The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 145 205 194
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 100 34 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.39% 0.47% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 0.50% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 96 28 49
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £44,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6822 6839 7208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.82% 94.75% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5529 5855 6319
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +22 47 £32,500 - 4
Cheshire +24 43 £29,500 +18.00% 3
Lancashire +3 6 £32,500 +9.24% 2
Merseyside 0 3 £27,500 -31.25% 2
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 134 (85.35%) Windows
2 106 (67.52%) Microsoft
3 94 (59.87%) VMware
4 91 (57.96%) Active Directory
5 70 (44.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 68 (43.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 64 (40.76%) MS Exchange
8 55 (35.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 54 (34.39%) Cisco
10 51 (32.48%) Hyper-V
11 49 (31.21%) Citrix
12 48 (30.57%) Windows 7
12 48 (30.57%) VMware Infrastructure
13 45 (28.66%) Exchange Server 2010
14 42 (26.75%) SAN
15 40 (25.48%) MCSE
15 40 (25.48%) ITIL
16 38 (24.20%) MS Excel
16 38 (24.20%) Firewall
17 36 (22.93%) Windows Server 2003
17 36 (22.93%) MCSA
18 35 (22.29%) LAN
19 34 (21.66%) WAN
20 32 (20.38%) SQL
21 31 (19.75%) Windows XP
21 31 (19.75%) Exchange Server 2007
22 30 (19.11%) TCP/IP
23 29 (18.47%) vSphere
24 26 (16.56%) VPN
24 26 (16.56%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 64 (40.76%) MS Exchange
2 45 (28.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (19.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (12.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (12.10%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (12.10%) SharePoint
5 19 (12.10%) IIS
6 10 (6.37%) Lync
7 6 (3.82%) Apache
8 5 (3.18%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 38 (24.20%) MS Excel
2 21 (13.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (26.75%) SAN
2 38 (24.20%) Firewall
3 35 (22.29%) LAN
4 34 (21.66%) WAN
5 30 (19.11%) TCP/IP
6 26 (16.56%) VPN
6 26 (16.56%) DNS
7 22 (14.01%) DHCP
8 14 (8.92%) iSCSI
9 13 (8.28%) NAS
10 12 (7.64%) Network Security
11 9 (5.73%) WLAN
12 8 (5.10%) NetScaler
13 7 (4.46%) VLAN
13 7 (4.46%) VoIP
14 6 (3.82%) Cisco IOS
15 5 (3.18%) Unified Communications
15 5 (3.18%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (3.18%) Wi-Fi
16 4 (2.55%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.10%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.91%) MySQL
5 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
General
1 19 (12.10%) Finance
2 3 (1.91%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.27%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.73%) .NET
2 4 (2.55%) Middleware
2 4 (2.55%) CSS
2 4 (2.55%) Web Services
3 3 (1.91%) HTML
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 3 (1.91%) Clustering
5 2 (1.27%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.64%) PKI
6 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 134 (85.35%) Windows
2 70 (44.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (35.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (30.57%) Windows 7
5 36 (22.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (19.75%) Windows XP
7 24 (15.29%) Windows 8
8 23 (14.65%) Linux
9 10 (6.37%) UNIX
10 7 (4.46%) AIX
11 3 (1.91%) Solaris
11 3 (1.91%) Debian
12 2 (1.27%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.64%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.48%) ITIL
2 16 (10.19%) Migration
3 11 (7.01%) Information Security
3 11 (7.01%) Project Management
3 11 (7.01%) Change Management
4 10 (6.37%) Configuration Management
4 10 (6.37%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (5.10%) Business Continuity
6 7 (4.46%) Service Management
7 6 (3.82%) Security Management
8 5 (3.18%) Strategic Planning
8 5 (3.18%) Investment Management
9 4 (2.55%) Risk Management
9 4 (2.55%) Security Architecture
9 4 (2.55%) Problem Management
10 3 (1.91%) Change Control
10 3 (1.91%) Project Planning
10 3 (1.91%) Network Architecture
11 2 (1.27%) Information Security Management
11 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 32 (20.38%) SQL
2 12 (7.64%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.46%) VB.NET
4 6 (3.82%) VB
4 6 (3.82%) VB6
5 4 (2.55%) Java
6 3 (1.91%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.91%) Perl
6 3 (1.91%) VBScript
7 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (43.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (25.48%) MCSE
3 36 (22.93%) MCSA
4 26 (16.56%) MCP
5 20 (12.74%) MCITP
6 17 (10.83%) MCTS
6 17 (10.83%) Degree
7 13 (8.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (7.64%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (7.01%) CCNA
10 10 (6.37%) CCA
10 10 (6.37%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (5.73%) SC Cleared
11 9 (5.73%) Security Cleared
12 4 (2.55%) A+ Certification
13 2 (1.27%) CCNP
13 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.27%) NCDA
14 1 (0.64%) VCP5
14 1 (0.64%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (1.91%) SLA
2 2 (1.27%) BS7799
2 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 91 (57.96%) Active Directory
2 51 (32.48%) Hyper-V
3 48 (30.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (18.47%) vSphere
5 25 (15.92%) XenDesktop
6 22 (14.01%) XenApp
7 6 (3.82%) VMware ESX
7 6 (3.82%) XenServer
8 5 (3.18%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (3.18%) Terminal Services
9 4 (2.55%) vCloud
10 3 (1.91%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.91%) Squid
11 2 (1.27%) NFS
12 1 (0.64%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 17 (10.83%) SCCM
2 14 (8.92%) SCOM
3 9 (5.73%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (3.82%) Backup Exec
5 5 (3.18%) SCDPM
5 5 (3.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (3.18%) SCVMM
6 4 (2.55%) WSUS
7 1 (0.64%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 106 (67.52%) Microsoft
2 94 (59.87%) VMware
3 54 (34.39%) Cisco
4 49 (31.21%) Citrix
5 26 (16.56%) HP
6 20 (12.74%) NetApp
7 11 (7.01%) Dell
8 9 (5.73%) McAfee
9 6 (3.82%) EMC
9 6 (3.82%) Symantec
10 5 (3.18%) ProCurve
11 4 (2.55%) WatchGuard
12 3 (1.91%) Fortinet
12 3 (1.91%) Juniper
12 3 (1.91%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.27%) Sage
13 2 (1.27%) IBM
13 2 (1.27%) CommVault
13 2 (1.27%) Oracle
14 1 (0.64%) F5
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