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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 223 235 346
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +111
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1575 1431 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.55% 1.37% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.42% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1392 1263 738
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,650 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £38,400 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +2.40%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 February 2016 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 February 2016. 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 +3 1459 £42,500 +3.03% 160
London -9 527 £50,000 +11.11% 54
South East -17 318 £42,500 +6.25% 34
Yorkshire +38 144 £43,000 +22.85% 11
East of England +5 122 £40,000 -11.11% 10
South West +37 113 £35,000 -6.66% 26
West Yorkshire +30 113 £42,500 +18.05% 7
North West +13 112 £35,000 - 12
Leeds +42 101 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Berkshire +33 94 £38,000 +16.92% 10
Hampshire +4 93 £37,500 -6.25% 10
West Midlands +7 83 £37,500 +15.38% 8
Surrey -3 80 £45,000 +8.43% 9
City of London +15 74 £46,000 -1.07% 21
East Midlands +26 63 £37,500 -9.09% 5
Manchester +29 57 £36,250 +3.57% 7
Birmingham +30 54 £38,500 +18.46% 4
Hertfordshire +7 46 £42,500 -15.00% 6
Reading +26 44 £37,125 +4.57% 6
Scotland +28 42 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Wales +16 41 £33,000 -25.00% 3
South Wales +15 41 £33,000 -25.00% 3
Glasgow +20 35 £41,250 +10.00% 10
Portsmouth +39 33 £45,000 - 1
Wiltshire +21 32 £34,250 -23.88% 2
Cheshire +2 29 £24,000 -40.00% 3
Bracknell - 28 £45,000 - 1
Northamptonshire +17 26 £38,000 -3.79% 3
Gloucestershire +14 26 £35,000 -6.66% 9
Hemel Hempstead +1 26 £42,500 -15.00% 2

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2258 (75.22%) Windows
2 1922 (64.02%) VMware
3 1629 (54.26%) Active Directory
4 1588 (52.90%) Windows Server
5 1521 (50.67%) Microsoft
6 1256 (41.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 996 (33.18%) MS Exchange
8 991 (33.01%) Windows Server 2008
9 952 (31.71%) Cisco
10 936 (31.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 813 (27.08%) SAN
12 784 (26.12%) Linux
13 774 (25.78%) Firewall
14 763 (25.42%) ITIL
15 718 (23.92%) DNS
16 704 (23.45%) Citrix
17 632 (21.05%) MS Excel
18 585 (19.49%) Hyper-V
19 577 (19.22%) Exchange Server 2010
20 531 (17.69%) Data Centre
21 503 (16.76%) Microsoft Certification
22 489 (16.29%) SQL
23 488 (16.26%) SQL Server
24 478 (15.92%) DHCP
25 475 (15.82%) HP
26 463 (15.42%) Cisco Certification
27 450 (14.99%) Finance
28 437 (14.56%) LAN
29 435 (14.49%) WAN
30 397 (13.22%) CCNA

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 996 (33.18%) MS Exchange
2 577 (19.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 298 (9.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 295 (9.83%) Lync
5 247 (8.23%) IIS
6 171 (5.70%) SharePoint
7 162 (5.40%) Exchange Server 2007
8 120 (4.00%) Apache
9 111 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
10 83 (2.76%) Tomcat
11 51 (1.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 45 (1.50%) nginx
13 35 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2000
14 25 (0.83%) CloudStack
15 21 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
15 21 (0.70%) WebSphere
16 20 (0.67%) JBoss
17 19 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
18 18 (0.60%) Confluence
19 15 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 632 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 180 (6.00%) MS Office
3 15 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.43%) AutoCAD
5 12 (0.40%) MS Project
6 11 (0.37%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.033%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 18 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.100%) Bankmaster
6 3 (0.100%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.100%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.100%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.067%) Adaptiv
8 1 (0.033%) Aareon QL
8 1 (0.033%) Academy Housing
8 1 (0.033%) arcHouse
8 1 (0.033%) MIS ActiveH
8 1 (0.033%) OPENHousing
8 1 (0.033%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 280 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 262 (8.73%) Office 365
3 231 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 63 (2.10%) SaaS
5 45 (1.50%) IaaS
6 41 (1.37%) PaaS
7 26 (0.87%) Mimecast
8 22 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
10 15 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (0.40%) Google Apps
12 11 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
13 9 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
13 9 (0.30%) Amazon S3
13 9 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 8 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 8 (0.27%) Heroku
14 8 (0.27%) Symantec.cloud
15 2 (0.067%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 2 (0.067%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 813 (27.08%) SAN
2 774 (25.78%) Firewall
3 718 (23.92%) DNS
4 478 (15.92%) DHCP
5 437 (14.56%) LAN
6 435 (14.49%) WAN
7 373 (12.43%) TCP/IP
8 318 (10.59%) VPN
9 176 (5.86%) NAS
10 154 (5.13%) VLAN
11 152 (5.06%) VoIP
12 141 (4.70%) Network Security
13 133 (4.43%) Internet
14 116 (3.86%) Wireless
15 107 (3.56%) Cisco ASA
16 83 (2.76%) NetScaler
17 73 (2.43%) iSCSI
18 72 (2.40%) BGP
18 72 (2.40%) MPLS
19 64 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 488 (16.26%) SQL Server
2 126 (4.20%) MySQL
3 111 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 72 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 59 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 50 (1.67%) Big Data
7 36 (1.20%) Informix
8 35 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (0.87%) MongoDB
10 25 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
11 22 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
11 22 (0.73%) NoSQL
12 21 (0.70%) Redis
13 17 (0.57%) Hadoop
13 17 (0.57%) Relational Database
14 14 (0.47%) Oracle Database
15 12 (0.40%) DB2
16 9 (0.30%) HBase
16 9 (0.30%) RDBMS
17 8 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 52 (1.73%) Jenkins
2 49 (1.63%) Git (software)
3 32 (1.07%) JIRA
4 17 (0.57%) Hudson
5 15 (0.50%) Visual Studio
6 14 (0.47%) Maven
6 14 (0.47%) Subversion
7 13 (0.43%) TeamCity
8 10 (0.33%) Ant
8 10 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (0.33%) Vagrant
9 8 (0.27%) JConsole
10 6 (0.20%) MSI
11 5 (0.17%) CruiseControl
12 4 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (0.100%) git-flow
13 3 (0.100%) GitLab
14 2 (0.067%) Octopus Deploy
14 2 (0.067%) WinDbg
14 2 (0.067%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 450 (14.99%) Finance
2 101 (3.36%) Telecoms
3 87 (2.90%) Law
4 63 (2.10%) Banking
5 54 (1.80%) Back Office
6 49 (1.63%) Advertising
7 47 (1.57%) Retail
8 46 (1.53%) Legal
9 43 (1.43%) Financial Institution
10 31 (1.03%) Manufacturing
11 28 (0.93%) Games
12 17 (0.57%) Publishing
13 16 (0.53%) Electronics
14 15 (0.50%) Investment Banking
14 15 (0.50%) Marketing
15 11 (0.37%) Spanish Language
16 8 (0.27%) Local Government
17 7 (0.23%) Automotive
18 5 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
19 4 (0.13%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (3.40%) Web Services
2 69 (2.30%) LAMP
3 68 (2.27%) .NET
4 30 (1.00%) MSMQ
5 28 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
6 25 (0.83%) Middleware
7 23 (0.77%) ActiveMQ
8 13 (0.43%) ELK Stack
9 12 (0.40%) REST
9 12 (0.40%) WAP
10 10 (0.33%) 802.1X
10 10 (0.33%) Sensu
10 10 (0.33%) XML
11 9 (0.30%) COM
11 9 (0.30%) LEMP Stack
12 5 (0.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 5 (0.17%) XMPP
13 4 (0.13%) CGI
13 4 (0.13%) Rendezvous
13 4 (0.13%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 531 (17.69%) Data Centre
2 168 (5.60%) Clustering
3 131 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (2.37%) Blackberry
5 64 (2.13%) Replication
6 50 (1.67%) EMC VNX
7 47 (1.57%) Management Information System
8 45 (1.50%) Enterprise Storage
9 43 (1.43%) EqualLogic
10 41 (1.37%) Driving Licence
11 38 (1.27%) Client/Server
11 38 (1.27%) Computer Science
11 38 (1.27%) Hedge funds
12 35 (1.17%) Private Cloud
13 33 (1.10%) HP Storage
13 33 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
14 31 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
14 31 (1.03%) PKI
15 26 (0.87%) IBM XIV
15 26 (0.87%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2258 (75.22%) Windows
2 1588 (52.90%) Windows Server
3 991 (33.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 936 (31.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 784 (26.12%) Linux
6 395 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 236 (7.86%) Unix
8 198 (6.60%) Windows 7
9 178 (5.93%) Windows 8
10 174 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 107 (3.56%) Windows XP
12 92 (3.06%) CentOS
13 70 (2.33%) Solaris
14 62 (2.07%) Windows 10
15 55 (1.83%) Mac OS X
16 39 (1.30%) Debian
17 35 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
18 30 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
19 24 (0.80%) Ubuntu
20 22 (0.73%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 763 (25.42%) ITIL
2 181 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 161 (5.36%) Load Balancing
4 157 (5.23%) Agile Software Development
5 150 (5.00%) Project Management
6 143 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 122 (4.06%) Change Management
8 120 (4.00%) Migration
9 113 (3.76%) DevOps
10 99 (3.30%) High Availability
11 95 (3.16%) Configuration Management
12 80 (2.66%) Service Delivery
13 76 (2.53%) Network Design
13 76 (2.53%) Open Source
14 73 (2.43%) Capacity Planning
15 69 (2.30%) Time Management
16 67 (2.23%) Incident Management
17 66 (2.20%) Patch Management
18 59 (1.97%) PRINCE2
18 59 (1.97%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 489 (16.29%) SQL
2 324 (10.79%) PowerShell
3 225 (7.50%) Python
4 203 (6.76%) Bash Shell
5 192 (6.40%) Perl
6 114 (3.80%) Ruby
7 85 (2.83%) Java
8 64 (2.13%) Shell Script
9 47 (1.57%) C
10 34 (1.13%) PHP
11 25 (0.83%) C#
12 22 (0.73%) VB
13 20 (0.67%) VBScript
14 12 (0.40%) C++
15 7 (0.23%) JavaScript
16 5 (0.17%) R
16 5 (0.17%) Scala
17 4 (0.13%) Haskell
17 4 (0.13%) T-SQL
18 3 (0.100%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 503 (16.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 463 (15.42%) Cisco Certification
3 397 (13.22%) CCNA
4 391 (13.02%) MCSE
5 316 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 204 (6.80%) Degree
7 183 (6.10%) CCNP
8 181 (6.03%) MCSA
9 156 (5.20%) MCITP
10 127 (4.23%) Security Cleared
11 115 (3.83%) MCP
12 91 (3.03%) MCTS
13 85 (2.83%) Citrix Certification
14 79 (2.63%) SC Cleared
15 77 (2.56%) CCA
16 65 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
17 40 (1.33%) CCIE
18 37 (1.23%) RHCE
19 29 (0.97%) CISSP
19 29 (0.97%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (4.53%) SLA
2 64 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (0.70%) PCI DSS
3 21 (0.70%) QA
4 9 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.27%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.100%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.033%) DICOM
7 1 (0.033%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.033%) MISRA
System Software
1 1629 (54.26%) Active Directory
2 1256 (41.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 585 (19.49%) Hyper-V
4 350 (11.66%) XenApp
5 349 (11.63%) vSphere
6 145 (4.83%) VMware ESX
7 135 (4.50%) VMware ESXi
8 125 (4.16%) XenDesktop
9 94 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 65 (2.17%) Terminal Services
11 62 (2.07%) XenServer
12 56 (1.87%) Xen
13 46 (1.53%) vCloud
14 44 (1.47%) VMware Server
15 33 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 30 (1.00%) NFS
17 23 (0.77%) Docker
18 22 (0.73%) KVM
19 21 (0.70%) ISA Server
20 20 (0.67%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 389 (12.96%) SCCM
2 269 (8.96%) SCOM
3 156 (5.20%) Puppet
4 107 (3.56%) Nagios
4 107 (3.56%) Opscode Chef
5 105 (3.50%) WSUS
6 94 (3.13%) Backup Exec
7 72 (2.40%) NetBackup
8 51 (1.70%) Opsview
9 42 (1.40%) Cacti
10 41 (1.37%) Graphite
11 40 (1.33%) Salt
12 39 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
13 34 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
14 29 (0.97%) EdgeSight
14 29 (0.97%) SCVMM
15 28 (0.93%) Ansible
15 28 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 27 (0.90%) HP Data Protector
17 26 (0.87%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1922 (64.02%) VMware
2 1521 (50.67%) Microsoft
3 952 (31.71%) Cisco
4 704 (23.45%) Citrix
5 475 (15.82%) HP
6 395 (13.16%) NetApp
7 226 (7.53%) Dell
8 218 (7.26%) Red Hat
9 202 (6.73%) EMC
10 162 (5.40%) Symantec
11 147 (4.90%) Oracle
12 122 (4.06%) IBM
13 114 (3.80%) Juniper
14 113 (3.76%) SolarWinds
15 111 (3.70%) Veeam
16 109 (3.63%) CheckPoint
17 90 (3.00%) F5
18 66 (2.20%) Apple
19 62 (2.07%) McAfee
20 55 (1.83%) Google
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