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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 179 153 180
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 46 47 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.81% 0.89% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.93% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 41 40 12
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
5408 5035 4486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.21% 95.65% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4645 4302 3848
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -8 20 £45,000 +22.44% 6
Shropshire - 7 £27,000 - 1
Coventry -23 5 £30,000 -30.23%
Staffordshire -4 4 £34,000 -24.44%
Dudley - 3 £30,000 -
Solihull - 3 £37,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £34,500 -
Walsall - 1 £27,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £42,000 -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 79 (75.96%) Windows
2 64 (61.54%) VMware
3 56 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 54 (51.92%) Active Directory
5 38 (36.54%) MS Exchange
6 36 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (33.65%) Hyper-V
8 31 (29.81%) Citrix
8 31 (29.81%) SAN
9 30 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (24.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 25 (24.04%) Cisco
10 25 (24.04%) SQL Server
11 22 (21.15%) Linux
11 22 (21.15%) vSphere
11 22 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (19.23%) SCOM
13 19 (18.27%) WAN
14 18 (17.31%) HP
14 18 (17.31%) MCSE
14 18 (17.31%) MS Excel
14 18 (17.31%) Firewall
15 17 (16.35%) LAN
15 17 (16.35%) SQL
15 17 (16.35%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (16.35%) Exchange Server 2003
16 16 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
16 16 (15.38%) CCNA
16 16 (15.38%) DNS
16 16 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 38 (36.54%) MS Exchange
2 17 (16.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 15 (14.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (10.58%) IIS
5 10 (9.62%) SharePoint
6 9 (8.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (7.69%) WebLogic
8 7 (6.73%) SharePoint Server
8 7 (6.73%) Lync
9 4 (3.85%) Apache
10 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (2.88%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.96%) WordPress
11 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.96%) Moodle
11 1 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (17.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.65%) Office 365
2 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (29.81%) SAN
2 19 (18.27%) WAN
3 18 (17.31%) Firewall
4 17 (16.35%) LAN
5 16 (15.38%) DNS
6 15 (14.42%) TCP/IP
6 15 (14.42%) VPN
6 15 (14.42%) DHCP
7 9 (8.65%) NAS
8 7 (6.73%) Unified Communications
9 5 (4.81%) iSCSI
9 5 (4.81%) Internet
10 4 (3.85%) IP Telephony
10 4 (3.85%) HTTP
11 3 (2.88%) LDAP
11 3 (2.88%) Ethernet
11 3 (2.88%) FTP
11 3 (2.88%) IPsec
12 2 (1.92%) ISDN
12 2 (1.92%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (24.04%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (2.88%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.96%) MySQL
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.96%) ProC
2 1 (0.96%) MSI
2 1 (0.96%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.96%) AdminStudio
General
1 14 (13.46%) Finance
2 4 (3.85%) Back Office
3 2 (1.92%) Law
3 2 (1.92%) Local Government
4 1 (0.96%) Automotive
4 1 (0.96%) Publishing
4 1 (0.96%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.96%) Application Packaging
1 1 (0.96%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.58%) Replication
2 7 (6.73%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.73%) Clustering
3 2 (1.92%) Statistics
4 1 (0.96%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.96%) Open Source
4 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 79 (75.96%) Windows
2 36 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (21.15%) Linux
3 22 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (16.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (8.65%) UNIX
6 5 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.85%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.88%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.88%) Solaris
8 3 (2.88%) Debian
9 2 (1.92%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.92%) Windows NT
9 2 (1.92%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.92%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.96%) AIX
10 1 (0.96%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (8.65%) ITIL
3 8 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 6 (5.77%) Validation
5 5 (4.81%) Network Management
5 5 (4.81%) Security Management
5 5 (4.81%) Project Management
6 4 (3.85%) Business Continuity
6 4 (3.85%) Software Deployment
7 3 (2.88%) Supplier Management
7 3 (2.88%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (2.88%) Change Control
8 2 (1.92%) Migration
8 2 (1.92%) CRM
8 2 (1.92%) E-Commerce
8 2 (1.92%) Email Management
8 2 (1.92%) Time Management
9 1 (0.96%) Waterfall
9 1 (0.96%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (0.96%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.35%) SQL
2 15 (14.42%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.85%) VBScript
3 4 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.96%) Perl
6 1 (0.96%) PHP
6 1 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (24.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (17.31%) MCSE
3 16 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (15.38%) CCNA
4 8 (7.69%) CCNP
4 8 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.77%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (5.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (5.77%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.81%) CCA
7 4 (3.85%) MCITP
8 3 (2.88%) Degree
8 3 (2.88%) MCSA
8 3 (2.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (51.92%) Active Directory
2 35 (33.65%) Hyper-V
3 30 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (21.15%) vSphere
5 8 (7.69%) XenApp
6 6 (5.77%) XenDesktop
7 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (4.81%) VMware ESX
8 4 (3.85%) XenServer
9 2 (1.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.96%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.96%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 20 (19.23%) SCOM
2 14 (13.46%) SCCM
3 9 (8.65%) WSUS
4 6 (5.77%) SCDPM
4 6 (5.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 6 (5.77%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.88%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.96%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.96%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 64 (61.54%) VMware
2 56 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 31 (29.81%) Citrix
4 25 (24.04%) Cisco
5 18 (17.31%) HP
6 9 (8.65%) Red Hat
7 8 (7.69%) IBM
8 6 (5.77%) Symantec
8 6 (5.77%) NetApp
9 5 (4.81%) Dell
10 3 (2.88%) Talend
10 3 (2.88%) Spiceworks
10 3 (2.88%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.88%) Nimsoft
10 3 (2.88%) Juniper
11 2 (1.92%) EMC
11 2 (1.92%) Intel
11 2 (1.92%) LANDesk
12 1 (0.96%) ProCurve
12 1 (0.96%) 3PAR
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