The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 117 173
Rank change year-on-year -16 +56  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 51 100 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.56% 2.22% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 2.30% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 45 91 57
Median salary £42,500 £44,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% +27.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3105 4346 4938
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.98% 96.53% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2504 3510 3724
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £69,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +12 15 £46,250 +8.82% 7
Slough +9 10 £47,500 -9.52%
Wokingham +23 7 £39,000 +0.64% 2
Maidenhead +21 7 £37,500 -31.81%
Bracknell +1 5 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Newbury -8 2 £35,000 -21.34%
Thatcham - 2 £31,500 -
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Infrastructure Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 108 (73.47%) Windows
2 78 (53.06%) Windows Server
3 70 (47.62%) Microsoft
4 65 (44.22%) VMware
5 63 (42.86%) Linux
6 62 (42.18%) Active Directory
7 59 (40.14%) Hyper-V
8 54 (36.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 54 (36.73%) Office 365
8 54 (36.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 47 (31.97%) Cisco
10 41 (27.89%) SQL Server
10 41 (27.89%) VMware Infrastructure
11 38 (25.85%) DNS
12 35 (23.81%) Firewall
13 33 (22.45%) ITIL
13 33 (22.45%) Microsoft Azure
14 29 (19.73%) SAN
15 26 (17.69%) MS Exchange
15 26 (17.69%) PowerShell
16 25 (17.01%) Red Hat
16 25 (17.01%) DHCP
17 21 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
18 20 (13.61%) Skype for Business
19 19 (12.93%) Exchange Server 2013
19 19 (12.93%) Exchange Server 2010
19 19 (12.93%) High Availability
19 19 (12.93%) vSphere
19 19 (12.93%) NAS
19 19 (12.93%) HP

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 26 (17.69%) MS Exchange
2 20 (13.61%) Skype for Business
3 19 (12.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (12.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (7.48%) SharePoint
5 9 (6.12%) Apache
5 9 (6.12%) IIS
6 8 (5.44%) nginx
7 6 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.72%) SAS
9 3 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.68%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 54 (36.73%) Office 365
2 33 (22.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (10.20%) SaaS
5 10 (6.80%) IaaS
6 3 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.68%) PaaS
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (25.85%) DNS
2 35 (23.81%) Firewall
3 29 (19.73%) SAN
4 25 (17.01%) DHCP
5 19 (12.93%) NAS
6 11 (7.48%) Network Security
7 10 (6.80%) SMTP
7 10 (6.80%) SNMP
7 10 (6.80%) VoIP
8 9 (6.12%) LAN
8 9 (6.12%) Skype
8 9 (6.12%) WAN
9 6 (4.08%) TCP/IP
10 5 (3.40%) VLAN
11 4 (2.72%) iSCSI
11 4 (2.72%) snoop
11 4 (2.72%) tcpdump
11 4 (2.72%) Wireshark
12 2 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (27.89%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.24%) MySQL
3 13 (8.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (6.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (6.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (6.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.68%) Big Data
6 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (6.80%) WinDbg
General
1 18 (12.24%) Finance
2 10 (6.80%) Back Office
3 4 (2.72%) Banking
4 3 (2.04%) Retail
5 2 (1.36%) Legal
5 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Advertising
6 1 (0.68%) Automotive
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) Local Government
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.08%) Web Services
2 2 (1.36%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.68%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.88%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.12%) Fintech
3 8 (5.44%) Clustering
3 8 (5.44%) PKI
4 5 (3.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.72%) Cyber Attack
5 4 (2.72%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.04%) FlexPod
6 3 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 108 (73.47%) Windows
2 78 (53.06%) Windows Server
3 63 (42.86%) Linux
4 54 (36.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 54 (36.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (7.48%) CentOS
7 9 (6.12%) Debian
7 9 (6.12%) Solaris
7 9 (6.12%) Ubuntu
8 8 (5.44%) Unix
8 8 (5.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (4.76%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (22.45%) ITIL
2 19 (12.93%) High Availability
3 18 (12.24%) DevOps
4 15 (10.20%) Mentoring
5 13 (8.84%) Change Management
5 13 (8.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (6.80%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (6.12%) Business Continuity
7 9 (6.12%) Problem Management
8 8 (5.44%) Open Source
8 8 (5.44%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (4.76%) Build Automation
9 7 (4.76%) Network Design
9 7 (4.76%) OWASP
9 7 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (4.08%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (3.40%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (3.40%) Fault Analysis
12 4 (2.72%) Cybersecurity
12 4 (2.72%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (17.69%) PowerShell
2 11 (7.48%) Bash Shell
2 11 (7.48%) Python
2 11 (7.48%) VBScript
3 9 (6.12%) SQL
4 7 (4.76%) VB
5 6 (4.08%) Perl
6 2 (1.36%) C
6 2 (1.36%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (12.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (12.24%) MCSE
3 10 (6.80%) CCNP
3 10 (6.80%) CCVP
3 10 (6.80%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (5.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (4.76%) MCSA
6 6 (4.08%) MCITP
6 6 (4.08%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.08%) Security Cleared
7 5 (3.40%) CCSP
8 4 (2.72%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.04%) Degree
9 3 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.36%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (6.80%) PCI DSS
2 10 (6.80%) SLA
3 4 (2.72%) SAS 70
4 3 (2.04%) QA
4 3 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 62 (42.18%) Active Directory
2 59 (40.14%) Hyper-V
3 41 (27.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (12.93%) vSphere
5 10 (6.80%) ISA Server
5 10 (6.80%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (6.12%) KVM
6 9 (6.12%) Virtual Servers
6 9 (6.12%) Xen
7 8 (5.44%) Varnish
8 7 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (2.72%) Firmware
11 3 (2.04%) XenApp
12 1 (0.68%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (7.48%) vCenter Server
2 10 (6.80%) Backup Exec
2 10 (6.80%) Puppet
3 9 (6.12%) Cobbler
3 9 (6.12%) Nagios
3 9 (6.12%) SCCM
4 8 (5.44%) SCVMM
5 7 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (4.76%) SCOM
5 7 (4.76%) vMotion
6 4 (2.72%) WSUS
7 3 (2.04%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (2.04%) FortiGate
7 3 (2.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (1.36%) cPanel
8 2 (1.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.68%) Plesk
9 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 70 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 65 (44.22%) VMware
3 47 (31.97%) Cisco
4 25 (17.01%) Red Hat
5 19 (12.93%) HP
6 16 (10.88%) Dell
7 14 (9.52%) NetApp
8 13 (8.84%) Juniper
9 9 (6.12%) Citrix
9 9 (6.12%) Oracle
10 7 (4.76%) Veeam
11 6 (4.08%) Mitel
11 6 (4.08%) Sun
11 6 (4.08%) Symantec
12 5 (3.40%) F5
13 4 (2.72%) CheckPoint
13 4 (2.72%) EMC
13 4 (2.72%) Nortel
14 3 (2.04%) McAfee
14 3 (2.04%) Sophos
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