Period
to 21 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

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 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 341 340 332
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 14 35 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.28% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 30 19
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,875 £39,800
90th Percentile £53,125 £51,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +11.11%

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 11,746 12,714 11,261
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 96.66% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9,514 10,326 9,514
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 2018.

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 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 +17 5 £42,500 -10.53% 2
Cheshire 0 5 £48,750 +2.63% 1
Merseyside +9 4 £40,000 -5.88%
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 2018, 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 14 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) VMware
4 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (64.29%) Hyper-V
5 6 (42.86%) Cisco
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
6 5 (35.71%) Linux
7 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 4 (28.57%) SAN
7 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (28.57%) DevOps
7 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
7 4 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (21.43%) Innovative Thinking
8 3 (21.43%) Public Cloud
8 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (21.43%) Driving Licence
8 3 (21.43%) Network Security
8 3 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (21.43%) Big Data
8 3 (21.43%) MPLS
8 3 (21.43%) LAN
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 3 (21.43%) DNS
8 3 (21.43%) WAN
8 3 (21.43%) DHCP

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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) MPLS
2 3 (21.43%) Network Security
2 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) BGP
3 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
4 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Big Data
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Law
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Driving Licence
1 3 (21.43%) Public Cloud
2 2 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (7.14%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) CentOS
3 2 (14.29%) SUSE
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 4 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (21.43%) Innovative Thinking
4 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 2 (14.29%) Server Management
4 2 (14.29%) Tech Ops
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team Management
5 1 (7.14%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCITP
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Hyper-V
1 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 2 (14.29%) Veeam
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) Infoblox
5 1 (7.14%) Sun