Period
to 9 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Engineering over the 6 months to 9 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineering
England > Midlands
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 112 135
Rank change year-on-year +33 +23 -3
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 406 363 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.63% 2.87% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 3.12% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 353 333 306
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.89% -10.63%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +9.20% +2.35%

Infrastructure Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,313 11,626 13,952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 92.15% 91.92% 91.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8,462 8,784 11,352
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Infrastructure Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the Midlands

Infrastructure Engineering
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the Midlands

Infrastructure Engineering
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the Midlands over the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in the Midlands

Infrastructure Engineering
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 Engineering within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 9 December 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
West Midlands +21 258 £42,500 +6.25% 49
East Midlands +42 148 £40,000 - 30
Infrastructure Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering.

1 256 (63.05%) Windows
2 226 (55.67%) VMware
3 187 (46.06%) Microsoft
4 183 (45.07%) Azure
5 178 (43.84%) Active Directory
6 162 (39.90%) Office 365
6 162 (39.90%) Windows Server
7 146 (35.96%) VMware Infrastructure
8 139 (34.24%) Hyper-V
9 127 (31.28%) Cisco
10 99 (24.38%) SCCM
11 97 (23.89%) Data Centre
12 95 (23.40%) Citrix
13 79 (19.46%) ITIL
14 73 (17.98%) MS Exchange
15 72 (17.73%) PowerShell
16 69 (17.00%) NetApp
16 69 (17.00%) Firewall
17 66 (16.26%) Windows 10
18 59 (14.53%) Microsoft Certification
19 58 (14.29%) SAN
20 57 (14.04%) Linux
21 53 (13.05%) XenApp
21 53 (13.05%) Windows Server 2012
22 52 (12.81%) DNS
23 51 (12.56%) WAN
24 50 (12.32%) SharePoint
24 50 (12.32%) Migration
25 49 (12.07%) DHCP
26 48 (11.82%) SQL Server

