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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 235 326 317
Rank change year-on-year
+91 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1356 928 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.19% 0.84% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 0.89% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1194 836 811
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
107809 104785 105042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.70% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89260 86303 89863
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +90 1293 £40,000 -3.61% 166
London +35 450 £45,000 - 60
South East +87 302 £40,000 -11.11% 32
East of England +63 143 £41,000 +9.33% 13
Yorkshire +15 130 £37,500 +10.29% 5
City of London +44 119 £47,500 -2.06% 20
West Yorkshire +3 102 £37,500 +10.29% 3
Surrey +68 99 £45,000 - 4
North West +15 90 £35,000 -6.66% 15
South West +55 89 £35,500 +9.23% 22
Leeds +13 89 £38,000 +8.57% 2
Hampshire +26 64 £40,000 +6.66% 13
Berkshire +31 57 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Hertfordshire +26 52 £45,000 +20.00% 5
West Midlands +9 51 £32,500 -18.75% 11
Manchester +4 44 £35,000 +16.66% 11
Essex +27 39 £41,000 -24.07% 2
Wales +17 35 £32,500 -9.72% 2
Cheshire +22 34 £37,500 - 2
East Midlands -22 31 £40,000 +23.07% 5
South Wales +22 30 £32,500 -9.72% 2
East Sussex +16 27 £39,000 -2.50% 2
Oxfordshire +25 26 £29,238 -24.05%
Wiltshire +18 26 £52,500 +68.67% 5
Bristol +22 25 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Cardiff +17 23 £24,000 -33.79% 1
Birmingham -10 19 £37,500 -2.59% 2
Scotland -17 19 £32,000 -3.75% 4
Bedfordshire +1 18 £39,000 +7.58% 3
West Sussex +9 17 £40,000 +8.84% 3

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1951 (75.24%) Windows
2 1691 (65.21%) VMware
3 1333 (51.41%) Active Directory
4 1271 (49.02%) Microsoft
5 1088 (41.96%) VMware Infrastructure
6 943 (36.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 885 (34.13%) MS Exchange
8 838 (32.32%) Cisco
9 778 (30.00%) SAN
10 692 (26.69%) Citrix
11 669 (25.80%) Windows Server 2012
12 651 (25.11%) Linux
13 650 (25.07%) Firewall
14 645 (24.87%) DNS
15 595 (22.95%) Microsoft Certification
16 546 (21.06%) MS Excel
17 530 (20.44%) Hyper-V
18 523 (20.17%) Windows Server 2003
19 514 (19.82%) TCP/IP
20 498 (19.21%) Exchange Server 2010
21 491 (18.94%) SQL Server
22 481 (18.55%) ITIL
23 475 (18.32%) MCSE
24 408 (15.73%) vSphere
25 405 (15.62%) DHCP
26 401 (15.46%) SQL
27 382 (14.73%) HP
28 353 (13.61%) Finance
29 351 (13.54%) Cisco Certification
30 347 (13.38%) WAN

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 885 (34.13%) MS Exchange
2 498 (19.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 330 (12.73%) IIS
4 276 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 257 (9.91%) SharePoint
6 231 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2013
7 183 (7.06%) Apache
8 179 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
9 161 (6.21%) Lync
10 59 (2.28%) Tomcat
11 56 (2.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 48 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
13 28 (1.08%) Apache Solr
14 23 (0.89%) Office Communications Server
15 21 (0.81%) WebLogic
15 21 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
16 20 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
16 20 (0.77%) nginx
17 14 (0.54%) IBM Notes
18 12 (0.46%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 546 (21.06%) MS Excel
2 204 (7.87%) MS Office
3 17 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.19%) Fredhopper
4 4 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.077%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.077%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.039%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 171 (6.59%) Office 365
2 100 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
4 49 (1.89%) SaaS
5 34 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
6 25 (0.96%) IaaS
7 20 (0.77%) PaaS
8 9 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.35%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.12%) ElastiCache
9 3 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.077%) Route 53
10 2 (0.077%) SoftLayer
10 2 (0.077%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.039%) Taleo
11 1 (0.039%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 778 (30.00%) SAN
2 650 (25.07%) Firewall
3 645 (24.87%) DNS
4 514 (19.82%) TCP/IP
5 405 (15.62%) DHCP
6 347 (13.38%) WAN
7 341 (13.15%) LAN
8 246 (9.49%) VPN
9 211 (8.14%) NAS
10 139 (5.36%) Internet
11 125 (4.82%) Wireless
12 120 (4.63%) VoIP
13 118 (4.55%) VLAN
14 116 (4.47%) Cisco IOS
15 115 (4.44%) MPLS
16 112 (4.32%) iSCSI
17 109 (4.20%) Network Security
18 95 (3.66%) SMTP
19 86 (3.32%) BGP
19 86 (3.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 491 (18.94%) SQL Server
2 130 (5.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 117 (4.51%) MySQL
4 62 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 40 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 34 (1.31%) SQL Server 2000
7 21 (0.81%) Oracle Database
8 19 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (0.39%) Redis
11 6 (0.23%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.15%) DB2
13 4 (0.15%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.15%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.12%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.12%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.077%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 25 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (0.50%) NUnit
2 13 (0.50%) Visual Studio
2 13 (0.50%) MSTest
2 13 (0.50%) WiX
2 13 (0.50%) MSBuild
2 13 (0.50%) NuGet
2 13 (0.50%) Ranorex
3 11 (0.42%) Subversion
4 10 (0.39%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.31%) Jenkins
5 8 (0.31%) Ant
6 6 (0.23%) Maven
6 6 (0.23%) WebLOAD
7 5 (0.19%) JIRA
7 5 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (0.15%) MSI
9 2 (0.077%) JUnit
9 2 (0.077%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.077%) Gradle
General
1 353 (13.61%) Finance
2 54 (2.08%) Advertising
3 51 (1.97%) Telecoms
4 47 (1.81%) Banking
5 46 (1.77%) Law
6 34 (1.31%) Legal
7 32 (1.23%) Back Office
8 30 (1.16%) Marketing
9 24 (0.93%) Investment Banking
9 24 (0.93%) Retail
10 19 (0.73%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.39%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.39%) Publishing
12 8 (0.31%) Electronics
12 8 (0.31%) Aerospace
13 7 (0.27%) Local Government
14 6 (0.23%) Games
15 5 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.15%) French Language
16 4 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (2.35%) LAMP
2 54 (2.08%) Web Services
3 27 (1.04%) .NET
4 21 (0.81%) CSS
5 17 (0.66%) HTML
6 15 (0.58%) COM
6 15 (0.58%) X-Windows
7 12 (0.46%) Memcached
8 8 (0.31%) .NET Framework
9 6 (0.23%) Application Packaging
10 5 (0.19%) Software Packaging
10 5 (0.19%) XML
10 5 (0.19%) JDBC
11 4 (0.15%) Middleware
11 4 (0.15%) RabbitMQ
12 3 (0.12%) JSON
13 2 (0.077%) jQuery
13 2 (0.077%) Google Maps API
13 2 (0.077%) HTML5
13 2 (0.077%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 245 (9.45%) Clustering
2 134 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 108 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 69 (2.66%) Management Information System
5 66 (2.55%) Computer Science
6 63 (2.43%) Hedge funds
7 55 (2.12%) Fat Client
7 55 (2.12%) Thin Client
8 54 (2.08%) Replication
9 40 (1.54%) PKI
10 34 (1.31%) Open Source
11 33 (1.27%) EqualLogic
12 32 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
13 23 (0.89%) Client/Server
14 16 (0.62%) CMDB
15 12 (0.46%) iPhone
15 12 (0.46%) Derivative
15 12 (0.46%) Spread Betting
16 11 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
17 10 (0.39%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 1951 (75.24%) Windows
2 943 (36.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 669 (25.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 651 (25.11%) Linux
5 523 (20.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 274 (10.57%) UNIX
7 214 (8.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 176 (6.79%) Windows 7
9 116 (4.47%) Windows 8
10 111 (4.28%) Windows XP
11 82 (3.16%) Solaris
12 79 (3.05%) CentOS
13 60 (2.31%) Windows Vista
14 38 (1.47%) AIX
15 29 (1.12%) Windows 2000
16 25 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
17 23 (0.89%) Mac OS X
18 21 (0.81%) Debian
19 16 (0.62%) Ubuntu
20 10 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 481 (18.55%) ITIL
2 208 (8.02%) Disaster Recovery
3 132 (5.09%) Project Management
4 130 (5.01%) Change Management
5 129 (4.97%) E-Commerce
6 119 (4.59%) Load Balancing
7 93 (3.59%) Migration
8 86 (3.32%) Business Continuity
8 86 (3.32%) Problem Management
9 71 (2.74%) Mentoring
10 67 (2.58%) DevOps
11 62 (2.39%) PRINCE2
12 59 (2.28%) Root Cause Analysis
13 57 (2.20%) Network Monitoring
14 56 (2.16%) Change Control
15 54 (2.08%) Service Management
16 53 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
17 49 (1.89%) Configuration Management
17 49 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
18 46 (1.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 401 (15.46%) SQL
2 321 (12.38%) PowerShell
3 147 (5.67%) Perl
4 137 (5.28%) Bash Shell
5 106 (4.09%) Java
6 68 (2.62%) PHP
6 68 (2.62%) Python
7 67 (2.58%) VBScript
8 42 (1.62%) Shell Script
9 32 (1.23%) VB
10 22 (0.85%) JavaScript
11 18 (0.69%) Ruby
12 16 (0.62%) C#
13 15 (0.58%) C
14 10 (0.39%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.15%) C++
16 1 (0.039%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.039%) Groovy
16 1 (0.039%) LotusScript
16 1 (0.039%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 595 (22.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 475 (18.32%) MCSE
3 351 (13.54%) Cisco Certification
4 280 (10.80%) CCNA
5 259 (9.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 256 (9.87%) MCSA
7 246 (9.49%) MCITP
8 170 (6.56%) CCNP
9 168 (6.48%) Degree
10 147 (5.67%) Security Cleared
11 146 (5.63%) MCP
12 119 (4.59%) SC Cleared
13 102 (3.93%) Citrix Certification
14 91 (3.51%) CCA
15 88 (3.39%) MCTS
16 33 (1.27%) VCP5
17 31 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
18 26 (1.00%) VCAP
19 23 (0.89%) RHCE
20 21 (0.81%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (5.01%) SLA
2 124 (4.78%) PCI DSS
3 27 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.42%) COBIT
5 10 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.31%) QA
7 5 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.039%) BS7799
System Software
1 1333 (51.41%) Active Directory
2 1088 (41.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 530 (20.44%) Hyper-V
4 408 (15.73%) vSphere
5 312 (12.03%) XenApp
6 165 (6.36%) VMware ESXi
7 153 (5.90%) VMware ESX
8 135 (5.21%) XenDesktop
9 90 (3.47%) XenServer
10 84 (3.24%) vCloud
11 54 (2.08%) Terminal Services
12 34 (1.31%) Forefront TMG
13 29 (1.12%) UAG
14 27 (1.04%) VMware Server
14 27 (1.04%) ISA Server
15 25 (0.96%) Firmware
16 22 (0.85%) NFS
17 20 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 18 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
19 17 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 266 (10.26%) SCCM
2 202 (7.79%) SCOM
3 120 (4.63%) Backup Exec
4 74 (2.85%) SCVMM
5 73 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
6 62 (2.39%) NetBackup
7 46 (1.77%) Puppet
7 46 (1.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 41 (1.58%) SCDPM
9 38 (1.47%) WSUS
10 36 (1.39%) HP SIM
11 34 (1.31%) Nagios
12 21 (0.81%) Cisco UCCX
12 21 (0.81%) SCOrch
13 19 (0.73%) Cacti
14 18 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
15 17 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
16 14 (0.54%) Opsview
17 13 (0.50%) ZABBIX
17 13 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1691 (65.21%) VMware
2 1271 (49.02%) Microsoft
3 838 (32.32%) Cisco
4 692 (26.69%) Citrix
5 382 (14.73%) HP
6 251 (9.68%) NetApp
7 237 (9.14%) Red Hat
8 157 (6.05%) Symantec
9 142 (5.48%) EMC
10 132 (5.09%) Dell
11 122 (4.70%) Oracle
12 120 (4.63%) Juniper
13 77 (2.97%) CheckPoint
14 76 (2.93%) IBM
15 75 (2.89%) SolarWinds
16 71 (2.74%) Veeam
17 63 (2.43%) CommVault
18 60 (2.31%) Sophos
19 55 (2.12%) McAfee
20 52 (2.01%) Apple
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum £50,000 - £55,000 per an
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum to £45K + training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus Flexible benefits, on call allo
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Flexible Benefits, on call allo
Posted: Yesterday
London
Transport For London
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + Car + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum + Travel Card + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
EasyRoommate
Salary: Attractive Basic
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
England
Map Careers
Posted: Yesterday