Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 190 191
Rank change year-on-year +38 +1 -29
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 246 185 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.97% 1.48% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 1.54% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 239 147 199
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £32,250 £25,450 £26,200
90th Percentile £65,500 £58,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 12,072 12,036 14,487
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.86% 96.59% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 9,897 9,822 11,874
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,950
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.39% +3.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,775 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +61 135 £45,000 +7.14% 13
Cambridgeshire -47 52 £43,500 +16.00% 10
Essex +17 34 £45,000 +8.43% 4
Bedfordshire +31 10 £42,500 -13.27% 4
Norfolk +9 10 £32,500 -11.56% 3
Suffolk +2 6 £39,250 +4.67% 6
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 178 (72.36%) Windows
2 163 (66.26%) VMware
3 139 (56.50%) Windows Server
4 130 (52.85%) Active Directory
5 118 (47.97%) VMware Infrastructure
6 106 (43.09%) Microsoft
7 69 (28.05%) Hyper-V
8 67 (27.24%) Office 365
9 55 (22.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 54 (21.95%) MS Exchange
11 53 (21.54%) SAN
12 52 (21.14%) Data Centre
13 51 (20.73%) Citrix
13 51 (20.73%) Cisco
14 49 (19.92%) Microsoft Azure
15 46 (18.70%) Firewall
16 43 (17.48%) Linux
16 43 (17.48%) Windows Server 2012
17 42 (17.07%) ITIL
18 41 (16.67%) WAN
19 39 (15.85%) SCCM
20 38 (15.45%) DNS
21 37 (15.04%) DHCP
22 35 (14.23%) vSphere
22 35 (14.23%) PowerShell
22 35 (14.23%) LAN
23 32 (13.01%) VMware ESXi
24 31 (12.60%) MCITP
25 30 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
26 29 (11.79%) Windows Server 2008

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 54 (21.95%) MS Exchange
2 23 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (5.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (3.66%) Skype for Business
5 7 (2.85%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.63%) JBoss
7 3 (1.22%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.81%) IIS
9 1 (0.41%) Confluence
9 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.41%) Zimbra
Applications
1 6 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 67 (27.24%) Office 365
2 49 (19.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.69%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (5.28%) Mimecast
5 5 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.63%) IaaS
7 3 (1.22%) PaaS
7 3 (1.22%) SaaS
8 1 (0.41%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 53 (21.54%) SAN
2 46 (18.70%) Firewall
3 41 (16.67%) WAN
4 38 (15.45%) DNS
5 37 (15.04%) DHCP
6 35 (14.23%) LAN
7 27 (10.98%) VPN
8 17 (6.91%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (6.10%) TCP/IP
9 15 (6.10%) VLAN
10 10 (4.07%) VoIP
11 9 (3.66%) MPLS
11 9 (3.66%) Unified Communications
11 9 (3.66%) Wireless
12 7 (2.85%) NAS
13 6 (2.44%) BGP
14 5 (2.03%) EIGRP
14 5 (2.03%) Internet
14 5 (2.03%) OSPF
14 5 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.13%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.07%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.22%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.41%) Big Data
8 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.41%) MySQL
8 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.22%) Subversion
3 2 (0.81%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.41%) JIRA
4 1 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (8.54%) Finance
1 21 (8.54%) Retail
2 10 (4.07%) Banking
3 9 (3.66%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.85%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.03%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.41%) Back Office
6 1 (0.41%) Games
6 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.85%) .NET
2 2 (0.81%) HTML
2 2 (0.81%) HTML5
2 2 (0.81%) jQuery
2 2 (0.81%) Middleware
2 2 (0.81%) REST
2 2 (0.81%) SOAP
2 2 (0.81%) Web Services
3 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.41%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.41%) ADSI
3 1 (0.41%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 52 (21.14%) Data Centre
2 30 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.07%) Analytical Mindset
4 9 (3.66%) EPoS
5 8 (3.25%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.85%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.03%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.63%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.63%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.63%) Replication
9 3 (1.22%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.22%) NHS
9 3 (1.22%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.81%) Fintech
10 2 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.41%) Clustering
11 1 (0.41%) EMC VMAX
11 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 178 (72.36%) Windows
2 139 (56.50%) Windows Server
3 43 (17.48%) Linux
3 43 (17.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (11.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (6.50%) Windows 7
6 11 (4.47%) Windows 8
7 10 (4.07%) Windows 10
8 6 (2.44%) Mac OS X
9 5 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.63%) Unix
11 3 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.41%) CentOS
12 1 (0.41%) SUSE
12 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (17.07%) ITIL
2 24 (9.76%) E-Commerce
3 15 (6.10%) DevOps
3 15 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (5.69%) Change Management
4 14 (5.69%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (5.28%) Server Virtualisation
6 11 (4.47%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (4.47%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (4.07%) Software Deployment
8 9 (3.66%) Business Continuity
8 9 (3.66%) Patch Management
8 9 (3.66%) Server Building
8 9 (3.66%) Service Delivery
9 8 (3.25%) Load Balancing
9 8 (3.25%) Project Management
10 7 (2.85%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (2.44%) IT Strategy
11 6 (2.44%) Web Filtering
12 5 (2.03%) Email Filtering
Programming Languages
1 35 (14.23%) PowerShell
2 15 (6.10%) SQL
3 8 (3.25%) Python
4 6 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.03%) Java
6 4 (1.63%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.63%) VBScript
7 3 (1.22%) C#
7 3 (1.22%) Perl
8 2 (0.81%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.81%) Ruby
8 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 55 (22.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (12.60%) MCITP
3 22 (8.94%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (8.54%) CCNA
5 19 (7.72%) MCSE
6 17 (6.91%) Degree
7 10 (4.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (3.25%) CCNP
9 7 (2.85%) MCP
10 6 (2.44%) MCSA
11 4 (1.63%) DBS Check
12 3 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (0.81%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.81%) Network+ Certification
14 1 (0.41%) CCA
14 1 (0.41%) Check Point Certification
14 1 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.41%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.63%) SLA
3 3 (1.22%) PMO
4 2 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 130 (52.85%) Active Directory
2 118 (47.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (28.05%) Hyper-V
4 35 (14.23%) vSphere
5 32 (13.01%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (6.91%) VMware NSX
7 15 (6.10%) XenApp
8 5 (2.03%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (1.22%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.81%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.81%) vCloud
11 2 (0.81%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.81%) Xen
12 1 (0.41%) Docker
12 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 39 (15.85%) SCCM
2 20 (8.13%) vCenter Server
3 17 (6.91%) SCOM
4 9 (3.66%) WSUS
5 8 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (2.85%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.63%) Nagios
8 3 (1.22%) Puppet
9 2 (0.81%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.81%) Ansible
9 2 (0.81%) Terraform
9 2 (0.81%) vRealize
10 1 (0.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.41%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 163 (66.26%) VMware
2 106 (43.09%) Microsoft
3 51 (20.73%) Cisco
3 51 (20.73%) Citrix
4 17 (6.91%) HP
5 15 (6.10%) NetApp
5 15 (6.10%) Oracle
5 15 (6.10%) Veeam
6 10 (4.07%) Dell
7 6 (2.44%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.03%) EMC
8 5 (2.03%) Juniper
9 3 (1.22%) Apple
9 3 (1.22%) F5
9 3 (1.22%) Meraki
9 3 (1.22%) Splunk
9 3 (1.22%) Symantec
10 2 (0.81%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.81%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.81%) WorldPay