (2.96%) CCA
14 4 (2.37%) CCNP
14 4 (2.37%) MCDST
15 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.59%) HP ASE
15 1 (0.59%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.96%) SLA
System Software
1 92 (54.44%) Active Directory
2 75 (44.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (18.34%) Hyper-V
4 15 (8.88%) XenDesktop
5 12 (7.10%) vSphere
6 9 (5.33%) XenApp
7 8 (4.73%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.37%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.78%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.59%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.59%) XenServer
10 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.59%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (10.65%) SCCM
2 8 (4.73%) SCOM
3 5 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.96%) XenMobile
4 4 (2.37%) Nagios
4 4 (2.37%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.78%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.78%) Puppet
5 3 (1.78%) SCDPM
5 3 (1.78%) Opsview
6 2 (1.18%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.18%) Cisco LMS
6 2 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.59%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.59%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.59%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.59%) WSUS
7 1 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.59%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 121 (71.60%) VMware
2 88 (52.07%) Microsoft
3 61 (36.09%) Cisco
4 47 (27.81%) Citrix
5 29 (17.16%) HP
6 21 (12.43%) NetApp
7 9 (5.33%) Dell
8 6 (3.55%) AppSense
9 4 (2.37%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.37%) EMC
9 4 (2.37%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.78%) SonicWALL
10 3 (1.78%) Juniper
10 3 (1.78%) Symantec
10 3 (1.78%) McAfee
11 2 (1.18%) Sophos
11 2 (1.18%) Mitel
11 2 (1.18%) Veeam
11 2 (1.18%) Oracle
11 2 (1.18%) WatchGuard
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