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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 224 301 341
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +40
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1457 1090 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.32% 0.92% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 0.97% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1274 910 730
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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
104076 112022 103310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85215 91280 86022
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +84 1367 £42,000 +5.00% 141
London +109 550 £47,500 +5.55% 41
South East +63 317 £40,000 - 35
East of England +25 117 £40,000 +6.66% 10
City of London +69 111 £50,000 - 12
Yorkshire +35 106 £35,000 - 12
South West +6 104 £32,500 -4.41% 14
North West +48 102 £37,500 +11.94% 16
Surrey +79 95 £45,000 +12.50% 14
West Yorkshire +29 86 £35,000 - 8
Hampshire +58 83 £41,250 +8.55% 9
Leeds +36 71 £37,500 +15.38% 7
Berkshire -43 67 £36,250 -13.69% 9
Hertfordshire +5 54 £39,000 - 2
West Midlands -16 49 £34,000 +4.61% 8
Manchester +30 44 £35,000 +19.14% 6
Essex +30 41 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Wales +7 41 £37,000 +12.12% 3
South Wales +7 40 £37,000 +12.12% 3
Reading -14 39 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Cheshire +21 37 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Gloucestershire -3 34 £31,250 -21.38% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 33 £40,000 +14.28%
West Sussex +23 27 £40,000 +45.45%
Scotland +18 26 £42,750 +8.22% 8
Woking +31 25 £50,000 +29.03% 3
Bristol -11 24 £31,750 -6.61% 7
Wiltshire +17 21 £32,500 +5.69% 4
East Midlands -20 21 £34,000 -9.33% 4
Cardiff +1 20 £36,000 +2.85% 1

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 2255 (79.88%) Windows
2 2001 (70.88%) VMware
3 1626 (57.60%) Active Directory
4 1434 (50.80%) Microsoft
5 1270 (44.99%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1084 (38.40%) MS Exchange
7 1043 (36.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 988 (35.00%) Cisco
9 949 (33.62%) SAN
10 865 (30.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 828 (29.33%) Firewall
12 782 (27.70%) Citrix
13 658 (23.31%) SQL Server
14 652 (23.10%) DNS
15 634 (22.46%) Linux
16 630 (22.32%) MS Excel
17 629 (22.28%) Exchange Server 2010
18 615 (21.79%) Hyper-V
19 558 (19.77%) Windows Server 2003
20 516 (18.28%) ITIL
21 511 (18.10%) Microsoft Certification
22 489 (17.32%) HP
23 482 (17.07%) LAN
24 477 (16.90%) SQL
25 463 (16.40%) DHCP
26 462 (16.37%) WAN
27 455 (16.12%) TCP/IP
28 443 (15.69%) vSphere
29 385 (13.64%) MCSE
30 373 (13.21%) Cisco Certification

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 1084 (38.40%) MS Exchange
2 629 (22.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 313 (11.09%) SharePoint
4 296 (10.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 249 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 238 (8.43%) IIS
7 229 (8.11%) Lync
8 116 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2003
9 102 (3.61%) Apache
10 77 (2.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 66 (2.34%) Tomcat
12 39 (1.38%) JBoss
13 37 (1.31%) nginx
14 23 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
15 19 (0.67%) CMS
16 17 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
16 17 (0.60%) Commerce Server
17 15 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
18 13 (0.46%) IBM Notes
19 12 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 630 (22.32%) MS Excel
2 192 (6.80%) MS Office
3 8 (0.28%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.28%) S-PLUS
4 2 (0.071%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.071%) SPSS
5 1 (0.035%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (0.18%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.071%) Oracle Utilities
6 1 (0.035%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.035%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 188 (6.66%) Office 365
2 101 (3.58%) Amazon AWS
3 98 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (1.56%) SaaS
5 36 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (0.50%) IaaS
7 11 (0.39%) Mimecast
8 10 (0.35%) PaaS
9 9 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.25%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.11%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.071%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.071%) AWS CloudTrail
14 2 (0.071%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.071%) Symantec.cloud
15 1 (0.035%) Google Drive
15 1 (0.035%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 949 (33.62%) SAN
2 828 (29.33%) Firewall
3 652 (23.10%) DNS
4 482 (17.07%) LAN
5 463 (16.40%) DHCP
6 462 (16.37%) WAN
7 455 (16.12%) TCP/IP
8 341 (12.08%) VPN
9 198 (7.01%) NAS
10 183 (6.48%) VLAN
11 156 (5.53%) Network Security
12 127 (4.50%) VoIP
13 118 (4.18%) Wireless
14 117 (4.14%) SSL
15 102 (3.61%) iSCSI
16 92 (3.26%) Internet
17 61 (2.16%) MPLS
18 55 (1.95%) IPsec
19 51 (1.81%) NetScaler
20 48 (1.70%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 658 (23.31%) SQL Server
2 170 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 80 (2.83%) MySQL
4 68 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 59 (2.09%) SQL Server 2000
5 59 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 23 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
7 20 (0.71%) Oracle Database
8 18 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (0.35%) Relational Database
10 9 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (0.25%) Redis
13 6 (0.21%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (0.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (0.89%) Git (software)
2 14 (0.50%) Subversion
3 12 (0.43%) Jenkins
4 10 (0.35%) JIRA
4 10 (0.35%) MSI
4 10 (0.35%) Hudson
5 5 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.14%) InstallShield
7 3 (0.11%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.071%) JUnit
8 2 (0.071%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.071%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.071%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.035%) Juju
9 1 (0.035%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.035%) VisualVM
9 1 (0.035%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.035%) NUnit
9 1 (0.035%) CruiseControl
General
1 348 (12.33%) Finance
2 96 (3.40%) Advertising
3 92 (3.26%) Telecoms
4 73 (2.59%) Legal
5 69 (2.44%) Banking
6 59 (2.09%) Back Office
7 54 (1.91%) Marketing
8 42 (1.49%) Retail
9 33 (1.17%) Law
10 28 (0.99%) Financial Institution
11 23 (0.81%) Manufacturing
12 17 (0.60%) Publishing
13 14 (0.50%) Investment Banking
14 7 (0.25%) Games
15 6 (0.21%) Front Office
16 5 (0.18%) Billing
17 4 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.11%) Aerospace
18 3 (0.11%) Military
18 3 (0.11%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (2.52%) .NET
2 57 (2.02%) Web Services
3 23 (0.81%) Application Packaging
4 22 (0.78%) HTML
5 20 (0.71%) XML
6 19 (0.67%) .NET Framework
7 11 (0.39%) Java EE
8 10 (0.35%) LAMP
9 9 (0.32%) REST
10 6 (0.21%) COM+
11 5 (0.18%) CSS
11 5 (0.18%) X-Windows
11 5 (0.18%) LINQ
11 5 (0.18%) TIBCO EMS
12 4 (0.14%) JSP
12 4 (0.14%) COM
13 3 (0.11%) ASP.NET
13 3 (0.11%) WAP
13 3 (0.11%) Middleware
13 3 (0.11%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 296 (10.49%) Clustering
2 118 (4.18%) Blackberry
3 86 (3.05%) Replication
4 82 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
5 72 (2.55%) Management Information System
6 51 (1.81%) Thin Client
6 51 (1.81%) Fat Client
7 50 (1.77%) Open Source
8 47 (1.66%) EqualLogic
9 41 (1.45%) Computer Science
10 40 (1.42%) Hedge funds
11 34 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
12 31 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
13 30 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
14 29 (1.03%) Client/Server
15 27 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
16 20 (0.71%) Derivative
17 16 (0.57%) PKI
18 12 (0.43%) Digital Media
19 10 (0.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2255 (79.88%) Windows
2 1043 (36.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 865 (30.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 634 (22.46%) Linux
5 558 (19.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 192 (6.80%) Windows 7
7 165 (5.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 165 (5.84%) UNIX
8 118 (4.18%) Windows 8
9 100 (3.54%) Windows XP
10 89 (3.15%) CentOS
11 60 (2.13%) Windows 2000
12 53 (1.88%) Debian
13 42 (1.49%) Windows Vista
14 30 (1.06%) Solaris
15 23 (0.81%) Mac OS X
16 22 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
17 21 (0.74%) Ubuntu
18 20 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
19 12 (0.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 516 (18.28%) ITIL
2 231 (8.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 146 (5.17%) Change Management
4 140 (4.96%) Load Balancing
5 139 (4.92%) Project Management
6 102 (3.61%) Capacity Planning
7 98 (3.47%) Service Delivery
8 93 (3.29%) Migration
9 88 (3.12%) Incident Management
10 86 (3.05%) Change Control
11 80 (2.83%) Configuration Management
12 73 (2.59%) DevOps
13 70 (2.48%) Service Management
14 67 (2.37%) Problem Management
15 65 (2.30%) Agile Software Development
16 63 (2.23%) E-Commerce
17 59 (2.09%) Business Continuity
17 59 (2.09%) Capacity Management
17 59 (2.09%) Mentoring
18 57 (2.02%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 477 (16.90%) SQL
2 255 (9.03%) PowerShell
3 88 (3.12%) Perl
4 84 (2.98%) Python
5 78 (2.76%) Bash Shell
6 50 (1.77%) PHP
7 48 (1.70%) Java
8 43 (1.52%) Ruby
9 37 (1.31%) VBScript
10 35 (1.24%) Shell Script
11 34 (1.20%) VB
11 34 (1.20%) JavaScript
12 27 (0.96%) T-SQL
13 11 (0.39%) C
14 8 (0.28%) C#
15 6 (0.21%) Korn
16 4 (0.14%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.11%) Groovy
17 3 (0.11%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.11%) R
Qualifications
1 511 (18.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 385 (13.64%) MCSE
3 373 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
4 305 (10.80%) CCNA
5 243 (8.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 197 (6.98%) MCSA
7 194 (6.87%) MCITP
8 179 (6.34%) Security Cleared
9 171 (6.06%) Degree
10 152 (5.38%) MCP
11 128 (4.53%) SC Cleared
12 127 (4.50%) CCNP
13 99 (3.51%) Citrix Certification
14 84 (2.98%) CCA
15 53 (1.88%) DV Cleared
16 50 (1.77%) MCTS
17 39 (1.38%) VCP5
18 34 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
19 25 (0.89%) RHCSA
20 23 (0.81%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (6.73%) SLA
2 60 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 51 (1.81%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.39%) QA
6 8 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.18%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.14%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.11%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.035%) COBIT
10 1 (0.035%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.035%) BS7799
System Software
1 1626 (57.60%) Active Directory
2 1270 (44.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 615 (21.79%) Hyper-V
4 443 (15.69%) vSphere
5 309 (10.95%) XenApp
6 217 (7.69%) VMware ESX
7 143 (5.07%) XenDesktop
8 130 (4.61%) VMware ESXi
9 98 (3.47%) vCloud
10 90 (3.19%) XenServer
11 57 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
12 46 (1.63%) Terminal Services
13 40 (1.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 38 (1.35%) VMware Server
15 25 (0.89%) Forefront TMG
15 25 (0.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 23 (0.81%) Xen
17 15 (0.53%) Firmware
17 15 (0.53%) Terminal Server
18 13 (0.46%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 334 (11.83%) SCCM
2 208 (7.37%) SCOM
3 115 (4.07%) Backup Exec
4 85 (3.01%) Puppet
5 68 (2.41%) Norton AntiVirus
6 65 (2.30%) NetBackup
7 54 (1.91%) WSUS
8 53 (1.88%) Nagios
9 50 (1.77%) SCVMM
10 46 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
11 30 (1.06%) SCDPM
12 23 (0.81%) SCOrch
13 22 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 22 (0.78%) Opsview
13 22 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
14 20 (0.71%) SCSM
15 17 (0.60%) ARCserve
16 15 (0.53%) Legato
16 15 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
16 15 (0.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 2001 (70.88%) VMware
2 1434 (50.80%) Microsoft
3 988 (35.00%) Cisco
4 782 (27.70%) Citrix
5 489 (17.32%) HP
6 301 (10.66%) NetApp
7 195 (6.91%) Dell
8 188 (6.66%) Symantec
9 183 (6.48%) Red Hat
10 140 (4.96%) EMC
11 133 (4.71%) Juniper
12 108 (3.83%) Oracle
13 78 (2.76%) CheckPoint
14 70 (2.48%) Veeam
15 64 (2.27%) 3PAR
15 64 (2.27%) Sophos
16 61 (2.16%) Veritas
17 57 (2.02%) SolarWinds
18 56 (1.98%) F5
19 52 (1.84%) Brocade
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