The table below looks at the statistics for the Network 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 Network Infrastructure Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 229 246 258
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Engineer 1 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.018% 0.15% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.16% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 3
Average salary £50,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% +4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Network 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
5497 6371 6840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.10% 96.71% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4652 5081 5504
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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% -

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Network Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Network Infrastructure Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Network 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 Network Infrastructure Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(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 +21 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Network Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Network 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 Network Infrastructure Engineer in their job title.

1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco
3 10 (66.67%) CCNP
3 10 (66.67%) CCNA
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (60.00%) VMware
4 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (46.67%) Linux
5 7 (46.67%) Network Security
6 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (40.00%) ProCurve
6 6 (40.00%) HP ASE
6 6 (40.00%) MCITP
6 6 (40.00%) WSUS
6 6 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (40.00%) ITIL V2
6 6 (40.00%) vSphere
6 6 (40.00%) HP SIM
6 6 (40.00%) Skype for Business
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (40.00%) CentOS
6 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (40.00%) SolarWinds
6 6 (40.00%) MCSE
6 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (40.00%) IBM
6 6 (40.00%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Network 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 Network Infrastructure Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (40.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Network Security
2 6 (40.00%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) BGP
3 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) HSRP
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) VLAN
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (40.00%) Back Office
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 6 (40.00%) AIX
4 6 (40.00%) CentOS
4 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL V2
1 6 (40.00%) Patch Management
1 6 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) DevOps
2 1 (6.67%) Information Management
2 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) CCNA
1 10 (66.67%) CCNP
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) A+ Certification
2 6 (40.00%) CISSP
2 6 (40.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 6 (40.00%) HP ASE
2 6 (40.00%) MCITP
2 6 (40.00%) MCSE
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (40.00%) Network+ Certification
2 6 (40.00%) RHCE
2 6 (40.00%) Security+ Certification
2 6 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (40.00%) vSphere
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Backup Exec
1 6 (40.00%) HP SIM
1 6 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (40.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) Dell
3 6 (40.00%) GFI Software
3 6 (40.00%) HP
3 6 (40.00%) IBM
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) ProCurve
3 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 6 (40.00%) Sophos
3 6 (40.00%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper