The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Infrastructure Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 158 153 174
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 76 108 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.37% 1.69% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.75% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 56 98 82
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £45,000 £42,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
5397 6184 6861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.51% 96.78% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4578 5042 5525
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

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 26 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +10 50 £35,500 -5.33% 8
Merseyside +7 14 £32,000 -14.66% 1
Cheshire +15 11 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Lancashire -5 1 £32,500 -23.97%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Infrastructure Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 136 (79.07%) Windows
2 119 (69.19%) VMware
3 115 (66.86%) Windows Server
4 100 (58.14%) Active Directory
5 93 (54.07%) Microsoft
6 70 (40.70%) VMware Infrastructure
7 61 (35.47%) Cisco
7 61 (35.47%) ITIL
8 57 (33.14%) Citrix
9 55 (31.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 55 (31.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 51 (29.65%) Hyper-V
11 47 (27.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 47 (27.33%) MCSE
12 45 (26.16%) MS Exchange
13 42 (24.42%) MS Excel
14 40 (23.26%) DNS
15 37 (21.51%) DHCP
16 36 (20.93%) MCSA
17 35 (20.35%) PowerShell
18 34 (19.77%) Exchange Server 2010
18 34 (19.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 34 (19.77%) SAN
19 32 (18.60%) XenApp
20 31 (18.02%) Data Centre
21 30 (17.44%) MCITP
21 30 (17.44%) NetApp
21 30 (17.44%) Firewall
22 27 (15.70%) Office 365
23 26 (15.12%) Exchange Server 2013

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 45 (26.16%) MS Exchange
2 34 (19.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (15.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (7.56%) SharePoint
5 12 (6.98%) IIS
6 11 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (6.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (3.49%) Skype for Business
8 4 (2.33%) Confluence
8 4 (2.33%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.16%) Apache
9 2 (1.16%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 42 (24.42%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) Shockwave
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.70%) Office 365
2 20 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.91%) IaaS
4 5 (2.91%) PaaS
5 2 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (23.26%) DNS
2 37 (21.51%) DHCP
3 34 (19.77%) SAN
4 30 (17.44%) Firewall
5 21 (12.21%) LAN
5 21 (12.21%) WAN
6 19 (11.05%) VPN
7 15 (8.72%) TCP/IP
8 12 (6.98%) Network Security
9 9 (5.23%) VLAN
10 6 (3.49%) NetScaler
10 6 (3.49%) WLAN
11 5 (2.91%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (2.91%) VoIP
12 2 (1.16%) HTTP
12 2 (1.16%) Internet
12 2 (1.16%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.58%) HSRP
13 1 (0.58%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.79%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.16%) DB2
3 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 23 (13.37%) Finance
2 9 (5.23%) Banking
3 8 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.07%) Back Office
5 6 (3.49%) Legal
6 4 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.33%) Retail
7 2 (1.16%) Publishing
8 1 (0.58%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.74%) Web Services
2 2 (1.16%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (1.16%) Middleware
3 1 (0.58%) COM
3 1 (0.58%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.02%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.56%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.65%) User Experience
4 6 (3.49%) Replication
5 5 (2.91%) Clustering
6 4 (2.33%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.33%) EqualLogic
6 4 (2.33%) FlexPod
6 4 (2.33%) Wiki
7 3 (1.74%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.74%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.16%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.16%) iPad
8 2 (1.16%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.58%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 136 (79.07%) Windows
2 115 (66.86%) Windows Server
3 55 (31.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (31.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (12.21%) Linux
5 17 (9.88%) Windows 7
6 13 (7.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (6.40%) AIX
7 11 (6.40%) Windows 10
8 10 (5.81%) Windows 8
9 8 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (4.07%) Unix
10 7 (4.07%) Windows XP
11 5 (2.91%) CentOS
12 4 (2.33%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (35.47%) ITIL
2 23 (13.37%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (11.05%) Infrastructure Management
4 17 (9.88%) Project Management
5 13 (7.56%) ITIL V3
6 11 (6.40%) Mentoring
7 10 (5.81%) Change Management
8 9 (5.23%) Migration
9 8 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (3.49%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (2.91%) High Availability
11 5 (2.91%) ITIL V2
11 5 (2.91%) Line Management
11 5 (2.91%) Patch Management
11 5 (2.91%) Server Building
11 5 (2.91%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 4 (2.33%) Converged Infrastructure
12 4 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (2.33%) Presales
12 4 (2.33%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 35 (20.35%) PowerShell
2 24 (13.95%) SQL
3 4 (2.33%) C
3 4 (2.33%) VB
4 2 (1.16%) Java
4 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 47 (27.33%) MCSE
1 47 (27.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (20.93%) MCSA
3 34 (19.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 30 (17.44%) MCITP
5 24 (13.95%) MCP
6 22 (12.79%) CCNA
6 22 (12.79%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (12.21%) MCTS
8 19 (11.05%) CCA
8 19 (11.05%) Citrix Certification
9 12 (6.98%) Degree
10 9 (5.23%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (3.49%) CCNP
12 5 (2.91%) A+ Certification
12 5 (2.91%) CISSP
12 5 (2.91%) NCDA
12 5 (2.91%) Network+ Certification
12 5 (2.91%) RHCE
12 5 (2.91%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.33%) ISO 9001
1 4 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 100 (58.14%) Active Directory
2 70 (40.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (29.65%) Hyper-V
4 32 (18.60%) XenApp
5 25 (14.53%) vSphere
6 12 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (5.81%) XenServer
8 9 (5.23%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (4.65%) XenDesktop
10 6 (3.49%) Firmware
11 4 (2.33%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (1.74%) ISA Server
13 2 (1.16%) PowerHA
14 1 (0.58%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.58%) VMware ESX
14 1 (0.58%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (11.05%) SCCM
2 14 (8.14%) Nagios
3 13 (7.56%) SCOM
4 12 (6.98%) EdgeSight
4 12 (6.98%) WSUS
5 9 (5.23%) Backup Exec
6 5 (2.91%) HP SIM
6 5 (2.91%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (2.33%) SCOrch
7 4 (2.33%) SCVMM
7 4 (2.33%) XenMobile
8 3 (1.74%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.58%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.58%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.58%) SafeCom
9 1 (0.58%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 119 (69.19%) VMware
2 93 (54.07%) Microsoft
3 61 (35.47%) Cisco
4 57 (33.14%) Citrix
5 30 (17.44%) NetApp
6 20 (11.63%) HP
7 14 (8.14%) Veeam
8 12 (6.98%) Dell
9 9 (5.23%) Sophos
9 9 (5.23%) Symantec
10 8 (4.65%) Nimble Storage
10 8 (4.65%) Red Hat
11 7 (4.07%) IBM
12 6 (3.49%) Forcepoint
13 5 (2.91%) GFI Software
13 5 (2.91%) ProCurve
13 5 (2.91%) SolarWinds
14 4 (2.33%) 3PAR
14 4 (2.33%) Intel Security
14 4 (2.33%) Juniper
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