The median annual salary for a Infrastructure Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Engineer
England / West Midlands
Rank 135 160 159
Rank change year-on-year +25 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 77 81 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.66% 1.33% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.38% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 75 57 48
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,500 £37,550
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  

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 4501 5856 4848
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.88% 96.35% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3711 4766 4137
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +9 32 £45,000 +15.38% 3
Warwickshire +33 19 £36,250 -4.60% 1
Worcestershire - 8 £33,000 -
Staffordshire +3 6 £30,250 -16.55% 4
Coventry +16 4 £33,875 +4.23%
Solihull - 4 £38,750 - 1
Shropshire -5 1 £32,500 +3.17%
Herefordshire - 1 - - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 119 (77.27%) Windows
2 103 (66.88%) Windows Server
3 96 (62.34%) VMware
4 94 (61.04%) Microsoft
4 94 (61.04%) Active Directory
5 56 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (35.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 53 (34.42%) MS Exchange
8 52 (33.77%) Cisco
9 48 (31.17%) MS Excel
9 48 (31.17%) Hyper-V
10 41 (26.62%) SAN
10 41 (26.62%) Microsoft Azure
11 40 (25.97%) Firewall
12 36 (23.38%) Windows Server 2008
13 35 (22.73%) NetApp
14 34 (22.08%) Linux
15 33 (21.43%) Office 365
16 31 (20.13%) SQL
17 26 (16.88%) DHCP
18 25 (16.23%) Citrix
19 23 (14.94%) TCP/IP
19 23 (14.94%) DNS
19 23 (14.94%) Network Security
20 22 (14.29%) vSphere
21 20 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
21 20 (12.99%) Skype for Business
21 20 (12.99%) Data Centre
21 20 (12.99%) HP
21 20 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 53 (34.42%) MS Exchange
2 20 (12.99%) Skype for Business
3 18 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (11.04%) SharePoint
5 16 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (5.84%) IIS
8 2 (1.30%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 48 (31.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 41 (26.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (21.43%) Office 365
3 20 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (5.19%) IaaS
5 3 (1.95%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (26.62%) SAN
2 40 (25.97%) Firewall
3 26 (16.88%) DHCP
4 23 (14.94%) DNS
4 23 (14.94%) Network Security
4 23 (14.94%) TCP/IP
5 15 (9.74%) LAN
5 15 (9.74%) WAN
6 14 (9.09%) IPv4
7 11 (7.14%) NAS
7 11 (7.14%) VLAN
8 8 (5.19%) BGP
8 8 (5.19%) HTTP
8 8 (5.19%) IPsec
8 8 (5.19%) OSPF
8 8 (5.19%) VPN
9 7 (4.55%) Skype
10 6 (3.90%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (3.25%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (3.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (3.90%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (3.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.25%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.25%) Visual Studio Code
3 1 (0.65%) Ant
General
1 9 (5.84%) Finance
2 6 (3.90%) Retail
3 5 (3.25%) Back Office
3 5 (3.25%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.95%) Spanish Language
4 3 (1.95%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.30%) Advertising
5 2 (1.30%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.30%) Publishing
6 1 (0.65%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.25%) SOAP
2 4 (2.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.99%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.79%) Driving Licence
4 8 (5.19%) HP StoreVirtual
5 7 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.90%) Fintech
7 5 (3.25%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.60%) Clustering
9 3 (1.95%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.30%) EPoS
11 1 (0.65%) FMCG
11 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.65%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 119 (77.27%) Windows
2 103 (66.88%) Windows Server
3 56 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (23.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (22.08%) Linux
6 20 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (12.34%) Windows 7
8 13 (8.44%) Windows 8
9 10 (6.49%) SUSE
9 10 (6.49%) Unix
10 5 (3.25%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.65%) Android
12 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (11.04%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (9.09%) ITIL
3 11 (7.14%) Change Control
4 8 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (5.19%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (5.19%) Logistics
4 8 (5.19%) Project Planning
4 8 (5.19%) Server Virtualisation
5 7 (4.55%) Project Management
6 6 (3.90%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (3.90%) Problem Management
6 6 (3.90%) Server Building
7 5 (3.25%) Capacity Management
7 5 (3.25%) CRM
7 5 (3.25%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (3.25%) Mentoring
7 5 (3.25%) Security Management
8 4 (2.60%) Benchmarking
8 4 (2.60%) ITIL V3
8 4 (2.60%) Network Security Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.13%) SQL
2 7 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (12.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (10.39%) MCSE
3 13 (8.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (6.49%) MCITP
5 9 (5.84%) CCNA
6 7 (4.55%) MCSA
7 4 (2.60%) CCNP
7 4 (2.60%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.95%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.95%) Degree
9 2 (1.30%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.65%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.65%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.65%) MCTS
10 1 (0.65%) NCDA
10 1 (0.65%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.30%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.65%) ISO22301
2 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 94 (61.04%) Active Directory
2 54 (35.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (31.17%) Hyper-V
4 22 (14.29%) vSphere
5 14 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
6 13 (8.44%) VMware Workstation
7 6 (3.90%) Terminal Services
8 5 (3.25%) VMware ESX
8 5 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.60%) Firmware
9 4 (2.60%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.95%) Terminal Server
11 2 (1.30%) BitLocker
11 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (1.30%) XenApp
12 1 (0.65%) vCloud
12 1 (0.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (9.74%) SCCM
2 9 (5.84%) SCOM
3 8 (5.19%) Backup Exec
4 6 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.90%) Puppet
5 2 (1.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.65%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.65%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.65%) vMotion
6 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 96 (62.34%) VMware
2 94 (61.04%) Microsoft
3 52 (33.77%) Cisco
4 35 (22.73%) NetApp
5 25 (16.23%) Citrix
6 20 (12.99%) HP
7 17 (11.04%) Dell
8 16 (10.39%) CheckPoint
8 16 (10.39%) SonicWALL
9 15 (9.74%) EMC
10 13 (8.44%) 3PAR
11 12 (7.79%) Juniper
12 8 (5.19%) SAP
13 6 (3.90%) Palo Alto
13 6 (3.90%) Veeam
14 4 (2.60%) CommVault
14 4 (2.60%) ProCurve
14 4 (2.60%) Red Hat
14 4 (2.60%) Riverbed
14 4 (2.60%) SolarWinds
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Posted: 1 hour ago
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