The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 68 69 80
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 30 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.38% 2.23% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 2.30% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 30 23 16
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Infrastructure Engineer
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales 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
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1232 1042 1098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.78% 96.66% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1066 937 977
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Trend in South Wales

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Histogram in South Wales

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Cardiff -12 23 £37,000 +13.84% 4
Newport - 4 £34,000 -
Caerphilly - 1 £36,500 - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
Wales

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 71 (95.95%) Windows
2 65 (87.84%) VMware
3 52 (70.27%) Active Directory
4 51 (68.92%) SAN
4 51 (68.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (64.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (58.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (48.65%) Microsoft
8 35 (47.30%) MS Exchange
9 29 (39.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (39.19%) Exchange Server 2013
10 27 (36.49%) Exchange Server 2010
11 26 (35.14%) Exchange Server 2007
12 25 (33.78%) MS Excel
13 16 (21.62%) Cisco
13 16 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (20.27%) Firewall
14 15 (20.27%) ITIL
14 15 (20.27%) Hyper-V
15 12 (16.22%) Lync
15 12 (16.22%) Advertising
16 11 (14.86%) Citrix
16 11 (14.86%) MCSE
16 11 (14.86%) VMware ESXi
16 11 (14.86%) Windows 7
17 10 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2003
17 10 (13.51%) Windows 8
18 9 (12.16%) vSphere
18 9 (12.16%) Office 365
18 9 (12.16%) IIS

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 35 (47.30%) MS Exchange
2 29 (39.19%) Exchange Server 2013
3 27 (36.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (35.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (16.22%) Lync
6 10 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (12.16%) IIS
8 8 (10.81%) Apache
8 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
9 3 (4.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 25 (33.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (68.92%) SAN
2 15 (20.27%) Firewall
3 9 (12.16%) DHCP
4 6 (8.11%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.41%) WAN
5 4 (5.41%) DNS
5 4 (5.41%) LAN
5 4 (5.41%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.70%) NAS
7 1 (1.35%) VoIP
7 1 (1.35%) HTTP
7 1 (1.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (16.22%) Advertising
2 8 (10.81%) Finance
3 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.70%) Marketing
5 1 (1.35%) Electronics
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) .NET
1 1 (1.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) EqualLogic
1 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (1.35%) DTV
3 1 (1.35%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 71 (95.95%) Windows
2 51 (68.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 48 (64.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 43 (58.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (14.86%) Windows 7
6 10 (13.51%) Windows 8
7 7 (9.46%) Linux
8 3 (4.05%) UNIX
9 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.27%) ITIL
2 5 (6.76%) Scrum
3 1 (1.35%) Information Security
3 1 (1.35%) Programme Management
3 1 (1.35%) Network Design
3 1 (1.35%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (1.35%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (1.35%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (1.35%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (1.35%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (1.35%) Coaching
3 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2
3 1 (1.35%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.35%) Project Management
3 1 (1.35%) Service Management
3 1 (1.35%) Service Delivery
3 1 (1.35%) Change Management
3 1 (1.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (1.35%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.76%) SQL
2 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (14.86%) MCSE
3 7 (9.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (8.11%) MCSA
5 5 (6.76%) CCNA
5 5 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.05%) MCITP
7 2 (2.70%) Degree
8 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (70.27%) Active Directory
2 29 (39.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (20.27%) Hyper-V
4 11 (14.86%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (12.16%) vSphere
6 3 (4.05%) XenApp
6 3 (4.05%) XenServer
6 3 (4.05%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.70%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Nagios
1 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 65 (87.84%) VMware
2 36 (48.65%) Microsoft
3 16 (21.62%) Cisco
4 11 (14.86%) Citrix
5 6 (8.11%) Avaya
5 6 (8.11%) Dell
6 4 (5.41%) Dell Compellent
6 4 (5.41%) HP
7 3 (4.05%) Apple
8 2 (2.70%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.70%) Aastra
8 2 (2.70%) Veeam
9 1 (1.35%) Acronis
9 1 (1.35%) Verint
9 1 (1.35%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.35%) SAP
9 1 (1.35%) NetApp
9 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £23k - 26k per year + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago