Period
to 19 October 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £43,720 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

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
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 123 152 171
Rank change year-on-year +29 +19 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 154 207 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.24% 1.95% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 2.02% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 150 175 198
East of England median annual salary £43,720 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.84% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £24,875 £30,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,625 £62,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +10.47% +1.18%

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 6,560 10,259 11,297
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.42% 96.81% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4,747 7,812 9,301
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%

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 19 October 2019.

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 19 October 2019. 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 +11 47 £47,500 +5.56% 11
Cambridgeshire +51 41 £40,000 -8.05% 12
Essex +11 31 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Bedfordshire -12 25 £51,000 +13.33% 4
Suffolk +15 9 £50,000 +72.41% 2
Norfolk -2 1 £52,500 +52.17% 2
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, 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.

1 150 (97.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 93 (60.39%) VMware
3 88 (57.14%) Windows
4 87 (56.49%) Active Directory
5 86 (55.84%) Microsoft
6 61 (39.61%) Windows Server
7 57 (37.01%) Azure
8 49 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 49 (31.82%) ITIL
9 44 (28.57%) MS Exchange
10 39 (25.32%) SCCM
11 36 (23.38%) Linux
12 33 (21.43%) Hyper-V
13 31 (20.13%) PowerShell
13 31 (20.13%) Office 365
14 30 (19.48%) Windows Server 2008
14 30 (19.48%) Data Centre
15 29 (18.83%) SLA
16 28 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
17 27 (17.53%) Virtual Machines
18 26 (16.88%) Citrix
18 26 (16.88%) Finance
19 24 (15.58%) DNS
20 23 (14.94%) Firewall
20 23 (14.94%) Exchange Server 2010
21 21 (13.64%) AWS
22 20 (12.99%) Public Sector
22 20 (12.99%) Cybersecurity
23 19 (12.34%) Management Information System
23 19 (12.34%) 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 44 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 23 (14.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (8.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (8.44%) Skype for Business
4 6 (3.90%) Apache
5 4 (2.60%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.60%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.95%) nginx
7 2 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.30%) CloudStack
7 2 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 57 (37.01%) Azure
2 31 (20.13%) Office 365
3 21 (13.64%) AWS
4 8 (5.19%) IaaS
5 4 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.60%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (2.60%) PaaS
6 2 (1.30%) Akamai
6 2 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.30%) DigitalOcean
6 2 (1.30%) G Suite
6 2 (1.30%) GCP
6 2 (1.30%) Heroku
6 2 (1.30%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.30%) Slack
7 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.58%) DNS
2 23 (14.94%) Firewall
3 19 (12.34%) DHCP
4 15 (9.74%) TCP/IP
5 14 (9.09%) SAN
6 13 (8.44%) Skype
7 10 (6.49%) WAN
8 7 (4.55%) LAN
8 7 (4.55%) VLAN
9 6 (3.90%) VPN
10 5 (3.25%) NetScaler
10 5 (3.25%) Unified Communications
11 3 (1.95%) 802.11
11 3 (1.95%) BGP
11 3 (1.95%) iSCSI
11 3 (1.95%) Network Security
11 3 (1.95%) OSPF
11 3 (1.95%) VRRP
12 2 (1.30%) MPLS
12 2 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.25%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.60%) Big Data
3 4 (2.60%) MySQL
4 3 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (16.88%) Finance
2 20 (12.99%) Public Sector
3 11 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.49%) Manufacturing
5 9 (5.84%) Electronics
6 8 (5.19%) Marketing
7 4 (2.60%) Back Office
8 3 (1.95%) Retail
9 1 (0.65%) Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.60%) Middleware
2 3 (1.95%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.30%) Kafka
3 2 (1.30%) LAMP
3 2 (1.30%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (1.30%) Web Services
4 1 (0.65%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.65%) JSON
4 1 (0.65%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (19.48%) Data Centre
2 19 (12.34%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.19%) Clustering
3 8 (5.19%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (4.55%) EMC VNX
5 5 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.95%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.30%) PKI
8 2 (1.30%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.30%) Renewable Energy
8 2 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.65%) NHS
9 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.65%) Replication
9 1 (0.65%) Social Media
9 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 88 (57.14%) Windows
2 61 (39.61%) Windows Server
3 36 (23.38%) Linux
4 30 (19.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (5.84%) Ubuntu
8 7 (4.55%) CentOS
8 7 (4.55%) Windows 7
9 5 (3.25%) Unix
9 5 (3.25%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.95%) Fedora
11 1 (0.65%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (97.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 49 (31.82%) ITIL
3 20 (12.99%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (10.39%) Vulnerability Management
5 15 (9.74%) Information Security
6 14 (9.09%) DevOps
6 14 (9.09%) Patch Management
6 14 (9.09%) Security Operations
7 13 (8.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (8.44%) Identity Management
7 13 (8.44%) Information Security Management
7 13 (8.44%) ISMS
7 13 (8.44%) Security Management
8 12 (7.79%) Incident Management
9 11 (7.14%) Service Management
10 10 (6.49%) Change Management
10 10 (6.49%) High Availability
11 9 (5.84%) Mentoring
12 8 (5.19%) Digital Marketing
12 8 (5.19%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.13%) PowerShell
2 15 (9.74%) SQL
3 10 (6.49%) C
4 9 (5.84%) Bash Shell
4 9 (5.84%) Python
5 4 (2.60%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.95%) Go
6 3 (1.95%) Perl
7 2 (1.30%) Java
7 2 (1.30%) Ruby
8 1 (0.65%) C++
8 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (12.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (9.74%) Degree
3 12 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (7.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (7.14%) MCSE
5 10 (6.49%) CCNA
5 10 (6.49%) Citrix Certification
5 10 (6.49%) SC Cleared
5 10 (6.49%) Security Cleared
6 9 (5.84%) MCSA
7 7 (4.55%) CCNP
8 5 (3.25%) CCA
8 5 (3.25%) VCAP
9 3 (1.95%) RHCE
10 2 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.65%) CCDP
11 1 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.65%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (18.83%) SLA
2 13 (8.44%) COBIT
2 13 (8.44%) Cyber Essentials
2 13 (8.44%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 87 (56.49%) Active Directory
2 49 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 27 (17.53%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (9.74%) XenApp
6 14 (9.09%) Docker
6 14 (9.09%) vSphere
7 11 (7.14%) XenDesktop
8 8 (5.19%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (3.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 5 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (2.60%) NFS
10 4 (2.60%) Samba
11 3 (1.95%) VirtualBox
11 3 (1.95%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (1.95%) Xen
12 2 (1.30%) BitLocker
12 2 (1.30%) Firmware
12 2 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.65%) iptables
Systems Management
1 39 (25.32%) SCCM
2 14 (9.09%) Nessus
3 13 (8.44%) Puppet
3 13 (8.44%) SCOrch
4 11 (7.14%) Ansible
4 11 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
5 7 (4.55%) Kubernetes
6 6 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (3.25%) Nagios
7 5 (3.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (3.25%) Terraform
7 5 (3.25%) vRealize
8 4 (2.60%) vCenter Server
9 3 (1.95%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (1.95%) OpenNMS
9 3 (1.95%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.30%) FortiGate
10 2 (1.30%) PowerCLI
10 2 (1.30%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 93 (60.39%) VMware
2 86 (55.84%) Microsoft
3 26 (16.88%) Citrix
4 19 (12.34%) Cisco
5 15 (9.74%) Palo Alto
5 15 (9.74%) Veeam
6 14 (9.09%) HP
7 13 (8.44%) EMC
7 13 (8.44%) Qualys
8 11 (7.14%) NetApp
9 10 (6.49%) Red Hat
10 9 (5.84%) 3PAR
11 8 (5.19%) SAP
12 7 (4.55%) Isilon
13 6 (3.90%) Ivanti
13 6 (3.90%) SolarWinds
14 5 (3.25%) CommVault
14 5 (3.25%) Dell
14 5 (3.25%) Symantec
14 5 (3.25%) Zscaler