The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 24 June 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 West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 162 153
Rank change year-on-year -3 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 114 76 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.69% 1.36% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.39% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 94 56 99
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £46,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6524 5469 6174
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.62% 97.75% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5332 4649 5044
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the North West

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the North West.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the North West

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the North West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in the North West

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -11 63 £40,000 +12.67% 9
Cheshire -10 27 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Lancashire +19 14 £32,500 - 2
Merseyside -15 8 £41,750 +30.46%
Cumbria - 1 £26,500 -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 West region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 133 (68.91%) Windows
2 118 (61.14%) VMware
3 101 (52.33%) Active Directory
4 90 (46.63%) Windows Server
5 71 (36.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 68 (35.23%) Cisco
7 66 (34.20%) Microsoft
8 63 (32.64%) ITIL
9 61 (31.61%) MS Exchange
10 57 (29.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 50 (25.91%) Windows Server 2008
12 43 (22.28%) Amazon AWS
12 43 (22.28%) Office 365
13 42 (21.76%) Microsoft Certification
13 42 (21.76%) SQL Server
14 41 (21.24%) DNS
15 39 (20.21%) WAN
15 39 (20.21%) Microsoft Azure
15 39 (20.21%) vSphere
16 37 (19.17%) Citrix
17 36 (18.65%) SAN
17 36 (18.65%) PowerShell
17 36 (18.65%) Data Centre
18 35 (18.13%) Disaster Recovery
18 35 (18.13%) Firewall
18 35 (18.13%) MCSE
19 33 (17.10%) Cisco Certification
20 32 (16.58%) Hyper-V
21 31 (16.06%) Linux
21 31 (16.06%) SQL

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 61 (31.61%) MS Exchange
2 29 (15.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 21 (10.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (8.29%) IIS
5 12 (6.22%) Skype for Business
6 11 (5.70%) IBM Notes
7 7 (3.63%) Apache
8 6 (3.11%) JBoss
9 5 (2.59%) OpenStack
9 5 (2.59%) SharePoint
9 5 (2.59%) Tomcat
10 4 (2.07%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (2.07%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.04%) nginx
12 1 (0.52%) Confluence
12 1 (0.52%) DNN
12 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.52%) SAS
12 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 43 (22.28%) Amazon AWS
1 43 (22.28%) Office 365
2 39 (20.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.70%) OpenShift
4 6 (3.11%) PaaS
5 5 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.59%) IaaS
6 3 (1.55%) SaaS
7 2 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 41 (21.24%) DNS
2 39 (20.21%) WAN
3 36 (18.65%) SAN
4 35 (18.13%) Firewall
5 30 (15.54%) DHCP
6 25 (12.95%) LAN
7 21 (10.88%) TCP/IP
7 21 (10.88%) VoIP
8 15 (7.77%) NetScaler
9 14 (7.25%) Unified Communications
10 13 (6.74%) Skype
10 13 (6.74%) VPN
11 10 (5.18%) MPLS
12 9 (4.66%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (4.66%) VLAN
13 5 (2.59%) Network Security
14 4 (2.07%) HTTP
14 4 (2.07%) Remote Desktop
15 3 (1.55%) ISDN
15 3 (1.55%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (21.76%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.04%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.52%) MySQL
6 1 (0.52%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 5 (2.59%) MSI
2 4 (2.07%) InstallShield
3 3 (1.55%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.04%) Selenium
5 1 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.52%) JIRA
5 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (11.40%) Finance
2 19 (9.84%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.11%) Legal
4 4 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.55%) Retail
6 2 (1.04%) Advertising
6 2 (1.04%) Back Office
6 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.52%) Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Billing
7 1 (0.52%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.15%) Web Services
2 5 (2.59%) Middleware
3 4 (2.07%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (2.07%) JSON
4 1 (0.52%) EDI
4 1 (0.52%) FreeSWITCH
4 1 (0.52%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.65%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.74%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (3.11%) Clustering
3 6 (3.11%) FlexPod
3 6 (3.11%) iPad
4 5 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.59%) Replication
5 4 (2.07%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.55%) HP Storage
6 3 (1.55%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.55%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.04%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.04%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.04%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.52%) Blog
8 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.52%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 133 (68.91%) Windows
2 90 (46.63%) Windows Server
3 57 (29.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (25.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (16.06%) Linux
6 27 (13.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (7.77%) Windows 10
7 15 (7.77%) Windows 7
8 12 (6.22%) Unix
9 10 (5.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (3.63%) AIX
11 5 (2.59%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (2.07%) CentOS
13 2 (1.04%) Debian
13 2 (1.04%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (32.64%) ITIL
2 35 (18.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (10.36%) Change Control
3 20 (10.36%) Migration
4 16 (8.29%) Service Management
5 15 (7.77%) Load Balancing
6 13 (6.74%) Configuration Management
7 11 (5.70%) Change Management
7 11 (5.70%) Infrastructure Management
7 11 (5.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (5.70%) Statistics
8 10 (5.18%) People Management
8 10 (5.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (4.66%) Project Management
10 8 (4.15%) WAN Optimisation
11 7 (3.63%) Service Delivery
11 7 (3.63%) Virtual Environments
12 5 (2.59%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (2.59%) Capacity Management
12 5 (2.59%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 36 (18.65%) PowerShell
2 31 (16.06%) SQL
3 12 (6.22%) VBScript
4 11 (5.70%) Ruby
4 11 (5.70%) VB
5 10 (5.18%) Python
6 6 (3.11%) Perl
7 5 (2.59%) Java
7 5 (2.59%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.07%) Jython
8 4 (2.07%) Korn
9 2 (1.04%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (21.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (18.13%) MCSE
3 33 (17.10%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (13.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 24 (12.44%) Security Cleared
6 22 (11.40%) MCSA
7 20 (10.36%) SC Cleared
8 19 (9.84%) MCP
9 17 (8.81%) CCNP
10 16 (8.29%) CCNA
11 14 (7.25%) MCITP
12 13 (6.74%) CCIE
13 9 (4.66%) Degree
13 9 (4.66%) NCDA
14 7 (3.63%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (3.11%) CCA
16 5 (2.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 4 (2.07%) BC Cleared
18 3 (1.55%) DV Cleared
18 3 (1.55%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.15%) SLA
2 6 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.59%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 101 (52.33%) Active Directory
2 71 (36.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (20.21%) vSphere
4 32 (16.58%) Hyper-V
5 31 (16.06%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (7.77%) VMware Server
6 15 (7.77%) XenApp
7 9 (4.66%) Docker
7 9 (4.66%) Terminal Services
8 6 (3.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (2.59%) PowerHA
9 5 (2.59%) XenDesktop
10 4 (2.07%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (2.07%) XenServer
11 3 (1.55%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (1.04%) KVM
12 2 (1.04%) Time Sharing Option
12 2 (1.04%) Varnish
12 2 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.52%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 12 (6.22%) SCCM
2 10 (5.18%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (5.18%) Puppet
3 9 (4.66%) WSUS
4 8 (4.15%) vCenter Server
5 7 (3.63%) EMC NetWorker
5 7 (3.63%) SCOrch
6 6 (3.11%) Ansible
6 6 (3.11%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (3.11%) Kubernetes
7 5 (2.59%) CFEngine
8 4 (2.07%) Nagios
8 4 (2.07%) SCOM
8 4 (2.07%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (1.55%) Backup Exec
10 2 (1.04%) cPanel
10 2 (1.04%) Plesk
10 2 (1.04%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.52%) SnapMirror
11 1 (0.52%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 118 (61.14%) VMware
2 68 (35.23%) Cisco
3 66 (34.20%) Microsoft
4 37 (19.17%) Citrix
5 30 (15.54%) HP
6 25 (12.95%) NetApp
7 19 (9.84%) Red Hat
8 17 (8.81%) Juniper
9 13 (6.74%) EMC
9 13 (6.74%) F5
9 13 (6.74%) Riverbed
10 11 (5.70%) Lotus
10 11 (5.70%) Mitel
11 8 (4.15%) IBM
12 5 (2.59%) CheckPoint
12 5 (2.59%) Nimble Storage
12 5 (2.59%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.59%) Veritas
13 4 (2.07%) AppDynamics
13 4 (2.07%) Oracle
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