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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 151 204 159
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -45
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 106 41 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.45% 0.60% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 0.63% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 103 35 98
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,400 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -
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
6907 6475 7695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.41% 95.33% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5941 5489 6781
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -2 48 £35,000 +16.66% 6
Cheshire +41 42 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Lancashire +1 6 £27,500 -
Cumbria -1 6 £29,750 +2.58%
Merseyside +11 4 £22,000 -46.98%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 138 (74.19%) VMware
2 137 (73.66%) Windows
3 122 (65.59%) Active Directory
4 115 (61.83%) Microsoft
5 85 (45.70%) MS Exchange
6 82 (44.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 73 (39.25%) Hyper-V
7 73 (39.25%) Cisco
7 73 (39.25%) Citrix
8 62 (33.33%) SAN
8 62 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 58 (31.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 47 (25.27%) MS Excel
11 44 (23.66%) DNS
11 44 (23.66%) Firewall
12 43 (23.12%) LAN
12 43 (23.12%) XenApp
13 42 (22.58%) WAN
13 42 (22.58%) TCP/IP
14 41 (22.04%) Windows Server 2012
15 40 (21.51%) DHCP
15 40 (21.51%) NetApp
15 40 (21.51%) Exchange Server 2010
16 37 (19.89%) HP
17 35 (18.82%) vSphere
18 33 (17.74%) XenDesktop
19 32 (17.20%) NAS
19 32 (17.20%) ITIL
20 31 (16.67%) MCSE
20 31 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 85 (45.70%) MS Exchange
2 40 (21.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (14.52%) IIS
4 26 (13.98%) SharePoint
5 18 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (5.91%) Lync
7 11 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.08%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.08%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.08%) Apache
8 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 47 (25.27%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.99%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.68%) Office 365
2 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (33.33%) SAN
2 44 (23.66%) DNS
2 44 (23.66%) Firewall
3 43 (23.12%) LAN
4 42 (22.58%) WAN
4 42 (22.58%) TCP/IP
5 40 (21.51%) DHCP
6 32 (17.20%) NAS
7 29 (15.59%) VPN
8 18 (9.68%) NetScaler
9 17 (9.14%) Network Security
10 15 (8.06%) iSCSI
11 11 (5.91%) VLAN
11 11 (5.91%) VoIP
12 8 (4.30%) Wireless
13 7 (3.76%) Internet
14 6 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
15 5 (2.69%) Cisco Nexus
15 5 (2.69%) Unified Communications
16 4 (2.15%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.54%) MySQL
General
1 13 (6.99%) Finance
2 9 (4.84%) Legal
3 3 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.08%) Law
5 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.54%) Games
5 1 (0.54%) Retail
5 1 (0.54%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.61%) .NET
2 2 (1.08%) Web Services
3 1 (0.54%) XML
3 1 (0.54%) Middleware
3 1 (0.54%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.54%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.54%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.99%) Thin Client
1 13 (6.99%) Fat Client
2 8 (4.30%) Clustering
3 6 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.15%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.08%) Celerra
5 2 (1.08%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.08%) Open Source
6 1 (0.54%) Life Science
6 1 (0.54%) CMDB
6 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 137 (73.66%) Windows
2 62 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (22.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (16.13%) Linux
6 22 (11.83%) Windows 7
7 21 (11.29%) Windows 8
8 11 (5.91%) Windows XP
9 9 (4.84%) Solaris
10 5 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.15%) UNIX
12 3 (1.61%) AIX
12 3 (1.61%) Android
12 3 (1.61%) CentOS
13 2 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.08%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.08%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.54%) HPUX
14 1 (0.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.20%) ITIL
2 22 (11.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (9.68%) Migration
4 11 (5.91%) Change Management
5 7 (3.76%) Information Security
6 6 (3.23%) Business Continuity
7 5 (2.69%) Project Planning
7 5 (2.69%) Problem Management
7 5 (2.69%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (2.15%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (2.15%) Incident Management
8 4 (2.15%) Time Management
9 3 (1.61%) Data Protection
9 3 (1.61%) Security Management
9 3 (1.61%) Risk Management
9 3 (1.61%) Project Management
9 3 (1.61%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (1.61%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (1.61%) Mentoring
9 3 (1.61%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.44%) SQL
2 20 (10.75%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.38%) VB
4 6 (3.23%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.15%) VBScript
6 2 (1.08%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.08%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.08%) VB6
7 1 (0.54%) Python
7 1 (0.54%) Java
7 1 (0.54%) Perl
7 1 (0.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 58 (31.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (16.67%) MCSE
3 28 (15.05%) MCSA
4 25 (13.44%) CCA
4 25 (13.44%) Citrix Certification
4 25 (13.44%) MCITP
5 16 (8.60%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (8.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (5.38%) MCTS
7 10 (5.38%) CCNA
7 10 (5.38%) Degree
8 8 (4.30%) MCP
9 5 (2.69%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.69%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.15%) CCNP
11 3 (1.61%) CCEA
11 3 (1.61%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.61%) VCP4
11 3 (1.61%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.08%) SLA
2 1 (0.54%) BS7799
2 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 122 (65.59%) Active Directory
2 82 (44.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (39.25%) Hyper-V
4 43 (23.12%) XenApp
5 35 (18.82%) vSphere
6 33 (17.74%) XenDesktop
7 15 (8.06%) VMware ESX
8 10 (5.38%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (4.30%) XenServer
10 5 (2.69%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.61%) Firmware
11 3 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.61%) NFS
12 1 (0.54%) SpamAssassin
12 1 (0.54%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.54%) Samba
Systems Management
1 15 (8.06%) Backup Exec
2 13 (6.99%) SCCM
3 11 (5.91%) SCOM
4 10 (5.38%) WSUS
5 8 (4.30%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (2.69%) WMI
7 4 (2.15%) SCVMM
7 4 (2.15%) SCDPM
7 4 (2.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.54%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.54%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 138 (74.19%) VMware
2 115 (61.83%) Microsoft
3 73 (39.25%) Cisco
3 73 (39.25%) Citrix
4 40 (21.51%) NetApp
5 37 (19.89%) HP
6 23 (12.37%) Dell
7 17 (9.14%) Symantec
8 16 (8.60%) EMC
9 10 (5.38%) CommVault
10 8 (4.30%) Sophos
10 8 (4.30%) Oracle
11 6 (3.23%) Juniper
12 5 (2.69%) Fortinet
12 5 (2.69%) WatchGuard
13 4 (2.15%) NETGEAR
13 4 (2.15%) Avaya
14 3 (1.61%) IBM
14 3 (1.61%) Splunk
14 3 (1.61%) ProCurve
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