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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Support Engineer
Rank 708 771 803
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +32
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 158 104 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.100% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.11% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 145 99 73
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -4.41%

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
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 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +63 149 £37,500 +7.14% 23
London +16 60 £37,500 -6.25% 6
South East 0 41 £40,000 +10.34% 6
City of London +19 19 £47,500 -2.06% 3
Hampshire -17 16 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Surrey -10 15 £45,000 +28.57% 3
South West -13 13 £34,000 +51.11% 4
Woking +15 10 £46,000 -19.29%
West Midlands -2 10 £32,500 +44.44%
East Midlands +9 7 £35,000 +17.64% 2
North West -5 7 £26,500 -3.63% 2
East of England -8 6 £36,000 +2.85% 2
Devon - 6 £34,000 -
Yorkshire -4 5 £40,000 - 1
Wales - 5 £38,400 -
South Wales - 5 £38,400 -
Cheshire - 5 £25,000 -
Essex - 5 £37,500 -
Warrington - 5 £25,000 -
Chiswick - 5 £45,000 -
Telford - 4 £32,250 -
Leicester - 4 £36,250 - 1
Oxford - 4 £30,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £30,000 -
Shropshire - 4 £32,250 -
Leicestershire - 4 £36,250 - 1
Bristol -3 3 £35,750 +66.27%
Birmingham -10 3 £27,500 +22.22%
Caerphilly - 3 £38,400 -
Greenford - 3 £30,000 -

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 243 (77.14%) Windows
2 218 (69.21%) VMware
3 208 (66.03%) Active Directory
4 181 (57.46%) Microsoft
5 133 (42.22%) Cisco
6 128 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 125 (39.68%) MS Exchange
8 122 (38.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 102 (32.38%) MS Excel
10 101 (32.06%) Microsoft Certification
11 97 (30.79%) DNS
12 94 (29.84%) SAN
13 90 (28.57%) ITIL
14 87 (27.62%) MCSE
14 87 (27.62%) Firewall
15 73 (23.17%) SQL Server
15 73 (23.17%) Citrix
16 71 (22.54%) Windows Server 2012
17 66 (20.95%) WAN
18 62 (19.68%) Linux
19 59 (18.73%) TCP/IP
19 59 (18.73%) Windows Server 2003
20 58 (18.41%) Cisco Certification
21 57 (18.10%) HP
21 57 (18.10%) DHCP
22 56 (17.78%) MCSA
23 54 (17.14%) LAN
24 49 (15.56%) vSphere
25 46 (14.60%) Exchange Server 2010
26 45 (14.29%) SQL

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 125 (39.68%) MS Exchange
2 46 (14.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (11.43%) Lync
4 30 (9.52%) IIS
5 22 (6.98%) SharePoint
6 19 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (6.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 19 (6.03%) Apache
7 18 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (2.86%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (2.54%) JBoss
10 7 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.90%) CMS
11 6 (1.90%) Commerce Server
12 5 (1.59%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.63%) WorkSite
14 1 (0.32%) SAS
14 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 102 (32.38%) MS Excel
2 40 (12.70%) MS Office
3 4 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (2.54%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.81%) Office 365
3 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.63%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (30.79%) DNS
2 94 (29.84%) SAN
3 87 (27.62%) Firewall
4 66 (20.95%) WAN
5 59 (18.73%) TCP/IP
6 57 (18.10%) DHCP
7 54 (17.14%) LAN
8 30 (9.52%) Wireless
9 29 (9.21%) Internet
10 24 (7.62%) VPN
11 22 (6.98%) Network Security
12 19 (6.03%) ISDN
13 17 (5.40%) NAS
14 16 (5.08%) VLAN
14 16 (5.08%) VoIP
15 12 (3.81%) MPLS
16 11 (3.49%) Cisco IOS
17 10 (3.17%) iSCSI
18 9 (2.86%) IP Telephony
18 9 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (23.17%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.17%) MySQL
4 9 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.63%) IDOL
7 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 39 (12.38%) Finance
2 19 (6.03%) Banking
3 11 (3.49%) Advertising
4 9 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.59%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.59%) Back Office
6 3 (0.95%) Legal
6 3 (0.95%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.63%) Law
8 1 (0.32%) Marketing
8 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.08%) .NET
2 6 (1.90%) .NET Framework
3 4 (1.27%) LAMP
4 2 (0.63%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.63%) CSS
4 2 (0.63%) Web Services
5 1 (0.32%) XML
5 1 (0.32%) COM
5 1 (0.32%) Middleware
5 1 (0.32%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.32%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.89%) Blackberry
2 26 (8.25%) Clustering
3 21 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.90%) Fat Client
6 6 (1.90%) Hedge funds
6 6 (1.90%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.59%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.27%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.27%) PMI
9 3 (0.95%) PDA
9 3 (0.95%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.63%) iPhone
10 2 (0.63%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.63%) Physics
10 2 (0.63%) User Experience
10 2 (0.63%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.32%) PKI
11 1 (0.32%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 243 (77.14%) Windows
2 122 (38.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 71 (22.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 62 (19.68%) Linux
5 59 (18.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (12.38%) Windows 7
7 29 (9.21%) Windows 8
8 20 (6.35%) Windows XP
8 20 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (4.44%) UNIX
10 7 (2.22%) Windows Vista
10 7 (2.22%) CentOS
11 3 (0.95%) Solaris
12 2 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.63%) SUSE
12 2 (0.63%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.32%) AIX
13 1 (0.32%) HPUX
13 1 (0.32%) Debian
13 1 (0.32%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (28.57%) ITIL
2 21 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (5.40%) Change Management
4 16 (5.08%) Load Balancing
5 13 (4.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (3.49%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (3.17%) Network Design
8 9 (2.86%) Investment Management
9 8 (2.54%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (2.54%) ITSM
9 8 (2.54%) Service Management
10 7 (2.22%) Service Delivery
10 7 (2.22%) Migration
10 7 (2.22%) Mentoring
11 6 (1.90%) Network Load Balancing
11 6 (1.90%) Problem Management
11 6 (1.90%) Business Continuity
11 6 (1.90%) E-Commerce
12 5 (1.59%) Data Management
12 5 (1.59%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 45 (14.29%) SQL
2 11 (3.49%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.59%) VBScript
3 5 (1.59%) VB
4 4 (1.27%) PHP
5 3 (0.95%) VB.NET
5 3 (0.95%) VB6
6 2 (0.63%) Ruby
6 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.63%) Perl
7 1 (0.32%) Python
7 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.32%) Java
7 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.32%) sed
Qualifications
1 101 (32.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (27.62%) MCSE
3 58 (18.41%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (17.78%) MCSA
5 33 (10.48%) CCNA
6 29 (9.21%) Degree
7 28 (8.89%) MCITP
8 26 (8.25%) CCNP
9 21 (6.67%) MCP
10 19 (6.03%) MCTS
10 19 (6.03%) JNCIA
11 13 (4.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (2.86%) SAP Certification
12 9 (2.86%) Security Cleared
13 7 (2.22%) CCA
13 7 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (1.27%) SC Cleared
14 4 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
14 4 (1.27%) PMI Certification
15 3 (0.95%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.81%) PCI DSS
2 9 (2.86%) ISO 9001
2 9 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.54%) SLA
System Software
1 208 (66.03%) Active Directory
2 128 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (15.56%) vSphere
4 42 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 20 (6.35%) XenApp
6 17 (5.40%) VMware ESX
7 12 (3.81%) vCloud
8 10 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (2.54%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.59%) Firmware
11 3 (0.95%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.95%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.95%) Xsan
11 3 (0.95%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.95%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.63%) XenServer
12 2 (0.63%) NFS
13 1 (0.32%) Xen
13 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (6.35%) SCCM
2 13 (4.13%) Backup Exec
3 10 (3.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (3.17%) Nagios
4 9 (2.86%) SCOM
5 8 (2.54%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.27%) WSUS
6 4 (1.27%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.95%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.63%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.32%) Nessus
9 1 (0.32%) Puppet
9 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 218 (69.21%) VMware
2 181 (57.46%) Microsoft
3 133 (42.22%) Cisco
4 73 (23.17%) Citrix
5 57 (18.10%) HP
6 30 (9.52%) Symantec
7 26 (8.25%) NetApp
8 24 (7.62%) Dell
9 22 (6.98%) Juniper
10 21 (6.67%) EMC
11 20 (6.35%) Red Hat
12 19 (6.03%) Apple
13 18 (5.71%) Bloomberg
14 17 (5.40%) Reuters
15 16 (5.08%) Avaya
16 14 (4.44%) Veeam
17 12 (3.81%) Meru Networks
18 10 (3.17%) SolarWinds
18 10 (3.17%) CheckPoint
19 9 (2.86%) Oracle
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