Period
to 22 January 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Infrastructure Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 457 485 539
Rank change year-on-year +28 +54 +41
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Infrastructure Engineer 54 74 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.24% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.25% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 51 71 26
South East median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% +3.70% +7.14%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £41,750
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 25,801 29,889 30,411
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 96.69% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 21,339 24,964 25,198
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,700 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 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
Hampshire -15 17 £35,000 +9.38% 1
Thames Valley +19 13 £48,750 +8.33% 4
West Sussex +6 13 £52,500 +50.00%
Surrey +29 8 £45,000 +4.65% 1
Oxfordshire +27 5 £42,750 -5.00%
Berkshire -3 5 £50,000 +8.11% 3
Buckinghamshire +18 3 £50,000 +43.88% 1
Kent - 3 £45,000 - 4
IT Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 53 (98.15%) Windows
2 50 (92.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 49 (90.74%) Active Directory
4 34 (62.96%) Windows Server
5 30 (55.56%) Firewall
6 29 (53.70%) Windows 7
7 28 (51.85%) Microsoft
8 27 (50.00%) Windows 10
9 23 (42.59%) DNS
10 22 (40.74%) MS Exchange
10 22 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (38.89%) VMware
12 20 (37.04%) DHCP
13 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (33.33%) Cisco
15 17 (31.48%) Office 365
16 16 (29.63%) Citrix
17 15 (27.78%) PowerShell
17 15 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
18 14 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2013
18 14 (25.93%) XenApp
18 14 (25.93%) LAN
18 14 (25.93%) Linux
19 13 (24.07%) VPN
19 13 (24.07%) Stakeholder Management
19 13 (24.07%) Hyper-V
19 13 (24.07%) SCCM
19 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Azure
19 13 (24.07%) GDPR
20 12 (22.22%) SolarWinds

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 22 (40.74%) MS Exchange
2 15 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.56%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (31.48%) Office 365
2 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (5.56%) Amazon Glacier
5 3 (5.56%) Amazon S3
5 3 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (5.56%) Route 53
5 3 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.85%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 30 (55.56%) Firewall
2 23 (42.59%) DNS
3 20 (37.04%) DHCP
4 14 (25.93%) LAN
5 13 (24.07%) VPN
6 12 (22.22%) WAN
7 8 (14.81%) Wireless
8 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
9 3 (5.56%) Skype
9 3 (5.56%) VoIP
10 1 (1.85%) SAN
10 1 (1.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (11.11%) Legal
3 3 (5.56%) Finance
4 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Driving Licence
1 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.56%) Fintech
2 3 (5.56%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 53 (98.15%) Windows
2 34 (62.96%) Windows Server
3 29 (53.70%) Windows 7
4 27 (50.00%) Windows 10
5 22 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (25.93%) Linux
8 12 (22.22%) Unix
8 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (20.37%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (92.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (24.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (22.22%) High Availability
4 11 (20.37%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (20.37%) Remediation Plan
4 11 (20.37%) Runbook
5 9 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
6 6 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 6 (11.11%) ITIL
6 6 (11.11%) ITSM
6 6 (11.11%) Logistics
6 6 (11.11%) Records Management
6 6 (11.11%) Service Management
7 4 (7.41%) Migration
7 4 (7.41%) Problem Management
7 4 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (5.56%) Auto-Scaling
8 3 (5.56%) Data Protection
8 3 (5.56%) Software Licensing
9 2 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) PowerShell
2 12 (22.22%) VBScript
3 9 (16.67%) SQL
4 5 (9.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) Degree
3 2 (3.70%) MCITP
3 2 (3.70%) MCP
3 2 (3.70%) MCSE
4 1 (1.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.07%) GDPR
2 1 (1.85%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (90.74%) Active Directory
2 14 (25.93%) XenApp
3 13 (24.07%) Hyper-V
4 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (24.07%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 21 (38.89%) VMware
3 18 (33.33%) Cisco
4 16 (29.63%) Citrix
5 12 (22.22%) Ivanti
5 12 (22.22%) SolarWinds
5 12 (22.22%) Symantec
6 6 (11.11%) ServiceNow
7 5 (9.26%) SonicWALL
8 3 (5.56%) Sage
9 2 (3.70%) Google
10 1 (1.85%) Dell
10 1 (1.85%) Dell KACE
10 1 (1.85%) Veeam