Period
to 24 May 2020

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 24 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineering
England > South East
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 96 140 147
Rank change year-on-year +44 +7 -23
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 514 629 707
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.07% 2.39% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 2.61% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 401 577 591
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -

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 15,248 24,074 27,371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.19% 91.61% 90.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12,204 19,359 22,654
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 24 May 2020.

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 24 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
Thames Valley +10 161 £52,500 +23.53% 14
Hampshire +40 132 £47,500 +5.56% 13
Surrey +60 108 £52,500 +7.69% 3
Berkshire +26 88 £57,500 +38.55% 5
West Sussex +35 53 £40,000 -5.88%
Kent +52 40 £52,500 +16.67% 3
Buckinghamshire -5 40 £55,000 +27.91% 1
Oxfordshire +17 33 £47,500 -13.64% 8
East Sussex -1 20 £57,500 +18.56% 1
Infrastructure Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, 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.

1 311 (60.51%) Windows
2 236 (45.91%) Microsoft
3 219 (42.61%) Azure
4 218 (42.41%) VMware
5 213 (41.44%) Active Directory
6 205 (39.88%) Windows Server
7 196 (38.13%) Office 365
8 170 (33.07%) PowerShell
9 155 (30.16%) Firewall
10 134 (26.07%) VMware Infrastructure
11 129 (25.10%) Linux
12 127 (24.71%) Cisco
13 122 (23.74%) AWS
14 111 (21.60%) DevOps
15 103 (20.04%) Windows Server 2016
16 96 (18.68%) Hyper-V
17 91 (17.70%) ITIL
18 87 (16.93%) DNS
19 81 (15.76%) Windows Server 2012
20 79 (15.37%) Data Centre
21 75 (14.59%) WAN
22 74 (14.40%) Information Security
23 71 (13.81%) SCCM
24 70 (13.62%) Finance
25 65 (12.65%) DHCP
26 64 (12.45%) LAN
27 61 (11.87%) Windows 10
28 57 (11.09%) SQL Server
29 55 (10.70%) SQL
30 53 (10.31%) Azure Active Directory

