Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 107 194
Rank change year-on-year -46 +87 +59
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 106 227 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.67% 2.61% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 2.73% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 93 206 164
Berkshire median annual salary £39,000 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +18.42% -15.56%
10th Percentile £25,750 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £62,250
South East median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

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 6078 8309 10573
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 95.64% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4868 6513 8406
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +12 33 £44,000 -2.22%
Slough -12 23 £37,500 -
Bracknell -32 20 £47,500 -9.52%
Wokingham +11 9 £42,500 +13.33%
Newbury -14 7 £28,000 -37.08% 1
Maidenhead +26 4 £37,500 -16.67%
Windsor +13 1 £40,000 -25.58% 1
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 91 (85.85%) Windows
2 71 (66.98%) Windows Server
3 65 (61.32%) VMware
4 59 (55.66%) Microsoft
5 57 (53.77%) Active Directory
6 44 (41.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (39.62%) SQL Server
8 41 (38.68%) Cisco
9 34 (32.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 31 (29.25%) Hyper-V
11 28 (26.42%) ITIL
12 27 (25.47%) Firewall
13 26 (24.53%) MS Exchange
13 26 (24.53%) Microsoft Azure
13 26 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (21.70%) Linux
15 21 (19.81%) SAN
16 20 (18.87%) SQL
16 20 (18.87%) Clustering
16 20 (18.87%) Office 365
17 19 (17.92%) Symantec
18 17 (16.04%) Juniper
18 17 (16.04%) VMware ESXi
19 16 (15.09%) Change Management
20 15 (14.15%) DNS
21 14 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
21 14 (13.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
22 12 (11.32%) Windows 10
22 12 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
22 12 (11.32%) NetApp

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 (24.53%) MS Exchange
2 14 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (9.43%) IIS
3 10 (9.43%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.72%) Skype for Business
6 4 (3.77%) SAS
7 2 (1.89%) Apache
8 1 (0.94%) JBoss
8 1 (0.94%) Moodle
8 1 (0.94%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (11.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 26 (24.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (18.87%) Office 365
3 8 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.55%) IaaS
4 4 (3.77%) SaaS
5 1 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 27 (25.47%) Firewall
2 21 (19.81%) SAN
3 15 (14.15%) DNS
4 10 (9.43%) TCP/IP
4 10 (9.43%) VLAN
5 9 (8.49%) VPN
6 7 (6.60%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (6.60%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (6.60%) WAN
7 6 (5.66%) LAN
8 5 (4.72%) BGP
8 5 (4.72%) DHCP
8 5 (4.72%) NetScaler
8 5 (4.72%) Skype
9 4 (3.77%) snoop
9 4 (3.77%) tcpdump
9 4 (3.77%) Wireshark
10 3 (2.83%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.83%) NAS
10 3 (2.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (39.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (7.55%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (6.60%) MySQL
4 3 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (3.77%) Finance
1 4 (3.77%) Marketing
2 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.94%) Advertising
3 1 (0.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.83%) Java SE
2 1 (0.94%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.87%) Clustering
2 11 (10.38%) Data Centre
3 9 (8.49%) Replication
4 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.77%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (3.77%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.94%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.94%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 91 (85.85%) Windows
2 71 (66.98%) Windows Server
3 44 (41.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (32.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (21.70%) Linux
6 12 (11.32%) Windows 10
7 8 (7.55%) Ubuntu
7 8 (7.55%) Unix
8 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (5.66%) Windows 7
10 5 (4.72%) CentOS
10 5 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (4.72%) Solaris
10 5 (4.72%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (4.72%) Windows XP
11 4 (3.77%) Debian
12 2 (1.89%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.94%) Android
13 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.42%) ITIL
2 16 (15.09%) Change Management
3 9 (8.49%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (7.55%) Capacity Management
4 8 (7.55%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (7.55%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (6.60%) Identity Management
5 7 (6.60%) Information Security
6 5 (4.72%) Creative Thinking
6 5 (4.72%) Presales
6 5 (4.72%) Security Operations
6 5 (4.72%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (3.77%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.77%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (3.77%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (3.77%) Server Monitoring
7 4 (3.77%) SIEM
7 4 (3.77%) Threat Detection
8 3 (2.83%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (2.83%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.87%) SQL
2 9 (8.49%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.72%) Perl
4 3 (2.83%) Java
4 3 (2.83%) Python
4 3 (2.83%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (5.66%) MCSE
3 6 (5.66%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.77%) CCNA
6 3 (2.83%) Degree
6 3 (2.83%) MCSA
7 2 (1.89%) CCNP
7 2 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.94%) CCIE
8 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.94%) MCITP
8 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (6.60%) SLA
3 6 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (3.77%) SAS 70
5 3 (2.83%) ISO 22301
5 3 (2.83%) ISO 9001
5 3 (2.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (53.77%) Active Directory
2 31 (29.25%) Hyper-V
3 26 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (16.04%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (5.66%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (4.72%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.77%) Firmware
7 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (3.77%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.94%) vCloud
8 1 (0.94%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (13.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 12 (11.32%) Backup Exec
3 8 (7.55%) vCenter Server
4 6 (5.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (5.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (4.72%) NetBackup
5 5 (4.72%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (4.72%) SCCM
5 5 (4.72%) SCVMM
5 5 (4.72%) WSUS
6 3 (2.83%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (2.83%) Opsview
6 3 (2.83%) vMotion
6 3 (2.83%) WMI
7 2 (1.89%) Ansible
8 1 (0.94%) cPanel
8 1 (0.94%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.94%) Plesk
8 1 (0.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 65 (61.32%) VMware
2 59 (55.66%) Microsoft
3 41 (38.68%) Cisco
4 19 (17.92%) Symantec
5 17 (16.04%) Juniper
6 12 (11.32%) NetApp
7 11 (10.38%) F5
8 10 (9.43%) Citrix
8 10 (9.43%) HP
9 9 (8.49%) Red Hat
10 7 (6.60%) Forcepoint
11 6 (5.66%) Altiris
11 6 (5.66%) Apple
11 6 (5.66%) Veritas
12 5 (4.72%) Sun
13 4 (3.77%) Nortel
13 4 (3.77%) Veeam
14 3 (2.83%) Barracuda Networks
15 2 (1.89%) Dell
15 2 (1.89%) Oracle