Period
to 20 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 20 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
England > North East
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 83 80
Rank change year-on-year +22 -3 +38
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 45 37 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.40% 2.36% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.64% 2.42% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 43 39 21
North East median annual salary £50,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.85% - +1.56%
10th Percentile £27,850 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £72,312 £55,000 £37,500
England median annual salary £47,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.59% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1,237 1,527 1,282
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.50% 97.39% 95.81%
Number of salaries quoted 983 1,330 1,083
North East median annual salary £41,500 £38,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.21% +2.70% -1.33%
10th Percentile £24,550 £22,225 £21,550
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the North East

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the North East

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the North East over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in the North East

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the North East region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Tyne and Wear +15 43 £50,000 +53.85% 6
Durham +7 2 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 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 North East region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 42 (93.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 35 (77.78%) Windows
3 33 (73.33%) Windows Server
4 26 (57.78%) Mentoring
5 25 (55.56%) Coaching
5 25 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (53.33%) VMware
7 22 (48.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (46.67%) Analytics
9 20 (44.44%) Linux
10 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
10 19 (42.22%) Service Management
10 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (37.78%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (33.33%) Red Hat
12 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (31.11%) Change Management
13 14 (31.11%) HP
13 14 (31.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (28.89%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 12 (26.67%) Server Management
16 11 (24.44%) ITIL
17 10 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
17 10 (22.22%) Office 365
18 9 (20.00%) DNS
19 8 (17.78%) DHCP
19 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
20 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 7 (15.56%) Skype for Business
2 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (22.22%) Office 365
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.44%) SaaS
4 1 (2.22%) Akamai
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.22%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.22%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (2.22%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) DNS
2 8 (17.78%) DHCP
3 7 (15.56%) Skype
4 6 (13.33%) LAN
4 6 (13.33%) Unified Communications
5 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.89%) WAN
6 3 (6.67%) SAN
7 2 (4.44%) MPLS
8 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.22%) Firewall
8 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.22%) PBX
8 1 (2.22%) PSTN
8 1 (2.22%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (2.22%) VLAN
8 1 (2.22%) VoIP
8 1 (2.22%) VSAN
8 1 (2.22%) Wireless
8 1 (2.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (6.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) GitLab
2 1 (2.22%) JMeter
2 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Games
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Middleware
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Clustering
2 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.22%) CMDB
3 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (77.78%) Windows
2 33 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 22 (48.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (44.44%) Linux
5 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (31.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.22%) CentOS
10 1 (2.22%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (93.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 26 (57.78%) Mentoring
3 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (55.56%) Coaching
4 21 (46.67%) Analytics
5 19 (42.22%) Service Management
6 17 (37.78%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (31.11%) Change Management
8 13 (28.89%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 12 (26.67%) Server Management
10 11 (24.44%) ITIL
11 3 (6.67%) DevOps
11 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (6.67%) Performance Management
12 2 (4.44%) Application Performance Management
12 2 (4.44%) Migration
12 2 (4.44%) Storage Management
12 2 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
13 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity
13 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.44%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) Perl
3 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.67%) MCSE
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.44%) MCSA
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.22%) CCNA
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.22%) Docker
5 1 (2.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.22%) vSphere
5 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Nagios
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (4.44%) Packer
3 1 (2.22%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.22%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.22%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.22%) Puppet
3 1 (2.22%) SCCM
3 1 (2.22%) SCOM
3 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.22%) vMotion
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) VMware
2 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
3 15 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 14 (31.11%) HP
5 6 (13.33%) Cisco
6 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.44%) Citrix
7 2 (4.44%) Google
7 2 (4.44%) Polycom
7 2 (4.44%) Veeam
8 1 (2.22%) AppDynamics
8 1 (2.22%) BMC
8 1 (2.22%) CA
8 1 (2.22%) EMC
8 1 (2.22%) IBM
8 1 (2.22%) Meraki
8 1 (2.22%) New Relic
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle
8 1 (2.22%) SAP
8 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow