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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 152 195 208
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 99 61 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.50% 0.85% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 0.89% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 81 54 46
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £42,125 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
6279 6829 6995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.27% 95.28% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5001 5536 5865
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 £24,690 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +21 46 £32,500 +19.81% 9
Cheshire +15 35 £37,500 - 6
Merseyside +18 11 £37,500 -9.09% 3
Lancashire - 8 £33,500 - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 167 (85.20%) Windows
2 140 (71.43%) VMware
3 131 (66.84%) Active Directory
4 113 (57.65%) MS Exchange
5 108 (55.10%) Microsoft
6 96 (48.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 84 (42.86%) Cisco
8 75 (38.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 65 (33.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 62 (31.63%) Exchange Server 2010
10 62 (31.63%) Citrix
11 58 (29.59%) SAN
11 58 (29.59%) DHCP
12 56 (28.57%) DNS
13 52 (26.53%) Hyper-V
14 49 (25.00%) LAN
14 49 (25.00%) NetApp
15 48 (24.49%) WAN
16 47 (23.98%) Microsoft Certification
17 45 (22.96%) Windows Server 2003
17 45 (22.96%) Firewall
18 42 (21.43%) HP
19 41 (20.92%) ITIL
19 41 (20.92%) MS Excel
20 36 (18.37%) VPN
21 35 (17.86%) TCP/IP
21 35 (17.86%) Linux
22 34 (17.35%) MCSE
23 32 (16.33%) SQL
23 32 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2013

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
1 113 (57.65%) MS Exchange
2 62 (31.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 30 (15.31%) SharePoint
4 30 (15.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 23 (11.73%) IIS
6 10 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (5.10%) Lync
7 3 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.53%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.53%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (1.53%) Apache
8 2 (1.02%) nginx
8 2 (1.02%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 41 (20.92%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.12%) MS Office
3 5 (2.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 27 (13.78%) Office 365
2 7 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.02%) SaaS
4 1 (0.51%) IaaS
4 1 (0.51%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 58 (29.59%) DHCP
1 58 (29.59%) SAN
2 56 (28.57%) DNS
3 49 (25.00%) LAN
4 48 (24.49%) WAN
5 45 (22.96%) Firewall
6 36 (18.37%) VPN
7 35 (17.86%) TCP/IP
8 17 (8.67%) VoIP
9 15 (7.65%) Network Security
10 11 (5.61%) VLAN
11 10 (5.10%) WLAN
12 9 (4.59%) Wireless
12 9 (4.59%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (4.08%) iSCSI
13 8 (4.08%) NAS
14 7 (3.57%) SSL
14 7 (3.57%) IPv4
14 7 (3.57%) Ethernet
14 7 (3.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Subversion
1 2 (1.02%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (10.71%) Finance
2 9 (4.59%) Retail
3 6 (3.06%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.55%) Back Office
5 4 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.04%) Legal
6 3 (1.53%) Advertising
6 3 (1.53%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.51%) Games
7 1 (0.51%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.04%) XML
1 4 (2.04%) HTML
1 4 (2.04%) .NET
2 3 (1.53%) X-Windows
3 2 (1.02%) LAMP
3 2 (1.02%) Web Services
4 1 (0.51%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.10%) Clustering
2 7 (3.57%) Fat Client
2 7 (3.57%) Thin Client
3 6 (3.06%) FlexPod
4 5 (2.55%) EqualLogic
4 5 (2.55%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.02%) Replication
5 2 (1.02%) iPhone
6 1 (0.51%) Open Source
6 1 (0.51%) Celerra
6 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.51%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 167 (85.20%) Windows
2 96 (48.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (33.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (22.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (17.86%) Linux
6 22 (11.22%) Windows 7
7 18 (9.18%) Windows 8
8 13 (6.63%) Windows XP
9 9 (4.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (4.08%) CentOS
11 7 (3.57%) Android
12 4 (2.04%) UNIX
13 3 (1.53%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.02%) Solaris
15 1 (0.51%) AIX
15 1 (0.51%) HPUX
15 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (20.92%) ITIL
2 21 (10.71%) Migration
3 19 (9.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (5.61%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (5.61%) Incident Management
5 9 (4.59%) Project Planning
5 9 (4.59%) Time Management
6 7 (3.57%) Problem Management
6 7 (3.57%) Change Management
7 5 (2.55%) Project Management
7 5 (2.55%) Information Security
7 5 (2.55%) Risk Management
8 4 (2.04%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.04%) Coaching
8 4 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (2.04%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (2.04%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (2.04%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (1.53%) Network Architecture
9 3 (1.53%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (16.33%) SQL
2 22 (11.22%) PowerShell
3 13 (6.63%) VB
4 6 (3.06%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.04%) VBScript
5 4 (2.04%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.53%) PHP
6 3 (1.53%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.53%) VB6
7 2 (1.02%) Ruby
7 2 (1.02%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.02%) C
8 1 (0.51%) Perl
8 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (23.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (17.35%) MCSE
3 31 (15.82%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (15.31%) MCITP
5 25 (12.76%) CCNA
6 22 (11.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 21 (10.71%) MCSA
8 18 (9.18%) Citrix Certification
9 17 (8.67%) CCA
10 12 (6.12%) MCTS
11 10 (5.10%) MCP
11 10 (5.10%) CCNP
12 7 (3.57%) Degree
13 6 (3.06%) CCENT
14 5 (2.55%) NCDA
14 5 (2.55%) CCIE
15 4 (2.04%) CCDP
15 4 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
16 3 (1.53%) A+ Certification
16 3 (1.53%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 131 (66.84%) Active Directory
2 75 (38.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (26.53%) Hyper-V
4 29 (14.80%) XenDesktop
5 22 (11.22%) XenApp
6 21 (10.71%) vSphere
7 8 (4.08%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (2.55%) XenServer
9 3 (1.53%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (7.14%) Backup Exec
1 14 (7.14%) SCCM
2 9 (4.59%) SCOM
3 5 (2.55%) WMI
4 4 (2.04%) SCDPM
4 4 (2.04%) XenMobile
5 3 (1.53%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.53%) SCVMM
5 3 (1.53%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.02%) Puppet
6 2 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.02%) Nagios
6 2 (1.02%) WSUS
6 2 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.02%) Opsview
6 2 (1.02%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.51%) Cisco LMS
7 1 (0.51%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 140 (71.43%) VMware
2 108 (55.10%) Microsoft
3 84 (42.86%) Cisco
4 62 (31.63%) Citrix
5 49 (25.00%) NetApp
6 42 (21.43%) HP
7 15 (7.65%) Dell
8 14 (7.14%) Symantec
9 12 (6.12%) EMC
10 7 (3.57%) WatchGuard
11 6 (3.06%) Sophos
11 6 (3.06%) CommVault
12 5 (2.55%) Wyse
12 5 (2.55%) McAfee
13 4 (2.04%) SolarWinds
13 4 (2.04%) Juniper
13 4 (2.04%) IBM
13 4 (2.04%) Fortinet
14 3 (1.53%) Mitel
14 3 (1.53%) Oracle
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