3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer Jobs

Third Line Infrastructure Engineer
UK

The median Third Line Infrastructure Engineer salary in the UK is £47,500 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 738 900 1016
Rank change year-on-year +162 +116 -297
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer 100 133 136
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 94 119 134
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,150 £34,475
25th Percentile £39,250 £41,250 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £49,500 £46,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.04% +6.45% +9.41%
75th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £58,438
90th Percentile £60,525 £57,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.16% +11.76% -

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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 with a recognized job title 77,554 103,852 135,878
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 93.39% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 57,948 64,849 84,215
10th Percentile £28,600 £32,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,085 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,772 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.25% +5.54% +5.26%

3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer.

Salary trend for 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer over the 6 months to 4 March 2024.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 4 March 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
England +152 93 £46,000 -8.00% 12
UK excluding London +76 85 £46,000 -3.16% 11
Work from Home +136 32 £46,000 -3.16% 3
South East +76 29 £43,750 +6.71% 1
Midlands +65 20 £45,000 -18.18% 2
West Midlands +58 17 £42,500 -22.73%
South West +37 15 £50,000 +17.65% 3
London +165 14 £57,500 +15.00% 2
North of England +89 12 £42,500 -7.61% 3
Yorkshire +97 6 £38,750 -13.89% 1
North West +36 5 £45,000 -2.17% 1
Scotland - 5 £50,000 -
East of England +19 3 £42,250 -23.18% 1
East Midlands 0 3 £47,500 -13.64% 2
North East - 1 £60,000 - 1
Wales - 1 £40,500 - 1

3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 4 March 2024, 3rd Line 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 featuring 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 99 (99.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 64 (64.00%) Azure
3 63 (63.00%) Windows
3 63 (63.00%) Microsoft
4 58 (58.00%) Microsoft 365
5 57 (57.00%) Active Directory
6 46 (46.00%) VMware
7 42 (42.00%) Windows Server
8 40 (40.00%) Firewall
9 34 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 30 (30.00%) Security Cleared
11 29 (29.00%) DNS
12 26 (26.00%) Hyper-V
13 25 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
14 24 (24.00%) Microsoft Exchange
15 23 (23.00%) PowerShell
16 22 (22.00%) DHCP
16 22 (22.00%) Citrix
17 21 (21.00%) SCCM
17 21 (21.00%) Veeam
18 20 (20.00%) SAN
18 20 (20.00%) WAN
19 19 (19.00%) LAN
20 18 (18.00%) Linux
20 18 (18.00%) Cisco
20 18 (18.00%) Wi-Fi
20 18 (18.00%) Windows Server 2019
21 17 (17.00%) Windows Server 2016
21 17 (17.00%) SharePoint
21 17 (17.00%) VMware ESXi

3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities 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 24 (24.00%) Microsoft Exchange
2 17 (17.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.00%) IIS
4 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.00%) Apache
5 1 (1.00%) Confluence
5 1 (1.00%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.00%) Site Server
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 64 (64.00%) Azure
2 58 (58.00%) Microsoft 365
3 14 (14.00%) AWS
3 14 (14.00%) Entra ID
4 8 (8.00%) Nutanix
5 5 (5.00%) OpenShift
6 4 (4.00%) IaaS
6 4 (4.00%) PaaS
7 3 (3.00%) GCP
7 3 (3.00%) OCI
7 3 (3.00%) Power Platform
7 3 (3.00%) SaaS
8 2 (2.00%) Amazon S3
8 2 (2.00%) Azure Sentinel
8 2 (2.00%) Mimecast
8 2 (2.00%) OneDrive
8 2 (2.00%) OpenDNS
9 1 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (1.00%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 40 (40.00%) Firewall
2 29 (29.00%) DNS
3 22 (22.00%) DHCP
4 20 (20.00%) SAN
4 20 (20.00%) WAN
5 19 (19.00%) LAN
6 18 (18.00%) Wi-Fi
7 14 (14.00%) WLAN
8 10 (10.00%) VPN
9 5 (5.00%) SD-WAN
9 5 (5.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (4.00%) VLAN
10 4 (4.00%) Wireless
11 3 (3.00%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (3.00%) VoIP
12 2 (2.00%) HSRP
12 2 (2.00%) Internet
12 2 (2.00%) iSCSI
12 2 (2.00%) RIP
12 2 (2.00%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.00%) MySQL
3 5 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) JIRA
General
1 16 (16.00%) Social Skills
2 10 (10.00%) Finance
3 6 (6.00%) Aerospace
3 6 (6.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 3 (3.00%) Banking
4 3 (3.00%) Law
5 2 (2.00%) Advertising
5 2 (2.00%) Legal
5 2 (2.00%) Organisational Skills
5 2 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.00%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (1.00%) Games
6 1 (1.00%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.00%) Software Packaging
2 2 (2.00%) LAMP
2 2 (2.00%) V-Ray
3 1 (1.00%) FHIR
3 1 (1.00%) LDAP
3 1 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.00%) Public Cloud
2 7 (7.00%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (5.00%) EMC VNX
4 4 (4.00%) Replication
5 3 (3.00%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.00%) Clustering
6 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.00%) PKI
7 1 (1.00%) CCTV
7 1 (1.00%) IoT
7 1 (1.00%) NHS
7 1 (1.00%) Onboarding
Operating Systems
1 63 (63.00%) Windows
2 42 (42.00%) Windows Server
3 18 (18.00%) Linux
3 18 (18.00%) Windows Server 2019
4 17 (17.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (8.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.00%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.00%) CentOS
8 2 (2.00%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.00%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (99.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (16.00%) ITIL
3 12 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 12 (12.00%) Virtual Environments
4 11 (11.00%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (11.00%) Server Management
5 9 (9.00%) Communications Security
5 9 (9.00%) Service Delivery
6 8 (8.00%) ITSM
7 7 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (7.00%) Proactive Monitoring
8 6 (6.00%) Application Virtualisation
8 6 (6.00%) Compatibility Testing
8 6 (6.00%) Customer Service
8 6 (6.00%) Service Management
8 6 (6.00%) Software Distribution
8 6 (6.00%) Software Testing
8 6 (6.00%) Systems Engineering
8 6 (6.00%) Workload Management
9 5 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (16.00%) DV Cleared
2 16 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (14.00%) Degree
4 5 (5.00%) CCNA
4 5 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.00%) CCNP
6 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.00%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.00%) Azure Certification
7 1 (1.00%) MCSA
7 1 (1.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.00%) DICOM
2 1 (1.00%) GDPR
2 1 (1.00%) HL7
2 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 57 (57.00%) Active Directory
2 34 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (26.00%) Hyper-V
4 17 (17.00%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (7.00%) Docker
6 6 (6.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (6.00%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (3.00%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (3.00%) XenApp
7 3 (3.00%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 2 (2.00%) Firmware
8 2 (2.00%) pfSense
8 2 (2.00%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.00%) Ceph
9 1 (1.00%) KVM
9 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 21 (21.00%) SCCM
3 10 (10.00%) vCenter Server
4 8 (8.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (6.00%) Ansible
5 6 (6.00%) Kubernetes
6 5 (5.00%) Nagios
7 4 (4.00%) WSUS
8 3 (3.00%) FortiGate
8 3 (3.00%) NetBackup
8 3 (3.00%) SCOM
8 3 (3.00%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (2.00%) Backup Exec
9 2 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (2.00%) vRealize
10 1 (1.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 1 (1.00%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 63 (63.00%) Microsoft
2 46 (46.00%) VMware
3 22 (22.00%) Citrix
4 21 (21.00%) Veeam
5 18 (18.00%) Cisco
6 14 (14.00%) HP
7 13 (13.00%) Sophos
8 10 (10.00%) Aruba
9 9 (9.00%) Meraki
10 8 (8.00%) Dell
10 8 (8.00%) EMC
10 8 (8.00%) Red Hat
11 6 (6.00%) SolarWinds
12 5 (5.00%) Extreme Networks
13 4 (4.00%) 3PAR
13 4 (4.00%) NetApp
13 4 (4.00%) Oracle
14 3 (3.00%) Fortinet
14 3 (3.00%) Juniper
14 3 (3.00%) Symantec