Period
to 18 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £54,353 in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 62 84
Rank change year-on-year -7 +22 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 24 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.58% 2.37% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 2.45% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 24 17 6
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £54,353 £32,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +67.24% -3.70% +5.47%
10th Percentile £30,375 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £72,312 £36,200 £41,250
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £49,482 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +64.94% -14.29% +9.38%

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 898 693 943
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.35% 96.65% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 748 595 787
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,850 £22,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,500 £39,513 £39,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.03% +5.33%

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 2018, 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 21 (87.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) VMware
3 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 18 (75.00%) Coaching
3 18 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 16 (66.67%) Service Management
5 15 (62.50%) Linux
5 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (62.50%) Analytics
5 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
7 13 (54.17%) Red Hat
7 13 (54.17%) Change Management
7 13 (54.17%) HP
7 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (54.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (45.83%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (45.83%) Server Management
10 6 (25.00%) ITIL
10 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
12 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
12 4 (16.67%) LAN
13 3 (12.50%) WAN
13 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery

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 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Office 365
3 1 (4.17%) Akamai
3 1 (4.17%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) LAN
2 3 (12.50%) WAN
3 2 (8.33%) DHCP
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) Skype
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (4.17%) MPLS
4 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.17%) PBX
4 1 (4.17%) PSTN
4 1 (4.17%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) GitLab
1 1 (4.17%) JMeter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) CMDB
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 15 (62.50%) Linux
3 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (54.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (75.00%) Coaching
2 18 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 16 (66.67%) Service Management
4 15 (62.50%) Analytics
5 13 (54.17%) Change Management
6 12 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (45.83%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 11 (45.83%) Server Management
8 6 (25.00%) ITIL
9 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (8.33%) Application Performance Management
10 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
10 2 (8.33%) Storage Management
11 1 (4.17%) Application Discovery
11 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
11 1 (4.17%) DevOps
11 1 (4.17%) Performance Optimisation
11 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Perl
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) Docker
4 1 (4.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (8.33%) Nagios
2 1 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (4.17%) HAProxy
2 1 (4.17%) HP SIM
2 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.17%) vMotion
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) VMware
2 13 (54.17%) HP
2 13 (54.17%) Red Hat
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.17%) BMC
5 1 (4.17%) CA
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) EMC
5 1 (4.17%) Google
5 1 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) New Relic
5 1 (4.17%) Polycom
5 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.17%) Veeam