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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 157 196 169
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -27
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 96 41 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.39% 0.61% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 0.65% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 80 36 67
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £32,620
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,650 £40,625 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
6552 6332 7237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.07% 94.89% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5420 5244 6112
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,375 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +33 50 £32,500 +18.18% 6
Cheshire +21 36 £37,500 - 3
Merseyside +20 11 £37,500 +13.63% 3
Lancashire +2 1 £36,500 +4.28% 4
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 154 (81.05%) Windows
2 143 (75.26%) VMware
3 128 (67.37%) Active Directory
4 117 (61.58%) Microsoft
5 99 (52.11%) MS Exchange
6 85 (44.74%) Cisco
7 83 (43.68%) VMware Infrastructure
8 80 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 61 (32.11%) Citrix
10 58 (30.53%) SAN
11 57 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 55 (28.95%) DHCP
12 55 (28.95%) Hyper-V
13 54 (28.42%) Exchange Server 2010
13 54 (28.42%) Windows Server 2012
14 53 (27.89%) LAN
15 52 (27.37%) WAN
16 50 (26.32%) DNS
17 48 (25.26%) MS Excel
17 48 (25.26%) NetApp
18 41 (21.58%) Windows Server 2003
19 40 (21.05%) Firewall
19 40 (21.05%) HP
20 38 (20.00%) TCP/IP
21 37 (19.47%) VPN
21 37 (19.47%) MCSE
22 36 (18.95%) Linux
23 34 (17.89%) ITIL
24 31 (16.32%) MCITP
25 30 (15.79%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 99 (52.11%) MS Exchange
2 54 (28.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (15.26%) SharePoint
4 27 (14.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 26 (13.68%) IIS
6 25 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (6.84%) Lync
8 10 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.58%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.58%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.05%) Apache
10 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 48 (25.26%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.79%) MS Office
3 4 (2.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.05%) Office 365
2 5 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.05%) IaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 58 (30.53%) SAN
2 55 (28.95%) DHCP
3 53 (27.89%) LAN
4 52 (27.37%) WAN
5 50 (26.32%) DNS
6 40 (21.05%) Firewall
7 38 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 37 (19.47%) VPN
9 18 (9.47%) Network Security
10 16 (8.42%) NAS
11 14 (7.37%) iSCSI
11 14 (7.37%) VLAN
12 13 (6.84%) VoIP
13 9 (4.74%) WLAN
13 9 (4.74%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (3.16%) IPv4
14 6 (3.16%) Ethernet
14 6 (3.16%) FTP
14 6 (3.16%) NetScaler
14 6 (3.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
General
1 16 (8.42%) Finance
2 6 (3.16%) Legal
2 6 (3.16%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.63%) Retail
4 2 (1.05%) Billing
4 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.53%) Back Office
5 1 (0.53%) Advertising
5 1 (0.53%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.58%) .NET
1 3 (1.58%) X-Windows
2 2 (1.05%) Web Services
3 1 (0.53%) XML
3 1 (0.53%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.32%) Thin Client
1 12 (6.32%) Fat Client
2 11 (5.79%) Clustering
3 5 (2.63%) EqualLogic
3 5 (2.63%) FlexPod
3 5 (2.63%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.05%) Celerra
5 2 (1.05%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.05%) iPhone
5 2 (1.05%) Open Source
6 1 (0.53%) Life Science
6 1 (0.53%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 154 (81.05%) Windows
2 80 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (28.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (21.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (18.95%) Linux
6 19 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 18 (9.47%) Windows 7
8 12 (6.32%) Windows XP
9 10 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (4.21%) CentOS
11 6 (3.16%) Android
11 6 (3.16%) Solaris
12 3 (1.58%) UNIX
12 3 (1.58%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.05%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.53%) AIX
14 1 (0.53%) HPUX
14 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.89%) ITIL
2 25 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (10.53%) Migration
4 9 (4.74%) Change Management
4 9 (4.74%) Project Planning
5 8 (4.21%) Time Management
6 7 (3.68%) Information Security
6 7 (3.68%) Incident Management
7 6 (3.16%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (2.63%) Mentoring
8 5 (2.63%) Problem Management
9 4 (2.11%) Coaching
9 4 (2.11%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (2.11%) Service Delivery
10 3 (1.58%) Project Management
10 3 (1.58%) Network Design
10 3 (1.58%) Business Continuity
10 3 (1.58%) Risk Management
10 3 (1.58%) Data Protection
10 3 (1.58%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.79%) SQL
2 24 (12.63%) PowerShell
3 15 (7.89%) VB
4 6 (3.16%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.11%) VBScript
6 3 (1.58%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.58%) VB6
7 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.05%) C
8 1 (0.53%) Perl
8 1 (0.53%) PHP
8 1 (0.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 57 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (19.47%) MCSE
3 31 (16.32%) MCITP
4 29 (15.26%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (13.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (12.63%) MCSA
7 22 (11.58%) CCNA
8 16 (8.42%) Citrix Certification
9 15 (7.89%) CCA
10 11 (5.79%) MCTS
11 10 (5.26%) CCNP
12 8 (4.21%) MCP
13 5 (2.63%) Degree
13 5 (2.63%) NCDA
14 4 (2.11%) SC Cleared
14 4 (2.11%) Security Cleared
14 4 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (1.58%) A+ Certification
15 3 (1.58%) Network+ Certification
15 3 (1.58%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.05%) SLA
2 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 128 (67.37%) Active Directory
2 83 (43.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (28.95%) Hyper-V
4 24 (12.63%) XenDesktop
5 22 (11.58%) vSphere
5 22 (11.58%) XenApp
6 11 (5.79%) VMware ESX
7 7 (3.68%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (2.63%) XenServer
9 3 (1.58%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.05%) Firmware
10 2 (1.05%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.53%) Samba
Systems Management
1 14 (7.37%) SCCM
2 12 (6.32%) SCOM
2 12 (6.32%) Backup Exec
3 6 (3.16%) WSUS
4 5 (2.63%) WMI
4 5 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (2.11%) SCDPM
5 4 (2.11%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (1.58%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.05%) XenMobile
7 2 (1.05%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 143 (75.26%) VMware
2 117 (61.58%) Microsoft
3 85 (44.74%) Cisco
4 61 (32.11%) Citrix
5 48 (25.26%) NetApp
6 40 (21.05%) HP
7 17 (8.95%) Symantec
8 15 (7.89%) Dell
9 14 (7.37%) EMC
10 8 (4.21%) CommVault
11 7 (3.68%) Sophos
12 6 (3.16%) Oracle
13 5 (2.63%) IBM
13 5 (2.63%) Wyse
13 5 (2.63%) Fortinet
13 5 (2.63%) WatchGuard
14 4 (2.11%) NETGEAR
14 4 (2.11%) Avaya
15 3 (1.58%) Juniper
15 3 (1.58%) Siemens
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