Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Support Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the UK excluding London during the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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

Infrastructure Support Engineer
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 674 669 675
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6 +52
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 210 244 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.23% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 184 205 269
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% -5.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,650
90th Percentile £61,225 £50,000 £47,750
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +8.57%

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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 89,340 93,554 107,113
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.55% 96.92% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 71,686 76,582 88,145
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Support Engineer in the UK excluding London

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Support Engineer in the UK excluding London

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Engineer in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Support Engineer in the UK excluding London

Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
North of England +48 63 £39,750 +16.91% 9
South East -54 46 £34,250 -8.67% 3
East of England +24 43 £45,000 +2.86% 4
North West +30 38 £39,500 +23.44% 6
Midlands +19 32 £35,000 +6.87% 2
East Midlands +14 25 £33,750 - 2
South West -6 21 £34,500 +6.15%
Yorkshire +18 14 £37,500 +5.63% 2
North East +1 11 £72,312 +112.68% 1
West Midlands +19 7 £40,000 +22.14%
Scotland +1 3 - - 1
Wales -1 2 £33,300 +21.09% 1
Infrastructure Support Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, Infrastructure Support 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 UK excluding London region featuring Infrastructure Support Engineer in the job title.

1 190 (90.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 169 (80.48%) Windows
3 150 (71.43%) VMware
4 127 (60.48%) Active Directory
4 127 (60.48%) Windows Server
5 108 (51.43%) Microsoft
6 81 (38.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 74 (35.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 72 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 65 (30.95%) PowerShell
10 63 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 61 (29.05%) Office 365
12 59 (28.10%) Linux
13 55 (26.19%) MS Exchange
14 50 (23.81%) Firewall
15 48 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
15 48 (22.86%) SAN
16 46 (21.90%) SQL
17 45 (21.43%) Cisco
18 44 (20.95%) Finance
19 41 (19.52%) SQL Server
19 41 (19.52%) Hyper-V
20 40 (19.05%) ITIL
20 40 (19.05%) LAN
21 39 (18.57%) TCP/IP
22 38 (18.10%) DNS
22 38 (18.10%) Problem-Solving
23 35 (16.67%) WAN
23 35 (16.67%) Citrix
24 34 (16.19%) HP

Infrastructure Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 55 (26.19%) MS Exchange
2 24 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (7.14%) IIS
4 10 (4.76%) Skype for Business
5 8 (3.81%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.86%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.43%) Apache
9 2 (0.95%) Confluence
9 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
Applications
1 22 (10.48%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) TRIRIGA
2 2 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 63 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (29.05%) Office 365
3 48 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (4.29%) GitHub
6 6 (2.86%) SaaS
7 3 (1.43%) IaaS
8 2 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (23.81%) Firewall
2 48 (22.86%) SAN
3 40 (19.05%) LAN
4 39 (18.57%) TCP/IP
5 38 (18.10%) DNS
6 35 (16.67%) WAN
7 33 (15.71%) VPN
8 27 (12.86%) DHCP
9 20 (9.52%) VLAN
10 18 (8.57%) VoIP
11 17 (8.10%) Wireless
12 13 (6.19%) Skype
13 9 (4.29%) WLAN
14 7 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (3.33%) NAS
15 6 (2.86%) NetScaler
16 5 (2.38%) Network Security
16 5 (2.38%) SSL
17 4 (1.90%) HTTP
17 4 (1.90%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (19.52%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.05%) MySQL
3 10 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.95%) Big Data
6 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (5.71%) Jenkins
1 12 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.90%) Subversion
3 2 (0.95%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.95%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.95%) JIRA
3 2 (0.95%) SonarQube
3 2 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 44 (20.95%) Finance
2 20 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 16 (7.62%) Marketing
4 14 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 9 (4.29%) Electronics
6 8 (3.81%) Legal
7 3 (1.43%) Retail
8 1 (0.48%) Automotive
8 1 (0.48%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.33%) WSH
2 5 (2.38%) .NET
3 4 (1.90%) Web Services
4 2 (0.95%) COM
4 2 (0.95%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.10%) Clustering
3 16 (7.62%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
5 13 (6.19%) Data Centre
6 10 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (3.33%) HP Storage
7 7 (3.33%) Public Cloud
8 6 (2.86%) EMC VNX
8 6 (2.86%) PKI
9 4 (1.90%) iPhone
10 3 (1.43%) Replication
11 2 (0.95%) BYOD
11 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.95%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.48%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 169 (80.48%) Windows
2 127 (60.48%) Windows Server
3 74 (35.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 72 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 59 (28.10%) Linux
6 30 (14.29%) Windows 10
7 28 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (8.10%) Windows 7
10 11 (5.24%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.90%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.43%) CentOS
13 2 (0.95%) AIX
13 2 (0.95%) Android
13 2 (0.95%) Unix
13 2 (0.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (90.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 40 (19.05%) ITIL
3 38 (18.10%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (15.71%) Mentoring
5 32 (15.24%) Coaching
6 31 (14.76%) DevOps
7 29 (13.81%) Service Management
8 28 (13.33%) Server Management
9 26 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (11.43%) Analytics
11 20 (9.52%) Change Management
12 18 (8.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 18 (8.57%) Load Balancing
13 17 (8.10%) Network Monitoring
14 15 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (6.67%) Time Management
16 12 (5.71%) Problem Management
16 12 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
17 11 (5.24%) Data Protection
17 11 (5.24%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (30.95%) PowerShell
2 46 (21.90%) SQL
3 25 (11.90%) Bash Shell
4 7 (3.33%) VBScript
5 5 (2.38%) C#
5 5 (2.38%) Python
6 4 (1.90%) Java
7 1 (0.48%) C
7 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (10.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (8.57%) Degree
3 13 (6.19%) CCNA
3 13 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (6.19%) MCSE
4 9 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (3.81%) MCSA
6 6 (2.86%) CCNP
7 5 (2.38%) HNC
8 4 (1.90%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.43%) MCITP
9 3 (1.43%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.95%) VCAP
10 2 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.48%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.81%) SLA
2 3 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.95%) GDPR
3 2 (0.95%) QA
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.48%) PMO
System Software
1 127 (60.48%) Active Directory
2 81 (38.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (19.52%) Hyper-V
4 22 (10.48%) vSphere
5 21 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (7.62%) Docker
7 8 (3.81%) XenApp
8 7 (3.33%) XenDesktop
9 6 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.95%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.48%) vCloud
12 1 (0.48%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.48%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (12.86%) SCCM
2 16 (7.62%) Ansible
3 14 (6.67%) Puppet
3 14 (6.67%) vCenter Server
4 11 (5.24%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (5.24%) SCOM
5 9 (4.29%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (3.33%) Backup Exec
7 6 (2.86%) WSUS
8 5 (2.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (1.90%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (1.43%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.95%) Nagios
11 2 (0.95%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.95%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.95%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 150 (71.43%) VMware
2 108 (51.43%) Microsoft
3 45 (21.43%) Cisco
4 35 (16.67%) Citrix
5 34 (16.19%) HP
6 21 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 18 (8.57%) Veeam
8 14 (6.67%) Dell
9 12 (5.71%) McAfee
10 11 (5.24%) CheckPoint
11 10 (4.76%) Atlassian
11 10 (4.76%) SAP
12 9 (4.29%) Mitel
13 8 (3.81%) EMC
14 7 (3.33%) 3PAR
14 7 (3.33%) Apple
14 7 (3.33%) Juniper
14 7 (3.33%) NetApp
15 6 (2.86%) Isilon
15 6 (2.86%) SonicWALL