Period
to 16 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 113 111
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +36
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 88 89 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.28% 2.27% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 2.35% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 88 88 77
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £30,575 £31,025 £28,950
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,950
% change year-on-year +1.30% +1.45% +11.62%

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 3,739 3,788 4,571
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 96.46% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2,726 3,122 3,394
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,525 £24,349
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £67,500
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 16 August 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 16 August 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 88 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 61 (69.32%) VMware
3 55 (62.50%) Windows
4 49 (55.68%) Windows Server
5 48 (54.55%) Active Directory
6 47 (53.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 38 (43.18%) Microsoft
8 29 (32.95%) Office 365
9 26 (29.55%) SQL
10 25 (28.41%) Hyper-V
11 24 (27.27%) Firewall
12 23 (26.14%) Linux
12 23 (26.14%) Microsoft Azure
13 22 (25.00%) Citrix
14 19 (21.59%) SQL Server
14 19 (21.59%) MS Exchange
14 19 (21.59%) Cisco
14 19 (21.59%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (20.45%) DNS
16 15 (17.05%) Migration
17 13 (14.77%) SLA
17 13 (14.77%) Data Centre
17 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
18 12 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
18 12 (13.64%) Change Control
18 12 (13.64%) Dell
18 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
18 12 (13.64%) SAN
18 12 (13.64%) ITIL
18 12 (13.64%) MCSE

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 (21.59%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.95%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.55%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.41%) IIS
5 2 (2.27%) Apache
5 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (32.95%) Office 365
2 23 (26.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.27%) IaaS
5 1 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (27.27%) Firewall
2 18 (20.45%) DNS
3 12 (13.64%) SAN
4 10 (11.36%) WAN
5 9 (10.23%) DHCP
6 8 (9.09%) LAN
7 7 (7.95%) VoIP
8 6 (6.82%) SSL
9 5 (5.68%) Internet
9 5 (5.68%) NAS
9 5 (5.68%) VPN
10 4 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (4.55%) IPsec
10 4 (4.55%) NetScaler
11 3 (3.41%) Network Security
11 3 (3.41%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
11 3 (3.41%) VLAN
12 2 (2.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.82%) MySQL
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.41%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (3.41%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.14%) Chocolatey
General
1 8 (9.09%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Retail
3 4 (4.55%) Legal
3 4 (4.55%) Marketing
4 3 (3.41%) Back Office
4 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.27%) Law
6 1 (1.14%) Automotive
6 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) Web Services
2 2 (2.27%) Software Packaging
2 2 (2.27%) Spring
2 2 (2.27%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.55%) AS400
3 4 (4.55%) Clustering
4 3 (3.41%) iSeries
4 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.27%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.14%) PKI
6 1 (1.14%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 55 (62.50%) Windows
2 49 (55.68%) Windows Server
3 23 (26.14%) Linux
4 19 (21.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 7 (7.95%) CentOS
8 6 (6.82%) Ubuntu
8 6 (6.82%) Windows 8
9 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (4.55%) Mac OS
10 4 (4.55%) SUSE
11 2 (2.27%) Unix
11 2 (2.27%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (17.05%) Migration
3 12 (13.64%) Change Control
3 12 (13.64%) ITIL
4 11 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (11.36%) Incident Management
6 9 (10.23%) Load Balancing
7 8 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (9.09%) Business Continuity
8 6 (6.82%) Project Management
9 5 (5.68%) DevOps
10 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.55%) PRINCE2
11 3 (3.41%) B2B
11 3 (3.41%) Direct Marketing
11 3 (3.41%) ITSM
11 3 (3.41%) Scrum
11 3 (3.41%) Service Management
11 3 (3.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (3.41%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.55%) SQL
2 12 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.68%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.27%) C
4 2 (2.27%) C#
5 1 (1.14%) Python
5 1 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (13.64%) MCSE
1 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.09%) CCNA
2 8 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.82%) MCITP
4 5 (5.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.55%) MCSA
6 2 (2.27%) CISM
6 2 (2.27%) CISSP
6 2 (2.27%) Degree
7 1 (1.14%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.77%) SLA
2 2 (2.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 48 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 47 (53.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (28.41%) Hyper-V
4 10 (11.36%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (7.95%) XenDesktop
6 5 (5.68%) vSphere
7 4 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (4.55%) XenApp
8 2 (2.27%) Squid
8 2 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.14%) Firmware
9 1 (1.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (12.50%) SCCM
2 7 (7.95%) WSUS
3 3 (3.41%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.41%) SCOM
4 2 (2.27%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.27%) Grafana
4 2 (2.27%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.14%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.14%) Puppet
5 1 (1.14%) SELinux
5 1 (1.14%) SmoothWall
5 1 (1.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 61 (69.32%) VMware
2 38 (43.18%) Microsoft
3 22 (25.00%) Citrix
4 19 (21.59%) Cisco
5 12 (13.64%) Dell
6 11 (12.50%) NetApp
7 7 (7.95%) HP
8 6 (6.82%) Veeam
9 5 (5.68%) CheckPoint
10 4 (4.55%) 3PAR
10 4 (4.55%) Adobe
10 4 (4.55%) Dell Compellent
10 4 (4.55%) EMC
10 4 (4.55%) Nimble Storage
11 3 (3.41%) EqualLogic
11 3 (3.41%) IBM
11 3 (3.41%) QNAP
12 2 (2.27%) Capita
12 2 (2.27%) Kronos
12 2 (2.27%) SonicWALL