Period
to 23 May 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 97 85 94
Rank change year-on-year -12 +9 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 26 41 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.90% 2.57% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 2.66% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 27 37 13
Southampton median annual salary £43,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.26% +11.43% +11.11%
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £43,750 £46,800
Hampshire median annual salary £43,000 £35,875 £37,500
% change year-on-year +19.86% -4.33% -2.60%

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 1,342 1,543 1,183
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.96% 96.56% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,139 1,384 1,089
Southampton median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 23 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 24 (92.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (73.08%) Windows
3 15 (57.69%) VMware
4 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
6 11 (42.31%) Linux
6 11 (42.31%) PHP
6 11 (42.31%) PowerShell
7 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 10 (38.46%) Bash Shell
8 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (26.92%) RHCE
9 7 (26.92%) MCSE
9 7 (26.92%) MCSA
9 7 (26.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (26.92%) Internet
9 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
9 7 (26.92%) RHCSA
9 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
9 7 (26.92%) Critical Thinking
10 6 (23.08%) Office 365
10 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (23.08%) Python
11 5 (19.23%) Firewall
11 5 (19.23%) Ruby
11 5 (19.23%) Windows 10
11 5 (19.23%) DevOps
12 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
12 4 (15.38%) Docker
12 4 (15.38%) SCCM

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 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (23.08%) Office 365
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.85%) OneDrive
3 1 (3.85%) Power Platform
3 1 (3.85%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Internet
2 5 (19.23%) Firewall
3 4 (15.38%) VoIP
4 3 (11.54%) LAN
4 3 (11.54%) SAN
4 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.69%) DHCP
5 2 (7.69%) DNS
5 2 (7.69%) VLAN
5 2 (7.69%) WAN
6 1 (3.85%) MPLS
6 1 (3.85%) Network Security
6 1 (3.85%) Skype
6 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (3.85%) MariaDB
1 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.85%) Power BI
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) COM
1 1 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
2 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Linux
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
4 5 (19.23%) Windows 10
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
2 7 (26.92%) Critical Thinking
3 5 (19.23%) DevOps
4 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) Web Development
6 2 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.69%) Open Source
6 2 (7.69%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.85%) Project Management
7 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Scrum
7 1 (3.85%) Security Management
7 1 (3.85%) Server Management
7 1 (3.85%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) PHP
1 11 (42.31%) PowerShell
2 10 (38.46%) Bash Shell
3 6 (23.08%) Python
4 5 (19.23%) Ruby
5 2 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (26.92%) MCSA
2 7 (26.92%) MCSE
2 7 (26.92%) RHCE
2 7 (26.92%) RHCSA
2 7 (26.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 4 (15.38%) Docker
4 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
4 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (7.69%) XenApp
5 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
1 4 (15.38%) vCenter Server
2 3 (11.54%) Kubernetes
3 2 (7.69%) Ansible
4 1 (3.85%) Kibana
4 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.85%) Puppet
4 1 (3.85%) SCOM
4 1 (3.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) VMware
2 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco
4 3 (11.54%) Avaya
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) Mitel
5 2 (7.69%) Veeam
6 1 (3.85%) Ivanti
6 1 (3.85%) NetApp
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.85%) Sage