Period
to 22 October 2019

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 22 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineering
UK > England
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 115 142 162
Rank change year-on-year +27 +20 -3
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 3,616 3,735 3,719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.86% 2.43% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 2.65% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3,082 3,155 3,224
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.95% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £74,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +7.95% -

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 116,507 141,060 151,062
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.13% 91.84% 92.33%
Number of salaries quoted 92,691 113,227 120,016
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,255 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 22 October 2019.

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 22 October 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 +13 1,298 £60,000 +9.09% 204
South East +11 670 £45,000 - 138
North of England +50 646 £40,000 - 159
Midlands +50 422 £42,500 +6.25% 63
South West +27 349 £42,500 +6.25% 68
North West +70 345 £42,500 +6.25% 86
West Midlands +41 265 £42,500 +6.25% 31
Yorkshire +5 252 £40,000 - 55
East of England +17 230 £42,500 -5.56% 48
East Midlands +44 157 £40,000 - 31
North East +32 49 £40,000 -11.11% 18
Infrastructure Engineering
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, 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 2,173 (60.09%) Windows
2 1,742 (48.17%) VMware
3 1,652 (45.69%) Active Directory
4 1,574 (43.53%) Microsoft
5 1,521 (42.06%) Azure
6 1,381 (38.19%) Windows Server
7 1,291 (35.70%) Office 365
8 1,092 (30.20%) VMware Infrastructure
9 857 (23.70%) Linux
10 838 (23.17%) AWS
11 829 (22.93%) Hyper-V
12 816 (22.57%) PowerShell
13 793 (21.93%) Firewall
14 765 (21.16%) ITIL
15 755 (20.88%) Cisco
16 694 (19.19%) DNS
17 663 (18.34%) Citrix
18 600 (16.59%) SCCM
19 575 (15.90%) DevOps
20 566 (15.65%) Windows Server 2012
21 559 (15.46%) MS Exchange
22 557 (15.40%) DHCP
23 519 (14.35%) Finance
24 515 (14.24%) Data Centre
25 491 (13.58%) SAN
26 476 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
27 433 (11.97%) WAN
28 421 (11.64%) SQL
29 420 (11.62%) Microsoft Certification
30 414 (11.45%) SQL Server

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
1 559 (15.46%) MS Exchange
2 293 (8.10%) SharePoint
3 188 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 155 (4.29%) Skype for Business
5 154 (4.26%) IIS
6 146 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 50 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
8 42 (1.16%) nginx
9 41 (1.13%) Confluence
10 36 (1.00%) OpenStack
11 30 (0.83%) Apache
11 30 (0.83%) SAS
12 23 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
13 20 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
14 19 (0.53%) Tomcat
15 13 (0.36%) WebSphere
16 12 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
16 12 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
17 11 (0.30%) CloudStack
18 10 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 231 (6.39%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.083%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.083%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.083%) Sketch
7 2 (0.055%) CATIA
7 2 (0.055%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.028%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (0.25%) Workfront
2 6 (0.17%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.083%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.055%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.055%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.028%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.028%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 1,521 (42.06%) Azure
2 1,291 (35.70%) Office 365
3 838 (23.17%) AWS
4 226 (6.25%) IaaS
5 190 (5.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 154 (4.26%) PaaS
7 131 (3.62%) SaaS
8 129 (3.57%) GCP
9 96 (2.65%) AWS CloudFormation
10 79 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
11 76 (2.10%) Amazon S3
12 75 (2.07%) Serverless
13 61 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
14 57 (1.58%) OneDrive
15 52 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
16 50 (1.38%) Mimecast
17 44 (1.22%) GitHub
18 43 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 38 (1.05%) Amazon ECS
20 36 (1.00%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 793 (21.93%) Firewall
2 694 (19.19%) DNS
3 557 (15.40%) DHCP
4 491 (13.58%) SAN
5 433 (11.97%) WAN
6 409 (11.31%) LAN
7 394 (10.90%) TCP/IP
8 260 (7.19%) VPN
9 181 (5.01%) VLAN
10 149 (4.12%) NAS
11 147 (4.07%) Skype
12 140 (3.87%) VoIP
13 137 (3.79%) Wireless
14 128 (3.54%) Network Security
15 110 (3.04%) iSCSI
16 104 (2.88%) NetScaler
17 86 (2.38%) Internet
18 81 (2.24%) MPLS
19 77 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
20 68 (1.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 414 (11.45%) SQL Server
2 79 (2.18%) MySQL
3 68 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
4 61 (1.69%) Big Data
5 50 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
6 47 (1.30%) MongoDB
7 40 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
8 36 (1.00%) NoSQL
9 26 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 23 (0.64%) Power BI
10 23 (0.64%) Redis
10 23 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (0.61%) Relational Database
11 22 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
11 22 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
12 19 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
13 18 (0.50%) Data Lake
13 18 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 18 (0.50%) Presto
14 17 (0.47%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 134 (3.71%) Git (software)
2 131 (3.62%) Jenkins
3 80 (2.21%) JIRA
4 49 (1.36%) Visual Studio
5 43 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
5 43 (1.19%) TeamCity
6 31 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
7 30 (0.83%) Bitbucket
8 26 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 26 (0.72%) Zephyr
9 25 (0.69%) TestRail
10 24 (0.66%) Maven
11 18 (0.50%) Gradle
12 17 (0.47%) MSI
13 16 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 12 (0.33%) GitLab
14 12 (0.33%) Vagrant
15 10 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
15 10 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 519 (14.35%) Finance
2 224 (6.19%) Public Sector
3 125 (3.46%) Telecoms
4 94 (2.60%) Banking
5 93 (2.57%) Retail
6 64 (1.77%) Marketing
7 45 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 43 (1.19%) Legal
9 39 (1.08%) Law
10 33 (0.91%) Electronics
10 33 (0.91%) Games
11 29 (0.80%) Aerospace
12 28 (0.77%) Advertising
13 20 (0.55%) Investment Banking
14 19 (0.53%) Back Office
14 19 (0.53%) Billing
15 15 (0.41%) Fire and Rescue
16 11 (0.30%) Police
16 11 (0.30%) Publishing
17 8 (0.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2,594 (71.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 477 (13.19%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 341 (9.43%) Cloud Engineer
4 339 (9.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 285 (7.88%) IT Engineer
6 270 (7.47%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 267 (7.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 249 (6.89%) Support Engineer
9 240 (6.64%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 223 (6.17%) DevOps Engineer
11 178 (4.92%) Windows Engineer
12 177 (4.89%) Azure Engineer
12 177 (4.89%) Infrastructure Support
13 149 (4.12%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 147 (4.07%) Analyst
15 144 (3.98%) Linux Engineer
16 142 (3.93%) Systems Engineer
17 141 (3.90%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
18 133 (3.68%) VMware Engineer
18 133 (3.68%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (2.21%) Web Services
2 45 (1.24%) .NET
3 42 (1.16%) JSON
4 35 (0.97%) Middleware
5 31 (0.86%) RabbitMQ
6 27 (0.75%) REST
6 27 (0.75%) Software Packaging
7 24 (0.66%) HTML
8 23 (0.64%) Kafka
9 22 (0.61%) LDAP
10 20 (0.55%) Elastic Stack
11 18 (0.50%) LEMP Stack
11 18 (0.50%) Pandas
11 18 (0.50%) PySpark
12 17 (0.47%) pytest
13 16 (0.44%) 802.1X
14 14 (0.39%) CSS
15 12 (0.33%) Node.js
15 12 (0.33%) React
16 11 (0.30%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 515 (14.24%) Data Centre
2 154 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 153 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 149 (4.12%) Public Cloud
5 118 (3.26%) Private Cloud
6 117 (3.24%) Clustering
7 80 (2.21%) Driving Licence
8 77 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
9 73 (2.02%) Replication
10 67 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
11 45 (1.24%) User Experience
12 41 (1.13%) Hedge funds
13 32 (0.88%) PKI
14 30 (0.83%) EMC VNX
15 29 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
15 29 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
16 27 (0.75%) Fat Client
16 27 (0.75%) Thin Client
17 26 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
18 22 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2,173 (60.09%) Windows
2 1,381 (38.19%) Windows Server
3 857 (23.70%) Linux
4 566 (15.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 389 (10.76%) Windows 10
6 378 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 191 (5.28%) Windows 7
8 177 (4.89%) Unix
9 151 (4.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 104 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 100 (2.77%) CentOS
12 83 (2.30%) Ubuntu
13 73 (2.02%) Windows 8
14 54 (1.49%) Mac OS
15 32 (0.88%) Debian
16 27 (0.75%) Apple iOS
17 24 (0.66%) Fedora
18 20 (0.55%) Windows XP
19 18 (0.50%) Solaris
20 16 (0.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 765 (21.16%) ITIL
2 575 (15.90%) DevOps
3 476 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
4 326 (9.02%) Problem-Solving
5 302 (8.35%) Migration
6 276 (7.63%) Mentoring
7 223 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 198 (5.48%) Cybersecurity
9 197 (5.45%) Service Management
10 194 (5.37%) Configuration Management
11 182 (5.03%) Project Delivery
12 171 (4.73%) Service Delivery
13 162 (4.48%) Change Management
14 152 (4.20%) Continuous Improvement
15 149 (4.12%) Infrastructure as Code
16 136 (3.76%) High Availability
17 132 (3.65%) Continuous Integration
18 127 (3.51%) Information Security
19 122 (3.37%) Coaching
20 121 (3.35%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 816 (22.57%) PowerShell
2 421 (11.64%) SQL
3 411 (11.37%) Python
4 229 (6.33%) Bash Shell
5 112 (3.10%) Java
6 87 (2.41%) JavaScript
7 80 (2.21%) Ruby
8 73 (2.02%) Perl
9 68 (1.88%) Go
10 66 (1.83%) PHP
11 65 (1.80%) C#
12 57 (1.58%) Shell Script
13 55 (1.52%) C
14 43 (1.19%) C++
15 21 (0.58%) T-SQL
16 19 (0.53%) VBScript
17 15 (0.41%) Lua
18 12 (0.33%) Korn
19 8 (0.22%) VB
20 7 (0.19%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 420 (11.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 275 (7.61%) Cisco Certification
3 273 (7.55%) MCSE
4 233 (6.44%) Security Cleared
5 212 (5.86%) CCNA
6 203 (5.61%) MCSA
7 196 (5.42%) Degree
8 138 (3.82%) CCNP
9 126 (3.48%) SC Cleared
10 96 (2.65%) DV Cleared
11 87 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 72 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
13 61 (1.69%) MCP
14 58 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
15 41 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
16 37 (1.02%) CCA
17 34 (0.94%) RHCE
18 29 (0.80%) MCITP
19 23 (0.64%) CISSP
20 16 (0.44%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (5.75%) SLA
2 79 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 48 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 34 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 34 (0.94%) QA
5 25 (0.69%) GDPR
6 23 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
7 20 (0.55%) COBIT
8 13 (0.36%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.14%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.11%) NIST
10 4 (0.11%) RMADS
10 4 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.083%) DICOM
12 2 (0.055%) NCSC
12 2 (0.055%) PMO
13 1 (0.028%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.028%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.028%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.028%) PSD2
System Software
1 1,652 (45.69%) Active Directory
2 1,092 (30.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 829 (22.93%) Hyper-V
4 318 (8.79%) Docker
5 294 (8.13%) XenApp
6 238 (6.58%) vSphere
7 201 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
8 156 (4.31%) XenDesktop
9 120 (3.32%) Virtual Machines
10 108 (2.99%) Virtual Servers
11 64 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
12 37 (1.02%) Firmware
13 36 (1.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 31 (0.86%) VirtualBox
15 29 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
16 28 (0.77%) Terminal Services
16 28 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
17 26 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 26 (0.72%) VMware NSX
18 25 (0.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 600 (16.59%) SCCM
2 322 (8.90%) Ansible
3 246 (6.80%) Puppet
4 241 (6.66%) Terraform
5 237 (6.55%) Kubernetes
6 168 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
7 167 (4.62%) SCOM
8 149 (4.12%) WSUS
9 101 (2.79%) Microsoft Intune
10 87 (2.41%) Nagios
11 75 (2.07%) vCenter Server
12 73 (2.02%) SCOrch
13 61 (1.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 56 (1.55%) Backup Exec
15 45 (1.24%) SCVMM
16 42 (1.16%) NetBackup
17 36 (1.00%) vRealize
18 32 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
19 28 (0.77%) Nessus
19 28 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1,742 (48.17%) VMware
2 1,574 (43.53%) Microsoft
3 755 (20.88%) Cisco
4 663 (18.34%) Citrix
5 242 (6.69%) Veeam
6 234 (6.47%) HP
7 180 (4.98%) NetApp
8 178 (4.92%) Dell
9 136 (3.76%) Red Hat
10 106 (2.93%) EMC
11 105 (2.90%) Google
12 102 (2.82%) SolarWinds
13 94 (2.60%) CheckPoint
14 93 (2.57%) Meraki
15 89 (2.46%) Oracle
16 80 (2.21%) Palo Alto
17 75 (2.07%) Symantec
18 71 (1.96%) McAfee
19 62 (1.71%) Splunk
20 60 (1.66%) Ivanti