Period
to 24 September 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 165 209 218
Rank change year-on-year +44 +9 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 2,786 2,634 2,694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.14% 1.70% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 1.76% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,449 2,363 2,390
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.20% +2.35%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £46,871 £46,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +0.80% +4.49% +4.71%

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 124,732 149,279 157,377
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.10% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 100,212 121,234 127,042
England median annual salary £51,173 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +26 924 £57,500 +4.55% 116
North of England +59 548 £40,000 - 127
South East +1 452 £44,000 -2.22% 98
Midlands +66 351 £44,000 +10.00% 58
South West +80 347 £42,500 +13.33% 55
North West +67 283 £42,500 +6.25% 78
Yorkshire +13 225 £40,000 - 41
West Midlands +57 212 £42,500 +6.25% 38
East of England +31 165 £43,720 -2.84% 39
East Midlands +48 139 £45,000 +12.50% 19
North East +39 40 £42,958 +22.74% 8
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 2,717 (97.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1,788 (64.18%) Windows
3 1,500 (53.84%) VMware
4 1,422 (51.04%) Active Directory
5 1,328 (47.67%) Microsoft
6 1,209 (43.40%) Azure
7 1,174 (42.14%) Windows Server
8 1,025 (36.79%) Office 365
9 962 (34.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 751 (26.96%) Hyper-V
11 715 (25.66%) PowerShell
12 704 (25.27%) Cisco
13 687 (24.66%) Firewall
14 628 (22.54%) ITIL
15 626 (22.47%) DNS
16 607 (21.79%) Citrix
17 598 (21.46%) Linux
18 578 (20.75%) AWS
19 548 (19.67%) SCCM
20 505 (18.13%) DHCP
21 485 (17.41%) MS Exchange
22 454 (16.30%) Windows Server 2012
23 438 (15.72%) SAN
24 437 (15.69%) Data Centre
25 418 (15.00%) Finance
26 386 (13.85%) SQL Server
27 378 (13.57%) Microsoft Certification
28 363 (13.03%) WAN
28 363 (13.03%) Agile Software Development
29 340 (12.20%) LAN

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
1 485 (17.41%) MS Exchange
2 268 (9.62%) SharePoint
3 156 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 148 (5.31%) Skype for Business
5 142 (5.10%) IIS
6 106 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 41 (1.47%) Confluence
8 38 (1.36%) Apache
9 35 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
10 29 (1.04%) nginx
11 23 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
12 22 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
13 20 (0.72%) SAS
14 12 (0.43%) OpenStack
15 10 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
16 9 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
16 9 (0.32%) WebSphere
17 8 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
18 7 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 167 (5.99%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.11%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 8 (0.29%) Workfront
2 5 (0.18%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.11%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.036%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.036%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 1,209 (43.40%) Azure
2 1,025 (36.79%) Office 365
3 578 (20.75%) AWS
4 200 (7.18%) IaaS
5 159 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
6 110 (3.95%) PaaS
7 86 (3.09%) GCP
8 85 (3.05%) SaaS
9 72 (2.58%) AWS CloudFormation
10 64 (2.30%) OneDrive
11 58 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
12 53 (1.90%) Azure Stack
13 48 (1.72%) Serverless
14 47 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
15 39 (1.40%) GitHub
16 36 (1.29%) Amazon S3
16 36 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
17 33 (1.18%) Mimecast
18 32 (1.15%) G Suite
19 24 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 687 (24.66%) Firewall
2 626 (22.47%) DNS
3 505 (18.13%) DHCP
4 438 (15.72%) SAN
5 363 (13.03%) WAN
6 340 (12.20%) LAN
7 326 (11.70%) TCP/IP
8 210 (7.54%) VPN
9 151 (5.42%) VLAN
10 149 (5.35%) Skype
11 142 (5.10%) NAS
12 132 (4.74%) Wireless
13 124 (4.45%) VoIP
14 111 (3.98%) NetScaler
15 101 (3.63%) Network Security
16 88 (3.16%) iSCSI
17 79 (2.84%) MPLS
18 66 (2.37%) Cisco ASA
19 58 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
20 57 (2.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 386 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 63 (2.26%) MySQL
3 48 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
4 32 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
5 27 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (0.86%) MongoDB
7 22 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (0.72%) Big Data
8 20 (0.72%) Redis
9 18 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
10 17 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
11 11 (0.39%) NoSQL
11 11 (0.39%) Power BI
12 10 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (0.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 9 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (0.32%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
15 6 (0.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 78 (2.80%) Git (software)
2 65 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 60 (2.15%) JIRA
4 48 (1.72%) Visual Studio
5 40 (1.44%) TestRail
5 40 (1.44%) Zephyr
6 27 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
7 25 (0.90%) Bitbucket
8 24 (0.86%) TeamCity
9 23 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 16 (0.57%) Vagrant
11 14 (0.50%) GitLab
11 14 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
12 11 (0.39%) MSI
13 9 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (0.29%) Subversion
15 7 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
16 5 (0.18%) Travis CI
17 4 (0.14%) GCC
17 4 (0.14%) webpack
General
1 418 (15.00%) Finance
2 199 (7.14%) Public Sector
3 106 (3.80%) Retail
4 101 (3.63%) Banking
5 92 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 37 (1.33%) Marketing
7 32 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 31 (1.11%) Law
9 28 (1.01%) Legal
10 27 (0.97%) Games
11 26 (0.93%) Electronics
12 22 (0.79%) Advertising
13 19 (0.68%) Aerospace
14 16 (0.57%) Fire and Rescue
15 11 (0.39%) Back Office
15 11 (0.39%) Billing
15 11 (0.39%) Police
16 10 (0.36%) Front Office
16 10 (0.36%) Investment Banking
16 10 (0.36%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (2.05%) Web Services
2 38 (1.36%) JSON
3 25 (0.90%) .NET
3 25 (0.90%) RabbitMQ
4 23 (0.83%) LDAP
5 20 (0.72%) Software Packaging
6 18 (0.65%) Middleware
7 14 (0.50%) HTML
7 14 (0.50%) REST
8 13 (0.47%) Elastic Stack
9 11 (0.39%) YAML
10 10 (0.36%) LAMP
11 9 (0.32%) 802.1X
12 8 (0.29%) .NET Core
12 8 (0.29%) Kafka
12 8 (0.29%) LEMP Stack
13 7 (0.25%) COM
13 7 (0.25%) CSS
14 6 (0.22%) FreeSWITCH
14 6 (0.22%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 437 (15.69%) Data Centre
2 111 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
3 102 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 99 (3.55%) Clustering
5 84 (3.02%) Public Cloud
6 75 (2.69%) Private Cloud
7 63 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
8 62 (2.23%) Replication
9 53 (1.90%) Driving Licence
10 47 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
11 38 (1.36%) Fat Client
11 38 (1.36%) Thin Client
12 36 (1.29%) Hedge funds
13 31 (1.11%) User Experience
14 28 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
15 27 (0.97%) EMC VNX
15 27 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
16 22 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
17 19 (0.68%) e-Learning
18 18 (0.65%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1,788 (64.18%) Windows
2 1,174 (42.14%) Windows Server
3 598 (21.46%) Linux
4 454 (16.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 314 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 305 (10.95%) Windows 10
7 151 (5.42%) Windows 7
8 138 (4.95%) Unix
9 97 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 94 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 75 (2.69%) CentOS
12 64 (2.30%) Mac OS
13 60 (2.15%) Windows 8
14 58 (2.08%) Ubuntu
15 33 (1.18%) Apple iOS
16 21 (0.75%) Android
17 18 (0.65%) Debian
18 17 (0.61%) Windows XP
19 16 (0.57%) VMS
20 15 (0.54%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,717 (97.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 628 (22.54%) ITIL
3 363 (13.03%) Agile Software Development
4 337 (12.10%) DevOps
5 302 (10.84%) Migration
6 248 (8.90%) Problem-Solving
7 230 (8.26%) Project Delivery
8 229 (8.22%) Disaster Recovery
9 186 (6.68%) Mentoring
10 171 (6.14%) Configuration Management
11 168 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
12 161 (5.78%) Service Management
13 131 (4.70%) Cybersecurity
14 124 (4.45%) Change Management
15 119 (4.27%) High Availability
16 114 (4.09%) Service Delivery
17 112 (4.02%) Continuous Improvement
18 110 (3.95%) Software Engineering
19 107 (3.84%) Infrastructure as Code
20 99 (3.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 715 (25.66%) PowerShell
2 327 (11.74%) SQL
3 256 (9.19%) Python
4 174 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 64 (2.30%) PHP
6 57 (2.05%) Java
7 54 (1.94%) JavaScript
8 51 (1.83%) Ruby
9 48 (1.72%) C
10 45 (1.62%) Go
11 34 (1.22%) Perl
12 33 (1.18%) C#
13 26 (0.93%) Shell Script
14 23 (0.83%) C++
15 18 (0.65%) Lua
16 12 (0.43%) MATLAB
17 11 (0.39%) VBScript
18 6 (0.22%) T-SQL
19 4 (0.14%) VB
20 3 (0.11%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 378 (13.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 262 (9.40%) MCSE
3 240 (8.61%) Cisco Certification
4 223 (8.00%) Security Cleared
5 195 (7.00%) CCNA
6 173 (6.21%) Degree
6 173 (6.21%) MCSA
7 113 (4.06%) CCNP
8 102 (3.66%) DV Cleared
9 97 (3.48%) SC Cleared
10 90 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 70 (2.51%) MCP
12 59 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
13 58 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
14 44 (1.58%) CCA
15 41 (1.47%) MCITP
15 41 (1.47%) RHCE
16 27 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
17 15 (0.54%) CISSP
18 11 (0.39%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (5.60%) SLA
2 69 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 36 (1.29%) PCI DSS
5 19 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
6 15 (0.54%) COBIT
7 13 (0.47%) GDPR
8 7 (0.25%) QA
9 4 (0.14%) RMADS
9 4 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (0.11%) DICOM
10 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.072%) NIST
11 2 (0.072%) PMO
11 2 (0.072%) PSD2
12 1 (0.036%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.036%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.036%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.036%) NCSC
System Software
1 1,422 (51.04%) Active Directory
2 962 (34.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 751 (26.96%) Hyper-V
4 275 (9.87%) XenApp
5 217 (7.79%) vSphere
6 198 (7.11%) Docker
7 196 (7.04%) VMware ESXi
8 154 (5.53%) XenDesktop
9 116 (4.16%) Virtual Machines
10 92 (3.30%) Virtual Servers
11 78 (2.80%) Microsoft App-V
12 38 (1.36%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 31 (1.11%) Firmware
13 31 (1.11%) Virtual Desktop
14 28 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
15 25 (0.90%) Terminal Services
15 25 (0.90%) VirtualBox
16 23 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 22 (0.79%) Xen
18 21 (0.75%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 548 (19.67%) SCCM
2 194 (6.96%) Ansible
3 167 (5.99%) SCOM
3 167 (5.99%) Terraform
4 161 (5.78%) Puppet
5 148 (5.31%) Kubernetes
6 131 (4.70%) WSUS
7 90 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
8 80 (2.87%) SCOrch
9 75 (2.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 72 (2.58%) vCenter Server
11 71 (2.55%) Microsoft Intune
12 57 (2.05%) Nagios
13 46 (1.65%) Backup Exec
13 46 (1.65%) SCVMM
14 38 (1.36%) NetBackup
15 29 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
16 24 (0.86%) Nessus
17 21 (0.75%) vRealize
18 20 (0.72%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1,500 (53.84%) VMware
2 1,328 (47.67%) Microsoft
3 704 (25.27%) Cisco
4 607 (21.79%) Citrix
5 222 (7.97%) HP
5 222 (7.97%) Veeam
6 187 (6.71%) Dell
7 160 (5.74%) NetApp
8 103 (3.70%) Red Hat
9 100 (3.59%) EMC
10 92 (3.30%) Meraki
11 87 (3.12%) Google
12 77 (2.76%) SolarWinds
13 69 (2.48%) Juniper
14 68 (2.44%) CheckPoint
14 68 (2.44%) Palo Alto
15 67 (2.40%) Symantec
16 65 (2.33%) McAfee
17 62 (2.23%) Splunk
18 49 (1.76%) Oracle