Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 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
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 216 255
Rank change year-on-year -8 +39 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 2635 2842 2707
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.57% 1.59% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 1.64% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2326 2547 2505
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 160513 172941 198856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 129735 146008 166765
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in England

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in England

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in England

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
London +21 1073 £50,000 +5.26% 45
South East -30 533 £40,000 -11.11% 15
North of England +5 418 £37,500 - 11
East of England +30 218 £47,500 +13.77% 8
Midlands -55 209 £37,500 -6.25% 15
North West +1 199 £37,500 - 5
Yorkshire +17 190 £37,000 -1.33% 3
South West +9 185 £40,000 +11.11% 8
West Midlands -34 142 £37,500 -6.25% 8
East Midlands -43 59 £40,000 -5.88% 7
North East +25 30 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 England region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 1927 (73.13%) Windows
2 1659 (62.96%) VMware
3 1390 (52.75%) Active Directory
4 1320 (50.09%) Windows Server
5 1290 (48.96%) Microsoft
6 1030 (39.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 763 (28.96%) Cisco
8 720 (27.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 713 (27.06%) MS Exchange
10 707 (26.83%) SAN
11 678 (25.73%) Firewall
12 675 (25.62%) Office 365
13 640 (24.29%) Hyper-V
13 640 (24.29%) Citrix
14 626 (23.76%) Linux
15 614 (23.30%) Windows Server 2008
16 606 (23.00%) Microsoft Azure
17 593 (22.50%) ITIL
18 581 (22.05%) DNS
19 547 (20.76%) PowerShell
20 514 (19.51%) SQL Server
21 440 (16.70%) DHCP
22 434 (16.47%) Microsoft Certification
23 430 (16.32%) SCCM
24 406 (15.41%) Finance
25 400 (15.18%) WAN
26 398 (15.10%) SQL
27 386 (14.65%) Amazon AWS
28 354 (13.43%) LAN
29 331 (12.56%) Cisco Certification

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 713 (27.06%) MS Exchange
2 282 (10.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 219 (8.31%) SharePoint
4 186 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 175 (6.64%) Skype for Business
6 164 (6.22%) IIS
7 75 (2.85%) Apache
8 55 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2007
9 49 (1.86%) OpenStack
10 43 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
11 38 (1.44%) nginx
12 36 (1.37%) Tomcat
13 33 (1.25%) Confluence
14 19 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 19 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
15 18 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
16 16 (0.61%) JBoss
17 12 (0.46%) IBM Notes
18 11 (0.42%) WebSphere
19 10 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 155 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.42%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.11%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.076%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.076%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.038%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.038%) InCopy
6 1 (0.038%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.11%) Teamcenter
3 3 (0.11%) Workfront
4 2 (0.076%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.076%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.038%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.038%) Magento
5 1 (0.038%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.038%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.038%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 675 (25.62%) Office 365
2 606 (23.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 386 (14.65%) Amazon AWS
4 135 (5.12%) IaaS
5 113 (4.29%) PaaS
6 66 (2.50%) SaaS
7 60 (2.28%) Azure Active Directory
8 41 (1.56%) Mimecast
9 20 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
9 20 (0.76%) OpenShift
10 19 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
11 15 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 14 (0.53%) OneDrive
13 13 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 10 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
15 7 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
16 5 (0.19%) Amazon S3
16 5 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
17 3 (0.11%) GitHub
17 3 (0.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 707 (26.83%) SAN
2 678 (25.73%) Firewall
3 581 (22.05%) DNS
4 440 (16.70%) DHCP
5 400 (15.18%) WAN
6 354 (13.43%) LAN
7 282 (10.70%) TCP/IP
8 222 (8.43%) VPN
9 161 (6.11%) NAS
9 161 (6.11%) VoIP
10 153 (5.81%) VLAN
11 133 (5.05%) Skype
12 93 (3.53%) Cisco ASA
13 87 (3.30%) Internet
14 83 (3.15%) MPLS
15 74 (2.81%) Wireless
16 72 (2.73%) iSCSI
17 66 (2.50%) NetScaler
18 65 (2.47%) SSL
19 64 (2.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 514 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 74 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 73 (2.77%) MySQL
4 61 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 42 (1.59%) NoSQL
5 42 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
6 41 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 29 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (0.91%) Big Data
9 23 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
10 21 (0.80%) MongoDB
11 20 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
12 13 (0.49%) Hadoop
13 10 (0.38%) DB2
14 8 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (0.27%) Relational Database
15 7 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 6 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
16 6 (0.23%) Blockchain
17 4 (0.15%) HBase
Development Applications
1 71 (2.69%) Jenkins
2 52 (1.97%) Git (software)
3 48 (1.82%) JIRA
4 33 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 31 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
6 18 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (0.46%) Maven
7 12 (0.46%) MSI
8 11 (0.42%) Artifactory
8 11 (0.42%) GitLab
9 10 (0.38%) Subversion
10 9 (0.34%) Redmine
11 8 (0.30%) Vagrant
12 7 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
12 7 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
13 6 (0.23%) CircleCI
13 6 (0.23%) Travis CI
14 4 (0.15%) TeamCity
15 3 (0.11%) AutoIt
15 3 (0.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 406 (15.41%) Finance
2 119 (4.52%) Telecoms
3 65 (2.47%) Banking
4 59 (2.24%) Manufacturing
5 51 (1.94%) Retail
6 38 (1.44%) Legal
7 37 (1.40%) Law
8 31 (1.18%) Back Office
8 31 (1.18%) Marketing
9 26 (0.99%) Advertising
9 26 (0.99%) Electronics
10 19 (0.72%) Games
11 16 (0.61%) Financial Institution
12 14 (0.53%) Aerospace
13 12 (0.46%) Publishing
14 11 (0.42%) Dutch Language
14 11 (0.42%) Front Office
15 10 (0.38%) Automotive
16 9 (0.34%) Investment Banking
16 9 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (3.42%) Web Services
2 61 (2.31%) .NET
3 24 (0.91%) Middleware
4 22 (0.83%) LAMP
5 17 (0.65%) Software Packaging
5 17 (0.65%) XMPP
6 15 (0.57%) 802.1X
7 11 (0.42%) LEMP Stack
8 10 (0.38%) HTML
8 10 (0.38%) LAPP Stack
9 9 (0.34%) SAML
10 8 (0.30%) Sensu
10 8 (0.30%) WAP
11 7 (0.27%) CSS
11 7 (0.27%) Elastic Stack
11 7 (0.27%) Kafka
11 7 (0.27%) REST
12 6 (0.23%) ActiveMQ
12 6 (0.23%) jQuery
12 6 (0.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 287 (10.89%) Data Centre
2 109 (4.14%) Clustering
3 106 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
4 91 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 70 (2.66%) Hedge funds
5 70 (2.66%) Replication
6 68 (2.58%) Management Information System
7 63 (2.39%) Public Cloud
8 47 (1.78%) Driving Licence
9 46 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
10 41 (1.56%) PKI
11 32 (1.21%) Fat Client
11 32 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
11 32 (1.21%) Thin Client
12 30 (1.14%) Blackberry
13 27 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 27 (1.02%) Fintech
14 24 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
15 20 (0.76%) iPad
16 17 (0.65%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1927 (73.13%) Windows
2 1320 (50.09%) Windows Server
3 720 (27.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 626 (23.76%) Linux
5 614 (23.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 320 (12.14%) Windows 10
7 308 (11.69%) Windows 7
8 135 (5.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 131 (4.97%) Unix
10 116 (4.40%) Windows 8
11 91 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 63 (2.39%) CentOS
13 39 (1.48%) Ubuntu
14 35 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
15 32 (1.21%) Mac OS X
16 28 (1.06%) Debian
17 24 (0.91%) Solaris
18 22 (0.83%) Windows XP
19 20 (0.76%) Apple iOS
20 19 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 593 (22.50%) ITIL
2 236 (8.96%) DevOps
3 213 (8.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 169 (6.41%) Change Management
5 157 (5.96%) Agile Software Development
6 140 (5.31%) Service Delivery
7 117 (4.44%) High Availability
8 114 (4.33%) Configuration Management
9 101 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
10 100 (3.80%) Migration
11 93 (3.53%) Problem Management
12 89 (3.38%) Kalman Filter
13 86 (3.26%) Cybersecurity
14 80 (3.04%) Service Management
15 78 (2.96%) Project Management
16 74 (2.81%) Mentoring
17 72 (2.73%) Patch Management
17 72 (2.73%) Virtual Environments
18 69 (2.62%) ITIL V3
19 62 (2.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 547 (20.76%) PowerShell
2 398 (15.10%) SQL
3 144 (5.46%) Python
4 112 (4.25%) Bash Shell
5 103 (3.91%) Java
6 57 (2.16%) Perl
7 56 (2.13%) Shell Script
8 50 (1.90%) VBScript
9 41 (1.56%) T-SQL
10 36 (1.37%) Ruby
11 34 (1.29%) C
12 32 (1.21%) JavaScript
13 28 (1.06%) C#
14 17 (0.65%) C++
14 17 (0.65%) PHP
15 14 (0.53%) Korn
16 11 (0.42%) VB
17 9 (0.34%) Go
18 6 (0.23%) AWK
18 6 (0.23%) sed
Qualifications
1 434 (16.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 331 (12.56%) Cisco Certification
3 318 (12.07%) MCSE
4 291 (11.04%) CCNA
5 192 (7.29%) MCSA
6 191 (7.25%) Degree
7 164 (6.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 138 (5.24%) Security Cleared
9 118 (4.48%) CCNP
10 79 (3.00%) SC Cleared
11 69 (2.62%) MCITP
12 68 (2.58%) Citrix Certification
13 65 (2.47%) MCP
14 60 (2.28%) CCA
15 59 (2.24%) DV Cleared
16 39 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
17 28 (1.06%) CISSP
18 20 (0.76%) Network+ Certification
19 19 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
20 18 (0.68%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (3.68%) SLA
2 61 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (1.06%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.53%) QA
5 11 (0.42%) GCP
5 11 (0.42%) GDPR
6 9 (0.34%) PMO
7 8 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.15%) SAS 70
10 3 (0.11%) ISO 22301
10 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.038%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.038%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1390 (52.75%) Active Directory
2 1030 (39.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 640 (24.29%) Hyper-V
4 282 (10.70%) vSphere
5 264 (10.02%) VMware ESXi
6 260 (9.87%) XenApp
7 184 (6.98%) XenDesktop
8 97 (3.68%) Virtual Servers
9 86 (3.26%) Docker
10 80 (3.04%) Virtual Machines
11 55 (2.09%) XenServer
12 41 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
13 39 (1.48%) Virtual Desktop
14 32 (1.21%) Terminal Services
15 30 (1.14%) VMware NSX
16 29 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
17 26 (0.99%) Firmware
18 22 (0.83%) vCloud
18 22 (0.83%) VMware Server
19 20 (0.76%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 430 (16.32%) SCCM
2 183 (6.94%) SCOM
3 140 (5.31%) Puppet
4 110 (4.17%) WSUS
5 97 (3.68%) vCenter Server
6 92 (3.49%) Ansible
7 90 (3.42%) Backup Exec
8 71 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
9 63 (2.39%) Nagios
10 47 (1.78%) Microsoft Clustering
11 44 (1.67%) Terraform
12 41 (1.56%) Kubernetes
12 41 (1.56%) NetBackup
13 32 (1.21%) SCVMM
14 26 (0.99%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 26 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 24 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
16 23 (0.87%) ZABBIX
17 21 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
17 21 (0.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1659 (62.96%) VMware
2 1290 (48.96%) Microsoft
3 763 (28.96%) Cisco
4 640 (24.29%) Citrix
5 287 (10.89%) HP
6 278 (10.55%) NetApp
7 188 (7.13%) Dell
8 157 (5.96%) Veeam
9 133 (5.05%) Red Hat
10 124 (4.71%) EMC
11 105 (3.98%) Juniper
12 98 (3.72%) Symantec
13 94 (3.57%) IBM
14 77 (2.92%) SolarWinds
15 70 (2.66%) 3PAR
16 57 (2.16%) McAfee
17 55 (2.09%) EqualLogic
18 52 (1.97%) CheckPoint
19 51 (1.94%) Splunk
20 50 (1.90%) F5