Period
to 31 July 2021

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 31 July 2021.

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

Infrastructure Engineer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 85 76 118
Rank change year-on-year -9 +42 +25
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 21 9 12
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.48% 0.98% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.03% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 9
10th Percentile £33,200 £45,250 £27,350
25th Percentile £38,750 £48,738 £41,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £57,975 £43,000
Median % change year-on-year -18.07% +34.83% -14.00%
75th Percentile £53,375 £63,838 £48,750
90th Percentile £61,588 £67,500 £54,750
Scotland median annual salary £46,885 £50,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -6.23% +16.28% +11.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,311 872 1,819
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.45% 94.99% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 900 596 1,291
10th Percentile £31,950 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,750 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,100 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.44% - -1.10%
75th Percentile £57,500 £56,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Glasgow

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Glasgow

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 31 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2021, Infrastructure Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (71.43%) Azure
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft 365
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
5 7 (33.33%) Cisco
5 7 (33.33%) Windows
5 7 (33.33%) Firewall
6 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
7 5 (23.81%) VMware
7 5 (23.81%) SCCM
7 5 (23.81%) Linux
7 5 (23.81%) ITIL
8 4 (19.05%) Perl
8 4 (19.05%) Python
8 4 (19.05%) Network Security
8 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
8 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (19.05%) Finance
8 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure as Code
8 4 (19.05%) PaaS
8 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
8 4 (19.05%) AWS
8 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
9 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (14.29%) IaaS
9 3 (14.29%) Meraki

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (71.43%) Azure
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (19.05%) AWS
3 4 (19.05%) PaaS
4 3 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (14.29%) IaaS
4 3 (14.29%) OneDrive
5 2 (9.52%) OpenShift
6 1 (4.76%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) Network Security
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (14.29%) DHCP
3 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 3 (14.29%) LAN
3 3 (14.29%) SAN
3 3 (14.29%) VoIP
3 3 (14.29%) VPN
3 3 (14.29%) WAN
3 3 (14.29%) Wireless
4 2 (9.52%) Kerberos
4 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.76%) BGP
5 1 (4.76%) DMZ
5 1 (4.76%) MPLS
5 1 (4.76%) Multicast
5 1 (4.76%) OSPF
5 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Law
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 1 (4.76%) Organisational Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) 802.1X
1 2 (9.52%) SAML
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Cloud Native
3 1 (4.76%) e-Learning
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 5 (23.81%) Linux
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Unix
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure as Code
4 3 (14.29%) DevOps
4 3 (14.29%) IT Strategy
4 3 (14.29%) Logistics
4 3 (14.29%) Proactive Maintenance
4 3 (14.29%) Server Building
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Business Case
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (9.52%) Patch Management
5 2 (9.52%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.76%) Preventative Maintenance
6 1 (4.76%) Scrum
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
1 4 (19.05%) Perl
1 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
1 4 (19.05%) Python
2 3 (14.29%) PHP
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) CCDP
3 1 (4.76%) CCNP
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) CISSP
3 1 (4.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) SLA
3 1 (4.76%) PMBOK
3 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
3 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (9.52%) WSUS
3 1 (4.76%) Ansible
3 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Meraki
5 1 (4.76%) IronPort
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.76%) Veeam