Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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

Infrastructure Engineer
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 39 51
Rank change year-on-year -17 +12 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 7 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.68% 1.88% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.92% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 7
Chester median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% - -29.73%
10th Percentile £20,000 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £41,150 £34,500 £33,750
Cheshire median annual salary £38,500 £37,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +4.05% +13.85% -10.96%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester. 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
Chester
Permanent vacancies in Chester with a recognized job title 401 261 365
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 98.12% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 349 193 319
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £21,750 £25,750 £24,800
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,000 £61,250
Cheshire median annual salary £43,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.00% -6.25% -

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Chester

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Chester

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Chester over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Chester

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Chester region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Office 365
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) LAN
3 5 (71.43%) WLAN
3 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) VPN
4 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (28.57%) Google
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco
6 2 (28.57%) VoIP
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 1 (14.29%) Linux
7 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 1 (14.29%) CCNA
7 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (14.29%) Avaya
7 1 (14.29%) SAN
7 1 (14.29%) NetApp
7 1 (14.29%) Project Management
7 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 1 (14.29%) VMware
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Office 365
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
1 5 (71.43%) WLAN
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) VMware