The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 159 135 135
Rank change year-on-year
-24 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 14 17 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.37% 0.52% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.54% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 11
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £24,050 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £39,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3538 3140 2979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.73% 95.41% 92.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2325 2079 2080
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Histogram 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 24 July 2014. 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
Edinburgh -8 7 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Glasgow -12 4 £55,000 +64.17% 2
Aberdeen +7 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £37,500 - 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 31 (81.58%) Windows
2 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 18 (47.37%) Citrix
3 18 (47.37%) MS Exchange
4 15 (39.47%) VMware
5 14 (36.84%) Firewall
5 14 (36.84%) Linux
5 14 (36.84%) SAN
6 13 (34.21%) SCCM
6 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (28.95%) SCOM
7 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
7 11 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (26.32%) Hyper-V
9 9 (23.68%) CentOS
10 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (21.05%) NAS
10 8 (21.05%) Red Hat
10 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (18.42%) Cisco
11 7 (18.42%) XenApp
11 7 (18.42%) XenServer
11 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (18.42%) Business Continuity
12 6 (15.79%) Finance
12 6 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (15.79%) HP
12 6 (15.79%) EMC
13 5 (13.16%) CommVault

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 18 (47.37%) MS Exchange
2 11 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (7.89%) Lync
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.63%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) Firewall
1 14 (36.84%) SAN
2 8 (21.05%) NAS
3 5 (13.16%) DHCP
3 5 (13.16%) VPN
3 5 (13.16%) DNS
3 5 (13.16%) IPsec
4 4 (10.53%) VLAN
5 3 (7.89%) Internet
5 3 (7.89%) VoIP
6 2 (5.26%) WAN
7 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (2.63%) LAN
7 1 (2.63%) WLAN
7 1 (2.63%) SSL
7 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.63%) Network Security
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.63%) SSH
7 1 (2.63%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Maven
2 2 (5.26%) JIRA
2 2 (5.26%) Subversion
2 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) Ant
2 2 (5.26%) FishEye
2 2 (5.26%) Gradle
2 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.89%) Thin Client
2 3 (7.89%) Replication
2 3 (7.89%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.26%) Physics
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (81.58%) Windows
2 14 (36.84%) Linux
3 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (23.68%) CentOS
5 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.26%) UNIX
8 1 (2.63%) Solaris
8 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Business Continuity
2 6 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL
3 4 (10.53%) CRM
3 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.53%) BCP
3 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (10.53%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (10.53%) DevOps
4 3 (7.89%) High Availability
4 3 (7.89%) Change Management
5 2 (5.26%) Workflow
5 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.26%) Information Management
5 2 (5.26%) Release Management
5 2 (5.26%) Build Automation
5 2 (5.26%) Software Distribution
5 2 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) Python
2 4 (10.53%) C++
2 4 (10.53%) Java
2 4 (10.53%) Perl
2 4 (10.53%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) C
3 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (7.89%) MCSE
2 2 (5.26%) MCITP
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.63%) CCNP
3 1 (2.63%) CCNA
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 10 (26.32%) Hyper-V
3 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (18.42%) XenApp
4 7 (18.42%) XenServer
5 4 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (7.89%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 3 (7.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (34.21%) SCCM
2 11 (28.95%) SCOM
3 2 (5.26%) SCVMM
3 2 (5.26%) Cacti
3 2 (5.26%) Nagios
4 1 (2.63%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (47.37%) Citrix
3 15 (39.47%) VMware
4 8 (21.05%) Red Hat
5 7 (18.42%) Cisco
6 6 (15.79%) HP
6 6 (15.79%) EMC
7 5 (13.16%) CommVault
7 5 (13.16%) Oracle
8 4 (10.53%) NetApp
8 4 (10.53%) Rackspace
9 3 (7.89%) Dell
10 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
11 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
11 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (2.63%) Sage
11 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.63%) Mitel
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