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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Support Engineer
Rank 730 738 803
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +65
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 172 139 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.14% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 161 135 85
Average salary £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,425 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 19 September 2014 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 19 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 +15 161 £39,000 +4.00% 18
London -18 65 £41,250 +9.12% 3
South East +3 45 £40,000 +6.66% 7
City of London +25 26 £40,000 -11.11%
East of England -11 20 £33,750 +12.50% 2
Oxfordshire +20 16 £33,000 +30.69% 2
Hertfordshire - 14 £33,925 - 1
Abingdon - 14 £33,000 - 2
Surrey -2 13 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Hampshire -1 11 £45,000 +30.43% 2
East Midlands -2 9 £39,000 +36.84%
South West -20 9 £25,500 -20.93% 3
Birmingham -8 7 £40,000 +6.66%
West Midlands -13 7 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire +4 6 £32,500 +12.06% 2
Northamptonshire - 6 £39,500 -
Scotland -13 5 £37,500 -1.31%
Yorkshire -41 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Watford - 5 £27,500 -
Northampton - 5 £40,000 -
Bracknell - 5 £32,500 -
Wales +1 4 £35,000 +34.61%
Leeds -33 4 £37,500 -6.25%
West Yorkshire -42 4 £37,500 -6.25%
Stevenage - 4 £33,925 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £37,500 -
Essex +5 3 £34,000 -32.00% 1
Somerset - 3 £30,000 -
Epsom - 3 £45,000 -
Bristol - 3 £24,000 -

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 277 (81.71%) Windows
2 208 (61.36%) VMware
3 195 (57.52%) Active Directory
4 189 (55.75%) Microsoft
5 153 (45.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 146 (43.07%) MS Exchange
7 110 (32.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 110 (32.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 105 (30.97%) Cisco
9 101 (29.79%) MS Excel
10 91 (26.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 90 (26.55%) ITIL
12 89 (26.25%) MCSE
13 87 (25.66%) DNS
14 86 (25.37%) Exchange Server 2010
15 85 (25.07%) Windows Server 2003
16 80 (23.60%) Linux
17 78 (23.01%) Citrix
18 75 (22.12%) SQL
19 72 (21.24%) DHCP
20 71 (20.94%) MCSA
20 71 (20.94%) SAN
21 66 (19.47%) Firewall
22 64 (18.88%) TCP/IP
23 62 (18.29%) MS Office
24 54 (15.93%) Hyper-V
25 52 (15.34%) HP
26 51 (15.04%) Exchange Server 2007
27 50 (14.75%) SQL Server
27 50 (14.75%) LAN

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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
1 146 (43.07%) MS Exchange
2 86 (25.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (15.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 42 (12.39%) SharePoint
5 27 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2003
5 27 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 26 (7.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 25 (7.37%) IIS
8 22 (6.49%) Lync
9 11 (3.24%) Apache
10 7 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2000
12 5 (1.47%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.59%) Apache ServiceMix
16 1 (0.29%) Site Server
16 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
16 1 (0.29%) WorkSite
Applications
1 101 (29.79%) MS Excel
2 62 (18.29%) MS Office
3 5 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.29%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (5.31%) Office 365
3 3 (0.88%) IaaS
3 3 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.59%) SaaS
4 2 (0.59%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.29%) Taleo
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (25.66%) DNS
2 72 (21.24%) DHCP
3 71 (20.94%) SAN
4 66 (19.47%) Firewall
5 64 (18.88%) TCP/IP
6 50 (14.75%) LAN
7 42 (12.39%) WAN
8 31 (9.14%) Wireless
9 24 (7.08%) VPN
10 18 (5.31%) NAS
11 17 (5.01%) Cisco IOS
12 13 (3.83%) Internet
13 12 (3.54%) VoIP
14 10 (2.95%) Network Security
15 9 (2.65%) WLAN
15 9 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (2.06%) ISDN
17 5 (1.47%) Kerberos
17 5 (1.47%) iSCSI
17 5 (1.47%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.24%) MySQL
3 6 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.29%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Subversion
1 2 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (12.68%) Finance
2 11 (3.24%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.95%) Banking
3 10 (2.95%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.36%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.47%) Marketing
5 5 (1.47%) Advertising
6 3 (0.88%) Back Office
7 2 (0.59%) Automotive
7 2 (0.59%) Retail
8 1 (0.29%) Games
8 1 (0.29%) Law
8 1 (0.29%) Legal
8 1 (0.29%) Electronics
8 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.54%) .NET
2 10 (2.95%) LAMP
3 4 (1.18%) CSS
3 4 (1.18%) HTML
4 2 (0.59%) XML
4 2 (0.59%) XML Schema
4 2 (0.59%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.29%) WCF
5 1 (0.29%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.14%) Blackberry
2 30 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.49%) Clustering
4 17 (5.01%) Hedge funds
5 13 (3.83%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.24%) Replication
7 8 (2.36%) Spread Betting
8 5 (1.47%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.47%) Physics
9 4 (1.18%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.18%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.88%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.88%) Handset
10 3 (0.88%) PDA
11 2 (0.59%) iPhone
11 2 (0.59%) iPad
11 2 (0.59%) Firmware
11 2 (0.59%) User Experience
12 1 (0.29%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 277 (81.71%) Windows
2 153 (45.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 91 (26.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 85 (25.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 80 (23.60%) Linux
6 39 (11.50%) Windows XP
7 31 (9.14%) Windows 7
8 23 (6.78%) Windows 8
9 19 (5.60%) UNIX
10 11 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.47%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.18%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.88%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.88%) AIX
14 2 (0.59%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.59%) CentOS
14 2 (0.59%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.29%) HPUX
15 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (26.55%) ITIL
2 32 (9.44%) Root Cause Analysis
3 18 (5.31%) Mentoring
4 15 (4.42%) Service Management
5 14 (4.13%) Change Management
6 13 (3.83%) Change Control
7 12 (3.54%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (3.24%) Problem Management
8 11 (3.24%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (2.95%) Release Management
10 9 (2.65%) Migration
10 9 (2.65%) CRM
10 9 (2.65%) Coaching
10 9 (2.65%) Performance Monitoring
11 8 (2.36%) Security Management
11 8 (2.36%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (2.36%) Web Development
12 6 (1.77%) Information Security
12 6 (1.77%) Asset Management
12 6 (1.77%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (22.12%) SQL
2 41 (12.09%) PowerShell
3 20 (5.90%) VBScript
4 10 (2.95%) VB
4 10 (2.95%) PHP
5 3 (0.88%) VB.NET
5 3 (0.88%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.88%) VB6
6 2 (0.59%) Ruby
6 2 (0.59%) VBA
6 2 (0.59%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.59%) C
7 1 (0.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 110 (32.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 89 (26.25%) MCSE
3 71 (20.94%) MCSA
4 48 (14.16%) MCITP
5 38 (11.21%) MCTS
6 37 (10.91%) Cisco Certification
7 34 (10.03%) CCNA
8 30 (8.85%) MCP
9 28 (8.26%) Security Cleared
10 26 (7.67%) Degree
11 21 (6.19%) SC Cleared
12 19 (5.60%) CCNP
13 14 (4.13%) DV Cleared
14 8 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (2.06%) JNCIA
16 2 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
16 2 (0.59%) CCSA
16 2 (0.59%) MBCS
16 2 (0.59%) CISSP
16 2 (0.59%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.36%) SLA
2 5 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.29%) BS7799
System Software
1 195 (57.52%) Active Directory
2 110 (32.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (15.93%) Hyper-V
4 37 (10.91%) vSphere
5 17 (5.01%) XenApp
6 15 (4.42%) VMware ESX
7 9 (2.65%) vCloud
8 8 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (2.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 8 (2.36%) ISA Server
9 7 (2.06%) XenDesktop
9 7 (2.06%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.77%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.88%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.59%) NFS
12 2 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.59%) XenServer
12 2 (0.59%) UAG
13 1 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 42 (12.39%) Backup Exec
2 27 (7.96%) SCCM
3 23 (6.78%) SCOM
4 17 (5.01%) Norton AntiVirus
5 16 (4.72%) McAfee ePO
6 10 (2.95%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (1.77%) WSUS
8 5 (1.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (1.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (1.18%) HP SIM
10 3 (0.88%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.88%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (0.88%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.88%) Nagios
10 3 (0.88%) ARCserve
11 2 (0.59%) Foglight
11 2 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 1 (0.29%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 208 (61.36%) VMware
2 189 (55.75%) Microsoft
3 105 (30.97%) Cisco
4 78 (23.01%) Citrix
5 52 (15.34%) HP
6 40 (11.80%) Apple
7 39 (11.50%) EMC
8 29 (8.55%) Symantec
9 26 (7.67%) Veeam
10 24 (7.08%) Juniper
11 21 (6.19%) Meru Networks
12 19 (5.60%) McAfee
13 17 (5.01%) NetApp
14 16 (4.72%) CheckPoint
15 15 (4.42%) Bloomberg
16 14 (4.13%) Reuters
17 12 (3.54%) Red Hat
18 11 (3.24%) Avaya
19 9 (2.65%) SolarWinds
20 6 (1.77%) IBM
London
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + attractive bonuses & training
Posted: 35 minutes ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + £1000 bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% bonus + bens -medical & share
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £32,500 to £37,500 per annum Annual Bonus, Training courses
Posted: 6 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Chelmsford
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits package
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West Midlands
Connect
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
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