Period
to 15 July 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 6 months to 15 July 2019.

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

Infrastructure Engineer
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 69 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 - +68
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 18 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 2.62% 2.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 2.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 0
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - -
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +1.27% -10.23% +17.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester. 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
Leicester
Permanent vacancies in Leicester with a recognized job title 671 622 670
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.53% 96.58% 98.10%
Number of salaries quoted 583 568 610
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £53,875
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% -2.50%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Leicester

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Leicester

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Leicester over the 6 months to 15 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Leicester

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

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 Leicester region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 17 (94.44%) Windows Server
3 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
4 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 10 (55.56%) Dell
5 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (55.56%) DHCP
5 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
5 10 (55.56%) DNS
5 10 (55.56%) Windows 10
5 10 (55.56%) SCCM
5 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
6 5 (27.78%) MCP
7 4 (22.22%) VMware
7 4 (22.22%) Citrix
7 4 (22.22%) Thin Client
7 4 (22.22%) SLA
7 4 (22.22%) Fat Client
7 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
7 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 4 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
7 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
7 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (22.22%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) DHCP
1 10 (55.56%) DNS
1 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) BGP
3 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) HSRP
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) MPLS
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) OSPF
3 1 (5.56%) VLAN
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (22.22%) Fat Client
1 4 (22.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) Windows Server
3 10 (55.56%) Windows 10
3 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Optimisation
2 4 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) Docker
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Dell
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix
3 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco