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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 227 283 326
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +43
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1383 1188 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.31% 1.00% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.06% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1223 1012 774
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,125 £37,500 £35,657
% change year-on-year
-1.00% +5.16%

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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +61 1288 £40,000 - 161
London +88 485 £48,000 +6.66% 50
South East +60 300 £40,000 - 36
South West +11 115 £32,250 -6.52% 21
East of England +11 107 £37,500 -5.06% 7
Yorkshire +13 102 £35,000 +6.87% 15
City of London +51 98 £45,250 -6.70% 15
North West +43 94 £38,125 +18.21% 15
Surrey +70 89 £42,550 +6.37% 12
West Yorkshire +15 87 £35,000 +7.69% 13
Hampshire +52 86 £43,500 +12.98% 11
Leeds +29 74 £35,000 +7.69% 9
Berkshire -31 57 £35,000 -16.66% 8
West Midlands -4 56 £33,875 +4.23% 13
Hertfordshire +12 51 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Wales +8 45 £36,500 +10.60% 7
South Wales +5 44 £36,500 +7.35% 7
Manchester +25 38 £37,500 +17.18% 5
Reading 0 38 £33,000 -17.50% 6
Wiltshire +20 36 £31,750 +12.38% 7
Cheshire +18 35 £40,000 +33.33% 5
Essex +24 31 £41,000 +9.33% 2
West Sussex +19 28 £38,750 +24.00%
Scotland +22 27 £44,000 +12.82% 6
Gloucestershire +2 27 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 26 £40,000 -
East Midlands -15 25 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Bristol -21 24 £37,750 +9.42% 11
Birmingham -26 23 £34,000 -9.33% 4
Cardiff -7 22 £36,500 +4.28% 2

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2227 (79.22%) Windows
2 1957 (69.62%) VMware
3 1625 (57.81%) Active Directory
4 1417 (50.41%) Microsoft
5 1240 (44.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1085 (38.60%) MS Exchange
7 1021 (36.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 961 (34.19%) Cisco
9 942 (33.51%) SAN
10 875 (31.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 812 (28.89%) Firewall
12 750 (26.68%) Citrix
13 670 (23.83%) SQL Server
14 642 (22.84%) DNS
15 636 (22.63%) Exchange Server 2010
16 621 (22.09%) Linux
17 610 (21.70%) MS Excel
17 610 (21.70%) Hyper-V
18 564 (20.06%) ITIL
19 543 (19.32%) Windows Server 2003
20 512 (18.21%) Microsoft Certification
21 490 (17.43%) HP
22 488 (17.36%) LAN
23 485 (17.25%) SQL
24 470 (16.72%) WAN
25 469 (16.68%) DHCP
26 433 (15.40%) TCP/IP
27 418 (14.87%) vSphere
28 403 (14.34%) Data Centre
29 384 (13.66%) MCSE

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1085 (38.60%) MS Exchange
2 636 (22.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 317 (11.28%) SharePoint
4 279 (9.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 242 (8.61%) IIS
6 241 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 237 (8.43%) Lync
8 112 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2003
9 106 (3.77%) Apache
10 86 (3.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 55 (1.96%) Tomcat
12 42 (1.49%) nginx
13 34 (1.21%) JBoss
14 28 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
15 22 (0.78%) CMS
16 21 (0.75%) Office Communications Server
17 17 (0.60%) Commerce Server
18 16 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
19 13 (0.46%) WebSphere
20 12 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 610 (21.70%) MS Excel
2 192 (6.83%) MS Office
3 9 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.28%) S-PLUS
5 3 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.071%) MS Project
6 2 (0.071%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (0.18%) ION MarketView
3 5 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.071%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.036%) Oracle Utilities
5 1 (0.036%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.036%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 182 (6.47%) Office 365
2 109 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
3 106 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (1.57%) SaaS
5 32 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (0.64%) IaaS
7 14 (0.50%) PaaS
8 12 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.43%) Mimecast
9 7 (0.25%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.14%) Google Apps
