Period
to 14 July 2020

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

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
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 97 81 151
Rank change year-on-year -16 +70 +46
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 141 395 225
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 2.82% 3.90% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.95% 4.03% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 115 346 170
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £54,500 £60,000 £51,375
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +2.27%

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 4,772 9,792 10,678
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.57% 96.67% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3,861 7,827 8,873
Median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

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 14 July 2020.

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 14 July 2020. 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 -4 52 £44,000 +3.53% 1
Bristol -3 37 £42,500 -10.53% 3
Wiltshire -8 26 £37,500 - 10
Somerset +21 14 £40,000 +6.67% 5
Dorset +22 9 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Cornwall - 3 £38,500 - 3
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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.

1 141 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 95 (67.38%) Windows
3 89 (63.12%) VMware
4 65 (46.10%) Active Directory
5 61 (43.26%) Office 365
6 56 (39.72%) Microsoft
7 54 (38.30%) Azure
8 50 (35.46%) Windows Server
9 47 (33.33%) Linux
10 44 (31.21%) Firewall
10 44 (31.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 44 (31.21%) PowerShell
11 34 (24.11%) Security Cleared
12 33 (23.40%) Cisco
13 30 (21.28%) AWS
14 23 (16.31%) Hyper-V
15 22 (15.60%) Windows 10
16 20 (14.18%) DevOps
16 20 (14.18%) SQL Server
17 19 (13.48%) SharePoint
18 18 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
19 17 (12.06%) Veeam
19 17 (12.06%) Bash Shell
19 17 (12.06%) Migration
20 16 (11.35%) Citrix
20 16 (11.35%) SCCM
21 15 (10.64%) DNS
22 14 (9.93%) SAN
22 14 (9.93%) Python
22 14 (9.93%) 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 19 (13.48%) SharePoint
2 14 (9.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (9.22%) MS Exchange
4 6 (4.26%) IIS
5 5 (3.55%) Confluence
6 3 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (7.80%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (2.84%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 61 (43.26%) Office 365
2 54 (38.30%) Azure
3 30 (21.28%) AWS
4 11 (7.80%) SaaS
5 5 (3.55%) IaaS
5 5 (3.55%) PaaS
6 4 (2.84%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 4 (2.84%) OneDrive
6 4 (2.84%) OpenShift
6 4 (2.84%) Serverless
7 3 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.13%) GitHub
8 2 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.42%) Azure Stack
9 1 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 44 (31.21%) Firewall
2 15 (10.64%) DNS
3 14 (9.93%) SAN
4 13 (9.22%) WAN
5 11 (7.80%) VPN
6 10 (7.09%) DHCP
6 10 (7.09%) LAN
7 7 (4.96%) TCP/IP
8 6 (4.26%) NetScaler
8 6 (4.26%) VoIP
9 4 (2.84%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (2.84%) iSCSI
9 4 (2.84%) NAS
9 4 (2.84%) Network Security
9 4 (2.84%) Skype
9 4 (2.84%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (2.13%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (2.13%) VLAN
11 2 (1.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.96%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.84%) MySQL
4 4 (2.84%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2017
6 1 (0.71%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (4.26%) JIRA
2 3 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.13%) GitLab
3 2 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.42%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.42%) Bitbucket Server
3 2 (1.42%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.42%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.71%) Subversion
4 1 (0.71%) TestRail
4 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.71%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (7.80%) Finance
2 4 (2.84%) Public Sector
3 3 (2.13%) Legal
4 2 (1.42%) Local Government
4 2 (1.42%) Retail
5 1 (0.71%) Advertising
5 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.71%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.42%) .NET
2 1 (0.71%) Apache NiFi
2 1 (0.71%) Kafka
2 1 (0.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.96%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.26%) iPad
2 6 (4.26%) iPhone
3 5 (3.55%) Cloud Native
4 4 (2.84%) Reinsurance
5 3 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.42%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.42%) PKI
6 2 (1.42%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.42%) User Experience
7 1 (0.71%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.71%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 95 (67.38%) Windows
2 50 (35.46%) Windows Server
3 47 (33.33%) Linux
4 22 (15.60%) Windows 10
5 18 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (8.51%) Windows Server 2016
7 11 (7.80%) CentOS
8 10 (7.09%) Windows Server 2019
9 9 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (5.67%) Windows 7
11 7 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (4.26%) Unix
13 4 (2.84%) HPUX
13 4 (2.84%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (2.84%) Solaris
13 4 (2.84%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.42%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (14.18%) DevOps
3 17 (12.06%) Migration
4 14 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (7.09%) Mentoring
5 10 (7.09%) Project Delivery
6 9 (6.38%) ITIL
7 8 (5.67%) Infrastructure as Code
7 8 (5.67%) Infrastructure Automation
7 8 (5.67%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (5.67%) Project Management
8 7 (4.96%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.26%) Analytics
9 6 (4.26%) Data Analytics
9 6 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (4.26%) Service Management
9 6 (4.26%) Technology Roadmap
9 6 (4.26%) Virtual Environments
10 5 (3.55%) Proactive Management
10 5 (3.55%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 44 (31.21%) PowerShell
2 17 (12.06%) Bash Shell
3 14 (9.93%) Python
3 14 (9.93%) SQL
4 5 (3.55%) Ruby
5 4 (2.84%) C
6 3 (2.13%) Java
7 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.71%) Perl
7 1 (0.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (24.11%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.93%) DV Cleared
3 12 (8.51%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (5.67%) CCNA
6 6 (4.26%) MCSE
6 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.84%) MCSA
7 4 (2.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.13%) Degree
9 2 (1.42%) CISSP
10 1 (0.71%) CCNP
10 1 (0.71%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 65 (46.10%) Active Directory
2 44 (31.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (16.31%) Hyper-V
4 13 (9.22%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (8.51%) Docker
6 11 (7.80%) vSphere
7 9 (6.38%) XenApp
8 6 (4.26%) XenDesktop
9 5 (3.55%) Firmware
9 5 (3.55%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (3.55%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (2.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.42%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.71%) Ceph
12 1 (0.71%) KVM
12 1 (0.71%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 16 (11.35%) SCCM
2 10 (7.09%) Ansible
3 9 (6.38%) Kubernetes
3 9 (6.38%) Puppet
3 9 (6.38%) Terraform
4 6 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.84%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.84%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.13%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (2.13%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.42%) SCOM
7 2 (1.42%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.42%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.42%) vRealize
8 1 (0.71%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.71%) Salt
8 1 (0.71%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 89 (63.12%) VMware
2 56 (39.72%) Microsoft
3 33 (23.40%) Cisco
4 17 (12.06%) Veeam
5 16 (11.35%) Citrix
6 10 (7.09%) Dell
7 9 (6.38%) Apple
8 8 (5.67%) Red Hat
9 6 (4.26%) Meraki
10 5 (3.55%) HP
10 5 (3.55%) McAfee
10 5 (3.55%) Oracle
11 3 (2.13%) Atlassian
11 3 (2.13%) Juniper
11 3 (2.13%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.13%) Veritas
12 2 (1.42%) Brocade
13 1 (0.71%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.71%) Nokia
13 1 (0.71%) Progress