Period
to 14 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Support Engineer was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in the UK excluding London during the 6 months to 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 712 709 682
Rank change year-on-year -3 -27 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 195 207 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.20% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.22% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 175 174 263
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% -4.11% +7.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £48,250 £50,000 £50,000
UK median annual salary £37,500 £41,564 £38,250
% change year-on-year -9.78% +8.66% +9.29%

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 92,930 96,279 110,028
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 96.91% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 74,834 79,019 90,803
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +60 58 £37,500 -6.25% 11
South East -53 48 £35,000 - 2
Midlands +44 36 £37,500 +25.00% 7
Yorkshire +46 28 £37,250 -3.25% 4
East of England +15 28 £45,000 -10.00% 6
North West +28 27 £38,000 -15.56% 7
East Midlands +26 26 £36,000 +30.91% 2
South West +9 22 £32,500 -0.76% 1
West Midlands +27 10 £40,000 +33.33% 5
North East - 3 £27,500 -
Scotland -11 2 - -
Wales +10 1 £36,000 +21.01% 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 14 August 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.

1 183 (93.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 164 (84.10%) Windows
3 130 (66.67%) VMware
4 128 (65.64%) Windows Server
5 125 (64.10%) Active Directory
6 116 (59.49%) Microsoft
7 93 (47.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 71 (36.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 60 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
9 60 (30.77%) MS Exchange
10 58 (29.74%) PowerShell
11 57 (29.23%) Office 365
11 57 (29.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 53 (27.18%) SAN
13 47 (24.10%) Firewall
14 46 (23.59%) Cisco
14 46 (23.59%) LAN
15 45 (23.08%) WAN
15 45 (23.08%) Hyper-V
16 44 (22.56%) Citrix
17 43 (22.05%) SCCM
18 41 (21.03%) SQL Server
19 40 (20.51%) DNS
20 39 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
21 38 (19.49%) SQL
22 37 (18.97%) ITIL
22 37 (18.97%) TCP/IP
23 36 (18.46%) Linux
24 34 (17.44%) Finance
24 34 (17.44%) Exchange Server 2013

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 60 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 34 (17.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (6.67%) IIS
6 7 (3.59%) Skype for Business
7 6 (3.08%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.56%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.03%) Confluence
10 1 (0.51%) Apache
10 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
Applications
1 32 (16.41%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.05%) TRIRIGA
2 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 60 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (29.23%) Office 365
3 39 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (5.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (3.08%) GitHub
5 6 (3.08%) SaaS
6 3 (1.54%) IaaS
7 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.51%) G Suite
8 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (27.18%) SAN
2 47 (24.10%) Firewall
3 46 (23.59%) LAN
4 45 (23.08%) WAN
5 40 (20.51%) DNS
6 37 (18.97%) TCP/IP
7 33 (16.92%) VPN
8 25 (12.82%) DHCP
9 24 (12.31%) VLAN
9 24 (12.31%) VoIP
10 18 (9.23%) Wireless
11 13 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (6.15%) WLAN
13 8 (4.10%) IPsec
13 8 (4.10%) Skype
14 7 (3.59%) SSL
15 6 (3.08%) Network Security
16 5 (2.56%) MPLS
16 5 (2.56%) NAS
16 5 (2.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (21.03%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.18%) MySQL
3 7 (3.59%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.51%) Big Data
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (4.62%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.54%) Subversion
4 2 (1.03%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.03%) JIRA
4 2 (1.03%) SonarQube
4 2 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (17.44%) Finance
2 18 (9.23%) Marketing
3 13 (6.67%) Legal
4 12 (6.15%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.59%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.08%) Retail
7 3 (1.54%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) Automotive
8 1 (0.51%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.59%) WSH
2 4 (2.05%) .NET
2 4 (2.05%) Web Services
3 2 (1.03%) COM
4 1 (0.51%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.72%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.15%) Clustering
3 10 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.62%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.08%) HP Storage
7 4 (2.05%) PKI
7 4 (2.05%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.54%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.54%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.54%) iPhone
8 3 (1.54%) Replication
9 2 (1.03%) BYOD
9 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.03%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.51%) Fintech
10 1 (0.51%) Machine to Machine
10 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 164 (84.10%) Windows
2 128 (65.64%) Windows Server
3 71 (36.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (29.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (18.46%) Linux
6 31 (15.90%) Windows 7
7 30 (15.38%) Windows 10
8 16 (8.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (7.69%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.05%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.03%) AIX
11 2 (1.03%) Android
11 2 (1.03%) CentOS
11 2 (1.03%) Unix
12 1 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (93.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 37 (18.97%) ITIL
3 25 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (12.31%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (10.77%) DevOps
6 20 (10.26%) Network Monitoring
7 17 (8.72%) Mentoring
8 15 (7.69%) Incident Management
9 13 (6.67%) Server Management
9 13 (6.67%) Time Management
10 12 (6.15%) Load Balancing
11 10 (5.13%) Problem Management
12 9 (4.62%) Data Protection
12 9 (4.62%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (4.10%) Desktop Virtualisation
14 7 (3.59%) Coaching
14 7 (3.59%) Commercial Awareness
14 7 (3.59%) ITIL V3
14 7 (3.59%) Mobile Device Management
14 7 (3.59%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 58 (29.74%) PowerShell
2 38 (19.49%) SQL
3 16 (8.21%) Bash Shell
4 9 (4.62%) C#
5 7 (3.59%) VBScript
6 4 (2.05%) Java
6 4 (2.05%) Python
7 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (11.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (8.72%) MCSE
3 14 (7.18%) Degree
4 13 (6.67%) CCNA
4 13 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (4.62%) MCSA
6 6 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (3.08%) MCITP
7 5 (2.56%) HNC
8 4 (2.05%) CCNP
9 2 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.03%) VCAP
9 2 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.51%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.51%) CISSP
10 1 (0.51%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.51%) HND
10 1 (0.51%) MCP
10 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.51%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.15%) SLA
2 5 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.03%) GDPR
4 1 (0.51%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.51%) PMO
4 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 125 (64.10%) Active Directory
2 93 (47.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 27 (13.85%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (12.31%) vSphere
6 10 (5.13%) Docker
6 10 (5.13%) XenApp
7 8 (4.10%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (2.05%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.54%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.51%) Firmware
11 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 43 (22.05%) SCCM
2 19 (9.74%) vCenter Server
3 14 (7.18%) WSUS
4 11 (5.64%) Ansible
5 10 (5.13%) Puppet
6 9 (4.62%) SCOM
7 8 (4.10%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (2.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 4 (2.05%) SCVMM
9 4 (2.05%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (1.54%) AirWatch
10 3 (1.54%) Backup Exec
11 2 (1.03%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (1.03%) FlexNet
11 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (1.03%) WhatsUp Gold
12 1 (0.51%) Foglight
12 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 130 (66.67%) VMware
2 116 (59.49%) Microsoft
3 46 (23.59%) Cisco
4 44 (22.56%) Citrix
5 17 (8.72%) CheckPoint
6 12 (6.15%) Veeam
7 11 (5.64%) Dell
7 11 (5.64%) McAfee
8 10 (5.13%) HP
9 8 (4.10%) Juniper
9 8 (4.10%) Mitel
10 7 (3.59%) Apple
10 7 (3.59%) Atlassian
11 6 (3.08%) Sophos
12 5 (2.56%) SAP
12 5 (2.56%) SonicWALL
12 5 (2.56%) Symantec
13 4 (2.05%) Oracle
13 4 (2.05%) SolarWinds
14 3 (1.54%) EMC