The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 165 118
Rank change year-on-year +3 -47  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 82 72 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.55% 1.39% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.43% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 75 52 129
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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 5151 5050 5839
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.06% 97.62% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4281 4276 4924
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Bristol -3 29 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Wiltshire +5 14 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Gloucestershire -19 14 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Cornwall - 13 £55,000 -
Somerset -7 6 £31,500 -10.63% 1
Dorset +1 4 £32,500 -17.72% 1
Devon +3 2 £32,500 -2.98% 1
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 91 (67.91%) Windows
2 86 (64.18%) VMware
3 59 (44.03%) Windows Server
4 52 (38.81%) Active Directory
5 46 (34.33%) Linux
6 38 (28.36%) Cisco
7 37 (27.61%) ITIL
8 35 (26.12%) Microsoft
8 35 (26.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (24.63%) Firewall
10 32 (23.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (21.64%) VMware Infrastructure
11 29 (21.64%) MS Exchange
12 27 (20.15%) Security Cleared
13 24 (17.91%) Python
14 22 (16.42%) vSphere
14 22 (16.42%) Office 365
15 20 (14.93%) Cybersecurity
15 20 (14.93%) SIEM
16 19 (14.18%) Unix
16 19 (14.18%) SQL Server
16 19 (14.18%) WAN
17 18 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
17 18 (13.43%) MCSE
18 17 (12.69%) LAN
18 17 (12.69%) Hyper-V
18 17 (12.69%) PowerShell
19 16 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2010
19 16 (11.94%) VMware ESXi
19 16 (11.94%) Telecoms

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 29 (21.64%) MS Exchange
2 16 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.97%) Skype for Business
4 7 (5.22%) IIS
5 6 (4.48%) Apache
5 6 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.99%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.99%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.24%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.75%) Confluence
9 1 (0.75%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.75%) JBoss
9 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.42%) Office 365
2 15 (11.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.48%) SaaS
5 4 (2.99%) IaaS
5 4 (2.99%) PaaS
6 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (24.63%) Firewall
2 19 (14.18%) WAN
3 17 (12.69%) LAN
4 12 (8.96%) IP Telephony
5 11 (8.21%) TCP/IP
6 9 (6.72%) DNS
6 9 (6.72%) VPN
7 7 (5.22%) DHCP
7 7 (5.22%) SAN
8 6 (4.48%) MPLS
9 5 (3.73%) HTTP
10 4 (2.99%) HTTPS
10 4 (2.99%) iSCSI
10 4 (2.99%) SMTP
10 4 (2.99%) SSH
10 4 (2.99%) Telnet
10 4 (2.99%) VLAN
11 2 (1.49%) NAS
11 2 (1.49%) Skype
11 2 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.24%) MySQL
3 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.49%) JIRA
2 2 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.75%) Ant
3 1 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.75%) Redmine
General
1 16 (11.94%) Telecoms
2 15 (11.19%) Finance
3 6 (4.48%) Advertising
4 4 (2.99%) Games
5 2 (1.49%) Banking
5 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.72%) .NET
2 3 (2.24%) LAMP
3 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.75%) SOAP
3 1 (0.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (5.97%) Clustering
3 6 (4.48%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.99%) Cybercrime
4 4 (2.99%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.24%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.24%) Replication
6 2 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.49%) iPad
6 2 (1.49%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 91 (67.91%) Windows
2 59 (44.03%) Windows Server
3 46 (34.33%) Linux
4 35 (26.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (23.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (14.18%) Unix
7 9 (6.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.73%) CentOS
8 5 (3.73%) Solaris
8 5 (3.73%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.24%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.75%) HPUX
10 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.61%) ITIL
2 20 (14.93%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (14.93%) SIEM
3 10 (7.46%) Software Engineering
4 9 (6.72%) DevOps
4 9 (6.72%) Problem Management
5 7 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (5.22%) Network Architecture
6 6 (4.48%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.73%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (3.73%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (3.73%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (3.73%) Service Management
8 4 (2.99%) Migration
8 4 (2.99%) Proactive Monitoring
8 4 (2.99%) Task Automation
9 3 (2.24%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (2.24%) Data Encryption
9 3 (2.24%) Mentoring
10 2 (1.49%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.91%) Python
2 17 (12.69%) PowerShell
3 15 (11.19%) Java
3 15 (11.19%) JavaScript
4 14 (10.45%) SQL
5 8 (5.97%) Bash Shell
6 7 (5.22%) C#
7 5 (3.73%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.99%) C
9 3 (2.24%) AWK
9 3 (2.24%) sed
10 1 (0.75%) Korn
Qualifications
1 27 (20.15%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.43%) MCSE
2 18 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (11.94%) CISSP
4 15 (11.19%) CISM
4 15 (11.19%) RHCA
4 15 (11.19%) RHCE
4 15 (11.19%) RHCSA
5 13 (9.70%) CCNA
5 13 (9.70%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (8.21%) Degree
6 11 (8.21%) DV Cleared
7 9 (6.72%) SC Cleared
7 9 (6.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (5.22%) MCSA
9 5 (3.73%) CCNP
10 4 (2.99%) MCP
11 2 (1.49%) CCA
11 2 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.75%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.99%) SLA
2 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (38.81%) Active Directory
2 29 (21.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (16.42%) vSphere
4 17 (12.69%) Hyper-V
5 16 (11.94%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (11.19%) Snort
7 6 (4.48%) XenApp
8 4 (2.99%) NFS
9 3 (2.24%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.49%) Firmware
11 1 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.75%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.75%) Samba
11 1 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (11.19%) Nessus
1 15 (11.19%) SCCM
2 9 (6.72%) SCOM
3 7 (5.22%) Puppet
4 6 (4.48%) Ansible
4 6 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (3.73%) Nagios
6 4 (2.99%) Backup Exec
7 3 (2.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (2.24%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (2.24%) OpenView
7 3 (2.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (2.24%) vMotion
8 2 (1.49%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.49%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 86 (64.18%) VMware
2 38 (28.36%) Cisco
3 35 (26.12%) Microsoft
4 15 (11.19%) Acunetix
4 15 (11.19%) AlienVault
4 15 (11.19%) LogRhythm
4 15 (11.19%) Rapid7
4 15 (11.19%) Splunk
5 12 (8.96%) NetApp
6 10 (7.46%) HP
7 9 (6.72%) Citrix
8 7 (5.22%) Juniper
8 7 (5.22%) Red Hat
8 7 (5.22%) SolarWinds
9 5 (3.73%) Fortinet
9 5 (3.73%) Oracle
10 4 (2.99%) IBM
11 3 (2.24%) Dell
11 3 (2.24%) Lotus
11 3 (2.24%) Symantec
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £29000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus, Pension FREE FOOD!
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + up to 37 days hol, 15% pension, Flex
Posted: 5 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Alpha IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + security clearance
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £27000.00 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
UKCloud
Salary: Competitive Rates / Negotiable - Pension, Healthcare, Life Cover, Bonu
Posted: 6 days ago