Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 104 119
Rank change year-on-year +26 +15 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 35 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.50% 0.86% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 0.91% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 32 11 4
North East median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -6.25% +21.90%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £37,500 £34,775
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 1355 1432 1502
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 94.58% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1169 1224 1299
North East median annual salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.30% +2.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +29 23 £30,000 -14.29%
Durham -4 12 £50,000 +80.18%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Infrastructure Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (60.00%) Windows
2 19 (54.29%) Active Directory
3 17 (48.57%) VMware
4 16 (45.71%) Windows Server
5 13 (37.14%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (37.14%) MS Exchange
5 13 (37.14%) DNS
6 12 (34.29%) DHCP
6 12 (34.29%) SMTP
6 12 (34.29%) Terraform
7 11 (31.43%) Web Operations
7 11 (31.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (31.43%) GitLab
7 11 (31.43%) DevOps
7 11 (31.43%) Packer
7 11 (31.43%) Programme Delivery
7 11 (31.43%) Hyper-V
7 11 (31.43%) NoSQL
7 11 (31.43%) Artifactory
7 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
7 11 (31.43%) Ansible
7 11 (31.43%) GCP
7 11 (31.43%) SAN
7 11 (31.43%) Nagios
7 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
7 11 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (31.43%) Maven
7 11 (31.43%) Google
8 10 (28.57%) Marketing

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 13 (37.14%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 13 (37.14%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (31.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (28.57%) Office 365
4 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (37.14%) DNS
2 12 (34.29%) DHCP
2 12 (34.29%) SMTP
3 11 (31.43%) SAN
4 7 (20.00%) IPFIX
4 7 (20.00%) SNMP
5 6 (17.14%) WAN
6 5 (14.29%) LAN
6 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 5 (14.29%) WLAN
7 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (8.57%) SMS
7 3 (8.57%) VLAN
8 2 (5.71%) Firewall
9 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Artifactory
1 11 (31.43%) GitLab
1 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
1 11 (31.43%) Maven
2 1 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 10 (28.57%) Electronics
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
1 10 (28.57%) Manufacturing
1 10 (28.57%) Marketing
1 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) WAP
2 1 (2.86%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) Windows Server
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
1 11 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (31.43%) DevOps
1 11 (31.43%) Programme Delivery
1 11 (31.43%) Web Operations
2 10 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
2 10 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 6 (17.14%) ITIL
4 3 (8.57%) OpenUP
4 3 (8.57%) Patch Management
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.71%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) OCA
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (8.57%) MCP
3 2 (5.71%) CCNA
3 2 (5.71%) CCNP
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (31.43%) GCP
System Software
1 19 (54.29%) Active Directory
2 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (31.43%) Hyper-V
4 5 (14.29%) DFS Replication
4 5 (14.29%) XenApp
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) Terraform
2 11 (31.43%) Ansible
2 11 (31.43%) Nagios
2 11 (31.43%) Packer
3 8 (22.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (14.29%) WSUS
5 3 (8.57%) Backup Exec
5 3 (8.57%) SCCM
6 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) VMware
2 11 (31.43%) Google
3 10 (28.57%) SAP
4 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
5 7 (20.00%) Cisco
6 6 (17.14%) Citrix
7 3 (8.57%) arcserve
7 3 (8.57%) CA
7 3 (8.57%) Sophos
7 3 (8.57%) Symantec
7 3 (8.57%) Veeam
7 3 (8.57%) Veritas
8 1 (2.86%) Capita
8 1 (2.86%) Meraki
8 1 (2.86%) Remedy