Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 222 232
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 2,563 2,507 2,927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.56% 1.53% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.59% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2,316 2,200 2,688
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,825 £61,250
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 158,091 157,924 191,729
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.49% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 130,611 132,157 161,918
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 2018. 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 +39 991 £50,000 +5.26% 139
South East -47 486 £40,000 -5.88% 69
North of England -19 370 £37,000 -1.33% 98
Midlands -2 266 £37,500 -6.25% 69
East of England +38 246 £45,000 +12.50% 39
South West +62 207 £40,000 +14.29% 34
North West -17 177 £37,500 - 48
Yorkshire +3 167 £37,000 -1.33% 43
West Midlands +7 165 £36,000 -10.00% 41
East Midlands -7 93 £36,500 -8.75% 28
North East -26 30 £32,500 +8.33% 7
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 England region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 1,940 (75.69%) Windows
2 1,661 (64.81%) VMware
3 1,362 (53.14%) Windows Server
4 1,361 (53.10%) Active Directory
5 1,225 (47.80%) Microsoft
6 1,035 (40.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 746 (29.11%) Cisco
8 712 (27.78%) Office 365
9 689 (26.88%) Firewall
10 676 (26.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 643 (25.09%) Citrix
12 636 (24.81%) MS Exchange
13 601 (23.45%) Hyper-V
14 599 (23.37%) DNS
15 590 (23.02%) Microsoft Azure
16 580 (22.63%) SAN
17 569 (22.20%) Linux
18 556 (21.69%) ITIL
19 527 (20.56%) Windows Server 2008
20 490 (19.12%) SQL Server
21 485 (18.92%) PowerShell
22 479 (18.69%) SCCM
23 473 (18.45%) DHCP
24 417 (16.27%) Microsoft Certification
25 386 (15.06%) WAN
26 381 (14.87%) Finance
27 378 (14.75%) SQL
28 365 (14.24%) LAN
29 352 (13.73%) Cisco Certification
30 326 (12.72%) Amazon AWS

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
1 636 (24.81%) MS Exchange
2 266 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 182 (7.10%) SharePoint
4 172 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 139 (5.42%) Skype for Business
6 119 (4.64%) IIS
7 44 (1.72%) Apache
8 35 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
9 28 (1.09%) Tomcat
10 26 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
11 22 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 19 (0.74%) Confluence
13 18 (0.70%) nginx
13 18 (0.70%) OpenStack
14 12 (0.47%) SAS
15 11 (0.43%) JBoss
16 9 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
17 8 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
18 7 (0.27%) WebSphere
19 6 (0.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 203 (7.92%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.039%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.039%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.078%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.039%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.039%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 712 (27.78%) Office 365
2 590 (23.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 326 (12.72%) Amazon AWS
4 82 (3.20%) IaaS
5 70 (2.73%) PaaS
6 62 (2.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 60 (2.34%) SaaS
8 40 (1.56%) Mimecast
9 26 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
10 18 (0.70%) OneDrive
11 16 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
12 15 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
13 14 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 10 (0.39%) Amazon S3
15 8 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
16 5 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 5 (0.20%) Amazon Glacier
16 5 (0.20%) OpenShift
17 4 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
