Period
to 12 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Engineering over the 6 months to 12 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineering
England > East of England
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 82 75 88
Rank change year-on-year -7 +13 +49
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 110 268 405
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 3.12% 3.52% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 3.94% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 101 249 344
Median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,500 £29,400
90th Percentile £56,250 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,750
% change year-on-year +1.05% +3.83% +1.67%

Infrastructure Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,182 6,802 11,207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.17% 89.31% 91.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2,410 5,173 8,471
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £71,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Infrastructure Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England

Infrastructure Engineering
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England

Infrastructure Engineering
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England

Infrastructure Engineering
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 Engineering within the East of England region over the 6 months to 12 July 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 +41 43 £42,500 +10.39% 4
Hertfordshire -8 37 £44,750 -18.64% 7
Essex -24 16 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Bedfordshire +29 9 £51,000 +36.00% 4
Norfolk 0 3 £38,000 +4.11%
Suffolk +11 2 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Infrastructure Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering.

1 72 (65.45%) Windows
2 65 (59.09%) VMware
3 60 (54.55%) Office 365
4 58 (52.73%) Azure
5 57 (51.82%) Active Directory
6 51 (46.36%) Windows Server
7 50 (45.45%) Microsoft
8 38 (34.55%) VMware Infrastructure
9 31 (28.18%) Hyper-V
10 30 (27.27%) vSphere
11 28 (25.45%) Linux
12 24 (21.82%) Firewall
12 24 (21.82%) Problem-Solving
13 23 (20.91%) PowerShell
14 21 (19.09%) SQL
14 21 (19.09%) Cisco
15 20 (18.18%) SQL Server
16 17 (15.45%) Finance
16 17 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (13.64%) WAN
17 15 (13.64%) DHCP
17 15 (13.64%) DNS
17 15 (13.64%) SAN
17 15 (13.64%) AWS
18 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
18 14 (12.73%) VLAN
18 14 (12.73%) Citrix
19 13 (11.82%) HP
19 13 (11.82%) Windows Server 2016
20 12 (10.91%) Project Delivery

Infrastructure Engineering
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 8 (7.27%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.36%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.82%) Confluence
5 1 (0.91%) Apache
5 1 (0.91%) IIS
5 1 (0.91%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.64%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.82%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 60 (54.55%) Office 365
2 58 (52.73%) Azure
3 15 (13.64%) AWS
4 7 (6.36%) OneDrive
5 5 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (4.55%) IaaS
6 3 (2.73%) GCP
6 3 (2.73%) Power Platform
6 3 (2.73%) PowerApps
7 2 (1.82%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.82%) PaaS
8 1 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.91%) AWS IoT
8 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.82%) Firewall
2 15 (13.64%) DHCP
2 15 (13.64%) DNS
2 15 (13.64%) SAN
2 15 (13.64%) WAN
3 14 (12.73%) VLAN
4 12 (10.91%) LAN
5 8 (7.27%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.55%) VoIP
7 4 (3.64%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (3.64%) VPN
8 3 (2.73%) NetScaler
8 3 (2.73%) VSAN
9 2 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.82%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (1.82%) Junos
9 2 (1.82%) NAS
9 2 (1.82%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (8.18%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (2.73%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (2.73%) MySQL
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.91%) Big Data
5 1 (0.91%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.82%) JIRA
2 1 (0.91%) CircleCI
2 1 (0.91%) Hudson
2 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.91%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.91%) ProC
2 1 (0.91%) Spinnaker
2 1 (0.91%) Subversion
General
1 17 (15.45%) Finance
2 2 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (0.91%) Law
3 1 (0.91%) Local Government
3 1 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 89 (80.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (14.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 16 (14.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (12.73%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (11.82%) Network Engineer
4 13 (11.82%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (11.82%) Support Engineer
5 12 (10.91%) IT Engineer
6 10 (9.09%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 10 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (9.09%) Security Engineer
7 9 (8.18%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 8 (7.27%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (7.27%) Escalation Engineer
9 7 (6.36%) Infrastructure Support
9 7 (6.36%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (6.36%) VMware Engineer
9 7 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (6.36%) Windows Engineer
10 6 (5.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.64%) WSH
2 3 (2.73%) LDAP
3 2 (1.82%) JSON
3 2 (1.82%) YAML
4 1 (0.91%) .NET
4 1 (0.91%) COM
4 1 (0.91%) Flash
4 1 (0.91%) Node.js
4 1 (0.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.18%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.82%) Clustering
4 2 (1.82%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.91%) BYOD
5 1 (0.91%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.91%) Handset
5 1 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.91%) NHS
5 1 (0.91%) Replication
5 1 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 72 (65.45%) Windows
2 51 (46.36%) Windows Server
3 28 (25.45%) Linux
4 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (11.82%) Windows Server 2016
6 12 (10.91%) Windows 10
7 9 (8.18%) Windows Server 2019
8 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.64%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.73%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.82%) CentOS
11 2 (1.82%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.91%) Fedora
12 1 (0.91%) Solaris
12 1 (0.91%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.82%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (10.91%) Project Delivery
3 11 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (9.09%) Information Security
5 9 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (8.18%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (8.18%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (8.18%) Information Security Management
5 9 (8.18%) ISMS
5 9 (8.18%) Security Management
6 8 (7.27%) DevOps
6 8 (7.27%) Test Automation
7 6 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (5.45%) ITIL
7 6 (5.45%) Patch Management
8 5 (4.55%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 5 (4.55%) Server Management
9 4 (3.64%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (3.64%) Infrastructure as Code
9 4 (3.64%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.91%) PowerShell
2 21 (19.09%) SQL
3 7 (6.36%) Python
4 4 (3.64%) Java
4 4 (3.64%) VBScript
5 3 (2.73%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.73%) C
6 2 (1.82%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.91%) C++
7 1 (0.91%) Go
7 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (8.18%) CCNA
2 9 (8.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (4.55%) Degree
4 2 (1.82%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) APMG
5 1 (0.91%) CCIE
5 1 (0.91%) CISSP
5 1 (0.91%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (0.91%) GIAC
5 1 (0.91%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.91%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (0.91%) MCSE
5 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.91%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.91%) SANS
5 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 10 (9.09%) SLA
2 9 (8.18%) COBIT
2 9 (8.18%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.82%) QA
4 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (51.82%) Active Directory
2 38 (34.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (28.18%) Hyper-V
4 30 (27.27%) vSphere
5 11 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (7.27%) XenApp
7 4 (3.64%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.73%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (2.73%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.82%) Docker
10 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.91%) NFS
10 1 (0.91%) Samba
10 1 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.91%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.91%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (6.36%) SCCM
2 6 (5.45%) SCOM
3 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (3.64%) Puppet
4 4 (3.64%) Terraform
5 3 (2.73%) SCOrch
5 3 (2.73%) vRealize
6 2 (1.82%) Ansible
6 2 (1.82%) Grafana
6 2 (1.82%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.82%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.91%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.91%) Graphite
7 1 (0.91%) Graylog
7 1 (0.91%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.91%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.91%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.91%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.91%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 65 (59.09%) VMware
2 50 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 21 (19.09%) Cisco
4 14 (12.73%) Citrix
5 13 (11.82%) HP
6 11 (10.00%) Veeam
7 9 (8.18%) Meraki
8 8 (7.27%) SonicWALL
9 5 (4.55%) Google
10 4 (3.64%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.73%) Juniper
11 3 (2.73%) NetApp
11 3 (2.73%) Oracle
11 3 (2.73%) Xamarin
12 2 (1.82%) Blue Coat
12 2 (1.82%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.82%) EMC
12 2 (1.82%) IBM
12 2 (1.82%) JD Edwards
12 2 (1.82%) Zscaler