The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Colchester during the 3 months to 27 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
Essex / Colchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 31 36
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 10 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 4.88% 6.73% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.93% 6.86% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 2
Median salary £52,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.31% +10.00%  
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 Colchester. 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
Colchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 203 204 151
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 99.02% 98.08% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 179 183 131
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +63.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Colchester that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Colchester

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Colchester

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Colchester region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (94.44%) VMware
2 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 16 (88.89%) Red Hat
3 15 (83.33%) NetApp
3 15 (83.33%) Office 365
4 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 14 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (72.22%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (55.56%) vSphere
7 10 (55.56%) JBoss
7 10 (55.56%) Java
8 9 (50.00%) Perl
8 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
8 9 (50.00%) NAS
9 8 (44.44%) Windows
10 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
11 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (33.33%) Web Services
12 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
13 4 (22.22%) SAN
14 3 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
15 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (11.11%) SCCM
15 2 (11.11%) SCOM
16 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (5.56%) CentOS
16 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
16 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
16 1 (5.56%) Back Office

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester 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 10 (55.56%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 15 (83.33%) Office 365
2 13 (72.22%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) NAS
2 4 (22.22%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 14 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (44.44%) Windows
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) CentOS
6 1 (5.56%) SUSE
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL
1 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) Perl
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (55.56%) vSphere
3 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
5 3 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
1 2 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) VMware
2 16 (88.89%) Red Hat
3 15 (83.33%) NetApp
4 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Hortonworks