Period
to 27 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Engineering over the 6 months to 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineering
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 110 135 159
Rank change year-on-year +25 +24 +6
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 3,321 3,512 3,691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.88% 2.52% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 2.74% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2,780 3,016 3,201
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.95% +3.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,625 £29,750
90th Percentile £74,775 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year -3.16% +9.83% +1.76%

Infrastructure Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 106,167 128,393 149,524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.98% 92.18% 92.21%
Number of salaries quoted 84,704 102,294 121,870
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Infrastructure Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in England

Infrastructure Engineering
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in England.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineering in England

Infrastructure Engineering
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in England over the 6 months to 27 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in England

Infrastructure Engineering
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 Engineering within the England region over the 6 months to 27 January 2020. 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 -7 1,180 £57,500 +4.55% 180
South East +21 654 £45,500 +1.11% 136
North of England +48 627 £40,000 - 184
Midlands +29 379 £42,500 - 93
North West +104 362 £40,000 -4.76% 88
South West +14 274 £41,500 +3.75% 66
West Midlands +21 233 £45,000 +5.88% 52
Yorkshire +14 217 £40,000 - 73
East of England +43 201 £42,500 -10.53% 58
East Midlands +36 146 £40,000 -5.88% 41
North East +3 48 £40,000 -18.78% 23
Infrastructure Engineering
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering.

1 2,000 (60.22%) Windows
2 1,603 (48.27%) VMware
3 1,450 (43.66%) Microsoft
4 1,420 (42.76%) Active Directory
5 1,394 (41.98%) Azure
6 1,221 (36.77%) Windows Server
7 1,187 (35.74%) Office 365
8 1,005 (30.26%) VMware Infrastructure
9 865 (26.05%) Linux
10 764 (23.01%) AWS
11 755 (22.73%) PowerShell
12 722 (21.74%) Firewall
13 645 (19.42%) Cisco
14 643 (19.36%) Hyper-V
15 593 (17.86%) DevOps
16 573 (17.25%) ITIL
17 544 (16.38%) DNS
18 529 (15.93%) Finance
19 520 (15.66%) Citrix
20 502 (15.12%) SCCM
21 478 (14.39%) Data Centre
22 471 (14.18%) Windows Server 2012
23 446 (13.43%) MS Exchange
24 429 (12.92%) Agile Software Development
25 425 (12.80%) SAN
26 419 (12.62%) DHCP
27 372 (11.20%) WAN
28 362 (10.90%) Windows 10
29 353 (10.63%) LAN
30 351 (10.57%) TCP/IP

Infrastructure Engineering
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
1 446 (13.43%) MS Exchange
2 239 (7.20%) SharePoint
3 168 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 151 (4.55%) IIS
5 122 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 102 (3.07%) Skype for Business
7 28 (0.84%) OpenStack
8 27 (0.81%) Apache
8 27 (0.81%) nginx
9 25 (0.75%) Confluence
10 24 (0.72%) JBoss
11 23 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
12 21 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
13 17 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
13 17 (0.51%) SAS
14 15 (0.45%) WebLogic
15 13 (0.39%) Tomcat
16 12 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
17 10 (0.30%) PowerExchange
18 9 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 210 (6.32%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (1.11%) MS Visio
3 29 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.090%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.090%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.090%) InDesign
8 2 (0.060%) Gliffy
9 1 (0.030%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.030%) FileZilla
Business Applications
1 6 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.12%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.12%) Workfront
4 2 (0.060%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.060%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.030%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1,394 (41.98%) Azure
2 1,187 (35.74%) Office 365
3 764 (23.01%) AWS
4 200 (6.02%) IaaS
5 189 (5.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 166 (5.00%) PaaS
7 155 (4.67%) SaaS
8 122 (3.67%) GCP
9 82 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
10 70 (2.11%) OpenShift
11 59 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
11 59 (1.78%) AWS CloudFormation
12 58 (1.75%) Mimecast
12 58 (1.75%) Serverless
13 50 (1.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 46 (1.39%) Amazon S3
15 38 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
16 37 (1.11%) OneDrive
17 31 (0.93%) GitHub
18 30 (0.90%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 722 (21.74%) Firewall
2 544 (16.38%) DNS
3 425 (12.80%) SAN
4 419 (12.62%) DHCP
5 372 (11.20%) WAN
6 353 (10.63%) LAN
7 351 (10.57%) TCP/IP
8 215 (6.47%) VPN
9 177 (5.33%) VLAN
10 147 (4.43%) NAS
11 123 (3.70%) VoIP
12 109 (3.28%) Wireless
13 93 (2.80%) Skype
14 92 (2.77%) iSCSI
15 76 (2.29%) Cisco ASA
15 76 (2.29%) NetScaler
16 75 (2.26%) Network Security
17 72 (2.17%) Internet
18 64 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
19 61 (1.84%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 316 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 65 (1.96%) MySQL
3 43 (1.29%) Big Data
4 39 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
5 36 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
6 31 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (0.90%) NoSQL
8 26 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
9 24 (0.72%) Relational Database
10 23 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 22 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 19 (0.57%) MongoDB
12 19 (0.57%) Redis
13 17 (0.51%) Power BI
14 16 (0.48%) Oracle Database
15 14 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (0.39%) Data Lake
17 11 (0.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 10 (0.30%) PowerCenter
19 7 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 126 (3.79%) Git (software)
2 114 (3.43%) Jenkins
3 60 (1.81%) JIRA
4 38 (1.14%) Bitbucket
5 37 (1.11%) TeamCity
6 36 (1.08%) Visual Studio
6 36 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
7 32 (0.96%) Maven
8 31 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
9 30 (0.90%) Gradle
10 24 (0.72%) MSI
11 18 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (0.48%) GitLab
13 14 (0.42%) gulp
14 13 (0.39%) Subversion
15 11 (0.33%) CircleCI
16 10 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 10 (0.30%) Zephyr
17 9 (0.27%) TestRail
18 8 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 529 (15.93%) Finance
2 153 (4.61%) Public Sector
3 125 (3.76%) Retail
4 104 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 69 (2.08%) Legal
6 67 (2.02%) Banking
7 64 (1.93%) Marketing
8 53 (1.60%) Law
9 47 (1.42%) Manufacturing
10 44 (1.32%) Aerospace
11 37 (1.11%) Advertising
12 36 (1.08%) Back Office
13 26 (0.78%) Electronics
14 22 (0.66%) Billing
14 22 (0.66%) Games
15 19 (0.57%) Automotive
16 15 (0.45%) Police
17 14 (0.42%) Investment Banking
18 13 (0.39%) Fire and Rescue
19 11 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2,388 (71.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 420 (12.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 315 (9.49%) Cloud Engineer
4 294 (8.85%) IT Engineer
5 287 (8.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 254 (7.65%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 239 (7.20%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 227 (6.84%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 223 (6.71%) Support Engineer
10 194 (5.84%) DevOps Engineer
11 170 (5.12%) Infrastructure Support
12 142 (4.28%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 137 (4.13%) Azure Engineer
14 130 (3.91%) Windows Engineer
15 122 (3.67%) Analyst
16 118 (3.55%) VMware Engineer
17 117 (3.52%) Network Engineer
18 112 (3.37%) 3rd Line Support
19 106 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
20 104 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (1.87%) Middleware
2 59 (1.78%) Web Services
3 53 (1.60%) .NET
4 39 (1.17%) JSON
5 34 (1.02%) REST
6 21 (0.63%) LDAP
6 21 (0.63%) RabbitMQ
7 17 (0.51%) LAMP
8 14 (0.42%) Elastic Stack
8 14 (0.42%) Software Packaging
9 13 (0.39%) SAML
10 12 (0.36%) React
11 11 (0.33%) 802.1X
11 11 (0.33%) WSH
12 9 (0.27%) Node.js
12 9 (0.27%) OAuth
13 8 (0.24%) .NET Core
13 8 (0.24%) RESTful
13 8 (0.24%) Spring
13 8 (0.24%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 478 (14.39%) Data Centre
2 166 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 135 (4.07%) Public Cloud
4 125 (3.76%) Management Information System
5 108 (3.25%) Private Cloud
6 107 (3.22%) Clustering
7 70 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
8 66 (1.99%) Replication
9 62 (1.87%) Driving Licence
10 60 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
11 49 (1.48%) Enterprise Storage
12 43 (1.29%) User Experience
13 42 (1.26%) Cloud Native
14 38 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
15 34 (1.02%) CCTV
16 32 (0.96%) PKI
17 31 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
17 31 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
18 30 (0.90%) Hedge funds
19 26 (0.78%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2,000 (60.22%) Windows
2 1,221 (36.77%) Windows Server
3 865 (26.05%) Linux
4 471 (14.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 362 (10.90%) Windows 10
6 315 (9.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 142 (4.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 136 (4.10%) Unix
9 133 (4.00%) Windows 7
10 75 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 74 (2.23%) CentOS
12 63 (1.90%) Ubuntu
13 59 (1.78%) Windows 8
14 29 (0.87%) Mac OS
15 25 (0.75%) Apple iOS
15 25 (0.75%) Solaris
16 24 (0.72%) Debian
17 23 (0.69%) Android
18 22 (0.66%) Fedora
19 18 (0.54%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 593 (17.86%) DevOps
2 573 (17.25%) ITIL
3 429 (12.92%) Agile Software Development
4 310 (9.33%) Problem-Solving
5 308 (9.27%) Migration
6 261 (7.86%) Mentoring
7 191 (5.75%) Configuration Management
8 188 (5.66%) Service Management
9 182 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
10 179 (5.39%) Cybersecurity
11 178 (5.36%) Change Management
12 162 (4.88%) Service Delivery
13 161 (4.85%) Project Delivery
14 146 (4.40%) Infrastructure as Code
15 145 (4.37%) Continuous Improvement
16 143 (4.31%) Coaching
17 138 (4.16%) Information Security
18 123 (3.70%) Project Management
19 109 (3.28%) Problem Management
20 105 (3.16%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 755 (22.73%) PowerShell
2 344 (10.36%) Python
3 318 (9.58%) SQL
4 204 (6.14%) Bash Shell
5 107 (3.22%) Java
6 89 (2.68%) JavaScript
7 72 (2.17%) Ruby
8 63 (1.90%) C#
8 63 (1.90%) Go
9 59 (1.78%) PHP
10 52 (1.57%) Perl
11 48 (1.45%) C
12 43 (1.29%) VBScript
13 30 (0.90%) Shell Script
14 25 (0.75%) T-SQL
15 23 (0.69%) C++
16 17 (0.51%) Groovy
17 14 (0.42%) Lua
18 13 (0.39%) VB
19 11 (0.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 305 (9.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 220 (6.62%) Cisco Certification
3 216 (6.50%) MCSE
4 194 (5.84%) Security Cleared
5 176 (5.30%) CCNA
6 161 (4.85%) Degree
7 160 (4.82%) MCSA
8 123 (3.70%) SC Cleared
9 101 (3.04%) CCNP
10 82 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 77 (2.32%) DV Cleared
12 45 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
13 37 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
14 35 (1.05%) CISSP
15 30 (0.90%) RHCE
16 29 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
17 26 (0.78%) AWS Certification
17 26 (0.78%) MCP
18 25 (0.75%) MCITP
19 23 (0.69%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (5.63%) SLA
2 90 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 86 (2.59%) PCI DSS
4 50 (1.51%) QA
5 47 (1.42%) Cyber Essentials
6 37 (1.11%) GDPR
7 26 (0.78%) COBIT
8 22 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 11 (0.33%) Data Quality
10 10 (0.30%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.21%) NIST
12 4 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.090%) NCSC
13 3 (0.090%) RMADS
14 1 (0.030%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 1 (0.030%) DICOM
14 1 (0.030%) EMIR
14 1 (0.030%) GxP
14 1 (0.030%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1,420 (42.76%) Active Directory
2 1,005 (30.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 643 (19.36%) Hyper-V
4 283 (8.52%) Docker
5 235 (7.08%) XenApp
6 224 (6.74%) vSphere
7 207 (6.23%) VMware ESXi
8 111 (3.34%) Virtual Servers
9 107 (3.22%) Virtual Machines
10 106 (3.19%) XenDesktop
11 47 (1.42%) Firmware
12 34 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
13 32 (0.96%) NFS
14 28 (0.84%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 28 (0.84%) VMware NSX
15 23 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
16 21 (0.63%) Terminal Services
16 21 (0.63%) Xen
17 20 (0.60%) VirtualBox
18 17 (0.51%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 502 (15.12%) SCCM
2 292 (8.79%) Ansible
3 244 (7.35%) Terraform
4 234 (7.05%) Kubernetes
5 200 (6.02%) Puppet
6 159 (4.79%) WSUS
7 157 (4.73%) Opscode Chef
8 156 (4.70%) SCOM
9 92 (2.77%) Microsoft Intune
10 88 (2.65%) vCenter Server
11 65 (1.96%) Nagios
12 47 (1.42%) SCOrch
13 38 (1.14%) Docker Swarm
14 36 (1.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 36 (1.08%) SCVMM
15 32 (0.96%) NetBackup
16 29 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
17 25 (0.75%) Mesos
18 24 (0.72%) Backup Exec
18 24 (0.72%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1,603 (48.27%) VMware
2 1,450 (43.66%) Microsoft
3 645 (19.42%) Cisco
4 520 (15.66%) Citrix
5 201 (6.05%) HP
6 183 (5.51%) NetApp
7 167 (5.03%) Veeam
8 156 (4.70%) Red Hat
9 152 (4.58%) Dell
10 110 (3.31%) Google
11 108 (3.25%) EMC
12 105 (3.16%) SolarWinds
13 88 (2.65%) CheckPoint
14 85 (2.56%) McAfee
15 82 (2.47%) Oracle
16 81 (2.44%) Meraki
17 73 (2.20%) Palo Alto
18 60 (1.81%) Juniper
19 55 (1.66%) Splunk
20 53 (1.60%) 3PAR