Infrastructure Engineer Jobs in the Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer
England > Midlands

The median Infrastructure Engineer salary in the Midlands is £45,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 21 July 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 86 166 163
Rank change year-on-year +80 -3 -30
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 350 136 259
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.84% 1.74% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 1.94% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 267 110 201
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £34,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £41,563 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
75th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £57,385
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,100 £61,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - - +5.26%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Midlands

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies 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.

Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 11,623 7,021 11,734
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 90.06% 94.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7,813 4,439 7,508
10th Percentile £26,700 £29,000 £28,436
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,188 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £62,500 £66,002 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%

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 21 July 2024.

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 21 July 2024. 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
Jobs
West Midlands +41 180 £50,000 +5.26% 13
East Midlands +68 170 £45,000 -14.29% 7
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2024, Infrastructure Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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.

1 339 (96.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 157 (44.86%) Azure
3 138 (39.43%) Windows
4 128 (36.57%) Microsoft
5 122 (34.86%) Microsoft 365
6 115 (32.86%) Active Directory
7 114 (32.57%) VMware
8 89 (25.43%) Windows Server
9 83 (23.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 80 (22.86%) Firewall
11 77 (22.00%) Hyper-V
12 71 (20.29%) Social Skills
13 61 (17.43%) DNS
14 50 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
15 48 (13.71%) Linux
16 47 (13.43%) AWS
17 45 (12.86%) DHCP
18 44 (12.57%) Entra ID
19 43 (12.29%) Cisco
20 41 (11.71%) Cybersecurity
21 40 (11.43%) SAN
21 40 (11.43%) Microsoft Exchange
22 38 (10.86%) PowerShell
22 38 (10.86%) Veeam
22 38 (10.86%) Data Centre
23 37 (10.57%) Microsoft Intune
23 37 (10.57%) WAN
23 37 (10.57%) ITIL
24 36 (10.29%) SharePoint
25 32 (9.14%) TCP/IP

