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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 124 156 178
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 121 69 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.09% 1.28% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 1.33% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 81 58 45
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,850 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
5545 5187 5391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.92% 96.38% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4394 4329 4506
Median salary £39,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +5 59 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Coventry +9 15 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Warwickshire +5 12 £45,000 +13.92%
Worcestershire +17 8 £48,000 +28.00%
Solihull +18 7 £40,750 -
Staffordshire -2 7 £34,000 +13.33% 4
Walsall +4 4 £37,950 +43.20%
Shropshire -9 3 £35,000 +11.11%
Herefordshire -5 2 £43,750 +9.37% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £40,000 -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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.

1 127 (57.73%) VMware
2 125 (56.82%) Windows
3 118 (53.64%) Active Directory
4 116 (52.73%) Microsoft
5 106 (48.18%) Windows Server
6 96 (43.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 78 (35.45%) DNS
8 66 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 65 (29.55%) DHCP
10 62 (28.18%) Microsoft Azure
11 59 (26.82%) Hyper-V
12 58 (26.36%) WAN
13 57 (25.91%) LAN
13 57 (25.91%) Cisco
14 51 (23.18%) MS Exchange
15 45 (20.45%) SAN
16 44 (20.00%) VPN
17 40 (18.18%) Firewall
18 38 (17.27%) TCP/IP
18 38 (17.27%) ITIL
18 38 (17.27%) Amazon AWS
18 38 (17.27%) Data Centre
19 36 (16.36%) Linux
20 31 (14.09%) SQL
20 31 (14.09%) vSphere
20 31 (14.09%) IaaS
21 30 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
22 29 (13.18%) PowerShell
23 28 (12.73%) Public Cloud
24 27 (12.27%) Windows Server 2003

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 51 (23.18%) MS Exchange
2 22 (10.00%) IBM Notes
3 21 (9.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 21 (9.55%) IBM Domino
3 21 (9.55%) Skype for Business
4 16 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (6.82%) SharePoint
6 10 (4.55%) IIS
7 8 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.91%) SAS
10 1 (0.45%) Apache
10 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (12.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (9.55%) assyst
2 5 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 62 (28.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (17.27%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (14.09%) IaaS
4 26 (11.82%) Office 365
5 21 (9.55%) Mimecast
6 17 (7.73%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (7.73%) PaaS
6 17 (7.73%) SaaS
7 11 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 78 (35.45%) DNS
2 65 (29.55%) DHCP
3 58 (26.36%) WAN
4 57 (25.91%) LAN
5 45 (20.45%) SAN
6 44 (20.00%) VPN
7 40 (18.18%) Firewall
8 38 (17.27%) TCP/IP
9 11 (5.00%) Network Security
10 10 (4.55%) Wireless
11 7 (3.18%) BGP
11 7 (3.18%) WLAN
12 6 (2.73%) HTTP
13 5 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (2.27%) OSPF
13 5 (2.27%) VLAN
14 4 (1.82%) Unified Communications
14 4 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
15 3 (1.36%) Cisco IOS
15 3 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.27%) Big Data
3 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (5.45%) Git (software)
1 12 (5.45%) Visual Studio
2 11 (5.00%) Visual Studio Code
3 6 (2.73%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.45%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (5.45%) Retail
2 11 (5.00%) Legal
3 6 (2.73%) Finance
4 5 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.91%) Advertising
6 2 (0.91%) Automotive
6 2 (0.91%) Back Office
6 2 (0.91%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.27%) .NET
1 16 (7.27%) ASP.NET
2 6 (2.73%) SOAP
3 1 (0.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.27%) Data Centre
2 28 (12.73%) Public Cloud
3 17 (7.73%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (3.64%) Clustering
5 6 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.73%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.82%) FMCG
8 3 (1.36%) iPad
9 2 (0.91%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.91%) EPoS
9 2 (0.91%) VCE vBlock
9 2 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.45%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.45%) Fintech
10 1 (0.45%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (0.45%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 125 (56.82%) Windows
2 106 (48.18%) Windows Server
3 66 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (16.36%) Linux
5 30 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (12.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (4.09%) Windows 10
7 9 (4.09%) Windows 7
8 8 (3.64%) Unix
9 7 (3.18%) Solaris
10 6 (2.73%) Ubuntu
10 6 (2.73%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.27%) CentOS
12 2 (0.91%) VyOS
13 1 (0.45%) SUSE
13 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (17.27%) ITIL
2 21 (9.55%) Validation
3 17 (7.73%) SDLC
4 16 (7.27%) Software Testing
5 14 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (5.00%) Change Management
8 10 (4.55%) Mentoring
8 10 (4.55%) Problem Management
8 10 (4.55%) Service Management
9 8 (3.64%) Coaching
9 8 (3.64%) Incident Management
10 7 (3.18%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (3.18%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (3.18%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 7 (3.18%) Network Design
11 6 (2.73%) Configuration Management
11 6 (2.73%) Line Management
11 6 (2.73%) Open Source
11 6 (2.73%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (14.09%) SQL
2 29 (13.18%) PowerShell
3 22 (10.00%) C
4 17 (7.73%) JavaScript
5 16 (7.27%) C#
5 16 (7.27%) PHP
6 5 (2.27%) Perl
6 5 (2.27%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.91%) Java
7 2 (0.91%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.91%) VB
8 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.45%) Ruby
8 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (11.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (11.36%) Degree
3 24 (10.91%) CCNA
4 21 (9.55%) MCSE
5 12 (5.45%) MCSA
6 10 (4.55%) CCNP
7 9 (4.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (3.18%) CCSA
8 7 (3.18%) JNCIA
8 7 (3.18%) JNCIS
9 6 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (2.27%) MCITP
11 3 (1.36%) MCP
11 3 (1.36%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.36%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.45%) SLA
System Software
1 118 (53.64%) Active Directory
2 96 (43.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (26.82%) Hyper-V
4 31 (14.09%) vSphere
5 17 (7.73%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (5.91%) Virtual Servers
7 12 (5.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (2.73%) Firmware
9 5 (2.27%) Terminal Server
9 5 (2.27%) VMware ESX
9 5 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (1.82%) UAG
11 3 (1.36%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.91%) XenApp
12 2 (0.91%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (11.82%) SCOM
2 24 (10.91%) SCCM
3 22 (10.00%) WSUS
4 21 (9.55%) Norton AntiVirus
5 18 (8.18%) vRealize
6 17 (7.73%) SCVMM
7 11 (5.00%) Puppet
8 8 (3.64%) Cisco CUCM
9 7 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (2.27%) Backup Exec
10 5 (2.27%) NetBackup
11 3 (1.36%) Cisco UCCX
11 3 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (0.91%) Sysprep
13 1 (0.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 127 (57.73%) VMware
2 116 (52.73%) Microsoft
3 57 (25.91%) Cisco
4 27 (12.27%) Citrix
4 27 (12.27%) Symantec
5 25 (11.36%) IBM
6 24 (10.91%) Acronis
6 24 (10.91%) HP
7 22 (10.00%) Juniper
8 15 (6.82%) 3PAR
9 14 (6.36%) NetApp
10 8 (3.64%) EMC
11 7 (3.18%) CheckPoint
11 7 (3.18%) Palo Alto
11 7 (3.18%) SolarWinds
12 6 (2.73%) Red Hat
13 5 (2.27%) Dell Compellent
13 5 (2.27%) SonicWALL
14 3 (1.36%) arcserve
14 3 (1.36%) Intel Security
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Eclipse I.T. Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Herefordshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Posted: 23 days ago