Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Infrastructure Engineer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 95 148
Rank change year-on-year +27 +53 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 86 43 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.18% 1.88% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.30% 1.97% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 59 35 8
Edinburgh median annual salary £57,500 £36,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.53% -11.52% +37.50%
10th Percentile £30,750 £31,178 £30,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £42,500 £55,750
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +33.33% - +15.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2604 2179 2923
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 95.32% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 1430 1870
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,325 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Edinburgh

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Infrastructure Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 69 (80.23%) Windows
2 64 (74.42%) VMware
3 63 (73.26%) Active Directory
3 63 (73.26%) Windows Server
4 55 (63.95%) Microsoft
5 49 (56.98%) PowerShell
6 46 (53.49%) ITIL
7 43 (50.00%) Cisco
8 41 (47.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (47.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 41 (47.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 38 (44.19%) SCCM
10 33 (38.37%) SQL
11 32 (37.21%) Hyper-V
12 28 (32.56%) Validation
13 27 (31.40%) Performance Management
13 27 (31.40%) Virtual Team
14 26 (30.23%) VMware ESXi
14 26 (30.23%) SQL Server
15 25 (29.07%) DHCP
15 25 (29.07%) DNS
15 25 (29.07%) SCOM
16 24 (27.91%) Finance
16 24 (27.91%) MCSE
16 24 (27.91%) Citrix
16 24 (27.91%) Microsoft Certification
17 23 (26.74%) VMware Infrastructure
18 22 (25.58%) vSphere
19 21 (24.42%) Opscode Chef
20 20 (23.26%) SAN

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 19 (22.09%) IIS
2 8 (9.30%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.33%) Apache
4 2 (2.33%) JBoss
4 2 (2.33%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 41 (47.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (19.77%) Azure Active Directory
2 17 (19.77%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.49%) Office 365
5 1 (1.16%) IaaS
5 1 (1.16%) PaaS
5 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (29.07%) DHCP
1 25 (29.07%) DNS
2 20 (23.26%) SAN
3 17 (19.77%) Firewall
4 13 (15.12%) Internet
5 6 (6.98%) LAN
5 6 (6.98%) LDAP
5 6 (6.98%) VoIP
5 6 (6.98%) WAN
6 5 (5.81%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (5.81%) IMAP
6 5 (5.81%) Kerberos
6 5 (5.81%) SMTP
6 5 (5.81%) VLAN
6 5 (5.81%) VPN
7 2 (2.33%) Skype
7 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.16%) GPRS
8 1 (1.16%) SMS
8 1 (1.16%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.16%) MySQL
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Artifactory
1 5 (5.81%) Bugzilla
1 5 (5.81%) CMake
1 5 (5.81%) Jenkins
1 5 (5.81%) Maven
1 5 (5.81%) MSBuild
1 5 (5.81%) NuGet
1 5 (5.81%) Phabricator
1 5 (5.81%) Ranorex
1 5 (5.81%) SonarQube
2 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (27.91%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Banking
3 2 (2.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.14%) .NET
2 5 (5.81%) LAMP
3 2 (2.33%) Web Services
4 1 (1.16%) Java EE
4 1 (1.16%) jQuery
4 1 (1.16%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.16%) RESTful
4 1 (1.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (31.40%) Virtual Team
2 15 (17.44%) EMC VNX
3 13 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.81%) Robotics
5 4 (4.65%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.33%) Replication
6 2 (2.33%) Tandem
7 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.16%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.16%) PKI
7 1 (1.16%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 69 (80.23%) Windows
2 63 (73.26%) Windows Server
3 41 (47.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (47.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (9.30%) Linux
6 5 (5.81%) Debian
7 3 (3.49%) Unix
8 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.16%) SmartOS
8 1 (1.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (53.49%) ITIL
2 28 (32.56%) Validation
3 27 (31.40%) Performance Management
4 19 (22.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 16 (18.60%) ITIL V3
6 14 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (16.28%) Application Packaging
6 14 (16.28%) Capacity Planning
6 14 (16.28%) Mentoring
7 13 (15.12%) Change Management
7 13 (15.12%) Coaching
7 13 (15.12%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (10.47%) Load Balancing
9 7 (8.14%) DevOps
10 5 (5.81%) BCP
10 5 (5.81%) Change Control
10 5 (5.81%) Configuration Management
10 5 (5.81%) Innovative Thinking
10 5 (5.81%) Open Source
10 5 (5.81%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (56.98%) PowerShell
2 33 (38.37%) SQL
3 7 (8.14%) Java
4 5 (5.81%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.33%) Ruby
6 1 (1.16%) C#
6 1 (1.16%) Perl
6 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.16%) Python
6 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.16%) VB
6 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (27.91%) MCSE
1 24 (27.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.65%) CCNA
3 4 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.65%) Degree
4 3 (3.49%) MCP
5 2 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.33%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (2.33%) MBA
6 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.14%) SLA
2 3 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 63 (73.26%) Active Directory
2 32 (37.21%) Hyper-V
3 26 (30.23%) VMware ESXi
4 23 (26.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (25.58%) vSphere
6 16 (18.60%) Microsoft App-V
7 15 (17.44%) XenApp
8 14 (16.28%) XenDesktop
9 5 (5.81%) Docker
10 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 38 (44.19%) SCCM
2 25 (29.07%) SCOM
3 21 (24.42%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (13.95%) Nagios
5 4 (4.65%) Puppet
5 4 (4.65%) WSUS
6 1 (1.16%) Ansible
6 1 (1.16%) QRadar
Vendors
1 64 (74.42%) VMware
2 55 (63.95%) Microsoft
3 43 (50.00%) Cisco
4 24 (27.91%) Citrix
5 18 (20.93%) HP
6 15 (17.44%) EMC
7 14 (16.28%) SolarWinds
8 13 (15.12%) Google
9 8 (9.30%) Splunk
10 7 (8.14%) F5
11 5 (5.81%) Meraki
12 2 (2.33%) Oracle
13 1 (1.16%) Adobe
13 1 (1.16%) Apple
13 1 (1.16%) ArcSight
13 1 (1.16%) Dell
13 1 (1.16%) LogRhythm
13 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.16%) Remedy