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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 142 118 122
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 13 42 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.42% 1.28% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 1.35% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7 29 21
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £35,420
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -11.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,500 £30,840
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £44,400 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,400 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

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
2924 3112 2986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.81% 95.05% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1965 1980 2122
Average salary £40,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,104 £60,000
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
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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -6 10 £31,000 -38.00% 2
Glasgow -7 3 £37,500 +19.04% 1
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (77.50%) Windows
2 28 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 26 (65.00%) VMware
4 25 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 25 (62.50%) MS Exchange
5 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (40.00%) Cisco
6 16 (40.00%) SAN
7 15 (37.50%) Hyper-V
7 15 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (35.00%) Firewall
9 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
9 12 (30.00%) ITIL
10 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (25.00%) Lync
10 10 (25.00%) PowerShell
11 9 (22.50%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (20.00%) Citrix
12 8 (20.00%) MS Office
12 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 7 (17.50%) IIS
13 7 (17.50%) LAN
13 7 (17.50%) DNS
13 7 (17.50%) WAN
13 7 (17.50%) Windows XP
13 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (17.50%) Blackberry
13 7 (17.50%) IP Telephony

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 25 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 15 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (25.00%) Lync
4 7 (17.50%) IIS
5 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.50%) Apache
7 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Taleo
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (40.00%) SAN
2 14 (35.00%) Firewall
3 7 (17.50%) IP Telephony
3 7 (17.50%) Cisco IPT
3 7 (17.50%) LAN
3 7 (17.50%) WAN
3 7 (17.50%) DNS
4 6 (15.00%) DHCP
5 5 (12.50%) VPN
6 4 (10.00%) IPsec
6 4 (10.00%) NAS
6 4 (10.00%) VoIP
7 3 (7.50%) SSL
7 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
7 3 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (7.50%) VLAN
8 2 (5.00%) SSH
9 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.50%) LDAP
9 1 (2.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
1 5 (12.50%) Law
2 2 (5.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (2.50%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) PKI
3 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.50%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (77.50%) Windows
2 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Phone
4 7 (17.50%) Windows XP
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (15.00%) Linux
6 5 (12.50%) UNIX
7 4 (10.00%) CentOS
8 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.00%) Solaris
9 1 (2.50%) AIX
9 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) ITIL
2 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 4 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.00%) Security Management
6 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.00%) CRM
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) Software Deployment
6 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (5.00%) BCP
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.50%) Change Management
7 1 (2.50%) Network Management
7 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (17.50%) Degree
3 6 (15.00%) MCSE
3 6 (15.00%) MCSA
4 5 (12.50%) MCITP
5 2 (5.00%) MCTS
6 1 (2.50%) MCP
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 25 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 25 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 9 (22.50%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (17.50%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.50%) XenApp
5 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) SCCM
2 4 (10.00%) SCOM
3 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.50%) Nagios
4 1 (2.50%) Cacti
Vendors
1 28 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (65.00%) VMware
3 16 (40.00%) Cisco
4 8 (20.00%) Citrix
5 6 (15.00%) HP
6 5 (12.50%) EMC
7 4 (10.00%) NetApp
8 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.00%) Oracle
9 2 (5.00%) CommVault
9 2 (5.00%) Rackspace
10 1 (2.50%) Hitachi
10 1 (2.50%) Draytek
10 1 (2.50%) Twitter
10 1 (2.50%) Sage
10 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
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