Infrastructure Engineer Jobs in the UK excluding London

Infrastructure Engineer
UK > UK excluding London

The median Infrastructure Engineer salary in the UK excluding London is £47,500 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 14 April 2024.

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

6 months to
14 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 96 196 208
Rank change year-on-year +100 +12 -76
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1,935 1,098 1,322
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.82% 1.73% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.98% 1.94% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,607 845 1,139
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +4.65%
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,700 £62,550
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - - +9.29%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK excluding London

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 65,005 56,641 67,298
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 89.46% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 46,403 31,779 43,359
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,750 £28,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £53,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.83% - +9.09%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the UK excluding London

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the UK excluding London

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 14 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in the UK excluding London

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 14 April 2024. 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
Jobs
North of England +113 491 £45,000 - 49
South East +94 489 £50,500 +12.22% 66
South West +91 367 £50,000 +8.70% 62
Midlands +72 323 £45,000 -5.26% 47
North West +82 256 £45,000 -5.26% 25
West Midlands +59 164 £45,000 -5.26% 31
East Midlands +62 159 £45,000 -10.00% 16
Yorkshire +104 158 £42,500 -5.56% 13
East of England +62 147 £45,000 -10.00% 23
North East +42 76 £44,274 +0.62% 11
Scotland -18 70 £47,500 - 12
Wales +32 44 £41,067 +2.67% 4
Northern Ireland +15 8 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 14 April 2024, Infrastructure Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the UK excluding London region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 1,870 (96.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 932 (48.17%) Windows
3 804 (41.55%) Azure
4 745 (38.50%) VMware
5 718 (37.11%) Microsoft
6 637 (32.92%) Active Directory
7 600 (31.01%) Microsoft 365
8 544 (28.11%) Windows Server
9 485 (25.06%) VMware Infrastructure
10 427 (22.07%) Linux
11 375 (19.38%) Firewall
12 358 (18.50%) Social Skills
13 352 (18.19%) Hyper-V
14 347 (17.93%) PowerShell
15 341 (17.62%) DNS
16 335 (17.31%) ITIL
17 303 (15.66%) Security Cleared
18 299 (15.45%) AWS
19 269 (13.90%) Problem-Solving
20 258 (13.33%) Microsoft Exchange
21 249 (12.87%) WAN
21 249 (12.87%) DHCP
22 239 (12.35%) Cisco
23 236 (12.20%) Data Centre
24 207 (10.70%) LAN
25 187 (9.66%) Cybersecurity
26 184 (9.51%) DevOps
27 181 (9.35%) SAN
28 174 (8.99%) Finance
29 170 (8.79%) SharePoint

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 258 (13.33%) Microsoft Exchange
2 170 (8.79%) SharePoint
3 37 (1.91%) IIS
4 9 (0.47%) CMS
5 8 (0.41%) Apache
6 5 (0.26%) Confluence
6 5 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (0.26%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.21%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.21%) WordPress
8 3 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.16%) JBoss
8 3 (0.16%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.16%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.10%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.052%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.052%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.052%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.052%) Moodle
Applications
1 56 (2.89%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.41%) AutoCAD
3 6 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.10%) CATIA
5 2 (0.10%) NASTRAN
5 2 (0.10%) PTC Creo
5 2 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.10%) Trello
Business Applications
1 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.10%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 804 (41.55%) Azure
2 600 (31.01%) Microsoft 365
3 299 (15.45%) AWS
4 164 (8.48%) Entra ID
5 106 (5.48%) IaaS
6 101 (5.22%) SaaS
7 52 (2.69%) PaaS
8 46 (2.38%) OpenShift
9 45 (2.33%) OneDrive
10 43 (2.22%) GCP
11 36 (1.86%) Nutanix
12 28 (1.45%) Power Platform
13 25 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
14 23 (1.19%) Amazon S3
14 23 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 22 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
16 21 (1.09%) GitHub
17 20 (1.03%) Serverless
18 19 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
19 18 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 375 (19.38%) Firewall
2 341 (17.62%) DNS
3 249 (12.87%) DHCP
3 249 (12.87%) WAN
4 207 (10.70%) LAN
5 181 (9.35%) SAN
6 138 (7.13%) VPN
7 115 (5.94%) TCP/IP
8 93 (4.81%) Wi-Fi
9 76 (3.93%) Wireless
10 73 (3.77%) VLAN
11 69 (3.57%) SD-WAN
12 61 (3.15%) HTTP
13 54 (2.79%) NAS
14 50 (2.58%) VoIP
15 39 (2.02%) Network Security
15 39 (2.02%) WLAN
16 33 (1.71%) MPLS
17 28 (1.45%) BGP
18 27 (1.40%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (5.68%) SQL Server
2 38 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
3 31 (1.60%) MySQL
4 18 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
6 11 (0.57%) Big Data
7 10 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.21%) Amazon Aurora
8 4 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.21%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.21%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.21%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.16%) Power BI
10 2 (0.10%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.052%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.052%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.052%) DB2
11 1 (0.052%) DTS
11 1 (0.052%) MS Access
11 1 (0.052%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (1.86%) GitLab
2 29 (1.50%) Git
3 28 (1.45%) JIRA
4 21 (1.09%) Artifactory
5 19 (0.98%) Jenkins
6 10 (0.52%) Trac
7 7 (0.36%) MSI
8 3 (0.16%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.10%) Chocolatey
9 2 (0.10%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.10%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.052%) TeamCity
General
1 358 (18.50%) Social Skills
2 174 (8.99%) Finance
3 113 (5.84%) Public Sector
4 72 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
5 63 (3.26%) Manufacturing
6 60 (3.10%) Aerospace
7 54 (2.79%) Law
8 40 (2.07%) Retail
9 38 (1.96%) Telecoms
10 37 (1.91%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 30 (1.55%) Automotive
11 30 (1.55%) Documentation Skills
12 29 (1.50%) Legal
13 23 (1.19%) Advertising
14 17 (0.88%) Military
15 14 (0.72%) Banking
15 14 (0.72%) Organisational Skills
16 11 (0.57%) Games
17 9 (0.47%) Local Government
18 7 (0.36%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (1.09%) CSS
2 14 (0.72%) XML
3 12 (0.62%) Web Services
4 11 (0.57%) JSON
5 10 (0.52%) .NET
6 7 (0.36%) Elastic Stack
6 7 (0.36%) LDAP
7 6 (0.31%) .NET Framework
7 6 (0.31%) JSON Schema
7 6 (0.31%) KML
7 6 (0.31%) LAMP
7 6 (0.31%) Middleware
7 6 (0.31%) Regular Expression
7 6 (0.31%) Software Packaging
7 6 (0.31%) XML Schema
8 5 (0.26%) YAML
9 4 (0.21%) EJB
10 3 (0.16%) AWS CDK
11 2 (0.10%) Lightning Web Components
11 2 (0.10%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 236 (12.20%) Data Centre
2 95 (4.91%) Public Cloud
3 78 (4.03%) Driving Licence
4 61 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
5 53 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
6 48 (2.48%) PKI
7 42 (2.17%) Management Information System
8 40 (2.07%) Clustering
9 36 (1.86%) Replication
10 31 (1.60%) Private Cloud
11 24 (1.24%) IoT
12 19 (0.98%) Fat Client
12 19 (0.98%) Thin Client
13 17 (0.88%) EMC VNX
13 17 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
14 14 (0.72%) CMDB
15 13 (0.67%) CCTV
16 12 (0.62%) Operational Technology
17 11 (0.57%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 932 (48.17%) Windows
2 544 (28.11%) Windows Server
3 427 (22.07%) Linux
4 151 (7.80%) Windows Server 2016
5 125 (6.46%) Windows Server 2019
6 123 (6.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 87 (4.50%) Windows 10
8 82 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 43 (2.22%) Unix
10 36 (1.86%) Ubuntu
11 29 (1.50%) Android
12 28 (1.45%) Apple iOS
13 25 (1.29%) Windows 7
14 23 (1.19%) CentOS
14 23 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
15 21 (1.09%) VMS
16 18 (0.93%) Mac OS
16 18 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
17 17 (0.88%) Windows XP
18 9 (0.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,870 (96.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 335 (17.31%) ITIL
3 269 (13.90%) Problem-Solving
4 187 (9.66%) Cybersecurity
5 184 (9.51%) DevOps
6 169 (8.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 166 (8.58%) Mentoring
8 116 (5.99%) Migration
9 112 (5.79%) Coaching
10 98 (5.06%) Change Management
11 97 (5.01%) Infrastructure as Code
12 94 (4.86%) Roadmaps
13 92 (4.75%) Agile
14 91 (4.70%) Customer Service
15 90 (4.65%) Service Management
16 88 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
17 77 (3.98%) Project Management
18 75 (3.88%) Server Management
18 75 (3.88%) Service Delivery
19 71 (3.67%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 347 (17.93%) PowerShell
2 122 (6.30%) Python
3 113 (5.84%) Bash
4 93 (4.81%) SQL
5 42 (2.17%) Java
6 16 (0.83%) Perl
7 10 (0.52%) Swift
8 7 (0.36%) ActionScript
8 7 (0.36%) Bicep
8 7 (0.36%) Shell Script
8 7 (0.36%) VB
9 4 (0.21%) C
10 3 (0.16%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.10%) Kusto Query Language
11 2 (0.10%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.052%) AWK
12 1 (0.052%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 303 (15.66%) Security Cleared
2 168 (8.68%) SC Cleared
3 166 (8.58%) Degree
4 162 (8.37%) DV Cleared
5 90 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
6 84 (4.34%) CCNA
7 50 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 42 (2.17%) Azure Certification
9 32 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
10 31 (1.60%) MCSE
11 26 (1.34%) HNC
12 25 (1.29%) AWS Certification
13 21 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 20 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
15 19 (0.98%) CCNP
16 17 (0.88%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
17 13 (0.67%) A+ Certification
18 12 (0.62%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
19 11 (0.57%) MCP
20 10 (0.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (3.57%) SLA
2 32 (1.65%) Cyber Essentials
3 20 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.88%) NIST
5 16 (0.83%) Data Quality
6 14 (0.72%) GDPR
7 8 (0.41%) QA
8 7 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 6 (0.31%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.26%) SOC 2
11 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.10%) Accessibility
13 1 (0.052%) PMO
System Software
1 637 (32.92%) Active Directory
2 485 (25.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 352 (18.19%) Hyper-V
4 111 (5.74%) Docker
5 101 (5.22%) VMware ESXi
6 88 (4.55%) vSphere
7 87 (4.50%) Virtual Machines
8 21 (1.09%) Firmware
8 21 (1.09%) XenApp
9 19 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
10 18 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
11 17 (0.88%) VMware NSX
12 12 (0.62%) pfSense
13 10 (0.52%) NFS
13 10 (0.52%) VMware Server
13 10 (0.52%) XenDesktop
14 8 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (0.36%) OpenSSH
16 6 (0.31%) KVM
17 5 (0.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 169 (8.73%) Microsoft Intune
2 166 (8.58%) Ansible
3 148 (7.65%) SCCM
4 110 (5.68%) Kubernetes
5 106 (5.48%) Terraform
6 80 (4.13%) vCenter Server
7 59 (3.05%) WSUS
8 46 (2.38%) Puppet
9 44 (2.27%) SCOM
10 39 (2.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 36 (1.86%) EMC NetWorker
12 29 (1.50%) FortiGate
13 28 (1.45%) Failover Clustering
14 21 (1.09%) Nagios
15 20 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
16 18 (0.93%) ZABBIX
17 17 (0.88%) Active Directory Federation Services
18 16 (0.83%) NetBackup
18 16 (0.83%) SCDPM
19 13 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 745 (38.50%) VMware
2 718 (37.11%) Microsoft
3 239 (12.35%) Cisco
4 163 (8.42%) Veeam
5 138 (7.13%) Citrix
6 99 (5.12%) Red Hat
7 97 (5.01%) HP
8 66 (3.41%) Aruba
9 59 (3.05%) Meraki
10 57 (2.95%) Dell
11 54 (2.79%) Oracle
12 49 (2.53%) EMC
13 44 (2.27%) Fortinet
14 42 (2.17%) NetApp
15 39 (2.02%) SolarWinds
16 33 (1.71%) Google
16 33 (1.71%) IBM
17 32 (1.65%) Juniper
17 32 (1.65%) Sophos
18 30 (1.55%) Palo Alto