The table below looks at the statistics for the Network 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 Network Infrastructure Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 814 833 896
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Engineer 134 138 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 113 124 73
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

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
99438 106716 115504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83514 87039 93609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Network Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Network Infrastructure Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Infrastructure Engineer over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 within the UK.

Network Infrastructure Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Network 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 Network Infrastructure Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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 +7 129 £45,000 +7.14% 8
London +15 61 £54,300 +13.12% 3
South East +17 25 £40,000 +3.89% 1
Yorkshire +28 16 £36,000 +10.76%
Hampshire +6 11 £40,000 +31.14%
City of London +38 9 £53,000 +6.00% 1
West Yorkshire - 9 £34,250 -
Hertfordshire +26 8 £45,000 -
East of England +13 8 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Portsmouth - 8 £37,500 -
Surrey +6 7 £50,000 +56.25%
West Midlands -17 6 £38,500 +11.59%
Leeds - 6 £36,000 -
Watford - 6 £45,000 -
Berkshire +21 5 £60,000 +84.61%
Harrogate +14 5 £37,000 +5.71%
North Yorkshire +7 5 £37,000 +5.71%
East Midlands -5 5 £45,000 +7.14% 1
South West 0 4 £31,750 +5.83%
Birmingham - 4 £36,250 -
Chertsey - 4 - -
Reading - 4 £60,000 -
Reigate - 3 £50,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £30,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £30,000 - 1
North East - 3 £30,000 - 1
South Yorkshire +16 2 £63,000 +110.00%
Scotland -6 2 £35,000 -41.66%
Nottinghamshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £40,000 -

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network 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 Network Infrastructure Engineer in their job title.

1 204 (72.08%) Cisco
2 182 (64.31%) Firewall
3 169 (59.72%) Windows
4 146 (51.59%) VMware
5 142 (50.18%) Cisco Certification
6 112 (39.58%) Windows Server
7 109 (38.52%) CCNA
8 99 (34.98%) Active Directory
9 98 (34.63%) Microsoft
9 98 (34.63%) LAN
10 89 (31.45%) VMware Infrastructure
11 88 (31.10%) VPN
11 88 (31.10%) DNS
12 78 (27.56%) WAN
13 74 (26.15%) Linux
14 72 (25.44%) Windows Server 2008
15 68 (24.03%) TCP/IP
16 66 (23.32%) Data Centre
17 65 (22.97%) CCNP
18 63 (22.26%) Microsoft Certification
19 58 (20.49%) DHCP
19 58 (20.49%) Windows Server 2012
20 55 (19.43%) Citrix
21 52 (18.37%) MCSE
22 50 (17.67%) SAN
23 49 (17.31%) VoIP
24 48 (16.96%) MS Exchange
25 47 (16.61%) Network Security
26 46 (16.25%) Finance
27 45 (15.90%) ITIL

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network 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 Network Infrastructure Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 48 (16.96%) MS Exchange
2 31 (10.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (7.42%) SharePoint
4 20 (7.07%) Skype for Business
5 18 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (4.95%) IIS
8 8 (2.83%) Apache
9 6 (2.12%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.06%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.71%) Confluence
11 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.35%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.35%) Site Server
12 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 34 (12.01%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.13%) Office 365
2 17 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 182 (64.31%) Firewall
2 98 (34.63%) LAN
3 88 (31.10%) DNS
3 88 (31.10%) VPN
4 78 (27.56%) WAN
5 68 (24.03%) TCP/IP
6 58 (20.49%) DHCP
7 50 (17.67%) SAN
8 49 (17.31%) VoIP
9 47 (16.61%) Network Security
10 43 (15.19%) Wireless
11 40 (14.13%) BGP
12 39 (13.78%) MPLS
13 38 (13.43%) OSPF
14 33 (11.66%) Cisco ASA
15 26 (9.19%) VLAN
16 24 (8.48%) IPsec
17 22 (7.77%) Internet
18 20 (7.07%) Multicast
19 16 (5.65%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.72%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.83%) MySQL
4 4 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (1.41%) Big Data
4 4 (1.41%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.41%) Redis
4 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (0.71%) JIRA
General
1 46 (16.25%) Finance
2 19 (6.71%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.59%) Law
4 6 (2.12%) Back Office
5 5 (1.77%) Banking
5 5 (1.77%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.41%) Retail
7 3 (1.06%) German Language
7 3 (1.06%) Publishing
8 2 (0.71%) Advertising
8 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Billing
9 1 (0.35%) Electronics
9 1 (0.35%) Legal
9 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.12%) Web Services
2 3 (1.06%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.06%) LAMP
3 2 (0.71%) .NET
4 1 (0.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 66 (23.32%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.24%) Visualisation
4 11 (3.89%) Clustering
5 9 (3.18%) EqualLogic
6 7 (2.47%) Digital Media
6 7 (2.47%) PKI
7 5 (1.77%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.41%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.41%) iPad
8 4 (1.41%) Spread Betting
9 3 (1.06%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.06%) Replication
10 2 (0.71%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.71%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.71%) NHS
10 2 (0.71%) VCE vBlock
10 2 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.35%) HP Storage
11 1 (0.35%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 169 (59.72%) Windows
2 112 (39.58%) Windows Server
3 74 (26.15%) Linux
4 72 (25.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (20.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (9.54%) Windows 7
7 21 (7.42%) Unix
8 11 (3.89%) CentOS
8 11 (3.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (3.53%) Mac OS
9 10 (3.53%) Windows 10
10 9 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (2.83%) AIX
12 7 (2.47%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.77%) Debian
13 5 (1.77%) Solaris
13 5 (1.77%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.41%) Fedora
14 4 (1.41%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.71%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (15.90%) ITIL
2 24 (8.48%) Load Balancing
2 24 (8.48%) Network Design
3 23 (8.13%) Change Management
4 16 (5.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (5.65%) Migration
5 12 (4.24%) Logistics
5 12 (4.24%) Network Management
5 12 (4.24%) Patch Management
6 11 (3.89%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (3.89%) Quality Management
6 11 (3.89%) Risk Management
6 11 (3.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (3.89%) Time Management
7 10 (3.53%) Kernel Tuning
7 10 (3.53%) Network Load Balancing
8 8 (2.83%) Change Control
8 8 (2.83%) DevOps
8 8 (2.83%) High Availability
9 7 (2.47%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (12.01%) SQL
2 15 (5.30%) Bash Shell
3 14 (4.95%) Python
4 12 (4.24%) Perl
4 12 (4.24%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.41%) C
6 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 142 (50.18%) Cisco Certification
2 109 (38.52%) CCNA
3 65 (22.97%) CCNP
4 63 (22.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 52 (18.37%) MCSE
6 39 (13.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 19 (6.71%) MCITP
8 13 (4.59%) CCIE
8 13 (4.59%) Degree
9 10 (3.53%) JNCIS
9 10 (3.53%) RHCE
10 9 (3.18%) Security Cleared
11 8 (2.83%) CISSP
11 8 (2.83%) MCP
12 7 (2.47%) HP ASE
12 7 (2.47%) MCSA
12 7 (2.47%) SC Cleared
13 6 (2.12%) A+ Certification
13 6 (2.12%) CompTIA Security+
13 6 (2.12%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.18%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.47%) SLA
3 5 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.41%) RMADS
System Software
1 99 (34.98%) Active Directory
2 89 (31.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (10.95%) vSphere
4 30 (10.60%) Hyper-V
5 19 (6.71%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (5.30%) VMware Server
7 12 (4.24%) XenApp
8 8 (2.83%) XenServer
9 4 (1.41%) Docker
9 4 (1.41%) Firmware
9 4 (1.41%) LXC
10 3 (1.06%) Corosync
10 3 (1.06%) NFS
10 3 (1.06%) Postfix
10 3 (1.06%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.06%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.06%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.71%) pfSense
12 1 (0.35%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (4.59%) Backup Exec
1 13 (4.59%) WSUS
2 9 (3.18%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (2.12%) HP SIM
3 6 (2.12%) SCCM
4 5 (1.77%) Nagios
5 4 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.41%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (1.41%) Opsview
5 4 (1.41%) Puppet
6 2 (0.71%) Cacti
6 2 (0.71%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.71%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.71%) Graphite
6 2 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.35%) Ansible
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco LMS
7 1 (0.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 204 (72.08%) Cisco
2 146 (51.59%) VMware
3 98 (34.63%) Microsoft
4 55 (19.43%) Citrix
5 34 (12.01%) HP
6 30 (10.60%) CheckPoint
7 24 (8.48%) Juniper
8 23 (8.13%) Palo Alto
9 22 (7.77%) Dell
10 20 (7.07%) F5
11 19 (6.71%) SolarWinds
12 17 (6.01%) Red Hat
13 16 (5.65%) NetApp
14 10 (3.53%) Avaya
15 9 (3.18%) 3PAR
15 9 (3.18%) Sophos
15 9 (3.18%) Symantec
16 7 (2.47%) IBM
16 7 (2.47%) ProCurve
16 7 (2.47%) Veeam
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