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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 152 169 221
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +52
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 98 78 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.52% 1.11% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.17% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 89 76 30
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £44,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
6123 6681 7159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.23% 94.83% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4987 5410 6136
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 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 1 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
Manchester +2 40 £37,500 +17.18% 10
Cheshire -1 35 £37,500 +27.11% 4
Lancashire -5 14 £45,000 +38.46%
Merseyside +21 8 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 157 (81.77%) Windows
2 137 (71.35%) VMware
3 112 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 105 (54.69%) Microsoft
5 93 (48.44%) MS Exchange
6 89 (46.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 81 (42.19%) Cisco
8 78 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 66 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 63 (32.81%) Exchange Server 2010
11 56 (29.17%) Citrix
12 55 (28.65%) DNS
13 51 (26.56%) DHCP
14 47 (24.48%) SAN
15 45 (23.44%) ITIL
16 43 (22.40%) HP
16 43 (22.40%) NetApp
16 43 (22.40%) Microsoft Certification
17 41 (21.35%) Firewall
18 38 (19.79%) Cisco Certification
18 38 (19.79%) Exchange Server 2013
19 34 (17.71%) Windows Server 2003
19 34 (17.71%) VPN
19 34 (17.71%) Hyper-V
20 33 (17.19%) WAN
20 33 (17.19%) LAN
21 31 (16.15%) CCNA
21 31 (16.15%) Office 365
22 30 (15.63%) TCP/IP
22 30 (15.63%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 93 (48.44%) MS Exchange
2 63 (32.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (19.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (15.10%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (10.94%) SharePoint
6 15 (7.81%) IIS
7 11 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (4.17%) Lync
9 4 (2.08%) nginx
9 4 (2.08%) Apache
10 3 (1.56%) Apache ServiceMix
10 3 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.52%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 29 (15.10%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.85%) MS Office
3 5 (2.60%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 31 (16.15%) Office 365
2 13 (6.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.56%) SaaS
3 3 (1.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 55 (28.65%) DNS
2 51 (26.56%) DHCP
3 47 (24.48%) SAN
4 41 (21.35%) Firewall
5 34 (17.71%) VPN
6 33 (17.19%) WAN
6 33 (17.19%) LAN
7 30 (15.63%) TCP/IP
8 15 (7.81%) Network Security
9 13 (6.77%) VoIP
10 9 (4.69%) SSL
10 9 (4.69%) HTTP
10 9 (4.69%) VLAN
11 8 (4.17%) FTP
12 7 (3.65%) WLAN
12 7 (3.65%) Wireless
13 6 (3.13%) Ethernet
13 6 (3.13%) IPv4
13 6 (3.13%) MPLS
14 5 (2.60%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.60%) MySQL
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.56%) Subversion
1 3 (1.56%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (10.94%) Finance
2 9 (4.69%) Retail
3 6 (3.13%) Back Office
4 5 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.08%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.56%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.65%) HTML
1 7 (3.65%) XML
2 3 (1.56%) LAMP
3 2 (1.04%) X-Windows
3 2 (1.04%) .NET
4 1 (0.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.98%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.21%) Replication
3 8 (4.17%) Clustering
4 6 (3.13%) FlexPod
4 6 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.08%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.56%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.56%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.04%) iPhone
7 2 (1.04%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.04%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.04%) Derivative
8 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 157 (81.77%) Windows
2 89 (46.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (17.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (15.63%) Linux
6 29 (15.10%) Windows 7
7 18 (9.38%) Windows 8
8 17 (8.85%) Windows XP
9 8 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (3.13%) CentOS
11 4 (2.08%) Android
11 4 (2.08%) UNIX
12 3 (1.56%) AIX
13 2 (1.04%) HPUX
13 2 (1.04%) Solaris
13 2 (1.04%) SUSE
13 2 (1.04%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.52%) Debian
14 1 (0.52%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.44%) ITIL
2 16 (8.33%) Migration
3 14 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (5.21%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (3.65%) Business Continuity
6 7 (3.65%) Incident Management
6 7 (3.65%) Project Planning
7 6 (3.13%) Project Management
8 5 (2.60%) Time Management
9 4 (2.08%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (2.08%) Service Management
9 4 (2.08%) Risk Management
10 3 (1.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (1.56%) Service Delivery
10 3 (1.56%) Network Architecture
10 3 (1.56%) Problem Management
10 3 (1.56%) Web Development
10 3 (1.56%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (1.04%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 28 (14.58%) SQL
2 12 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.13%) VB
4 5 (2.60%) PHP
4 5 (2.60%) Ruby
5 4 (2.08%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.08%) C
5 4 (2.08%) Python
6 3 (1.56%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.56%) Perl
7 2 (1.04%) AWK
7 2 (1.04%) sed
7 2 (1.04%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.52%) VB6
8 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (22.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (19.79%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (16.15%) CCNA
4 28 (14.58%) MCSE
5 27 (14.06%) MCITP
6 20 (10.42%) MCSA
7 19 (9.90%) MCTS
8 16 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (7.81%) MCP
10 12 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
11 11 (5.73%) CCENT
12 10 (5.21%) CCA
13 9 (4.69%) CCNP
14 8 (4.17%) CCIE
15 7 (3.65%) CCDP
15 7 (3.65%) Degree
16 5 (2.60%) NCDA
17 4 (2.08%) MCDST
18 3 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
19 2 (1.04%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 112 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 78 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (17.71%) Hyper-V
4 22 (11.46%) XenDesktop
5 17 (8.85%) vSphere
6 9 (4.69%) XenApp
7 6 (3.13%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.56%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.52%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (7.81%) SCCM
2 6 (3.13%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.60%) SCOM
4 4 (2.08%) Nagios
4 4 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.08%) SCDPM
4 4 (2.08%) XenMobile
5 3 (1.56%) Puppet
5 3 (1.56%) Opsview
5 3 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.04%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.52%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.52%) WSUS
7 1 (0.52%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.52%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 137 (71.35%) VMware
2 105 (54.69%) Microsoft
3 81 (42.19%) Cisco
4 56 (29.17%) Citrix
5 43 (22.40%) NetApp
5 43 (22.40%) HP
6 11 (5.73%) Dell
7 6 (3.13%) Symantec
8 5 (2.60%) EMC
9 4 (2.08%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.08%) Veeam
10 3 (1.56%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.56%) SonicWALL
10 3 (1.56%) AppSense
10 3 (1.56%) Wyse
10 3 (1.56%) McAfee
10 3 (1.56%) Juniper
10 3 (1.56%) IBM
11 2 (1.04%) Oracle
11 2 (1.04%) Business Objects
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits Package
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Salary: £25,000 - £55,000 per year
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + + Company Car
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