Period
to 29 January 2020

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 104 176 154
Rank change year-on-year +72 -22 +33
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 160 152 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.63% 1.61% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 1.66% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 143 120 222
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £33,450 £28,450 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £46,903 £43,000
% change year-on-year -4.06% +9.08% +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 5,817 9,178 11,678
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.56% 97.10% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4,125 6,965 9,568
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% -4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +64 52 £40,500 +1.25% 18
Hertfordshire +45 50 £42,500 -5.56% 16
Bedfordshire +7 26 £55,000 +29.41% 5
Essex -10 14 £42,500 -8.11% 5
Suffolk - 12 £55,000 - 5
Norfolk -6 6 £35,250 -17.06% 6
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 158 (98.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 114 (71.25%) Windows
3 100 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 91 (56.88%) Windows Server
5 90 (56.25%) Active Directory
6 83 (51.88%) VMware
7 64 (40.00%) Azure
8 59 (36.88%) Office 365
9 48 (30.00%) Linux
10 44 (27.50%) MS Exchange
10 44 (27.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 43 (26.88%) VMware Infrastructure
12 39 (24.38%) Exchange Server 2010
13 38 (23.75%) PowerShell
13 38 (23.75%) Finance
14 35 (21.88%) Hyper-V
15 34 (21.25%) Information Security
15 34 (21.25%) DNS
16 32 (20.00%) Firewall
17 31 (19.38%) Windows Server 2008
18 28 (17.50%) Cybersecurity
19 27 (16.88%) SCCM
19 27 (16.88%) ITIL
19 27 (16.88%) Patch Management
20 26 (16.25%) SQL Server
20 26 (16.25%) PCI DSS
21 25 (15.63%) ISMS
21 25 (15.63%) COBIT
21 25 (15.63%) vSphere
21 25 (15.63%) Information Security Management

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 (27.50%) MS Exchange
2 39 (24.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (10.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (8.13%) Skype for Business
5 11 (6.88%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.50%) Apache
7 3 (1.88%) nginx
8 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.63%) IIS
8 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (8.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.63%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 64 (40.00%) Azure
2 59 (36.88%) Office 365
3 21 (13.13%) AWS
4 11 (6.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.88%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.25%) IaaS
6 2 (1.25%) SaaS
7 1 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.63%) GitHub
7 1 (0.63%) PaaS
7 1 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (21.25%) DNS
2 32 (20.00%) Firewall
3 21 (13.13%) DHCP
4 19 (11.88%) VLAN
5 18 (11.25%) TCP/IP
6 13 (8.13%) Skype
7 11 (6.88%) WAN
8 10 (6.25%) VoIP
9 7 (4.38%) NetScaler
9 7 (4.38%) SAN
10 5 (3.13%) LAN
10 5 (3.13%) Unified Communications
11 3 (1.88%) iSCSI
11 3 (1.88%) MPLS
11 3 (1.88%) Network Security
12 2 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.63%) ADSL
13 1 (0.63%) Internet
13 1 (0.63%) VPN
13 1 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (3.13%) Big Data
4 2 (1.25%) MySQL
5 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.25%) CircleCI
3 1 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 38 (23.75%) Finance
2 10 (6.25%) Public Sector
3 8 (5.00%) Electronics
3 8 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.00%) Marketing
3 8 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.75%) Retail
5 4 (2.50%) Back Office
5 4 (2.50%) Legal
6 2 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.63%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.63%) WSH
2 7 (4.38%) SAML
3 4 (2.50%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (1.88%) Middleware
5 2 (1.25%) LDAP
6 1 (0.63%) .NET
6 1 (0.63%) COM
6 1 (0.63%) LAMP
6 1 (0.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.63%) Management Information System
2 22 (13.75%) Data Centre
3 16 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (8.13%) Clustering
5 8 (5.00%) EMC VNX
6 5 (3.13%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (3.13%) PKI
6 5 (3.13%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (2.50%) Replication
7 4 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.25%) Renewable Energy
8 2 (1.25%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.63%) BYOD
9 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.63%) NHS
9 1 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 114 (71.25%) Windows
2 91 (56.88%) Windows Server
3 48 (30.00%) Linux
4 44 (27.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (19.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (8.13%) Windows 10
7 9 (5.63%) Ubuntu
8 7 (4.38%) CentOS
8 7 (4.38%) Unix
8 7 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.50%) Fedora
11 1 (0.63%) Debian
11 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (98.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 34 (21.25%) Information Security
3 28 (17.50%) Cybersecurity
4 27 (16.88%) ITIL
4 27 (16.88%) Patch Management
5 25 (15.63%) Information Security Management
5 25 (15.63%) ISMS
5 25 (15.63%) Security Management
6 18 (11.25%) Identity Management
6 18 (11.25%) Security Operations
6 18 (11.25%) Vulnerability Management
7 14 (8.75%) Server Management
8 12 (7.50%) Incident Management
9 11 (6.88%) Configuration Management
9 11 (6.88%) DevOps
10 10 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (6.25%) Project Delivery
11 9 (5.63%) Change Management
11 9 (5.63%) Infrastructure Automation
11 9 (5.63%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 38 (23.75%) PowerShell
2 21 (13.13%) SQL
3 12 (7.50%) C
4 9 (5.63%) Python
4 9 (5.63%) VBScript
5 8 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.25%) Go
7 1 (0.63%) C#
7 1 (0.63%) C++
7 1 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (13.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (11.25%) Degree
2 18 (11.25%) MCSE
3 11 (6.88%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (6.25%) CCNA
4 10 (6.25%) MCSA
4 10 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 7 (4.38%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (3.75%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.50%) CISSP
7 4 (2.50%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (2.50%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.50%) GIAC
7 4 (2.50%) Linux+ Certification
7 4 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (2.50%) SANS
7 4 (2.50%) SSCP
8 3 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (16.25%) PCI DSS
2 25 (15.63%) COBIT
2 25 (15.63%) Cyber Essentials
3 19 (11.88%) SLA
4 4 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 90 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 43 (26.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (21.88%) Hyper-V
4 25 (15.63%) vSphere
5 22 (13.75%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (10.63%) XenApp
7 15 (9.38%) Docker
8 13 (8.13%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.50%) NFS
9 4 (2.50%) Samba
9 4 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (2.50%) VirtualBox
9 4 (2.50%) Xen
10 2 (1.25%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.63%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 27 (16.88%) SCCM
2 20 (12.50%) SCOrch
3 18 (11.25%) Nessus
4 12 (7.50%) Ansible
5 10 (6.25%) Kubernetes
6 7 (4.38%) Puppet
6 7 (4.38%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (4.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (3.13%) Nagios
8 4 (2.50%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (2.50%) OpenNMS
8 4 (2.50%) vCenter Server
8 4 (2.50%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.88%) SCOM
9 3 (1.88%) Terraform
10 2 (1.25%) Prometheus
10 2 (1.25%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 100 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 83 (51.88%) VMware
3 18 (11.25%) Palo Alto
3 18 (11.25%) Qualys
4 17 (10.63%) Citrix
5 15 (9.38%) EMC
6 14 (8.75%) Veeam
7 11 (6.88%) HP
8 9 (5.63%) Cisco
9 8 (5.00%) 3PAR
9 8 (5.00%) Isilon
9 8 (5.00%) NetApp
9 8 (5.00%) Red Hat
9 8 (5.00%) SAP
10 7 (4.38%) CommVault
10 7 (4.38%) Dell
10 7 (4.38%) Ivanti
10 7 (4.38%) Symantec
10 7 (4.38%) Zscaler
11 5 (3.13%) Meraki