Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Support Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Support Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 804 814 920
Rank change year-on-year +10 +106 -82
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 358 394 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 313 370 364
England median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% -1.33%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £53,500 £52,575 £52,500
UK median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.32% +8.57% -6.67%

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 161257 170357 198528
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130412 143799 166492
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Support Engineer in England

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Support Engineer in England

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Engineer in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Support Engineer in England

Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -15 112 £42,000 -1.18% 6
South East +23 110 £37,500 -3.85% 4
North of England +9 39 £31,750 -2.31% 1
East of England +11 38 £43,750 - 1
Midlands +3 34 £34,000 -5.56% 1
South West +9 25 £32,500 -9.72%
West Midlands +6 23 £34,000 -2.86%
Yorkshire +10 21 £30,000 -
North West -12 17 £31,500 -10.00% 1
East Midlands +19 11 £40,000 -8.57% 1
North East - 2 £34,000 -
Infrastructure Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Infrastructure Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Infrastructure Support Engineer in the job title.

1 328 (91.62%) Windows
2 238 (66.48%) Active Directory
3 232 (64.80%) Windows Server
4 222 (62.01%) VMware
5 213 (59.50%) Microsoft
6 149 (41.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 136 (37.99%) VMware Infrastructure
8 134 (37.43%) MS Exchange
9 127 (35.47%) Firewall
10 124 (34.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 121 (33.80%) Cisco
12 119 (33.24%) Office 365
13 112 (31.28%) ITIL
14 109 (30.45%) Hyper-V
15 107 (29.89%) Citrix
16 101 (28.21%) DNS
17 97 (27.09%) SAN
18 85 (23.74%) Windows 10
19 80 (22.35%) SQL
20 79 (22.07%) SQL Server
21 78 (21.79%) Windows 7
22 77 (21.51%) SCCM
22 77 (21.51%) DHCP
23 72 (20.11%) LAN
24 69 (19.27%) Microsoft Azure
25 68 (18.99%) Linux
26 65 (18.16%) PowerShell
27 63 (17.60%) WAN
28 62 (17.32%) HP
29 54 (15.08%) Microsoft Certification

Infrastructure Support 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
1 134 (37.43%) MS Exchange
2 51 (14.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (13.41%) Skype for Business
4 40 (11.17%) SharePoint
5 31 (8.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (3.91%) IIS
8 12 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (2.51%) SAS
10 7 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.56%) Apache
11 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 47 (13.13%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 119 (33.24%) Office 365
2 69 (19.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (3.91%) PaaS
5 13 (3.63%) Mimecast
5 13 (3.63%) SaaS
6 9 (2.51%) OneDrive
7 8 (2.23%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (2.23%) IaaS
7 8 (2.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.56%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.28%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 127 (35.47%) Firewall
2 101 (28.21%) DNS
3 97 (27.09%) SAN
4 77 (21.51%) DHCP
5 72 (20.11%) LAN
6 63 (17.60%) WAN
7 51 (14.25%) TCP/IP
8 45 (12.57%) VPN
9 42 (11.73%) VLAN
10 40 (11.17%) Skype
11 31 (8.66%) VoIP
12 19 (5.31%) Unified Communications
13 16 (4.47%) MPLS
14 15 (4.19%) NAS
15 14 (3.91%) iSCSI
15 14 (3.91%) PBX
16 10 (2.79%) ISDN
17 9 (2.51%) Remote Desktop
18 7 (1.96%) Internet
18 7 (1.96%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (22.07%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.35%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 12 (3.35%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.68%) MySQL
5 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.56%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.28%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.28%) Hudson
2 1 (0.28%) JIRA
2 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 45 (12.57%) Finance
2 15 (4.19%) Retail
3 10 (2.79%) Banking
3 10 (2.79%) Legal
4 9 (2.51%) Games
5 7 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.12%) Law
6 4 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.84%) Advertising
7 3 (0.84%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.84%) Front Office
7 3 (0.84%) Marketing
8 2 (0.56%) Electronics
8 2 (0.56%) Publishing
9 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Local Government
9 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.96%) Web Services
2 5 (1.40%) WAP
3 3 (0.84%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.56%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.56%) LAMP
5 1 (0.28%) .NET
5 1 (0.28%) ADSI
5 1 (0.28%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.87%) Clustering
2 19 (5.31%) Data Centre
3 12 (3.35%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.79%) Driving Licence
5 10 (2.79%) Enterprise Storage
6 9 (2.51%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.51%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (1.96%) PKI
8 6 (1.68%) BYOD
8 6 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.40%) HP Storage
9 5 (1.40%) Replication
10 4 (1.12%) Fintech
10 4 (1.12%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.84%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.84%) iSeries
11 3 (0.84%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.56%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 328 (91.62%) Windows
2 232 (64.80%) Windows Server
3 149 (41.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 124 (34.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 85 (23.74%) Windows 10
6 78 (21.79%) Windows 7
7 68 (18.99%) Linux
8 50 (13.97%) Windows 8
9 42 (11.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (5.87%) Mac OS X
11 18 (5.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (4.47%) Unix
13 13 (3.63%) Apple iOS
14 9 (2.51%) Windows XP
15 8 (2.23%) Android
16 5 (1.40%) Solaris
16 5 (1.40%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.84%) CentOS
17 3 (0.84%) SUSE
18 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (31.28%) ITIL
2 52 (14.53%) Change Management
3 26 (7.26%) Mentoring
4 25 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (6.98%) Kalman Filter
5 18 (5.03%) Capacity Planning
5 18 (5.03%) PRINCE2
6 16 (4.47%) Business Continuity
6 16 (4.47%) Web Filtering
7 15 (4.19%) Migration
7 15 (4.19%) Problem Management
8 14 (3.91%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (3.91%) Service Management
9 11 (3.07%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (2.79%) Configuration Management
10 10 (2.79%) Patch Management
10 10 (2.79%) Process Improvement
11 9 (2.51%) Network Management
11 9 (2.51%) Server Building
11 9 (2.51%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 80 (22.35%) SQL
2 65 (18.16%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.23%) Bash Shell
3 8 (2.23%) C#
3 8 (2.23%) Python
4 7 (1.96%) Perl
5 5 (1.40%) VBScript
6 3 (0.84%) C
6 3 (0.84%) Ruby
7 2 (0.56%) AWK
7 2 (0.56%) Java
7 2 (0.56%) sed
7 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.28%) C++
8 1 (0.28%) PHP
8 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (15.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (11.45%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (10.61%) CCNA
4 35 (9.78%) MCSE
5 25 (6.98%) MCSA
6 23 (6.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (4.19%) Degree
8 13 (3.63%) MCP
9 12 (3.35%) MCITP
10 9 (2.51%) Security Cleared
11 8 (2.23%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.68%) MCTS
12 6 (1.68%) SC Cleared
13 5 (1.40%) CCA
13 5 (1.40%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (1.40%) VCAP
14 3 (0.84%) CCNP
14 3 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
14 3 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.56%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.82%) SLA
2 18 (5.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.23%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.12%) SAS 70
5 2 (0.56%) GDPR
6 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 238 (66.48%) Active Directory
2 136 (37.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (30.45%) Hyper-V
4 46 (12.85%) VMware ESXi
5 40 (11.17%) XenApp
6 34 (9.50%) vSphere
7 25 (6.98%) XenDesktop
8 22 (6.15%) Terminal Services
9 12 (3.35%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (2.79%) XenServer
11 5 (1.40%) Firmware
11 5 (1.40%) Terminal Server
11 5 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.84%) OpenSIPS
12 3 (0.84%) UAG
13 2 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.56%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.56%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 77 (21.51%) SCCM
2 36 (10.06%) Backup Exec
3 27 (7.54%) SCOM
4 22 (6.15%) WSUS
5 17 (4.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 14 (3.91%) vCenter Server
7 10 (2.79%) SCVMM
8 8 (2.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 8 (2.23%) Puppet
8 8 (2.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 8 (2.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (1.96%) Terraform
10 6 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (1.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (1.68%) ZABBIX
11 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (1.40%) SmoothWall
12 4 (1.12%) FortiGate
13 2 (0.56%) Ansible
13 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 222 (62.01%) VMware
2 213 (59.50%) Microsoft
3 121 (33.80%) Cisco
4 107 (29.89%) Citrix
5 62 (17.32%) HP
6 41 (11.45%) Dell
7 35 (9.78%) Veeam
8 32 (8.94%) NetApp
8 32 (8.94%) Symantec
9 25 (6.98%) Juniper
10 19 (5.31%) F5
11 14 (3.91%) Apple
12 11 (3.07%) Forcepoint
12 11 (3.07%) IBM
13 9 (2.51%) Avaya
13 9 (2.51%) Red Hat
13 9 (2.51%) Veritas
14 8 (2.23%) Altiris
14 8 (2.23%) Polycom
15 7 (1.96%) Sophos