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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 227 335 307
Rank change year-on-year
+108 -28
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1374 822 953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.30% 0.80% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.85% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1213 695 838
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,400 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 £65,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +110 1323 £41,500 +3.75% 179
London +105 531 £45,000 +2.27% 65
South East +101 334 £40,000 -5.88% 51
City of London +44 116 £46,500 -5.10% 21
East of England +40 104 £45,000 +28.57% 13
Yorkshire +3 103 £35,000 -6.66% 9
North West +52 99 £35,000 +2.94% 10
Hampshire +46 94 £40,000 +1.91% 20
West Yorkshire +1 81 £36,000 -10.00% 7
Surrey +42 76 £42,500 -5.55% 14
South West +22 74 £37,500 +33.92% 17
Berkshire -2 64 £32,500 -31.57% 7
West Midlands +13 58 £32,500 - 7
Leeds -17 51 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Manchester +23 47 £35,000 +27.27% 6
Cheshire +27 36 £41,250 +10.00% 2
East Sussex +18 35 £42,500 +40.93% 1
Hertfordshire -4 35 £50,000 +53.84% 7
Essex +17 33 £46,500 +28.27% 2
East Midlands +11 32 £40,000 +11.88% 5
South Wales -8 28 £42,000 +20.00% 4
Wales -10 28 £42,000 +21.73% 5
Newbury +15 24 £32,500 -33.67% 3
Reading +2 24 £36,000 -10.00% 4
Hemel Hempstead -8 22 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Wiltshire +13 20 £38,750 +3.33% 2
Bristol -8 20 £40,000 +42.85% 8
Southampton - 20 £32,500 - 7
Woking +27 19 £45,000 -21.05%
Lewes - 19 £45,000 - 1

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2064 (77.48%) Windows
2 1859 (69.78%) VMware
3 1497 (56.19%) Active Directory
4 1329 (49.89%) Microsoft
5 1198 (44.97%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1002 (37.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 972 (36.49%) MS Exchange
8 902 (33.86%) Cisco
9 839 (31.49%) SAN
10 763 (28.64%) Firewall
11 760 (28.53%) Citrix
12 738 (27.70%) Windows Server 2012
13 663 (24.89%) DNS
14 625 (23.46%) Linux
15 611 (22.94%) MS Excel
16 566 (21.25%) SQL Server
17 564 (21.17%) Hyper-V
18 549 (20.61%) Exchange Server 2010
19 532 (19.97%) Microsoft Certification
20 519 (19.48%) Windows Server 2003
21 492 (18.47%) ITIL
22 461 (17.30%) TCP/IP
23 448 (16.82%) vSphere
24 430 (16.14%) MCSE
25 427 (16.03%) SQL
26 422 (15.84%) DHCP
27 410 (15.39%) HP
28 408 (15.32%) WAN
29 400 (15.02%) LAN
30 371 (13.93%) Cisco Certification

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 972 (36.49%) MS Exchange
2 549 (20.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 313 (11.75%) IIS
4 299 (11.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 274 (10.29%) SharePoint
6 243 (9.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 153 (5.74%) Lync
8 150 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2003
9 144 (5.41%) Apache
10 67 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 66 (2.48%) Tomcat
12 24 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
12 24 (0.90%) JBoss
13 23 (0.86%) Apache Solr
14 19 (0.71%) Office Communications Server
14 19 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
15 18 (0.68%) nginx
15 18 (0.68%) WebLogic
16 15 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
17 11 (0.41%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 611 (22.94%) MS Excel
2 206 (7.73%) MS Office
3 10 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.30%) S-PLUS
5 6 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.075%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (0.45%) Dynamics GP
2 8 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.19%) Fredhopper
4 4 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.075%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.075%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.038%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 149 (5.59%) Office 365
2 101 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
4 45 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
5 41 (1.54%) SaaS
6 16 (0.60%) IaaS
7 15 (0.56%) PaaS
8 5 (0.19%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.075%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.075%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.038%) ElastiCache
11 1 (0.038%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.038%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.038%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.038%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 839 (31.49%) SAN
2 763 (28.64%) Firewall
3 663 (24.89%) DNS
4 461 (17.30%) TCP/IP
5 422 (15.84%) DHCP
6 408 (15.32%) WAN
7 400 (15.02%) LAN
8 292 (10.96%) VPN
9 212 (7.96%) NAS
10 152 (5.71%) VLAN
11 129 (4.84%) Internet
12 124 (4.65%) Wireless
13 122 (4.58%) Network Security
14 118 (4.43%) iSCSI
15 94 (3.53%) SSL
15 94 (3.53%) MPLS
16 84 (3.15%) VoIP
17 69 (2.59%) SMTP
18 64 (2.40%) IPsec
19 63 (2.36%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 566 (21.25%) SQL Server
2 167 (6.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 93 (3.49%) MySQL
4 67 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 59 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 53 (1.99%) SQL Server 2000
7 21 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (0.45%) Oracle Database
8 12 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (0.30%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.26%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.19%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.15%) Redis
14 3 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (0.49%) Visual Studio
3 12 (0.45%) WiX
3 12 (0.45%) MSBuild
3 12 (0.45%) Ranorex
3 12 (0.45%) NuGet
3 12 (0.45%) Git (software)
3 12 (0.45%) MSTest
3 12 (0.45%) NUnit
4 7 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (0.23%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.23%) Hudson
6 5 (0.19%) MSI
6 5 (0.19%) WebLOAD
7 4 (0.15%) JIRA
7 4 (0.15%) Ant
8 3 (0.11%) Subversion
8 3 (0.11%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.038%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.038%) AdminStudio
General
1 352 (13.21%) Finance
2 68 (2.55%) Telecoms
3 63 (2.36%) Advertising
4 56 (2.10%) Legal
5 54 (2.03%) Banking
6 46 (1.73%) Marketing
7 35 (1.31%) Law
8 34 (1.28%) Back Office
9 25 (0.94%) Retail
10 17 (0.64%) Manufacturing
10 17 (0.64%) Publishing
11 15 (0.56%) Investment Banking
12 13 (0.49%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.30%) Games
14 5 (0.19%) Billing
15 4 (0.15%) French Language
15 4 (0.15%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.15%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.15%) Local Government
16 3 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (1.99%) Web Services
2 52 (1.95%) .NET
3 35 (1.31%) LAMP
4 19 (0.71%) .NET Framework
5 17 (0.64%) HTML
5 17 (0.64%) X-Windows
6 16 (0.60%) CSS
7 13 (0.49%) COM
8 8 (0.30%) Application Packaging
9 6 (0.23%) XML
10 5 (0.19%) Middleware
10 5 (0.19%) JDBC
11 4 (0.15%) Memcached
11 4 (0.15%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.11%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (0.11%) Play Framework
12 3 (0.11%) Software Packaging
13 2 (0.075%) WSH
13 2 (0.075%) VCL
14 1 (0.038%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 271 (10.17%) Clustering
2 129 (4.84%) Blackberry
3 112 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
4 73 (2.74%) Management Information System
5 61 (2.29%) Hedge funds
6 58 (2.18%) Replication
7 51 (1.91%) Thin Client
7 51 (1.91%) Fat Client
8 46 (1.73%) Open Source
9 45 (1.69%) Computer Science
10 41 (1.54%) PKI
11 40 (1.50%) EqualLogic
12 31 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
13 23 (0.86%) Client/Server
14 18 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
15 16 (0.60%) Derivative
16 15 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
17 14 (0.53%) iPhone
17 14 (0.53%) BBC
17 14 (0.53%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 2064 (77.48%) Windows
2 1002 (37.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 738 (27.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 625 (23.46%) Linux
5 519 (19.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 226 (8.48%) UNIX
7 203 (7.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 173 (6.49%) Windows 7
9 132 (4.95%) Windows 8
10 101 (3.79%) Windows XP
11 80 (3.00%) CentOS
12 73 (2.74%) Solaris
13 65 (2.44%) Windows Vista
14 47 (1.76%) Windows 2000
15 29 (1.09%) Debian
16 27 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
17 26 (0.98%) Mac OS X
17 26 (0.98%) AIX
18 14 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
19 13 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (18.47%) ITIL
2 248 (9.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 138 (5.18%) Project Management
4 129 (4.84%) Change Management
5 116 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 100 (3.75%) E-Commerce
7 88 (3.30%) Migration
8 78 (2.93%) Problem Management
9 77 (2.89%) Service Delivery
10 76 (2.85%) Business Continuity
11 73 (2.74%) Incident Management
12 66 (2.48%) Capacity Planning
12 66 (2.48%) DevOps
13 60 (2.25%) Service Management
14 58 (2.18%) Capacity Management
15 56 (2.10%) Agile Software Development
15 56 (2.10%) Configuration Management
16 53 (1.99%) Root Cause Analysis
17 51 (1.91%) Change Control
18 50 (1.88%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 427 (16.03%) SQL
2 300 (11.26%) PowerShell
3 100 (3.75%) Perl
4 88 (3.30%) Bash Shell
5 56 (2.10%) Python
6 53 (1.99%) VBScript
7 52 (1.95%) Java
8 41 (1.54%) PHP
9 34 (1.28%) JavaScript
10 31 (1.16%) Shell Script
10 31 (1.16%) VB
11 25 (0.94%) Ruby
12 15 (0.56%) C#
13 12 (0.45%) T-SQL
14 9 (0.34%) C
15 4 (0.15%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.11%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.11%) VB6
16 3 (0.11%) Groovy
17 1 (0.038%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 532 (19.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 430 (16.14%) MCSE
3 371 (13.93%) Cisco Certification
4 284 (10.66%) CCNA
5 244 (9.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 221 (8.30%) MCITP
7 216 (8.11%) MCSA
8 165 (6.19%) CCNP
9 155 (5.82%) Security Cleared
10 147 (5.52%) Degree
11 144 (5.41%) MCP
12 126 (4.73%) SC Cleared
13 103 (3.87%) Citrix Certification
14 88 (3.30%) CCA
15 62 (2.33%) MCTS
16 40 (1.50%) VCP5
17 28 (1.05%) RHCSA
18 26 (0.98%) DV Cleared
19 25 (0.94%) RHCE
20 24 (0.90%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (6.08%) SLA
2 89 (3.34%) PCI DSS
3 36 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.45%) COBIT
5 9 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.23%) QA
7 5 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1497 (56.19%) Active Directory
2 1198 (44.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 564 (21.17%) Hyper-V
4 448 (16.82%) vSphere
5 348 (13.06%) XenApp
6 163 (6.12%) VMware ESX
7 148 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
8 142 (5.33%) XenDesktop
9 109 (4.09%) vCloud
10 85 (3.19%) XenServer
11 52 (1.95%) Terminal Services
12 44 (1.65%) Forefront TMG
13 39 (1.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 31 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
14 31 (1.16%) VMware Server
15 25 (0.94%) UAG
16 24 (0.90%) Firmware
17 18 (0.68%) ISA Server
18 17 (0.64%) NFS
18 17 (0.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 305 (11.45%) SCCM
2 217 (8.15%) SCOM
3 123 (4.62%) Backup Exec
4 81 (3.04%) Norton AntiVirus
5 71 (2.67%) NetBackup
6 67 (2.52%) SCVMM
7 58 (2.18%) Puppet
8 43 (1.61%) WSUS
9 39 (1.46%) SCDPM
10 34 (1.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 32 (1.20%) Nagios
12 27 (1.01%) SCOrch
13 26 (0.98%) HP SIM
14 25 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
15 18 (0.68%) Cisco UCCX
15 18 (0.68%) Cacti
15 18 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
16 17 (0.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 17 (0.64%) Opsview
17 15 (0.56%) Legato
Vendors
1 1859 (69.78%) VMware
2 1329 (49.89%) Microsoft
3 902 (33.86%) Cisco
4 760 (28.53%) Citrix
5 410 (15.39%) HP
6 277 (10.40%) NetApp
7 218 (8.18%) Red Hat
8 197 (7.39%) Symantec
9 176 (6.61%) Dell
10 144 (5.41%) EMC
11 132 (4.95%) Juniper
12 120 (4.50%) Oracle
13 83 (3.12%) CheckPoint
14 75 (2.82%) Veeam
15 73 (2.74%) SolarWinds
16 68 (2.55%) CommVault
17 65 (2.44%) Sophos
18 63 (2.36%) IBM
19 60 (2.25%) Veritas
20 59 (2.21%) 3PAR
Jersey, Channel Isles
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus, pension, 20% Tax
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £53,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: to £50,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 15-20% bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday