Period
to 27 May 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 214 224
Rank change year-on-year -6 +10 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 2,589 2,604 2,954
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.61% 1.62% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.68% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2,343 2,371 2,639
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +1.19%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £30,725
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +1.19%

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 155,426 155,087 182,356
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.37% 96.47% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 127,124 129,299 154,756
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 £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +3 1,066 £54,000 +8.00% 129
South East -58 410 £42,500 +2.41% 80
North of England -2 350 £37,500 - 70
Midlands +32 293 £37,500 -6.25% 55
East of England +39 247 £45,000 +8.43% 38
South West +54 225 £39,500 +12.56% 43
West Midlands +23 177 £37,500 -6.25% 27
Yorkshire +6 170 £37,500 - 25
North West -17 156 £37,500 -6.25% 38
East Midlands +11 116 £37,500 -11.76% 28
North East -29 27 £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 27 May 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 1,878 (72.54%) Windows
2 1,577 (60.91%) VMware
3 1,384 (53.46%) Active Directory
4 1,335 (51.56%) Windows Server
5 1,216 (46.97%) Microsoft
6 984 (38.01%) VMware Infrastructure
7 770 (29.74%) Microsoft Azure
8 688 (26.57%) Office 365
9 686 (26.50%) Cisco
10 661 (25.53%) Firewall
11 644 (24.87%) Hyper-V
12 642 (24.80%) Linux
13 570 (22.02%) DNS
14 554 (21.40%) ITIL
15 545 (21.05%) Citrix
16 533 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
17 517 (19.97%) PowerShell
18 513 (19.81%) SAN
19 506 (19.54%) Windows Server 2008
20 499 (19.27%) MS Exchange
21 450 (17.38%) DHCP
22 447 (17.27%) SCCM
23 427 (16.49%) Amazon AWS
24 425 (16.42%) SQL Server
25 386 (14.91%) Finance
26 383 (14.79%) Microsoft Certification
27 372 (14.37%) WAN
28 363 (14.02%) LAN
29 362 (13.98%) Data Centre
30 315 (12.17%) SQL

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
1 499 (19.27%) MS Exchange
2 228 (8.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 196 (7.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 139 (5.37%) SharePoint
5 136 (5.25%) IIS
6 114 (4.40%) Skype for Business
7 41 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
8 28 (1.08%) nginx
9 26 (1.00%) Apache
10 23 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 18 (0.70%) Tomcat
12 16 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
12 16 (0.62%) OpenStack
13 13 (0.50%) JBoss
14 11 (0.42%) SAS
15 9 (0.35%) Confluence
16 8 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
16 8 (0.31%) Site Server
17 3 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
17 3 (0.12%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 225 (8.69%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.077%) Maximo
3 2 (0.077%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.077%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.039%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.039%) Shopify
4 1 (0.039%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 770 (29.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 688 (26.57%) Office 365
3 427 (16.49%) Amazon AWS
4 95 (3.67%) IaaS
5 88 (3.40%) SaaS
6 85 (3.28%) PaaS
7 63 (2.43%) Azure Active Directory
8 31 (1.20%) Mimecast
9 29 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
10 27 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
11 24 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
12 18 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
13 17 (0.66%) Amazon S3
13 17 (0.66%) OneDrive
13 17 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 16 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
15 15 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 13 (0.50%) Amazon Glacier
17 12 (0.46%) G Suite
17 12 (0.46%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 661 (25.53%) Firewall
2 570 (22.02%) DNS
3 513 (19.81%) SAN
4 450 (17.38%) DHCP
5 372 (14.37%) WAN
6 363 (14.02%) LAN
7 296 (11.43%) TCP/IP
8 219 (8.46%) VPN
9 150 (5.79%) Network Security
10 130 (5.02%) VLAN
11 112 (4.33%) MPLS
12 106 (4.09%) Cisco ASA
13 89 (3.44%) VoIP
14 88 (3.40%) Wireless
15 76 (2.94%) NAS
16 74 (2.86%) Skype
17 57 (2.20%) NetScaler
18 56 (2.16%) VSAN
19 55 (2.12%) SSL
20 52 (2.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 425 (16.42%) SQL Server
2 67 (2.59%) MySQL
3 51 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
3 51 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 36 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
5 30 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
6 26 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (0.70%) Big Data
7 18 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
8 13 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (0.50%) NoSQL
8 13 (0.50%) Oracle Database
9 12 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (0.42%) Hadoop
10 11 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (0.39%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.23%) Blockchain
13 5 (0.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (0.15%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 67 (2.59%) Jenkins
2 39 (1.51%) Git (software)
3 34 (1.31%) JIRA
4 27 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (0.81%) TeamCity
6 19 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
7 13 (0.50%) Subversion
8 11 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
9 10 (0.39%) Redmine
10 9 (0.35%) Visual Studio
11 8 (0.31%) Maven
12 3 (0.12%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.077%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.077%) Chocolatey
13 2 (0.077%) GCC
13 2 (0.077%) Rational DOORS
13 2 (0.077%) SonarQube
13 2 (0.077%) Vagrant
General
1 386 (14.91%) Finance
2 113 (4.36%) Retail
3 77 (2.97%) Banking
4 71 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 54 (2.09%) Legal
6 48 (1.85%) Law
7 41 (1.58%) Manufacturing
7 41 (1.58%) Marketing
8 27 (1.04%) Advertising
8 27 (1.04%) Back Office
9 24 (0.93%) Billing
10 16 (0.62%) Games
10 16 (0.62%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.42%) Aerospace
12 10 (0.39%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.23%) Local Government
14 5 (0.19%) Military
14 5 (0.19%) Publishing
15 4 (0.15%) Italian Language
16 3 (0.12%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (3.05%) Web Services
2 36 (1.39%) .NET
2 36 (1.39%) Middleware
3 21 (0.81%) LDAP
4 12 (0.46%) Elastic Stack
4 12 (0.46%) LAMP
5 10 (0.39%) Software Packaging
6 9 (0.35%) LAPP Stack
6 9 (0.35%) RESTful
7 8 (0.31%) Apache CXF
7 8 (0.31%) CSS
7 8 (0.31%) REST
7 8 (0.31%) SOAP
7 8 (0.31%) WCF
8 7 (0.27%) .NET Framework
8 7 (0.27%) Flash
8 7 (0.27%) X-Windows
9 6 (0.23%) HTML
10 5 (0.19%) SAML
10 5 (0.19%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 362 (13.98%) Data Centre
2 205 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
3 103 (3.98%) Clustering
4 101 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
5 68 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 66 (2.55%) Driving Licence
7 59 (2.28%) Replication
8 52 (2.01%) Public Cloud
9 51 (1.97%) Computer Science
10 49 (1.89%) PKI
11 45 (1.74%) Hedge funds
12 40 (1.54%) Private Cloud
13 29 (1.12%) CESG
13 29 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
14 28 (1.08%) Fintech
15 26 (1.00%) Blackberry
15 26 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
15 26 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
16 23 (0.89%) Client/Server
16 23 (0.89%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1,878 (72.54%) Windows
2 1,335 (51.56%) Windows Server
3 642 (24.80%) Linux
4 533 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 506 (19.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 203 (7.84%) Windows 10
7 195 (7.53%) Windows 7
8 119 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 94 (3.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 93 (3.59%) Windows 8
11 89 (3.44%) Unix
12 59 (2.28%) CentOS
13 34 (1.31%) Ubuntu
14 25 (0.97%) Mac OS
15 20 (0.77%) Solaris
16 18 (0.70%) Android
17 17 (0.66%) Windows XP
18 15 (0.58%) Debian
19 13 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
20 11 (0.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 554 (21.40%) ITIL
2 262 (10.12%) DevOps
3 247 (9.54%) Problem-Solving
4 208 (8.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 142 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
6 127 (4.91%) Configuration Management
7 123 (4.75%) Migration
8 113 (4.36%) Service Management
9 107 (4.13%) Change Management
10 95 (3.67%) Patch Management
10 95 (3.67%) Project Management
11 93 (3.59%) Problem Management
12 90 (3.48%) Load Balancing
13 85 (3.28%) Asset Management
14 81 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
15 79 (3.05%) Mentoring
16 78 (3.01%) Cybersecurity
17 74 (2.86%) Service Delivery
18 73 (2.82%) Business Continuity
18 73 (2.82%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 517 (19.97%) PowerShell
2 315 (12.17%) SQL
3 159 (6.14%) Python
4 126 (4.87%) Bash Shell
5 49 (1.89%) Ruby
6 47 (1.82%) Perl
7 44 (1.70%) C
8 42 (1.62%) Java
9 40 (1.54%) Shell Script
10 38 (1.47%) C#
11 27 (1.04%) JavaScript
12 24 (0.93%) VBScript
13 16 (0.62%) Go
14 14 (0.54%) PHP
15 13 (0.50%) Korn
16 9 (0.35%) VB
17 7 (0.27%) C++
18 5 (0.19%) T-SQL
19 1 (0.039%) PL/SQL
19 1 (0.039%) Scala
Qualifications
1 383 (14.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 289 (11.16%) Cisco Certification
3 284 (10.97%) MCSE
4 248 (9.58%) CCNA
5 181 (6.99%) Degree
6 135 (5.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 133 (5.14%) MCSA
8 131 (5.06%) Security Cleared
9 118 (4.56%) MCITP
10 96 (3.71%) CCNP
11 71 (2.74%) SC Cleared
12 67 (2.59%) MCP
13 54 (2.09%) CISSP
14 45 (1.74%) Citrix Certification
15 44 (1.70%) DV Cleared
16 34 (1.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 30 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
18 28 (1.08%) CCA
19 25 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
20 24 (0.93%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (5.52%) SLA
2 64 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (0.97%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.54%) PMO
5 13 (0.50%) QA
6 11 (0.42%) GDPR
7 9 (0.35%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.15%) GCP
8 4 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.12%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.077%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.039%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.039%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 1,384 (53.46%) Active Directory
2 984 (38.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 644 (24.87%) Hyper-V
4 265 (10.24%) vSphere
5 217 (8.38%) VMware ESXi
6 199 (7.69%) XenApp
7 116 (4.48%) XenDesktop
8 72 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
9 67 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
10 63 (2.43%) Docker
11 61 (2.36%) Virtual Desktop
12 48 (1.85%) VMware NSX
13 40 (1.54%) BitLocker
14 32 (1.24%) XenServer
15 30 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
16 27 (1.04%) VMware Server
17 21 (0.81%) VirtualBox
18 20 (0.77%) NFS
19 19 (0.73%) Firmware
19 19 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 447 (17.27%) SCCM
2 174 (6.72%) SCOM
3 127 (4.91%) vCenter Server
4 122 (4.71%) Puppet
5 121 (4.67%) Ansible
6 94 (3.63%) WSUS
7 77 (2.97%) Failover Clustering
8 64 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
9 56 (2.16%) Terraform
10 50 (1.93%) Nagios
11 49 (1.89%) SCVMM
12 41 (1.58%) Backup Exec
13 39 (1.51%) Single Sign-On
13 39 (1.51%) vRealize
14 36 (1.39%) FortiGate
15 31 (1.20%) Kubernetes
16 23 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
16 23 (0.89%) SCOrch
17 22 (0.85%) AirWatch
17 22 (0.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1,577 (60.91%) VMware
2 1,216 (46.97%) Microsoft
3 686 (26.50%) Cisco
4 545 (21.05%) Citrix
5 214 (8.27%) HP
6 177 (6.84%) NetApp
7 159 (6.14%) Veeam
8 120 (4.63%) Dell
9 105 (4.06%) Red Hat
10 98 (3.79%) EMC
11 77 (2.97%) CheckPoint
12 75 (2.90%) Splunk
13 70 (2.70%) Google
14 69 (2.67%) SolarWinds
15 62 (2.39%) Palo Alto
16 60 (2.32%) F5
17 58 (2.24%) 3PAR
18 55 (2.12%) Meraki
19 53 (2.05%) McAfee
20 46 (1.78%) Juniper