The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 115 98 122
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 27 43 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.11% 1.84% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.98% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 21 26 11
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £36,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Infrastructure Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2247 2174 1929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.36% 92.87% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1540 1637 1586
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 40 (80.00%) Windows
2 34 (68.00%) Firewall
3 27 (54.00%) DHCP
3 27 (54.00%) DNS
4 23 (46.00%) Linux
4 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
5 22 (44.00%) Project Management
6 20 (40.00%) SLA
6 20 (40.00%) WAN
6 20 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 19 (38.00%) MS Exchange
7 19 (38.00%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (38.00%) CCNA
8 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (32.00%) Active Directory
9 16 (32.00%) LAN
10 15 (30.00%) VPN
11 14 (28.00%) Windows XP
11 14 (28.00%) Open Source
11 14 (28.00%) IPsec
11 14 (28.00%) Network Design
12 13 (26.00%) VLAN
12 13 (26.00%) Network Security
12 13 (26.00%) Cyber Security
12 13 (26.00%) Cisco
12 13 (26.00%) MPLS
12 13 (26.00%) Change Management
13 12 (24.00%) Hyper-V

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 19 (38.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (22.00%) SharePoint
4 10 (20.00%) Lync
5 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.00%) IIS
6 1 (2.00%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (18.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (68.00%) Firewall
2 27 (54.00%) DNS
2 27 (54.00%) DHCP
3 20 (40.00%) WAN
4 16 (32.00%) LAN
5 15 (30.00%) VPN
6 14 (28.00%) IPsec
7 13 (26.00%) VLAN
7 13 (26.00%) Network Security
7 13 (26.00%) MPLS
8 11 (22.00%) SAN
9 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
10 8 (16.00%) SSL
11 6 (12.00%) VoIP
12 5 (10.00%) iSCSI
13 2 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (4.00%) NAS
14 1 (2.00%) DWDM
14 1 (2.00%) SDH
14 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.00%) MySQL
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Open Source
2 8 (16.00%) Client/Server
3 6 (12.00%) EqualLogic
4 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 40 (80.00%) Windows
2 23 (46.00%) Linux
3 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (28.00%) Windows XP
6 10 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 9 (18.00%) UNIX
8 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.00%) CentOS
9 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) Project Management
2 14 (28.00%) Network Design
3 13 (26.00%) Change Management
3 13 (26.00%) Cyber Security
4 9 (18.00%) Migration
5 8 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (16.00%) Project Planning
6 7 (14.00%) SIEM
6 7 (14.00%) Change Control
7 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (6.00%) ITIL
9 1 (2.00%) ERP
9 1 (2.00%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) VBScript
3 1 (2.00%) Python
3 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.00%) Perl
3 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (38.00%) CCNA
1 19 (38.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (10.00%) MCSA
4 2 (4.00%) MCSE
4 2 (4.00%) MCITP
5 1 (2.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.00%) MCP
5 1 (2.00%) CCNP
5 1 (2.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (40.00%) SLA
2 8 (16.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (24.00%) Hyper-V
3 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (16.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.00%) vSphere
6 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.00%) KVM
6 1 (2.00%) Firmware
6 1 (2.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) WSUS
2 8 (16.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.00%) Puppet
3 1 (2.00%) Nagios
3 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (26.00%) Cisco
3 12 (24.00%) VMware
4 11 (22.00%) HP
5 9 (18.00%) Symantec
6 8 (16.00%) Sun
6 8 (16.00%) IBM
6 8 (16.00%) Oracle
6 8 (16.00%) Citrix
7 7 (14.00%) Dell
8 6 (12.00%) Huawei
9 1 (2.00%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.00%) Veeam
9 1 (2.00%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.00%) Juniper
9 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.00%) SAP
9 1 (2.00%) Sophos
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