The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Infrastructure Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 209 252 276
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1521 1393 1277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.59% 1.29% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.34% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1249 1102
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
92139 104162 110201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.23% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77160 86775 89126
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

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 26 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +33 1406 £42,500 - 135
London -1 425 £47,500 - 43
South East +24 398 £45,000 +5.88% 29
Berkshire +71 129 £42,500 +11.84% 9
West Midlands +36 124 £40,000 +6.66% 12
East of England +55 110 £42,250 -3.42% 14
Yorkshire -8 108 £37,500 +4.16% 14
Surrey +13 102 £50,000 +11.11% 7
West Yorkshire +3 93 £37,500 +7.14% 10
East Midlands +72 82 £40,000 - 4
South West -20 82 £36,000 - 5
North West +19 69 £36,500 -2.66% 12
City of London +46 59 £45,000 -2.95% 16
Birmingham +3 59 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Hampshire -9 58 £40,000 +5.26% 7
Leeds -31 45 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Bracknell - 44 £52,500 - 5
Manchester +3 43 £37,500 - 5
Buckinghamshire +31 39 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Cambridgeshire +26 39 £36,000 -28.00% 5
Scotland +47 36 £40,000 +25.00% 7
Milton Keynes +41 36 £40,000 - 2
Reading +3 36 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Cambridge +32 35 £36,000 -28.00% 4
Hertfordshire +20 35 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Bradford +17 35 £36,000 -20.00% 2
Gloucestershire +7 30 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Nottinghamshire +20 29 £40,000 -11.84% 1
Nottingham +17 27 £40,000 -11.84% 1
Leicestershire +6 27 £43,500 +16.00%

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Infrastructure Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 2146 (70.69%) Windows
2 1856 (61.13%) VMware
3 1564 (51.52%) Active Directory
4 1509 (49.70%) Microsoft
5 1470 (48.42%) Windows Server
6 1198 (39.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1057 (34.82%) Cisco
8 873 (28.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 865 (28.49%) Firewall
10 832 (27.40%) MS Exchange
11 805 (26.52%) Linux
12 798 (26.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 720 (23.72%) ITIL
14 690 (22.73%) DNS
15 681 (22.43%) Hyper-V
16 679 (22.36%) SAN
17 678 (22.33%) Citrix
18 608 (20.03%) Office 365
19 606 (19.96%) WAN
20 590 (19.43%) LAN
21 547 (18.02%) Microsoft Certification
22 542 (17.85%) DHCP
23 519 (17.09%) SQL Server
24 490 (16.14%) Microsoft Azure
25 486 (16.01%) MS Excel
26 460 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
27 444 (14.62%) PowerShell
28 434 (14.30%) vSphere
29 432 (14.23%) CCNA
30 426 (14.03%) HP

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 832 (27.40%) MS Exchange
2 363 (11.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 252 (8.30%) IIS
4 247 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 207 (6.82%) SharePoint
6 181 (5.96%) Skype for Business
7 147 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 104 (3.43%) Apache
9 59 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
10 49 (1.61%) Tomcat
11 39 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 36 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
13 29 (0.96%) OpenStack
14 28 (0.92%) nginx
15 26 (0.86%) IBM Notes
16 23 (0.76%) IBM Domino
16 23 (0.76%) JBoss
17 20 (0.66%) WebSphere
18 17 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
19 13 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 486 (16.01%) MS Excel
2 123 (4.05%) MS Office
3 8 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (0.26%) MS Project
3 8 (0.26%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.033%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (0.72%) assyst
2 16 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.066%) Bankmaster
4 2 (0.066%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.033%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.033%) Line 500
5 1 (0.033%) Magento
5 1 (0.033%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 608 (20.03%) Office 365
2 490 (16.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 364 (11.99%) Amazon AWS
4 118 (3.89%) SaaS
5 97 (3.19%) IaaS
6 83 (2.73%) PaaS
7 74 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
8 32 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
9 31 (1.02%) Mimecast
10 25 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
11 17 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
12 16 (0.53%) Google Apps
13 14 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 13 (0.43%) OneDrive
15 6 (0.20%) Amazon S3
16 5 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 5 (0.16%) Route 53
16 5 (0.16%) Slack
17 4 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
18 3 (0.099%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 865 (28.49%) Firewall
2 690 (22.73%) DNS
3 679 (22.36%) SAN
4 606 (19.96%) WAN
5 590 (19.43%) LAN
6 542 (17.85%) DHCP
7 350 (11.53%) TCP/IP
8 270 (8.89%) VPN
9 173 (5.70%) VLAN
10 148 (4.87%) VoIP
11 142 (4.68%) Wireless
12 138 (4.55%) NAS
13 117 (3.85%) Internet
14 103 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
15 99 (3.26%) Network Security
16 89 (2.93%) NetScaler
17 72 (2.37%) Skype
18 69 (2.27%) MPLS
19 68 (2.24%) Wi-Fi
20 49 (1.61%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 519 (17.09%) SQL Server
2 108 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 74 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 67 (2.21%) MySQL
5 46 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 33 (1.09%) Relational Database
7 25 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
8 20 (0.66%) Hadoop
9 19 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (0.59%) Big Data
10 18 (0.59%) DB2
11 16 (0.53%) MongoDB
12 15 (0.49%) NoSQL
13 12 (0.40%) Oracle Database
14 11 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
15 10 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
15 10 (0.33%) MariaDB
16 7 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
16 7 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
17 4 (0.13%) Informix
Development Applications
1 64 (2.11%) Git (software)
2 39 (1.28%) Jenkins
3 20 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
3 20 (0.66%) Subversion
4 16 (0.53%) JIRA
5 14 (0.46%) TeamCity
6 13 (0.43%) Cucumber
6 13 (0.43%) HP UFT
6 13 (0.43%) Selenium
6 13 (0.43%) Visual Studio
7 11 (0.36%) Introscope
7 11 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (0.36%) Vagrant
7 11 (0.36%) Visual Studio Code
8 7 (0.23%) Maven
9 6 (0.20%) MSI
10 5 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.099%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.066%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.066%) Travis CI
General
1 379 (12.48%) Finance
2 145 (4.78%) Telecoms
3 97 (3.19%) Retail
4 65 (2.14%) Law
5 63 (2.08%) Legal
6 47 (1.55%) Manufacturing
7 46 (1.52%) Publishing
8 37 (1.22%) Games
9 34 (1.12%) Marketing
10 30 (0.99%) Back Office
10 30 (0.99%) Banking
11 21 (0.69%) Advertising
12 15 (0.49%) Billing
13 12 (0.40%) Electronics
14 11 (0.36%) Investment Banking
15 9 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.26%) Online Betting
17 7 (0.23%) Spanish Language
18 6 (0.20%) Financial Institution
19 3 (0.099%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (3.23%) Web Services
2 52 (1.71%) .NET
3 22 (0.72%) LAMP
4 19 (0.63%) Middleware
5 17 (0.56%) ASP.NET
6 15 (0.49%) HTML
7 12 (0.40%) XML
8 10 (0.33%) COM
9 9 (0.30%) ELK Stack
10 8 (0.26%) 802.1X
10 8 (0.26%) Flash
11 7 (0.23%) LEMP Stack
11 7 (0.23%) Node.js
11 7 (0.23%) SOAP
11 7 (0.23%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 6 (0.20%) LAPP Stack
13 5 (0.16%) CSS3
13 5 (0.16%) HTML5
13 5 (0.16%) MSMQ
13 5 (0.16%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 385 (12.68%) Data Centre
2 154 (5.07%) Clustering
3 132 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (2.21%) Computer Science
5 60 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 56 (1.84%) Public Cloud
7 55 (1.81%) Driving Licence
7 55 (1.81%) Replication
8 52 (1.71%) Blackberry
9 46 (1.52%) Private Cloud
10 43 (1.42%) EMC VNX
11 41 (1.35%) Fat Client
11 41 (1.35%) Thin Client
12 34 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
13 33 (1.09%) Statistics
14 31 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
14 31 (1.02%) PKI
15 30 (0.99%) Hedge funds
16 26 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
17 20 (0.66%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2146 (70.69%) Windows
2 1470 (48.42%) Windows Server
3 873 (28.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 805 (26.52%) Linux
5 798 (26.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 263 (8.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 255 (8.40%) Windows 7
8 171 (5.63%) Unix
9 165 (5.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 151 (4.97%) Windows 10
11 140 (4.61%) Windows 8
12 110 (3.62%) CentOS
13 56 (1.84%) Ubuntu
14 41 (1.35%) Solaris
15 30 (0.99%) Debian
15 30 (0.99%) Mac OS X
16 26 (0.86%) Windows XP
17 23 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
18 20 (0.66%) Android
18 20 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 720 (23.72%) ITIL
2 273 (8.99%) Disaster Recovery
3 180 (5.93%) DevOps
4 155 (5.11%) Migration
5 154 (5.07%) Project Management
6 151 (4.97%) Change Management
7 147 (4.84%) Mentoring
8 120 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
9 105 (3.46%) Infrastructure Management
10 103 (3.39%) Load Balancing
11 97 (3.19%) Configuration Management
11 97 (3.19%) High Availability
12 92 (3.03%) Change Control
13 90 (2.96%) ITIL V3
14 81 (2.67%) Service Management
15 73 (2.40%) Business Continuity
15 73 (2.40%) Service Delivery
16 72 (2.37%) Problem Management
17 69 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
18 64 (2.11%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 444 (14.62%) PowerShell
2 418 (13.77%) SQL
3 159 (5.24%) Python
4 113 (3.72%) Perl
5 108 (3.56%) Bash Shell
6 67 (2.21%) Java
7 66 (2.17%) Ruby
8 56 (1.84%) C
9 49 (1.61%) VBScript
10 48 (1.58%) PHP
11 37 (1.22%) Shell Script
12 36 (1.19%) VB
13 32 (1.05%) T-SQL
14 31 (1.02%) C#
15 26 (0.86%) JavaScript
16 10 (0.33%) C++
17 6 (0.20%) Go
18 5 (0.16%) Groovy
18 5 (0.16%) R
19 3 (0.099%) Korn
Qualifications
1 547 (18.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 460 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
3 432 (14.23%) CCNA
4 376 (12.38%) MCSE
5 325 (10.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 216 (7.11%) MCSA
7 186 (6.13%) Degree
8 178 (5.86%) Security Cleared
9 152 (5.01%) MCITP
10 148 (4.87%) SC Cleared
11 131 (4.31%) MCP
12 130 (4.28%) CCNP
13 59 (1.94%) RHCSA
14 50 (1.65%) Citrix Certification
15 46 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
16 45 (1.48%) RHCA
17 43 (1.42%) CCA
18 32 (1.05%) MCTS
19 30 (0.99%) DV Cleared
20 24 (0.79%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (7.31%) SLA
2 64 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 57 (1.88%) PCI DSS
4 23 (0.76%) QA
5 14 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 4 (0.13%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.066%) DICOM
9 1 (0.033%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.033%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1564 (51.52%) Active Directory
2 1198 (39.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 681 (22.43%) Hyper-V
4 434 (14.30%) vSphere
5 364 (11.99%) XenApp
6 163 (5.37%) VMware ESX
7 140 (4.61%) VMware ESXi
8 120 (3.95%) XenDesktop
9 103 (3.39%) Virtual Servers
10 82 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
11 68 (2.24%) Firmware
12 51 (1.68%) Virtual Desktop
13 43 (1.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 35 (1.15%) XenServer
15 31 (1.02%) NFS
16 28 (0.92%) BitLocker
16 28 (0.92%) VMware Server
17 26 (0.86%) Terminal Services
18 24 (0.79%) vCloud
19 22 (0.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 390 (12.85%) SCCM
2 287 (9.45%) SCOM
3 219 (7.21%) Puppet
4 163 (5.37%) Opscode Chef
5 97 (3.19%) WSUS
6 74 (2.44%) Backup Exec
7 73 (2.40%) Nagios
8 64 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
9 59 (1.94%) Ansible
10 54 (1.78%) SCVMM
11 49 (1.61%) NetBackup
12 42 (1.38%) Failover Clustering
12 42 (1.38%) Microsoft Clustering
13 36 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
14 35 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
15 27 (0.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 26 (0.86%) Cisco UCCX
17 22 (0.72%) vRealize
18 20 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
18 20 (0.66%) Salt
Vendors
1 1856 (61.13%) VMware
2 1509 (49.70%) Microsoft
3 1057 (34.82%) Cisco
4 678 (22.33%) Citrix
5 426 (14.03%) HP
6 302 (9.95%) NetApp
7 222 (7.31%) Red Hat
8 155 (5.11%) Dell
9 144 (4.74%) EMC
10 143 (4.71%) Oracle
11 142 (4.68%) Veeam
12 141 (4.64%) Symantec
13 111 (3.66%) IBM
14 98 (3.23%) CheckPoint
15 91 (3.00%) SolarWinds
16 78 (2.57%) Juniper
17 64 (2.11%) Avaya
18 61 (2.01%) 3PAR
19 60 (1.98%) Intel Security
20 56 (1.84%) Apple
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spinnaker Red
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum dependent on experience. + Bens!
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Essex
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Witham, Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,500 per annum + excellent training opportunities
Posted: 3 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dursley, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Bonus/ On-call Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 4 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Herefordshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago