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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 8 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineering
England > South East
6 months to
8 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 115 121 94
Rank change year-on-year +6 -27 +37
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 646 473 353
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.97% 2.85% 3.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 3.04% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 463 365 278
10th Percentile £31,250 £34,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £39,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £50,979 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +7.32% -1.04% +1.05%

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 20,633 15,574 10,269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 94.72% 93.80% 92.26%
Number of salaries quoted 11,749 10,967 8,417
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +1.00%
75th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Infrastructure Engineering as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the South East over the 6 months to 8 August 2022.

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 8 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Hampshire +49 233 £47,915 +6.48% 28
Thames Valley -23 137 £51,750 +1.22% 39
Surrey -35 101 £45,000 - 18
West Sussex +21 68 £40,000 - 6
Berkshire +14 65 £50,000 +7.53% 16
Kent -46 54 £42,500 +11.84% 7
East Sussex +27 51 £42,500 -1.73% 4
Buckinghamshire -57 40 £57,500 +4.55% 17
Oxfordshire -10 32 £51,000 -13.19% 6
Home Counties - 1 £60,000 -
Infrastructure Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 2022, 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.

1 301 (46.59%) Microsoft
2 271 (41.95%) Active Directory
3 267 (41.33%) VMware
4 248 (38.39%) Azure
5 246 (38.08%) Windows
6 229 (35.45%) Microsoft 365
7 190 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 190 (29.41%) Linux
7 190 (29.41%) Social Skills
8 183 (28.33%) Firewall
9 180 (27.86%) Windows Server
10 154 (23.84%) DNS
11 151 (23.37%) Finance
12 127 (19.66%) DHCP
12 127 (19.66%) ITIL
13 125 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
14 117 (18.11%) Security Cleared
15 106 (16.41%) Project Delivery
16 105 (16.25%) AWS
17 104 (16.10%) DevOps
18 103 (15.94%) PowerShell
18 103 (15.94%) Agile
19 101 (15.63%) Degree
20 100 (15.48%) SQL
21 99 (15.33%) Cisco
21 99 (15.33%) SC Cleared
22 88 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
23 86 (13.31%) MS Exchange
24 78 (12.07%) LAN
24 78 (12.07%) Python

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 86 (13.31%) MS Exchange
2 44 (6.81%) SharePoint
3 30 (4.64%) IIS
4 27 (4.18%) Apache
5 21 (3.25%) Apache Airflow
5 21 (3.25%) Apache Solr
6 14 (2.17%) Confluence
7 10 (1.55%) Jetty
8 5 (0.77%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.62%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.46%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.15%) Site Server
Applications
1 36 (5.57%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (5.11%) Microsoft Project
3 31 (4.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (4.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.08%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 248 (38.39%) Azure
2 229 (35.45%) Microsoft 365
3 105 (16.25%) AWS
4 44 (6.81%) Azure Active Directory
5 38 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 36 (5.57%) SaaS
7 30 (4.64%) IaaS
8 29 (4.49%) PaaS
9 27 (4.18%) GitHub
10 21 (3.25%) OpenShift
11 18 (2.79%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 18 (2.79%) GCP
12 13 (2.01%) Azure DevOps
12 13 (2.01%) Google Workspace
13 12 (1.86%) Azure Storage
14 11 (1.70%) Slack
15 9 (1.39%) Mimecast
16 8 (1.24%) Cloudflare
16 8 (1.24%) npm
16 8 (1.24%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 183 (28.33%) Firewall
2 154 (23.84%) DNS
3 127 (19.66%) DHCP
4 78 (12.07%) LAN
5 77 (11.92%) WAN
6 69 (10.68%) SAN
7 65 (10.06%) VPN
8 53 (8.20%) Network Security
9 48 (7.43%) TCP/IP
10 38 (5.88%) VLAN
11 33 (5.11%) WLAN
12 28 (4.33%) NAS
13 26 (4.02%) Fibre Channel
14 23 (3.56%) iSCSI
15 20 (3.10%) VoIP
16 13 (2.01%) Software-Defined Radio
17 12 (1.86%) Internet
17 12 (1.86%) Unified Communications
17 12 (1.86%) Wireless
18 11 (1.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (5.57%) PostgreSQL
2 34 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 21 (3.25%) HBase
4 15 (2.32%) MySQL
5 14 (2.17%) MongoDB
6 13 (2.01%) Redis
7 9 (1.39%) DB2
8 7 (1.08%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (0.93%) DB2 UDB
9 6 (0.93%) NoSQL
9 6 (0.93%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.46%) MariaDB
11 3 (0.46%) Power BI
12 2 (0.31%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.31%) Data Lake
12 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 39 (6.04%) Git (software)
2 24 (3.72%) GitLab
3 22 (3.41%) Bitbucket
4 19 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 18 (2.79%) JIRA
6 8 (1.24%) Artifactory
7 3 (0.46%) AutoIt
7 3 (0.46%) Clang
7 3 (0.46%) CMake
7 3 (0.46%) GCC
7 3 (0.46%) Mercurial
7 3 (0.46%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.15%) CF BOSH
9 1 (0.15%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.15%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 190 (29.41%) Social Skills
2 151 (23.37%) Finance
3 88 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
4 75 (11.61%) Organisational Skills
5 61 (9.44%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 48 (7.43%) Legal
7 30 (4.64%) Manufacturing
8 24 (3.72%) Law
8 24 (3.72%) Retail
9 22 (3.41%) Marketing
9 22 (3.41%) Public Sector
10 20 (3.10%) Banking
11 17 (2.63%) Local Government
12 15 (2.32%) Aviation
13 13 (2.01%) Military
13 13 (2.01%) Telecoms
14 9 (1.39%) Automotive
15 7 (1.08%) Electronics
16 6 (0.93%) French Language
17 4 (0.62%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 402 (62.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 66 (10.22%) Cloud Engineer
3 53 (8.20%) IT Engineer
4 47 (7.28%) Support Engineer
5 46 (7.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 45 (6.97%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 42 (6.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 41 (6.35%) Project Engineer
9 34 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 34 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
10 32 (4.95%) DevOps Engineer
11 30 (4.64%) Administrator
11 30 (4.64%) Azure Engineer
12 28 (4.33%) Network Engineer
13 23 (3.56%) Graduate
13 23 (3.56%) Graduate Infrastructure Engineer
14 21 (3.25%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
14 21 (3.25%) Infrastructure Support
14 21 (3.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
15 19 (2.94%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.87%) Kafka
2 14 (2.17%) Middleware
3 12 (1.86%) Play Framework
4 11 (1.70%) Core Data
4 11 (1.70%) LAPP Stack
5 9 (1.39%) COM
6 8 (1.24%) Node.js
7 6 (0.93%) FreeSWITCH
8 4 (0.62%) ARM Templates
8 4 (0.62%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (0.62%) SAML
8 4 (0.62%) WF
9 3 (0.46%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (0.46%) REST
9 3 (0.46%) Web Services
10 2 (0.31%) DCOM
10 2 (0.31%) Dojo
10 2 (0.31%) LDAP
10 2 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.31%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 63 (9.75%) Data Centre
2 45 (6.97%) PKI
3 39 (6.04%) Linux Command Line
4 36 (5.57%) Driving Licence
5 33 (5.11%) Cyberattack
6 28 (4.33%) Cybercrime
7 25 (3.87%) Cyber Defence
8 22 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
9 20 (3.10%) Greenfield Project
9 20 (3.10%) Replication
10 17 (2.63%) NHS
11 16 (2.48%) Public Cloud
12 14 (2.17%) Private Cloud
13 11 (1.70%) Blog
13 11 (1.70%) Social Media
14 8 (1.24%) Enterprise Cloud
14 8 (1.24%) Management Information System
15 7 (1.08%) FPGA
15 7 (1.08%) Wiki
16 6 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 246 (38.08%) Windows
2 190 (29.41%) Linux
3 180 (27.86%) Windows Server
4 67 (10.37%) Windows Server 2019
5 41 (6.35%) Unix
6 30 (4.64%) Ubuntu
7 28 (4.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (3.87%) Kali Linux
9 25 (3.87%) Windows Server 2016
10 17 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (2.17%) Mac OS
11 14 (2.17%) Windows 10
12 10 (1.55%) CentOS
13 9 (1.39%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.62%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.62%) Solaris
14 4 (0.62%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.46%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (19.66%) ITIL
2 125 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
3 106 (16.41%) Project Delivery
4 104 (16.10%) DevOps
5 103 (15.94%) Agile
6 61 (9.44%) Service Delivery
7 57 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
8 55 (8.51%) Project Management
9 53 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 53 (8.20%) Process Improvement
10 52 (8.05%) Test Automation
11 50 (7.74%) Mentoring
12 49 (7.59%) Infrastructure as Code
13 43 (6.66%) Computer Science
14 42 (6.50%) Information Security
15 40 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
16 38 (5.88%) CI/CD
16 38 (5.88%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 36 (5.57%) Containerisation
18 35 (5.42%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 103 (15.94%) PowerShell
2 100 (15.48%) SQL
3 78 (12.07%) Python
4 54 (8.36%) Java
5 47 (7.28%) Bash
6 33 (5.11%) C
7 26 (4.02%) Shell Script
8 23 (3.56%) Go
9 21 (3.25%) Rust
10 17 (2.63%) T-SQL
11 16 (2.48%) Groovy
12 14 (2.17%) C++
13 7 (1.08%) MATLAB
13 7 (1.08%) Ruby
14 5 (0.77%) C#
15 3 (0.46%) PHP
16 2 (0.31%) JavaScript
16 2 (0.31%) Perl
17 1 (0.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 117 (18.11%) Security Cleared
2 101 (15.63%) Degree
3 99 (15.33%) SC Cleared
4 60 (9.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 55 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (8.36%) CCNA
7 30 (4.64%) MCSE
8 19 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
9 17 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
10 15 (2.32%) DV Cleared
11 14 (2.17%) MCP
12 9 (1.39%) MCITP
13 8 (1.24%) MCSA
13 8 (1.24%) Network+ Certification
14 7 (1.08%) CCNP
15 6 (0.93%) Master's Degree
15 6 (0.93%) RHCE
16 5 (0.77%) JNCIA
16 5 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 4 (0.62%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.42%) SLA
2 18 (2.79%) GDPR
2 18 (2.79%) GRC
3 13 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.70%) QA
5 5 (0.77%) Accessibility
5 5 (0.77%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (0.46%) NIST
8 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 271 (41.95%) Active Directory
2 190 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (11.92%) VMware ESXi
4 73 (11.30%) Hyper-V
5 52 (8.05%) vSphere
6 35 (5.42%) Docker
7 23 (3.56%) Terminal Server
8 13 (2.01%) Firmware
9 11 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (1.55%) XenApp
11 8 (1.24%) Virtual Desktop
12 7 (1.08%) BitLocker
13 6 (0.93%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.46%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.31%) pfSense
15 2 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.31%) Xen
16 1 (0.15%) Dovecot
16 1 (0.15%) KVM
16 1 (0.15%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 72 (11.15%) Kubernetes
2 71 (10.99%) Ansible
3 65 (10.06%) Terraform
4 62 (9.60%) vCenter Server
5 47 (7.28%) SCCM
6 23 (3.56%) Microsoft Intune
7 15 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (2.01%) WSUS
9 8 (1.24%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 8 (1.24%) Istio
9 8 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (1.08%) Puppet
10 7 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
11 6 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
11 6 (0.93%) FortiGate
11 6 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (0.93%) Nagios
12 5 (0.77%) VxRail
13 4 (0.62%) CA Spectrum
13 4 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 301 (46.59%) Microsoft
2 267 (41.33%) VMware
3 99 (15.33%) Cisco
4 52 (8.05%) Citrix
5 31 (4.80%) NEC
6 28 (4.33%) Red Hat
7 18 (2.79%) IBM
7 18 (2.79%) NetApp
7 18 (2.79%) Veeam
8 17 (2.63%) HP
9 15 (2.32%) Oracle
9 15 (2.32%) SolarWinds
10 14 (2.17%) 3PAR
10 14 (2.17%) Dell
11 13 (2.01%) Juniper
12 11 (1.70%) Brandwatch
12 11 (1.70%) SaltStack
12 11 (1.70%) Sophos
12 11 (1.70%) Splunk
12 11 (1.70%) Symantec