Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 178 174
Rank change year-on-year +26 -4 +30
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 224 200 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.95% 1.65% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 1.70% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 180 172 214
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,975 £32,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% +2.27% +6.02%

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 11,151 11,759 13,011
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 97.18% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8,351 9,533 10,945
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +8 89 £47,500 -5.00% 12
Cambridgeshire +19 56 £43,750 +5.42% 6
Essex +34 35 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Bedfordshire +18 31 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Suffolk +11 10 £29,000 -17.14% 1
Norfolk +12 6 £28,500 -20.83% 2
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 222 (99.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 167 (74.55%) Windows
3 149 (66.52%) VMware
4 121 (54.02%) Active Directory
5 112 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 100 (44.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 92 (41.07%) PowerShell
8 85 (37.95%) Microsoft
9 83 (37.05%) Microsoft Azure
10 74 (33.04%) Linux
11 68 (30.36%) Data Centre
12 65 (29.02%) Amazon AWS
13 63 (28.13%) vSphere
14 61 (27.23%) Hyper-V
15 60 (26.79%) Cisco
16 57 (25.45%) DNS
17 56 (25.00%) Firewall
18 53 (23.66%) DevOps
19 51 (22.77%) Citrix
20 45 (20.09%) Microsoft Certification
20 45 (20.09%) ITIL
20 45 (20.09%) Office 365
21 42 (18.75%) Python
22 41 (18.30%) SAN
23 40 (17.86%) Bash Shell
24 36 (16.07%) Ansible
25 35 (15.63%) SCCM
26 34 (15.18%) Finance
26 34 (15.18%) Configuration Management
26 34 (15.18%) vCenter Server

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 26 (11.61%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.13%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.23%) IIS
6 3 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.89%) Apache
7 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.45%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (6.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) C-CURE
Cloud Services
1 83 (37.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (29.02%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (20.09%) Office 365
4 5 (2.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.79%) Mimecast
5 4 (1.79%) SaaS
6 2 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 57 (25.45%) DNS
2 56 (25.00%) Firewall
3 41 (18.30%) SAN
4 33 (14.73%) TCP/IP
5 22 (9.82%) DHCP
6 19 (8.48%) LAN
6 19 (8.48%) WAN
7 15 (6.70%) NAS
8 12 (5.36%) VPN
9 9 (4.02%) MPLS
9 9 (4.02%) VLAN
9 9 (4.02%) VoIP
9 9 (4.02%) Wireless
10 8 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (2.68%) BGP
11 6 (2.68%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (2.68%) Spanning Tree
12 5 (2.23%) Broadband
12 5 (2.23%) Internet
12 5 (2.23%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.13%) Big Data
3 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.89%) BigQuery
5 2 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.45%) MySQL
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (8.93%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (2.23%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.23%) Subversion
3 5 (2.23%) TeamCity
3 5 (2.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 34 (15.18%) Finance
2 10 (4.46%) Banking
3 8 (3.57%) Retail
4 7 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.23%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.34%) Electronics
6 3 (1.34%) Marketing
7 2 (0.89%) Legal
7 2 (0.89%) Local Government
8 1 (0.45%) Automotive
8 1 (0.45%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.48%) Middleware
2 9 (4.02%) Flash
3 8 (3.57%) .NET
4 5 (2.23%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.34%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (1.34%) Web Services
6 2 (0.89%) Sensu
7 1 (0.45%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 68 (30.36%) Data Centre
2 24 (10.71%) Public Cloud
3 20 (8.93%) Linux Command Line
