Period
to 22 April 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £45,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 April 2019.

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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 175 215 214
Rank change year-on-year +40 -1 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 2,773 2,660 2,595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.02% 1.60% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 1.66% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2,385 2,417 2,353
England median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,000 £30,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 132,011 160,241 155,882
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 96.47% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 105,973 132,018 130,457
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,569 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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 +29 1,001 £55,000 +4.76% 153
South East +37 483 £45,000 +5.88% 125
North of England +76 466 £41,500 +10.67% 166
Midlands +34 335 £42,500 +13.33% 96
South West +52 332 £40,000 +6.67% 82
North West +73 218 £42,500 +13.33% 77
West Midlands +36 215 £42,500 +13.33% 51
Yorkshire +30 200 £40,000 +6.67% 76
East of England +3 155 £42,500 -5.56% 54
East Midlands +28 119 £42,500 +13.33% 45
North East +45 48 £40,000 +23.08% 13
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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 2,686 (96.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1,872 (67.51%) Windows
3 1,507 (54.35%) VMware
4 1,424 (51.35%) Active Directory
5 1,352 (48.76%) Microsoft
6 1,241 (44.75%) Windows Server
7 1,032 (37.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 895 (32.28%) VMware Infrastructure
9 894 (32.24%) Office 365
10 744 (26.83%) Cisco
11 729 (26.29%) PowerShell
12 722 (26.04%) Hyper-V
13 689 (24.85%) Firewall
14 654 (23.58%) Linux
15 650 (23.44%) ITIL
16 607 (21.89%) Amazon AWS
17 605 (21.82%) DNS
18 539 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
19 519 (18.72%) Citrix
20 513 (18.50%) SCCM
21 442 (15.94%) MS Exchange
22 440 (15.87%) DHCP
23 423 (15.25%) Finance
24 413 (14.89%) Data Centre
25 405 (14.61%) Microsoft Certification
26 398 (14.35%) SQL Server
27 377 (13.60%) Windows Server 2008
28 370 (13.34%) SAN
29 359 (12.95%) SQL
30 346 (12.48%) Problem-Solving

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
1 442 (15.94%) MS Exchange
2 259 (9.34%) SharePoint
3 190 (6.85%) IIS
4 118 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 118 (4.26%) Skype for Business
5 89 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 81 (2.92%) Apache
7 37 (1.33%) nginx
8 36 (1.30%) Confluence
9 21 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
10 19 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
11 18 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
11 18 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
12 14 (0.50%) OpenStack
12 14 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
12 14 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
13 13 (0.47%) Tomcat
14 10 (0.36%) CMS
15 8 (0.29%) IBM Domino
15 8 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 194 (7.00%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.072%) CATIA
5 2 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.11%) Workfront
3 2 (0.072%) ENOVIA
3 2 (0.072%) Magento
4 1 (0.036%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.036%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.036%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1,032 (37.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 894 (32.24%) Office 365
3 607 (21.89%) Amazon AWS
4 135 (4.87%) IaaS
5 118 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 90 (3.25%) SaaS
7 75 (2.70%) PaaS
8 70 (2.52%) Google Cloud Platform
9 61 (2.20%) AWS CloudFormation
10 52 (1.88%) Mimecast
11 43 (1.55%) OneDrive
12 42 (1.51%) Serverless
13 38 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
14 35 (1.26%) Amazon S3
14 35 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
15 32 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
16 27 (0.97%) GitHub
17 22 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 18 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
18 18 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 689 (24.85%) Firewall
2 605 (21.82%) DNS
3 440 (15.87%) DHCP
4 370 (13.34%) SAN
5 323 (11.65%) WAN
6 298 (10.75%) LAN
7 285 (10.28%) TCP/IP
8 187 (6.74%) VPN
9 131 (4.72%) NetScaler
10 126 (4.54%) VoIP
11 120 (4.33%) VLAN
12 116 (4.18%) Network Security
13 110 (3.97%) Skype
14 105 (3.79%) Wireless
15 96 (3.46%) MPLS
16 95 (3.43%) NAS
17 69 (2.49%) Cisco ASA
18 63 (2.27%) IP Telephony
19 61 (2.20%) Wi-Fi
20 59 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 398 (14.35%) SQL Server
2 52 (1.88%) MySQL
3 41 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 35 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
5 33 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
6 32 (1.15%) MongoDB
7 29 (1.05%) Big Data
8 28 (1.01%) NoSQL
9 27 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
11 13 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
12 12 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (0.40%) Relational Database
14 9 (0.32%) Redis
15 7 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
15 7 (0.25%) Blockchain
16 5 (0.18%) Oracle Database
17 4 (0.14%) Hadoop
18 3 (0.11%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 104 (3.75%) Jenkins
2 63 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 59 (2.13%) JIRA
4 45 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 31 (1.12%) Bitbucket
6 29 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
7 25 (0.90%) TeamCity
8 23 (0.83%) TestRail
9 22 (0.79%) Visual Studio
10 21 (0.76%) Zephyr
11 13 (0.47%) Vagrant
12 12 (0.43%) MSI
13 11 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (0.32%) GitLab
15 7 (0.25%) Travis CI
16 5 (0.18%) Artifactory
16 5 (0.18%) Subversion
17 4 (0.14%) Gerrit
17 4 (0.14%) Redmine
18 3 (0.11%) Robot Framework
General
1 423 (15.25%) Finance
2 127 (4.58%) Retail
3 95 (3.43%) Banking
4 77 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 55 (1.98%) Electronics
6 43 (1.55%) Marketing
7 42 (1.51%) Law
8 34 (1.23%) Legal
8 34 (1.23%) Manufacturing
9 23 (0.83%) Aerospace
10 14 (0.50%) Games
11 13 (0.47%) Back Office
12 12 (0.43%) Front Office
13 11 (0.40%) Advertising
14 8 (0.29%) Automotive
15 6 (0.22%) Military
16 5 (0.18%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.18%) Local Government
17 4 (0.14%) Financial Institution
18 2 (0.072%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (2.45%) Web Services
2 29 (1.05%) Middleware
3 24 (0.87%) .NET
4 21 (0.76%) JSON
4 21 (0.76%) LAMP
5 19 (0.69%) LDAP
5 19 (0.69%) RabbitMQ
6 16 (0.58%) LEMP Stack
7 12 (0.43%) Elastic Stack
7 12 (0.43%) WSH
8 9 (0.32%) YAML
9 8 (0.29%) Apache Flex
9 8 (0.29%) Kafka
10 6 (0.22%) Node.js
11 5 (0.18%) MEAN Stack
11 5 (0.18%) Spring
12 4 (0.14%) CGI
12 4 (0.14%) COM
12 4 (0.14%) Django
12 4 (0.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 413 (14.89%) Data Centre
2 197 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 116 (4.18%) Clustering
4 104 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 92 (3.32%) Self-Motivation
6 86 (3.10%) Hybrid Cloud
7 76 (2.74%) Public Cloud
8 75 (2.70%) Replication
9 53 (1.91%) Driving Licence
10 50 (1.80%) Fintech
11 49 (1.77%) Fat Client
11 49 (1.77%) Thin Client
12 45 (1.62%) EMC VNX
13 43 (1.55%) PKI
14 37 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
15 28 (1.01%) Hedge funds
16 21 (0.76%) Private Cloud
17 18 (0.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 16 (0.58%) HP Storage
19 15 (0.54%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,872 (67.51%) Windows
2 1,241 (44.75%) Windows Server
3 654 (23.58%) Linux
4 539 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 377 (13.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 287 (10.35%) Windows 10
7 159 (5.73%) Windows 7
8 114 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 111 (4.00%) Unix
10 85 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 77 (2.78%) CentOS
12 44 (1.59%) Ubuntu
12 44 (1.59%) Windows 8
13 34 (1.23%) Apple iOS
14 28 (1.01%) Mac OS
15 19 (0.69%) Windows XP
16 15 (0.54%) Data ONTAP
17 14 (0.50%) Mac OS X
18 11 (0.40%) Debian
18 11 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,686 (96.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 650 (23.44%) ITIL
3 346 (12.48%) Problem-Solving
4 334 (12.04%) DevOps
5 309 (11.14%) Agile Software Development
6 254 (9.16%) Disaster Recovery
7 212 (7.65%) Migration
8 206 (7.43%) High Availability
9 200 (7.21%) Configuration Management
10 168 (6.06%) Service Management
11 143 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
12 138 (4.98%) Mentoring
13 129 (4.65%) Service Delivery
14 125 (4.51%) Load Balancing
15 102 (3.68%) Continuous Improvement
16 98 (3.53%) Change Management
17 95 (3.43%) Software Engineering
18 93 (3.35%) Business Continuity
19 92 (3.32%) ITSM
20 90 (3.25%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 729 (26.29%) PowerShell
2 359 (12.95%) SQL
3 253 (9.12%) Python
4 191 (6.89%) Bash Shell
5 83 (2.99%) Ruby
6 78 (2.81%) PHP
7 50 (1.80%) VBScript
8 45 (1.62%) Java
8 45 (1.62%) Perl
9 41 (1.48%) Go
10 40 (1.44%) C
11 33 (1.19%) JavaScript
12 25 (0.90%) C#
13 21 (0.76%) VB
14 18 (0.65%) T-SQL
15 16 (0.58%) C++
16 15 (0.54%) Korn
17 14 (0.50%) Bourne shell
18 12 (0.43%) MATLAB
19 10 (0.36%) Lua
Qualifications
1 405 (14.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 307 (11.07%) MCSE
3 242 (8.73%) Security Cleared
4 224 (8.08%) Cisco Certification
5 186 (6.71%) Degree
6 168 (6.06%) CCNA
7 164 (5.91%) MCSA
8 140 (5.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 111 (4.00%) SC Cleared
10 109 (3.93%) DV Cleared
11 81 (2.92%) CCNP
12 66 (2.38%) MCP
13 62 (2.24%) Citrix Certification
14 59 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
15 55 (1.98%) MCITP
16 44 (1.59%) CCA
17 40 (1.44%) CCIE
18 28 (1.01%) AWS Certification
18 28 (1.01%) CISSP
19 27 (0.97%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (6.49%) SLA
2 86 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 56 (2.02%) Cyber Essentials
4 41 (1.48%) GDPR
5 39 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 37 (1.33%) PMO
7 32 (1.15%) PCI DSS
8 24 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 7 (0.25%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.22%) QA
11 4 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.036%) PSD2
13 1 (0.036%) RMADS
System Software
1 1,424 (51.35%) Active Directory
2 895 (32.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 722 (26.04%) Hyper-V
4 251 (9.05%) vSphere
5 211 (7.61%) XenApp
6 204 (7.36%) VMware ESXi
7 169 (6.09%) Docker
8 144 (5.19%) XenDesktop
9 78 (2.81%) Virtual Servers
10 75 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
11 64 (2.31%) Microsoft App-V
12 46 (1.66%) Virtual Desktop
13 42 (1.51%) Firmware
14 41 (1.48%) XenServer
15 31 (1.12%) BitLocker
16 20 (0.72%) NFS
17 19 (0.69%) VMware NSX
18 18 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 18 (0.65%) Terminal Server
19 15 (0.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 513 (18.50%) SCCM
2 215 (7.75%) Ansible
3 197 (7.10%) Puppet
4 176 (6.35%) Terraform
5 166 (5.99%) SCOM
6 141 (5.08%) Kubernetes
7 130 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
8 99 (3.57%) WSUS
9 81 (2.92%) SCVMM
10 76 (2.74%) Nagios
11 72 (2.60%) vCenter Server
12 55 (1.98%) Failover Clustering
13 53 (1.91%) Microsoft Intune
14 46 (1.66%) NetBackup
15 42 (1.51%) SCOrch
16 37 (1.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 37 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
17 32 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
18 31 (1.12%) Backup Exec
19 22 (0.79%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 1,507 (54.35%) VMware
2 1,352 (48.76%) Microsoft
3 744 (26.83%) Cisco
4 519 (18.72%) Citrix
5 314 (11.32%) HP
6 178 (6.42%) NetApp
7 154 (5.55%) Veeam
8 151 (5.45%) Dell
9 135 (4.87%) Juniper
10 117 (4.22%) EMC
11 111 (4.00%) Red Hat
12 107 (3.86%) F5
13 83 (2.99%) Symantec
14 78 (2.81%) SolarWinds
15 75 (2.70%) CheckPoint
16 73 (2.63%) McAfee
17 70 (2.52%) IBM
18 68 (2.45%) Aruba
19 62 (2.24%) Google
20 61 (2.20%) Splunk