The median annual salary for a Infrastructure Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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

Infrastructure Engineer
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 77 52
Rank change year-on-year -3 -25  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 15 24 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.48% 2.36% 4.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 2.43% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 52
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,498 £24,450 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £57,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  

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 965 989 1262
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.26% 97.06% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 760 787 1042
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester -5 11 £50,000 +13.63%
Saffron Walden -5 4 £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 23 April 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 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Red Hat
3 15 (68.18%) Linux
4 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 14 (63.64%) VMware
5 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
6 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 10 (45.45%) Office 365
8 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (40.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (40.91%) NetApp
8 9 (40.91%) Perl
9 7 (31.82%) SCCM
9 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
11 5 (22.73%) Unix
11 5 (22.73%) Python
11 5 (22.73%) LDAP
11 5 (22.73%) Ubuntu
11 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (22.73%) Ansible
11 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
11 5 (22.73%) Puppet
11 5 (22.73%) CFEngine
12 4 (18.18%) vSphere

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 4 (18.18%) JBoss
1 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Office 365
2 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) LDAP
2 4 (18.18%) LAN
2 4 (18.18%) NAS
3 3 (13.64%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (13.64%) iSCSI
3 3 (13.64%) SAN
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
4 2 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.55%) DHCP
5 1 (4.55%) DNS
5 1 (4.55%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (4.55%) Back Office
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Linux
3 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 9 (40.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (22.73%) Ubuntu
6 5 (22.73%) Unix
7 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.55%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Perl
2 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
2 5 (22.73%) Python
3 4 (18.18%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VB
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 4 (18.18%) vSphere
4 3 (13.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
5 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
6 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) SCCM
2 5 (22.73%) Ansible
2 5 (22.73%) CFEngine
2 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (22.73%) Puppet
3 3 (13.64%) SCOM
4 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Red Hat
2 14 (63.64%) VMware
3 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (40.91%) NetApp
5 4 (18.18%) Citrix
6 3 (13.64%) EMC
6 3 (13.64%) HP
7 2 (9.09%) Avaya
7 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
7 2 (9.09%) Forcepoint
7 2 (9.09%) Intel Security
7 2 (9.09%) Kaspersky
7 2 (9.09%) SAP
8 1 (4.55%) Cisco