Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 200 168
Rank change year-on-year +36 -32 +37
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 189 161 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.84% 1.48% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 1.53% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 165 149 220
South West median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £23,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £51,250 £47,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 10020 10556 11566
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.55% 96.96% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8299 8909 9807
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +12 55 £45,000 +25.00% 1
Wiltshire +21 49 £32,500 -9.72% 2
Bristol -12 43 £40,000 +15.94% 3
Somerset +8 13 £35,125 +8.08% 2
Cornwall - 11 £55,000 -
Dorset -3 9 £35,000 -17.65%
Devon +16 2 £29,000 -17.73% 1
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 134 (70.90%) Windows
2 98 (51.85%) VMware
3 96 (50.79%) Windows Server
4 83 (43.92%) Active Directory
5 74 (39.15%) Microsoft
6 69 (36.51%) Firewall
7 68 (35.98%) ITIL
7 68 (35.98%) Security Cleared
8 64 (33.86%) Linux
9 57 (30.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 53 (28.04%) Hyper-V
11 52 (27.51%) Microsoft Azure
11 52 (27.51%) VMware Infrastructure
12 51 (26.98%) Cisco
13 48 (25.40%) SQL Server
13 48 (25.40%) PowerShell
14 43 (22.75%) DNS
15 41 (21.69%) Windows Server 2008
15 41 (21.69%) Amazon AWS
16 40 (21.16%) DV Cleared
17 39 (20.63%) DHCP
18 37 (19.58%) Office 365
19 35 (18.52%) SCCM
20 34 (17.99%) Degree
20 34 (17.99%) Problem Management
21 32 (16.93%) VMware ESXi
22 31 (16.40%) Service Delivery
23 30 (15.87%) CCNA
23 30 (15.87%) Cisco Certification
24 29 (15.34%) Analytical Skills

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 26 (13.76%) MS Exchange
2 17 (8.99%) SharePoint
3 15 (7.94%) IIS
4 12 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (4.23%) Apache
5 8 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (4.23%) Skype for Business
6 6 (3.17%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (3.17%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.59%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.59%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.53%) Confluence
9 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (10.05%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 52 (27.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (21.69%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (19.58%) Office 365
4 13 (6.88%) PaaS
5 11 (5.82%) SaaS
6 6 (3.17%) IaaS
6 6 (3.17%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 69 (36.51%) Firewall
2 43 (22.75%) DNS
3 39 (20.63%) DHCP
4 27 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 26 (13.76%) LAN
6 24 (12.70%) SAN
7 21 (11.11%) Network Security
8 18 (9.52%) WAN
9 16 (8.47%) Intrusion Detection
10 14 (7.41%) IP Telephony
11 13 (6.88%) VLAN
12 11 (5.82%) NAS
13 10 (5.29%) Fibre Channel
14 7 (3.70%) FCoE
14 7 (3.70%) SNMP
14 7 (3.70%) SSL
15 6 (3.17%) VPN
16 5 (2.65%) iSCSI
16 5 (2.65%) Skype
17 3 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (25.40%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.70%) Big Data
2 7 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (1.59%) MySQL
3 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (4.23%) JIRA
2 7 (3.70%) Redmine
3 4 (2.12%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (9.52%) Finance
2 10 (5.29%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.65%) Advertising
3 5 (2.65%) Games
4 3 (1.59%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.59%) Banking
4 3 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.06%) Legal
5 2 (1.06%) Publishing
6 1 (0.53%) Back Office
6 1 (0.53%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.17%) Web Services
2 7 (3.70%) .NET
3 3 (1.59%) LAMP
4 2 (1.06%) Java EE
4 2 (1.06%) STL
5 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.53%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.53%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.34%) Analytical Skills
1 29 (15.34%) Data Centre
2 26 (13.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 16 (8.47%) Hybrid Cloud
4 13 (6.88%) Replication
5 10 (5.29%) Public Cloud
6 6 (3.17%) Cloud Native
6 6 (3.17%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.65%) Clustering
8 3 (1.59%) iPad
9 2 (1.06%) CESG
9 2 (1.06%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.06%) Fintech
9 2 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.53%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.53%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 134 (70.90%) Windows
2 96 (50.79%) Windows Server
3 64 (33.86%) Linux
4 57 (30.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (21.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (11.64%) Unix
7 10 (5.29%) Windows 10
8 9 (4.76%) Windows 8
8 9 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (4.23%) CentOS
9 8 (4.23%) Windows 7
10 7 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (3.17%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.53%) HPUX
12 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.53%) Solaris
12 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (35.98%) ITIL
2 34 (17.99%) Problem Management
3 31 (16.40%) Service Delivery
4 27 (14.29%) Service Management
5 26 (13.76%) ITIL V3
6 25 (13.23%) Cybersecurity
6 25 (13.23%) ITSM
6 25 (13.23%) Proactive Management
7 23 (12.17%) Network Virtualisation
8 22 (11.64%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (10.58%) Configuration Management
10 16 (8.47%) Boundary Protection
10 16 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (8.47%) Data Loss Prevention
10 16 (8.47%) SIEM
10 16 (8.47%) Threat Detection
11 15 (7.94%) Infrastructure Management
12 13 (6.88%) Asset Management
12 13 (6.88%) Change Management
13 12 (6.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 48 (25.40%) PowerShell
2 27 (14.29%) Python
3 20 (10.58%) SQL
4 14 (7.41%) Bash Shell
5 12 (6.35%) Java
5 12 (6.35%) JavaScript
6 8 (4.23%) Korn
7 7 (3.70%) C
7 7 (3.70%) Perl
8 4 (2.12%) C#
9 3 (1.59%) AWK
9 3 (1.59%) PHP
9 3 (1.59%) sed
10 2 (1.06%) C++
10 2 (1.06%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 68 (35.98%) Security Cleared
2 40 (21.16%) DV Cleared
3 34 (17.99%) Degree
4 30 (15.87%) CCNA
4 30 (15.87%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (14.81%) SC Cleared
6 24 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (10.58%) MCSE
8 19 (10.05%) CISSP
9 10 (5.29%) CISM
9 10 (5.29%) RHCA
9 10 (5.29%) RHCE
9 10 (5.29%) RHCSA
9 10 (5.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (3.70%) CompTIA Security+
10 7 (3.70%) GIAC
10 7 (3.70%) Linux+ Certification
10 7 (3.70%) Network+ Certification
10 7 (3.70%) SANS
10 7 (3.70%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.65%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 83 (43.92%) Active Directory
2 53 (28.04%) Hyper-V
3 52 (27.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (16.93%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (8.47%) BitLocker
5 16 (8.47%) Virtual Desktop
6 11 (5.82%) vSphere
7 10 (5.29%) NFS
7 10 (5.29%) Snort
7 10 (5.29%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (4.76%) Firmware
9 7 (3.70%) Samba
9 7 (3.70%) VMware NSX
10 5 (2.65%) XenApp
11 2 (1.06%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.06%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.06%) XenServer
12 1 (0.53%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.53%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 35 (18.52%) SCCM
2 22 (11.64%) SCOM
3 20 (10.58%) Puppet
4 17 (8.99%) SCVMM
5 16 (8.47%) vCenter Server
6 14 (7.41%) Ansible
7 10 (5.29%) Nessus
8 9 (4.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 9 (4.76%) Nagios
8 9 (4.76%) SCDPM
9 7 (3.70%) HAProxy
10 6 (3.17%) Backup Exec
10 6 (3.17%) NetBackup
10 6 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (3.17%) ZABBIX
11 3 (1.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (1.59%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 3 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (1.59%) vMotion
Vendors
1 98 (51.85%) VMware
2 74 (39.15%) Microsoft
3 51 (26.98%) Cisco
4 24 (12.70%) Citrix
5 22 (11.64%) Dell
6 17 (8.99%) McAfee
7 15 (7.94%) AlienVault
7 15 (7.94%) NetApp
7 15 (7.94%) SolarWinds
8 10 (5.29%) Acunetix
8 10 (5.29%) LogRhythm
8 10 (5.29%) Rapid7
8 10 (5.29%) Splunk
9 9 (4.76%) Red Hat
10 7 (3.70%) EMC
11 6 (3.17%) IBM
11 6 (3.17%) SaltStack
12 5 (2.65%) HP
12 5 (2.65%) Juniper
13 4 (2.12%) Avaya