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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 245 266 301
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +35
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1285 1237 925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.17% 1.06% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.12% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1144 1083 823
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
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 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +25 1211 £40,000 - 140
London +8 409 £50,000 +11.11% 56
South East +32 302 £42,500 +6.25% 31
South West +26 111 £33,250 -13.63% 12
Yorkshire -21 107 £35,000 +7.69% 16
East of England +3 99 £36,000 -4.00% 2
West Yorkshire -24 88 £35,000 +7.69% 13
Hampshire +35 85 £44,250 +10.62% 6
North West -17 84 £37,500 +17.18% 9
Surrey +21 80 £42,600 +6.50% 10
West Midlands +10 78 £35,000 +4.47% 11
Leeds -19 78 £35,000 +7.69% 13
City of London -22 57 £47,500 +5.55% 11
Hertfordshire -13 50 £35,000 -5.40%
Wiltshire +31 43 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Berkshire +1 41 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Cheshire -4 37 £40,000 +35.59% 7
Manchester -5 37 £37,500 +15.38% 1
West Sussex +17 36 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Wales -1 33 £35,500 +7.57% 6
South Wales -4 33 £35,500 +7.57% 5
Southampton +22 30 £42,500 +30.76% 3
Birmingham -6 30 £35,000 -10.82% 2
Oxfordshire +14 23 £41,000 +24.24% 2
Reading +12 23 £31,500 -37.00% 1
Farnborough -6 23 £50,000 +8.10%
Bristol -14 23 £40,000 -3.03% 5
East Midlands -12 22 £38,750 -1.89% 3
Scotland +20 20 £45,000 +38.46% 5
Cardiff -14 20 £36,500 +10.60% 5

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2160 (77.92%) Windows
2 1879 (67.78%) VMware
3 1585 (57.18%) Active Directory
4 1402 (50.58%) Microsoft
5 1154 (41.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1056 (38.10%) MS Exchange
7 989 (35.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 915 (33.01%) Cisco
9 889 (32.07%) SAN
10 871 (31.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 758 (27.34%) Firewall
12 729 (26.30%) Citrix
13 638 (23.02%) DNS
14 625 (22.55%) Exchange Server 2010
15 620 (22.37%) ITIL
16 608 (21.93%) SQL Server
17 599 (21.61%) Linux
18 592 (21.36%) MS Excel
19 554 (19.99%) Hyper-V
20 518 (18.69%) Windows Server 2003
21 509 (18.36%) SQL
22 508 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
23 497 (17.93%) HP
24 487 (17.57%) DHCP
25 462 (16.67%) LAN
26 445 (16.05%) WAN
27 397 (14.32%) TCP/IP
28 389 (14.03%) vSphere
29 381 (13.74%) MCSE
30 371 (13.38%) Data Centre

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1056 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 625 (22.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 296 (10.68%) SharePoint
4 271 (9.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 251 (9.05%) Lync
6 250 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2007
7 246 (8.87%) IIS
8 107 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2003
9 100 (3.61%) Apache
10 79 (2.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 45 (1.62%) Tomcat
12 44 (1.59%) nginx
13 30 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
14 27 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
15 26 (0.94%) CMS
15 26 (0.94%) JBoss
16 18 (0.65%) Office Communications Server
16 18 (0.65%) Drupal
17 17 (0.61%) WebSphere
18 16 (0.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 592 (21.36%) MS Excel
2 183 (6.60%) MS Office
3 9 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.25%) MS Project
5 4 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.072%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.036%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.18%) ION MarketView
5 4 (0.14%) Agresso
6 2 (0.072%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.036%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 202 (7.29%) Office 365
2 112 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
3 110 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 61 (2.20%) SaaS
5 37 (1.33%) IaaS
6 28 (1.01%) PaaS
7 22 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
8 21 (0.76%) Mimecast
9 10 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (0.29%) Symantec.cloud
11 6 (0.22%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.22%) Google Apps
11 6 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (0.22%) AWS CloudTrail
12 3 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.072%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.036%) Route 53
14 1 (0.036%) Google Drive
14 1 (0.036%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 889 (32.07%) SAN
2 758 (27.34%) Firewall
3 638 (23.02%) DNS
4 487 (17.57%) DHCP
5 462 (16.67%) LAN
6 445 (16.05%) WAN
7 397 (14.32%) TCP/IP
8 350 (12.63%) VPN
9 187 (6.75%) NAS
10 167 (6.02%) VoIP
11 150 (5.41%) VLAN
12 145 (5.23%) Network Security
13 105 (3.79%) Wireless
14 101 (3.64%) SSL
15 95 (3.43%) Internet
16 91 (3.28%) iSCSI
17 84 (3.03%) NetScaler
18 57 (2.06%) MPLS
19 52 (1.88%) Cisco ASA
20 44 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 608 (21.93%) SQL Server
2 154 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 82 (2.96%) MySQL
4 60 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 51 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
6 41 (1.48%) SQL Server 2000
7 22 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
7 22 (0.79%) Oracle Database
8 20 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (0.51%) Relational Database
10 11 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (0.32%) Redis
12 6 (0.22%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.14%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.14%) Big Data
13 4 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (0.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 21 (0.76%) Git (software)
2 17 (0.61%) Subversion
3 10 (0.36%) MSI
3 10 (0.36%) Jenkins
4 8 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (0.29%) JIRA
5 7 (0.25%) Hudson
5 7 (0.25%) InstallShield
6 5 (0.18%) HP UFT
7 4 (0.14%) Maven
7 4 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.11%) Ant
8 3 (0.11%) Juju
9 2 (0.072%) Gradle
9 2 (0.072%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.072%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.072%) JUnit
9 2 (0.072%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.072%) CruiseControl
General
1 352 (12.70%) Finance
2 109 (3.93%) Telecoms
3 80 (2.89%) Advertising
4 63 (2.27%) Banking
4 63 (2.27%) Back Office
5 61 (2.20%) Retail
6 55 (1.98%) Legal
7 48 (1.73%) Financial Institution
8 47 (1.70%) Law
9 33 (1.19%) Marketing
10 28 (1.01%) Manufacturing
11 15 (0.54%) Publishing
12 14 (0.51%) Games
12 14 (0.51%) Investment Banking
13 9 (0.32%) Electronics
14 8 (0.29%) Front Office
15 7 (0.25%) Online Betting
16 5 (0.18%) Local Government
16 5 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.14%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (2.42%) Web Services
2 58 (2.09%) .NET
3 30 (1.08%) HTML
3 30 (1.08%) Application Packaging
4 20 (0.72%) XML
5 18 (0.65%) REST
6 12 (0.43%) LAMP
7 11 (0.40%) Java EE
8 9 (0.32%) WAP
9 6 (0.22%) COM+
10 5 (0.18%) Middleware
10 5 (0.18%) TIBCO EMS
10 5 (0.18%) .NET Framework
10 5 (0.18%) LINQ
11 4 (0.14%) Silverlight
11 4 (0.14%) CSS
11 4 (0.14%) JSP
11 4 (0.14%) COM
12 3 (0.11%) ActiveMQ
13 2 (0.072%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 371 (13.38%) Data Centre
2 244 (8.80%) Clustering
3 93 (3.35%) Blackberry
4 89 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
5 86 (3.10%) Replication
6 56 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 55 (1.98%) EqualLogic
8 40 (1.44%) EMC VNX
9 38 (1.37%) Computer Science
10 34 (1.23%) Fat Client
10 34 (1.23%) Thin Client
11 30 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
12 27 (0.97%) HP Storage
13 24 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
14 23 (0.83%) Client/Server
14 23 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 20 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
16 17 (0.61%) Hedge funds
16 17 (0.61%) Derivative
17 14 (0.51%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2160 (77.92%) Windows
2 989 (35.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 871 (31.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 599 (21.61%) Linux
5 518 (18.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 217 (7.83%) Windows 7
7 139 (5.01%) UNIX
8 130 (4.69%) Windows 8
9 124 (4.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 100 (3.61%) Windows XP
11 74 (2.67%) CentOS
12 54 (1.95%) Debian
13 44 (1.59%) Windows 2000
14 28 (1.01%) Solaris
15 27 (0.97%) Mac OS X
16 26 (0.94%) Ubuntu
17 20 (0.72%) AIX
17 20 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
18 17 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
19 14 (0.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 620 (22.37%) ITIL
2 186 (6.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 132 (4.76%) Change Management
4 128 (4.62%) Load Balancing
5 127 (4.58%) Project Management
6 100 (3.61%) Capacity Planning
6 100 (3.61%) Change Control
7 99 (3.57%) Configuration Management
8 84 (3.03%) Service Delivery
9 75 (2.71%) E-Commerce
9 75 (2.71%) Mentoring
10 72 (2.60%) Server Building
11 71 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
12 64 (2.31%) DevOps
13 63 (2.27%) Migration
13 63 (2.27%) Service Management
14 61 (2.20%) Incident Management
15 60 (2.16%) Performance Tuning
16 59 (2.13%) Business Continuity
17 57 (2.06%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 509 (18.36%) SQL
2 275 (9.92%) PowerShell
3 79 (2.85%) Java
4 78 (2.81%) Python
5 77 (2.78%) Perl
6 75 (2.71%) Bash Shell
7 65 (2.34%) PHP
8 46 (1.66%) VBScript
9 45 (1.62%) Shell Script
10 37 (1.33%) Ruby
11 30 (1.08%) VB
11 30 (1.08%) T-SQL
12 21 (0.76%) C
13 17 (0.61%) JavaScript
14 6 (0.22%) Korn
15 5 (0.18%) C#
16 4 (0.14%) C++
17 3 (0.11%) VBA
17 3 (0.11%) R
18 2 (0.072%) sed
Qualifications
1 508 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 381 (13.74%) MCSE
3 367 (13.24%) Cisco Certification
4 315 (11.36%) CCNA
5 255 (9.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 195 (7.03%) MCSA
7 194 (7.00%) MCITP
8 174 (6.28%) Degree
9 160 (5.77%) Security Cleared
10 130 (4.69%) MCP
11 118 (4.26%) CCNP
12 81 (2.92%) SC Cleared
13 68 (2.45%) Citrix Certification
14 60 (2.16%) MCTS
15 57 (2.06%) CCA
16 50 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
17 48 (1.73%) DV Cleared
18 24 (0.87%) VCP5
19 21 (0.76%) RHCSA
20 19 (0.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (6.49%) SLA
2 68 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.58%) QA
5 15 (0.54%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.36%) JSP 440
7 7 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.18%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.11%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.072%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.072%) BS7799
10 2 (0.072%) HL7
10 2 (0.072%) DICOM
11 1 (0.036%) COBIT
System Software
1 1585 (57.18%) Active Directory
2 1154 (41.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 554 (19.99%) Hyper-V
4 389 (14.03%) vSphere
5 275 (9.92%) XenApp
6 209 (7.54%) VMware ESX
7 133 (4.80%) VMware ESXi
8 121 (4.37%) XenDesktop
9 86 (3.10%) XenServer
10 69 (2.49%) vCloud
11 62 (2.24%) Microsoft App-V
12 41 (1.48%) Terminal Services
13 28 (1.01%) Xen
14 25 (0.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 25 (0.90%) VMware Server
15 19 (0.69%) Varnish
16 16 (0.58%) DFS Replication
17 15 (0.54%) Firmware
18 14 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 14 (0.51%) UAG
Systems Management
1 357 (12.88%) SCCM
2 217 (7.83%) SCOM
3 98 (3.54%) Backup Exec
4 83 (2.99%) Puppet
5 63 (2.27%) WSUS
6 61 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
7 58 (2.09%) NetBackup
8 54 (1.95%) Nagios
9 45 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
10 29 (1.05%) SCVMM
11 27 (0.97%) HP Data Protector
12 19 (0.69%) Salt
12 19 (0.69%) AirWatch
13 18 (0.65%) SCSM
13 18 (0.65%) ARCserve
14 17 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 15 (0.54%) HP SIM
15 15 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
15 15 (0.54%) vMotion
16 14 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1879 (67.78%) VMware
2 1402 (50.58%) Microsoft
3 915 (33.01%) Cisco
4 729 (26.30%) Citrix
5 497 (17.93%) HP
6 254 (9.16%) NetApp
7 167 (6.02%) Dell
8 149 (5.38%) Red Hat
9 140 (5.05%) Symantec
10 122 (4.40%) EMC
11 116 (4.18%) Juniper
12 92 (3.32%) Oracle
13 90 (3.25%) CheckPoint
14 71 (2.56%) Veeam
15 60 (2.16%) F5
16 55 (1.98%) 3PAR
17 54 (1.95%) Dell Compellent
18 52 (1.88%) Sophos
19 48 (1.73%) SolarWinds
20 41 (1.48%) Brocade
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum £35k - £45k+ Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 Per Annum Up to £25,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + On Application
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Excellence Benefits Package
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
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South East London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum excellent salary, 20% bonus, full be
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City, London
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Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + on call bonus + benefits
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Chippenham, Wiltshire
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Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
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South East London
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
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