Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 157 171
Rank change year-on-year +48 +14 -39
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 113 56 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.53% 1.27% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 1.31% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 111 44 58
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +2.41%
10th Percentile £33,750 £25,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -8.05% +8.75%

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 4,321 4,285 4,902
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 97.43% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3,679 3,575 4,067
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +1.12% +4.71%

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018. 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
St Albans - 21 £40,000 - 2
Watford +19 17 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Hemel Hempstead -12 10 £47,500 +46.15% 2
Rickmansworth -3 6 £47,250 +11.18%
Stevenage +2 4 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Welwyn - 4 £40,000 - 2
Hoddesdon -1 3 £45,000 -25.00%
Hatfield - 3 £52,500 - 3
Royston - 2 £33,750 - 3
Welwyn Garden City -12 1 - -
Hitchin - 1 £27,500 -
Infrastructure Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 78 (69.03%) Windows
2 72 (63.72%) VMware
3 60 (53.10%) Windows Server
4 54 (47.79%) Active Directory
5 49 (43.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 46 (40.71%) Microsoft
7 29 (25.66%) Linux
7 29 (25.66%) SAN
8 28 (24.78%) MS Exchange
9 27 (23.89%) Cisco
10 25 (22.12%) Citrix
11 24 (21.24%) WAN
12 23 (20.35%) Microsoft Azure
13 22 (19.47%) LAN
14 21 (18.58%) VMware ESXi
15 20 (17.70%) Office 365
16 19 (16.81%) Firewall
17 18 (15.93%) VPN
17 18 (15.93%) Data Centre
18 17 (15.04%) E-Commerce
19 15 (13.27%) vSphere
19 15 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
20 14 (12.39%) DHCP
20 14 (12.39%) DNS
21 13 (11.50%) Retail
22 12 (10.62%) Hyper-V
23 11 (9.73%) PowerShell
23 11 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
23 11 (9.73%) Disaster Recovery
23 11 (9.73%) vCenter Server

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 28 (24.78%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (5.31%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (3.54%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 23 (20.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (17.70%) Office 365
3 6 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.31%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (25.66%) SAN
2 24 (21.24%) WAN
3 22 (19.47%) LAN
4 19 (16.81%) Firewall
5 18 (15.93%) VPN
6 14 (12.39%) DHCP
6 14 (12.39%) DNS
7 8 (7.08%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (6.19%) Unified Communications
8 7 (6.19%) VLAN
9 5 (4.42%) MPLS
9 5 (4.42%) TCP/IP
10 4 (3.54%) BGP
10 4 (3.54%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (3.54%) EIGRP
10 4 (3.54%) HSRP
10 4 (3.54%) IPsec
10 4 (3.54%) NAS
10 4 (3.54%) OSPF
10 4 (3.54%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.08%) Oracle Database
2 6 (5.31%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (3.54%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.77%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.65%) Subversion
General
1 13 (11.50%) Retail
2 2 (1.77%) Back Office
2 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.88%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.54%) .NET
2 3 (2.65%) jQuery
2 3 (2.65%) REST
2 3 (2.65%) SOAP
2 3 (2.65%) Web Services
3 1 (0.88%) CSS
3 1 (0.88%) HTML
3 1 (0.88%) Middleware
3 1 (0.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.93%) Data Centre
2 15 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.96%) EPoS
4 8 (7.08%) Analytical Mindset
5 4 (3.54%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.65%) Replication
7 2 (1.77%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.77%) Fintech
7 2 (1.77%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 78 (69.03%) Windows
2 60 (53.10%) Windows Server
3 29 (25.66%) Linux
4 7 (6.19%) Windows 10
4 7 (6.19%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.31%) Mac OS X
5 6 (5.31%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.77%) Unix
7 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.04%) E-Commerce
2 11 (9.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (7.96%) Business Continuity
3 9 (7.96%) Change Management
3 9 (7.96%) ITIL
3 9 (7.96%) Server Building
3 9 (7.96%) Server Virtualisation
3 9 (7.96%) Software Deployment
4 7 (6.19%) DevOps
5 6 (5.31%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (5.31%) Web Filtering
6 4 (3.54%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (3.54%) Load Balancing
6 4 (3.54%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 3 (2.65%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (2.65%) Data Analysis
7 3 (2.65%) Data Management
7 3 (2.65%) MVC
7 3 (2.65%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.73%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.42%) SQL
3 4 (3.54%) C#
4 3 (2.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.77%) Python
5 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (8.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.19%) MCSE
3 6 (5.31%) CCNA
3 6 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (4.42%) CCNP
4 5 (4.42%) Degree
5 3 (2.65%) MCP
6 2 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.77%) MCITP
7 1 (0.88%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.77%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (47.79%) Active Directory
2 49 (43.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (18.58%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (13.27%) vSphere
5 12 (10.62%) Hyper-V
6 11 (9.73%) VMware NSX
7 10 (8.85%) XenApp
8 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.77%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.77%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.77%) Xen
9 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (9.73%) vCenter Server
2 7 (6.19%) SCCM
3 6 (5.31%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.77%) SCOM
5 1 (0.88%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 72 (63.72%) VMware
2 46 (40.71%) Microsoft
3 27 (23.89%) Cisco
4 25 (22.12%) Citrix
5 10 (8.85%) HP
5 10 (8.85%) Veeam
6 8 (7.08%) Oracle
7 7 (6.19%) Dell
8 6 (5.31%) NetApp
9 1 (0.88%) Apple
9 1 (0.88%) EMC
9 1 (0.88%) Google
9 1 (0.88%) Meraki
9 1 (0.88%) Mitel