Period
to 19 February 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 194 158 126
Rank change year-on-year -36 -32 +35
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 37 81 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.71% 1.43% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.48% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 27 50 65
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £31,203
90th Percentile £52,500 £61,250 £58,250
UK median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.24% - -

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 4,989 5,476 4,422
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 96.56% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3,260 3,673 2,824
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £62,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 2019. 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 -29 17 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Glasgow +11 12 £37,890 +8.26% 5
South Lanarkshire - 5 £35,000 -
Aberdeen - 2 £38,375 - 1
Dundee +10 1 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Scotland region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 32 (86.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 25 (67.57%) Windows
3 23 (62.16%) Active Directory
4 18 (48.65%) Linux
5 16 (43.24%) VMware
6 15 (40.54%) Office 365
7 13 (35.14%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (35.14%) Windows Server
8 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
9 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
9 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (24.32%) SAN
10 9 (24.32%) Cisco
11 8 (21.62%) DNS
11 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
11 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (18.92%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
12 7 (18.92%) SCCM
12 7 (18.92%) DHCP
12 7 (18.92%) MCSE
13 6 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (16.22%) Unix
13 6 (16.22%) Finance
13 6 (16.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 6 (16.22%) Degree
13 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing

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 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) Apache
2 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (40.54%) Office 365
2 13 (35.14%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (10.81%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (10.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (10.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) SAN
2 8 (21.62%) DNS
3 7 (18.92%) DHCP
4 5 (13.51%) Firewall
4 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
5 4 (10.81%) LAN
5 4 (10.81%) WAN
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
6 2 (5.41%) WLAN
7 1 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.70%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.70%) Network Security
7 1 (2.70%) SSL
7 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) Hudson
1 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) REST
1 1 (2.70%) SOAP
1 1 (2.70%) SPNEGO
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.11%) FMCG
2 2 (5.41%) Clustering
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 25 (67.57%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) Linux
3 13 (35.14%) Windows Server
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (16.22%) Unix
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (10.81%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.41%) CentOS
8 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.70%) VMS
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (86.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (18.92%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.11%) Coaching
4 3 (8.11%) High Availability
4 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.11%) Tech Ops
5 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.41%) IT Strategy
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL
5 2 (5.41%) Line Management
5 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.41%) Server Management
5 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.41%) Service Management
5 2 (5.41%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (2.70%) Creative Thinking
6 1 (2.70%) Proactive Management
6 1 (2.70%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.81%) Python
2 4 (10.81%) SQL
3 3 (8.11%) Perl
4 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) MCSE
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.22%) Degree
3 5 (13.51%) MCSA
4 1 (2.70%) CCNA
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 4 (10.81%) SLA
3 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 23 (62.16%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (8.11%) vSphere
5 1 (2.70%) Firmware
5 1 (2.70%) NFS
5 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) SCCM
2 4 (10.81%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (5.41%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.70%) Ansible
4 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.70%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.70%) PowerCLI
4 1 (2.70%) Puppet
4 1 (2.70%) SCOM
4 1 (2.70%) SnapMirror
4 1 (2.70%) SnapVault
4 1 (2.70%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.70%) vMotion
4 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) VMware
2 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
3 9 (24.32%) Cisco
4 3 (8.11%) Citrix
5 2 (5.41%) McAfee
5 2 (5.41%) NetApp
6 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.70%) Dell
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.70%) Splunk
6 1 (2.70%) Veeam