Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Engineering over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineering
England > South West
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 139 148
Rank change year-on-year +39 +9 -14
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 288 255 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.94% 2.53% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 2.77% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 212 209 203
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £46,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% -1.16%

Infrastructure Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,067 9,195 9,640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.68% 91.08% 91.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7,103 7,545 7,998
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,025
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.60% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,787 £63,750 £64,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Infrastructure Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the South West

Infrastructure Engineering
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the South West.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the South West

Infrastructure Engineering
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the South West over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in the South West

Infrastructure Engineering
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 Engineering within the South West region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Wiltshire -11 80 £32,500 -9.72% 16
Bristol +34 76 £40,000 - 14
Gloucestershire +23 50 £47,500 +5.56% 9
Dorset +24 37 £35,000 -6.67% 6
Devon +9 16 £42,250 +40.83% 10
Somerset +10 11 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Cornwall +15 2 £29,500 -46.36%
Infrastructure Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering.

1 181 (62.85%) Windows
2 106 (36.81%) VMware
3 104 (36.11%) Security Cleared
4 102 (35.42%) Microsoft
5 100 (34.72%) Windows Server
6 88 (30.56%) Linux
7 78 (27.08%) Active Directory
8 77 (26.74%) Microsoft Azure
9 74 (25.69%) Hyper-V
10 66 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 63 (21.88%) Cisco
12 60 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
13 59 (20.49%) DV Cleared
14 56 (19.44%) ITIL
15 54 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
16 51 (17.71%) PowerShell
17 48 (16.67%) Office 365
18 46 (15.97%) Service Delivery
19 43 (14.93%) Cisco Certification
19 43 (14.93%) SC Cleared
20 42 (14.58%) CCNA
20 42 (14.58%) Firewall
21 41 (14.24%) Veeam
21 41 (14.24%) Problem-Solving
22 39 (13.54%) DevOps
23 35 (12.15%) EMC
24 34 (11.81%) Bash Shell
25 32 (11.11%) Ansible
25 32 (11.11%) Dell
25 32 (11.11%) Python

Infrastructure Engineering
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 20 (6.94%) MS Exchange
2 14 (4.86%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.47%) Anypoint
3 10 (3.47%) Apache
4 6 (2.08%) CMS
5 5 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.39%) Confluence
7 3 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.04%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.69%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.35%) IIS
9 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.78%) Exstream
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 77 (26.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (16.67%) Office 365
4 13 (4.51%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.74%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (1.74%) IaaS
5 5 (1.74%) SaaS
6 4 (1.39%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.04%) G Suite
7 3 (1.04%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 42 (14.58%) Firewall
2 26 (9.03%) LAN
2 26 (9.03%) SAN
3 22 (7.64%) DNS
3 22 (7.64%) WAN
4 20 (6.94%) DHCP
5 15 (5.21%) TCP/IP
6 13 (4.51%) Network Security
7 12 (4.17%) VLAN
8 11 (3.82%) NAS
8 11 (3.82%) NetScaler
9 10 (3.47%) SSL
10 9 (3.13%) FCoE
10 9 (3.13%) Wireless
11 8 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (2.78%) SNMP
12 5 (1.74%) VPN
13 3 (1.04%) Internet
13 3 (1.04%) Skype
13 3 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.56%) MySQL
3 6 (2.08%) Big Data
4 2 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.35%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.35%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (6.94%) JIRA
2 15 (5.21%) MSI
3 8 (2.78%) Redmine
4 4 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.04%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.69%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.35%) git-flow
7 1 (0.35%) GitLab
7 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (9.72%) Finance
2 12 (4.17%) Marketing
3 10 (3.47%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.13%) Electronics
4 9 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.78%) Games
6 7 (2.43%) Retail
7 3 (1.04%) Front Office
8 2 (0.69%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 196 (68.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 39 (13.54%) Cloud Engineer
2 39 (13.54%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 30 (10.42%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 29 (10.07%) IT Engineer
5 27 (9.38%) Platform Engineer
6 24 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
7 23 (7.99%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 22 (7.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 19 (6.60%) Backup Engineer
9 19 (6.60%) Storage and Backup Engineer
9 19 (6.60%) Storage Engineer
10 18 (6.25%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 17 (5.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 17 (5.90%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (5.56%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (5.56%) Support Engineer
13 15 (5.21%) Administrator
14 13 (4.51%) Systems Administrator
14 13 (4.51%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.43%) LAMP
2 6 (2.08%) Web Services
3 4 (1.39%) .NET
3 4 (1.39%) Spring
4 3 (1.04%) Middleware
5 2 (0.69%) .NET Core
5 2 (0.69%) REST
6 1 (0.35%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.35%) Redux
6 1 (0.35%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.94%) EMC VNX
3 16 (5.56%) Fintech
4 14 (4.86%) Data Centre
5 11 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (2.43%) Fat Client
6 7 (2.43%) Replication
6 7 (2.43%) Thin Client
7 6 (2.08%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.74%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.74%) PKI
9 4 (1.39%) Cybercrime
9 4 (1.39%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.04%) Clustering
10 3 (1.04%) Renewable Energy
11 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.35%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.35%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 181 (62.85%) Windows
2 100 (34.72%) Windows Server
3 88 (30.56%) Linux
4 28 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 15 (5.21%) Ubuntu
8 14 (4.86%) Unix
8 14 (4.86%) Windows 10
9 8 (2.78%) CentOS
10 6 (2.08%) Fedora
10 6 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.04%) AIX
13 2 (0.69%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.35%) Debian
14 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (19.44%) ITIL
3 46 (15.97%) Service Delivery
4 41 (14.24%) Problem-Solving
5 39 (13.54%) DevOps
6 31 (10.76%) Service Management
7 25 (8.68%) Customer Requirements
8 20 (6.94%) ITIL V3
8 20 (6.94%) ITSM
8 20 (6.94%) Systems Engineering
9 19 (6.60%) Configuration Management
9 19 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (5.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (5.56%) Deployment Automation
11 16 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (5.56%) Mentoring
12 15 (5.21%) Application Packaging
12 15 (5.21%) Cybersecurity
13 14 (4.86%) High Availability
14 13 (4.51%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 51 (17.71%) PowerShell
2 34 (11.81%) Bash Shell
3 32 (11.11%) Python
4 20 (6.94%) C
5 18 (6.25%) SQL
6 12 (4.17%) C#
7 11 (3.82%) Perl
8 10 (3.47%) Java
9 8 (2.78%) Korn
10 7 (2.43%) PHP
11 4 (1.39%) C++
11 4 (1.39%) Go
11 4 (1.39%) Ruby
12 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 104 (36.11%) Security Cleared
2 59 (20.49%) DV Cleared
3 43 (14.93%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (14.93%) SC Cleared
4 42 (14.58%) CCNA
5 31 (10.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (9.03%) Degree
6 26 (9.03%) MCSE
7 12 (4.17%) CISSP
7 12 (4.17%) SSCP
8 10 (3.47%) CompTIA Security+
8 10 (3.47%) GIAC
8 10 (3.47%) Linux+ Certification
8 10 (3.47%) Network+ Certification
8 10 (3.47%) SANS
9 8 (2.78%) MCSA
10 6 (2.08%) CCNP
11 5 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (1.39%) RHCE
12 4 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.68%) SLA
2 2 (0.69%) GDPR
3 1 (0.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 78 (27.08%) Active Directory
2 74 (25.69%) Hyper-V
3 66 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (9.03%) Docker
5 22 (7.64%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (7.29%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (5.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 14 (4.86%) XenApp
9 11 (3.82%) vSphere
10 10 (3.47%) NFS
10 10 (3.47%) Samba
10 10 (3.47%) XenDesktop
11 9 (3.13%) VMware NSX
12 8 (2.78%) Firmware
13 6 (2.08%) VirtualBox
13 6 (2.08%) Xen
14 3 (1.04%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.69%) RHEV
15 2 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 32 (11.11%) Ansible
2 27 (9.38%) Puppet
2 27 (9.38%) SCCM
3 19 (6.60%) EMC NetWorker
3 19 (6.60%) vCenter Server
4 18 (6.25%) SCVMM
5 16 (5.56%) Kubernetes
6 15 (5.21%) Nagios
7 14 (4.86%) ZABBIX
8 10 (3.47%) CloudHub
9 8 (2.78%) FortiGate
9 8 (2.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 8 (2.78%) SCDPM
10 7 (2.43%) Cacti
11 6 (2.08%) Docker Swarm
11 6 (2.08%) OpenNMS
12 5 (1.74%) Terraform
13 4 (1.39%) WSUS
14 3 (1.04%) Backup Exec
14 3 (1.04%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 106 (36.81%) VMware
2 102 (35.42%) Microsoft
3 63 (21.88%) Cisco
4 41 (14.24%) Veeam
5 35 (12.15%) EMC
6 32 (11.11%) Dell
7 30 (10.42%) Citrix
8 21 (7.29%) NetApp
9 17 (5.90%) Juniper
10 16 (5.56%) HP
11 15 (5.21%) SolarWinds
12 10 (3.47%) MuleSoft
12 10 (3.47%) SAP
13 8 (2.78%) Red Hat
13 8 (2.78%) WSO2
14 6 (2.08%) Cloudera
14 6 (2.08%) Hortonworks
14 6 (2.08%) McAfee
14 6 (2.08%) Sitecore
15 5 (1.74%) Dell KACE