Period
to 21 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £59,223 in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 21 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 60 68
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 36 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.10% 2.70% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.29% 2.78% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 35 23 13
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £59,223 £32,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +82.22% +30.00% -21.88%
10th Percentile £28,200 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £72,312 £34,500 £37,500
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £49,741 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +53.05% - +1.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne with a recognized job title 839 828 817
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.56% 97.07% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 708 721 683
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +2.70% -1.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,250 £21,800
90th Percentile £69,369 £65,000 £59,750
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £39,065 £37,000
% change year-on-year +8.79% +5.58% +5.71%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 21 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (91.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 27 (75.00%) Windows
3 26 (72.22%) Windows Server
4 25 (69.44%) Mentoring
4 25 (69.44%) Coaching
4 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (61.11%) VMware
6 21 (58.33%) Analytics
7 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (52.78%) Service Management
7 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
8 17 (47.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (44.44%) Linux
10 15 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (38.89%) Red Hat
11 14 (38.89%) Change Management
11 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (38.89%) HP
11 14 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
12 13 (36.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 12 (33.33%) Server Management
14 9 (25.00%) ITIL
15 8 (22.22%) Office 365
16 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
17 6 (16.67%) Skype for Business
17 6 (16.67%) Unified Communications
17 6 (16.67%) DHCP
17 6 (16.67%) DNS

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 6 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Office 365
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.56%) SaaS
5 1 (2.78%) Akamai
5 1 (2.78%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) DHCP
1 6 (16.67%) DNS
1 6 (16.67%) Skype
1 6 (16.67%) Unified Communications
2 4 (11.11%) LAN
3 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.33%) WAN
4 2 (5.56%) SAN
5 1 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.78%) MPLS
5 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.78%) PBX
5 1 (2.78%) PSTN
5 1 (2.78%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (2.78%) VLAN
5 1 (2.78%) VoIP
5 1 (2.78%) VSAN
5 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) GitLab
1 1 (2.78%) JMeter
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Clustering
2 2 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.78%) CMDB
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 26 (72.22%) Windows Server
3 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (47.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (44.44%) Linux
6 14 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.78%) VME
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (91.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (69.44%) Coaching
2 25 (69.44%) Mentoring
3 21 (58.33%) Analytics
4 19 (52.78%) Service Management
5 16 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (38.89%) Change Management
7 13 (36.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 12 (33.33%) Server Management
9 9 (25.00%) ITIL
10 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (8.33%) Performance Management
11 2 (5.56%) Application Performance Management
11 2 (5.56%) Storage Management
12 1 (2.78%) Application Discovery
12 1 (2.78%) Contract Negotiation
12 1 (2.78%) DevOps
12 1 (2.78%) Performance Optimisation
12 1 (2.78%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) Perl
1 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.56%) MCSE
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) CCNA
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.78%) MCSA
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.78%) Docker
5 1 (2.78%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.78%) vSphere
5 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (5.56%) Nagios
2 1 (2.78%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.78%) HAProxy
2 1 (2.78%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.78%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) SCOM
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.78%) vMotion
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) VMware
2 14 (38.89%) HP
2 14 (38.89%) Red Hat
3 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix
5 2 (5.56%) Polycom
5 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.78%) BMC
6 1 (2.78%) CA
6 1 (2.78%) EMC
6 1 (2.78%) Google
6 1 (2.78%) IBM
6 1 (2.78%) Meraki
6 1 (2.78%) New Relic
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle
6 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.78%) Veeam