The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 307 320 354
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +34
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1057 862 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.78% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.82% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 880 757 776
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +18 972 £40,000 +1.91% 111
London -16 342 £45,000 - 37
South East +10 233 £40,000 - 25
Berkshire +69 119 £42,000 +12.00% 8
East of England +28 101 £37,500 -1.31% 7
South West -7 85 £34,000 -9.33% 17
Yorkshire -18 75 £35,000 +16.66% 4
City of London -11 70 £48,500 +4.30% 13
West Yorkshire -15 62 £35,000 +16.66% 4
North West +9 61 £33,000 -5.03% 5
Reading +35 51 £38,750 +4.02% 1
Bristol +16 41 £33,000 -15.38% 7
Leeds -5 41 £32,500 +6.56% 2
West Midlands +5 36 £32,500 -1.51% 10
East Midlands -8 34 £34,500 -11.53% 5
Hertfordshire +37 32 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Bedfordshire +1 32 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Wales +19 31 £33,000 +53.48% 2
Surrey -18 31 £38,750 -7.73% 4
Manchester +13 30 £27,125 -22.50% 5
South Wales +22 29 £33,500 +55.81% 2
Cheshire +7 27 £37,500 -
Cardiff +27 25 £34,500 +32.69% 2
Scotland -6 25 £39,750 +7.43% 6
Hampshire -18 25 £36,750 -0.67% 9
Buckinghamshire +4 22 £37,500 -19.35% 2
Gloucestershire +7 18 £39,750 +7.43% 5
Newbury +6 17 £42,500 -3.40% 3
Essex -23 17 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Cambridgeshire +14 16 £37,500 -1.31% 2

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1500 (78.70%) Windows
2 1225 (64.27%) VMware
3 1013 (53.15%) Active Directory
4 965 (50.63%) Microsoft
5 838 (43.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 685 (35.94%) MS Exchange
7 668 (35.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 598 (31.37%) Cisco
9 559 (29.33%) SAN
10 513 (26.92%) Firewall
11 507 (26.60%) Citrix
12 478 (25.08%) Windows Server 2003
13 450 (23.61%) Linux
14 443 (23.24%) Exchange Server 2010
15 439 (23.03%) Microsoft Certification
16 421 (22.09%) SQL
17 398 (20.88%) SQL Server
18 392 (20.57%) DNS
19 382 (20.04%) MS Excel
20 358 (18.78%) MCSE
21 327 (17.16%) HP
22 322 (16.89%) IIS
23 314 (16.47%) ITIL
24 302 (15.84%) TCP/IP
25 290 (15.22%) Finance
26 281 (14.74%) vSphere
27 280 (14.69%) Windows Server 2012
28 274 (14.38%) WAN
29 272 (14.27%) DHCP
30 256 (13.43%) LAN

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 685 (35.94%) MS Exchange
2 443 (23.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 322 (16.89%) IIS
4 216 (11.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 211 (11.07%) SharePoint
6 171 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2003
7 124 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 98 (5.14%) Lync
9 90 (4.72%) Apache
10 60 (3.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 49 (2.57%) SharePoint 2010
12 44 (2.31%) Tomcat
13 29 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
14 12 (0.63%) CMS
14 12 (0.63%) Apache Pig
15 10 (0.52%) WebLogic
15 10 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
16 7 (0.37%) Moodle
17 6 (0.31%) MS Project Server
17 6 (0.31%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 382 (20.04%) MS Excel
2 146 (7.66%) MS Office
3 25 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.26%) MS Project
5 4 (0.21%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.21%) SunGard AvantGard
4 3 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.052%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.052%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 45 (2.36%) Office 365
2 42 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (1.78%) SaaS
5 8 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.37%) IaaS
6 7 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.26%) PaaS
8 3 (0.16%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.10%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.10%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 559 (29.33%) SAN
2 513 (26.92%) Firewall
3 392 (20.57%) DNS
4 302 (15.84%) TCP/IP
5 274 (14.38%) WAN
6 272 (14.27%) DHCP
7 256 (13.43%) LAN
8 186 (9.76%) VPN
9 116 (6.09%) Internet
