The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 154 165 158
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 54 26 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.06% 0.63% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.67% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 46 21 33
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £35,000 £40,000
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 West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4859 3890 4498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.09% 94.60% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4193 3173 3859
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
Birmingham -13 14 £32,500 +4.00% 4
Shropshire -6 13 £31,000 -17.33%
Coventry -15 8 £34,500 -1.42%
Staffordshire - 6 £35,000 -
Wolverhampton +1 5 £32,500 +12.06% 1
Solihull - 3 £38,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 £36,000 - 1
Warwickshire -10 1 £26,000 -
Halesowen - 1 £33,500 -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 94 (91.26%) Windows
2 72 (69.90%) VMware
3 70 (67.96%) Active Directory
4 61 (59.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 60 (58.25%) Microsoft
6 45 (43.69%) Citrix
6 45 (43.69%) SAN
6 45 (43.69%) MS Exchange
7 42 (40.78%) Hyper-V
8 40 (38.83%) SQL Server
9 36 (34.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 34 (33.01%) VMware Infrastructure
11 29 (28.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 29 (28.16%) Cisco
12 28 (27.18%) Firewall
13 26 (25.24%) Microsoft Certification
14 25 (24.27%) SQL
14 25 (24.27%) LAN
14 25 (24.27%) NAS
15 24 (23.30%) WAN
15 24 (23.30%) MS Excel
15 24 (23.30%) TCP/IP
16 22 (21.36%) DNS
16 22 (21.36%) Exchange Server 2010
17 21 (20.39%) SQL Server 2008
18 20 (19.42%) Linux
19 19 (18.45%) VPN
19 19 (18.45%) Clustering
20 17 (16.50%) Citrix Certification
21 16 (15.53%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 45 (43.69%) MS Exchange
2 22 (21.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (11.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (5.83%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.83%) IIS
6 5 (4.85%) Apache
7 3 (2.91%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.91%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.91%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 24 (23.30%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) Office 365
2 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.94%) SaaS
4 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (43.69%) SAN
2 28 (27.18%) Firewall
3 25 (24.27%) NAS
3 25 (24.27%) LAN
4 24 (23.30%) WAN
4 24 (23.30%) TCP/IP
5 22 (21.36%) DNS
6 19 (18.45%) VPN
7 11 (10.68%) DHCP
8 7 (6.80%) DDNS
8 7 (6.80%) iSCSI
9 5 (4.85%) Network Security
10 4 (3.88%) VoIP
11 2 (1.94%) ISDN
11 2 (1.94%) SMTP
11 2 (1.94%) DSL
11 2 (1.94%) MPLS
11 2 (1.94%) Wireless
11 2 (1.94%) VLAN
12 1 (0.97%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (38.83%) SQL Server
2 21 (20.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (10.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (7.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (6.80%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (5.83%) MySQL
General
1 6 (5.83%) Finance
2 3 (2.91%) Advertising
3 1 (0.97%) Local Government
3 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.97%) COM
1 1 (0.97%) CSS
1 1 (0.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.45%) Clustering
2 3 (2.91%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.97%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.97%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 94 (91.26%) Windows
2 61 (59.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (34.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (28.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (19.42%) Linux
6 7 (6.80%) Windows 8
7 5 (4.85%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.88%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.88%) UNIX
9 3 (2.91%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.94%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.97%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.97%) Android
11 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.97%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.59%) ITIL
2 12 (11.65%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (7.77%) Service Delivery
3 8 (7.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (7.77%) Project Management
4 4 (3.88%) Change Control
5 3 (2.91%) Time Management
5 3 (2.91%) Business Continuity
6 2 (1.94%) Supplier Management
6 2 (1.94%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (1.94%) Configuration Management
7 1 (0.97%) Mentoring
7 1 (0.97%) People Management
7 1 (0.97%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (0.97%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (0.97%) Software Deployment
7 1 (0.97%) Performance Management
7 1 (0.97%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (0.97%) High Availability
7 1 (0.97%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.27%) SQL
2 15 (14.56%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (25.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (16.50%) Citrix Certification
3 15 (14.56%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (13.59%) MCSE
4 14 (13.59%) CCNA
5 11 (10.68%) MCSA
6 9 (8.74%) CCA
7 6 (5.83%) CCNP
8 5 (4.85%) Security Cleared
9 4 (3.88%) MCITP
9 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.91%) MCP
11 2 (1.94%) Degree
11 2 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) COBIT
2 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 70 (67.96%) Active Directory
2 42 (40.78%) Hyper-V
3 34 (33.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (15.53%) vSphere
5 12 (11.65%) XenApp
6 4 (3.88%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.94%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.94%) XenServer
7 2 (1.94%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.94%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.97%) Firmware
8 1 (0.97%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.97%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (8.74%) SCCM
2 6 (5.83%) NetBackup
3 5 (4.85%) SCOM
4 4 (3.88%) WSUS
5 3 (2.91%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.91%) SCDPM
5 3 (2.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.97%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 72 (69.90%) VMware
2 60 (58.25%) Microsoft
3 45 (43.69%) Citrix
4 29 (28.16%) Cisco
5 13 (12.62%) Dell
6 7 (6.80%) Symantec
7 5 (4.85%) HP
8 4 (3.88%) LANDesk
8 4 (3.88%) NetApp
8 4 (3.88%) IBM
9 3 (2.91%) Veeam
10 2 (1.94%) Sun
10 2 (1.94%) Lotus
11 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.97%) Apple
11 1 (0.97%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.97%) McAfee
11 1 (0.97%) Sophos
11 1 (0.97%) Mitel
11 1 (0.97%) Altiris
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus, Bens & PDP
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: 6 days ago