The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 261 296 362
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +66
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1220 930 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.06% 0.85% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.91% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1069 835 637
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108763 102557 112445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.28% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 88869 85119 96467
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 22 July 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 22 July 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
(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 +25 1137 £40,000 +6.66% 125
London +67 426 £45,000 - 40
South East -23 227 £40,000 - 24
Yorkshire +12 130 £32,500 +8.33% 10
West Yorkshire +28 119 £32,000 +6.66% 8
Leeds +30 107 £32,500 +6.55% 6
City of London +38 106 £46,250 +7.55% 11
East of England 0 102 £37,500 -1.31% 15
North West +56 89 £32,000 +3.22% 15
Surrey -2 68 £40,000 +6.66% 6
South West -24 66 £37,500 +7.14% 12
West Midlands +6 58 £33,000 - 7
Hertfordshire +14 48 £36,500 -18.88% 5
Berkshire +8 47 £42,500 +3.65% 3
Hampshire -10 45 £38,750 +20.15% 6
Manchester +23 44 £32,500 - 5
East Midlands +3 38 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Cheshire +34 35 £29,250 +17.00% 8
Wales +18 32 £33,000 -8.96% 5
Birmingham +13 29 £39,250 +17.16%
South Wales +12 29 £33,000 -8.96% 3
Warrington +8 29 £29,000 +16.00% 2
Bristol -13 28 £41,250 +10.00% 1
Cardiff +16 25 £33,000 +11.86% 3
West Sussex +13 25 £40,000 +31.14% 3
Bedfordshire +13 21 £42,500 -10.52% 5
Reading +16 19 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 19 £42,500 +3.65% 1
Luton +1 18 £42,500 -21.29% 2
Oxfordshire -28 17 £33,000 -26.66% 3

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 1806 (78.49%) Windows
2 1473 (64.02%) VMware
3 1167 (50.72%) Active Directory
4 1127 (48.98%) Microsoft
5 889 (38.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 882 (38.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 800 (34.77%) MS Exchange
8 756 (32.86%) Cisco
9 686 (29.81%) SAN
10 609 (26.47%) Citrix
11 599 (26.03%) Linux
12 587 (25.51%) Firewall
13 583 (25.34%) Microsoft Certification
14 528 (22.95%) DNS
15 501 (21.77%) Exchange Server 2010
16 495 (21.51%) Windows Server 2003
17 475 (20.64%) Windows Server 2012
18 460 (19.99%) MCSE
19 430 (18.69%) SQL
20 423 (18.38%) SQL Server
21 421 (18.30%) MS Excel
22 412 (17.91%) Hyper-V
23 396 (17.21%) TCP/IP
24 385 (16.73%) ITIL
25 376 (16.34%) HP
26 350 (15.21%) DHCP
27 340 (14.78%) IIS
28 336 (14.60%) vSphere
29 311 (13.52%) LAN
30 309 (13.43%) Cisco Certification

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 800 (34.77%) MS Exchange
2 501 (21.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 340 (14.78%) IIS
4 257 (11.17%) SharePoint
5 248 (10.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 187 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 176 (7.65%) Exchange Server 2013
8 167 (7.26%) Lync
9 153 (6.65%) Apache
10 67 (2.91%) SharePoint Server
11 55 (2.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 53 (2.30%) Tomcat
13 25 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
14 19 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2000
14 19 (0.83%) Lotus Domino
15 18 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
16 17 (0.74%) IBM Notes
17 15 (0.65%) Apache Solr
17 15 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
18 14 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 421 (18.30%) MS Excel
2 189 (8.21%) MS Office
3 40 (1.74%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.17%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.13%) MS Project
6 1 (0.043%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.17%) SunGard AvantGard
4 4 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.087%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.043%) Movex
6 1 (0.043%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.043%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 134 (5.82%) Office 365
2 82 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (1.69%) SaaS
5 21 (0.91%) IaaS
6 19 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (0.65%) PaaS
8 12 (0.52%) ElastiCache
9 8 (0.35%) Google Apps
10 6 (0.26%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.13%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.087%) Joyent
13 1 (0.043%) Route 53
13 1 (0.043%) Taleo
13 1 (0.043%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 686 (29.81%) SAN
2 587 (25.51%) Firewall
3 528 (22.95%) DNS
4 396 (17.21%) TCP/IP
5 350 (15.21%) DHCP
6 311 (13.52%) LAN
7 308 (13.39%) WAN
8 243 (10.56%) VPN
9 154 (6.69%) NAS
10 134 (5.82%) Internet
11 117 (5.08%) Cisco IOS
12 105 (4.56%) Network Security
13 103 (4.48%) VLAN
14 97 (4.22%) VoIP
15 89 (3.87%) MPLS
16 84 (3.65%) SMTP
17 79 (3.43%) Wireless
18 75 (3.26%) BGP
19 71 (3.09%) OSPF
20 67 (2.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 423 (18.38%) SQL Server
2 113 (4.91%) SQL Server 2008
2 113 (4.91%) MySQL
3 54 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 35 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
6 20 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (0.78%) Oracle Database
7 18 (0.78%) NoSQL
8 13 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (0.52%) Redis
9 12 (0.52%) Hadoop
9 12 (0.52%) Apache Hive
9 12 (0.52%) Relational Database
10 9 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
10 9 (0.39%) Big Data
11 8 (0.35%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 28 (1.22%) Subversion
2 20 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (0.74%) Git (software)
4 15 (0.65%) JIRA
5 14 (0.61%) Maven
5 14 (0.61%) Jenkins
6 8 (0.35%) TeamCity
7 7 (0.30%) Hudson
8 6 (0.26%) CruiseControl
8 6 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (0.17%) Ant
9 4 (0.17%) FishEye
10 3 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.087%) JUnit
11 2 (0.087%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.087%) Gradle
12 1 (0.043%) NuGet
12 1 (0.043%) Juju
12 1 (0.043%) Ranorex
12 1 (0.043%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 299 (12.99%) Finance
2 68 (2.96%) Telecoms
3 57 (2.48%) Banking
4 49 (2.13%) Law
5 42 (1.83%) Back Office
6 40 (1.74%) Advertising
7 31 (1.35%) Legal
8 20 (0.87%) Games
9 18 (0.78%) Investment Banking
10 14 (0.61%) Marketing
10 14 (0.61%) Publishing
10 14 (0.61%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.56%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.43%) Retail
13 6 (0.26%) Electronics
14 5 (0.22%) Billing
14 5 (0.22%) Automotive
15 4 (0.17%) Local Government
15 4 (0.17%) Front Office
15 4 (0.17%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (2.43%) Web Services
2 48 (2.09%) LAMP
3 37 (1.61%) .NET
4 14 (0.61%) HTML
5 13 (0.56%) CSS
6 11 (0.48%) COM
7 9 (0.39%) XML
8 8 (0.35%) J2EE
9 7 (0.30%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.30%) Memcached
9 7 (0.30%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (0.30%) Middleware
10 6 (0.26%) .NET Framework
10 6 (0.26%) MSMQ
11 5 (0.22%) X-Windows
12 4 (0.17%) JSON
12 4 (0.17%) Software Packaging
12 4 (0.17%) XML Schema
13 3 (0.13%) MapReduce
13 3 (0.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 239 (10.39%) Clustering
2 106 (4.61%) Computer Science
3 87 (3.78%) Blackberry
4 83 (3.61%) Hedge funds
5 81 (3.52%) Replication
6 48 (2.09%) Thin Client
6 48 (2.09%) Management Information System
6 48 (2.09%) Fat Client
7 42 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
8 37 (1.61%) Firmware
9 36 (1.56%) Open Source
10 30 (1.30%) EqualLogic
11 29 (1.26%) Client/Server
12 13 (0.56%) CLARiiON
12 13 (0.56%) Mathematics
13 12 (0.52%) Online Games
13 12 (0.52%) CMDB
14 11 (0.48%) Digital Media
14 11 (0.48%) Statistics
15 10 (0.43%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1806 (78.49%) Windows
2 889 (38.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 599 (26.03%) Linux
4 495 (21.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 475 (20.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 259 (11.26%) UNIX
7 235 (10.21%) Windows 7
8 145 (6.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 138 (6.00%) Windows XP
10 80 (3.48%) Windows 8
11 72 (3.13%) CentOS
12 53 (2.30%) Solaris
13 49 (2.13%) Windows Vista
14 33 (1.43%) Ubuntu
15 28 (1.22%) Windows 2000
16 27 (1.17%) Windows 2000 Server
17 24 (1.04%) Debian
18 23 (1.00%) AIX
19 15 (0.65%) HPUX
20 11 (0.48%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (16.73%) ITIL
2 171 (7.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 128 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 117 (5.08%) Change Management
5 114 (4.95%) E-Commerce
6 102 (4.43%) Migration
7 87 (3.78%) Problem Management
8 84 (3.65%) Project Management
9 76 (3.30%) Configuration Management
10 74 (3.22%) DevOps
11 61 (2.65%) Change Control
12 60 (2.61%) Business Continuity
13 58 (2.52%) Root Cause Analysis
14 50 (2.17%) Service Management
15 49 (2.13%) Network Monitoring
16 48 (2.09%) Capacity Planning
17 38 (1.65%) Performance Tuning
18 36 (1.56%) Performance Monitoring
19 33 (1.43%) Service Delivery
19 33 (1.43%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 430 (18.69%) SQL
2 305 (13.26%) PowerShell
3 149 (6.48%) Perl
4 129 (5.61%) Bash Shell
5 111 (4.82%) Java
6 83 (3.61%) Python
7 56 (2.43%) PHP
8 46 (2.00%) Shell Script
9 45 (1.96%) VBScript
10 36 (1.56%) VB
11 20 (0.87%) Ruby
12 16 (0.70%) JavaScript
13 15 (0.65%) C
14 7 (0.30%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.30%) LotusScript
14 7 (0.30%) C++
15 6 (0.26%) Groovy
15 6 (0.26%) VB6
16 5 (0.22%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.17%) Korn
Qualifications
1 583 (25.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 460 (19.99%) MCSE
3 309 (13.43%) Cisco Certification
4 270 (11.73%) CCNA
5 249 (10.82%) MCSA
6 243 (10.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 227 (9.87%) MCITP
8 225 (9.78%) Degree
9 154 (6.69%) MCP
10 150 (6.52%) Security Cleared
11 148 (6.43%) CCNP
12 113 (4.91%) SC Cleared
13 66 (2.87%) MCTS
14 55 (2.39%) Citrix Certification
15 51 (2.22%) CCA
16 35 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
17 30 (1.30%) DV Cleared
17 30 (1.30%) VCP5
18 29 (1.26%) VCAP
19 21 (0.91%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (4.48%) SLA
2 96 (4.17%) PCI DSS
3 34 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.22%) QA
6 2 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.087%) BS7799
7 1 (0.043%) DICOM
System Software
1 1167 (50.72%) Active Directory
2 882 (38.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 412 (17.91%) Hyper-V
4 336 (14.60%) vSphere
5 210 (9.13%) XenApp
6 180 (7.82%) VMware ESX
7 137 (5.95%) VMware ESXi
8 107 (4.65%) XenDesktop
9 86 (3.74%) XenServer
10 53 (2.30%) Terminal Services
10 53 (2.30%) ISA Server
11 39 (1.69%) VMware Server
12 34 (1.48%) Forefront TMG
13 33 (1.43%) vCloud
14 27 (1.17%) KVM
15 25 (1.09%) UAG
16 24 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 19 (0.83%) NFS
18 16 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
19 13 (0.56%) Squid
Systems Management
1 254 (11.04%) SCCM
2 159 (6.91%) SCOM
3 133 (5.78%) Backup Exec
4 97 (4.22%) NetBackup
5 71 (3.09%) WSUS
6 68 (2.96%) Puppet
7 61 (2.65%) Nagios
8 47 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
9 42 (1.83%) McAfee ePO
10 41 (1.78%) SCDPM
11 29 (1.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 29 (1.26%) SCVMM
12 26 (1.13%) ARCserve
13 24 (1.04%) HP SIM
14 20 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
15 16 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
16 15 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
16 15 (0.65%) Opsview
17 14 (0.61%) Data Guard
18 13 (0.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1473 (64.02%) VMware
2 1127 (48.98%) Microsoft
3 756 (32.86%) Cisco
4 609 (26.47%) Citrix
5 376 (16.34%) HP
6 267 (11.60%) NetApp
7 170 (7.39%) Red Hat
8 143 (6.21%) EMC
9 138 (6.00%) Oracle
10 134 (5.82%) Symantec
11 120 (5.22%) Dell
12 91 (3.95%) Juniper
13 87 (3.78%) CheckPoint
14 86 (3.74%) McAfee
15 68 (2.96%) IBM
16 58 (2.52%) Veeam
17 51 (2.22%) CommVault
17 51 (2.22%) F5
18 50 (2.17%) SolarWinds
19 48 (2.09%) Apple
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Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + £1k bonus
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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