Period
to 20 February 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Infrastructure Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 462 520 568
Rank change year-on-year +58 +48 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Infrastructure Engineer 83 36 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 79 29 69
South East median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +11.11% -11.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £47,750 £43,500 £42,900
England median annual salary £37,500 £36,250 £34,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +5.07% -

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 30,640 30,324 39,810
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 96.90% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 25,634 25,159 33,871
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 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 20 February 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 20 February 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
Hampshire +24 50 £31,500 +0.80% 5
Thames Valley +12 17 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Berkshire +15 13 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Surrey -8 8 £32,500 -7.14% 1
East Sussex -17 4 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £34,500 -
Kent - 2 £26,000 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire -11 1 £45,000 +12.50%
IT Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 76 (91.57%) Windows
2 68 (81.93%) Windows Server
3 66 (79.52%) VMware
4 63 (75.90%) Active Directory
5 56 (67.47%) MS Exchange
6 52 (62.65%) Microsoft
7 49 (59.04%) Citrix
7 49 (59.04%) VMware Infrastructure
8 42 (50.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 41 (49.40%) Hyper-V
10 40 (48.19%) ITIL
10 40 (48.19%) Office 365
11 39 (46.99%) Windows 7
12 37 (44.58%) Windows Server 2008
13 36 (43.37%) Windows 10
14 34 (40.96%) Exchange Server 2010
15 33 (39.76%) SQL
16 29 (34.94%) Cisco
16 29 (34.94%) Exchange Server 2013
17 27 (32.53%) Windows 8
18 25 (30.12%) XenDesktop
19 24 (28.92%) SQL Server
19 24 (28.92%) XenApp
20 20 (24.10%) VirtualBox
21 18 (21.69%) Firewall
21 18 (21.69%) Driving Licence
22 17 (20.48%) DNS
22 17 (20.48%) VoIP
22 17 (20.48%) Microsoft Certification
23 16 (19.28%) WAN

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 56 (67.47%) MS Exchange
2 34 (40.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (34.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (15.66%) SharePoint
5 7 (8.43%) IIS
6 3 (3.61%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (48.19%) Office 365
2 15 (18.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.41%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.20%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (1.20%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.69%) Firewall
2 17 (20.48%) DNS
2 17 (20.48%) VoIP
3 16 (19.28%) LAN
3 16 (19.28%) WAN
4 11 (13.25%) DHCP
5 9 (10.84%) SAN
6 6 (7.23%) Wireless
7 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.61%) HTTP
8 3 (3.61%) HTTPS
8 3 (3.61%) IP Telephony
8 3 (3.61%) IPv4
8 3 (3.61%) IPv6
8 3 (3.61%) Skype
8 3 (3.61%) VPN
9 2 (2.41%) CTI
9 2 (2.41%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.41%) Network Security
9 2 (2.41%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (9.64%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Legal
2 5 (6.02%) Marketing
3 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) LDAP
2 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.69%) Driving Licence
2 3 (3.61%) Clustering
2 3 (3.61%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 76 (91.57%) Windows
2 68 (81.93%) Windows Server
3 42 (50.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (46.99%) Windows 7
5 37 (44.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (43.37%) Windows 10
7 27 (32.53%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.82%) Linux
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (48.19%) ITIL
2 14 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (12.05%) PRINCE2
4 6 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.02%) Change Management
6 4 (4.82%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 4 (4.82%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (3.61%) Capacity Management
7 3 (3.61%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.61%) High Availability
8 2 (2.41%) CRM
8 2 (2.41%) Line Management
8 2 (2.41%) Migration
9 1 (1.20%) B2C
9 1 (1.20%) DRM
9 1 (1.20%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.20%) ERP
9 1 (1.20%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.20%) Information Security
9 1 (1.20%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (39.76%) SQL
2 4 (4.82%) C#
3 3 (3.61%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (20.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (13.25%) MCSA
3 10 (12.05%) CCA
3 10 (12.05%) CCNA
3 10 (12.05%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (12.05%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (4.82%) MCSE
5 1 (1.20%) CISM
5 1 (1.20%) CISSP
5 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.20%) MCITP
5 1 (1.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 63 (75.90%) Active Directory
2 49 (59.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (49.40%) Hyper-V
4 25 (30.12%) XenDesktop
5 24 (28.92%) XenApp
6 20 (24.10%) VirtualBox
7 7 (8.43%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (6.02%) vSphere
9 3 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.61%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (3.61%) Nessus
2 3 (3.61%) SCCM
2 3 (3.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.20%) Ansible
3 1 (1.20%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 66 (79.52%) VMware
2 52 (62.65%) Microsoft
3 49 (59.04%) Citrix
4 29 (34.94%) Cisco
5 15 (18.07%) NetApp
6 8 (9.64%) HP
7 6 (7.23%) Apple
7 6 (7.23%) Veeam
8 3 (3.61%) Ivanti
8 3 (3.61%) Shavlik
8 3 (3.61%) Sophos
8 3 (3.61%) Symantec
9 2 (2.41%) Avaya
9 2 (2.41%) Juniper
9 2 (2.41%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.41%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.20%) Mitel