Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineering
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 117 143 157
Rank change year-on-year +26 +14 +12
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 3,842 3,850 3,494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.86% 2.39% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.12% 2.60% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3,308 3,304 3,182
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 123,284 148,166 145,948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.70% 91.79% 91.45%
Number of salaries quoted 97,323 120,096 120,611
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +32 1,447 £60,000 +9.09% 188
North of England +42 648 £40,000 +6.67% 180
South East +8 629 £45,000 +5.88% 121
South West +58 440 £41,500 +3.75% 64
Midlands +35 436 £42,500 +13.33% 92
North West +40 299 £42,500 +13.33% 86
Yorkshire +19 292 £37,750 +0.67% 85
West Midlands +38 276 £42,500 +13.33% 58
East of England -3 249 £45,000 -7.22% 61
East Midlands +23 159 £42,500 +6.25% 34
North East +20 57 £44,000 +25.71% 9
Infrastructure Engineering
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 2,383 (62.02%) Windows
2 1,853 (48.23%) VMware
3 1,701 (44.27%) Active Directory
4 1,664 (43.31%) Microsoft
5 1,535 (39.95%) Windows Server
6 1,444 (37.58%) Microsoft Azure
7 1,172 (30.50%) Office 365
8 1,149 (29.91%) VMware Infrastructure
9 982 (25.56%) Linux
10 954 (24.83%) PowerShell
11 937 (24.39%) Hyper-V
12 901 (23.45%) Amazon AWS
13 893 (23.24%) Cisco
14 846 (22.02%) Firewall
15 809 (21.06%) ITIL
16 807 (21.00%) DNS
17 649 (16.89%) Windows Server 2012
18 632 (16.45%) Citrix
19 622 (16.19%) SCCM
20 600 (15.62%) DevOps
21 592 (15.41%) Finance
22 582 (15.15%) DHCP
23 545 (14.19%) Data Centre
24 529 (13.77%) MS Exchange
25 517 (13.46%) SQL
26 503 (13.09%) SQL Server
27 489 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
28 483 (12.57%) SAN
29 475 (12.36%) Microsoft Certification
30 448 (11.66%) WAN

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
1 529 (13.77%) MS Exchange
2 333 (8.67%) SharePoint
3 230 (5.99%) IIS
4 147 (3.83%) Skype for Business
5 146 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 111 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 98 (2.55%) Apache
8 56 (1.46%) nginx
9 49 (1.28%) Confluence
10 43 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
11 37 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
12 27 (0.70%) OpenStack
13 26 (0.68%) Tomcat
14 22 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
15 21 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
15 21 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
16 19 (0.49%) WebSphere
17 12 (0.31%) Apache Spark
18 11 (0.29%) CMS
18 11 (0.29%) Documentum
Applications
1 259 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
3 21 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.21%) CATIA
7 6 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.16%) Sketch
8 2 (0.052%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 13 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.10%) Exstream
2 4 (0.10%) Workfront
3 3 (0.078%) Magento
4 2 (0.052%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.052%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.052%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.026%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.026%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.026%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.026%) Quorum
5 1 (0.026%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.026%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.026%) SAP CCM
5 1 (0.026%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1,444 (37.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,172 (30.50%) Office 365
3 901 (23.45%) Amazon AWS
4 240 (6.25%) IaaS
5 163 (4.24%) Azure Active Directory
6 136 (3.54%) PaaS
7 133 (3.46%) SaaS
8 127 (3.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 123 (3.20%) Google Cloud Platform
10 88 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
11 69 (1.80%) GitHub
11 69 (1.80%) Serverless
12 65 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
13 61 (1.59%) Azure Stack
14 60 (1.56%) OneDrive
15 51 (1.33%) Amazon S3
16 47 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
16 47 (1.22%) Mimecast
17 40 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 24 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 846 (22.02%) Firewall
2 807 (21.00%) DNS
3 582 (15.15%) DHCP
4 483 (12.57%) SAN
5 448 (11.66%) WAN
6 406 (10.57%) LAN
7 391 (10.18%) TCP/IP
8 258 (6.72%) VPN
9 196 (5.10%) VLAN
10 159 (4.14%) VoIP
11 148 (3.85%) Network Security
12 141 (3.67%) Skype
13 140 (3.64%) NetScaler
14 130 (3.38%) MPLS
15 125 (3.25%) Wireless
16 119 (3.10%) NAS
17 104 (2.71%) Cisco ASA
18 92 (2.39%) Wi-Fi
19 86 (2.24%) iSCSI
20 78 (2.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 503 (13.09%) SQL Server
2 94 (2.45%) MySQL
3 63 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 54 (1.41%) Big Data
4 54 (1.41%) MongoDB
4 54 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
5 43 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
6 36 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 28 (0.73%) NoSQL
8 23 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
9 21 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 18 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
11 16 (0.42%) Oracle Database
12 13 (0.34%) Redis
13 12 (0.31%) Hadoop
13 12 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
14 10 (0.26%) Blockchain
15 9 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
15 9 (0.23%) Power BI
16 8 (0.21%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 163 (4.24%) Jenkins
2 104 (2.71%) Git (software)
3 74 (1.93%) JIRA
4 58 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 57 (1.48%) TeamCity
6 56 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
7 42 (1.09%) Visual Studio
8 36 (0.94%) Bitbucket
9 33 (0.86%) TestRail
10 32 (0.83%) Zephyr
11 22 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (0.47%) GitLab
12 18 (0.47%) Vagrant
13 17 (0.44%) Travis CI
14 12 (0.31%) Subversion
15 11 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 10 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
17 7 (0.18%) MSI
18 5 (0.13%) Hudson
18 5 (0.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 592 (15.41%) Finance
2 158 (4.11%) Banking
3 140 (3.64%) Retail
4 108 (2.81%) Telecoms
5 62 (1.61%) Law
6 55 (1.43%) Electronics
7 51 (1.33%) Legal
8 42 (1.09%) Marketing
9 38 (0.99%) Manufacturing
10 34 (0.88%) Back Office
11 26 (0.68%) Aerospace
11 26 (0.68%) Games
12 25 (0.65%) Advertising
13 18 (0.47%) Front Office
14 15 (0.39%) Automotive
15 10 (0.26%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.26%) Publishing
16 8 (0.21%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.13%) Local Government
17 5 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 2,758 (71.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 531 (13.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 332 (8.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 303 (7.89%) Cloud Engineer
5 280 (7.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 274 (7.13%) IT Engineer
7 267 (6.95%) Support Engineer
8 256 (6.66%) DevOps Engineer
9 222 (5.78%) Windows Engineer
10 218 (5.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
11 217 (5.65%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 204 (5.31%) Systems Engineer
13 194 (5.05%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
14 191 (4.97%) Azure Engineer
15 190 (4.95%) Infrastructure Support
16 177 (4.61%) AWS Engineer
17 176 (4.58%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
17 176 (4.58%) Linux Engineer
18 172 (4.48%) VMware Engineer
19 163 (4.24%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (3.25%) Web Services
2 42 (1.09%) Middleware
3 37 (0.96%) .NET
4 36 (0.94%) LDAP
5 31 (0.81%) JSON
6 24 (0.62%) HTML
7 22 (0.57%) Kafka
8 21 (0.55%) Elastic Stack
9 18 (0.47%) CSS
10 17 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
10 17 (0.44%) Software Packaging
11 15 (0.39%) LAMP
11 15 (0.39%) LEMP Stack
11 15 (0.39%) Velocity
12 13 (0.34%) Node.js
13 12 (0.31%) COM
14 11 (0.29%) WSH
15 10 (0.26%) jQuery
16 9 (0.23%) Spring
16 9 (0.23%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 545 (14.19%) Data Centre
2 200 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
3 158 (4.11%) Management Information System
4 138 (3.59%) Clustering
5 124 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
6 118 (3.07%) Public Cloud
7 96 (2.50%) Fintech
8 93 (2.42%) Replication
9 90 (2.34%) Hybrid Cloud
10 72 (1.87%) Driving Licence
11 59 (1.54%) EMC VNX
12 53 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
13 48 (1.25%) Hedge funds
14 42 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
14 42 (1.09%) PKI
15 41 (1.07%) Fat Client
15 41 (1.07%) Thin Client
16 40 (1.04%) Private Cloud
17 24 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
18 23 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2,383 (62.02%) Windows
2 1,535 (39.95%) Windows Server
3 982 (25.56%) Linux
4 649 (16.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 430 (11.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 336 (8.75%) Windows 10
7 188 (4.89%) Unix
8 183 (4.76%) Windows 7
9 122 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 118 (3.07%) CentOS
11 102 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 96 (2.50%) Ubuntu
13 57 (1.48%) Windows 8
14 49 (1.28%) Mac OS
15 47 (1.22%) Apple iOS
15 47 (1.22%) Windows XP
16 24 (0.62%) Debian
17 20 (0.52%) AIX
18 15 (0.39%) Android
18 15 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 809 (21.06%) ITIL
2 600 (15.62%) DevOps
3 489 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
4 393 (10.23%) Problem-Solving
5 297 (7.73%) Disaster Recovery
6 284 (7.39%) Migration
7 281 (7.31%) Configuration Management
8 241 (6.27%) High Availability
9 213 (5.54%) Mentoring
10 204 (5.31%) Continuous Integration
11 175 (4.55%) Service Management
12 160 (4.16%) Service Delivery
13 158 (4.11%) Software Engineering
14 153 (3.98%) Continuous Improvement
15 146 (3.80%) Change Management
16 145 (3.77%) Load Balancing
17 137 (3.57%) Information Security
18 133 (3.46%) Server Management
19 126 (3.28%) Project Management
20 125 (3.25%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 954 (24.83%) PowerShell
2 517 (13.46%) SQL
3 430 (11.19%) Python
4 288 (7.50%) Bash Shell
5 146 (3.80%) Ruby
6 117 (3.05%) Java
7 93 (2.42%) Perl
8 90 (2.34%) PHP
9 75 (1.95%) Go
10 67 (1.74%) C
11 62 (1.61%) JavaScript
12 59 (1.54%) C#
12 59 (1.54%) VBScript
13 50 (1.30%) C++
14 48 (1.25%) Shell Script
15 19 (0.49%) T-SQL
16 18 (0.47%) Clojure
17 17 (0.44%) MATLAB
17 17 (0.44%) VB
18 13 (0.34%) Lua
Qualifications
1 475 (12.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 351 (9.14%) MCSE
3 313 (8.15%) Cisco Certification
4 281 (7.31%) Security Cleared
5 277 (7.21%) Degree
6 246 (6.40%) CCNA
7 223 (5.80%) MCSA
8 162 (4.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 131 (3.41%) DV Cleared
10 125 (3.25%) SC Cleared
11 106 (2.76%) CCNP
12 84 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
13 81 (2.11%) MCP
14 74 (1.93%) Citrix Certification
15 66 (1.72%) MCITP
16 58 (1.51%) CISSP
17 47 (1.22%) CCIE
18 43 (1.12%) CCA
19 36 (0.94%) RHCE
20 35 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (5.23%) SLA
2 110 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 56 (1.46%) Cyber Essentials
4 54 (1.41%) GDPR
5 45 (1.17%) PCI DSS
6 38 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 38 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 38 (0.99%) PMO
7 24 (0.62%) QA
8 7 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 6 (0.16%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.10%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.10%) PSD2
11 3 (0.078%) RMADS
11 3 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.052%) COBIT
13 1 (0.026%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.026%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.026%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.026%) NIST 800
System Software
1 1,701 (44.27%) Active Directory
2 1,149 (29.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 937 (24.39%) Hyper-V
4 287 (7.47%) vSphere
5 279 (7.26%) Docker
6 250 (6.51%) VMware ESXi
7 246 (6.40%) XenApp
8 156 (4.06%) XenDesktop
9 102 (2.65%) Virtual Servers
10 99 (2.58%) Virtual Machines
11 74 (1.93%) Microsoft App-V
12 45 (1.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 40 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
14 37 (0.96%) Firmware
15 31 (0.81%) BitLocker
16 24 (0.62%) VMware NSX
17 23 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 22 (0.57%) Xen
19 21 (0.55%) NFS
19 21 (0.55%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 622 (16.19%) SCCM
2 354 (9.21%) Ansible
3 332 (8.64%) Puppet
4 261 (6.79%) Terraform
5 222 (5.78%) Kubernetes
6 200 (5.21%) Opscode Chef
7 199 (5.18%) SCOM
8 118 (3.07%) WSUS
9 95 (2.47%) Nagios
10 94 (2.45%) vCenter Server
11 88 (2.29%) SCVMM
12 69 (1.80%) Microsoft Intune
13 59 (1.54%) Failover Clustering
14 55 (1.43%) SCOrch
15 52 (1.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 49 (1.28%) Backup Exec
17 42 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
18 36 (0.94%) NetBackup
19 34 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
19 34 (0.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 1,853 (48.23%) VMware
2 1,664 (43.31%) Microsoft
3 893 (23.24%) Cisco
4 632 (16.45%) Citrix
5 374 (9.73%) HP
6 219 (5.70%) Veeam
7 202 (5.26%) Dell
8 194 (5.05%) NetApp
9 141 (3.67%) Red Hat
10 140 (3.64%) EMC
11 136 (3.54%) Juniper
12 114 (2.97%) Google
13 109 (2.84%) F5
14 101 (2.63%) SolarWinds
15 91 (2.37%) Symantec
16 88 (2.29%) IBM
17 85 (2.21%) Oracle
18 84 (2.19%) CheckPoint
19 76 (1.98%) Splunk
20 75 (1.95%) McAfee