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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Support Engineer
Rank 242 248 239
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 14 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.054% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.057% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 3
Average salary £23,000 £23,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.12% -43.37%
UK excluding London average salary £27,250 £34,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-21.01% -8.00%
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
6543 7047 6541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.53% 94.79% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5441 5726 5635
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 £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 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
Cheshire +5 11 £23,000 -2.12%
Manchester +6 3 £26,000 -2.80% 1
Infrastructure Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 26 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 24 (85.71%) Windows
3 23 (82.14%) MS Exchange
4 21 (75.00%) VMware
5 20 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
8 16 (57.14%) DNS
8 16 (57.14%) TCP/IP
9 14 (50.00%) DHCP
9 14 (50.00%) MS Office
9 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (42.86%) Windows 7
12 11 (39.29%) Cisco
13 10 (35.71%) CCNA
13 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
13 10 (35.71%) MCSE
13 10 (35.71%) MCSA
13 10 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (32.14%) MCP
14 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
14 9 (32.14%) VPN
14 9 (32.14%) Hyper-V
14 9 (32.14%) MCTS
14 9 (32.14%) MCITP
15 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
15 8 (28.57%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 23 (82.14%) MS Exchange
2 20 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (50.00%) MS Office
2 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 16 (57.14%) DNS
2 14 (50.00%) DHCP
3 9 (32.14%) VPN
4 8 (28.57%) Firewall
5 4 (14.29%) VLAN
6 3 (10.71%) SAN
7 2 (7.14%) Network Security
7 2 (7.14%) Wireless
7 2 (7.14%) SSL
7 2 (7.14%) HTTP
7 2 (7.14%) SNMP
8 1 (3.57%) LAN
8 1 (3.57%) WAN
8 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
1 2 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
6 4 (14.29%) Linux
7 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
8 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (7.14%) SUSE
8 2 (7.14%) UNIX
8 2 (7.14%) AIX
8 2 (7.14%) HPUX
8 2 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
2 2 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.57%) Server Patching
3 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.14%) sed
2 2 (7.14%) Perl
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Python
2 2 (7.14%) AWK
3 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (35.71%) MCSE
2 10 (35.71%) MCSA
2 10 (35.71%) CCNA
2 10 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (32.14%) MCP
3 9 (32.14%) MCTS
3 9 (32.14%) MCITP
4 4 (14.29%) CCENT
4 4 (14.29%) MCDST
5 2 (7.14%) Degree
6 1 (3.57%) HP ASE
6 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.57%) CCNP
System Software
1 26 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 14 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (32.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
1 4 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.57%) HP SIM
2 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) VMware
2 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 11 (39.29%) Cisco
4 4 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.57%) McAfee
6 1 (3.57%) IBM
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix
6 1 (3.57%) Juniper
6 1 (3.57%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.57%) Veeam