The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Infrastructure Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Support Engineer
Rank 733 750 805
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +55
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 166 123 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.12% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 159 117 72
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,350 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +15.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Infrastructure Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Engineer within the UK.

Infrastructure Support Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Engineer over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Infrastructure Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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
England +5 154 £37,500 - 16
London +17 63 £40,000 +5.82% 1
South East -12 41 £40,000 +6.66% 6
City of London +14 22 £43,500 +2.35%
East of England -6 17 £33,500 -4.28% 3
Oxfordshire +11 16 £33,000 +30.69% 4
Abingdon - 15 £33,000 - 4
Hertfordshire -6 13 £33,500 +3.07% 1
Surrey -16 11 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Birmingham +5 8 £42,500 +21.42%
West Midlands -9 8 £42,500 +21.42%
South West -13 8 £27,000 -16.27% 3
East Midlands -16 8 £35,500 +29.09% 1
Buckinghamshire - 7 £42,500 -
Hampshire -14 6 £42,500 +23.18%
Milton Keynes - 6 £42,500 -
Berkshire -2 5 £32,500 +16.07% 1
North West -11 5 £23,500 -40.50% 2
Northamptonshire - 5 £39,000 -
Stevenage - 5 £33,500 -
Watford - 5 £27,500 -
Scotland -18 4 £33,000 -13.15%
Yorkshire -52 4 £36,250 +3.57%
Warrington - 4 £23,500 -
Cheshire - 4 £23,500 -
Northampton - 4 £39,500 -
Bracknell - 4 £32,500 -
Epsom - 4 £45,000 -
Wales +5 3 £35,000 +34.61% 1
Leeds -32 3 £37,500 -6.25%

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 270 (82.82%) Windows
2 194 (59.51%) VMware
3 188 (57.67%) Microsoft
4 180 (55.21%) Active Directory
5 147 (45.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 140 (42.94%) MS Exchange
7 108 (33.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 101 (30.98%) Cisco
9 99 (30.37%) VMware Infrastructure
10 97 (29.75%) MS Excel
11 88 (26.99%) Windows Server 2003
12 87 (26.69%) Windows Server 2012
13 86 (26.38%) MCSE
14 85 (26.07%) Exchange Server 2010
15 80 (24.54%) ITIL
16 78 (23.93%) DNS
17 75 (23.01%) Citrix
18 73 (22.39%) Linux
19 69 (21.17%) SQL
20 67 (20.55%) TCP/IP
21 66 (20.25%) Firewall
22 65 (19.94%) DHCP
23 64 (19.63%) MCSA
24 59 (18.10%) MS Office
25 58 (17.79%) SAN
26 53 (16.26%) Hyper-V
27 52 (15.95%) HP
27 52 (15.95%) SQL Server
27 52 (15.95%) Exchange Server 2007
28 51 (15.64%) LAN

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 140 (42.94%) MS Exchange
2 85 (26.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 52 (15.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 41 (12.58%) SharePoint
5 33 (10.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 28 (8.59%) Exchange Server 2003
7 23 (7.06%) IIS
7 23 (7.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 21 (6.44%) Lync
9 10 (3.07%) Apache
9 10 (3.07%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2000
11 4 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (1.23%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.61%) Apache ServiceMix
14 1 (0.31%) Site Server
14 1 (0.31%) CMS
14 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 97 (29.75%) MS Excel
2 59 (18.10%) MS Office
3 3 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.31%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (5.21%) Office 365
3 3 (0.92%) IaaS
3 3 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.61%) SaaS
4 2 (0.61%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.31%) Taleo
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (23.93%) DNS
2 67 (20.55%) TCP/IP
3 66 (20.25%) Firewall
4 65 (19.94%) DHCP
5 58 (17.79%) SAN
6 51 (15.64%) LAN
7 43 (13.19%) WAN
8 25 (7.67%) Wireless
9 24 (7.36%) VPN
10 16 (4.91%) NAS
11 15 (4.60%) Cisco IOS
12 14 (4.29%) Internet
13 12 (3.68%) Network Security
14 9 (2.76%) WLAN
15 8 (2.45%) VoIP
16 7 (2.15%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (2.15%) BIG-IP
17 5 (1.53%) ISDN
17 5 (1.53%) SMTP
17 5 (1.53%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (15.95%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.37%) MySQL
3 5 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Subversion
1 2 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (12.88%) Finance
2 9 (2.76%) Financial Institution
2 9 (2.76%) Telecoms
2 9 (2.76%) Banking
3 8 (2.45%) Investment Banking
4 5 (1.53%) Marketing
5 4 (1.23%) Advertising
6 3 (0.92%) Back Office
7 2 (0.61%) Automotive
7 2 (0.61%) Retail
8 1 (0.31%) Games
8 1 (0.31%) Military
8 1 (0.31%) Electronics
8 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.29%) .NET
2 9 (2.76%) LAMP
3 4 (1.23%) CSS
3 4 (1.23%) HTML
4 2 (0.61%) XML
4 2 (0.61%) XML Schema
4 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.31%) WCF
5 1 (0.31%) SAML
5 1 (0.31%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.98%) Blackberry
2 20 (6.13%) Clustering
3 16 (4.91%) Hedge funds
4 14 (4.29%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.68%) Replication
6 8 (2.45%) Spread Betting
7 6 (1.84%) Fat Client
7 6 (1.84%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.53%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.53%) Physics
9 4 (1.23%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.92%) Handset
11 2 (0.61%) Firmware
11 2 (0.61%) iPad
11 2 (0.61%) iPhone
12 1 (0.31%) Open Source
12 1 (0.31%) NHS
12 1 (0.31%) PKI
12 1 (0.31%) PDA
12 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 270 (82.82%) Windows
2 147 (45.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 88 (26.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 87 (26.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 73 (22.39%) Linux
6 35 (10.74%) Windows XP
7 30 (9.20%) Windows 7
8 26 (7.98%) Windows 8
9 17 (5.21%) UNIX
10 10 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.53%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.53%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.23%) CentOS
13 3 (0.92%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.92%) AIX
14 2 (0.61%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.61%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.31%) HPUX
15 1 (0.31%) Solaris
15 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (24.54%) ITIL
2 29 (8.90%) Root Cause Analysis
3 15 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (3.99%) Service Management
4 13 (3.99%) Change Control
5 12 (3.68%) Change Management
5 12 (3.68%) Release Management
6 11 (3.37%) Problem Management
6 11 (3.37%) Performance Monitoring
7 10 (3.07%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (3.07%) Migration
7 10 (3.07%) CRM
8 9 (2.76%) Security Management
8 9 (2.76%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (2.45%) Web Development
10 7 (2.15%) Incident Management
11 6 (1.84%) Information Security
11 6 (1.84%) Asset Management
11 6 (1.84%) Service Delivery
12 5 (1.53%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (21.17%) SQL
2 43 (13.19%) PowerShell
3 20 (6.13%) VBScript
4 13 (3.99%) VB
5 10 (3.07%) PHP
6 4 (1.23%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.23%) VB6
6 4 (1.23%) Ruby
6 4 (1.23%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.61%) VBA
7 2 (0.61%) Python
7 2 (0.61%) C
7 2 (0.61%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.31%) Perl
8 1 (0.31%) C#
8 1 (0.31%) Lua
8 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 108 (33.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 86 (26.38%) MCSE
3 64 (19.63%) MCSA
4 44 (13.50%) MCITP
5 35 (10.74%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (10.43%) CCNA
6 34 (10.43%) MCTS
7 29 (8.90%) MCP
8 28 (8.59%) Degree
9 27 (8.28%) Security Cleared
10 21 (6.44%) SC Cleared
11 17 (5.21%) CCNP
12 14 (4.29%) DV Cleared
13 9 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (1.53%) JNCIA
15 2 (0.61%) CCSA
15 2 (0.61%) CISSP
16 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
16 1 (0.31%) PhD
16 1 (0.31%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.45%) SLA
2 5 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.31%) BS7799
System Software
1 180 (55.21%) Active Directory
2 99 (30.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (16.26%) Hyper-V
4 34 (10.43%) vSphere
5 19 (5.83%) XenApp
6 13 (3.99%) VMware ESX
7 12 (3.68%) ISA Server
8 10 (3.07%) XenDesktop
9 9 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (2.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (2.15%) Terminal Services
12 6 (1.84%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (1.84%) vCloud
13 4 (1.23%) NFS
14 3 (0.92%) UAG
15 2 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
15 2 (0.61%) XenServer
16 1 (0.31%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 41 (12.58%) Backup Exec
2 29 (8.90%) SCCM
3 26 (7.98%) SCOM
4 16 (4.91%) McAfee ePO
5 15 (4.60%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (3.07%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (1.84%) SolarWinds Orion
7 6 (1.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 6 (1.84%) WSUS
8 5 (1.53%) Foglight
8 5 (1.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (1.23%) HP SIM
10 3 (0.92%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (0.92%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.92%) ARCserve
10 3 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.61%) Nagios
12 1 (0.31%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.31%) Cobbler
12 1 (0.31%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 194 (59.51%) VMware
2 188 (57.67%) Microsoft
3 101 (30.98%) Cisco
4 75 (23.01%) Citrix
5 52 (15.95%) HP
6 38 (11.66%) Apple
7 37 (11.35%) EMC
8 27 (8.28%) Symantec
9 26 (7.98%) Veeam
10 20 (6.13%) Juniper
11 18 (5.52%) McAfee
11 18 (5.52%) Meru Networks
12 17 (5.21%) CheckPoint
13 14 (4.29%) NetApp
14 12 (3.68%) Bloomberg
15 11 (3.37%) Reuters
15 11 (3.37%) Red Hat
16 10 (3.07%) Avaya
16 10 (3.07%) SolarWinds
17 7 (2.15%) F5
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