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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 260 310 322
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1198 897 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.05% 0.83% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.88% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1038 811 776
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%

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
108241 101899 112522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.25% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87515 84514 96083
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 £69,500 £70,000 £69,500
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +46 1121 £40,000 - 144
London +62 386 £45,000 - 39
South East -18 254 £40,000 - 31
Yorkshire +11 132 £33,000 +8.19% 5
West Yorkshire +19 120 £33,000 +1.53% 4
City of London +85 117 £45,000 +5.26% 19
Leeds +18 114 £33,000 -5.71% 3
East of England +35 112 £37,500 -28.57% 19
North West +47 94 £32,500 - 25
Surrey +12 82 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Hampshire -4 61 £37,500 +8.69% 7
South West -3 58 £38,750 +10.71% 17
Hertfordshire +19 50 £37,500 -28.57% 5
West Midlands -13 49 £35,000 +4.47% 3
Manchester +17 43 £32,750 +0.76% 13
Cheshire +22 39 £31,000 +7.82% 8
Berkshire -23 37 £45,000 - 8
East Midlands -10 32 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Wales +8 27 £32,750 -23.83% 2
Warrington - 27 £29,500 - 3
Oxfordshire -17 26 £33,000 -20.48% 6
Scotland -1 25 £35,000 -2.77% 5
South Wales +9 24 £32,500 -24.41% 2
Cardiff +11 21 £32,500 -4.41% 2
West Sussex +5 21 £40,000 +28.00% 2
Birmingham -6 20 £45,000 +34.32% 1
Bedfordshire 0 18 £52,500 +3.44% 5
Buckinghamshire +9 17 £42,500 +3.65% 1
Bristol -7 17 £38,750 +3.33% 7
Essex +3 16 £35,000 -35.18%

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1866 (77.40%) Windows
2 1565 (64.91%) VMware
3 1211 (50.23%) Active Directory
4 1177 (48.82%) Microsoft
5 967 (40.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 912 (37.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 819 (33.97%) MS Exchange
8 793 (32.89%) Cisco
9 711 (29.49%) SAN
10 643 (26.67%) Linux
11 640 (26.55%) Citrix
12 614 (25.47%) Firewall
13 594 (24.64%) Microsoft Certification
14 586 (24.31%) DNS
15 558 (23.14%) Windows Server 2012
16 498 (20.66%) Windows Server 2003
17 497 (20.61%) Exchange Server 2010
18 467 (19.37%) MCSE
19 461 (19.12%) MS Excel
20 459 (19.04%) TCP/IP
21 452 (18.75%) SQL Server
21 452 (18.75%) Hyper-V
22 448 (18.58%) ITIL
23 444 (18.42%) SQL
24 410 (17.01%) HP
25 371 (15.39%) IIS
26 365 (15.14%) DHCP
27 364 (15.10%) vSphere
28 340 (14.10%) Cisco Certification
29 335 (13.89%) Finance

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 819 (33.97%) MS Exchange
2 497 (20.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 371 (15.39%) IIS
4 285 (11.82%) SharePoint
5 250 (10.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 196 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 181 (7.51%) Lync
7 181 (7.51%) Exchange Server 2003
8 177 (7.34%) Apache
9 82 (3.40%) SharePoint Server
10 55 (2.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 54 (2.24%) Tomcat
12 26 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
13 22 (0.91%) Office Communications Server
14 20 (0.83%) WebLogic
14 20 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2000
14 20 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
15 19 (0.79%) Apache Solr
16 18 (0.75%) IBM Notes
16 18 (0.75%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 461 (19.12%) MS Excel
2 197 (8.17%) MS Office
3 43 (1.78%) 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 3 (0.12%) SunGard AvantGard
6 2 (0.083%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.041%) Movex
7 1 (0.041%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.041%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 154 (6.39%) Office 365
2 103 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
4 48 (1.99%) SaaS
5 26 (1.08%) 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 (0.041%) Route 53
14 1 (0.041%) Taleo
14 1 (0.041%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 711 (29.49%) SAN
2 614 (25.47%) Firewall
3 586 (24.31%) DNS
4 459 (19.04%) TCP/IP
5 365 (15.14%) DHCP
6 309 (12.82%) WAN
7 301 (12.48%) LAN
8 247 (10.24%) VPN
9 178 (7.38%) NAS
10 157 (6.51%) Internet
11 135 (5.60%) Cisco IOS
12 119 (4.94%) Network Security
13 114 (4.73%) VLAN
14 103 (4.27%) MPLS
15 94 (3.90%) VoIP
16 93 (3.86%) Wireless
17 90 (3.73%) SMTP
18 85 (3.53%) BGP
19 81 (3.36%) SSL
20 79 (3.28%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 452 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 124 (5.14%) MySQL
3 116 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 56 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 33 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
7 19 (0.79%) NoSQL
8 18 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (0.75%) Oracle Database
9 17 (0.71%) 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
4 14 (0.58%) Maven
4 14 (0.58%) Jenkins
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%) WiX
9 5 (0.21%) MSBuild
9 5 (0.21%) Ranorex
9 5 (0.21%) NuGet
10 4 (0.17%) FishEye
10 4 (0.17%) WebLOAD
General
1 335 (13.89%) Finance
2 55 (2.28%) Banking
3 54 (2.24%) Telecoms
4 46 (1.91%) Law
5 43 (1.78%) Back Office
6 40 (1.66%) Advertising
7 28 (1.16%) Legal
8 23 (0.95%) Investment Banking
9 20 (0.83%) Games
10 18 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 15 (0.62%) Marketing
12 14 (0.58%) Retail
13 12 (0.50%) Publishing
14 11 (0.46%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.25%) Electronics
16 5 (0.21%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.21%) Local Government
17 4 (0.17%) Automotive
17 4 (0.17%) Front Office
17 4 (0.17%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (2.57%) LAMP
2 55 (2.28%) Web Services
3 36 (1.49%) .NET
4 18 (0.75%) HTML
4 18 (0.75%) CSS
5 15 (0.62%) COM
6 11 (0.46%) Memcached
7 9 (0.37%) XML
8 8 (0.33%) J2EE
8 8 (0.33%) X-Windows
9 7 (0.29%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (0.25%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.17%) MSMQ
11 4 (0.17%) XML Schema
11 4 (0.17%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.17%) JSON
11 4 (0.17%) Software Packaging
12 3 (0.12%) Application Packaging
12 3 (0.12%) HTML5
12 3 (0.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 247 (10.24%) Clustering
2 100 (4.15%) Computer Science
3 92 (3.82%) Blackberry
4 85 (3.53%) Hedge funds
5 76 (3.15%) Replication
6 55 (2.28%) Thin Client
6 55 (2.28%) Management Information System
6 55 (2.28%) Fat Client
7 42 (1.74%) Enterprise Storage
8 37 (1.53%) Open Source
9 36 (1.49%) EqualLogic
10 35 (1.45%) Firmware
11 31 (1.29%) Client/Server
12 21 (0.87%) PKI
13 13 (0.54%) CLARiiON
14 12 (0.50%) Derivative
14 12 (0.50%) Online Games
14 12 (0.50%) CMDB
14 12 (0.50%) Mathematics
15 10 (0.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1866 (77.40%) Windows
2 912 (37.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 643 (26.67%) Linux
4 558 (23.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 498 (20.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 284 (11.78%) UNIX
7 216 (8.96%) Windows 7
8 179 (7.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 138 (5.72%) Windows XP
10 97 (4.02%) Windows 8
11 77 (3.19%) CentOS
12 70 (2.90%) Solaris
13 60 (2.49%) Windows Vista
14 32 (1.33%) Ubuntu
14 32 (1.33%) AIX
15 30 (1.24%) Windows 2000 Server
16 23 (0.95%) Windows 2000
17 22 (0.91%) Debian
18 13 (0.54%) HPUX
19 11 (0.46%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (18.58%) ITIL
2 182 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 133 (5.52%) E-Commerce
3 133 (5.52%) Load Balancing
4 132 (5.47%) Change Management
5 99 (4.11%) Migration
6 88 (3.65%) Problem Management
7 84 (3.48%) DevOps
8 83 (3.44%) Project Management
9 75 (3.11%) Configuration Management
