Period
to 22 October 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £42,750 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 129 130 81
Rank change year-on-year +1 -49 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 18 18 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.80% 0.71% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.75% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 55
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,750 £45,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.04% -20.87% +64.29%
10th Percentile £30,950 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £52,125 £51,375 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £41,750 £46,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.24% -12.38% +50.00%

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 2,126 2,397 2,587
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.45% 94.52% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,218 1,484 1,556
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,915 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.99% +8.04% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 22 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 18 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (66.67%) Windows
3 11 (61.11%) VMware
4 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 10 (55.56%) PowerShell
5 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (44.44%) Office 365
6 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
7 7 (38.89%) Azure
7 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
8 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (33.33%) VLAN
8 6 (33.33%) DNS
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (33.33%) DHCP
8 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 6 (33.33%) Firewall
8 6 (33.33%) Migration
8 6 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (27.78%) Finance
9 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (27.78%) Apple
9 5 (27.78%) VPN
9 5 (27.78%) Linux
9 5 (27.78%) MCSA
9 5 (27.78%) Project Planning
9 5 (27.78%) Android
9 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (22.22%) CentOS
10 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds

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 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Office 365
2 7 (38.89%) Azure
3 1 (5.56%) AWS
3 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) DHCP
1 6 (33.33%) DNS
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
1 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 6 (33.33%) VLAN
2 5 (27.78%) VPN
3 3 (16.67%) Skype
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) GitLab
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 5 (27.78%) Android
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (22.22%) CentOS
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
7 1 (5.56%) Debian
7 1 (5.56%) SUSE
7 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
7 1 (5.56%) Unix
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 6 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (27.78%) Project Planning
4 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Network Management
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Coaching
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) Project Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 4 (22.22%) Perl
2 4 (22.22%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) Ruby
4 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) MCSA
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
3 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.11%) vCloud
5 1 (5.56%) Docker
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 3 (16.67%) Puppet
3 2 (11.11%) SCOM
3 2 (11.11%) vCenter Server
4 1 (5.56%) Ansible
4 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
4 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Apple
4 4 (22.22%) Kaseya
4 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) Sophos
6 1 (5.56%) Avaya
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) Dell
6 1 (5.56%) IBM
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle
6 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat