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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 150 154 168
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 81 61 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.42% 1.21% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.25% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 61 52 24
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,000 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,100 £35,700
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
5468 4892 4144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.05% 96.68% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4556 4250 3413
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +36 54 £38,000 +16.92% 4
Coventry -7 11 £32,500 - 1
Wolverhampton +8 6 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Staffordshire -5 5 £41,750 +28.46% 2
Solihull +6 2 £32,500 -13.33%
Worcestershire -6 2 £37,500 +4.16%
Warwickshire -17 2 - - 1
Shropshire 0 1 £31,500 +1.61% 1
Dudley - 1 £32,500 -
Walsall - 1 £32,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 £26,500 -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 109 (75.69%) VMware
2 99 (68.75%) Windows
3 80 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 66 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 48 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 48 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 41 (28.47%) Cisco
6 41 (28.47%) NetApp
7 36 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (24.31%) Hyper-V
9 32 (22.22%) Data Centre
9 32 (22.22%) MS Exchange
10 31 (21.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 28 (19.44%) Citrix
12 27 (18.75%) LAN
12 27 (18.75%) Linux
13 25 (17.36%) WAN
14 24 (16.67%) ITIL
14 24 (16.67%) Firewall
15 23 (15.97%) Cisco Certification
16 22 (15.28%) IBM
16 22 (15.28%) Windows Server 2003
17 21 (14.58%) MS Excel
18 20 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
18 20 (13.89%) CCNA
18 20 (13.89%) SAN
19 18 (12.50%) SQL Server
19 18 (12.50%) Office 365
20 17 (11.81%) MCSE
21 16 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 32 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 16 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (4.86%) SharePoint
7 6 (4.17%) Moodle
8 4 (2.78%) Skype for Business
9 3 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (2.08%) SugarCRM
9 3 (2.08%) WordPress
10 2 (1.39%) IIS
10 2 (1.39%) JBoss
11 1 (0.69%) Site Server
Applications
1 21 (14.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.69%) assyst
2 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.50%) Office 365
2 14 (9.72%) PaaS
3 12 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (3.47%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.78%) IaaS
7 1 (0.69%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (18.75%) LAN
2 25 (17.36%) WAN
3 24 (16.67%) Firewall
4 20 (13.89%) SAN
5 15 (10.42%) VoIP
6 8 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (5.56%) DNS
6 8 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (4.17%) iSCSI
7 6 (4.17%) Network Security
8 5 (3.47%) DHCP
8 5 (3.47%) TCP/IP
8 5 (3.47%) VPN
8 5 (3.47%) Wireless
9 4 (2.78%) VLAN
10 3 (2.08%) Asterisk PBX
10 3 (2.08%) MPLS
10 3 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.39%) 3G
11 2 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.03%) MySQL
3 10 (6.94%) Big Data
4 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.78%) Finance
2 4 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 4 (2.78%) Retail
3 3 (2.08%) Legal
4 1 (0.69%) Advertising
4 1 (0.69%) Electronics
4 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.03%) LAMP
2 3 (2.08%) Web Services
3 2 (1.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.03%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.86%) Statistics
4 5 (3.47%) Clustering
5 4 (2.78%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.78%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.08%) Replication
6 3 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.39%) EPoS
7 2 (1.39%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.69%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 99 (68.75%) Windows
2 80 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 36 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (21.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (18.75%) Linux
6 22 (15.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.56%) Unix
8 6 (4.17%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.47%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.08%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.08%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.39%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.67%) ITIL
2 13 (9.03%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (9.03%) Service Delivery
3 12 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 10 (6.94%) Analytics
5 9 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 9 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (4.86%) Security Patching
7 5 (3.47%) Network Design
7 5 (3.47%) Open Source
8 4 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (2.78%) Coaching
8 4 (2.78%) Data Management
8 4 (2.78%) Data Protection
8 4 (2.78%) Load Balancing
8 4 (2.78%) Migration
8 4 (2.78%) Network Management
8 4 (2.78%) Patch Management
8 4 (2.78%) Project Management
8 4 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.64%) SQL
2 3 (2.08%) C
2 3 (2.08%) C#
2 3 (2.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (15.97%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (13.89%) CCNA
2 20 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (11.81%) MCSE
4 11 (7.64%) Security Cleared
5 10 (6.94%) CCNP
5 10 (6.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 7 (4.86%) MCSA
8 6 (4.17%) MCITP
8 6 (4.17%) MCP
9 5 (3.47%) Degree
10 4 (2.78%) MCDST
10 4 (2.78%) MCTS
11 3 (2.08%) CCVP
11 3 (2.08%) HND
12 1 (0.69%) CCA
12 1 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.69%) NCSA
12 1 (0.69%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 35 (24.31%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.56%) vSphere
5 5 (3.47%) VMware Server
5 5 (3.47%) XenApp
6 4 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (2.08%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.39%) Xen
9 1 (0.69%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.69%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.69%) Samba
9 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (6.94%) SCCM
2 7 (4.86%) WSUS
3 5 (3.47%) SCOM
3 5 (3.47%) Windows Intune
4 4 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (2.78%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.39%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.39%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.69%) MOM
7 1 (0.69%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 109 (75.69%) VMware
2 48 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 41 (28.47%) Cisco
3 41 (28.47%) NetApp
4 28 (19.44%) Citrix
5 22 (15.28%) IBM
6 12 (8.33%) HP
7 8 (5.56%) Veeam
8 6 (4.17%) Juniper
9 5 (3.47%) SolarWinds
9 5 (3.47%) Symantec
10 3 (2.08%) Palo Alto
11 2 (1.39%) Intel Security
11 2 (1.39%) Mercator
12 1 (0.69%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.69%) Intel
12 1 (0.69%) Oracle
12 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.69%) SAP
12 1 (0.69%) Sophos
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