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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 224 331 335
Rank change year-on-year
+107 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1480 972 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.34% 0.84% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 0.89% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 800 742
Average salary £41,500 £39,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.40% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,800 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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
104868 109684 105271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.59% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 85928 88706 87993
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 £27,450 £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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +108 1410 £42,000 +5.00% 135
London +109 566 £46,500 +3.33% 50
South East +64 350 £40,000 - 35
East of England +46 125 £40,000 +6.66% 7
City of London +62 122 £50,000 - 16
Yorkshire +47 113 £35,000 -3.44% 10
Hampshire +70 97 £38,750 +3.33% 10
North West +43 95 £37,500 +13.63% 9
Surrey +68 92 £45,000 +28.57% 5
West Yorkshire +24 87 £36,000 -4.00% 7
South West -13 85 £36,000 +10.76% 13
Leeds +35 70 £37,500 - 3
Berkshire -42 60 £38,750 -7.73% 9
West Midlands +22 59 £32,500 - 5
Manchester +24 50 £32,500 +18.18% 3
Essex +30 48 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Hertfordshire +11 43 £40,000 +17.64% 4
Buckinghamshire +12 36 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Cheshire +12 35 £37,500 - 1
Woking +35 34 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Wales -15 33 £37,500 +14.50% 4
Gloucestershire +3 32 £35,250 -8.44% 4
South Wales -11 31 £42,500 +26.86% 4
Reading -29 28 £35,000 -6.66% 7
Southampton +14 27 £32,500 +10.16% 2
Brentwood +7 24 £50,000 +8.69% 1
Bristol -17 24 £35,000 +6.06% 2
Cambridgeshire +24 22 £33,500 -13.54% 2
East Midlands +4 22 £34,500 -1.42% 4
West Sussex +17 21 £41,250 +32.00% 4

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 2212 (78.72%) Windows
2 2002 (71.25%) VMware
3 1615 (57.47%) Active Directory
4 1402 (49.89%) Microsoft
5 1258 (44.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1063 (37.83%) MS Exchange
7 1035 (36.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 993 (35.34%) Cisco
9 944 (33.59%) SAN
10 849 (30.21%) Firewall
11 823 (29.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 781 (27.79%) Citrix
13 672 (23.91%) DNS
14 646 (22.99%) Linux
15 633 (22.53%) SQL Server
16 628 (22.35%) MS Excel
17 627 (22.31%) Hyper-V
18 625 (22.24%) Exchange Server 2010
19 552 (19.64%) Windows Server 2003
20 532 (18.93%) Microsoft Certification
21 501 (17.83%) ITIL
22 474 (16.87%) HP
23 472 (16.80%) LAN
24 471 (16.76%) DHCP
25 465 (16.55%) WAN
26 452 (16.09%) TCP/IP
27 451 (16.05%) SQL
28 446 (15.87%) vSphere
29 417 (14.84%) MCSE
30 396 (14.09%) Cisco Certification

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 1063 (37.83%) MS Exchange
2 625 (22.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 312 (11.10%) Exchange Server 2007
4 283 (10.07%) SharePoint
5 254 (9.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 249 (8.86%) IIS
7 190 (6.76%) Lync
8 142 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2003
9 116 (4.13%) Apache
10 71 (2.53%) Tomcat
10 71 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 35 (1.25%) JBoss
12 25 (0.89%) nginx
13 19 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
14 17 (0.60%) Apache Solr
14 17 (0.60%) Commerce Server
15 15 (0.53%) CMS
16 13 (0.46%) IBM Notes
16 13 (0.46%) Office Communications Server
17 12 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 628 (22.35%) MS Excel
2 197 (7.01%) MS Office
3 10 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.28%) S-PLUS
5 2 (0.071%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.071%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
1 12 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.18%) ION MarketView
2 5 (0.18%) Fredhopper
3 2 (0.071%) Oracle Utilities
4 1 (0.036%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.036%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.036%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 163 (5.80%) Office 365
2 82 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (1.49%) SaaS
4 39 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
5 38 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (0.57%) IaaS
7 11 (0.39%) PaaS
8 8 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.21%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.14%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.071%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.036%) IBM SmartCloud
14 1 (0.036%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.036%) AWS OpsWorks
14 1 (0.036%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.036%) Rackspace Cloud
14 1 (0.036%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 944 (33.59%) SAN
2 849 (30.21%) Firewall
3 672 (23.91%) DNS
4 472 (16.80%) LAN
5 471 (16.76%) DHCP
6 465 (16.55%) WAN
7 452 (16.09%) TCP/IP
8 329 (11.71%) VPN
9 212 (7.54%) NAS
10 182 (6.48%) VLAN
11 139 (4.95%) Network Security
12 118 (4.20%) iSCSI
13 110 (3.91%) SSL
13 110 (3.91%) VoIP
14 105 (3.74%) Wireless
15 96 (3.42%) Internet
16 64 (2.28%) MPLS
17 63 (2.24%) Cisco ASA
18 57 (2.03%) IPsec
18 57 (2.03%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 633 (22.53%) SQL Server
2 165 (5.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 87 (3.10%) MySQL
4 68 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 62 (2.21%) SQL Server 2000
6 55 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (0.57%) Oracle Database
7 16 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
9 11 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.25%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.21%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.11%) Redis
14 2 (0.071%) Big Data
14 2 (0.071%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 17 (0.60%) Git (software)
2 8 (0.28%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.25%) Subversion
3 7 (0.25%) JIRA
4 6 (0.21%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.21%) Hudson
5 5 (0.18%) WiX
5 5 (0.18%) MSBuild
5 5 (0.18%) NuGet
5 5 (0.18%) Ranorex
5 5 (0.18%) MSTest
5 5 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (0.18%) MSI
5 5 (0.18%) NUnit
6 2 (0.071%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.071%) JUnit
7 1 (0.036%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.036%) VisualVM
7 1 (0.036%) Artifactory
General
1 343 (12.21%) Finance
2 93 (3.31%) Advertising
3 86 (3.06%) Telecoms
4 70 (2.49%) Banking
5 69 (2.46%) Legal
6 56 (1.99%) Marketing
7 53 (1.89%) Back Office
8 37 (1.32%) Retail
9 22 (0.78%) Manufacturing
10 20 (0.71%) Law
11 19 (0.68%) Publishing
12 16 (0.57%) Investment Banking
13 14 (0.50%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.28%) Games
15 5 (0.18%) Billing
16 3 (0.11%) Local Government
16 3 (0.11%) Front Office
16 3 (0.11%) Russian Language
17 2 (0.071%) Spanish Language
17 2 (0.071%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (2.28%) .NET
2 53 (1.89%) Web Services
3 22 (0.78%) .NET Framework
4 21 (0.75%) HTML
5 13 (0.46%) XML
6 12 (0.43%) LAMP
7 10 (0.36%) CSS
8 9 (0.32%) Application Packaging
8 9 (0.32%) X-Windows
9 6 (0.21%) Java EE
10 5 (0.18%) REST
10 5 (0.18%) JDBC
11 4 (0.14%) JSP
11 4 (0.14%) COM
11 4 (0.14%) Middleware
12 3 (0.11%) COM+
12 3 (0.11%) ASP.NET
13 2 (0.071%) Play Framework
13 2 (0.071%) Ruby on Rails
13 2 (0.071%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 283 (10.07%) Clustering
2 125 (4.45%) Blackberry
3 100 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
4 81 (2.88%) Management Information System
5 64 (2.28%) Replication
6 50 (1.78%) Thin Client
6 50 (1.78%) Fat Client
7 49 (1.74%) EqualLogic
8 48 (1.71%) Open Source
9 44 (1.57%) Hedge funds
9 44 (1.57%) Computer Science
10 34 (1.21%) Enterprise Storage
11 32 (1.14%) Client/Server
12 30 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
13 29 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
14 26 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
15 23 (0.82%) PKI
16 19 (0.68%) Derivative
17 14 (0.50%) iPhone
18 13 (0.46%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2212 (78.72%) Windows
2 1035 (36.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 823 (29.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 646 (22.99%) Linux
5 552 (19.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 183 (6.51%) UNIX
6 183 (6.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 183 (6.51%) Windows 7
7 124 (4.41%) Windows 8
8 92 (3.27%) Windows XP
9 79 (2.81%) CentOS
