Period
to 17 December 2017

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 467 467 533
Rank change year-on-year 0 +66 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer 74 110 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.34% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 70 106 123
South East median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £53,750 £53,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%

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 30021 32621 40907
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.65% 97.09% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 25025 27305 34379
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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 +15 44 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 18 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Berkshire +15 16 £35,000 -17.65%
Hampshire -20 15 £37,000 +5.71% 2
Oxfordshire -2 10 £34,000 +6.25%
Surrey +5 5 £47,500 +26.67%
East Sussex -9 4 £40,000 -27.27%
Kent +11 3 £42,500 +30.77%
West Sussex +10 3 £35,000 -36.36% 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 17 December 2017, 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 64 (86.49%) Windows
2 55 (74.32%) Active Directory
3 53 (71.62%) VMware
3 53 (71.62%) Windows Server
4 51 (68.92%) Microsoft
5 36 (48.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (45.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (45.95%) MS Exchange
7 30 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
8 28 (37.84%) SCCM
9 25 (33.78%) Hyper-V
10 23 (31.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (29.73%) Office 365
12 21 (28.38%) PowerShell
12 21 (28.38%) Citrix
12 21 (28.38%) SQL Server
13 19 (25.68%) SAN
14 18 (24.32%) ITIL
15 16 (21.62%) Firewall
16 15 (20.27%) MCSA
16 15 (20.27%) Cisco
16 15 (20.27%) Windows 7
16 15 (20.27%) Windows 10
17 14 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
17 14 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
17 14 (18.92%) CCNA
17 14 (18.92%) VLAN
18 13 (17.57%) Disaster Recovery
18 13 (17.57%) LAN
18 13 (17.57%) WAN

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 34 (45.95%) MS Exchange
2 14 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (16.22%) Skype for Business
4 9 (12.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.05%) IIS
7 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.35%) Apache
8 1 (1.35%) SAS
8 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (29.73%) Office 365
2 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.81%) IaaS
4 6 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (6.76%) PaaS
5 5 (6.76%) SaaS
6 4 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (5.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.68%) SAN
2 16 (21.62%) Firewall
3 14 (18.92%) VLAN
4 13 (17.57%) LAN
4 13 (17.57%) WAN
5 12 (16.22%) DNS
6 10 (13.51%) DHCP
7 9 (12.16%) VPN
8 8 (10.81%) TCP/IP
9 7 (9.46%) Skype
10 5 (6.76%) LDAP
10 5 (6.76%) PBX
11 4 (5.41%) Kerberos
11 4 (5.41%) PSTN
11 4 (5.41%) VoIP
12 3 (4.05%) SMS
13 2 (2.70%) MPLS
13 2 (2.70%) Network Security
14 1 (1.35%) Internet
14 1 (1.35%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (6.76%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.35%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Driving Licence
2 6 (8.11%) PKI
3 5 (6.76%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.76%) Clustering
3 5 (6.76%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.76%) Fat Client
3 5 (6.76%) Thin Client
4 4 (5.41%) BYOD
4 4 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.35%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.35%) Replication
5 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 64 (86.49%) Windows
2 53 (71.62%) Windows Server
3 36 (48.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (45.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (20.27%) Windows 10
5 15 (20.27%) Windows 7
6 11 (14.86%) Windows 8
7 8 (10.81%) Linux
7 8 (10.81%) Mac OS X
8 5 (6.76%) SUSE
8 5 (6.76%) Unix
8 5 (6.76%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (6.76%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) ITIL
2 13 (17.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (16.22%) Migration
4 9 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (12.16%) Capacity Management
4 9 (12.16%) Mentoring
5 5 (6.76%) Creative Thinking
5 5 (6.76%) Identity Management
5 5 (6.76%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (6.76%) Patch Management
5 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2
5 5 (6.76%) Security Patching
6 4 (5.41%) Application Virtualisation
6 4 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.41%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.41%) Email Filtering
6 4 (5.41%) Network Management
6 4 (5.41%) Performance Management
6 4 (5.41%) Service Design
6 4 (5.41%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.38%) PowerShell
2 10 (13.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (31.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (20.27%) MCSA
3 14 (18.92%) CCNA
3 14 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (16.22%) MCSE
5 7 (9.46%) CCA
5 7 (9.46%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (6.76%) Degree
8 4 (5.41%) MCITP
8 4 (5.41%) MCTS
8 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
8 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
9 3 (4.05%) MCP
9 3 (4.05%) VCAP
10 2 (2.70%) VCP6
11 1 (1.35%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.35%) CCDA
11 1 (1.35%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (1.35%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.35%) PMO
System Software
1 55 (74.32%) Active Directory
2 30 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (33.78%) Hyper-V
4 12 (16.22%) vSphere
5 9 (12.16%) Virtual Servers
5 9 (12.16%) XenApp
6 4 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (4.05%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (4.05%) VMware Server
7 3 (4.05%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.70%) vCloud
8 2 (2.70%) VirtualBox
9 1 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.35%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.35%) MetaFrame
9 1 (1.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 28 (37.84%) SCCM
2 11 (14.86%) SCOM
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (6.76%) WSUS
4 4 (5.41%) DatAdvantage
4 4 (5.41%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (5.41%) Puppet
4 4 (5.41%) Terraform
5 3 (4.05%) Backup Exec
5 3 (4.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (4.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.70%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.35%) SmoothWall
7 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 53 (71.62%) VMware
2 51 (68.92%) Microsoft
3 21 (28.38%) Citrix
4 15 (20.27%) Cisco
5 12 (16.22%) HP
6 4 (5.41%) 3PAR
6 4 (5.41%) NetApp
6 4 (5.41%) Symantec
6 4 (5.41%) Trend Micro
6 4 (5.41%) Varonis
6 4 (5.41%) Veeam
7 3 (4.05%) Dell
8 2 (2.70%) Acronis
8 2 (2.70%) AppSense
8 2 (2.70%) Aruba
8 2 (2.70%) Avaya
8 2 (2.70%) EqualLogic
8 2 (2.70%) Intel
9 1 (1.35%) F5
9 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds