Period
to 25 October 2021

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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineering
UK > England
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 158 107 119
Rank change year-on-year -51 +12 +27
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 2,557 1,324 3,590
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.31% 2.95% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 3.17% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2,125 1,153 3,078
10th Percentile £34,472 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £39,000 £38,250 £36,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
75th Percentile £62,000 £60,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,600 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

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 104,570 41,801 116,610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 94.28% 93.19% 92.62%
Number of salaries quoted 70,331 35,207 94,055
10th Percentile £32,949 £33,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.27% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in England

Infrastructure Engineering
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in England.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineering in England

Infrastructure Engineering
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in England over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

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 25 October 2021. 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 -92 810 £60,000 - 193
North of England -5 574 £45,000 - 173
South East -61 406 £49,500 +7.32% 110
North West -10 314 £47,500 +3.83% 90
Midlands -17 311 £42,500 -1.16% 93
Yorkshire 0 234 £45,000 +12.50% 66
South West -40 214 £45,000 +20.00% 54
East of England +16 205 £40,000 -11.11% 51
West Midlands -42 165 £47,500 +5.56% 56
East Midlands +3 146 £39,000 +0.65% 37
North East -34 28 £45,000 +5.88% 17
Infrastructure Engineering
UK

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, 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 1,424 (55.69%) Azure
2 1,213 (47.44%) Windows
3 1,087 (42.51%) Microsoft
4 1,043 (40.79%) VMware
5 1,021 (39.93%) Active Directory
6 902 (35.28%) Microsoft 365
7 782 (30.58%) Windows Server
8 685 (26.79%) AWS
9 639 (24.99%) VMware Infrastructure
10 625 (24.44%) Linux
11 604 (23.62%) Firewall
12 557 (21.78%) DevOps
13 548 (21.43%) PowerShell
14 508 (19.87%) Social Skills
15 430 (16.82%) Hyper-V
16 419 (16.39%) Cisco
17 389 (15.21%) DNS
18 351 (13.73%) ITIL
19 350 (13.69%) WAN
20 345 (13.49%) Finance
21 341 (13.34%) LAN
22 331 (12.94%) Python
23 319 (12.48%) Terraform
24 310 (12.12%) DHCP
25 304 (11.89%) Data Centre
26 301 (11.77%) SQL
27 294 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
28 284 (11.11%) SAN
29 274 (10.72%) Problem-Solving
30 270 (10.56%) Azure Active Directory

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
1 222 (8.68%) SharePoint
2 218 (8.53%) MS Exchange
3 71 (2.78%) IIS
4 40 (1.56%) Apache
5 33 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 25 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
6 25 (0.98%) Skype for Business
7 23 (0.90%) Confluence
8 21 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
9 17 (0.66%) nginx
9 17 (0.66%) Tomcat
10 16 (0.63%) OpenStack
11 11 (0.43%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.35%) Apache Spark
13 8 (0.31%) SAS
14 7 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
16 5 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
16 5 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
17 4 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 120 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (0.23%) MicroStation
4 6 (0.23%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.23%) Revit
5 4 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (0.43%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.12%) Maximo
2 3 (0.12%) Unica
2 3 (0.12%) Workfront
3 2 (0.078%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.078%) FastStats
3 2 (0.078%) Magento
3 2 (0.078%) Sage 300 ERP
3 2 (0.078%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.039%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.039%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.039%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.039%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.039%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.039%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,424 (55.69%) Azure
2 902 (35.28%) Microsoft 365
3 685 (26.79%) AWS
4 270 (10.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 251 (9.82%) IaaS
6 215 (8.41%) SaaS
7 201 (7.86%) PaaS
8 182 (7.12%) GCP
9 84 (3.29%) AWS CloudFormation
10 81 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
11 79 (3.09%) OneDrive
12 61 (2.39%) Serverless
13 57 (2.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 55 (2.15%) AWS Lambda
15 54 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
16 51 (1.99%) Amazon S3
17 43 (1.68%) Amazon ECS
18 38 (1.49%) Power Platform
19 34 (1.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 30 (1.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 604 (23.62%) Firewall
2 389 (15.21%) DNS
3 350 (13.69%) WAN
4 341 (13.34%) LAN
5 310 (12.12%) DHCP
6 284 (11.11%) SAN
7 244 (9.54%) VPN
8 243 (9.50%) TCP/IP
9 126 (4.93%) Wireless
10 124 (4.85%) VLAN
11 98 (3.83%) VoIP
12 97 (3.79%) Network Security
13 82 (3.21%) Wi-Fi
14 57 (2.23%) NAS
15 54 (2.11%) MPLS
16 46 (1.80%) Remote Desktop
17 45 (1.76%) IPsec
18 41 (1.60%) Internet
19 40 (1.56%) Unified Communications
20 39 (1.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (8.02%) SQL Server
2 56 (2.19%) Amazon RDS
3 40 (1.56%) MySQL
4 34 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (1.25%) Big Data
6 27 (1.06%) Tableau
7 23 (0.90%) Oracle ODI
8 22 (0.86%) Data Lake
8 22 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (0.78%) MongoDB
10 17 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (0.59%) Blockchain
11 15 (0.59%) Relational Database
12 14 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
12 14 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 13 (0.51%) MariaDB
13 13 (0.51%) SQL Server 2019
14 11 (0.43%) DB2
14 11 (0.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 136 (5.32%) Jenkins
2 101 (3.95%) Git (software)
3 72 (2.82%) GitLab
4 44 (1.72%) JIRA
5 40 (1.56%) TeamCity
6 34 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 20 (0.78%) CircleCI
8 19 (0.74%) Cucumber
9 18 (0.70%) JMeter
9 18 (0.70%) Travis CI
10 17 (0.66%) Bitbucket
11 16 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
12 15 (0.59%) GoCD
13 14 (0.55%) Gatling
13 14 (0.55%) JUnit
13 14 (0.55%) SoapUI
13 14 (0.55%) TestNG
13 14 (0.55%) Visual Studio
14 13 (0.51%) Artifactory
15 11 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 508 (19.87%) Social Skills
2 345 (13.49%) Finance
3 158 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
4 93 (3.64%) Public Sector
5 84 (3.29%) Telecoms
6 64 (2.50%) Organisational Skills
7 63 (2.46%) Retail
8 57 (2.23%) Law
9 53 (2.07%) Manufacturing
10 38 (1.49%) Banking
11 36 (1.41%) Legal
12 35 (1.37%) Documentation Skills
13 28 (1.10%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 25 (0.98%) Back Office
15 24 (0.94%) Games
16 22 (0.86%) Marketing
17 20 (0.78%) Advertising
18 17 (0.66%) Financial Institution
19 16 (0.63%) Influencing Skills
20 12 (0.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,691 (66.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 291 (11.38%) Cloud Engineer
3 269 (10.52%) Azure Engineer
4 254 (9.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 209 (8.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 206 (8.06%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
7 205 (8.02%) IT Engineer
8 203 (7.94%) Support Engineer
9 193 (7.55%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 176 (6.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 155 (6.06%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 149 (5.83%) Infrastructure Support
13 121 (4.73%) DevOps Engineer
14 120 (4.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
15 114 (4.46%) Network Engineer
16 84 (3.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
17 78 (3.05%) VMware Engineer
18 74 (2.89%) Architect
18 74 (2.89%) AWS Engineer
19 73 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (2.19%) Web Services
2 54 (2.11%) JSON
3 51 (1.99%) .NET
4 45 (1.76%) RESTful
5 37 (1.45%) ARM Templates
6 32 (1.25%) Node.js
7 29 (1.13%) REST
8 28 (1.10%) Kafka
8 28 (1.10%) React
9 24 (0.94%) .NET Core
9 24 (0.94%) .NET Framework
10 23 (0.90%) Spring
11 20 (0.78%) Elastic Stack
11 20 (0.78%) YAML
12 19 (0.74%) LDAP
13 15 (0.59%) AngularJS
14 14 (0.55%) Spring Boot
15 13 (0.51%) SAML
16 11 (0.43%) LAMP
17 9 (0.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 304 (11.89%) Data Centre
2 129 (5.04%) Public Cloud
3 91 (3.56%) Hybrid Cloud
4 83 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
5 72 (2.82%) Management Information System
6 71 (2.78%) Clustering
7 65 (2.54%) Replication
8 64 (2.50%) User Experience
9 63 (2.46%) Cloud Native
10 61 (2.39%) PKI
11 52 (2.03%) Data Protection Act
11 52 (2.03%) Driving Licence
12 51 (1.99%) Private Cloud
13 50 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
14 47 (1.84%) Linux Command Line
15 45 (1.76%) Greenfield Project
16 27 (1.06%) Hedge funds
17 25 (0.98%) Life Science
18 24 (0.94%) Legacy Systems
19 23 (0.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1,213 (47.44%) Windows
2 782 (30.58%) Windows Server
3 625 (24.44%) Linux
4 232 (9.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 216 (8.45%) Windows 10
6 170 (6.65%) Windows Server 2019
7 154 (6.02%) Windows Server 2016
8 112 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 94 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 90 (3.52%) Unix
11 70 (2.74%) CentOS
12 38 (1.49%) Windows 7
13 33 (1.29%) Ubuntu
14 28 (1.10%) Android
15 24 (0.94%) Apple iOS
16 20 (0.78%) Mac OS X
17 18 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
18 16 (0.63%) Mac OS
18 16 (0.63%) VMS
19 15 (0.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 557 (21.78%) DevOps
2 351 (13.73%) ITIL
3 294 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
4 274 (10.72%) Problem-Solving
5 268 (10.48%) Migration
6 243 (9.50%) Infrastructure as Code
7 190 (7.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 168 (6.57%) Configuration Management
9 158 (6.18%) Project Delivery
10 127 (4.97%) Change Management
11 126 (4.93%) Continuous Improvement
12 120 (4.69%) Cybersecurity
13 119 (4.65%) Mentoring
13 119 (4.65%) Project Management
14 105 (4.11%) Information Security
15 103 (4.03%) Microservices
16 93 (3.64%) Service Delivery
17 86 (3.36%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 81 (3.17%) Service Management
19 79 (3.09%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 548 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 331 (12.94%) Python
3 301 (11.77%) SQL
4 171 (6.69%) Bash Shell
5 95 (3.72%) Java
6 55 (2.15%) Go
7 36 (1.41%) C#
7 36 (1.41%) Perl
8 33 (1.29%) JavaScript
9 29 (1.13%) Ruby
10 25 (0.98%) PHP
11 24 (0.94%) T-SQL
12 21 (0.82%) TypeScript
13 16 (0.63%) Shell Script
14 14 (0.55%) C
15 12 (0.47%) C++
16 11 (0.43%) VBScript
17 7 (0.27%) Groovy
18 6 (0.23%) R
18 6 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 155 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
2 145 (5.67%) Degree
3 139 (5.44%) Security Cleared
4 134 (5.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 118 (4.61%) CCNA
6 93 (3.64%) SC Cleared
7 79 (3.09%) MCSE
8 68 (2.66%) CCNP
9 64 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
10 58 (2.27%) MCSA
11 48 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 33 (1.29%) DV Cleared
13 20 (0.78%) DBS Check
14 19 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
15 16 (0.63%) CISSP
16 15 (0.59%) Master's Degree
16 15 (0.59%) MCP
17 13 (0.51%) RHCE
18 11 (0.43%) MCITP
19 10 (0.39%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (3.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 64 (2.50%) SLA
3 42 (1.64%) GDPR
4 39 (1.53%) Cyber Essentials
5 32 (1.25%) QA
6 17 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 15 (0.59%) GRC
8 14 (0.55%) PMO
9 13 (0.51%) ITGC
9 13 (0.51%) PCI DSS
9 13 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.35%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.27%) NIST
12 6 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 5 (0.20%) NCSC
14 4 (0.16%) SOC 2
15 2 (0.078%) GxP
15 2 (0.078%) Solvency II
16 1 (0.039%) EMIR
16 1 (0.039%) MiFID
System Software
1 1,021 (39.93%) Active Directory
2 639 (24.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 430 (16.82%) Hyper-V
4 198 (7.74%) Docker
5 173 (6.77%) vSphere
6 131 (5.12%) VMware ESXi
7 72 (2.82%) XenApp
8 67 (2.62%) Virtual Machines
9 62 (2.42%) XenDesktop
10 53 (2.07%) Virtual Servers
11 40 (1.56%) Virtual Desktop
12 35 (1.37%) VMware NSX
13 22 (0.86%) Terminal Server
14 17 (0.66%) NFS
15 16 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 15 (0.59%) Firmware
17 14 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
18 11 (0.43%) RHEV
19 6 (0.23%) BitLocker
20 5 (0.20%) KVM
Systems Management
1 319 (12.48%) Terraform
2 262 (10.25%) Kubernetes
3 260 (10.17%) SCCM
4 225 (8.80%) Ansible
5 212 (8.29%) Microsoft Intune
6 92 (3.60%) Puppet
7 54 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
8 50 (1.96%) SCOM
9 34 (1.33%) vCenter Server
10 33 (1.29%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 33 (1.29%) WSUS
11 31 (1.21%) Single Sign-On
12 28 (1.10%) Failover Clustering
13 21 (0.82%) Backup Exec
13 21 (0.82%) Prometheus
14 20 (0.78%) Grafana
14 20 (0.78%) SCVMM
15 19 (0.74%) Jamf Pro
16 18 (0.70%) Nagios
17 17 (0.66%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1,087 (42.51%) Microsoft
2 1,043 (40.79%) VMware
3 419 (16.39%) Cisco
4 270 (10.56%) Citrix
5 171 (6.69%) Veeam
6 130 (5.08%) Red Hat
7 113 (4.42%) HP
8 106 (4.15%) Meraki
9 90 (3.52%) Google
10 88 (3.44%) Dell
11 73 (2.85%) NetApp
12 65 (2.54%) SolarWinds
13 56 (2.19%) Palo Alto
14 52 (2.03%) Oracle
15 51 (1.99%) EMC
16 46 (1.80%) Apple
16 46 (1.80%) Splunk
17 45 (1.76%) IBM
18 38 (1.49%) 3PAR
19 37 (1.45%) CommVault