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 37 (7.20%) MS Exchange
2 29 (5.64%) IIS
3 21 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (3.50%) SharePoint
5 16 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (1.17%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.97%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.78%) Apache
8 4 (0.78%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.58%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.39%) Confluence
11 1 (0.19%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 34 (6.61%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.58%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 219 (42.61%) Azure
2 196 (38.13%) Office 365
3 122 (23.74%) AWS
4 53 (10.31%) Azure Active Directory
5 43 (8.37%) SaaS
6 42 (8.17%) PaaS
7 36 (7.00%) IaaS
8 15 (2.92%) Akamai
9 12 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (1.56%) Power Platform
11 7 (1.36%) GitHub
12 6 (1.17%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.97%) GCP
13 5 (0.97%) Mimecast
13 5 (0.97%) OneDrive
14 4 (0.78%) Serverless
15 3 (0.58%) Amazon ECS
15 3 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
16 2 (0.39%) AWS Fargate
16 2 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 155 (30.16%) Firewall
2 87 (16.93%) DNS
3 75 (14.59%) WAN
4 65 (12.65%) DHCP
5 64 (12.45%) LAN
6 47 (9.14%) SAN
7 46 (8.95%) VPN
8 44 (8.56%) TCP/IP
9 33 (6.42%) VoIP
10 28 (5.45%) VLAN
11 26 (5.06%) Network Security
12 22 (4.28%) NAS
13 20 (3.89%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (3.50%) NetScaler
15 16 (3.11%) Wireless
16 9 (1.75%) iSCSI
17 8 (1.56%) Internet
17 8 (1.56%) MPLS
17 8 (1.56%) Skype
18 7 (1.36%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (11.09%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.33%) MongoDB
2 12 (2.33%) MySQL
3 11 (2.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 10 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (1.56%) Power BI
7 6 (1.17%) Cosmos DB
7 6 (1.17%) RavenDB
8 2 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.19%) Big Data
9 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.19%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.19%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (0.19%) QlikView
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (3.31%) Jenkins
2 14 (2.72%) Git (software)
3 9 (1.75%) TeamCity
4 8 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (1.17%) CircleCI
5 6 (1.17%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.97%) Ant
6 5 (0.97%) Maven
7 4 (0.78%) Artifactory
7 4 (0.78%) JIRA
8 3 (0.58%) WinDbg
9 2 (0.39%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.19%) AdminStudio
10 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.19%) Gradle
10 1 (0.19%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.19%) MSI
10 1 (0.19%) Selenium
10 1 (0.19%) Xcode
General
1 70 (13.62%) Finance
2 13 (2.53%) Public Sector
3 12 (2.33%) Retail
4 10 (1.95%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.36%) Aerospace
5 7 (1.36%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.17%) Legal
7 4 (0.78%) Automotive
7 4 (0.78%) Law
8 3 (0.58%) Back Office
8 3 (0.58%) Local Government
9 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.39%) Military
9 2 (0.39%) Norwegian Language
10 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 328 (63.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 86 (16.73%) IT Engineer
3 67 (13.04%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 61 (11.87%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 45 (8.75%) Support Engineer
6 44 (8.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 36 (7.00%) Cloud Engineer
8 33 (6.42%) Systems Engineer
9 31 (6.03%) Azure Engineer
10 28 (5.45%) Infrastructure Support
11 27 (5.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 27 (5.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 24 (4.67%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
12 24 (4.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
12 24 (4.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
13 21 (4.09%) Windows Engineer
14 20 (3.89%) Analyst
14 20 (3.89%) Network Engineer
15 19 (3.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
16 18 (3.50%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.75%) Middleware
1 9 (1.75%) Web Services
2 8 (1.56%) JSON
3 5 (0.97%) Node.js
4 4 (0.78%) WebRTC
5 3 (0.58%) LDAP
6 1 (0.19%) Android SDK
6 1 (0.19%) Flash
6 1 (0.19%) iOS SDK
6 1 (0.19%) LAMP
6 1 (0.19%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.19%) SAML
6 1 (0.19%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 79 (15.37%) Data Centre
2 38 (7.39%) Clustering
3 31 (6.03%) Management Information System
4 21 (4.09%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (3.50%) Private Cloud
6 16 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (3.11%) Cyber Defence
7 15 (2.92%) Hybrid Cloud
8 14 (2.72%) Public Cloud
9 12 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (2.14%) PKI
11 10 (1.95%) Cyberattack
12 9 (1.75%) CMDB
13 8 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 7 (1.36%) Driving Licence
15 6 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
16 5 (0.97%) Fat Client
16 5 (0.97%) Fibre Optics
16 5 (0.97%) Thin Client
17 4 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 311 (60.51%) Windows
2 205 (39.88%) Windows Server
3 129 (25.10%) Linux
4 103 (20.04%) Windows Server 2016
5 81 (15.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (11.87%) Windows 10
7 40 (7.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (6.42%) Windows 7
9 27 (5.25%) Windows Server 2019
10 21 (4.09%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (2.72%) Unix
11 14 (2.72%) Windows 8
12 11 (2.14%) Debian
13 7 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (1.17%) CentOS
15 3 (0.58%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.58%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.58%) Solaris
16 2 (0.39%) AIX
16 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (21.60%) DevOps
2 91 (17.70%) ITIL
3 74 (14.40%) Information Security
4 45 (8.75%) Migration
5 44 (8.56%) Problem-Solving
6 43 (8.37%) Cybersecurity
7 39 (7.59%) Project Management
8 32 (6.23%) Change Management
9 30 (5.84%) Project Delivery
10 28 (5.45%) Problem Management
11 26 (5.06%) Penetration Testing
12 24 (4.67%) Risk Management
13 23 (4.47%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (4.47%) Mentoring
14 20 (3.89%) Infrastructure as Code
15 19 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
15 19 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
16 18 (3.50%) Capacity Planning
17 17 (3.31%) Fintech
17 17 (3.31%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 170 (33.07%) PowerShell
2 55 (10.70%) SQL
3 35 (6.81%) Python
4 32 (6.23%) Bash Shell
5 20 (3.89%) VBScript
6 11 (2.14%) Java
7 9 (1.75%) JavaScript
7 9 (1.75%) PHP
8 8 (1.56%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.36%) Ruby
10 6 (1.17%) C#
10 6 (1.17%) Go
10 6 (1.17%) Scala
10 6 (1.17%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.17%) VB
11 1 (0.19%) C
11 1 (0.19%) Perl
11 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 42 (8.17%) Security Cleared
2 36 (7.00%) Degree
3 35 (6.81%) SC Cleared
4 27 (5.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 26 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (4.47%) MCSE
8 19 (3.70%) CCNA
8 19 (3.70%) CCNP
9 16 (3.11%) MCSA
10 15 (2.92%) CISSP
11 10 (1.95%) CISM
11 10 (1.95%) DV Cleared
11 10 (1.95%) VCAP
12 8 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.36%) CISA
14 6 (1.17%) CCIE
14 6 (1.17%) NCDA
14 6 (1.17%) VCDX
14 6 (1.17%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.09%) PCI DSS
2 19 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (3.11%) SLA
4 13 (2.53%) GDPR
5 12 (2.33%) NIST
6 9 (1.75%) QA
7 6 (1.17%) NIST 800
8 3 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.39%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.19%) NCSC
System Software
1 213 (41.44%) Active Directory
2 134 (26.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (18.68%) Hyper-V
4 40 (7.78%) Docker
5 35 (6.81%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (4.86%) vSphere
7 23 (4.47%) XenApp
8 19 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
9 17 (3.31%) XenDesktop
10 14 (2.72%) VMware Workstation
11 9 (1.75%) DFS Replication
12 8 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (1.17%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.58%) NFS
15 2 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.39%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.39%) VMware NSX
16 1 (0.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 71 (13.81%) SCCM
2 50 (9.73%) Ansible
3 38 (7.39%) Kubernetes
4 36 (7.00%) Terraform
5 30 (5.84%) SCOM
6 26 (5.06%) Puppet
7 20 (3.89%) WSUS
8 18 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (1.56%) Backup Exec
9 8 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (1.17%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (1.17%) Salt
10 6 (1.17%) vCenter Server
11 5 (0.97%) SCOrch
11 5 (0.97%) SCVMM
11 5 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (0.78%) Galera Cluster
12 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (0.78%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 236 (45.91%) Microsoft
2 218 (42.41%) VMware
3 127 (24.71%) Cisco
4 51 (9.92%) HP
5 47 (9.14%) Citrix
6 38 (7.39%) Dell
7 31 (6.03%) Meraki
8 27 (5.25%) Palo Alto
9 23 (4.47%) Juniper
10 20 (3.89%) NetApp
11 19 (3.70%) CheckPoint
12 16 (3.11%) Splunk
13 14 (2.72%) Veeam
14 13 (2.53%) Red Hat
15 12 (2.33%) EqualLogic
16 11 (2.14%) McAfee
16 11 (2.14%) Symantec
17 10 (1.95%) Sophos
18 8 (1.56%) CommVault
18 8 (1.56%) EMC