Infrastructure Engineer Jobs in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer
England > West Midlands

The median Infrastructure Engineer salary in the West Midlands is £45,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

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

6 months to
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 81 143 162
Rank change year-on-year +62 +19 -25
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 163 155 124
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.87% 2.10% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.08% 2.27% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 143 102 113
10th Percentile £36,350 £36,250 £30,550
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +12.50%
75th Percentile £57,000 £54,375 £55,389
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £59,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £51,573 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.05% +3.15% +8.70%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands

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.

Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 5,286 6,837 6,799
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 93.10% 92.78% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4,248 3,613 4,943
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,050 £29,550
25th Percentile £34,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.82%
75th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £61,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.84% +1.67% +9.09%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

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 2 March 2024. 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
Jobs
Birmingham +42 57 £50,000 - 4
Coventry +44 24 £45,000 - 5
Staffordshire +8 23 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Warwickshire +89 20 £42,657 -5.21% 2
Worcestershire -15 7 £48,837 +11.28% 5
Solihull +1 6 £65,000 +56.63%
Shropshire -4 1 £37,572 +7.35%
Wednesbury - 1 £50,000 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £35,000 -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2024, Infrastructure Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 156 (95.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 101 (61.96%) Azure
3 97 (59.51%) Microsoft
4 81 (49.69%) Microsoft 365
5 79 (48.47%) Windows
6 67 (41.10%) Active Directory
7 64 (39.26%) VMware
8 51 (31.29%) Windows Server
9 46 (28.22%) Firewall
10 44 (26.99%) VMware Infrastructure
11 39 (23.93%) DNS
11 39 (23.93%) DHCP
12 38 (23.31%) Social Skills
12 38 (23.31%) AWS
13 35 (21.47%) PowerShell
14 34 (20.86%) Hyper-V
14 34 (20.86%) ITIL
14 34 (20.86%) Problem-Solving
15 32 (19.63%) Microsoft Exchange
16 31 (19.02%) Entra ID
17 26 (15.95%) Citrix
18 24 (14.72%) SAN
18 24 (14.72%) Microsoft Intune
19 23 (14.11%) High Availability
20 22 (13.50%) Cisco
21 21 (12.88%) WAN
21 21 (12.88%) SharePoint
22 20 (12.27%) LAN
22 20 (12.27%) Finance
23 18 (11.04%) SCCM

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (19.63%) Microsoft Exchange
2 21 (12.88%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.07%) IIS
4 3 (1.84%) Apache
4 3 (1.84%) JBoss
4 3 (1.84%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.84%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 101 (61.96%) Azure
2 81 (49.69%) Microsoft 365
3 38 (23.31%) AWS
4 31 (19.02%) Entra ID
5 5 (3.07%) Amazon S3
5 5 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.07%) PaaS
6 4 (2.45%) Azure Stack
6 4 (2.45%) GCP
7 3 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.84%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.84%) Google Workspace
7 3 (1.84%) Serverless
8 2 (1.23%) Azure App Service
8 2 (1.23%) GitHub
8 2 (1.23%) GitHub Actions
8 2 (1.23%) Mimecast
8 2 (1.23%) OpenDNS
8 2 (1.23%) SaaS
9 1 (0.61%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 46 (28.22%) Firewall
2 39 (23.93%) DHCP
2 39 (23.93%) DNS
3 24 (14.72%) SAN
4 21 (12.88%) WAN
5 20 (12.27%) LAN
6 16 (9.82%) TCP/IP
7 15 (9.20%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (8.59%) Wireless
9 13 (7.98%) VLAN
10 11 (6.75%) FTP
10 11 (6.75%) HTTP
10 11 (6.75%) SMTP
10 11 (6.75%) SNMP
10 11 (6.75%) SSH
10 11 (6.75%) SSL
10 11 (6.75%) Telnet
11 8 (4.91%) Network Security
12 6 (3.68%) WLAN
13 5 (3.07%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.36%) Amazon RDS
1 12 (7.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.45%) Amazon Aurora
2 4 (2.45%) MySQL
2 4 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (2.45%) RDBMS
2 4 (2.45%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.84%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.61%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.45%) JIRA
2 2 (1.23%) GitLab
2 2 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 38 (23.31%) Social Skills
2 20 (12.27%) Finance
3 13 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 8 (4.91%) Law
5 8 (4.91%) Public Sector
6 5 (3.07%) Fire and Rescue
6 5 (3.07%) Local Government
7 4 (2.45%) Documentation Skills
7 4 (2.45%) Games
7 4 (2.45%) Legal
8 3 (1.84%) Digital Healthcare
8 3 (1.84%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.23%) Advertising
9 2 (1.23%) Electronics
9 2 (1.23%) Retail
9 2 (1.23%) Social Housing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.84%) .NET
1 3 (1.84%) .NET Framework
1 3 (1.84%) Middleware
1 3 (1.84%) XML
2 2 (1.23%) CSS
2 2 (1.23%) LAMP
2 2 (1.23%) V-Ray
3 1 (0.61%) REST
3 1 (0.61%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.82%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.75%) EFT
2 11 (6.75%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (5.52%) Clustering
4 7 (4.29%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.68%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (3.07%) Replication
7 4 (2.45%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.45%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.23%) BYOD
8 2 (1.23%) Housing Association
8 2 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.23%) NHS
8 2 (1.23%) PKI
8 2 (1.23%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.61%) CCTV
9 1 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 79 (48.47%) Windows
2 51 (31.29%) Windows Server
3 16 (9.82%) Windows Server 2019
4 15 (9.20%) Linux
4 15 (9.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (8.59%) Windows Server 2016
6 10 (6.13%) Unix
7 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.84%) Android
8 3 (1.84%) SUSE
8 3 (1.84%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.23%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.23%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (95.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 34 (20.86%) ITIL
2 34 (20.86%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (14.11%) High Availability
4 15 (9.20%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (9.20%) Service Delivery
5 12 (7.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (6.75%) DevOps
6 11 (6.75%) Server Patching
7 10 (6.13%) Agile
7 10 (6.13%) Customer Service
7 10 (6.13%) Edge Virtualization
7 10 (6.13%) Performance Optimisation
8 9 (5.52%) Migration
9 8 (4.91%) Communications Security
9 8 (4.91%) Data Protection
9 8 (4.91%) Incident Management
9 8 (4.91%) Infrastructure Management
9 8 (4.91%) Project Management
9 8 (4.91%) Roadmaps
Programming Languages
1 35 (21.47%) PowerShell
2 12 (7.36%) SQL
3 5 (3.07%) Bash
4 3 (1.84%) Bicep
4 3 (1.84%) Java
5 2 (1.23%) Python
6 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (4.91%) CCNA
1 8 (4.91%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.68%) Degree
4 5 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.45%) MCSE
6 3 (1.84%) CCNP
6 3 (1.84%) DBS Check
6 3 (1.84%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.84%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.23%) Azure Certification
7 2 (1.23%) MCP
7 2 (1.23%) MCSA
8 1 (0.61%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.61%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.61%) CCENT
8 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.29%) Cyber Essentials
1 7 (4.29%) NIST
2 5 (3.07%) GDPR
3 3 (1.84%) SLA
4 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 67 (41.10%) Active Directory
2 44 (26.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (20.86%) Hyper-V
4 14 (8.59%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.07%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (2.45%) Docker
7 2 (1.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 2 (1.23%) pfSense
7 2 (1.23%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.61%) Firmware
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.61%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 24 (14.72%) Microsoft Intune
2 18 (11.04%) SCCM
3 13 (7.98%) Terraform
4 11 (6.75%) vCenter Server
5 9 (5.52%) Ansible
6 6 (3.68%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (3.07%) WSUS
8 4 (2.45%) Data Guard
8 4 (2.45%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (2.45%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.84%) Trend Micro Deep Security
10 2 (1.23%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.61%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 1 (0.61%) Nessus
11 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 97 (59.51%) Microsoft
2 64 (39.26%) VMware
3 26 (15.95%) Citrix
4 22 (13.50%) Cisco
5 12 (7.36%) Veeam
6 11 (6.75%) Globalscape
7 8 (4.91%) HP
7 8 (4.91%) SolarWinds
8 7 (4.29%) Dell
8 7 (4.29%) Oracle
8 7 (4.29%) Sophos
9 5 (3.07%) CheckPoint
9 5 (3.07%) Google
9 5 (3.07%) Nimble Storage
10 4 (2.45%) EqualLogic
10 4 (2.45%) NetApp
11 3 (1.84%) Aruba
11 3 (1.84%) F5
11 3 (1.84%) Fortinet
11 3 (1.84%) ServiceNow