Period
to 23 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 130 105
Rank change year-on-year +30 -25 +54
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 88 74 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.40% 1.78% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 1.84% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 97 63 80
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £29,250 £31,250 £30,825
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £51,625
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +6.67% +15.38%

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 3,551 4,025 3,980
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 97.01% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2,638 3,095 3,288
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,900 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 66 (75.00%) Windows
1 66 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 61 (69.32%) VMware
3 51 (57.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (53.41%) Hyper-V
5 42 (47.73%) Windows Server
6 39 (44.32%) Active Directory
7 24 (27.27%) Office 365
8 23 (26.14%) Firewall
8 23 (26.14%) SQL
9 21 (23.86%) NetApp
9 21 (23.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (22.73%) Skype for Business
10 20 (22.73%) SAN
11 18 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (20.45%) DNS
12 17 (19.32%) MCSE
13 16 (18.18%) ITIL
13 16 (18.18%) SharePoint
13 16 (18.18%) EMC
13 16 (18.18%) VMware Workstation
13 16 (18.18%) 3PAR
13 16 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
14 15 (17.05%) vSphere
14 15 (17.05%) Citrix
15 14 (15.91%) TCP/IP
15 14 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (14.77%) MCSA
17 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
17 12 (13.64%) PowerShell

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 20 (22.73%) Skype for Business
2 16 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 11 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 6 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.68%) IIS
6 1 (1.14%) Apache
6 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (27.27%) Office 365
2 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.55%) IaaS
3 4 (4.55%) OneDrive
4 2 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (26.14%) Firewall
2 20 (22.73%) SAN
3 18 (20.45%) DNS
4 14 (15.91%) TCP/IP
5 9 (10.23%) Skype
6 8 (9.09%) VLAN
7 7 (7.95%) LAN
8 6 (6.82%) WAN
9 5 (5.68%) DHCP
9 5 (5.68%) Internet
9 5 (5.68%) VPN
10 4 (4.55%) VoIP
11 3 (3.41%) NAS
11 3 (3.41%) SSL
11 3 (3.41%) VRRP
12 2 (2.27%) ADSL
12 2 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (2.27%) MPLS
12 2 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Chocolatey
General
1 8 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (1.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) Software Packaging
2 3 (3.41%) Web Services
3 2 (2.27%) WSH
4 1 (1.14%) LAMP
4 1 (1.14%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.14%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.82%) Clustering
2 6 (6.82%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.82%) PKI
3 5 (5.68%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.68%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.55%) Replication
5 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.41%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.14%) AS400
6 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 66 (75.00%) Windows
2 42 (47.73%) Windows Server
3 21 (23.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (12.50%) Windows 10
6 9 (10.23%) Linux
7 7 (7.95%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.27%) Debian
9 2 (2.27%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.27%) Unix
10 1 (1.14%) CentOS
10 1 (1.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.18%) ITIL
2 7 (7.95%) PRINCE2
3 6 (6.82%) Configuration Management
4 5 (5.68%) Change Control
5 4 (4.55%) Service Management
6 3 (3.41%) Coaching
6 3 (3.41%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (3.41%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (3.41%) DevOps
6 3 (3.41%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.41%) Mentoring
6 3 (3.41%) Process Improvement
6 3 (3.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (3.41%) Task Automation
6 3 (3.41%) Test Automation
6 3 (3.41%) Time Management
6 3 (3.41%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (3.41%) Web Operations
7 2 (2.27%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (2.27%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.14%) SQL
2 12 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.55%) Bash Shell
3 4 (4.55%) Python
4 3 (3.41%) Ruby
4 3 (3.41%) VB
5 2 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (19.32%) MCSE
3 13 (14.77%) MCSA
4 8 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (7.95%) MCITP
6 4 (4.55%) Degree
6 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.27%) CCNA
8 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.27%) MCP
8 2 (2.27%) MCTS
9 1 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.36%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (57.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (53.41%) Hyper-V
3 39 (44.32%) Active Directory
4 16 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (18.18%) VMware Workstation
5 15 (17.05%) vSphere
6 4 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.27%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.14%) Firmware
8 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.14%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (10.23%) SCVMM
2 8 (9.09%) vCenter Server
2 8 (9.09%) vMotion
3 7 (7.95%) SCCM
4 6 (6.82%) WSUS
5 5 (5.68%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.27%) PowerCLI
6 2 (2.27%) Puppet
6 2 (2.27%) Terraform
7 1 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.14%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (1.14%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (1.14%) SCOM
7 1 (1.14%) SELinux
7 1 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 66 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 61 (69.32%) VMware
3 21 (23.86%) NetApp
4 16 (18.18%) 3PAR
4 16 (18.18%) EMC
5 15 (17.05%) Citrix
6 8 (9.09%) Veeam
7 7 (7.95%) Cisco
7 7 (7.95%) SolarWinds
8 5 (5.68%) Dell
9 4 (4.55%) CheckPoint
9 4 (4.55%) Polycom
10 3 (3.41%) EqualLogic
10 3 (3.41%) Sophos
10 3 (3.41%) WatchGuard
11 2 (2.27%) AVG
11 2 (2.27%) Capita
11 2 (2.27%) Juniper
11 2 (2.27%) Kaspersky
11 2 (2.27%) Symantec