Period
to 16 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £39,250 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 160 149
Rank change year-on-year -36 -11 +40
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 47 56 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.81% 1.08% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.14% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 28 42 55
Scotland median annual salary £39,250 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.37% +35.71% -22.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £54,125 £64,875 £44,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £43,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% +0.57% +6.10%

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 5,557 4,930 5,629
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.01% 95.14% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3,735 3,107 3,402
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -1.15% +2.35%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -24 24 £37,500 -37.50% 4
Glasgow -17 17 £50,000 +10.50% 4
Falkirk - 2 £38,500 -
West Lothian - 2 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £32,000 - 1
East Ayrshire - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £38,500 -
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 30 (63.83%) Microsoft
2 28 (59.57%) Windows
3 22 (46.81%) VMware
4 20 (42.55%) Hyper-V
5 19 (40.43%) Linux
6 18 (38.30%) Firewall
7 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
7 16 (34.04%) Windows Server
8 15 (31.91%) SCCM
8 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (29.79%) SQL
10 13 (27.66%) SCOM
11 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
11 11 (23.40%) ITIL
12 10 (21.28%) Java
12 10 (21.28%) DNS
12 10 (21.28%) Cisco
12 10 (21.28%) SAN
12 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (19.15%) Network Security
13 9 (19.15%) Open Source
13 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (17.02%) Citrix
14 8 (17.02%) DHCP
14 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
14 8 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
14 8 (17.02%) Subversion
14 8 (17.02%) VLAN

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 7 (14.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.51%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.26%) Confluence
4 1 (2.13%) CMS
4 1 (2.13%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.51%) Office 365
4 3 (6.38%) IaaS
5 2 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.26%) GitHub
6 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.13%) PaaS
6 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (38.30%) Firewall
2 10 (21.28%) DNS
2 10 (21.28%) SAN
3 9 (19.15%) Network Security
4 8 (17.02%) DHCP
4 8 (17.02%) VLAN
5 5 (10.64%) Asterisk PBX
5 5 (10.64%) Ethernet
5 5 (10.64%) H.323
5 5 (10.64%) Kerberos
5 5 (10.64%) PBX
5 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
5 5 (10.64%) VoIP
5 5 (10.64%) WAN
5 5 (10.64%) Wireshark
6 4 (8.51%) LAN
7 2 (4.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (4.26%) Skype
7 2 (4.26%) VPN
7 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
1 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
1 8 (17.02%) Subversion
2 5 (10.64%) Phabricator
3 4 (8.51%) Maven
4 2 (4.26%) JIRA
5 1 (2.13%) InstallShield
5 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.13%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
2 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) 802.1X
1 5 (10.64%) FreeSWITCH
1 5 (10.64%) LAMP
1 5 (10.64%) Web Services
2 1 (2.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Robotics
1 5 (10.64%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (8.51%) Clustering
3 2 (4.26%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.26%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) Fintech
4 1 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (59.57%) Windows
2 19 (40.43%) Linux
3 16 (34.04%) Windows Server
4 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (12.77%) Ubuntu
7 5 (10.64%) Debian
8 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (4.26%) CentOS
9 2 (4.26%) Mac OS X
9 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.26%) Unix
10 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) ITIL
2 9 (19.15%) Open Source
3 8 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (14.89%) Change Control
4 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
4 7 (14.89%) Load Balancing
5 6 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
6 5 (10.64%) DevOps
6 5 (10.64%) Software Delivery
7 4 (8.51%) Content Management
7 4 (8.51%) Web Operations
8 3 (6.38%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (6.38%) Change Management
8 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.26%) Migration
9 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
9 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) SQL
2 10 (21.28%) Java
3 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.38%) Python
5 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.26%) Perl
5 2 (4.26%) Ruby
6 1 (2.13%) VB
6 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) CCSA
2 3 (6.38%) CCSE
2 3 (6.38%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (2.13%) HND
3 1 (2.13%) MCSE
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (42.55%) Hyper-V
2 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
3 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (10.64%) Dovecot
4 5 (10.64%) iptables
4 5 (10.64%) Postfix
4 5 (10.64%) QEMU
4 5 (10.64%) VirtualBox
4 5 (10.64%) Xen
5 3 (6.38%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (6.38%) XenApp
6 2 (4.26%) Docker
6 2 (4.26%) vCloud
6 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.26%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (4.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (31.91%) SCCM
2 13 (27.66%) SCOM
3 5 (10.64%) Proxmox
4 3 (6.38%) Ansible
5 2 (4.26%) Nagios
5 2 (4.26%) Puppet
5 2 (4.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 30 (63.83%) Microsoft
2 22 (46.81%) VMware
3 10 (21.28%) Cisco
4 8 (17.02%) Citrix
5 6 (12.77%) SolarWinds
6 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.38%) HP
6 3 (6.38%) NetApp
7 2 (4.26%) 3PAR
7 2 (4.26%) Apple
7 2 (4.26%) EMC
7 2 (4.26%) Meraki
8 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.13%) CommVault
8 1 (2.13%) Micro Focus
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle