Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Support Engineer was £39,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 318 351 340
Rank change year-on-year +33 -11 -23
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 38 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.32% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 35 11 11
North West median annual salary £39,500 £32,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.44% -8.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,312 £38,750 £38,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +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 11,373 12,357 11,856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.70% 96.68% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9,185 9,900 9,995
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +12 25 £43,028 +17.88% 1
Cheshire +7 9 £35,000 +12.90% 3
Lancashire +11 2 £40,000 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £36,250 - 1
Infrastructure Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 36 (94.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 34 (89.47%) Windows
3 32 (84.21%) VMware
4 29 (76.32%) Windows Server
5 25 (65.79%) Linux
6 21 (55.26%) Mentoring
7 20 (52.63%) Coaching
8 17 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (42.11%) SQL
10 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
12 12 (31.58%) Finance
12 12 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (31.58%) PowerShell
12 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (31.58%) Jenkins
13 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (28.95%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (28.95%) Analytics
13 11 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (28.95%) Problem Management
13 11 (28.95%) Service Management
13 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (28.95%) HP
14 10 (26.32%) MySQL
14 10 (26.32%) Red Hat
14 10 (26.32%) Atlassian
14 10 (26.32%) Bash Shell
14 10 (26.32%) Test Automation

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 4 (10.53%) IIS
1 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.26%) Confluence
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (23.68%) GitHub
3 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (10.53%) Office 365
5 2 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) SAN
2 4 (10.53%) LAN
3 3 (7.89%) DNS
3 3 (7.89%) Firewall
3 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.26%) DHCP
4 2 (5.26%) FTP
4 2 (5.26%) HTTP
4 2 (5.26%) Network Security
4 2 (5.26%) SMTP
4 2 (5.26%) SSH
4 2 (5.26%) VLAN
4 2 (5.26%) WAN
5 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.63%) Skype
5 1 (2.63%) SSL
5 1 (2.63%) VoIP
5 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) MongoDB
1 10 (26.32%) MySQL
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Jenkins
2 9 (23.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.26%) Bitbucket
3 2 (5.26%) JIRA
3 2 (5.26%) SonarQube
3 2 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (89.47%) Windows
2 29 (76.32%) Windows Server
3 25 (65.79%) Linux
4 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.26%) AIX
7 2 (5.26%) Unix
8 1 (2.63%) CentOS
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (94.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 21 (55.26%) Mentoring
3 20 (52.63%) Coaching
4 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (28.95%) Analytics
5 11 (28.95%) Problem Management
5 11 (28.95%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (28.95%) Service Management
6 10 (26.32%) DevOps
6 10 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (26.32%) Test Automation
7 9 (23.68%) Change Management
7 9 (23.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 9 (23.68%) Server Management
8 6 (15.79%) ITIL
9 3 (7.89%) ITIL V3
10 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (5.26%) High Availability
10 2 (5.26%) Project Management
10 2 (5.26%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) SQL
2 12 (31.58%) PowerShell
3 10 (26.32%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.26%) CCNA
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.53%) XenApp
4 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (5.26%) vSphere
5 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.63%) Docker
6 1 (2.63%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) Puppet
2 9 (23.68%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (5.26%) AirWatch
4 2 (5.26%) FlexNet
5 1 (2.63%) Ansible
5 1 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.63%) Foglight
5 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (84.21%) VMware
2 11 (28.95%) HP
3 10 (26.32%) Atlassian
3 10 (26.32%) Red Hat
4 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 5 (13.16%) Citrix
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco
7 2 (5.26%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.26%) NetApp
7 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.63%) Brocade
8 1 (2.63%) F5
8 1 (2.63%) McAfee
8 1 (2.63%) Mitel
8 1 (2.63%) NetIQ
8 1 (2.63%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (2.63%) SaltStack
8 1 (2.63%) Sophos
8 1 (2.63%) TippingPoint
8 1 (2.63%) WatchGuard