Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 20 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 149 193
Rank change year-on-year -43 +44 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 143 211 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.42% 1.87% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.94% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 136 145 119
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,750 £25,950
90th Percentile £44,688 £53,750 £51,625
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9736 10875 10545
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 96.15% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7999 8616 8763
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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
Birmingham -11 76 £38,750 -3.13% 2
Staffordshire 0 13 £32,500 -24.42% 3
Warwickshire -13 13 £30,000 -17.24% 1
Solihull -2 8 £29,500 -23.87% 1
Shropshire +1 7 £36,250 +3.57%
Coventry -4 7 £35,000 -17.65% 2
Worcestershire -10 4 £35,000 -27.08%
Wolverhampton - 4 £33,000 -
Wednesbury - 3 £36,000 -
Walsall +2 2 £42,500 +11.99%
West Bromwich -3 1 £40,000 +1.91%
Dudley - 1 £42,500 -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 West Midlands region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 128 (89.51%) Windows
2 103 (72.03%) Active Directory
3 99 (69.23%) VMware
4 92 (64.34%) Microsoft
5 83 (58.04%) Windows Server
6 69 (48.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 55 (38.46%) Hyper-V
8 43 (30.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 42 (29.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 38 (26.57%) Citrix
11 36 (25.17%) Cisco
11 36 (25.17%) Microsoft Azure
12 35 (24.48%) PowerShell
12 35 (24.48%) DNS
12 35 (24.48%) SAN
12 35 (24.48%) MS Exchange
13 34 (23.78%) MCSA
14 33 (23.08%) Office 365
15 32 (22.38%) SCCM
15 32 (22.38%) MCSE
16 31 (21.68%) Windows Server 2012
16 31 (21.68%) Data Centre
17 29 (20.28%) Firewall
18 27 (18.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 27 (18.88%) DHCP
19 26 (18.18%) NetApp
20 25 (17.48%) SQL
21 24 (16.78%) Windows 7
22 23 (16.08%) ITIL
23 22 (15.38%) Linux

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 35 (24.48%) MS Exchange
2 17 (11.89%) SharePoint
3 14 (9.79%) IIS
4 11 (7.69%) Skype for Business
5 9 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.70%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 36 (25.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (23.08%) Office 365
3 11 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.80%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.40%) IaaS
5 2 (1.40%) PaaS
6 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (24.48%) DNS
1 35 (24.48%) SAN
2 29 (20.28%) Firewall
3 27 (18.88%) DHCP
4 21 (14.69%) WAN
5 19 (13.29%) LAN
6 16 (11.19%) TCP/IP
7 14 (9.79%) VLAN
8 11 (7.69%) VoIP
9 10 (6.99%) VPN
10 8 (5.59%) Skype
11 7 (4.90%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (3.50%) MPLS
13 4 (2.80%) NAS
14 3 (2.10%) NetScaler
15 2 (1.40%) DMZ
15 2 (1.40%) Wireless
16 1 (0.70%) Internet
16 1 (0.70%) Kerberos
16 1 (0.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.49%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.40%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (6.29%) Finance
2 4 (2.80%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.10%) Advertising
4 2 (1.40%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.10%) WAP
2 2 (1.40%) Web Services
2 2 (1.40%) WSH
3 1 (0.70%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 31 (21.68%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.99%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.59%) Driving Licence
4 7 (4.90%) Clustering
4 7 (4.90%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (3.50%) EPoS
6 4 (2.80%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.10%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.10%) Replication
8 2 (1.40%) AS400
8 2 (1.40%) CCTV
8 2 (1.40%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.40%) Handset
8 2 (1.40%) PKI
9 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 128 (89.51%) Windows
2 83 (58.04%) Windows Server
3 42 (29.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (21.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (16.78%) Windows 7
6 22 (15.38%) Linux
7 19 (13.29%) Windows 10
8 12 (8.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (4.20%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.10%) Android
10 3 (2.10%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.10%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.10%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (1.40%) HPUX
11 2 (1.40%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.08%) ITIL
2 12 (8.39%) Change Management
3 10 (6.99%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (6.99%) Problem Management
4 9 (6.29%) Line Management
5 7 (4.90%) Incident Management
5 7 (4.90%) Process Improvement
6 6 (4.20%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (4.20%) Service Delivery
6 6 (4.20%) Service Management
7 5 (3.50%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (3.50%) Configuration Management
7 5 (3.50%) Patch Management
7 5 (3.50%) Project Management
7 5 (3.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 4 (2.80%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (2.80%) Information Security
8 4 (2.80%) Network Design
8 4 (2.80%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.10%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 35 (24.48%) PowerShell
2 25 (17.48%) SQL
3 14 (9.79%) Bash Shell
3 14 (9.79%) VBScript
4 3 (2.10%) VB
5 2 (1.40%) Python
6 1 (0.70%) Go
6 1 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (30.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (23.78%) MCSA
3 32 (22.38%) MCSE
4 27 (18.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (11.19%) MCITP
6 6 (4.20%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (2.80%) CCNA
7 4 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.80%) VCP4
8 3 (2.10%) CCA
8 3 (2.10%) CCNP
8 3 (2.10%) MOS
8 3 (2.10%) VCP5
9 2 (1.40%) Degree
9 2 (1.40%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.40%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 103 (72.03%) Active Directory
2 69 (48.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (38.46%) Hyper-V
4 14 (9.79%) vSphere
5 10 (6.99%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (4.90%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (4.20%) XenApp
8 4 (2.80%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (2.80%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (2.10%) UAG
10 2 (1.40%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (1.40%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.40%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.70%) Firmware
11 1 (0.70%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 32 (22.38%) SCCM
2 16 (11.19%) WSUS
3 15 (10.49%) SCOM
4 9 (6.29%) Backup Exec
4 9 (6.29%) NetBackup
5 6 (4.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (3.50%) vCenter Server
7 4 (2.80%) MOM
8 3 (2.10%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.40%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.70%) Ansible
10 1 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.70%) Puppet
10 1 (0.70%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 99 (69.23%) VMware
2 92 (64.34%) Microsoft
3 38 (26.57%) Citrix
4 36 (25.17%) Cisco
5 26 (18.18%) NetApp
6 19 (13.29%) Veeam
7 14 (9.79%) EqualLogic
8 12 (8.39%) Dell
9 8 (5.59%) Nimble Storage
10 7 (4.90%) Synology
11 6 (4.20%) EMC
11 6 (4.20%) Symantec
12 5 (3.50%) SolarWinds
13 4 (2.80%) 3PAR
13 4 (2.80%) HP
13 4 (2.80%) McAfee
13 4 (2.80%) Polycom
14 3 (2.10%) Remedy
14 3 (2.10%) SAP
14 3 (2.10%) Sophos