Period
to 21 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer was £51,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 August 2019.

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

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
England > North West
6 months to
21 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 267 341 342
Rank change year-on-year +74 +1 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 67 14 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.64% 0.12% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.12% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 61 10 30
North West median annual salary £51,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,875
90th Percentile £75,950 £53,125 £51,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -5.00%

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 10,055 11,745 12,714
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.69% 96.82% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7,596 9,514 10,327
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 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,726 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the North West

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the North West

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 21 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the North West

Senior Infrastructure 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 Senior Infrastructure Engineer within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 August 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 +58 41 £54,750 +28.82% 5
Cheshire +41 13 £47,500 -2.56% 2
Lancashire - 13 £60,552 - 1
Merseyside -8 1 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Senior Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2019, Senior Infrastructure 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 Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 58 (86.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 32 (47.76%) Windows
3 30 (44.78%) Microsoft
3 30 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (43.28%) Mentoring
5 26 (38.81%) Azure
6 24 (35.82%) VMware
7 23 (34.33%) DNS
7 23 (34.33%) Active Directory
7 23 (34.33%) Public Sector
8 22 (32.84%) Coaching
9 17 (25.37%) DHCP
9 17 (25.37%) TCP/IP
10 16 (23.88%) Windows Server
11 15 (22.39%) ITIL
12 14 (20.90%) Cisco
12 14 (20.90%) Migration
12 14 (20.90%) Firewall
13 13 (19.40%) SAN
13 13 (19.40%) AWS
14 12 (17.91%) WAN
14 12 (17.91%) VPN
14 12 (17.91%) MS Exchange
14 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (16.42%) Office 365
16 10 (14.93%) LAN
16 10 (14.93%) Service Management
16 10 (14.93%) Operational Stability
17 9 (13.43%) Project Delivery
17 9 (13.43%) Change Management

Senior Infrastructure 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 12 (17.91%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.97%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.48%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.99%) Apache
5 2 (2.99%) IIS
6 1 (1.49%) CMS
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 26 (38.81%) Azure
2 13 (19.40%) AWS
3 11 (16.42%) Office 365
4 7 (10.45%) IaaS
5 4 (5.97%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (4.48%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (4.48%) GCP
6 3 (4.48%) GitHub
7 2 (2.99%) PaaS
7 2 (2.99%) SaaS
8 1 (1.49%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.49%) CloudFront
8 1 (1.49%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (34.33%) DNS
2 17 (25.37%) DHCP
2 17 (25.37%) TCP/IP
3 14 (20.90%) Firewall
4 13 (19.40%) SAN
5 12 (17.91%) VPN
5 12 (17.91%) WAN
6 10 (14.93%) LAN
7 8 (11.94%) Network Security
7 8 (11.94%) VLAN
8 5 (7.46%) NAS
9 4 (5.97%) IPv4
10 3 (4.48%) IP Telephony
10 3 (4.48%) MPLS
10 3 (4.48%) VoIP
10 3 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (2.99%) BGP
11 2 (2.99%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (2.99%) OSPF
11 2 (2.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Artifactory
1 3 (4.48%) Gerrit
1 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.48%) GoCD
1 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.48%) Robot Framework
1 3 (4.48%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (4.48%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (34.33%) Public Sector
2 7 (10.45%) Finance
3 5 (7.46%) Banking
3 5 (7.46%) Retail
4 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) Web Services
2 1 (1.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.45%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (10.45%) User Experience
3 6 (8.96%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (7.46%) Driving Licence
4 5 (7.46%) Smartphone
5 3 (4.48%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (4.48%) Public Cloud
5 3 (4.48%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.99%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (2.99%) Replication
7 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.49%) PKI
7 1 (1.49%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 32 (47.76%) Windows
2 16 (23.88%) Windows Server
3 9 (13.43%) Linux
4 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.97%) AIX
5 4 (5.97%) Android
5 4 (5.97%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.48%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.99%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (86.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 30 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (43.28%) Mentoring
4 22 (32.84%) Coaching
5 15 (22.39%) ITIL
6 14 (20.90%) Migration
7 10 (14.93%) Operational Stability
7 10 (14.93%) Service Management
8 9 (13.43%) Change Management
8 9 (13.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (13.43%) Performance Management
8 9 (13.43%) Project Delivery
8 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (11.94%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (11.94%) ITSM
9 8 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (11.94%) Project Management
10 7 (10.45%) Collaborative Working
10 7 (10.45%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.48%) Bash Shell
1 3 (4.48%) Go
1 3 (4.48%) Java
1 3 (4.48%) Python
2 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (10.45%) MCSE
2 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.96%) Degree
4 4 (5.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.48%) CCIE
5 3 (4.48%) CCNP
5 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.99%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.99%) CCDP
6 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) SLA
2 4 (5.97%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (34.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.43%) Hyper-V
4 8 (11.94%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (11.94%) vSphere
5 7 (10.45%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (7.46%) Terminal Services
7 4 (5.97%) Docker
8 3 (4.48%) vCloud
8 3 (4.48%) XenApp
8 3 (4.48%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.99%) BitLocker
9 2 (2.99%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) SCCM
2 4 (5.97%) AirWatch
2 4 (5.97%) Jamf Pro
3 3 (4.48%) Ansible
3 3 (4.48%) Grafana
3 3 (4.48%) Kibana
3 3 (4.48%) Kubernetes
3 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.48%) Puppet
3 3 (4.48%) Terraform
3 3 (4.48%) WSUS
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.99%) SnapMirror
4 2 (2.99%) SnapVault
5 1 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 30 (44.78%) Microsoft
2 24 (35.82%) VMware
3 14 (20.90%) Cisco
4 7 (10.45%) NetApp
5 5 (7.46%) 3PAR
5 5 (7.46%) EMC
6 4 (5.97%) Citrix
6 4 (5.97%) HP
6 4 (5.97%) Oracle
6 4 (5.97%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.48%) Fortinet
7 3 (4.48%) Google
7 3 (4.48%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (4.48%) Veeam
8 2 (2.99%) Genesys
8 2 (2.99%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.99%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.99%) Verint
9 1 (1.49%) Juniper
9 1 (1.49%) Remedy