Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 157 191
Rank change year-on-year -31 +34 +38
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 537 741 733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.74% 2.11% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 2.18% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 454 662 692
South East median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,750 £32,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 29734 34034 41244
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 96.98% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 24799 28533 34421
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

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 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -41 190 £38,500 -9.41% 12
Hampshire +36 175 £40,000 - 7
Surrey -47 113 £44,500 -11.00% 4
Berkshire -46 106 £39,000 -13.33% 4
Buckinghamshire +6 55 £38,500 -4.94% 5
Oxfordshire +12 32 £35,000 -12.50% 3
West Sussex 0 26 £42,500 -10.53% 3
Kent +6 24 £42,500 -
East Sussex -33 8 £40,000 -11.11%
Middlesex +8 4 £47,500 +11.76%
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 419 (78.03%) Windows
2 374 (69.65%) VMware
3 302 (56.24%) Active Directory
4 300 (55.87%) Windows Server
5 289 (53.82%) Microsoft
6 232 (43.20%) VMware Infrastructure
7 189 (35.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 163 (30.35%) Cisco
8 163 (30.35%) MS Exchange
9 161 (29.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 147 (27.37%) Hyper-V
11 144 (26.82%) Office 365
12 138 (25.70%) SAN
13 135 (25.14%) Citrix
14 123 (22.91%) SQL Server
15 118 (21.97%) ITIL
16 114 (21.23%) Firewall
17 109 (20.30%) SQL
17 109 (20.30%) Linux
18 102 (18.99%) Microsoft Certification
19 94 (17.50%) Windows 10
20 92 (17.13%) Microsoft Azure
21 89 (16.57%) SCCM
22 85 (15.83%) PowerShell
23 81 (15.08%) Cisco Certification
24 79 (14.71%) Windows 7
25 76 (14.15%) Amazon AWS
25 76 (14.15%) Exchange Server 2010
26 75 (13.97%) DNS
27 72 (13.41%) 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
1 163 (30.35%) MS Exchange
2 76 (14.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 61 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 33 (6.15%) IIS
5 29 (5.40%) Skype for Business
6 27 (5.03%) SharePoint
7 15 (2.79%) Apache
8 13 (2.42%) Tomcat
9 12 (2.23%) OpenStack
10 11 (2.05%) Cloud Foundry
11 9 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (1.68%) SAS
12 6 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.56%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.56%) EPiServer
14 3 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
16 1 (0.19%) JBoss
16 1 (0.19%) Moodle
Applications
1 20 (3.72%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.37%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.56%) Teamcenter
2 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 144 (26.82%) Office 365
2 92 (17.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (14.15%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (5.59%) IaaS
5 18 (3.35%) PaaS
6 16 (2.98%) SaaS
7 10 (1.86%) OpenShift
8 7 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.56%) Rackspace Cloud
12 2 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.37%) G Suite
12 2 (0.37%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 138 (25.70%) SAN
2 114 (21.23%) Firewall
3 75 (13.97%) DNS
4 72 (13.41%) TCP/IP
5 65 (12.10%) WAN
6 58 (10.80%) LAN
7 53 (9.87%) DHCP
8 47 (8.75%) VoIP
9 41 (7.64%) VPN
10 32 (5.96%) VLAN
11 30 (5.59%) NAS
12 27 (5.03%) Skype
13 24 (4.47%) iSCSI
14 23 (4.28%) LDAP
15 20 (3.72%) Cisco Nexus
16 19 (3.54%) Kerberos
17 15 (2.79%) Remote Desktop
18 13 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
19 12 (2.23%) SSH
19 12 (2.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (22.91%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.84%) MySQL
3 16 (2.98%) SQL Server 2014
4 14 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (2.05%) Big Data
6 11 (2.05%) DB2
6 11 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (0.93%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.74%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.56%) HBase
10 3 (0.56%) InfluxDB
11 2 (0.37%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.37%) Ingres
11 2 (0.37%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.37%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (0.74%) JIRA
2 4 (0.74%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.56%) eggPlant
3 3 (0.56%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.56%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.56%) Subversion
3 3 (0.56%) Travis CI
4 2 (0.37%) PhpStorm
5 1 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (8.01%) Finance
2 27 (5.03%) Telecoms
3 10 (1.86%) Legal
4 6 (1.12%) Law
5 5 (0.93%) Advertising
5 5 (0.93%) Automotive
5 5 (0.93%) Financial Institution
5 5 (0.93%) Military
6 4 (0.74%) Aerospace
6 4 (0.74%) Billing
6 4 (0.74%) Marketing
6 4 (0.74%) Retail
7 3 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.05%) Web Services
2 6 (1.12%) .NET
3 3 (0.56%) Java SE
3 3 (0.56%) Kafka
3 3 (0.56%) Middleware
3 3 (0.56%) Sensu
4 2 (0.37%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.19%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.19%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.19%) COM
5 1 (0.19%) CSS
5 1 (0.19%) HTML
5 1 (0.19%) JSON
5 1 (0.19%) LAMP
5 1 (0.19%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.19%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 43 (8.01%) Clustering
2 42 (7.82%) Data Centre
3 21 (3.91%) Driving Licence
4 15 (2.79%) PKI
5 12 (2.23%) Replication
6 11 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.05%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.05%) Handset
7 10 (1.86%) Enterprise Storage
8 9 (1.68%) Blackberry
8 9 (1.68%) Cloud Native
9 8 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (1.49%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.30%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.12%) BYOD
11 6 (1.12%) Fat Client
11 6 (1.12%) Thin Client
12 4 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
13 3 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 419 (78.03%) Windows
2 300 (55.87%) Windows Server
3 189 (35.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 161 (29.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 109 (20.30%) Linux
6 94 (17.50%) Windows 10
7 79 (14.71%) Windows 7
8 52 (9.68%) Windows 8
9 28 (5.21%) Unix
10 27 (5.03%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (3.54%) CentOS
12 18 (3.35%) Solaris
13 10 (1.86%) Mac OS X
13 10 (1.86%) Ubuntu
14 8 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
15 7 (1.30%) Apple iOS
15 7 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (0.93%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.74%) Debian
18 3 (0.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (21.97%) ITIL
2 60 (11.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 38 (7.08%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (6.33%) Change Management
5 32 (5.96%) Virtual Environments
6 29 (5.40%) Capacity Management
7 28 (5.21%) Migration
8 26 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
9 25 (4.66%) Continuous Improvement
9 25 (4.66%) Kalman Filter
10 23 (4.28%) Configuration Management
11 22 (4.10%) Software Engineering
12 20 (3.72%) Capacity Planning
12 20 (3.72%) Patch Management
12 20 (3.72%) PRINCE2
13 18 (3.35%) Presales
13 18 (3.35%) Project Management
14 16 (2.98%) Identity Management
14 16 (2.98%) Incident Management
14 16 (2.98%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 109 (20.30%) SQL
2 85 (15.83%) PowerShell
3 26 (4.84%) Bash Shell
4 22 (4.10%) Python
5 14 (2.61%) Shell Script
6 10 (1.86%) C
6 10 (1.86%) Perl
7 9 (1.68%) C#
8 5 (0.93%) PHP
9 4 (0.74%) VBScript
10 3 (0.56%) C++
10 3 (0.56%) Java
10 3 (0.56%) Ruby
11 2 (0.37%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.37%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 102 (18.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 81 (15.08%) Cisco Certification
3 64 (11.92%) CCNA
4 51 (9.50%) MCSE
5 49 (9.12%) Security Cleared
6 42 (7.82%) MCSA
7 39 (7.26%) SC Cleared
8 28 (5.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 27 (5.03%) CCNP
10 23 (4.28%) Degree
11 21 (3.91%) MCP
12 18 (3.35%) CCA
12 18 (3.35%) Citrix Certification
13 13 (2.42%) MCITP
14 11 (2.05%) DV Cleared
14 11 (2.05%) MCTS
15 9 (1.68%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 8 (1.49%) NCIE
17 5 (0.93%) VCAP
18 4 (0.74%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.91%) SLA
2 14 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (0.74%) SAS 70
5 3 (0.56%) ISO 22301
5 3 (0.56%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.37%) QA
7 1 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 302 (56.24%) Active Directory
2 232 (43.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 147 (27.37%) Hyper-V
4 67 (12.48%) vSphere
5 47 (8.75%) XenApp
6 46 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
7 43 (8.01%) XenDesktop
8 30 (5.59%) Virtual Machines
9 23 (4.28%) Virtual Servers
10 21 (3.91%) VirtualBox
11 11 (2.05%) iptables
11 11 (2.05%) Samba
11 11 (2.05%) vCloud
12 9 (1.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 9 (1.68%) VMware Server
13 8 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (1.30%) Docker
15 5 (0.93%) Firmware
16 4 (0.74%) Job Entry Subsystem
16 4 (0.74%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 89 (16.57%) SCCM
2 38 (7.08%) vCenter Server
3 24 (4.47%) Backup Exec
3 24 (4.47%) Puppet
4 21 (3.91%) SCOM
5 20 (3.72%) WSUS
6 19 (3.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 13 (2.42%) Failover Clustering
7 13 (2.42%) Nagios
8 12 (2.23%) Oracle ZFS
9 11 (2.05%) Ansible
9 11 (2.05%) Cacti
9 11 (2.05%) NetVault Backup
9 11 (2.05%) Red Hat Satellite
10 10 (1.86%) Microsoft Clustering
10 10 (1.86%) Norton AntiVirus
10 10 (1.86%) SCVMM
10 10 (1.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 9 (1.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 8 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 374 (69.65%) VMware
2 289 (53.82%) Microsoft
3 163 (30.35%) Cisco
4 135 (25.14%) Citrix
5 67 (12.48%) NetApp
6 60 (11.17%) HP
7 41 (7.64%) Red Hat
8 35 (6.52%) Veeam
9 32 (5.96%) Symantec
10 31 (5.77%) Dell
11 28 (5.21%) Juniper
12 23 (4.28%) F5
13 18 (3.35%) Apple
14 17 (3.17%) EMC
15 16 (2.98%) Oracle
15 16 (2.98%) Sun
16 15 (2.79%) Avaya
17 14 (2.61%) 3PAR
17 14 (2.61%) Forcepoint
18 13 (2.42%) Brocade