The median annual salary for a Infrastructure Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Engineer
UK / England
Rank 204 213 235
Rank change year-on-year +9 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1291 1557 1427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.62% 1.61% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 1.67% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1193 1364 1276
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 76808 93068 95575
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64249 78721 78814
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +21 488 £50,000 - 52
South East +20 306 £42,500 +6.25% 28
Yorkshire +4 112 £37,500 -12.79% 10
East of England -3 94 £40,000 -1.23% 6
North West -32 79 £37,500 +2.73% 15
West Midlands +22 78 £37,500 -0.66% 13
South West -42 52 £35,500 -1.38% 7
East Midlands -13 51 £42,500 +21.42% 13
North East +26 29 £30,000 - 1
Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 1845 (71.79%) Windows
2 1502 (58.44%) VMware
3 1375 (53.50%) Active Directory
4 1302 (50.66%) Windows Server
5 1149 (44.71%) Microsoft
6 829 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 718 (27.94%) Cisco
8 686 (26.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 681 (26.50%) MS Exchange
10 670 (26.07%) Linux
11 625 (24.32%) Firewall
12 607 (23.62%) Windows Server 2008
13 593 (23.07%) Hyper-V
14 545 (21.21%) SAN
15 530 (20.62%) ITIL
16 519 (20.19%) DNS
17 480 (18.68%) Office 365
18 461 (17.94%) PowerShell
19 438 (17.04%) MS Excel
20 433 (16.85%) Microsoft Azure
21 428 (16.65%) Citrix
22 420 (16.34%) DHCP
23 414 (16.11%) SQL Server
24 404 (15.72%) Finance
25 399 (15.53%) Microsoft Certification
26 361 (14.05%) LAN
27 339 (13.19%) SQL
28 321 (12.49%) vSphere
28 321 (12.49%) SCCM
29 319 (12.41%) WAN

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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
1 681 (26.50%) MS Exchange
2 282 (10.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 195 (7.59%) IIS
4 194 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 180 (7.00%) Skype for Business
6 156 (6.07%) SharePoint
7 113 (4.40%) Apache
8 63 (2.45%) Tomcat
9 54 (2.10%) OpenStack
10 46 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
11 44 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
12 28 (1.09%) nginx
13 22 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
14 19 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
15 18 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
15 18 (0.70%) JBoss
15 18 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
16 17 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 11 (0.43%) Apache Solr
18 9 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 438 (17.04%) MS Excel
2 110 (4.28%) MS Office
3 10 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.039%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.039%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.12%) assyst
2 3 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.039%) Bankmaster
3 1 (0.039%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.039%) Magento
3 1 (0.039%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.039%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.039%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 480 (18.68%) Office 365
2 433 (16.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 314 (12.22%) Amazon AWS
4 103 (4.01%) IaaS
5 86 (3.35%) PaaS
6 82 (3.19%) SaaS
7 29 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
8 26 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
9 25 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
10 17 (0.66%) Mimecast
11 10 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.27%) OneDrive
12 7 (0.27%) OpenShift
13 6 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.23%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.19%) G Suite
15 4 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 4 (0.16%) GitHub
15 4 (0.16%) Slack
15 4 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 625 (24.32%) Firewall
2 545 (21.21%) SAN
3 519 (20.19%) DNS
4 420 (16.34%) DHCP
5 361 (14.05%) LAN
6 319 (12.41%) WAN
7 253 (9.84%) TCP/IP
8 190 (7.39%) VPN
9 166 (6.46%) VLAN
10 143 (5.56%) VoIP
11 136 (5.29%) NAS
12 117 (4.55%) Skype
13 104 (4.05%) Network Security
14 91 (3.54%) Internet
15 87 (3.39%) Wireless
16 71 (2.76%) MPLS
17 61 (2.37%) Cisco ASA
18 57 (2.22%) SSL
19 52 (2.02%) LDAP
19 52 (2.02%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 414 (16.11%) SQL Server
2 113 (4.40%) MySQL
3 90 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 58 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 48 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
6 42 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 38 (1.48%) MongoDB
8 32 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
9 17 (0.66%) DB2
10 15 (0.58%) Redis
11 13 (0.51%) Hadoop
12 12 (0.47%) Big Data
13 11 (0.43%) NoSQL
13 11 (0.43%) Relational Database
14 9 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
15 8 (0.31%) MariaDB
16 7 (0.27%) HBase
16 7 (0.27%) Oracle Database
16 7 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 50 (1.95%) Jenkins
2 30 (1.17%) JIRA
3 29 (1.13%) Git (software)
4 20 (0.78%) MSI
5 17 (0.66%) Vagrant
6 10 (0.39%) InstallShield
7 9 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (0.27%) JMeter
8 7 (0.27%) TeamCity
8 7 (0.27%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (0.23%) WinDbg
10 5 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (0.16%) Ant
11 4 (0.16%) FishEye
11 4 (0.16%) Selenium
11 4 (0.16%) Visual Studio Code
12 3 (0.12%) Maven
12 3 (0.12%) Subversion
12 3 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 404 (15.72%) Finance
2 109 (4.24%) Telecoms
3 63 (2.45%) Retail
4 53 (2.06%) Banking
5 46 (1.79%) Games
6 44 (1.71%) Legal
7 25 (0.97%) Advertising
8 24 (0.93%) Law
8 24 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 22 (0.86%) Marketing
10 20 (0.78%) Back Office
11 16 (0.62%) Electronics
12 15 (0.58%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.54%) Publishing
14 10 (0.39%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.27%) Billing
16 6 (0.23%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.19%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (2.96%) Web Services
2 50 (1.95%) LAMP
3 27 (1.05%) Software Packaging
4 18 (0.70%) .NET
4 18 (0.70%) Middleware
5 14 (0.54%) LAPP Stack
6 11 (0.43%) Kafka
7 9 (0.35%) Flash
8 8 (0.31%) Apache Flex
8 8 (0.31%) Elastic Stack
9 7 (0.27%) XML
9 7 (0.27%) XSLT
10 6 (0.23%) 802.1X
10 6 (0.23%) Phusion Passenger
11 5 (0.19%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (0.19%) SOAP
12 4 (0.16%) JMS
13 3 (0.12%) COM
13 3 (0.12%) Rendezvous
13 3 (0.12%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 319 (12.41%) Data Centre
2 113 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 110 (4.28%) Clustering
4 93 (3.62%) Management Information System
5 72 (2.80%) PKI
6 59 (2.30%) Hedge funds
7 52 (2.02%) Computer Science
8 51 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
9 49 (1.91%) EMC VNX
10 44 (1.71%) Fintech
10 44 (1.71%) Replication
11 43 (1.67%) Private Cloud
12 41 (1.60%) Driving Licence
13 38 (1.48%) Blackberry
14 29 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
15 28 (1.09%) Fat Client
15 28 (1.09%) Thin Client
16 21 (0.82%) Public Cloud
17 20 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 18 (0.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1845 (71.79%) Windows
2 1302 (50.66%) Windows Server
3 686 (26.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 670 (26.07%) Linux
5 607 (23.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 192 (7.47%) Windows 7
7 186 (7.24%) Unix
8 181 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 131 (5.10%) Windows 10
10 107 (4.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 72 (2.80%) Solaris
12 68 (2.65%) CentOS
13 63 (2.45%) Windows 8
14 53 (2.06%) Ubuntu
15 26 (1.01%) Debian
15 26 (1.01%) SUSE
16 20 (0.78%) Mac OS X
17 16 (0.62%) Data ONTAP
18 13 (0.51%) Android
19 11 (0.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 530 (20.62%) ITIL
2 243 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 177 (6.89%) DevOps
4 155 (6.03%) Migration
5 138 (5.37%) High Availability
6 124 (4.82%) Problem Management
7 118 (4.59%) Agile Software Development
8 105 (4.09%) Project Management
9 89 (3.46%) Configuration Management
10 88 (3.42%) Mentoring
11 85 (3.31%) Change Management
12 80 (3.11%) Service Management