18 3 (0.12%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 689 (26.88%) Firewall
2 599 (23.37%) DNS
3 580 (22.63%) SAN
4 473 (18.45%) DHCP
5 386 (15.06%) WAN
6 365 (14.24%) LAN
7 315 (12.29%) TCP/IP
8 179 (6.98%) VPN
9 145 (5.66%) VLAN
10 128 (4.99%) Network Security
11 121 (4.72%) VoIP
12 97 (3.78%) NAS
13 96 (3.75%) Skype
14 93 (3.63%) Wireless
15 90 (3.51%) MPLS
16 77 (3.00%) Cisco ASA
17 71 (2.77%) SSL
18 66 (2.58%) Internet
19 53 (2.07%) iSCSI
20 49 (1.91%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 490 (19.12%) SQL Server
2 74 (2.89%) MySQL
3 60 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 55 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 52 (2.03%) SQL Server 2014
6 42 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
7 36 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 28 (1.09%) NoSQL
8 28 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
9 21 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
11 14 (0.55%) Big Data
11 14 (0.55%) DB2
12 10 (0.39%) Hadoop
12 10 (0.39%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.31%) MongoDB
14 5 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 53 (2.07%) Jenkins
2 44 (1.72%) JIRA
3 42 (1.64%) Git (software)
4 22 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
5 20 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (0.55%) Redmine
8 12 (0.47%) Subversion
9 10 (0.39%) Visual Studio
10 8 (0.31%) TeamCity
11 7 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (0.23%) Vagrant
13 5 (0.20%) MSI
14 4 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
14 4 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
14 4 (0.16%) Travis CI
15 3 (0.12%) CircleCI
16 2 (0.078%) eggPlant
16 2 (0.078%) FxCop
16 2 (0.078%) Hudson
General
1 381 (14.87%) Finance
2 81 (3.16%) Retail
2 81 (3.16%) Telecoms
3 55 (2.15%) Banking
4 45 (1.76%) Law
5 36 (1.40%) Legal
5 36 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 26 (1.01%) Marketing
7 23 (0.90%) Financial Institution
8 22 (0.86%) Back Office
9 21 (0.82%) Advertising
10 17 (0.66%) Aerospace
11 14 (0.55%) Games
12 12 (0.47%) Publishing
13 11 (0.43%) Investment Banking
14 10 (0.39%) Billing
15 8 (0.31%) Dutch Language
16 7 (0.27%) Military
17 5 (0.20%) Automotive
17 5 (0.20%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (3.04%) Web Services
2 45 (1.76%) .NET
3 39 (1.52%) LDAP
4 21 (0.82%) Middleware
5 18 (0.70%) Software Packaging
6 13 (0.51%) LAMP
7 11 (0.43%) Elastic Stack
8 8 (0.31%) 802.1X
9 7 (0.27%) XMPP
10 6 (0.23%) LAPP Stack
11 5 (0.20%) HTML
11 5 (0.20%) jQuery
11 5 (0.20%) LEMP Stack
11 5 (0.20%) REST
11 5 (0.20%) WAP
12 4 (0.16%) HTML5
12 4 (0.16%) Java EE
12 4 (0.16%) RESTful
12 4 (0.16%) SOAP
12 4 (0.16%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 309 (12.06%) Data Centre
2 195 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (3.32%) Clustering
4 77 (3.00%) Replication
5 74 (2.89%) Computer Science
6 73 (2.85%) Management Information System
7 62 (2.42%) Driving Licence
8 54 (2.11%) Hedge funds
9 39 (1.52%) Public Cloud
10 36 (1.40%) PKI
11 35 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
12 32 (1.25%) Blackberry
13 31 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
14 27 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 26 (1.01%) CESG
16 25 (0.98%) Fat Client
16 25 (0.98%) Thin Client
17 24 (0.94%) Fintech
18 20 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
19 18 (0.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,940 (75.69%) Windows
2 1,362 (53.14%) Windows Server
3 676 (26.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 569 (22.20%) Linux
5 527 (20.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 264 (10.30%) Windows 10
7 260 (10.14%) Windows 7
8 129 (5.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 106 (4.14%) Windows 8
10 91 (3.55%) Unix
11 80 (3.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 68 (2.65%) CentOS
13 44 (1.72%) Ubuntu
14 25 (0.98%) Mac OS X
15 24 (0.94%) Debian
16 20 (0.78%) Android
16 20 (0.78%) Solaris
17 17 (0.66%) Windows XP
18 15 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
19 13 (0.51%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 556 (21.69%) ITIL
2 213 (8.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 180 (7.02%) DevOps
4 153 (5.97%) Change Management
5 128 (4.99%) Agile Software Development
6 121 (4.72%) Service Delivery
7 99 (3.86%) Configuration Management
8 98 (3.82%) High Availability
9 97 (3.78%) Problem Management
10 87 (3.39%) Migration
11 81 (3.16%) Service Management
11 81 (3.16%) Virtual Environments
12 78 (3.04%) Patch Management
13 77 (3.00%) Cybersecurity
14 76 (2.97%) Mentoring
14 76 (2.97%) PRINCE2
15 75 (2.93%) Capacity Planning
15 75 (2.93%) Project Management
16 72 (2.81%) Capacity Management
17 71 (2.77%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 485 (18.92%) PowerShell
2 378 (14.75%) SQL
3 119 (4.64%) Python
4 99 (3.86%) Bash Shell
5 65 (2.54%) Shell Script
6 60 (2.34%) Java
7 43 (1.68%) Perl
8 38 (1.48%) C
9 34 (1.33%) T-SQL
10 30 (1.17%) VBScript
11 29 (1.13%) Ruby
12 23 (0.90%) C#
13 17 (0.66%) Korn
14 16 (0.62%) Go
14 16 (0.62%) JavaScript
15 13 (0.51%) PHP
16 12 (0.47%) C++
17 7 (0.27%) VB
18 5 (0.20%) Objective-C
19 2 (0.078%) Scala
Qualifications
1 417 (16.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 352 (13.73%) Cisco Certification
3 313 (12.21%) CCNA
4 295 (11.51%) MCSE
5 170 (6.63%) Degree
6 155 (6.05%) Security Cleared
7 152 (5.93%) MCSA
8 140 (5.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 101 (3.94%) CCNP
10 99 (3.86%) MCITP
11 92 (3.59%) SC Cleared
12 72 (2.81%) DV Cleared
13 71 (2.77%) Citrix Certification
14 63 (2.46%) CCA
15 55 (2.15%) MCP
16 47 (1.83%) CISSP
17 36 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
18 29 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
18 29 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 25 (0.98%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (4.49%) SLA
2 66 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (0.86%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.51%) PMO
5 11 (0.43%) QA
6 8 (0.31%) GDPR
6 8 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 5 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.16%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.078%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,361 (53.10%) Active Directory
2 1,035 (40.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 601 (23.45%) Hyper-V
4 271 (10.57%) vSphere
5 244 (9.52%) XenApp
6 241 (9.40%) VMware ESXi
7 140 (5.46%) XenDesktop
8 82 (3.20%) Virtual Servers
9 67 (2.61%) Docker
10 59 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
11 49 (1.91%) Virtual Desktop
12 42 (1.64%) VMware NSX
13 41 (1.60%) BitLocker
14 39 (1.52%) XenServer
15 38 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
16 36 (1.40%) VMware Workstation
17 29 (1.13%) Samba
17 29 (1.13%) VirtualBox
18 23 (0.90%) DFS Replication
19 22 (0.86%) iptables
Systems Management
1 479 (18.69%) SCCM
2 180 (7.02%) SCOM
3 118 (4.60%) vCenter Server
4 112 (4.37%) Puppet
5 82 (3.20%) WSUS
6 77 (3.00%) Ansible
7 60 (2.34%) Backup Exec
8 58 (2.26%) Nagios
9 57 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
10 54 (2.11%) SCVMM
11 33 (1.29%) Failover Clustering
11 33 (1.29%) NetBackup
12 32 (1.25%) Terraform
13 29 (1.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 25 (0.98%) FortiGate
15 24 (0.94%) SCOrch
16 23 (0.90%) Kubernetes
16 23 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
17 21 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 20 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1,661 (64.81%) VMware
2 1,225 (47.80%) Microsoft
3 746 (29.11%) Cisco
4 643 (25.09%) Citrix
5 251 (9.79%) HP
6 238 (9.29%) NetApp
7 165 (6.44%) Dell
8 135 (5.27%) Veeam
9 133 (5.19%) Red Hat
10 122 (4.76%) EMC
11 85 (3.32%) 3PAR
12 77 (3.00%) Juniper
13 75 (2.93%) SolarWinds
14 74 (2.89%) Symantec
15 61 (2.38%) McAfee
16 59 (2.30%) CheckPoint
17 55 (2.15%) F5
18 54 (2.11%) IBM
19 46 (1.79%) Meraki
20 44 (1.72%) Palo Alto