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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 235 323 302
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -21
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1388 897 1038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.24% 0.82% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 0.87% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1217 784 922
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,450 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.53% -

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +101 1333 £40,000 - 177
London +76 502 £45,000 - 60
South East +125 327 £40,000 -11.11% 43
East of England +53 125 £45,000 +28.57% 12
Yorkshire +2 116 £37,250 -0.66% 13
City of London +44 112 £47,500 -3.06% 22
North West +53 105 £35,000 +11.11% 13
Surrey +60 96 £45,000 - 4
West Yorkshire -1 90 £36,500 -2.66% 6
Hampshire +32 78 £40,000 - 21
Berkshire +22 69 £32,500 -31.57% 5
South West +34 64 £36,000 +10.76% 17
Leeds -7 64 £39,000 -2.50% 2
West Midlands +10 60 £32,500 -2.98% 13
Hertfordshire +17 50 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Manchester +11 47 £35,000 +16.66% 8
Cheshire +34 42 £40,000 -13.04% 5
Essex +22 33 £45,000 +24.13% 3
East Midlands -2 31 £41,250 +21.32% 3
South Wales +23 30 £38,400 +2.40% 3
East Sussex +19 30 £40,000 -
Wales +18 30 £38,400 +6.66% 3
Reading +11 23 £35,000 -6.66%
Newbury +23 22 £32,500 -33.67% 3
Bristol +10 21 £40,000 +23.07% 9
Birmingham -3 21 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Hemel Hempstead -1 20 £47,500 +5.55%
Oxfordshire +14 18 £30,000 -11.76% 2
Wiltshire +10 18 £48,750 +30.00% 3
Lewes - 18 £40,000 -

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1978 (75.87%) Windows
2 1758 (67.43%) VMware
3 1372 (52.63%) Active Directory
4 1272 (48.79%) Microsoft
5 1132 (43.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 951 (36.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 905 (34.71%) MS Exchange
8 864 (33.14%) Cisco
9 797 (30.57%) SAN
10 714 (27.39%) Citrix
11 700 (26.85%) Firewall
12 669 (25.66%) Windows Server 2012
13 667 (25.58%) DNS
14 638 (24.47%) Linux
15 578 (22.17%) MS Excel
16 561 (21.52%) Microsoft Certification
17 530 (20.33%) Hyper-V
18 516 (19.79%) SQL Server
19 511 (19.60%) Windows Server 2003
20 495 (18.99%) ITIL
21 490 (18.80%) TCP/IP
21 490 (18.80%) Exchange Server 2010
22 454 (17.41%) MCSE
23 423 (16.23%) DHCP
24 419 (16.07%) vSphere
25 398 (15.27%) SQL
26 388 (14.88%) HP
27 361 (13.85%) WAN
28 355 (13.62%) LAN
29 354 (13.58%) Cisco Certification

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 905 (34.71%) MS Exchange
2 490 (18.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 330 (12.66%) IIS
4 275 (10.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 268 (10.28%) SharePoint
6 223 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 164 (6.29%) Apache
8 152 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2003
9 139 (5.33%) Lync
10 64 (2.45%) Tomcat
11 60 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 36 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
13 27 (1.04%) Apache Solr
14 21 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
15 20 (0.77%) WebLogic
16 19 (0.73%) nginx
16 19 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
17 17 (0.65%) Office Communications Server
18 14 (0.54%) JBoss
19 13 (0.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 578 (22.17%) MS Excel
2 206 (7.90%) MS Office
3 14 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.15%) S-PLUS
4 4 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
4 5 (0.19%) Fredhopper
5 2 (0.077%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.077%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.077%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 154 (5.91%) Office 365
2 98 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
4 45 (1.73%) SaaS
5 36 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (0.77%) IaaS
7 17 (0.65%) PaaS
8 7 (0.27%) Google Apps
9 5 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.077%) Route 53
12 1 (0.038%) IBM SmartCloud
12 1 (0.038%) ElastiCache
12 1 (0.038%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.038%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 797 (30.57%) SAN
2 700 (26.85%) Firewall
3 667 (25.58%) DNS
4 490 (18.80%) TCP/IP
5 423 (16.23%) DHCP
6 361 (13.85%) WAN
7 355 (13.62%) LAN
8 262 (10.05%) VPN
9 220 (8.44%) NAS
10 145 (5.56%) VLAN
11 136 (5.22%) Internet
12 131 (5.02%) Wireless
13 118 (4.53%) Network Security
14 115 (4.41%) MPLS
15 112 (4.30%) iSCSI
16 105 (4.03%) VoIP
17 99 (3.80%) Cisco IOS
18 92 (3.53%) SSL
19 85 (3.26%) SMTP
20 73 (2.80%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 516 (19.79%) SQL Server
2 145 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 100 (3.84%) MySQL
4 60 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 48 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 43 (1.65%) SQL Server 2000
7 24 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (0.73%) Oracle Database
9 9 (0.35%) Relational Database
9 9 (0.35%) RDBMS
10 8 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (0.27%) Redis
12 6 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.15%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.15%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.15%) DB2
14 4 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (0.58%) Visual Studio
3 14 (0.54%) NUnit
3 14 (0.54%) MSTest
3 14 (0.54%) WiX
3 14 (0.54%) MSBuild
3 14 (0.54%) NuGet
3 14 (0.54%) Ranorex
4 11 (0.42%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.31%) Subversion
6 7 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (0.23%) Ant
7 6 (0.23%) WebLOAD
8 5 (0.19%) MSI
8 5 (0.19%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.12%) JIRA
10 2 (0.077%) Hudson
10 2 (0.077%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.077%) Maven
10 2 (0.077%) JUnit
General
1 354 (13.58%) Finance
2 58 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 57 (2.19%) Advertising
4 47 (1.80%) Banking
5 43 (1.65%) Legal
6 42 (1.61%) Marketing
7 39 (1.50%) Law
8 34 (1.30%) Back Office
9 23 (0.88%) Retail
10 22 (0.84%) Investment Banking
11 19 (0.73%) Financial Institution
12 16 (0.61%) Publishing
13 13 (0.50%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.23%) Games
14 6 (0.23%) Local Government
15 5 (0.19%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.15%) French Language
16 4 (0.15%) Spanish Language
17 3 (0.12%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (1.99%) LAMP
2 50 (1.92%) Web Services
3 37 (1.42%) .NET
4 22 (0.84%) CSS
5 20 (0.77%) HTML
6 17 (0.65%) X-Windows
7 13 (0.50%) COM
7 13 (0.50%) .NET Framework
8 9 (0.35%) Memcached
9 7 (0.27%) Application Packaging
9 7 (0.27%) XML
10 5 (0.19%) JDBC
11 4 (0.15%) Middleware
12 3 (0.12%) Software Packaging
12 3 (0.12%) JSON
13 2 (0.077%) Ruby on Rails
13 2 (0.077%) RabbitMQ
13 2 (0.077%) jQuery
13 2 (0.077%) Google Maps API
13 2 (0.077%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 248 (9.51%) Clustering
2 127 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
3 119 (4.56%) Blackberry
4 74 (2.84%) Management Information System
5 61 (2.34%) Replication
6 60 (2.30%) Hedge funds
7 56 (2.15%) Computer Science
8 52 (1.99%) Fat Client
8 52 (1.99%) Thin Client
9 43 (1.65%) PKI
10 42 (1.61%) Open Source
11 37 (1.42%) Enterprise Storage
12 33 (1.27%) EqualLogic
13 22 (0.84%) Client/Server
14 15 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
15 13 (0.50%) CMDB
15 13 (0.50%) iDTV
15 13 (0.50%) BBC
15 13 (0.50%) Derivative
16 12 (0.46%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1978 (75.87%) Windows
2 951 (36.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 669 (25.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 638 (24.47%) Linux
5 511 (19.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 247 (9.47%) UNIX
7 210 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 173 (6.64%) Windows 7
9 122 (4.68%) Windows 8
10 101 (3.87%) Windows XP
11 84 (3.22%) Solaris
12 78 (2.99%) CentOS
13 61 (2.34%) Windows Vista
14 35 (1.34%) Windows 2000
15 34 (1.30%) AIX
16 26 (1.00%) Mac OS X
17 25 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
18 21 (0.81%) Debian
19 12 (0.46%) Ubuntu
19 12 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 495 (18.99%) ITIL
2 218 (8.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 140 (5.37%) Project Management
4 128 (4.91%) Change Management
5 118 (4.53%) E-Commerce
6 114 (4.37%) Load Balancing
7 94 (3.61%) Migration
8 83 (3.18%) Business Continuity
9 80 (3.07%) Problem Management
10 69 (2.65%) DevOps
11 63 (2.42%) Root Cause Analysis
12 61 (2.34%) Service Delivery
13 60 (2.30%) PRINCE2
14 59 (2.26%) Capacity Planning
15 58 (2.22%) Mentoring
16 57 (2.19%) Incident Management
17 56 (2.15%) Service Management
18 52 (1.99%) Network Monitoring
19 51 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
20 49 (1.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 398 (15.27%) SQL
2 297 (11.39%) PowerShell
3 125 (4.79%) Perl
4 116 (4.45%) Bash Shell
5 84 (3.22%) Java
6 59 (2.26%) VBScript
7 57 (2.19%) PHP
8 55 (2.11%) Python
9 40 (1.53%) Shell Script
10 33 (1.27%) VB
11 30 (1.15%) JavaScript
12 21 (0.81%) Ruby
13 16 (0.61%) C#
14 15 (0.58%) T-SQL
15 10 (0.38%) C
16 3 (0.12%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.077%) Groovy
17 2 (0.077%) VB6
17 2 (0.077%) VB.NET
18 1 (0.038%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 561 (21.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 454 (17.41%) MCSE
3 354 (13.58%) Cisco Certification
4 276 (10.59%) CCNA
5 245 (9.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 241 (9.24%) MCITP
7 232 (8.90%) MCSA
8 158 (6.06%) CCNP
9 146 (5.60%) Degree
10 143 (5.49%) Security Cleared
11 142 (5.45%) MCP
12 114 (4.37%) SC Cleared
13 108 (4.14%) Citrix Certification
14 96 (3.68%) CCA
15 79 (3.03%) MCTS
16 33 (1.27%) VCP5
17 29 (1.11%) RHCSA
18 27 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
19 25 (0.96%) RHCE
20 20 (0.77%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (5.64%) SLA
2 110 (4.22%) PCI DSS
3 33 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.46%) COBIT
5 9 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.23%) QA
7 1 (0.038%) BS7799
System Software
1 1372 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 1132 (43.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 530 (20.33%) Hyper-V
4 419 (16.07%) vSphere
5 325 (12.47%) XenApp
6 163 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
7 147 (5.64%) VMware ESX
8 140 (5.37%) XenDesktop
9 100 (3.84%) vCloud
10 78 (2.99%) XenServer
11 54 (2.07%) Terminal Services
12 41 (1.57%) Forefront TMG
13 30 (1.15%) UAG
14 27 (1.04%) Firmware
15 26 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 25 (0.96%) ISA Server
16 25 (0.96%) VMware Server
17 20 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
17 20 (0.77%) NFS
18 16 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 272 (10.43%) SCCM
2 215 (8.25%) SCOM
3 119 (4.56%) Backup Exec
4 74 (2.84%) Norton AntiVirus
5 69 (2.65%) NetBackup
6 66 (2.53%) SCVMM
7 48 (1.84%) Puppet
8 42 (1.61%) WSUS
9 37 (1.42%) HP SIM
10 36 (1.38%) SCDPM
10 36 (1.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 28 (1.07%) Nagios
12 22 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
13 21 (0.81%) Cisco UCCX
14 20 (0.77%) SCOrch
15 19 (0.73%) Cacti
16 17 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
17 14 (0.54%) Legato
17 14 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
18 13 (0.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1758 (67.43%) VMware
2 1272 (48.79%) Microsoft
3 864 (33.14%) Cisco
4 714 (27.39%) Citrix
5 388 (14.88%) HP
6 248 (9.51%) NetApp
7 228 (8.75%) Red Hat
8 164 (6.29%) Symantec
9 150 (5.75%) EMC
10 145 (5.56%) Dell
11 129 (4.95%) Juniper
12 123 (4.72%) Oracle
13 74 (2.84%) SolarWinds
14 70 (2.69%) Veeam
14 70 (2.69%) IBM
15 69 (2.65%) CheckPoint
16 64 (2.45%) Sophos
17 62 (2.38%) CommVault
18 51 (1.96%) 3PAR
19 50 (1.92%) McAfee
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
England
Map Careers
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £240 - £250 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Romford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Competitive Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago