The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £40,750 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 123 122
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 31 42 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.16% 1.47% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.52% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 18
Median salary £40,750 £34,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.85% -32.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,275 £32,500 £42,050
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £36,050 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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 2505 2761 2977
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 93.96% 96.57% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1609 1586 1887
Median salary £44,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.32% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -6 22 £45,750 +30.71% 4
Glasgow 0 7 £39,500 +16.17% 1
South Lanarkshire -2 1 £33,000 +1.53%
Scottish Borders - 1 £34,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £65,000 -
Dundee - 1 £32,500 -
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 33 (67.35%) Windows
2 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
3 27 (55.10%) Active Directory
4 24 (48.98%) Windows Server
5 22 (44.90%) VMware
6 18 (36.73%) Linux
7 16 (32.65%) MS Exchange
7 16 (32.65%) Finance
8 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (30.61%) SQL
9 14 (28.57%) Hyper-V
9 14 (28.57%) PowerShell
10 13 (26.53%) SCCM
10 13 (26.53%) Cisco
10 13 (26.53%) SAN
10 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (24.49%) Office 365
11 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (22.45%) Firewall
12 11 (22.45%) Nagios
12 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
13 10 (20.41%) ITIL
13 10 (20.41%) DNS
13 10 (20.41%) DHCP
14 9 (18.37%) LAN
14 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (16.33%) DevOps
15 8 (16.33%) WAN
16 7 (14.29%) VoIP

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 16 (32.65%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (12.24%) Skype for Business
4 5 (10.20%) IIS
5 1 (2.04%) Apache
5 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.04%) SAS
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (24.49%) Office 365
3 6 (12.24%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (8.16%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.04%) IaaS
6 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) SAN
2 11 (22.45%) Firewall
3 10 (20.41%) DHCP
3 10 (20.41%) DNS
4 9 (18.37%) LAN
5 8 (16.33%) WAN
6 7 (14.29%) VoIP
7 5 (10.20%) IMAP
7 5 (10.20%) Kerberos
7 5 (10.20%) LDAP
7 5 (10.20%) SMTP
8 3 (6.12%) Skype
8 3 (6.12%) VPN
9 2 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (4.08%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
9 2 (4.08%) VLAN
9 2 (4.08%) Wireless
10 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
10 1 (2.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.04%) Big Data
2 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.04%) MySQL
2 1 (2.04%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Artifactory
1 5 (10.20%) Bugzilla
1 5 (10.20%) CMake
1 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
1 5 (10.20%) Maven
1 5 (10.20%) MSBuild
1 5 (10.20%) NuGet
1 5 (10.20%) Phabricator
1 5 (10.20%) Ranorex
1 5 (10.20%) SonarQube
General
1 16 (32.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) .NET
1 5 (10.20%) LAMP
2 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Robotics
2 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.12%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.08%) EMC VNX
4 2 (4.08%) PKI
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Replication
5 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.04%) Tandem
5 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 33 (67.35%) Windows
2 24 (48.98%) Windows Server
3 18 (36.73%) Linux
4 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (10.20%) Debian
6 5 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (8.16%) Unix
7 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (6.12%) CentOS
9 1 (2.04%) AIX
9 1 (2.04%) HPUX
9 1 (2.04%) Solaris
9 1 (2.04%) SUSE
9 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) ITIL
2 8 (16.33%) DevOps
3 7 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (10.20%) Open Source
4 5 (10.20%) Software Testing
5 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.16%) Time Management
6 3 (6.12%) BCP
6 3 (6.12%) IT Strategy
6 3 (6.12%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.12%) Performance Management
6 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.12%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (6.12%) Validation
7 2 (4.08%) Coaching
7 2 (4.08%) High Availability
7 2 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.08%) Server Building
7 2 (4.08%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) SQL
2 14 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.20%) Bash Shell
3 5 (10.20%) Java
4 3 (6.12%) Python
5 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.04%) C
6 1 (2.04%) C++
6 1 (2.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) MCSE
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.04%) MBA
3 1 (2.04%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (55.10%) Active Directory
2 14 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (10.20%) Docker
6 4 (8.16%) vSphere
7 3 (6.12%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (4.08%) XenApp
8 2 (4.08%) XenDesktop
9 1 (2.04%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (26.53%) SCCM
2 11 (22.45%) Nagios
3 7 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (12.24%) SCOM
5 4 (8.16%) Ansible
5 4 (8.16%) Puppet
6 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (4.08%) SCVMM
7 1 (2.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (2.04%) SCSM
7 1 (2.04%) SELinux
7 1 (2.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (2.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (2.04%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
2 22 (44.90%) VMware
3 13 (26.53%) Cisco
4 6 (12.24%) F5
4 6 (12.24%) HP
4 6 (12.24%) Splunk
5 5 (10.20%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.16%) CheckPoint
6 4 (8.16%) EMC
6 4 (8.16%) IBM
7 3 (6.12%) Citrix
8 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.04%) CA
9 1 (2.04%) Cloudera
9 1 (2.04%) Dell
9 1 (2.04%) Google
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle
9 1 (2.04%) Sophos
9 1 (2.04%) Symantec
9 1 (2.04%) Varonis
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