Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £43,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 24 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 99 132
Rank change year-on-year -54 +33 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 29 48 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.93% 2.11% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 2.16% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 25 50 28
Cambridge median annual salary £43,500 £36,750 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.37% -16.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £26,300 £23,500 £29,100
90th Percentile £75,000 £42,875 £50,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -12.79% +22.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 3021 2218 2768
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.26% 97.41% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2303 1852 2396
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Cambridge

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Cambridge

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cambridge region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 21 (72.41%) VMware
3 19 (65.52%) Windows Server
4 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (41.38%) Hyper-V
6 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
7 8 (27.59%) Linux
7 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
8 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (24.14%) CCNA
8 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (24.14%) IaaS
8 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
8 7 (24.14%) DevOps
8 7 (24.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
10 5 (17.24%) SMS
10 5 (17.24%) Perl
10 5 (17.24%) Web Services
10 5 (17.24%) ITIL
10 5 (17.24%) Python
10 5 (17.24%) Ubuntu
10 5 (17.24%) Debian
10 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
10 5 (17.24%) ZABBIX
10 5 (17.24%) Munin
10 5 (17.24%) CentOS
10 5 (17.24%) logstash

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (24.14%) IaaS
3 5 (17.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (17.24%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (17.24%) Office 365
4 2 (6.90%) GitHub
4 2 (6.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) SMS
2 4 (13.79%) SAN
3 3 (10.34%) Firewall
3 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.90%) BGP
4 2 (6.90%) DNS
4 2 (6.90%) LAN
4 2 (6.90%) NAS
4 2 (6.90%) WAN
4 2 (6.90%) Wireless
5 1 (3.45%) DHCP
5 1 (3.45%) Skype
5 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
1 3 (10.34%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Public Cloud
3 2 (6.90%) HP Storage
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) Windows Server
3 8 (27.59%) Linux
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (17.24%) CentOS
5 5 (17.24%) Debian
5 5 (17.24%) Ubuntu
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Continuous Delivery
1 7 (24.14%) DevOps
2 5 (17.24%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (6.90%) Coaching
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.45%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
1 5 (17.24%) Perl
1 5 (17.24%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) CCNA
1 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.34%) MCITP
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (41.38%) Hyper-V
3 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
4 5 (17.24%) Docker
4 5 (17.24%) LXC
5 2 (6.90%) vSphere
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Ansible
1 5 (17.24%) Grafana
1 5 (17.24%) Graphite
1 5 (17.24%) Graylog
1 5 (17.24%) Kibana
1 5 (17.24%) logstash
1 5 (17.24%) Munin
1 5 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (17.24%) Puppet
1 5 (17.24%) ZABBIX
2 4 (13.79%) SCCM
3 3 (10.34%) SCOM
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) VMware
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.24%) Splunk
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco
5 2 (6.90%) EMC
5 2 (6.90%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) NetApp
5 2 (6.90%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.45%) Citrix