Period
to 29 May 2020

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineer
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 43 50 67
Rank change year-on-year +7 +17 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 18 17 10
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cheltenham 4.13% 3.35% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.50% 3.45% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 8
Median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -13.33% -6.83%
10th Percentile £37,600 £27,500 £29,600
90th Percentile £77,500 £59,375 £48,725
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +50.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. 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
Cheltenham
Permanent vacancies in Cheltenham with a recognized job title 400 493 543
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.74% 97.24% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 298 384 468
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £28,925 £27,875 £21,500
90th Percentile £81,275 £65,000 £61,250
Gloucestershire median annual salary £50,000 £45,891 £43,500
% change year-on-year +8.95% +5.50% +7.41%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Cheltenham

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Cheltenham.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Cheltenham

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Cheltenham

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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 Cheltenham region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (83.33%) Linux
3 12 (66.67%) Windows
4 11 (61.11%) VMware
4 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (61.11%) PowerShell
4 11 (61.11%) AWS
5 7 (38.89%) Firewall
5 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
6 6 (33.33%) SAN
6 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
6 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Automation
6 6 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
7 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
7 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) CentOS
8 4 (22.22%) SaaS
8 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
8 4 (22.22%) NAS
8 4 (22.22%) Azure
8 4 (22.22%) DevOps
8 4 (22.22%) Docker
8 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
8 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (16.67%) Cloud Native

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 3 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 11 (61.11%) AWS
2 4 (22.22%) Azure
2 4 (22.22%) SaaS
3 1 (5.56%) Office 365
3 1 (5.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) SAN
3 4 (22.22%) NAS
4 2 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (5.56%) OSPF
5 1 (5.56%) VLAN
5 1 (5.56%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Cloud Native
3 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
4 4 (22.22%) CentOS
5 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
2 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Automation
2 6 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (22.22%) DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Business Development
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) Validation
6 1 (5.56%) CAD
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) PLM
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) PowerShell
2 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
3 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 4 (22.22%) Docker
4 1 (5.56%) Firmware
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) Progress