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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 132 154 146
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 27 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.91% 0.50% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.52% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 10
Average salary £44,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.82% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £34,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £47,500 £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,125 £37,500 £35,657
% change year-on-year
-1.00% +5.16%
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
2767 3621 3055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.13% 94.82% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1764 2369 1854
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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
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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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
(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 +24 13 £50,000 +2.56% 2
Glasgow +8 10 £42,750 -5.00% 3
South Ayrshire - 2 £42,500 -
Aberdeen +17 1 £41,000 +5.12%
West Lothian - 1 £26,000 -
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 35 (89.74%) VMware
2 32 (82.05%) Windows
3 29 (74.36%) Microsoft
3 29 (74.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (58.97%) MS Excel
5 21 (53.85%) Active Directory
6 19 (48.72%) SQL Server
7 18 (46.15%) SQL
7 18 (46.15%) Firewall
7 18 (46.15%) Hyper-V
8 17 (43.59%) PowerShell
9 15 (38.46%) Citrix
9 15 (38.46%) ITIL
10 14 (35.90%) SharePoint
11 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
12 12 (30.77%) SLA
12 12 (30.77%) Load Balancing
12 12 (30.77%) Change Control
13 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (23.08%) SAN
15 7 (17.95%) Cisco
15 7 (17.95%) XenApp
15 7 (17.95%) Degree
16 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
16 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
16 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (15.38%) Nagios
16 6 (15.38%) IIS
17 5 (12.82%) .NET
17 5 (12.82%) Java

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 14 (35.90%) SharePoint
2 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (15.38%) IIS
4 2 (5.13%) Lync
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.56%) Apache
5 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.56%) JBoss
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 23 (58.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (46.15%) Firewall
2 9 (23.08%) SAN
3 5 (12.82%) DHCP
3 5 (12.82%) DNS
4 3 (7.69%) LAN
4 3 (7.69%) WAN
5 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.13%) VPN
6 1 (2.56%) SSL
6 1 (2.56%) IPsec
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (48.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) Middleware
3 1 (2.56%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 3 (7.69%) Clustering
1 3 (7.69%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) PKI
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 32 (82.05%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.69%) Linux
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.13%) UNIX
6 1 (2.56%) Solaris
6 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.56%) CentOS
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) ITIL
2 12 (30.77%) Load Balancing
2 12 (30.77%) Change Control
3 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.26%) CRM
5 3 (7.69%) BCP
5 3 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 3 (7.69%) Information Security
5 3 (7.69%) Time Management
6 2 (5.13%) Network Management
6 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.56%) ETL
7 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.56%) Content Management
7 1 (2.56%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.56%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) SQL
2 17 (43.59%) PowerShell
3 5 (12.82%) Java
4 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.13%) Python
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) Perl
5 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.56%) sed
5 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (10.26%) MCSE
4 3 (7.69%) CCA
4 3 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (5.13%) MCITP
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.13%) CCNA
6 1 (2.56%) MCSA
6 1 (2.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.77%) SLA
2 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (74.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 18 (46.15%) Hyper-V
4 7 (17.95%) XenApp
5 5 (12.82%) VMware ESX
6 3 (7.69%) XenDesktop
6 3 (7.69%) vSphere
7 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.56%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Nagios
2 5 (12.82%) SCCM
2 5 (12.82%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (89.74%) VMware
2 29 (74.36%) Microsoft
3 15 (38.46%) Citrix
4 7 (17.95%) Cisco
5 5 (12.82%) F5
5 5 (12.82%) Splunk
6 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.13%) Draytek
7 1 (2.56%) Symantec
7 1 (2.56%) HP
7 1 (2.56%) CommVault
7 1 (2.56%) Informatica
7 1 (2.56%) NetApp
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