Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Third Line Infrastructure Engineer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 176 181 201
Rank change year-on-year +5 +20 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer 7 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.21% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.20% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 12
Birmingham median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38% -23.53%
10th Percentile £28,500 £34,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £41,000 £39,250 £37,125
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.46% -10.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3,196 3,546 4,243
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.50% 96.70% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,273 2,694 3,172
Birmingham median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £76,875 £67,500 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in Birmingham

3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in Birmingham.

Salary trend for 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in Birmingham

3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in Birmingham

3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region featuring 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 3 (42.86%) Change Control
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) GDPR
5 2 (28.57%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (28.57%) Skype
5 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (28.57%) Veeam
5 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
5 2 (28.57%) vSphere
5 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
5 2 (28.57%) Operations Management
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) Replication
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco

3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) Skype
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Change Control
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
3 2 (28.57%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (28.57%) Operations Management
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCP
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
2 2 (28.57%) Veeam
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft