The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Infrastructure Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Engineer
England / West Midlands
Rank 144 147 156
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 62 87 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.32% 1.48% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.54% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 60 65 49
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%

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
4555 5653 4881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.27% 96.43% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3685 4690 4222
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

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 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -14 24 £45,000 +18.42% 2
Warwickshire +45 18 £36,250 -8.22% 1
Coventry +9 5 £33,875 +4.23% 1
Staffordshire +1 3 £35,000 -20.00% 1
Shropshire -4 3 £32,500 +3.17%
Solihull -2 2 £38,750 +19.23% 1
Worcestershire -11 2 £27,500 -26.66% 1
Dudley +11 1 £32,500 -
Wolverhampton +6 1 £33,000 -17.50%
Herefordshire -28 1 - -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Infrastructure Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 111 (69.38%) Windows
2 101 (63.13%) Microsoft
3 97 (60.63%) VMware
4 94 (58.75%) Active Directory
5 91 (56.88%) Windows Server
6 57 (35.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 55 (34.38%) MS Exchange
8 53 (33.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 50 (31.25%) Cisco
10 48 (30.00%) MS Excel
11 44 (27.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 42 (26.25%) Linux
13 37 (23.13%) DHCP
14 36 (22.50%) Firewall
15 35 (21.88%) TCP/IP
16 34 (21.25%) Hyper-V
17 33 (20.63%) DNS
17 33 (20.63%) SQL
18 30 (18.75%) NetApp
18 30 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
19 29 (18.13%) Windows Server 2008
20 28 (17.50%) Office 365
21 27 (16.88%) SAN
22 23 (14.38%) vSphere
22 23 (14.38%) Skype for Business
23 22 (13.75%) WAN
23 22 (13.75%) LAN
24 21 (13.13%) Disaster Recovery
24 21 (13.13%) Data Centre
25 19 (11.88%) Exchange Server 2010

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 55 (34.38%) MS Exchange
2 23 (14.38%) Skype for Business
3 19 (11.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (7.50%) SharePoint
7 7 (4.38%) IIS
8 4 (2.50%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.25%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.63%) SAS
10 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 48 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (5.63%) assyst
2 7 (4.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (27.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (17.50%) Office 365
4 13 (8.13%) IaaS
5 9 (5.63%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.88%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.25%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.63%) PaaS
8 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (23.13%) DHCP
2 36 (22.50%) Firewall
3 35 (21.88%) TCP/IP
4 33 (20.63%) DNS
5 27 (16.88%) SAN
6 22 (13.75%) LAN
6 22 (13.75%) WAN
7 17 (10.63%) Network Security
8 13 (8.13%) VPN
9 11 (6.88%) BGP
9 11 (6.88%) HTTP
9 11 (6.88%) OSPF
10 9 (5.63%) IPv4
11 6 (3.75%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (3.13%) Skype
12 5 (3.13%) VLAN
13 3 (1.88%) IPsec
14 2 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
14 2 (1.25%) IP Telephony
14 2 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.88%) Big Data
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 10 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 10 (6.25%) Visual Studio Code
2 8 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 8 (5.00%) Finance
1 8 (5.00%) Retail
2 4 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.25%) Advertising
3 2 (1.25%) Legal
3 2 (1.25%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.25%) Publishing
3 2 (1.25%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.63%) Back Office
4 1 (0.63%) Games
4 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.38%) SOAP
2 4 (2.50%) Web Services
3 1 (0.63%) .NET
3 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.13%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.88%) Public Cloud
3 10 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.38%) Driving Licence
4 7 (4.38%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (4.38%) Fintech
5 6 (3.75%) Clustering
6 3 (1.88%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.88%) EPoS
6 3 (1.88%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (1.25%) FMCG
8 1 (0.63%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.63%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 111 (69.38%) Windows
2 91 (56.88%) Windows Server
3 53 (33.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (26.25%) Linux
5 29 (18.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (11.88%) Windows 7
7 16 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (8.13%) Windows 8
9 11 (6.88%) SUSE
9 11 (6.88%) Unix
10 4 (2.50%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.25%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (13.13%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (10.63%) ITIL
3 11 (6.88%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (6.25%) Change Control
5 9 (5.63%) Logistics
5 9 (5.63%) Project Planning
5 9 (5.63%) Validation
6 8 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 7 (4.38%) CRM
7 7 (4.38%) Project Management
8 6 (3.75%) Server Virtualisation
9 5 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (3.13%) Capacity Management
9 5 (3.13%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (3.13%) DevOps
9 5 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
9 5 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (3.13%) Server Building
9 5 (3.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (20.63%) SQL
2 15 (9.38%) PowerShell
3 11 (6.88%) C
4 1 (0.63%) C#
4 1 (0.63%) Java
4 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.63%) PHP
4 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (5.63%) MCSE
3 7 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (3.75%) CCNA
4 6 (3.75%) Degree
4 6 (3.75%) MCITP
5 3 (1.88%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (1.88%) MCSA
6 2 (1.25%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.25%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.63%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.63%) MCTS
7 1 (0.63%) NCDA
7 1 (0.63%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.63%) ISO22301
2 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 94 (58.75%) Active Directory
2 57 (35.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (21.25%) Hyper-V
4 23 (14.38%) vSphere
5 13 (8.13%) VMware Workstation
6 9 (5.63%) Forefront TMG
7 6 (3.75%) Terminal Services
7 6 (3.75%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (3.75%) VMware ESX
8 5 (3.13%) Terminal Server
8 5 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.88%) UAG
11 2 (1.25%) BitLocker
11 2 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (1.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (10.63%) SCOM
2 10 (6.25%) SCCM
3 9 (5.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (5.00%) Puppet
5 3 (1.88%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.88%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.25%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.63%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.63%) vRealize
7 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 101 (63.13%) Microsoft
2 97 (60.63%) VMware
3 50 (31.25%) Cisco
4 30 (18.75%) NetApp
5 18 (11.25%) Citrix
6 15 (9.38%) EMC
7 14 (8.75%) 3PAR
8 12 (7.50%) Symantec
9 11 (6.88%) CheckPoint
9 11 (6.88%) Dell
9 11 (6.88%) HP
9 11 (6.88%) Juniper
9 11 (6.88%) SonicWALL
10 5 (3.13%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.50%) IBM
11 4 (2.50%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.88%) Acronis
12 3 (1.88%) CommVault
12 3 (1.88%) Oracle
12 3 (1.88%) SAP
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
LA International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + + car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 24 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 24 days ago