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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 162 163 170
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 52 36 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.99% 0.73% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.77% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 44 32 33
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,750 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
5008 4676 4843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.25% 95.45% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4270 3907 4065
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -2 14 £34,000 +4.61% 2
Shropshire -5 14 £31,000 -17.33% 1
Staffordshire +8 9 £32,500 +44.44% 4
Wolverhampton +12 6 £36,000 +20.00%
Worcestershire - 4 £35,000 -
Coventry -18 3 £37,500 +25.00%
Dudley - 2 £31,250 -
Solihull - 2 £34,000 -
Warwickshire -8 1 £26,000 -13.33%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 96 (85.71%) Windows
2 77 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 76 (67.86%) VMware
4 65 (58.04%) Microsoft
5 64 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (52.68%) MS Exchange
7 49 (43.75%) Citrix
8 47 (41.96%) Hyper-V
9 43 (38.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 43 (38.39%) SAN
10 41 (36.61%) SQL Server
11 39 (34.82%) Windows Server 2012
12 34 (30.36%) Cisco
13 33 (29.46%) Firewall
14 32 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
15 30 (26.79%) TCP/IP
16 27 (24.11%) DNS
16 27 (24.11%) Microsoft Certification
16 27 (24.11%) Exchange Server 2010
17 26 (23.21%) LAN
17 26 (23.21%) WAN
18 23 (20.54%) NAS
19 22 (19.64%) SQL
20 21 (18.75%) MS Excel
21 19 (16.96%) Clustering
21 19 (16.96%) SQL Server 2008
22 18 (16.07%) Citrix Certification
23 17 (15.18%) VPN
23 17 (15.18%) Linux
24 15 (13.39%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 59 (52.68%) MS Exchange
2 27 (24.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (8.93%) SharePoint
5 8 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (6.25%) IIS
7 5 (4.46%) Apache
8 3 (2.68%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.68%) IBM Notes
8 3 (2.68%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (2.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.04%) Office 365
2 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.57%) SaaS
3 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.89%) IaaS
3 1 (0.89%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (38.39%) SAN
2 33 (29.46%) Firewall
3 30 (26.79%) TCP/IP
4 27 (24.11%) DNS
5 26 (23.21%) LAN
5 26 (23.21%) WAN
6 23 (20.54%) NAS
7 17 (15.18%) VPN
8 15 (13.39%) DHCP
9 7 (6.25%) DDNS
10 6 (5.36%) iSCSI
10 6 (5.36%) VLAN
11 5 (4.46%) VoIP
12 4 (3.57%) Network Security
12 4 (3.57%) Wireless
13 2 (1.79%) MPLS
13 2 (1.79%) ISDN
13 2 (1.79%) SMTP
13 2 (1.79%) DSL
14 1 (0.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (36.61%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (8.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (8.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (5.36%) MySQL
General
1 7 (6.25%) Finance
2 6 (5.36%) Advertising
3 1 (0.89%) Retail
3 1 (0.89%) Local Government
3 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.89%) COM
1 1 (0.89%) CSS
1 1 (0.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.96%) Clustering
2 5 (4.46%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.79%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.89%) Replication
6 1 (0.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 96 (85.71%) Windows
2 64 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (34.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (15.18%) Linux
6 10 (8.93%) Windows 8
7 8 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.57%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.68%) UNIX
9 3 (2.68%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.79%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.89%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.89%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.89%) Android
11 1 (0.89%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (11.61%) ITIL
2 9 (8.04%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (6.25%) Project Management
4 6 (5.36%) Service Delivery
4 6 (5.36%) Change Control
5 4 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (2.68%) Mentoring
6 3 (2.68%) Time Management
7 2 (1.79%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (1.79%) Configuration Management
7 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2
7 2 (1.79%) Migration
7 2 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (1.79%) Business Continuity
7 2 (1.79%) Supplier Management
7 2 (1.79%) Incident Management
8 1 (0.89%) IT Governance
8 1 (0.89%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (0.89%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.64%) SQL
2 14 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.36%) VBScript
4 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (24.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (16.07%) Citrix Certification
3 15 (13.39%) MCSE
4 13 (11.61%) MCSA
4 13 (11.61%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (10.71%) CCNA
6 10 (8.93%) CCA
7 5 (4.46%) MCITP
7 5 (4.46%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.57%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.57%) MCP
8 4 (3.57%) CCNP
9 3 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.68%) Degree
10 1 (0.89%) VCP5
10 1 (0.89%) PMP
10 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) SLA
2 2 (1.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.89%) COBIT
System Software
1 77 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 47 (41.96%) Hyper-V
3 43 (38.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (10.71%) XenApp
4 12 (10.71%) vSphere
5 4 (3.57%) VMware Server
6 3 (2.68%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.68%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.79%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.79%) XenServer
7 2 (1.79%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.89%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.89%) vCloud
8 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (9.82%) SCCM
2 5 (4.46%) SCOM
3 4 (3.57%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.57%) WSUS
4 3 (2.68%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.79%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 76 (67.86%) VMware
2 65 (58.04%) Microsoft
3 49 (43.75%) Citrix
4 34 (30.36%) Cisco
5 12 (10.71%) Dell
6 7 (6.25%) NetApp
7 6 (5.36%) HP
7 6 (5.36%) Symantec
8 4 (3.57%) Veeam
8 4 (3.57%) LANDesk
9 3 (2.68%) SonicWALL
9 3 (2.68%) IBM
10 2 (1.79%) Sun
10 2 (1.79%) Lotus
10 2 (1.79%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.89%) Acronis
11 1 (0.89%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.89%) Apple
11 1 (0.89%) Mitel
11 1 (0.89%) Altiris
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