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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 152 204 176
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -28
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 99 34 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.42% 0.52% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 0.55% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89 30 75
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,250 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,850 £43,200
UK excluding London average salary £38,400 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
6608 6170 7549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.00% 95.11% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5641 5176 6547
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £23,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +23 47 £35,000 +27.27% 6
Cheshire +27 36 £41,250 +10.00% 2
Merseyside +18 9 £37,500 -9.63%
Lancashire -5 5 £27,500 -4.34% 2
Cumbria -6 2 £35,000 +20.68%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 137 (78.29%) Windows
2 132 (75.43%) VMware
3 120 (68.57%) Active Directory
4 112 (64.00%) Microsoft
5 90 (51.43%) MS Exchange
6 79 (45.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 71 (40.57%) Cisco
8 66 (37.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 65 (37.14%) Citrix
10 62 (35.43%) Hyper-V
11 54 (30.86%) SAN
12 51 (29.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 49 (28.00%) NetApp
14 47 (26.86%) LAN
14 47 (26.86%) Exchange Server 2010
15 46 (26.29%) Windows Server 2012
16 45 (25.71%) WAN
16 45 (25.71%) MS Excel
17 43 (24.57%) DHCP
18 42 (24.00%) DNS
19 39 (22.29%) Firewall
20 36 (20.57%) HP
21 35 (20.00%) TCP/IP
22 34 (19.43%) ITIL
22 34 (19.43%) Windows Server 2003
23 31 (17.71%) MCSE
23 31 (17.71%) XenApp
24 30 (17.14%) Linux
25 29 (16.57%) vSphere
26 28 (16.00%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 90 (51.43%) MS Exchange
2 47 (26.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (15.43%) IIS
4 26 (14.86%) SharePoint
5 22 (12.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 21 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (4.57%) Lync
9 3 (1.71%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.71%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (1.14%) Apache
10 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 45 (25.71%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.71%) Office 365
2 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.14%) IaaS
4 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (30.86%) SAN
2 47 (26.86%) LAN
3 45 (25.71%) WAN
4 43 (24.57%) DHCP
5 42 (24.00%) DNS
6 39 (22.29%) Firewall
7 35 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 28 (16.00%) VPN
9 21 (12.00%) NAS
10 16 (9.14%) iSCSI
11 15 (8.57%) Network Security
12 13 (7.43%) VLAN
13 11 (6.29%) NetScaler
14 8 (4.57%) VoIP
15 7 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (4.00%) Internet
15 7 (4.00%) Wireless
16 5 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
16 5 (2.86%) WLAN
17 4 (2.29%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.57%) MySQL
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 14 (8.00%) Finance
2 9 (5.14%) Legal
3 5 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.14%) Law
4 2 (1.14%) Billing
5 1 (0.57%) Retail
5 1 (0.57%) Games
5 1 (0.57%) Advertising
5 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.71%) .NET
1 3 (1.71%) X-Windows
2 2 (1.14%) Web Services
2 2 (1.14%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.57%) XML
3 1 (0.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.86%) Fat Client
1 12 (6.86%) Thin Client
2 9 (5.14%) Clustering
3 6 (3.43%) EqualLogic
4 5 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.71%) FlexPod
6 2 (1.14%) Celerra
6 2 (1.14%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.14%) Open Source
7 1 (0.57%) Life Science
7 1 (0.57%) CMDB
7 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 137 (78.29%) Windows
2 66 (37.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (26.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (19.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (17.14%) Linux
6 20 (11.43%) Windows 8
7 16 (9.14%) Windows 7
8 8 (4.57%) Windows XP
8 8 (4.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (4.00%) Solaris
10 6 (3.43%) CentOS
11 4 (2.29%) Android
12 3 (1.71%) UNIX
12 3 (1.71%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.14%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.57%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.43%) ITIL
2 25 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (11.43%) Migration
4 9 (5.14%) Change Management
5 8 (4.57%) Project Planning
6 7 (4.00%) Information Security
6 7 (4.00%) Time Management
7 5 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (2.86%) Incident Management
7 5 (2.86%) Problem Management
8 4 (2.29%) Coaching
8 4 (2.29%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.29%) Business Continuity
8 4 (2.29%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (1.71%) Network Architecture
9 3 (1.71%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (1.71%) Data Protection
9 3 (1.71%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (1.71%) Project Management
9 3 (1.71%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (16.00%) SQL
2 20 (11.43%) PowerShell
3 11 (6.29%) VB
4 5 (2.86%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.29%) VBScript
6 3 (1.71%) VB6
6 3 (1.71%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.14%) C
7 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.57%) Perl
8 1 (0.57%) PHP
8 1 (0.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 51 (29.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (17.71%) MCSE
3 26 (14.86%) MCITP
4 22 (12.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 22 (12.57%) MCSA
5 20 (11.43%) CCA
5 20 (11.43%) Citrix Certification
6 17 (9.71%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (6.29%) CCNA
8 8 (4.57%) MCTS
9 6 (3.43%) MCP
10 5 (2.86%) Degree
10 5 (2.86%) SC Cleared
10 5 (2.86%) Security Cleared
11 4 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.29%) CCNP
11 4 (2.29%) NCDA
12 2 (1.14%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (1.14%) Avaya Certification
12 2 (1.14%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.14%) SLA
2 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 120 (68.57%) Active Directory
2 79 (45.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (35.43%) Hyper-V
4 31 (17.71%) XenApp
5 29 (16.57%) vSphere
6 27 (15.43%) XenDesktop
7 12 (6.86%) VMware ESX
8 8 (4.57%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.86%) XenServer
9 5 (2.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (1.71%) Firmware
11 2 (1.14%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.14%) NFS
11 2 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.57%) Samba
Systems Management
1 14 (8.00%) SCCM
2 13 (7.43%) Backup Exec
3 11 (6.29%) SCOM
4 9 (5.14%) WSUS
5 7 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (2.86%) WMI
7 3 (1.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (1.71%) SCDPM
7 3 (1.71%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.71%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (1.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.14%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.57%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 132 (75.43%) VMware
2 112 (64.00%) Microsoft
3 71 (40.57%) Cisco
4 65 (37.14%) Citrix
5 49 (28.00%) NetApp
6 36 (20.57%) HP
7 19 (10.86%) Symantec
7 19 (10.86%) Dell
8 13 (7.43%) EMC
9 9 (5.14%) CommVault
10 8 (4.57%) Sophos
11 7 (4.00%) Oracle
12 6 (3.43%) Fortinet
13 5 (2.86%) WatchGuard
13 5 (2.86%) Wyse
14 4 (2.29%) Avaya
14 4 (2.29%) IBM
14 4 (2.29%) NETGEAR
15 3 (1.71%) SolarWinds
15 3 (1.71%) Splunk
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