Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 17 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 112 184
Rank change year-on-year -19 +72 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 101 86 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.84% 1.83% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 1.90% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 73 76 30
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,203 £28,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,250 £49,375
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 5,297 4,519 5,794
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.43% 96.31% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3,496 2,895 3,751
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,750 £64,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,550
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.28% +1.22%

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 January 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 January 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 +11 78 £46,250 +23.33% 13
Glasgow -49 11 £33,750 -28.19% 12
North Lanarkshire - 4 £37,500 -
East Ayrshire - 4 £21,500 -
Dundee - 4 £35,000 -
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 76 (75.25%) VMware
2 75 (74.26%) Windows
3 73 (72.28%) Windows Server
4 61 (60.40%) Active Directory
5 54 (53.47%) Microsoft
6 52 (51.49%) Hyper-V
7 51 (50.50%) Cisco
8 40 (39.60%) ITIL
9 39 (38.61%) Microsoft Azure
9 39 (38.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 39 (38.61%) VMware Infrastructure
10 37 (36.63%) PowerShell
10 37 (36.63%) SCCM
11 35 (34.65%) SQL
11 35 (34.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 34 (33.66%) Firewall
13 32 (31.68%) SQL Server
14 31 (30.69%) SAN
15 30 (29.70%) SCOM
16 27 (26.73%) Citrix
17 24 (23.76%) Microsoft Certification
17 24 (23.76%) DNS
17 24 (23.76%) MCSE
17 24 (23.76%) DHCP
18 19 (18.81%) Validation
18 19 (18.81%) VMware ESXi
19 18 (17.82%) Performance Management
19 18 (17.82%) Virtual Team
20 17 (16.83%) Finance
20 17 (16.83%) MS Exchange

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 17 (16.83%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.88%) IIS
3 10 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.97%) Apache
6 2 (1.98%) JBoss
6 2 (1.98%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.99%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 39 (38.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (11.88%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (10.89%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (9.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (7.92%) Office 365
6 4 (3.96%) IaaS
6 4 (3.96%) PaaS
7 2 (1.98%) SaaS
8 1 (0.99%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 34 (33.66%) Firewall
2 31 (30.69%) SAN
3 24 (23.76%) DHCP
3 24 (23.76%) DNS
4 15 (14.85%) VLAN
4 15 (14.85%) VPN
5 13 (12.87%) LAN
5 13 (12.87%) WAN
6 10 (9.90%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (8.91%) Internet
8 3 (2.97%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.99%) GPRS
9 1 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.99%) LDAP
9 1 (0.99%) MPLS
9 1 (0.99%) Network Security
9 1 (0.99%) Skype
9 1 (0.99%) SMS
9 1 (0.99%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (31.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.99%) MySQL
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) JIRA
2 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (16.83%) Finance
2 2 (1.98%) Banking
2 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.99%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.96%) .NET
2 2 (1.98%) Web Services
3 1 (0.99%) Java EE
3 1 (0.99%) jQuery
3 1 (0.99%) REST
3 1 (0.99%) RESTful
3 1 (0.99%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.82%) Virtual Team
2 11 (10.89%) EMC VNX
3 10 (9.90%) Data Centre
4 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.95%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.99%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.99%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.99%) PKI
7 1 (0.99%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.99%) SCADA
7 1 (0.99%) Tandem
7 1 (0.99%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 75 (74.26%) Windows
2 73 (72.28%) Windows Server
3 39 (38.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (34.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (13.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (7.92%) Linux
7 4 (3.96%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.97%) Unix
9 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.99%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (39.60%) ITIL
2 19 (18.81%) Validation
3 18 (17.82%) Performance Management
4 11 (10.89%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (10.89%) Change Management
4 11 (10.89%) Load Balancing
5 10 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (9.90%) Application Packaging
5 10 (9.90%) ITIL V3
5 10 (9.90%) Mentoring
6 9 (8.91%) Coaching
6 9 (8.91%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (8.91%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (6.93%) Change Control
7 7 (6.93%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (5.94%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.94%) Facilities Management
9 5 (4.95%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (3.96%) Project Management
10 4 (3.96%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 37 (36.63%) PowerShell
2 35 (34.65%) SQL
3 4 (3.96%) Java
4 2 (1.98%) Python
4 2 (1.98%) Ruby
5 1 (0.99%) C#
5 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.99%) VB
5 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (23.76%) MCSE
1 24 (23.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (11.88%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.91%) CCNA
3 9 (8.91%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (6.93%) MCP
5 5 (4.95%) Degree
6 4 (3.96%) HND
7 2 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.98%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.99%) CCNP
8 1 (0.99%) MBA
8 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (60.40%) Active Directory
2 52 (51.49%) Hyper-V
3 39 (38.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (18.81%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (15.84%) vSphere
6 13 (12.87%) XenApp
7 11 (10.89%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (9.90%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.99%) Docker
9 1 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 37 (36.63%) SCCM
2 30 (29.70%) SCOM
3 15 (14.85%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.96%) Nagios
4 4 (3.96%) Puppet
4 4 (3.96%) WSUS
5 3 (2.97%) Ansible
6 1 (0.99%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.99%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.99%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.99%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 76 (75.25%) VMware
2 54 (53.47%) Microsoft
3 51 (50.50%) Cisco
4 27 (26.73%) Citrix
5 12 (11.88%) EMC
6 11 (10.89%) HP
7 10 (9.90%) SolarWinds
8 9 (8.91%) Google
8 9 (8.91%) Meraki
9 7 (6.93%) CheckPoint
9 7 (6.93%) Dell
10 4 (3.96%) F5
10 4 (3.96%) Oracle
11 3 (2.97%) Splunk
12 2 (1.98%) CommVault
12 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.99%) IBM
13 1 (0.99%) Juniper
13 1 (0.99%) NetApp
13 1 (0.99%) Remedy