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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 164 158 166
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 53 57 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.00% 1.10% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.16% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 43 53 37
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £44,250 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +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
5030 4924 4811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.10% 95.04% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4222 4160 3991
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -17 20 £34,000 -9.33% 4
Staffordshire +18 14 £31,250 +38.88% 2
Shropshire -4 9 £28,500 -24.00%
Coventry -17 3 £26,500 -11.66% 2
Worcestershire - 3 £36,000 - 1
Wolverhampton +17 2 £36,000 +20.00% 1
Solihull +6 2 £34,000 -20.00% 2
Dudley - 2 £31,250 -
Warwickshire -14 1 £26,000 -13.33%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 88 (81.48%) Windows
2 74 (68.52%) Active Directory
3 72 (66.67%) VMware
4 57 (52.78%) MS Exchange
5 55 (50.93%) Microsoft
5 55 (50.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (45.37%) Hyper-V
7 43 (39.81%) Citrix
8 41 (37.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 40 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
10 36 (33.33%) SAN
10 36 (33.33%) Cisco
11 33 (30.56%) SQL Server
12 32 (29.63%) Firewall
13 31 (28.70%) TCP/IP
14 30 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
15 28 (25.93%) LAN
16 27 (25.00%) WAN
17 26 (24.07%) DNS
18 25 (23.15%) Windows Server 2003
19 22 (20.37%) Microsoft Certification
19 22 (20.37%) SQL
20 18 (16.67%) PowerShell
21 17 (15.74%) Exchange Server 2013
21 17 (15.74%) Clustering
22 16 (14.81%) NAS
23 15 (13.89%) VPN
24 14 (12.96%) DHCP
24 14 (12.96%) Linux
24 14 (12.96%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 57 (52.78%) MS Exchange
2 30 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (15.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 10 (9.26%) IIS
6 8 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (4.63%) Apache
8 4 (3.70%) WebLogic
9 3 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.85%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.85%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (1.85%) Lync
11 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (12.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.26%) Office 365
2 4 (3.70%) SaaS
3 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.85%) IaaS
5 1 (0.93%) Symantec.cloud
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (33.33%) SAN
2 32 (29.63%) Firewall
3 31 (28.70%) TCP/IP
4 28 (25.93%) LAN
5 27 (25.00%) WAN
6 26 (24.07%) DNS
7 16 (14.81%) NAS
8 15 (13.89%) VPN
9 14 (12.96%) DHCP
10 6 (5.56%) DDNS
10 6 (5.56%) VLAN
11 5 (4.63%) Wireless
12 4 (3.70%) iSCSI
13 3 (2.78%) VoIP
13 3 (2.78%) Internet
14 2 (1.85%) MPLS
14 2 (1.85%) SMTP
14 2 (1.85%) IPsec
14 2 (1.85%) Network Security
14 2 (1.85%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (6.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (5.56%) MySQL
6 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (7.41%) Finance
2 6 (5.56%) Advertising
3 2 (1.85%) Electronics
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) COM
1 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.74%) Clustering
2 12 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.85%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.93%) Replication
6 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.93%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 88 (81.48%) Windows
2 55 (50.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (37.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (23.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (12.96%) Linux
6 9 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 7 (6.48%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.70%) UNIX
9 2 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.93%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.11%) ITIL
2 6 (5.56%) Change Control
2 6 (5.56%) Patch Management
3 5 (4.63%) Project Management
4 4 (3.70%) Service Delivery
4 4 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (2.78%) Mentoring
5 3 (2.78%) PRINCE2
5 3 (2.78%) E-Commerce
6 2 (1.85%) CRM
6 2 (1.85%) Workflow
6 2 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (1.85%) Server Building
6 2 (1.85%) Configuration Management
6 2 (1.85%) Time Management
6 2 (1.85%) Incident Management
7 1 (0.93%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.37%) SQL
2 18 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.70%) VBScript
4 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (20.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
2 12 (11.11%) MCSE
2 12 (11.11%) MCSA
3 10 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (8.33%) CCNA
5 8 (7.41%) MCITP
6 6 (5.56%) CCA
7 5 (4.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.70%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.70%) MCP
9 3 (2.78%) Degree
9 3 (2.78%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.93%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.93%) VCP5
10 1 (0.93%) CCNP
10 1 (0.93%) PMP
10 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) SLA
1 3 (2.78%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.93%) COBIT
System Software
1 74 (68.52%) Active Directory
2 49 (45.37%) Hyper-V
3 40 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (7.41%) XenApp
5 7 (6.48%) vSphere
6 4 (3.70%) VMware Server
7 3 (2.78%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.78%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.85%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.85%) XenServer
9 1 (0.93%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 10 (9.26%) SCCM
2 5 (4.63%) SCOM
3 2 (1.85%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.85%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.93%) WSUS
4 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.93%) Puppet
4 1 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.93%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 72 (66.67%) VMware
2 55 (50.93%) Microsoft
3 43 (39.81%) Citrix
4 36 (33.33%) Cisco
5 10 (9.26%) Dell
6 8 (7.41%) NetApp
7 5 (4.63%) IBM
7 5 (4.63%) HP
8 4 (3.70%) Symantec
8 4 (3.70%) Veeam
9 3 (2.78%) SonicWALL
10 2 (1.85%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.85%) Mitel
10 2 (1.85%) Sun
11 1 (0.93%) Oracle
11 1 (0.93%) Juniper
11 1 (0.93%) WatchGuard
11 1 (0.93%) Lotus
11 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.93%) Apple
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Xpertise
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Health & Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Solihull
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago