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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 177 155 175
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 45 56 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.80% 1.03% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.08% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 39 51 22
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,300 £44,000 £38,950
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +11.42%
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
5348 5176 4597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.48% 95.13% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4465 4406 3923
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -11 20 £45,000 +29.49% 1
Shropshire +5 8 £23,000 -30.82%
Coventry -16 5 £35,000 -18.60% 2
Solihull +5 3 £37,500 +20.96% 1
Wolverhampton +1 3 £31,500 +1.61%
Staffordshire -14 3 £31,500 -1.56% 2
Dudley -2 2 £30,000 -3.22%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 84 (77.06%) Windows
2 64 (58.72%) VMware
3 63 (57.80%) Active Directory
4 58 (53.21%) Microsoft
5 40 (36.70%) Hyper-V
6 37 (33.94%) MS Exchange
7 35 (32.11%) SAN
8 33 (30.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (28.44%) Citrix
10 30 (27.52%) Linux
11 29 (26.61%) Cisco
11 29 (26.61%) DNS
11 29 (26.61%) VMware Infrastructure
12 26 (23.85%) Microsoft Certification
13 25 (22.94%) PowerShell
14 24 (22.02%) vSphere
14 24 (22.02%) SQL Server
15 23 (21.10%) Firewall
15 23 (21.10%) SCOM
16 21 (19.27%) Windows Server 2012
16 21 (19.27%) DHCP
17 20 (18.35%) IIS
18 19 (17.43%) SQL
18 19 (17.43%) Exchange Server 2003
19 18 (16.51%) MCSE
20 17 (15.60%) MS Excel
20 17 (15.60%) SharePoint
20 17 (15.60%) TCP/IP
20 17 (15.60%) HP
20 17 (15.60%) WSUS

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 37 (33.94%) MS Exchange
2 20 (18.35%) IIS
3 19 (17.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (15.60%) SharePoint
5 16 (14.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (10.09%) SharePoint Server
7 10 (9.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (7.34%) Apache
9 7 (6.42%) WebLogic
9 7 (6.42%) Lync
10 5 (4.59%) WordPress
10 5 (4.59%) Moodle
11 3 (2.75%) Tomcat
11 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (15.60%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.42%) MS Visio
2 7 (6.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.26%) Office 365
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (32.11%) SAN
2 29 (26.61%) DNS
3 23 (21.10%) Firewall
4 21 (19.27%) DHCP
5 17 (15.60%) TCP/IP
6 14 (12.84%) VPN
7 12 (11.01%) WAN
8 10 (9.17%) HTTP
8 10 (9.17%) LAN
9 8 (7.34%) VLAN
9 8 (7.34%) NAS
10 7 (6.42%) Unified Communications
10 7 (6.42%) SSL
11 6 (5.50%) LDAP
11 6 (5.50%) SSH
12 5 (4.59%) Internet
12 5 (4.59%) iSCSI
13 4 (3.67%) IPsec
13 4 (3.67%) IP Telephony
14 3 (2.75%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.50%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (5.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (5.50%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.59%) MySQL
3 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.92%) ProC
2 1 (0.92%) MSI
2 1 (0.92%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.92%) AdminStudio
General
1 11 (10.09%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Publishing
3 4 (3.67%) Back Office
4 3 (2.75%) Law
4 3 (2.75%) Banking
5 2 (1.83%) Retail
5 2 (1.83%) Local Government
5 2 (1.83%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.92%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.50%) LAMP
2 1 (0.92%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.68%) Replication
2 9 (8.26%) Clustering
3 7 (6.42%) Open Source
4 6 (5.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.83%) Statistics
6 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.92%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.92%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 84 (77.06%) Windows
2 33 (30.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (27.52%) Linux
4 21 (19.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (13.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (7.34%) UNIX
7 6 (5.50%) Debian
7 6 (5.50%) Ubuntu
7 6 (5.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.67%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.75%) Solaris
10 2 (1.83%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.83%) Windows NT
10 2 (1.83%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.92%) AIX
11 1 (0.92%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.68%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (11.93%) ITIL
3 9 (8.26%) Service Delivery
4 8 (7.34%) Change Control
5 7 (6.42%) Software Deployment
5 7 (6.42%) Load Balancing
6 6 (5.50%) Network Management
7 5 (4.59%) Project Management
7 5 (4.59%) Security Management
7 5 (4.59%) Validation
7 5 (4.59%) Content Management
8 4 (3.67%) Time Management
8 4 (3.67%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (2.75%) Business Continuity
9 3 (2.75%) Workflow
10 2 (1.83%) Supplier Management
10 2 (1.83%) CRM
10 2 (1.83%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (1.83%) Server Monitoring
10 2 (1.83%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.94%) PowerShell
2 19 (17.43%) SQL
3 10 (9.17%) Bash Shell
4 7 (6.42%) Perl
5 5 (4.59%) PHP
6 4 (3.67%) VBScript
7 3 (2.75%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (23.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (16.51%) MCSE
3 13 (11.93%) CCNA
3 13 (11.93%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (6.42%) CCNP
4 7 (6.42%) Degree
4 7 (6.42%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (5.50%) MCP
6 5 (4.59%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.67%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.75%) CCA
8 3 (2.75%) MCITP
9 2 (1.83%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (57.80%) Active Directory
2 40 (36.70%) Hyper-V
3 29 (26.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (22.02%) vSphere
5 9 (8.26%) VMware ESX
6 8 (7.34%) Forefront TMG
7 7 (6.42%) XenApp
8 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (5.50%) XenDesktop
9 4 (3.67%) Shibboleth
9 4 (3.67%) XenServer
10 2 (1.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.92%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.92%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.92%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 23 (21.10%) SCOM
2 17 (15.60%) WSUS
3 16 (14.68%) SCCM
4 8 (7.34%) Backup Exec
5 5 (4.59%) SCVMM
5 5 (4.59%) SCDPM
5 5 (4.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (2.75%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.92%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.92%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 64 (58.72%) VMware
2 58 (53.21%) Microsoft
3 31 (28.44%) Citrix
4 29 (26.61%) Cisco
5 17 (15.60%) HP
6 14 (12.84%) NetApp
7 10 (9.17%) Red Hat
7 10 (9.17%) Dell
8 7 (6.42%) IBM
8 7 (6.42%) Altiris
8 7 (6.42%) Symantec
9 6 (5.50%) Talend
10 4 (3.67%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.75%) Nimsoft
11 3 (2.75%) Spiceworks
11 3 (2.75%) Juniper
12 2 (1.83%) LANDesk
12 2 (1.83%) EMC
12 2 (1.83%) Intel
12 2 (1.83%) 3PAR
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