Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Support Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 17 November 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 143 159
Rank change year-on-year -26 +16 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 6 1 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.20% 0.044% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.045% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 32
Cheshire median annual salary £30,000 £34,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +41.67% +2.13%
10th Percentile £26,250 £33,500 £21,550
90th Percentile £41,000 £34,500 £42,450
North West median annual salary £31,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.69% +29.35%

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 2910 2210 3192
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.82% 97.27% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2232 1906 2701
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.86% -7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,275 £22,125 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 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
Chester -4 1 £30,000 -11.76%
Crewe - 1 £35,000 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £27,500 -
Infrastructure Support Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Avaya
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) CCNA
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery

Infrastructure Support 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) High Availability
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft