Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

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

Infrastructure Engineer
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 105 78
Rank change year-on-year +2 -27 +40
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 38 43 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.99% 2.03% 2.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 2.13% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 36 39 70
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +3.53% +13.33%
10th Percentile £31,498 £23,500 £30,425
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1824 2023 2420
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.35% 95.56% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1478 1625 1911
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% -8.89%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,600 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +4.94%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Essex

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Essex

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Essex over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Essex

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the Essex region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Colchester +5 24 £52,500 +19.32%
Chelmsford -17 8 £48,750 +80.56%
Saffron Walden -13 5 £31,498 -30.00%
Infrastructure Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, 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 Essex region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (78.95%) VMware
2 27 (71.05%) Microsoft
3 25 (65.79%) Red Hat
3 25 (65.79%) Linux
4 24 (63.16%) Windows
5 22 (57.89%) Office 365
6 21 (55.26%) Hyper-V
7 20 (52.63%) Active Directory
8 19 (50.00%) NetApp
9 18 (47.37%) Perl
9 18 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (36.84%) Java
11 14 (36.84%) JBoss
11 14 (36.84%) vSphere
11 14 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (34.21%) SAN
12 13 (34.21%) NAS
13 11 (28.95%) Cisco
14 10 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
15 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
15 9 (23.68%) Windows Server
15 9 (23.68%) Opscode Chef
16 8 (21.05%) PaaS
16 8 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
16 8 (21.05%) IaaS
16 8 (21.05%) IT Strategy
16 8 (21.05%) WAN
16 8 (21.05%) SAML

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 14 (36.84%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 22 (57.89%) Office 365
2 14 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (21.05%) IaaS
4 8 (21.05%) PaaS
5 2 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) NAS
1 13 (34.21%) SAN
2 10 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (21.05%) WAN
4 5 (13.16%) LDAP
5 1 (2.63%) LAN
5 1 (2.63%) MPLS
5 1 (2.63%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) SAML
1 8 (21.05%) XMPP
2 7 (18.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) PKI
2 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (65.79%) Linux
2 24 (63.16%) Windows
3 18 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (23.68%) Windows Server
5 5 (13.16%) Ubuntu
5 5 (13.16%) Unix
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) Android
7 1 (2.63%) CentOS
7 1 (2.63%) SUSE
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) IT Strategy
2 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
2 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL
3 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (2.63%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.63%) Project Management
5 1 (2.63%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) Perl
2 14 (36.84%) Java
3 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
3 5 (13.16%) Python
4 3 (7.89%) SQL
5 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (55.26%) Hyper-V
2 20 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 16 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (36.84%) vSphere
5 6 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (13.16%) Ansible
2 5 (13.16%) CFEngine
2 5 (13.16%) Puppet
3 4 (10.53%) Nagios
4 2 (5.26%) SCCM
4 2 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (78.95%) VMware
2 27 (71.05%) Microsoft
3 25 (65.79%) Red Hat
4 19 (50.00%) NetApp
5 11 (28.95%) Cisco
6 2 (5.26%) Sophos
7 1 (2.63%) Hortonworks
7 1 (2.63%) HP
7 1 (2.63%) Meraki