Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Infrastructure Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Network Infrastructure Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 996 947 987
Rank change year-on-year -49 +40 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Engineer 178 253 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 155 225 267
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,700 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £65,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 162309 172056 197302
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131276 145303 165484
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% -

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Infrastructure Engineer in England

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Network Infrastructure Engineer in England

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Infrastructure Engineer in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Infrastructure Engineer in England

Network Infrastructure 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 Network Infrastructure Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 21 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 -14 85 £52,500 +10.53% 7
South East +20 33 £42,500 -5.56% 3
North of England +3 19 £37,750 -5.63% 2
Midlands +29 18 £40,000 -11.11%
East of England +11 14 £47,500 +26.67% 1
Yorkshire +19 10 £38,000 -15.56%
North West -5 9 £36,500 -8.75% 2
South West +14 8 £33,750 +3.85%
East Midlands +32 6 £43,000 -4.44%
West Midlands +8 4 £41,628 +2.15%
Network Infrastructure Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Network Infrastructure 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 Network Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 115 (64.61%) Cisco
2 103 (57.87%) Firewall
3 100 (56.18%) Windows
4 96 (53.93%) VMware
5 81 (45.51%) Cisco Certification
6 76 (42.70%) Microsoft
7 75 (42.13%) Active Directory
8 72 (40.45%) Windows Server
9 64 (35.96%) CCNA
10 63 (35.39%) WAN
11 60 (33.71%) LAN
12 58 (32.58%) VMware Infrastructure
13 54 (30.34%) SAN
14 47 (26.40%) Juniper
14 47 (26.40%) CCNP
15 45 (25.28%) Hyper-V
16 42 (23.60%) Microsoft Azure
16 42 (23.60%) DNS
17 40 (22.47%) VPN
18 38 (21.35%) Microsoft Certification
19 37 (20.79%) Citrix
20 36 (20.22%) MS Exchange
20 36 (20.22%) ITIL
21 34 (19.10%) Finance
22 33 (18.54%) VoIP
23 32 (17.98%) DHCP
24 31 (17.42%) Linux
25 29 (16.29%) TCP/IP
26 28 (15.73%) MCSE
27 25 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012

Network Infrastructure 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 36 (20.22%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (4.49%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.25%) IIS
5 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.56%) Moodle
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 42 (23.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (12.92%) Office 365
3 21 (11.80%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (5.62%) SaaS
5 5 (2.81%) IaaS
6 2 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (57.87%) Firewall
2 63 (35.39%) WAN
3 60 (33.71%) LAN
4 54 (30.34%) SAN
5 42 (23.60%) DNS
6 40 (22.47%) VPN
7 33 (18.54%) VoIP
8 32 (17.98%) DHCP
9 29 (16.29%) TCP/IP
10 23 (12.92%) iSCSI
11 22 (12.36%) Cisco ASA
11 22 (12.36%) Network Security
12 21 (11.80%) NAS
13 20 (11.24%) Wireless
14 19 (10.67%) Unified Communications
15 18 (10.11%) VLAN
16 15 (8.43%) IPsec
16 15 (8.43%) MPLS
17 14 (7.87%) Cisco Nexus
17 14 (7.87%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.69%) JIRA
1 3 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (1.69%) Subversion
2 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 34 (19.10%) Finance
2 12 (6.74%) Banking
3 8 (4.49%) Back Office
4 5 (2.81%) Retail
5 4 (2.25%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.12%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.56%) Front Office
7 1 (0.56%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.62%) 802.1X
2 9 (5.06%) Web Services
3 8 (4.49%) XMPP
4 3 (1.69%) Software Packaging
4 3 (1.69%) WAP
5 1 (0.56%) CSS
5 1 (0.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.24%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.62%) Driving Licence
3 8 (4.49%) DataPower
3 8 (4.49%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (4.49%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 6 (3.37%) Clustering
5 5 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.81%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.81%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.25%) Handset
6 4 (2.25%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.69%) Equities
7 3 (1.69%) Fintech
7 3 (1.69%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.69%) Replication
8 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.12%) NHS
9 1 (0.56%) CCTV
9 1 (0.56%) PMI
9 1 (0.56%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 100 (56.18%) Windows
2 72 (40.45%) Windows Server
3 31 (17.42%) Linux
4 25 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (5.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (5.06%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.25%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.25%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.56%) Android
8 1 (0.56%) Debian
8 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.56%) Unix
8 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (20.22%) ITIL
2 21 (11.80%) Network Management
3 18 (10.11%) Network Monitoring
4 16 (8.99%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (7.30%) High Availability
6 11 (6.18%) Network Design
7 10 (5.62%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (5.62%) Change Management
7 10 (5.62%) Load Balancing
8 9 (5.06%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (5.06%) DevOps
8 9 (5.06%) Patch Management
8 9 (5.06%) Service Delivery
9 8 (4.49%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (4.49%) Proactive Monitoring
9 8 (4.49%) Project Management
9 8 (4.49%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (3.93%) Configuration Management
10 7 (3.93%) E-Commerce
10 7 (3.93%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.99%) PowerShell
2 11 (6.18%) SQL
3 5 (2.81%) Bash Shell
3 5 (2.81%) Python
4 4 (2.25%) Perl
5 3 (1.69%) C
5 3 (1.69%) C#
5 3 (1.69%) C++
6 2 (1.12%) Java
6 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.12%) VBScript
7 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (45.51%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (35.96%) CCNA
3 47 (26.40%) CCNP
4 38 (21.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (15.73%) MCSE
6 19 (10.67%) MCSA
7 16 (8.99%) CCIE
8 13 (7.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (5.62%) CCA
9 10 (5.62%) Citrix Certification
9 10 (5.62%) MCP
10 9 (5.06%) CCSA
10 9 (5.06%) MCITP
11 8 (4.49%) CASP
12 7 (3.93%) CCSE
12 7 (3.93%) Degree
12 7 (3.93%) Security Cleared
13 4 (2.25%) Check Point Certification
13 4 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
13 4 (2.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.81%) SLA
2 3 (1.69%) QA
3 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (42.13%) Active Directory
2 58 (32.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (25.28%) Hyper-V
4 13 (7.30%) vSphere
5 9 (5.06%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (5.06%) XenApp
6 8 (4.49%) VMware NSX
7 7 (3.93%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (3.37%) vCloud
9 5 (2.81%) Terminal Services
10 4 (2.25%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (1.69%) UAG
11 3 (1.69%) XenDesktop
12 2 (1.12%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.56%) KVM
13 1 (0.56%) pfSense
13 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (14.04%) SCCM
2 13 (7.30%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (4.49%) Cacti
3 8 (4.49%) SCOM
4 7 (3.93%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (2.81%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (2.25%) NetVault Backup
7 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (1.69%) WSUS
8 1 (0.56%) Ansible
8 1 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.56%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.56%) Puppet
8 1 (0.56%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 115 (64.61%) Cisco
2 96 (53.93%) VMware
3 76 (42.70%) Microsoft
4 47 (26.40%) Juniper
5 37 (20.79%) Citrix
6 22 (12.36%) SolarWinds
7 21 (11.80%) CheckPoint
8 17 (9.55%) Palo Alto
9 14 (7.87%) Riverbed
10 12 (6.74%) Dell
10 12 (6.74%) IBM
10 12 (6.74%) NetApp
11 9 (5.06%) Barracuda Networks
12 8 (4.49%) EqualLogic
12 8 (4.49%) F5
12 8 (4.49%) Forcepoint
12 8 (4.49%) HP
12 8 (4.49%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (4.49%) Veeam
13 7 (3.93%) Meraki