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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 258 272 317
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +45
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1243 1226 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 1.05% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.11% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1114 1061 795
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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
104523 110040 100310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 87158 89009 83141
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +17 1171 £42,000 +5.00% 137
London 0 398 £47,500 +5.55% 41
South East +47 334 £42,500 +6.25% 26
Yorkshire -5 118 £35,000 +2.94% 22
West Yorkshire -15 96 £35,000 +6.06% 18
Leeds -9 90 £35,000 +6.06% 16
Surrey +13 89 £45,000 - 13
South West +5 86 £35,000 -9.67% 20
Hampshire +36 78 £42,500 +6.25% 5
North West -15 74 £37,500 +15.38% 15
East of England -40 73 £40,000 +6.66% 6
West Midlands +14 68 £35,000 - 3
City of London -33 52 £46,000 +2.22% 8
Berkshire +27 49 £39,000 -13.33% 2
Manchester -4 36 £37,500 +14.50% 8
Hertfordshire -20 36 £41,250 +10.00% 1
West Sussex +4 35 £42,500 +6.25%
Southampton +28 34 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Wales -2 32 £36,500 +12.30% 4
Cheshire -5 32 £37,500 +20.96% 3
Wiltshire +21 31 £36,000 -20.00% 5
Reading +13 31 £37,500 -38.52% 1
Oxfordshire +9 31 £41,000 +24.24% 2
South Wales -5 31 £36,500 +12.30% 4
Woking +23 28 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Birmingham +14 27 £37,500 -16.66% 2
East Midlands -3 24 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Cardiff -16 23 £37,000 +13.84% 4
Bristol -8 22 £38,000 -1.93% 5
Kent +11 20 £45,000 +20.00%

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2022 (76.45%) Windows
2 1784 (67.45%) VMware
3 1489 (56.29%) Active Directory
4 1347 (50.93%) Microsoft
5 1110 (41.97%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1006 (38.03%) MS Exchange
7 932 (35.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 874 (33.04%) Cisco
9 843 (31.87%) SAN
10 832 (31.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 687 (25.97%) Firewall
12 671 (25.37%) Citrix
13 646 (24.42%) ITIL
14 615 (23.25%) DNS
15 592 (22.38%) Exchange Server 2010
16 577 (21.81%) Linux
17 565 (21.36%) MS Excel
18 540 (20.42%) SQL Server
19 515 (19.47%) Hyper-V
20 493 (18.64%) SQL
21 485 (18.34%) Windows Server 2003
22 476 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
23 463 (17.50%) HP
24 459 (17.35%) DHCP
25 432 (16.33%) LAN
26 423 (15.99%) WAN
27 387 (14.63%) TCP/IP
28 382 (14.44%) vSphere
29 363 (13.72%) MCSE
30 361 (13.65%) Cisco Certification

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1006 (38.03%) MS Exchange
2 592 (22.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 282 (10.66%) SharePoint
4 261 (9.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 251 (9.49%) Lync
6 239 (9.04%) IIS
7 222 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2007
8 108 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
9 106 (4.01%) Apache
10 81 (3.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 46 (1.74%) Tomcat
11 46 (1.74%) nginx
12 31 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
13 27 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
14 22 (0.83%) CMS
15 20 (0.76%) JBoss
16 19 (0.72%) Office Communications Server
17 17 (0.64%) Drupal
18 16 (0.60%) WebSphere
18 16 (0.60%) WebLogic
Applications
1 565 (21.36%) MS Excel
2 170 (6.43%) MS Office
3 8 (0.30%) MS Project
4 6 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.11%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.038%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.19%) Agresso
5 1 (0.038%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.038%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.038%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 215 (8.13%) Office 365
2 119 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 102 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
4 61 (2.31%) SaaS
5 32 (1.21%) IaaS
6 28 (1.06%) PaaS
7 26 (0.98%) Mimecast
8 16 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.38%) Symantec.cloud
10 8 (0.30%) AWS CloudTrail
10 8 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.23%) Google Apps
11 6 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (0.19%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
15 2 (0.076%) Amazon ELB
16 1 (0.038%) Google Drive
16 1 (0.038%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 843 (31.87%) SAN
2 687 (25.97%) Firewall
3 615 (23.25%) DNS
4 459 (17.35%) DHCP
5 432 (16.33%) LAN
6 423 (15.99%) WAN
7 387 (14.63%) TCP/IP
8 324 (12.25%) VPN
9 186 (7.03%) NAS
10 171 (6.47%) VoIP
11 130 (4.91%) Network Security
12 126 (4.76%) VLAN
13 102 (3.86%) Wireless
14 99 (3.74%) Internet
15 83 (3.14%) NetScaler
16 78 (2.95%) SSL
17 74 (2.80%) iSCSI
18 58 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
19 55 (2.08%) MPLS
20 44 (1.66%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 540 (20.42%) SQL Server
2 147 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 81 (3.06%) MySQL
4 58 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 50 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 31 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
7 23 (0.87%) Relational Database
8 20 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
8 20 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (0.72%) Oracle Database
10 18 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (0.53%) Redis
12 11 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (0.34%) Hadoop
13 9 (0.34%) NoSQL
14 8 (0.30%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.26%) Big Data
15 7 (0.26%) Informix
Development Applications
1 27 (1.02%) Git (software)
2 23 (0.87%) Subversion
3 20 (0.76%) Jenkins
4 14 (0.53%) Maven
4 14 (0.53%) Hudson
5 13 (0.49%) MSI
5 13 (0.49%) JIRA
6 10 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (0.34%) Ant
8 7 (0.26%) InstallShield
8 7 (0.26%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.23%) CruiseControl
10 5 (0.19%) HP UFT
11 4 (0.15%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (0.11%) Juju
12 3 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.11%) WebLOAD
13 2 (0.076%) JUnit
13 2 (0.076%) Gradle
General
1 344 (13.01%) Finance
2 104 (3.93%) Telecoms
3 61 (2.31%) Back Office
3 61 (2.31%) Advertising
3 61 (2.31%) Retail
4 53 (2.00%) Law
5 51 (1.93%) Financial Institution
5 51 (1.93%) Banking
6 43 (1.63%) Legal
7 27 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 27 (1.02%) Marketing
8 17 (0.64%) Publishing
9 15 (0.57%) Games
10 11 (0.42%) Electronics
10 11 (0.42%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.30%) Front Office
12 7 (0.26%) Online Betting
13 5 (0.19%) Spanish Language
13 5 (0.19%) Local Government
13 5 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (2.19%) Web Services
2 53 (2.00%) .NET
3 33 (1.25%) Application Packaging
4 25 (0.95%) HTML
5 16 (0.60%) LAMP
5 16 (0.60%) XML
5 16 (0.60%) REST
6 12 (0.45%) Middleware
7 11 (0.42%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (0.38%) WAP
9 9 (0.34%) ActiveMQ
10 8 (0.30%) MSMQ
10 8 (0.30%) Java EE
11 7 (0.26%) COM
12 6 (0.23%) COM+
13 5 (0.19%) LINQ
14 4 (0.15%) Silverlight
14 4 (0.15%) XMPP
15 3 (0.11%) CSS
15 3 (0.11%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 359 (13.57%) Data Centre
2 209 (7.90%) Clustering
3 88 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 87 (3.29%) Replication
5 82 (3.10%) Blackberry
6 49 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 45 (1.70%) EMC VNX
8 41 (1.55%) EqualLogic
9 38 (1.44%) Computer Science
10 28 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
11 24 (0.91%) Fat Client
11 24 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
11 24 (0.91%) Thin Client
12 23 (0.87%) HP Storage
13 22 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 21 (0.79%) Hedge funds
15 19 (0.72%) Client/Server
16 18 (0.68%) Derivative
16 18 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
17 14 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2022 (76.45%) Windows
2 932 (35.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 832 (31.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 577 (21.81%) Linux
5 485 (18.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 209 (7.90%) Windows 7
7 155 (5.86%) UNIX
8 128 (4.84%) Windows 8
9 117 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 104 (3.93%) Windows XP
11 75 (2.84%) CentOS
12 64 (2.42%) Debian
13 47 (1.78%) Solaris
14 37 (1.40%) Windows 2000
15 27 (1.02%) Mac OS X
16 26 (0.98%) Ubuntu
17 23 (0.87%) AIX
18 18 (0.68%) Data ONTAP
19 17 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
20 15 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 646 (24.42%) ITIL
2 164 (6.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 127 (4.80%) Load Balancing
4 126 (4.76%) Change Management
5 125 (4.73%) Project Management
6 98 (3.71%) Configuration Management
7 92 (3.48%) Capacity Planning
8 87 (3.29%) Change Control
9 82 (3.10%) Mentoring
10 76 (2.87%) Service Delivery
11 72 (2.72%) Performance Tuning
12 68 (2.57%) Agile Software Development
12 68 (2.57%) Server Building
13 64 (2.42%) Migration
14 62 (2.34%) E-Commerce
15 58 (2.19%) Incident Management
16 56 (2.12%) PRINCE2
17 55 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
18 53 (2.00%) DevOps
19 51 (1.93%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 493 (18.64%) SQL
2 276 (10.43%) PowerShell
3 78 (2.95%) Bash Shell
3 78 (2.95%) Java
4 75 (2.84%) Perl
5 72 (2.72%) Python
6 64 (2.42%) PHP
7 50 (1.89%) Shell Script
8 42 (1.59%) VBScript
9 40 (1.51%) Ruby
10 30 (1.13%) T-SQL
11 27 (1.02%) VB
12 25 (0.95%) C
13 9 (0.34%) JavaScript
14 5 (0.19%) C#
14 5 (0.19%) Groovy
15 4 (0.15%) Korn
15 4 (0.15%) C++
15 4 (0.15%) R
16 3 (0.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 476 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 363 (13.72%) MCSE
3 361 (13.65%) Cisco Certification
4 306 (11.57%) CCNA
5 256 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 182 (6.88%) Degree
7 173 (6.54%) MCSA
8 168 (6.35%) MCITP
9 158 (5.97%) Security Cleared
10 135 (5.10%) CCNP
11 108 (4.08%) MCP
12 68 (2.57%) SC Cleared
13 55 (2.08%) MCTS
13 55 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
14 53 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
15 43 (1.63%) CCA
16 40 (1.51%) DV Cleared
17 26 (0.98%) CCIE
18 21 (0.79%) RHCSA
19 20 (0.76%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (6.39%) SLA
2 60 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.76%) QA
5 12 (0.45%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.34%) JSP 440
7 5 (0.19%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.11%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.076%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.076%) BS7799
10 2 (0.076%) HL7
10 2 (0.076%) DICOM
11 1 (0.038%) COBIT
System Software
1 1489 (56.29%) Active Directory
2 1110 (41.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 515 (19.47%) Hyper-V
4 382 (14.44%) vSphere
5 265 (10.02%) XenApp
6 199 (7.52%) VMware ESX
7 133 (5.03%) VMware ESXi
8 108 (4.08%) XenDesktop
9 72 (2.72%) XenServer
10 68 (2.57%) vCloud
11 60 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
12 44 (1.66%) Terminal Services
13 25 (0.95%) VMware Server
14 23 (0.87%) Xen
15 19 (0.72%) Varnish
16 18 (0.68%) UAG
16 18 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 18 (0.68%) Firmware
17 17 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 17 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 357 (13.50%) SCCM
2 221 (8.36%) SCOM
3 96 (3.63%) Puppet
4 84 (3.18%) Backup Exec
5 67 (2.53%) NetBackup
6 65 (2.46%) WSUS
7 61 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
8 55 (2.08%) Nagios
9 39 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
9 39 (1.47%) HP Data Protector
10 22 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 21 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 21 (0.79%) SCVMM
12 19 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
12 19 (0.72%) AirWatch
13 18 (0.68%) Salt
14 17 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
14 17 (0.64%) HP SIM
15 16 (0.60%) Opsview
16 14 (0.53%) vMotion
Vendors
1 1784 (67.45%) VMware
2 1347 (50.93%) Microsoft
3 874 (33.04%) Cisco
4 671 (25.37%) Citrix
5 463 (17.50%) HP
6 267 (10.09%) NetApp
7 158 (5.97%) Red Hat
8 149 (5.63%) Dell
9 136 (5.14%) EMC
10 132 (4.99%) Symantec
11 109 (4.12%) Juniper
12 102 (3.86%) CheckPoint
13 84 (3.18%) Oracle
14 80 (3.02%) Veeam
15 56 (2.12%) F5
16 55 (2.08%) SolarWinds
17 46 (1.74%) Sophos
17 46 (1.74%) 3PAR
17 46 (1.74%) Dell Compellent
18 39 (1.47%) IBM
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: Extensive benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
Essex
Etech Partners
Salary: To £50K + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £38,000 per annum Plus benefits, bonus and certified t
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Centric Resource
Salary: £50,000 per annum + Flexi-Time + Company Benefits including Pension an
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £50k (DOE) + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bath, Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hertfordshire
GCS
Posted: 18 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: 18 hours ago