Period
to 18 September 2020

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 18 September 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 of England
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 92 120 160
Rank change year-on-year +28 +40 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 43 166 217
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 2.11% 2.33% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 2.44% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 41 162 189
Median annual salary £45,000 £43,720 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.93% -2.84% -5.26%
10th Percentile £37,500 £25,000 £31,200
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £64,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 1,940 6,795 10,869
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 95.23% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,524 5,039 8,198
Median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% - +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,147 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +2.29% +4.17%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

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 18 September 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
Cambridgeshire +57 25 £49,000 +22.50% 2
Essex -11 10 £46,000 +8.24%
Hertfordshire +41 6 £38,000 -24.00% 2
Bedfordshire +32 2 £50,000 +8.11% 4
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 of England region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 38 (88.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 33 (76.74%) Azure
3 27 (62.79%) Office 365
3 27 (62.79%) Windows
4 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
5 23 (53.49%) VMware
6 22 (51.16%) Active Directory
7 20 (46.51%) Windows Server
8 17 (39.53%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (39.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (30.23%) PowerShell
9 13 (30.23%) Hyper-V
10 11 (25.58%) Linux
10 11 (25.58%) Cisco
11 10 (23.26%) AWS
12 9 (20.93%) Firewall
13 8 (18.60%) SQL
13 8 (18.60%) SAN
13 8 (18.60%) vSphere
13 8 (18.60%) Project Delivery
14 7 (16.28%) Root Cause Analysis
15 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (13.95%) Veeam
15 6 (13.95%) HP
15 6 (13.95%) Citrix
15 6 (13.95%) DHCP
15 6 (13.95%) DNS
15 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
15 6 (13.95%) DevOps
16 5 (11.63%) OneDrive

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 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.33%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 33 (76.74%) Azure
2 27 (62.79%) Office 365
3 10 (23.26%) AWS
4 5 (11.63%) IaaS
4 5 (11.63%) OneDrive
5 3 (6.98%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (6.98%) GCP
5 3 (6.98%) Power Platform
5 3 (6.98%) PowerApps
6 2 (4.65%) PaaS
7 1 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) Firewall
2 8 (18.60%) SAN
3 6 (13.95%) DHCP
3 6 (13.95%) DNS
4 4 (9.30%) LAN
4 4 (9.30%) VLAN
4 4 (9.30%) WAN
5 3 (6.98%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.65%) VoIP
6 2 (4.65%) VPN
6 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.33%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) CircleCI
1 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.33%) Spinnaker
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Law
2 2 (4.65%) Local Government
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
1 2 (4.65%) JSON
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
1 2 (4.65%) YAML
2 1 (2.33%) COM
2 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) Replication
3 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 27 (62.79%) Windows
2 20 (46.51%) Windows Server
3 11 (25.58%) Linux
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (4.65%) CentOS
6 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.33%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (88.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 17 (39.53%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (18.60%) Project Delivery
4 7 (16.28%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (13.95%) DevOps
6 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.63%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure as Code
7 4 (9.30%) ITIL
8 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
8 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.98%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (6.98%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.98%) Ticket Management
9 2 (4.65%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (4.65%) Dashboard Development
9 2 (4.65%) Decision-Making
9 2 (4.65%) Deployment Automation
9 2 (4.65%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) PowerShell
2 8 (18.60%) SQL
3 2 (4.65%) C#
3 2 (4.65%) Python
4 1 (2.33%) Go
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (9.30%) CCNA
2 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.65%) CCSA
4 1 (2.33%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (2.33%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) MCSA
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) COBIT
2 1 (2.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (51.16%) Active Directory
2 17 (39.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (30.23%) Hyper-V
4 8 (18.60%) vSphere
5 3 (6.98%) Terminal Services
5 3 (6.98%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (4.65%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (4.65%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.65%) Puppet
3 1 (2.33%) Ansible
3 1 (2.33%) Grafana
3 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.33%) Prometheus
3 1 (2.33%) SCCM
3 1 (2.33%) SCOM
3 1 (2.33%) Terraform
3 1 (2.33%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
2 23 (53.49%) VMware
3 11 (25.58%) Cisco
4 6 (13.95%) Citrix
4 6 (13.95%) HP
4 6 (13.95%) Veeam
5 4 (9.30%) SonicWALL
6 2 (4.65%) Aruba
6 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.65%) Google
6 2 (4.65%) Meraki
6 2 (4.65%) NetApp
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle
6 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.33%) CA
7 1 (2.33%) F5
7 1 (2.33%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.33%) Sophos