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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 182 203 161
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -42
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 81 41 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.09% 0.60% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.64% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 75 38 83
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £41,800 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +11.42%
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
7015 6440 7045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.68% 93.93% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5787 5544 6021
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +21 38 £33,250 +2.30% 7
Cheshire +12 32 £32,500 +14.03% 4
Lancashire +6 6 £35,000 +9.37% 1
Merseyside -1 5 £27,500 -33.73%
Cumbria - 1 £34,500 -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 121 (77.07%) Windows
2 103 (65.61%) Microsoft
3 102 (64.97%) VMware
4 93 (59.24%) Active Directory
5 65 (41.40%) Citrix
6 61 (38.85%) Cisco
7 60 (38.22%) MS Exchange
8 59 (37.58%) Hyper-V
9 58 (36.94%) Microsoft Certification
10 57 (36.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 56 (35.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 46 (29.30%) Windows Server 2012
13 45 (28.66%) SAN
14 40 (25.48%) Windows 7
15 39 (24.84%) Exchange Server 2010
16 38 (24.20%) MS Excel
17 34 (21.66%) ITIL
18 33 (21.02%) TCP/IP
18 33 (21.02%) XenApp
19 32 (20.38%) XenDesktop
19 32 (20.38%) vSphere
19 32 (20.38%) Firewall
20 31 (19.75%) DNS
21 30 (19.11%) WAN
21 30 (19.11%) LAN
21 30 (19.11%) NetApp
22 29 (18.47%) SQL
22 29 (18.47%) HP
23 28 (17.83%) MCSE
23 28 (17.83%) MCSA

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 60 (38.22%) MS Exchange
2 39 (24.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (13.38%) IIS
4 18 (11.46%) SharePoint
4 18 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (10.83%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (5.73%) Lync
8 5 (3.18%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.27%) Apache
10 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (24.20%) MS Excel
2 19 (12.10%) MS Office
3 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.37%) Office 365
2 1 (0.64%) IaaS
2 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (28.66%) SAN
2 33 (21.02%) TCP/IP
3 32 (20.38%) Firewall
4 31 (19.75%) DNS
5 30 (19.11%) LAN
5 30 (19.11%) WAN
6 25 (15.92%) DHCP
7 24 (15.29%) VPN
8 21 (13.38%) NAS
9 17 (10.83%) iSCSI
10 13 (8.28%) NetScaler
11 11 (7.01%) Network Security
12 10 (6.37%) VLAN
13 9 (5.73%) VoIP
14 7 (4.46%) WLAN
15 6 (3.82%) Cisco ASA
16 5 (3.18%) Cisco IOS
16 5 (3.18%) Unified Communications
16 5 (3.18%) Internet
17 4 (2.55%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.91%) MySQL
4 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 10 (6.37%) Finance
2 3 (1.91%) Legal
3 2 (1.27%) Law
4 1 (0.64%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.18%) .NET
2 3 (1.91%) CSS
3 2 (1.27%) HTML
4 1 (0.64%) Web Services
4 1 (0.64%) Middleware
4 1 (0.64%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.37%) Thin Client
1 10 (6.37%) Fat Client
2 8 (5.10%) CMDB
3 7 (4.46%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.82%) Clustering
5 4 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.91%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.64%) Open Source
7 1 (0.64%) NHS
7 1 (0.64%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 121 (77.07%) Windows
2 57 (36.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (29.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (25.48%) Windows 7
5 27 (17.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (14.01%) Linux
7 19 (12.10%) Windows XP
7 19 (12.10%) Windows 8
8 10 (6.37%) UNIX
9 7 (4.46%) AIX
10 5 (3.18%) Solaris
11 2 (1.27%) Debian
11 2 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.64%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.66%) ITIL
2 15 (9.55%) Migration
3 11 (7.01%) Change Management
4 10 (6.37%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (5.73%) Project Management
5 9 (5.73%) Information Security
6 8 (5.10%) Configuration Management
6 8 (5.10%) Coaching
7 7 (4.46%) Business Continuity
7 7 (4.46%) Service Management
8 6 (3.82%) Security Management
9 4 (2.55%) Network Architecture
10 3 (1.91%) Data Protection
10 3 (1.91%) Problem Management
10 3 (1.91%) Project Planning
10 3 (1.91%) Risk Management
10 3 (1.91%) Change Control
10 3 (1.91%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (1.91%) High Availability
10 3 (1.91%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.47%) SQL
2 11 (7.01%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.55%) VB
4 3 (1.91%) VB.NET
4 3 (1.91%) VB6
5 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.27%) VBScript
5 2 (1.27%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.27%) Perl
6 1 (0.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 58 (36.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (17.83%) MCSE
2 28 (17.83%) MCSA
3 17 (10.83%) MCP
3 17 (10.83%) CCA
3 17 (10.83%) Citrix Certification
3 17 (10.83%) MCTS
4 14 (8.92%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (8.28%) CCNA
6 12 (7.64%) Degree
7 11 (7.01%) MCITP
8 9 (5.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (5.10%) SC Cleared
9 8 (5.10%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.55%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.91%) VCP4
11 3 (1.91%) CCEA
11 3 (1.91%) VCP5
12 2 (1.27%) CCNP
12 2 (1.27%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (1.27%) BS7799
3 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 93 (59.24%) Active Directory
2 59 (37.58%) Hyper-V
3 56 (35.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (21.02%) XenApp
5 32 (20.38%) XenDesktop
5 32 (20.38%) vSphere
6 7 (4.46%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (3.82%) XenServer
7 6 (3.82%) VMware ESX
8 5 (3.18%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.91%) NFS
9 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (1.91%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (1.91%) vCloud
10 2 (1.27%) Squid
11 1 (0.64%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 17 (10.83%) SCCM
2 12 (7.64%) SCOM
3 7 (4.46%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (4.46%) Backup Exec
3 7 (4.46%) WSUS
4 5 (3.18%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (3.18%) SCVMM
4 5 (3.18%) SCDPM
4 5 (3.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.64%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.64%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.64%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 103 (65.61%) Microsoft
2 102 (64.97%) VMware
3 65 (41.40%) Citrix
4 61 (38.85%) Cisco
5 30 (19.11%) NetApp
6 29 (18.47%) HP
7 16 (10.19%) Dell
8 10 (6.37%) Symantec
9 7 (4.46%) McAfee
10 6 (3.82%) EMC
11 5 (3.18%) Juniper
11 5 (3.18%) Fortinet
11 5 (3.18%) ProCurve
12 4 (2.55%) Oracle
13 3 (1.91%) Sophos
13 3 (1.91%) CommVault
14 2 (1.27%) Red Hat
14 2 (1.27%) Sage
14 2 (1.27%) IBM
14 2 (1.27%) Mitel
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