The median annual salary for a Infrastructure Support Engineer was £50,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Support Engineer
England / North West
Rank 251 223 227
Rank change year-on-year -28 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 3 15 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.049% 0.26% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.27% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 11
Median salary £50,500 £22,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +129.54% -6.38%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.77%  

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 5946 5514 6351
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.73% 97.03% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4952 4624 5108
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 Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Infrastructure Support Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 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
Cheshire -1 2 £43,500 +97.72%
Infrastructure Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (86.67%) VMware
3 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (80.00%) Windows
4 10 (66.67%) ITIL
5 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (60.00%) vSphere
5 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (53.33%) LAN
6 8 (53.33%) WAN
6 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
6 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (46.67%) MCSE
7 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
8 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (40.00%) VLAN
9 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (33.33%) SQL
9 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 5 (33.33%) NetApp
9 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
9 5 (33.33%) NCIE
9 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (33.33%) Data ONTAP

Infrastructure Support 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 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) LAN
1 8 (53.33%) WAN
2 6 (40.00%) VLAN
3 5 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (20.00%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) VPN
4 3 (20.00%) WLAN
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (13.33%) DHCP
5 2 (13.33%) DNS
5 2 (13.33%) SAN
5 2 (13.33%) Skype
5 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) EMC VNX
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
5 5 (33.33%) Data ONTAP
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
7 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (6.67%) Unix
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Data Management
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Information Management
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) Master Data Management
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) MCSE
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (33.33%) NCIE
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (60.00%) vSphere
4 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (6.67%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) HP SIM
2 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) NetApp
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco
5 3 (20.00%) IBM
5 3 (20.00%) Intel Security
6 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (13.33%) EMC
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle
6 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (13.33%) Veeam
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) Dell
7 1 (6.67%) GFI Software
7 1 (6.67%) HP
7 1 (6.67%) Juniper
7 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
7 1 (6.67%) Sophos
7 1 (6.67%) Symantec
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