Infrastructure Engineer Jobs in Scotland

Infrastructure Engineer
UK > Scotland

The median Infrastructure Engineer salary in Scotland is £47,500 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 14 April 2024.

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

6 months to
14 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 204 186 191
Rank change year-on-year -18 +5 -55
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 70 46 61
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 1.06% 0.96% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.07% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 59 42 47
10th Percentile £33,000 £34,988 £31,500
25th Percentile £38,875 £36,563 £36,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year - +3.26% -3.16%
75th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,433 £82,915 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - - +9.29%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Scotland

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.

Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 6,427 4,315 5,457
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.97% 90.29% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,616 2,324 2,962
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £28,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £41,250 £38,635
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,283 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.07% +9.52% +10.53%
75th Percentile £65,000 £73,776 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £53,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.83% - +9.09%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Scotland

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Scotland.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Scotland

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Scotland over the 6 months to 14 April 2024.

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 14 April 2024. 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
Jobs
Glasgow -98 31 £50,000 - 3
Edinburgh +47 21 £65,000 +44.44% 5
Fife -2 7 £30,000 -36.84% 1
Aberdeen - 4 £45,000 -
Dundee -7 2 £30,000 -45.45% 1
Stirling - 2 £45,500 - 1
Aberdeenshire - 1 £50,000 -
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 14 April 2024, Infrastructure Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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 68 (97.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 40 (57.14%) Azure
3 33 (47.14%) Windows
4 32 (45.71%) Microsoft
5 30 (42.86%) VMware
6 28 (40.00%) Windows Server
7 24 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (32.86%) Microsoft 365
9 20 (28.57%) Active Directory
10 16 (22.86%) Finance
11 15 (21.43%) AWS
12 14 (20.00%) Entra ID
13 13 (18.57%) GCP
13 13 (18.57%) Linux
14 12 (17.14%) Social Skills
15 11 (15.71%) Cisco
15 11 (15.71%) Ansible
16 10 (14.29%) Data Centre
17 9 (12.86%) Public Cloud
17 9 (12.86%) Cybersecurity
17 9 (12.86%) ITIL
18 8 (11.43%) Firewall
18 8 (11.43%) Hyper-V
18 8 (11.43%) DevOps
19 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
19 7 (10.00%) PowerShell
19 7 (10.00%) Law
19 7 (10.00%) Legal
19 7 (10.00%) Banking
19 7 (10.00%) Google

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Exchange
2 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 40 (57.14%) Azure
2 23 (32.86%) Microsoft 365
3 15 (21.43%) AWS
4 14 (20.00%) Entra ID
5 13 (18.57%) GCP
6 6 (8.57%) IaaS
6 6 (8.57%) PaaS
7 3 (4.29%) Power Platform
7 3 (4.29%) WhatsApp
8 1 (1.43%) Azure Logic Apps
8 1 (1.43%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) Firewall
2 7 (10.00%) SAN
2 7 (10.00%) VoIP
2 7 (10.00%) WAN
3 6 (8.57%) SD-WAN
3 6 (8.57%) VPN
4 3 (4.29%) NetScaler
5 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.43%) DHCP
6 1 (1.43%) DNS
6 1 (1.43%) Internet
6 1 (1.43%) LAN
6 1 (1.43%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 16 (22.86%) Finance
2 12 (17.14%) Social Skills
3 7 (10.00%) Banking
3 7 (10.00%) Law
3 7 (10.00%) Legal
3 7 (10.00%) Public Sector
4 6 (8.57%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 5 (7.14%) Manufacturing
6 3 (4.29%) Local Government
6 3 (4.29%) Retail
7 2 (2.86%) Documentation Skills
7 2 (2.86%) Police
8 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.86%) Public Cloud
3 6 (8.57%) Replication
4 3 (4.29%) Onboarding
4 3 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.86%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (47.14%) Windows
2 28 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (18.57%) Linux
4 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (97.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (12.86%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (12.86%) ITIL
3 8 (11.43%) DevOps
4 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (10.00%) Project Delivery
5 6 (8.57%) Business Strategy
5 6 (8.57%) Coaching
5 6 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure as Code
5 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (8.57%) Network Virtualisation
5 6 (8.57%) Roadmaps
6 5 (7.14%) Agile
6 5 (7.14%) Client Onboarding
6 5 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 5 (7.14%) Containerisation
6 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.71%) IT Strategy
7 4 (5.71%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.29%) SQL
3 2 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.57%) CCNA
2 6 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (8.57%) MCSE
2 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.71%) Azure Certification
4 3 (4.29%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 24 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 8 (11.43%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.57%) VMware NSX
5 5 (7.14%) Docker
6 3 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.29%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.43%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (15.71%) Ansible
2 6 (8.57%) FortiGate
2 6 (8.57%) Terraform
3 5 (7.14%) Kubernetes
4 3 (4.29%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (2.86%) Progress Chef
6 1 (1.43%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (1.43%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (1.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 30 (42.86%) VMware
3 11 (15.71%) Cisco
4 7 (10.00%) Google
5 6 (8.57%) EMC
5 6 (8.57%) NetApp
5 6 (8.57%) Oracle
5 6 (8.57%) Sophos
6 5 (7.14%) ServiceNow
7 4 (5.71%) Citrix
7 4 (5.71%) Epicor
7 4 (5.71%) IFS
7 4 (5.71%) JD Edwards
7 4 (5.71%) Meraki
8 3 (4.29%) Nimble Storage
8 3 (4.29%) Veeam
9 2 (2.86%) Red Hat