Period
to 26 April 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £38,750 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineer
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 103 97
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 48 8 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.58% 0.63% 2.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 0.66% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 45 8 36
Southampton median annual salary £38,750 £42,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.82% +34.92% -3.08%
10th Percentile £28,500 £34,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £43,750 £47,250 £48,750
Hampshire median annual salary £36,750 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -8.13% +3.90% -3.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 1,807 1,218 1,530
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.05% 96.36% 98.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,634 1,088 1,426
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,838 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +4.94% -2.41% +3.75%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Southampton

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Southampton.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Southampton

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Southampton over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Southampton

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, 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 Southampton region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 37 (77.08%) Windows
2 36 (75.00%) VMware
2 36 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 32 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (56.25%) Active Directory
5 22 (45.83%) SLA
6 21 (43.75%) Linux
7 20 (41.67%) ITIL
7 20 (41.67%) TCP/IP
8 19 (39.58%) DNS
9 16 (33.33%) DHCP
10 15 (31.25%) PowerShell
10 15 (31.25%) Citrix
11 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
11 14 (29.17%) Bash Shell
12 13 (27.08%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (27.08%) MS Exchange
13 12 (25.00%) LDAP
13 12 (25.00%) HTTP
13 12 (25.00%) HTTPS
13 12 (25.00%) IPv4
13 12 (25.00%) IPv6
13 12 (25.00%) Nessus
13 12 (25.00%) Ivanti
13 12 (25.00%) High Availability
13 12 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
13 12 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
13 12 (25.00%) Shavlik
14 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 13 (27.08%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Office 365
2 2 (4.17%) Firebase
2 2 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 19 (39.58%) DNS
3 16 (33.33%) DHCP
4 12 (25.00%) HTTP
4 12 (25.00%) HTTPS
4 12 (25.00%) IPv4
4 12 (25.00%) IPv6
5 11 (22.92%) LAN
5 11 (22.92%) WAN
6 8 (16.67%) VoIP
7 7 (14.58%) Firewall
8 6 (12.50%) SAN
9 4 (8.33%) Unified Communications
10 3 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (6.25%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.00%) LDAP
2 2 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (20.83%) Clustering
3 8 (16.67%) Driving Licence
4 3 (6.25%) Replication
4 3 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (77.08%) Windows
2 36 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 21 (43.75%) Linux
4 7 (14.58%) Unix
4 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.33%) SUSE
7 2 (4.17%) CentOS
7 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) ITIL
2 13 (27.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (25.00%) High Availability
3 12 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.67%) Change Management
5 8 (16.67%) Information Security
5 8 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 8 (16.67%) Service Management
6 7 (14.58%) Supplier Management
7 6 (12.50%) Line Management
7 6 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.33%) Network Virtualisation
8 4 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (8.33%) Service Design
9 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
9 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
9 3 (6.25%) Statistics
9 3 (6.25%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 14 (29.17%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (16.67%) CCA
2 8 (16.67%) CCNA
2 8 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (16.67%) MCP
2 8 (16.67%) MCSA
2 8 (16.67%) RHCSA
3 2 (4.17%) CCNP
3 2 (4.17%) MCSE
3 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (45.83%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.17%) Docker
4 2 (4.17%) vSphere
5 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
1 12 (25.00%) Nessus
2 7 (14.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (14.58%) WSUS
3 2 (4.17%) Ansible
3 2 (4.17%) Kibana
3 2 (4.17%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.17%) logstash
3 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.17%) Prometheus
3 2 (4.17%) Puppet
3 2 (4.17%) Terraform
4 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (75.00%) VMware
2 15 (31.25%) Citrix
3 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 12 (25.00%) Ivanti
4 12 (25.00%) Shavlik
5 10 (20.83%) Cisco
6 8 (16.67%) NetApp
7 7 (14.58%) CommVault
8 2 (4.17%) Google
9 1 (2.08%) EMC
9 1 (2.08%) Hitachi
9 1 (2.08%) Isilon