Period
to 9 December 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 157 107 151
Rank change year-on-year -50 +44 -42
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 75 168 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.42% 2.79% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 2.93% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 72 147 96
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.15% -8.33%
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £63,750 £56,875
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -11.11%

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 5,059 5,725 6,096
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.63% 94.94% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4,064 4,563 4,899
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £73,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -12 43 £47,500 +15.15% 14
Slough +18 10 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Maidenhead -8 5 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Newbury +13 3 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Ascot - 3 £37,267 -
Wokingham 0 2 £38,500 -30.00%
Crowthorne - 1 £39,000 -
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 74 (98.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 48 (64.00%) Windows
3 43 (57.33%) VMware
4 42 (56.00%) Windows Server
5 40 (53.33%) Azure
6 38 (50.67%) Office 365
6 38 (50.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 36 (48.00%) Microsoft
8 28 (37.33%) Linux
9 25 (33.33%) Active Directory
10 23 (30.67%) Firewall
11 21 (28.00%) Cisco
11 21 (28.00%) AWS
12 20 (26.67%) Hyper-V
12 20 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (26.67%) ITIL
13 17 (22.67%) DevOps
13 17 (22.67%) SQL
14 16 (21.33%) VoIP
15 15 (20.00%) MS Exchange
16 14 (18.67%) Migration
16 14 (18.67%) Data Centre
16 14 (18.67%) Problem-Solving
17 13 (17.33%) Cybersecurity
17 13 (17.33%) SaaS
18 11 (14.67%) Finance
19 10 (13.33%) Service Management
19 10 (13.33%) Service Delivery
19 10 (13.33%) IaaS
20 9 (12.00%) PaaS

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 15 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.00%) IIS
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 40 (53.33%) Azure
2 38 (50.67%) Office 365
3 21 (28.00%) AWS
4 13 (17.33%) SaaS
5 10 (13.33%) IaaS
6 9 (12.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (12.00%) PaaS
7 3 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (2.67%) GCP
8 2 (2.67%) GitHub
9 1 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (1.33%) Mimecast
9 1 (1.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (30.67%) Firewall
2 16 (21.33%) VoIP
3 8 (10.67%) TCP/IP
4 7 (9.33%) DHCP
4 7 (9.33%) DNS
5 6 (8.00%) SAN
6 3 (4.00%) NAS
7 2 (2.67%) LAN
7 2 (2.67%) VPN
7 2 (2.67%) WAN
7 2 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.67%) GitLab
4 1 (1.33%) Bitbucket Server
4 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (14.67%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Marketing
2 7 (9.33%) Retail
3 5 (6.67%) Public Sector
3 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.33%) Electronics
4 4 (5.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.67%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.00%) Private Cloud
3 8 (10.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.00%) NHS
5 1 (1.33%) Clustering
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.33%) PKI
5 1 (1.33%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (64.00%) Windows
2 42 (56.00%) Windows Server
3 28 (37.33%) Linux
4 20 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.67%) CentOS
8 1 (1.33%) Debian
8 1 (1.33%) Fedora
8 1 (1.33%) SUSE
8 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.33%) VMS
8 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (98.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (26.67%) ITIL
3 17 (22.67%) DevOps
4 14 (18.67%) Migration
4 14 (18.67%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (17.33%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 10 (13.33%) Service Management
7 8 (10.67%) Service Design
8 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure as Code
8 5 (6.67%) Project Management
9 4 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
9 4 (5.33%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (5.33%) Programme Management
10 3 (4.00%) High Availability
10 3 (4.00%) Load Balancing
10 3 (4.00%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.67%) SQL
2 9 (12.00%) Python
3 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.67%) PHP
3 8 (10.67%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) AWS Certification
2 4 (5.33%) MCSE
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.67%) MCP
4 1 (1.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (50.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 20 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.33%) Docker
5 4 (5.33%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (4.00%) vSphere
6 3 (4.00%) XenApp
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.33%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) Kubernetes
1 6 (8.00%) Terraform
2 5 (6.67%) Ansible
3 4 (5.33%) Puppet
4 1 (1.33%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.33%) SCCM
4 1 (1.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 43 (57.33%) VMware
2 36 (48.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (28.00%) Cisco
4 7 (9.33%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.67%) Citrix
6 4 (5.33%) EMC
6 4 (5.33%) F5
6 4 (5.33%) HP
6 4 (5.33%) SAP
7 3 (4.00%) Dell
8 2 (2.67%) Avaya
8 2 (2.67%) Darktrace
8 2 (2.67%) LogRhythm
8 2 (2.67%) Meraki
8 2 (2.67%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (2.67%) Oracle
8 2 (2.67%) Sophos
8 2 (2.67%) Splunk
9 1 (1.33%) BMC
9 1 (1.33%) Veritas