Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Infrastructure Engineer
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 99 82
Rank change year-on-year +44 -17 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 53 38 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.75% 1.77% 2.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.82% 1.81% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 53 29 62
South Wales median annual salary £31,500 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -4.11% +12.31%
10th Percentile £26,300 £23,750 £25,075
90th Percentile £40,500 £47,500 £40,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.11% +11.45%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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 Wales
Permanent vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 1389 2101 2404
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.23% 97.99% 98.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1241 1881 2065
South Wales median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,349 £55,250 £52,950
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Cardiff +27 29 £35,000 -
Newport +19 19 £31,500 -34.38% 1
Caerphilly - 5 £32,000 -
Infrastructure Engineer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 38 (71.70%) Windows
2 37 (69.81%) VMware
3 34 (64.15%) Windows Server
4 32 (60.38%) Active Directory
5 30 (56.60%) Microsoft
6 28 (52.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 28 (52.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (49.06%) ITIL
8 24 (45.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (43.40%) Citrix
9 23 (43.40%) Office 365
10 21 (39.62%) Exchange Server 2013
10 21 (39.62%) MS Exchange
11 18 (33.96%) Hyper-V
11 18 (33.96%) Windows 8
11 18 (33.96%) Windows 10
12 17 (32.08%) XenApp
12 17 (32.08%) Cisco
12 17 (32.08%) SQL
13 16 (30.19%) XenDesktop
13 16 (30.19%) Windows 7
13 16 (30.19%) VirtualBox
13 16 (30.19%) Exchange Server 2010
14 15 (28.30%) Firewall
15 11 (20.75%) Linux
16 10 (18.87%) SAN
17 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
17 9 (16.98%) Continuous Improvement
18 8 (15.09%) LAN
18 8 (15.09%) WAN

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 21 (39.62%) Exchange Server 2013
1 21 (39.62%) MS Exchange
2 16 (30.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.32%) IIS
4 5 (9.43%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (5.66%) Apache
5 3 (5.66%) CMS
5 3 (5.66%) nginx
6 2 (3.77%) Apache Solr
6 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 23 (43.40%) Office 365
2 5 (9.43%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.77%) G Suite
4 1 (1.89%) IaaS
4 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.30%) Firewall
2 10 (18.87%) SAN
3 8 (15.09%) LAN
3 8 (15.09%) WAN
4 7 (13.21%) VPN
5 6 (11.32%) DNS
5 6 (11.32%) NetScaler
6 5 (9.43%) DHCP
6 5 (9.43%) Internet
6 5 (9.43%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (5.66%) H.323
7 3 (5.66%) NAS
7 3 (5.66%) Network Security
7 3 (5.66%) VoIP
8 2 (3.77%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.77%) IPsec
8 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.77%) VLAN
9 1 (1.89%) Skype
9 1 (1.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.89%) Ingres
4 1 (1.89%) MySQL
4 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Welsh Language
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Clustering
3 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) PKI
3 2 (3.77%) Replication
4 1 (1.89%) AS400
4 1 (1.89%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 38 (71.70%) Windows
2 34 (64.15%) Windows Server
3 28 (52.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (45.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (33.96%) Windows 10
5 18 (33.96%) Windows 8
6 16 (30.19%) Windows 7
7 11 (20.75%) Linux
8 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (9.43%) CentOS
9 5 (9.43%) Debian
9 5 (9.43%) Unix
10 3 (5.66%) Ubuntu
11 2 (3.77%) AIX
11 2 (3.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) ITIL
2 9 (16.98%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (9.43%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
4 4 (7.55%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.66%) DevOps
5 3 (5.66%) Identity Management
5 3 (5.66%) Performance Management
5 3 (5.66%) SIEM
6 2 (3.77%) Change Management
6 2 (3.77%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.77%) Service Management
6 2 (3.77%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.89%) Computer Forensics
7 1 (1.89%) ERP
7 1 (1.89%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.89%) Migration
7 1 (1.89%) Project Management
7 1 (1.89%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) Java
3 1 (1.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) MCSE
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.77%) MCITP
3 1 (1.89%) Avaya Certification
3 1 (1.89%) CCNA
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (60.38%) Active Directory
2 28 (52.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (33.96%) Hyper-V
4 17 (32.08%) XenApp
5 16 (30.19%) VirtualBox
5 16 (30.19%) XenDesktop
6 6 (11.32%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (7.55%) Terminal Services
8 3 (5.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (5.66%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.77%) WSUS
3 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.89%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 37 (69.81%) VMware
2 30 (56.60%) Microsoft
3 23 (43.40%) Citrix
4 17 (32.08%) Cisco
5 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.66%) Avaya
7 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.77%) EMC
7 2 (3.77%) Google
7 2 (3.77%) NetApp
7 2 (3.77%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (1.89%) Actian
8 1 (1.89%) arcserve
8 1 (1.89%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.89%) Epicor
8 1 (1.89%) HP
8 1 (1.89%) IBM
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle
8 1 (1.89%) Splunk