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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 159 206 170
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -36
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 94 38 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.28% 0.54% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 0.58% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 89 34 71
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £44,250 £41,300
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%
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
6940 6583 7183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.72% 94.24% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5629 5655 6234
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +17 43 £32,750 +0.76% 13
Cheshire +22 39 £31,000 +7.82% 8
Lancashire -2 6 £33,750 +13.44% 3
Merseyside 0 4 £24,750 -40.36% 1
Cumbria - 1 £34,500 -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 125 (79.62%) Windows
2 105 (66.88%) Microsoft
3 99 (63.06%) VMware
4 94 (59.87%) Active Directory
5 64 (40.76%) MS Exchange
6 63 (40.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 62 (39.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 61 (38.85%) Hyper-V
9 59 (37.58%) Citrix
9 59 (37.58%) Cisco
10 53 (33.76%) VMware Infrastructure
11 51 (32.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 48 (30.57%) SAN
13 45 (28.66%) Windows 7
14 44 (28.03%) Exchange Server 2010
15 39 (24.84%) ITIL
16 38 (24.20%) MS Excel
17 36 (22.93%) vSphere
18 34 (21.66%) LAN
18 34 (21.66%) WAN
18 34 (21.66%) Firewall
19 32 (20.38%) Windows Server 2003
19 32 (20.38%) MCSE
19 32 (20.38%) MCSA
19 32 (20.38%) SQL
19 32 (20.38%) XenDesktop
19 32 (20.38%) XenApp
20 31 (19.75%) TCP/IP
20 31 (19.75%) HP
21 30 (19.11%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 44 (28.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (15.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (12.74%) Exchange Server 2003
4 20 (12.74%) IIS
4 20 (12.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (12.10%) SharePoint
6 9 (5.73%) 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 19 (12.10%) MS Office
3 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (30.57%) SAN
2 34 (21.66%) LAN
2 34 (21.66%) WAN
2 34 (21.66%) Firewall
3 31 (19.75%) TCP/IP
4 30 (19.11%) DNS
5 24 (15.29%) DHCP
6 22 (14.01%) VPN
7 19 (12.10%) NAS
8 16 (10.19%) iSCSI
9 13 (8.28%) NetScaler
10 11 (7.01%) Network Security
11 9 (5.73%) VoIP
12 8 (5.10%) WLAN
13 7 (4.46%) VLAN
14 5 (3.18%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (3.18%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (3.18%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (3.18%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (3.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.10%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.55%) MySQL
5 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (8.92%) Finance
2 3 (1.91%) Legal
3 2 (1.27%) Law
4 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.10%) .NET
2 4 (2.55%) CSS
3 3 (1.91%) HTML
4 2 (1.27%) Web Services
4 2 (1.27%) Middleware
5 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 3 (1.91%) Clustering
4 3 (1.91%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.64%) NHS
5 1 (0.64%) Firmware
5 1 (0.64%) PKI
5 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 125 (79.62%) Windows
2 63 (40.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (32.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (28.66%) Windows 7
5 32 (20.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (16.56%) Windows XP
7 23 (14.65%) Windows 8
8 22 (14.01%) Linux
9 10 (6.37%) UNIX
10 7 (4.46%) AIX
11 4 (2.55%) Solaris
12 3 (1.91%) Debian
13 2 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.64%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.84%) ITIL
2 17 (10.83%) Migration
3 12 (7.64%) Change Management
4 9 (5.73%) Project Management
4 9 (5.73%) Information Security
5 8 (5.10%) Configuration Management
6 7 (4.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (4.46%) Service Management
6 7 (4.46%) Business Continuity
7 6 (3.82%) Security Management
8 4 (2.55%) Risk Management
8 4 (2.55%) Problem Management
9 3 (1.91%) Project Planning
9 3 (1.91%) Strategic Planning
9 3 (1.91%) Investment Management
9 3 (1.91%) Network Architecture
9 3 (1.91%) Change Control
9 3 (1.91%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2
10 2 (1.27%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (20.38%) SQL
2 11 (7.01%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.82%) VB.NET
4 5 (3.18%) VB6
4 5 (3.18%) VB
5 3 (1.91%) VBScript
5 3 (1.91%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.91%) Perl
6 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 62 (39.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (20.38%) MCSE
2 32 (20.38%) MCSA
3 21 (13.38%) MCP
4 17 (10.83%) CCA
4 17 (10.83%) Citrix Certification
4 17 (10.83%) MCTS
5 15 (9.55%) Degree
6 14 (8.92%) MCITP
6 14 (8.92%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (8.28%) CCNA
8 12 (7.64%) 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 3 (1.91%) 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 94 (59.87%) Active Directory
2 61 (38.85%) Hyper-V
3 53 (33.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (22.93%) vSphere
5 32 (20.38%) XenDesktop
5 32 (20.38%) XenApp
6 6 (3.82%) XenServer
6 6 (3.82%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.18%) Terminal Services
7 5 (3.18%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.55%) NFS
8 4 (2.55%) vCloud
9 3 (1.91%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (1.91%) Squid
9 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.64%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 16 (10.19%) SCCM
2 11 (7.01%) SCOM
3 8 (5.10%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (5.10%) Backup Exec
4 7 (4.46%) WSUS
5 5 (3.18%) SCVMM
5 5 (3.18%) SCDPM
5 5 (3.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (1.91%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.64%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.64%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 105 (66.88%) Microsoft
2 99 (63.06%) VMware
3 59 (37.58%) Cisco
3 59 (37.58%) Citrix
4 31 (19.75%) HP
5 30 (19.11%) NetApp
6 15 (9.55%) Dell
7 9 (5.73%) Symantec
8 8 (5.10%) McAfee
9 6 (3.82%) EMC
10 5 (3.18%) ProCurve
11 4 (2.55%) Fortinet
12 3 (1.91%) WatchGuard
12 3 (1.91%) Juniper
12 3 (1.91%) CommVault
12 3 (1.91%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.91%) Oracle
13 2 (1.27%) Sage
13 2 (1.27%) Mitel
13 2 (1.27%) IBM
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