Period
to 15 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 223 220
Rank change year-on-year +14 -3 +37
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 2,650 2,668 2,821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.73% 1.64% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 1.70% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2,368 2,356 2,532
England median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £69,300 £67,500 £58,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -

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 147,244 156,481 173,501
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 95.91% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 119,668 126,297 146,874
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +11 1,090 £55,000 +5.77% 147
South East +4 502 £45,000 +12.50% 68
North of England +5 408 £40,000 +6.67% 102
Midlands +45 253 £40,000 +6.67% 61
South West +16 200 £40,000 -4.76% 66
East of England +8 200 £45,000 -5.26% 44
North West -6 194 £40,000 +4.58% 56
Yorkshire +13 184 £40,000 +6.67% 37
West Midlands +44 163 £40,000 +6.67% 44
East Midlands +21 90 £39,500 -7.06% 17
North East -3 30 £47,500 +39.71% 9
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 2,562 (96.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1,870 (70.57%) Windows
3 1,480 (55.85%) VMware
4 1,425 (53.77%) Active Directory
5 1,351 (50.98%) Windows Server
6 1,219 (46.00%) Microsoft
7 959 (36.19%) Microsoft Azure
8 870 (32.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 789 (29.77%) Office 365
10 751 (28.34%) Linux
11 680 (25.66%) PowerShell
12 648 (24.45%) Firewall
13 583 (22.00%) DNS
14 581 (21.92%) Hyper-V
15 564 (21.28%) Cisco
16 518 (19.55%) Amazon AWS
17 501 (18.91%) Windows Server 2012
18 496 (18.72%) ITIL
19 491 (18.53%) Citrix
20 479 (18.08%) Finance
21 464 (17.51%) MS Exchange
22 453 (17.09%) Windows Server 2008
22 453 (17.09%) SCCM
23 450 (16.98%) DHCP
24 401 (15.13%) SAN
25 393 (14.83%) DevOps
26 391 (14.75%) SQL Server
27 373 (14.08%) SQL
28 345 (13.02%) LAN
29 343 (12.94%) Data Centre

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
1 464 (17.51%) MS Exchange
2 177 (6.68%) IIS
3 147 (5.55%) SharePoint
4 135 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 129 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 104 (3.92%) Skype for Business
7 55 (2.08%) Apache
8 41 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
9 33 (1.25%) Tomcat
10 30 (1.13%) OpenStack
11 21 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
12 17 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
13 16 (0.60%) Confluence
13 16 (0.60%) nginx
14 14 (0.53%) JBoss
14 14 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
15 13 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
16 12 (0.45%) WebLogic
17 7 (0.26%) Apache Spark
18 6 (0.23%) CMS
Applications
1 154 (5.81%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.075%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.038%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.038%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 18 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.15%) C-CURE
2 4 (0.15%) TRIRIGA
3 3 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.075%) Bankmaster
4 2 (0.075%) Maximo
4 2 (0.075%) PlanetPress Connect
4 2 (0.075%) Sage 50
4 2 (0.075%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.038%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.038%) Magento
5 1 (0.038%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.038%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 959 (36.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 789 (29.77%) Office 365
3 518 (19.55%) Amazon AWS
4 110 (4.15%) PaaS
5 105 (3.96%) IaaS
6 95 (3.58%) Azure Active Directory
7 75 (2.83%) SaaS
8 46 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
9 44 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
10 39 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
11 33 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
12 25 (0.94%) Amazon S3
13 23 (0.87%) Mimecast
14 20 (0.75%) OneDrive
14 20 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 18 (0.68%) OpenShift
16 17 (0.64%) G Suite
17 15 (0.57%) GitHub
18 14 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 14 (0.53%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 648 (24.45%) Firewall