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (11.43%) Microsoft Exchange
2 36 (10.29%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.57%) IIS
4 5 (1.43%) Apache
5 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.86%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.29%) CATIA
4 1 (0.29%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 157 (44.86%) Azure
2 122 (34.86%) Microsoft 365
3 47 (13.43%) AWS
4 44 (12.57%) Entra ID
5 12 (3.43%) SaaS
6 10 (2.86%) Nutanix
7 9 (2.57%) Mimecast
8 6 (1.71%) Azure DevOps
9 5 (1.43%) Azure Pipelines
9 5 (1.43%) IaaS
9 5 (1.43%) PaaS
10 4 (1.14%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.57%) Azure Stack
12 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.57%) GCP
12 2 (0.57%) Google Workspace
12 2 (0.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 80 (22.86%) Firewall
2 61 (17.43%) DNS
3 45 (12.86%) DHCP
4 40 (11.43%) SAN
5 37 (10.57%) WAN
6 32 (9.14%) TCP/IP
6 32 (9.14%) Wi-Fi
7 30 (8.57%) VLAN
8 26 (7.43%) LAN
9 21 (6.00%) 3GPP
9 21 (6.00%) 5G
9 21 (6.00%) Radio Access Network
10 15 (4.29%) SD-WAN
11 14 (4.00%) VPN
12 10 (2.86%) Network Security
13 9 (2.57%) SSL
14 8 (2.29%) Wireless
15 7 (2.00%) NAS
15 7 (2.00%) WLAN
16 6 (1.71%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (2.29%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.71%) MySQL
4 3 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.57%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (0.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.29%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.29%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (2.57%) Git
2 3 (0.86%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.57%) JIRA
4 1 (0.29%) Postman
4 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 71 (20.29%) Social Skills
2 28 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 25 (7.14%) Games
4 23 (6.57%) Finance
5 10 (2.86%) Law
5 10 (2.86%) Retail
6 9 (2.57%) Aerospace
6 9 (2.57%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.00%) Documentation Skills
8 6 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.71%) Public Sector
9 5 (1.43%) Legal
10 4 (1.14%) Automotive
10 4 (1.14%) Aviation
10 4 (1.14%) Avionics
11 3 (0.86%) Influencing Skills
12 2 (0.57%) Advertising
12 2 (0.57%) Electronics
12 2 (0.57%) Presentation Skills
13 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.43%) .NET
1 5 (1.43%) .NET Framework
1 5 (1.43%) XML
2 2 (0.57%) JSON
2 2 (0.57%) Loki
3 1 (0.29%) LAMP
3 1 (0.29%) LDAP
3 1 (0.29%) SAML
3 1 (0.29%) ServiceStack
3 1 (0.29%) V-Ray
3 1 (0.29%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.86%) Data Centre
2 10 (2.86%) CCTV
3 9 (2.57%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (2.29%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.29%) NHS
5 7 (2.00%) Replication
6 6 (1.71%) Clustering
6 6 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.43%) EFT
7 5 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (1.14%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.86%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (0.86%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.57%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.57%) Security Posture
11 1 (0.29%) BYOD
11 1 (0.29%) Cyber Threat
11 1 (0.29%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 138 (39.43%) Windows
2 89 (25.43%) Windows Server
3 48 (13.71%) Linux
4 29 (8.29%) Windows Server 2016
5 27 (7.71%) Windows Server 2019
6 14 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.29%) Windows 10
8 5 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.14%) Android
9 4 (1.14%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.86%) Unix
10 3 (0.86%) VMS
10 3 (0.86%) zOS
11 2 (0.57%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.29%) CentOS
12 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (96.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 50 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 41 (11.71%) Cybersecurity
4 37 (10.57%) ITIL
5 27 (7.71%) CI/CD
6 26 (7.43%) DevOps
6 26 (7.43%) Roadmaps
7 24 (6.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (6.00%) Agile
9 20 (5.71%) Migration
10 17 (4.86%) Customer Service
11 16 (4.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (4.57%) Infrastructure as Code
11 16 (4.57%) Project Management
12 15 (4.29%) Analytics
13 14 (4.00%) Information Security
13 14 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
14 13 (3.71%) Change Management
14 13 (3.71%) Logistics
14 13 (3.71%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (10.86%) PowerShell
2 8 (2.29%) SQL
3 6 (1.71%) Bash
4 4 (1.14%) Python
5 2 (0.57%) Bicep
6 1 (0.29%) Java
6 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.29%) Perl
6 1 (0.29%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 23 (6.57%) Security Cleared
2 21 (6.00%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.14%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (4.00%) CCNA
5 14 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (3.71%) MCSE
7 11 (3.14%) Azure Certification
7 11 (3.14%) Degree
8 10 (2.86%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.43%) DBS Check
9 5 (1.43%) MCITP
9 5 (1.43%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.29%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.29%) AWS Certified SysOps Administrator
11 1 (0.29%) CCNP
11 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.29%) QA
2 12 (3.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (1.43%) GDPR
3 5 (1.43%) SOC 2
4 2 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (0.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 115 (32.86%) Active Directory
2 83 (23.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (22.00%) Hyper-V
4 21 (6.00%) Docker
5 20 (5.71%) vSphere
6 12 (3.43%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.43%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.86%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.57%) Firmware
10 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.29%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.29%) pfSense
11 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.29%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 37 (10.57%) Microsoft Intune
2 19 (5.43%) Ansible
3 18 (5.14%) SCCM
4 16 (4.57%) Kubernetes
5 14 (4.00%) Terraform
6 10 (2.86%) Docker Swarm
6 10 (2.86%) vCenter Server
7 6 (1.71%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 6 (1.71%) WSUS
8 5 (1.43%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (1.43%) VxRail
9 4 (1.14%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.86%) SCOM
11 2 (0.57%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.57%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.29%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 128 (36.57%) Microsoft
2 114 (32.57%) VMware
3 43 (12.29%) Cisco
4 38 (10.86%) Veeam
5 30 (8.57%) Dell
6 27 (7.71%) Citrix
7 19 (5.43%) HP
8 17 (4.86%) Meraki
9 9 (2.57%) Acronis
9 9 (2.57%) Sophos
10 8 (2.29%) Commvault
10 8 (2.29%) EMC
10 8 (2.29%) EqualLogic
10 8 (2.29%) IBM
10 8 (2.29%) Nasuni
10 8 (2.29%) Rapid7
11 7 (2.00%) Fortinet
12 6 (1.71%) Globalscape
12 6 (1.71%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.43%) CrowdStrike