The median annual salary for a Infrastructure Support Engineer was £39,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 351 374 387
Rank change year-on-year +23 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 38 84 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.44% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.45% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 33 68 71
Median salary £39,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.05% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £54,700
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% -2.77%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14386 18632 20289
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.50% 96.66% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12028 15887 16329
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Infrastructure Support Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +14 12 £32,500 +3.17% 1
Berkshire +37 8 £43,250 +33.07% 1
Surrey +29 7 £32,500 -35.00% 3
East Sussex - 4 £50,000 -
West Sussex - 4 £37,250 - 2
Hampshire -3 3 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Infrastructure Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 81 (84.38%) Windows
2 72 (75.00%) VMware
3 66 (68.75%) Windows Server
4 62 (64.58%) Active Directory
5 49 (51.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 42 (43.75%) Microsoft
7 38 (39.58%) SAN
8 37 (38.54%) Hyper-V
9 32 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (26.04%) Windows 7
12 24 (25.00%) NetApp
13 23 (23.96%) MS Exchange
13 23 (23.96%) vSphere
14 21 (21.88%) LAN
14 21 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
14 21 (21.88%) Cisco
15 20 (20.83%) WAN
16 19 (19.79%) MCSE
16 19 (19.79%) MS Excel
17 18 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 17 (17.71%) NAS
19 16 (16.67%) VLAN
19 16 (16.67%) HP
20 15 (15.63%) Office 365
21 14 (14.58%) EMC
21 14 (14.58%) Terminal Services
21 14 (14.58%) DNS
21 14 (14.58%) Linux
22 13 (13.54%) Citrix

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 23 (23.96%) MS Exchange
2 13 (13.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.08%) IIS
5 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (19.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.63%) Office 365
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (39.58%) SAN
2 21 (21.88%) LAN
3 20 (20.83%) WAN
4 17 (17.71%) NAS
5 16 (16.67%) VLAN
6 14 (14.58%) DNS
7 11 (11.46%) DHCP
8 8 (8.33%) VoIP
9 6 (6.25%) Firewall
9 6 (6.25%) TCP/IP
9 6 (6.25%) VPN
9 6 (6.25%) Wireless
10 3 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (3.13%) Network Security
10 3 (3.13%) SSL
11 2 (2.08%) IPsec
11 2 (2.08%) MPLS
11 2 (2.08%) MRTG
11 2 (2.08%) PBX
11 2 (2.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (8.33%) Finance
2 5 (5.21%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.04%) Advertising
3 1 (1.04%) Electronics
3 1 (1.04%) Games
3 1 (1.04%) Legal
3 1 (1.04%) Marketing
3 1 (1.04%) Military
3 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.50%) EMC VNX
1 12 (12.50%) Replication
2 9 (9.38%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.13%) Clustering
3 3 (3.13%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.08%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.08%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 81 (84.38%) Windows
2 66 (68.75%) Windows Server
3 32 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (26.04%) Windows 7
6 14 (14.58%) Linux
7 3 (3.13%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.08%) Solaris
9 1 (1.04%) Android
9 1 (1.04%) CentOS
9 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.50%) Server Patching
2 11 (11.46%) ITIL
3 9 (9.38%) Data Protection
4 6 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (4.17%) Capacity Management
5 4 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 4 (4.17%) Patch Management
5 4 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (4.17%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (3.13%) Change Control
6 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (3.13%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (3.13%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.08%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.08%) DevOps
7 2 (2.08%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (2.08%) Security Management
7 2 (2.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.21%) SQL
3 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.08%) C
3 2 (2.08%) C++
3 2 (2.08%) Python
4 1 (1.04%) VB
4 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (19.79%) MCSE
3 18 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (11.46%) Security Cleared
5 10 (10.42%) SC Cleared
6 6 (6.25%) CCNA
6 6 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (5.21%) Degree
7 5 (5.21%) MCSA
8 2 (2.08%) HND
9 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 62 (64.58%) Active Directory
2 49 (51.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (38.54%) Hyper-V
4 23 (23.96%) vSphere
5 14 (14.58%) Terminal Services
6 8 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (5.21%) VMware ESX
9 3 (3.13%) XenApp
10 2 (2.08%) iptables
10 2 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (1.04%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (13.54%) SCCM
2 3 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.13%) Puppet
2 3 (3.13%) SCVMM
2 3 (3.13%) WSUS
3 2 (2.08%) everRun
3 2 (2.08%) Nagios
3 2 (2.08%) SCOM
4 1 (1.04%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 72 (75.00%) VMware
2 42 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 24 (25.00%) NetApp
4 21 (21.88%) Cisco
5 16 (16.67%) HP
6 14 (14.58%) EMC
7 13 (13.54%) Citrix
7 13 (13.54%) Veeam
8 4 (4.17%) Avaya
9 2 (2.08%) Apple
9 2 (2.08%) CA
9 2 (2.08%) Dell
9 2 (2.08%) ProCurve
9 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.08%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.04%) Juniper
10 1 (1.04%) Mitel
10 1 (1.04%) Oracle
10 1 (1.04%) SAP
10 1 (1.04%) Symantec
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