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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 181 213 162
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -51
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 64 26 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.01% 0.44% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.46% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 58 26 56
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £26,750 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,450 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.53% -
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
6066 5649 5489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.78% 95.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5079 4819 4887
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Bristol +17 21 £40,000 +23.07% 8
Wiltshire +13 19 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Dorset -11 8 £29,000 +8.41% 1
Devon - 8 £29,500 - 3
Gloucestershire -11 5 £31,500 +31.25% 1
Somerset +10 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 105 (77.21%) Windows
2 81 (59.56%) VMware
3 72 (52.94%) Active Directory
4 60 (44.12%) Microsoft
5 53 (38.97%) VMware Infrastructure
6 51 (37.50%) SAN
7 50 (36.76%) MS Exchange
8 43 (31.62%) Linux
9 42 (30.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 39 (28.68%) TCP/IP
11 37 (27.21%) Exchange Server 2010
12 35 (25.74%) Hyper-V
13 34 (25.00%) Cisco
14 31 (22.79%) Firewall
15 30 (22.06%) SCCM
16 29 (21.32%) Windows Server 2012
16 29 (21.32%) SQL Server
17 28 (20.59%) MS Excel
17 28 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
18 27 (19.85%) DNS
18 27 (19.85%) NAS
19 26 (19.12%) SCOM
20 24 (17.65%) DHCP
21 23 (16.91%) Cisco Certification
21 23 (16.91%) ITIL
22 22 (16.18%) VPN
22 22 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2013
23 21 (15.44%) SQL
24 18 (13.24%) vSphere
25 17 (12.50%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 50 (36.76%) MS Exchange
2 37 (27.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (8.82%) SharePoint
5 10 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (5.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (5.15%) Lync
7 4 (2.94%) IIS
8 3 (2.21%) Apache
9 2 (1.47%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.09%) MS Office
3 2 (1.47%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.56%) Office 365
2 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (37.50%) SAN
2 39 (28.68%) TCP/IP
3 31 (22.79%) Firewall
4 27 (19.85%) NAS
4 27 (19.85%) DNS
5 24 (17.65%) DHCP
6 22 (16.18%) VPN
7 16 (11.76%) SSL
8 15 (11.03%) IPsec
9 11 (8.09%) Internet
10 10 (7.35%) LAN
11 8 (5.88%) WAN
11 8 (5.88%) Wireless
12 6 (4.41%) IP Telephony
12 6 (4.41%) Network Security
13 5 (3.68%) VLAN
14 4 (2.94%) iSCSI
14 4 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
14 4 (2.94%) VoIP
15 3 (2.21%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.32%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (4.41%) Telecoms
1 6 (4.41%) Finance
2 5 (3.68%) Back Office
3 4 (2.94%) Advertising
4 2 (1.47%) Legal
4 2 (1.47%) French Language
4 2 (1.47%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.74%) Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.21%) COM
1 3 (2.21%) LAMP
2 2 (1.47%) HTML
2 2 (1.47%) CSS
3 1 (0.74%) Web Services
3 1 (0.74%) XML
3 1 (0.74%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.15%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.68%) Clustering
3 3 (2.21%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.47%) PKI
4 2 (1.47%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.74%) CESG
5 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.74%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 105 (77.21%) Windows
2 43 (31.62%) Linux
3 42 (30.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (21.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 16 (11.76%) Windows 8
8 15 (11.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (10.29%) CentOS
10 7 (5.15%) UNIX
11 6 (4.41%) Windows XP
12 4 (2.94%) AIX
13 2 (1.47%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.47%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.91%) ITIL
2 9 (6.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (5.15%) Performance Management
3 7 (5.15%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (5.15%) Mentoring
4 6 (4.41%) Service Management
5 4 (2.94%) Configuration Management
5 4 (2.94%) Project Management
5 4 (2.94%) Migration
5 4 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (2.94%) Problem Management
6 3 (2.21%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (1.47%) Change Management
7 2 (1.47%) Email Management
7 2 (1.47%) ITIL V3
7 2 (1.47%) Software Deployment
7 2 (1.47%) Identity Management
7 2 (1.47%) Asset Management
8 1 (0.74%) Network Design
8 1 (0.74%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.44%) SQL
2 10 (7.35%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.68%) VB
4 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.74%) VBScript
4 1 (0.74%) C
4 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (16.91%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (11.76%) CCNP
3 16 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 15 (11.03%) Security Cleared
5 12 (8.82%) MCSE
6 11 (8.09%) SC Cleared
7 9 (6.62%) MCP
8 6 (4.41%) CCNA
9 4 (2.94%) MCITP
9 4 (2.94%) Degree
10 3 (2.21%) MCTS
11 2 (1.47%) HP APS
11 2 (1.47%) VCP5
11 2 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.47%) MCSA
11 2 (1.47%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.74%) CCIE
12 1 (0.74%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.41%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 53 (38.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (25.74%) Hyper-V
4 18 (13.24%) vSphere
5 14 (10.29%) vCloud
6 9 (6.62%) VMware ESX
7 7 (5.15%) XenDesktop
7 7 (5.15%) Forefront TMG
8 6 (4.41%) XenServer
9 5 (3.68%) UAG
9 5 (3.68%) XenApp
9 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (2.94%) Terminal Services
10 4 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.47%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.74%) NFS
Systems Management
1 30 (22.06%) SCCM
2 26 (19.12%) SCOM
3 10 (7.35%) Backup Exec
4 9 (6.62%) SCVMM
5 8 (5.88%) SCSM
6 4 (2.94%) ARCserve
6 4 (2.94%) Tivoli
7 3 (2.21%) Netcool
7 3 (2.21%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.47%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.47%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.47%) Nagios
8 2 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.47%) OpenView
9 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.74%) WSUS
9 1 (0.74%) MOM
9 1 (0.74%) Hyperic
9 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 81 (59.56%) VMware
2 60 (44.12%) Microsoft
3 34 (25.00%) Cisco
4 17 (12.50%) Citrix
5 11 (8.09%) HP
6 10 (7.35%) IBM
7 7 (5.15%) CheckPoint
8 6 (4.41%) Dell
8 6 (4.41%) EMC
8 6 (4.41%) Oracle
8 6 (4.41%) WatchGuard
9 5 (3.68%) Veeam
9 5 (3.68%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.94%) Sophos
10 4 (2.94%) Altiris
10 4 (2.94%) Juniper
11 3 (2.21%) Symantec
12 2 (1.47%) McAfee
12 2 (1.47%) Veritas
12 2 (1.47%) Red Hat
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom
Burges Salmon
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
n-tier selection limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Plus generous benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Plymouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salisbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 days ago
Salisbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago