Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 20 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 75 76
Rank change year-on-year +27 +1 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 29 36 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.62% 2.66% 2.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.66% 2.70% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 29 27 40
Cardiff median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +16.28%
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £40,950 £47,500 £40,250
South Wales median annual salary £31,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% -4.11% +12.31%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. 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
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 793 1331 1551
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.88% 98.30% 98.48%
Number of salaries quoted 709 1203 1324
Cardiff median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,800 £22,575
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £53,250
South Wales median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +5.33% +4.17% +2.86%

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 6 months to 20 November 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 20 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 Cardiff region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (65.52%) VMware
2 17 (58.62%) Windows
3 16 (55.17%) Cisco
4 15 (51.72%) Windows Server
5 14 (48.28%) Firewall
6 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
7 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
9 9 (31.03%) SAN
10 8 (27.59%) LAN
10 8 (27.59%) WAN
10 8 (27.59%) Linux
10 8 (27.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
11 7 (24.14%) Citrix
11 7 (24.14%) Finance
12 6 (20.69%) VPN
12 6 (20.69%) ITIL
12 6 (20.69%) NetScaler
13 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (17.24%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
13 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (17.24%) Office 365
13 5 (17.24%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (17.24%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
13 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2003

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 5 (17.24%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (17.24%) IIS
1 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) Apache
2 3 (10.34%) CMS
2 3 (10.34%) nginx
3 2 (6.90%) Apache Solr
3 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (17.24%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (48.28%) Firewall
2 9 (31.03%) SAN
3 8 (27.59%) LAN
3 8 (27.59%) WAN
4 6 (20.69%) NetScaler
4 6 (20.69%) VPN
5 3 (10.34%) DHCP
5 3 (10.34%) DNS
5 3 (10.34%) H.323
5 3 (10.34%) Network Security
5 3 (10.34%) VoIP
5 3 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (6.90%) Internet
6 2 (6.90%) IPsec
6 2 (6.90%) NAS
6 2 (6.90%) VLAN
7 1 (3.45%) Skype
7 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) MySQL
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Welsh Language
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Windows Server
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (27.59%) Linux
5 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (17.24%) CentOS
6 5 (17.24%) Debian
6 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (10.34%) Ubuntu
8 2 (6.90%) Solaris
8 2 (6.90%) Unix
8 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
8 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (20.69%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.34%) DevOps
5 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
5 3 (10.34%) SIEM
6 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.90%) Service Management
6 2 (6.90%) Software Deployment
7 1 (3.45%) Change Management
7 1 (3.45%) Computer Forensics
7 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.45%) ERP
7 1 (3.45%) Migration
7 1 (3.45%) Project Management
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) C++
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Avaya Certification
1 1 (3.45%) MCITP
1 1 (3.45%) MCSE
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.24%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (13.79%) Terminal Services
5 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.90%) vSphere
6 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (10.34%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.90%) WSUS
3 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) VMware
2 16 (55.17%) Cisco
3 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 7 (24.14%) Citrix
5 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
6 3 (10.34%) Avaya
7 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.90%) EMC
7 2 (6.90%) NetApp
7 2 (6.90%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (3.45%) arcserve
8 1 (3.45%) Epicor
8 1 (3.45%) HP