Period
to 24 June 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Support Engineer was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 318 343 356
Rank change year-on-year +25 +13 -37
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 16 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.16% 0.17% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.17% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 6
North West median annual salary £36,000 £34,000 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -19.53% +92.05%
10th Percentile £24,700 £23,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £42,500 £40,625 £53,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -10.71% +9.09%

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 9,854 12,034 12,502
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.64% 96.91% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7,419 9,798 10,309
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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 +5 9 £35,500 +7.58% 3
Cheshire +46 6 £36,250 +16.00%
Lancashire -12 1 £39,000 -2.50%
Infrastructure Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 12 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
3 10 (62.50%) VMware
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (37.50%) Firewall
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco
6 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
6 5 (31.25%) Office 365
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (25.00%) Linux
7 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (18.75%) Finance
8 3 (18.75%) VLAN
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 3 (18.75%) SSL
8 3 (18.75%) MCP
8 3 (18.75%) CCNA
8 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (18.75%) NetApp
8 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
8 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
8 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
8 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (12.50%) vSphere
9 2 (12.50%) EMC VNX

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 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) nginx
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (31.25%) Office 365
3 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (18.75%) SSL
3 3 (18.75%) VLAN
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (12.50%) IPsec
4 2 (12.50%) LAN
4 2 (12.50%) VPN
4 2 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (6.25%) DNS
5 1 (6.25%) FTP
5 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) GitLab
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) EMC VNX
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) Debian
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Presales
4 1 (6.25%) Active Listening
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Coaching
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Data Privacy
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.25%) Server Building
4 1 (6.25%) Server Patching
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CCNA
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (18.75%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) vMotion
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco
4 3 (18.75%) NetApp
5 2 (12.50%) Dell
5 2 (12.50%) EMC
5 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Ivanti
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat