The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 83 99
Rank change year-on-year -5 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 45 61 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.29% 2.59% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 2.69% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 44 42 29
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1893 2268 1964
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.53% 96.14% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1583 1689 1613
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Infrastructure Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 54 (71.05%) Windows
2 51 (67.11%) Active Directory
3 44 (57.89%) VMware
4 43 (56.58%) Microsoft
5 42 (55.26%) Windows Server
6 41 (53.95%) Hyper-V
7 32 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (38.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
9 28 (36.84%) NetApp
10 26 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (30.26%) SAN
11 23 (30.26%) Cisco
11 23 (30.26%) MS Exchange
12 22 (28.95%) SCCM
12 22 (28.95%) Office 365
13 20 (26.32%) SQL
14 19 (25.00%) Firewall
15 16 (21.05%) PowerShell
16 14 (18.42%) vSphere
16 14 (18.42%) Dell
17 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2003
18 12 (15.79%) HP
18 12 (15.79%) EMC
18 12 (15.79%) IIS
18 12 (15.79%) Skype for Business
19 11 (14.47%) Forefront TMG
19 11 (14.47%) HP StoreVirtual
19 11 (14.47%) IPv4
19 11 (14.47%) WAN

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 23 (30.26%) MS Exchange
2 12 (15.79%) IIS
2 12 (15.79%) Skype for Business
3 11 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (13.16%) SharePoint
5 6 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.32%) JBoss
7 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (28.95%) Office 365
3 5 (6.58%) SaaS
4 4 (5.26%) IaaS
5 3 (3.95%) PaaS
6 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.32%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.32%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (30.26%) SAN
2 19 (25.00%) Firewall
3 11 (14.47%) IPsec
3 11 (14.47%) IPv4
3 11 (14.47%) WAN
4 9 (11.84%) DNS
5 8 (10.53%) DHCP
6 7 (9.21%) LAN
7 6 (7.89%) VLAN
7 6 (7.89%) VPN
8 5 (6.58%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (6.58%) NAS
9 3 (3.95%) MPLS
9 3 (3.95%) Network Security
10 2 (2.63%) PBX
10 2 (2.63%) Skype
10 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
11 1 (1.32%) EIGRP
11 1 (1.32%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.32%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Ant
General
1 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.63%) Finance
3 1 (1.32%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) J2EE
1 1 (1.32%) Middleware
1 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) HP StoreVirtual
2 9 (11.84%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.95%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.95%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.32%) BYOD
5 1 (1.32%) Clustering
5 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.32%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 54 (71.05%) Windows
2 42 (55.26%) Windows Server
3 32 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (38.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (11.84%) Windows 7
7 6 (7.89%) Windows 10
8 5 (6.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.16%) ITIL
2 7 (9.21%) DevOps
3 5 (6.58%) Capacity Management
4 4 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (5.26%) Line Management
4 4 (5.26%) Network Design
4 4 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 4 (5.26%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 3 (3.95%) Business Continuity
5 3 (3.95%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (2.63%) Change Management
6 2 (2.63%) Information Management
6 2 (2.63%) Information Security
6 2 (2.63%) Information Security Management
6 2 (2.63%) Migration
6 2 (2.63%) Security Management
6 2 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (26.32%) SQL
2 16 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.63%) VBScript
4 1 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.53%) MCSE
3 7 (9.21%) Degree
3 7 (9.21%) MCSA
3 7 (9.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.95%) MCITP
5 1 (1.32%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.32%) CCNA
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.32%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (67.11%) Active Directory
2 41 (53.95%) Hyper-V
3 26 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (18.42%) vSphere
5 11 (14.47%) Forefront TMG
6 10 (13.16%) VMware Workstation
7 6 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.32%) Docker
9 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.32%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (28.95%) SCCM
2 7 (9.21%) SCOM
3 5 (6.58%) Failover Clustering
3 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (6.58%) NetBackup
3 5 (6.58%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.58%) Puppet
4 4 (5.26%) WSUS
5 3 (3.95%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.32%) Ansible
7 1 (1.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.32%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.32%) SCSM
7 1 (1.32%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 44 (57.89%) VMware
2 43 (56.58%) Microsoft
3 28 (36.84%) NetApp
4 23 (30.26%) Cisco
5 14 (18.42%) Dell
6 12 (15.79%) EMC
6 12 (15.79%) HP
7 11 (14.47%) CheckPoint
7 11 (14.47%) SonicWALL
8 10 (13.16%) 3PAR
9 7 (9.21%) Citrix
9 7 (9.21%) Veeam
10 6 (7.89%) Symantec
11 4 (5.26%) EqualLogic
11 4 (5.26%) Nimble Storage
11 4 (5.26%) Synology
12 2 (2.63%) CommVault
12 2 (2.63%) Dell Compellent
12 2 (2.63%) Juniper
12 2 (2.63%) SAP
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