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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Engineer
England / North West
Rank 185 136 167
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 75 104 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.25% 1.83% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.90% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 62 83 84
Median salary £38,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,514 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,800 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,750 £38,400
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -1.69%

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
5782 5474 6680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.72% 96.51% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4833 4595 5581
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 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -31 43 £37,500 - 13
Cheshire +5 15 £45,000 +104.54% 3
Merseyside -8 11 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Lancashire -8 5 £33,750 -10.00% 1
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 150 (75.38%) Windows
2 130 (65.33%) VMware
3 114 (57.29%) Active Directory
4 100 (50.25%) Windows Server
5 87 (43.72%) Microsoft
6 84 (42.21%) VMware Infrastructure
7 65 (32.66%) DNS
7 65 (32.66%) ITIL
8 62 (31.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 57 (28.64%) Hyper-V
10 50 (25.13%) Cisco
10 50 (25.13%) DHCP
10 50 (25.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 47 (23.62%) SQL
12 44 (22.11%) Firewall
12 44 (22.11%) Data Centre
13 43 (21.61%) Microsoft Certification
14 40 (20.10%) MCSE
15 36 (18.09%) MS Excel
16 35 (17.59%) SQL Server
16 35 (17.59%) Citrix
16 35 (17.59%) Finance
17 34 (17.09%) MS Exchange
17 34 (17.09%) LAN
18 32 (16.08%) Linux
18 32 (16.08%) Microsoft Azure
19 31 (15.58%) Office 365
20 29 (14.57%) PowerShell
21 27 (13.57%) vSphere
21 27 (13.57%) Cisco Certification

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 34 (17.09%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (9.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (3.02%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.51%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.01%) IIS
7 3 (1.51%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.01%) Confluence
8 2 (1.01%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.50%) Apache
9 1 (0.50%) DNN
9 1 (0.50%) nginx
9 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (18.09%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (16.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (15.58%) Office 365
3 26 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.52%) PaaS
5 6 (3.02%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.51%) IaaS
6 5 (2.51%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.51%) SaaS
8 2 (1.01%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 65 (32.66%) DNS
2 50 (25.13%) DHCP
3 44 (22.11%) Firewall
4 34 (17.09%) LAN
5 25 (12.56%) SAN
5 25 (12.56%) WAN
6 16 (8.04%) VLAN
7 15 (7.54%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (5.53%) MPLS
8 11 (5.53%) Remote Desktop
8 11 (5.53%) VoIP
9 8 (4.02%) TCP/IP
10 7 (3.52%) VPN
11 5 (2.51%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (2.51%) WLAN
12 4 (2.01%) NAS
13 3 (1.51%) BGP
13 3 (1.51%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (1.51%) IPv6
13 3 (1.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (5.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.01%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.50%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.50%) MySQL
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (7.54%) Jenkins
2 9 (4.52%) MSI
3 8 (4.02%) InstallShield
4 4 (2.01%) Selenium
5 3 (1.51%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.51%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.51%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.51%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.01%) JIRA
6 2 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.50%) Ant
7 1 (0.50%) Gradle
7 1 (0.50%) Maven
General
1 35 (17.59%) Finance
2 6 (3.02%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.51%) Banking
3 5 (2.51%) Corporate Banking
3 5 (2.51%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.01%) Advertising
4 2 (1.01%) Games
4 2 (1.01%) Legal
5 1 (0.50%) Back Office
5 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.02%) Web Services
2 1 (0.50%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.50%) EDI
2 1 (0.50%) Middleware
2 1 (0.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (22.11%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.03%) Private Cloud
3 8 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.52%) iPad
4 7 (3.52%) Replication
5 6 (3.02%) Clustering
5 6 (3.02%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.51%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.51%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.01%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.01%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.01%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.50%) Blog
9 1 (0.50%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.50%) NHS
9 1 (0.50%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 150 (75.38%) Windows
2 100 (50.25%) Windows Server
3 62 (31.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (25.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (16.08%) Linux
6 11 (5.53%) Unix
7 10 (5.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (4.02%) Data ONTAP
8 8 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.52%) Windows 7
10 6 (3.02%) CentOS
11 5 (2.51%) Windows 10
12 4 (2.01%) Solaris
12 4 (2.01%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.51%) Debian
13 3 (1.51%) HPUX
13 3 (1.51%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.01%) AIX
15 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (32.66%) ITIL
2 22 (11.06%) Migration
3 15 (7.54%) Service Management
4 14 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (5.53%) DevOps
6 10 (5.03%) Configuration Management
6 10 (5.03%) Process Improvement
7 9 (4.52%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (4.52%) Application Packaging
8 8 (4.02%) Application Virtualisation
9 7 (3.52%) Analytics
9 7 (3.52%) Data Protection
9 7 (3.52%) Kanban
10 6 (3.02%) Information Security
10 6 (3.02%) Performance Engineering
10 6 (3.02%) Risk Management
10 6 (3.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (2.01%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (2.01%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 4 (2.01%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 47 (23.62%) SQL
2 29 (14.57%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.52%) Perl
4 8 (4.02%) Python
4 8 (4.02%) Ruby
5 5 (2.51%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.51%) PHP
7 2 (1.01%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.50%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.50%) Java
8 1 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (21.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (20.10%) MCSE
3 27 (13.57%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (13.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 22 (11.06%) CCNA
6 18 (9.05%) MCITP
7 13 (6.53%) CCNP
7 13 (6.53%) MCSA
8 12 (6.03%) Security Cleared
9 11 (5.53%) MCP
10 8 (4.02%) BC Cleared
11 7 (3.52%) NCIE
12 4 (2.01%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.51%) CCSE
13 3 (1.51%) Degree
13 3 (1.51%) RHCE
13 3 (1.51%) RHCSA
14 2 (1.01%) CCA
14 2 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (1.01%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.01%) SLA
3 2 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 114 (57.29%) Active Directory
2 84 (42.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (28.64%) Hyper-V
4 27 (13.57%) vSphere
5 24 (12.06%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (8.04%) VMware Server
7 9 (4.52%) Docker
7 9 (4.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (3.52%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (3.02%) VMware ESX
10 5 (2.51%) PowerHA
11 4 (2.01%) VirtualBox
12 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (1.51%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (1.51%) XenApp
13 1 (0.50%) Firmware
13 1 (0.50%) KVM
13 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.50%) Time Sharing Option
13 1 (0.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 21 (10.55%) SCCM
2 16 (8.04%) Puppet
3 15 (7.54%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (7.04%) SCOrch
5 13 (6.53%) Nagios
5 13 (6.53%) SCOM
6 9 (4.52%) Ansible
7 8 (4.02%) WSUS
8 7 (3.52%) vRealize
9 6 (3.02%) SCVMM
10 5 (2.51%) Backup Exec
10 5 (2.51%) CFEngine
10 5 (2.51%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (2.01%) FortiGate
12 2 (1.01%) Cobbler
12 2 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (1.01%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.50%) Cacti
13 1 (0.50%) Plesk
13 1 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 130 (65.33%) VMware
2 87 (43.72%) Microsoft
3 50 (25.13%) Cisco
4 35 (17.59%) Citrix
5 17 (8.54%) NetApp
6 15 (7.54%) SonicWALL
7 14 (7.04%) Red Hat
8 10 (5.03%) Juniper
9 8 (4.02%) HP
9 8 (4.02%) Veeam
10 6 (3.02%) Dell
10 6 (3.02%) Intel Security
10 6 (3.02%) Symantec
11 5 (2.51%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.51%) Nimble Storage
11 5 (2.51%) Oracle
11 5 (2.51%) Sophos
11 5 (2.51%) Veritas
12 4 (2.01%) EMC
12 4 (2.01%) Meraki
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