Period
to 21 September 2018

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 189 201
Rank change year-on-year +6 +12 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer 14 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.37% 0.31% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.32% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 21
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% +4.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £36,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.12% +5.00% +10.24%

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 3,662 3,725 4,672
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.98% 96.33% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,658 3,058 3,465
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,750 £24,349
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 2018, 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 14 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (92.86%) VMware
3 12 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (64.29%) Change Control
4 9 (64.29%) Incident Management
4 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 3 (21.43%) ITIL
7 3 (21.43%) SAN
8 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (14.29%) Firewall
8 2 (14.29%) IPsec
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 2 (14.29%) CCNA
8 2 (14.29%) MCITP
8 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 2 (14.29%) LAN
8 2 (14.29%) WAN
8 2 (14.29%) SSL
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (14.29%) MCSE
8 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi

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 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) IPsec
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) SSL
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (64.29%) Change Control
2 9 (64.29%) Incident Management
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNA
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (14.29%) MCITP
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft