Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £40,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 157 191
Rank change year-on-year -40 +34 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 510 667 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.64% 2.10% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 2.16% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 446 583 679
South East median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.71% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 29,989 30,824 39,653
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 96.86% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25,035 25,585 33,568
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 £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 January 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 January 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 -51 179 £40,000 -5.88% 19
Hampshire +30 167 £39,500 +0.64% 22
Surrey -48 114 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Berkshire -40 109 £45,000 - 5
Buckinghamshire 0 53 £38,000 -5.00% 9
West Sussex -2 28 £39,000 -22.00% 5
Oxfordshire -33 20 £35,000 - 5
Kent +6 16 £40,000 -5.88% 4
East Sussex -40 5 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Middlesex +10 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 403 (79.02%) Windows
2 365 (71.57%) VMware
3 301 (59.02%) Windows Server
4 298 (58.43%) Active Directory
5 279 (54.71%) Microsoft
6 217 (42.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 181 (35.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 176 (34.51%) Cisco
9 172 (33.73%) MS Exchange
10 138 (27.06%) Hyper-V
11 135 (26.47%) Office 365
12 134 (26.27%) Citrix
13 132 (25.88%) Windows Server 2008
14 131 (25.69%) SAN
15 129 (25.29%) SQL Server
16 121 (23.73%) ITIL
17 115 (22.55%) Firewall
18 107 (20.98%) Linux
18 107 (20.98%) SQL
19 98 (19.22%) Microsoft Azure
20 89 (17.45%) Microsoft Certification
21 87 (17.06%) Windows 10
22 79 (15.49%) DNS
23 77 (15.10%) Exchange Server 2010
24 76 (14.90%) Windows 7
25 74 (14.51%) PowerShell
25 74 (14.51%) SCCM
25 74 (14.51%) Cisco Certification
26 73 (14.31%) WAN
27 70 (13.73%) TCP/IP

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
1 172 (33.73%) MS Exchange
2 77 (15.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (6.67%) IIS
5 29 (5.69%) SharePoint
6 18 (3.53%) Skype for Business
7 16 (3.14%) Apache
8 15 (2.94%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.57%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.59%) Confluence
12 3 (0.59%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.20%) JBoss
14 1 (0.20%) Moodle
14 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (6.47%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.59%) Teamcenter
2 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 135 (26.47%) Office 365
2 98 (19.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (12.16%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (3.73%) IaaS
5 10 (1.96%) PaaS
5 10 (1.96%) SaaS
6 5 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.98%) OpenShift
7 4 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.59%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.59%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.20%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 131 (25.69%) SAN
2 115 (22.55%) Firewall
3 79 (15.49%) DNS
4 73 (14.31%) WAN
5 70 (13.73%) TCP/IP
6 69 (13.53%) LAN
7 55 (10.78%) DHCP
8 47 (9.22%) VoIP
9 37 (7.25%) VPN
10 32 (6.27%) VLAN
11 26 (5.10%) NAS
12 20 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (3.53%) Kerberos
14 17 (3.33%) Wireless
15 16 (3.14%) Skype
16 13 (2.55%) MPLS
16 13 (2.55%) SSH
17 12 (2.35%) iSCSI
18 10 (1.96%) Network Security
19 9 (1.76%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (25.29%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.71%) MySQL
2 24 (4.71%) SQL Server 2014
3 22 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (2.75%) DB2
6 7 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (0.78%) Big Data
7 4 (0.78%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.20%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.20%) Ingres
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
1 6 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (0.78%) JIRA
2 4 (0.78%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.59%) eggPlant
3 3 (0.59%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.59%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.59%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (0.59%) Subversion
3 3 (0.59%) Travis CI
4 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 44 (8.63%) Finance
2 21 (4.12%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.16%) Marketing
4 8 (1.57%) Retail
5 7 (1.37%) Aerospace
5 7 (1.37%) Legal
5 7 (1.37%) Military
6 6 (1.18%) Automotive
7 5 (0.98%) Advertising
7 5 (0.98%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.78%) Billing
8 4 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.59%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.90%) LDAP
2 5 (0.98%) Web Services
3 3 (0.59%) .NET
3 3 (0.59%) Middleware
4 1 (0.20%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.20%) COM
4 1 (0.20%) JSON
4 1 (0.20%) LAMP
4 1 (0.20%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.20%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.45%) Clustering
1 38 (7.45%) Data Centre
2 28 (5.49%) Driving Licence
3 14 (2.75%) PKI
4 11 (2.16%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.16%) Replication
5 10 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (1.76%) Blackberry
6 9 (1.76%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (1.57%) Handset
8 7 (1.37%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (0.98%) Cloud Native
10 5 (0.98%) Enterprise Cloud
10 5 (0.98%) Fat Client
10 5 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (0.98%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.78%) Security Operations Centre
12 3 (0.59%) BYOD
12 3 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 403 (79.02%) Windows
2 301 (59.02%) Windows Server
3 181 (35.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 132 (25.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 107 (20.98%) Linux
6 87 (17.06%) Windows 10
7 76 (14.90%) Windows 7
8 42 (8.24%) Windows 8
9 31 (6.08%) Unix
10 19 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (3.33%) Solaris
12 13 (2.55%) CentOS
13 10 (1.96%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.18%) SUSE
14 6 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (0.98%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.78%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.59%) Debian
17 3 (0.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (23.73%) ITIL
2 60 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 42 (8.24%) Capacity Management
3 42 (8.24%) Change Management
4 36 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (6.86%) Capacity Planning
6 26 (5.10%) Virtual Environments
7 25 (4.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 24 (4.71%) Migration
9 22 (4.31%) Performance Tuning
10 21 (4.12%) PRINCE2
11 19 (3.73%) Patch Management
11 19 (3.73%) Project Management
12 18 (3.53%) Incident Management
12 18 (3.53%) Information Security
13 17 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
13 17 (3.33%) Mentoring
13 17 (3.33%) Problem Management
14 12 (2.35%) Configuration Management
14 12 (2.35%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 107 (20.98%) SQL
2 74 (14.51%) PowerShell
3 28 (5.49%) Bash Shell
4 19 (3.73%) Python
5 15 (2.94%) Shell Script
6 9 (1.76%) Perl
7 8 (1.57%) C
8 6 (1.18%) C#
9 4 (0.78%) Ruby
9 4 (0.78%) VBScript
10 3 (0.59%) C++
10 3 (0.59%) PHP
11 2 (0.39%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.39%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.20%) Go
Qualifications
1 89 (17.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (14.51%) Cisco Certification
3 60 (11.76%) CCNA
4 42 (8.24%) MCSE
5 36 (7.06%) MCSA
6 30 (5.88%) Security Cleared
7 27 (5.29%) SC Cleared
8 25 (4.90%) CCNP
9 21 (4.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 20 (3.92%) CCA
10 20 (3.92%) Citrix Certification
11 17 (3.33%) MCP
12 16 (3.14%) Degree
13 9 (1.76%) MCITP
13 9 (1.76%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (1.57%) MCTS
15 6 (1.18%) DV Cleared
16 5 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (0.98%) NCIE
17 4 (0.78%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.53%) SLA
2 7 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (0.78%) QA
5 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 298 (58.43%) Active Directory
2 217 (42.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 138 (27.06%) Hyper-V
4 57 (11.18%) vSphere
5 46 (9.02%) VMware ESXi
6 41 (8.04%) XenApp
7 39 (7.65%) XenDesktop
8 21 (4.12%) Virtual Machines
9 20 (3.92%) VirtualBox
10 17 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
11 14 (2.75%) iptables
12 13 (2.55%) Samba
13 10 (1.96%) vCloud
14 7 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (1.18%) Docker
16 4 (0.78%) Job Entry Subsystem
16 4 (0.78%) VMware Server
17 3 (0.59%) VMware NSX
18 2 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 74 (14.51%) SCCM
2 33 (6.47%) vCenter Server
3 28 (5.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 17 (3.33%) SCOM
5 16 (3.14%) Backup Exec
5 16 (3.14%) Puppet
6 15 (2.94%) Failover Clustering
6 15 (2.94%) Nagios
7 14 (2.75%) Oracle ZFS
7 14 (2.75%) Red Hat Satellite
8 13 (2.55%) Cacti
8 13 (2.55%) WSUS
9 10 (1.96%) Ansible
9 10 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
9 10 (1.96%) NetBackup
9 10 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 9 (1.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 8 (1.57%) FortiGate
11 8 (1.57%) NetVault Backup
12 7 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 365 (71.57%) VMware
2 279 (54.71%) Microsoft
3 176 (34.51%) Cisco
4 134 (26.27%) Citrix
5 68 (13.33%) NetApp
6 48 (9.41%) HP
7 37 (7.25%) Symantec
8 35 (6.86%) Red Hat
9 24 (4.71%) Dell
10 23 (4.51%) Veeam
11 22 (4.31%) Juniper
12 19 (3.73%) EMC
12 19 (3.73%) Oracle
13 18 (3.53%) Brocade
13 18 (3.53%) F5
14 16 (3.14%) Apple
14 16 (3.14%) Sun
15 15 (2.94%) Avaya
16 13 (2.55%) Ivanti
16 13 (2.55%) Veritas