Period
to 13 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Support Engineer was £49,482 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 315 353 350
Rank change year-on-year +38 -3 -33
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 39 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.34% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 38 14 15
North West median annual salary £49,482 £30,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.92% -12.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £34,025 £26,000 £23,150
90th Percentile £72,312 £38,525 £38,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%

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 10,938 12,761 11,990
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.65% 96.69% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8,877 10,227 10,087
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 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +31 27 £49,482 +57.09% 3
Cheshire +26 7 £37,500 +25.00%
Lancashire +12 3 £49,482 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £40,000 - 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 13 December 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 35 (89.74%) VMware
2 34 (87.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 33 (84.62%) Windows
4 30 (76.92%) Windows Server
5 28 (71.79%) Mentoring
6 27 (69.23%) Coaching
6 27 (69.23%) Linux
7 20 (51.28%) Active Directory
7 20 (51.28%) Service Management
7 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (48.72%) Analytics
9 18 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (43.59%) HP
10 17 (43.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (41.03%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (41.03%) Red Hat
11 16 (41.03%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (35.90%) Server Management
14 13 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 13 (33.33%) Change Management
15 12 (30.77%) Finance
15 12 (30.77%) SQL
16 11 (28.21%) Problem Management
16 11 (28.21%) Puppet
17 10 (25.64%) Bash Shell
17 10 (25.64%) Jenkins
17 10 (25.64%) Amazon AWS

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 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) Confluence
3 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (20.51%) GitHub
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (7.69%) Office 365
5 2 (5.13%) IaaS
6 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) SAN
2 3 (7.69%) DNS
2 3 (7.69%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) LAN
2 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.13%) DHCP
3 2 (5.13%) FTP
3 2 (5.13%) HTTP
3 2 (5.13%) SMTP
3 2 (5.13%) SSH
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.56%) Network Security
4 1 (2.56%) SSL
4 1 (2.56%) VLAN
4 1 (2.56%) WAN
4 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) MySQL
2 9 (23.08%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Jenkins
2 8 (20.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.13%) GitLab
4 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.56%) JIRA
4 1 (2.56%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (2.56%) PHP-FPM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (84.62%) Windows
2 30 (76.92%) Windows Server
3 27 (69.23%) Linux
4 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (43.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.56%) AIX
7 1 (2.56%) CentOS
7 1 (2.56%) Debian
7 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.56%) Unix
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (87.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 28 (71.79%) Mentoring
3 27 (69.23%) Coaching
4 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (51.28%) Service Management
5 19 (48.72%) Analytics
6 16 (41.03%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (35.90%) Server Management
8 13 (33.33%) Change Management
8 13 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 11 (28.21%) Problem Management
10 10 (25.64%) ITIL
11 9 (23.08%) DevOps
11 9 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
12 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (5.13%) High Availability
12 2 (5.13%) ITIL V3
12 2 (5.13%) Project Management
12 2 (5.13%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) SQL
2 10 (25.64%) Bash Shell
2 10 (25.64%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.56%) PHP
3 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.13%) CCNA
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) MCSE
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 20 (51.28%) Active Directory
2 16 (41.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (7.69%) XenApp
4 2 (5.13%) vSphere
4 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) Puppet
2 8 (20.51%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (5.13%) AirWatch
4 2 (5.13%) vMotion
5 1 (2.56%) Ansible
5 1 (2.56%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.56%) FlexNet
5 1 (2.56%) Foglight
5 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 35 (89.74%) VMware
2 17 (43.59%) HP
3 16 (41.03%) Red Hat
4 8 (20.51%) Atlassian
4 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.26%) Citrix
6 2 (5.13%) Blue Coat
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco
6 2 (5.13%) NetApp
6 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.56%) Brocade
7 1 (2.56%) F5
7 1 (2.56%) IBM
7 1 (2.56%) McAfee
7 1 (2.56%) Mitel
7 1 (2.56%) NetIQ
7 1 (2.56%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (2.56%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.56%) TippingPoint
7 1 (2.56%) WatchGuard