Period
to 17 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 133 80 89
Rank change year-on-year -53 +9 +50
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 15 78 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.62% 3.00% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 3.12% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 11 58 37
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £46,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.70% +23.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £42,500 £29,525 £31,203
90th Percentile £52,500 £61,250 £46,250
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +10.34%

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 2,289 2,498 2,107
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.98% 96.00% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,440 1,573 1,417
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,464 £27,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year +3.45% +1.75% +0.59%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 Edinburgh region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (60.00%) Office 365
3 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) MCSE
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (46.67%) VMware
4 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (46.67%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (40.00%) Degree
6 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (33.33%) MCSA
7 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (26.67%) Windows 10
7 4 (26.67%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (26.67%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) SAN
7 4 (26.67%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (26.67%) Unix
7 4 (26.67%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (20.00%) Red Hat

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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Office 365
2 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (26.67%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (26.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (26.67%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Unix
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 10
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) VMS
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (46.67%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) BCP
5 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
5 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (13.33%) Information Security
5 2 (13.33%) Proactive Management
5 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (13.33%) Server Management
5 2 (13.33%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) MCSE
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (40.00%) Degree
3 5 (33.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) NFS
4 2 (13.33%) Firmware
4 2 (13.33%) vSphere
5 1 (6.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (13.33%) PowerCLI
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) vCenter Server
2 2 (13.33%) vMotion
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (13.33%) Dell
3 2 (13.33%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Avaya
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle