Period
to 17 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 76 110
Rank change year-on-year -27 +34 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 19 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.20% 2.02% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 2.09% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 12
North East median annual salary £35,000 £37,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.41% +23.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £37,500
England median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% +2.27% +6.02%

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 1,542 1,101 1,435
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.78% 96.92% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,245 953 1,269
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 2018. 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 -33 12 £32,500 - 7
Durham +8 6 £33,750 -32.50%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 North East region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (73.68%) VMware
3 13 (68.42%) Windows
4 11 (57.89%) Hyper-V
4 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
6 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
6 9 (47.37%) DNS
7 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
7 8 (42.11%) SCCM
7 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
8 6 (31.58%) DHCP
8 6 (31.58%) SQL
9 5 (26.32%) Cisco
9 5 (26.32%) Dell
9 5 (26.32%) Symantec
9 5 (26.32%) Skype for Business
9 5 (26.32%) Office 365
10 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (21.05%) DevOps
10 4 (21.05%) Firewall
10 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
10 4 (21.05%) EMC
10 4 (21.05%) Citrix
10 4 (21.05%) WAN
10 4 (21.05%) IIS
10 4 (21.05%) Linux
10 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange

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 5 (26.32%) Skype for Business
2 4 (21.05%) IIS
2 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Solr
4 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (26.32%) Office 365
4 2 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) DNS
2 6 (31.58%) DHCP
3 4 (21.05%) Firewall
3 4 (21.05%) LAN
3 4 (21.05%) WAN
4 3 (15.79%) SAN
4 3 (15.79%) SMS
4 3 (15.79%) SMTP
4 3 (15.79%) SSL
4 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.53%) NAS
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.26%) Internet
6 1 (5.26%) Skype
6 1 (5.26%) VoIP
6 1 (5.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.26%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (21.05%) DevOps
3 3 (15.79%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 3 (15.79%) Software Deployment
4 2 (10.53%) Availability Management
4 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
4 2 (10.53%) Forensic Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Benchmarking
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Hyper-V
2 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
4 3 (15.79%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (10.53%) Docker
5 2 (10.53%) vSphere
6 1 (5.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) SCOM
3 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
3 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (10.53%) Terraform
4 1 (5.26%) Cobbler
4 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.26%) Puppet
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco
3 5 (26.32%) Dell
3 5 (26.32%) Symantec
4 4 (21.05%) Citrix
4 4 (21.05%) EMC
5 3 (15.79%) 3PAR
5 3 (15.79%) NetApp
5 3 (15.79%) Sophos
6 2 (10.53%) Asigra
6 2 (10.53%) Fortinet
7 1 (5.26%) Google
7 1 (5.26%) HP
7 1 (5.26%) Juniper