The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £33,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 28 June 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 Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 46 55
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 8 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.61% 3.57% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 3.63% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 17
Median salary £33,000 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% -5.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,575 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,125 £46,600 £40,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 490 688 728
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.59% 98.29% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1454 2258 2214
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.10% -1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £24,347
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Cardiff

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Cardiff

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Cardiff over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Cardiff

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Cardiff region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (92.86%) Windows
2 25 (89.29%) VMware
3 20 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 19 (67.86%) Office 365
5 16 (57.14%) Windows Server
6 15 (53.57%) Hyper-V
7 14 (50.00%) SAN
8 13 (46.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (42.86%) CCNA
9 12 (42.86%) MCSE
10 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
10 11 (39.29%) MS Exchange
11 10 (35.71%) Cisco
11 10 (35.71%) Firewall
11 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (28.57%) Veeam
12 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (25.00%) Dell
14 6 (21.43%) DNS
14 6 (21.43%) SLA
14 6 (21.43%) Linux
14 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
14 6 (21.43%) Apple
14 6 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 11 (39.29%) MS Exchange
2 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (14.29%) IIS
5 1 (3.57%) Confluence
5 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (67.86%) Office 365
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.57%) IaaS
4 1 (3.57%) PaaS
4 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) SAN
2 10 (35.71%) Firewall
3 6 (21.43%) DNS
4 5 (17.86%) LAN
5 4 (14.29%) Wireless
6 2 (7.14%) ADSL
6 2 (7.14%) WAN
7 1 (3.57%) LDAP
7 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Clustering
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (92.86%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (21.43%) Linux
7 4 (14.29%) Mac OS X
8 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
2 3 (10.71%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) Presales
3 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.57%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (3.57%) DevOps
4 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.57%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (42.86%) CCNA
2 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (42.86%) MCSE
3 7 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (17.86%) CCA
4 5 (17.86%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (7.14%) Degree
6 1 (3.57%) AWS Certification
6 1 (3.57%) CCNP
6 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (3.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 15 (53.57%) Hyper-V
3 13 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (7.14%) vCloud
5 2 (7.14%) XenApp
5 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.57%) Docker
6 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
2 1 (3.57%) Nagios
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (89.29%) VMware
2 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 10 (35.71%) Cisco
4 8 (28.57%) Veeam
5 7 (25.00%) Dell
6 6 (21.43%) Apple
7 3 (10.71%) Citrix
7 3 (10.71%) EMC
7 3 (10.71%) Oracle
8 2 (7.14%) EqualLogic
8 2 (7.14%) NetApp
8 2 (7.14%) Symantec
8 2 (7.14%) Veritas
9 1 (3.57%) HP
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