The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Infrastructure Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 263 306 327
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1214 897 891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.05% 0.83% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.88% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1049 813 760
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109613 101511 111389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88645 84193 95104
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 within the UK.

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +49 1136 £40,000 - 162
London +51 391 £45,000 - 44
South East +6 260 £40,000 - 32
Yorkshire +7 130 £35,000 +13.82% 9
City of London +80 120 £45,000 +4.65% 19
West Yorkshire +10 120 £33,000 +0.76% 9
East of England +36 116 £37,500 -25.00% 16
Leeds +22 114 £35,000 - 7
North West +41 91 £32,500 -3.70% 26
Surrey +16 82 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Hampshire +1 62 £40,000 +15.94% 6
South West -13 61 £37,500 +7.14% 23
Hertfordshire +21 51 £37,500 -28.57% 5
West Midlands -13 50 £35,000 +4.47% 6
Manchester -1 40 £32,500 - 16
Cheshire +19 38 £31,500 +9.56% 6
Berkshire -28 38 £45,000 - 10
East Midlands -14 32 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Oxfordshire -7 28 £33,000 -20.48% 7
Wales +12 27 £32,750 -17.08% 5
Scotland -7 27 £35,000 -2.77% 6
Warrington - 26 £31,000 - 2
South Wales +14 25 £32,500 -17.72% 3
Cardiff +13 22 £32,500 -4.41% 2
Birmingham +2 21 £45,000 +34.32% 5
West Sussex +3 20 £40,000 +29.03% 3
Bedfordshire +3 19 £52,500 -2.77% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 19 £42,500 +3.65%
Wiltshire +3 17 £45,000 +42.85% 6
Slough +15 16 £45,000 +4.65% 2

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Engineer in their job title.

1 1852 (77.07%) Windows
2 1560 (64.92%) VMware
3 1200 (49.94%) Active Directory
4 1173 (48.81%) Microsoft
5 962 (40.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 903 (37.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 814 (33.87%) MS Exchange
8 791 (32.92%) Cisco
9 708 (29.46%) SAN
10 647 (26.92%) Linux
11 643 (26.76%) Citrix
12 610 (25.38%) Firewall
13 591 (24.59%) Microsoft Certification
14 581 (24.18%) DNS
15 563 (23.43%) Windows Server 2012
16 490 (20.39%) Exchange Server 2010
17 487 (20.27%) Windows Server 2003
18 465 (19.35%) MCSE
19 462 (19.23%) MS Excel
20 461 (19.18%) TCP/IP
21 455 (18.93%) ITIL
22 447 (18.60%) SQL Server
23 446 (18.56%) Hyper-V
24 442 (18.39%) SQL
25 406 (16.90%) HP
26 366 (15.23%) IIS
27 362 (15.06%) DHCP
28 359 (14.94%) vSphere
29 346 (14.40%) Cisco Certification
30 337 (14.02%) PowerShell

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 814 (33.87%) MS Exchange
2 490 (20.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 366 (15.23%) IIS
4 282 (11.74%) SharePoint
5 243 (10.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 194 (8.07%) Exchange Server 2013
7 182 (7.57%) Lync
7 182 (7.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 177 (7.37%) Apache
9 82 (3.41%) SharePoint Server
10 57 (2.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 51 (2.12%) Tomcat
12 26 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
13 21 (0.87%) Office Communications Server
14 20 (0.83%) WebLogic
14 20 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2000
14 20 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
15 18 (0.75%) IBM Notes
15 18 (0.75%) nginx
15 18 (0.75%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 462 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 197 (8.20%) MS Office
3 43 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.083%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.083%) SunGard AvantGard
6 1 (0.042%) Movex
6 1 (0.042%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.042%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 154 (6.41%) Office 365
2 105 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
4 49 (2.04%) SaaS
5 28 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
6 25 (1.04%) IaaS
7 19 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (0.71%) PaaS
9 13 (0.54%) ElastiCache
9 13 (0.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 11 (0.46%) Google Apps
11 6 (0.25%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.12%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.083%) Joyent
14 1 (0.042%) Route 53
14 1 (0.042%) Taleo
14 1 (0.042%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 708 (29.46%) SAN
2 610 (25.38%) Firewall
3 581 (24.18%) DNS
4 461 (19.18%) TCP/IP
5 362 (15.06%) DHCP
6 304 (12.65%) WAN
7 296 (12.32%) LAN
8 246 (10.24%) VPN
9 180 (7.49%) NAS
10 154 (6.41%) Internet
11 135 (5.62%) Cisco IOS
12 121 (5.04%) Network Security
13 113 (4.70%) VLAN
14 103 (4.29%) MPLS
15 94 (3.91%) VoIP
15 94 (3.91%) Wireless
16 89 (3.70%) SMTP
17 86 (3.58%) BGP
18 83 (3.45%) SSL
19 80 (3.33%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 447 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 123 (5.12%) MySQL
3 113 (4.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 56 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 34 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
7 19 (0.79%) NoSQL
8 18 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (0.75%) Oracle Database
9 16 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (0.54%) Hadoop
10 13 (0.54%) Apache Hive
11 12 (0.50%) Relational Database
12 11 (0.46%) Redis
13 9 (0.37%) Big Data
13 9 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (0.33%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
16 3 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 3 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (1.08%) Subversion
2 21 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (0.62%) JIRA
3 15 (0.62%) Jenkins
4 14 (0.58%) Maven
5 13 (0.54%) Git (software)
6 8 (0.33%) TeamCity
7 7 (0.29%) Hudson
8 6 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
8 6 (0.25%) Ant
8 6 (0.25%) CruiseControl
9 5 (0.21%) NUnit
9 5 (0.21%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.21%) MSTest
9 5 (0.21%) WebLOAD
9 5 (0.21%) WiX
9 5 (0.21%) MSBuild
9 5 (0.21%) Ranorex
9 5 (0.21%) NuGet
10 4 (0.17%) FishEye
General
1 335 (13.94%) Finance
2 55 (2.29%) Banking
3 52 (2.16%) Telecoms
4 48 (2.00%) Law
5 45 (1.87%) Back Office
6 41 (1.71%) Advertising
7 28 (1.17%) Legal
8 23 (0.96%) Investment Banking
9 20 (0.83%) Games
10 19 (0.79%) Financial Institution
11 14 (0.58%) Retail
11 14 (0.58%) Marketing
12 12 (0.50%) Publishing
13 11 (0.46%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.25%) Electronics
14 6 (0.25%) Local Government
15 5 (0.21%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.17%) Automotive
16 4 (0.17%) Front Office
16 4 (0.17%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (2.66%) LAMP
2 56 (2.33%) Web Services
3 34 (1.41%) .NET
4 17 (0.71%) COM
4 17 (0.71%) CSS
4 17 (0.71%) HTML
5 11 (0.46%) Memcached
6 9 (0.37%) XML
7 8 (0.33%) J2EE
8 7 (0.29%) X-Windows
9 6 (0.25%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (0.25%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.17%) XML Schema
10 4 (0.17%) Software Packaging
10 4 (0.17%) JSON
11 3 (0.12%) Application Packaging
11 3 (0.12%) HTML5
11 3 (0.12%) Middleware
11 3 (0.12%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.12%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 244 (10.15%) Clustering
2 97 (4.04%) Computer Science
3 93 (3.87%) Blackberry
4 84 (3.50%) Hedge funds
5 75 (3.12%) Replication
6 55 (2.29%) Thin Client
6 55 (2.29%) Fat Client
7 54 (2.25%) Management Information System
8 42 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
9 39 (1.62%) Open Source
10 35 (1.46%) EqualLogic
10 35 (1.46%) Firmware
11 31 (1.29%) Client/Server
12 23 (0.96%) PKI
13 13 (0.54%) Derivative
13 13 (0.54%) CLARiiON
14 12 (0.50%) Online Games
14 12 (0.50%) CMDB
15 11 (0.46%) Mathematics
16 10 (0.42%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1852 (77.07%) Windows
2 903 (37.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 647 (26.92%) Linux
4 563 (23.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 487 (20.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 283 (11.78%) UNIX
7 209 (8.70%) Windows 7
8 186 (7.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 133 (5.53%) Windows XP
10 96 (4.00%) Windows 8
11 80 (3.33%) CentOS
12 72 (3.00%) Solaris
13 59 (2.46%) Windows Vista
14 33 (1.37%) Ubuntu
15 32 (1.33%) AIX
16 30 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
17 23 (0.96%) Debian
18 21 (0.87%) Windows 2000
19 12 (0.50%) HPUX
20 11 (0.46%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (18.93%) ITIL
2 182 (7.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 134 (5.58%) Load Balancing
4 133 (5.53%) E-Commerce
5 132 (5.49%) Change Management
6 94 (3.91%) Migration
7 86 (3.58%) Problem Management
8 85 (3.54%) DevOps
9 81 (3.37%) Project Management
10 75 (3.12%) Configuration Management
11 66 (2.75%) Root Cause Analysis
12 63 (2.62%) Business Continuity
13 62 (2.58%) Change Control
13 62 (2.58%) Kalman Filter
14 57 (2.37%) Network Monitoring
15 49 (2.04%) Service Management
16 42 (1.75%) PRINCE2
16 42 (1.75%) Capacity Planning
17 40 (1.66%) Service Delivery
18 37 (1.54%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 442 (18.39%) SQL
2 337 (14.02%) PowerShell
3 167 (6.95%) Perl
4 153 (6.37%) Bash Shell
5 125 (5.20%) Java
6 92 (3.83%) Python
7 65 (2.70%) PHP
8 58 (2.41%) VBScript
9 49 (2.04%) Shell Script
10 39 (1.62%) VB
11 19 (0.79%) JavaScript
12 18 (0.75%) Ruby
13 14 (0.58%) C
14 7 (0.29%) C#
14 7 (0.29%) C++
14 7 (0.29%) T-SQL
14 7 (0.29%) LotusScript
15 6 (0.25%) Groovy
16 5 (0.21%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 591 (24.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 465 (19.35%) MCSE
3 346 (14.40%) Cisco Certification
4 302 (12.57%) CCNA
5 253 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 244 (10.15%) MCSA
7 219 (9.11%) MCITP
8 208 (8.66%) Degree
9 163 (6.78%) CCNP
10 156 (6.49%) MCP
11 147 (6.12%) Security Cleared
12 114 (4.74%) SC Cleared
13 80 (3.33%) MCTS
14 70 (2.91%) Citrix Certification
15 65 (2.70%) CCA
16 38 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
17 34 (1.41%) VCP5
18 30 (1.25%) VCAP
19 28 (1.17%) DV Cleared
20 24 (1.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (5.16%) PCI DSS
2 110 (4.58%) SLA
3 32 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.29%) COBIT
6 6 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.21%) QA
8 2 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.083%) BS7799
System Software
1 1200 (49.94%) Active Directory
2 962 (40.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 446 (18.56%) Hyper-V
4 359 (14.94%) vSphere
5 226 (9.40%) XenApp
6 172 (7.16%) VMware ESX
7 159 (6.62%) VMware ESXi
8 108 (4.49%) XenDesktop
9 87 (3.62%) XenServer
10 67 (2.79%) Terminal Services
11 51 (2.12%) ISA Server
12 47 (1.96%) vCloud
13 36 (1.50%) VMware Server
14 34 (1.41%) Forefront TMG
15 29 (1.21%) UAG
16 26 (1.08%) KVM
17 25 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 20 (0.83%) NFS
19 13 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
20 12 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 249 (10.36%) SCCM
2 170 (7.07%) SCOM
3 133 (5.53%) Backup Exec
4 83 (3.45%) NetBackup
5 64 (2.66%) Puppet
6 59 (2.46%) Norton AntiVirus
7 54 (2.25%) WSUS
8 52 (2.16%) Nagios
9 44 (1.83%) SCVMM
10 42 (1.75%) SCDPM
11 37 (1.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 33 (1.37%) HP SIM
13 26 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
14 22 (0.92%) ARCserve
15 21 (0.87%) Cisco UCCX
16 17 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
16 17 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
17 16 (0.67%) SCOrch
18 15 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
19 13 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1560 (64.92%) VMware
2 1173 (48.81%) Microsoft
3 791 (32.92%) Cisco
4 643 (26.76%) Citrix
5 406 (16.90%) HP
6 268 (11.15%) NetApp
7 211 (8.78%) Red Hat
8 146 (6.08%) EMC
9 141 (5.87%) Symantec
10 133 (5.53%) Dell
11 120 (4.99%) Oracle
12 105 (4.37%) Juniper
13 74 (3.08%) CheckPoint
14 69 (2.87%) McAfee
14 69 (2.87%) SolarWinds
15 68 (2.83%) IBM
16 63 (2.62%) CommVault
17 62 (2.58%) Veeam
18 56 (2.33%) F5
19 55 (2.29%) Sophos
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + bonus,training, pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wiltshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hampshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits inc. bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 5K ON CALL ALLOWANCE
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £24000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: up to £45k depending on level of experience
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits including pri
Posted: Yesterday
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago