Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 97 91
Rank change year-on-year +29 -6 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 23 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.38% 0.77% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 0.81% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 4
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +9.38% +16.36%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £34,500 £40,500 £34,775
North East median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -6.25% +21.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies in Tyne and Wear with a recognized job title 938 1111 956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.20% 94.80% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 823 931 820
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £39,131 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.33% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,000 £57,500 £57,500
North East median annual salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.30% +2.67% +5.63%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the Tyne and Wear 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +17 20 £32,000 -5.19%
Infrastructure Engineer
North East

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
3 16 (69.57%) VMware
4 15 (65.22%) Windows Server
5 13 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (56.52%) MS Exchange
5 13 (56.52%) DNS
6 12 (52.17%) SMTP
6 12 (52.17%) DHCP
7 11 (47.83%) SAN
7 11 (47.83%) Hyper-V
8 10 (43.48%) Office 365
9 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
10 8 (34.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (30.43%) IPFIX
11 7 (30.43%) OCA
11 7 (30.43%) Oracle Certification
11 7 (30.43%) SNMP
11 7 (30.43%) Cisco
11 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
12 6 (26.09%) Citrix
13 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
13 5 (21.74%) LAN
13 5 (21.74%) ITIL
13 5 (21.74%) WLAN
13 5 (21.74%) WAN
13 5 (21.74%) WAP
13 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 13 (56.52%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) Office 365
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (21.74%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) DNS
2 12 (52.17%) DHCP
2 12 (52.17%) SMTP
3 11 (47.83%) SAN
4 7 (30.43%) IPFIX
4 7 (30.43%) SNMP
5 5 (21.74%) LAN
5 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
5 5 (21.74%) WAN
5 5 (21.74%) WLAN
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (13.04%) SMS
6 3 (13.04%) VLAN
7 2 (8.70%) Firewall
8 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) WAP
2 1 (4.35%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Windows Server
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) OpenUP
2 3 (13.04%) Patch Management
2 3 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (8.70%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) OCA
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CCNA
2 2 (8.70%) CCNP
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) MCP
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 13 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (47.83%) Hyper-V
4 5 (21.74%) DFS Replication
4 5 (21.74%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (21.74%) WSUS
3 3 (13.04%) Backup Exec
3 3 (13.04%) SCCM
4 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.35%) Puppet
4 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) VMware
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) Cisco
4 6 (26.09%) Citrix
5 3 (13.04%) arcserve
5 3 (13.04%) CA
5 3 (13.04%) Sophos
5 3 (13.04%) Symantec
5 3 (13.04%) Veeam
5 3 (13.04%) Veritas
6 1 (4.35%) Meraki
6 1 (4.35%) Remedy