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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 146 159 169
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 58 33 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.16% 0.76% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.81% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 50 26 30
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,350 £40,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,400 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -
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
4776 4080 4588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.73% 94.44% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4200 3386 3986
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -5 17 £32,500 -2.98% 5
Shropshire 0 11 £31,000 -7.46% 1
Coventry -8 10 £32,500 -7.14%
Staffordshire +14 9 £32,500 -7.14%
Solihull - 5 £38,000 - 1
Wolverhampton -11 2 £32,500 +12.06%
West Bromwich - 1 £31,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £36,000 -
Dudley - 1 £30,000 -
Halesowen - 1 £33,500 -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 97 (90.65%) Windows
2 74 (69.16%) VMware
3 71 (66.36%) Active Directory
4 64 (59.81%) Microsoft
5 62 (57.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (44.86%) Citrix
7 42 (39.25%) SQL Server
7 42 (39.25%) MS Exchange
7 42 (39.25%) Hyper-V
8 41 (38.32%) SAN
9 38 (35.51%) VMware Infrastructure
10 35 (32.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 31 (28.97%) Microsoft Certification
12 27 (25.23%) Windows Server 2003
13 26 (24.30%) MS Excel
13 26 (24.30%) SQL
13 26 (24.30%) Firewall
14 25 (23.36%) WAN
15 24 (22.43%) LAN
16 23 (21.50%) Cisco
17 22 (20.56%) Linux
17 22 (20.56%) SQL Server 2008
18 21 (19.63%) NAS
18 21 (19.63%) TCP/IP
19 19 (17.76%) VPN
19 19 (17.76%) MCSE
19 19 (17.76%) vSphere
20 18 (16.82%) ITIL
21 16 (14.95%) DNS
21 16 (14.95%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 42 (39.25%) MS Exchange
2 16 (14.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (7.48%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.67%) WebLogic
5 5 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.74%) IIS
7 3 (2.80%) Apache
7 3 (2.80%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.80%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.87%) Lync
8 2 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (24.30%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.61%) Office 365
2 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.87%) SaaS
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (38.32%) SAN
2 26 (24.30%) Firewall
3 25 (23.36%) WAN
4 24 (22.43%) LAN
5 21 (19.63%) NAS
5 21 (19.63%) TCP/IP
6 19 (17.76%) VPN
7 16 (14.95%) DNS
8 9 (8.41%) iSCSI
9 7 (6.54%) DHCP
10 5 (4.67%) DDNS
10 5 (4.67%) Network Security
11 3 (2.80%) VoIP
12 2 (1.87%) ISDN
12 2 (1.87%) DSL
12 2 (1.87%) MPLS
13 1 (0.93%) VLAN
13 1 (0.93%) Wireless
13 1 (0.93%) IPv4
13 1 (0.93%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (39.25%) SQL Server
2 22 (20.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (10.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (6.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.80%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MSI
1 1 (0.93%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.93%) AdminStudio
1 1 (0.93%) ProC
General
1 7 (6.54%) Finance
2 1 (0.93%) Local Government
2 1 (0.93%) Law
2 1 (0.93%) Advertising
2 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) COM
1 1 (0.93%) CSS
1 1 (0.93%) Web Services
1 1 (0.93%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.02%) Clustering
2 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.80%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.93%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 97 (90.65%) Windows
2 62 (57.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (32.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (25.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (20.56%) Linux
6 6 (5.61%) UNIX
7 5 (4.67%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.74%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.74%) Windows NT
8 4 (3.74%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.80%) Solaris
9 3 (2.80%) Windows 2000
9 3 (2.80%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.93%) AIX
10 1 (0.93%) HPUX
10 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.82%) ITIL
2 12 (11.21%) Network Monitoring
3 10 (9.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (8.41%) Service Delivery
4 9 (8.41%) Project Management
5 4 (3.74%) Business Continuity
5 4 (3.74%) Supplier Management
6 3 (2.80%) Change Control
6 3 (2.80%) Time Management
7 2 (1.87%) Mentoring
7 2 (1.87%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (1.87%) Configuration Management
7 2 (1.87%) Validation
8 1 (0.93%) Migration
8 1 (0.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (0.93%) Incident Management
8 1 (0.93%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (0.93%) Network Design
8 1 (0.93%) Workflow
8 1 (0.93%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.30%) SQL
2 15 (14.02%) PowerShell
3 9 (8.41%) VBScript
4 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (28.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (17.76%) MCSE
3 16 (14.95%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (14.02%) Citrix Certification
4 15 (14.02%) CCNA
5 11 (10.28%) MCSA
6 9 (8.41%) CCA
7 7 (6.54%) CCNP
8 6 (5.61%) Security Cleared
9 5 (4.67%) MCP
9 5 (4.67%) SC Cleared
10 4 (3.74%) MCITP
10 4 (3.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) COBIT
System Software
1 71 (66.36%) Active Directory
2 42 (39.25%) Hyper-V
3 38 (35.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (17.76%) vSphere
5 14 (13.08%) XenApp
6 4 (3.74%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.87%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.87%) XenServer
7 2 (1.87%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.87%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.93%) Firmware
8 1 (0.93%) vCloud
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 10 (9.35%) SCCM
2 7 (6.54%) NetBackup
2 7 (6.54%) SCOM
3 4 (3.74%) WSUS
3 4 (3.74%) SCVMM
3 4 (3.74%) SCDPM
3 4 (3.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.93%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 74 (69.16%) VMware
2 64 (59.81%) Microsoft
3 48 (44.86%) Citrix
4 23 (21.50%) Cisco
5 12 (11.21%) Dell
6 10 (9.35%) HP
7 8 (7.48%) Symantec
8 7 (6.54%) IBM
9 4 (3.74%) LANDesk
10 3 (2.80%) NetApp
10 3 (2.80%) Veeam
11 2 (1.87%) Lotus
11 2 (1.87%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.87%) Sun
12 1 (0.93%) Altiris
12 1 (0.93%) McAfee
12 1 (0.93%) Sophos
12 1 (0.93%) EMC
12 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.93%) Avaya
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
The Curve Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, on call
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £21000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago