Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Support Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Support Engineer
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 442 458 533
Rank change year-on-year +16 +75 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 110 130 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.36% 0.37% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.38% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 99 122 110
South East median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £34,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.32% +9.35% -13.13%
10th Percentile £28,300 £29,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £50,450 £45,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +11.11% -4.00%

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 29359 34118 41518
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24514 28618 34604
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 £65,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Support Engineer in the South East

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Support Engineer in the South East

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Support Engineer in the South East

Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 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 +23 56 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Berkshire +26 31 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Surrey +31 23 £40,000 +19.40%
Hampshire +10 20 £32,500 -7.14%
Oxfordshire +11 13 £32,500 +3.17%
Buckinghamshire +11 12 £38,500 +18.46%
Kent +25 9 £42,500 -
East Sussex -20 1 £35,000 -22.22%
West Sussex - 1 £27,500 -
Infrastructure Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 104 (94.55%) Windows
2 77 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 73 (66.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 70 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 70 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 70 (63.64%) VMware
5 49 (44.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (43.64%) MS Exchange
7 45 (40.91%) SQL Server
8 38 (34.55%) SQL
9 37 (33.64%) Cisco
10 34 (30.91%) SCCM
11 33 (30.00%) Hyper-V
12 32 (29.09%) Windows 10
13 30 (27.27%) ITIL
14 29 (26.36%) Exchange Server 2010
15 28 (25.45%) SAN
16 27 (24.55%) PowerShell
17 26 (23.64%) Windows 7
17 26 (23.64%) Office 365
18 25 (22.73%) HP
19 23 (20.91%) Microsoft Certification
20 22 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
20 22 (20.00%) Windows 8
20 22 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
20 22 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
21 21 (19.09%) Citrix
21 21 (19.09%) Symantec
21 21 (19.09%) Change Management
21 21 (19.09%) Firewall

Infrastructure Support 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 48 (43.64%) MS Exchange
2 29 (26.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (11.82%) Skype for Business
5 9 (8.18%) SAS
6 6 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (4.55%) IIS
8 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (23.64%) Office 365
2 22 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (11.82%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (10.91%) SaaS
5 6 (5.45%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (5.45%) IaaS
5 6 (5.45%) PaaS
5 6 (5.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.91%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 28 (25.45%) SAN
2 21 (19.09%) Firewall
3 20 (18.18%) DNS
4 13 (11.82%) LAN
4 13 (11.82%) Skype
4 13 (11.82%) WAN
5 12 (10.91%) DHCP
6 10 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 10 (9.09%) VLAN
7 7 (6.36%) iSCSI
7 7 (6.36%) VPN
8 6 (5.45%) Kerberos
8 6 (5.45%) LDAP
8 6 (5.45%) PBX
8 6 (5.45%) PSTN
9 4 (3.64%) NAS
9 4 (3.64%) snoop
9 4 (3.64%) tcpdump
9 4 (3.64%) VoIP
9 4 (3.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.36%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (6.36%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.82%) MySQL
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (7.27%) Legal
2 6 (5.45%) Finance
3 4 (3.64%) Law
4 3 (2.73%) Marketing
5 2 (1.82%) Advertising
5 2 (1.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.09%) Clustering
2 7 (6.36%) PKI
3 6 (5.45%) BYOD
3 6 (5.45%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (4.55%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.64%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.82%) AS400
6 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (1.82%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.82%) iSeries
6 2 (1.82%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.91%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.91%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.91%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.91%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 104 (94.55%) Windows
2 77 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 73 (66.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (44.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (29.09%) Windows 10
6 26 (23.64%) Windows 7
7 22 (20.00%) Windows 8
8 14 (12.73%) Linux
9 8 (7.27%) Mac OS X
10 7 (6.36%) Unix
11 5 (4.55%) Apple iOS
11 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (3.64%) Solaris
13 3 (2.73%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.27%) ITIL
2 21 (19.09%) Change Management
3 12 (10.91%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (10.00%) Migration
5 9 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (8.18%) Mentoring
6 8 (7.27%) Capacity Management
7 7 (6.36%) Patch Management
7 7 (6.36%) Problem Management
7 7 (6.36%) Task Automation
8 6 (5.45%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.45%) Email Filtering
8 6 (5.45%) Identity Management
8 6 (5.45%) Service Design
9 5 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (4.55%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 5 (4.55%) Presales
9 5 (4.55%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 38 (34.55%) SQL
2 27 (24.55%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.36%) C#
4 4 (3.64%) Perl
5 1 (0.91%) Python
5 1 (0.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (20.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (11.82%) MCSA
4 11 (10.00%) CCNA
4 11 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (10.00%) MCSE
5 8 (7.27%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (5.45%) SC Cleared
6 6 (5.45%) Security Cleared
7 5 (4.55%) CCA
7 5 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (4.55%) Degree
7 5 (4.55%) MCITP
7 5 (4.55%) MCTS
7 5 (4.55%) VCAP
8 2 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.82%) MCP
8 2 (1.82%) VCP6
9 1 (0.91%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.91%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) SLA
2 4 (3.64%) SAS 70
3 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 70 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 33 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 22 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (10.00%) vSphere
6 6 (5.45%) XenApp
7 5 (4.55%) Firmware
7 5 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (4.55%) XenDesktop
8 4 (3.64%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.82%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.91%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.91%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.91%) vCloud
10 1 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 34 (30.91%) SCCM
2 20 (18.18%) Backup Exec
3 15 (13.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 13 (11.82%) vCenter Server
5 12 (10.91%) SCOM
6 9 (8.18%) SCVMM
7 8 (7.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 8 (7.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (5.45%) Puppet
8 6 (5.45%) Terraform
8 6 (5.45%) WSUS
9 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 5 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (4.55%) SmoothWall
10 2 (1.82%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (1.82%) FortiGate
10 2 (1.82%) Simpana
10 2 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.91%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.91%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 70 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 70 (63.64%) VMware
2 37 (33.64%) Cisco
3 25 (22.73%) HP
4 21 (19.09%) Citrix
4 21 (19.09%) Symantec
5 15 (13.64%) Juniper
6 12 (10.91%) Dell
6 12 (10.91%) F5
7 11 (10.00%) Veeam
8 10 (9.09%) Forcepoint
9 9 (8.18%) Apple
10 8 (7.27%) Altiris
10 8 (7.27%) Veritas
11 7 (6.36%) NetApp
12 5 (4.55%) Sophos
13 4 (3.64%) IBM
13 4 (3.64%) Nortel
13 4 (3.64%) Red Hat
13 4 (3.64%) Sun