11 4 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.11%) Symantec.cloud
12 3 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.071%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.071%) AWS CloudTrail
13 2 (0.071%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.036%) Google Drive
14 1 (0.036%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 942 (33.51%) SAN
2 812 (28.89%) Firewall
3 642 (22.84%) DNS
4 488 (17.36%) LAN
5 470 (16.72%) WAN
6 469 (16.68%) DHCP
7 433 (15.40%) TCP/IP
8 356 (12.66%) VPN
9 194 (6.90%) NAS
10 178 (6.33%) VLAN
11 148 (5.27%) Network Security
12 136 (4.84%) VoIP
13 116 (4.13%) SSL
14 110 (3.91%) Wireless
15 100 (3.56%) iSCSI
16 96 (3.42%) Internet
17 60 (2.13%) NetScaler
18 57 (2.03%) MPLS
19 51 (1.81%) IPsec
20 46 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 670 (23.83%) SQL Server
2 177 (6.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 72 (2.56%) MySQL
4 65 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 58 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 48 (1.71%) SQL Server 2000
7 29 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
10 19 (0.68%) Oracle Database
11 9 (0.32%) Relational Database
11 9 (0.32%) Redis
11 9 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.18%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (0.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (0.85%) Git (software)
2 14 (0.50%) Subversion
3 12 (0.43%) Jenkins
4 10 (0.36%) JIRA
4 10 (0.36%) Hudson
5 7 (0.25%) MSI
6 5 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (0.14%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.14%) InstallShield
8 3 (0.11%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.071%) JUnit
9 2 (0.071%) Juju
9 2 (0.071%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.036%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.036%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.036%) WiX
10 1 (0.036%) NuGet
10 1 (0.036%) Ranorex
General
1 344 (12.24%) Finance
2 94 (3.34%) Telecoms
3 88 (3.13%) Advertising
4 67 (2.38%) Banking
5 65 (2.31%) Legal
6 57 (2.03%) Back Office
7 44 (1.57%) Marketing
8 41 (1.46%) Retail
9 33 (1.17%) Law
10 30 (1.07%) Financial Institution
11 28 (1.00%) Manufacturing
12 14 (0.50%) Publishing
13 12 (0.43%) Investment Banking
14 9 (0.32%) Games
15 7 (0.25%) Front Office
16 5 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.18%) Billing
17 4 (0.14%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.14%) Electronics
17 4 (0.14%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (2.56%) .NET
2 63 (2.24%) Web Services
3 23 (0.82%) Application Packaging
3 23 (0.82%) HTML
4 20 (0.71%) XML
5 16 (0.57%) .NET Framework
6 12 (0.43%) REST
7 11 (0.39%) Java EE
8 10 (0.36%) LAMP
9 6 (0.21%) COM+
10 5 (0.18%) LINQ
10 5 (0.18%) TIBCO EMS
10 5 (0.18%) X-Windows
10 5 (0.18%) CSS
10 5 (0.18%) WAP
11 4 (0.14%) JSP
11 4 (0.14%) COM
12 3 (0.11%) Play Framework
12 3 (0.11%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.11%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 403 (14.34%) Data Centre
2 302 (10.74%) Clustering
3 113 (4.02%) Blackberry
4 87 (3.09%) Replication
5 70 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
6 67 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 47 (1.67%) EqualLogic
8 46 (1.64%) Fat Client
8 46 (1.64%) Thin Client
9 34 (1.21%) Hedge funds
10 33 (1.17%) Computer Science
11 32 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
12 31 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
13 29 (1.03%) Client/Server
14 28 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
15 25 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
16 21 (0.75%) Derivative
17 19 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 14 (0.50%) PKI
19 11 (0.39%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2227 (79.22%) Windows
2 1021 (36.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 875 (31.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 621 (22.09%) Linux
5 543 (19.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 203 (7.22%) Windows 7
7 162 (5.76%) UNIX
8 156 (5.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 133 (4.73%) Windows 8
10 96 (3.42%) Windows XP
11 90 (3.20%) CentOS
12 53 (1.89%) Windows 2000
12 53 (1.89%) Debian
13 31 (1.10%) Windows Vista
14 25 (0.89%) Mac OS X
14 25 (0.89%) Solaris
15 24 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
16 21 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
17 20 (0.71%) Ubuntu
18 18 (0.64%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 564 (20.06%) ITIL
2 234 (8.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 144 (5.12%) Change Management
4 142 (5.05%) Load Balancing
5 134 (4.77%) Project Management
6 105 (3.74%) Capacity Planning
7 99 (3.52%) Service Delivery
8 98 (3.49%) Change Control
9 87 (3.09%) Migration
10 83 (2.95%) Configuration Management
11 80 (2.85%) Server Building
12 77 (2.74%) Incident Management
13 75 (2.67%) DevOps
14 71 (2.53%) Service Management
15 69 (2.45%) Agile Software Development
16 66 (2.35%) E-Commerce
17 62 (2.21%) Business Continuity
18 59 (2.10%) Patch Management
18 59 (2.10%) Problem Management
19 58 (2.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 485 (17.25%) SQL
2 253 (9.00%) PowerShell
3 85 (3.02%) Perl
4 81 (2.88%) Python
5 75 (2.67%) Bash Shell
6 56 (1.99%) Java
7 52 (1.85%) PHP
8 44 (1.57%) Shell Script
9 39 (1.39%) Ruby
10 36 (1.28%) VBScript
11 31 (1.10%) T-SQL
11 31 (1.10%) JavaScript
12 30 (1.07%) VB
13 14 (0.50%) C
14 7 (0.25%) C#
15 6 (0.21%) Korn
16 4 (0.14%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.11%) R
17 3 (0.11%) Groovy
17 3 (0.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 512 (18.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 384 (13.66%) MCSE
3 364 (12.95%) Cisco Certification
4 300 (10.67%) CCNA
5 245 (8.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 199 (7.08%) MCSA
7 195 (6.94%) MCITP
8 179 (6.37%) Security Cleared
9 161 (5.73%) Degree
10 152 (5.41%) MCP
11 123 (4.38%) CCNP
12 118 (4.20%) SC Cleared
13 82 (2.92%) Citrix Certification
14 72 (2.56%) CCA
15 54 (1.92%) DV Cleared
16 52 (1.85%) MCTS
17 35 (1.25%) VCP5
18 33 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
19 25 (0.89%) RHCSA
20 23 (0.82%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 192 (6.83%) SLA
2 69 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 47 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.57%) ISO 9001
5 12 (0.43%) QA
6 8 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.18%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.14%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.11%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.036%) BS7799
10 1 (0.036%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1625 (57.81%) Active Directory
2 1240 (44.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 610 (21.70%) Hyper-V
4 418 (14.87%) vSphere
5 284 (10.10%) XenApp
6 218 (7.76%) VMware ESX
7 133 (4.73%) VMware ESXi
8 126 (4.48%) XenDesktop
9 92 (3.27%) vCloud
10 89 (3.17%) XenServer
11 56 (1.99%) Microsoft App-V
12 47 (1.67%) Terminal Services
13 35 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 34 (1.21%) VMware Server
15 25 (0.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 23 (0.82%) Xen
17 20 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
18 15 (0.53%) Varnish
18 15 (0.53%) DFS Replication
19 13 (0.46%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 339 (12.06%) SCCM
2 202 (7.19%) SCOM
3 105 (3.74%) Backup Exec
4 85 (3.02%) Puppet
5 63 (2.24%) Norton AntiVirus
6 61 (2.17%) NetBackup
7 56 (1.99%) WSUS
8 55 (1.96%) Nagios
9 43 (1.53%) SCVMM
9 43 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
10 26 (0.92%) SCDPM
11 21 (0.75%) SCOrch
11 21 (0.75%) SCSM
12 19 (0.68%) Opsview
12 19 (0.68%) ARCserve
13 17 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
14 15 (0.53%) HP Data Protector
14 15 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
15 14 (0.50%) AirWatch
16 13 (0.46%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1957 (69.62%) VMware
2 1417 (50.41%) Microsoft
3 961 (34.19%) Cisco
4 750 (26.68%) Citrix
5 490 (17.43%) HP
6 276 (9.82%) NetApp
7 193 (6.87%) Dell
8 181 (6.44%) Symantec
9 173 (6.15%) Red Hat
10 131 (4.66%) Juniper
11 130 (4.62%) EMC
12 104 (3.70%) Oracle
13 80 (2.85%) CheckPoint
14 66 (2.35%) Veeam
15 59 (2.10%) Sophos
16 58 (2.06%) Veritas
17 56 (1.99%) SolarWinds
18 52 (1.85%) 3PAR
19 49 (1.74%) Brocade
19 49 (1.74%) F5
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: Unrivalled Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: 37,000 to £45,000 + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus on call allowance
Posted: 20 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 Per Annum £38000 - £40000 + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £33000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Provide Consulting Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday