Period
to 25 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 129 145
Rank change year-on-year -69 +16 +44
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 35 95 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.65% 1.72% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 1.80% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 22 75 55
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £57,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.09% +64.29% -22.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,775 £31,164
90th Percentile £53,625 £61,250 £54,500
UK median annual salary £46,056 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.67% +3.53% +2.41%

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 5,187 5,287 5,143
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.67% 95.64% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3,477 3,351 3,101
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -48 17 £41,250 -28.26% 4
Glasgow -13 10 £50,000 +17.65% 6
Falkirk - 2 £38,500 -
West Lothian - 2 - -
North Lanarkshire +3 1 £32,000 -14.67%
South Lanarkshire 0 1 - -
Scottish Borders -5 1 £40,000 +17.65%
Stirling - 1 £38,500 - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 34 (97.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 22 (62.86%) Linux
3 21 (60.00%) Windows
4 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
5 14 (40.00%) VMware
6 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (28.57%) Hyper-V
8 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
8 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
9 9 (25.71%) SAN
9 9 (25.71%) SQL
9 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
10 8 (22.86%) Open Source
10 8 (22.86%) Firewall
10 8 (22.86%) Subversion
10 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
10 8 (22.86%) Finance
10 8 (22.86%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (20.00%) Citrix
11 7 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (17.14%) Network Security
12 6 (17.14%) SCCM
12 6 (17.14%) Ubuntu
12 6 (17.14%) VLAN
12 6 (17.14%) Kerberos
12 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
13 5 (14.29%) Ethernet
13 5 (14.29%) PBX

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 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.71%) Apache
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.71%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) CMS
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.57%) Office 365
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (5.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) SAN
2 8 (22.86%) Firewall
3 6 (17.14%) Kerberos
3 6 (17.14%) Network Security
3 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
3 6 (17.14%) VLAN
4 5 (14.29%) Asterisk PBX
4 5 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 5 (14.29%) H.323
4 5 (14.29%) PBX
4 5 (14.29%) VoIP
4 5 (14.29%) Wireshark
5 4 (11.43%) DNS
6 3 (8.57%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (5.71%) DHCP
7 2 (5.71%) LAN
7 2 (5.71%) Skype
7 2 (5.71%) VPN
7 2 (5.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Big Data
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
2 8 (22.86%) Subversion
3 5 (14.29%) Phabricator
4 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.71%) Maven
6 1 (2.86%) InstallShield
6 1 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.86%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) 802.1X
1 5 (14.29%) FreeSWITCH
1 5 (14.29%) LAMP
2 3 (8.57%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) LDAP
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (2.86%) REST
3 1 (2.86%) SOAP
3 1 (2.86%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Robotics
2 4 (11.43%) Clustering
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (62.86%) Linux
2 21 (60.00%) Windows
3 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (17.14%) Ubuntu
7 5 (14.29%) Debian
8 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (5.71%) Unix
9 2 (5.71%) VMS
10 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (97.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (22.86%) Open Source
2 8 (22.86%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
4 4 (11.43%) ITIL
5 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.57%) Line Management
5 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.57%) Server Management
5 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Analytics
6 2 (5.71%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.71%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.71%) Proactive Management
6 2 (5.71%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) Perl
2 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.57%) Java
3 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.57%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.86%) VB
4 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) MCSE
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) CCNA
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.71%) QA
3 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 10 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 7 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (14.29%) Dovecot
4 5 (14.29%) iptables
4 5 (14.29%) Postfix
4 5 (14.29%) QEMU
4 5 (14.29%) VirtualBox
4 5 (14.29%) vSphere
4 5 (14.29%) Xen
5 4 (11.43%) NFS
5 4 (11.43%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (8.57%) Firmware
7 2 (5.71%) XenApp
8 1 (2.86%) Docker
8 1 (2.86%) Samba
8 1 (2.86%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) SCCM
2 5 (14.29%) Proxmox
3 3 (8.57%) PowerCLI
3 3 (8.57%) SCOM
3 3 (8.57%) vCenter Server
3 3 (8.57%) vMotion
4 1 (2.86%) Ansible
4 1 (2.86%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.86%) Nagios
4 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.86%) Puppet
4 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 14 (40.00%) VMware
3 7 (20.00%) Citrix
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco
4 4 (11.43%) HP
4 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.57%) Dell
5 3 (8.57%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle
6 2 (5.71%) Splunk
7 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.86%) Avaya
7 1 (2.86%) CommVault
7 1 (2.86%) NetApp