4 12 (5.36%) Hybrid Cloud
5 11 (4.91%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.23%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (2.23%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.79%) CCTV
9 4 (1.79%) Clustering
9 4 (1.79%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.79%) EMC VNX
10 3 (1.34%) iPhone
11 2 (0.89%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.89%) BYOD
11 2 (0.89%) NHS
11 2 (0.89%) Replication
11 2 (0.89%) Spread Betting
12 1 (0.45%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 167 (74.55%) Windows
2 112 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 74 (33.04%) Linux
4 32 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (11.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (10.27%) Unix
7 13 (5.80%) Windows 10
8 10 (4.46%) Windows 7
9 9 (4.02%) Windows XP
10 6 (2.68%) CentOS
10 6 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.23%) Fedora
11 5 (2.23%) Ubuntu
11 5 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.79%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (99.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 53 (23.66%) DevOps
3 45 (20.09%) ITIL
4 34 (15.18%) Configuration Management
5 32 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 29 (12.95%) Test Automation
7 26 (11.61%) Service Management
8 23 (10.27%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (8.48%) Continuous Deployment
11 18 (8.04%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
13 15 (6.70%) E-Commerce
13 15 (6.70%) Infrastructure Transformation
14 14 (6.25%) Mentoring
15 11 (4.91%) Disaster Recovery
16 10 (4.46%) Problem Management
16 10 (4.46%) Root Cause Analysis
17 9 (4.02%) Change Control
17 9 (4.02%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 92 (41.07%) PowerShell
2 42 (18.75%) Python
3 40 (17.86%) Bash Shell
4 27 (12.05%) SQL
5 21 (9.38%) Ruby
6 19 (8.48%) JavaScript
7 10 (4.46%) VBScript
8 9 (4.02%) C
Qualifications
1 45 (20.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (12.50%) CCNA
2 28 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (12.50%) MCSE
3 23 (10.27%) MCITP
4 18 (8.04%) CCNP
4 18 (8.04%) Degree
5 15 (6.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (5.80%) CISSP
7 10 (4.46%) MCSA
8 9 (4.02%) MCP
8 9 (4.02%) Network+ Certification
9 8 (3.57%) CISM
10 5 (2.23%) CCA
10 5 (2.23%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (2.23%) DV Cleared
10 5 (2.23%) GIAC
10 5 (2.23%) Linux+ Certification
10 5 (2.23%) Security Cleared
10 5 (2.23%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.13%) SLA
2 5 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.89%) PMO
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 121 (54.02%) Active Directory
2 100 (44.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (28.13%) vSphere
4 61 (27.23%) Hyper-V
5 32 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (9.38%) Virtual Servers
7 19 (8.48%) Virtual Desktop
8 17 (7.59%) Docker
9 11 (4.91%) XenApp
10 6 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (2.68%) VMware NSX
11 5 (2.23%) NFS
11 5 (2.23%) Samba
11 5 (2.23%) VirtualBox
11 5 (2.23%) Xen
12 3 (1.34%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.89%) XenServer
14 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.45%) Squid
14 1 (0.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 36 (16.07%) Ansible
2 35 (15.63%) SCCM
3 34 (15.18%) vCenter Server
4 29 (12.95%) Puppet
5 21 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (8.93%) Terraform
7 19 (8.48%) vRealize
8 18 (8.04%) SCOM
9 11 (4.91%) Nagios
10 10 (4.46%) NetBackup
11 9 (4.02%) Kubernetes
12 7 (3.13%) ZABBIX
13 5 (2.23%) Backup Exec
13 5 (2.23%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (2.23%) FortiGate
13 5 (2.23%) Grafana
13 5 (2.23%) OpenNMS
14 4 (1.79%) Prometheus
14 4 (1.79%) WSUS
15 3 (1.34%) Cacti
Vendors
1 149 (66.52%) VMware
2 85 (37.95%) Microsoft
3 60 (26.79%) Cisco
4 51 (22.77%) Citrix
5 25 (11.16%) Fortinet
6 19 (8.48%) AppDynamics
6 19 (8.48%) BMC
6 19 (8.48%) F5
6 19 (8.48%) HP
6 19 (8.48%) ServiceNow
6 19 (8.48%) Sophos
6 19 (8.48%) Splunk
6 19 (8.48%) WorldPay
7 18 (8.04%) Dell
8 16 (7.14%) EMC
8 16 (7.14%) Veeam
9 13 (5.80%) Draytek
9 13 (5.80%) SonicWALL
10 11 (4.91%) NetApp
10 11 (4.91%) Symantec