Period
to 2 August 2021

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 2 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineering
England > North East
6 months to
2 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 65 45 48
Rank change year-on-year -20 +3 +47
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 39 30 59
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 3.34% 3.82% 4.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 4.19% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 34 25 36
10th Percentile £32,688 £27,050 £23,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,892
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,250 £40,000 £39,500
Median % change year-on-year +15.63% +1.27% +7.48%
75th Percentile £59,688 £45,500 £55,313
90th Percentile £82,625 £55,000 £61,249
England median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.06% +2.11% +2.15%

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 1,086 716 1,162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 93.14% 91.21% 93.03%
Number of salaries quoted 825 587 872
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,525
25th Percentile £32,750 £32,500 £31,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £56,750 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 2 August 2021.

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 2 August 2021. 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 -25 24 £45,000 +11.11% 6
Durham - 13 £42,500 - 4
Infrastructure Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 2 August 2021, 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 29 (74.36%) Windows
2 26 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 21 (53.85%) Azure
4 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
5 17 (43.59%) DevOps
6 16 (41.03%) PowerShell
6 16 (41.03%) Active Directory
7 13 (33.33%) VMware
8 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (25.64%) AWS
10 9 (23.08%) SCCM
10 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (23.08%) Change Management
10 9 (23.08%) DNS
10 9 (23.08%) SAN
10 9 (23.08%) Social Skills
11 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2016
11 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2019
11 8 (20.51%) Terraform
11 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
11 8 (20.51%) IaaS
11 8 (20.51%) SaaS
12 7 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (17.95%) Microsoft 365
12 7 (17.95%) Hyper-V
12 7 (17.95%) DHCP
12 7 (17.95%) Azure Active Directory
13 6 (15.38%) Technical Leadership
13 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP

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 3 (7.69%) Confluence
1 3 (7.69%) IIS
1 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (53.85%) Azure
2 10 (25.64%) AWS
3 8 (20.51%) IaaS
3 8 (20.51%) SaaS
4 7 (17.95%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (17.95%) Microsoft 365
5 6 (15.38%) PaaS
6 5 (12.82%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (12.82%) Serverless
7 3 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (7.69%) Amazon EKS
7 3 (7.69%) Amazon S3
7 3 (7.69%) CloudFront
7 3 (7.69%) GCP
8 2 (5.13%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (5.13%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (5.13%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) DNS
1 9 (23.08%) SAN
2 7 (17.95%) DHCP
3 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.26%) Firewall
5 1 (2.56%) BGP
5 1 (2.56%) DKIM
5 1 (2.56%) DMARC
5 1 (2.56%) MPLS
5 1 (2.56%) Network Security
5 1 (2.56%) OSPF
5 1 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.56%) Skype
5 1 (2.56%) SSL
5 1 (2.56%) VLAN
5 1 (2.56%) VoIP
5 1 (2.56%) VPN
5 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (5.13%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (23.08%) Social Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Public Sector
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Architect
4 3 (7.69%) AWS Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Azure Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Consultant
4 3 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Server Support
5 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) RESTful
2 2 (5.13%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.56%) PKI
3 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (74.36%) Windows
2 26 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2016
4 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2019
5 6 (15.38%) Linux
6 4 (10.26%) Windows 10
7 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) DevOps
2 9 (23.08%) Change Management
3 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
4 7 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 6 (15.38%) ITSM
5 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (15.38%) Technical Leadership
6 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.26%) Software Delivery
7 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure as Code
7 3 (7.69%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 3 (7.69%) Microservices
7 3 (7.69%) Proactive Management
7 3 (7.69%) Programme Delivery
7 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (5.13%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) Perl
4 2 (5.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (41.03%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (17.95%) Hyper-V
4 5 (12.82%) Docker
5 4 (10.26%) vSphere
6 3 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.13%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.56%) NFS
8 1 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) SCCM
2 8 (20.51%) Terraform
3 6 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (15.38%) Nagios
3 6 (15.38%) SCOM
4 5 (12.82%) Kubernetes
5 3 (7.69%) Ansible
5 3 (7.69%) WSUS
6 2 (5.13%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 2 (5.13%) Packer
6 2 (5.13%) Puppet
7 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (2.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
2 13 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (15.38%) McAfee
3 6 (15.38%) SolarWinds
4 3 (7.69%) Citrix
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco
5 2 (5.13%) New Relic
6 1 (2.56%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) Meraki
6 1 (2.56%) NetApp
6 1 (2.56%) Sophos
6 1 (2.56%) Veeam