Period
to 12 June 2021

The median annual salary for an IT Infrastructure Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Infrastructure Engineer
England > East of England
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 182 174 272
Rank change year-on-year -8 +98 +85
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Infrastructure Engineer 24 21 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.55% 0.54% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.56% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 13
10th Percentile £36,250 £27,500 "
25th Percentile £38,125 £32,561 £28,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £38,000 £30,500
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% +24.59% -33.78%
75th Percentile £48,750 £43,750 £41,250
90th Percentile " " £52,650
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +9.33%

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 4,034 3,732 7,389
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.54% 95.40% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,345 2,846 5,792
10th Percentile £29,487 £26,250 £26,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £34,802
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £46,079 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.51% -2.99% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

IT Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured IT Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for IT Infrastructure Engineer in the East of England

IT Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for IT Infrastructure Engineer in the East of England

IT Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Infrastructure Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

Salary histogram for IT Infrastructure Engineer in the East of England

IT 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 IT Infrastructure Engineer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 12 June 2021. 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 +12 21 £47,500 +11.76%
Cambridgeshire -14 2 £29,500 -21.33%
Norfolk -3 1 - - 2
IT Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, IT 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 IT Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 22 (91.67%) Windows
3 21 (87.50%) Windows Server
4 20 (83.33%) VMware
5 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
5 19 (79.17%) Azure
6 15 (62.50%) PowerShell
7 14 (58.33%) XenDesktop
7 14 (58.33%) VLAN
7 14 (58.33%) MS Exchange
7 14 (58.33%) DHCP
7 14 (58.33%) TCP/IP
7 14 (58.33%) DNS
7 14 (58.33%) vSphere
7 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Intune
7 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (29.17%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (29.17%) Linux
9 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 4 (16.67%) Migration
9 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
9 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (16.67%) CentOS
9 4 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (16.67%) Public Cloud
10 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
10 3 (12.50%) Social Skills

IT 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 14 (58.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 19 (79.17%) Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) DHCP
1 14 (58.33%) DNS
1 14 (58.33%) TCP/IP
1 14 (58.33%) VLAN
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
General
1 3 (12.50%) Social Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 21 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (29.17%) Linux
5 4 (16.67%) CentOS
6 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
6 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (29.17%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Decision-Making
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) vSphere
1 14 (58.33%) XenDesktop
2 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) VMware
2 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.33%) Veeam
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix