Period
to 21 April 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

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
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 90 124
Rank change year-on-year +2 +34 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 96 103 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.04% 2.72% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.15% 2.81% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 83 112 63
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%

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 3,045 3,660 3,681
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.45% 96.72% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2,272 2,666 2,928
Birmingham median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,625 £70,000 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -1.23%

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 21 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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 96 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 90 (93.75%) Windows
3 84 (87.50%) Active Directory
4 71 (73.96%) VMware
5 55 (57.29%) Microsoft
5 55 (57.29%) Windows Server
6 48 (50.00%) ITIL
7 47 (48.96%) DNS
7 47 (48.96%) VMware Infrastructure
8 46 (47.92%) Hyper-V
9 44 (45.83%) DHCP
10 43 (44.79%) Dell
11 41 (42.71%) Cisco
11 41 (42.71%) Data Centre
12 38 (39.58%) HP
13 35 (36.46%) Microsoft Azure
14 34 (35.42%) SharePoint
15 32 (33.33%) SCCM
16 29 (30.21%) Microsoft Certification
17 27 (28.13%) Symantec
17 27 (28.13%) MCSE
17 27 (28.13%) Office 365
18 25 (26.04%) SAN
18 25 (26.04%) Norton AntiVirus
19 24 (25.00%) McAfee
19 24 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
19 24 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
20 23 (23.96%) Patch Management
20 23 (23.96%) Kalman Filter
20 23 (23.96%) ITIL Certification

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 34 (35.42%) SharePoint
2 20 (20.83%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 5 (5.21%) Apache
5 3 (3.13%) IIS
5 3 (3.13%) SAS
6 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.08%) JBoss
6 2 (2.08%) WildFly
7 1 (1.04%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 35 (36.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (28.13%) Office 365
3 7 (7.29%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.04%) IaaS
6 1 (1.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (48.96%) DNS
2 44 (45.83%) DHCP
3 25 (26.04%) SAN
4 14 (14.58%) Firewall
5 10 (10.42%) VoIP
6 8 (8.33%) NAS
6 8 (8.33%) Skype
7 6 (6.25%) LAN
7 6 (6.25%) WAN
8 5 (5.21%) VLAN
9 4 (4.17%) iSCSI
9 4 (4.17%) Spanning Tree
9 4 (4.17%) Wireless
10 3 (3.13%) FCoE
10 3 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (2.08%) BIG-IP
11 2 (2.08%) DSL
11 2 (2.08%) MPLS
11 2 (2.08%) Network Security
12 1 (1.04%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (10.42%) Retail
2 6 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (2.08%) Banking
3 2 (2.08%) Legal
4 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.21%) Spring
2 2 (2.08%) OLE
2 2 (2.08%) Web Services
3 1 (1.04%) .NET
3 1 (1.04%) COM
3 1 (1.04%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 41 (42.71%) Data Centre
2 22 (22.92%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (16.67%) Clustering
4 9 (9.38%) Replication
5 8 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.17%) AS400
7 4 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (3.13%) Fat Client
8 3 (3.13%) Thin Client
9 2 (2.08%) Driving Licence
10 1 (1.04%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.04%) PKI
10 1 (1.04%) Public Cloud
10 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 90 (93.75%) Windows
2 55 (57.29%) Windows Server
3 24 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (21.88%) Linux
5 9 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.21%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.08%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.08%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.04%) Solaris
8 1 (1.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 48 (50.00%) ITIL
3 23 (23.96%) Kalman Filter
3 23 (23.96%) Patch Management
4 22 (22.92%) Web Filtering
5 18 (18.75%) Project Management
6 14 (14.58%) Problem Management
7 11 (11.46%) Change Management
7 11 (11.46%) Configuration Management
7 11 (11.46%) Service Management
8 10 (10.42%) Line Management
9 9 (9.38%) Performance Management
10 8 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (7.29%) Business Continuity
11 7 (7.29%) ITIL V3
11 7 (7.29%) Operations Management
11 7 (7.29%) Time Management
12 6 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (6.25%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.79%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.33%) SQL
3 6 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 6 (6.25%) VBScript
4 2 (2.08%) Java
5 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (30.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (28.13%) MCSE
3 23 (23.96%) ITIL Certification
4 18 (18.75%) MCSA
5 12 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (7.29%) CCNA
6 7 (7.29%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (7.29%) MCP
7 5 (5.21%) CISM
7 5 (5.21%) CISSP
8 3 (3.13%) MCITP
8 3 (3.13%) MCTS
9 1 (1.04%) CCNP
9 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.38%) GDPR
2 5 (5.21%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 84 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 47 (48.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (47.92%) Hyper-V
4 14 (14.58%) vSphere
5 10 (10.42%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (5.21%) KVM
6 5 (5.21%) XenApp
7 4 (4.17%) Firmware
8 2 (2.08%) NLBS
8 2 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.08%) Xen
8 2 (2.08%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.04%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.04%) UAG
Systems Management
1 32 (33.33%) SCCM
2 25 (26.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (7.29%) WSUS
4 5 (5.21%) AirWatch
4 5 (5.21%) Ansible
4 5 (5.21%) Backup Exec
4 5 (5.21%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (5.21%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.21%) Puppet
4 5 (5.21%) SCOM
5 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (3.13%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.08%) vMotion
Vendors
1 71 (73.96%) VMware
2 55 (57.29%) Microsoft
3 43 (44.79%) Dell
4 41 (42.71%) Cisco
5 38 (39.58%) HP
6 27 (28.13%) Symantec
7 24 (25.00%) McAfee
8 22 (22.92%) Forcepoint
8 22 (22.92%) IBM
9 15 (15.63%) Veeam
10 12 (12.50%) NetApp
11 8 (8.33%) Citrix
11 8 (8.33%) SolarWinds
12 7 (7.29%) CheckPoint
13 5 (5.21%) EqualLogic
13 5 (5.21%) Ivanti
13 5 (5.21%) Remedy
13 5 (5.21%) ServiceNow
14 4 (4.17%) Dell Compellent
15 3 (3.13%) EMC