Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Infrastructure Engineer
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 91 85
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 13 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.08% 1.62% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.66% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 22
Staffordshire median annual salary £32,500 £43,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.42% +43.33% -2.44%
10th Percentile £25,750 £30,625 £23,300
90th Percentile £38,638 £46,750 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +15.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 1180 1208 1182
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.76% 97.66% 98.58%
Number of salaries quoted 951 1065 1024
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,600 £22,375
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,000 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Staffordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Staffordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Staffordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £32,500 - 3
Lichfield -5 3 £26,500 -38.37%
Burton-upon-Trent +7 1 £36,750 -8.13%
Infrastructure Engineer
West Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Infrastructure 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 Staffordshire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) Firewall
4 5 (38.46%) VLAN
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco
4 5 (38.46%) LAN
4 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
4 5 (38.46%) Office 365
5 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (30.77%) VoIP
6 3 (23.08%) MCSA
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) WAN
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) Skype
7 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
7 2 (15.38%) XenApp
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
7 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (15.38%) SAN
7 2 (15.38%) NetApp

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Office 365
2 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
1 5 (38.46%) LAN
1 5 (38.46%) VLAN
2 4 (30.77%) VoIP
3 3 (23.08%) Skype
3 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
4 2 (15.38%) SAN
5 1 (7.69%) DHCP
5 1 (7.69%) DNS
5 1 (7.69%) Kerberos
5 1 (7.69%) LDAP
5 1 (7.69%) MPLS
5 1 (7.69%) NAS
5 1 (7.69%) SNMP
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.69%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Security Patching
3 1 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) Go
2 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) MCSA
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) Firmware
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) NetApp