The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 68 66 65
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 8 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.10% 0.31% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.31% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 3
Average salary £34,750 £42,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.23% -7.60%
UK excluding London average salary £38,400 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -
Infrastructure Engineer
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
703 638 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.83% 97.70% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 602 528 495
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the job title across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Sheffield region.

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Trend in Sheffield

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) VMware
3 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (50.00%) Citrix
7 9 (45.00%) NetApp
7 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
8 8 (40.00%) DNS
8 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (40.00%) XenApp
8 8 (40.00%) vSphere
9 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (35.00%) UNIX
9 7 (35.00%) SAN
10 6 (30.00%) Symantec
10 6 (30.00%) Clustering
10 6 (30.00%) DHCP
10 6 (30.00%) Cisco
10 6 (30.00%) ITIL
10 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (25.00%) Kaspersky
11 5 (25.00%) Change Control
11 5 (25.00%) Opsview
11 5 (25.00%) NAS
11 5 (25.00%) MS Office

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (10.00%) Lync
5 2 (10.00%) JBoss
5 2 (10.00%) Apache
5 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (5.00%) IIS
6 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) DNS
2 7 (35.00%) SAN
3 6 (30.00%) DHCP
4 5 (25.00%) NAS
4 5 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (10.00%) Firewall
5 2 (10.00%) LAN
5 2 (10.00%) WAN
5 2 (10.00%) IPv4
6 1 (5.00%) FTP
6 1 (5.00%) SSH
6 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.00%) VLAN
6 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
6 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) CLARiiON
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (35.00%) UNIX
5 5 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (10.00%) Solaris
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Change Control
3 2 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (10.00%) BCP
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) Process Management
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Network Design
4 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (40.00%) XenApp
2 8 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (10.00%) vCloud
4 1 (5.00%) Firmware
4 1 (5.00%) XenServer
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Opsview
1 5 (25.00%) SCCM
1 5 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (15.00%) SCOM
3 2 (10.00%) SCDPM
4 1 (5.00%) EMC Navisphere
4 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
4 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (5.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (5.00%) Puppet
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) VMware
2 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (50.00%) Citrix
4 9 (45.00%) NetApp
5 6 (30.00%) Symantec
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco
6 5 (25.00%) Kaspersky
6 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 4 (20.00%) EMC
8 3 (15.00%) HP
9 2 (10.00%) McAfee
9 2 (10.00%) Dell
9 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
10 1 (5.00%) Oracle
10 1 (5.00%) Veeam