Period
to 15 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 86 106
Rank change year-on-year +5 +20 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 34 16 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.34% 1.34% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.43% 1.38% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 31 12 26
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £33,750 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.52% +5.47% -2.29%
10th Percentile £30,500 £26,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £43,750 £42,125 £38,000
Hampshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.90% -9.41%

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 1,401 1,158 1,513
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.29% 97.31% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,251 1,066 1,429
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -2.44%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 25 (73.53%) VMware
2 23 (67.65%) Windows
3 22 (64.71%) SLA
4 21 (61.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (61.76%) Windows Server
5 20 (58.82%) Active Directory
6 16 (47.06%) TCP/IP
6 16 (47.06%) DNS
6 16 (47.06%) DHCP
7 14 (41.18%) Linux
7 14 (41.18%) PowerShell
7 14 (41.18%) Bash Shell
8 12 (35.29%) Vulnerability Management
8 12 (35.29%) High Availability
8 12 (35.29%) Failover Clustering
8 12 (35.29%) Shavlik
8 12 (35.29%) Ivanti
8 12 (35.29%) Nessus
8 12 (35.29%) LDAP
8 12 (35.29%) HTTP
8 12 (35.29%) HTTPS
8 12 (35.29%) IPv4
8 12 (35.29%) IPv6
8 12 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (29.41%) Clustering
10 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (23.53%) RHCSA
11 8 (23.53%) Information Security
11 8 (23.53%) Firewall
11 8 (23.53%) Service Management

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 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) Firebase
2 2 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) DHCP
1 16 (47.06%) DNS
1 16 (47.06%) TCP/IP
2 12 (35.29%) HTTP
2 12 (35.29%) HTTPS
2 12 (35.29%) IPv4
2 12 (35.29%) IPv6
3 8 (23.53%) Firewall
4 4 (11.76%) SAN
4 4 (11.76%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.94%) LAN
5 1 (2.94%) Network Security
5 1 (2.94%) SMS
5 1 (2.94%) VoIP
5 1 (2.94%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) LDAP
2 2 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Clustering
2 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Replication
3 3 (8.82%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 21 (61.76%) Windows Server
3 14 (41.18%) Linux
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.88%) CentOS
5 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 12 (35.29%) High Availability
1 12 (35.29%) Vulnerability Management
2 8 (23.53%) Change Management
2 8 (23.53%) Information Security
2 8 (23.53%) ITIL
2 8 (23.53%) Service Management
3 7 (20.59%) Supplier Management
4 6 (17.65%) Line Management
4 6 (17.65%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (11.76%) Network Virtualisation
5 4 (11.76%) Service Design
6 3 (8.82%) Capacity Management
6 3 (8.82%) Change Control
6 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.82%) Network Management
6 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.82%) Statistics
6 3 (8.82%) Time Management
6 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) Bash Shell
1 14 (41.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) MCP
1 8 (23.53%) RHCSA
2 3 (8.82%) CCNP
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.88%) MCSE
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (64.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (61.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (58.82%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.88%) Docker
3 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) Failover Clustering
1 12 (35.29%) Nessus
2 7 (20.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (20.59%) WSUS
3 2 (5.88%) Ansible
3 2 (5.88%) Kibana
3 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
3 2 (5.88%) logstash
3 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.88%) Prometheus
3 2 (5.88%) Puppet
3 2 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) VMware
2 12 (35.29%) Ivanti
2 12 (35.29%) Shavlik
3 7 (20.59%) Citrix
3 7 (20.59%) CommVault
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco
5 3 (8.82%) HP
6 2 (5.88%) Google
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.94%) EMC
7 1 (2.94%) ProCurve