Period
to 11 December 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

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

Infrastructure Engineer
England > South West
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 121 143 173
Rank change year-on-year +22 +30 +32
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 246 210 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.60% 2.09% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 2.17% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 198 144 159
South West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £56,625 £57,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 9,094 9,680 10,003
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.20% 96.51% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7,356 7,805 8,286
South West median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £24,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 11 December 2019.

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 6 months to 11 December 2019. 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
Gloucestershire +11 91 £42,500 -5.56% 6
Wiltshire +9 60 £38,750 +13.14% 15
Bristol +33 57 £43,500 +8.75% 5
Dorset +4 20 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Somerset +7 9 £40,000 +12.68% 1
Devon -17 3 £31,374 -23.94% 8
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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 West region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 246 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 168 (68.29%) Windows
3 162 (65.85%) VMware
4 135 (54.88%) Active Directory
5 99 (40.24%) Linux
6 98 (39.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 95 (38.62%) Security Cleared
8 87 (35.37%) Microsoft
9 81 (32.93%) Office 365
10 73 (29.67%) Azure
11 66 (26.83%) PowerShell
12 63 (25.61%) Windows Server
13 62 (25.20%) ITIL
14 60 (24.39%) DV Cleared
15 53 (21.54%) Citrix
16 52 (21.14%) SCCM
17 51 (20.73%) Hyper-V
18 48 (19.51%) Cisco
18 48 (19.51%) DNS
19 47 (19.11%) SC Cleared
20 42 (17.07%) DHCP
21 41 (16.67%) Firewall
22 40 (16.26%) Python
22 40 (16.26%) SharePoint
23 36 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
24 34 (13.82%) TCP/IP
25 33 (13.41%) Unix
25 33 (13.41%) Public Sector
26 32 (13.01%) Windows Server 2012
26 32 (13.01%) SQL

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 40 (16.26%) SharePoint
2 18 (7.32%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.07%) Confluence
3 10 (4.07%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (4.07%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.03%) JBoss
6 4 (1.63%) IIS
7 2 (0.81%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.41%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (4.47%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 81 (32.93%) Office 365
2 73 (29.67%) Azure
3 29 (11.79%) AWS
4 20 (8.13%) Azure Stack
4 20 (8.13%) OneDrive
5 16 (6.50%) OpenShift
6 12 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (4.07%) IaaS
8 9 (3.66%) SaaS
9 3 (1.22%) GCP
9 3 (1.22%) PaaS
10 2 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.81%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.81%) GitHub
10 2 (0.81%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 48 (19.51%) DNS
2 42 (17.07%) DHCP
3 41 (16.67%) Firewall
4 34 (13.82%) TCP/IP
5 23 (9.35%) LAN
5 23 (9.35%) WAN
6 21 (8.54%) SAN
7 20 (8.13%) NetScaler
8 17 (6.91%) Skype
9 16 (6.50%) Wireless
10 13 (5.28%) VPN
11 7 (2.85%) Network Security
12 6 (2.44%) NAS
12 6 (2.44%) VLAN
13 5 (2.03%) Internet
14 4 (1.63%) BIG-IP
14 4 (1.63%) iSCSI
14 4 (1.63%) VSAN
15 3 (1.22%) Remote Desktop
15 3 (1.22%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.63%) Big Data
3 2 (0.81%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (8.13%) Visual Studio
2 18 (7.32%) JIRA
3 15 (6.10%) TestRail
3 15 (6.10%) Zephyr
4 12 (4.88%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.03%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (1.63%) GCC
6 4 (1.63%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.22%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.81%) Vagrant
General
1 33 (13.41%) Public Sector
2 31 (12.60%) Finance
3 18 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.88%) Electronics
4 12 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 12 (4.88%) Marketing
5 10 (4.07%) Retail
6 8 (3.25%) Aerospace
7 5 (2.03%) Publishing
8 4 (1.63%) Games
8 4 (1.63%) Military
9 3 (1.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.41%) Back Office
10 1 (0.41%) Legal
10 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.85%) Web Services
2 6 (2.44%) Software Packaging
3 5 (2.03%) Middleware
4 1 (0.41%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.41%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.41%) JSON
4 1 (0.41%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.91%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.07%) Fat Client
2 10 (4.07%) Thin Client
3 9 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.85%) Blog
4 7 (2.85%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (2.85%) Private Cloud
5 6 (2.44%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.03%) e-Learning
6 5 (2.03%) iPad
6 5 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.63%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.22%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.22%) Cyberattack
8 3 (1.22%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.22%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (1.22%) Replication
9 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.81%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 168 (68.29%) Windows
2 99 (40.24%) Linux
3 63 (25.61%) Windows Server
4 33 (13.41%) Unix
5 32 (13.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (9.35%) Mac OS
7 22 (8.94%) Windows 10
8 17 (6.91%) CentOS
9 16 (6.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (6.50%) Windows 7
10 13 (5.28%) Ubuntu
11 7 (2.85%) Fedora
11 7 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (1.22%) Debian
13 2 (0.81%) Solaris
14 1 (0.41%) Android
14 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.41%) SUSE
14 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 62 (25.20%) ITIL
3 36 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (10.16%) Configuration Management
5 24 (9.76%) Migration
6 22 (8.94%) CRM
6 22 (8.94%) DevOps
6 22 (8.94%) Service Management
7 20 (8.13%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (8.13%) Service Delivery
8 16 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (6.50%) Mentoring
9 12 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (4.88%) Digital Marketing
9 12 (4.88%) Programme Management
10 10 (4.07%) Coaching
10 10 (4.07%) Customer Requirements
10 10 (4.07%) Proactive Management
10 10 (4.07%) Scrum
11 9 (3.66%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 66 (26.83%) PowerShell
2 40 (16.26%) Python
3 32 (13.01%) SQL
4 23 (9.35%) Bash Shell
5 19 (7.72%) PHP
6 15 (6.10%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.85%) Perl
8 5 (2.03%) C
9 3 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 95 (38.62%) Security Cleared
2 60 (24.39%) DV Cleared
3 47 (19.11%) SC Cleared
4 30 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (10.98%) CCNA
6 16 (6.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (6.50%) RHCE
7 13 (5.28%) Degree
8 12 (4.88%) MCP
8 12 (4.88%) MCSE
9 10 (4.07%) CCA
9 10 (4.07%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (3.25%) CCNP
11 5 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.22%) MCSA
13 2 (0.81%) CCDP
13 2 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.81%) Network+ Certification
14 1 (0.41%) Linux+ Certification
14 1 (0.41%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 10 (4.07%) SLA
3 5 (2.03%) GDPR
4 4 (1.63%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.41%) GxP
5 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 135 (54.88%) Active Directory
2 98 (39.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (20.73%) Hyper-V
4 30 (12.20%) Docker
5 27 (10.98%) Microsoft App-V
6 22 (8.94%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (8.94%) XenApp
7 21 (8.54%) XenDesktop
8 17 (6.91%) vSphere
9 8 (3.25%) VirtualBox
10 7 (2.85%) KVM
10 7 (2.85%) oVirt
10 7 (2.85%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (2.44%) Xen
12 5 (2.03%) VMware NSX
13 4 (1.63%) NFS
13 4 (1.63%) Samba
14 3 (1.22%) Ceph
15 2 (0.81%) Firmware
16 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 52 (21.14%) SCCM
2 24 (9.76%) Kubernetes
3 23 (9.35%) Ansible
4 22 (8.94%) SCOM
5 20 (8.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 20 (8.13%) Puppet
5 20 (8.13%) SCOrch
6 10 (4.07%) NetBackup
6 10 (4.07%) vCenter Server
7 9 (3.66%) Nagios
7 9 (3.66%) Terraform
8 8 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (2.03%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (2.03%) OpenNMS
9 5 (2.03%) Red Hat Satellite
9 5 (2.03%) ZABBIX
10 4 (1.63%) PowerCLI
10 4 (1.63%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (1.22%) Graylog
11 3 (1.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 162 (65.85%) VMware
2 87 (35.37%) Microsoft
3 53 (21.54%) Citrix
4 48 (19.51%) Cisco
5 26 (10.57%) Red Hat
6 16 (6.50%) Veeam
7 15 (6.10%) Splunk
8 12 (4.88%) Dell
8 12 (4.88%) SAP
9 11 (4.47%) Atlassian
9 11 (4.47%) Juniper
10 10 (4.07%) SolarWinds
11 9 (3.66%) NetApp
12 8 (3.25%) Apple
12 8 (3.25%) HP
12 8 (3.25%) Palo Alto
12 8 (3.25%) Veritas
13 6 (2.44%) EMC
13 6 (2.44%) F5
14 5 (2.03%) Fortinet