Period
to 12 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 156 108
Rank change year-on-year +56 -48 +98
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 178 101 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.92% 1.62% 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.06% 1.70% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 153 87 214
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £39,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.79% -13.33% +18.42%
10th Percentile £32,000 £26,500 £35,875
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +6.19%

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 5,823 5,950 8,289
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.37% 95.52% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4,698 4,775 6,502
Berkshire median annual salary £50,750 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.84% -5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £74,250 £73,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +21 59 £60,000 +60.00%
Reading +30 57 £41,250 -6.25% 7
Bracknell -19 17 £45,000 -7.22% 5
Slough -14 14 £43,750 +16.67% 1
Newbury +15 7 £25,000 -10.71% 1
Wokingham +6 2 £55,000 +33.33%
Windsor - 2 £51,250 - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 168 (94.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 134 (75.28%) Windows
3 111 (62.36%) Windows Server
4 105 (58.99%) Active Directory
5 101 (56.74%) VMware
6 97 (54.49%) Microsoft
7 82 (46.07%) Linux
7 82 (46.07%) VMware Infrastructure
8 79 (44.38%) Microsoft Azure
9 72 (40.45%) Hyper-V
10 56 (31.46%) SQL Server
11 54 (30.34%) Office 365
12 49 (27.53%) IIS
13 44 (24.72%) Firewall
14 43 (24.16%) VMware ESXi
15 42 (23.60%) Amazon AWS
16 40 (22.47%) vCenter Server
17 39 (21.91%) Service Management
18 38 (21.35%) Problem Management
18 38 (21.35%) Private Cloud
19 37 (20.79%) Root Cause Analysis
20 36 (20.22%) BMC
20 36 (20.22%) ServiceNow
21 35 (19.66%) DNS
22 33 (18.54%) ITIL
23 31 (17.42%) Cisco
24 30 (16.85%) Windows Server 2008
25 29 (16.29%) VPN
25 29 (16.29%) Data Centre
26 28 (15.73%) Finance

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 49 (27.53%) IIS
2 16 (8.99%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.06%) Apache
4 6 (3.37%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.81%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.69%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.56%) JBoss
8 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.25%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.25%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 79 (44.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (30.34%) Office 365
3 42 (23.60%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (6.18%) PaaS
5 7 (3.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (3.93%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (3.93%) Amazon ELB
5 7 (3.93%) Amazon Glacier
5 7 (3.93%) Amazon S3
5 7 (3.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (3.37%) IaaS
7 5 (2.81%) Mimecast
8 4 (2.25%) SaaS
9 3 (1.69%) Akamai
10 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 44 (24.72%) Firewall
2 35 (19.66%) DNS
3 29 (16.29%) VPN
4 26 (14.61%) DHCP
5 24 (13.48%) TCP/IP
6 23 (12.92%) LAN
6 23 (12.92%) WAN
7 20 (11.24%) SAN
8 9 (5.06%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (5.06%) Internet
8 9 (5.06%) iSCSI
8 9 (5.06%) NAS
9 7 (3.93%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (3.93%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (3.93%) FCoE
9 7 (3.93%) NetScaler
10 5 (2.81%) Network Security
10 5 (2.81%) VLAN
10 5 (2.81%) VoIP
10 5 (2.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (31.46%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.18%) MySQL
3 7 (3.93%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.25%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.25%) Gerrit
2 4 (2.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 28 (15.73%) Finance
2 13 (7.30%) Retail
2 13 (7.30%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.62%) Electronics
3 10 (5.62%) Manufacturing
3 10 (5.62%) Marketing
4 7 (3.93%) Banking
4 7 (3.93%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.93%) Web Services
2 3 (1.69%) CSS
3 2 (1.12%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.56%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.56%) HTML
4 1 (0.56%) OAuth
4 1 (0.56%) OpenID
4 1 (0.56%) SAML
4 1 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (21.35%) Private Cloud
2 29 (16.29%) Data Centre
3 16 (8.99%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.06%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.49%) Replication
6 7 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.93%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (3.93%) Life Science
6 7 (3.93%) PMI
7 4 (2.25%) EPoS
8 3 (1.69%) Clustering
9 2 (1.12%) PKI
9 2 (1.12%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 134 (75.28%) Windows
2 111 (62.36%) Windows Server
3 82 (46.07%) Linux
4 30 (16.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (10.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (8.99%) Windows 10
7 13 (7.30%) Windows 7
8 9 (5.06%) Windows 8
9 8 (4.49%) CentOS
9 8 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (3.93%) Unix
11 5 (2.81%) Ubuntu
12 4 (2.25%) SUSE
13 3 (1.69%) AIX
13 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (1.12%) Solaris
15 1 (0.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (94.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 39 (21.91%) Service Management
3 38 (21.35%) Problem Management
4 37 (20.79%) Root Cause Analysis
5 33 (18.54%) ITIL
6 22 (12.36%) Logistics
7 20 (11.24%) Incident Management
8 19 (10.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (10.67%) Project Management
9 15 (8.43%) DevOps
10 14 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (7.87%) PRINCE2
11 12 (6.74%) Business Continuity
12 10 (5.62%) Change Management
12 10 (5.62%) Digital Marketing
12 10 (5.62%) Information Security
12 10 (5.62%) Line Management
12 10 (5.62%) Programme Management
13 8 (4.49%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.04%) PowerShell
2 22 (12.36%) SQL
3 18 (10.11%) Bash Shell
3 18 (10.11%) Python
4 12 (6.74%) Java
5 7 (3.93%) Perl
5 7 (3.93%) Ruby
5 7 (3.93%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.81%) PHP
6 5 (2.81%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.69%) VB
8 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (10.67%) Degree
2 13 (7.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (5.62%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (5.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (3.93%) CCNA
6 7 (3.93%) CCNP
6 7 (3.93%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.93%) Master's Degree
6 7 (3.93%) PMI Certification
7 6 (3.37%) MCSE
8 4 (2.25%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.69%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.69%) MCSA
9 3 (1.69%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.12%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.99%) SLA
2 7 (3.93%) GAMP
3 2 (1.12%) FISMA
4 1 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.56%) GDPR
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 105 (58.99%) Active Directory
2 82 (46.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (40.45%) Hyper-V
4 43 (24.16%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (6.74%) XenDesktop
6 11 (6.18%) Firmware
6 11 (6.18%) XenApp
7 7 (3.93%) Samba
8 4 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (1.69%) VMware NSX
10 2 (1.12%) vSphere
11 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 40 (22.47%) vCenter Server
2 22 (12.36%) SCCM
3 12 (6.74%) Terraform
4 11 (6.18%) AirWatch
4 11 (6.18%) Ansible
5 9 (5.06%) Puppet
6 7 (3.93%) Backup Exec
6 7 (3.93%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (3.93%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 4 (2.25%) SCOM
7 4 (2.25%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (2.25%) WSUS
8 3 (1.69%) Cisco CME
8 3 (1.69%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (1.69%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (1.69%) Nagios
8 3 (1.69%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.12%) Icinga
Vendors
1 101 (56.74%) VMware
2 97 (54.49%) Microsoft
3 36 (20.22%) BMC
3 36 (20.22%) ServiceNow
4 31 (17.42%) Cisco
5 27 (15.17%) Citrix
6 17 (9.55%) SAP
7 14 (7.87%) Red Hat
8 10 (5.62%) Dell
8 10 (5.62%) HP
9 8 (4.49%) CheckPoint
10 7 (3.93%) Centrify
10 7 (3.93%) Veeam
10 7 (3.93%) Veritas
11 6 (3.37%) Palo Alto
12 5 (2.81%) F5
12 5 (2.81%) Oracle
13 4 (2.25%) Apple
13 4 (2.25%) Dot Hill
13 4 (2.25%) SolarWinds