Period
to 20 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 157 115
Rank change year-on-year +44 -42 +76
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 142 109 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.53% 1.68% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 1.76% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 123 98 175
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,350 £35,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.71% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 5,325 6,200 7,499
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.90% 95.37% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4,273 5,048 5,836
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £75,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Berkshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Berkshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Berkshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +41 54 £40,000 +1.27% 9
Maidenhead +13 37 £60,000 - 1
Slough -12 21 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Bracknell -19 16 £42,500 -10.53% 2
Newbury +1 3 £32,500 +12.07%
Windsor 0 3 £51,250 +28.13% 1
Wokingham +7 2 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, Infrastructure Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 136 (95.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 107 (75.35%) Windows
3 90 (63.38%) Active Directory
4 88 (61.97%) Windows Server
5 84 (59.15%) Microsoft
6 75 (52.82%) VMware
7 70 (49.30%) Microsoft Azure
8 63 (44.37%) Linux
9 60 (42.25%) Hyper-V
10 52 (36.62%) Office 365
11 51 (35.92%) VMware Infrastructure
12 42 (29.58%) Firewall
13 41 (28.87%) IIS
13 41 (28.87%) Amazon AWS
14 37 (26.06%) DNS
15 32 (22.54%) Citrix
15 32 (22.54%) SQL Server
16 27 (19.01%) TCP/IP
17 26 (18.31%) Cisco
17 26 (18.31%) ITIL
17 26 (18.31%) VMware ESXi
18 25 (17.61%) PowerShell
18 25 (17.61%) vCenter Server
18 25 (17.61%) Data Centre
19 24 (16.90%) Service Management
20 23 (16.20%) SQL
20 23 (16.20%) Windows Server 2008
20 23 (16.20%) Problem Management
20 23 (16.20%) DevOps
20 23 (16.20%) Private Cloud

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 41 (28.87%) IIS
2 15 (10.56%) Apache
2 15 (10.56%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.52%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.41%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.52%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 70 (49.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (36.62%) Office 365
3 41 (28.87%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (6.34%) PaaS
5 7 (4.93%) Mimecast
6 3 (2.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.11%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (2.11%) Amazon Glacier
6 3 (2.11%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.11%) IaaS
6 3 (2.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.41%) SaaS
8 1 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 42 (29.58%) Firewall
2 37 (26.06%) DNS
3 27 (19.01%) TCP/IP
4 22 (15.49%) DHCP
5 21 (14.79%) LAN
5 21 (14.79%) WAN
6 19 (13.38%) VPN
7 16 (11.27%) SAN
8 7 (4.93%) Internet
8 7 (4.93%) Wireless
9 5 (3.52%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (3.52%) Structured Cabling
9 5 (3.52%) VLAN
10 4 (2.82%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (2.82%) IP Telephony
10 4 (2.82%) Unified Communications
11 3 (2.11%) BIG-IP
11 3 (2.11%) FCoE
11 3 (2.11%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (2.11%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.93%) MySQL
3 4 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.82%) Qlik Sense
4 3 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Gerrit
1 4 (2.82%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.82%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (14.79%) Finance
2 15 (10.56%) Electronics
3 14 (9.86%) Telecoms
4 12 (8.45%) Manufacturing
4 12 (8.45%) Marketing
5 6 (4.23%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.11%) Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.23%) Web Services
2 2 (1.41%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.70%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.70%) OAuth
3 1 (0.70%) OpenID
3 1 (0.70%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.61%) Data Centre
2 23 (16.20%) Private Cloud
3 21 (14.79%) Management Information System
4 13 (9.15%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (4.93%) Clustering
6 6 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.23%) Life Science
6 6 (4.23%) PMI
7 5 (3.52%) EPoS
8 3 (2.11%) Replication
9 2 (1.41%) PKI
9 2 (1.41%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.70%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.70%) Handset
10 1 (0.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 107 (75.35%) Windows
2 88 (61.97%) Windows Server
3 63 (44.37%) Linux
4 23 (16.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (9.86%) CentOS
7 12 (8.45%) Windows 7
8 11 (7.75%) Windows 10
9 6 (4.23%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.82%) SUSE
11 3 (2.11%) AIX
11 3 (2.11%) Unix
11 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.41%) Solaris
13 1 (0.70%) Android
13 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (95.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 26 (18.31%) ITIL
3 24 (16.90%) Service Management
4 23 (16.20%) DevOps
4 23 (16.20%) Problem Management
5 22 (15.49%) Root Cause Analysis
6 19 (13.38%) Information Security
7 18 (12.68%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (10.56%) Business Continuity
10 12 (8.45%) Configuration Management
10 12 (8.45%) Digital Marketing
10 12 (8.45%) Programme Management
10 12 (8.45%) Project Management
11 11 (7.75%) Incident Management
11 11 (7.75%) Logistics
11 11 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (6.34%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (5.63%) Computer Science
14 7 (4.93%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.61%) PowerShell
2 23 (16.20%) SQL
3 20 (14.08%) Bash Shell
3 20 (14.08%) Python
4 11 (7.75%) PHP
4 11 (7.75%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.11%) Java
5 3 (2.11%) Perl
5 3 (2.11%) Ruby
5 3 (2.11%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (9.86%) Degree
2 10 (7.04%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (6.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (5.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (4.93%) CCNA
5 7 (4.93%) CCNP
5 7 (4.93%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (4.93%) MCSA
6 6 (4.23%) Master's Degree
6 6 (4.23%) MCSE
6 6 (4.23%) PMI Certification
6 6 (4.23%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.23%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.11%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.11%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.34%) SLA
2 6 (4.23%) GAMP
3 4 (2.82%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (2.11%) PMO
5 2 (1.41%) FISMA
6 1 (0.70%) GDPR
6 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 90 (63.38%) Active Directory
2 60 (42.25%) Hyper-V
3 51 (35.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (18.31%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (7.75%) XenDesktop
6 8 (5.63%) XenApp
7 5 (3.52%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (2.82%) Firmware
9 3 (2.11%) Samba
9 3 (2.11%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (17.61%) vCenter Server
2 22 (15.49%) SCCM
3 14 (9.86%) Terraform
4 7 (4.93%) Ansible
5 5 (3.52%) Backup Exec
5 5 (3.52%) Puppet
5 5 (3.52%) SCOM
5 5 (3.52%) WSUS
6 4 (2.82%) AirWatch
6 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (2.11%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (2.11%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (2.11%) Nagios
7 3 (2.11%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.11%) SCVMM
7 3 (2.11%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 2 (1.41%) Grafana
8 2 (1.41%) Icinga
Vendors
1 84 (59.15%) Microsoft
2 75 (52.82%) VMware
3 32 (22.54%) Citrix
4 26 (18.31%) Cisco
5 21 (14.79%) BMC
5 21 (14.79%) ServiceNow
6 18 (12.68%) SAP
7 15 (10.56%) HP
8 11 (7.75%) Red Hat
9 10 (7.04%) Dell
10 7 (4.93%) Veritas
11 6 (4.23%) F5
11 6 (4.23%) Veeam
12 5 (3.52%) Apple
12 5 (3.52%) Meraki
13 4 (2.82%) Altiris
13 4 (2.82%) Brocade
13 4 (2.82%) Dot Hill
13 4 (2.82%) EMC
13 4 (2.82%) Nimble Storage