Period
to 21 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

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

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 183 194
Rank change year-on-year +21 +11 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 35 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.93% 0.47% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.48% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36 19 27
Birmingham median annual salary £51,250 £45,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.89% -8.16% +15.29%
10th Percentile £37,500 £39,400 £41,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -6.25% +6.67%

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 3,662 3,725 4,672
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.98% 96.33% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,658 3,058 3,465
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,750 £24,349
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in Birmingham

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in Birmingham

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Engineer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, Senior Infrastructure Engineer job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 30 (85.71%) VMware
3 26 (74.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
5 17 (48.57%) Citrix
6 16 (45.71%) Windows
6 16 (45.71%) Data Centre
7 14 (40.00%) Windows Server
8 13 (37.14%) Hyper-V
9 11 (31.43%) DNS
10 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 10 (28.57%) HP
10 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (28.57%) Office 365
11 9 (25.71%) Dell
11 9 (25.71%) DHCP
11 9 (25.71%) NetApp
12 8 (22.86%) VoIP
12 8 (22.86%) Cisco
13 7 (20.00%) SQL
13 7 (20.00%) SCCM
14 6 (17.14%) ITIL
15 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (14.29%) MCSE
15 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
15 5 (14.29%) Retail
15 5 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (14.29%) Firewall
15 5 (14.29%) Migration
15 5 (14.29%) Self-Motivation

Senior 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 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) Apache
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (8.57%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (28.57%) Office 365
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) DNS
2 9 (25.71%) DHCP
3 8 (22.86%) VoIP
4 5 (14.29%) Firewall
5 4 (11.43%) SAN
6 3 (8.57%) NAS
6 3 (8.57%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (8.57%) VPN
7 1 (2.86%) LAN
7 1 (2.86%) Network Security
7 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (8.57%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (45.71%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.43%) Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (17.14%) ITIL
3 5 (14.29%) Migration
4 3 (8.57%) B2B
4 3 (8.57%) Direct Marketing
4 3 (8.57%) Project Management
4 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.57%) Time Management
4 3 (8.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.71%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.71%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (5.71%) Web Filtering
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.86%) DevOps
6 1 (2.86%) Line Management
6 1 (2.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.86%) C
4 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) MCSE
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (8.57%) CCNA
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.57%) CISM
2 3 (8.57%) CISSP
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.71%) MCITP
3 2 (5.71%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
2 3 (8.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (74.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
3 13 (37.14%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.43%) vSphere
4 4 (11.43%) XenDesktop
5 3 (8.57%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) SCOM
3 2 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (85.71%) VMware
2 17 (48.57%) Citrix
3 10 (28.57%) HP
3 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 9 (25.71%) Dell
4 9 (25.71%) NetApp
5 8 (22.86%) Cisco
6 3 (8.57%) 3PAR
6 3 (8.57%) EMC
6 3 (8.57%) QNAP
7 2 (5.71%) Forcepoint
7 2 (5.71%) IBM
7 2 (5.71%) McAfee
7 2 (5.71%) Nimble Storage
7 2 (5.71%) Symantec
8 1 (2.86%) Veeam