The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Support Engineer
Rank 217 235 235
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 11 26 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.40% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.41% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 23
Average salary £27,500 £23,500 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.02% -12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £33,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Infrastructure Support 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
5495 6276 6821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.08% 96.72% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4655 5006 5490
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,142
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,690 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Engineer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Engineer across the North West region.

Infrastructure Support Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Infrastructure Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the North West

Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
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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 +8 8 £30,000 +21.21%
Cheshire +14 3 £22,000 -6.38%
Infrastructure Support Engineer
England

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 31 (93.94%) Windows
2 30 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 28 (84.85%) Windows Server
4 27 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (75.76%) VMware
6 24 (72.73%) Microsoft
7 23 (69.70%) CCNA
7 23 (69.70%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (66.67%) Cisco
9 21 (63.64%) Hyper-V
10 20 (60.61%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (57.58%) DNS
11 19 (57.58%) MCSE
11 19 (57.58%) DHCP
11 19 (57.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (57.58%) MCTS
12 17 (51.52%) MS Exchange
12 17 (51.52%) MS Excel
12 17 (51.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (51.52%) Exchange Server 2013
12 17 (51.52%) Exchange Server 2010
13 15 (45.45%) MCP
13 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
13 15 (45.45%) MCSA
13 15 (45.45%) MCITP
14 14 (42.42%) MS Office
14 14 (42.42%) VPN
14 14 (42.42%) Windows XP
14 14 (42.42%) Windows 7
15 12 (36.36%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (51.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 17 (51.52%) Exchange Server 2013
1 17 (51.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) IIS
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (51.52%) MS Excel
2 14 (42.42%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (57.58%) DHCP
1 19 (57.58%) DNS
2 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 14 (42.42%) VPN
4 5 (15.15%) VLAN
5 4 (12.12%) LAN
5 4 (12.12%) Network Security
5 4 (12.12%) WAN
6 2 (6.06%) iSCSI
6 2 (6.06%) NetScaler
6 2 (6.06%) SAN
7 1 (3.03%) Firewall
7 1 (3.03%) WLAN
General
1 2 (6.06%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Public Cloud
2 2 (6.06%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 31 (93.94%) Windows
2 28 (84.85%) Windows Server
3 27 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (51.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (42.42%) Windows 7
5 14 (42.42%) Windows XP
6 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (12.12%) Data ONTAP
7 4 (12.12%) Linux
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Data Management
2 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
2 4 (12.12%) Migration
2 4 (12.12%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (6.06%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (69.70%) CCNA
1 23 (69.70%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (57.58%) MCSE
2 19 (57.58%) MCTS
2 19 (57.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (45.45%) MCITP
3 15 (45.45%) MCP
3 15 (45.45%) MCSA
4 6 (18.18%) NCDA
4 6 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (9.09%) CCA
5 3 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (3.03%) CCIE
6 1 (3.03%) CCNP
System Software
1 30 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 21 (63.64%) Hyper-V
3 20 (60.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.12%) vSphere
4 4 (12.12%) Xen
5 2 (6.06%) XenApp
5 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 25 (75.76%) VMware
2 24 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 22 (66.67%) Cisco
4 12 (36.36%) Citrix
5 9 (27.27%) NetApp
6 5 (15.15%) HP
7 4 (12.12%) Google
7 4 (12.12%) Symantec
7 4 (12.12%) Veeam
8 1 (3.03%) Meraki
8 1 (3.03%) WatchGuard