Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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

Infrastructure Engineer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 122 104
Rank change year-on-year +13 -18 +28
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 82 75 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.24% 1.97% 2.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 2.04% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 81 72 92
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £35,750 £29,750 £29,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £47,500 £54,425
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%

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 3,542 3,673 4,678
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.80% 96.30% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2,571 2,968 3,489
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £24,349
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £66,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Birmingham

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Birmingham

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 82 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 65 (79.27%) VMware
3 53 (64.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (64.63%) Windows
4 48 (58.54%) Active Directory
5 43 (52.44%) Windows Server
6 33 (40.24%) Microsoft
7 25 (30.49%) Office 365
8 23 (28.05%) Data Centre
9 22 (26.83%) Cisco
10 19 (23.17%) MS Exchange
10 19 (23.17%) DNS
10 19 (23.17%) Hyper-V
11 18 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (21.95%) Linux
11 18 (21.95%) Dell
12 17 (20.73%) SQL Server
12 17 (20.73%) SCCM
13 16 (19.51%) SQL
13 16 (19.51%) HP
14 15 (18.29%) Citrix
14 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (18.29%) MCSE
14 15 (18.29%) ITIL
14 15 (18.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (17.07%) DHCP
15 14 (17.07%) Migration
16 13 (15.85%) Firewall
17 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
17 12 (14.63%) Change Control

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 19 (23.17%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.76%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.88%) Apache
4 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.22%) IIS
6 1 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.22%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 25 (30.49%) Office 365
2 18 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (13.41%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.66%) IaaS
5 1 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.17%) DNS
2 14 (17.07%) DHCP
3 13 (15.85%) Firewall
4 9 (10.98%) SAN
4 9 (10.98%) VoIP
5 5 (6.10%) LAN
5 5 (6.10%) WAN
6 4 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (3.66%) Internet
7 3 (3.66%) NAS
7 3 (3.66%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (3.66%) SSL
7 3 (3.66%) VPN
8 2 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.44%) IPsec
8 2 (2.44%) Network Security
9 1 (1.22%) DMZ
9 1 (1.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) MySQL
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.66%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (3.66%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (10.98%) Finance
2 7 (8.54%) Retail
3 4 (4.88%) Marketing
4 1 (1.22%) Automotive
4 1 (1.22%) Back Office
4 1 (1.22%) Legal
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) Spring
2 3 (3.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.05%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.76%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.66%) AS400
4 3 (3.66%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.22%) iSeries
6 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 53 (64.63%) Windows
2 43 (52.44%) Windows Server
3 18 (21.95%) Linux
4 15 (18.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (10.98%) Windows 7
6 9 (10.98%) Windows 8
7 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.88%) CentOS
8 4 (4.88%) Mac OS
8 4 (4.88%) SUSE
8 4 (4.88%) Ubuntu
9 3 (3.66%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (18.29%) ITIL
3 14 (17.07%) Migration
4 12 (14.63%) Change Control
5 11 (13.41%) Incident Management
6 7 (8.54%) Project Management
7 5 (6.10%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (6.10%) Load Balancing
7 5 (6.10%) Patch Management
7 5 (6.10%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (6.10%) Time Management
7 5 (6.10%) Web Filtering
8 4 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.88%) Business Continuity
8 4 (4.88%) DevOps
8 4 (4.88%) Virtual Environments
9 3 (3.66%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.66%) Direct Marketing
9 3 (3.66%) Scrum
9 3 (3.66%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.51%) SQL
2 8 (9.76%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.88%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.44%) C
4 2 (2.44%) C#
5 1 (1.22%) Python
5 1 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (18.29%) MCSE
1 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (12.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (9.76%) CCNA
3 8 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (8.54%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.88%) CISM
5 4 (4.88%) CISSP
5 4 (4.88%) MCITP
5 4 (4.88%) MCSA
6 1 (1.22%) CCNP
6 1 (1.22%) Degree
6 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) SLA
2 4 (4.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 53 (64.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (58.54%) Active Directory
3 19 (23.17%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.54%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.88%) vSphere
5 4 (4.88%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.66%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.22%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (20.73%) SCCM
2 10 (12.20%) WSUS
3 6 (7.32%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.44%) Grafana
4 2 (2.44%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.22%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.22%) SCOM
5 1 (1.22%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 65 (79.27%) VMware
2 33 (40.24%) Microsoft
3 22 (26.83%) Cisco
4 18 (21.95%) Dell
5 16 (19.51%) HP
6 15 (18.29%) Citrix
7 9 (10.98%) NetApp
8 6 (7.32%) McAfee
8 6 (7.32%) Symantec
9 5 (6.10%) Forcepoint
9 5 (6.10%) IBM
10 4 (4.88%) Adobe
11 3 (3.66%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.66%) EqualLogic
11 3 (3.66%) Nimble Storage
11 3 (3.66%) QNAP
11 3 (3.66%) Veeam
12 1 (1.22%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.22%) Remedy
12 1 (1.22%) ServiceNow