The median annual salary for a Infrastructure Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Engineer
UK / Scotland
Rank 123 111 146
Rank change year-on-year -12 +35  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 18 45 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.79% 1.55% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.63% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 12 27 7
Median salary £57,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +64.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,650 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £44,100 £39,700
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2187 2757 2952
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 96.01% 94.81% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1357 1793 1823
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,964
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +5 8 £62,500 +56.25% 4
Glasgow -10 7 £52,500 +50.00% 1
South Lanarkshire - 2 £31,500 - 3
Aberdeen - 1 £47,500 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £34,000 -
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 47 (63.51%) Windows
1 47 (63.51%) Active Directory
2 35 (47.30%) VMware
3 33 (44.59%) Windows Server
4 32 (43.24%) Microsoft
4 32 (43.24%) MS Exchange
5 22 (29.73%) SCCM
6 21 (28.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (28.38%) Hyper-V
7 20 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (27.03%) Firewall
7 20 (27.03%) SQL
7 20 (27.03%) SAN
8 19 (25.68%) DNS
8 19 (25.68%) SQL Server
9 18 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (21.62%) Cisco
10 16 (21.62%) ITIL
10 16 (21.62%) MCSE
11 15 (20.27%) DHCP
11 15 (20.27%) SCOM
12 14 (18.92%) Finance
12 14 (18.92%) LAN
12 14 (18.92%) WAN
12 14 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (18.92%) Data Centre
13 13 (17.57%) PowerShell
13 13 (17.57%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 32 (43.24%) MS Exchange
2 13 (17.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (16.22%) Skype for Business
4 11 (14.86%) IIS
5 10 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.35%) Apache
9 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.35%) SAS
9 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (14.86%) Office 365
3 7 (9.46%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.03%) Firewall
1 20 (27.03%) SAN
2 19 (25.68%) DNS
3 15 (20.27%) DHCP
4 14 (18.92%) LAN
4 14 (18.92%) WAN
5 9 (12.16%) Skype
6 5 (6.76%) VPN
7 3 (4.05%) Internet
7 3 (4.05%) NAS
7 3 (4.05%) NetScaler
7 3 (4.05%) VSAN
8 1 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.35%) Wireless
8 1 (1.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.35%) Big Data
4 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.35%) MySQL
4 1 (1.35%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (18.92%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Back Office
3 2 (2.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.76%) Private Cloud
3 3 (4.05%) EMC VNX
3 3 (4.05%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) Clustering
4 2 (2.70%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.70%) PKI
5 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.35%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 47 (63.51%) Windows
2 33 (44.59%) Windows Server
3 20 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (9.46%) Linux
7 6 (8.11%) Windows 10
8 4 (5.41%) OpenVMS
8 4 (5.41%) Unix
8 4 (5.41%) Windows 2000
8 4 (5.41%) Windows XP
9 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.70%) CentOS
11 1 (1.35%) AIX
11 1 (1.35%) HPUX
11 1 (1.35%) Solaris
11 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.62%) ITIL
2 9 (12.16%) Service Delivery
3 8 (10.81%) IT Strategy
4 7 (9.46%) Time Management
5 6 (8.11%) DevOps
5 6 (8.11%) ITIL V3
6 5 (6.76%) Change Control
6 5 (6.76%) Coaching
6 5 (6.76%) Load Balancing
6 5 (6.76%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.41%) Business Continuity
7 4 (5.41%) Information Security
7 4 (5.41%) Line Management
7 4 (5.41%) Network Management
7 4 (5.41%) QMS
7 4 (5.41%) Quality Management
8 3 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.05%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (4.05%) Virtual Environments
9 2 (2.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.03%) SQL
2 13 (17.57%) PowerShell
3 6 (8.11%) VBScript
4 4 (5.41%) Python
4 4 (5.41%) VB
5 3 (4.05%) C#
5 3 (4.05%) Java
6 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.35%) C
7 1 (1.35%) C++
7 1 (1.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (21.62%) MCSE
1 16 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.46%) Degree
2 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
2 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.41%) CCNA
3 4 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.41%) HND
4 3 (4.05%) CCA
4 3 (4.05%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (4.05%) MCSA
4 3 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.70%) CCNP
5 2 (2.70%) MCITP
6 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (63.51%) Active Directory
2 21 (28.38%) Hyper-V
2 21 (28.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.51%) vSphere
4 7 (9.46%) VMware ESX
5 6 (8.11%) BitLocker
6 4 (5.41%) ISA Server
6 4 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.05%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (2.70%) UAG
8 2 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.70%) XenApp
9 1 (1.35%) HDFS
9 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (29.73%) SCCM
2 15 (20.27%) SCOM
3 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (6.76%) SCVMM
5 4 (5.41%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (4.05%) Nagios
7 2 (2.70%) Ansible
7 2 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.70%) Puppet
8 1 (1.35%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.35%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.35%) MOM
8 1 (1.35%) SCSM
8 1 (1.35%) SELinux
8 1 (1.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (47.30%) VMware
2 32 (43.24%) Microsoft
3 16 (21.62%) Cisco
4 7 (9.46%) Citrix
5 6 (8.11%) Dell
5 6 (8.11%) NetApp
6 5 (6.76%) HP
6 5 (6.76%) Oracle
6 5 (6.76%) SolarWinds
7 4 (5.41%) CommVault
7 4 (5.41%) EMC
8 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.05%) Veeam
8 3 (4.05%) Zerto
9 2 (2.70%) F5
9 2 (2.70%) IBM
9 2 (2.70%) Intel Security
9 2 (2.70%) Samsung
9 2 (2.70%) Splunk
10 1 (1.35%) CA
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