The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 139 156 149
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 30 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.94% 0.43% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.45% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 10
Average salary £45,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,050 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Infrastructure Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2981 3536 3091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.51% 95.10% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1926 2328 2011
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
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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
Glasgow +17 15 £42,500 -22.72% 3
Edinburgh +14 13 £45,000 +50.00%
South Ayrshire - 2 £42,500 -
Aberdeen +23 1 £41,000 +20.58%
Infrastructure Engineer
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Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 42 (84.00%) Windows
1 42 (84.00%) VMware
2 37 (74.00%) Microsoft
3 31 (62.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (60.00%) MS Excel
5 25 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 23 (46.00%) SQL Server
6 23 (46.00%) SQL
7 21 (42.00%) Hyper-V
8 19 (38.00%) PowerShell
9 18 (36.00%) SLA
9 18 (36.00%) Firewall
10 17 (34.00%) ITIL
11 16 (32.00%) SharePoint
12 15 (30.00%) Citrix
12 15 (30.00%) SAN
13 14 (28.00%) Load Balancing
13 14 (28.00%) Change Control
14 13 (26.00%) MS Exchange
15 11 (22.00%) Finance
16 10 (20.00%) .NET
16 10 (20.00%) Java
16 10 (20.00%) Degree
16 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (20.00%) VMware ESX
17 9 (18.00%) Mentoring
17 9 (18.00%) IIS
17 9 (18.00%) Nagios
18 8 (16.00%) Splunk
18 8 (16.00%) XenApp

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 16 (32.00%) SharePoint
2 13 (26.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (18.00%) IIS
4 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.00%) Lync
6 1 (2.00%) JBoss
6 1 (2.00%) Apache
6 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 30 (60.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.00%) Office 365
3 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.00%) Firewall
2 15 (30.00%) SAN
3 7 (14.00%) DNS
3 7 (14.00%) DHCP
4 3 (6.00%) LAN
4 3 (6.00%) WAN
5 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.00%) VPN
6 1 (2.00%) SSL
6 1 (2.00%) IPsec
6 1 (2.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (46.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Ant
1 1 (2.00%) Maven
1 1 (2.00%) Gradle
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Military
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (8.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.00%) Middleware
3 1 (2.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.00%) Clustering
1 3 (6.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.00%) PKI
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (84.00%) Windows
2 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (12.00%) Linux
3 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.00%) UNIX
4 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.00%) CentOS
5 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) ITIL
2 14 (28.00%) Load Balancing
2 14 (28.00%) Change Control
3 9 (18.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (12.00%) Information Security
5 4 (8.00%) CRM
5 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.00%) BCP
6 3 (6.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (6.00%) Time Management
6 3 (6.00%) Open Source
7 2 (4.00%) SDLC
7 2 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.00%) Investment Management
8 1 (2.00%) Software Deployment
8 1 (2.00%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.00%) Memory Management
8 1 (2.00%) Network Management
8 1 (2.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) SQL
2 19 (38.00%) PowerShell
3 10 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (8.00%) Python
5 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.00%) Perl
6 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.00%) C
6 1 (2.00%) C++
6 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.00%) sed
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Degree
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (8.00%) MCSE
4 3 (6.00%) CCA
4 3 (6.00%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.00%) MCITP
5 2 (4.00%) CCNA
6 1 (2.00%) MCSA
6 1 (2.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (36.00%) SLA
2 6 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (62.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 21 (42.00%) Hyper-V
4 10 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 8 (16.00%) XenApp
6 3 (6.00%) XenDesktop
6 3 (6.00%) vSphere
7 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) Nagios
2 7 (14.00%) SCCM
2 7 (14.00%) SCOM
3 4 (8.00%) Puppet
3 4 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 42 (84.00%) VMware
2 37 (74.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (30.00%) Citrix
4 8 (16.00%) Splunk
5 5 (10.00%) F5
5 5 (10.00%) Cisco
6 2 (4.00%) CommVault
6 2 (4.00%) Symantec
6 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.00%) Draytek
7 1 (2.00%) Informatica
7 1 (2.00%) NetApp
7 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.00%) IBM
7 1 (2.00%) HP
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