Period
to 26 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 159 112
Rank change year-on-year +61 -47 +103
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 191 99 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.94% 1.57% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 1.64% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 163 89 204
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% +11.84%
10th Percentile £32,100 £27,400 £35,000
90th Percentile £69,000 £57,750 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +7.14%

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 6,218 6,031 8,458
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.63% 95.53% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5,086 4,829 6,766
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £72,500
South East median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +4.23%

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 26 September 2018.

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 26 September 2018. 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
Maidenhead +12 63 £60,000 +60.00% 2
Reading +37 56 £42,250 -6.11% 9
Bracknell -1 18 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Slough -9 13 £37,500 - 1
Newbury +1 7 £25,000 -10.71%
Wokingham -9 4 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Windsor - 1 £52,500 - 2
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, 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.

1 179 (93.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 132 (69.11%) Windows
3 119 (62.30%) VMware
4 115 (60.21%) Windows Server
5 104 (54.45%) Microsoft
6 96 (50.26%) Active Directory
7 95 (49.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 83 (43.46%) Microsoft Azure
9 80 (41.88%) Linux
10 69 (36.13%) Hyper-V
11 60 (31.41%) SQL Server
12 47 (24.61%) Office 365
13 46 (24.08%) IIS
13 46 (24.08%) Firewall
14 42 (21.99%) VMware ESXi
15 40 (20.94%) Service Management
15 40 (20.94%) vCenter Server
16 39 (20.42%) ServiceNow
16 39 (20.42%) Private Cloud
17 37 (19.37%) BMC
17 37 (19.37%) Root Cause Analysis
17 37 (19.37%) Amazon AWS
17 37 (19.37%) Problem Management
18 36 (18.85%) Cisco
19 34 (17.80%) ITIL
20 33 (17.28%) Windows Server 2008
21 32 (16.75%) Data Centre
22 31 (16.23%) Logistics
22 31 (16.23%) VPN
23 29 (15.18%) DNS

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 46 (24.08%) IIS
2 25 (13.09%) MS Exchange
3 8 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (3.14%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.09%) Apache
6 2 (1.05%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.52%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.52%) JBoss
7 1 (0.52%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 83 (43.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (24.61%) Office 365
3 37 (19.37%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (7.33%) PaaS
5 11 (5.76%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (5.76%) Amazon Glacier
5 11 (5.76%) Amazon S3
5 11 (5.76%) SaaS
5 11 (5.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 9 (4.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 9 (4.71%) Amazon ELB
6 9 (4.71%) IaaS
7 5 (2.62%) Akamai
8 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 46 (24.08%) Firewall
2 31 (16.23%) VPN
3 29 (15.18%) DNS
4 26 (13.61%) DHCP
5 21 (10.99%) LAN
5 21 (10.99%) WAN
6 20 (10.47%) SAN
7 16 (8.38%) TCP/IP
8 11 (5.76%) Fibre Channel
8 11 (5.76%) iSCSI
8 11 (5.76%) NAS
9 10 (5.24%) NetScaler
10 9 (4.71%) FCoE
11 7 (3.66%) Internet
12 6 (3.14%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (2.62%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (2.62%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (2.62%) Cisco IPT
13 5 (2.62%) Network Security
13 5 (2.62%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (31.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.71%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (3.14%) MySQL
4 3 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.57%) Qlik Sense
4 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.05%) Power BI
6 1 (0.52%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (13.61%) Finance
2 17 (8.90%) Retail
3 9 (4.71%) Banking
4 8 (4.19%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.66%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.05%) Electronics
6 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.05%) Marketing
7 1 (0.52%) Advertising
7 1 (0.52%) Law
7 1 (0.52%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.71%) Web Services
2 5 (2.62%) CSS
3 2 (1.05%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.52%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.52%) HTML
4 1 (0.52%) Middleware
4 1 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (20.42%) Private Cloud
2 32 (16.75%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.28%) Management Information System
4 11 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.24%) Replication
6 9 (4.71%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.66%) Life Science
7 7 (3.66%) PMI
8 2 (1.05%) PKI
8 2 (1.05%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.52%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.52%) Clustering
9 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 132 (69.11%) Windows
2 115 (60.21%) Windows Server
3 80 (41.88%) Linux
4 33 (17.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (10.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (7.33%) Windows 10
7 11 (5.76%) Unix
8 10 (5.24%) Windows 7
9 9 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (4.71%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.09%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.57%) AIX
11 3 (1.57%) SUSE
11 3 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.05%) CentOS
12 2 (1.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (93.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 40 (20.94%) Service Management
3 37 (19.37%) Problem Management
3 37 (19.37%) Root Cause Analysis
4 34 (17.80%) ITIL
5 31 (16.23%) Logistics
6 22 (11.52%) Incident Management
7 16 (8.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (8.38%) Project Management
8 15 (7.85%) Change Management
9 14 (7.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (7.33%) PRINCE2
10 13 (6.81%) DevOps
11 10 (5.24%) Deployment Automation
11 10 (5.24%) Line Management
12 9 (4.71%) Artificial Intelligence
12 9 (4.71%) Business Continuity
12 9 (4.71%) Coaching
12 9 (4.71%) Task Automation
12 9 (4.71%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 27 (14.14%) PowerShell
2 14 (7.33%) Java
2 14 (7.33%) SQL
3 13 (6.81%) Python
4 11 (5.76%) Bash Shell
5 9 (4.71%) Perl
5 9 (4.71%) Ruby
5 9 (4.71%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.57%) VB
7 2 (1.05%) C#
8 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (10.99%) Degree
2 11 (5.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (5.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (3.66%) CCNA
5 7 (3.66%) CCNP
5 7 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (3.66%) Master's Degree
5 7 (3.66%) PMI Certification
5 7 (3.66%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.14%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.62%) MCSE
8 4 (2.09%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.85%) SLA
2 7 (3.66%) GAMP
3 2 (1.05%) FISMA
3 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.52%) GDPR
4 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 96 (50.26%) Active Directory
2 95 (49.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (36.13%) Hyper-V
4 42 (21.99%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (5.76%) XenApp
6 10 (5.24%) XenDesktop
7 9 (4.71%) Firmware
7 9 (4.71%) Samba
8 5 (2.62%) VMware NSX
9 2 (1.05%) Docker
9 2 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.05%) vSphere
9 2 (1.05%) XenServer
10 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 40 (20.94%) vCenter Server
2 18 (9.42%) SCCM
3 14 (7.33%) Ansible
4 12 (6.28%) Puppet
5 10 (5.24%) AirWatch
6 9 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (4.71%) Terraform
6 9 (4.71%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 5 (2.62%) Backup Exec
7 5 (2.62%) Cisco CME
7 5 (2.62%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (2.09%) SCOM
8 4 (2.09%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (1.57%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (1.57%) WSUS
10 2 (1.05%) Grafana
10 2 (1.05%) Icinga
10 2 (1.05%) Kubernetes
10 2 (1.05%) Nagios
11 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 119 (62.30%) VMware
2 104 (54.45%) Microsoft
3 39 (20.42%) ServiceNow
4 37 (19.37%) BMC
5 36 (18.85%) Cisco
6 26 (13.61%) Citrix
7 14 (7.33%) Red Hat
8 12 (6.28%) CheckPoint
9 10 (5.24%) Palo Alto
10 9 (4.71%) Centrify
10 9 (4.71%) SAP
10 9 (4.71%) Veeam
11 8 (4.19%) Dell
12 6 (3.14%) F5
12 6 (3.14%) Oracle
13 5 (2.62%) Blue Coat
13 5 (2.62%) Prolexic
13 5 (2.62%) SolarWinds
13 5 (2.62%) Zscaler
14 4 (2.09%) HP