The median annual salary for a Infrastructure Engineer was £35,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Engineer
England / South West
Rank 186 141 163
Rank change year-on-year -45 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 52 116 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.02% 1.97% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 2.04% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 50 100 78
Median salary £35,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.38% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
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 the South West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4916 5684 5841
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.66% 96.72% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4103 4696 4888
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,648 £60,000
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 the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the South West

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the South West

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the South West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in the South West

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Wiltshire +7 18 £35,000 +1.44%
Bristol -7 15 £36,000 -10.00% 4
Gloucestershire -16 14 £30,500 -23.75% 1
Dorset +17 3 £42,500 +18.05%
Cornwall - 2 £55,000 -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 94 (71.76%) Windows
2 84 (64.12%) VMware
3 68 (51.91%) Windows Server
4 56 (42.75%) ITIL
5 52 (39.69%) Active Directory
6 48 (36.64%) Firewall
7 46 (35.11%) Microsoft
8 44 (33.59%) Security Cleared
9 37 (28.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 36 (27.48%) DV Cleared
10 36 (27.48%) Hyper-V
11 35 (26.72%) Cisco
11 35 (26.72%) MS Exchange
12 29 (22.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 28 (21.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 28 (21.37%) WAN
14 27 (20.61%) SLA
15 26 (19.85%) Service Management
15 26 (19.85%) Infrastructure Management
15 26 (19.85%) Problem Management
16 25 (19.08%) Linux
17 24 (18.32%) LAN
18 23 (17.56%) SQL Server
19 22 (16.79%) Software Engineering
20 20 (15.27%) VMware ESX
20 20 (15.27%) IP Telephony
21 19 (14.50%) SCCM
22 18 (13.74%) Management Information System
22 18 (13.74%) Customer Requirements
23 16 (12.21%) Data Encryption

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 35 (26.72%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (7.63%) IIS
4 6 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.05%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.29%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.76%) Apache
8 1 (0.76%) JBoss
8 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.16%) MS Office
3 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.16%) Office 365
2 9 (6.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.34%) SaaS
4 6 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (3.05%) IaaS
5 4 (3.05%) PaaS
6 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (36.64%) Firewall
2 28 (21.37%) WAN
3 24 (18.32%) LAN
4 20 (15.27%) IP Telephony
5 15 (11.45%) TCP/IP
6 13 (9.92%) VPN
7 11 (8.40%) DHCP
7 11 (8.40%) DNS
8 10 (7.63%) SAN
9 8 (6.11%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (5.34%) Network Security
11 6 (4.58%) Wireless
12 5 (3.82%) HTTP
13 4 (3.05%) HTTPS
13 4 (3.05%) MPLS
13 4 (3.05%) SMTP
13 4 (3.05%) SSH
13 4 (3.05%) SSL
13 4 (3.05%) Telnet
14 3 (2.29%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.05%) MySQL
3 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.76%) Ant
2 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.76%) JIRA
2 1 (0.76%) Redmine
General
1 8 (6.11%) Finance
2 5 (3.82%) Advertising
3 4 (3.05%) Games
3 4 (3.05%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.53%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.58%) .NET
2 3 (2.29%) CAdES
2 3 (2.29%) PAdES
2 3 (2.29%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (2.29%) XAdES
3 1 (0.76%) SOAP
3 1 (0.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.74%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.63%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.87%) Cybercrime
4 5 (3.82%) Clustering
5 4 (3.05%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.53%) PKI
7 1 (0.76%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 94 (71.76%) Windows
2 68 (51.91%) Windows Server
3 29 (22.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (21.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (19.08%) Linux
6 13 (9.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (6.11%) CentOS
8 5 (3.82%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.05%) Solaris
9 4 (3.05%) Ubuntu
9 4 (3.05%) Unix
10 2 (1.53%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.53%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.76%) Debian
11 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (42.75%) ITIL
2 26 (19.85%) Infrastructure Management
2 26 (19.85%) Problem Management
2 26 (19.85%) Service Management
3 22 (16.79%) Software Engineering
4 18 (13.74%) Customer Requirements
5 16 (12.21%) Data Encryption
6 11 (8.40%) Service Delivery
7 10 (7.63%) ITIL V3
8 9 (6.87%) High Availability
9 8 (6.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.82%) DevOps
10 5 (3.82%) Project Management
11 4 (3.05%) Change Control
11 4 (3.05%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (3.05%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (3.05%) Migration
11 4 (3.05%) Network Architecture
12 3 (2.29%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (2.29%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.40%) Python
2 9 (6.87%) SQL
3 8 (6.11%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.58%) C#
5 5 (3.82%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.82%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.29%) C
6 3 (2.29%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.53%) Java
7 2 (1.53%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.76%) Korn
Qualifications
1 44 (33.59%) Security Cleared
2 36 (27.48%) DV Cleared
3 15 (11.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (9.16%) MCSA
4 12 (9.16%) MCSE
5 9 (6.87%) MCP
6 8 (6.11%) SC Cleared
7 7 (5.34%) CCNA
7 7 (5.34%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (4.58%) Degree
8 6 (4.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.29%) CISSP
10 2 (1.53%) CISM
10 2 (1.53%) RHCA
10 2 (1.53%) RHCE
10 2 (1.53%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.76%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (0.76%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.76%) SANS
11 1 (0.76%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (20.61%) SLA
2 2 (1.53%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (39.69%) Active Directory
2 37 (28.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (27.48%) Hyper-V
4 20 (15.27%) VMware ESX
5 10 (7.63%) vSphere
6 9 (6.87%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (3.82%) Firmware
8 3 (2.29%) KVM
8 3 (2.29%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.29%) XenApp
9 2 (1.53%) Samba
9 2 (1.53%) Snort
9 2 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.76%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.76%) NFS
10 1 (0.76%) Xen
10 1 (0.76%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (14.50%) SCCM
2 10 (7.63%) Puppet
3 6 (4.58%) Ansible
3 6 (4.58%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.82%) SCOM
5 4 (3.05%) WSUS
6 3 (2.29%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.29%) Nagios
6 3 (2.29%) Rundeck
6 3 (2.29%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.53%) Nessus
8 1 (0.76%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.76%) OpenView
8 1 (0.76%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 84 (64.12%) VMware
2 46 (35.11%) Microsoft
3 35 (26.72%) Cisco
4 16 (12.21%) Citrix
5 8 (6.11%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.82%) HP
7 3 (2.29%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.29%) CommVault
7 3 (2.29%) Meru Networks
8 2 (1.53%) Acunetix
8 2 (1.53%) AlienVault
8 2 (1.53%) Apple
8 2 (1.53%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (1.53%) Huawei
8 2 (1.53%) Juniper
8 2 (1.53%) LogRhythm
8 2 (1.53%) Rapid7
8 2 (1.53%) Riverbed
8 2 (1.53%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.53%) Splunk
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