The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Infrastructure Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 182 201 177
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -24
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 69 66 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.09% 0.99% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.02% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 61 53 82
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,400 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £43,250 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
6152 6442 7111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.79% 96.60% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5171 5353 5875
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

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 26 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +3 43 £37,500 - 7
Cheshire +20 20 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Merseyside -11 4 £47,500 +30.13% 1
Lancashire - 2 £35,000 - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Infrastructure Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 109 (75.17%) Windows
2 98 (67.59%) VMware
3 85 (58.62%) Active Directory
4 84 (57.93%) Windows Server
5 65 (44.83%) Microsoft
6 56 (38.62%) DNS
6 56 (38.62%) Hyper-V
7 54 (37.24%) VMware Infrastructure
8 53 (36.55%) Cisco
8 53 (36.55%) ITIL
9 48 (33.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 45 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 45 (31.03%) DHCP
11 42 (28.97%) MS Exchange
12 41 (28.28%) Citrix
12 41 (28.28%) Firewall
13 38 (26.21%) PowerShell
14 33 (22.76%) MS Excel
15 30 (20.69%) Office 365
16 29 (20.00%) WAN
17 28 (19.31%) LAN
17 28 (19.31%) SQL
18 27 (18.62%) Microsoft Certification
18 27 (18.62%) Exchange Server 2010
18 27 (18.62%) XenApp
19 25 (17.24%) Data Centre
20 24 (16.55%) MCSE
21 22 (15.17%) SAN
21 22 (15.17%) vSphere
22 21 (14.48%) Microsoft Azure

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (28.97%) MS Exchange
2 27 (18.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (13.10%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (7.59%) SharePoint
6 10 (6.90%) IIS
7 8 (5.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.76%) Apache
9 2 (1.38%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.69%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 33 (22.76%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 30 (20.69%) Office 365
2 21 (14.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (11.72%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.38%) SaaS
4 2 (1.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.69%) IaaS
5 1 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (38.62%) DNS
2 45 (31.03%) DHCP
3 41 (28.28%) Firewall
4 29 (20.00%) WAN
5 28 (19.31%) LAN
6 22 (15.17%) SAN
7 17 (11.72%) VPN
8 15 (10.34%) TCP/IP
9 10 (6.90%) VoIP
10 8 (5.52%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (5.52%) WLAN
11 6 (4.14%) VLAN
12 5 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (3.45%) Wireless
13 4 (2.76%) MPLS
13 4 (2.76%) Remote Desktop
14 3 (2.07%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (2.07%) iSCSI
14 3 (2.07%) NAS
15 2 (1.38%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.38%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.38%) MySQL
3 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (4.83%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.69%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (8.97%) Finance
2 10 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.21%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.45%) Legal
5 4 (2.76%) Retail
6 2 (1.38%) Back Office
6 2 (1.38%) Publishing
7 1 (0.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.14%) Web Services
2 1 (0.69%) Flash
2 1 (0.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.52%) Replication
3 6 (4.14%) Clustering
3 6 (4.14%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.45%) FlexPod
4 5 (3.45%) User Experience
5 4 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.76%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.07%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.38%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.38%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.38%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) iPad
8 1 (0.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 109 (75.17%) Windows
2 84 (57.93%) Windows Server
3 48 (33.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (14.48%) Linux
6 13 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (6.90%) Windows 10
7 10 (6.90%) Windows 7
8 8 (5.52%) Windows 8
9 6 (4.14%) AIX
9 6 (4.14%) Unix
10 3 (2.07%) CentOS
10 3 (2.07%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.38%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.69%) Debian
12 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.69%) Solaris
12 1 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (36.55%) ITIL
2 16 (11.03%) Project Management
3 13 (8.97%) ITIL V3
4 12 (8.28%) Infrastructure Management
5 10 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (5.52%) Change Management
6 8 (5.52%) Mentoring
6 8 (5.52%) Migration
7 7 (4.83%) Configuration Management
8 6 (4.14%) High Availability
8 6 (4.14%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (4.14%) Service Management
9 4 (2.76%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (2.76%) Asset Management
9 4 (2.76%) Change Control
9 4 (2.76%) Compliance Audit
9 4 (2.76%) DevOps
9 4 (2.76%) Line Management
9 4 (2.76%) Patch Management
9 4 (2.76%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 38 (26.21%) PowerShell
2 28 (19.31%) SQL
3 4 (2.76%) Perl
4 3 (2.07%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.07%) PHP
4 3 (2.07%) Python
4 3 (2.07%) Ruby
5 2 (1.38%) VB
6 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (18.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (16.55%) MCSE
3 16 (11.03%) MCSA
4 14 (9.66%) CCNA
4 14 (9.66%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (8.97%) Degree
5 13 (8.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (7.59%) MCITP
7 7 (4.83%) CCA
7 7 (4.83%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (4.83%) MCP
8 5 (3.45%) CCNP
9 3 (2.07%) NCIE
10 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.69%) HNC
10 1 (0.69%) HND
10 1 (0.69%) NCDA
10 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.52%) SLA
2 4 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.07%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 85 (58.62%) Active Directory
2 56 (38.62%) Hyper-V
3 54 (37.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (18.62%) XenApp
5 22 (15.17%) vSphere
6 11 (7.59%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (4.83%) Firmware
7 7 (4.83%) XenDesktop
8 6 (4.14%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (3.45%) ISA Server
9 5 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (2.76%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (2.76%) VMware Server
11 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (2.07%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (1.38%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.69%) NFS
13 1 (0.69%) vCloud
13 1 (0.69%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (8.28%) SCCM
2 11 (7.59%) Nagios
2 11 (7.59%) WSUS
3 10 (6.90%) SCOM
4 9 (6.21%) Puppet
5 7 (4.83%) Backup Exec
5 7 (4.83%) EdgeSight
5 7 (4.83%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (4.14%) AirWatch
7 4 (2.76%) Ansible
7 4 (2.76%) SCVMM
8 3 (2.07%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.38%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (1.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.69%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.69%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.69%) RANCID
10 1 (0.69%) SCSM
10 1 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 98 (67.59%) VMware
2 65 (44.83%) Microsoft
3 53 (36.55%) Cisco
4 41 (28.28%) Citrix
5 21 (14.48%) NetApp
6 13 (8.97%) Nimble Storage
7 12 (8.28%) Dell
8 11 (7.59%) Veeam
9 7 (4.83%) Forcepoint
9 7 (4.83%) SonicWALL
10 6 (4.14%) HP
11 5 (3.45%) Juniper
11 5 (3.45%) Sophos
11 5 (3.45%) Symantec
12 4 (2.76%) EMC
12 4 (2.76%) EqualLogic
13 3 (2.07%) arcserve
13 3 (2.07%) Avaya
13 3 (2.07%) CommVault
13 3 (2.07%) Meraki
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