The median annual salary for a Infrastructure Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Engineer
Wales / South Wales
Rank 65 60 69
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 23 40 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.63% 3.23% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 3.29% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 22 34 20
Median salary £32,500 £26,500 £40,450
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.64% -34.48%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £22,000 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £36,450 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 855 1215 1135
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.60% 98.22% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 744 1032 995
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in South Wales

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in South Wales.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in South Wales

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in South Wales over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in South Wales

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +16 20 £32,500 -2.25%
Newport -3 3 £36,250 +15.07% 1
Torfaen - 1 £41,500 -
Infrastructure Engineer
Wales

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Wales region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 34 (89.47%) Windows
2 31 (81.58%) VMware
3 22 (57.89%) Active Directory
3 22 (57.89%) Windows Server
4 21 (55.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (47.37%) Office 365
6 17 (44.74%) Firewall
7 16 (42.11%) MS Exchange
7 16 (42.11%) Hyper-V
8 15 (39.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (31.58%) LAN
10 12 (31.58%) MCSE
11 11 (28.95%) Linux
11 11 (28.95%) CCNA
11 11 (28.95%) Cisco
11 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
11 11 (28.95%) SAN
12 10 (26.32%) DNS
13 9 (23.68%) Apple
13 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2007
14 8 (21.05%) IaaS
14 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (21.05%) SaaS
14 8 (21.05%) PaaS
14 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (21.05%) MS Excel

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 16 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (13.16%) Apache
4 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (13.16%) JBoss
5 4 (10.53%) IIS
5 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.63%) Confluence
6 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.63%) nginx
6 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (47.37%) Office 365
2 8 (21.05%) IaaS
2 8 (21.05%) PaaS
2 8 (21.05%) SaaS
3 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 17 (44.74%) Firewall
2 12 (31.58%) LAN
3 11 (28.95%) SAN
4 10 (26.32%) DNS
5 4 (10.53%) WAN
5 4 (10.53%) Wireless
6 3 (7.89%) VLAN
7 2 (5.26%) ADSL
7 2 (5.26%) DHCP
8 1 (2.63%) BIG-IP
8 1 (2.63%) HTTP
8 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
1 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Advertising
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) LAMP
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (89.47%) Windows
2 22 (57.89%) Windows Server
3 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (28.95%) Linux
6 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (15.79%) Unix
8 4 (10.53%) Mac OS X
9 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.63%) CentOS
10 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.63%) OpenBSD
10 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
2 5 (13.16%) ITIL
2 5 (13.16%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (13.16%) Problem Management
3 4 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (7.89%) Capacity Management
4 3 (7.89%) Information Security
4 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
4 3 (7.89%) Migration
4 3 (7.89%) Release Management
5 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (2.63%) Change Management
6 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.63%) ERP
6 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.63%) Security Management
6 1 (2.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) Python
2 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
2 3 (7.89%) Perl
2 3 (7.89%) Ruby
3 1 (2.63%) C
3 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (31.58%) MCSE
3 11 (28.95%) CCNA
4 7 (18.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (13.16%) CCA
5 5 (13.16%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (10.53%) MCSA
7 1 (2.63%) AWS Certification
7 1 (2.63%) CCNP
7 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 21 (55.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (42.11%) Hyper-V
4 5 (13.16%) VMware ESX
4 5 (13.16%) XenApp
4 5 (13.16%) XenDesktop
5 4 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (7.89%) XenServer
7 2 (5.26%) Docker
7 2 (5.26%) vCloud
8 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.63%) Ansible
2 1 (2.63%) Nagios
2 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (81.58%) VMware
2 11 (28.95%) Cisco
2 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
3 9 (23.68%) Apple
4 8 (21.05%) Oracle
5 7 (18.42%) Citrix
6 6 (15.79%) Dell
6 6 (15.79%) Veeam
7 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
8 3 (7.89%) Aastra
8 3 (7.89%) Avaya
9 2 (5.26%) EMC
9 2 (5.26%) EqualLogic
9 2 (5.26%) F5
9 2 (5.26%) NetApp
9 2 (5.26%) Symantec
9 2 (5.26%) Veritas
10 1 (2.63%) Radware
10 1 (2.63%) Splunk
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
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