Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Engineering over the 6 months to 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineering
UK > Scotland
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 107 96
Rank change year-on-year -68 -11 +89
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 51 139 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.96% 2.48% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 2.69% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 29 100 92
Scotland median annual salary £46,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.37% +11.25% -1.84%
10th Percentile £34,350 £29,000 £29,400
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,375
UK median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% -

Infrastructure Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,972 5,161 4,685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.76% 92.26% 92.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3,190 3,348 2,892
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,705 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.66% +0.46% +4.71%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +1.05%

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Infrastructure Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Scotland

Infrastructure Engineering
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in Scotland.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Scotland

Infrastructure Engineering
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in Scotland over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in Scotland

Infrastructure Engineering
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 Engineering within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 9 December 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
Glasgow -1 26 £45,750 +19.61% 7
Edinburgh -67 17 £47,500 -17.39% 5
South Lanarkshire 0 2 - -
Scottish Borders - 2 £30,750 -
Falkirk +2 1 £38,500 +18.46%
Lanarkshire - 1 £46,000 - 1
West Lothian - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £36,750 -
Infrastructure Engineering
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering.

1 24 (47.06%) Windows
2 18 (35.29%) Linux
3 17 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 15 (29.41%) VMware
5 12 (23.53%) ITIL
5 12 (23.53%) SQL
5 12 (23.53%) Windows Server
5 12 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (21.57%) SCCM
6 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (21.57%) Finance
7 10 (19.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (19.61%) MS Exchange
7 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (19.61%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (17.65%) Office 365
8 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 9 (17.65%) SAN
9 8 (15.69%) Python
9 8 (15.69%) Firewall
9 8 (15.69%) Service Management
9 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (15.69%) Hyper-V
10 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
10 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (13.73%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (13.73%) Cisco
10 7 (13.73%) Citrix
11 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification

Infrastructure Engineering
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 10 (19.61%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.92%) Apache
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) Office 365
2 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (7.84%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.92%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.92%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.96%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.96%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) SAN
2 8 (15.69%) Firewall
3 5 (9.80%) DNS
4 4 (7.84%) DHCP
4 4 (7.84%) LAN
4 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (5.88%) WAN
6 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.96%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.96%) Network Security
6 1 (1.96%) Skype
6 1 (1.96%) SSL
6 1 (1.96%) VoIP
6 1 (1.96%) VPN
6 1 (1.96%) VSAN
6 1 (1.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) Big Data
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.88%) Subversion
3 2 (3.92%) Hudson
3 2 (3.92%) RSpec
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Banking
2 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (9.80%) Support Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Security Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Architect
4 3 (5.88%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Operations Support Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Developer
5 2 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Security Support Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) Node.js
1 2 (3.92%) Velocity
1 2 (3.92%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) Kafka
2 1 (1.96%) LDAP
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.96%) REST
2 1 (1.96%) SOAP
2 1 (1.96%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Data Centre
1 6 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Clustering
4 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.96%) Fintech
5 1 (1.96%) PMI
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (47.06%) Windows
2 18 (35.29%) Linux
3 12 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.88%) Unix
8 2 (3.92%) Debian
8 2 (3.92%) VMS
8 2 (3.92%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.96%) Android
9 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) ITIL
1 12 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (19.61%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (19.61%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.69%) Service Management
4 6 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 6 (11.76%) Kanban
4 6 (11.76%) Scrum
4 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.80%) Analytics
6 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.84%) DevOps
7 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.88%) Data Centre Operations
7 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.88%) Server Management
7 3 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) SQL
2 8 (15.69%) Python
3 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
4 6 (11.76%) Perl
5 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.88%) Ruby
7 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.92%) Java
8 1 (1.96%) C#
8 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.80%) MCSE
3 3 (5.88%) CCNA
3 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) CCNP
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.96%) MCP
4 1 (1.96%) MCSA
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.96%) PMP
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 17 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (15.69%) Hyper-V
4 7 (13.73%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (7.84%) NFS
5 4 (7.84%) vSphere
6 3 (5.88%) Firmware
7 2 (3.92%) Docker
8 1 (1.96%) Samba
8 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.96%) VMware NSX
8 1 (1.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) SCCM
2 3 (5.88%) Ansible
2 3 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.88%) PowerCLI
2 3 (5.88%) Puppet
2 3 (5.88%) vCenter Server
2 3 (5.88%) vMotion
3 2 (3.92%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.92%) Mesos
3 2 (3.92%) Terraform
4 1 (1.96%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) VMware
2 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.73%) Cisco
3 7 (13.73%) Citrix
4 6 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.84%) Splunk
6 3 (5.88%) Dell
6 3 (5.88%) HP
7 2 (3.92%) Google
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle
8 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.96%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.96%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.96%) McAfee
8 1 (1.96%) NetApp
8 1 (1.96%) Remedy
8 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds