Period
to 11 November 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 11 November 2019.

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
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 72 74
Rank change year-on-year +34 +2 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 42 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 6.11% 1.12% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.40% 1.16% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 30 6 6
Cheltenham median annual salary £42,500 £34,250 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.09% -21.26% -8.42%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,000 £41,750
90th Percentile £51,500 £48,125 £65,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +20.00%

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 656 601 465
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.49% 96.01% 98.52%
Number of salaries quoted 450 482 401
Cheltenham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £24,725 £18,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Cheltenham

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Cheltenham

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 11 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Cheltenham

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

For the 6 months to 11 November 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 Cheltenham region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 42 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 38 (90.48%) Windows
3 33 (78.57%) VMware
4 31 (73.81%) Linux
5 24 (57.14%) Security Cleared
5 24 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
7 18 (42.86%) Firewall
7 18 (42.86%) PowerShell
8 17 (40.48%) DV Cleared
9 13 (30.95%) SCCM
9 13 (30.95%) Docker
9 13 (30.95%) Cisco
10 12 (28.57%) Unix
10 12 (28.57%) DevOps
10 12 (28.57%) Git (software)
11 11 (26.19%) Ansible
11 11 (26.19%) Puppet
12 10 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (23.81%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (23.81%) Kubernetes
12 10 (23.81%) Azure
12 10 (23.81%) AWS
12 10 (23.81%) ITIL
12 10 (23.81%) Service Management
13 9 (21.43%) Configuration Management
13 9 (21.43%) Scrum
13 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (21.43%) Bash Shell
13 9 (21.43%) Confluence

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 9 (21.43%) Confluence
2 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) AWS
1 10 (23.81%) Azure
2 6 (14.29%) SaaS
3 1 (2.38%) Azure Stack
3 1 (2.38%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (42.86%) Firewall
2 9 (21.43%) VSAN
3 7 (16.67%) SAN
4 6 (14.29%) VLAN
5 5 (11.90%) DHCP
5 5 (11.90%) DNS
5 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
5 5 (11.90%) VPN
6 4 (9.52%) OpenVPN
7 3 (7.14%) NAS
7 3 (7.14%) OSPF
8 2 (4.76%) LAN
8 2 (4.76%) Network Security
8 2 (4.76%) VoIP
8 2 (4.76%) WAN
8 2 (4.76%) Wireless
9 1 (2.38%) IPsec
9 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 9 (21.43%) JIRA
3 4 (9.52%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.14%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Publishing
3 3 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Blog
1 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.76%) Cyberattack
3 2 (4.76%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 38 (90.48%) Windows
2 31 (73.81%) Linux
3 12 (28.57%) Unix
4 9 (21.43%) CentOS
5 7 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 6 (14.29%) Ubuntu
7 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (9.52%) Debian
8 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (7.14%) Mac OS
10 2 (4.76%) Fedora
11 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
11 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (28.57%) DevOps
3 10 (23.81%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (23.81%) ITIL
3 10 (23.81%) Service Management
4 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 9 (21.43%) Scrum
5 8 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (19.05%) Service Delivery
6 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure as Code
6 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Automation
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.14%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 3 (7.14%) CRM
7 3 (7.14%) Migration
7 3 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (4.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.76%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 9 (21.43%) Bash Shell
3 5 (11.90%) SQL
4 2 (4.76%) C
4 2 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 17 (40.48%) DV Cleared
3 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (14.29%) Degree
5 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
6 4 (9.52%) CCNP
7 3 (7.14%) CCNA
7 3 (7.14%) MCP
8 2 (4.76%) CCA
8 2 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (4.76%) RHCE
9 1 (2.38%) MCSA
9 1 (2.38%) MCSE
9 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (30.95%) Docker
3 10 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (19.05%) VirtualBox
5 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.38%) vSphere
7 1 (2.38%) Xen
7 1 (2.38%) XenApp
7 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) SCCM
2 11 (26.19%) Ansible
2 11 (26.19%) Puppet
3 10 (23.81%) Kubernetes
4 9 (21.43%) vRealize
5 2 (4.76%) SCOM
6 1 (2.38%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Nagios
6 1 (2.38%) OpenNMS
6 1 (2.38%) SCOrch
6 1 (2.38%) SCVMM
6 1 (2.38%) vCenter Server
6 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (78.57%) VMware
2 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
3 13 (30.95%) Cisco
4 3 (7.14%) Citrix
4 3 (7.14%) Progress
4 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds