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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 168 155 154
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 61 53 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.99% 1.03% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.09% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 53 34 45
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
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
5842 4869 5463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.10% 95.02% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4832 4197 4844
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014. 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
Wiltshire +3 17 £45,000 +42.85% 6
Bristol -9 16 £37,500 - 10
Dorset -10 10 £37,500 +11.11% 3
Gloucestershire +3 7 £36,250 +3.57% 1
Somerset -16 5 £40,000 -13.97% 2
Devon - 1 - - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

1 116 (78.91%) Windows
2 111 (75.51%) VMware
3 78 (53.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 69 (46.94%) Microsoft
5 66 (44.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 64 (43.54%) Active Directory
7 57 (38.78%) MS Exchange
8 49 (33.33%) SAN
9 46 (31.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 45 (30.61%) SQL Server
10 45 (30.61%) Firewall
11 43 (29.25%) vSphere
12 41 (27.89%) Windows Server 2003
13 39 (26.53%) Linux
14 36 (24.49%) VMware ESX
15 35 (23.81%) TCP/IP
16 34 (23.13%) DHCP
17 33 (22.45%) DNS
17 33 (22.45%) Cisco
18 31 (21.09%) WAN
19 30 (20.41%) LAN
20 28 (19.05%) MS Excel
20 28 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
21 23 (15.65%) Security Cleared
22 22 (14.97%) ITIL
22 22 (14.97%) VPN
23 21 (14.29%) Backup Exec
24 20 (13.61%) Windows XP
24 20 (13.61%) Lync
24 20 (13.61%) NAS

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 57 (38.78%) MS Exchange
2 46 (31.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (13.61%) Lync
4 17 (11.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (10.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2000
6 12 (8.16%) IIS
7 11 (7.48%) SharePoint
8 10 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (4.08%) Apache
9 6 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (2.72%) WebLogic
11 3 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.68%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 28 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.72%) Office 365
2 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (33.33%) SAN
2 45 (30.61%) Firewall
3 35 (23.81%) TCP/IP
4 34 (23.13%) DHCP
5 33 (22.45%) DNS
6 31 (21.09%) WAN
7 30 (20.41%) LAN
8 22 (14.97%) VPN
9 20 (13.61%) NAS
10 13 (8.84%) IP Telephony
10 13 (8.84%) Internet
11 11 (7.48%) VLAN
12 10 (6.80%) Wireless
12 10 (6.80%) Network Security
13 9 (6.12%) IPsec
14 8 (5.44%) SSL
15 5 (3.40%) Wi-Fi
16 4 (2.72%) Fibre Channel
16 4 (2.72%) iSCSI
17 3 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.72%) MySQL
General
1 8 (5.44%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.04%) Finance
3 1 (0.68%) Military
3 1 (0.68%) Retail
3 1 (0.68%) Local Government
3 1 (0.68%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.72%) HTML
1 4 (2.72%) J2EE
2 3 (2.04%) .NET
2 3 (2.04%) CSS
3 2 (1.36%) Web Services
4 1 (0.68%) HTML5
4 1 (0.68%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.16%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.40%) Digital Media
3 4 (2.72%) Firmware
3 4 (2.72%) Clustering
4 2 (1.36%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.36%) Streaming Video
4 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.36%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.68%) Open Source
5 1 (0.68%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.68%) CESG
5 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 116 (78.91%) Windows
2 66 (44.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (27.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (26.53%) Linux
5 28 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (13.61%) Windows XP
7 19 (12.93%) Windows 8
8 17 (11.56%) Windows 7
9 14 (9.52%) UNIX
10 13 (8.84%) CentOS
11 12 (8.16%) Windows Vista
12 11 (7.48%) Windows 2000
13 9 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (4.08%) Solaris
15 4 (2.72%) AIX
15 4 (2.72%) HPUX
16 2 (1.36%) Debian
17 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (14.97%) ITIL
2 17 (11.56%) Network Monitoring
3 14 (9.52%) Identity Management
4 11 (7.48%) Problem Management
4 11 (7.48%) Kalman Filter
5 10 (6.80%) Configuration Management
6 6 (4.08%) Incident Management
7 5 (3.40%) Release Management
7 5 (3.40%) Web Development
7 5 (3.40%) Migration
7 5 (3.40%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (2.72%) Change Management
8 4 (2.72%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (2.72%) Software Architecture
8 4 (2.72%) ERP
9 3 (2.04%) Network Management
9 3 (2.04%) Network Architecture
9 3 (2.04%) Computer Architecture
9 3 (2.04%) Security Management
9 3 (2.04%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.56%) SQL
2 6 (4.08%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.40%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.72%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.72%) VB
4 4 (2.72%) Perl
5 3 (2.04%) C
5 3 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (15.65%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.93%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (8.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (8.84%) CCNP
4 12 (8.16%) Degree
5 11 (7.48%) SC Cleared
5 11 (7.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (7.48%) CCNA
5 11 (7.48%) MCSE
6 6 (4.08%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.72%) MCSA
8 2 (1.36%) CCA
8 2 (1.36%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.36%) MCP
8 2 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.68%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.68%) MCTS
9 1 (0.68%) PhD
9 1 (0.68%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.12%) SLA
2 3 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 78 (53.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (43.54%) Active Directory
3 43 (29.25%) vSphere
4 36 (24.49%) VMware ESX
5 15 (10.20%) Hyper-V
6 13 (8.84%) Terminal Services
7 8 (5.44%) vCloud
8 3 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.04%) XenApp
9 2 (1.36%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 12 (8.16%) NetBackup
3 11 (7.48%) SCCM
4 8 (5.44%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (5.44%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (2.72%) ARCserve
6 3 (2.04%) SCOM
6 3 (2.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.36%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.68%) WSUS
8 1 (0.68%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.68%) MOM
8 1 (0.68%) Nagios
Vendors
1 111 (75.51%) VMware
2 69 (46.94%) Microsoft
3 33 (22.45%) Cisco
4 16 (10.88%) HP
5 15 (10.20%) Citrix
6 13 (8.84%) Symantec
7 8 (5.44%) McAfee
7 8 (5.44%) WatchGuard
7 8 (5.44%) NetApp
8 7 (4.76%) EMC
8 7 (4.76%) Sophos
9 6 (4.08%) Veeam
9 6 (4.08%) CommVault
9 6 (4.08%) Veritas
9 6 (4.08%) IBM
10 5 (3.40%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.40%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.72%) Altiris
11 4 (2.72%) Brocade
11 4 (2.72%) JBoss
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Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Poole, Dorset
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Salary: £28000 to £32000 per annum
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Tank Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Swindon, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £0.00 - £5000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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