Period
to 7 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Engineering over the 6 months to 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineering
England > South East
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 118 135 144
Rank change year-on-year +17 +9 -37
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 672 659 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.76% 2.32% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 2.54% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 549 547 637
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £31,700 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +9.20% +2.35%

Infrastructure Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 22,012 25,961 27,868
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.26% 91.42% 90.27%
Number of salaries quoted 17,812 21,305 22,918
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Infrastructure Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the South East

Infrastructure Engineering
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the South East.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the South East

Infrastructure Engineering
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the South East over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in the South East

Infrastructure Engineering
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 Engineering within the South East region over the 6 months to 7 December 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
Hampshire +98 225 £40,000 - 25
Thames Valley -47 169 £50,000 +5.26% 52
Surrey +25 140 £52,500 +5.00% 22
Berkshire -43 119 £52,500 +10.53% 26
West Sussex +26 54 £45,000 +5.88% 15
Kent +20 42 £42,500 +6.25% 14
East Sussex +18 42 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -10 31 £52,500 +23.53% 14
Oxfordshire +2 21 £42,500 -20.19% 12
Infrastructure Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering.

1 412 (61.31%) Windows
2 344 (51.19%) Microsoft
3 310 (46.13%) VMware
4 271 (40.33%) Windows Server
5 268 (39.88%) Azure
6 257 (38.24%) Office 365
7 254 (37.80%) Active Directory
8 221 (32.89%) VMware Infrastructure
9 178 (26.49%) Linux
10 169 (25.15%) Hyper-V
11 158 (23.51%) Firewall
12 157 (23.36%) Cisco
13 155 (23.07%) AWS
14 154 (22.92%) PowerShell
15 152 (22.62%) Windows Server 2012
16 151 (22.47%) ITIL
17 117 (17.41%) DNS
18 115 (17.11%) MS Exchange
19 112 (16.67%) DevOps
20 92 (13.69%) SCCM
21 91 (13.54%) Microsoft Certification
22 89 (13.24%) Finance
23 88 (13.10%) DHCP
24 86 (12.80%) Data Centre
25 85 (12.65%) Windows 10
26 84 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
27 83 (12.35%) WAN
28 79 (11.76%) SQL
29 78 (11.61%) TCP/IP
30 75 (11.16%) LAN

Infrastructure Engineering
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
1 115 (17.11%) MS Exchange
2 42 (6.25%) IIS
2 42 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 37 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (2.98%) Skype for Business
6 13 (1.93%) OpenStack
7 10 (1.49%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.60%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.45%) Confluence
10 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.45%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.15%) Apache
11 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.15%) JCAPS
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 54 (8.04%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.45%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.30%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.15%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 268 (39.88%) Azure
2 257 (38.24%) Office 365
3 155 (23.07%) AWS
4 70 (10.42%) IaaS
5 50 (7.44%) SaaS
6 42 (6.25%) PaaS
7 25 (3.72%) Azure Active Directory
8 23 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (2.23%) Dynamics 365
10 14 (2.08%) GCP
11 13 (1.93%) Power Platform
12 9 (1.34%) PowerApps
13 8 (1.19%) GitHub
14 7 (1.04%) Akamai
14 7 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (1.04%) OneDrive
15 6 (0.89%) Mimecast
16 5 (0.74%) G Suite
17 4 (0.60%) Serverless
18 3 (0.45%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 158 (23.51%) Firewall
2 117 (17.41%) DNS
3 88 (13.10%) DHCP
4 83 (12.35%) WAN
5 78 (11.61%) TCP/IP
6 75 (11.16%) LAN
7 71 (10.57%) SAN
8 39 (5.80%) VoIP
9 36 (5.36%) VLAN
10 35 (5.21%) VPN
11 33 (4.91%) Network Security
12 29 (4.32%) NAS
13 26 (3.87%) iSCSI
14 19 (2.83%) Skype
15 16 (2.38%) Wireless
16 15 (2.23%) IP Telephony
17 14 (2.08%) Internet
18 13 (1.93%) Unified Communications
18 13 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
19 12 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (8.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.79%) MySQL
2 12 (1.79%) Relational Database
3 11 (1.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 11 (1.64%) Data Lake
3 11 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.19%) Oracle Database
5 6 (0.89%) MongoDB
5 6 (0.89%) RDBMS
5 6 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (0.60%) Big Data
6 4 (0.60%) Couchbase
6 4 (0.60%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.60%) Power BI
7 3 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (3.42%) Git (software)
2 20 (2.98%) Jenkins
3 13 (1.93%) Visual Studio Team System
4 11 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
4 11 (1.64%) TeamCity
5 9 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (1.19%) JIRA
7 5 (0.74%) CircleCI
7 5 (0.74%) MSI
7 5 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (0.60%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.60%) GitLab
9 3 (0.45%) AdminStudio
9 3 (0.45%) AutoIt
9 3 (0.45%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.30%) Maven
10 2 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.15%) Bitbucket Server
11 1 (0.15%) Vagrant
General
1 89 (13.24%) Finance
2 23 (3.42%) Public Sector
3 19 (2.83%) Telecoms
4 18 (2.68%) Aerospace
4 18 (2.68%) Retail
5 17 (2.53%) Marketing
6 9 (1.34%) Electronics
7 8 (1.19%) Legal
7 8 (1.19%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.60%) Fire and Rescue
9 3 (0.45%) Back Office
9 3 (0.45%) Games
10 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.30%) Law
10 2 (0.30%) Local Government
11 1 (0.15%) Advertising
11 1 (0.15%) Automotive
11 1 (0.15%) Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Military
11 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 458 (68.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 97 (14.43%) IT Engineer
3 86 (12.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 83 (12.35%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 79 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 78 (11.61%) Support Engineer
7 69 (10.27%) Cloud Engineer
8 51 (7.59%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 50 (7.44%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 48 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
11 47 (6.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 45 (6.70%) Azure Engineer
13 44 (6.55%) Infrastructure Support
14 41 (6.10%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
15 37 (5.51%) DevOps Engineer
15 37 (5.51%) Systems Engineer
16 36 (5.36%) Windows Engineer
17 35 (5.21%) Analyst
18 32 (4.76%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
19 26 (3.87%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.53%) JSON
2 13 (1.93%) Middleware
3 12 (1.79%) .NET
4 9 (1.34%) Elastic Stack
5 8 (1.19%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (1.19%) Software Packaging
6 7 (1.04%) LDAP
7 6 (0.89%) .NET Framework
8 5 (0.74%) 802.1X
9 4 (0.60%) .NET Core
9 4 (0.60%) AngularJS
9 4 (0.60%) Kafka
10 3 (0.45%) Flash
11 2 (0.30%) Ajax
11 2 (0.30%) COM
11 2 (0.30%) JDBC
11 2 (0.30%) Memcached
11 2 (0.30%) Node.js
11 2 (0.30%) X-Windows
11 2 (0.30%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 86 (12.80%) Data Centre
2 38 (5.65%) Private Cloud
3 27 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (3.87%) Hybrid Cloud
4 26 (3.87%) Management Information System
5 22 (3.27%) Clustering
6 19 (2.83%) Driving Licence
6 19 (2.83%) Public Cloud
7 13 (1.93%) PKI
8 11 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (1.49%) EMC VNX
9 10 (1.49%) Replication
10 7 (1.04%) NHS
11 4 (0.60%) BYOD
11 4 (0.60%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.60%) e-Learning
11 4 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (0.60%) User Experience
12 3 (0.45%) PACS
13 2 (0.30%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 412 (61.31%) Windows
2 271 (40.33%) Windows Server
3 178 (26.49%) Linux
4 152 (22.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 85 (12.65%) Windows 10
6 45 (6.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (5.65%) Windows 7
8 33 (4.91%) Unix
9 24 (3.57%) Windows 8
10 12 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (1.64%) Solaris
12 6 (0.89%) CentOS
12 6 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.60%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.45%) Fedora
15 2 (0.30%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.30%) Debian
15 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.30%) VMS
16 1 (0.15%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (22.47%) ITIL
2 112 (16.67%) DevOps
3 84 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 65 (9.67%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (8.48%) Cybersecurity
6 45 (6.70%) Migration
7 39 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
8 38 (5.65%) Service Management
9 37 (5.51%) Mentoring
10 36 (5.36%) Information Security
11 31 (4.61%) Disaster Recovery
12 27 (4.02%) Service Delivery
13 26 (3.87%) Problem Management
14 24 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
14 24 (3.57%) Configuration Management
15 23 (3.42%) High Availability
15 23 (3.42%) Infrastructure as Code
15 23 (3.42%) ITIL V3
16 21 (3.13%) Load Balancing
16 21 (3.13%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 154 (22.92%) PowerShell
2 79 (11.76%) SQL
3 47 (6.99%) Python
4 41 (6.10%) Bash Shell
5 19 (2.83%) JavaScript
6 15 (2.23%) Shell Script
7 14 (2.08%) Ruby
8 12 (1.79%) C
8 12 (1.79%) Java
8 12 (1.79%) PHP
9 11 (1.64%) C#
10 9 (1.34%) VBScript
11 7 (1.04%) Perl
12 6 (0.89%) VB
13 5 (0.74%) Go
13 5 (0.74%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.60%) Scala
15 2 (0.30%) C++
15 2 (0.30%) Clojure
15 2 (0.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 91 (13.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (7.59%) MCSE
3 49 (7.29%) Security Cleared
4 39 (5.80%) SC Cleared
5 34 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (4.91%) MCSA
7 31 (4.61%) Degree
8 22 (3.27%) CCNA
9 19 (2.83%) CCNP
10 12 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (1.79%) MCP
11 9 (1.34%) AWS Certification
12 7 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (0.89%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (0.74%) Avaya Certification
14 5 (0.74%) RHCE
15 3 (0.45%) CCDP
15 3 (0.45%) VCP6
16 2 (0.30%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.74%) SLA
2 19 (2.83%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.79%) GDPR
4 6 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.60%) QA
6 3 (0.45%) DICOM
7 2 (0.30%) NCSC
7 2 (0.30%) NIST
7 2 (0.30%) PMO
7 2 (0.30%) RMADS
8 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 254 (37.80%) Active Directory
2 221 (32.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 169 (25.15%) Hyper-V
4 61 (9.08%) Docker
5 46 (6.85%) vSphere
6 27 (4.02%) Virtual Servers
6 27 (4.02%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (3.27%) Virtual Machines
8 18 (2.68%) Firmware
9 17 (2.53%) XenApp
10 13 (1.93%) XenDesktop
11 11 (1.64%) DFS Replication
12 9 (1.34%) NFS
12 9 (1.34%) Terminal Services
13 8 (1.19%) Ceph
13 8 (1.19%) VirtualBox
14 7 (1.04%) ISA Server
15 6 (0.89%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 6 (0.89%) VMware Server
16 5 (0.74%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 92 (13.69%) SCCM
2 63 (9.38%) Ansible
3 40 (5.95%) Kubernetes
4 39 (5.80%) Terraform
5 36 (5.36%) Puppet
6 31 (4.61%) SCOM
7 17 (2.53%) Microsoft Intune
7 17 (2.53%) WSUS
8 16 (2.38%) vCenter Server
9 14 (2.08%) Backup Exec
9 14 (2.08%) NetBackup
9 14 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (1.49%) Nagios
10 10 (1.49%) vRealize
11 7 (1.04%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 6 (0.89%) Data Guard
12 6 (0.89%) Failover Clustering
12 6 (0.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 6 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
13 5 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 344 (51.19%) Microsoft
2 310 (46.13%) VMware
3 157 (23.36%) Cisco
4 71 (10.57%) Citrix
5 40 (5.95%) HP
6 37 (5.51%) Veeam
7 32 (4.76%) EMC
8 29 (4.32%) Dell
9 28 (4.17%) Oracle
10 23 (3.42%) Meraki
11 21 (3.13%) Splunk
12 20 (2.98%) Red Hat
13 18 (2.68%) CheckPoint
14 16 (2.38%) Aruba
15 14 (2.08%) Avaya
16 13 (1.93%) F5
16 13 (1.93%) Juniper
17 12 (1.79%) Google
17 12 (1.79%) NetApp
18 10 (1.49%) Atlassian