Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineering
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 135 127 134
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 666 760 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.51% 2.49% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 2.76% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 553 622 658
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,775 £29,000
90th Percentile £66,900 £65,000 £59,875
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -

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 24,152 27,487 26,770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.01% 90.22% 89.45%
Number of salaries quoted 19,391 22,730 22,147
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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
Thames Valley -23 237 £41,500 -12.63% 45
Hampshire +1 170 £45,000 +11.11% 52
Surrey +38 134 £48,750 +2.63% 23
Berkshire -51 123 £41,500 -17.00% 23
Buckinghamshire +12 77 £40,813 -9.31% 13
West Sussex +31 50 £47,750 +27.33% 17
East Sussex +30 42 £48,500 +10.86% 5
Oxfordshire +39 38 £45,000 +8.43% 9
Kent +14 29 £44,500 +27.14% 8
Infrastructure Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 435 (65.32%) Windows
2 373 (56.01%) VMware
3 364 (54.65%) Microsoft
4 344 (51.65%) Windows Server
5 283 (42.49%) Active Directory
6 267 (40.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 246 (36.94%) Microsoft Azure
8 217 (32.58%) Office 365
9 213 (31.98%) Hyper-V
10 181 (27.18%) ITIL
11 171 (25.68%) Cisco
12 163 (24.47%) Firewall
13 156 (23.42%) PowerShell
14 154 (23.12%) Windows Server 2012
15 153 (22.97%) Linux
16 147 (22.07%) DNS
17 117 (17.57%) Citrix
18 114 (17.12%) Microsoft Certification
18 114 (17.12%) MS Exchange
19 110 (16.52%) Amazon AWS
20 106 (15.92%) SCCM
21 100 (15.02%) DevOps
22 98 (14.71%) Data Centre
23 97 (14.56%) DHCP
24 93 (13.96%) Security Cleared
25 90 (13.51%) WAN
26 86 (12.91%) MCSE
27 85 (12.76%) LAN
27 85 (12.76%) TCP/IP
28 83 (12.46%) Windows 10

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
1 114 (17.12%) MS Exchange
2 70 (10.51%) IIS
3 69 (10.36%) SharePoint
4 41 (6.16%) Skype for Business
5 31 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 25 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (2.40%) nginx
8 14 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (1.80%) OpenStack
10 10 (1.50%) Apache
10 10 (1.50%) Documentum
11 5 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.75%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.75%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.60%) JBoss
13 3 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.30%) Confluence
15 1 (0.15%) Oracle Application Server
15 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 46 (6.91%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.50%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (1.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.30%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.30%) NetSuite
1 2 (0.30%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 246 (36.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 217 (32.58%) Office 365
3 110 (16.52%) Amazon AWS
4 53 (7.96%) IaaS
5 31 (4.65%) PaaS
6 27 (4.05%) Google Cloud Platform
6 27 (4.05%) SaaS
7 24 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (2.10%) Azure Active Directory
9 12 (1.80%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (1.80%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 11 (1.65%) GitHub
11 7 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (0.75%) Serverless
13 4 (0.60%) OneDrive
14 3 (0.45%) Mimecast
15 2 (0.30%) OpenShift
16 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
16 1 (0.15%) Route 53
16 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 163 (24.47%) Firewall
2 147 (22.07%) DNS
3 97 (14.56%) DHCP
4 90 (13.51%) WAN
5 85 (12.76%) LAN
5 85 (12.76%) TCP/IP
6 64 (9.61%) SAN
7 62 (9.31%) VPN
8 39 (5.86%) VLAN
8 39 (5.86%) VoIP
9 35 (5.26%) IP Telephony
10 29 (4.35%) Skype
11 26 (3.90%) BIG-IP
11 26 (3.90%) Wireless
12 25 (3.75%) Internet
13 23 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
14 18 (2.70%) MPLS
14 18 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
15 17 (2.55%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (2.40%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (9.16%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.10%) Redis
3 13 (1.95%) MySQL
4 11 (1.65%) Big Data
5 9 (1.35%) MongoDB
5 9 (1.35%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (0.90%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (0.60%) Couchbase
8 4 (0.60%) Ingres
8 4 (0.60%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.60%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 47 (7.06%) Jenkins
2 20 (3.00%) Git (software)
3 18 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 13 (1.95%) JIRA
5 8 (1.20%) GitLab
5 8 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (1.05%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.60%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.45%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.45%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.30%) Hudson
12 1 (0.15%) Artifactory
General
1 66 (9.91%) Finance
2 27 (4.05%) Electronics
3 11 (1.65%) Aerospace
3 11 (1.65%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.50%) Back Office
5 8 (1.20%) Retail
6 6 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.75%) Marketing
8 4 (0.60%) Advertising
8 4 (0.60%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.45%) Banking
9 3 (0.45%) Legal
10 1 (0.15%) Games
10 1 (0.15%) Military
10 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 478 (71.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 89 (13.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 80 (12.01%) Systems Engineer
4 76 (11.41%) IT Engineer
5 69 (10.36%) Support Engineer
6 63 (9.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 63 (9.46%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 53 (7.96%) Cloud Engineer
8 51 (7.66%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 51 (7.66%) Azure Engineer
9 49 (7.36%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
10 46 (6.91%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
11 45 (6.76%) Infrastructure Support
11 45 (6.76%) Windows Engineer
12 43 (6.46%) DevOps Engineer
12 43 (6.46%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 40 (6.01%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
14 35 (5.26%) Analyst
15 31 (4.65%) VMware Engineer
16 29 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.45%) LDAP
2 12 (1.80%) Web Services
3 11 (1.65%) JSON
4 9 (1.35%) Elastic Stack
4 9 (1.35%) Software Packaging
5 6 (0.90%) Memcached
5 6 (0.90%) Middleware
6 5 (0.75%) YAML
7 3 (0.45%) .NET
7 3 (0.45%) COM
7 3 (0.45%) CSS
7 3 (0.45%) HTML
7 3 (0.45%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.45%) REST
7 3 (0.45%) Web Services Management
7 3 (0.45%) X-Windows
8 2 (0.30%) MEAN Stack
9 1 (0.15%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.15%) J2EE
9 1 (0.15%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 98 (14.71%) Data Centre
2 27 (4.05%) Data Protection Act
3 21 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.15%) Driving Licence
3 21 (3.15%) Replication
4 18 (2.70%) Private Cloud
4 18 (2.70%) Public Cloud
5 16 (2.40%) PKI
6 15 (2.25%) Fat Client
6 15 (2.25%) Thin Client
7 14 (2.10%) Clustering
8 13 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
9 10 (1.50%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
11 8 (1.20%) EMC VNX
11 8 (1.20%) Semantic Web
12 5 (0.75%) e-Learning
12 5 (0.75%) NHS
13 4 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 435 (65.32%) Windows
2 344 (51.65%) Windows Server
3 154 (23.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 153 (22.97%) Linux
5 83 (12.46%) Windows 10
6 63 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 47 (7.06%) Windows 7
8 31 (4.65%) Windows 8
9 25 (3.75%) Unix
10 20 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (1.65%) Ubuntu
12 9 (1.35%) CentOS
12 9 (1.35%) Debian
12 9 (1.35%) VMS
12 9 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (1.35%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.90%) Android
13 6 (0.90%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.90%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.75%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (27.18%) ITIL
2 100 (15.02%) DevOps
3 81 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
4 68 (10.21%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (9.76%) Load Balancing
6 51 (7.66%) High Availability
7 45 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 40 (6.01%) Business Continuity
9 37 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 35 (5.26%) Configuration Management
11 31 (4.65%) Data Protection
12 30 (4.50%) Mentoring
13 29 (4.35%) Migration
14 28 (4.20%) Infrastructure as Code
15 27 (4.05%) Cybersecurity
16 26 (3.90%) Server Management
17 24 (3.60%) Service Delivery
18 23 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
19 22 (3.30%) Capacity Planning
20 21 (3.15%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (23.42%) PowerShell
2 81 (12.16%) SQL
3 53 (7.96%) Bash Shell
4 48 (7.21%) Python
5 25 (3.75%) Ruby
6 13 (1.95%) Go
6 13 (1.95%) PHP
7 11 (1.65%) JavaScript
8 9 (1.35%) Java
9 8 (1.20%) C
10 5 (0.75%) C#
10 5 (0.75%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.60%) VB
12 2 (0.30%) Perl
13 1 (0.15%) C++
13 1 (0.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 114 (17.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 93 (13.96%) Security Cleared
3 86 (12.91%) MCSE
4 60 (9.01%) MCSA
5 58 (8.71%) SC Cleared
6 36 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (5.41%) Degree
7 29 (4.35%) CCNA
8 27 (4.05%) DV Cleared
9 19 (2.85%) CCNP
10 10 (1.50%) CISSP
10 10 (1.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 9 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (1.35%) MCP
11 9 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (0.90%) DBS Check
13 5 (0.75%) RHCSA
14 4 (0.60%) CCIE
14 4 (0.60%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.01%) SLA
2 38 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (4.20%) Cyber Essentials
4 25 (3.75%) PMO
5 23 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 19 (2.85%) GDPR
7 12 (1.80%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.75%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.45%) RMADS
10 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.15%) DICOM
11 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.15%) PSD2
System Software
1 283 (42.49%) Active Directory
2 267 (40.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 213 (31.98%) Hyper-V
4 65 (9.76%) Docker
5 55 (8.26%) VMware ESXi
6 34 (5.11%) vSphere
7 31 (4.65%) XenApp
8 27 (4.05%) XenDesktop
9 24 (3.60%) Terminal Server
9 24 (3.60%) Virtual Machines
10 21 (3.15%) Virtual Servers
11 18 (2.70%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 14 (2.10%) Xen
13 13 (1.95%) iptables
13 13 (1.95%) VirtualBox
14 12 (1.80%) DFS Replication
14 12 (1.80%) Firmware
15 7 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 6 (0.90%) Ceph
16 6 (0.90%) KVM
Systems Management
1 106 (15.92%) SCCM
2 54 (8.11%) Puppet
3 53 (7.96%) Ansible
4 36 (5.41%) vCenter Server
5 35 (5.26%) SCVMM
5 35 (5.26%) Terraform
6 34 (5.11%) SCOM
7 25 (3.75%) Kubernetes
8 23 (3.45%) Backup Exec
9 18 (2.70%) WSUS
10 17 (2.55%) Microsoft Intune
10 17 (2.55%) Nagios
11 14 (2.10%) ZABBIX
12 13 (1.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 12 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
14 11 (1.65%) Failover Clustering
15 10 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
15 10 (1.50%) NetBackup
16 9 (1.35%) XenMobile
17 8 (1.20%) Kibana
Vendors
1 373 (56.01%) VMware
2 364 (54.65%) Microsoft
3 171 (25.68%) Cisco
4 117 (17.57%) Citrix
5 66 (9.91%) HP
6 47 (7.06%) Aruba
7 38 (5.71%) F5
7 38 (5.71%) Veeam
8 35 (5.26%) Oracle
9 27 (4.05%) Mitel
10 24 (3.60%) Red Hat
11 22 (3.30%) Dell
12 18 (2.70%) SolarWinds
13 17 (2.55%) Google
14 16 (2.40%) EMC
14 16 (2.40%) Juniper
15 15 (2.25%) SAP
16 11 (1.65%) NetApp
17 9 (1.35%) CheckPoint
18 8 (1.20%) Atlassian