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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 160 157 140
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 78 54 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.32% 1.04% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.09% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 75 51 57
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
5681 4958 4960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.09% 95.53% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4800 4230 4400
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,950 £23,500
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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 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
Gloucestershire +15 26 £37,500 -2.59% 3
Bristol -16 22 £41,250 +28.90% 3
Wiltshire +10 15 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Devon +7 6 £34,000 +23.63% 3
Dorset -23 5 £37,500 +40.18% 2
Somerset -1 4 £40,500 +47.27% 1
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

1 137 (87.26%) Windows
2 96 (61.15%) VMware
3 83 (52.87%) Active Directory
4 68 (43.31%) Microsoft
5 61 (38.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 59 (37.58%) MS Exchange
7 50 (31.85%) Hyper-V
7 50 (31.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 46 (29.30%) SAN
9 41 (26.11%) Linux
9 41 (26.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 38 (24.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 37 (23.57%) DNS
12 35 (22.29%) Firewall
13 34 (21.66%) TCP/IP
14 33 (21.02%) Windows Server 2003
14 33 (21.02%) SCCM
15 32 (20.38%) DHCP
15 32 (20.38%) MS Excel
16 31 (19.75%) SQL
16 31 (19.75%) Cisco
17 29 (18.47%) SQL Server
18 28 (17.83%) Microsoft Certification
18 28 (17.83%) ITIL
19 27 (17.20%) Cisco Certification
20 26 (16.56%) SCOM
20 26 (16.56%) vSphere
21 25 (15.92%) Exchange Server 2013
21 25 (15.92%) Citrix
22 23 (14.65%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 59 (37.58%) MS Exchange
2 41 (26.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (15.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (9.55%) SharePoint
5 13 (8.28%) Lync
6 11 (7.01%) IIS
7 9 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2000
9 7 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (3.82%) Apache
11 3 (1.91%) Tomcat
12 2 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.64%) MediaWiki
13 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.64%) Confluence
13 1 (0.64%) nginx
Applications
1 32 (20.38%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.01%) MS Office
3 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.55%) Office 365
2 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (29.30%) SAN
2 37 (23.57%) DNS
3 35 (22.29%) Firewall
4 34 (21.66%) TCP/IP
5 32 (20.38%) DHCP
6 23 (14.65%) VPN
7 15 (9.55%) NAS
7 15 (9.55%) IPsec
7 15 (9.55%) LAN
8 14 (8.92%) SSL
9 12 (7.64%) WAN
10 9 (5.73%) Network Security
11 7 (4.46%) VoIP
12 4 (2.55%) FTP
12 4 (2.55%) Wireless
13 3 (1.91%) Multicast
13 3 (1.91%) Internet
14 2 (1.27%) LDAP
14 2 (1.27%) SMTP
14 2 (1.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.47%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.18%) MySQL
3 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.64%) Hudson
2 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.64%) JIRA
2 1 (0.64%) Subversion
General
1 14 (8.92%) Advertising
2 10 (6.37%) Finance
2 10 (6.37%) Back Office
3 5 (3.18%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.27%) Legal
4 2 (1.27%) French Language
4 2 (1.27%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.64%) Banking
5 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.18%) HTML
2 4 (2.55%) JSP
3 3 (1.91%) LAMP
4 2 (1.27%) COM
5 1 (0.64%) WinForms
5 1 (0.64%) CSS
5 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.64%) .NET
5 1 (0.64%) Web Services
5 1 (0.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.19%) Clustering
2 6 (3.82%) Blackberry
3 3 (1.91%) Mathematics
3 3 (1.91%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.27%) PKI
4 2 (1.27%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.64%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.64%) Wiki
5 1 (0.64%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.64%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 137 (87.26%) Windows
2 50 (31.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (26.11%) Linux
4 38 (24.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (21.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (8.92%) Windows 8
6 14 (8.92%) CentOS
7 13 (8.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (7.64%) Windows 7
9 9 (5.73%) Windows XP
10 8 (5.10%) Windows 2000
10 8 (5.10%) Windows Vista
11 5 (3.18%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.27%) Debian
12 2 (1.27%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.83%) ITIL
2 9 (5.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (5.10%) Configuration Management
3 8 (5.10%) Mentoring
4 7 (4.46%) Migration
5 6 (3.82%) Identity Management
5 6 (3.82%) Performance Management
5 6 (3.82%) Load Balancing
6 5 (3.18%) Business Continuity
6 5 (3.18%) Service Management
7 4 (2.55%) Project Management
7 4 (2.55%) Network Design
7 4 (2.55%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (2.55%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (1.91%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (1.27%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.27%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.27%) Time Management
9 2 (1.27%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (1.27%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (19.75%) SQL
2 16 (10.19%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.55%) Perl
3 4 (2.55%) PHP
3 4 (2.55%) Python
4 3 (1.91%) C
5 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.64%) C#
5 1 (0.64%) VBScript
5 1 (0.64%) VB
5 1 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (17.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (17.20%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (11.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 18 (11.46%) Security Cleared
4 17 (10.83%) MCSE
5 15 (9.55%) SC Cleared
5 15 (9.55%) CCNP
6 11 (7.01%) CCNA
7 8 (5.10%) MCP
7 8 (5.10%) MCITP
7 8 (5.10%) Degree
8 6 (3.82%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (3.82%) VCP4
9 5 (3.18%) DV Cleared
10 4 (2.55%) MCSA
10 4 (2.55%) CCA
11 2 (1.27%) MCTS
11 2 (1.27%) HP APS
11 2 (1.27%) VCP5
11 2 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.73%) SLA
2 6 (3.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.55%) JSP 440
System Software
1 83 (52.87%) Active Directory
2 61 (38.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (31.85%) Hyper-V
4 26 (16.56%) vSphere
5 12 (7.64%) vCloud
6 10 (6.37%) XenDesktop
6 10 (6.37%) VMware ESX
7 6 (3.82%) XenServer
7 6 (3.82%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (3.18%) XenApp
9 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.91%) UAG
11 2 (1.27%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.64%) Postfix
12 1 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.64%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.64%) Samba
12 1 (0.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 33 (21.02%) SCCM
2 26 (16.56%) SCOM
3 9 (5.73%) SCVMM
4 7 (4.46%) SCSM
5 6 (3.82%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (3.82%) Backup Exec
6 5 (3.18%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (3.18%) NetBackup
7 4 (2.55%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.55%) SCDPM
8 3 (1.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (1.91%) Netcool
9 2 (1.27%) OpenView
9 2 (1.27%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.27%) Puppet
9 2 (1.27%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.64%) Windows Intune
10 1 (0.64%) Hyperic
10 1 (0.64%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 96 (61.15%) VMware
2 68 (43.31%) Microsoft
3 31 (19.75%) Cisco
4 25 (15.92%) Citrix
5 12 (7.64%) HP
6 8 (5.10%) Dell
6 8 (5.10%) Oracle
7 6 (3.82%) McAfee
7 6 (3.82%) Symantec
7 6 (3.82%) Apple
8 5 (3.18%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.55%) IBM
9 4 (2.55%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.55%) NetApp
10 2 (1.27%) Brocade
11 1 (0.64%) Cyber-Ark
11 1 (0.64%) Vyatta
11 1 (0.64%) ArcSight
11 1 (0.64%) Trapeze
11 1 (0.64%) Barracuda Networks
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