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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 159 155 202
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +47
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 73 105 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.29% 1.59% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.65% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 62 85 54
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,061
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £44,800 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
5497 6371 6840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.10% 96.71% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4652 5081 5504
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,690 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
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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 +16 49 £35,500 +9.23% 4
Cheshire -4 11 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Merseyside +8 8 £60,000 +60.00% 4
Lancashire -8 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 141 (79.66%) Windows
2 123 (69.49%) VMware
3 117 (66.10%) Windows Server
4 102 (57.63%) Active Directory
5 98 (55.37%) Microsoft
6 78 (44.07%) VMware Infrastructure
7 73 (41.24%) Cisco
8 65 (36.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 62 (35.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 58 (32.77%) Citrix
11 55 (31.07%) ITIL
11 55 (31.07%) Hyper-V
12 54 (30.51%) MS Exchange
12 54 (30.51%) Microsoft Certification
13 49 (27.68%) MCSE
14 47 (26.55%) MS Excel
15 44 (24.86%) NetApp
16 43 (24.29%) MCSA
16 43 (24.29%) CCNA
16 43 (24.29%) Cisco Certification
17 41 (23.16%) Exchange Server 2010
18 38 (21.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 38 (21.47%) DNS
19 36 (20.34%) SAN
19 36 (20.34%) MCITP
20 35 (19.77%) DHCP
21 34 (19.21%) Exchange Server 2013
22 30 (16.95%) MCTS
22 30 (16.95%) Firewall
22 30 (16.95%) MCP

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 54 (30.51%) MS Exchange
2 41 (23.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (19.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (8.47%) SharePoint
4 15 (8.47%) Skype for Business
5 10 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (5.65%) IIS
6 7 (3.95%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.26%) Confluence
8 2 (1.13%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.13%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.56%) Apache
Applications
1 47 (26.55%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) Shockwave
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.86%) Office 365
2 14 (7.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.82%) IaaS
4 5 (2.82%) PaaS
5 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (21.47%) DNS
2 36 (20.34%) SAN
3 35 (19.77%) DHCP
4 30 (16.95%) Firewall
5 23 (12.99%) VPN
6 21 (11.86%) TCP/IP
7 17 (9.60%) LAN
8 14 (7.91%) WAN
9 13 (7.34%) Network Security
10 8 (4.52%) VLAN
11 6 (3.39%) WLAN
12 5 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (2.82%) NetScaler
12 5 (2.82%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (1.69%) Internet
14 2 (1.13%) iSCSI
14 2 (1.13%) NAS
14 2 (1.13%) VoIP
14 2 (1.13%) Wireless
15 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.13%) DB2
5 1 (0.56%) MySQL
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (2.82%) JIRA
General
1 19 (10.73%) Finance
2 9 (5.08%) Banking
3 7 (3.95%) Legal
3 7 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.39%) Back Office
5 4 (2.26%) Retail
6 2 (1.13%) Law
6 2 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.13%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (1.13%) Middleware
2 1 (0.56%) COM
2 1 (0.56%) Flash
2 1 (0.56%) LAMP
2 1 (0.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.12%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.65%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.39%) Clustering
4 4 (2.26%) EqualLogic
4 4 (2.26%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.26%) Replication
4 4 (2.26%) User Experience
4 4 (2.26%) Wiki
5 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.69%) FlexPod
6 2 (1.13%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.13%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 141 (79.66%) Windows
2 117 (66.10%) Windows Server
3 65 (36.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 62 (35.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (13.56%) Linux
6 22 (12.43%) Windows 7
7 14 (7.91%) Windows XP
8 12 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (6.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (5.08%) AIX
10 9 (5.08%) Windows 10
11 8 (4.52%) Unix
11 8 (4.52%) Windows 8
12 6 (3.39%) CentOS
13 4 (2.26%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (31.07%) ITIL
2 24 (13.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (6.78%) Infrastructure Management
4 9 (5.08%) Migration
5 7 (3.95%) ITIL V2
5 7 (3.95%) Project Management
6 6 (3.39%) Business Continuity
6 6 (3.39%) Incident Management
6 6 (3.39%) ITIL V3
6 6 (3.39%) Load Balancing
6 6 (3.39%) Patch Management
6 6 (3.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 5 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (2.82%) Change Management
7 5 (2.82%) Mentoring
7 5 (2.82%) PRINCE2
7 5 (2.82%) Server Building
7 5 (2.82%) Time Management
8 4 (2.26%) Converged Infrastructure
8 4 (2.26%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.86%) PowerShell
2 17 (9.60%) SQL
3 4 (2.26%) C
3 4 (2.26%) VB
4 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.13%) Java
6 1 (0.56%) PHP
6 1 (0.56%) Python
6 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 54 (30.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (27.68%) MCSE
3 43 (24.29%) CCNA
3 43 (24.29%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (24.29%) MCSA
4 38 (21.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 36 (20.34%) MCITP
6 30 (16.95%) MCP
6 30 (16.95%) MCTS
7 18 (10.17%) CCA
7 18 (10.17%) Citrix Certification
8 11 (6.21%) CCNP
8 11 (6.21%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (5.65%) Degree
10 6 (3.39%) A+ Certification
10 6 (3.39%) CISSP
10 6 (3.39%) HNC
10 6 (3.39%) Network+ Certification
10 6 (3.39%) RHCE
10 6 (3.39%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.82%) SLA
2 3 (1.69%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 102 (57.63%) Active Directory
2 78 (44.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (31.07%) Hyper-V
4 22 (12.43%) XenApp
5 21 (11.86%) vSphere
6 12 (6.78%) XenServer
7 11 (6.21%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (5.65%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (3.95%) XenDesktop
10 4 (2.26%) Xen
11 3 (1.69%) BitLocker
11 3 (1.69%) VMware Server
12 2 (1.13%) Firmware
12 2 (1.13%) PowerHA
12 2 (1.13%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.56%) NDS
13 1 (0.56%) NetIQ eDirectory
13 1 (0.56%) pfSense
13 1 (0.56%) Shibboleth
13 1 (0.56%) UAG
Systems Management
1 17 (9.60%) SCCM
2 12 (6.78%) WSUS
3 11 (6.21%) Nagios
4 9 (5.08%) Backup Exec
5 8 (4.52%) SCOM
6 7 (3.95%) EdgeSight
7 6 (3.39%) HP SIM
7 6 (3.39%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (3.39%) XenMobile
8 4 (2.26%) SCOrch
8 4 (2.26%) SCVMM
9 3 (1.69%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.13%) Cacti
11 1 (0.56%) Cisco Prime
11 1 (0.56%) CiscoWorks
11 1 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.56%) NetIQ Identity Manager
11 1 (0.56%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.56%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 123 (69.49%) VMware
2 98 (55.37%) Microsoft
3 73 (41.24%) Cisco
4 58 (32.77%) Citrix
5 44 (24.86%) NetApp
6 26 (14.69%) HP
7 13 (7.34%) Symantec
8 12 (6.78%) Dell
8 12 (6.78%) Red Hat
8 12 (6.78%) Veeam
9 11 (6.21%) SolarWinds
10 10 (5.65%) Sophos
11 8 (4.52%) IBM
11 8 (4.52%) Nimble Storage
12 6 (3.39%) 3PAR
12 6 (3.39%) GFI Software
12 6 (3.39%) Juniper
12 6 (3.39%) ProCurve
13 5 (2.82%) CheckPoint
14 4 (2.26%) EMC
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