Period
to 18 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £45,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 217 221
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4 +38
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 2,666 2,775 2,938
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.68% 1.67% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 1.73% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2,385 2,498 2,641
England median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% +2.27% +6.02%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +4.88%

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 153,015 160,018 179,940
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 96.06% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 124,154 130,190 152,960
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 £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +6 1,086 £55,000 +10.00% 141
South East -6 505 £45,000 +12.50% 69
North of England -8 388 £40,000 +6.67% 89
Midlands +30 272 £39,250 -1.88% 56
East of England +26 224 £45,000 -5.26% 39
South West +25 194 £37,500 -1.32% 48
Yorkshire -1 186 £40,000 +6.67% 38
North West -6 183 £40,000 - 44
West Midlands +23 163 £39,000 +1.30% 34
East Midlands +26 109 £40,000 -7.51% 22
North East -21 19 £35,000 -5.41% 7
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 2,584 (96.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1,917 (71.91%) Windows
3 1,543 (57.88%) VMware
4 1,430 (53.64%) Active Directory
5 1,344 (50.41%) Windows Server
6 1,233 (46.25%) Microsoft
7 955 (35.82%) Microsoft Azure
8 946 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 777 (29.14%) Office 365
10 743 (27.87%) Linux
11 641 (24.04%) Firewall
12 634 (23.78%) PowerShell
13 616 (23.11%) Cisco
14 604 (22.66%) Hyper-V
15 573 (21.49%) DNS
16 526 (19.73%) ITIL
17 521 (19.54%) Citrix
18 514 (19.28%) Amazon AWS
19 491 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
20 489 (18.34%) SAN
21 484 (18.15%) MS Exchange
22 463 (17.37%) Windows Server 2012
23 454 (17.03%) Finance
24 442 (16.58%) SCCM
25 441 (16.54%) DHCP
26 412 (15.45%) SQL Server
27 370 (13.88%) LAN
27 370 (13.88%) WAN
28 356 (13.35%) Data Centre
29 354 (13.28%) DevOps

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
1 484 (18.15%) MS Exchange
2 195 (7.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 165 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 159 (5.96%) IIS
5 138 (5.18%) SharePoint
6 115 (4.31%) Skype for Business
7 53 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2007
8 40 (1.50%) Apache
9 31 (1.16%) Tomcat
10 27 (1.01%) nginx
11 21 (0.79%) OpenStack
12 18 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
12 18 (0.68%) JBoss
13 14 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
14 12 (0.45%) Confluence
14 12 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
15 9 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (0.34%) WebLogic
16 8 (0.30%) Site Server
17 5 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 185 (6.94%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.038%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.15%) C-CURE
3 4 (0.15%) TRIRIGA
4 2 (0.075%) Maximo
4 2 (0.075%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.075%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.038%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.038%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 955 (35.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 777 (29.14%) Office 365
3 514 (19.28%) Amazon AWS
4 112 (4.20%) IaaS
5 100 (3.75%) PaaS
6 88 (3.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 69 (2.59%) SaaS
8 36 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
9 35 (1.31%) Dynamics 365
10 29 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
10 29 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
11 25 (0.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 23 (0.86%) Amazon S3
12 23 (0.86%) Mimecast
13 21 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
13 21 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 20 (0.75%) Serverless
15 18 (0.68%) OneDrive
15 18 (0.68%) OpenShift
16 17 (0.64%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 641 (24.04%) Firewall
2 573 (21.49%) DNS
3 489 (18.34%) SAN
4 441 (16.54%) DHCP
5 370 (13.88%) LAN
5 370 (13.88%) WAN
6 285 (10.69%) VPN
7 269 (10.09%) TCP/IP
8 128 (4.80%) VLAN
9 125 (4.69%) Network Security
10 111 (4.16%) VoIP
11 106 (3.98%) Cisco ASA
12 101 (3.79%) NAS
12 101 (3.79%) Skype
13 89 (3.34%) MPLS
14 82 (3.08%) NetScaler
15 71 (2.66%) Wireless
16 69 (2.59%) Internet
17 54 (2.03%) WLAN
18 52 (1.95%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 412 (15.45%) SQL Server
2 72 (2.70%) MySQL
3 45 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 41 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
5 38 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
6 30 (1.13%) Big Data
6 30 (1.13%) MongoDB
7 26 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
8 25 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 21 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
10 20 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
11 15 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
12 14 (0.53%) Relational Database
13 12 (0.45%) Hadoop
14 11 (0.41%) NoSQL
14 11 (0.41%) Oracle Database
15 8 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
16 7 (0.26%) Blockchain
17 6 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
18 5 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 94 (3.53%) Jenkins
2 51 (1.91%) Git (software)
2 51 (1.91%) JIRA
3 25 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (0.94%) TeamCity
4 19 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
5 14 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
6 12 (0.45%) Redmine
6 12 (0.45%) Subversion
7 9 (0.34%) GitLab
8 8 (0.30%) Vagrant
9 7 (0.26%) Bitbucket
9 7 (0.26%) Maven
10 6 (0.23%) Artifactory
10 6 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (0.19%) GCC
11 5 (0.19%) SonarQube
12 4 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (0.11%) Mercurial
13 3 (0.11%) PEAR
General
1 454 (17.03%) Finance
2 108 (4.05%) Retail
3 100 (3.75%) Banking
4 66 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 51 (1.91%) Legal
6 47 (1.76%) Marketing
7 44 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 42 (1.58%) Law
9 31 (1.16%) Back Office
10 27 (1.01%) Advertising
10 27 (1.01%) Investment Banking
11 19 (0.71%) Games
12 18 (0.68%) Billing
13 15 (0.56%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.38%) Aerospace
15 9 (0.34%) Automotive
16 8 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.30%) Publishing
17 6 (0.23%) Local Government
18 4 (0.15%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (3.34%) Web Services
2 41 (1.54%) Middleware
3 31 (1.16%) .NET
4 19 (0.71%) LDAP
5 15 (0.56%) LAMP
6 11 (0.41%) CSS
6 11 (0.41%) Elastic Stack
6 11 (0.41%) WSH
7 10 (0.38%) Flash
8 9 (0.34%) .NET Framework
8 9 (0.34%) 802.1X
8 9 (0.34%) LAPP Stack
8 9 (0.34%) REST
9 8 (0.30%) COM
10 7 (0.26%) LEMP Stack
10 7 (0.26%) RESTful
10 7 (0.26%) X-Windows
11 6 (0.23%) Apache CXF
11 6 (0.23%) WCF
11 6 (0.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 356 (13.35%) Data Centre
2 159 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
3 112 (4.20%) Self-Motivation
4 102 (3.83%) Clustering
5 86 (3.23%) PKI
6 71 (2.66%) Replication
7 68 (2.55%) Public Cloud
8 66 (2.48%) Private Cloud
9 57 (2.14%) Management Information System
10 53 (1.99%) Computer Science
11 45 (1.69%) Driving Licence
12 44 (1.65%) Fintech
13 40 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
14 38 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
15 35 (1.31%) EMC VNX
16 33 (1.24%) Hedge funds
17 32 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
18 27 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
19 19 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
20 17 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1,917 (71.91%) Windows
2 1,344 (50.41%) Windows Server
3 743 (27.87%) Linux
4 491 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 463 (17.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 230 (8.63%) Windows 10
7 171 (6.41%) Windows 7
8 113 (4.24%) Unix
9 89 (3.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 86 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 83 (3.11%) Windows 8
12 49 (1.84%) CentOS
13 37 (1.39%) Ubuntu
14 27 (1.01%) Solaris
14 27 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
15 26 (0.98%) Mac OS
16 23 (0.86%) Windows XP
17 16 (0.60%) Apple iOS
18 15 (0.56%) Android
19 9 (0.34%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,584 (96.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 526 (19.73%) ITIL
3 354 (13.28%) DevOps
4 240 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
5 238 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
6 192 (7.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 190 (7.13%) Migration
8 148 (5.55%) Service Management
9 140 (5.25%) Load Balancing
10 127 (4.76%) Configuration Management
11 118 (4.43%) Project Management
12 111 (4.16%) Problem Management
13 93 (3.49%) Cybersecurity
13 93 (3.49%) Information Security
13 93 (3.49%) Mentoring
14 86 (3.23%) Patch Management
15 85 (3.19%) Continuous Integration
16 79 (2.96%) Root Cause Analysis
17 78 (2.93%) Change Management
17 78 (2.93%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 634 (23.78%) PowerShell
2 344 (12.90%) SQL
3 201 (7.54%) Python
4 173 (6.49%) Bash Shell
5 67 (2.51%) Ruby
6 58 (2.18%) Java
7 54 (2.03%) Perl
8 50 (1.88%) C
9 41 (1.54%) C#
10 34 (1.28%) JavaScript
11 31 (1.16%) VBScript
12 29 (1.09%) Shell Script
13 18 (0.68%) Go
14 17 (0.64%) Korn
15 16 (0.60%) PHP
16 12 (0.45%) VB
17 4 (0.15%) C++
18 3 (0.11%) T-SQL
19 1 (0.038%) PL/SQL
19 1 (0.038%) Scala
Qualifications
1 324 (12.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 250 (9.38%) MCSE
3 235 (8.81%) Cisco Certification
4 206 (7.73%) CCNA
4 206 (7.73%) Degree
5 146 (5.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 131 (4.91%) Security Cleared
7 108 (4.05%) MCSA
8 96 (3.60%) CCNP
9 79 (2.96%) CISSP
10 76 (2.85%) MCITP
11 58 (2.18%) MCP
12 52 (1.95%) DV Cleared
13 45 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
14 40 (1.50%) CompTIA Security+
14 40 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
15 39 (1.46%) SC Cleared
16 30 (1.13%) CISM
16 30 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
17 24 (0.90%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (4.99%) SLA
2 61 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (0.86%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 16 (0.60%) QA
6 14 (0.53%) GDPR
7 12 (0.45%) PMO
8 8 (0.30%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.23%) GAMP
9 6 (0.23%) GCP
10 4 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.15%) FISMA
10 4 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.075%) COBIT
12 2 (0.075%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.038%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.038%) GPG13
13 1 (0.038%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 1,430 (53.64%) Active Directory
2 946 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 604 (22.66%) Hyper-V
4 260 (9.75%) VMware ESXi
5 241 (9.04%) vSphere
6 198 (7.43%) XenApp
7 125 (4.69%) XenDesktop
8 111 (4.16%) Docker
9 85 (3.19%) Virtual Servers
10 79 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
11 49 (1.84%) Virtual Desktop
12 45 (1.69%) XenServer
13 44 (1.65%) VMware NSX
14 29 (1.09%) BitLocker
15 28 (1.05%) Samba
16 27 (1.01%) Firmware
17 22 (0.83%) NFS
17 22 (0.83%) Terminal Services
18 20 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
19 18 (0.68%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 442 (16.58%) SCCM
2 188 (7.05%) Puppet
3 180 (6.75%) SCOM
4 170 (6.38%) Ansible
5 143 (5.36%) vCenter Server
6 98 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
7 86 (3.23%) WSUS
8 84 (3.15%) Terraform
9 71 (2.66%) Kubernetes
10 59 (2.21%) Failover Clustering
11 55 (2.06%) vRealize
12 51 (1.91%) Nagios
13 41 (1.54%) Backup Exec
14 36 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
15 30 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
16 29 (1.09%) AirWatch
16 29 (1.09%) NetBackup
17 27 (1.01%) SCVMM
18 25 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
19 22 (0.83%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1,543 (57.88%) VMware
2 1,233 (46.25%) Microsoft
3 616 (23.11%) Cisco
4 521 (19.54%) Citrix
5 195 (7.31%) Veeam
6 186 (6.98%) HP
7 150 (5.63%) EMC
8 149 (5.59%) NetApp
9 142 (5.33%) Dell
10 99 (3.71%) Red Hat
11 93 (3.49%) SolarWinds
12 86 (3.23%) McAfee
13 76 (2.85%) CheckPoint
14 72 (2.70%) Google
15 71 (2.66%) Splunk
16 60 (2.25%) F5
17 56 (2.10%) Oracle
17 56 (2.10%) ServiceNow
18 52 (1.95%) BMC
18 52 (1.95%) Sophos