The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 186 203
Rank change year-on-year +25 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 267 307 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.82% 1.68% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 1.74% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 237 275 304
Median salary £40,000 £43,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.04% +6.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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 14206 17673 20720
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.63% 96.96% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11912 15039 16887
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Hampshire +17 64 £38,000 -5.00% 8
Surrey +28 63 £42,500 -10.52% 7
Berkshire -23 51 £42,500 -4.49% 9
West Sussex +29 28 £37,000 -7.50% 1
Oxfordshire +22 27 £42,500 +34.92% 1
East Sussex +14 14 £38,000 -36.66% 1
Buckinghamshire -20 14 £37,500 -9.63% 3
Kent +9 11 £42,500 - 4
Middlesex - 1 £45,000 -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 439 (77.70%) Windows
2 292 (51.68%) VMware
3 284 (50.27%) Windows Server
4 280 (49.56%) Active Directory
5 235 (41.59%) Microsoft
6 192 (33.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 181 (32.04%) Linux
8 177 (31.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 176 (31.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 167 (29.56%) Office 365
11 159 (28.14%) Hyper-V
12 140 (24.78%) Cisco
13 130 (23.01%) DNS
14 129 (22.83%) SAN
15 114 (20.18%) ITIL
16 113 (20.00%) PowerShell
17 105 (18.58%) MS Exchange
18 103 (18.23%) DHCP
19 100 (17.70%) Microsoft Azure
20 93 (16.46%) Firewall
21 90 (15.93%) Microsoft Certification
22 89 (15.75%) SCCM
23 85 (15.04%) HP
24 82 (14.51%) SQL Server
25 79 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
26 73 (12.92%) Security Cleared
27 68 (12.04%) vSphere
27 68 (12.04%) Citrix
28 67 (11.86%) SQL
29 66 (11.68%) SC Cleared

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
1 105 (18.58%) MS Exchange
2 61 (10.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 48 (8.50%) Skype for Business
5 34 (6.02%) SharePoint
6 33 (5.84%) Apache
7 23 (4.07%) IIS
8 19 (3.36%) nginx
9 13 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (2.12%) Apache Solr
10 12 (2.12%) SAS
10 12 (2.12%) Tomcat
11 10 (1.77%) Cloud Foundry
11 10 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (1.42%) OpenStack
13 7 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (1.24%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.71%) CMS
14 4 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.18%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.71%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 167 (29.56%) Office 365
2 100 (17.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
4 58 (10.27%) IaaS
5 46 (8.14%) PaaS
6 39 (6.90%) SaaS
7 19 (3.36%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (1.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.88%) G Suite
11 3 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.18%) GitHub
13 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 130 (23.01%) DNS
2 129 (22.83%) SAN
3 103 (18.23%) DHCP
4 93 (16.46%) Firewall
5 57 (10.09%) TCP/IP
6 38 (6.73%) LAN
6 38 (6.73%) Skype
7 36 (6.37%) WAN
8 34 (6.02%) VLAN
9 33 (5.84%) NAS
10 31 (5.49%) VoIP
11 21 (3.72%) Internet
11 21 (3.72%) VPN
12 19 (3.36%) MPLS
13 18 (3.19%) iSCSI
13 18 (3.19%) SMTP
14 16 (2.83%) LDAP
15 15 (2.65%) Network Security
16 14 (2.48%) Kerberos
17 11 (1.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (14.51%) SQL Server
2 44 (7.79%) MySQL
3 17 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (2.48%) Hadoop
6 13 (2.30%) Big Data
7 12 (2.12%) HBase
7 12 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (1.95%) MongoDB
9 10 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (1.59%) InfluxDB
11 8 (1.42%) MariaDB
11 8 (1.42%) Relational Database
12 7 (1.24%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (0.71%) DB2
15 2 (0.35%) Endeca
15 2 (0.35%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 11 (1.95%) Git (software)
1 11 (1.95%) Jenkins
2 10 (1.77%) WinDbg
3 7 (1.24%) JMeter
3 7 (1.24%) PhpStorm
3 7 (1.24%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.18%) JIRA
4 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.18%) Toad
General
1 51 (9.03%) Finance
2 27 (4.78%) Telecoms
3 10 (1.77%) Back Office
4 7 (1.24%) Manufacturing
5 5 (0.88%) Legal
6 4 (0.71%) Advertising
6 4 (0.71%) Banking
7 3 (0.53%) Games
7 3 (0.53%) Retail
8 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.35%) Law
8 2 (0.35%) Military
9 1 (0.18%) Automotive
9 1 (0.18%) Electronics
9 1 (0.18%) Local Government
9 1 (0.18%) Marketing
9 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.54%) Web Services
2 15 (2.65%) LAMP
3 9 (1.59%) Kafka
3 9 (1.59%) Sensu
4 7 (1.24%) XML
4 7 (1.24%) XSLT
5 6 (1.06%) LAPP Stack
6 5 (0.88%) .NET
6 5 (0.88%) LEMP Stack
7 4 (0.71%) Apache Flex
7 4 (0.71%) Software Packaging
8 3 (0.53%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (0.35%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.35%) CSS
9 2 (0.35%) HTML
10 1 (0.18%) COM+
10 1 (0.18%) J2EE
10 1 (0.18%) REST
10 1 (0.18%) SAML
10 1 (0.18%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.84%) Data Centre
2 29 (5.13%) Clustering
3 23 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (3.72%) Hybrid Cloud
5 20 (3.54%) Private Cloud
6 19 (3.36%) PKI
7 14 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (2.30%) Driving Licence
9 12 (2.12%) Replication
10 11 (1.95%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.95%) Enterprise Storage
10 11 (1.95%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.77%) EMC VNX
11 10 (1.77%) Fintech
12 9 (1.59%) BYOD
13 8 (1.42%) Cyber Attack
14 7 (1.24%) Internet of Things
15 6 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
16 5 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 5 (0.88%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 439 (77.70%) Windows
2 284 (50.27%) Windows Server
3 192 (33.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 181 (32.04%) Linux
5 177 (31.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (8.85%) Windows 7
7 47 (8.32%) Windows 10
8 33 (5.84%) Unix
9 30 (5.31%) Windows 8
10 27 (4.78%) CentOS
11 26 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 24 (4.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 21 (3.72%) Ubuntu
14 19 (3.36%) Solaris
15 14 (2.48%) SUSE
16 12 (2.12%) Apple iOS
17 11 (1.95%) Debian
18 9 (1.59%) Mac OS
19 4 (0.71%) AIX
20 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (20.18%) ITIL
2 62 (10.97%) DevOps
3 37 (6.55%) High Availability
4 31 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 26 (4.60%) Configuration Management
5 26 (4.60%) Performance Tuning
5 26 (4.60%) Project Management
6 23 (4.07%) Kalman Filter
6 23 (4.07%) Network Design
7 22 (3.89%) IT Strategy
7 22 (3.89%) Mentoring
7 22 (3.89%) Migration
7 22 (3.89%) Open Source
8 21 (3.72%) Change Management
9 20 (3.54%) Patch Management
10 19 (3.36%) Problem Management
11 18 (3.19%) Performance Monitoring
12 17 (3.01%) Root Cause Analysis
13 15 (2.65%) Task Automation
14 14 (2.48%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 113 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 67 (11.86%) SQL
3 61 (10.80%) Python
4 52 (9.20%) Bash Shell
5 25 (4.42%) PHP
6 22 (3.89%) Perl
7 17 (3.01%) Ruby
8 15 (2.65%) C
9 14 (2.48%) VBScript
10 13 (2.30%) Java
11 10 (1.77%) Bourne shell
12 7 (1.24%) VB
13 6 (1.06%) JavaScript
14 4 (0.71%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.35%) C#
15 2 (0.35%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.35%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 90 (15.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (12.92%) Security Cleared
3 66 (11.68%) SC Cleared
4 56 (9.91%) MCSE
5 55 (9.73%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (7.43%) CCNA
7 34 (6.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 31 (5.49%) CCNP
8 31 (5.49%) MCSA
9 25 (4.42%) Degree
10 14 (2.48%) MCITP
11 11 (1.95%) MCP
12 10 (1.77%) CCVP
13 9 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (1.42%) DV Cleared
15 7 (1.24%) Citrix Certification
16 6 (1.06%) MCTS
16 6 (1.06%) RHCA
17 5 (0.88%) CCA
17 5 (0.88%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.61%) SLA
2 21 (3.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.12%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.71%) QA
4 4 (0.71%) SAS 70
5 3 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 280 (49.56%) Active Directory
2 176 (31.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 159 (28.14%) Hyper-V
4 68 (12.04%) vSphere
5 34 (6.02%) XenApp
6 32 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (3.54%) Virtual Machines
7 20 (3.54%) XenDesktop
8 16 (2.83%) Virtual Servers
8 16 (2.83%) Xen
9 13 (2.30%) ISA Server
9 13 (2.30%) Terminal Services
10 11 (1.95%) VirtualBox
11 10 (1.77%) Firmware
12 9 (1.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 9 (1.59%) KVM
13 8 (1.42%) Varnish
14 7 (1.24%) Docker
14 7 (1.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.88%) iptables
Systems Management
1 89 (15.75%) SCCM
2 50 (8.85%) Puppet
3 39 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (4.78%) SCOM
5 20 (3.54%) Backup Exec
5 20 (3.54%) Nagios
5 20 (3.54%) WSUS
6 19 (3.36%) vCenter Server
7 18 (3.19%) Ansible
8 13 (2.30%) Terraform
9 9 (1.59%) Cobbler
9 9 (1.59%) logstash
9 9 (1.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 8 (1.42%) FortiGate
10 8 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (1.42%) SCVMM
10 8 (1.42%) SmoothWall
11 7 (1.24%) vMotion
12 6 (1.06%) Kubernetes
12 6 (1.06%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 292 (51.68%) VMware
2 235 (41.59%) Microsoft
3 140 (24.78%) Cisco
4 85 (15.04%) HP
5 68 (12.04%) Citrix
6 53 (9.38%) Red Hat
7 41 (7.26%) NetApp
8 33 (5.84%) Dell
9 27 (4.78%) Veeam
10 25 (4.42%) Google
10 25 (4.42%) Juniper
10 25 (4.42%) Oracle
11 20 (3.54%) EMC
12 19 (3.36%) McAfee
13 17 (3.01%) Symantec
14 16 (2.83%) Apple
15 14 (2.48%) Avaya
15 14 (2.48%) CA
16 12 (2.12%) New Relic
16 12 (2.12%) SolarWinds
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cobham, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £33000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £43000.00 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Saga Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - 50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - 50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
East Sussex
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Wokingham
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Milton Keynes
Spectrum IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Wokingham
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Folkestone
Saga
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Foundation IT
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Competitive Market Salary + Full Company Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
UKCloud
Salary: Competitive Rates / Negotiable - Pension, Healthcare, Life Cover, Bonu
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Surrey
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £50001 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Guildford
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 26 days ago
South East England
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 21 days ago