Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Infrastructure Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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

IT Infrastructure Engineer
England > South East
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 492 479 569
Rank change year-on-year -13 +90 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Infrastructure Engineer 47 66 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.23% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.23% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 46 58 34
South East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +3.17%
10th Percentile £22,500 £28,500 £25,900
90th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £54,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% +4.17% +2.86%

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 28,086 28,103 34,132
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.71% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 23,339 23,444 28,680
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,680 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

IT Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Infrastructure Engineer in the South East

IT Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for IT Infrastructure Engineer in the South East

IT Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Infrastructure Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Infrastructure Engineer in the South East

IT Infrastructure 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 IT Infrastructure Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. 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 +26 28 £38,000 +1.33% 2
Oxfordshire - 15 £38,000 -
Hampshire -57 10 £35,000 +9.38% 4
Berkshire -11 9 £37,000 -12.94% 2
Buckinghamshire +19 4 £50,000 +72.41%
West Sussex +1 3 £21,000 -43.24% 2
Surrey +22 2 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Kent - 2 £48,750 - 1
East Sussex -25 1 £41,500 +10.67%
Middlesex - 1 £31,500 -
IT Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT Infrastructure Engineer job roles required the following IT 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 featuring IT Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 43 (91.49%) Windows
2 42 (89.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 40 (85.11%) Active Directory
4 37 (78.72%) Windows Server
5 33 (70.21%) VMware
6 26 (55.32%) Microsoft
7 22 (46.81%) VPN
8 17 (36.17%) Office 365
9 16 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
10 14 (29.79%) Windows 10
11 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (25.53%) Windows 7
12 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (25.53%) DNS
12 12 (25.53%) MS Exchange
13 11 (23.40%) LAN
13 11 (23.40%) ITIL
13 11 (23.40%) Citrix
14 10 (21.28%) SQL
14 10 (21.28%) WAN
14 10 (21.28%) DHCP
14 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
14 10 (21.28%) Cisco
14 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2013
14 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (19.15%) Windows 8
15 9 (19.15%) Hyper-V
15 9 (19.15%) Linux
16 8 (17.02%) Firewall

IT Infrastructure 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 12 (25.53%) MS Exchange
2 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (10.64%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.38%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.13%) IIS
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 17 (36.17%) Office 365
2 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (6.38%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (6.38%) Amazon Glacier
4 3 (6.38%) Amazon S3
4 3 (6.38%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (6.38%) Route 53
4 3 (6.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 22 (46.81%) VPN
2 12 (25.53%) DNS
3 11 (23.40%) LAN
4 10 (21.28%) DHCP
4 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
4 10 (21.28%) WAN
5 8 (17.02%) Firewall
6 7 (14.89%) Wireless
7 4 (8.51%) SAN
7 4 (8.51%) VoIP
8 3 (6.38%) Skype
8 3 (6.38%) VLAN
9 2 (4.26%) MPLS
10 1 (2.13%) 802.11
10 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
10 1 (2.13%) IPsec
10 1 (2.13%) SMS
10 1 (2.13%) SNMP
10 1 (2.13%) Telepresence
10 1 (2.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (17.02%) Legal
2 4 (8.51%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Web Services
2 1 (2.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Fintech
1 3 (6.38%) Private Cloud
2 2 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) iPhone
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (91.49%) Windows
2 37 (78.72%) Windows Server
3 14 (29.79%) Windows 10
4 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (25.53%) Windows 7
5 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (19.15%) Linux
6 9 (19.15%) Windows 8
7 4 (8.51%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (89.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (23.40%) ITIL
3 6 (12.77%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (12.77%) Network Virtualisation
4 4 (8.51%) Data Integration
4 4 (8.51%) DevOps
4 4 (8.51%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.38%) Auto-Scaling
5 3 (6.38%) Server Building
5 3 (6.38%) Time Management
6 2 (4.26%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.13%) B2C
7 1 (2.13%) ITSM
7 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.13%) Migration
7 1 (2.13%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.13%) Project Management
7 1 (2.13%) Service Management
7 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.13%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) C#
3 4 (8.51%) Java
4 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) Degree
3 3 (6.38%) HNC
4 2 (4.26%) MCSA
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) GDPR
2 1 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.13%) PMO
System Software
1 40 (85.11%) Active Directory
2 16 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (19.15%) Hyper-V
4 8 (17.02%) XenApp
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (4.26%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.13%) ProxySG
6 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.13%) VirtualBox
6 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.13%) vSphere
6 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) SCCM
1 4 (8.51%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (6.38%) SCOM
3 1 (2.13%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.13%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (70.21%) VMware
2 26 (55.32%) Microsoft
3 11 (23.40%) Citrix
4 10 (21.28%) Cisco
5 4 (8.51%) Oracle
6 1 (2.13%) Aruba
6 1 (2.13%) Avaya
6 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.13%) CommVault
6 1 (2.13%) Dell
6 1 (2.13%) Dell KACE
6 1 (2.13%) F5
6 1 (2.13%) HP
6 1 (2.13%) Mitel
6 1 (2.13%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.13%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.13%) Veeam