Period
to 19 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

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 > Merseyside
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 62 91
Rank change year-on-year +2 +29 -36
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 16 26 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.15% 2.84% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 2.99% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 11
Merseyside median annual salary £32,500 £42,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.08% -15.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £30,544 £34,375 £32,000
90th Percentile £49,604 £57,500 £61,250
North West median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 724 869 1,198
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.44% 95.08% 93.67%
Number of salaries quoted 553 691 882
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -1.30%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £56,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Merseyside

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Merseyside

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Merseyside over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Merseyside

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. 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
Liverpool -6 10 £48,810 +15.53% 3
Southport - 5 £32,500 -
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, Infrastructure Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Merseyside region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 9 (56.25%) SAN
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
4 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 7 (43.75%) Citrix
5 6 (37.50%) SCCM
5 6 (37.50%) SolarWinds
5 6 (37.50%) Office 365
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
6 5 (31.25%) Coaching
6 5 (31.25%) NetScaler
6 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (31.25%) Skype for Business
6 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
6 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
6 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
6 5 (31.25%) XenApp
6 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
6 5 (31.25%) NetApp
6 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
6 5 (31.25%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (25.00%) Finance
8 3 (18.75%) NetBackup

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 5 (31.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (37.50%) Office 365
4 2 (12.50%) IaaS
5 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) SAN
2 5 (31.25%) NetScaler
3 3 (18.75%) FCoE
3 3 (18.75%) iSCSI
3 3 (18.75%) NAS
3 3 (18.75%) SSL
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
1 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
4 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 5 (31.25%) Coaching
3 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (18.75%) Software Licensing
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.25%) Information Security
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Open Source
6 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.25%) Process Management
6 1 (6.25%) Service Management
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
2 5 (31.25%) Virtual Desktop
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) XenApp
2 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
3 3 (18.75%) NFS
3 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (18.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) NetBackup
2 3 (18.75%) vRealize
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
1 9 (56.25%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Citrix
3 6 (37.50%) SolarWinds
4 5 (31.25%) NetApp
5 3 (18.75%) 3PAR
5 3 (18.75%) Veeam
5 3 (18.75%) Veritas
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) McAfee