Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineering
England > South West
6 months to
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 126 155
Rank change year-on-year +68 +29 +25
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 481 277 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.76% 2.54% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.19% 2.76% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 415 204 187
South West median annual salary £42,500 £38,891 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.28% -2.77% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,650 £27,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,200 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.83% +1.67% -

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 9,270 10,037 9,681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.67% 92.18% 92.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7,314 8,254 7,990
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,186 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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
Bristol +86 143 £45,000 +5.88% 26
Gloucestershire +43 134 £42,750 +0.90% 22
Wiltshire +30 106 £37,500 +5.63% 12
Dorset +10 52 £40,500 - 11
Somerset -1 20 £36,500 +11.03% 6
Devon -6 13 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Infrastructure Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 311 (64.66%) Windows
2 268 (55.72%) VMware
3 220 (45.74%) Active Directory
4 194 (40.33%) Microsoft
5 181 (37.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 180 (37.42%) Linux
7 175 (36.38%) Hyper-V
8 172 (35.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 168 (34.93%) Office 365
10 167 (34.72%) Windows Server
11 150 (31.19%) Security Cleared
12 144 (29.94%) Cisco
13 137 (28.48%) PowerShell
14 119 (24.74%) DNS
15 112 (23.28%) SCCM
16 111 (23.08%) ITIL
17 108 (22.45%) Firewall
18 104 (21.62%) DHCP
19 91 (18.92%) Citrix
20 88 (18.30%) DV Cleared
21 80 (16.63%) Agile Software Development
22 78 (16.22%) Python
23 75 (15.59%) MS Exchange
24 74 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
25 73 (15.18%) Amazon AWS
25 73 (15.18%) SharePoint
26 72 (14.97%) SQL
27 68 (14.14%) Problem-Solving
28 66 (13.72%) LAN
29 65 (13.51%) SAN

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 75 (15.59%) MS Exchange
2 73 (15.18%) SharePoint
3 42 (8.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (7.07%) Confluence
5 16 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (1.66%) Skype for Business
8 7 (1.46%) IIS
9 6 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.04%) Apache
10 5 (1.04%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.42%) CMS
12 2 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.21%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 16 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 181 (37.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 168 (34.93%) Office 365
3 73 (15.18%) Amazon AWS
4 45 (9.36%) Azure Stack
5 42 (8.73%) OneDrive
6 15 (3.12%) AWS CloudFormation
7 14 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (2.91%) AWS Lambda
7 14 (2.91%) GitHub
7 14 (2.91%) Serverless
8 13 (2.70%) Amazon S3
9 11 (2.29%) SaaS
10 9 (1.87%) Mimecast
11 8 (1.66%) IaaS
12 3 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.21%) PaaS
14 1 (0.21%) Trello
14 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 119 (24.74%) DNS
2 108 (22.45%) Firewall
3 104 (21.62%) DHCP
4 66 (13.72%) LAN
5 65 (13.51%) SAN
6 62 (12.89%) WAN
7 58 (12.06%) NetScaler
8 52 (10.81%) TCP/IP
9 45 (9.36%) Skype
10 36 (7.48%) VLAN
11 32 (6.65%) Network Security
12 24 (4.99%) VPN
13 22 (4.57%) WLAN
14 21 (4.37%) Wireless
15 14 (2.91%) VSAN
16 12 (2.49%) MPLS
16 12 (2.49%) NAS
17 11 (2.29%) Fibre Channel
17 11 (2.29%) VoIP
17 11 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.91%) MongoDB
3 5 (1.04%) Big Data
3 5 (1.04%) Data Lake
3 5 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.83%) NoSQL
4 4 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.21%) DB2
6 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.21%) MySQL
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 46 (9.56%) JIRA
2 41 (8.52%) Visual Studio
3 37 (7.69%) TestRail
3 37 (7.69%) Zephyr
4 26 (5.41%) Git (software)
5 13 (2.70%) Vagrant
6 9 (1.87%) Jenkins
6 9 (1.87%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (1.25%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.04%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.62%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.42%) MSI
11 1 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.21%) GCC
General
1 52 (10.81%) Finance
2 21 (4.37%) Manufacturing
3 20 (4.16%) Retail
4 17 (3.53%) Marketing
5 15 (3.12%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.91%) Banking
7 13 (2.70%) Electronics
8 7 (1.46%) Back Office
8 7 (1.46%) Front Office
8 7 (1.46%) Publishing
9 5 (1.04%) Legal
10 4 (0.83%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.83%) Military
11 2 (0.42%) Advertising
11 2 (0.42%) Law
12 1 (0.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 397 (82.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 88 (18.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 35 (7.28%) IT Engineer
4 31 (6.44%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 29 (6.03%) Linux Engineer
6 28 (5.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 28 (5.82%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (5.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 20 (4.16%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 19 (3.95%) Infrastructure Support
9 19 (3.95%) Support Engineer
10 18 (3.74%) Analyst
11 16 (3.33%) AWS Engineer
11 16 (3.33%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 15 (3.12%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (2.70%) Cloud Engineer
13 13 (2.70%) Senior IT Engineer
13 13 (2.70%) Windows Engineer
13 13 (2.70%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.87%) Web Services
2 8 (1.66%) Apache Flex
3 4 (0.83%) Apache NiFi
3 4 (0.83%) CGI
3 4 (0.83%) Software Packaging
4 3 (0.62%) Velocity
4 3 (0.62%) XMPP
5 2 (0.42%) HTML
5 2 (0.42%) Node.js
6 1 (0.21%) .NET
6 1 (0.21%) Akka.NET
6 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.21%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.21%) ISPF
6 1 (0.21%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.21%) Redux
6 1 (0.21%) REST
6 1 (0.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 35 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.57%) Public Cloud
4 13 (2.70%) e-Learning
4 13 (2.70%) Mobile Computing
5 12 (2.49%) EMC VNX
6 8 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.04%) Clustering
9 4 (0.83%) Blog
9 4 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (0.83%) Replication
9 4 (0.83%) User Experience
10 3 (0.62%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.62%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.42%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.42%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.42%) PKI
11 2 (0.42%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 311 (64.66%) Windows
2 180 (37.42%) Linux
3 167 (34.72%) Windows Server
4 74 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 51 (10.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (10.19%) Unix
7 43 (8.94%) CentOS
8 42 (8.73%) Mac OS
9 30 (6.24%) Ubuntu
10 21 (4.37%) Windows 10
11 16 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (2.08%) Debian
13 9 (1.87%) Windows 7
14 5 (1.04%) Fedora
15 4 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.83%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.62%) Android
17 1 (0.21%) SUSE
17 1 (0.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (23.08%) ITIL
2 80 (16.63%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (14.14%) Problem-Solving
4 51 (10.60%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (9.77%) Configuration Management
6 46 (9.56%) Service Delivery
7 44 (9.15%) Kanban
7 44 (9.15%) Service Management
8 41 (8.52%) CRM
9 39 (8.11%) Scrum
10 33 (6.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 33 (6.86%) Software Engineering
11 29 (6.03%) Migration
12 27 (5.61%) Mentoring
13 26 (5.41%) ITIL V3
13 26 (5.41%) PRINCE2
14 25 (5.20%) MODAF
14 25 (5.20%) Preventative Maintenance
15 24 (4.99%) DevOps
16 20 (4.16%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 137 (28.48%) PowerShell
2 78 (16.22%) Python
3 72 (14.97%) SQL
4 41 (8.52%) JavaScript
5 40 (8.32%) PHP
6 39 (8.11%) Bash Shell
7 25 (5.20%) C
8 16 (3.33%) Ruby
9 15 (3.12%) Java
10 8 (1.66%) C++
11 7 (1.46%) C#
12 3 (0.62%) Go
12 3 (0.62%) Perl
13 1 (0.21%) Java 8
13 1 (0.21%) JCL
13 1 (0.21%) REXX
13 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 150 (31.19%) Security Cleared
2 88 (18.30%) DV Cleared
3 64 (13.31%) Cisco Certification
4 60 (12.47%) CCNA
5 51 (10.60%) Degree
6 43 (8.94%) SC Cleared
7 33 (6.86%) MCP
8 31 (6.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (5.20%) CCA
9 25 (5.20%) RHCE
10 21 (4.37%) Citrix Certification
11 18 (3.74%) MCSA
12 17 (3.53%) MCSE
13 9 (1.87%) CCNP
14 8 (1.66%) MCITP
15 2 (0.42%) CISSP
15 2 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
15 2 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
16 1 (0.21%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 22 (4.57%) SLA
3 5 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 220 (45.74%) Active Directory
2 175 (36.38%) Hyper-V
3 172 (35.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 64 (13.31%) XenApp
5 55 (11.43%) XenDesktop
6 49 (10.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 46 (9.56%) Docker
8 37 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
9 35 (7.28%) vSphere
10 22 (4.57%) Virtual Machines
11 11 (2.29%) VirtualBox
12 10 (2.08%) Firmware
13 8 (1.66%) NFS
13 8 (1.66%) Virtual Servers
14 7 (1.46%) Virtual Desktop
15 6 (1.25%) Samba
15 6 (1.25%) Xen
16 5 (1.04%) VMware NSX
17 3 (0.62%) KVM
18 1 (0.21%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 112 (23.28%) SCCM
2 57 (11.85%) SCOM
3 50 (10.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 45 (9.36%) SCOrch
5 43 (8.94%) Puppet
6 36 (7.48%) Ansible
7 31 (6.44%) Kubernetes
8 26 (5.41%) SCVMM
9 23 (4.78%) vCenter Server
10 17 (3.53%) Terraform
11 13 (2.70%) Graphite
11 13 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
11 13 (2.70%) vRealize
12 11 (2.29%) EMC NetWorker
13 10 (2.08%) SCDPM
14 7 (1.46%) Nagios
15 5 (1.04%) NetBackup
15 5 (1.04%) WSUS
16 4 (0.83%) OpenNMS
16 4 (0.83%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 268 (55.72%) VMware
2 194 (40.33%) Microsoft
3 144 (29.94%) Cisco
4 91 (18.92%) Citrix
5 56 (11.64%) Juniper
6 41 (8.52%) Red Hat
7 39 (8.11%) Splunk
8 35 (7.28%) Veeam
9 34 (7.07%) HP
10 29 (6.03%) Dell
11 25 (5.20%) Atlassian
11 25 (5.20%) Fortinet
12 18 (3.74%) NetApp
13 16 (3.33%) EMC
14 14 (2.91%) SAP
15 13 (2.70%) F5
15 13 (2.70%) SolarWinds
16 12 (2.49%) Palo Alto
17 11 (2.29%) SonicWALL
18 9 (1.87%) Ubiquiti