Period
to 11 December 2017

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer was £38,750 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

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

Third Line Infrastructure Engineer
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 142 172
Rank change year-on-year -24 +30 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer 8 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.26% 0.13% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.14% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 14
Cheshire median annual salary £38,750 £36,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.16% +9.77% -16.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,950 £31,250
90th Percentile £46,250 £38,450 £43,750
North West median annual salary £37,750 £34,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year +9.42% -3.50% +2.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 3002 2218 3052
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.82% 97.32% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2300 1870 2614
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in Cheshire

3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in Cheshire

3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in Cheshire over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in Cheshire

3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 11 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe +7 2 £35,000 -4.11%
Warrington -2 2 £45,000 +20.00%
Chester -14 2 £35,000 +2.94%
Knutsford - 1 £37,500 -
3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
North West

3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, 3rd Line 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 Cheshire region featuring 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (62.50%) Office 365
3 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) NetApp
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (12.50%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
6 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (12.50%) Presales
6 1 (12.50%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) CRM

3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
1 3 (37.50%) VoIP
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Broadband
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) Veeam