Period
to 4 June 2020

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

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

Infrastructure Engineer
England > East Midlands
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 66 86 120
Rank change year-on-year +20 +34 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 82 131 117
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.52% 3.29% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.65% 3.42% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 75 122 107
Median annual salary £42,500 £41,250 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.03% +4.43% -7.06%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,375 £47,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 2,245 3,835 4,898
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.48% 96.45% 97.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,833 2,876 4,140
Median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,850 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the East Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the East Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in the East Midlands

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 4 June 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +16 21 £42,500 +21.43%
Northamptonshire +10 20 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Leicestershire +39 16 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Nottinghamshire -1 16 £37,500 -4.46% 2
Lincolnshire +5 6 £33,157 +12.39% 1
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 June 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 East Midlands region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 79 (96.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 55 (67.07%) Microsoft
3 38 (46.34%) VMware
4 34 (41.46%) Azure
5 33 (40.24%) Windows
6 30 (36.59%) Hyper-V
7 29 (35.37%) Cisco
8 23 (28.05%) SAN
8 23 (28.05%) SCCM
8 23 (28.05%) Windows Server
9 22 (26.83%) Office 365
9 22 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (25.61%) Active Directory
10 21 (25.61%) Data Centre
11 20 (24.39%) NAS
11 20 (24.39%) ITIL
11 20 (24.39%) SharePoint
11 20 (24.39%) Disaster Recovery
12 19 (23.17%) Firewall
13 18 (21.95%) SQL Server
13 18 (21.95%) Citrix
13 18 (21.95%) Cisco Certification
13 18 (21.95%) Windows 10
13 18 (21.95%) Virtual Machines
14 17 (20.73%) CCNA
15 16 (19.51%) Management Information System
16 14 (17.07%) Linux
16 14 (17.07%) Skype for Business
16 14 (17.07%) Infrastructure Management
16 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2016

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 20 (24.39%) SharePoint
2 14 (17.07%) Skype for Business
3 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (4.88%) IIS
4 3 (3.66%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 34 (41.46%) Azure
2 22 (26.83%) Office 365
3 10 (12.20%) AWS
4 4 (4.88%) PaaS
4 4 (4.88%) SaaS
5 2 (2.44%) GCP
6 1 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.22%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.22%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (1.22%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.22%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.22%) IaaS
6 1 (1.22%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.22%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.05%) SAN
2 20 (24.39%) NAS
3 19 (23.17%) Firewall
4 10 (12.20%) VLAN
5 9 (10.98%) TCP/IP
6 8 (9.76%) DNS
7 6 (7.32%) VPN
8 5 (6.10%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (6.10%) DHCP
8 5 (6.10%) MPLS
9 4 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (4.88%) DMZ
9 4 (4.88%) IPsec
9 4 (4.88%) LAN
9 4 (4.88%) SMTP
10 3 (3.66%) Cisco ISE
10 3 (3.66%) NetScaler
10 3 (3.66%) Unified Communications
10 3 (3.66%) WAN
11 2 (2.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.22%) MySQL
2 1 (1.22%) Power BI
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.22%) Bazaar
2 1 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (15.85%) Law
1 13 (15.85%) Public Sector
2 8 (9.76%) Back Office
2 8 (9.76%) Finance
3 2 (2.44%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Electronics
4 1 (1.22%) Legal
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) COM
2 2 (2.44%) OAuth
2 2 (2.44%) REST
2 2 (2.44%) SOAP
2 2 (2.44%) Web Services
3 1 (1.22%) LAMP
3 1 (1.22%) LDAP
3 1 (1.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.61%) Data Centre
2 16 (19.51%) Management Information System
3 13 (15.85%) Fat Client
3 13 (15.85%) Thin Client
4 9 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (8.54%) Cybercrime
6 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (2.44%) CMDB
7 2 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.44%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.22%) Social Media
8 1 (1.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (40.24%) Windows
2 23 (28.05%) Windows Server
3 18 (21.95%) Windows 10
4 14 (17.07%) Linux
4 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2016
5 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (9.76%) Windows 7
7 7 (8.54%) Windows 8
7 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2019
8 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (4.88%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.66%) CentOS
11 2 (2.44%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (96.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (24.39%) Disaster Recovery
2 20 (24.39%) ITIL
3 14 (17.07%) Infrastructure Management
4 11 (13.41%) BCP
5 10 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (10.98%) Project Delivery
7 8 (9.76%) Migration
8 7 (8.54%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (8.54%) ITIL V3
8 7 (8.54%) Service Delivery
8 7 (8.54%) Strategic Roadmap
8 7 (8.54%) Use Case
9 6 (7.32%) Project Management
10 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure as Code
11 4 (4.88%) Capacity Management
11 4 (4.88%) Patch Management
11 4 (4.88%) Planning and Forecasting
11 4 (4.88%) Proactive Monitoring
11 4 (4.88%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.54%) SQL
2 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (21.95%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (20.73%) CCNA
3 11 (13.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (10.98%) CCNP
5 7 (8.54%) DV Cleared
5 7 (8.54%) SC Cleared
5 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
6 6 (7.32%) MCSA
6 6 (7.32%) MCSE
7 5 (6.10%) Degree
8 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.22%) GDPR
3 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (36.59%) Hyper-V
2 22 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (25.61%) Active Directory
4 18 (21.95%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (4.88%) Firmware
5 4 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.66%) XenApp
6 3 (3.66%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.44%) BitLocker
7 2 (2.44%) Docker
7 2 (2.44%) vSphere
8 1 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.22%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 23 (28.05%) SCCM
2 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (4.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (4.88%) vCenter Server
3 4 (4.88%) WSUS
4 3 (3.66%) Cisco CME
5 2 (2.44%) Ansible
5 2 (2.44%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (2.44%) Terraform
6 1 (1.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (67.07%) Microsoft
2 38 (46.34%) VMware
3 29 (35.37%) Cisco
4 18 (21.95%) Citrix
5 9 (10.98%) NetApp
6 6 (7.32%) HP
7 4 (4.88%) EMC
7 4 (4.88%) Veeam
8 3 (3.66%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.66%) Zerto
9 2 (2.44%) CommVault
9 2 (2.44%) Google
9 2 (2.44%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.22%) Dell
10 1 (1.22%) IBM
10 1 (1.22%) Mitel
10 1 (1.22%) Red Hat