Infrastructure Engineer Jobs in the South West

Infrastructure Engineer
England > South West

The median Infrastructure Engineer salary in the South West is £50,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 21 May 2024.

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

6 months to
21 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 56 140 163
Rank change year-on-year +84 +23 -29
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 391 141 167
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 4.16% 2.10% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.33% 2.36% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 267 94 134
10th Percentile £34,500 £34,605 £31,680
25th Percentile £40,603 £41,688 £36,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,875 £50,625
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £60,875
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - - +5.82%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South West

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.

Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 9,031 5,981 7,966
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.14% 89.07% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6,621 3,701 5,152
10th Percentile £27,945 £29,250 £29,263
25th Percentile £36,365 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £79,750 £78,750
England median annual salary £53,000 £60,800 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.83% +1.33% +9.09%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 21 May 2024.

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 21 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Wiltshire +49 124 £50,500 +13.48% 11
Gloucestershire +37 117 £54,000 -2.70% 11
Bristol +25 52 £47,500 -24.00% 12
Dorset -7 37 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Somerset +26 34 £36,250 -22.87% 1
Devon +4 25 £41,206 +7.65% 13
Cornwall -15 2 £36,750 - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 May 2024, Infrastructure Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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.

1 376 (96.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 176 (45.01%) Windows
3 159 (40.66%) Security Cleared
4 146 (37.34%) VMware
5 138 (35.29%) Linux
6 125 (31.97%) Azure
7 105 (26.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 105 (26.85%) Microsoft
8 97 (24.81%) PowerShell
9 86 (21.99%) DV Cleared
10 83 (21.23%) Microsoft 365
11 80 (20.46%) Active Directory
12 78 (19.95%) Windows Server
13 71 (18.16%) SC Cleared
14 69 (17.65%) Ansible
15 67 (17.14%) Hyper-V
16 61 (15.60%) SaaS
17 60 (15.35%) Aerospace
18 59 (15.09%) DNS
19 58 (14.83%) Python
20 57 (14.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 55 (14.07%) Bash
21 55 (14.07%) Red Hat
22 54 (13.81%) Firewall
23 50 (12.79%) AWS
24 48 (12.28%) Docker
24 48 (12.28%) Kubernetes
25 45 (11.51%) Data Centre
25 45 (11.51%) DHCP
26 44 (11.25%) WAN

