Period
to 11 August 2020

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 11 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineering
England > Midlands
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 75 120
Rank change year-on-year +8 +45 +34
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 200 432 373
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.01% 3.68% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 4.00% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 168 390 334
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £57,375 £63,750 £52,125
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +3.16% +2.15% +3.33%

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 4,574 10,811 12,955
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.70% 91.99% 91.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3,708 8,523 10,196
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.70%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the Midlands

Infrastructure Engineering
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the Midlands

Infrastructure Engineering
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the Midlands over the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

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 11 August 2020. 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 +13 128 £45,000 +5.88% 18
East Midlands +11 71 £42,500 - 20
Infrastructure Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, 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.

1 113 (56.50%) Windows
2 102 (51.00%) VMware
3 91 (45.50%) Microsoft
4 90 (45.00%) Azure
5 81 (40.50%) Active Directory
6 74 (37.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 60 (30.00%) Office 365
7 60 (30.00%) Windows Server
8 57 (28.50%) PowerShell
9 55 (27.50%) Hyper-V
9 55 (27.50%) Cisco
10 49 (24.50%) Linux
11 46 (23.00%) Firewall
12 44 (22.00%) AWS
12 44 (22.00%) SCCM
13 37 (18.50%) Data Centre
14 33 (16.50%) ITIL
15 32 (16.00%) SAN
16 31 (15.50%) Citrix
17 29 (14.50%) Cisco Certification
17 29 (14.50%) Python
18 28 (14.00%) SQL Server
18 28 (14.00%) SQL
19 25 (12.50%) CCNA
20 24 (12.00%) LAN
20 24 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
21 23 (11.50%) VPN
21 23 (11.50%) Disaster Recovery
22 22 (11.00%) NetApp
22 22 (11.00%) VLAN

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 12 (6.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.00%) IIS
4 4 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.50%) Confluence
5 3 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.50%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.00%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.00%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.50%) Apache
7 1 (0.50%) Apache Synapse
7 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 90 (45.00%) Azure
2 60 (30.00%) Office 365
3 44 (22.00%) AWS
4 15 (7.50%) GCP
5 12 (6.00%) IaaS
5 12 (6.00%) SaaS
6 5 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (2.00%) PaaS
7 4 (2.00%) Power Platform
8 3 (1.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.50%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.50%) AWS CloudTrail
8 3 (1.50%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.50%) Serverless
9 1 (0.50%) G Suite
9 1 (0.50%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.50%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 46 (23.00%) Firewall
2 32 (16.00%) SAN
3 24 (12.00%) LAN
4 23 (11.50%) VPN
5 22 (11.00%) VLAN
6 21 (10.50%) WAN
7 20 (10.00%) DNS
7 20 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 19 (9.50%) DHCP
9 15 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (6.00%) Wireless
11 10 (5.00%) NAS
12 9 (4.50%) MPLS
12 9 (4.50%) OSPF
13 8 (4.00%) EIGRP
13 8 (4.00%) Spanning Tree
13 8 (4.00%) VPLS
14 7 (3.50%) Network Security
15 6 (3.00%) Cisco Nexus
16 5 (2.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.00%) Big Data
2 6 (3.00%) Data Lake
3 5 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.00%) Apache Hive
4 4 (2.00%) HBase
4 4 (2.00%) Impala
4 4 (2.00%) Power BI
4 4 (2.00%) Spark SQL
5 3 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.50%) MySQL
5 3 (1.50%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.50%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.50%) Bitbucket
2 3 (1.50%) JIRA
2 3 (1.50%) Subversion
3 2 (1.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.50%) GitLab
4 1 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (9.50%) Finance
2 14 (7.00%) Public Sector
3 10 (5.00%) Law
4 8 (4.00%) Retail
5 7 (3.50%) Back Office
6 5 (2.50%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.00%) Banking
8 3 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.00%) Marketing
10 1 (0.50%) Advertising
10 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.50%) Local Government
10 1 (0.50%) Police
Job Titles
1 135 (67.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 39 (19.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 15 (7.50%) IT Engineer
5 11 (5.50%) Cloud Engineer
6 10 (5.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (4.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (4.50%) Support Engineer
8 8 (4.00%) Azure Engineer
8 8 (4.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
9 7 (3.50%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.00%) Analyst
10 6 (3.00%) Automation Engineer
10 6 (3.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (3.00%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (3.00%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.00%) Project Engineer
10 6 (3.00%) Senior IT Engineer
10 6 (3.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.00%) LDAP
2 4 (2.00%) COM
3 3 (1.50%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (1.50%) Kafka
4 1 (0.50%) REST
4 1 (0.50%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.50%) SAML
4 1 (0.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (18.50%) Data Centre
2 22 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.50%) Public Cloud
4 11 (5.50%) Clustering
5 9 (4.50%) Enterprise Storage
5 9 (4.50%) Private Cloud
6 7 (3.50%) Cybercrime
6 7 (3.50%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.50%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.00%) User Experience
8 3 (1.50%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.00%) PKI
9 2 (1.00%) Replication
10 1 (0.50%) CCTV
10 1 (0.50%) CMDB
10 1 (0.50%) NHS
10 1 (0.50%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 113 (56.50%) Windows
2 60 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 49 (24.50%) Linux
4 18 (9.00%) Windows 10
5 16 (8.00%) Windows 7
6 14 (7.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (6.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (5.00%) Windows Server 2016
9 7 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (3.00%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.00%) Unix
11 4 (2.00%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.50%) CentOS
13 1 (0.50%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (16.50%) ITIL
2 24 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (11.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (11.00%) Project Delivery
5 16 (8.00%) Data Protection
5 16 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (7.50%) Information Security
7 14 (7.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (6.00%) Change Control
8 12 (6.00%) Service Management
9 11 (5.50%) DevOps
9 11 (5.50%) Server Management
9 11 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (5.00%) Strategic Roadmap
11 9 (4.50%) Antivirus Management
11 9 (4.50%) Collaborative Working
11 9 (4.50%) Infrastructure as Code
11 9 (4.50%) Infrastructure Automation
11 9 (4.50%) ITIL V3
11 9 (4.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 57 (28.50%) PowerShell
2 29 (14.50%) Python
3 28 (14.00%) SQL
4 22 (11.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (3.00%) VBScript
6 5 (2.50%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.00%) Go
8 3 (1.50%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.50%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.50%) C
10 1 (0.50%) Java
10 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (14.50%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (12.50%) CCNA
3 20 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (9.00%) MCSE
5 15 (7.50%) Security Cleared
6 13 (6.50%) SC Cleared
6 13 (6.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (6.00%) CCNP
7 12 (6.00%) MCSA
8 9 (4.50%) DV Cleared
9 8 (4.00%) RHCE
10 6 (3.00%) Degree
11 5 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.50%) AWS Certification
13 2 (1.00%) CCIE
14 1 (0.50%) CCSP
14 1 (0.50%) CCVP
14 1 (0.50%) MCITP
14 1 (0.50%) MCTS
14 1 (0.50%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.00%) SLA
3 7 (3.50%) ISO 9001
4 4 (2.00%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.50%) GDPR
5 3 (1.50%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 81 (40.50%) Active Directory
2 74 (37.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (27.50%) Hyper-V
4 13 (6.50%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (6.00%) Virtual Servers
6 11 (5.50%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.50%) Docker
7 7 (3.50%) vSphere
8 5 (2.50%) Firmware
8 5 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (2.50%) XenApp
9 4 (2.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (2.00%) HDFS
9 4 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (2.00%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.50%) VMware NSX
11 2 (1.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.50%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.50%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.50%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 44 (22.00%) SCCM
2 15 (7.50%) Ansible
3 14 (7.00%) SCOM
3 14 (7.00%) Terraform
4 11 (5.50%) Puppet
4 11 (5.50%) WSUS
5 8 (4.00%) FortiGate
5 8 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 8 (4.00%) vCenter Server
6 7 (3.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (3.00%) Kubernetes
8 5 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 4 (2.00%) Hadoop YARN
9 4 (2.00%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (1.50%) Cisco CME
10 3 (1.50%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (1.00%) Backup Exec
11 2 (1.00%) Cisco Prime
12 1 (0.50%) OPNET
12 1 (0.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 102 (51.00%) VMware
2 91 (45.50%) Microsoft
3 55 (27.50%) Cisco
4 31 (15.50%) Citrix
5 22 (11.00%) NetApp
6 18 (9.00%) Red Hat
7 13 (6.50%) HP
7 13 (6.50%) Oracle
8 12 (6.00%) Google
9 11 (5.50%) Palo Alto
10 10 (5.00%) Veeam
11 9 (4.50%) Symantec
12 7 (3.50%) CommVault
13 5 (2.50%) Dell
13 5 (2.50%) SAP
14 4 (2.00%) Ab Initio
14 4 (2.00%) CheckPoint
14 4 (2.00%) Cloudera
14 4 (2.00%) McAfee
14 4 (2.00%) Teradata