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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 176 202 153
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -49
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 78 44 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.06% 0.66% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.70% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 73 39 85
Average salary £33,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
6928 6299 6996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.59% 94.03% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5771 5384 5961
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 October 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 1 October 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 +3 36 £33,500 +3.07% 6
Cheshire +13 34 £32,500 +13.04% 8
Merseyside +1 4 £24,750 -40.36%
Lancashire - 4 £37,500 - 1
Cumbria - 1 £34,500 -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 120 (75.47%) Windows
2 105 (66.04%) Microsoft
3 103 (64.78%) VMware
4 94 (59.12%) Active Directory
5 63 (39.62%) Citrix
6 61 (38.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 61 (38.36%) Cisco
7 58 (36.48%) MS Exchange
7 58 (36.48%) Hyper-V
8 57 (35.85%) VMware Infrastructure
9 55 (34.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 45 (28.30%) SAN
11 44 (27.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 39 (24.53%) MS Excel
13 38 (23.90%) Windows 7
14 37 (23.27%) Exchange Server 2010
15 35 (22.01%) TCP/IP
16 34 (21.38%) DNS
16 34 (21.38%) ITIL
17 32 (20.13%) NetApp
17 32 (20.13%) vSphere
17 32 (20.13%) XenApp
18 31 (19.50%) XenDesktop
18 31 (19.50%) Firewall
19 30 (18.87%) MCSA
19 30 (18.87%) HP
20 28 (17.61%) LAN
20 28 (17.61%) WAN
20 28 (17.61%) DHCP
20 28 (17.61%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 58 (36.48%) MS Exchange
2 37 (23.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (13.21%) IIS
4 18 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (10.69%) SharePoint
6 15 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (5.66%) Lync
9 5 (3.14%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.26%) Apache
11 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 39 (24.53%) MS Excel
2 18 (11.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.29%) Office 365
2 1 (0.63%) IaaS
2 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (28.30%) SAN
2 35 (22.01%) TCP/IP
3 34 (21.38%) DNS
4 31 (19.50%) Firewall
5 28 (17.61%) LAN
5 28 (17.61%) WAN
5 28 (17.61%) DHCP
6 24 (15.09%) VPN
7 23 (14.47%) NAS
8 18 (11.32%) iSCSI
9 13 (8.18%) Network Security
9 13 (8.18%) NetScaler
10 10 (6.29%) VLAN
11 9 (5.66%) VoIP
12 6 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (3.77%) WLAN
13 5 (3.14%) Internet
13 5 (3.14%) Unified Communications
13 5 (3.14%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (3.14%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.89%) MySQL
3 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 9 (5.66%) Finance
2 4 (2.52%) Legal
3 2 (1.26%) Law
4 1 (0.63%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.89%) .NET
1 3 (1.89%) CSS
2 2 (1.26%) HTML
3 1 (0.63%) Middleware
3 1 (0.63%) Web Services
3 1 (0.63%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.55%) Fat Client
1 12 (7.55%) Thin Client
2 8 (5.03%) CMDB
3 7 (4.40%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.77%) Clustering
5 3 (1.89%) EqualLogic
5 3 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.63%) NHS
6 1 (0.63%) Open Source
6 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 120 (75.47%) Windows
2 55 (34.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (27.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (23.90%) Windows 7
5 25 (15.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (15.09%) Linux
7 19 (11.95%) Windows XP
8 17 (10.69%) Windows 8
9 10 (6.29%) UNIX
10 7 (4.40%) Solaris
10 7 (4.40%) AIX
11 2 (1.26%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.26%) Debian
12 1 (0.63%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.38%) ITIL
2 14 (8.81%) Migration
3 12 (7.55%) Change Management
4 11 (6.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (5.66%) Information Security
5 9 (5.66%) Project Management
6 8 (5.03%) Configuration Management
6 8 (5.03%) Business Continuity
7 7 (4.40%) Service Management
8 6 (3.77%) Coaching
8 6 (3.77%) Security Management
9 4 (2.52%) Network Architecture
10 3 (1.89%) Risk Management
10 3 (1.89%) High Availability
10 3 (1.89%) Change Control
10 3 (1.89%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (1.89%) Line Management
10 3 (1.89%) Project Planning
10 3 (1.89%) Problem Management
10 3 (1.89%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.35%) SQL
2 11 (6.92%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.26%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.26%) VBScript
3 2 (1.26%) VB
3 2 (1.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.26%) Perl
4 1 (0.63%) Java
4 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 61 (38.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (18.87%) MCSA
3 28 (17.61%) MCSE
4 18 (11.32%) MCP
5 17 (10.69%) MCTS
5 17 (10.69%) CCA
5 17 (10.69%) Citrix Certification
6 15 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (8.18%) CCNA
8 12 (7.55%) MCITP
8 12 (7.55%) Degree
9 9 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (5.03%) SC Cleared
10 8 (5.03%) Security Cleared
11 4 (2.52%) A+ Certification
12 3 (1.89%) CCNP
12 3 (1.89%) CCEA
12 3 (1.89%) VCP4
12 3 (1.89%) VCP5
13 2 (1.26%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.63%) BS7799
3 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 94 (59.12%) Active Directory
2 58 (36.48%) Hyper-V
3 57 (35.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (20.13%) vSphere
4 32 (20.13%) XenApp
5 31 (19.50%) XenDesktop
6 8 (5.03%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (3.77%) XenServer
7 6 (3.77%) VMware ESX
8 5 (3.14%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.89%) NFS
9 3 (1.89%) vCloud
10 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.26%) Squid
10 2 (1.26%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (1.26%) Firmware
11 1 (0.63%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 14 (8.81%) SCCM
2 10 (6.29%) SCOM
3 9 (5.66%) WSUS
4 8 (5.03%) Backup Exec
5 6 (3.77%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (3.14%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (3.14%) SCDPM
6 5 (3.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (3.14%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.63%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.63%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 105 (66.04%) Microsoft
2 103 (64.78%) VMware
3 63 (39.62%) Citrix
4 61 (38.36%) Cisco
5 32 (20.13%) NetApp
6 30 (18.87%) HP
7 17 (10.69%) Dell
8 11 (6.92%) Symantec
9 6 (3.77%) Oracle
9 6 (3.77%) EMC
9 6 (3.77%) McAfee
10 5 (3.14%) Juniper
10 5 (3.14%) ProCurve
10 5 (3.14%) Fortinet
11 4 (2.52%) CommVault
12 3 (1.89%) Sophos
13 2 (1.26%) IBM
13 2 (1.26%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.26%) Sage
14 1 (0.63%) Apple
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