The first table below looks at the demand for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 151 148 156
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 57 63 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.06% 1.13% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.19% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 54 53 36
Average salary £33,500 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,750 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5117 5286 4632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.81% 94.70% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4285 4439 4020
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Birmingham +9 29 £39,250 +17.16% 4
Staffordshire -7 9 £25,000 -34.64%
Shropshire -7 6 £23,000 -28.12% 2
Coventry +4 5 £35,000 - 1
Wolverhampton +2 4 £33,250 +7.25% 3
Solihull -7 3 £42,500 +37.09%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 74 (75.51%) Windows
2 57 (58.16%) Active Directory
3 51 (52.04%) Microsoft
3 51 (52.04%) VMware
4 35 (35.71%) MS Exchange
5 34 (34.69%) Cisco
5 34 (34.69%) Hyper-V
6 33 (33.67%) SAN
7 31 (31.63%) DNS
8 30 (30.61%) Linux
9 28 (28.57%) Firewall
10 27 (27.55%) Citrix
11 25 (25.51%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (24.49%) PowerShell
12 24 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
12 24 (24.49%) IIS
13 22 (22.45%) SQL Server
13 22 (22.45%) DHCP
13 22 (22.45%) WSUS
14 20 (20.41%) SCOM
15 19 (19.39%) vSphere
15 19 (19.39%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (18.37%) TCP/IP
16 18 (18.37%) SharePoint
16 18 (18.37%) SQL
16 18 (18.37%) Replication
16 18 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2003
17 17 (17.35%) Bash Shell
18 16 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2010
18 16 (16.33%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 35 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 24 (24.49%) IIS
3 18 (18.37%) SharePoint
3 18 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (15.31%) Apache
6 10 (10.20%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (8.16%) Moodle
7 8 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (7.14%) Tomcat
9 5 (5.10%) Lync
9 5 (5.10%) WordPress
10 4 (4.08%) WebLogic
10 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (1.02%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.16%) MS Office
3 7 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) Office 365
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (33.67%) SAN
2 31 (31.63%) DNS
3 28 (28.57%) Firewall
4 22 (22.45%) DHCP
5 18 (18.37%) TCP/IP
6 16 (16.33%) VPN
7 15 (15.31%) HTTP
8 12 (12.24%) VLAN
9 10 (10.20%) WAN
9 10 (10.20%) SSL
10 9 (9.18%) LAN
11 8 (8.16%) NAS
12 7 (7.14%) IPsec
13 6 (6.12%) LDAP
13 6 (6.12%) SSH
13 6 (6.12%) Unified Communications
14 5 (5.10%) Ethernet
14 5 (5.10%) FTP
14 5 (5.10%) Internet
15 4 (4.08%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.20%) MySQL
3 6 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (6.12%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (6.12%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (12.24%) Finance
2 9 (9.18%) Publishing
3 4 (4.08%) Back Office
4 3 (3.06%) Banking
4 3 (3.06%) Law
5 2 (2.04%) Retail
5 2 (2.04%) Local Government
5 2 (2.04%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.02%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.20%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.37%) Replication
2 11 (11.22%) Clustering
3 10 (10.20%) Open Source
4 4 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.06%) Wiki
5 3 (3.06%) VLE
6 2 (2.04%) Statistics
7 1 (1.02%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.02%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 74 (75.51%) Windows
2 30 (30.61%) Linux
3 25 (25.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (7.14%) Debian
7 6 (6.12%) Ubuntu
7 6 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (5.10%) UNIX
9 4 (4.08%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.04%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.02%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.31%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (11.22%) Change Control
3 10 (10.20%) Load Balancing
4 8 (8.16%) ITIL
5 7 (7.14%) Software Deployment
5 7 (7.14%) Time Management
6 6 (6.12%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.12%) Network Management
7 5 (5.10%) Content Management
7 5 (5.10%) Security Management
8 4 (4.08%) Validation
9 3 (3.06%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (3.06%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.06%) Business Continuity
9 3 (3.06%) Workflow
10 2 (2.04%) CRM
10 2 (2.04%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.04%) Project Management
10 2 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (2.04%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (24.49%) PowerShell
2 18 (18.37%) SQL
3 17 (17.35%) Bash Shell
4 11 (11.22%) Perl
5 8 (8.16%) PHP
6 7 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.02%) Ruby
8 1 (1.02%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (19.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (12.24%) MCSE
3 9 (9.18%) CCNA
3 9 (9.18%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (7.14%) Degree
5 6 (6.12%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.08%) CCNP
6 4 (4.08%) MCP
6 4 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (4.08%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.06%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.04%) CCA
8 2 (2.04%) MCSA
8 2 (2.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (58.16%) Active Directory
2 34 (34.69%) Hyper-V
3 24 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (19.39%) vSphere
5 12 (12.24%) Forefront TMG
6 10 (10.20%) VMware ESX
7 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (6.12%) XenServer
7 6 (6.12%) XenDesktop
8 5 (5.10%) XenApp
9 4 (4.08%) ISA Server
9 4 (4.08%) Shibboleth
9 4 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (1.02%) DFS Replication
11 1 (1.02%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (22.45%) WSUS
2 20 (20.41%) SCOM
3 12 (12.24%) SCCM
4 11 (11.22%) Backup Exec
5 4 (4.08%) SCVMM
5 4 (4.08%) SCDPM
5 4 (4.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.02%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 51 (52.04%) Microsoft
1 51 (52.04%) VMware
2 34 (34.69%) Cisco
3 27 (27.55%) Citrix
4 15 (15.31%) NetApp
5 13 (13.27%) HP
6 10 (10.20%) Altiris
7 9 (9.18%) Red Hat
8 7 (7.14%) Dell
9 6 (6.12%) Juniper
9 6 (6.12%) Talend
10 4 (4.08%) IBM
10 4 (4.08%) Symantec
10 4 (4.08%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.06%) Spiceworks
11 3 (3.06%) Nimsoft
11 3 (3.06%) SonicWALL
12 2 (2.04%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.04%) EMC
12 2 (2.04%) Intel
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £21000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £38-55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: Unspecified £40,000 - £50,000 + Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Connect
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 25 days ago