Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Engineering over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineering
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 101 100
Rank change year-on-year +27 -1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 128 95 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.63% 2.49% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% 2.71% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 124 93 90
Birmingham median annual salary £42,875 £40,000 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.19% -5.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £33,750 £29,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £64,125
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +6.67%

Infrastructure Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,213 3,503 4,247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.07% 91.82% 91.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2,284 2,722 3,130
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,882
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.94% +0.90%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Infrastructure Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Birmingham

Infrastructure Engineering
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Birmingham

Infrastructure Engineering
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in Birmingham over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering.

1 96 (75.00%) VMware
2 91 (71.09%) Windows
3 82 (64.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 77 (60.16%) Active Directory
5 65 (50.78%) Microsoft
6 58 (45.31%) Windows Server
7 40 (31.25%) Data Centre
8 36 (28.13%) Linux
8 36 (28.13%) Dell
9 33 (25.78%) DNS
10 32 (25.00%) Cisco
10 32 (25.00%) Hyper-V
11 31 (24.22%) SCCM
12 30 (23.44%) HP
12 30 (23.44%) Microsoft Azure
13 29 (22.66%) DHCP
14 28 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
15 27 (21.09%) MS Exchange
16 26 (20.31%) ITIL
17 24 (18.75%) Office 365
18 23 (17.97%) Microsoft Certification
19 22 (17.19%) Citrix
20 21 (16.41%) MCSE
21 19 (14.84%) Windows Server 2008
22 18 (14.06%) Symantec
22 18 (14.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 17 (13.28%) Firewall
23 17 (13.28%) Norton AntiVirus
23 17 (13.28%) VoIP
24 16 (12.50%) SQL

Infrastructure Engineering
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 27 (21.09%) MS Exchange
2 15 (11.72%) SharePoint
3 9 (7.03%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (4.69%) Apache
5 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.78%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (7.81%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 30 (23.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (18.75%) Office 365
3 16 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.91%) IaaS
5 4 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (25.78%) DNS
2 29 (22.66%) DHCP
3 17 (13.28%) Firewall
3 17 (13.28%) VoIP
4 15 (11.72%) SAN
5 6 (4.69%) Network Security
6 5 (3.91%) LAN
6 5 (3.91%) WAN
7 4 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (3.13%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.34%) Internet
9 2 (1.56%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.56%) VLAN
10 1 (0.78%) DMZ
10 1 (0.78%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.78%) NAS
10 1 (0.78%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.78%) SSL
10 1 (0.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.91%) MySQL
3 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (10.16%) Retail
2 11 (8.59%) Finance
3 3 (2.34%) Marketing
4 1 (0.78%) Automotive
4 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 97 (75.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 43 (33.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (9.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 11 (8.59%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (8.59%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (7.81%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (7.03%) IT Engineer
7 8 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (5.47%) Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (5.47%) Senior IT Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 5 (3.91%) Technical Specialist
10 4 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.34%) DevOps Manager
11 3 (2.34%) Support Engineer
11 3 (2.34%) VMware Engineer
11 3 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
12 2 (1.56%) Analyst
12 2 (1.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 2 (1.56%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.69%) Spring
2 4 (3.13%) Web Services
3 2 (1.56%) WSH
4 1 (0.78%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 15 (11.72%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (9.38%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.47%) Clustering
5 7 (5.47%) Replication
6 5 (3.91%) AS400
7 3 (2.34%) NHS
7 3 (2.34%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.56%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.56%) PKI
8 2 (1.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 91 (71.09%) Windows
2 58 (45.31%) Windows Server
3 36 (28.13%) Linux
4 28 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (14.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (10.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (7.03%) Windows 7
7 9 (7.03%) Windows 8
8 6 (4.69%) Unix
8 6 (4.69%) Windows 10
9 4 (3.13%) Mac OS
9 4 (3.13%) SUSE
9 4 (3.13%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.31%) ITIL
2 13 (10.16%) Change Control
2 13 (10.16%) Kalman Filter
2 13 (10.16%) Patch Management
2 13 (10.16%) Web Filtering
3 12 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (9.38%) Project Management
4 11 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (8.59%) Change Management
4 11 (8.59%) Configuration Management
4 11 (8.59%) DevOps
4 11 (8.59%) Incident Management
5 8 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 8 (6.25%) Time Management
6 7 (5.47%) Migration
6 7 (5.47%) Proactive Monitoring
6 7 (5.47%) Process Improvement
7 6 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (4.69%) Server Management
7 6 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.50%) SQL
2 12 (9.38%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.47%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.91%) VBScript
5 2 (1.56%) Python
5 2 (1.56%) Ruby
6 1 (0.78%) C
6 1 (0.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (17.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (16.41%) MCSE
3 18 (14.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (10.16%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (7.81%) MCSA
6 8 (6.25%) CCNA
6 8 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (4.69%) CISM
7 6 (4.69%) CISSP
8 4 (3.13%) Degree
8 4 (3.13%) MCITP
9 2 (1.56%) MCTS
10 1 (0.78%) CCNP
10 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.47%) SLA
2 6 (4.69%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.34%) GDPR
4 2 (1.56%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 82 (64.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 77 (60.16%) Active Directory
3 32 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 11 (8.59%) vSphere
5 7 (5.47%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.34%) Docker
6 3 (2.34%) Firmware
6 3 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.34%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.56%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.56%) XenApp
8 1 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 31 (24.22%) SCCM
2 17 (13.28%) Norton AntiVirus
3 12 (9.38%) WSUS
4 5 (3.91%) Linux-HA
5 4 (3.13%) Ansible
5 4 (3.13%) Backup Exec
5 4 (3.13%) Puppet
6 2 (1.56%) Grafana
6 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.56%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.56%) Prometheus
6 2 (1.56%) SmoothWall
6 2 (1.56%) vMotion
7 1 (0.78%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.78%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 96 (75.00%) VMware
2 65 (50.78%) Microsoft
3 36 (28.13%) Dell
4 32 (25.00%) Cisco
5 30 (23.44%) HP
6 22 (17.19%) Citrix
7 18 (14.06%) Symantec
8 15 (11.72%) McAfee
9 14 (10.94%) NetApp
10 13 (10.16%) Forcepoint
10 13 (10.16%) IBM
11 8 (6.25%) EqualLogic
11 8 (6.25%) Veeam
12 4 (3.13%) Adobe
12 4 (3.13%) Google
13 3 (2.34%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.34%) EMC
13 3 (2.34%) Ivanti
13 3 (2.34%) Remedy
13 3 (2.34%) ServiceNow