Period
to 28 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Engineering over the 6 months to 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineering
England > North East
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 76 31 59
Rank change year-on-year -45 +28 +7
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 35 56 48
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 2.60% 5.85% 3.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 6.44% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 35 47 41
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,650 £29,000
25th Percentile £38,125 £39,500 £36,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -19.39%
75th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £44,750
90th Percentile £68,000 £62,500 £72,312
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

Infrastructure Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,200 869 1,183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 89.29% 90.71% 92.78%
Number of salaries quoted 858 720 863
10th Percentile £24,500 £29,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £36,188 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +8.43% -1.87%
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,200
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Infrastructure Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the North East

Infrastructure Engineering
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the North East.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the North East

Infrastructure Engineering
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the North East over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in the North East

Infrastructure Engineering
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 Engineering within the North East region over the 6 months to 28 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 -40 21 £55,000 +22.22% 11
Cleveland - 7 £40,000 -
Durham -18 4 £29,000 -49.57% 7
Northumberland -6 2 £52,500 -
Infrastructure Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering.

1 22 (62.86%) Windows
1 22 (62.86%) Azure
2 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (40.00%) VMware
4 12 (34.29%) Linux
4 12 (34.29%) SQL
4 12 (34.29%) DevOps
5 11 (31.43%) Windows Server
6 10 (28.57%) CI/CD
6 10 (28.57%) Docker
6 10 (28.57%) Kubernetes
6 10 (28.57%) Firewall
7 9 (25.71%) Ansible
7 9 (25.71%) Bash
7 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
7 9 (25.71%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (22.86%) Collaborative Working
8 8 (22.86%) GitHub
8 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
8 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (22.86%) ITIL
8 8 (22.86%) LAN
9 7 (20.00%) CRM
9 7 (20.00%) Apache
9 7 (20.00%) AIX
9 7 (20.00%) Unix
9 7 (20.00%) SAP
9 7 (20.00%) Oracle
9 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 7 (20.00%) SAPscript

Infrastructure Engineering
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 (20.00%) Apache
2 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.86%) Confluence
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (62.86%) Azure
2 8 (22.86%) GitHub
3 7 (20.00%) Apigee
3 7 (20.00%) GitHub Actions
4 6 (17.14%) AWS
5 5 (14.29%) IaaS
6 4 (11.43%) SaaS
7 3 (8.57%) Microsoft 365
7 3 (8.57%) PaaS
8 2 (5.71%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (5.71%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (5.71%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (5.71%) AWS CodeDeploy
8 2 (5.71%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (5.71%) Serverless
9 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (2.86%) Azure Logic Apps
9 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (2.86%) GCP
9 1 (2.86%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Firewall
2 8 (22.86%) LAN
3 3 (8.57%) DHCP
3 3 (8.57%) DNS
4 2 (5.71%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (5.71%) iSCSI
4 2 (5.71%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (5.71%) SAN
4 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.86%) Skype
5 1 (2.86%) Softphone
5 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) VPN
5 1 (2.86%) VSAN
5 1 (2.86%) WAN
5 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Law
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Unix Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Unix Scripter
3 4 (11.43%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Service Desk Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Service Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) IT Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) Kafka
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Cloud
1 2 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.86%) Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (62.86%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Linux
3 11 (31.43%) Windows Server
4 7 (20.00%) AIX
4 7 (20.00%) Unix
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) DevOps
2 10 (28.57%) CI/CD
3 8 (22.86%) Collaborative Working
3 8 (22.86%) ITIL
4 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 7 (20.00%) CRM
4 7 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 7 (20.00%) Migration
4 7 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (11.43%) Coaching
5 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.71%) ITSM
6 2 (5.71%) PLM
6 2 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.86%) Change Management
7 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) Bash
2 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
3 7 (20.00%) SAPscript
4 3 (8.57%) Python
5 1 (2.86%) C#
5 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) CCNP
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Docker
2 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.29%) vSphere
4 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.71%) VMware NSX
5 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.86%) NFS
5 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) Kubernetes
2 9 (25.71%) Ansible
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (8.57%) PowerCLI
3 3 (8.57%) SCCM
3 3 (8.57%) Terraform
3 3 (8.57%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) SCOM
4 1 (2.86%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.86%) vRealize
4 1 (2.86%) VxRail
4 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (40.00%) VMware
3 7 (20.00%) Oracle
3 7 (20.00%) SAP
3 7 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 6 (17.14%) Cisco
5 3 (8.57%) Citrix
6 1 (2.86%) Commvault
6 1 (2.86%) Dynatrace
6 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.86%) Google
6 1 (2.86%) Intel
6 1 (2.86%) Mitel
6 1 (2.86%) Sophos
6 1 (2.86%) Veeam