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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 195 204 182
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -22
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 61 50 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.85% 0.68% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.72% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 54 46 48
Average salary £33,000 £34,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.03% -0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,125 £44,250 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6842 6993 6875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.24% 95.27% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5547 5863 6086
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester +13 30 £27,125 -22.50% 6
Cheshire +7 27 £37,500 -
Merseyside -11 4 £41,250 +55.66%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 86 (93.48%) Windows
2 60 (65.22%) VMware
3 57 (61.96%) Microsoft
4 52 (56.52%) Active Directory
5 43 (46.74%) MS Exchange
6 40 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 40 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (36.96%) Exchange Server 2010
8 33 (35.87%) Cisco
8 33 (35.87%) SAN
9 32 (34.78%) Firewall
10 30 (32.61%) WAN
11 26 (28.26%) MS Excel
12 25 (27.17%) LAN
13 24 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
13 24 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
13 24 (26.09%) Hyper-V
14 23 (25.00%) SQL
14 23 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 22 (23.91%) Citrix
15 22 (23.91%) vSphere
16 21 (22.83%) Exchange Server 2007
16 21 (22.83%) ITIL
17 20 (21.74%) SCCM
18 19 (20.65%) Linux
18 19 (20.65%) Windows XP
19 18 (19.57%) MCSE
19 18 (19.57%) Windows 7
20 17 (18.48%) Exchange Server 2013
21 15 (16.30%) MCITP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 43 (46.74%) MS Exchange
2 34 (36.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (22.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (18.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (16.30%) SharePoint
6 13 (14.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (6.52%) Apache
8 5 (5.43%) Lync
8 5 (5.43%) IIS
9 3 (3.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.09%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 26 (28.26%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.87%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.09%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Office 365
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (35.87%) SAN
2 32 (34.78%) Firewall
3 30 (32.61%) WAN
4 25 (27.17%) LAN
5 15 (16.30%) VPN
6 14 (15.22%) TCP/IP
7 9 (9.78%) Network Security
7 9 (9.78%) DNS
8 8 (8.70%) DHCP
8 8 (8.70%) iSCSI
8 8 (8.70%) VLAN
9 7 (7.61%) WLAN
9 7 (7.61%) DMZ
10 5 (5.43%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (2.17%) SSL
12 2 (2.17%) HTTP
12 2 (2.17%) Wireless
12 2 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (1.09%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (3.26%) MySQL
General
1 15 (16.30%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.17%) Back Office
4 1 (1.09%) Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.61%) Web Services
1 7 (7.61%) .NET
1 7 (7.61%) Middleware
2 3 (3.26%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.26%) CSS
2 3 (3.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) Clustering
2 3 (3.26%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.09%) PKI
4 1 (1.09%) iPhone
4 1 (1.09%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 86 (93.48%) Windows
2 40 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (20.65%) Linux
5 19 (20.65%) Windows XP
6 18 (19.57%) Windows 7
7 13 (14.13%) Windows 8
8 8 (8.70%) Solaris
9 7 (7.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.26%) Debian
10 3 (3.26%) UNIX
11 2 (2.17%) Windows 2000
11 2 (2.17%) AIX
11 2 (2.17%) HPUX
11 2 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.83%) ITIL
2 9 (9.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (9.78%) Migration
2 9 (9.78%) Information Security
3 8 (8.70%) Business Continuity
3 8 (8.70%) Investment Management
4 6 (6.52%) Change Management
4 6 (6.52%) Security Architecture
4 6 (6.52%) Problem Management
5 5 (5.43%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (4.35%) Risk Management
7 3 (3.26%) High Availability
7 3 (3.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.26%) Project Planning
7 3 (3.26%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (3.26%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.26%) Service Management
7 3 (3.26%) Project Management
8 2 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.00%) SQL
2 7 (7.61%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.61%) VB.NET
2 7 (7.61%) Java
3 6 (6.52%) VB6
3 6 (6.52%) VB
4 3 (3.26%) VBScript
4 3 (3.26%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.26%) Perl
5 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (19.57%) MCSE
3 15 (16.30%) MCITP
4 11 (11.96%) MCSA
4 11 (11.96%) MCP
5 10 (10.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (8.70%) Degree
7 7 (7.61%) SC Cleared
7 7 (7.61%) Security Cleared
8 5 (5.43%) MCTS
9 4 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (3.26%) CCNA
11 2 (2.17%) CCNP
12 1 (1.09%) NCDA
12 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.09%) CCA
12 1 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (1.09%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.09%) BS7799
System Software
1 52 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 40 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (26.09%) Hyper-V
4 22 (23.91%) vSphere
5 7 (7.61%) XenApp
6 5 (5.43%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (5.43%) XenDesktop
6 5 (5.43%) VMware ESX
7 4 (4.35%) vCloud
8 3 (3.26%) Squid
9 2 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.09%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (21.74%) SCCM
2 14 (15.22%) SCOM
3 11 (11.96%) NetBackup
4 7 (7.61%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (6.52%) Backup Exec
5 6 (6.52%) WSUS
6 3 (3.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.09%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.09%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 60 (65.22%) VMware
2 57 (61.96%) Microsoft
3 33 (35.87%) Cisco
4 22 (23.91%) Citrix
5 14 (15.22%) HP
6 13 (14.13%) NetApp
7 10 (10.87%) Red Hat
8 9 (9.78%) EMC
9 8 (8.70%) McAfee
10 7 (7.61%) CheckPoint
11 5 (5.43%) Symantec
12 4 (4.35%) WatchGuard
13 3 (3.26%) ProCurve
14 2 (2.17%) Dell
14 2 (2.17%) Avaya
14 2 (2.17%) Sage
14 2 (2.17%) Oracle
15 1 (1.09%) Facebook
15 1 (1.09%) Twitter
15 1 (1.09%) F5
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