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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 164 142 151
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 49 60 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.90% 1.10% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.16% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 43 55 35
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £31,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £38,800
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
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
5203 5169 4550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.42% 94.72% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4311 4390 3890
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -2 20 £45,000 +34.32% 4
Shropshire -1 9 £23,000 -28.12%
Coventry -7 5 £35,000 -18.60% 1
Staffordshire -12 5 £25,000 -21.87%
Wolverhampton +4 4 £33,250 +7.25%
Dudley +1 2 £30,000 -3.22%
Solihull -5 1 £38,500 +24.19%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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%) Active Directory
3 62 (56.88%) VMware
4 56 (51.38%) Microsoft
5 40 (36.70%) MS Exchange
6 39 (35.78%) Hyper-V
7 34 (31.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (31.19%) SAN
8 33 (30.28%) Citrix
9 32 (29.36%) Cisco
10 30 (27.52%) DNS
10 30 (27.52%) VMware Infrastructure
11 28 (25.69%) Linux
12 27 (24.77%) Microsoft Certification
13 26 (23.85%) SQL Server
13 26 (23.85%) Firewall
14 24 (22.02%) vSphere
15 23 (21.10%) PowerShell
15 23 (21.10%) SCOM
16 22 (20.18%) DHCP
17 20 (18.35%) IIS
17 20 (18.35%) Exchange Server 2003
17 20 (18.35%) Windows Server 2012
18 18 (16.51%) Exchange Server 2010
18 18 (16.51%) MCSE
18 18 (16.51%) HP
19 17 (15.60%) TCP/IP
19 17 (15.60%) MS Excel
19 17 (15.60%) SharePoint
19 17 (15.60%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 40 (36.70%) MS Exchange
2 20 (18.35%) Exchange Server 2003
2 20 (18.35%) IIS
3 18 (16.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (15.60%) SharePoint
5 11 (10.09%) SharePoint Server
5 11 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (8.26%) Apache
7 7 (6.42%) WebLogic
7 7 (6.42%) Lync
8 5 (4.59%) WordPress
8 5 (4.59%) Moodle
9 4 (3.67%) Tomcat
9 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.92%) CMS
10 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (15.60%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.34%) MS Office
3 7 (6.42%) MS Visio
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 34 (31.19%) SAN
2 30 (27.52%) DNS
3 26 (23.85%) Firewall
4 22 (20.18%) DHCP
5 17 (15.60%) TCP/IP
6 15 (13.76%) VPN
7 13 (11.93%) WAN
8 11 (10.09%) LAN
9 10 (9.17%) HTTP
10 9 (8.26%) VLAN
11 8 (7.34%) NAS
12 7 (6.42%) Unified Communications
12 7 (6.42%) SSL
13 6 (5.50%) LDAP
13 6 (5.50%) SSH
14 5 (4.59%) Internet
14 5 (4.59%) IPsec
15 4 (3.67%) IP Telephony
16 3 (2.75%) Ethernet
16 3 (2.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.85%) 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
2 6 (5.50%) 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 12 (11.01%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Publishing
3 4 (3.67%) Back Office
3 4 (3.67%) 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 10 (9.17%) 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
Operating Systems
1 84 (77.06%) Windows
2 34 (31.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (25.69%) Linux
4 20 (18.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (14.68%) 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 2 (1.83%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.83%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.83%) Windows NT
9 2 (1.83%) Solaris
10 1 (0.92%) AIX
10 1 (0.92%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.60%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (11.01%) ITIL
3 8 (7.34%) Change Control
4 7 (6.42%) Software Deployment
4 7 (6.42%) Load Balancing
4 7 (6.42%) Service Delivery
5 6 (5.50%) Network Management
6 5 (4.59%) Security Management
6 5 (4.59%) Validation
6 5 (4.59%) Content Management
7 4 (3.67%) Time Management
7 4 (3.67%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (2.75%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (2.75%) Business Continuity
8 3 (2.75%) Workflow
8 3 (2.75%) Project Management
9 2 (1.83%) CRM
9 2 (1.83%) Configuration Management
9 2 (1.83%) Supplier Management
9 2 (1.83%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.10%) PowerShell
2 17 (15.60%) SQL
3 12 (11.01%) Bash Shell
4 8 (7.34%) Perl
5 5 (4.59%) PHP
5 5 (4.59%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.83%) VBScript
7 1 (0.92%) VB
7 1 (0.92%) Python
7 1 (0.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (24.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (16.51%) MCSE
3 12 (11.01%) CCNA
3 12 (11.01%) Cisco Certification
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%) CCNP
6 5 (4.59%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.67%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.75%) CCA
8 3 (2.75%) MCSA
8 3 (2.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (58.72%) Active Directory
2 39 (35.78%) Hyper-V
3 30 (27.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (22.02%) vSphere
5 9 (8.26%) Forefront TMG
5 9 (8.26%) VMware ESX
6 7 (6.42%) XenApp
7 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (5.50%) XenDesktop
8 4 (3.67%) Shibboleth
8 4 (3.67%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (3.67%) XenServer
9 2 (1.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.92%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.92%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.92%) DFS Replication
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 1 (0.92%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.92%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.92%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 62 (56.88%) VMware
2 56 (51.38%) Microsoft
3 33 (30.28%) Citrix
4 32 (29.36%) Cisco
5 18 (16.51%) HP
6 15 (13.76%) NetApp
7 9 (8.26%) Red Hat
8 8 (7.34%) Dell
9 7 (6.42%) IBM
9 7 (6.42%) Altiris
10 6 (5.50%) Talend
11 5 (4.59%) Symantec
12 4 (3.67%) SolarWinds
12 4 (3.67%) Juniper
13 3 (2.75%) SonicWALL
13 3 (2.75%) Nimsoft
13 3 (2.75%) Spiceworks
14 2 (1.83%) 3PAR
14 2 (1.83%) CheckPoint
14 2 (1.83%) LANDesk
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Volt
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago