The median annual salary for a Infrastructure Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Engineer
England / North West
Rank 170 143 170
Rank change year-on-year -27 +27  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 79 96 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.29% 1.69% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.74% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 76 76 70
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,125
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  

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 5942 5517 6390
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.73% 97.04% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4951 4631 5150
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 25 March 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 25 March 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 -23 48 £36,500 +2.45% 8
Cheshire +5 13 £45,000 +56.52% 5
Merseyside -7 11 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Lancashire -1 5 £32,000 -14.66%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 153 (77.27%) Windows
2 132 (66.67%) VMware
3 113 (57.07%) Active Directory
4 99 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 94 (47.47%) Microsoft
6 84 (42.42%) VMware Infrastructure
7 66 (33.33%) ITIL
8 61 (30.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 59 (29.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 56 (28.28%) DNS
11 50 (25.25%) Cisco
11 50 (25.25%) Data Centre
12 46 (23.23%) Microsoft Certification
13 44 (22.22%) DHCP
13 44 (22.22%) SQL
14 43 (21.72%) Hyper-V
15 42 (21.21%) MS Excel
16 40 (20.20%) SQL Server
17 39 (19.70%) MCSE
18 38 (19.19%) MS Exchange
18 38 (19.19%) Firewall
19 37 (18.69%) Finance
20 36 (18.18%) Citrix
21 33 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 32 (16.16%) Office 365
23 31 (15.66%) vSphere
23 31 (15.66%) PowerShell
24 29 (14.65%) Microsoft Azure
25 28 (14.14%) Cisco Certification
25 28 (14.14%) Linux

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 38 (19.19%) MS Exchange
2 20 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.55%) IIS
5 7 (3.54%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.53%) OpenStack
6 5 (2.53%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.01%) Confluence
7 2 (1.01%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.01%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.51%) DNN
8 1 (0.51%) nginx
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (16.16%) Office 365
2 29 (14.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (11.62%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.54%) PaaS
5 6 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.53%) IaaS
6 5 (2.53%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.01%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (28.28%) DNS
2 44 (22.22%) DHCP
3 38 (19.19%) Firewall
4 27 (13.64%) SAN
5 26 (13.13%) LAN
6 23 (11.62%) WAN
7 19 (9.60%) VLAN
8 12 (6.06%) VoIP
9 9 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
9 9 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (4.04%) MPLS
10 8 (4.04%) TCP/IP
11 5 (2.53%) VPN
12 4 (2.02%) Network Security
12 4 (2.02%) Skype
12 4 (2.02%) Unified Communications
12 4 (2.02%) WLAN
13 3 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (1.52%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.20%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.02%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.51%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 9 (4.55%) MSI
2 8 (4.04%) InstallShield
3 4 (2.02%) Selenium
4 3 (1.52%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.01%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.01%) JIRA
5 2 (1.01%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.01%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.51%) Ant
6 1 (0.51%) Gradle
6 1 (0.51%) Maven
General
1 37 (18.69%) Finance
2 13 (6.57%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.53%) Banking
3 5 (2.53%) Corporate Banking
3 5 (2.53%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.01%) Advertising
4 2 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.01%) Retail
5 1 (0.51%) Back Office
5 1 (0.51%) Games
5 1 (0.51%) Legal
5 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (0.51%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.51%) EDI
2 1 (0.51%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 50 (25.25%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.04%) Private Cloud
3 7 (3.54%) iPad
4 6 (3.03%) Clustering
4 6 (3.03%) FlexPod
5 5 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.02%) Replication
7 3 (1.52%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.52%) HP Storage
7 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.01%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.51%) Blog
9 1 (0.51%) NHS
9 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 153 (77.27%) Windows
2 99 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 61 (30.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (29.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (14.14%) Linux
6 12 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (5.56%) Unix
7 11 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 10 (5.05%) Data ONTAP
9 9 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (4.55%) Windows 10
10 6 (3.03%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.02%) CentOS
12 3 (1.52%) HPUX
12 3 (1.52%) Solaris
13 2 (1.01%) AIX
13 2 (1.01%) Debian
14 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (33.33%) ITIL
2 24 (12.12%) Migration
3 22 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (9.60%) Service Management
5 9 (4.55%) Application Packaging
5 9 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 9 (4.55%) Data Protection
5 9 (4.55%) DevOps
5 9 (4.55%) Process Improvement
6 8 (4.04%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (4.04%) Application Virtualisation
7 7 (3.54%) Analytics
7 7 (3.54%) Change Management
8 6 (3.03%) Kanban
8 6 (3.03%) Mentoring
8 6 (3.03%) Performance Engineering
8 6 (3.03%) Risk Management
8 6 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (3.03%) Virtual Environments
9 5 (2.53%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 44 (22.22%) SQL
2 31 (15.66%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.03%) Perl
3 6 (3.03%) Python
3 6 (3.03%) Ruby
4 4 (2.02%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.52%) VBScript
6 2 (1.01%) VB
7 1 (0.51%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.51%) Java
7 1 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (23.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (19.70%) MCSE
3 33 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 28 (14.14%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (10.61%) CCNA
6 20 (10.10%) MCITP
7 18 (9.09%) MCSA
8 17 (8.59%) Security Cleared
9 13 (6.57%) MCP
10 11 (5.56%) CCNP
11 9 (4.55%) NCDA
11 9 (4.55%) SC Cleared
12 8 (4.04%) BC Cleared
12 8 (4.04%) NCIE
13 4 (2.02%) Degree
14 3 (1.52%) CCIE
14 3 (1.52%) CCSE
14 3 (1.52%) RHCE
14 3 (1.52%) RHCSA
14 3 (1.52%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.53%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.01%) SLA
4 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 113 (57.07%) Active Directory
2 84 (42.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (21.72%) Hyper-V
4 31 (15.66%) vSphere
5 27 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (6.06%) VMware Server
7 9 (4.55%) Docker
7 9 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (2.53%) PowerHA
8 5 (2.53%) Terminal Services
8 5 (2.53%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (2.53%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.53%) XenApp
9 4 (2.02%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (1.52%) VirtualBox
11 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.01%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.51%) KVM
12 1 (0.51%) Varnish
12 1 (0.51%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (11.11%) SCCM
2 14 (7.07%) SCOrch
3 13 (6.57%) SCOM
4 12 (6.06%) Nagios
5 10 (5.05%) Puppet
5 10 (5.05%) WSUS
6 9 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (3.54%) vRealize
8 6 (3.03%) Ansible
8 6 (3.03%) SCVMM
9 5 (2.53%) Backup Exec
9 5 (2.53%) CFEngine
10 3 (1.52%) FortiGate
11 2 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (1.01%) NetBackup
11 2 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (1.01%) SolarWinds Orion
12 1 (0.51%) BladeLogic
12 1 (0.51%) Cacti
12 1 (0.51%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 132 (66.67%) VMware
2 94 (47.47%) Microsoft
3 50 (25.25%) Cisco
4 36 (18.18%) Citrix
5 21 (10.61%) NetApp
6 14 (7.07%) Red Hat
7 11 (5.56%) HP
8 9 (4.55%) Juniper
8 9 (4.55%) SonicWALL
9 6 (3.03%) Oracle
10 5 (2.53%) CheckPoint
10 5 (2.53%) Dell
10 5 (2.53%) EMC
10 5 (2.53%) Intel Security
10 5 (2.53%) Veeam
10 5 (2.53%) Veritas
11 4 (2.02%) IBM
11 4 (2.02%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.52%) Avaya
12 3 (1.52%) Symantec
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