Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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

Infrastructure Engineer
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 123 130
Rank change year-on-year -72 +7 +70
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 33 106 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.61% 1.88% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 1.95% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 22 75 72
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £31,800 £29,750 £31,180
90th Percentile £52,500 £61,250 £54,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5,124 5,436 5,048
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.40% 96.26% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3,342 3,473 3,108
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £28,513 £27,734 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £64,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,170 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.80% +1.41% +5.56%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Scotland

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Scotland

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Scotland

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Edinburgh -55 17 £47,500 -17.39% 7
Glasgow -6 10 £50,000 +42.86% 3
South Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £40,000 -
Stirling - 1 £38,500 - 2
West Lothian - 1 - -
Falkirk - 1 £38,500 -
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Scotland region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (84.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 21 (63.64%) Linux
3 20 (60.61%) Windows
4 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 12 (36.36%) VMware
6 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
6 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 9 (27.27%) SAN
7 9 (27.27%) Office 365
7 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
8 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (24.24%) Finance
8 8 (24.24%) MCSE
8 8 (24.24%) SQL
8 8 (24.24%) Hyper-V
9 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (21.21%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
10 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (18.18%) Degree
10 6 (18.18%) SCCM
10 6 (18.18%) Unix
10 6 (18.18%) Firewall
11 5 (15.15%) Citrix

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.06%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Office 365
2 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (15.15%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (12.12%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (12.12%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) SAN
2 6 (18.18%) Firewall
3 4 (12.12%) DNS
3 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.09%) DHCP
4 3 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (9.09%) Kerberos
4 3 (9.09%) Network Security
5 2 (6.06%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
5 2 (6.06%) H.323
5 2 (6.06%) LAN
5 2 (6.06%) PBX
5 2 (6.06%) Skype
5 2 (6.06%) VLAN
5 2 (6.06%) VoIP
5 2 (6.06%) WAN
5 2 (6.06%) Wireshark
6 1 (3.03%) HTTP
6 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Big Data
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.12%) Subversion
3 2 (6.06%) Phabricator
4 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.03%) Maven
4 1 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) 802.1X
1 2 (6.06%) FreeSWITCH
1 2 (6.06%) LAMP
2 1 (3.03%) LDAP
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (3.03%) REST
2 1 (3.03%) SOAP
2 1 (3.03%) SPNEGO
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.09%) Clustering
1 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.06%) Robotics
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Linux
2 20 (60.61%) Windows
3 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (18.18%) Unix
7 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
8 2 (6.06%) Debian
8 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
8 2 (6.06%) VMS
9 1 (3.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL
4 4 (12.12%) Open Source
5 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 3 (9.09%) Server Management
6 2 (6.06%) Analytics
6 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.06%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.06%) Line Management
6 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.06%) Proactive Management
6 2 (6.06%) Software Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.06%) Time Management
6 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
3 4 (12.12%) Perl
4 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) MCSE
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (18.18%) Degree
3 4 (12.12%) MCSA
4 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (15.15%) SLA
3 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (24.24%) Hyper-V
4 7 (21.21%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (12.12%) NFS
5 4 (12.12%) vSphere
6 3 (9.09%) Firmware
7 2 (6.06%) Dovecot
7 2 (6.06%) iptables
7 2 (6.06%) Postfix
7 2 (6.06%) QEMU
7 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (6.06%) VirtualBox
7 2 (6.06%) Xen
7 2 (6.06%) XenApp
8 1 (3.03%) Samba
8 1 (3.03%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) SCCM
2 4 (12.12%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (9.09%) PowerCLI
3 3 (9.09%) vCenter Server
3 3 (9.09%) vMotion
4 2 (6.06%) Proxmox
4 2 (6.06%) SCOM
5 1 (3.03%) Ansible
5 1 (3.03%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.03%) Puppet
5 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) VMware
2 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco
3 5 (15.15%) Citrix
4 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.09%) Dell
5 3 (9.09%) HP
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle
6 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.06%) Splunk
7 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
7 1 (3.03%) Avaya
7 1 (3.03%) CommVault