Period
to 20 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Support Engineer was £38,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

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

Infrastructure Support Engineer
England > North West
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 330 369 332
Rank change year-on-year +39 -37 -27
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 26 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.21% 0.053% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.055% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 2
North West median annual salary £38,000 £40,750 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.75% +27.34% -1.54%
10th Percentile £30,125 £31,250 £27,200
90th Percentile £42,425 £52,375 £36,400
England median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 11,732 12,673 11,275
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 96.65% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9,498 10,323 9,521
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Support Engineer in the North West

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Support Engineer in the North West

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Support Engineer in the North West

Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. 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
Manchester +35 16 £38,000 -15.08% 2
Cheshire -3 6 £37,500 +17.19% 5
Lancashire - 2 £40,000 -
Merseyside - 2 £36,250 -
Infrastructure Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, Infrastructure Support 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 West region featuring Infrastructure Support Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (96.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 22 (84.62%) Windows
3 18 (69.23%) VMware
3 18 (69.23%) Windows Server
4 16 (61.54%) Linux
5 13 (50.00%) SQL
6 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (38.46%) Jenkins
8 9 (34.62%) PowerShell
8 9 (34.62%) Problem Management
8 9 (34.62%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (34.62%) Finance
9 8 (30.77%) MySQL
9 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
9 8 (30.77%) Atlassian
9 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
9 8 (30.77%) DevOps
9 8 (30.77%) Bash Shell
9 8 (30.77%) Puppet
9 8 (30.77%) MongoDB
9 8 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (26.92%) GitHub
10 7 (26.92%) Coaching
10 7 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
11 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
12 5 (19.23%) Citrix
12 5 (19.23%) SAN

Infrastructure Support 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 3 (11.54%) IIS
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) Confluence
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (26.92%) GitHub
4 2 (7.69%) IaaS
4 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Firewall
1 5 (19.23%) SAN
2 4 (15.38%) LAN
2 4 (15.38%) WAN
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (7.69%) Network Security
3 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (3.85%) DHCP
4 1 (3.85%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (3.85%) FTP
4 1 (3.85%) HTTP
4 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.85%) Skype
4 1 (3.85%) SMTP
4 1 (3.85%) SSH
4 1 (3.85%) SSL
4 1 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) MongoDB
1 8 (30.77%) MySQL
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 7 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.69%) Bitbucket
3 2 (7.69%) JIRA
3 2 (7.69%) SonarQube
3 2 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 18 (69.23%) Windows Server
3 16 (61.54%) Linux
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.69%) AIX
6 2 (7.69%) Unix
7 1 (3.85%) CentOS
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (34.62%) Problem Management
3 8 (30.77%) DevOps
3 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
3 8 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 7 (26.92%) Coaching
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.69%) High Availability
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL V3
6 2 (7.69%) ITSM
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (3.85%) Analytical Thinking
7 1 (3.85%) Critical Thinking
7 1 (3.85%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 1 (3.85%) Patch Management
7 1 (3.85%) People Management
7 1 (3.85%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (3.85%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) PowerShell
3 8 (30.77%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) CCNA
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
4 4 (15.38%) XenApp
5 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.85%) Docker
6 1 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) Puppet
2 7 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.69%) AirWatch
3 2 (7.69%) FlexNet
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Ansible
4 1 (3.85%) Foglight
4 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) VMware
2 8 (30.77%) Atlassian
3 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
4 5 (19.23%) Citrix
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco
6 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
6 2 (7.69%) NetApp
6 2 (7.69%) Sage
6 2 (7.69%) SAP
6 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.85%) Avaya
7 1 (3.85%) Brocade
7 1 (3.85%) F5
7 1 (3.85%) McAfee
7 1 (3.85%) NetIQ
7 1 (3.85%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.85%) SaltStack
7 1 (3.85%) Sophos
7 1 (3.85%) TippingPoint