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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 136 150 144
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 15 26 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 0.69% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.73% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 5
Average salary £37,500 £39,375 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £30,050 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,750 £37,615
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
2930 3575 2823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.03% 95.41% 94.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1798 2331 1705
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +12 9 £39,500 -1.55% 5
Glasgow +6 3 £40,250 +23.84% 4
Aberdeen +8 1 £35,000 -10.25%
Aberdeenshire +2 1 £37,500 -25.00%
West Lothian - 1 £26,000 - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 23 (82.14%) VMware
2 21 (75.00%) Windows
3 19 (67.86%) Active Directory
4 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
5 17 (60.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 11 (39.29%) Citrix
7 11 (39.29%) SAN
8 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
8 10 (35.71%) Cisco
8 10 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (32.14%) Hyper-V
9 9 (32.14%) Firewall
10 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
11 7 (25.00%) LAN
11 7 (25.00%) WAN
11 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 6 (21.43%) ITIL
12 6 (21.43%) XenApp
12 6 (21.43%) SCCM
13 5 (17.86%) SCOM
13 5 (17.86%) Lync
13 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (17.86%) IIS
13 5 (17.86%) SQL
13 5 (17.86%) DHCP
13 5 (17.86%) DNS
14 4 (14.29%) UNIX
14 4 (14.29%) Finance

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (17.86%) Lync
3 5 (17.86%) IIS
4 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.57%) JBoss
5 1 (3.57%) Apache
5 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) SAN
2 9 (32.14%) Firewall
3 7 (25.00%) LAN
3 7 (25.00%) WAN
4 5 (17.86%) DHCP
4 5 (17.86%) DNS
5 3 (10.71%) VPN
5 3 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (10.71%) IP Telephony
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (7.14%) SSL
7 1 (3.57%) LDAP
7 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.57%) VoIP
7 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
7 1 (3.57%) SSH
7 1 (3.57%) VLAN
7 1 (3.57%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
1 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
1 3 (10.71%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) PKI
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (14.29%) UNIX
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Phone
5 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.14%) Solaris
6 2 (7.14%) Linux
7 1 (3.57%) CentOS
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
2 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (7.14%) Network Management
2 2 (7.14%) BCP
2 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
2 2 (7.14%) Information Security
2 2 (7.14%) Time Management
2 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.57%) Memory Management
3 1 (3.57%) Content Management
3 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.57%) Change Control
3 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
3 1 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) Python
3 2 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.57%) sed
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCITP
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (67.86%) Active Directory
2 17 (60.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (32.14%) Hyper-V
4 6 (21.43%) XenApp
5 3 (10.71%) XenDesktop
5 3 (10.71%) vSphere
5 3 (10.71%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) SCCM
2 5 (17.86%) SCOM
3 2 (7.14%) Nagios
4 1 (3.57%) Puppet
4 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) VMware
2 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 11 (39.29%) Citrix
4 10 (35.71%) Cisco
5 3 (10.71%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) EMC
6 2 (7.14%) Draytek
6 2 (7.14%) NetApp
6 2 (7.14%) F5
6 2 (7.14%) Splunk
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.57%) Symantec
7 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.57%) Hitachi
7 1 (3.57%) Informatica
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