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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 148 158 153
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 78 57 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.33% 1.06% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.11% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 70 54 52
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,800 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,550 £45,000 £39,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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
5449 5121 5278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.05% 94.83% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4497 4288 4433
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -6 30 £35,000 -10.82% 2
Staffordshire +12 14 £30,000 +20.00% 3
Coventry -7 11 £29,000 -17.14% 2
Shropshire -5 5 £31,500 +36.95%
Herefordshire - 5 £40,000 -
Solihull +17 4 £30,000 -29.41%
Warwickshire - 4 £39,500 - 1
Worcestershire - 4 £37,500 - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 100 (79.37%) Windows
2 83 (65.87%) Active Directory
3 80 (63.49%) VMware
4 63 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 57 (45.24%) Microsoft
6 52 (41.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 48 (38.10%) Hyper-V
8 46 (36.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 46 (36.51%) VMware Infrastructure
9 37 (29.37%) TCP/IP
9 37 (29.37%) Citrix
10 33 (26.19%) LAN
11 32 (25.40%) WAN
11 32 (25.40%) DNS
11 32 (25.40%) SAN
12 31 (24.60%) Cisco
13 29 (23.02%) SQL Server
14 28 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 28 (22.22%) Firewall
15 27 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
16 25 (19.84%) DHCP
16 25 (19.84%) Microsoft Certification
17 19 (15.08%) SQL
17 19 (15.08%) PowerShell
18 18 (14.29%) Office 365
19 17 (13.49%) Exchange Server 2013
20 16 (12.70%) Linux
21 15 (11.90%) VPN
21 15 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2007
22 14 (11.11%) MCITP

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 63 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 27 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (13.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (8.73%) IIS
6 8 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (4.76%) Apache
7 6 (4.76%) SharePoint
8 4 (3.17%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.59%) Lync
10 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.79%) Site Server
10 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (8.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.29%) Office 365
2 12 (9.52%) SaaS
3 4 (3.17%) Mimecast
4 3 (2.38%) IaaS
5 1 (0.79%) Symantec.cloud
5 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (29.37%) TCP/IP
2 33 (26.19%) LAN
3 32 (25.40%) WAN
3 32 (25.40%) SAN
3 32 (25.40%) DNS
4 28 (22.22%) Firewall
5 25 (19.84%) DHCP
6 15 (11.90%) VPN
7 9 (7.14%) Internet
8 8 (6.35%) VLAN
9 7 (5.56%) NAS
9 7 (5.56%) VoIP
10 5 (3.97%) NetScaler
11 4 (3.17%) Wireless
12 2 (1.59%) IPsec
12 2 (1.59%) OSPF
12 2 (1.59%) BGP
12 2 (1.59%) DDNS
13 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.02%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.35%) MySQL
4 6 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (6.35%) Finance
2 7 (5.56%) Advertising
3 4 (3.17%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.38%) Electronics
5 2 (1.59%) Marketing
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.17%) HTML
2 1 (0.79%) COM
2 1 (0.79%) Web Services
2 1 (0.79%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.35%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.76%) Clustering
3 4 (3.17%) Replication
4 3 (2.38%) CCTV
4 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.38%) iPhone
5 2 (1.59%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) NHS
6 1 (0.79%) DTV
6 1 (0.79%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 100 (79.37%) Windows
2 52 (41.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (36.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (12.70%) Linux
6 9 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 5 (3.97%) UNIX
8 4 (3.17%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.38%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.59%) Solaris
11 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.79%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.11%) ITIL
2 9 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (4.76%) Patch Management
3 6 (4.76%) Project Management
4 5 (3.97%) E-Commerce
4 5 (3.97%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (3.97%) Change Control
5 4 (3.17%) Change Management
5 4 (3.17%) Web Development
6 3 (2.38%) Information Security
6 3 (2.38%) ERP
6 3 (2.38%) PRINCE2
6 3 (2.38%) DevOps
6 3 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (2.38%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (2.38%) Server Building
7 2 (1.59%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (1.59%) Mentoring
7 2 (1.59%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.08%) SQL
1 19 (15.08%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.76%) VB
3 5 (3.97%) PHP
4 1 (0.79%) C
4 1 (0.79%) VBScript
4 1 (0.79%) VBA
4 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (19.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (11.11%) MCITP
3 13 (10.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (10.32%) MCSE
3 13 (10.32%) MCSA
4 7 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.97%) Degree
5 5 (3.97%) CCNA
6 4 (3.17%) CCA
7 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.59%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.59%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.79%) VCP5
8 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.79%) PMP
8 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) SLA
1 3 (2.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 83 (65.87%) Active Directory
2 48 (38.10%) Hyper-V
3 46 (36.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.35%) vSphere
5 7 (5.56%) XenApp
6 4 (3.17%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.38%) Xen
8 2 (1.59%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.79%) XenServer
9 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.79%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 10 (7.94%) SCCM
1 10 (7.94%) SCOM
2 4 (3.17%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.59%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.59%) Puppet
3 2 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.79%) Linux-HA
4 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.79%) WSUS
4 1 (0.79%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 80 (63.49%) VMware
2 57 (45.24%) Microsoft
3 37 (29.37%) Citrix
4 31 (24.60%) Cisco
5 12 (9.52%) Veeam
6 11 (8.73%) HP
7 10 (7.94%) NetApp
8 8 (6.35%) IBM
9 6 (4.76%) Dell
10 4 (3.17%) Symantec
11 3 (2.38%) SonicWALL
11 3 (2.38%) Avaya
12 2 (1.59%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.59%) Mitel
12 2 (1.59%) 3PAR
13 1 (0.79%) ProCurve
13 1 (0.79%) McAfee
13 1 (0.79%) Google
13 1 (0.79%) LANDesk
13 1 (0.79%) WatchGuard
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcestershire
People Source
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Bromwich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Halesowen
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Comprehensive benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Market Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago