Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 129 198
Rank change year-on-year +8 +69 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 106 89 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.88% 1.70% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 1.77% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 75 72 24
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,180 £28,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £54,500 £54,875
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 5425 5031 6151
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.03% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3464 3108 3957
Scotland median annual salary £42,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.59% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,569 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,750 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 2017.

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 2017. 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 +25 85 £57,500 +55.41% 3
Glasgow -36 13 £35,000 -11.39% 2
Dundee - 4 £35,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £34,750 - 1
East Ayrshire - 2 £20,250 -
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 Scotland region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 80 (75.47%) Windows
2 75 (70.75%) VMware
3 73 (68.87%) Windows Server
4 69 (65.09%) Active Directory
5 65 (61.32%) Microsoft
6 53 (50.00%) Cisco
7 52 (49.06%) PowerShell
8 47 (44.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 46 (43.40%) ITIL
10 44 (41.51%) Microsoft Azure
10 44 (41.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 41 (38.68%) Hyper-V
11 41 (38.68%) SCCM
12 37 (34.91%) SQL
13 28 (26.42%) SQL Server
13 28 (26.42%) DHCP
13 28 (26.42%) DNS
13 28 (26.42%) Validation
13 28 (26.42%) SCOM
14 27 (25.47%) Performance Management
14 27 (25.47%) VMware Infrastructure
14 27 (25.47%) Virtual Team
15 26 (24.53%) VMware ESXi
15 26 (24.53%) Microsoft Certification
15 26 (24.53%) SAN
15 26 (24.53%) Citrix
15 26 (24.53%) MCSE
16 24 (22.64%) Finance
16 24 (22.64%) Firewall
17 22 (20.75%) vSphere

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 19 (17.92%) IIS
2 15 (14.15%) MS Exchange
3 13 (12.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.77%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.83%) Apache
7 2 (1.89%) JBoss
8 1 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.94%) nginx
8 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 44 (41.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (16.98%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (16.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (9.43%) Office 365
5 8 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (4.72%) IaaS
6 5 (4.72%) PaaS
7 2 (1.89%) SaaS
8 1 (0.94%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 28 (26.42%) DHCP
1 28 (26.42%) DNS
2 26 (24.53%) SAN
3 24 (22.64%) Firewall
4 13 (12.26%) Internet
5 12 (11.32%) LAN
5 12 (11.32%) WAN
6 10 (9.43%) VLAN
7 7 (6.60%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (6.60%) VoIP
7 7 (6.60%) VPN
8 6 (5.66%) LDAP
9 5 (4.72%) IMAP
9 5 (4.72%) Kerberos
9 5 (4.72%) SMTP
10 4 (3.77%) TCP/IP
11 3 (2.83%) Skype
12 2 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
13 1 (0.94%) MPLS
13 1 (0.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.89%) MySQL
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.66%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.72%) Artifactory
2 5 (4.72%) Bugzilla
2 5 (4.72%) CMake
2 5 (4.72%) Maven
2 5 (4.72%) MSBuild
2 5 (4.72%) NuGet
2 5 (4.72%) Phabricator
2 5 (4.72%) Ranorex
2 5 (4.72%) SonarQube
3 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.94%) JIRA
General
1 24 (22.64%) Finance
2 3 (2.83%) Banking
3 2 (1.89%) Legal
3 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.60%) .NET
2 5 (4.72%) LAMP
3 4 (3.77%) Web Services
4 1 (0.94%) Java EE
4 1 (0.94%) jQuery
4 1 (0.94%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.94%) REST
4 1 (0.94%) RESTful
4 1 (0.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (25.47%) Virtual Team
2 16 (15.09%) EMC VNX
3 13 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (11.32%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.72%) Robotics
5 5 (4.72%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.89%) Replication
6 2 (1.89%) Tandem
7 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.94%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.94%) PKI
7 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.94%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 80 (75.47%) Windows
2 73 (68.87%) Windows Server
3 47 (44.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (41.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (14.15%) Linux
6 9 (8.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.72%) Debian
8 3 (2.83%) Unix
9 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.94%) SmartOS
9 1 (0.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (43.40%) ITIL
2 28 (26.42%) Validation
3 27 (25.47%) Performance Management
4 19 (17.92%) Continuous Delivery
5 16 (15.09%) ITIL V3
6 15 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (14.15%) Capacity Planning
7 14 (13.21%) Application Packaging
7 14 (13.21%) Change Management
7 14 (13.21%) Mentoring
8 13 (12.26%) Coaching
8 13 (12.26%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (8.49%) Load Balancing
10 8 (7.55%) DevOps
11 7 (6.60%) Configuration Management
12 5 (4.72%) BCP
12 5 (4.72%) Change Control
12 5 (4.72%) Innovative Thinking
12 5 (4.72%) Open Source
12 5 (4.72%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (49.06%) PowerShell
2 37 (34.91%) SQL
3 7 (6.60%) Java
4 5 (4.72%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.83%) Ruby
6 2 (1.89%) Python
7 1 (0.94%) C#
7 1 (0.94%) Perl
7 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.94%) VB
7 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (24.53%) MCSE
1 26 (24.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.60%) Degree
2 7 (6.60%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.77%) CCNA
3 4 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.89%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (1.89%) HND
4 2 (1.89%) MBA
4 2 (1.89%) MCP
5 1 (0.94%) CCNP
5 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.49%) SLA
2 3 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 69 (65.09%) Active Directory
2 41 (38.68%) Hyper-V
3 27 (25.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (24.53%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (20.75%) vSphere
6 16 (15.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 16 (15.09%) XenApp
7 14 (13.21%) XenDesktop
8 7 (6.60%) Docker
9 2 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 41 (38.68%) SCCM
2 28 (26.42%) SCOM
3 21 (19.81%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (12.26%) Nagios
5 4 (3.77%) Puppet
5 4 (3.77%) WSUS
6 2 (1.89%) Ansible
6 2 (1.89%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.94%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.94%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.94%) QRadar
7 1 (0.94%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 75 (70.75%) VMware
2 65 (61.32%) Microsoft
3 53 (50.00%) Cisco
4 26 (24.53%) Citrix
5 18 (16.98%) HP
6 17 (16.04%) EMC
7 15 (14.15%) SolarWinds
8 13 (12.26%) Google
9 8 (7.55%) F5
9 8 (7.55%) Splunk
10 5 (4.72%) Meraki
11 4 (3.77%) Oracle
12 2 (1.89%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.89%) Dell
12 2 (1.89%) IBM
13 1 (0.94%) Adobe
13 1 (0.94%) CommVault
13 1 (0.94%) Juniper
13 1 (0.94%) NetApp
13 1 (0.94%) Remedy