Period
to 28 May 2020

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £45,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 147 168 229
Rank change year-on-year +21 +61 -67
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 323 497 414
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.98% 1.91% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 1.97% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 262 460 389
Median annual salary £45,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.67% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £33,525 £32,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,250 £64,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 15,554 25,199 29,408
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 96.70% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 12,591 20,580 24,534
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,346 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 2020. 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
Hampshire +51 103 £45,000 +4.65% 11
Thames Valley -15 97 £50,000 +17.65% 8
Surrey +40 72 £55,000 +15.79% 2
Berkshire +10 56 £55,000 +34.97% 2
West Sussex +39 39 £38,500 -9.41%
Oxfordshire +5 21 £45,000 -12.62% 4
Buckinghamshire -16 20 £50,000 +18.87% 2
East Sussex +11 8 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Kent +16 5 £35,000 -17.65% 2
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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.

1 318 (98.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 212 (65.63%) Windows
3 165 (51.08%) Microsoft
4 158 (48.92%) Active Directory
5 157 (48.61%) VMware
5 157 (48.61%) Azure
6 141 (43.65%) Office 365
7 139 (43.03%) Windows Server
8 130 (40.25%) PowerShell
9 111 (34.37%) Firewall
10 92 (28.48%) Linux
11 86 (26.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 80 (24.77%) AWS
13 76 (23.53%) Cisco
14 62 (19.20%) ITIL
15 60 (18.58%) Hyper-V
16 56 (17.34%) Data Centre
17 55 (17.03%) DevOps
18 53 (16.41%) DNS
18 53 (16.41%) WAN
19 51 (15.79%) LAN
20 50 (15.48%) Windows Server 2016
21 43 (13.31%) DHCP
21 43 (13.31%) HP
21 43 (13.31%) SCCM
22 42 (13.00%) SQL
23 41 (12.69%) PaaS
24 40 (12.38%) SaaS
24 40 (12.38%) Citrix
25 39 (12.07%) Windows 10

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 26 (8.05%) IIS
2 25 (7.74%) MS Exchange
3 16 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (4.02%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.24%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.93%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.93%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.31%) Apache
7 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (4.95%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.93%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 157 (48.61%) Azure
2 141 (43.65%) Office 365
3 80 (24.77%) AWS
4 41 (12.69%) PaaS
5 40 (12.38%) SaaS
6 38 (11.76%) Azure Active Directory
7 33 (10.22%) IaaS
8 7 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (2.17%) Power Platform
9 5 (1.55%) Mimecast
10 4 (1.24%) Akamai
10 4 (1.24%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.93%) GCP
11 3 (0.93%) GitHub
12 2 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.31%) Amazon ECS
13 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.31%) Azure Functions
13 1 (0.31%) Google Play
13 1 (0.31%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 111 (34.37%) Firewall
2 53 (16.41%) DNS
2 53 (16.41%) WAN
3 51 (15.79%) LAN
4 43 (13.31%) DHCP
5 37 (11.46%) SAN
6 32 (9.91%) TCP/IP
7 29 (8.98%) VPN
8 25 (7.74%) VoIP
9 24 (7.43%) VLAN
10 16 (4.95%) NAS
11 14 (4.33%) Wireless
12 13 (4.02%) Network Security
13 9 (2.79%) NetScaler
14 8 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (2.17%) iSCSI
15 7 (2.17%) Wireshark
16 6 (1.86%) Internet
16 6 (1.86%) Remote Desktop
16 6 (1.86%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (2.48%) MySQL
4 7 (2.17%) Power BI
5 4 (1.24%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.31%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (2.17%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.24%) Ant
2 4 (1.24%) Artifactory
2 4 (1.24%) Maven
3 3 (0.93%) WinDbg
4 2 (0.62%) JIRA
5 1 (0.31%) GitLab
5 1 (0.31%) Gradle
5 1 (0.31%) Xcode
General
1 33 (10.22%) Finance
2 8 (2.48%) Public Sector
3 7 (2.17%) Aerospace
3 7 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.86%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.55%) Legal
6 4 (1.24%) Automotive
7 3 (0.93%) Back Office
7 3 (0.93%) Law
7 3 (0.93%) Local Government
8 2 (0.62%) Norwegian Language
8 2 (0.62%) Retail
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) Military
9 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.24%) Node.js
2 3 (0.93%) WebRTC
3 2 (0.62%) Middleware
4 1 (0.31%) Android SDK
4 1 (0.31%) iOS SDK
4 1 (0.31%) LAMP
4 1 (0.31%) LDAP
4 1 (0.31%) SAML
4 1 (0.31%) Web Services
4 1 (0.31%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 56 (17.34%) Data Centre
2 30 (9.29%) Clustering
3 17 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 14 (4.33%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (3.72%) Public Cloud
6 11 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.79%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.48%) PKI
9 5 (1.55%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.55%) Fibre Optics
9 5 (1.55%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.93%) 3D Printing
11 3 (0.93%) Handset
11 3 (0.93%) Replication
12 2 (0.62%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.62%) EMC VNXe
12 2 (0.62%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.31%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 212 (65.63%) Windows
2 139 (43.03%) Windows Server
3 92 (28.48%) Linux
4 50 (15.48%) Windows Server 2016
5 39 (12.07%) Windows 10
6 37 (11.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (4.95%) Windows 7
7 16 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (4.64%) Windows Server 2019
9 14 (4.33%) Unix
10 8 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (1.86%) CentOS
12 5 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.24%) Debian
14 3 (0.93%) Solaris
15 2 (0.62%) AIX
15 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.62%) HPUX
15 2 (0.62%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (98.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 62 (19.20%) ITIL
3 55 (17.03%) DevOps
4 31 (9.60%) Migration
5 24 (7.43%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (6.50%) Change Management
7 19 (5.88%) Information Security
8 17 (5.26%) Project Delivery
9 16 (4.95%) ITIL V3
10 15 (4.64%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (3.72%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (3.72%) People Management
12 11 (3.41%) Collaborative Working
12 11 (3.41%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (3.10%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (3.10%) Infrastructure as Code
13 10 (3.10%) Server Management
14 9 (2.79%) Mentoring
15 8 (2.48%) ITSM
15 8 (2.48%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (40.25%) PowerShell
2 42 (13.00%) SQL
3 19 (5.88%) VBScript
4 15 (4.64%) Python
5 13 (4.02%) Bash Shell
6 6 (1.86%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.86%) PHP
7 4 (1.24%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.93%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.93%) VB
9 1 (0.31%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (10.22%) Security Cleared
2 28 (8.67%) SC Cleared
3 23 (7.12%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (6.19%) Degree
5 19 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (5.26%) CCNA
6 17 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (4.95%) CCNP
7 16 (4.95%) MCSE
8 10 (3.10%) MCSA
9 7 (2.17%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.55%) VCP6
11 4 (1.24%) CCIE
11 4 (1.24%) NCDA
11 4 (1.24%) NCSIE
11 4 (1.24%) VCAP
11 4 (1.24%) VCDX
12 3 (0.93%) CISM
12 3 (0.93%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.33%) SLA
2 10 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.79%) PCI DSS
4 7 (2.17%) GDPR
5 3 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.62%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.31%) NCSC
7 1 (0.31%) NIST
7 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 158 (48.92%) Active Directory
2 86 (26.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (18.58%) Hyper-V
4 19 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (5.57%) Docker
6 17 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
7 14 (4.33%) XenApp
8 13 (4.02%) vSphere
9 8 (2.48%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.93%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.62%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.62%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.31%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.31%) vCloud
13 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 43 (13.31%) SCCM
2 27 (8.36%) Ansible
3 19 (5.88%) SCOM
4 18 (5.57%) WSUS
5 15 (4.64%) Kubernetes
6 13 (4.02%) Terraform
7 10 (3.10%) Puppet
8 6 (1.86%) vCenter Server
9 5 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (1.55%) SCVMM
10 4 (1.24%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (1.24%) Galera Cluster
10 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (1.24%) OpenNebula
10 4 (1.24%) SCOrch
10 4 (1.24%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (0.93%) SCSM
12 2 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (0.62%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 165 (51.08%) Microsoft
2 157 (48.61%) VMware
3 76 (23.53%) Cisco
4 43 (13.31%) HP
5 40 (12.38%) Citrix
6 26 (8.05%) Dell
7 19 (5.88%) Meraki
8 17 (5.26%) CheckPoint
9 15 (4.64%) Palo Alto
10 10 (3.10%) NetApp
11 7 (2.17%) EMC
11 7 (2.17%) Ivanti
11 7 (2.17%) Juniper
11 7 (2.17%) Oracle
11 7 (2.17%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.17%) Remedy
11 7 (2.17%) SolarWinds
12 6 (1.86%) Nimble Storage
12 6 (1.86%) Veeam
13 5 (1.55%) Synology