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (9.97%) SharePoint
2 34 (8.70%) Microsoft Exchange
3 5 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.02%) Jupyter
4 4 (1.02%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.51%) Confluence
6 1 (0.26%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (0.51%) AutoCAD
1 2 (0.51%) Trello
Cloud Services
1 125 (31.97%) Azure
2 83 (21.23%) Microsoft 365
3 61 (15.60%) SaaS
4 50 (12.79%) AWS
5 42 (10.74%) OpenShift
6 31 (7.93%) Entra ID
7 22 (5.63%) Power Platform
8 20 (5.12%) IaaS
9 17 (4.35%) PaaS
10 13 (3.32%) Nutanix
11 8 (2.05%) OneDrive
12 4 (1.02%) Amazon S3
12 4 (1.02%) PowerApps
13 3 (0.77%) WhatsApp
14 2 (0.51%) Power Automate
14 2 (0.51%) Rubrik
14 2 (0.51%) Slack
15 1 (0.26%) Azure DevOps
15 1 (0.26%) Azure Storage
15 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 59 (15.09%) DNS
2 54 (13.81%) Firewall
3 45 (11.51%) DHCP
4 44 (11.25%) WAN
5 41 (10.49%) TCP/IP
6 36 (9.21%) HTTP
7 29 (7.42%) LAN
8 22 (5.63%) SD-WAN
9 19 (4.86%) SAN
9 19 (4.86%) Wireless
10 17 (4.35%) NAS
11 14 (3.58%) iSCSI
12 12 (3.07%) VPN
13 10 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
13 10 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (1.79%) WLAN
15 5 (1.28%) Ethernet VPN
15 5 (1.28%) Internet
15 5 (1.28%) VLAN
15 5 (1.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.60%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.32%) Big Data
3 5 (1.28%) MySQL
4 3 (0.77%) Power BI
5 2 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.51%) JIRA
1 2 (0.51%) MSI
2 1 (0.26%) GitLab
2 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
General
1 60 (15.35%) Aerospace
2 42 (10.74%) Social Skills
3 36 (9.21%) Public Sector
4 23 (5.88%) Finance
5 18 (4.60%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 13 (3.32%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.05%) Military
8 7 (1.79%) Retail
9 5 (1.28%) Legal
10 4 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.02%) Automotive
10 4 (1.02%) Banking
10 4 (1.02%) Electronics
11 3 (0.77%) Social Housing
12 2 (0.51%) Advertising
12 2 (0.51%) Games
12 2 (0.51%) Organisational Skills
12 2 (0.51%) Welsh Language
13 1 (0.26%) Law
13 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.79%) JSON
2 6 (1.53%) JSON Schema
2 6 (1.53%) KML
2 6 (1.53%) Regular Expression
2 6 (1.53%) Software Packaging
2 6 (1.53%) XML
2 6 (1.53%) XML Schema
3 4 (1.02%) EJB
4 2 (0.51%) .NET
4 2 (0.51%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.51%) CSS
5 1 (0.26%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.51%) Data Centre
2 22 (5.63%) Driving Licence
3 15 (3.84%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (3.58%) EMC VNX
5 13 (3.32%) Cyber Defence
6 10 (2.56%) PKI
7 8 (2.05%) Replication
8 6 (1.53%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.53%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.28%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.02%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.77%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.77%) IBM Mainframe
11 3 (0.77%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.51%) Low-Code
12 2 (0.51%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.51%) Operational Technology
12 2 (0.51%) Security Posture
Operating Systems
1 176 (45.01%) Windows
2 138 (35.29%) Linux
3 78 (19.95%) Windows Server
4 57 (14.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (4.09%) Windows Server 2019
6 15 (3.84%) Windows Server 2016
7 13 (3.32%) Windows 10
8 10 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.79%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.28%) VMS
11 4 (1.02%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.02%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.77%) CentOS
12 3 (0.77%) zOS
13 2 (0.51%) Android
13 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.26%) AIX
14 1 (0.26%) Rocky
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (96.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 43 (11.00%) Collaborative Working
3 42 (10.74%) Actionable Insight
4 41 (10.49%) DevOps
5 36 (9.21%) Software Architecture
6 35 (8.95%) Agile
7 32 (8.18%) ITIL
8 29 (7.42%) Mentoring
9 27 (6.91%) Service Delivery
10 26 (6.65%) Cybersecurity
11 22 (5.63%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (4.35%) Service Management
13 15 (3.84%) Project Delivery
14 14 (3.58%) Server Management
15 13 (3.32%) Continuous Improvement
16 10 (2.56%) Change Management
16 10 (2.56%) Customer Service
16 10 (2.56%) ITSM
16 10 (2.56%) Software Testing
17 9 (2.30%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (24.81%) PowerShell
2 58 (14.83%) Python
3 55 (14.07%) Bash
4 38 (9.72%) Java
5 13 (3.32%) SQL
6 3 (0.77%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.77%) Ruby
7 2 (0.51%) C#
8 1 (0.26%) C++
8 1 (0.26%) Go
Qualifications
1 159 (40.66%) Security Cleared
2 86 (21.99%) DV Cleared
3 71 (18.16%) SC Cleared
4 18 (4.60%) Degree
5 14 (3.58%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (3.32%) CCNA
7 9 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.53%) CCNP
9 5 (1.28%) A+ Certification
9 5 (1.28%) DBS Check
9 5 (1.28%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (1.02%) MCSE
11 3 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.51%) Azure Certification
12 2 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.51%) CISSP
12 2 (0.51%) CompTIA Security+
13 1 (0.26%) HNC
13 1 (0.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.81%) SLA
2 7 (1.79%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 105 (26.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 80 (20.46%) Active Directory
3 67 (17.14%) Hyper-V
4 48 (12.28%) Docker
5 29 (7.42%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (4.86%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (3.84%) vSphere
8 8 (2.05%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (1.28%) Firmware
10 4 (1.02%) NFS
10 4 (1.02%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 4 (1.02%) XenApp
11 2 (0.51%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.26%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 69 (17.65%) Ansible
2 48 (12.28%) Kubernetes
3 38 (9.72%) Puppet
4 34 (8.70%) SCCM
5 30 (7.67%) Microsoft Intune
6 22 (5.63%) vCenter Server
7 19 (4.86%) Nagios
8 17 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
9 8 (2.05%) ZABBIX
10 5 (1.28%) FortiGate
11 4 (1.02%) Grafana
12 3 (0.77%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 2 (0.51%) Jamf Pro
13 2 (0.51%) Terraform
14 1 (0.26%) CASB
14 1 (0.26%) Failover Clustering
14 1 (0.26%) Kibana
14 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
14 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 1 (0.26%) Progress Chef
Vendors
1 146 (37.34%) VMware
2 105 (26.85%) Microsoft
3 55 (14.07%) Red Hat
4 43 (11.00%) Cisco
5 36 (9.21%) Veeam
6 18 (4.60%) Citrix
6 18 (4.60%) SolarWinds
7 17 (4.35%) EMC
8 13 (3.32%) Meraki
9 12 (3.07%) Brocade
10 11 (2.81%) Aruba
10 11 (2.81%) IBM
11 10 (2.56%) HP
11 10 (2.56%) NetApp
12 4 (1.02%) Fortinet
12 4 (1.02%) Oracle
12 4 (1.02%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.77%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.77%) Dell
13 3 (0.77%) Sophos