Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineering
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 169 135 93
Rank change year-on-year -34 -42 +55
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 52 109 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.01% 1.94% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 2.09% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 30 72 85
Scotland median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,800 £29,000 £31,178
90th Percentile £54,000 £61,250 £58,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% -

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 4,816 5,206 4,285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.39% 92.70% 92.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3,121 3,469 2,716
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,200 £29,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,000 £64,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 18 February 2019.

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 18 February 2019. 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 +20 23 £40,750 -7.39% 9
Edinburgh -40 20 £47,500 +11.76% 6
South Lanarkshire +3 5 £35,000 -22.22%
Aberdeen - 2 £38,375 - 1
Dundee +10 1 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Scottish Borders - 1 £21,500 -
Infrastructure Engineering
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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 30 (57.69%) Windows
2 22 (42.31%) Active Directory
3 18 (34.62%) VMware
4 16 (30.77%) Linux
4 16 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 13 (25.00%) Office 365
5 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (25.00%) Cisco
6 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
7 11 (21.15%) SCCM
7 11 (21.15%) PowerShell
8 10 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (19.23%) Firewall
8 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (19.23%) ITIL
8 10 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (17.31%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (17.31%) SAN
9 9 (17.31%) Finance
9 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (17.31%) Hyper-V
9 9 (17.31%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (15.38%) Service Management
10 8 (15.38%) DNS
10 8 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (13.46%) DHCP
11 7 (13.46%) SQL

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 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.85%) Apache
2 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.00%) Office 365
2 10 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) Firewall
2 9 (17.31%) SAN
3 8 (15.38%) DNS
4 7 (13.46%) DHCP
5 5 (9.62%) LAN
5 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
6 4 (7.69%) WAN
7 3 (5.77%) VPN
8 2 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.85%) Ethernet
8 2 (3.85%) VoIP
8 2 (3.85%) WLAN
9 1 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.92%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.92%) Network Security
9 1 (1.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Hudson
2 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (59.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (11.54%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (5.77%) IT Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Security Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Operations Support Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) REST
1 1 (1.92%) SOAP
1 1 (1.92%) SPNEGO
1 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.77%) FMCG
5 2 (3.85%) Clustering
5 2 (3.85%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.92%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 30 (57.69%) Windows
2 16 (30.77%) Linux
2 16 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.77%) Unix
6 2 (3.85%) CentOS
6 2 (3.85%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.92%) Android
7 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.92%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
1 10 (19.23%) ITIL
2 9 (17.31%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (17.31%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (15.38%) Service Management
4 7 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (11.54%) Incident Management
5 6 (11.54%) Kanban
5 6 (11.54%) Scrum
6 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.77%) Coaching
6 3 (5.77%) DevOps
6 3 (5.77%) High Availability
6 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (5.77%) Security Operations
6 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.77%) Tech Ops
6 3 (5.77%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) PowerShell
2 7 (13.46%) SQL
3 5 (9.62%) Python
4 4 (7.69%) Perl
5 2 (3.85%) VBScript
6 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.77%) Degree
3 3 (5.77%) MCSE
4 1 (1.92%) CCNA
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.92%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 22 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 10 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (17.31%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.69%) vSphere
5 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.92%) Firmware
6 1 (1.92%) NFS
6 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (21.15%) SCCM
2 2 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.92%) Ansible
3 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.92%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.92%) PowerCLI
3 1 (1.92%) Puppet
3 1 (1.92%) SCOM
3 1 (1.92%) SnapMirror
3 1 (1.92%) SnapVault
3 1 (1.92%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.92%) vMotion
3 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) VMware
2 13 (25.00%) Cisco
2 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.54%) Citrix
4 3 (5.77%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.85%) HP
5 2 (3.85%) McAfee
5 2 (3.85%) NetApp
6 1 (1.92%) Dell
6 1 (1.92%) IBM
6 1 (1.92%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.92%) Remedy
6 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.92%) Splunk
6 1 (1.92%) Veeam