The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 62 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 10 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.56% 0.56% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 0.57% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 4
Average salary £30,500 £28,750 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.08% -10.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £23,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,350 £34,250 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Infrastructure Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
627 700 650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.82% 97.36% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 538 555 553
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

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

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 3 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
Stoke-on-Trent +7 5 £30,000 +20.00%
Tamworth -11 2 £41,500 +22.96%
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £26,000 -
Cannock - 1 £50,000 -
Infrastructure Engineer
West Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) VMware
3 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 15 (65.22%) Hyper-V
4 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (47.83%) SaaS
6 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (34.78%) Infrastructure Management
7 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
8 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
8 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (21.74%) MCITP
9 5 (21.74%) MCSA
9 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
9 5 (21.74%) Cisco
10 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
10 4 (17.39%) SQL
10 4 (17.39%) Internet
10 4 (17.39%) Firewall
10 4 (17.39%) Finance
11 3 (13.04%) VLAN
11 3 (13.04%) Project Management
11 3 (13.04%) IIS
11 3 (13.04%) LAN
11 3 (13.04%) WAN
12 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (13.04%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) Site Server
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (47.83%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Internet
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) VLAN
2 3 (13.04%) LAN
2 3 (13.04%) WAN
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
3 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Server Building
5 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) Workflow
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (21.74%) MCITP
2 5 (21.74%) MCSA
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) Hyper-V
2 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
1 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
1 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) VMware
2 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) SonicWALL
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) NetApp
5 1 (4.35%) McAfee