13 71 (2.76%) Performance Tuning
14 68 (2.65%) Infrastructure Management
14 68 (2.65%) Performance Monitoring
15 61 (2.37%) ITIL V3
16 60 (2.33%) Service Delivery
17 59 (2.30%) Open Source
18 57 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
19 56 (2.18%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 461 (17.94%) PowerShell
2 339 (13.19%) SQL
3 188 (7.32%) Python
4 131 (5.10%) Bash Shell
5 87 (3.39%) Perl
6 64 (2.49%) Java
7 53 (2.06%) Shell Script
8 49 (1.91%) Ruby
9 41 (1.60%) PHP
10 35 (1.36%) VB
11 34 (1.32%) C
11 34 (1.32%) VBScript
12 22 (0.86%) C#
13 20 (0.78%) Go
14 17 (0.66%) Bourne shell
15 7 (0.27%) JavaScript
16 6 (0.23%) C++
17 5 (0.19%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.16%) AWK
18 4 (0.16%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 399 (15.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 299 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
3 284 (11.05%) MCSE
4 236 (9.18%) CCNA
5 207 (8.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 185 (7.20%) Security Cleared
7 161 (6.26%) Degree
8 158 (6.15%) MCSA
9 140 (5.45%) CCNP
10 118 (4.59%) SC Cleared
11 107 (4.16%) MCP
12 80 (3.11%) MCITP
13 47 (1.83%) DV Cleared
14 40 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
15 35 (1.36%) CCA
16 28 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
17 24 (0.93%) RHCE
18 18 (0.70%) BC Cleared
19 15 (0.58%) RHCA
19 15 (0.58%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (6.93%) SLA
2 48 (1.87%) PCI DSS
3 32 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.62%) QA
5 13 (0.51%) PMO
6 6 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.16%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.078%) ISO22301
9 2 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.039%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.039%) EMIR
10 1 (0.039%) GCP
10 1 (0.039%) GDPR
10 1 (0.039%) MiFID
System Software
1 1375 (53.50%) Active Directory
2 829 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 593 (23.07%) Hyper-V
4 321 (12.49%) vSphere
5 162 (6.30%) XenApp
6 125 (4.86%) VMware ESXi
7 120 (4.67%) VMware ESX
8 99 (3.85%) XenDesktop
9 57 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
10 54 (2.10%) Terminal Services
11 47 (1.83%) Docker
12 45 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
13 38 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
14 37 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
15 35 (1.36%) Firmware
16 32 (1.25%) VMware Server
17 28 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
18 27 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
19 22 (0.86%) iptables
19 22 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 321 (12.49%) SCCM
2 158 (6.15%) Puppet
3 140 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
4 138 (5.37%) SCOM
5 94 (3.66%) WSUS
6 84 (3.27%) Ansible
7 72 (2.80%) Nagios
8 61 (2.37%) NetBackup
9 32 (1.25%) Red Hat Satellite
10 27 (1.05%) Backup Exec
10 27 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
10 27 (1.05%) SCOrch
11 26 (1.01%) Terraform
12 24 (0.93%) Kubernetes
13 22 (0.86%) Failover Clustering
14 20 (0.78%) Oracle ZFS
14 20 (0.78%) SCVMM
15 19 (0.74%) Cacti
15 19 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
16 18 (0.70%) vMotion
Vendors
1 1502 (58.44%) VMware
2 1149 (44.71%) Microsoft
3 718 (27.94%) Cisco
4 428 (16.65%) Citrix
5 315 (12.26%) NetApp
6 309 (12.02%) HP
7 200 (7.78%) Red Hat
8 141 (5.49%) EMC
9 113 (4.40%) Dell
10 107 (4.16%) CheckPoint
11 98 (3.81%) Oracle
12 91 (3.54%) Juniper
13 84 (3.27%) Veeam
14 66 (2.57%) Avaya
15 64 (2.49%) SonicWALL
16 63 (2.45%) SolarWinds
17 62 (2.41%) Symantec
18 49 (1.91%) 3PAR
19 45 (1.75%) Google
20 43 (1.67%) IBM
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
The North Starr
Posted: 7 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £44000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
ninesharp
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, holiday etc.
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £31000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Royal Academy of Music
Salary: From £38,494 to £45,148 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + 10% Pension + 15% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday