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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 261 321 327
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1207 871 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.06% 0.82% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.87% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1043 799 801
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,625 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.87% +10.00%

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
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
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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 1135 £40,000 - 163
London +39 375 £45,000 - 42
South East +2 262 £40,000 - 36
Yorkshire +16 139 £36,250 +11.53% 12
East of England +43 128 £37,500 -26.82% 17
West Yorkshire +20 128 £34,500 +4.54% 10
City of London +67 123 £45,000 - 19
Leeds +21 120 £37,500 +7.14% 8
North West +26 83 £33,000 -12.00% 13
Surrey +15 80 £45,000 +6.50% 9
South West +7 68 £36,250 +11.53% 33
Hampshire +7 64 £40,000 +15.94% 8
Hertfordshire +24 57 £37,500 -28.57% 7
West Midlands -14 44 £37,500 +11.94% 4
Berkshire -28 40 £45,000 - 9
Manchester +3 37 £33,500 +3.07% 7
Cheshire +12 34 £32,500 +14.03% 5
Wales +20 33 £33,000 -8.33% 3
Oxfordshire +1 33 £32,500 -21.68% 5
Scotland -7 29 £33,750 -3.57% 4
East Midlands -22 29 £37,500 +15.38% 4
South Wales +10 28 £32,500 -9.72% 1
Cardiff +13 26 £32,000 -5.88% 1
Bedfordshire +7 22 £41,500 -23.14%
Warrington - 22 £31,750 - 2
West Sussex +3 21 £40,000 +28.00% 2
Wiltshire +3 20 £45,000 +44.57% 5
Birmingham -8 20 £45,000 +32.35% 1
Suffolk +19 18 £38,250 +6.25%
Stevenage +17 17 £37,500 -30.55%

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 1886 (76.79%) Windows
2 1600 (65.15%) VMware
3 1224 (49.84%) Active Directory
4 1198 (48.78%) Microsoft
5 996 (40.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 907 (36.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 823 (33.51%) MS Exchange
8 807 (32.86%) Cisco
9 721 (29.36%) SAN
10 665 (27.08%) Citrix
11 660 (26.87%) Linux
12 615 (25.04%) Firewall
13 608 (24.76%) DNS
14 595 (24.23%) Microsoft Certification
15 589 (23.98%) Windows Server 2012
16 484 (19.71%) Exchange Server 2010
17 482 (19.63%) MS Excel
18 481 (19.58%) Windows Server 2003
19 478 (19.46%) TCP/IP
20 474 (19.30%) ITIL
21 470 (19.14%) MCSE
22 465 (18.93%) Hyper-V
23 442 (18.00%) SQL Server
24 435 (17.71%) SQL
25 400 (16.29%) HP
26 381 (15.51%) DHCP
27 368 (14.98%) IIS
28 364 (14.82%) vSphere
29 354 (14.41%) PowerShell
30 352 (14.33%) Cisco Certification

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 823 (33.51%) MS Exchange
2 484 (19.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 368 (14.98%) IIS
4 270 (10.99%) SharePoint
5 244 (9.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 204 (8.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 186 (7.57%) Apache
8 182 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
8 182 (7.41%) Lync
9 77 (3.14%) SharePoint Server
10 58 (2.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 51 (2.08%) Tomcat
12 26 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
13 23 (0.94%) Office Communications Server
14 21 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
15 20 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2000
15 20 (0.81%) WebLogic
15 20 (0.81%) nginx
16 19 (0.77%) Apache Solr
17 17 (0.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 482 (19.63%) MS Excel
2 197 (8.02%) MS Office
3 38 (1.55%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.081%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.041%) Movex
6 1 (0.041%) SunGard AvantGard
6 1 (0.041%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 165 (6.72%) Office 365
2 110 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
4 51 (2.08%) SaaS
5 28 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
6 27 (1.10%) IaaS
7 17 (0.69%) PaaS
7 17 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.49%) ElastiCache
8 12 (0.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 11 (0.45%) Google Apps
10 6 (0.24%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.081%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.081%) Joyent
13 1 (0.041%) Route 53
13 1 (0.041%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.041%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 721 (29.36%) SAN
2 615 (25.04%) Firewall
3 608 (24.76%) DNS
4 478 (19.46%) TCP/IP
5 381 (15.51%) DHCP
6 303 (12.34%) WAN
7 297 (12.09%) LAN
8 256 (10.42%) VPN
9 187 (7.61%) NAS
10 149 (6.07%) Internet
11 142 (5.78%) Cisco IOS
12 116 (4.72%) Network Security
13 112 (4.56%) VLAN
14 107 (4.36%) MPLS
15 104 (4.23%) Wireless
16 100 (4.07%) VoIP
17 94 (3.83%) SMTP
18 91 (3.71%) BGP
19 88 (3.58%) SSL
20 85 (3.46%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 442 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 124 (5.05%) MySQL
3 113 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 58 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 33 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 30 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
7 20 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (0.73%) NoSQL
9 17 (0.69%) Oracle Database
10 16 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (0.49%) Hadoop
11 12 (0.49%) Apache Hive
11 12 (0.49%) Relational Database
12 11 (0.45%) Redis
13 9 (0.37%) Big Data
14 8 (0.33%) RDBMS
14 8 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
15 6 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
16 3 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
16 3 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (0.98%) Subversion
2 23 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (0.57%) Jenkins
4 13 (0.53%) Git (software)
4 13 (0.53%) Maven
5 12 (0.49%) JIRA
6 8 (0.33%) TeamCity
7 7 (0.29%) NuGet
7 7 (0.29%) Ranorex
7 7 (0.29%) MSBuild
7 7 (0.29%) WiX
7 7 (0.29%) Hudson
7 7 (0.29%) MSTest
7 7 (0.29%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.29%) Ant
7 7 (0.29%) NUnit
8 6 (0.24%) CruiseControl
8 6 (0.24%) WebLOAD
8 6 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (0.12%) FishEye
General
1 342 (13.93%) Finance
2 54 (2.20%) Banking
3 52 (2.12%) Telecoms
4 46 (1.87%) Law
5 45 (1.83%) Advertising
6 44 (1.79%) Back Office
7 26 (1.06%) Investment Banking
8 25 (1.02%) Legal
9 21 (0.86%) Financial Institution
10 19 (0.77%) Games
11 17 (0.69%) Marketing
12 15 (0.61%) Retail
13 13 (0.53%) Publishing
14 10 (0.41%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.29%) Electronics
15 7 (0.29%) Local Government
16 6 (0.24%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.16%) Billing
18 4 (0.16%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (2.77%) LAMP
2 58 (2.36%) Web Services
3 36 (1.47%) .NET
4 19 (0.77%) COM
4 19 (0.77%) CSS
5 18 (0.73%) HTML
6 12 (0.49%) Memcached
7 10 (0.41%) X-Windows
8 9 (0.37%) XML
9 8 (0.33%) J2EE
10 6 (0.24%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (0.20%) ASP.NET
12 4 (0.16%) JSON
13 3 (0.12%) Software Packaging
13 3 (0.12%) Application Packaging
13 3 (0.12%) .NET Framework
13 3 (0.12%) MSMQ
13 3 (0.12%) XML Schema
14 2 (0.081%) Middleware
14 2 (0.081%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 259 (10.55%) Clustering
2 129 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
3 92 (3.75%) Blackberry
4 91 (3.71%) Computer Science
5 84 (3.42%) Hedge funds
6 74 (3.01%) Replication
7 56 (2.28%) Fat Client
7 56 (2.28%) Thin Client
7 56 (2.28%) Management Information System
8 39 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
9 38 (1.55%) Open Source
10 36 (1.47%) Client/Server
11 33 (1.34%) Firmware
12 32 (1.30%) EqualLogic
13 31 (1.26%) PKI
14 14 (0.57%) CLARiiON
14 14 (0.57%) Derivative
15 13 (0.53%) CMDB
16 12 (0.49%) Online Games
16 12 (0.49%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 1886 (76.79%) Windows
2 907 (36.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 660 (26.87%) Linux
4 589 (23.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 481 (19.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 291 (11.85%) UNIX
7 202 (8.22%) Windows 7
8 200 (8.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 121 (4.93%) Windows XP
10 104 (4.23%) Windows 8
11 81 (3.30%) CentOS
12 78 (3.18%) Solaris
13 56 (2.28%) Windows Vista
14 36 (1.47%) AIX
15 32 (1.30%) Ubuntu
15 32 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
16 26 (1.06%) Debian
17 21 (0.86%) Windows 2000
18 16 (0.65%) Mac OS X
19 12 (0.49%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 474 (19.30%) ITIL
2 187 (7.61%) Disaster Recovery
3 140 (5.70%) E-Commerce
4 139 (5.66%) Load Balancing
5 134 (5.46%) Change Management
6 98 (3.99%) Migration
7 87 (3.54%) DevOps
8 83 (3.38%) Problem Management
8 83 (3.38%) Project Management
9 76 (3.09%) Configuration Management
10 67 (2.73%) Root Cause Analysis
11 66 (2.69%) Mentoring
12 63 (2.57%) Business Continuity
12 63 (2.57%) Change Control
13 57 (2.32%) Network Monitoring
14 56 (2.28%) Kalman Filter
15 52 (2.12%) Agile Software Development
16 51 (2.08%) Service Management
17 44 (1.79%) PRINCE2
18 40 (1.63%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 435 (17.71%) SQL
2 354 (14.41%) PowerShell
3 173 (7.04%) Perl
4 161 (6.56%) Bash Shell
5 128 (5.21%) Java
6 94 (3.83%) Python
7 67 (2.73%) PHP
8 63 (2.57%) VBScript
9 49 (2.00%) Shell Script
10 37 (1.51%) VB
11 22 (0.90%) JavaScript
12 20 (0.81%) Ruby
13 15 (0.61%) C
14 10 (0.41%) C#
15 7 (0.29%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.29%) LotusScript
16 6 (0.24%) C++
16 6 (0.24%) Groovy
17 4 (0.16%) VB.NET
18 3 (0.12%) VB6
Qualifications
1 595 (24.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 470 (19.14%) MCSE
3 352 (14.33%) Cisco Certification
4 303 (12.34%) CCNA
5 263 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 247 (10.06%) MCSA
7 226 (9.20%) MCITP
8 200 (8.14%) Degree
9 162 (6.60%) CCNP
10 159 (6.47%) MCP
11 156 (6.35%) Security Cleared
12 120 (4.89%) SC Cleared
13 85 (3.46%) MCTS
14 75 (3.05%) Citrix Certification
15 69 (2.81%) CCA
16 40 (1.63%) VCP5
17 38 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
18 32 (1.30%) VCAP
19 29 (1.18%) DV Cleared
20 27 (1.10%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (5.21%) PCI DSS
2 117 (4.76%) SLA
3 33 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (0.45%) COBIT
6 5 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.16%) QA
8 2 (0.081%) BS7799
8 2 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1224 (49.84%) Active Directory
2 996 (40.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 465 (18.93%) Hyper-V
4 364 (14.82%) vSphere
5 238 (9.69%) XenApp
6 174 (7.08%) VMware ESX
7 170 (6.92%) VMware ESXi
8 105 (4.28%) XenDesktop
9 89 (3.62%) XenServer
10 57 (2.32%) Terminal Services
11 55 (2.24%) vCloud
12 39 (1.59%) ISA Server
13 33 (1.34%) VMware Server
14 31 (1.26%) Forefront TMG
15 28 (1.14%) UAG
16 27 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 23 (0.94%) KVM
18 19 (0.77%) NFS
19 15 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
20 13 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 247 (10.06%) SCCM
2 180 (7.33%) SCOM
3 131 (5.33%) Backup Exec
4 84 (3.42%) NetBackup
5 63 (2.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 61 (2.48%) Puppet
7 51 (2.08%) SCVMM
8 50 (2.04%) WSUS
9 49 (2.00%) Nagios
10 40 (1.63%) SCDPM
11 37 (1.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 35 (1.43%) HP SIM
13 25 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
14 23 (0.94%) Cisco UCCX
15 20 (0.81%) SCOrch
16 18 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
17 16 (0.65%) ARCserve
17 16 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
18 15 (0.61%) SolarWinds Orion
19 14 (0.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1600 (65.15%) VMware
2 1198 (48.78%) Microsoft
3 807 (32.86%) Cisco
4 665 (27.08%) Citrix
5 400 (16.29%) HP
6 251 (10.22%) NetApp
7 228 (9.28%) Red Hat
8 147 (5.99%) Symantec
9 140 (5.70%) EMC
10 126 (5.13%) Dell
11 117 (4.76%) Oracle
12 109 (4.44%) Juniper
13 70 (2.85%) IBM
13 70 (2.85%) SolarWinds
14 65 (2.65%) Veeam
14 65 (2.65%) CheckPoint
15 64 (2.61%) McAfee
16 63 (2.57%) CommVault
17 57 (2.32%) Apple
18 56 (2.28%) Sophos
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: Extremely competitive packages on offer.
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Car/Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Linedata Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 22 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + £1000 bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000
Posted: Yesterday
London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £60k plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday