Period
to 23 May 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

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 of England
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 181 174
Rank change year-on-year +23 -7 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 246 191 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.99% 1.57% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 1.62% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 225 145 232
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,350 £27,500 £26,025
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +1.19%

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 11,985 11,776 13,776
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.92% 96.98% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9,376 9,546 11,322
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the East of England

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the East of England

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in the East of England

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 Infrastructure Engineer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 23 May 2018. 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 +26 118 £45,000 +7.14% 14
Cambridgeshire -4 72 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Essex +36 35 £50,000 - 6
Bedfordshire +12 11 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Norfolk +10 8 £28,500 -24.00% 1
Suffolk +13 5 £37,250 +10.37% 2
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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 Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 176 (71.54%) Windows
2 151 (61.38%) VMware
3 150 (60.98%) Active Directory
4 123 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 121 (49.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 100 (40.65%) Microsoft
7 84 (34.15%) Data Centre
8 75 (30.49%) Microsoft Azure
9 72 (29.27%) Hyper-V
10 70 (28.46%) PowerShell
11 60 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
12 58 (23.58%) vSphere
13 53 (21.54%) Office 365
13 53 (21.54%) DNS
13 53 (21.54%) Linux
14 52 (21.14%) Cisco
15 50 (20.33%) Windows Server 2012
16 48 (19.51%) Firewall
17 46 (18.70%) Citrix
18 45 (18.29%) SCCM
19 44 (17.89%) Amazon AWS
19 44 (17.89%) DevOps
20 42 (17.07%) MS Exchange
21 37 (15.04%) ITIL
22 36 (14.63%) MCITP
22 36 (14.63%) vCenter Server
23 35 (14.23%) Finance
23 35 (14.23%) SAN
24 31 (12.60%) Python
25 29 (11.79%) DHCP

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 42 (17.07%) MS Exchange
2 19 (7.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (6.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (2.85%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.63%) JBoss
6 3 (1.22%) IIS
7 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.41%) Apache
8 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.41%) Zimbra
Applications
1 11 (4.47%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 75 (30.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (21.54%) Office 365
3 44 (17.89%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.66%) Mimecast
5 5 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.81%) SaaS
7 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (21.54%) DNS
2 48 (19.51%) Firewall
3 35 (14.23%) SAN
4 29 (11.79%) DHCP
5 19 (7.72%) WAN
6 18 (7.32%) LAN
7 16 (6.50%) TCP/IP
8 14 (5.69%) VPN
9 12 (4.88%) MPLS
9 12 (4.88%) VoIP
10 9 (3.66%) Wireless
11 8 (3.25%) VLAN
12 7 (2.85%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (2.85%) NAS
13 6 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (1.63%) Ethernet
14 4 (1.63%) Spanning Tree
15 3 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
15 3 (1.22%) Internet
15 3 (1.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.94%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.47%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.22%) Big Data
6 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.41%) MySQL
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (8.13%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.44%) Subversion
2 6 (2.44%) TeamCity
2 6 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 35 (14.23%) Finance
2 20 (8.13%) Retail
3 17 (6.91%) Banking
4 6 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.22%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.81%) Dutch Language
6 2 (0.81%) Legal
6 2 (0.81%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.72%) Middleware
2 7 (2.85%) .NET
3 6 (2.44%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.63%) Flash
5 1 (0.41%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.41%) HTML
5 1 (0.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 84 (34.15%) Data Centre
2 21 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (8.13%) Linux Command Line
4 19 (7.72%) Public Cloud
5 10 (4.07%) Analytical Mindset
5 10 (4.07%) EPoS
6 8 (3.25%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.03%) NHS
8 4 (1.63%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.81%) Replication
9 2 (0.81%) Spread Betting
10 1 (0.41%) Clustering
10 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.41%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.41%) FMCG
10 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 176 (71.54%) Windows
2 123 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 53 (21.54%) Linux
4 50 (20.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (7.72%) Unix
7 12 (4.88%) Windows 7
8 10 (4.07%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.63%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.63%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.41%) CentOS
10 1 (0.41%) SUSE
10 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (17.89%) DevOps
2 37 (15.04%) ITIL
3 29 (11.79%) Configuration Management
4 27 (10.98%) Test Automation
5 24 (9.76%) E-Commerce
6 23 (9.35%) Load Balancing
7 22 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (8.94%) Service Management
8 19 (7.72%) Continuous Deployment
8 19 (7.72%) Cybersecurity
8 19 (7.72%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (6.91%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 13 (5.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (4.07%) Patch Management
12 8 (3.25%) Mentoring
13 7 (2.85%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (2.85%) Line Management
14 6 (2.44%) Migration
14 6 (2.44%) Service Delivery
14 6 (2.44%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (28.46%) PowerShell
2 31 (12.60%) Python
3 20 (8.13%) Bash Shell
3 20 (8.13%) JavaScript
4 19 (7.72%) Ruby
5 16 (6.50%) SQL
6 5 (2.03%) C
6 5 (2.03%) VBScript
7 4 (1.63%) Java
8 3 (1.22%) Perl
9 2 (0.81%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (14.63%) MCITP
3 23 (9.35%) MCSE
4 21 (8.54%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (8.13%) CCNA
6 19 (7.72%) Degree
7 16 (6.50%) CCNP
8 14 (5.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (4.88%) MCP
10 6 (2.44%) DBS Check
11 5 (2.03%) A+ Certification
11 5 (2.03%) MCSA
11 5 (2.03%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (1.63%) CCA
12 4 (1.63%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.41%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
13 1 (0.41%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.85%) SLA
3 5 (2.03%) PMO
4 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 150 (60.98%) Active Directory
2 121 (49.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (29.27%) Hyper-V
4 58 (23.58%) vSphere
5 28 (11.38%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (8.94%) Virtual Servers
7 19 (7.72%) Virtual Desktop
8 13 (5.28%) VMware NSX
9 6 (2.44%) XenApp
10 5 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (1.22%) vCloud
11 3 (1.22%) VMware Server
11 3 (1.22%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.81%) XenServer
13 1 (0.41%) Firmware
13 1 (0.41%) Squid
13 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 45 (18.29%) SCCM
2 36 (14.63%) vCenter Server
3 23 (9.35%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (8.94%) SCOM
5 20 (8.13%) Puppet
5 20 (8.13%) Terraform
6 19 (7.72%) Ansible
6 19 (7.72%) vRealize
7 10 (4.07%) WSUS
8 4 (1.63%) Nagios
9 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (1.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (1.22%) ThinApp
10 1 (0.41%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.41%) Grafana
10 1 (0.41%) Graphite
10 1 (0.41%) Kibana
10 1 (0.41%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 151 (61.38%) VMware
2 100 (40.65%) Microsoft
3 52 (21.14%) Cisco
4 46 (18.70%) Citrix
5 20 (8.13%) F5
6 19 (7.72%) AppDynamics
6 19 (7.72%) BMC
6 19 (7.72%) Fortinet
6 19 (7.72%) ServiceNow
6 19 (7.72%) Splunk
6 19 (7.72%) WorldPay
7 18 (7.32%) Oracle
8 16 (6.50%) HP
9 9 (3.66%) NetApp
10 8 (3.25%) Veeam
11 7 (2.85%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.03%) CommVault
12 5 (2.03%) Draytek
12 5 (2.03%) SonicWALL
13 4 (1.63%) Symantec