The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Support Engineer was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Support Engineer
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 143 132
Rank change year-on-year +10 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% 0.042% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.044% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Median salary £31,500 £45,000 £29,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +51.26%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

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 1871 2285 1972
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.69% 96.01% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1571 1693 1625
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 £28,000 £24,500 £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 Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Support Engineer in Birmingham

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Support Engineer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Office 365
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (66.67%) SCCM
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) Dell
5 2 (33.33%) Symantec
5 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
5 2 (33.33%) Security Management
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) DNS

Infrastructure Support 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 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (66.67%) Office 365
3 1 (16.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design
2 2 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Email Filtering
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Server Patching
3 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (16.67%) SCDPM
3 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Dell
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Dell Compellent
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) Acronis
4 1 (16.67%) CommVault
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) Veeam