The median annual salary for a Infrastructure Support Engineer was £43,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Support Engineer
North West / Cheshire
Rank 87 96 109
Rank change year-on-year +9 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 2 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.19% 0.69% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.72% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 4
Median salary £43,500 £22,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +97.72% -6.38%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.77%  

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 1026 1250 1686
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 97.07% 95.49% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 839 1066 1288
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Support Engineer in Cheshire

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Support Engineer in Cheshire

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Engineer in Cheshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Support Engineer in Cheshire

Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Chester +4 1 £34,000 -6.84%
Knutsford - 1 £53,000 -
Infrastructure Support Engineer
North West

Infrastructure Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Cheshire region featuring Infrastructure Support Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (66.67%) EMC VNX
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language

Infrastructure Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) EMC VNX
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) VMware