Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017.

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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 474 554 593
Rank change year-on-year +80 +39 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Infrastructure Engineer 77 34 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.10% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 72 31 55
South East median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +3.17% -10.00%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £55,000 £44,800
England median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +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 30129 32988 41182
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 97.10% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 25135 27619 34580
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 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
Hampshire +27 47 £32,000 +1.59% 4
Thames Valley +46 17 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Berkshire +47 12 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Surrey -1 5 £43,000 +22.86%
West Sussex - 4 £40,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £31,750 -
East Sussex - 4 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
IT Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT Infrastructure 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 IT Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 73 (94.81%) Windows
2 63 (81.82%) VMware
3 62 (80.52%) Windows Server
4 57 (74.03%) MS Exchange
4 57 (74.03%) Microsoft
5 53 (68.83%) Active Directory
6 45 (58.44%) Citrix
6 45 (58.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 45 (58.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (54.55%) ITIL
8 37 (48.05%) Office 365
9 35 (45.45%) Windows 7
9 35 (45.45%) SQL
10 34 (44.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 34 (44.16%) Hyper-V
11 33 (42.86%) Windows 10
12 31 (40.26%) Exchange Server 2010
13 28 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
13 28 (36.36%) Cisco
14 25 (32.47%) SQL Server
14 25 (32.47%) Windows 8
15 22 (28.57%) XenDesktop
16 21 (27.27%) XenApp
17 20 (25.97%) VoIP
17 20 (25.97%) Microsoft Certification
18 19 (24.68%) WAN
18 19 (24.68%) LAN
18 19 (24.68%) VirtualBox
19 18 (23.38%) Firewall
20 17 (22.08%) NetApp

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 57 (74.03%) MS Exchange
2 31 (40.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (15.58%) IIS
5 9 (11.69%) SharePoint
6 4 (5.19%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.30%) Apache
7 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (48.05%) Office 365
2 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.60%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.97%) VoIP
2 19 (24.68%) LAN
2 19 (24.68%) WAN
3 18 (23.38%) Firewall
4 11 (14.29%) DNS
4 11 (14.29%) SAN
5 7 (9.09%) DHCP
6 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.19%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (5.19%) Skype
7 4 (5.19%) VPN
8 3 (3.90%) FTP
8 3 (3.90%) IMAP
8 3 (3.90%) Internet
8 3 (3.90%) IP Telephony
8 3 (3.90%) SMTP
8 3 (3.90%) Telnet
8 3 (3.90%) Wireless
9 2 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.60%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (32.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.30%) MySQL
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (6.49%) Finance
1 5 (6.49%) Legal
1 5 (6.49%) Marketing
2 2 (2.60%) Law
2 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) Web Services
2 1 (1.30%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) Driving Licence
2 4 (5.19%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.60%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.30%) Clustering
5 1 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.30%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 73 (94.81%) Windows
2 62 (80.52%) Windows Server
3 45 (58.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 34 (44.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (42.86%) Windows 10
7 25 (32.47%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.90%) Linux
9 1 (1.30%) CentOS
9 1 (1.30%) Debian
9 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (54.55%) ITIL
2 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (16.88%) PRINCE2
4 4 (5.19%) Change Management
5 3 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.90%) Migration
5 3 (3.90%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 2 (2.60%) Capacity Management
6 2 (2.60%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.60%) CRM
7 1 (1.30%) B2C
7 1 (1.30%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.30%) DRM
7 1 (1.30%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.30%) ERP
7 1 (1.30%) Facilities Management
7 1 (1.30%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.30%) Information Security
7 1 (1.30%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (1.30%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (6.49%) C#
3 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (25.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (19.48%) MCSA
3 14 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (16.88%) CCA
4 13 (16.88%) CCNA
4 13 (16.88%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (5.19%) MCSE
6 1 (1.30%) CISM
6 1 (1.30%) CISSP
6 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.30%) MCITP
6 1 (1.30%) MCP
6 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 53 (68.83%) Active Directory
2 45 (58.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (44.16%) Hyper-V
4 22 (28.57%) XenDesktop
5 21 (27.27%) XenApp
6 19 (24.68%) VirtualBox
7 8 (10.39%) vSphere
8 6 (7.79%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (7.79%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.60%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.30%) UAG
10 1 (1.30%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) SCCM
2 2 (2.60%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (2.60%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.30%) cPanel
3 1 (1.30%) Plesk
Vendors
1 63 (81.82%) VMware
2 57 (74.03%) Microsoft
3 45 (58.44%) Citrix
4 28 (36.36%) Cisco
5 17 (22.08%) NetApp
6 8 (10.39%) HP
7 6 (7.79%) Apple
8 4 (5.19%) Veeam
9 2 (2.60%) Avaya
9 2 (2.60%) Juniper
9 2 (2.60%) Symantec
9 2 (2.60%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.30%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.30%) F5
10 1 (1.30%) Mitel
10 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.30%) Sophos
10 1 (1.30%) Synology