2 583 (22.00%) DNS
3 450 (16.98%) DHCP
4 401 (15.13%) SAN
5 345 (13.02%) LAN
6 331 (12.49%) WAN
7 262 (9.89%) VPN
8 252 (9.51%) TCP/IP
9 129 (4.87%) VLAN
10 127 (4.79%) Network Security
11 118 (4.45%) Skype
12 110 (4.15%) VoIP
13 91 (3.43%) NAS
14 83 (3.13%) Internet
15 76 (2.87%) Wireless
16 75 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
17 68 (2.57%) NetScaler
18 65 (2.45%) iSCSI
19 59 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
20 58 (2.19%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 391 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 79 (2.98%) MySQL
3 49 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
4 47 (1.77%) MongoDB
5 35 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 30 (1.13%) Big Data
6 30 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 28 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
8 23 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
9 21 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
10 20 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
10 20 (0.75%) Relational Database
11 16 (0.60%) Hadoop
12 14 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (0.45%) Oracle Database
14 11 (0.42%) NoSQL
15 6 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
16 4 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
16 4 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 84 (3.17%) Jenkins
2 61 (2.30%) JIRA
3 42 (1.58%) Git (software)
4 19 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
5 18 (0.68%) TeamCity
6 15 (0.57%) Redmine
6 15 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
7 11 (0.42%) GitLab
8 9 (0.34%) Vagrant
9 8 (0.30%) Bitbucket
10 7 (0.26%) MSI
11 6 (0.23%) Artifactory
11 6 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (0.23%) Subversion
11 6 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (0.19%) GCC
12 5 (0.19%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.15%) Gerrit
13 4 (0.15%) SonarQube
General
1 479 (18.08%) Finance
2 101 (3.81%) Banking
3 86 (3.25%) Retail
4 80 (3.02%) Telecoms
5 51 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 49 (1.85%) Marketing
7 40 (1.51%) Legal
8 34 (1.28%) Law
9 28 (1.06%) Games
10 26 (0.98%) Back Office
11 25 (0.94%) Investment Banking
12 18 (0.68%) Advertising
12 18 (0.68%) Electronics
13 17 (0.64%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.38%) Automotive
14 10 (0.38%) Publishing
15 9 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.23%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.19%) Billing
18 4 (0.15%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (3.70%) Web Services
2 39 (1.47%) Middleware
3 28 (1.06%) .NET
4 18 (0.68%) LDAP
5 15 (0.57%) LAMP
5 15 (0.57%) WSH
6 13 (0.49%) Elastic Stack
7 12 (0.45%) HTML
8 9 (0.34%) 802.1X
8 9 (0.34%) COM
8 9 (0.34%) LAPP Stack
9 8 (0.30%) Flash
10 7 (0.26%) CSS
10 7 (0.26%) LEMP Stack
10 7 (0.26%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (0.26%) X-Windows
11 6 (0.23%) Kafka
11 6 (0.23%) SAML
11 6 (0.23%) XML
12 5 (0.19%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 343 (12.94%) Data Centre
2 163 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 121 (4.57%) PKI
4 107 (4.04%) Clustering
5 94 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
6 77 (2.91%) Private Cloud
7 65 (2.45%) Management Information System
8 60 (2.26%) Replication
9 59 (2.23%) Fintech
10 56 (2.11%) Public Cloud
11 41 (1.55%) Computer Science
12 40 (1.51%) Hybrid Cloud
13 37 (1.40%) Hedge funds
14 36 (1.36%) EMC VNX
15 33 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
16 25 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
17 23 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
18 22 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
19 19 (0.72%) Driving Licence
20 18 (0.68%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1,870 (70.57%) Windows
2 1,351 (50.98%) Windows Server
3 751 (28.34%) Linux
4 501 (18.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 453 (17.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 242 (9.13%) Windows 10
7 157 (5.92%) Windows 7
8 109 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 108 (4.08%) Unix
10 96 (3.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 62 (2.34%) Windows 8
12 61 (2.30%) CentOS
13 50 (1.89%) Ubuntu
14 25 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
15 24 (0.91%) Solaris
16 20 (0.75%) Windows XP
17 17 (0.64%) Android
17 17 (0.64%) Mac OS
18 15 (0.57%) Apple iOS
19 13 (0.49%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,562 (96.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 496 (18.72%) ITIL
3 393 (14.83%) DevOps
4 319 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
5 251 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
6 201 (7.58%) Migration
7 179 (6.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 178 (6.72%) Service Management
9 135 (5.09%) Project Management
10 129 (4.87%) Load Balancing
11 125 (4.72%) Mentoring
12 106 (4.00%) Problem Management
13 104 (3.92%) Configuration Management
14 103 (3.89%) High Availability
15 100 (3.77%) Information Security
16 94 (3.55%) Cybersecurity
17 92 (3.47%) Scrum
18 89 (3.36%) Change Management
18 89 (3.36%) Root Cause Analysis
19 81 (3.06%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 680 (25.66%) PowerShell
2 373 (14.08%) SQL
3 215 (8.11%) Python
4 180 (6.79%) Bash Shell
5 72 (2.72%) Perl
6 64 (2.42%) Java
6 64 (2.42%) Ruby
7 48 (1.81%) C
8 39 (1.47%) VBScript
9 25 (0.94%) Korn
10 24 (0.91%) C#
11 20 (0.75%) JavaScript
11 20 (0.75%) Shell Script
12 17 (0.64%) Go
13 15 (0.57%) VB
14 14 (0.53%) PHP
15 12 (0.45%) C++
16 6 (0.23%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.075%) Scala
18 1 (0.038%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 293 (11.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 228 (8.60%) MCSE
3 206 (7.77%) Cisco Certification
4 181 (6.83%) CCNA
5 167 (6.30%) Degree
6 143 (5.40%) Security Cleared
7 132 (4.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 104 (3.92%) MCSA
9 81 (3.06%) CISSP
10 78 (2.94%) CCNP
11 70 (2.64%) DV Cleared
12 56 (2.11%) MCITP
13 52 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
13 52 (1.96%) MCP
14 48 (1.81%) SC Cleared
15 41 (1.55%) Citrix Certification
15 41 (1.55%) CompTIA Security+
16 32 (1.21%) CISM
17 24 (0.91%) Network+ Certification
18 23 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (5.40%) SLA
2 54 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (0.94%) PCI DSS
4 23 (0.87%) PMO
5 20 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 16 (0.60%) GDPR
7 11 (0.42%) QA
8 9 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
9 7 (0.26%) FISMA
9 7 (0.26%) GAMP
10 4 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.075%) COBIT
11 2 (0.075%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.075%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.038%) GPG13
12 1 (0.038%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1,425 (53.77%) Active Directory
2 870 (32.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 581 (21.92%) Hyper-V
4 259 (9.77%) VMware ESXi
5 199 (7.51%) vSphere
6 188 (7.09%) XenApp
7 130 (4.91%) Docker
8 122 (4.60%) XenDesktop
9 111 (4.19%) Virtual Machines
10 77 (2.91%) Virtual Servers
11 42 (1.58%) XenServer
12 39 (1.47%) Virtual Desktop
13 36 (1.36%) VMware NSX
14 30 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
15 29 (1.09%) Firmware
16 28 (1.06%) NFS
16 28 (1.06%) Samba
17 24 (0.91%) Terminal Services
18 18 (0.68%) BitLocker
19 17 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 453 (17.09%) SCCM
2 191 (7.21%) SCOM
3 186 (7.02%) Puppet
4 170 (6.42%) Ansible
5 137 (5.17%) vCenter Server
6 103 (3.89%) Opscode Chef
7 89 (3.36%) Kubernetes
7 89 (3.36%) Terraform
8 79 (2.98%) WSUS
9 76 (2.87%) Nagios
10 52 (1.96%) Failover Clustering
11 49 (1.85%) Backup Exec
12 37 (1.40%) vRealize
13 35 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
14 32 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
15 31 (1.17%) SCVMM
16 30 (1.13%) NetBackup
17 28 (1.06%) AirWatch
18 26 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
19 21 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1,480 (55.85%) VMware
2 1,219 (46.00%) Microsoft
3 564 (21.28%) Cisco
4 491 (18.53%) Citrix
5 199 (7.51%) HP
6 165 (6.23%) NetApp
7 161 (6.08%) Veeam
8 153 (5.77%) EMC
9 142 (5.36%) Dell
10 133 (5.02%) Red Hat
11 94 (3.55%) SolarWinds
12 85 (3.21%) McAfee
13 79 (2.98%) Oracle
14 77 (2.91%) Google
15 58 (2.19%) Meraki
16 57 (2.15%) CheckPoint
17 52 (1.96%) CommVault
17 52 (1.96%) ServiceNow
18 50 (1.89%) Sophos
19 49 (1.85%) BMC