Period
to 20 October 2021

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

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

Infrastructure Engineer
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 142 118 100
Rank change year-on-year -24 -18 +67
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 224 91 341
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.11% 2.28% 3.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 2.40% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 186 84 299
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,575 £31,250
25th Percentile £35,531 £35,846 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
75th Percentile £48,750 £51,250 £50,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £54,625 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +3.26% -3.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 9,915 3,784 10,807
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.56% 94.72% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7,334 3,109 8,975
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £56,513 £56,250
90th Percentile £76,850 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in the Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 October 2021. 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
East Midlands -1 114 £37,500 -3.23% 32
West Midlands -57 110 £45,000 - 43
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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 Midlands region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 222 (99.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 135 (60.27%) Windows
3 134 (59.82%) VMware
3 134 (59.82%) Azure
4 118 (52.68%) Active Directory
5 110 (49.11%) Microsoft
6 109 (48.66%) Windows Server
7 83 (37.05%) Microsoft 365
7 83 (37.05%) Firewall
8 81 (36.16%) VMware Infrastructure
9 64 (28.57%) Linux
10 63 (28.13%) Cisco
11 57 (25.45%) Hyper-V
12 55 (24.55%) AWS
13 45 (20.09%) LAN
13 45 (20.09%) Social Skills
14 42 (18.75%) WAN
15 40 (17.86%) PowerShell
15 40 (17.86%) ITIL
15 40 (17.86%) SAN
16 39 (17.41%) SharePoint
17 38 (16.96%) Data Centre
18 35 (15.63%) MS Exchange
19 34 (15.18%) Windows Server 2016
20 33 (14.73%) Windows Server 2012
20 33 (14.73%) Citrix
21 32 (14.29%) VPN
21 32 (14.29%) DNS
22 31 (13.84%) Veeam
22 31 (13.84%) Problem-Solving

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 39 (17.41%) SharePoint
2 35 (15.63%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.23%) SAS
4 4 (1.79%) Confluence
4 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.79%) IIS
5 3 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.89%) Apache
6 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (2.23%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 134 (59.82%) Azure
2 83 (37.05%) Microsoft 365
3 55 (24.55%) AWS
4 26 (11.61%) OneDrive
5 17 (7.59%) SaaS
6 12 (5.36%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (4.91%) IaaS
8 10 (4.46%) PaaS
9 7 (3.13%) Mimecast
10 6 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (2.23%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (2.23%) Azure Stack
11 5 (2.23%) Power Automate
11 5 (2.23%) Power Platform
11 5 (2.23%) PowerApps
12 4 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (1.79%) Cohesity
12 4 (1.79%) GCP
13 2 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 83 (37.05%) Firewall
2 45 (20.09%) LAN
3 42 (18.75%) WAN
4 40 (17.86%) SAN
5 32 (14.29%) DNS
5 32 (14.29%) VPN
6 26 (11.61%) DHCP
7 18 (8.04%) VLAN
8 16 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
9 15 (6.70%) Wireless
10 13 (5.80%) NAS
11 11 (4.91%) WLAN
12 10 (4.46%) TCP/IP
13 6 (2.68%) Network Security
14 5 (2.23%) BGP
14 5 (2.23%) Internet
14 5 (2.23%) iSCSI
14 5 (2.23%) Remote Desktop
15 4 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (1.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.34%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.34%) MySQL
3 2 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.23%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.79%) JIRA
3 3 (1.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.89%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 45 (20.09%) Social Skills
2 14 (6.25%) Law
3 12 (5.36%) Back Office
4 11 (4.91%) Organisational Skills
4 11 (4.91%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.57%) Documentation Skills
6 7 (3.13%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.79%) Digital Economy
7 4 (1.79%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.89%) Automotive
9 1 (0.45%) Advertising
9 1 (0.45%) Finance
9 1 (0.45%) Games
9 1 (0.45%) Marketing
9 1 (0.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.89%) Middleware
1 2 (0.89%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.45%) ARM Templates
2 1 (0.45%) LDAP
2 1 (0.45%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.96%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.36%) Public Cloud
3 9 (4.02%) Fat Client
3 9 (4.02%) Thin Client
4 8 (3.57%) PKI
5 6 (2.68%) Replication
6 5 (2.23%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.23%) Clustering
6 5 (2.23%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (2.23%) User Experience
7 4 (1.79%) HP Storage
7 4 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.79%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 3 (1.34%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.89%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.89%) Legacy Applications
9 2 (0.89%) Legacy Systems
9 2 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 135 (60.27%) Windows
2 109 (48.66%) Windows Server
3 64 (28.57%) Linux
4 34 (15.18%) Windows Server 2016
5 33 (14.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (12.95%) Windows Server 2019
7 20 (8.93%) Windows 10
8 19 (8.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (7.59%) CentOS
10 15 (6.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (6.25%) Unix
12 8 (3.57%) Windows 7
13 7 (3.13%) Ubuntu
14 5 (2.23%) Windows 8
15 3 (1.34%) VMS
16 2 (0.89%) Debian
17 1 (0.45%) Android
17 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (99.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 40 (17.86%) ITIL
3 31 (13.84%) Problem-Solving
4 27 (12.05%) Project Delivery
5 15 (6.70%) Patch Management
6 14 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 13 (5.80%) Migration
8 12 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (4.91%) Configuration Management
9 11 (4.91%) DevOps
9 11 (4.91%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (4.91%) Mentoring
9 11 (4.91%) Proactive Maintenance
10 10 (4.46%) Project Management
11 9 (4.02%) Change Management
11 9 (4.02%) Infrastructure as Code
11 9 (4.02%) Security Patching
12 8 (3.57%) Data Protection
12 8 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (17.86%) PowerShell
2 16 (7.14%) SQL
3 9 (4.02%) Bash Shell
4 6 (2.68%) Python
5 4 (1.79%) Perl
6 2 (0.89%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.89%) VBScript
7 1 (0.45%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (12.05%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (11.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (8.93%) CCNA
4 18 (8.04%) CCNP
4 18 (8.04%) MCSA
5 11 (4.91%) MCSE
6 9 (4.02%) Security Cleared
7 7 (3.13%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (2.23%) CCDP
9 5 (2.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.89%) MCP
11 1 (0.45%) Degree
11 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.23%) SLA
3 4 (1.79%) GDPR
4 3 (1.34%) PMO
5 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 118 (52.68%) Active Directory
2 81 (36.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (25.45%) Hyper-V
4 25 (11.16%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (7.59%) vSphere
6 13 (5.80%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (3.57%) Terminal Server
8 7 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (2.68%) XenApp
10 5 (2.23%) Docker
11 4 (1.79%) BitLocker
11 4 (1.79%) NFS
11 4 (1.79%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.45%) Firmware
12 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.45%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 29 (12.95%) SCCM
2 14 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (4.91%) WSUS
4 9 (4.02%) Ansible
4 9 (4.02%) Terraform
5 8 (3.57%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 8 (3.57%) SCOM
5 8 (3.57%) vCenter Server
6 6 (2.68%) Backup Exec
6 6 (2.68%) Puppet
7 5 (2.23%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.79%) Bacula
8 4 (1.79%) Bareos
8 4 (1.79%) Jamf Pro
8 4 (1.79%) yum
9 3 (1.34%) Cisco CME
10 2 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.89%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 134 (59.82%) VMware
2 110 (49.11%) Microsoft
3 63 (28.13%) Cisco
4 33 (14.73%) Citrix
5 31 (13.84%) Veeam
6 16 (7.14%) Dell
7 14 (6.25%) HP
7 14 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 12 (5.36%) Aruba
8 12 (5.36%) SolarWinds
9 11 (4.91%) Juniper
10 8 (3.57%) CheckPoint
11 7 (3.13%) Avaya
11 7 (3.13%) Isilon
12 6 (2.68%) McAfee
12 6 (2.68%) SonicWALL
13 5 (2.23%) ServiceNow
13 5 (2.23%) Sophos
13 5 (2.23%) Synology
14 4 (1.79%) Palo Alto