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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 220 349 322
Rank change year-on-year
+129 -27
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1410 781 824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.34% 0.74% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 0.78% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1240 637 715
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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
99404 99827 97677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 81778 80400 82215
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 March 2015 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 5 March 2015. 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 +135 1357 £42,500 +6.25% 177
London +157 552 £46,000 +2.22% 71
South East +90 351 £40,000 - 43
City of London +58 115 £47,500 -5.00% 14
East of England +43 111 £42,750 +17.93% 10
Yorkshire +45 109 £35,000 -6.66% 8
Hampshire +59 108 £40,000 +6.66% 17
North West +49 92 £37,500 +10.29% 15
Surrey +49 85 £45,000 +12.50% 10
West Yorkshire +20 81 £36,000 -4.00% 8
South West -3 78 £37,500 +19.04% 19
Berkshire -16 60 £32,500 -23.52% 6
Leeds +11 56 £37,500 -6.25% 7
West Midlands +6 54 £32,500 - 6
Manchester +16 47 £32,500 +18.18% 7
Essex +17 39 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Cheshire +4 35 £37,500 - 4
Hertfordshire -5 35 £45,000 +35.33% 7
Southampton +10 30 £32,500 +10.16% 4
Woking +24 29 £47,500 -16.66%
Wales -17 29 £38,400 +18.15% 3
East Sussex +2 28 £42,750 +41.76% 1
South Wales -19 27 £38,400 +18.15% 3
Gloucestershire +15 26 £37,500 -2.59% 3
Reading -18 24 £35,500 -5.33% 4
East Midlands +22 22 £39,000 +9.09% 4
Buckinghamshire +9 22 £37,500 - 3
Bristol -16 22 £41,250 +28.90% 3
Cambridgeshire +14 21 £33,500 -10.66% 1
Hemel Hempstead -18 20 £50,000 +42.85% 1

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 2173 (78.42%) Windows
2 1968 (71.02%) VMware
3 1568 (56.59%) Active Directory
4 1368 (49.37%) Microsoft
5 1246 (44.97%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1034 (37.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 1032 (37.24%) MS Exchange
8 957 (34.54%) Cisco
9 916 (33.06%) SAN
10 805 (29.05%) Firewall
11 786 (28.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 779 (28.11%) Citrix
13 668 (24.11%) DNS
14 634 (22.88%) Linux
15 631 (22.77%) MS Excel
16 596 (21.51%) Exchange Server 2010
17 594 (21.44%) Hyper-V
18 589 (21.26%) SQL Server
19 550 (19.85%) Windows Server 2003
20 546 (19.70%) Microsoft Certification
21 498 (17.97%) ITIL
22 469 (16.93%) HP
23 455 (16.42%) vSphere
24 454 (16.38%) DHCP
25 451 (16.28%) WAN
26 450 (16.24%) LAN
27 446 (16.10%) TCP/IP
28 435 (15.70%) SQL
29 430 (15.52%) MCSE
30 391 (14.11%) Cisco Certification

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 1032 (37.24%) MS Exchange
2 596 (21.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 314 (11.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 270 (9.74%) IIS
5 265 (9.56%) SharePoint
6 257 (9.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 165 (5.95%) Lync
8 144 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2003
9 126 (4.55%) Apache
10 69 (2.49%) Tomcat
11 68 (2.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 32 (1.15%) JBoss
13 21 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
14 20 (0.72%) nginx
15 18 (0.65%) Apache Solr
16 16 (0.58%) Commerce Server
17 13 (0.47%) WebLogic
17 13 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
18 12 (0.43%) CMS
18 12 (0.43%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 631 (22.77%) MS Excel
2 199 (7.18%) MS Office
3 11 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.29%) S-PLUS
5 4 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.072%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (0.51%) Dynamics GP
2 12 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.18%) Fredhopper
3 5 (0.18%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.072%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.072%) Oracle Utilities
4 2 (0.072%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.036%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 149 (5.38%) Office 365
2 85 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
4 41 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
5 36 (1.30%) SaaS
6 18 (0.65%) IaaS
7 15 (0.54%) PaaS
8 6 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.072%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.072%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.036%) Route 53
11 1 (0.036%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.036%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 916 (33.06%) SAN
2 805 (29.05%) Firewall
3 668 (24.11%) DNS
4 454 (16.38%) DHCP
5 451 (16.28%) WAN
6 450 (16.24%) LAN
7 446 (16.10%) TCP/IP
8 318 (11.48%) VPN
9 209 (7.54%) NAS
10 168 (6.06%) VLAN
11 131 (4.73%) Network Security
12 121 (4.37%) iSCSI
13 114 (4.11%) Wireless
14 103 (3.72%) SSL
15 102 (3.68%) VoIP
15 102 (3.68%) Internet
16 81 (2.92%) MPLS
17 67 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
18 65 (2.35%) Fibre Channel
19 61 (2.20%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 589 (21.26%) SQL Server
2 164 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 85 (3.07%) MySQL
4 61 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 61 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 54 (1.95%) SQL Server 2000
6 19 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (0.51%) Oracle Database
8 13 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (0.29%) Relational Database
11 7 (0.25%) RDBMS
11 7 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (0.14%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.14%) Redis
15 3 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (0.43%) Git (software)
2 9 (0.32%) Visual Studio
3 8 (0.29%) MSTest
3 8 (0.29%) Ranorex
3 8 (0.29%) WiX
3 8 (0.29%) MSBuild
3 8 (0.29%) NuGet
3 8 (0.29%) NUnit
4 7 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (0.25%) Jenkins
4 7 (0.25%) Hudson
5 5 (0.18%) JIRA
6 4 (0.14%) MSI
7 3 (0.11%) Subversion
7 3 (0.11%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.036%) Ant
8 1 (0.036%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.036%) VisualVM
8 1 (0.036%) WebLOAD
General
1 338 (12.20%) Finance
2 81 (2.92%) Advertising
3 76 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 65 (2.35%) Banking
5 64 (2.31%) Legal
6 53 (1.91%) Marketing
7 41 (1.48%) Back Office
8 29 (1.05%) Retail
9 27 (0.97%) Law
10 21 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 19 (0.69%) Publishing
12 16 (0.58%) Investment Banking
13 11 (0.40%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.29%) Games
15 5 (0.18%) Billing
16 4 (0.14%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.14%) French Language
16 4 (0.14%) Local Government
16 4 (0.14%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.11%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (2.27%) .NET
2 56 (2.02%) Web Services
3 23 (0.83%) .NET Framework
4 18 (0.65%) HTML
5 16 (0.58%) LAMP
6 13 (0.47%) CSS
7 12 (0.43%) X-Windows
8 10 (0.36%) XML
9 6 (0.22%) Application Packaging
10 5 (0.18%) COM
10 5 (0.18%) JDBC
10 5 (0.18%) Middleware
11 4 (0.14%) JSP
11 4 (0.14%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.11%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (0.11%) REST
12 3 (0.11%) Play Framework
12 3 (0.11%) Software Packaging
12 3 (0.11%) Java EE
13 1 (0.036%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 288 (10.39%) Clustering
2 127 (4.58%) Blackberry
3 112 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 81 (2.92%) Management Information System
5 59 (2.13%) Replication
6 56 (2.02%) Fat Client
6 56 (2.02%) Thin Client
7 51 (1.84%) Hedge funds
8 47 (1.70%) Open Source
9 45 (1.62%) EqualLogic
10 42 (1.52%) Computer Science
11 32 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
12 31 (1.12%) PKI
13 30 (1.08%) Client/Server
14 28 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
15 21 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
16 17 (0.61%) iPhone
17 16 (0.58%) Derivative
18 14 (0.51%) BBC
18 14 (0.51%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 2173 (78.42%) Windows
2 1034 (37.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 786 (28.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 634 (22.88%) Linux
5 550 (19.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 198 (7.15%) UNIX
7 192 (6.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 176 (6.35%) Windows 7
9 126 (4.55%) Windows 8
10 92 (3.32%) Windows XP
11 83 (3.00%) CentOS
12 58 (2.09%) Windows Vista
13 56 (2.02%) Solaris
14 52 (1.88%) Windows 2000
15 34 (1.23%) Debian
16 26 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
17 25 (0.90%) Mac OS X
18 18 (0.65%) AIX
19 15 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
20 12 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (17.97%) ITIL
2 257 (9.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 153 (5.52%) Project Management
4 148 (5.34%) Change Management
5 127 (4.58%) Load Balancing
6 89 (3.21%) Migration
6 89 (3.21%) Problem Management
7 82 (2.96%) E-Commerce
8 81 (2.92%) Incident Management
9 80 (2.89%) Service Delivery
10 76 (2.74%) Business Continuity
10 76 (2.74%) Capacity Planning
11 72 (2.60%) Service Management
12 70 (2.53%) Capacity Management
13 69 (2.49%) Configuration Management
14 61 (2.20%) Change Control
15 56 (2.02%) DevOps
15 56 (2.02%) Performance Monitoring
15 56 (2.02%) Agile Software Development
16 55 (1.98%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 435 (15.70%) SQL
2 276 (9.96%) PowerShell
3 88 (3.18%) Perl
4 75 (2.71%) Bash Shell
5 65 (2.35%) Python
6 44 (1.59%) VBScript
7 42 (1.52%) Java
8 40 (1.44%) PHP
9 36 (1.30%) JavaScript
10 31 (1.12%) Shell Script
11 30 (1.08%) VB
12 24 (0.87%) Ruby
13 15 (0.54%) T-SQL
14 13 (0.47%) C
14 13 (0.47%) C#
15 4 (0.14%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.11%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.11%) VB6
16 3 (0.11%) Korn
16 3 (0.11%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 546 (19.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 430 (15.52%) MCSE
3 391 (14.11%) Cisco Certification
4 302 (10.90%) CCNA
5 262 (9.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 231 (8.34%) MCITP
7 218 (7.87%) MCSA
8 165 (5.95%) Security Cleared
9 160 (5.77%) CCNP
10 154 (5.56%) Degree
10 154 (5.56%) MCP
11 136 (4.91%) SC Cleared
12 111 (4.01%) Citrix Certification
13 94 (3.39%) CCA
14 70 (2.53%) VCP4
15 60 (2.17%) MCTS
16 43 (1.55%) VCP5
17 38 (1.37%) DV Cleared
18 30 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
19 26 (0.94%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (6.28%) SLA
2 61 (2.20%) PCI DSS
3 50 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.47%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.18%) COBIT
6 5 (0.18%) QA
7 4 (0.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1568 (56.59%) Active Directory
2 1246 (44.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 594 (21.44%) Hyper-V
4 455 (16.42%) vSphere
5 347 (12.52%) XenApp
6 182 (6.57%) VMware ESX
7 155 (5.59%) XenDesktop
8 134 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
9 112 (4.04%) vCloud
10 88 (3.18%) XenServer
11 44 (1.59%) Terminal Services
12 41 (1.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 40 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
14 37 (1.34%) Forefront TMG
15 34 (1.23%) VMware Server
16 22 (0.79%) Firmware
17 20 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 20 (0.72%) Xen
18 15 (0.54%) UAG
19 14 (0.51%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 322 (11.62%) SCCM
2 212 (7.65%) SCOM
3 126 (4.55%) Backup Exec
4 81 (2.92%) Norton AntiVirus
5 74 (2.67%) NetBackup
6 62 (2.24%) SCVMM
7 58 (2.09%) Puppet
8 46 (1.66%) WSUS
9 36 (1.30%) SCDPM
10 33 (1.19%) Nagios
11 30 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 28 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
13 24 (0.87%) SCOrch
14 22 (0.79%) HP SIM
15 20 (0.72%) Opsview
15 20 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
16 18 (0.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
17 16 (0.58%) Cisco UCCX
17 16 (0.58%) SCSM
18 15 (0.54%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1968 (71.02%) VMware
2 1368 (49.37%) Microsoft
3 957 (34.54%) Cisco
4 779 (28.11%) Citrix
5 469 (16.93%) HP
6 288 (10.39%) NetApp
7 207 (7.47%) Symantec
8 201 (7.25%) Red Hat
9 197 (7.11%) Dell
10 156 (5.63%) EMC
11 130 (4.69%) Juniper
12 127 (4.58%) Oracle
13 85 (3.07%) CheckPoint
14 72 (2.60%) Veeam
15 70 (2.53%) 3PAR
16 65 (2.35%) Veritas
16 65 (2.35%) IBM
17 62 (2.24%) CommVault
17 62 (2.24%) Sophos
18 61 (2.20%) Brocade
Tamworth, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £34000.00 - £39000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum To £28k + Extensive Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £50000 per annum + parking, life, health, pension 26 hols
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum including benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 23 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Company Car or Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + on call + certifications
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits pension,healthcare,season ticket l
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday