Period
to 25 May 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 125 105
Rank change year-on-year +23 -20 +49
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 95 63 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.50% 1.70% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 1.75% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 100 65 86
Birmingham median annual salary £39,000 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +16.88% +16.67%
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £56,250 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +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 3,684 3,609 4,324
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.02% 97.23% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2,654 2,907 3,372
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +1.19%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,605
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £68,750
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 25 May 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 25 May 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 71 (74.74%) VMware
2 69 (72.63%) Windows
3 58 (61.05%) Microsoft
4 57 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 54 (56.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 49 (51.58%) Hyper-V
7 43 (45.26%) Active Directory
8 34 (35.79%) SQL
9 30 (31.58%) Firewall
10 26 (27.37%) Office 365
11 24 (25.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (24.21%) VMware ESXi
13 22 (23.16%) Citrix
14 20 (21.05%) NetApp
15 19 (20.00%) SLA
16 18 (18.95%) SAN
17 17 (17.89%) DNS
17 17 (17.89%) Linux
18 15 (15.79%) PowerShell
18 15 (15.79%) vSphere
18 15 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
19 14 (14.74%) 3PAR
19 14 (14.74%) Microsoft Azure
19 14 (14.74%) Windows Server 2008
19 14 (14.74%) Skype for Business
19 14 (14.74%) ITIL
19 14 (14.74%) EMC
19 14 (14.74%) VMware Workstation
20 13 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
20 13 (13.68%) 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 14 (14.74%) Skype for Business
2 12 (12.63%) MS Exchange
3 10 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.21%) IIS
6 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.11%) JBoss
8 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (27.37%) Office 365
2 14 (14.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.21%) IaaS
5 2 (2.11%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 30 (31.58%) Firewall
2 18 (18.95%) SAN
3 17 (17.89%) DNS
4 13 (13.68%) TCP/IP
5 10 (10.53%) WAN
6 9 (9.47%) LAN
6 9 (9.47%) VLAN
7 8 (8.42%) Internet
8 6 (6.32%) SSL
9 5 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (5.26%) DHCP
9 5 (5.26%) VPN
10 4 (4.21%) IPsec
10 4 (4.21%) NetScaler
10 4 (4.21%) Skype
11 3 (3.16%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (3.16%) NAS
11 3 (3.16%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (3.16%) VoIP
11 3 (3.16%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.32%) MySQL
3 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Chocolatey
General
1 4 (4.21%) Legal
1 4 (4.21%) Retail
2 3 (3.16%) Back Office
2 3 (3.16%) Finance
2 3 (3.16%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.11%) Law
4 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) Software Packaging
2 3 (3.16%) Web Services
3 2 (2.11%) WSH
3 2 (2.11%) X-Windows
4 1 (1.05%) LAMP
4 1 (1.05%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.05%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.37%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.32%) Clustering
3 5 (5.26%) PKI
3 5 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.21%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.16%) AS400
5 3 (3.16%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.16%) iSeries
5 3 (3.16%) Minimum Viable Product
6 2 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.11%) Replication
7 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.05%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 69 (72.63%) Windows
2 57 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 24 (25.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (17.89%) Linux
5 14 (14.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (7.37%) CentOS
7 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.21%) Ubuntu
8 4 (4.21%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.16%) Debian
10 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (14.74%) ITIL
3 10 (10.53%) Migration
4 9 (9.47%) Load Balancing
5 8 (8.42%) Business Continuity
6 6 (6.32%) Configuration Management
6 6 (6.32%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.26%) Change Control
8 4 (4.21%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.21%) DevOps
8 4 (4.21%) Project Management
8 4 (4.21%) Service Management
8 4 (4.21%) Virtual Environments
9 3 (3.16%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.16%) Hardware Maintenance
9 3 (3.16%) Innovative Thinking
9 3 (3.16%) ITSM
9 3 (3.16%) Supplier Management
9 3 (3.16%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (35.79%) SQL
2 15 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 7 (7.37%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.21%) Python
5 3 (3.16%) Ruby
5 3 (3.16%) VB
6 2 (2.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (13.68%) MCSE
1 13 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.42%) MCITP
2 8 (8.42%) MCSA
3 5 (5.26%) CCNA
3 5 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.16%) Degree
4 3 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.11%) MCP
5 2 (2.11%) MCTS
5 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (56.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (51.58%) Hyper-V
3 43 (45.26%) Active Directory
4 23 (24.21%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (15.79%) vSphere
6 14 (14.74%) VMware Workstation
7 6 (6.32%) XenDesktop
8 4 (4.21%) XenApp
9 3 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (2.11%) Squid
11 1 (1.05%) Firmware
11 1 (1.05%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.05%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (8.42%) SCVMM
1 8 (8.42%) vCenter Server
1 8 (8.42%) vMotion
2 6 (6.32%) Backup Exec
3 5 (5.26%) SCCM
3 5 (5.26%) WSUS
4 3 (3.16%) PowerCLI
4 3 (3.16%) SCOM
5 2 (2.11%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.11%) Puppet
5 2 (2.11%) Terraform
6 1 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.05%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.05%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (1.05%) SELinux
Vendors
1 71 (74.74%) VMware
2 58 (61.05%) Microsoft
3 22 (23.16%) Citrix
4 20 (21.05%) NetApp
5 14 (14.74%) 3PAR
5 14 (14.74%) EMC
6 10 (10.53%) Cisco
7 9 (9.47%) Veeam
8 7 (7.37%) Dell
9 6 (6.32%) CheckPoint
9 6 (6.32%) SolarWinds
10 4 (4.21%) Dell Compellent
10 4 (4.21%) IBM
11 3 (3.16%) EqualLogic
11 3 (3.16%) Kaspersky
11 3 (3.16%) Nimble Storage
11 3 (3.16%) WatchGuard
12 2 (2.11%) Acronis
12 2 (2.11%) Kaseya
12 2 (2.11%) SonicWALL