Period
to 19 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 175 177
Rank change year-on-year -29 +2 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 466 542 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.54% 1.82% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.88% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 435 496 680
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £30,850 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,875 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £44,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% -0.57% +7.32%

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 29,321 28,852 37,133
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 96.80% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 24,388 24,194 31,594
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £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%

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 19 July 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 19 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 -8 222 £47,500 +11.76% 33
Berkshire +9 140 £51,250 +13.89% 18
Hampshire -22 103 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Surrey -23 94 £45,000 +9.09% 15
Oxfordshire -16 42 £41,500 -1.19% 8
Buckinghamshire +3 41 £45,000 +12.50% 7
West Sussex -28 20 £37,500 -1.32% 4
Kent -3 19 £35,000 -17.65% 10
Middlesex +18 4 £97,500 +116.67%
East Sussex -34 4 £48,250 -3.50% 2
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 334 (71.67%) Windows
2 266 (57.08%) VMware
3 250 (53.65%) Windows Server
4 227 (48.71%) Active Directory
5 199 (42.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 185 (39.70%) Microsoft
7 140 (30.04%) Microsoft Azure
8 139 (29.83%) Cisco
9 134 (28.76%) Firewall
10 131 (28.11%) Hyper-V
11 115 (24.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 113 (24.25%) Linux
13 109 (23.39%) DNS
14 99 (21.24%) DHCP
14 99 (21.24%) PowerShell
15 92 (19.74%) ITIL
16 91 (19.53%) Office 365
17 88 (18.88%) Citrix
18 82 (17.60%) Windows Server 2012
19 74 (15.88%) Amazon AWS
20 73 (15.67%) MS Exchange
21 72 (15.45%) LAN
21 72 (15.45%) WAN
21 72 (15.45%) SAN
22 67 (14.38%) SQL Server
23 63 (13.52%) Windows 10
24 62 (13.30%) SQL
25 56 (12.02%) VPN
26 54 (11.59%) Data Centre
27 52 (11.16%) 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 73 (15.67%) MS Exchange
2 45 (9.66%) IIS
3 35 (7.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 32 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (3.43%) SharePoint
6 10 (2.15%) OpenStack
7 8 (1.72%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.86%) Apache
8 4 (0.86%) Confluence
8 4 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.86%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.43%) JBoss
11 1 (0.21%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.21%) Drupal
11 1 (0.21%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (2.58%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.86%) TRIRIGA
2 2 (0.43%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 140 (30.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 91 (19.53%) Office 365
3 74 (15.88%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (8.15%) IaaS
4 38 (8.15%) PaaS
5 20 (4.29%) Dynamics 365
5 20 (4.29%) SaaS
6 13 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (2.79%) Amazon Glacier
6 13 (2.79%) Amazon S3
6 13 (2.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 11 (2.36%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (1.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 8 (1.72%) Akamai
10 7 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (1.29%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (1.07%) G Suite
12 5 (1.07%) OpenShift
13 4 (0.86%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 134 (28.76%) Firewall
2 109 (23.39%) DNS
3 99 (21.24%) DHCP
4 72 (15.45%) LAN
4 72 (15.45%) SAN
4 72 (15.45%) WAN
5 56 (12.02%) VPN
6 48 (10.30%) TCP/IP
7 41 (8.80%) Network Security
8 37 (7.94%) NAS
9 26 (5.58%) VLAN
10 25 (5.36%) NetScaler
11 23 (4.94%) VoIP
12 20 (4.29%) Internet
13 15 (3.22%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (3.00%) Wireless
15 13 (2.79%) Cisco IOS
15 13 (2.79%) MPLS
16 12 (2.58%) HTTP
16 12 (2.58%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (14.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.93%) MySQL
3 8 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (0.64%) Big Data
7 2 (0.43%) Power BI
7 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.21%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.21%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.36%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.93%) JIRA
3 7 (1.50%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.07%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.86%) Bitbucket
5 4 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (0.86%) Subversion
6 2 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.21%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.21%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.21%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.21%) MSTest
7 1 (0.21%) Ranorex
7 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (10.94%) Finance
2 34 (7.30%) Retail
3 18 (3.86%) Legal
4 15 (3.22%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.29%) Banking
6 5 (1.07%) Local Government
6 5 (1.07%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.86%) Advertising
7 4 (0.86%) Back Office
7 4 (0.86%) Online Betting
7 4 (0.86%) Publishing
8 3 (0.64%) Law
8 3 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.21%) Automotive
9 1 (0.21%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.86%) Web Services
2 13 (2.79%) LDAP
3 8 (1.72%) CSS
4 6 (1.29%) .NET
5 3 (0.64%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.64%) SAML
5 3 (0.64%) XML
6 2 (0.43%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.43%) Middleware
6 2 (0.43%) PostGIS
7 1 (0.21%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.21%) COM
7 1 (0.21%) HTML
7 1 (0.21%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.21%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.59%) Data Centre
2 39 (8.37%) Replication
3 26 (5.58%) Private Cloud
4 24 (5.15%) PKI
5 22 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (3.65%) Clustering
6 17 (3.65%) Driving Licence
7 12 (2.58%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.58%) EMC VNX
8 11 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (2.15%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.50%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (1.29%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (1.07%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.86%) Fintech
14 3 (0.64%) Enterprise Cloud
14 3 (0.64%) User Experience
15 2 (0.43%) Client/Server
15 2 (0.43%) Cloud Native
15 2 (0.43%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 334 (71.67%) Windows
2 250 (53.65%) Windows Server
3 115 (24.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 113 (24.25%) Linux
5 82 (17.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 63 (13.52%) Windows 10
7 42 (9.01%) Windows 7
8 27 (5.79%) Windows 8
9 19 (4.08%) Unix
10 11 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (1.93%) CentOS
12 5 (1.07%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.86%) Solaris
14 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (19.74%) ITIL
2 36 (7.73%) Migration
3 34 (7.30%) Disaster Recovery
3 34 (7.30%) Load Balancing
3 34 (7.30%) Service Management
4 33 (7.08%) DevOps
5 30 (6.44%) Change Management
5 30 (6.44%) Network Virtualisation
5 30 (6.44%) Problem Management
6 28 (6.01%) Logistics
7 23 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (4.94%) Line Management
8 20 (4.29%) Capacity Management
8 20 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 20 (4.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 17 (3.65%) Business Continuity
9 17 (3.65%) Configuration Management
9 17 (3.65%) High Availability
9 17 (3.65%) IT Strategy
10 16 (3.43%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (21.24%) PowerShell
2 62 (13.30%) SQL
3 37 (7.94%) Python
4 33 (7.08%) Bash Shell
5 17 (3.65%) C#
5 17 (3.65%) Ruby
6 13 (2.79%) Java
7 11 (2.36%) Perl
8 10 (2.15%) VBScript
9 8 (1.72%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.07%) C
11 2 (0.43%) C++
11 2 (0.43%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.43%) VB
12 1 (0.21%) Go
12 1 (0.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 52 (11.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (7.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 32 (6.87%) Degree
4 30 (6.44%) MCSE
5 27 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (4.51%) CCNA
7 19 (4.08%) Citrix Certification
7 19 (4.08%) MCP
8 18 (3.86%) Security Cleared
9 15 (3.22%) CCNP
10 12 (2.58%) EMC Certification
11 10 (2.15%) RHCSA
12 9 (1.93%) MCSA
13 7 (1.50%) SC Cleared
14 6 (1.29%) MCITP
14 6 (1.29%) VCAP
15 5 (1.07%) HNC
16 4 (0.86%) CompTIA Security+
16 4 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
16 4 (0.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.73%) SLA
2 6 (1.29%) GDPR
2 6 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.43%) FISMA
3 2 (0.43%) PMO
3 2 (0.43%) QA
4 1 (0.21%) GAMP
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 227 (48.71%) Active Directory
2 199 (42.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 131 (28.11%) Hyper-V
4 40 (8.58%) XenApp
5 31 (6.65%) VMware ESXi
6 28 (6.01%) XenDesktop
7 19 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
7 19 (4.08%) Virtual Servers
8 16 (3.43%) Firmware
9 15 (3.22%) vSphere
10 13 (2.79%) Docker
11 8 (1.72%) VMware NSX
11 8 (1.72%) XenServer
12 6 (1.29%) Samba
12 6 (1.29%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.64%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.43%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.21%) LXC
15 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 48 (10.30%) SCCM
2 30 (6.44%) Ansible
3 27 (5.79%) vCenter Server
4 26 (5.58%) Puppet
5 17 (3.65%) SCOM
6 16 (3.43%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (3.43%) vRealize
7 13 (2.79%) Cisco CUCM
7 13 (2.79%) EMC VPLEX
7 13 (2.79%) Failover Clustering
8 12 (2.58%) Terraform
8 12 (2.58%) vMotion
9 11 (2.36%) AirWatch
10 10 (2.15%) Nessus
10 10 (2.15%) WSUS
11 9 (1.93%) FortiGate
11 9 (1.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 8 (1.72%) Cisco CME
12 8 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
12 8 (1.72%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 266 (57.08%) VMware
2 185 (39.70%) Microsoft
3 139 (29.83%) Cisco
4 88 (18.88%) Citrix
5 33 (7.08%) Palo Alto
6 31 (6.65%) HP
7 28 (6.01%) Veeam
8 25 (5.36%) CheckPoint
9 24 (5.15%) ServiceNow
10 22 (4.72%) CommVault
10 22 (4.72%) SolarWinds
11 20 (4.29%) EMC
12 18 (3.86%) BMC
13 13 (2.79%) Brocade
13 13 (2.79%) Dell
13 13 (2.79%) Ivanti
13 13 (2.79%) Meraki
13 13 (2.79%) NetApp
14 12 (2.58%) Google
14 12 (2.58%) Isilon