Period
to 23 January 2022

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

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
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 90 49 62
Rank change year-on-year -41 +13 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 22 35 37
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 1.67% 3.78% 2.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 3.88% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 22 28 37
10th Percentile £30,500 £35,975 £32,600
25th Percentile £39,688 £41,250 £36,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,750 £50,000 £40,701
Median % change year-on-year +7.50% +22.85% -17.75%
75th Percentile £59,063 £60,000 £49,482
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £72,312
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00% -4.06%

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 1,205 902 1,236
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.50% 97.30% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 889 770 903
10th Percentile £23,200 £27,500 £23,800
25th Percentile £31,500 £33,750 £31,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -3.61%
75th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.94%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the North East over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Tyne and Wear -29 15 £55,000 +15.79% 6
Durham -17 4 £29,000 -35.56% 4
Northumberland -6 2 £52,500 -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 21 (95.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (59.09%) Azure
2 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) VMware
3 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
7 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 6 (27.27%) AWS
8 5 (22.73%) IaaS
8 5 (22.73%) DevOps
8 5 (22.73%) Cisco
8 5 (22.73%) Linux
9 4 (18.18%) DNS
9 4 (18.18%) DHCP
9 4 (18.18%) Citrix
9 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (18.18%) vSphere
10 3 (13.64%) Kubernetes
10 3 (13.64%) Terraform
10 3 (13.64%) SaaS
10 3 (13.64%) PaaS
10 3 (13.64%) Docker
10 3 (13.64%) Microsoft 365
10 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (13.64%) SCCM
10 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
10 3 (13.64%) SQL
10 3 (13.64%) Python

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 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.55%) Confluence
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (59.09%) Azure
2 6 (27.27%) AWS
3 5 (22.73%) IaaS
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft 365
4 3 (13.64%) PaaS
4 3 (13.64%) SaaS
5 2 (9.09%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (9.09%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (9.09%) AWS CodeDeploy
5 2 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (9.09%) Serverless
6 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (4.55%) Azure Logic Apps
6 1 (4.55%) GCP
6 1 (4.55%) GitHub
6 1 (4.55%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) DHCP
1 4 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 2 (9.09%) SAN
2 2 (9.09%) Skype
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.55%) Softphone
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 2 (9.09%) Law
1 2 (9.09%) Social Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Cloud
1 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 5 (22.73%) Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (22.73%) DevOps
3 3 (13.64%) CI/CD
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) ITSM
4 2 (9.09%) PLM
4 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (4.55%) Data Management
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.55%) Security Patching
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) Python
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Bash
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CCNP
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (18.18%) vSphere
3 3 (13.64%) Docker
4 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (9.09%) VMware NSX
4 2 (9.09%) XenApp
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.55%) NFS
5 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Kubernetes
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
1 3 (13.64%) Terraform
2 2 (9.09%) Ansible
2 2 (9.09%) PowerCLI
2 2 (9.09%) vCenter Server
2 2 (9.09%) WSUS
3 1 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (4.55%) VxRail
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) VMware
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco
4 4 (18.18%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) Commvault
5 1 (4.55%) Dynatrace
5 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.55%) Google
5 1 (4.55%) Ivanti
5 1 (4.55%) Mitel
5 1 (4.55%) Sophos
5 1 (4.55%) Veeam