Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineering
England > South West
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 137 172
Rank change year-on-year +17 +35 -56
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 265 240 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.54% 2.35% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 2.56% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 216 210 158
South West median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +16.44% +1.39%
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,000 £23,925
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.74% -1.11% +5.88%

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 9,634 9,378 9,740
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.17% 91.71% 90.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7,927 7,723 8,146
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,798
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 2018. 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 +11 74 £45,000 - 15
Wiltshire +7 60 £32,500 -5.80% 19
Dorset -5 41 £37,500 - 7
Bristol -14 38 £40,000 +5.26% 10
Somerset +33 24 £33,250 +0.76% 15
Devon +24 9 £41,250 +33.06% 13
Cornwall -16 7 £29,500 -46.36% 1
Avon - 2 £50,000 -
Infrastructure Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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.

1 192 (72.45%) Windows
2 134 (50.57%) VMware
3 126 (47.55%) Active Directory
4 121 (45.66%) Microsoft
5 120 (45.28%) Windows Server
6 88 (33.21%) Security Cleared
7 86 (32.45%) Hyper-V
7 86 (32.45%) Linux
8 84 (31.70%) VMware Infrastructure
9 80 (30.19%) Microsoft Azure
10 63 (23.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 61 (23.02%) Office 365
12 56 (21.13%) ITIL
12 56 (21.13%) Firewall
13 51 (19.25%) Cisco
14 48 (18.11%) Windows Server 2008
15 45 (16.98%) SCCM
15 45 (16.98%) Citrix
15 45 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
16 43 (16.23%) Amazon AWS
17 42 (15.85%) PowerShell
18 40 (15.09%) DV Cleared
18 40 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
19 39 (14.72%) Service Management
20 38 (14.34%) SAN
20 38 (14.34%) CCNA
21 37 (13.96%) SharePoint
21 37 (13.96%) MS Exchange
21 37 (13.96%) TCP/IP
21 37 (13.96%) SQL Server

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 37 (13.96%) MS Exchange
1 37 (13.96%) SharePoint
2 19 (7.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (6.79%) Apache
4 14 (5.28%) IIS
5 12 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (4.53%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (3.77%) Skype for Business
7 8 (3.02%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.51%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.13%) Confluence
9 3 (1.13%) JBoss
9 3 (1.13%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.75%) nginx
11 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (6.42%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.38%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 80 (30.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (23.02%) Office 365
3 43 (16.23%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.64%) G Suite
4 7 (2.64%) IaaS
5 6 (2.26%) OpenShift
6 5 (1.89%) OneDrive
6 5 (1.89%) PaaS
6 5 (1.89%) SaaS
7 3 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.13%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (1.13%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 56 (21.13%) Firewall
2 38 (14.34%) SAN
3 37 (13.96%) TCP/IP
4 34 (12.83%) WAN
5 33 (12.45%) LAN
6 29 (10.94%) DNS
7 15 (5.66%) Wireless
8 14 (5.28%) VPN
9 13 (4.91%) Network Security
10 12 (4.53%) DHCP
10 12 (4.53%) Intrusion Detection
10 12 (4.53%) SNMP
11 11 (4.15%) Remote Desktop
12 10 (3.77%) FCoE
12 10 (3.77%) NAS
12 10 (3.77%) WLAN
13 8 (3.02%) DDNS
14 7 (2.64%) Skype
14 7 (2.64%) SSL
15 4 (1.51%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.96%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.79%) MySQL
3 7 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (1.13%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (1.13%) Big Data
4 3 (1.13%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.75%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (0.75%) MariaDB
5 2 (0.75%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 16 (6.04%) JIRA
2 10 (3.77%) Redmine
3 5 (1.89%) GCC
3 5 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (1.51%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.13%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.75%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.75%) GitLab
7 1 (0.38%) Maven
7 1 (0.38%) Subversion
General
1 25 (9.43%) Finance
2 10 (3.77%) Games
3 7 (2.64%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.89%) Electronics
4 5 (1.89%) Marketing
4 5 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.51%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.75%) Advertising
6 2 (0.75%) Automotive
6 2 (0.75%) Back Office
6 2 (0.75%) Military
6 2 (0.75%) Retail
7 1 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 199 (75.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 37 (13.96%) Cloud Engineer
3 32 (12.08%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 31 (11.70%) IT Engineer
5 30 (11.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 28 (10.57%) Support Engineer
7 27 (10.19%) Infrastructure Support
8 22 (8.30%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 21 (7.92%) Linux Engineer
10 20 (7.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 19 (7.17%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 18 (6.79%) Windows Engineer
13 17 (6.42%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
14 15 (5.66%) Storage Engineer
14 15 (5.66%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
15 14 (5.28%) Platform Engineer
16 13 (4.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 13 (4.91%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
17 12 (4.53%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
18 11 (4.15%) Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.66%) Web Services
2 5 (1.89%) .NET
2 5 (1.89%) LAMP
3 4 (1.51%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (1.13%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.13%) Redux
4 3 (1.13%) REST
4 3 (1.13%) Velocity
5 2 (0.75%) CSS
5 2 (0.75%) HTML
5 2 (0.75%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (0.75%) Middleware
5 2 (0.75%) Spring
6 1 (0.38%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.38%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.21%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.66%) EMC VNX
3 13 (4.91%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (3.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (3.77%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (3.40%) Fat Client
5 9 (3.40%) Fintech
5 9 (3.40%) Thin Client
6 8 (3.02%) Clustering
7 6 (2.26%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.26%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.89%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.89%) iPad
8 5 (1.89%) Replication
9 4 (1.51%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.75%) Cybercrime
10 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.75%) PKI
11 1 (0.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 192 (72.45%) Windows
2 120 (45.28%) Windows Server
3 86 (32.45%) Linux
4 63 (23.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (18.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (7.92%) Windows 10
7 20 (7.55%) Windows 7
8 18 (6.79%) CentOS
9 15 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (4.91%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.89%) Android
11 5 (1.89%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.89%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.13%) Debian
13 3 (1.13%) Fedora
13 3 (1.13%) Unix
14 2 (0.75%) SUSE
14 2 (0.75%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (21.13%) ITIL
2 39 (14.72%) Service Management
3 36 (13.58%) Service Delivery
4 34 (12.83%) Problem-Solving
5 26 (9.81%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (7.55%) Customer Requirements
7 19 (7.17%) DevOps
8 17 (6.42%) Cybersecurity
9 16 (6.04%) ITIL V3
10 15 (5.66%) Mentoring
11 14 (5.28%) High Availability
11 14 (5.28%) Server Management
12 13 (4.91%) Configuration Management
12 13 (4.91%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (4.91%) Software Engineering
13 12 (4.53%) Network Virtualisation
14 11 (4.15%) Migration
14 11 (4.15%) Problem Management
14 11 (4.15%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 42 (15.85%) PowerShell
2 32 (12.08%) Bash Shell
3 30 (11.32%) Python
4 29 (10.94%) SQL
5 23 (8.68%) C
6 15 (5.66%) Perl
7 10 (3.77%) Korn
8 9 (3.40%) C#
9 8 (3.02%) Java
10 5 (1.89%) C++
10 5 (1.89%) PHP
10 5 (1.89%) Ruby
11 3 (1.13%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.75%) Go
Qualifications
1 88 (33.21%) Security Cleared
2 45 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (15.09%) DV Cleared
4 38 (14.34%) CCNA
5 28 (10.57%) MCSE
5 28 (10.57%) SC Cleared
6 23 (8.68%) Degree
7 14 (5.28%) MCSA
8 13 (4.91%) CCNP
9 12 (4.53%) CISSP
9 12 (4.53%) Citrix Certification
9 12 (4.53%) SSCP
10 11 (4.15%) CompTIA Security+
10 11 (4.15%) GIAC
10 11 (4.15%) Linux+ Certification
10 11 (4.15%) Network+ Certification
10 11 (4.15%) SANS
11 7 (2.64%) MCP
12 5 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.91%) SLA
2 2 (0.75%) COBIT
2 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 126 (47.55%) Active Directory
2 86 (32.45%) Hyper-V
3 84 (31.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (12.83%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (7.55%) Docker
6 13 (4.91%) vSphere
7 11 (4.15%) NFS
7 11 (4.15%) Samba
8 10 (3.77%) BitLocker
8 10 (3.77%) Virtual Desktop
8 10 (3.77%) VMware NSX
9 9 (3.40%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (3.40%) XenApp
10 8 (3.02%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (2.26%) XenDesktop
12 5 (1.89%) pfSense
13 4 (1.51%) Terminal Services
14 3 (1.13%) KVM
14 3 (1.13%) VirtualBox
14 3 (1.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (16.98%) SCCM
2 28 (10.57%) Ansible
3 26 (9.81%) Puppet
4 20 (7.55%) vCenter Server
5 19 (7.17%) SCVMM
6 15 (5.66%) EMC NetWorker
6 15 (5.66%) Nagios
7 12 (4.53%) SCOM
8 11 (4.15%) Kubernetes
9 7 (2.64%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (2.26%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (2.26%) WSUS
10 6 (2.26%) ZABBIX
11 3 (1.13%) Backup Exec
11 3 (1.13%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (1.13%) OpenNMS
11 3 (1.13%) SolarWinds Orion
12 2 (0.75%) Cobbler
12 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 134 (50.57%) VMware
2 121 (45.66%) Microsoft
3 51 (19.25%) Cisco
4 45 (16.98%) Citrix
5 33 (12.45%) EMC
6 29 (10.94%) SolarWinds
6 29 (10.94%) Veeam
7 25 (9.43%) Dell
8 19 (7.17%) Red Hat
9 16 (6.04%) McAfee
10 13 (4.91%) NetApp
11 11 (4.15%) Juniper
12 10 (3.77%) CheckPoint
13 9 (3.40%) Google
13 9 (3.40%) HP
14 8 (3.02%) Sophos
15 7 (2.64%) Apple
16 5 (1.89%) Aruba
16 5 (1.89%) SAP
16 5 (1.89%) Symantec