Infrastructure Engineering
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 73 (17.98%) MS Exchange
2 50 (12.32%) SharePoint
3 33 (8.13%) Skype for Business
4 24 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (4.68%) IIS
6 17 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (2.71%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (2.46%) SAS
9 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.49%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.25%) Apache
Applications
1 28 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.72%) Workfront
2 2 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 183 (45.07%) Azure
2 162 (39.90%) Office 365
3 40 (9.85%) AWS
4 35 (8.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 28 (6.90%) IaaS
6 25 (6.16%) PaaS
7 12 (2.96%) SaaS
8 5 (1.23%) OneDrive
9 4 (0.99%) GCP
10 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.49%) G Suite
11 2 (0.49%) GitHub
11 2 (0.49%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.25%) Amazon Glacier
12 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 69 (17.00%) Firewall
2 58 (14.29%) SAN
3 52 (12.81%) DNS
4 51 (12.56%) WAN
5 49 (12.07%) DHCP
6 42 (10.34%) NAS
7 39 (9.61%) LAN
8 26 (6.40%) VLAN
8 26 (6.40%) Wireless
9 22 (5.42%) TCP/IP
10 20 (4.93%) VPN
11 16 (3.94%) iSCSI
12 14 (3.45%) Network Security
13 11 (2.71%) Fibre Channel
13 11 (2.71%) Skype
14 10 (2.46%) FCoE
14 10 (2.46%) Remote Desktop
14 10 (2.46%) Spanning Tree
14 10 (2.46%) VoIP
14 10 (2.46%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (11.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (0.99%) MySQL
4 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.49%) Big Data
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.49%) Power BI
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
Development Applications
1 14 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.74%) JIRA
4 2 (0.49%) Subversion
4 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (7.64%) Finance
2 24 (5.91%) Public Sector
3 18 (4.43%) Retail
4 10 (2.46%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.22%) Aerospace
6 8 (1.97%) Advertising
7 5 (1.23%) Law
8 2 (0.49%) Automotive
8 2 (0.49%) Back Office
8 2 (0.49%) Banking
8 2 (0.49%) Games
8 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Front Office
9 1 (0.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 307 (75.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 70 (17.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 46 (11.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 44 (10.84%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 37 (9.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 31 (7.64%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (6.16%) Support Engineer
8 22 (5.42%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 19 (4.68%) IT Engineer
10 16 (3.94%) Windows Engineer
11 15 (3.69%) Azure Engineer
11 15 (3.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support
12 14 (3.45%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (3.20%) Storage Engineer
13 13 (3.20%) Virtualisation Engineer
14 12 (2.96%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (2.96%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 12 (2.96%) Team Leader
15 10 (2.46%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.99%) 802.1X
1 4 (0.99%) CSS
1 4 (0.99%) CSS3
1 4 (0.99%) HTML
1 4 (0.99%) HTML5
1 4 (0.99%) Velocity
1 4 (0.99%) Web Services
2 3 (0.74%) Middleware
3 2 (0.49%) JSON
4 1 (0.25%) COM
4 1 (0.25%) LAMP
4 1 (0.25%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.25%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 97 (23.89%) Data Centre
2 37 (9.11%) Public Cloud
3 28 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.43%) Driving Licence
5 15 (3.69%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (3.20%) Clustering
7 12 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
8 9 (2.22%) Fat Client
8 9 (2.22%) Thin Client
9 8 (1.97%) CCTV
9 8 (1.97%) User Experience
10 7 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.48%) CMDB
11 6 (1.48%) Security Operations Centre
12 4 (0.99%) Device Driver
13 3 (0.74%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.74%) Smartphone
14 2 (0.49%) Greenfield Project
14 2 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 256 (63.05%) Windows
2 162 (39.90%) Windows Server
3 66 (16.26%) Windows 10
4 57 (14.04%) Linux
5 53 (13.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (8.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (5.17%) Windows 8
8 18 (4.43%) Windows 7
8 18 (4.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (2.71%) Ubuntu
10 8 (1.97%) CentOS
11 7 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.72%) Unix
12 6 (1.48%) Debian
12 6 (1.48%) SUSE
13 5 (1.23%) Fedora
14 4 (0.99%) CatOS
14 4 (0.99%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (19.46%) ITIL
2 50 (12.32%) Migration
3 43 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (9.61%) Disaster Recovery
5 35 (8.62%) Infrastructure Management
6 33 (8.13%) DevOps
7 31 (7.64%) Change Management
8 30 (7.39%) Mentoring
8 30 (7.39%) Problem-Solving
9 29 (7.14%) Service Management
10 28 (6.90%) Analytics
11 27 (6.65%) Project Delivery
12 25 (6.16%) High Availability
13 24 (5.91%) Insurtech
14 22 (5.42%) Continuous Improvement
15 20 (4.93%) Change Control
16 18 (4.43%) Release Management
17 17 (4.19%) Configuration Management
17 17 (4.19%) Product Roadmap
18 16 (3.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (17.73%) PowerShell
2 28 (6.90%) SQL
3 25 (6.16%) Bash Shell
4 16 (3.94%) Python
5 6 (1.48%) Perl
5 6 (1.48%) VBScript
6 4 (0.99%) C#
6 4 (0.99%) Go
7 3 (0.74%) C
7 3 (0.74%) Ruby
8 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (14.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (9.85%) MCSE
3 39 (9.61%) MCSA
4 30 (7.39%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (4.43%) CCNA
6 15 (3.69%) CCNP
7 13 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (2.46%) Security Cleared
9 9 (2.22%) Degree
10 6 (1.48%) CCA
10 6 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (1.48%) CREST Certified
10 6 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.23%) AWS Certification
11 5 (1.23%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.74%) CCIE
13 2 (0.49%) CEH
13 2 (0.49%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.49%) Network+ Certification
14 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.19%) SLA
2 11 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.72%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.99%) COBIT
5 3 (0.74%) QA
6 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 178 (43.84%) Active Directory
2 146 (35.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 139 (34.24%) Hyper-V
4 53 (13.05%) XenApp
5 32 (7.88%) Virtual Machines
6 28 (6.90%) Virtual Servers
7 23 (5.67%) VMware ESXi
8 22 (5.42%) vSphere
9 13 (3.20%) Firmware
9 13 (3.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 10 (2.46%) Virtual Desktop
11 8 (1.97%) Docker
12 7 (1.72%) BitLocker
13 6 (1.48%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 6 (1.48%) XenDesktop
14 5 (1.23%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.25%) NFS
15 1 (0.25%) pfSense
15 1 (0.25%) vCloud
15 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 99 (24.38%) SCCM
2 40 (9.85%) WSUS
3 26 (6.40%) Microsoft Intune
4 19 (4.68%) Ansible
5 17 (4.19%) SCOM
6 13 (3.20%) Backup Exec
6 13 (3.20%) NetBackup
7 11 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (2.71%) Puppet
8 9 (2.22%) Kubernetes
9 7 (1.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 6 (1.48%) SCOrch
11 5 (1.23%) logstash
12 4 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.99%) Terraform
13 2 (0.49%) Icinga
13 2 (0.49%) Nagios
13 2 (0.49%) Rancher
13 2 (0.49%) vCenter Server
14 1 (0.25%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 226 (55.67%) VMware
2 187 (46.06%) Microsoft
3 127 (31.28%) Cisco
4 95 (23.40%) Citrix
5 69 (17.00%) NetApp
6 39 (9.61%) HP
7 32 (7.88%) McAfee
8 28 (6.90%) 3PAR
9 26 (6.40%) SolarWinds
10 24 (5.91%) Dell
11 19 (4.68%) Cylance
11 19 (4.68%) Veeam
12 18 (4.43%) Trend Micro
13 17 (4.19%) IronPort
14 11 (2.71%) Oracle
14 11 (2.71%) Palo Alto
14 11 (2.71%) Red Hat
14 11 (2.71%) ServiceNow
15 10 (2.46%) Dell Compellent
16 9 (2.22%) CheckPoint