Period
to 15 July 2018

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

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

Third Line Infrastructure Engineer
England > South East
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 525 466 480
Rank change year-on-year -59 +14 +67
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer 33 78 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.26% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.27% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 33 74 130
South East median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -9.64% -2.35%
10th Percentile £31,400 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £49,625 £53,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29,597 29,161 37,156
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.98% 96.77% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 24,651 24,462 31,631
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in the South East

3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in the South East.

Salary trend for 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in the South East

3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in the South East

3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 15 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
Thames Valley -12 14 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Surrey -2 10 £38,750 +19.23% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 6 £45,000 +20.00%
Hampshire -12 6 £34,875 -12.81%
Berkshire -21 5 £60,000 +60.00% 2
Oxfordshire -18 3 £38,500 +10.00%
West Sussex +3 2 £42,500 +14.86%
Kent -1 1 £41,000 -3.53% 1
3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
England

3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, 3rd Line 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 South East region featuring 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 24 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
3 20 (60.61%) VMware
4 15 (45.45%) Firewall
4 15 (45.45%) Cisco
5 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
5 14 (42.42%) Hyper-V
5 14 (42.42%) Office 365
6 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (24.24%) SCCM
7 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (24.24%) Citrix
7 8 (24.24%) LAN
7 8 (24.24%) WAN
8 7 (21.21%) ITIL
8 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
8 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
9 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
9 6 (18.18%) Windows 10
9 6 (18.18%) Palo Alto
9 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
9 6 (18.18%) SQL
9 6 (18.18%) VPN
9 6 (18.18%) DNS
10 5 (15.15%) SAN
10 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
10 5 (15.15%) DHCP
10 5 (15.15%) Driving Licence

3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (42.42%) Office 365
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.03%) IaaS
4 1 (3.03%) PaaS
4 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (45.45%) Firewall
2 8 (24.24%) LAN
2 8 (24.24%) WAN
3 6 (18.18%) DNS
3 6 (18.18%) VPN
4 5 (15.15%) DHCP
4 5 (15.15%) SAN
5 4 (12.12%) NAS
5 4 (12.12%) VoIP
6 3 (9.09%) VLAN
7 2 (6.06%) MPLS
7 2 (6.06%) Network Security
7 2 (6.06%) SMS
8 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (3.03%) Internet
8 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.03%) Skype
8 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
2 1 (3.03%) Automotive
2 1 (3.03%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Driving Licence
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Replication
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 24 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.09%) Linux
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.03%) CentOS
6 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) ITSM
2 4 (12.12%) Service Management
3 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.09%) Logistics
3 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 3 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (9.09%) Records Management
4 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.03%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (3.03%) High Availability
4 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.03%) Network Design
4 1 (3.03%) Security Patching
4 1 (3.03%) SIEM
4 1 (3.03%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
2 6 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) Perl
3 2 (6.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) MCSE
3 2 (6.06%) CCNA
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (3.03%) MCSA
4 1 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) GDPR
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 22301
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 14 (42.42%) Hyper-V
3 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.06%) XenApp
5 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.06%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.03%) Ansible
4 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.03%) Puppet
4 1 (3.03%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) VMware
2 15 (45.45%) Cisco
3 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
4 8 (24.24%) Citrix
5 6 (18.18%) Palo Alto
6 3 (9.09%) Avaya
6 3 (9.09%) ServiceNow
6 3 (9.09%) Veeam
7 2 (6.06%) HP
7 2 (6.06%) Sophos
8 1 (3.03%) Apple
8 1 (3.03%) arcserve
8 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.03%) Dell
8 1 (3.03%) Google
8 1 (3.03%) Meraki
8 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.03%) Zerto