10 94 (4.93%) NAS
11 83 (4.35%) SSL
12 75 (3.93%) Network Security
13 63 (3.31%) VLAN
13 63 (3.31%) Cisco IOS
13 63 (3.31%) Wireless
14 60 (3.15%) MPLS
15 59 (3.10%) HTTP
16 58 (3.04%) VoIP
17 53 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
18 48 (2.52%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 398 (20.88%) SQL Server
2 120 (6.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 75 (3.93%) MySQL
4 66 (3.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 45 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 26 (1.36%) SQL Server 2000
7 25 (1.31%) NoSQL
8 22 (1.15%) Relational Database
8 22 (1.15%) Oracle Database
9 16 (0.84%) Hadoop
10 12 (0.63%) MongoDB
11 11 (0.58%) Apache Hive
12 10 (0.52%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.47%) Redis
14 8 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (0.42%) MariaDB
15 7 (0.37%) Big Data
16 5 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
16 5 (0.26%) DB2
17 3 (0.16%) Informix
Development Applications
1 21 (1.10%) Subversion
2 19 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (0.73%) JIRA
3 14 (0.73%) Visual Studio
3 14 (0.73%) Jenkins
4 13 (0.68%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.37%) Hudson
6 6 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.21%) ClearCase
7 4 (0.21%) Trac
8 3 (0.16%) Maven
9 2 (0.10%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.10%) FishEye
10 1 (0.052%) Juju
10 1 (0.052%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.052%) CruiseControl
General
1 290 (15.22%) Finance
2 88 (4.62%) Telecoms
3 60 (3.15%) Law
4 44 (2.31%) Banking
5 39 (2.05%) Legal
5 39 (2.05%) Back Office
6 28 (1.47%) Retail
7 27 (1.42%) Advertising
8 24 (1.26%) Games
9 12 (0.63%) Publishing
9 12 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.52%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.37%) Marketing
12 6 (0.31%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.26%) Military
13 5 (0.26%) Electronics
14 4 (0.21%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.21%) Billing
15 3 (0.16%) Front Office
15 3 (0.16%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (2.78%) .NET
2 50 (2.62%) Web Services
3 18 (0.94%) LAMP
4 17 (0.89%) Middleware
5 14 (0.73%) WCF
6 12 (0.63%) MSMQ
7 10 (0.52%) .NET Framework
7 10 (0.52%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (0.42%) HTML
9 7 (0.37%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (0.37%) J2EE
10 6 (0.31%) XML
10 6 (0.31%) CSS
10 6 (0.31%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.31%) Application Packaging
11 5 (0.26%) X-Windows
12 4 (0.21%) COM
12 4 (0.21%) COM+
12 4 (0.21%) Spring
12 4 (0.21%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 206 (10.81%) Clustering
2 106 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 84 (4.41%) Computer Science
4 63 (3.31%) Replication
5 56 (2.94%) Hedge funds
6 30 (1.57%) Management Information System
6 30 (1.57%) Open Source
7 28 (1.47%) Thin Client
7 28 (1.47%) Fat Client
8 25 (1.31%) Firmware
9 24 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
10 18 (0.94%) EqualLogic
11 15 (0.79%) CLARiiON
12 11 (0.58%) Online Games
12 11 (0.58%) Client/Server
13 9 (0.47%) Digital Media
13 9 (0.47%) Mathematics
13 9 (0.47%) Derivative
14 8 (0.42%) Statistics
14 8 (0.42%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1500 (78.70%) Windows
2 838 (43.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 478 (25.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 450 (23.61%) Linux
5 280 (14.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 191 (10.02%) Windows 7
7 170 (8.92%) UNIX
8 123 (6.45%) Windows XP
9 105 (5.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 65 (3.41%) Windows 8
11 63 (3.31%) CentOS
12 33 (1.73%) Windows 2000 Server
13 32 (1.68%) Windows 2000
14 30 (1.57%) Solaris
15 26 (1.36%) Windows Vista
16 20 (1.05%) Ubuntu
16 20 (1.05%) Android
17 18 (0.94%) HPUX
18 17 (0.89%) Debian
19 14 (0.73%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (16.47%) ITIL
2 129 (6.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 121 (6.35%) Load Balancing
4 83 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 79 (4.14%) Migration
5 79 (4.14%) E-Commerce
6 74 (3.88%) Business Continuity
7 73 (3.83%) Change Management
8 64 (3.36%) Service Management
9 54 (2.83%) Project Management
10 53 (2.78%) Configuration Management
11 49 (2.57%) Change Control
12 45 (2.36%) Capacity Planning
13 41 (2.15%) Time Management
14 40 (2.10%) Root Cause Analysis
15 39 (2.05%) Performance Monitoring
16 34 (1.78%) Service Delivery
16 34 (1.78%) Information Security
17 33 (1.73%) Network Monitoring
18 32 (1.68%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 421 (22.09%) SQL
2 247 (12.96%) PowerShell
3 92 (4.83%) Perl
4 79 (4.14%) Java
5 68 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 57 (2.99%) Python
7 35 (1.84%) VB
8 33 (1.73%) PHP
9 32 (1.68%) VBScript
10 27 (1.42%) Shell Script
11 26 (1.36%) Ruby
12 17 (0.89%) JavaScript
13 7 (0.37%) C
13 7 (0.37%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.31%) C++
14 6 (0.31%) VB6
15 5 (0.26%) Korn
15 5 (0.26%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.10%) C#
16 2 (0.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 439 (23.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 358 (18.78%) MCSE
3 223 (11.70%) Cisco Certification
4 208 (10.91%) MCITP
5 194 (10.18%) CCNA
6 187 (9.81%) Degree
7 175 (9.18%) MCSA
8 165 (8.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 115 (6.03%) Security Cleared
10 95 (4.98%) CCNP
11 87 (4.56%) MCP
12 76 (3.99%) SC Cleared
13 36 (1.89%) MCTS
14 31 (1.63%) Citrix Certification
15 30 (1.57%) DV Cleared
16 28 (1.47%) CCA
17 25 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
18 23 (1.21%) NCDA
19 20 (1.05%) OCA
19 20 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (4.77%) SLA
2 50 (2.62%) PCI DSS
3 19 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.42%) QA
6 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.052%) DICOM
8 1 (0.052%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.052%) BS7799
System Software
1 1013 (53.15%) Active Directory
2 668 (35.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 281 (14.74%) vSphere
4 254 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 195 (10.23%) XenApp
6 144 (7.56%) VMware ESX
7 95 (4.98%) XenDesktop
8 92 (4.83%) VMware ESXi
9 55 (2.89%) XenServer
9 55 (2.89%) Terminal Services
10 49 (2.57%) ISA Server
11 40 (2.10%) Forefront TMG
12 31 (1.63%) VMware Server
13 20 (1.05%) KVM
14 17 (0.89%) UAG
15 16 (0.84%) DFS Replication
16 15 (0.79%) pfSense
17 14 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
17 14 (0.73%) vCloud
18 12 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 241 (12.64%) SCCM
2 168 (8.81%) SCOM
3 110 (5.77%) Backup Exec
4 99 (5.19%) NetBackup
5 90 (4.72%) WSUS
6 79 (4.14%) Puppet
7 77 (4.04%) McAfee ePO
8 53 (2.78%) Nagios
9 38 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
10 24 (1.26%) SCDPM
11 20 (1.05%) ARCserve
12 17 (0.89%) HP SIM
12 17 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
13 16 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
13 16 (0.84%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 13 (0.68%) Cacti
14 13 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 9 (0.47%) Data Guard
16 8 (0.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 8 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1225 (64.27%) VMware
2 965 (50.63%) Microsoft
3 598 (31.37%) Cisco
4 507 (26.60%) Citrix
5 327 (17.16%) HP
6 249 (13.06%) NetApp
7 127 (6.66%) EMC
8 121 (6.35%) Oracle
9 117 (6.14%) Red Hat
10 115 (6.03%) McAfee
11 104 (5.46%) Symantec
12 102 (5.35%) CheckPoint
13 94 (4.93%) Dell
14 57 (2.99%) Juniper
15 56 (2.94%) IBM
16 48 (2.52%) SolarWinds
17 43 (2.26%) F5
18 41 (2.15%) WatchGuard
19 39 (2.05%) Veeam
20 35 (1.84%) Sophos
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bens health, pens, share options
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Full Corporate Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus, Pension & Excellent Benefit
Posted: 3 days ago
Droitwich, Worcestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Vadis People
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - on call allowance + homeworking + 25 day
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per month
Posted: 3 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Net Talent
Posted: 3 days ago