10 67 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
11 63 (2.61%) Change Control
11 63 (2.61%) Business Continuity
12 62 (2.57%) Kalman Filter
13 56 (2.32%) Network Monitoring
14 50 (2.07%) Service Management
15 42 (1.74%) PRINCE2
15 42 (1.74%) Capacity Planning
16 40 (1.66%) Performance Monitoring
17 38 (1.58%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 444 (18.42%) SQL
2 334 (13.85%) PowerShell
3 167 (6.93%) Perl
4 152 (6.30%) Bash Shell
5 126 (5.23%) Java
6 92 (3.82%) Python
7 64 (2.65%) PHP
8 58 (2.41%) VBScript
9 50 (2.07%) Shell Script
10 39 (1.62%) VB
11 20 (0.83%) JavaScript
12 18 (0.75%) Ruby
13 15 (0.62%) 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%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.25%) Groovy
16 5 (0.21%) VB6
Qualifications
1 594 (24.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 467 (19.37%) MCSE
3 340 (14.10%) Cisco Certification
4 298 (12.36%) CCNA
5 254 (10.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 243 (10.08%) MCSA
7 221 (9.17%) MCITP
8 214 (8.88%) Degree
9 160 (6.64%) CCNP
10 155 (6.43%) MCP
11 150 (6.22%) Security Cleared
12 115 (4.77%) SC Cleared
13 79 (3.28%) MCTS
14 70 (2.90%) Citrix Certification
15 66 (2.74%) CCA
16 38 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
17 34 (1.41%) VCP5
18 29 (1.20%) VCAP
18 29 (1.20%) DV Cleared
19 22 (0.91%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (5.14%) PCI DSS
2 108 (4.48%) SLA
3 33 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (0.95%) 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 1211 (50.23%) Active Directory
2 967 (40.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 452 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 364 (15.10%) vSphere
5 222 (9.21%) XenApp
6 174 (7.22%) VMware ESX
7 157 (6.51%) VMware ESXi
8 110 (4.56%) XenDesktop
9 86 (3.57%) XenServer
10 65 (2.70%) Terminal Services
11 52 (2.16%) ISA Server
12 46 (1.91%) vCloud
13 37 (1.53%) VMware Server
14 33 (1.37%) Forefront TMG
15 29 (1.20%) UAG
16 27 (1.12%) KVM
17 24 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 21 (0.87%) NFS
19 12 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
19 12 (0.50%) Squid
Systems Management
1 256 (10.62%) SCCM
2 169 (7.01%) SCOM
3 133 (5.52%) Backup Exec
4 84 (3.48%) NetBackup
5 64 (2.65%) Puppet
6 57 (2.36%) WSUS
6 57 (2.36%) Norton AntiVirus
7 52 (2.16%) Nagios
8 44 (1.82%) SCVMM
9 42 (1.74%) SCDPM
10 37 (1.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 32 (1.33%) HP SIM
12 27 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
13 22 (0.91%) ARCserve
14 20 (0.83%) Cisco UCCX
15 17 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
15 17 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
16 15 (0.62%) SCOrch
17 14 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 14 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1565 (64.91%) VMware
2 1177 (48.82%) Microsoft
3 793 (32.89%) Cisco
4 640 (26.55%) Citrix
5 410 (17.01%) HP
6 269 (11.16%) NetApp
7 208 (8.63%) Red Hat
8 148 (6.14%) EMC
9 142 (5.89%) Symantec
10 134 (5.56%) Dell
11 126 (5.23%) Oracle
12 102 (4.23%) Juniper
13 73 (3.03%) CheckPoint
14 70 (2.90%) IBM
15 69 (2.86%) McAfee
16 67 (2.78%) SolarWinds
17 64 (2.65%) CommVault
18 59 (2.45%) Veeam
19 56 (2.32%) F5
20 54 (2.24%) Sophos
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Ensighten
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
North London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Talent International
Salary: £0.00 - £5000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Quindell Plc - Metaskil
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Zetman
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £36000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 to £33000 per annum - Excellent Benefits, Rewards + Non-Pressu
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 33K to 38K + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £38000 - £42000 Per Annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday