Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 478 484 539
Rank change year-on-year +6 +55 +43
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Infrastructure Engineer 71 52 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 71 42 73
South East median annual salary £32,500 £36,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.72% +10.77% -8.45%
10th Percentile £26,750 £28,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
England median annual salary £39,250 £37,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +6.08% - +5.71%

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 29,415 28,171 36,515
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.92% 96.87% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 24,487 23,546 31,137
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -5 40 £32,000 +2.40% 3
Thames Valley +8 13 £41,500 +3.75% 1
Surrey -3 9 £32,500 -10.34%
Kent - 8 £26,000 - 1
Berkshire +6 7 £47,500 +11.76%
Oxfordshire -19 5 £41,500 +3.75% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 2 £41,500 +43.10%
East Sussex -15 1 £40,000 -
IT Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 63 (88.73%) Windows
2 59 (83.10%) Active Directory
3 53 (74.65%) Windows Server
4 42 (59.15%) VMware
5 35 (49.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 35 (49.30%) Microsoft
6 34 (47.89%) Windows 10
7 32 (45.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (43.66%) Windows 7
8 31 (43.66%) MS Exchange
9 29 (40.85%) Hyper-V
9 29 (40.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (38.03%) Citrix
11 25 (35.21%) ITIL
11 25 (35.21%) Exchange Server 2010
12 23 (32.39%) SQL
13 22 (30.99%) Cisco
13 22 (30.99%) Exchange Server 2013
14 21 (29.58%) Windows 8
15 19 (26.76%) Office 365
16 17 (23.94%) XenApp
16 17 (23.94%) XenDesktop
17 16 (22.54%) Firewall
18 15 (21.13%) DNS
19 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
20 11 (15.49%) DHCP
20 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Azure
20 11 (15.49%) VirtualBox
21 10 (14.08%) Driving Licence
21 10 (14.08%) Linux

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 31 (43.66%) MS Exchange
2 25 (35.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (30.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (9.86%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.41%) IIS
5 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 19 (26.76%) Office 365
2 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.54%) Firewall
2 15 (21.13%) DNS
3 11 (15.49%) DHCP
4 9 (12.68%) SAN
4 9 (12.68%) Wireless
5 8 (11.27%) LAN
5 8 (11.27%) WAN
6 6 (8.45%) TCP/IP
7 5 (7.04%) HTTP
7 5 (7.04%) HTTPS
7 5 (7.04%) IPv4
7 5 (7.04%) IPv6
7 5 (7.04%) VoIP
8 4 (5.63%) VLAN
8 4 (5.63%) VPN
9 1 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.41%) Network Security
9 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (14.08%) Legal
2 6 (8.45%) Retail
3 5 (7.04%) Finance
4 2 (2.82%) Advertising
5 1 (1.41%) Local Government
5 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) LDAP
2 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Driving Licence
2 4 (5.63%) Replication
3 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) Clustering
3 3 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 63 (88.73%) Windows
2 53 (74.65%) Windows Server
3 34 (47.89%) Windows 10
4 32 (45.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (43.66%) Windows 7
6 29 (40.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (29.58%) Windows 8
8 10 (14.08%) Linux
9 1 (1.41%) CentOS
9 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.21%) ITIL
2 7 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (9.86%) Line Management
3 6 (8.45%) Capacity Management
3 6 (8.45%) Change Management
4 5 (7.04%) High Availability
4 5 (7.04%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (7.04%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (5.63%) Change Control
5 4 (5.63%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.63%) Service Management
6 3 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.23%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.23%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.23%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.23%) Information Security
6 3 (4.23%) Network Management
6 3 (4.23%) Statistics
6 3 (4.23%) Time Management
6 3 (4.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.39%) SQL
2 8 (11.27%) C#
3 5 (7.04%) Bash Shell
3 5 (7.04%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.41%) Java
4 1 (1.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) MCP
2 3 (4.23%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) HNC
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.23%) RHCSA
3 2 (2.82%) MCSE
3 2 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.41%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.41%) CCNP
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.41%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.41%) MCITP
4 1 (1.41%) MCSA
4 1 (1.41%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (83.10%) Active Directory
2 35 (49.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (40.85%) Hyper-V
4 17 (23.94%) XenApp
4 17 (23.94%) XenDesktop
5 11 (15.49%) VirtualBox
6 6 (8.45%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) Failover Clustering
1 5 (7.04%) Nessus
1 5 (7.04%) SCCM
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (4.23%) SCOM
2 3 (4.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (2.82%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.82%) WSUS
4 1 (1.41%) Ansible
4 1 (1.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 42 (59.15%) VMware
2 35 (49.30%) Microsoft
3 27 (38.03%) Citrix
4 22 (30.99%) Cisco
5 6 (8.45%) HP
5 6 (8.45%) SonicWALL
6 5 (7.04%) Ivanti
6 5 (7.04%) Shavlik
7 4 (5.63%) NetApp
8 3 (4.23%) Symantec
8 3 (4.23%) Veeam
9 2 (2.82%) CommVault
9 2 (2.82%) Sophos
10 1 (1.41%) Apple
10 1 (1.41%) Dell
10 1 (1.41%) Oracle
10 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow