Period
to 20 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

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

Infrastructure Engineer
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 88 102
Rank change year-on-year -1 +14 +38
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 18 41 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.41% 2.56% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 2.62% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 17 40 39
Kent median annual salary £36,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.29% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £45,750 £52,750 £48,250
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,713 £41,500
% change year-on-year -6.35% +2.92% +3.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 1,245 1,566 2,180
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.49% 97.75% 98.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,066 1,285 1,926
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,750 £24,875
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Kent

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Kent

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Kent over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Kent

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the Kent region over the 6 months to 20 February 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
Chatham - 5 £32,500 - 1
Maidstone - 4 £41,750 -
Folkestone +10 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Sittingbourne +2 1 £35,000 +7.69%
West Malling -3 1 - -
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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 Kent region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 11 (61.11%) VMware
4 9 (50.00%) Citrix
5 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 7 (38.89%) Cisco
6 7 (38.89%) ITIL
6 7 (38.89%) vCenter Server
7 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (33.33%) LAN
7 6 (33.33%) WAN
8 5 (27.78%) Advertising
8 5 (27.78%) HP
8 5 (27.78%) SAN
8 5 (27.78%) SolarWinds
9 4 (22.22%) XenApp
9 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
9 4 (22.22%) VPN
10 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
10 3 (16.67%) Capita
10 3 (16.67%) SCCM
10 3 (16.67%) Firewall
10 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
10 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
11 2 (11.11%) High Availability
11 2 (11.11%) Office 365

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) LAN
1 6 (33.33%) WAN
2 5 (27.78%) SAN
3 4 (22.22%) VPN
4 3 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (11.11%) DHCP
5 2 (11.11%) DNS
5 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
5 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (27.78%) Advertising
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
1 2 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) High Availability
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.11%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) IT Strategy
4 1 (5.56%) Process Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CCDA
1 2 (11.11%) CCNA
1 2 (11.11%) CCSA
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) MCITP
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) MCTS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) VCAP
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) XenApp
2 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) vCenter Server
2 3 (16.67%) SCCM
3 2 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) Citrix
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco
4 5 (27.78%) HP
4 5 (27.78%) SolarWinds
5 3 (16.67%) Capita
5 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.11%) Amdocs
6 2 (11.11%) BMC
6 2 (11.11%) Forcepoint
6 2 (11.11%) IBM
6 2 (11.11%) Juniper
6 2 (11.11%) Nimsoft
6 2 (11.11%) Remedy