Period
to 24 August 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 24 August 2019.

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

Infrastructure Engineer
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 97 127 126
Rank change year-on-year +30 -1 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 61 88 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.26% 2.06% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 2.11% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 64 87 67
Hertfordshire median annual salary £51,250 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.89% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £38,250 £35,150 £36,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £69,750 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +11.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 2,596 4,170 3,967
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.22% 97.59% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,979 3,291 3,367
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Hertfordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Hertfordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 24 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Hertfordshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 August 2019. 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
Watford +32 26 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Hemel Hempstead +4 10 £55,000 +22.22% 3
St Albans +27 4 £35,000 -41.67%
Potters Bar - 4 £39,264 -
Tring +6 3 - -
Borehamwood - 3 £52,500 -
Infrastructure Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 2019, 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 60 (98.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 45 (73.77%) VMware
3 37 (60.66%) Windows
4 35 (57.38%) Microsoft
5 33 (54.10%) Windows Server
6 32 (52.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (37.70%) ITIL
7 23 (37.70%) MS Exchange
8 21 (34.43%) Azure
9 20 (32.79%) vSphere
10 19 (31.15%) Office 365
10 19 (31.15%) SQL Server
11 15 (24.59%) DNS
11 15 (24.59%) Service Management
12 14 (22.95%) Active Directory
13 13 (21.31%) Citrix
13 13 (21.31%) Business Continuity
13 13 (21.31%) Strategic Roadmap
14 12 (19.67%) Apache
15 11 (18.03%) DHCP
15 11 (18.03%) Cisco
15 11 (18.03%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (18.03%) Atlassian
15 11 (18.03%) PowerShell
16 10 (16.39%) XenDesktop
16 10 (16.39%) Firewall
16 10 (16.39%) TCP/IP
16 10 (16.39%) Linux
16 10 (16.39%) Project Delivery
17 9 (14.75%) Hyper-V

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 23 (37.70%) MS Exchange
2 12 (19.67%) Apache
3 1 (1.64%) Confluence
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (34.43%) Azure
2 19 (31.15%) Office 365
3 5 (8.20%) AWS
4 2 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.28%) IaaS
5 1 (1.64%) Azure Stack
5 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.64%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.59%) DNS
2 11 (18.03%) DHCP
3 10 (16.39%) Firewall
3 10 (16.39%) TCP/IP
4 8 (13.11%) VLAN
5 4 (6.56%) MPLS
6 3 (4.92%) BIG-IP
6 3 (4.92%) IP Telephony
6 3 (4.92%) LAN
6 3 (4.92%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (4.92%) VPN
7 2 (3.28%) BGP
7 2 (3.28%) Internet
7 2 (3.28%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.28%) Network Security
7 2 (3.28%) SAN
7 2 (3.28%) SMTP
7 2 (3.28%) SSL
7 2 (3.28%) Wireless
8 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) Big Data
3 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) JIRA
1 1 (1.64%) TestRail
1 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (1.64%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (4.92%) Electronics
1 3 (4.92%) Retail
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Legal
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) Middleware
2 2 (3.28%) LAMP
3 1 (1.64%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.92%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.64%) Replication
3 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (60.66%) Windows
2 33 (54.10%) Windows Server
3 10 (16.39%) Linux
4 6 (9.84%) Unix
5 4 (6.56%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.28%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.64%) CentOS
8 1 (1.64%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (98.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 23 (37.70%) ITIL
3 15 (24.59%) Service Management
4 13 (21.31%) Business Continuity
4 13 (21.31%) Strategic Roadmap
5 11 (18.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (16.39%) Project Delivery
7 6 (9.84%) Change Management
7 6 (9.84%) Migration
7 6 (9.84%) SIEM
8 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (6.56%) Bioinformatics
9 4 (6.56%) Data Science
9 4 (6.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 4 (6.56%) Disk Encryption
9 4 (6.56%) Information Management
9 4 (6.56%) Technology Roadmap
10 3 (4.92%) Ergonomics
10 3 (4.92%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.20%) Bash Shell
3 4 (6.56%) C
3 4 (6.56%) SQL
4 3 (4.92%) Python
5 2 (3.28%) Go
5 2 (3.28%) Java
5 2 (3.28%) Perl
6 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.64%) PHP
6 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.84%) MCSE
3 5 (8.20%) MCSA
3 5 (8.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (6.56%) Degree
4 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.92%) RHCE
6 2 (3.28%) CCNA
6 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (3.28%) LPIC
6 2 (3.28%) MCITP
7 1 (1.64%) CCA
7 1 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.56%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (4.92%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (4.92%) PMO
4 2 (3.28%) SLA
5 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (52.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (32.79%) vSphere
3 14 (22.95%) Active Directory
4 10 (16.39%) XenDesktop
5 9 (14.75%) Hyper-V
6 6 (9.84%) XenApp
7 5 (8.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 3 (4.92%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (3.28%) Docker
9 2 (3.28%) iptables
9 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (3.28%) NFS
9 2 (3.28%) Postfix
9 2 (3.28%) Samba
9 2 (3.28%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.64%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) vRealize
2 4 (6.56%) SCCM
3 3 (4.92%) Nagios
3 3 (4.92%) NetBackup
3 3 (4.92%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.28%) Munin
4 2 (3.28%) Nessus
4 2 (3.28%) Puppet
5 1 (1.64%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.64%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.64%) SCOM
5 1 (1.64%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 45 (73.77%) VMware
2 35 (57.38%) Microsoft
3 13 (21.31%) Citrix
4 11 (18.03%) Atlassian
4 11 (18.03%) Cisco
5 5 (8.20%) Veeam
6 4 (6.56%) Aruba
6 4 (6.56%) Dell
6 4 (6.56%) Meraki
6 4 (6.56%) SonicWALL
7 3 (4.92%) F5
7 3 (4.92%) HP
7 3 (4.92%) Mitel
7 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.28%) Clearswift
8 2 (3.28%) EMC
8 2 (3.28%) NetApp
9 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.64%) Oracle
9 1 (1.64%) Teradata