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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 183 159 185
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 40 48 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.91% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.95% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35 42 15
Average salary £38,500 £39,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £33,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £43,900 £39,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
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
5380 5035 4557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.53% 95.34% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4533 4276 3872
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,500
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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -22 17 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Shropshire +4 6 £23,000 -32.35% 1
Coventry -16 4 £35,000 -18.60% 1
Staffordshire - 4 £34,000 -
Solihull - 3 £37,500 -
Wolverhampton - 3 £35,000 - 1
Dudley - 2 £30,000 -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 83 (78.30%) Windows
2 65 (61.32%) VMware
3 59 (55.66%) Active Directory
4 57 (53.77%) Microsoft
5 37 (34.91%) Hyper-V
6 36 (33.96%) MS Exchange
7 35 (33.02%) SAN
8 33 (31.13%) Citrix
9 32 (30.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (27.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (27.36%) Linux
11 28 (26.42%) Cisco
12 27 (25.47%) DNS
13 26 (24.53%) vSphere
14 25 (23.58%) Microsoft Certification
15 24 (22.64%) SQL Server
15 24 (22.64%) PowerShell
16 23 (21.70%) SCOM
17 21 (19.81%) Windows Server 2012
17 21 (19.81%) Firewall
18 20 (18.87%) DHCP
19 19 (17.92%) SQL
19 19 (17.92%) IIS
20 18 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2003
21 17 (16.04%) Exchange Server 2010
21 17 (16.04%) MCSE
21 17 (16.04%) HP
22 16 (15.09%) TCP/IP
22 16 (15.09%) MS Excel
22 16 (15.09%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 36 (33.96%) MS Exchange
2 19 (17.92%) IIS
3 18 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (16.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (15.09%) SharePoint
6 11 (10.38%) SharePoint Server
7 9 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (7.55%) Apache
9 7 (6.60%) WebLogic
9 7 (6.60%) Lync
10 5 (4.72%) WordPress
10 5 (4.72%) Moodle
11 3 (2.83%) Tomcat
11 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (15.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.66%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.55%) Office 365
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (33.02%) SAN
2 27 (25.47%) DNS
3 21 (19.81%) Firewall
4 20 (18.87%) DHCP
5 16 (15.09%) TCP/IP
6 15 (14.15%) VPN
7 13 (12.26%) WAN
8 11 (10.38%) LAN
9 9 (8.49%) HTTP
10 8 (7.55%) VLAN
10 8 (7.55%) NAS
11 7 (6.60%) Unified Communications
12 6 (5.66%) LDAP
12 6 (5.66%) SSL
13 5 (4.72%) iSCSI
13 5 (4.72%) SSH
14 4 (3.77%) Internet
14 4 (3.77%) IP Telephony
15 3 (2.83%) IPsec
15 3 (2.83%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (5.66%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (5.66%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.72%) MySQL
3 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (5.66%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.94%) ProC
2 1 (0.94%) MSI
2 1 (0.94%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.94%) AdminStudio
General
1 11 (10.38%) Finance
2 5 (4.72%) Publishing
3 4 (3.77%) Back Office
4 3 (2.83%) Law
5 2 (1.89%) Banking
5 2 (1.89%) Local Government
6 1 (0.94%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Retail
6 1 (0.94%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.66%) LAMP
2 1 (0.94%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) Replication
2 9 (8.49%) Clustering
3 6 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.66%) Open Source
4 2 (1.89%) Statistics
5 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.94%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.94%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 83 (78.30%) Windows
2 32 (30.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (27.36%) Linux
4 21 (19.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (14.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (7.55%) UNIX
7 6 (5.66%) Debian
7 6 (5.66%) Ubuntu
7 6 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.77%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.83%) Solaris
10 2 (1.89%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.89%) Windows NT
10 2 (1.89%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.94%) AIX
11 1 (0.94%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (12.26%) ITIL
3 9 (8.49%) Service Delivery
4 8 (7.55%) Change Control
5 7 (6.60%) Software Deployment
6 6 (5.66%) Load Balancing
6 6 (5.66%) Network Management
6 6 (5.66%) Validation
7 5 (4.72%) Security Management
7 5 (4.72%) Content Management
7 5 (4.72%) Project Management
8 4 (3.77%) Time Management
8 4 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (2.83%) Business Continuity
9 3 (2.83%) Workflow
10 2 (1.89%) Supplier Management
10 2 (1.89%) CRM
10 2 (1.89%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (1.89%) Server Monitoring
10 2 (1.89%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.64%) PowerShell
2 19 (17.92%) SQL
3 9 (8.49%) Bash Shell
4 6 (5.66%) Perl
5 5 (4.72%) PHP
6 4 (3.77%) VBScript
7 3 (2.83%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (23.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (16.04%) MCSE
3 13 (12.26%) CCNA
3 13 (12.26%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (6.60%) CCNP
4 7 (6.60%) Degree
4 7 (6.60%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (5.66%) MCP
6 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.77%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.83%) CCA
8 3 (2.83%) MCITP
9 1 (0.94%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (55.66%) Active Directory
2 37 (34.91%) Hyper-V
3 29 (27.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (24.53%) vSphere
5 8 (7.55%) VMware ESX
6 7 (6.60%) XenApp
7 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (5.66%) XenDesktop
7 6 (5.66%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (3.77%) Shibboleth
8 4 (3.77%) XenServer
9 2 (1.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.94%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.94%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 23 (21.70%) SCOM
2 16 (15.09%) WSUS
3 15 (14.15%) SCCM
4 6 (5.66%) Backup Exec
5 5 (4.72%) SCVMM
5 5 (4.72%) SCDPM
5 5 (4.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (2.83%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.94%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.94%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 65 (61.32%) VMware
2 57 (53.77%) Microsoft
3 33 (31.13%) Citrix
4 28 (26.42%) Cisco
5 17 (16.04%) HP
6 12 (11.32%) NetApp
7 10 (9.43%) Red Hat
8 9 (8.49%) Dell
9 7 (6.60%) IBM
9 7 (6.60%) Symantec
10 6 (5.66%) Altiris
10 6 (5.66%) Talend
11 4 (3.77%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.83%) Juniper
12 3 (2.83%) Nimsoft
12 3 (2.83%) Spiceworks
13 2 (1.89%) 3PAR
13 2 (1.89%) LANDesk
13 2 (1.89%) Avaya
13 2 (1.89%) EMC
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Salary: From £27,540 to £34,680 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £37,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £21000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + competitive, DOE
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Wolverhampton
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Salary: £40000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
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Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 23 days ago