The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Infrastructure Engineer
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 77 92
Rank change year-on-year -12 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 27 11 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.84% 1.15% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 1.20% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 29
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £41,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1397 918 1664
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 95.36% 96.33% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1059 802 1326
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Cheshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Cheshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Cheshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Cheshire

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 Infrastructure Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -9 10 £43,750 -2.77% 1
Knutsford - 7 £50,000 -
Macclesfield - 2 £40,000 -
Chester - 1 £31,000 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £32,000 -
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (57.50%) Windows
2 21 (52.50%) VMware
3 16 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 16 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 15 (37.50%) SAN
5 14 (35.00%) Cisco
6 13 (32.50%) Linux
7 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (30.00%) Firewall
7 12 (30.00%) Hyper-V
7 12 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
8 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
9 10 (25.00%) LAN
9 10 (25.00%) WAN
10 9 (22.50%) VPN
10 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
11 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (20.00%) VoIP
12 7 (17.50%) IIS
12 7 (17.50%) MCSE
12 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
13 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (15.00%) MPLS
13 6 (15.00%) JBoss
13 6 (15.00%) Unix

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 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.50%) IIS
3 6 (15.00%) Apache
3 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (15.00%) JBoss
4 5 (12.50%) Tomcat
5 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (15.00%) OpenShift
4 4 (10.00%) Office 365
5 2 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (37.50%) SAN
2 12 (30.00%) Firewall
3 10 (25.00%) LAN
3 10 (25.00%) WAN
4 9 (22.50%) VPN
5 8 (20.00%) VoIP
6 6 (15.00%) MPLS
7 4 (10.00%) HTTP
7 4 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (7.50%) DHCP
8 3 (7.50%) DNS
9 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (5.00%) VLAN
10 1 (2.50%) LDAP
10 1 (2.50%) NAS
10 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MSI
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) Middleware
2 4 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (2.50%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.00%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (57.50%) Windows
2 16 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (32.50%) Linux
4 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (15.00%) Unix
6 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (10.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) Migration
2 5 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 5 (12.50%) Process Improvement
2 5 (12.50%) Project Management
2 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (10.00%) Business Transformation
3 4 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 4 (10.00%) ITIL
4 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (7.50%) Validation
5 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.00%) Open Source
6 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
6 1 (2.50%) Change Control
6 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.50%) Information Management
6 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.50%) Service Management
6 1 (2.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
2 6 (15.00%) SQL
3 5 (12.50%) Perl
3 5 (12.50%) Ruby
4 4 (10.00%) Java
4 4 (10.00%) Jython
4 4 (10.00%) Korn
4 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (2.50%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) MCSE
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (12.50%) MCITP
3 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.00%) CCA
4 4 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (5.00%) MCSA
6 1 (2.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 11 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (15.00%) Docker
4 6 (15.00%) vSphere
5 4 (10.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.50%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.50%) XenApp
7 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Kubernetes
2 5 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (12.50%) Puppet
3 4 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.50%) Ansible
5 1 (2.50%) BladeLogic
5 1 (2.50%) CA Wily
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.50%) SCCM
5 1 (2.50%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) VMware
2 14 (35.00%) Cisco
3 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.00%) IBM
4 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (12.50%) NetApp
6 4 (10.00%) AppDynamics
6 4 (10.00%) HP
6 4 (10.00%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle
7 3 (7.50%) Sun
8 2 (5.00%) Citrix
8 2 (5.00%) EMC
8 2 (5.00%) Veeam
9 1 (2.50%) BMC
9 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.50%) TIBCO
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