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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 142 122 116
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 12 36 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.39% 1.09% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 1.14% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6 28 17
Average salary £35,750 £31,500 £35,420
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.49% -11.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £29,500 £31,836
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £39,825 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
2925 3145 2850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.14% 95.39% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1922 2030 1980
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,311 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +3 8 £31,500 -20.75% 1
Glasgow -7 4 £37,500 +17.18% 1
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 30 (75.00%) Windows
2 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 27 (67.50%) VMware
3 26 (65.00%) Active Directory
3 26 (65.00%) MS Exchange
4 25 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (42.50%) Cisco
6 17 (42.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (37.50%) SAN
8 14 (35.00%) Firewall
8 14 (35.00%) Hyper-V
9 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
10 11 (27.50%) ITIL
10 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (25.00%) Citrix
11 10 (25.00%) PowerShell
12 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (22.50%) Lync
13 8 (20.00%) SCCM
13 8 (20.00%) Degree
13 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 8 (20.00%) LAN
13 8 (20.00%) WAN
14 7 (17.50%) DNS
14 7 (17.50%) Windows XP
14 7 (17.50%) IIS
14 7 (17.50%) MS Office
14 7 (17.50%) MCSA
14 7 (17.50%) Blackberry

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 26 (65.00%) MS Exchange
2 17 (42.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (22.50%) Lync
4 7 (17.50%) IIS
5 2 (5.00%) Apache
5 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.50%) JBoss
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (37.50%) SAN
2 14 (35.00%) Firewall
3 8 (20.00%) LAN
3 8 (20.00%) WAN
4 7 (17.50%) DNS
4 7 (17.50%) IP Telephony
4 7 (17.50%) Cisco IPT
5 6 (15.00%) DHCP
6 3 (7.50%) VoIP
6 3 (7.50%) SSL
6 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.50%) VPN
6 3 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (5.00%) IPsec
7 2 (5.00%) SSH
8 1 (2.50%) VLAN
8 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.50%) FTP
8 1 (2.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Law
3 2 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.00%) Back Office
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Middleware
1 1 (2.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Clustering
3 2 (5.00%) PKI
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (75.00%) 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
5 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (15.00%) UNIX
6 4 (10.00%) Linux
7 3 (7.50%) Solaris
8 2 (5.00%) CentOS
8 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.50%) AIX
9 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) ITIL
2 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 4 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) Software Deployment
5 2 (5.00%) Security Management
5 2 (5.00%) Network Management
6 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.50%) Content Management
6 1 (2.50%) Investment Management
6 1 (2.50%) Memory Management
6 1 (2.50%) Change Management
6 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) Python
3 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.50%) sed
4 1 (2.50%) Perl
4 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (20.00%) Degree
3 7 (17.50%) MCSA
4 6 (15.00%) MCSE
4 6 (15.00%) MCITP
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.00%) MCTS
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.50%) MCP
6 1 (2.50%) CCNP
6 1 (2.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 25 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (35.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (17.50%) Forefront TMG
4 7 (17.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.00%) XenApp
5 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) SCCM
2 6 (15.00%) SCOM
3 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
1 27 (67.50%) VMware
2 17 (42.50%) Cisco
3 10 (25.00%) Citrix
4 7 (17.50%) HP
5 4 (10.00%) EMC
6 3 (7.50%) NetApp
7 2 (5.00%) Draytek
8 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.50%) Twitter
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.50%) Symantec
8 1 (2.50%) Hitachi
8 1 (2.50%) Informatica
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle
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