The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Infrastructure Engineer
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 143 170
Rank change year-on-year -4 +27  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 83 99 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.62% 1.61% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.67% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 79 70 52
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £33,125
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +20.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £32,500 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £48,700 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4976 5936 5505
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.85% 96.24% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4209 4660 4561
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Birmingham -5 45 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Warwickshire +2 9 £38,500 +4.05% 1
Staffordshire +14 7 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Coventry - 7 £34,500 - 1
Walsall +7 2 £36,250 +11.04%
Worcestershire -3 2 £33,750 -15.62% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £30,500 -
Solihull -6 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 West Midlands region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 128 (79.50%) Windows
2 105 (65.22%) VMware
3 104 (64.60%) Active Directory
4 102 (63.35%) Windows Server
5 98 (60.87%) Microsoft
6 65 (40.37%) Hyper-V
7 59 (36.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 54 (33.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 54 (33.54%) Cisco
9 52 (32.30%) SAN
9 52 (32.30%) Microsoft Azure
10 48 (29.81%) MS Exchange
11 43 (26.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 37 (22.98%) Office 365
12 37 (22.98%) SQL
12 37 (22.98%) Firewall
13 36 (22.36%) NetApp
14 35 (21.74%) SCCM
15 34 (21.12%) Linux
16 31 (19.25%) Windows 7
17 30 (18.63%) Citrix
18 29 (18.01%) Data Centre
19 27 (16.77%) Microsoft Certification
20 25 (15.53%) HP
21 24 (14.91%) PowerShell
22 23 (14.29%) MCSE
23 22 (13.66%) WAN
23 22 (13.66%) Network Security
23 22 (13.66%) vSphere
24 21 (13.04%) DNS

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 48 (29.81%) MS Exchange
2 18 (11.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (11.18%) Exchange Server 2013
2 18 (11.18%) SharePoint
3 17 (10.56%) IIS
4 15 (9.32%) Skype for Business
5 11 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.24%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.62%) JBoss
8 1 (0.62%) SAS
8 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Workfront
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (32.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (22.98%) Office 365
3 6 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.73%) IaaS
4 5 (3.11%) PaaS
4 5 (3.11%) SaaS
5 3 (1.86%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.24%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.62%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 52 (32.30%) SAN
2 37 (22.98%) Firewall
3 22 (13.66%) Network Security
3 22 (13.66%) WAN
4 21 (13.04%) DNS
5 20 (12.42%) VPN
6 18 (11.18%) DHCP
7 17 (10.56%) LAN
7 17 (10.56%) VLAN
8 15 (9.32%) NAS
9 14 (8.70%) TCP/IP
10 11 (6.83%) IPsec
10 11 (6.83%) IPv4
11 10 (6.21%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (6.21%) iSCSI
11 10 (6.21%) WLAN
12 8 (4.97%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (3.73%) MPLS
14 5 (3.11%) Skype
15 4 (2.48%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.07%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.97%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Ant
General
1 8 (4.97%) Back Office
2 6 (3.73%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.48%) Finance
3 4 (2.48%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.86%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.24%) Automotive
6 1 (0.62%) Advertising
6 1 (0.62%) Games
6 1 (0.62%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.62%) J2EE
1 1 (0.62%) Middleware
1 1 (0.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.01%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.83%) HP StoreVirtual
3 10 (6.21%) EPoS
4 9 (5.59%) Driving Licence
5 8 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.86%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.24%) Clustering
8 2 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.62%) BYOD
9 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.62%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 128 (79.50%) Windows
2 102 (63.35%) Windows Server
3 54 (33.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (26.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (21.12%) Linux
6 31 (19.25%) Windows 7
7 15 (9.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (8.70%) Windows 8
9 8 (4.97%) Windows 10
10 6 (3.73%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.24%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.24%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (11.80%) ITIL
2 17 (10.56%) Problem Management
3 13 (8.07%) Change Control
4 11 (6.83%) Security Management
5 10 (6.21%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (6.21%) Mentoring
6 9 (5.59%) DevOps
6 9 (5.59%) Network Management
6 9 (5.59%) Network Security Management
7 8 (4.97%) Benchmarking
7 8 (4.97%) High Availability
7 8 (4.97%) Security Testing
8 6 (3.73%) Business Continuity
9 5 (3.11%) Capacity Management
9 5 (3.11%) Change Management
9 5 (3.11%) Project Planning
9 5 (3.11%) Virtual Environments
10 4 (2.48%) IT Strategy
10 4 (2.48%) Line Management
10 4 (2.48%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (22.98%) SQL
2 24 (14.91%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 6 (3.73%) VBScript
5 2 (1.24%) Python
6 1 (0.62%) Perl
6 1 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (16.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (14.29%) MCSE
3 19 (11.80%) MCSA
4 14 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (6.83%) CCNA
5 11 (6.83%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (5.59%) CCNP
7 8 (4.97%) MCITP
8 7 (4.35%) Degree
9 3 (1.86%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.24%) MCP
11 1 (0.62%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.62%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.62%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (1.86%) SLA
2 1 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.62%) ISO 22301
2 1 (0.62%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 104 (64.60%) Active Directory
2 65 (40.37%) Hyper-V
3 59 (36.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (13.66%) vSphere
5 18 (11.18%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (8.07%) Forefront TMG
7 10 (6.21%) VMware Workstation
8 8 (4.97%) Firmware
9 6 (3.73%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.86%) XenApp
11 2 (1.24%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.62%) Docker
12 1 (0.62%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.62%) vCloud
12 1 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.62%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (21.74%) SCCM
2 11 (6.83%) Backup Exec
2 11 (6.83%) SCOM
3 9 (5.59%) WSUS
4 8 (4.97%) NetBackup
5 7 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (4.35%) Puppet
6 6 (3.73%) Failover Clustering
6 6 (3.73%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (1.86%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (1.24%) NetVault Backup
9 2 (1.24%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.62%) Ansible
10 1 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.62%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.62%) SCSM
10 1 (0.62%) vMotion
Vendors
1 105 (65.22%) VMware
2 98 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 54 (33.54%) Cisco
4 36 (22.36%) NetApp
5 30 (18.63%) Citrix
6 25 (15.53%) HP
7 15 (9.32%) Dell
7 15 (9.32%) Juniper
8 12 (7.45%) EMC
8 12 (7.45%) Veeam
9 11 (6.83%) CheckPoint
9 11 (6.83%) SonicWALL
10 10 (6.21%) 3PAR
11 9 (5.59%) ProCurve
11 9 (5.59%) Riverbed
12 8 (4.97%) Oracle
12 8 (4.97%) Palo Alto
13 7 (4.35%) SAP
13 7 (4.35%) Symantec
14 6 (3.73%) Nimble Storage
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