Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineering
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 91 102
Rank change year-on-year +23 +11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 129 109 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.09% 2.89% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.45% 3.15% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 115 120 78
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -15.79% +26.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £35,700
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £62,875
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +14.86% -12.94% +10.39%

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 2,899 3,456 3,459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.92% 91.60% 92.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,122 2,483 2,709
Birmingham median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,006
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.64% -3.52%

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 24 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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.

1 103 (79.84%) Windows
2 89 (68.99%) Active Directory
3 84 (65.12%) VMware
4 64 (49.61%) Microsoft
5 60 (46.51%) Windows Server
6 57 (44.19%) VMware Infrastructure
7 55 (42.64%) ITIL
8 52 (40.31%) Hyper-V
9 51 (39.53%) DNS
10 48 (37.21%) DHCP
10 48 (37.21%) Cisco
11 46 (35.66%) Dell
12 43 (33.33%) Data Centre
13 41 (31.78%) Microsoft Azure
14 40 (31.01%) HP
15 36 (27.91%) SharePoint
15 36 (27.91%) SCCM
16 33 (25.58%) Office 365
16 33 (25.58%) Linux
17 29 (22.48%) Microsoft Certification
18 28 (21.71%) Symantec
19 27 (20.93%) IBM
19 27 (20.93%) MCSE
20 26 (20.16%) SAN
20 26 (20.16%) Windows Server 2003
20 26 (20.16%) McAfee
20 26 (20.16%) Norton AntiVirus
20 26 (20.16%) Windows Server 2012
20 26 (20.16%) Self-Motivation
21 25 (19.38%) Patch Management

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 36 (27.91%) SharePoint
2 21 (16.28%) SharePoint Server
3 15 (11.63%) MS Exchange
4 8 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (6.20%) Skype for Business
5 5 (3.88%) Apache
6 4 (3.10%) SAS
7 3 (2.33%) IIS
8 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.55%) JBoss
8 2 (1.55%) WildFly
9 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (8.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 41 (31.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (25.58%) Office 365
3 10 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.10%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.33%) IaaS
6 3 (2.33%) PaaS
7 2 (1.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (39.53%) DNS
2 48 (37.21%) DHCP
3 26 (20.16%) SAN
4 18 (13.95%) VoIP
5 15 (11.63%) Firewall
6 9 (6.98%) LAN
6 9 (6.98%) NAS
6 9 (6.98%) WAN
7 8 (6.20%) Skype
8 7 (5.43%) VLAN
9 5 (3.88%) iSCSI
9 5 (3.88%) Spanning Tree
9 5 (3.88%) Wireless
10 4 (3.10%) FCoE
10 4 (3.10%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (1.55%) BIG-IP
11 2 (1.55%) DSL
11 2 (1.55%) MPLS
11 2 (1.55%) Network Security
11 2 (1.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.65%) MySQL
3 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (10.08%) Retail
2 9 (6.98%) Finance
3 5 (3.88%) Legal
4 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 99 (76.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 51 (39.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (7.75%) IT Engineer
4 9 (6.98%) Azure Engineer
4 9 (6.98%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (6.98%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (6.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (5.43%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (5.43%) Senior IT Engineer
7 6 (4.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 6 (4.65%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (3.88%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (3.88%) Office 365 Engineer
8 5 (3.88%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.88%) VMware Engineer
8 5 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.10%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.10%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.88%) Spring
2 2 (1.55%) OLE
2 2 (1.55%) Web Services
2 2 (1.55%) WSH
3 1 (0.78%) .NET
3 1 (0.78%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 43 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 26 (20.16%) Self-Motivation
3 24 (18.60%) Clustering
4 13 (10.08%) Enterprise Storage
5 9 (6.98%) Replication
6 6 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.10%) AS400
7 4 (3.10%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (3.10%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (2.33%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.33%) Fat Client
8 3 (2.33%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.33%) Thin Client
8 3 (2.33%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.78%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 103 (79.84%) Windows
2 60 (46.51%) Windows Server
3 33 (25.58%) Linux
4 26 (20.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (20.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (7.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.88%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.33%) Unix
8 2 (1.55%) AIX
8 2 (1.55%) CentOS
8 2 (1.55%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.55%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.55%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (42.64%) ITIL
2 25 (19.38%) Kalman Filter
2 25 (19.38%) Patch Management
3 24 (18.60%) Web Filtering
4 18 (13.95%) Change Management
4 18 (13.95%) Project Management
5 16 (12.40%) Configuration Management
6 14 (10.85%) Problem Management
7 13 (10.08%) High Availability
8 12 (9.30%) Performance Management
8 12 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (8.53%) Service Management
10 9 (6.98%) DevOps
10 9 (6.98%) Line Management
11 8 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (6.20%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (5.43%) Load Balancing
12 7 (5.43%) Operations Management
12 7 (5.43%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.28%) PowerShell
2 16 (12.40%) SQL
3 7 (5.43%) VBScript
4 6 (4.65%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.55%) Java
6 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (22.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (20.93%) MCSE
3 25 (19.38%) ITIL Certification
4 18 (13.95%) MCSA
5 13 (10.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (6.20%) CCNA
6 8 (6.20%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (5.43%) MCP
8 5 (3.88%) CISM
8 5 (3.88%) CISSP
9 3 (2.33%) Degree
9 3 (2.33%) MCITP
9 3 (2.33%) MCTS
10 2 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.78%) CCIE
11 1 (0.78%) CCNP
11 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.53%) GDPR
2 5 (3.88%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.10%) SLA
4 2 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 89 (68.99%) Active Directory
2 57 (44.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (40.31%) Hyper-V
4 16 (12.40%) vSphere
5 11 (8.53%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (5.43%) XenApp
7 5 (3.88%) KVM
8 4 (3.10%) Firmware
9 3 (2.33%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.55%) NLBS
10 2 (1.55%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.55%) Xen
11 1 (0.78%) Docker
11 1 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.78%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.78%) UAG
11 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 36 (27.91%) SCCM
2 26 (20.16%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (6.98%) Ansible
3 9 (6.98%) Puppet
4 7 (5.43%) WSUS
5 6 (4.65%) AirWatch
5 6 (4.65%) Backup Exec
5 6 (4.65%) Linux-HA
5 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (3.88%) Failover Clustering
6 5 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (3.88%) SCOM
7 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 4 (3.10%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.55%) vMotion
Vendors
1 84 (65.12%) VMware
2 64 (49.61%) Microsoft
3 48 (37.21%) Cisco
4 46 (35.66%) Dell
5 40 (31.01%) HP
6 28 (21.71%) Symantec
7 27 (20.93%) IBM
8 26 (20.16%) McAfee
9 24 (18.60%) Forcepoint
10 17 (13.18%) Citrix
10 17 (13.18%) Veeam
11 14 (10.85%) NetApp
12 8 (6.20%) SolarWinds
13 7 (5.43%) CheckPoint
14 5 (3.88%) Dell Compellent
14 5 (3.88%) Ivanti
14 5 (3.88%) Remedy
14 5 (3.88%) ServiceNow
15 4 (3.10%) EMC
15 4 (3.10%) EqualLogic