Period
to 20 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

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 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 69 97
Rank change year-on-year -61 +28 +51
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 17 86 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.67% 3.18% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 3.30% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13 59 35
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £57,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.39% +57.53% -11.52%
10th Percentile £42,500 £30,750 £31,178
90th Percentile £51,750 £61,250 £42,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +33.33% -

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 2,404 2,609 2,196
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.27% 96.38% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,470 1,591 1,430
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £69,325
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 20 November 2018.

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 2018, 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 12 (70.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (64.71%) Linux
3 9 (52.94%) Windows
4 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
4 8 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (47.06%) Office 365
5 7 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (41.18%) VMware
6 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (35.29%) MCSE
6 6 (35.29%) Degree
6 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (29.41%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (23.53%) Finance
8 4 (23.53%) SAN
8 4 (23.53%) MCSA
8 4 (23.53%) Unix
8 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
8 4 (23.53%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (23.53%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (23.53%) Windows 10
8 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (23.53%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (17.65%) SCCM
9 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (47.06%) Office 365
2 5 (29.41%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (23.53%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (23.53%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.88%) H.323
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) Kerberos
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) PBX
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) VLAN
3 1 (5.88%) VoIP
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) Phabricator
2 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) 802.1X
1 1 (5.88%) FreeSWITCH
1 1 (5.88%) LAMP
1 1 (5.88%) LDAP
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Unix
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 10
4 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) VMS
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.88%) Debian
6 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) BCP
5 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
5 2 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security
5 2 (11.76%) Open Source
5 2 (11.76%) Proactive Management
5 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.76%) Server Management
5 2 (11.76%) Time Management
6 1 (5.88%) Content Management
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
6 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
1 6 (35.29%) MCSE
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (23.53%) MCSA
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (17.65%) NFS
5 2 (11.76%) Firmware
5 2 (11.76%) vSphere
6 1 (5.88%) Dovecot
6 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.88%) iptables
6 1 (5.88%) Postfix
6 1 (5.88%) QEMU
6 1 (5.88%) Samba
6 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (5.88%) VirtualBox
6 1 (5.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (17.65%) SCCM
3 2 (11.76%) PowerCLI
3 2 (11.76%) vCenter Server
3 2 (11.76%) vMotion
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (5.88%) Proxmox
4 1 (5.88%) SCOM
4 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.76%) Dell
3 2 (11.76%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle