Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 219 253
Rank change year-on-year -4 +34 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 2656 2840 2682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.57% 1.58% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 1.64% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2353 2545 2474
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £66,200 £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 161995 173250 195876
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131003 146259 164261
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
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 22 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 22 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 +17 1078 £50,000 +5.26% 81
South East -31 537 £40,000 -11.11% 31
North of England -3 416 £37,000 -1.33% 21
East of England +30 222 £47,500 +13.77% 14
Midlands -42 216 £37,500 -6.25% 15
North West -8 192 £37,500 - 12
Yorkshire +9 190 £37,000 -1.33% 7
South West +25 188 £40,000 +11.11% 13
West Midlands -40 148 £37,500 -6.25% 7
East Midlands -45 60 £40,000 -5.88% 8
North East +27 35 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 1954 (73.57%) Windows
2 1681 (63.29%) VMware
3 1408 (53.01%) Active Directory
4 1343 (50.56%) Windows Server
5 1303 (49.06%) Microsoft
6 1047 (39.42%) VMware Infrastructure
7 768 (28.92%) Cisco
8 731 (27.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 718 (27.03%) MS Exchange
10 705 (26.54%) SAN
11 689 (25.94%) Office 365
12 681 (25.64%) Firewall
13 647 (24.36%) Hyper-V
14 644 (24.25%) Citrix
15 618 (23.27%) Windows Server 2008
15 618 (23.27%) Microsoft Azure
16 617 (23.23%) Linux
17 598 (22.52%) ITIL
18 584 (21.99%) DNS
19 546 (20.56%) PowerShell
20 515 (19.39%) SQL Server
21 446 (16.79%) DHCP
22 437 (16.45%) SCCM
23 436 (16.42%) Microsoft Certification
24 409 (15.40%) Finance
25 404 (15.21%) SQL
26 402 (15.14%) WAN
27 387 (14.57%) Amazon AWS
28 357 (13.44%) LAN
29 334 (12.58%) 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
1 718 (27.03%) MS Exchange
2 281 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 221 (8.32%) SharePoint
4 188 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 179 (6.74%) Skype for Business
6 162 (6.10%) IIS
7 74 (2.79%) Apache
8 54 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2007
9 47 (1.77%) OpenStack
10 43 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
11 36 (1.36%) Tomcat
12 35 (1.32%) nginx
13 32 (1.20%) Confluence
14 20 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 18 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
16 17 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
17 15 (0.56%) JBoss
18 12 (0.45%) IBM Notes
19 11 (0.41%) WebSphere
20 10 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 159 (5.99%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.075%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.075%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.075%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.038%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.038%) InCopy
5 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 (0.075%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.075%) 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
1 689 (25.94%) Office 365
2 618 (23.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 387 (14.57%) Amazon AWS
4 135 (5.08%) IaaS
5 114 (4.29%) PaaS
6 65 (2.45%) SaaS
7 61 (2.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 41 (1.54%) Mimecast
9 21 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
10 20 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
10 20 (0.75%) OpenShift
11 14 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 14 (0.53%) OneDrive
11 14 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 10 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.23%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
16 3 (0.11%) GitHub
16 3 (0.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 705 (26.54%) SAN
2 681 (25.64%) Firewall
3 584 (21.99%) DNS
4 446 (16.79%) DHCP
5 402 (15.14%) WAN
6 357 (13.44%) LAN
7 280 (10.54%) TCP/IP
8 224 (8.43%) VPN
9 161 (6.06%) VoIP
10 160 (6.02%) NAS
11 151 (5.69%) VLAN
12 137 (5.16%) Skype
13 94 (3.54%) Cisco ASA
14 86 (3.24%) Internet
15 80 (3.01%) MPLS
16 73 (2.75%) Wireless
17 71 (2.67%) iSCSI
18 65 (2.45%) NetScaler
18 65 (2.45%) Network Security
19 64 (2.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 515 (19.39%) SQL Server
2 73 (2.75%) MySQL
3 70 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 61 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 42 (1.58%) NoSQL
5 42 (1.58%) SQL Server 2014
6 38 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 28 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
8 23 (0.87%) Big Data
8 23 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
9 20 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
9 20 (0.75%) MongoDB
10 11 (0.41%) DB2
10 11 (0.41%) Hadoop
11 9 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (0.23%) Blockchain
13 6 (0.23%) Relational Database
14 4 (0.15%) Redis
Development Applications
1 71 (2.67%) Jenkins
2 52 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 48 (1.81%) JIRA
4 34 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 31 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 18 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (0.45%) Maven
7 12 (0.45%) MSI
8 11 (0.41%) Artifactory
8 11 (0.41%) GitLab
8 11 (0.41%) Subversion
9 9 (0.34%) Redmine
10 8 (0.30%) Vagrant
11 7 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
11 7 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (0.23%) CircleCI
12 6 (0.23%) Travis CI
13 4 (0.15%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.15%) Visual Studio
14 3 (0.11%) eggPlant
General
1 409 (15.40%) Finance
2 118 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 64 (2.41%) Banking
4 61 (2.30%) Manufacturing
5 51 (1.92%) Retail
6 38 (1.43%) Law
6 38 (1.43%) Legal
7 32 (1.20%) Back Office
7 32 (1.20%) Marketing
8 26 (0.98%) Advertising
8 26 (0.98%) Electronics
9 17 (0.64%) Games
10 16 (0.60%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.49%) Aerospace
12 12 (0.45%) Publishing
13 11 (0.41%) Dutch Language
13 11 (0.41%) Front Office
14 10 (0.38%) Automotive
15 9 (0.34%) Investment Banking
15 9 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (3.43%) Web Services
2 61 (2.30%) .NET
3 24 (0.90%) Middleware
4 20 (0.75%) LAMP
5 19 (0.72%) Software Packaging
6 17 (0.64%) XMPP
7 15 (0.56%) 802.1X
8 9 (0.34%) HTML
8 9 (0.34%) LAPP Stack
8 9 (0.34%) LEMP Stack
8 9 (0.34%) SAML
9 8 (0.30%) WAP
10 7 (0.26%) Elastic Stack
10 7 (0.26%) REST
11 6 (0.23%) CSS
11 6 (0.23%) jQuery
11 6 (0.23%) Kafka
11 6 (0.23%) Sensu
12 5 (0.19%) ActiveMQ
12 5 (0.19%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 293 (11.03%) Data Centre
2 109 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
3 104 (3.92%) Clustering
4 90 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 72 (2.71%) Replication
6 70 (2.64%) Hedge funds
7 67 (2.52%) Management Information System
8 63 (2.37%) Public Cloud
9 47 (1.77%) Driving Licence
10 42 (1.58%) Enterprise Storage
11 40 (1.51%) PKI
12 33 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
13 32 (1.20%) Fat Client
13 32 (1.20%) Thin Client
14 30 (1.13%) Blackberry
15 28 (1.05%) Fintech
16 27 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 23 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
18 19 (0.72%) iPad
19 18 (0.68%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1954 (73.57%) Windows
2 1343 (50.56%) Windows Server
3 731 (27.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 618 (23.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 617 (23.23%) Linux
6 323 (12.16%) Windows 10
7 308 (11.60%) Windows 7
8 135 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 128 (4.82%) Unix
10 116 (4.37%) Windows 8
11 92 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 63 (2.37%) CentOS
13 41 (1.54%) Ubuntu
14 35 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
15 32 (1.20%) Mac OS X
16 29 (1.09%) Debian
17 25 (0.94%) Solaris
18 23 (0.87%) Windows XP
19 19 (0.72%) Apple iOS
20 18 (0.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 598 (22.52%) ITIL
2 237 (8.92%) DevOps
3 212 (7.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 173 (6.51%) Change Management
5 157 (5.91%) Agile Software Development
6 144 (5.42%) Service Delivery
7 114 (4.29%) High Availability
8 113 (4.25%) Configuration Management
9 100 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
9 100 (3.77%) Migration
10 95 (3.58%) Problem Management
11 89 (3.35%) Kalman Filter
12 88 (3.31%) Cybersecurity
13 82 (3.09%) Service Management
14 78 (2.94%) Project Management
15 76 (2.86%) Mentoring
16 73 (2.75%) Patch Management
17 72 (2.71%) ITIL V3
17 72 (2.71%) Virtual Environments
18 63 (2.37%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 546 (20.56%) PowerShell
2 404 (15.21%) SQL
3 140 (5.27%) Python
4 110 (4.14%) Bash Shell
5 102 (3.84%) Java
6 57 (2.15%) Shell Script
7 56 (2.11%) Perl
8 49 (1.84%) VBScript
9 42 (1.58%) T-SQL
10 36 (1.36%) Ruby
11 34 (1.28%) C
12 30 (1.13%) JavaScript
13 27 (1.02%) C#
14 17 (0.64%) C++
15 16 (0.60%) PHP
16 14 (0.53%) Korn
17 11 (0.41%) VB
18 9 (0.34%) Go
19 6 (0.23%) AWK
19 6 (0.23%) sed
Qualifications
1 436 (16.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 334 (12.58%) Cisco Certification
3 317 (11.94%) MCSE
4 295 (11.11%) CCNA
5 194 (7.30%) MCSA
6 193 (7.27%) Degree
7 164 (6.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 139 (5.23%) Security Cleared
9 116 (4.37%) CCNP
10 79 (2.97%) SC Cleared
11 69 (2.60%) Citrix Certification
11 69 (2.60%) MCITP
12 63 (2.37%) MCP
13 61 (2.30%) CCA
13 61 (2.30%) DV Cleared
14 39 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
15 27 (1.02%) CISSP
16 20 (0.75%) Network+ Certification
17 19 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
18 18 (0.68%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (3.61%) SLA
2 64 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (1.05%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.53%) QA
5 11 (0.41%) GCP
5 11 (0.41%) 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 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.038%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.038%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1408 (53.01%) Active Directory
2 1047 (39.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 647 (24.36%) Hyper-V
4 280 (10.54%) vSphere
5 270 (10.17%) VMware ESXi
6 261 (9.83%) XenApp
7 187 (7.04%) XenDesktop
8 99 (3.73%) Virtual Servers
9 84 (3.16%) Docker
10 82 (3.09%) Virtual Machines
11 56 (2.11%) XenServer
12 41 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
12 41 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
13 30 (1.13%) Terminal Services
13 30 (1.13%) VMware NSX
13 30 (1.13%) VMware Workstation
14 26 (0.98%) Firmware
15 23 (0.87%) vCloud
16 22 (0.83%) VirtualBox
16 22 (0.83%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 437 (16.45%) SCCM
2 187 (7.04%) SCOM
3 137 (5.16%) Puppet
4 109 (4.10%) WSUS
5 99 (3.73%) vCenter Server
6 92 (3.46%) Ansible
7 90 (3.39%) Backup Exec
8 71 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
9 61 (2.30%) Nagios
10 45 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
11 43 (1.62%) Terraform
12 41 (1.54%) NetBackup
13 40 (1.51%) Kubernetes
14 34 (1.28%) SCVMM
15 28 (1.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 26 (0.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 23 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
17 23 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 22 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
19 21 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1681 (63.29%) VMware
2 1303 (49.06%) Microsoft
3 768 (28.92%) Cisco
4 644 (24.25%) Citrix
5 287 (10.81%) HP
6 277 (10.43%) NetApp
7 190 (7.15%) Dell
8 155 (5.84%) Veeam
9 135 (5.08%) Red Hat
10 128 (4.82%) EMC
11 103 (3.88%) Juniper
12 97 (3.65%) Symantec
13 94 (3.54%) IBM
14 77 (2.90%) SolarWinds
15 75 (2.82%) 3PAR
16 58 (2.18%) McAfee
17 56 (2.11%) EqualLogic
18 51 (1.92%) CheckPoint
19 50 (1.88%) Splunk
20 49 (1.84%) F5