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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Support Engineer
Rank 794 760 760
Rank change year-on-year
-34 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 108 165 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 102 158 123
Average salary £31,750 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,575 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,250 £34,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-21.01% -8.00%

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
104155 109749 101582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86857 88754 84247
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -29 99 £32,500 -15.03% 16
London -26 28 £45,000 +12.50% 7
South East -31 26 £30,250 -24.37% 5
South West -5 18 £26,500 -1.85%
North West +6 14 £23,000 -2.12% 1
Cheshire +5 11 £23,000 -2.12%
Surrey +4 9 £36,000 -20.00% 2
Warrington +11 7 £23,000 -2.12%
East Sussex - 6 £23,000 - 2
Brighton - 6 £23,000 - 2
Chiswick - 6 £45,000 -
Bath +13 5 £21,500 -28.33%
Berkshire +9 5 £39,000 +20.00%
Somerset +7 5 £21,500 -28.33%
Bristol -10 5 £24,500 +2.08%
Yorkshire +12 4 £40,000 +10.34%
Wales -7 4 £26,500 -24.28% 2
South Wales -7 4 £26,500 -24.28% 2
West Midlands -9 4 £27,750 -34.70% 1
Cardiff - 4 £26,500 - 2
Hampshire +15 3 £50,000 +17.64%
Manchester +6 3 £26,000 -2.80% 1
East Midlands -12 3 £30,000 -15.49%
Wiltshire - 3 £26,500 -
Devon - 3 £28,000 -
Reading - 3 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire +8 2 £33,250 -11.33%
Nottingham -6 2 £34,000 +16.23%
East of England -10 2 £45,000 +34.32% 2
Nottinghamshire -13 2 £34,000 +16.23%

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 232 (85.29%) Windows
2 187 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 174 (63.97%) VMware
4 147 (54.04%) Microsoft
5 125 (45.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 121 (44.49%) MS Exchange
7 95 (34.93%) VMware Infrastructure
8 86 (31.62%) DNS
9 84 (30.88%) TCP/IP
9 84 (30.88%) Cisco
9 84 (30.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 77 (28.31%) Exchange Server 2010
11 72 (26.47%) Firewall
12 70 (25.74%) ITIL
13 69 (25.37%) Linux
13 69 (25.37%) SAN
14 65 (23.90%) Windows Server 2003
15 64 (23.53%) Hyper-V
16 62 (22.79%) DHCP
17 61 (22.43%) LAN
17 61 (22.43%) Microsoft Certification
18 58 (21.32%) MS Excel
19 57 (20.96%) WAN
20 55 (20.22%) Citrix
21 54 (19.85%) SQL Server
22 51 (18.75%) Windows 7
23 47 (17.28%) VPN
24 46 (16.91%) HP
25 44 (16.18%) MCSE
26 41 (15.07%) Windows XP

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 121 (44.49%) MS Exchange
2 77 (28.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 35 (12.87%) SharePoint
5 29 (10.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 21 (7.72%) IIS
7 20 (7.35%) Lync
8 12 (4.41%) Apache
8 12 (4.41%) Tomcat
9 10 (3.68%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (2.94%) JBoss
10 8 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (2.21%) WebSphere
12 4 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (1.10%) SAS
14 2 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.37%) CMS
15 1 (0.37%) nginx
Applications
1 58 (21.32%) MS Excel
2 39 (14.34%) MS Office
3 2 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (3.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.94%) Office 365
2 6 (2.21%) SaaS
3 5 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.37%) PaaS
5 1 (0.37%) IaaS
5 1 (0.37%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 86 (31.62%) DNS
2 84 (30.88%) TCP/IP
3 72 (26.47%) Firewall
4 69 (25.37%) SAN
5 62 (22.79%) DHCP
6 61 (22.43%) LAN
7 57 (20.96%) WAN
8 47 (17.28%) VPN
9 17 (6.25%) VoIP
10 16 (5.88%) VLAN
11 11 (4.04%) Internet
12 10 (3.68%) Network Security
13 9 (3.31%) NAS
13 9 (3.31%) Wireless
14 8 (2.94%) IP Telephony
15 7 (2.57%) Wireshark
16 6 (2.21%) iSCSI
16 6 (2.21%) SSH
17 5 (1.84%) FTP
17 5 (1.84%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (19.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.84%) MySQL
4 4 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.47%) MS Access
4 4 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.74%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.37%) Redis
7 1 (0.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (1.84%) HP UFT
2 3 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.74%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.37%) MSI
4 1 (0.37%) Subversion
General
1 32 (11.76%) Finance
2 11 (4.04%) Back Office
2 11 (4.04%) Advertising
3 8 (2.94%) Banking
3 8 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.21%) Retail
5 5 (1.84%) Marketing
6 4 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.10%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.74%) Electronics
8 2 (0.74%) Legal
8 2 (0.74%) Publishing
9 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.31%) .NET
2 6 (2.21%) Java EE
2 6 (2.21%) Application Packaging
3 4 (1.47%) COM+
3 4 (1.47%) Web Services
3 4 (1.47%) XML
4 2 (0.74%) HTML
5 1 (0.37%) FFmpeg
5 1 (0.37%) LAMP
5 1 (0.37%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.37%) CSS
5 1 (0.37%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 10 (3.68%) Clustering
2 10 (3.68%) HP Storage
3 9 (3.31%) Client/Server
4 8 (2.94%) Hedge funds
4 8 (2.94%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.21%) HP StoreVirtual
6 4 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.47%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.10%) BYOD
8 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.74%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.74%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.74%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.74%) DTV
8 2 (0.74%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.74%) PKI
8 2 (0.74%) Derivative
9 1 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 232 (85.29%) Windows
2 125 (45.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 84 (30.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 69 (25.37%) Linux
5 65 (23.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 51 (18.75%) Windows 7
7 41 (15.07%) Windows XP
8 20 (7.35%) UNIX
8 20 (7.35%) Windows 8
9 15 (5.51%) CentOS
10 14 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (2.57%) AIX
12 6 (2.21%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.10%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.10%) Solaris
13 3 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.74%) SUSE
14 2 (0.74%) Debian
14 2 (0.74%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.74%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (25.74%) ITIL
2 24 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (4.78%) Change Management
4 9 (3.31%) ITSM
4 9 (3.31%) Change Control
4 9 (3.31%) Mentoring
5 8 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (2.94%) E-Commerce
5 8 (2.94%) Data Management
5 8 (2.94%) Release Management
6 7 (2.57%) Information Security
6 7 (2.57%) BCP
7 6 (2.21%) Process Management
7 6 (2.21%) Load Balancing
7 6 (2.21%) Data Protection
7 6 (2.21%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (2.21%) Line Management
8 5 (1.84%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (1.84%) Business Continuity
8 5 (1.84%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 36 (13.24%) SQL
2 16 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.31%) Java
3 9 (3.31%) Perl
4 8 (2.94%) Bash Shell
5 7 (2.57%) Python
5 7 (2.57%) VB
6 4 (1.47%) VBScript
7 2 (0.74%) AWK
7 2 (0.74%) sed
7 2 (0.74%) VBA
7 2 (0.74%) PHP
8 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 61 (22.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (16.18%) MCSE
3 27 (9.93%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (9.56%) CCNA
5 22 (8.09%) MCSA
5 22 (8.09%) MCITP
6 20 (7.35%) Degree
7 18 (6.62%) MCP
7 18 (6.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (4.78%) MCTS
9 11 (4.04%) Security Cleared
10 6 (2.21%) CCA
10 6 (2.21%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (2.21%) CCNP
11 5 (1.84%) CCENT
11 5 (1.84%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.84%) DV Cleared
12 4 (1.47%) MCDST
13 2 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.74%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.25%) SLA
2 6 (2.21%) QA
3 3 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 187 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 95 (34.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 27 (9.93%) vSphere
5 15 (5.51%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (4.78%) VMware ESX
7 12 (4.41%) XenApp
8 10 (3.68%) Terminal Services
9 8 (2.94%) XenDesktop
10 7 (2.57%) XenServer
10 7 (2.57%) Xen
11 5 (1.84%) vCloud
12 4 (1.47%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (1.10%) Firmware
14 2 (0.74%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.37%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.37%) NFS
15 1 (0.37%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 30 (11.03%) SCCM
2 9 (3.31%) SCOM
3 8 (2.94%) WSUS
4 7 (2.57%) Nagios
5 2 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.74%) Cacti
5 2 (0.74%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (0.37%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.37%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.37%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.37%) Graphite
6 1 (0.37%) Pacemaker
6 1 (0.37%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 174 (63.97%) VMware
2 147 (54.04%) Microsoft
3 84 (30.88%) Cisco
4 55 (20.22%) Citrix
5 46 (16.91%) HP
6 19 (6.99%) Dell
7 18 (6.62%) Red Hat
8 17 (6.25%) NetApp
9 16 (5.88%) EMC
10 13 (4.78%) Remedy
11 11 (4.04%) IBM
12 10 (3.68%) Oracle
13 9 (3.31%) Websense
13 9 (3.31%) LANDesk
14 8 (2.94%) Bloomberg
15 6 (2.21%) CommVault
15 6 (2.21%) Apple
15 6 (2.21%) Avaya
16 5 (1.84%) SonicWALL
17 4 (1.47%) Altiris
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 33k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
Essex
Etech Partners
Salary: To £50K + Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 Per Annum Up to £25,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £23k - 28k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: Up to £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & PENSION
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Pro Drive iT
Salary: From £26,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Brighton
Newton Blue
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
360 Resourcing
Salary: £34k - 36k per year + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago