Infrastructure Engineer Jobs in England

Infrastructure Engineer
UK > England

The median Infrastructure Engineer salary in England is £50,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 26 May 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 102 225 281
Rank change year-on-year +123 +56 -109
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 2,238 1,407 2,037
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.54% 1.61% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 1.76% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,844 1,113 1,556
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £33,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +5.26%
75th Percentile £59,809 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.00% - +6.38%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England

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.

Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 83,455 79,786 132,547
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.64% 91.48% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 62,071 51,010 74,787
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,084 £45,000 £43,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,800 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.65% +1.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £71,250 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £97,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in England

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in England.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in England

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in England over the 6 months to 26 May 2024.

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 26 May 2024. 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
Jobs
South East +85 495 £50,000 +11.11% 102
North of England +101 489 £45,000 - 68
South West +71 404 £50,000 +5.26% 59
London +47 344 £62,500 +4.17% 104
Midlands +84 331 £45,000 -5.26% 53
North West +90 259 £45,000 -4.26% 34
East Midlands +72 172 £45,000 -10.00% 18
East of England +76 170 £45,000 -10.00% 46
West Midlands +49 159 £45,000 -5.26% 35
Yorkshire +77 153 £44,637 -0.81% 28
North East +43 75 £44,274 -0.51% 7
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2024, Infrastructure Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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 2,164 (96.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1,034 (46.20%) Windows
3 890 (39.77%) Azure
4 788 (35.21%) VMware
5 778 (34.76%) Microsoft
6 698 (31.19%) Active Directory
7 647 (28.91%) Microsoft 365
8 565 (25.25%) Windows Server
9 512 (22.88%) Linux
10 504 (22.52%) VMware Infrastructure
11 458 (20.46%) Firewall
12 401 (17.92%) PowerShell
13 383 (17.11%) Social Skills
14 382 (17.07%) DNS
15 340 (15.19%) Security Cleared
16 339 (15.15%) AWS
17 332 (14.83%) ITIL
18 329 (14.70%) Hyper-V
19 288 (12.87%) Problem-Solving
20 273 (12.20%) Microsoft Exchange
21 268 (11.97%) WAN
22 266 (11.89%) DHCP
23 261 (11.66%) Data Centre
24 257 (11.48%) Cisco
25 245 (10.95%) Finance
26 229 (10.23%) Microsoft Intune
27 222 (9.92%) LAN
28 218 (9.74%) DevOps
29 203 (9.07%) Cybersecurity
30 202 (9.03%) DV Cleared

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 273 (12.20%) Microsoft Exchange
2 179 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 46 (2.06%) IIS
4 10 (0.45%) Confluence
5 9 (0.40%) CMS
5 9 (0.40%) WordPress
6 7 (0.31%) Apache
7 5 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.18%) Jupyter
8 4 (0.18%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.18%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.13%) nginx
10 1 (0.045%) JBoss
10 1 (0.045%) Moodle
10 1 (0.045%) Site Server
10 1 (0.045%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.045%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.045%) WebSphere
Applications
1 71 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.40%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.18%) AutoCAD
3 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.089%) CATIA
4 2 (0.089%) NASTRAN
4 2 (0.089%) Trello
5 1 (0.045%) 1Password
5 1 (0.045%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.045%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.089%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.045%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 890 (39.77%) Azure
2 647 (28.91%) Microsoft 365
3 339 (15.15%) AWS
4 199 (8.89%) Entra ID
5 136 (6.08%) SaaS
6 132 (5.90%) IaaS
7 59 (2.64%) PaaS
8 56 (2.50%) OneDrive
9 46 (2.06%) OpenShift
10 45 (2.01%) Nutanix
11 40 (1.79%) Power Platform
12 39 (1.74%) GCP
13 35 (1.56%) GitHub
14 30 (1.34%) Amazon S3
15 29 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
16 26 (1.16%) Serverless
17 25 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 23 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
19 22 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
20 18 (0.80%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 458 (20.46%) Firewall
2 382 (17.07%) DNS
3 268 (11.97%) WAN
4 266 (11.89%) DHCP
5 222 (9.92%) LAN
6 183 (8.18%) SAN
7 160 (7.15%) VPN
8 136 (6.08%) TCP/IP
9 110 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
10 87 (3.89%) VLAN
11 80 (3.57%) Wireless
12 72 (3.22%) SD-WAN
13 59 (2.64%) HTTP
14 58 (2.59%) NAS
15 48 (2.14%) MPLS
16 47 (2.10%) Internet
17 44 (1.97%) WLAN
18 40 (1.79%) VoIP
19 38 (1.70%) BGP
20 37 (1.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 42 (1.88%) Amazon RDS
3 32 (1.43%) MySQL
4 21 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (0.58%) Big Data
7 10 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (0.27%) Power BI
9 5 (0.22%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.18%) Amazon Aurora
10 4 (0.18%) DB2
10 4 (0.18%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.13%) DynamoDB
12 2 (0.089%) Data Lake
13 1 (0.045%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.045%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.045%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.045%) MS Access
13 1 (0.045%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.045%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 57 (2.55%) GitLab
2 42 (1.88%) Git
3 30 (1.34%) JIRA
4 25 (1.12%) Jenkins
5 21 (0.94%) Artifactory
6 10 (0.45%) Trac
7 7 (0.31%) MSI
8 5 (0.22%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.089%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.089%) Subversion
10 2 (0.089%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.045%) Chocolatey
11 1 (0.045%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.045%) Vagrant
General
1 383 (17.11%) Social Skills
2 245 (10.95%) Finance
3 106 (4.74%) Public Sector
4 92 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 73 (3.26%) Aerospace
6 61 (2.73%) Manufacturing
7 57 (2.55%) Telecoms
8 52 (2.32%) Retail
9 47 (2.10%) Banking
9 47 (2.10%) Law
10 42 (1.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 34 (1.52%) Automotive
12 29 (1.30%) Documentation Skills
13 28 (1.25%) Advertising
14 24 (1.07%) Legal
15 15 (0.67%) Games
15 15 (0.67%) Organisational Skills
16 13 (0.58%) Electronics
16 13 (0.58%) Investment Banking
17 12 (0.54%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (0.98%) CSS
2 18 (0.80%) .NET
3 14 (0.63%) LDAP
4 13 (0.58%) Web Services
4 13 (0.58%) XML
5 11 (0.49%) JSON
5 11 (0.49%) LAMP
6 8 (0.36%) .NET Framework
7 6 (0.27%) JSON Schema
7 6 (0.27%) KML
7 6 (0.27%) Regular Expression
7 6 (0.27%) Software Packaging
7 6 (0.27%) XML Schema
7 6 (0.27%) YAML
8 5 (0.22%) Elastic Stack
8 5 (0.22%) Kafka
8 5 (0.22%) Middleware
9 4 (0.18%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.18%) EJB
10 3 (0.13%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 261 (11.66%) Data Centre
2 87 (3.89%) Public Cloud
3 84 (3.75%) Driving Licence
4 82 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
5 55 (2.46%) Hybrid Cloud
6 54 (2.41%) PKI
7 51 (2.28%) Management Information System
8 34 (1.52%) Replication
9 32 (1.43%) Private Cloud
10 28 (1.25%) IoT
11 27 (1.21%) Clustering
12 22 (0.98%) CCTV
13 19 (0.85%) Cloud Native
13 19 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
14 17 (0.76%) Client/Server
14 17 (0.76%) EMC VNX
15 16 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
16 14 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
17 13 (0.58%) Cyber Defence
18 12 (0.54%) Operational Technology
Operating Systems
1 1,034 (46.20%) Windows
2 565 (25.25%) Windows Server
3 512 (22.88%) Linux
4 151 (6.75%) Windows Server 2016
5 121 (5.41%) Windows Server 2019
6 115 (5.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 112 (5.00%) Windows 10
8 95 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 61 (2.73%) Ubuntu
10 45 (2.01%) VMS
11 42 (1.88%) Unix
12 30 (1.34%) Apple iOS
13 28 (1.25%) Android
14 26 (1.16%) Windows 7
15 25 (1.12%) CentOS
16 22 (0.98%) Mac OS
17 17 (0.76%) Windows XP
18 16 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
19 15 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
20 9 (0.40%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,164 (96.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 332 (14.83%) ITIL
3 288 (12.87%) Problem-Solving
4 218 (9.74%) DevOps
5 203 (9.07%) Cybersecurity
6 173 (7.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 164 (7.33%) Mentoring
8 140 (6.26%) Agile
9 129 (5.76%) Migration
10 109 (4.87%) Infrastructure as Code
11 107 (4.78%) Coaching
12 101 (4.51%) Change Management
13 97 (4.33%) Continuous Improvement
14 95 (4.24%) Service Management
15 91 (4.07%) Roadmaps
16 87 (3.89%) Customer Service
17 83 (3.71%) Service Delivery
18 82 (3.66%) Collaborative Working
19 81 (3.62%) Project Management
20 77 (3.44%) CI/CD
Programming Languages
1 401 (17.92%) PowerShell
2 157 (7.02%) Python
3 128 (5.72%) Bash
4 113 (5.05%) SQL
5 47 (2.10%) Java
6 25 (1.12%) Perl
7 21 (0.94%) Ruby
8 12 (0.54%) ActionScript
8 12 (0.54%) VB
9 11 (0.49%) JavaScript
10 10 (0.45%) Korn
10 10 (0.45%) Swift
11 6 (0.27%) Go
11 6 (0.27%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.22%) C++
13 4 (0.18%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.13%) Bicep
14 3 (0.13%) C#
14 3 (0.13%) Rust
14 3 (0.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 340 (15.19%) Security Cleared
2 202 (9.03%) DV Cleared
3 181 (8.09%) Degree
4 168 (7.51%) SC Cleared
5 90 (4.02%) Cisco Certification
6 77 (3.44%) CCNA
7 51 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 42 (1.88%) Azure Certification
9 40 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
10 31 (1.39%) HNC
11 30 (1.34%) CCNP
12 26 (1.16%) AWS Certification
12 26 (1.16%) MCSE
13 20 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 16 (0.71%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
15 13 (0.58%) A+ Certification
15 13 (0.58%) DBS Check
15 13 (0.58%) Network+ Certification
16 12 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (0.54%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (3.80%) SLA
2 29 (1.30%) Cyber Essentials
3 24 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.71%) GDPR
4 16 (0.71%) NIST
5 14 (0.63%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.54%) QA
7 10 (0.45%) Accessibility
8 7 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 5 (0.22%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.22%) SOC 2
10 4 (0.18%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.089%) PMO
12 1 (0.045%) NCSC
System Software
1 698 (31.19%) Active Directory
2 504 (22.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 329 (14.70%) Hyper-V
4 135 (6.03%) Docker
5 120 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
6 106 (4.74%) vSphere
7 80 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
8 31 (1.39%) XenApp
9 22 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
10 18 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
11 17 (0.76%) NFS
12 15 (0.67%) Firmware
13 14 (0.63%) pfSense
14 13 (0.58%) XenDesktop
15 12 (0.54%) OpenSSH
16 9 (0.40%) VMware Server
17 8 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
18 7 (0.31%) KVM
18 7 (0.31%) Terminal Services
19 5 (0.22%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 229 (10.23%) Microsoft Intune
2 190 (8.49%) Ansible
3 165 (7.37%) SCCM
4 145 (6.48%) Terraform
5 122 (5.45%) Kubernetes
6 100 (4.47%) vCenter Server
7 67 (2.99%) Puppet
8 62 (2.77%) WSUS
9 37 (1.65%) SCOM
10 36 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
11 27 (1.21%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 26 (1.16%) Nagios
13 25 (1.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 24 (1.07%) FortiGate
15 20 (0.89%) NetBackup
16 18 (0.80%) ZABBIX
17 16 (0.71%) Grafana
17 16 (0.71%) SCDPM
17 16 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
18 15 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 788 (35.21%) VMware
2 778 (34.76%) Microsoft
3 257 (11.48%) Cisco
4 181 (8.09%) Veeam
5 147 (6.57%) Citrix
6 112 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 104 (4.65%) HP
8 75 (3.35%) Dell
9 63 (2.82%) Aruba
10 62 (2.77%) Oracle
11 60 (2.68%) Meraki
12 48 (2.14%) Palo Alto
13 47 (2.10%) NetApp
14 43 (1.92%) EMC
15 41 (1.83%) Fortinet
15 41 (1.83%) SolarWinds
16 34 (1.52%) IBM
16 34 (1.52%) Juniper
17 29 (1.30%) Google
18 26 (1.16%) ServiceNow