The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Support Engineer
Rank 729 790 788
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 169 147 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.12% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 150 126 101
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £32,500 £30,250
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%

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
103985 115295 104233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.60% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85169 93959 86722
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Engineer within the UK.

Infrastructure Support Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Engineer over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 within the UK.

Infrastructure Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 7 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
(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 +55 166 £34,250 -2.14% 13
South East +41 52 £41,250 -2.94% 3
London +39 45 £43,875 +3.23% 3
Surrey - 29 £47,500 - 2
West Midlands +12 21 £32,500 -10.34% 2
Woking - 21 £50,000 -
North West -5 14 £26,000 -13.33% 2
Berkshire +2 11 £26,671 -33.32% 1
South West -21 11 £27,500 -14.06% 1
East Midlands +5 9 £32,000 +16.36% 1
City of London +37 8 £46,000 +8.23%
East of England +13 8 £34,000 -2.85% 1
Reading -7 8 £23,341 -41.64%
Gloucestershire -8 8 £25,000 -21.87%
Cheltenham - 8 £25,000 -
Manchester +1 7 £26,000 -2.80%
Cheshire +3 6 £23,500 -21.66% 2
Hertfordshire -2 6 £34,000 - 1
Birmingham -9 6 £33,000 -22.35% 1
Derby - 6 £31,000 - 1
Telford - 6 £28,500 -
Shropshire - 6 £28,500 -
Derbyshire - 6 £31,000 - 1
Yorkshire +19 5 £32,500 +8.33%
Hampshire - 5 £37,500 -
Wolverhampton +15 4 £36,000 +20.00%
West Sussex +11 4 £27,500 -5.17%
Staffordshire - 4 £29,500 -
Guildford - 4 £42,500 - 1
North Yorkshire +16 3 £32,500 +4.83%

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 254 (75.60%) Windows
2 228 (67.86%) VMware
3 201 (59.82%) Active Directory
4 177 (52.68%) Microsoft
5 136 (40.48%) Cisco
6 126 (37.50%) MS Exchange
7 119 (35.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 114 (33.93%) VMware Infrastructure
9 108 (32.14%) Firewall
10 106 (31.55%) SAN
11 104 (30.95%) DNS
12 103 (30.65%) TCP/IP
13 89 (26.49%) SQL Server
14 86 (25.60%) Linux
15 82 (24.40%) MS Excel
16 77 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
17 75 (22.32%) Microsoft Certification
18 71 (21.13%) Hyper-V
19 66 (19.64%) Citrix
19 66 (19.64%) HP
20 65 (19.35%) WAN
21 63 (18.75%) MCSE
21 63 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
22 62 (18.45%) ITIL
23 58 (17.26%) DHCP
24 57 (16.96%) LAN
24 57 (16.96%) Exchange Server 2010
25 52 (15.48%) Cisco Certification
26 46 (13.69%) Windows 7
27 42 (12.50%) VPN

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 126 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 57 (16.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (10.42%) Lync
4 33 (9.82%) SharePoint
5 28 (8.33%) IIS
6 24 (7.14%) Apache
6 24 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (6.85%) Tomcat
8 20 (5.95%) JBoss
9 18 (5.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 16 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
11 12 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (2.98%) Commerce Server
12 10 (2.98%) CMS
13 9 (2.68%) WebSphere
14 7 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (2.08%) IBM Notes
15 3 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.60%) SAS
16 2 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 82 (24.40%) MS Excel
2 36 (10.71%) MS Office
3 2 (0.60%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.98%) Dynamics GP
2 9 (2.68%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.08%) Office 365
3 4 (1.19%) SaaS
4 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.30%) PaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.30%) Symantec.cloud
5 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (32.14%) Firewall
2 106 (31.55%) SAN
3 104 (30.95%) DNS
4 103 (30.65%) TCP/IP
5 65 (19.35%) WAN
6 58 (17.26%) DHCP
7 57 (16.96%) LAN
8 42 (12.50%) VPN
9 38 (11.31%) Internet
10 27 (8.04%) VLAN
11 22 (6.55%) Wireless
11 22 (6.55%) NAS
12 20 (5.95%) Network Security
13 10 (2.98%) ISDN
13 10 (2.98%) VoIP
13 10 (2.98%) Structured Cabling
14 8 (2.38%) MPLS
14 8 (2.38%) iSCSI
14 8 (2.38%) NetScaler
15 7 (2.08%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (26.49%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.38%) MySQL
4 7 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.30%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.30%) Redis
8 1 (0.30%) Big Data
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.49%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.60%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.30%) Subversion
3 1 (0.30%) MSI
General
1 32 (9.52%) Finance
2 21 (6.25%) Advertising
2 21 (6.25%) Banking
3 12 (3.57%) Back Office
4 7 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.19%) Marketing
6 3 (0.89%) Retail
7 2 (0.60%) Legal
7 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.60%) Publishing
8 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.14%) .NET
2 10 (2.98%) .NET Framework
3 9 (2.68%) Java EE
4 7 (2.08%) XML
5 6 (1.79%) Web Services
6 5 (1.49%) Application Packaging
7 4 (1.19%) COM+
8 2 (0.60%) HTML
8 2 (0.60%) CSS
8 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.60%) LAMP
9 1 (0.30%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.30%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 1 (0.30%) COM
9 1 (0.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.04%) Clustering
2 22 (6.55%) Management Information System
3 19 (5.65%) Blackberry
4 14 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
4 14 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.49%) Fat Client
6 5 (1.49%) PKI
6 5 (1.49%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.19%) PMI
7 4 (1.19%) EqualLogic
8 3 (0.89%) iPad
8 3 (0.89%) BYOD
9 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.60%) iPhone
10 1 (0.30%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.30%) FMCG
10 1 (0.30%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.30%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.30%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 254 (75.60%) Windows
2 119 (35.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 86 (25.60%) Linux
4 77 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 63 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 46 (13.69%) Windows 7
7 31 (9.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (7.14%) Windows XP
9 22 (6.55%) Windows 8
10 17 (5.06%) UNIX
11 16 (4.76%) CentOS
12 7 (2.08%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.19%) Solaris
13 4 (1.19%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.89%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.89%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.60%) AIX
15 2 (0.60%) SUSE
15 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (18.45%) ITIL
2 24 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 19 (5.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (4.46%) E-Commerce
5 13 (3.87%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (3.87%) Change Management
6 11 (3.27%) Change Control
6 11 (3.27%) Investment Management
7 10 (2.98%) Network Design
8 9 (2.68%) Data Management
8 9 (2.68%) ITSM
9 8 (2.38%) Service Delivery
9 8 (2.38%) Customer Engagement
9 8 (2.38%) Mentoring
10 7 (2.08%) Logistics
11 6 (1.79%) Workflow
11 6 (1.79%) Information Security
11 6 (1.79%) Problem Management
12 5 (1.49%) Test Scripting
12 5 (1.49%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (10.71%) SQL
2 13 (3.87%) Perl
3 11 (3.27%) PowerShell
4 10 (2.98%) Java
4 10 (2.98%) VB
5 8 (2.38%) Bash Shell
6 7 (2.08%) Python
7 4 (1.19%) PHP
8 3 (0.89%) VB6
8 3 (0.89%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.89%) VBScript
8 3 (0.89%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.60%) Ruby
10 1 (0.30%) sed
10 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 75 (22.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (18.75%) MCSE
3 52 (15.48%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (11.31%) Degree
5 34 (10.12%) CCNA
6 28 (8.33%) MCSA
6 28 (8.33%) MCP
7 20 (5.95%) Security Cleared
8 16 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (4.46%) CCNP
9 15 (4.46%) MCITP
10 12 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
11 11 (3.27%) SC Cleared
11 11 (3.27%) CCA
12 10 (2.98%) SAP Certification
13 9 (2.68%) JNCIA
14 8 (2.38%) MCTS
15 6 (1.79%) CTC Cleared
16 5 (1.49%) DV Cleared
17 4 (1.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.98%) ISO 9001
1 10 (2.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.68%) PCI DSS
2 9 (2.68%) SLA
3 5 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 201 (59.82%) Active Directory
2 114 (33.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (21.13%) Hyper-V
4 37 (11.01%) vSphere
5 17 (5.06%) XenApp
6 16 (4.76%) VMware ESX
7 15 (4.46%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (3.27%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.49%) XenServer
9 5 (1.49%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.49%) VMware Server
10 4 (1.19%) Xen
11 3 (0.89%) Xsan
11 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.89%) vCloud
11 3 (0.89%) Firmware
12 1 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.30%) Samba
Systems Management
1 29 (8.63%) SCCM
2 16 (4.76%) Nagios
3 8 (2.38%) NetBackup
4 7 (2.08%) WSUS
5 5 (1.49%) SCOM
5 5 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.19%) vMotion
7 3 (0.89%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.30%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.30%) Puppet
9 1 (0.30%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.30%) Opsview
9 1 (0.30%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.30%) EdgeSight
9 1 (0.30%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.30%) Nessus
Vendors
1 228 (67.86%) VMware
2 177 (52.68%) Microsoft
3 136 (40.48%) Cisco
4 66 (19.64%) Citrix
4 66 (19.64%) HP
5 41 (12.20%) Red Hat
6 32 (9.52%) Dell
7 25 (7.44%) Symantec
8 24 (7.14%) NetApp
9 16 (4.76%) Oracle
10 15 (4.46%) Avaya
11 13 (3.87%) Juniper
12 12 (3.57%) EMC
13 11 (3.27%) Polycom
13 11 (3.27%) Bloomberg
13 11 (3.27%) Apple
14 10 (2.98%) Veritas
14 10 (2.98%) Reuters
14 10 (2.98%) Remedy
14 10 (2.98%) SAP
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