Period
to 20 July 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £41,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 20 July 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 68 72
Rank change year-on-year +27 +4 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 36 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 6.14% 1.86% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.28% 1.95% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 31 9 8
Cheltenham median annual salary £41,000 £36,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.89% -15.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,950 £28,800
90th Percentile £51,250 £45,500 £52,500
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

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 573 615 421
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.78% 95.20% 94.18%
Number of salaries quoted 421 521 345
Cheltenham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £63,750
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% -1.18%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 36 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 33 (91.67%) Windows
3 24 (66.67%) VMware
4 23 (63.89%) Linux
5 21 (58.33%) Microsoft
6 18 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 17 (47.22%) Firewall
8 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (44.44%) PowerShell
9 15 (41.67%) SCCM
10 13 (36.11%) Cisco
11 11 (30.56%) DV Cleared
11 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
12 10 (27.78%) Docker
12 10 (27.78%) ITIL
12 10 (27.78%) Service Management
13 9 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
14 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
14 8 (22.22%) Confluence
14 8 (22.22%) Puppet
14 8 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
14 8 (22.22%) Kubernetes
14 8 (22.22%) Ansible
14 8 (22.22%) vRealize
14 8 (22.22%) VSAN
14 8 (22.22%) Service Delivery
14 8 (22.22%) Configuration Management
14 8 (22.22%) Scrum

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 8 (22.22%) Confluence
2 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (13.89%) SaaS
4 2 (5.56%) Azure Stack
4 2 (5.56%) OneDrive
5 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.78%) G Suite
5 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (47.22%) Firewall
2 8 (22.22%) SAN
2 8 (22.22%) VSAN
3 7 (19.44%) DHCP
3 7 (19.44%) DNS
3 7 (19.44%) VLAN
4 5 (13.89%) OpenVPN
4 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
4 5 (13.89%) VPN
5 3 (8.33%) NAS
6 2 (5.56%) NetScaler
6 2 (5.56%) OSPF
7 1 (2.78%) FCoE
7 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 8 (22.22%) JIRA
3 3 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (11.11%) Blog
2 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (91.67%) Windows
2 23 (63.89%) Linux
3 7 (19.44%) CentOS
4 6 (16.67%) Unix
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 5 (13.89%) Debian
5 5 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (13.89%) Ubuntu
6 4 (11.11%) Mac OS
6 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (27.78%) ITIL
2 10 (27.78%) Service Management
3 9 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 8 (22.22%) Scrum
4 8 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 7 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (13.89%) DevOps
7 4 (11.11%) CRM
7 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure as Code
7 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Automation
8 3 (8.33%) Migration
8 3 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
9 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.56%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 2 (5.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.56%) Preventative Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 6 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (5.56%) C
4 2 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (30.56%) DV Cleared
3 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (16.67%) Degree
4 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (11.11%) CCNP
5 4 (11.11%) MCP
6 3 (8.33%) CCNA
7 2 (5.56%) CCA
7 2 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (5.56%) MCSA
7 2 (5.56%) MCSE
7 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (5.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (27.78%) Docker
3 8 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
5 6 (16.67%) VirtualBox
6 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
7 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (5.56%) XenApp
7 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (41.67%) SCCM
2 8 (22.22%) Ansible
2 8 (22.22%) Kubernetes
2 8 (22.22%) Puppet
2 8 (22.22%) vRealize
3 4 (11.11%) SCOM
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (5.56%) SCOrch
4 2 (5.56%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.78%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.78%) vMotion
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) VMware
2 21 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (36.11%) Cisco
4 7 (19.44%) Progress
5 4 (11.11%) Citrix
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.78%) Veeam