Period
to 18 June 2021

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 18 June 2021.

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

Third Line Infrastructure Engineer
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 173 178 247
Rank change year-on-year +5 +69 +105
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer 36 19 30
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.81% 0.50% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.52% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 36 19 30
10th Percentile £36,625 £37,100 £33,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,000 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.06% +13.25% -5.74%
75th Percentile £48,750 " £47,500
90th Percentile " £52,750 £50,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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 of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4,103 3,631 7,297
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.24% 95.35% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,373 2,790 5,730
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £34,802
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in the East of England

3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in the East of England.

Salary trend for 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in the East of England

3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 June 2021.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in the East of England

3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 June 2021. 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
Hertfordshire +20 28 £47,500 +1.06% 4
Bedfordshire - 7 £39,000 - 1
Essex +2 1 £52,500 -
3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
England

3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 June 2021, 3rd Line 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 of England region featuring 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 29 (80.56%) PowerShell
2 29 (80.56%) Windows
2 29 (80.56%) VMware
3 27 (75.00%) Azure
4 26 (72.22%) Windows Server
5 25 (69.44%) vSphere
6 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
7 22 (61.11%) DNS
7 22 (61.11%) DHCP
8 21 (58.33%) TCP/IP
8 21 (58.33%) VLAN
9 20 (55.56%) MS Exchange
10 19 (52.78%) XenDesktop
10 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
12 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
13 9 (25.00%) SCCM
13 9 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
14 7 (19.44%) SQL
15 6 (16.67%) SLA
15 6 (16.67%) Citrix
15 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
15 6 (16.67%) McAfee
15 6 (16.67%) Proactive Maintenance
15 6 (16.67%) Social Skills
16 4 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
16 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
16 4 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
17 3 (8.33%) Cisco

3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (75.00%) Azure
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (5.56%) AWS
3 2 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (61.11%) DHCP
1 22 (61.11%) DNS
2 21 (58.33%) TCP/IP
2 21 (58.33%) VLAN
3 2 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (5.56%) Firewall
3 2 (5.56%) LAN
3 2 (5.56%) SAN
3 2 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (16.67%) Social Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Clustering
1 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.56%) EMC VNX
1 2 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (2.78%) Cybercrime
2 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (80.56%) Windows
2 26 (72.22%) Windows Server
3 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (16.67%) Proactive Maintenance
2 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (5.56%) Business Case
4 2 (5.56%) Change Control
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL
4 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.78%) Decision-Making
5 1 (2.78%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (80.56%) PowerShell
2 7 (19.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) CCNA
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.56%) MCSA
1 2 (5.56%) MCSE
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (69.44%) vSphere
2 19 (52.78%) XenDesktop
3 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (25.00%) SCCM
3 3 (8.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 3 (8.33%) vCenter Server
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (5.56%) SCOM
4 2 (5.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 29 (80.56%) VMware
2 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.67%) Citrix
3 6 (16.67%) McAfee
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco
5 2 (5.56%) 3PAR
5 2 (5.56%) Brocade
5 2 (5.56%) EMC
5 2 (5.56%) jetNEXUS
5 2 (5.56%) Meraki
5 2 (5.56%) Rackspace
5 2 (5.56%) SonicWALL
5 2 (5.56%) Symantec
5 2 (5.56%) Veeam
6 1 (2.78%) CommVault
6 1 (2.78%) NetApp