Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 472 496 559
Rank change year-on-year +24 +63 +44
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Infrastructure Engineer 70 52 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 71 43 50
South East median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £48,750 £44,500 £50,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%

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 28,698 28,139 35,845
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 96.70% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 23,824 23,548 30,340
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £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 August 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 August 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 +33 26 £38,000 +31.03% 6
Hampshire -18 24 £35,000 +18.64%
Oxfordshire +7 16 £41,500 - 1
Berkshire +6 8 £30,000 - 4
Surrey +18 7 £32,500 -
Kent - 7 £26,000 -
West Sussex +10 3 £21,000 -43.24%
Buckinghamshire +7 3 £41,500 +43.10% 1
East Sussex - 2 £40,750 -
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 20 August 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 65 (92.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 64 (91.43%) Windows
3 57 (81.43%) Active Directory
4 55 (78.57%) Windows Server
5 44 (62.86%) VMware
6 32 (45.71%) Microsoft
7 28 (40.00%) Windows 10
8 27 (38.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (31.43%) Windows 7
9 22 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (28.57%) Office 365
11 20 (28.57%) Hyper-V
11 20 (28.57%) Citrix
11 20 (28.57%) ITIL
11 20 (28.57%) VPN
12 18 (25.71%) MS Exchange
12 18 (25.71%) Cisco
12 18 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
13 16 (22.86%) DNS
14 15 (21.43%) SQL
14 15 (21.43%) Firewall
14 15 (21.43%) XenApp
14 15 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
15 14 (20.00%) Windows 8
15 14 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
15 14 (20.00%) DHCP
16 13 (18.57%) TCP/IP
17 12 (17.14%) LAN
17 12 (17.14%) Legal

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 18 (25.71%) MS Exchange
2 15 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.29%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.43%) IIS
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 20 (28.57%) Office 365
2 18 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.43%) Route 53
4 1 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.57%) VPN
2 16 (22.86%) DNS
3 15 (21.43%) Firewall
4 14 (20.00%) DHCP
5 13 (18.57%) TCP/IP
6 12 (17.14%) LAN
7 11 (15.71%) WAN
8 10 (14.29%) Wireless
9 7 (10.00%) SAN
10 5 (7.14%) VoIP
11 4 (5.71%) VLAN
12 3 (4.29%) Skype
13 2 (2.86%) HTTP
13 2 (2.86%) HTTPS
13 2 (2.86%) IPv4
13 2 (2.86%) IPv6
13 2 (2.86%) MPLS
14 1 (1.43%) SMS
14 1 (1.43%) SNMP
14 1 (1.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) MySQL
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
General
1 12 (17.14%) Legal
2 4 (5.71%) Retail
3 3 (4.29%) Advertising
3 3 (4.29%) Finance
4 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) LDAP
2 1 (1.43%) .NET
2 1 (1.43%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.43%) COM
2 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Driving Licence
1 5 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Replication
3 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Fintech
5 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) Life Science
5 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 64 (91.43%) Windows
2 55 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 28 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 22 (31.43%) Windows 7
4 22 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 11 (15.71%) Linux
8 4 (5.71%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.43%) CentOS
9 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (92.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (28.57%) ITIL
3 6 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (8.57%) Network Virtualisation
3 6 (8.57%) Time Management
4 5 (7.14%) Line Management
4 5 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 5 (7.14%) Service Management
5 4 (5.71%) Data Integration
5 4 (5.71%) DevOps
5 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (5.71%) Statistics
6 3 (4.29%) Capacity Management
6 3 (4.29%) Change Control
6 3 (4.29%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.29%) Information Security
6 3 (4.29%) Network Management
6 3 (4.29%) Server Building
6 3 (4.29%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.43%) SQL
2 8 (11.43%) C#
3 4 (5.71%) Java
3 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.57%) Degree
3 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.29%) HNC
4 3 (4.29%) MCP
4 3 (4.29%) MCSA
4 3 (4.29%) RHCSA
5 2 (2.86%) MCSE
5 2 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.43%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.43%) CCNP
6 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.43%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.43%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) GDPR
3 1 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.43%) PMO
System Software
1 57 (81.43%) Active Directory
2 27 (38.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 15 (21.43%) XenApp
5 8 (11.43%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.71%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (5.71%) VirtualBox
7 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.86%) vSphere
8 1 (1.43%) ProxySG
8 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) SCCM
2 4 (5.71%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (4.29%) SCOM
4 2 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (2.86%) Nessus
4 2 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.86%) WSUS
5 1 (1.43%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 44 (62.86%) VMware
2 32 (45.71%) Microsoft
3 20 (28.57%) Citrix
4 18 (25.71%) Cisco
5 5 (7.14%) HP
6 4 (5.71%) Oracle
6 4 (5.71%) SonicWALL
7 3 (4.29%) CommVault
8 2 (2.86%) Ivanti
8 2 (2.86%) Shavlik
9 1 (1.43%) Aruba
9 1 (1.43%) Avaya
9 1 (1.43%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.43%) F5
9 1 (1.43%) Mitel
9 1 (1.43%) NetApp
9 1 (1.43%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.43%) Veeam