Period
to 23 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 191 190 162
Rank change year-on-year -1 -28 +39
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 463 510 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.73% 1.64% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.70% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 422 446 583
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.80% -5.29% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £29,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.41% - -

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 25,802 30,059 30,646
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 96.70% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 21,335 25,104 25,404
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,400 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 +43 213 £43,000 +7.50% 40
Berkshire +38 140 £45,000 - 16
Surrey +21 104 £45,000 - 13
Hampshire -54 79 £42,500 +7.59% 14
Buckinghamshire +21 52 £42,500 +11.84% 15
West Sussex +3 42 £42,500 +8.97% 2
Oxfordshire +24 21 £50,000 +42.86% 9
Kent +24 15 £45,000 +16.13% 13
East Sussex +15 15 £32,500 -18.75% 5
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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.

1 446 (96.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 360 (77.75%) Windows
3 285 (61.56%) Active Directory
4 253 (54.64%) VMware
5 248 (53.56%) Microsoft
6 245 (52.92%) Windows Server
7 197 (42.55%) Microsoft Azure
8 173 (37.37%) Office 365
9 154 (33.26%) Hyper-V
9 154 (33.26%) Firewall
10 149 (32.18%) Linux
11 148 (31.97%) VMware Infrastructure
12 140 (30.24%) DNS
13 128 (27.65%) PowerShell
14 125 (27.00%) ITIL
15 113 (24.41%) Windows Server 2012
16 111 (23.97%) Windows Server 2008
17 109 (23.54%) DHCP
18 107 (23.11%) Citrix
19 104 (22.46%) Amazon AWS
20 102 (22.03%) SCCM
21 96 (20.73%) DevOps
22 90 (19.44%) Windows 10
23 88 (19.01%) Cisco
24 80 (17.28%) Finance
25 78 (16.85%) MS Exchange
25 78 (16.85%) SQL Server
26 77 (16.63%) SQL
27 74 (15.98%) IIS
27 74 (15.98%) 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 78 (16.85%) MS Exchange
2 74 (15.98%) IIS
3 31 (6.70%) SharePoint
4 26 (5.62%) Apache
5 19 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (2.38%) Skype for Business
8 9 (1.94%) OpenStack
9 8 (1.73%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.86%) GemFire
12 3 (0.65%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.65%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.43%) JBoss
14 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.22%) Confluence
14 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
14 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
14 1 (0.22%) nginx
Applications
1 19 (4.10%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 197 (42.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 173 (37.37%) Office 365
3 104 (22.46%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (4.10%) PaaS
5 17 (3.67%) IaaS
5 17 (3.67%) SaaS
6 8 (1.73%) Mimecast
7 7 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.30%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (1.30%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.08%) Amazon Glacier
9 5 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.65%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.65%) Route 53
12 2 (0.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 154 (33.26%) Firewall
2 140 (30.24%) DNS
3 109 (23.54%) DHCP
4 64 (13.82%) TCP/IP
5 63 (13.61%) LAN
6 61 (13.17%) WAN
7 41 (8.86%) VPN
8 34 (7.34%) SAN
9 29 (6.26%) Internet
10 27 (5.83%) Wireless
11 23 (4.97%) Skype
12 13 (2.81%) Network Security
13 10 (2.16%) Ethernet
13 10 (2.16%) MPLS
13 10 (2.16%) VLAN
14 8 (1.73%) NAS
15 7 (1.51%) SMTP
15 7 (1.51%) VoIP
16 6 (1.30%) Cisco IOS
16 6 (1.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.32%) MySQL
3 13 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (2.38%) MongoDB
4 11 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (2.16%) Relational Database
6 9 (1.94%) Big Data
7 6 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.86%) MariaDB
8 4 (0.86%) Qlik Sense
9 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.22%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.22%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (2.81%) Jenkins
2 10 (2.16%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.51%) JIRA
4 4 (0.86%) Bitbucket
4 4 (0.86%) Gerrit
5 2 (0.43%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.43%) Maven
6 1 (0.22%) Gradle
6 1 (0.22%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.22%) Subversion
General
1 80 (17.28%) Finance
2 28 (6.05%) Telecoms
3 20 (4.32%) Electronics
4 15 (3.24%) Manufacturing
4 15 (3.24%) Marketing
5 8 (1.73%) Legal
6 6 (1.30%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.86%) Advertising
9 2 (0.43%) Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.83%) Web Services
2 9 (1.94%) MEAN Stack
3 3 (0.65%) JSON
3 3 (0.65%) Middleware
3 3 (0.65%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (0.65%) YAML
4 2 (0.43%) LDAP
5 1 (0.22%) COM
5 1 (0.22%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.22%) LAMP
5 1 (0.22%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.22%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.22%) OAuth
5 1 (0.22%) OpenID
5 1 (0.22%) REST
5 1 (0.22%) SAML
5 1 (0.22%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (0.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (11.88%) Data Centre
2 46 (9.94%) PKI
3 29 (6.26%) Management Information System
4 27 (5.83%) Private Cloud
5 18 (3.89%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (3.02%) Clustering
8 13 (2.81%) Hybrid Cloud
9 12 (2.59%) EMC VNX
9 12 (2.59%) Replication
10 9 (1.94%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.73%) Semantic Web
12 7 (1.51%) Fat Client
12 7 (1.51%) Thin Client
13 6 (1.30%) Driving Licence
14 5 (1.08%) EPoS
14 5 (1.08%) Life Science
14 5 (1.08%) PMI
15 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
15 3 (0.65%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 360 (77.75%) Windows
2 245 (52.92%) Windows Server
3 149 (32.18%) Linux
4 113 (24.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 111 (23.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 90 (19.44%) Windows 10
7 54 (11.66%) Windows 7
8 33 (7.13%) Unix
9 25 (5.40%) CentOS
10 23 (4.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (3.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (3.67%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.86%) Solaris
13 4 (0.86%) SUSE
14 3 (0.65%) AIX
15 2 (0.43%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.22%) Android
16 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 446 (96.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 125 (27.00%) ITIL
3 96 (20.73%) DevOps
4 62 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (9.50%) Problem-Solving
6 39 (8.42%) Scrum
7 37 (7.99%) Service Management
8 35 (7.56%) Problem Management
9 33 (7.13%) Configuration Management
9 33 (7.13%) Disaster Recovery
10 32 (6.91%) Systems Engineering
11 31 (6.70%) Continuous Improvement
12 29 (6.26%) High Availability
12 29 (6.26%) Migration
13 28 (6.05%) Root Cause Analysis
14 23 (4.97%) Load Balancing
14 23 (4.97%) Project Management
15 21 (4.54%) Information Security
16 20 (4.32%) Business Continuity
17 19 (4.10%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 128 (27.65%) PowerShell
2 77 (16.63%) SQL
3 41 (8.86%) Python
4 31 (6.70%) Bash Shell
5 19 (4.10%) PHP
6 15 (3.24%) T-SQL
7 14 (3.02%) VBScript
8 12 (2.59%) Ruby
9 9 (1.94%) Perl
10 5 (1.08%) C#
10 5 (1.08%) Java
11 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.43%) VB
12 1 (0.22%) Go
Qualifications
1 74 (15.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (10.80%) MCSE
3 40 (8.64%) Security Cleared
4 37 (7.99%) MCSA
5 35 (7.56%) SC Cleared
6 26 (5.62%) ITIL Certification
7 23 (4.97%) CCNA
7 23 (4.97%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (4.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 20 (4.32%) Degree
10 16 (3.46%) CCA
10 16 (3.46%) Citrix Certification
11 14 (3.02%) MCITP
12 11 (2.38%) DV Cleared
13 9 (1.94%) CCNP
13 9 (1.94%) RHCA
14 7 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
15 6 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 5 (1.08%) PMI Certification
16 5 (1.08%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.18%) SLA
2 17 (3.67%) GDPR
3 9 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.73%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (1.51%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 5 (1.08%) GAMP
7 4 (0.86%) PMO
8 3 (0.65%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.43%) FISMA
9 2 (0.43%) QA
9 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 285 (61.56%) Active Directory
2 154 (33.26%) Hyper-V
3 148 (31.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 56 (12.10%) VMware ESXi
5 45 (9.72%) vSphere
6 32 (6.91%) XenApp
7 23 (4.97%) XenDesktop
8 13 (2.81%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (1.73%) Docker
10 7 (1.51%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 7 (1.51%) Firmware
10 7 (1.51%) Terminal Server
10 7 (1.51%) XenServer
11 6 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.86%) Varnish
12 4 (0.86%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.65%) vCloud
13 3 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 102 (22.03%) SCCM
2 45 (9.72%) SCOM
3 32 (6.91%) vCenter Server
4 23 (4.97%) Terraform
5 18 (3.89%) Ansible
6 17 (3.67%) Puppet
7 15 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (2.59%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (2.16%) NetBackup
9 10 (2.16%) WSUS
10 9 (1.94%) Kubernetes
11 8 (1.73%) Cisco CUCM
11 8 (1.73%) Microsoft Clustering
12 7 (1.51%) Nagios
12 7 (1.51%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (1.30%) Failover Clustering
14 5 (1.08%) Backup Exec
14 5 (1.08%) Nessus
14 5 (1.08%) XenMobile
15 4 (0.86%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 253 (54.64%) VMware
2 248 (53.56%) Microsoft
3 107 (23.11%) Citrix
4 88 (19.01%) Cisco
5 31 (6.70%) HP
6 27 (5.83%) ServiceNow
7 23 (4.97%) Red Hat
8 22 (4.75%) Symantec
9 21 (4.54%) BMC
9 21 (4.54%) Ivanti
9 21 (4.54%) SAP
10 19 (4.10%) Dell
10 19 (4.10%) Oracle
11 16 (3.46%) EMC
11 16 (3.46%) SolarWinds
12 15 (3.24%) Meraki
13 9 (1.94%) Aruba
13 9 (1.94%) Sybase
14 8 (1.73%) Brocade
14 8 (1.73%) Google