Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 167 186
Rank change year-on-year +15 +19 +52
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 192 219 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.89% 1.82% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 1.88% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 157 204 183
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +13.10% -1.18%
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £60,500 £71,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -

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 9,834 11,671 12,806
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.92% 96.95% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7,489 9,595 10,627
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,100 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -14 81 £45,000 -14.29% 11
Bedfordshire +28 39 £47,500 +11.76% 8
Cambridgeshire +15 31 £40,000 -5.88% 16
Essex +12 30 £40,000 -15.79% 6
Suffolk +4 9 £29,000 -27.50%
Norfolk +2 4 £34,500 +6.15% 2
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 183 (95.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 145 (75.52%) Windows
3 136 (70.83%) VMware
4 103 (53.65%) Active Directory
5 101 (52.60%) Windows Server
6 84 (43.75%) Microsoft
7 69 (35.94%) VMware Infrastructure
8 67 (34.90%) Firewall
9 61 (31.77%) PowerShell
10 60 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
11 54 (28.13%) DNS
12 53 (27.60%) Office 365
13 52 (27.08%) ITIL
14 49 (25.52%) Linux
15 43 (22.40%) Citrix
16 41 (21.35%) Amazon AWS
17 39 (20.31%) Hyper-V
17 39 (20.31%) TCP/IP
18 36 (18.75%) Cisco
18 36 (18.75%) SQL
19 33 (17.19%) SAN
20 32 (16.67%) vSphere
20 32 (16.67%) SCCM
20 32 (16.67%) SQL Server
21 31 (16.15%) WAN
22 30 (15.63%) LAN
23 28 (14.58%) MS Exchange
23 28 (14.58%) DHCP
23 28 (14.58%) Dell
24 27 (14.06%) VPN

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 28 (14.58%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.17%) IIS
3 6 (3.13%) Skype for Business
4 5 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.08%) Apache
6 3 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.56%) nginx
7 2 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.08%) C-CURE
Cloud Services
1 60 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (27.60%) Office 365
3 41 (21.35%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (5.21%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (5.21%) Mimecast
5 4 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.08%) SaaS
6 2 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.04%) IaaS
7 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (34.90%) Firewall
2 54 (28.13%) DNS
3 39 (20.31%) TCP/IP
4 33 (17.19%) SAN
5 31 (16.15%) WAN
6 30 (15.63%) LAN
7 28 (14.58%) DHCP
8 27 (14.06%) VPN
9 18 (9.38%) VLAN
10 15 (7.81%) MPLS
11 12 (6.25%) BGP
11 12 (6.25%) IP Telephony
12 11 (5.73%) NAS
12 11 (5.73%) Wireless
13 10 (5.21%) iSCSI
14 7 (3.65%) VoIP
15 6 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
15 6 (3.13%) Skype
16 5 (2.60%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.60%) Big Data
2 5 (2.60%) MySQL
3 4 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.04%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.52%) Power BI
6 1 (0.52%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (14.06%) Finance
2 7 (3.65%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.60%) Electronics
5 4 (2.08%) Banking
5 4 (2.08%) Marketing
6 3 (1.56%) Retail
7 2 (1.04%) Automotive
7 2 (1.04%) Back Office
7 2 (1.04%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.60%) Flash
2 4 (2.08%) .NET
2 4 (2.08%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (2.08%) Web Services
3 2 (1.04%) Sensu
4 1 (0.52%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.98%) Data Centre
2 17 (8.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 15 (7.81%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (7.81%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.69%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (4.17%) Public Cloud
6 7 (3.65%) Clustering
7 6 (3.13%) EMC VNX
8 5 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.60%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (2.08%) CCTV
9 4 (2.08%) iPhone
10 2 (1.04%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.04%) BYOD
10 2 (1.04%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.04%) Handset
10 2 (1.04%) Replication
10 2 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.52%) HP Storage
11 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 145 (75.52%) Windows
2 101 (52.60%) Windows Server
3 49 (25.52%) Linux
4 23 (11.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (6.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (4.69%) Windows 10
8 8 (4.17%) CentOS
8 8 (4.17%) Windows 7
9 7 (3.65%) Ubuntu
9 7 (3.65%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.60%) Fedora
10 5 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.60%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.08%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.08%) Unix
12 2 (1.04%) Android
13 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (95.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 52 (27.08%) ITIL
3 23 (11.98%) DevOps
4 19 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (9.90%) Root Cause Analysis
5 17 (8.85%) Load Balancing
6 15 (7.81%) Change Control
7 14 (7.29%) Cybersecurity
7 14 (7.29%) High Availability
7 14 (7.29%) Server Building
8 13 (6.77%) Change Management
8 13 (6.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (6.77%) Problem Management
9 12 (6.25%) Project Management
10 11 (5.73%) Email Migration
10 11 (5.73%) Mentoring
10 11 (5.73%) Service Management
11 9 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (4.69%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (4.69%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (31.77%) PowerShell
2 36 (18.75%) SQL
3 27 (14.06%) Bash Shell
4 18 (9.38%) Python
5 7 (3.65%) VBScript
6 6 (3.13%) C
7 2 (1.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (10.94%) CCNA
1 21 (10.94%) Cisco Certification
1 21 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (7.29%) MCSE
3 13 (6.77%) CISSP
4 11 (5.73%) CCNP
4 11 (5.73%) Degree
5 9 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (4.17%) CISM
7 7 (3.65%) MCITP
8 6 (3.13%) DV Cleared
8 6 (3.13%) Security Cleared
9 5 (2.60%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (2.60%) GIAC
9 5 (2.60%) Linux+ Certification
9 5 (2.60%) MCP
9 5 (2.60%) MCSA
9 5 (2.60%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (2.60%) SANS
9 5 (2.60%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.73%) SLA
2 5 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.04%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.52%) PMO
System Software
1 103 (53.65%) Active Directory
2 69 (35.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (20.31%) Hyper-V
4 32 (16.67%) vSphere
5 23 (11.98%) Docker
6 22 (11.46%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (4.69%) XenApp
8 8 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (2.60%) NFS
9 5 (2.60%) Samba
9 5 (2.60%) VirtualBox
9 5 (2.60%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (2.60%) Xen
10 4 (2.08%) XenDesktop
11 3 (1.56%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (1.04%) Firmware
12 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.52%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 32 (16.67%) SCCM
2 22 (11.46%) Ansible
3 17 (8.85%) SCOM
4 15 (7.81%) Backup Exec
5 14 (7.29%) Nagios
6 11 (5.73%) Puppet
7 10 (5.21%) Kubernetes
8 9 (4.69%) NetBackup
8 9 (4.69%) vCenter Server
9 7 (3.65%) ZABBIX
10 5 (2.60%) Cacti
10 5 (2.60%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (2.60%) FortiGate
10 5 (2.60%) OpenNMS
10 5 (2.60%) Prometheus
11 4 (2.08%) Grafana
11 4 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (1.56%) HAProxy
12 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 3 (1.56%) yum
Vendors
1 136 (70.83%) VMware
2 84 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 43 (22.40%) Citrix
4 36 (18.75%) Cisco
5 28 (14.58%) Dell
6 25 (13.02%) Veeam
7 23 (11.98%) HP
8 22 (11.46%) Sophos
9 17 (8.85%) Juniper
10 16 (8.33%) EMC
10 16 (8.33%) NetApp
11 10 (5.21%) Fortinet
12 8 (4.17%) Draytek
12 8 (4.17%) Meraki
12 8 (4.17%) SonicWALL
12 8 (4.17%) Symantec
13 7 (3.65%) 3PAR
13 7 (3.65%) Red Hat
13 7 (3.65%) SolarWinds
14 6 (3.13%) McAfee