10 59 (2.10%) Windows 2000
11 50 (1.78%) Windows Vista
12 46 (1.64%) Solaris
13 41 (1.46%) Debian
14 24 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
15 21 (0.75%) Mac OS X
16 18 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
17 13 (0.46%) Ubuntu
18 11 (0.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 501 (17.83%) ITIL
2 249 (8.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 154 (5.48%) Project Management
4 147 (5.23%) Change Management
5 123 (4.38%) Load Balancing
6 87 (3.10%) Migration
7 85 (3.02%) Incident Management
8 81 (2.88%) Service Delivery
9 80 (2.85%) Problem Management
10 78 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
11 77 (2.74%) Configuration Management
12 72 (2.56%) Business Continuity
13 69 (2.46%) Service Management
13 69 (2.46%) Change Control
14 68 (2.42%) Capacity Management
15 67 (2.38%) E-Commerce
16 62 (2.21%) DevOps
17 60 (2.14%) Agile Software Development
18 56 (1.99%) Root Cause Analysis
19 54 (1.92%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 451 (16.05%) SQL
2 249 (8.86%) PowerShell
3 83 (2.95%) Perl
4 70 (2.49%) Python
4 70 (2.49%) Bash Shell
5 45 (1.60%) PHP
6 43 (1.53%) Java
7 38 (1.35%) VBScript
8 37 (1.32%) JavaScript
9 32 (1.14%) VB
9 32 (1.14%) Shell Script
10 30 (1.07%) Ruby
11 16 (0.57%) T-SQL
12 12 (0.43%) C
13 11 (0.39%) C#
14 5 (0.18%) Korn
15 4 (0.14%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.11%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.11%) VB6
17 2 (0.071%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 532 (18.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 417 (14.84%) MCSE
3 396 (14.09%) Cisco Certification
4 318 (11.32%) CCNA
5 250 (8.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 213 (7.58%) MCITP
7 208 (7.40%) MCSA
8 168 (5.98%) Security Cleared
9 163 (5.80%) Degree
10 153 (5.44%) MCP
11 145 (5.16%) CCNP
12 142 (5.05%) SC Cleared
13 110 (3.91%) Citrix Certification
14 93 (3.31%) CCA
15 59 (2.10%) MCTS
16 41 (1.46%) VCP5
17 40 (1.42%) DV Cleared
18 30 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
19 26 (0.93%) RHCSA
20 21 (0.75%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (6.37%) SLA
2 58 (2.06%) PCI DSS
3 55 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.28%) QA
6 4 (0.14%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.071%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.036%) COBIT
8 1 (0.036%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1615 (57.47%) Active Directory
2 1258 (44.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 627 (22.31%) Hyper-V
4 446 (15.87%) vSphere
5 334 (11.89%) XenApp
6 211 (7.51%) VMware ESX
7 156 (5.55%) XenDesktop
8 125 (4.45%) VMware ESXi
9 107 (3.81%) vCloud
10 85 (3.02%) XenServer
11 49 (1.74%) Terminal Services
12 43 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
13 39 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 36 (1.28%) VMware Server
14 36 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
15 22 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 22 (0.78%) Xen
16 21 (0.75%) Firmware
17 15 (0.53%) ISA Server
18 13 (0.46%) UAG
Systems Management
1 321 (11.42%) SCCM
2 216 (7.69%) SCOM
3 129 (4.59%) Backup Exec
4 79 (2.81%) Norton AntiVirus
5 72 (2.56%) NetBackup
6 66 (2.35%) Puppet
7 63 (2.24%) SCVMM
8 50 (1.78%) WSUS
9 46 (1.64%) Nagios
10 36 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
11 35 (1.25%) SCDPM
12 30 (1.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 25 (0.89%) Opsview
14 22 (0.78%) SCOrch
15 20 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
16 18 (0.64%) HP SIM
16 18 (0.64%) SCSM
16 18 (0.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
17 17 (0.60%) OpenView
18 16 (0.57%) Legato
Vendors
1 2002 (71.25%) VMware
2 1402 (49.89%) Microsoft
3 993 (35.34%) Cisco
4 781 (27.79%) Citrix
5 474 (16.87%) HP
6 300 (10.68%) NetApp
7 201 (7.15%) Symantec
8 197 (7.01%) Red Hat
9 190 (6.76%) Dell
10 146 (5.20%) EMC
11 130 (4.63%) Juniper
12 122 (4.34%) Oracle
13 89 (3.17%) CheckPoint
14 71 (2.53%) 3PAR
15 69 (2.46%) Veritas
15 69 (2.46%) Sophos
16 66 (2.35%) Veeam
17 60 (2.14%) SolarWinds
17 60 (2.14%) IBM
18 59 (2.10%) Brocade
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Salary: £25,000 per annum
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Salary: £30,416 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
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