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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 169 156 208
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +52
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 82 92 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.25% 1.29% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.36% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 74 88 29
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,700 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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
6257 6755 6934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.29% 94.91% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5100 5470 5930
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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
Cheshire 0 36 £40,000 +36.75% 7
Manchester -6 36 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Merseyside +8 5 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Lancashire -9 5 £45,000 +38.46%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

1 144 (78.69%) Windows
2 130 (71.04%) VMware
3 101 (55.19%) Active Directory
4 96 (52.46%) Microsoft
5 81 (44.26%) MS Exchange
6 76 (41.53%) Cisco
7 75 (40.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 74 (40.44%) VMware Infrastructure
9 55 (30.05%) DNS
10 54 (29.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 52 (28.42%) Exchange Server 2010
12 49 (26.78%) Citrix
13 46 (25.14%) DHCP
14 42 (22.95%) Microsoft Certification
15 40 (21.86%) HP
16 39 (21.31%) ITIL
16 39 (21.31%) SAN
16 39 (21.31%) Firewall
17 37 (20.22%) Cisco Certification
18 34 (18.58%) Office 365
18 34 (18.58%) Hyper-V
19 33 (18.03%) VPN
20 32 (17.49%) Exchange Server 2013
21 31 (16.94%) TCP/IP
21 31 (16.94%) NetApp
22 30 (16.39%) CCNA
22 30 (16.39%) MS Excel
23 29 (15.85%) SQL Server
24 28 (15.30%) Linux
25 27 (14.75%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 81 (44.26%) MS Exchange
2 52 (28.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (17.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (12.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (10.93%) SharePoint
6 12 (6.56%) IIS
7 8 (4.37%) Lync
8 5 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.19%) Apache
9 4 (2.19%) nginx
10 3 (1.64%) Apache ServiceMix
10 3 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (16.39%) MS Excel
2 18 (9.84%) MS Office
3 5 (2.73%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 34 (18.58%) Office 365
2 14 (7.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.64%) Mimecast
3 3 (1.64%) SaaS
4 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (30.05%) DNS
2 46 (25.14%) DHCP
3 39 (21.31%) SAN
3 39 (21.31%) Firewall
4 33 (18.03%) VPN
5 31 (16.94%) TCP/IP
6 27 (14.75%) WAN
7 26 (14.21%) LAN
8 15 (8.20%) VoIP
8 15 (8.20%) Network Security
9 11 (6.01%) HTTP
9 11 (6.01%) SSL
10 9 (4.92%) VLAN
10 9 (4.92%) Wireless
11 7 (3.83%) MPLS
12 6 (3.28%) WLAN
12 6 (3.28%) FTP
13 5 (2.73%) VPLS
13 5 (2.73%) BGP
13 5 (2.73%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.73%) MySQL
3 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 21 (11.48%) Finance
2 11 (6.01%) Retail
3 6 (3.28%) Financial Institution
3 6 (3.28%) Back Office
4 4 (2.19%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.64%) Advertising
6 1 (0.55%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.92%) HTML
1 9 (4.92%) XML
2 3 (1.64%) LAMP
3 2 (1.09%) Web Services
4 1 (0.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.93%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.46%) Replication
3 8 (4.37%) Clustering
4 6 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.19%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.19%) FlexPod
6 2 (1.09%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.09%) Derivative
6 2 (1.09%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.09%) iPhone
7 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 144 (78.69%) Windows
2 75 (40.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (29.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (15.30%) Linux
5 27 (14.75%) Windows 7
6 24 (13.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (7.65%) Windows XP
8 13 (7.10%) Windows 8
9 9 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (3.83%) CentOS
11 4 (2.19%) UNIX
12 3 (1.64%) Android
12 3 (1.64%) AIX
13 2 (1.09%) HPUX
13 2 (1.09%) Solaris
13 2 (1.09%) SUSE
13 2 (1.09%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.55%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.55%) Fedora
14 1 (0.55%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (21.31%) ITIL
2 15 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (6.01%) Technical Architecture
4 10 (5.46%) Migration
5 7 (3.83%) Business Continuity
6 6 (3.28%) Project Management
6 6 (3.28%) Risk Management
6 6 (3.28%) Project Planning
6 6 (3.28%) Incident Management
6 6 (3.28%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (2.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (2.19%) Service Management
8 4 (2.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (2.19%) Time Management
9 3 (1.64%) Network Management
9 3 (1.64%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (1.64%) Problem Management
9 3 (1.64%) Web Development
10 2 (1.09%) Configuration Management
10 2 (1.09%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 27 (14.75%) SQL
2 12 (6.56%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.83%) PHP
4 6 (3.28%) Python
4 6 (3.28%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.73%) Ruby
5 5 (2.73%) VB
6 3 (1.64%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.64%) Perl
7 2 (1.09%) C
7 2 (1.09%) Java
7 2 (1.09%) AWK
7 2 (1.09%) sed
8 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (22.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (20.22%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (16.39%) CCNA
4 27 (14.75%) MCSE
5 26 (14.21%) MCITP
6 21 (11.48%) MCSA
7 20 (10.93%) MCTS
8 16 (8.74%) MCP
9 11 (6.01%) CCENT
9 11 (6.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (4.92%) Degree
10 9 (4.92%) Citrix Certification
10 9 (4.92%) CCNP
11 8 (4.37%) CCIE
12 7 (3.83%) CCDP
12 7 (3.83%) CCA
13 4 (2.19%) MCDST
14 2 (1.09%) NCDA
14 2 (1.09%) HP ASE
15 1 (0.55%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.73%) SLA
System Software
1 101 (55.19%) Active Directory
2 74 (40.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (18.58%) Hyper-V
4 17 (9.29%) XenDesktop
5 14 (7.65%) vSphere
6 8 (4.37%) XenApp
7 7 (3.83%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.64%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.55%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.55%) XenServer
10 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.55%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 17 (9.29%) SCCM
2 7 (3.83%) SCOM
3 6 (3.28%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.19%) Nagios
4 4 (2.19%) SCDPM
4 4 (2.19%) XenMobile
4 4 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.64%) Opsview
5 3 (1.64%) Puppet
5 3 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.09%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.55%) Cisco LMS
7 1 (0.55%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.55%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.55%) WSUS
7 1 (0.55%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 130 (71.04%) VMware
2 96 (52.46%) Microsoft
3 76 (41.53%) Cisco
4 49 (26.78%) Citrix
5 40 (21.86%) HP
6 31 (16.94%) NetApp
7 9 (4.92%) Dell
8 5 (2.73%) EMC
9 4 (2.19%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.19%) AppSense
10 3 (1.64%) SonicWALL
10 3 (1.64%) Juniper
10 3 (1.64%) Symantec
10 3 (1.64%) McAfee
11 2 (1.09%) Oracle
11 2 (1.09%) IBM
11 2 (1.09%) Sophos
11 2 (1.09%) Mitel
11 2 (1.09%) WatchGuard
11 2 (1.09%) 3PAR
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