The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 163 140 154
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 93 107 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.64% 1.73% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 1.78% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 74 94 87
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,850 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5473 6027 5644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.76% 97.41% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4590 4942 4723
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £55,648
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Histogram in the South West

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
Gloucestershire -2 29 £40,000 +28.00% 3
Bristol -9 20 £45,000 +34.32% 1
Wiltshire -4 19 £35,000 +10.23% 6
Devon +17 9 £35,000 +25.00% 1
Somerset +4 9 £34,000 -16.04%
Dorset -1 7 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 134 (67.68%) Windows
2 121 (61.11%) VMware
3 90 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 87 (43.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 77 (38.89%) Windows Server
6 72 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 71 (35.86%) Firewall
8 66 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 62 (31.31%) MS Exchange
10 58 (29.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 48 (24.24%) Linux
12 42 (21.21%) Cisco
13 40 (20.20%) Data Centre
14 39 (19.70%) LAN
15 38 (19.19%) SQL
16 37 (18.69%) DNS
16 37 (18.69%) Citrix
17 36 (18.18%) ITIL
18 35 (17.68%) HP
18 35 (17.68%) SCCM
19 34 (17.17%) vSphere
20 32 (16.16%) VPN
20 32 (16.16%) DHCP
20 32 (16.16%) WAN
21 31 (15.66%) SQL Server
21 31 (15.66%) Security Cleared
22 30 (15.15%) SC Cleared
22 30 (15.15%) SAN
23 28 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2010
23 28 (14.14%) XenApp

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 62 (31.31%) MS Exchange
2 28 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (12.63%) IIS
4 24 (12.12%) Skype for Business
5 19 (9.60%) Apache
6 14 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2000
9 9 (4.55%) SharePoint
10 7 (3.54%) IBM Notes
11 6 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (3.03%) IBM Domino
12 5 (2.53%) JBoss
12 5 (2.53%) Tomcat
13 2 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.51%) nginx
14 1 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.58%) MS Office
3 3 (1.52%) AutoCAD
3 3 (1.52%) MS Project
4 2 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.60%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (9.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.04%) Office 365
3 4 (2.02%) SaaS
4 3 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.51%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.51%) IaaS
5 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (35.86%) Firewall
2 39 (19.70%) LAN
3 37 (18.69%) DNS
4 32 (16.16%) DHCP
4 32 (16.16%) VPN
4 32 (16.16%) WAN
5 30 (15.15%) SAN
6 16 (8.08%) TCP/IP
7 11 (5.56%) Internet
7 11 (5.56%) VLAN
8 9 (4.55%) IPsec
9 8 (4.04%) BGP
9 8 (4.04%) IP Telephony
9 8 (4.04%) OSPF
9 8 (4.04%) Skype
9 8 (4.04%) Wireless
10 6 (3.03%) Network Security
11 5 (2.53%) NAS
12 3 (1.52%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.58%) MySQL
3 4 (2.02%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 11 (5.56%) Advertising
2 9 (4.55%) Finance
2 9 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.04%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.52%) Banking
5 2 (1.01%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.01%) Back Office
5 2 (1.01%) Electronics
6 1 (0.51%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.06%) LAMP
1 12 (6.06%) Web Services
2 7 (3.54%) .NET
3 4 (2.02%) Silverlight
4 1 (0.51%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 40 (20.20%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.58%) Replication
3 10 (5.05%) EqualLogic
4 7 (3.54%) Client/Server
4 7 (3.54%) Clustering
5 5 (2.53%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.02%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.02%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.52%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.01%) iSeries
9 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.51%) iPad
9 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.51%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 134 (67.68%) Windows
2 77 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 66 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (29.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (24.24%) Linux
6 26 (13.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (8.08%) Windows 7
8 11 (5.56%) Windows 2000
8 11 (5.56%) Windows Vista
8 11 (5.56%) Windows XP
9 10 (5.05%) Windows 8
10 9 (4.55%) Mac OS
10 9 (4.55%) Windows 10
11 8 (4.04%) Unix
12 7 (3.54%) CentOS
12 7 (3.54%) FreeNAS
13 3 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (1.01%) Android
14 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.01%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (18.18%) ITIL
2 15 (7.58%) Service Delivery
3 13 (6.57%) Change Management
4 12 (6.06%) Migration
5 11 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 11 (5.56%) Network Design
6 10 (5.05%) Problem Management
6 10 (5.05%) Service Management
6 10 (5.05%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 9 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (4.55%) Identity Management
7 9 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (4.04%) Business Continuity
9 7 (3.54%) Business Continuity Management
9 7 (3.54%) DevOps
9 7 (3.54%) Patch Management
9 7 (3.54%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (3.54%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (19.19%) SQL
2 21 (10.61%) PowerShell
3 12 (6.06%) Python
4 11 (5.56%) Perl
5 8 (4.04%) Java
6 5 (2.53%) C
7 2 (1.01%) PHP
8 1 (0.51%) C++
8 1 (0.51%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 31 (15.66%) Security Cleared
2 30 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 21 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (7.58%) MCSE
5 13 (6.57%) CCNA
5 13 (6.57%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (4.04%) Degree
7 7 (3.54%) MCSA
8 5 (2.53%) MCITP
8 5 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.02%) CCNP
9 4 (2.02%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (2.02%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (2.02%) MCP
10 3 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.52%) NVQ Level 3
10 3 (1.52%) RHCE
10 3 (1.52%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.52%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) MISRA
2 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 90 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 87 (43.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (17.17%) vSphere
4 28 (14.14%) XenApp
5 26 (13.13%) Hyper-V
6 12 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (5.56%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.53%) XenDesktop
9 4 (2.02%) ISA Server
10 3 (1.52%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.01%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (17.68%) SCCM
2 19 (9.60%) Backup Exec
3 16 (8.08%) NetBackup
3 16 (8.08%) SCOM
4 15 (7.58%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
6 10 (5.05%) HP SIM
6 10 (5.05%) Nagios
7 9 (4.55%) WSUS
8 4 (2.02%) MOM
8 4 (2.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (1.52%) AirWatch
10 2 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 121 (61.11%) VMware
2 72 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 42 (21.21%) Cisco
4 37 (18.69%) Citrix
5 35 (17.68%) HP
6 19 (9.60%) Symantec
7 18 (9.09%) EMC
7 18 (9.09%) NetApp
8 14 (7.07%) Dell
9 12 (6.06%) Intel Security
10 10 (5.05%) Apple
10 10 (5.05%) FrontRange
10 10 (5.05%) SolarWinds
11 9 (4.55%) Palo Alto
11 9 (4.55%) Sophos
12 7 (3.54%) Lotus
13 6 (3.03%) IBM
13 6 (3.03%) Oracle
14 5 (2.53%) CheckPoint
15 4 (2.02%) AppSense
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