Period
to 9 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Engineering over the 6 months to 9 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineering
South East > Kent
6 months to
9 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 67 79
Rank change year-on-year +51 +12 -7
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 25 28 23
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Kent 8.33% 2.95% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.54% 3.36% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 23
Median annual salary £60,000 £43,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.93% +24.29% -17.65%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,250 £61,625 £47,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

Infrastructure Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 262 833 988
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 87.33% 87.68% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 191 704 822
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,650
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Infrastructure Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Kent

Infrastructure Engineering
Salary Trend in Kent

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in Kent.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Kent

Infrastructure Engineering
Salary Histogram in Kent

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in Kent over the 6 months to 9 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in Kent

Infrastructure Engineering
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 Engineering within the Kent region over the 6 months to 9 August 2020. 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
Tunbridge Wells +27 7 £60,000 +9.09%
Chatham +13 4 £105,000 +50.00%
Rochester - 3 £31,000 -
Tonbridge +3 2 £40,000 -23.81%
West Malling - 1 £41,500 - 2
Infrastructure Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 9 August 2020, IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering.

1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (40.00%) WAN
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (36.00%) VMware
2 9 (36.00%) Azure
2 9 (36.00%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (36.00%) Data Centre
3 8 (32.00%) Line Management
3 8 (32.00%) DevOps
3 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (32.00%) ITIL
4 7 (28.00%) Windows
4 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (28.00%) MPLS
4 7 (28.00%) Project Management
4 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
4 7 (28.00%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (28.00%) Coaching
4 7 (28.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (28.00%) Contingency Planning
4 7 (28.00%) Observability
5 6 (24.00%) Cosmos DB
5 6 (24.00%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (24.00%) Kubernetes
5 6 (24.00%) Docker

Infrastructure Engineering
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:

Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) Azure
2 7 (28.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (12.00%) Office 365
4 1 (4.00%) AWS
4 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) WAN
2 7 (28.00%) MPLS
3 3 (12.00%) Firewall
3 3 (12.00%) LAN
3 3 (12.00%) NAS
3 3 (12.00%) SAN
4 2 (8.00%) DHCP
4 2 (8.00%) DNS
4 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (8.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.00%) VLAN
4 2 (8.00%) VPN
5 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) Cosmos DB
2 6 (24.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (24.00%) RavenDB
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) IT Manager
1 7 (28.00%) IT Operations Manager
1 7 (28.00%) Operations Manager
2 6 (24.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Azure Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 2 (8.00%) IT Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
4 2 (8.00%) IT Support
4 2 (8.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Principal Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Wintel Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (28.00%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (24.00%) Clustering
3 6 (24.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (32.00%) DevOps
2 8 (32.00%) ITIL
2 8 (32.00%) Line Management
3 7 (28.00%) Coaching
3 7 (28.00%) Contingency Planning
3 7 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (28.00%) Observability
3 7 (28.00%) Project Management
4 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) Information Security
5 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Patch Management
6 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (24.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) MCSE
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (24.00%) Docker
4 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (8.00%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (8.00%) XenApp
4 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco
1 9 (36.00%) VMware
2 2 (8.00%) Citrix
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Mitel