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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 164 162 158
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 36 35 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.70% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.73% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 32 33 34
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4705 4769 4500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.47% 95.17% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3925 3995 3874
Average salary £40,000 £36,061 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.92% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +5 16 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Shropshire +10 9 £37,500 +11.11% 1
Coventry - 5 £30,000 - 3
Warwickshire +7 2 £30,000 -19.46% 2
Staffordshire -17 2 £22,500 -30.76% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £30,000 -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 55 (77.46%) Windows
2 43 (60.56%) VMware
3 40 (56.34%) Active Directory
4 36 (50.70%) Microsoft
5 30 (42.25%) Cisco
5 30 (42.25%) SAN
5 30 (42.25%) Firewall
6 29 (40.85%) SQL Server
7 27 (38.03%) PowerShell
8 24 (33.80%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (32.39%) Linux
9 23 (32.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (30.99%) Citrix
10 22 (30.99%) SQL
10 22 (30.99%) MS Exchange
11 21 (29.58%) MCSE
12 20 (28.17%) VPN
12 20 (28.17%) Clustering
13 18 (25.35%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (23.94%) Hyper-V
14 17 (23.94%) IIS
15 16 (22.54%) DNS
15 16 (22.54%) NetApp
16 15 (21.13%) SharePoint
16 15 (21.13%) Load Balancing
17 14 (19.72%) Bash Shell
17 14 (19.72%) LAN
17 14 (19.72%) WAN
17 14 (19.72%) SSL
18 12 (16.90%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 22 (30.99%) MS Exchange
2 17 (23.94%) IIS
3 15 (21.13%) SharePoint
4 12 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (15.49%) Apache
6 7 (9.86%) Moodle
7 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (5.63%) Tomcat
8 4 (5.63%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (5.63%) Lync
8 4 (5.63%) WordPress
9 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (4.23%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (2.82%) CMS
11 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (15.49%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.27%) MS Office
3 5 (7.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 30 (42.25%) SAN
1 30 (42.25%) Firewall
2 20 (28.17%) VPN
3 16 (22.54%) DNS
4 14 (19.72%) SSL
4 14 (19.72%) WAN
4 14 (19.72%) LAN
5 12 (16.90%) VLAN
6 11 (15.49%) HTTP
7 9 (12.68%) Internet
8 7 (9.86%) TCP/IP
8 7 (9.86%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (8.45%) NAS
9 6 (8.45%) DHCP
10 5 (7.04%) IPsec
10 5 (7.04%) SSH
11 3 (4.23%) LDAP
12 2 (2.82%) Ethernet
12 2 (2.82%) FTP
12 2 (2.82%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (40.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.08%) MySQL
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.41%) DB2
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Visual Studio
1 4 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.82%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (15.49%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.27%) Publishing
3 5 (7.04%) Retail
4 4 (5.63%) Finance
5 2 (2.82%) Law
5 2 (2.82%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.82%) Banking
6 1 (1.41%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.68%) LAMP
2 5 (7.04%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.17%) Clustering
2 9 (12.68%) Open Source
3 5 (7.04%) Replication
4 3 (4.23%) VLE
4 3 (4.23%) Wiki
5 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.41%) iSeries
5 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.41%) HACMP
5 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 55 (77.46%) Windows
2 23 (32.39%) Linux
3 18 (25.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.63%) SUSE
7 3 (4.23%) Debian
7 3 (4.23%) Ubuntu
7 3 (4.23%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.23%) UNIX
8 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.41%) CentOS
9 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.13%) Load Balancing
2 10 (14.08%) Change Control
3 9 (12.68%) Service Delivery
4 8 (11.27%) ITIL
4 8 (11.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.45%) CRM
5 6 (8.45%) Service Management
6 5 (7.04%) Asset Management
6 5 (7.04%) Time Management
7 4 (5.63%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (5.63%) Content Management
8 3 (4.23%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.82%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.82%) Software Deployment
9 2 (2.82%) Email Management
9 2 (2.82%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.82%) BCP
9 2 (2.82%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.41%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (38.03%) PowerShell
2 22 (30.99%) SQL
3 14 (19.72%) Bash Shell
4 11 (15.49%) Python
4 11 (15.49%) Perl
5 10 (14.08%) VBScript
6 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
7 7 (9.86%) PHP
8 5 (7.04%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.82%) Ruby
10 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (32.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (29.58%) MCSE
3 9 (12.68%) Degree
4 4 (5.63%) CCNA
4 4 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.63%) MCP
4 4 (5.63%) MCITP
5 2 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.82%) MCSA
5 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certified Master
System Software
1 40 (56.34%) Active Directory
2 24 (33.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (23.94%) Hyper-V
4 12 (16.90%) Forefront TMG
5 8 (11.27%) vSphere
6 4 (5.63%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.63%) ISA Server
6 4 (5.63%) VMware ESX
7 3 (4.23%) Shibboleth
7 3 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.82%) XenServer
9 1 (1.41%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (16.90%) WSUS
2 10 (14.08%) Backup Exec
3 6 (8.45%) SCCM
3 6 (8.45%) SCOM
4 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.41%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 43 (60.56%) VMware
2 36 (50.70%) Microsoft
3 30 (42.25%) Cisco
4 22 (30.99%) Citrix
5 16 (22.54%) NetApp
6 12 (16.90%) HP
7 9 (12.68%) Altiris
8 6 (8.45%) Dell
9 5 (7.04%) ServiceNow
10 3 (4.23%) SonicWALL
10 3 (4.23%) Juniper
10 3 (4.23%) Veritas
10 3 (4.23%) CheckPoint
10 3 (4.23%) Symantec
11 2 (2.82%) Rackspace
11 2 (2.82%) Talend
11 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.41%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.41%) Nimsoft
12 1 (1.41%) Spiceworks
Droitwich, Worcestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Sega Europe
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
Droitwich, Worcestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To £55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum - depending on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
DP Connect
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £0000 - £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago