The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Infrastructure Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Infrastructure Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 879 842 862
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Engineer 22 28 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.026% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.028% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 18 28 36
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £47,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-12.63% +21.79%

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
110597 101053 111513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89479 83749 95349
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 £26,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Network Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Network Infrastructure Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Infrastructure Engineer over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 within the UK.

Network Infrastructure Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Infrastructure Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 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
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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 -30 22 £42,500 -8.60% 4
South East -16 9 £29,750 -15.00% 3
London -23 9 £50,000 +14.28% 1
Berkshire +3 5 £45,000 +50.00% 1
East of England -16 3 £41,500 -12.63%
Hertfordshire - 3 £41,500 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £28,500 - 1
Stevenage - 3 £41,500 -
Oxford - 3 £28,500 - 1
Reading - 3 - -
City of London -12 2 £60,000 +52.38% 1
Bracknell - 2 £45,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -7 1 £31,000 -22.50%
South Yorkshire -16 1 - -
Sheffield -18 1 - -
Yorkshire -58 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £56,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £31,000 -

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network 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 Network Infrastructure Engineer in their job title.

1 39 (72.22%) Firewall
2 34 (62.96%) Windows
3 33 (61.11%) Cisco
4 26 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (40.74%) VMware
6 20 (37.04%) CCNA
7 19 (35.19%) WAN
8 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (31.48%) CCNP
10 16 (29.63%) Active Directory
10 16 (29.63%) Juniper
11 15 (27.78%) Linux
11 15 (27.78%) LAN
11 15 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (25.93%) TCP/IP
12 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (24.07%) Finance
14 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
15 11 (20.37%) VPN
15 11 (20.37%) HP
15 11 (20.37%) SAN
16 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
16 10 (18.52%) MS Exchange
17 9 (16.67%) DNS
18 8 (14.81%) DHCP
18 8 (14.81%) SSL
18 8 (14.81%) Citrix
18 8 (14.81%) VLAN
18 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
18 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network 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 Network Infrastructure Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 6 (11.11%) IIS
4 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.56%) Apache
5 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (72.22%) Firewall
2 19 (35.19%) WAN
3 15 (27.78%) LAN
4 14 (25.93%) TCP/IP
5 11 (20.37%) VPN
5 11 (20.37%) SAN
6 9 (16.67%) DNS
7 8 (14.81%) SSL
7 8 (14.81%) DHCP
7 8 (14.81%) VLAN
8 7 (12.96%) Network Security
9 6 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (11.11%) NAS
9 6 (11.11%) IP Telephony
9 6 (11.11%) VoIP
9 6 (11.11%) MPLS
10 5 (9.26%) Wireless
10 5 (9.26%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (9.26%) iSCSI
11 3 (5.56%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.85%) Informix
3 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) PKI
2 3 (5.56%) HP StorageWorks
3 2 (3.70%) Replication
3 2 (3.70%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.70%) Clustering
3 2 (3.70%) Derivative
3 2 (3.70%) Statistics
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.85%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 34 (62.96%) Windows
2 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (27.78%) Linux
4 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (11.11%) UNIX
7 5 (9.26%) CentOS
7 5 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.56%) VMS
9 2 (3.70%) SUSE
9 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.85%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.11%) ITIL
2 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.56%) Migration
3 3 (5.56%) High Availability
3 3 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (3.70%) Customer Insight
4 2 (3.70%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (3.70%) Low Latency
4 2 (3.70%) Business Continuity
4 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
4 2 (3.70%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.70%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (3.70%) Performance Management
4 2 (3.70%) Network Architecture
4 2 (3.70%) Network Management
4 2 (3.70%) ITSM
4 2 (3.70%) Service Management
4 2 (3.70%) Change Management
4 2 (3.70%) BCP
5 1 (1.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) SQL
1 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.85%) Perl
3 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (37.04%) CCNA
3 17 (31.48%) CCNP
4 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.56%) CWNA
5 3 (5.56%) MCSE
5 3 (5.56%) Degree
6 2 (3.70%) CCIE
7 1 (1.85%) CCDA
7 1 (1.85%) CCDP
7 1 (1.85%) MCSA
7 1 (1.85%) CCIP
7 1 (1.85%) CWSP
7 1 (1.85%) CCVP
7 1 (1.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 15 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.26%) VMware ESX
3 5 (9.26%) vSphere
3 5 (9.26%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.70%) XenApp
5 2 (3.70%) Nmap
5 2 (3.70%) NLBS
5 2 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.85%) Snort
6 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.85%) Samba
6 1 (1.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.56%) ARCserve
3 2 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.70%) WSUS
3 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.85%) SCCM
4 1 (1.85%) SCOM
4 1 (1.85%) Zenoss
4 1 (1.85%) OpenView
4 1 (1.85%) Netcool
4 1 (1.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (61.11%) Cisco
2 22 (40.74%) VMware
3 16 (29.63%) Juniper
4 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 11 (20.37%) HP
6 8 (14.81%) Citrix
7 6 (11.11%) Avaya
7 6 (11.11%) Red Hat
8 5 (9.26%) Nortel
9 4 (7.41%) Veeam
9 4 (7.41%) Dell
10 3 (5.56%) EMC
10 3 (5.56%) Apple
10 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
10 3 (5.56%) Hitachi
10 3 (5.56%) NetApp
10 3 (5.56%) Brocade
10 3 (5.56%) WatchGuard
11 2 (3.70%) Tandberg
11 2 (3.70%) Tripwire
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