Period
to 24 April 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

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

Infrastructure Engineer
England > South East
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 157 200
Rank change year-on-year -61 +43 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 444 615 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.40% 2.07% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 2.13% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 412 563 627
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,925 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.83% +1.00% +2.41%

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 30,709 28,832 37,613
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.93% 96.93% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 25,595 24,064 32,008
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the South East

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the South East

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in the South East

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 Infrastructure Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 April 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 -64 169 £45,750 +7.65% 28
Hampshire +2 132 £36,750 -8.13% 20
Berkshire -48 107 £50,000 +8.70% 15
Surrey -40 102 £45,000 - 13
Buckinghamshire -9 40 £41,500 +3.75% 3
Oxfordshire -28 26 £38,500 -3.75% 10
Kent -11 19 £33,750 -20.59% 3
West Sussex -27 18 £32,500 -12.16% 3
Middlesex +7 3 £97,500 +143.75%
East Sussex -31 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 South East region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 329 (74.10%) Windows
2 274 (61.71%) VMware
3 254 (57.21%) Windows Server
4 230 (51.80%) Active Directory
5 183 (41.22%) Microsoft
6 176 (39.64%) Cisco
7 174 (39.19%) VMware Infrastructure
8 123 (27.70%) Hyper-V
9 121 (27.25%) Firewall
10 118 (26.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 117 (26.35%) MS Exchange
12 111 (25.00%) ITIL
13 108 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
14 105 (23.65%) Windows Server 2008
15 104 (23.42%) Linux
16 101 (22.75%) Office 365
17 97 (21.85%) Citrix
18 95 (21.40%) DNS
19 91 (20.50%) SAN
20 87 (19.59%) SQL Server
21 85 (19.14%) SQL
22 77 (17.34%) DHCP
23 70 (15.77%) WAN
24 69 (15.54%) PowerShell
25 68 (15.32%) Windows 10
26 67 (15.09%) TCP/IP
26 67 (15.09%) LAN
27 66 (14.86%) Windows 7
28 60 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
29 58 (13.06%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 117 (26.35%) MS Exchange
2 56 (12.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 32 (7.21%) IIS
5 30 (6.76%) SharePoint
6 16 (3.60%) Apache
7 12 (2.70%) Tomcat
8 10 (2.25%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.13%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.68%) Confluence
12 2 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.23%) Commerce Server
13 1 (0.23%) K2 blackpearl
13 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 24 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 108 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 101 (22.75%) Office 365
3 60 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (3.83%) SaaS
5 15 (3.38%) IaaS
6 12 (2.70%) PaaS
7 11 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (2.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 8 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (1.80%) Amazon Glacier
9 8 (1.80%) Amazon S3
10 7 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (1.13%) Akamai
12 5 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (1.13%) G Suite
13 3 (0.68%) Mimecast
14 2 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.45%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 121 (27.25%) Firewall
2 95 (21.40%) DNS
3 91 (20.50%) SAN
4 77 (17.34%) DHCP
5 70 (15.77%) WAN
6 67 (15.09%) LAN
6 67 (15.09%) TCP/IP
7 28 (6.31%) NAS
7 28 (6.31%) VoIP
7 28 (6.31%) VPN
8 24 (5.41%) VLAN
9 20 (4.50%) Network Security
9 20 (4.50%) Wireless
10 17 (3.83%) NetScaler
11 15 (3.38%) MPLS
12 14 (3.15%) SSH
12 14 (3.15%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (2.93%) Cisco Nexus
13 13 (2.93%) Kerberos
14 12 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (19.59%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.05%) MySQL
3 17 (3.83%) SQL Server 2014
4 14 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (2.93%) DB2
5 13 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.45%) Big Data
7 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.23%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.90%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.68%) JIRA
3 3 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.45%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.45%) Subversion
4 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.23%) Vagrant
General
1 37 (8.33%) Finance
2 26 (5.86%) Retail
3 13 (2.93%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.48%) Legal
5 9 (2.03%) Marketing
6 6 (1.35%) Advertising
6 6 (1.35%) Aerospace
7 4 (0.90%) Law
7 4 (0.90%) Local Government
7 4 (0.90%) Military
8 3 (0.68%) Automotive
9 2 (0.45%) Banking
9 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.08%) LDAP
2 12 (2.70%) Web Services
3 5 (1.13%) CSS
4 4 (0.90%) .NET
5 3 (0.68%) Middleware
6 2 (0.45%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.45%) SAML
6 2 (0.45%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.23%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.23%) LAMP
7 1 (0.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 28 (6.31%) Driving Licence
3 27 (6.08%) Clustering
4 21 (4.73%) Replication
5 20 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (3.38%) Management Information System
7 14 (3.15%) PKI
8 13 (2.93%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (2.25%) Enterprise Storage
10 8 (1.80%) Enterprise Cloud
10 8 (1.80%) Private Cloud
11 5 (1.13%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.13%) Fintech
11 5 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.90%) EMC VNX
13 3 (0.68%) Renewable Energy
14 2 (0.45%) FMCG
14 2 (0.45%) Public Cloud
14 2 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 329 (74.10%) Windows
2 254 (57.21%) Windows Server
3 118 (26.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 105 (23.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 104 (23.42%) Linux
6 68 (15.32%) Windows 10
7 66 (14.86%) Windows 7
8 34 (7.66%) Unix
9 32 (7.21%) Windows 8
10 15 (3.38%) Solaris
11 10 (2.25%) CentOS
12 8 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (1.13%) SUSE
15 4 (0.90%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.68%) Android
17 2 (0.45%) Debian
18 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
18 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
18 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (25.00%) ITIL
2 52 (11.71%) Change Management
3 46 (10.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 40 (9.01%) Capacity Management
5 36 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
6 33 (7.43%) Capacity Planning
7 22 (4.95%) Service Management
8 21 (4.73%) Migration
9 19 (4.28%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (3.83%) Patch Management
11 16 (3.60%) Problem Management
12 15 (3.38%) Change Control
12 15 (3.38%) High Availability
12 15 (3.38%) Network Virtualisation
12 15 (3.38%) Performance Tuning
13 14 (3.15%) DevOps
13 14 (3.15%) Logistics
14 13 (2.93%) Kalman Filter
14 13 (2.93%) Line Management
14 13 (2.93%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (19.14%) SQL
2 69 (15.54%) PowerShell
3 31 (6.98%) Bash Shell
4 28 (6.31%) Python
5 18 (4.05%) Shell Script
6 12 (2.70%) Perl
7 9 (2.03%) C#
8 7 (1.58%) VBScript
9 6 (1.35%) Ruby
10 5 (1.13%) C
11 2 (0.45%) C++
11 2 (0.45%) Java
11 2 (0.45%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.23%) Go
12 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (13.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (10.14%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (8.78%) CCNA
4 31 (6.98%) MCSE
5 21 (4.73%) Citrix Certification
5 21 (4.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 20 (4.50%) MCP
7 19 (4.28%) MCSA
8 16 (3.60%) CCNP
9 13 (2.93%) CCA
9 13 (2.93%) Degree
9 13 (2.93%) Security Cleared
10 9 (2.03%) SC Cleared
11 8 (1.80%) RHCSA
12 6 (1.35%) MCITP
13 4 (0.90%) A+ Certification
13 4 (0.90%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.90%) EMC Certification
13 4 (0.90%) Network+ Certification
13 4 (0.90%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.56%) SLA
2 4 (0.90%) GDPR
2 4 (0.90%) QA
3 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 230 (51.80%) Active Directory
2 174 (39.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 123 (27.70%) Hyper-V
4 41 (9.23%) XenApp
5 31 (6.98%) XenDesktop
6 28 (6.31%) VMware ESXi
7 21 (4.73%) vSphere
8 17 (3.83%) VirtualBox
9 15 (3.38%) Virtual Servers
10 14 (3.15%) Samba
11 13 (2.93%) iptables
12 11 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (1.58%) Docker
14 6 (1.35%) vCloud
14 6 (1.35%) VMware NSX
15 4 (0.90%) XenServer
16 3 (0.68%) Firmware
16 3 (0.68%) Job Entry Subsystem
17 2 (0.45%) Squid
17 2 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 50 (11.26%) SCCM
2 24 (5.41%) Ansible
3 19 (4.28%) Failover Clustering
3 19 (4.28%) Puppet
3 19 (4.28%) vCenter Server
4 17 (3.83%) FortiGate
4 17 (3.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 13 (2.93%) Nagios
5 13 (2.93%) Oracle ZFS
5 13 (2.93%) Red Hat Satellite
6 12 (2.70%) Cacti
6 12 (2.70%) Nessus
7 10 (2.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 10 (2.25%) WSUS
8 9 (2.03%) Backup Exec
8 9 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (1.35%) AirWatch
9 6 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (1.35%) Kubernetes
9 6 (1.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 274 (61.71%) VMware
2 183 (41.22%) Microsoft
3 176 (39.64%) Cisco
4 97 (21.85%) Citrix
5 37 (8.33%) HP
5 37 (8.33%) NetApp
6 31 (6.98%) Palo Alto
7 25 (5.63%) Red Hat
8 24 (5.41%) Veeam
9 20 (4.50%) Brocade
9 20 (4.50%) CheckPoint
9 20 (4.50%) EMC
10 19 (4.28%) Symantec
11 17 (3.83%) Ivanti
12 16 (3.60%) Google
13 15 (3.38%) Oracle
14 14 (3.15%) Sun
15 13 (2.93%) Dell
15 13 (2.93%) Meraki
15 13 (2.93%) SolarWinds