Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £38,750 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 108 119
Rank change year-on-year -12 +11 +38
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 79 111 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.04% 2.33% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 2.42% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 80 80 56
Birmingham median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% - -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £29,625
90th Percentile £47,500 £54,500 £51,625
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 3727 4589 3799
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.41% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2977 3426 3179
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £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 22 November 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 22 November 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 70 (88.61%) Windows
2 59 (74.68%) Microsoft
2 59 (74.68%) Active Directory
3 48 (60.76%) VMware
4 41 (51.90%) Windows Server
5 38 (48.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 32 (40.51%) Hyper-V
7 28 (35.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (34.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 26 (32.91%) MCSE
9 26 (32.91%) PowerShell
10 24 (30.38%) MCSA
11 22 (27.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 20 (25.32%) SCCM
12 20 (25.32%) Office 365
13 19 (24.05%) Veeam
13 19 (24.05%) Windows 7
13 19 (24.05%) Microsoft Azure
14 18 (22.78%) SharePoint
14 18 (22.78%) NetApp
15 17 (21.52%) Citrix
15 17 (21.52%) MS Exchange
15 17 (21.52%) DNS
16 16 (20.25%) Linux
16 16 (20.25%) ITIL
16 16 (20.25%) SAN
16 16 (20.25%) Windows 10
17 15 (18.99%) Cisco
18 14 (17.72%) SQL
18 14 (17.72%) IIS

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 18 (22.78%) SharePoint
2 17 (21.52%) MS Exchange
3 14 (17.72%) IIS
4 9 (11.39%) Skype for Business
5 8 (10.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.27%) Apache
8 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 20 (25.32%) Office 365
2 19 (24.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.06%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.52%) DNS
2 16 (20.25%) SAN
3 13 (16.46%) DHCP
4 11 (13.92%) WAN
5 10 (12.66%) Firewall
6 8 (10.13%) VPN
7 7 (8.86%) LAN
7 7 (8.86%) TCP/IP
7 7 (8.86%) VLAN
8 6 (7.59%) Skype
9 5 (6.33%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (5.06%) MPLS
11 2 (2.53%) VoIP
12 1 (1.27%) ADSL
12 1 (1.27%) Internet
12 1 (1.27%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (8.86%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.53%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.13%) Driving Licence
3 7 (8.86%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.80%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.80%) Clustering
5 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.53%) AS400
6 2 (2.53%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.53%) PKI
6 2 (2.53%) Replication
7 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 70 (88.61%) Windows
2 41 (51.90%) Windows Server
3 28 (35.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (24.05%) Windows 7
5 16 (20.25%) Linux
5 16 (20.25%) Windows 10
6 14 (17.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.80%) Android
8 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.80%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (3.80%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.53%) HPUX
10 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.25%) ITIL
2 6 (7.59%) Incident Management
3 5 (6.33%) Line Management
3 5 (6.33%) Service Management
3 5 (6.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 4 (5.06%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (5.06%) Change Management
4 4 (5.06%) Configuration Management
4 4 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (5.06%) Network Design
4 4 (5.06%) PRINCE2
4 4 (5.06%) Problem Management
5 3 (3.80%) Change Control
5 3 (3.80%) Information Security
5 3 (3.80%) Patch Management
5 3 (3.80%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (3.80%) Process Improvement
5 3 (3.80%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.80%) Service Delivery Management
5 3 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.91%) PowerShell
2 14 (17.72%) SQL
3 10 (12.66%) Bash Shell
3 10 (12.66%) VBScript
4 3 (3.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (34.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (32.91%) MCSE
3 24 (30.38%) MCSA
4 22 (27.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (15.19%) MCITP
6 4 (5.06%) VCP4
7 3 (3.80%) MOS
8 2 (2.53%) Degree
8 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (74.68%) Active Directory
2 38 (48.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (40.51%) Hyper-V
4 10 (12.66%) vSphere
5 5 (6.33%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (6.33%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (3.80%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.27%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (25.32%) SCCM
2 11 (13.92%) WSUS
3 8 (10.13%) Backup Exec
3 8 (10.13%) NetBackup
3 8 (10.13%) SCOM
4 4 (5.06%) MOM
4 4 (5.06%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.27%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.27%) Puppet
5 1 (1.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 59 (74.68%) Microsoft
2 48 (60.76%) VMware
3 19 (24.05%) Veeam
4 18 (22.78%) NetApp
5 17 (21.52%) Citrix
6 15 (18.99%) Cisco
7 10 (12.66%) EqualLogic
8 7 (8.86%) Nimble Storage
8 7 (8.86%) Synology
9 6 (7.59%) Dell
9 6 (7.59%) Symantec
10 5 (6.33%) 3PAR
10 5 (6.33%) EMC
11 4 (5.06%) Polycom
12 3 (3.80%) SAP
13 2 (2.53%) LANDesk
13 2 (2.53%) Remedy
13 2 (2.53%) ServiceNow
13 2 (2.53%) SolarWinds
13 2 (2.53%) Sophos