The median annual salary for a Infrastructure Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Engineer
England / South East
Rank 153 169 166
Rank change year-on-year +16 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 308 369 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.08% 1.92% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 1.99% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 282 327 332
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14300 18571 19699
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.60% 96.68% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 11905 15855 15931
Median salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.16% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +42 95 £50,000 +29.87% 11
Surrey +25 77 £40,500 -10.00% 7
Hampshire -30 37 £40,000 +11.11% 4
Buckinghamshire +21 25 £40,000 -3.61% 2
Oxfordshire +21 25 £37,500 +19.04%
Kent +20 23 £42,500 -
West Sussex +23 20 £33,000 -5.71%
East Sussex -1 6 £50,000 -
Sussex - 3 £32,500 -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 466 (72.25%) Windows
2 338 (52.40%) VMware
3 303 (46.98%) Active Directory
4 287 (44.50%) Windows Server
5 234 (36.28%) Linux
6 227 (35.19%) Microsoft
7 204 (31.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 181 (28.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 178 (27.60%) Hyper-V
10 160 (24.81%) DNS
11 156 (24.19%) SAN
12 153 (23.72%) Windows Server 2008
13 136 (21.09%) MS Exchange
14 131 (20.31%) Office 365
15 130 (20.16%) PowerShell
16 129 (20.00%) DHCP
16 129 (20.00%) Cisco
17 121 (18.76%) Firewall
18 115 (17.83%) ITIL
19 101 (15.66%) MS Excel
20 99 (15.35%) Red Hat
21 97 (15.04%) Microsoft Azure
22 96 (14.88%) Microsoft Certification
23 89 (13.80%) TCP/IP
23 89 (13.80%) SQL Server
24 88 (13.64%) Finance
25 84 (13.02%) HP
26 82 (12.71%) MySQL
27 80 (12.40%) vSphere
28 78 (12.09%) NetApp

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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
1 136 (21.09%) MS Exchange
2 61 (9.46%) Apache
3 47 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 42 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 41 (6.36%) Skype for Business
6 38 (5.89%) Tomcat
7 34 (5.27%) SharePoint
8 19 (2.95%) IIS
8 19 (2.95%) nginx
9 12 (1.86%) Apache Solr
9 12 (1.86%) JBoss
10 8 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (1.09%) OpenStack
11 7 (1.09%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.62%) CMS
14 1 (0.16%) MS Project Server
14 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 101 (15.66%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 131 (20.31%) Office 365
2 97 (15.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
4 56 (8.68%) PaaS
5 53 (8.22%) IaaS
5 53 (8.22%) SaaS
6 20 (3.10%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.31%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.31%) Yammer
9 1 (0.16%) G Suite
9 1 (0.16%) GitHub
9 1 (0.16%) Heroku
9 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 160 (24.81%) DNS
2 156 (24.19%) SAN
3 129 (20.00%) DHCP
4 121 (18.76%) Firewall
5 89 (13.80%) TCP/IP
6 67 (10.39%) LAN
7 63 (9.77%) VLAN
7 63 (9.77%) WAN
8 46 (7.13%) VoIP
8 46 (7.13%) VPN
9 40 (6.20%) NAS
10 34 (5.27%) LDAP
11 26 (4.03%) SMTP
12 25 (3.88%) Skype
13 23 (3.57%) SSL
14 18 (2.79%) Kerberos
15 17 (2.64%) Internet
15 17 (2.64%) SSH
16 16 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (2.48%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (13.80%) SQL Server
2 82 (12.71%) MySQL
3 26 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (2.48%) DB2
6 11 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (1.40%) MongoDB
7 9 (1.40%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (1.24%) Big Data
8 8 (1.24%) Hadoop
8 8 (1.24%) MariaDB
9 6 (0.93%) HBase
10 5 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.62%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.31%) InterSystems Cache
12 2 (0.31%) Redis
13 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (1.86%) Jenkins
2 10 (1.55%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.09%) JMeter
3 7 (1.09%) Vagrant
4 6 (0.93%) JIRA
5 5 (0.78%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.16%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.16%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.16%) Selenium
6 1 (0.16%) Toad
General
1 88 (13.64%) Finance
2 25 (3.88%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 9 (1.40%) Games
5 6 (0.93%) Back Office
5 6 (0.93%) Electronics
6 5 (0.78%) Legal
7 4 (0.62%) Advertising
7 4 (0.62%) Banking
8 3 (0.47%) Avionics
8 3 (0.47%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.47%) Marketing
9 2 (0.31%) Military
10 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.16%) Automotive
10 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (5.27%) LAMP
2 10 (1.55%) LAPP Stack
3 7 (1.09%) Web Services
3 7 (1.09%) XML
3 7 (1.09%) XSLT
4 6 (0.93%) Phusion Passenger
5 4 (0.62%) Apache Flex
6 3 (0.47%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (0.31%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.16%) J2EE
8 1 (0.16%) REST
8 1 (0.16%) SAML
8 1 (0.16%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 74 (11.47%) Data Centre
2 40 (6.20%) Clustering
3 35 (5.43%) Hybrid Cloud
4 31 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (3.41%) Private Cloud
6 20 (3.10%) Fintech
6 20 (3.10%) Management Information System
6 20 (3.10%) Replication
7 19 (2.95%) Computer Science
7 19 (2.95%) PKI
8 14 (2.17%) EMC VNX
9 8 (1.24%) Fat Client
9 8 (1.24%) Thin Client
10 7 (1.09%) Cyber Attack
11 6 (0.93%) Driving Licence
12 5 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.78%) IVR
12 5 (0.78%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.62%) Blog
13 4 (0.62%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 466 (72.25%) Windows
2 287 (44.50%) Windows Server
3 234 (36.28%) Linux
4 181 (28.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 153 (23.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 60 (9.30%) Unix
7 48 (7.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 44 (6.82%) Windows 7
9 33 (5.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 32 (4.96%) CentOS
11 29 (4.50%) Solaris
11 29 (4.50%) Ubuntu
12 24 (3.72%) Windows 10
13 15 (2.33%) SUSE
14 14 (2.17%) Windows 8
15 13 (2.02%) Debian
16 9 (1.40%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.78%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.62%) Windows Phone
19 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (17.83%) ITIL
2 62 (9.61%) DevOps
3 61 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 50 (7.75%) High Availability
5 49 (7.60%) Mentoring
5 49 (7.60%) Project Management
6 37 (5.74%) Performance Tuning
7 32 (4.96%) Patch Management
8 31 (4.81%) Network Design
9 26 (4.03%) Root Cause Analysis
10 25 (3.88%) Problem Management
11 24 (3.72%) IT Strategy
12 22 (3.41%) Capacity Management
12 22 (3.41%) Migration
12 22 (3.41%) Open Source
13 21 (3.26%) Change Management
14 20 (3.10%) Asset Management
14 20 (3.10%) Continuous Improvement
14 20 (3.10%) Kalman Filter
14 20 (3.10%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 130 (20.16%) PowerShell
2 71 (11.01%) SQL
3 70 (10.85%) Python
4 68 (10.54%) Bash Shell
5 39 (6.05%) PHP
6 34 (5.27%) Perl
7 32 (4.96%) Java
8 20 (3.10%) Ruby
9 18 (2.79%) C
9 18 (2.79%) Shell Script
10 16 (2.48%) Bourne shell
11 15 (2.33%) VB
12 7 (1.09%) VBScript
13 4 (0.62%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.31%) C++
15 1 (0.16%) C#
15 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 96 (14.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 67 (10.39%) MCSE
3 66 (10.23%) Security Cleared
4 64 (9.92%) SC Cleared
5 60 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (8.37%) CCNA
7 47 (7.29%) Degree
8 43 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 32 (4.96%) MCSA
10 29 (4.50%) CCNP
11 19 (2.95%) MCITP
12 12 (1.86%) MCP
13 9 (1.40%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (1.40%) RHCA
14 8 (1.24%) CCA
15 5 (0.78%) CCVP
16 4 (0.62%) DV Cleared
16 4 (0.62%) HND
17 2 (0.31%) ISTQB
17 2 (0.31%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (9.15%) SLA
2 23 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.62%) QA
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.16%) ISO22301
System Software
1 303 (46.98%) Active Directory
2 204 (31.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 178 (27.60%) Hyper-V
4 80 (12.40%) vSphere
5 27 (4.19%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (3.57%) VMware ESX
7 22 (3.41%) Firmware
8 19 (2.95%) Virtual Machines
9 18 (2.79%) iptables
9 18 (2.79%) Terminal Services
10 17 (2.64%) XenApp
11 16 (2.48%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 16 (2.48%) Samba
12 15 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
12 15 (2.33%) Xen
13 11 (1.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 10 (1.55%) ISA Server
14 10 (1.55%) KVM
14 10 (1.55%) Varnish
15 9 (1.40%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 66 (10.23%) Opscode Chef
2 59 (9.15%) Puppet
3 53 (8.22%) SCCM
4 43 (6.67%) Nagios
5 32 (4.96%) Red Hat Satellite
6 26 (4.03%) SCOM
7 22 (3.41%) NetBackup
8 17 (2.64%) Ansible
8 17 (2.64%) HP Data Protector
9 16 (2.48%) Cacti
9 16 (2.48%) Oracle ZFS
9 16 (2.48%) vMotion
10 13 (2.02%) WSUS
11 11 (1.71%) Microsoft Clustering
12 8 (1.24%) Cobbler
13 7 (1.09%) Failover Clustering
13 7 (1.09%) Terraform
14 6 (0.93%) Galera Cluster
14 6 (0.93%) HAProxy
14 6 (0.93%) logstash
Vendors
1 338 (52.40%) VMware
2 227 (35.19%) Microsoft
3 129 (20.00%) Cisco
4 99 (15.35%) Red Hat
5 84 (13.02%) HP
6 78 (12.09%) NetApp
7 63 (9.77%) Citrix
8 51 (7.91%) Oracle
9 25 (3.88%) EMC
10 22 (3.41%) Google
11 21 (3.26%) Sun
12 18 (2.79%) Dell
12 18 (2.79%) Juniper
12 18 (2.79%) Veeam
13 13 (2.02%) Fortinet
14 12 (1.86%) SolarWinds
15 11 (1.71%) CheckPoint
15 11 (1.71%) TOWER Software
16 10 (1.55%) CA
17 9 (1.40%) New Relic
Bracknell, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £44000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £36000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + up to 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Wokingham
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £36000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Slough
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £40-50,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Woking, Surrey
WWF-UK
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago