The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Infrastructure Engineer
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 217 244
Rank change year-on-year +13 +27  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1498 1522 1503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.68% 1.55% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.60% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1332 1332 1316
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +8.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,565 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85523 94943 107102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.54% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69945 79998 88268
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

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 over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +16 1391 £45,000 +2.27% 152
London +3 572 £52,500 +10.52% 52
South East +24 265 £40,000 -9.09% 40
North West -5 117 £40,000 +6.66% 14
East of England +1 113 £50,000 +13.63% 10
Yorkshire +19 111 £37,500 - 12
City of London +34 97 £50,000 - 14
South West +20 82 £41,250 +3.12% 12
West Midlands -4 82 £38,750 -3.12% 6
West Yorkshire +21 81 £39,000 +4.00% 9
Surrey +30 65 £42,500 -10.52% 6
Manchester -4 64 £40,000 +12.67% 10
Hampshire +2 63 £37,750 -5.62% 8
Leeds +14 62 £39,000 +4.00% 5
Hertfordshire +11 54 £50,000 +14.28% 7
Berkshire -11 51 £42,500 -4.49% 12
East Midlands +9 49 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Wales +19 48 £41,500 +15.27% 3
Birmingham -6 43 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Swansea - 32 £49,039 - 2
West Wales - 32 £49,039 - 2
Scotland +3 31 £40,750 +19.85% 6
Bristol -3 29 £40,000 -5.88% 4
West Sussex +23 28 £37,000 -7.50% 1
Cheshire -10 28 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Nottinghamshire +23 27 £45,000 +5.88%
Nottingham +20 27 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire +29 26 £42,500 +34.92% 2
Edinburgh -2 22 £45,750 +30.71% 4
Essex -3 20 £50,000 +13.63%

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Infrastructure Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 2089 (73.12%) Windows
2 1721 (60.24%) VMware
3 1522 (53.27%) Active Directory
4 1462 (51.17%) Windows Server
5 1370 (47.95%) Microsoft
6 951 (33.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 834 (29.19%) Cisco
8 821 (28.74%) Linux
9 802 (28.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 796 (27.86%) MS Exchange
11 729 (25.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 707 (24.75%) Hyper-V
13 700 (24.50%) SAN
14 646 (22.61%) ITIL
15 636 (22.26%) Firewall
16 633 (22.16%) Office 365
17 583 (20.41%) DNS
18 571 (19.99%) Microsoft Azure
19 540 (18.90%) PowerShell
20 531 (18.59%) Citrix
21 504 (17.64%) SQL Server
22 481 (16.84%) Microsoft Certification
23 455 (15.93%) DHCP
24 437 (15.30%) SCCM
25 428 (14.98%) Finance
26 419 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
27 414 (14.49%) SQL
28 375 (13.13%) vSphere
29 371 (12.99%) NetApp
30 356 (12.46%) HP

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 796 (27.86%) MS Exchange
2 354 (12.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 218 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 204 (7.14%) Skype for Business
5 190 (6.65%) IIS
6 186 (6.51%) SharePoint
7 115 (4.03%) Apache
8 70 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 66 (2.31%) OpenStack
10 49 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
10 49 (1.72%) nginx
11 44 (1.54%) Tomcat
12 29 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
13 23 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 23 (0.81%) JBoss
14 21 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
15 16 (0.56%) SAS
16 15 (0.53%) Confluence
16 15 (0.53%) IBM Notes
17 14 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 123 (4.31%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.14%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.14%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.035%) InCopy
5 1 (0.035%) InDesign
5 1 (0.035%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.11%) Workfront
5 2 (0.070%) Magento
5 2 (0.070%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.035%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.035%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.035%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.035%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.035%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.035%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 633 (22.16%) Office 365
2 571 (19.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 419 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
4 158 (5.53%) IaaS
5 127 (4.45%) PaaS
6 90 (3.15%) SaaS
7 31 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
8 30 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
9 28 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
10 24 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
11 16 (0.56%) Mimecast
12 15 (0.53%) OpenShift
13 14 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 9 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 8 (0.28%) OneDrive
16 7 (0.25%) G Suite
17 6 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
18 4 (0.14%) Amazon S3
18 4 (0.14%) GitHub
18 4 (0.14%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 700 (24.50%) SAN
2 636 (22.26%) Firewall
3 583 (20.41%) DNS
4 455 (15.93%) DHCP
5 351 (12.29%) WAN
6 349 (12.22%) LAN
7 281 (9.84%) TCP/IP
8 240 (8.40%) VPN
9 201 (7.04%) VoIP
10 163 (5.71%) VLAN
11 157 (5.50%) NAS
12 149 (5.22%) Skype
13 132 (4.62%) Internet
14 96 (3.36%) MPLS
15 94 (3.29%) Wireless
16 80 (2.80%) Network Security
17 74 (2.59%) iSCSI
18 62 (2.17%) NetScaler
19 61 (2.14%) Cisco ASA
20 55 (1.93%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 504 (17.64%) SQL Server
2 118 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 85 (2.98%) MySQL
4 66 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 65 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 38 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
7 33 (1.16%) MongoDB
8 30 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
9 20 (0.70%) Hadoop
10 16 (0.56%) Big Data
11 15 (0.53%) Oracle Database
12 12 (0.42%) HBase
13 11 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
13 11 (0.39%) NoSQL
13 11 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
15 9 (0.32%) InfluxDB
16 8 (0.28%) MariaDB
16 8 (0.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 87 (3.05%) Jenkins
2 33 (1.16%) Git (software)
3 22 (0.77%) JIRA
4 16 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 16 (0.56%) MSI
5 14 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
5 14 (0.49%) Vagrant
6 11 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (0.35%) WinDbg
8 9 (0.32%) Maven
9 7 (0.25%) InstallShield
9 7 (0.25%) JMeter
9 7 (0.25%) PhpStorm
9 7 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (0.21%) NuGet
11 5 (0.18%) Artifactory
11 5 (0.18%) CMake
11 5 (0.18%) MSBuild
11 5 (0.18%) Ranorex
11 5 (0.18%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 428 (14.98%) Finance
2 150 (5.25%) Telecoms
3 76 (2.66%) Banking
4 69 (2.42%) Legal
5 53 (1.86%) Retail
6 48 (1.68%) Games
7 29 (1.02%) Law
8 24 (0.84%) Back Office
8 24 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 22 (0.77%) Advertising
10 18 (0.63%) Investment Banking
11 13 (0.46%) Electronics
12 10 (0.35%) Marketing
13 7 (0.25%) Automotive
14 6 (0.21%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.14%) Billing
16 4 (0.14%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.14%) Publishing
17 3 (0.11%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (3.08%) Web Services
2 57 (2.00%) LAMP
3 33 (1.16%) Software Packaging
4 31 (1.09%) .NET
4 31 (1.09%) Middleware
5 23 (0.81%) LAPP Stack
6 18 (0.63%) Kafka
7 17 (0.60%) Sensu
8 15 (0.53%) ActiveMQ
9 12 (0.42%) Apache Flex
9 12 (0.42%) Elastic Stack
9 12 (0.42%) XMPP
10 11 (0.39%) 802.1X
10 11 (0.39%) JMS
10 11 (0.39%) LEMP Stack
10 11 (0.39%) SAML
11 7 (0.25%) HTML
11 7 (0.25%) XML
11 7 (0.25%) XSLT
12 6 (0.21%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 298 (10.43%) Data Centre
2 132 (4.62%) Clustering
3 102 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 99 (3.47%) Hedge funds
5 93 (3.26%) Management Information System
6 78 (2.73%) Computer Science
7 62 (2.17%) PKI
8 53 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
9 46 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
10 44 (1.54%) Driving Licence
11 41 (1.44%) Private Cloud
12 39 (1.37%) EMC VNX
13 37 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 37 (1.30%) Replication
14 33 (1.16%) Blackberry
14 33 (1.16%) Fintech
15 29 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
16 28 (0.98%) Public Cloud
17 25 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
18 23 (0.81%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 2089 (73.12%) Windows
2 1462 (51.17%) Windows Server
3 821 (28.74%) Linux
4 802 (28.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 729 (25.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 294 (10.29%) Windows 7
7 225 (7.88%) Windows 10
8 200 (7.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 198 (6.93%) Unix
10 146 (5.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 84 (2.94%) Windows 8
12 82 (2.87%) CentOS
13 69 (2.42%) Solaris
14 46 (1.61%) Ubuntu
15 43 (1.51%) Debian
16 30 (1.05%) Android
17 29 (1.02%) Apple iOS
18 19 (0.67%) Mac OS X
19 17 (0.60%) Windows Phone
20 16 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 646 (22.61%) ITIL
2 237 (8.30%) DevOps
3 234 (8.19%) Disaster Recovery
4 158 (5.53%) Migration
5 155 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
6 149 (5.22%) High Availability
7 122 (4.27%) Problem Management
8 107 (3.75%) Mentoring
9 106 (3.71%) Change Management
10 98 (3.43%) Service Delivery
11 95 (3.33%) Configuration Management
12 94 (3.29%) Service Management
13 84 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
14 83 (2.91%) Project Management
15 80 (2.80%) E-Commerce
16 79 (2.77%) Load Balancing
17 76 (2.66%) Change Control
18 69 (2.42%) Performance Monitoring
18 69 (2.42%) Root Cause Analysis
19 66 (2.31%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 540 (18.90%) PowerShell
2 414 (14.49%) SQL
3 242 (8.47%) Python
4 172 (6.02%) Bash Shell
5 93 (3.26%) Java
6 87 (3.05%) Perl
7 63 (2.21%) Ruby
8 51 (1.79%) VBScript
9 35 (1.23%) VB
10 32 (1.12%) C
11 31 (1.09%) Shell Script
12 27 (0.95%) PHP
13 25 (0.88%) JavaScript
14 21 (0.74%) C#
15 15 (0.53%) C++
16 10 (0.35%) Bourne shell
16 10 (0.35%) T-SQL
17 9 (0.32%) Go
18 6 (0.21%) AWK
18 6 (0.21%) sed
Qualifications
1 481 (16.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 332 (11.62%) MCSE
3 317 (11.10%) Cisco Certification
4 261 (9.14%) CCNA
5 231 (8.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 215 (7.53%) MCSA
7 197 (6.90%) Degree
8 165 (5.78%) Security Cleared
9 156 (5.46%) CCNP
10 123 (4.31%) SC Cleared
11 110 (3.85%) MCP
12 76 (2.66%) MCITP
13 45 (1.58%) RHCE
14 44 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
15 39 (1.37%) CCA
16 38 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
17 26 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
18 25 (0.88%) Master's Degree
18 25 (0.88%) RHCA
19 23 (0.81%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (5.04%) SLA
2 57 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 44 (1.54%) PCI DSS
4 17 (0.60%) GDPR
5 15 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
5 15 (0.53%) QA
6 14 (0.49%) PMO
7 11 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.21%) COBIT
9 4 (0.14%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.035%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.035%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.035%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1522 (53.27%) Active Directory
2 951 (33.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 707 (24.75%) Hyper-V
4 375 (13.13%) vSphere
5 262 (9.17%) VMware ESXi
6 221 (7.74%) XenApp
7 126 (4.41%) XenDesktop
8 68 (2.38%) Docker
9 67 (2.35%) Terminal Services
10 58 (2.03%) VMware Workstation
11 55 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
12 51 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
13 35 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
13 35 (1.23%) VMware Server
14 32 (1.12%) Xen
15 30 (1.05%) KVM
16 28 (0.98%) XenServer
17 24 (0.84%) Firmware
18 23 (0.81%) NFS
18 23 (0.81%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 437 (15.30%) SCCM
2 172 (6.02%) Puppet
3 145 (5.08%) SCOM
4 115 (4.03%) Ansible
5 107 (3.75%) WSUS
6 100 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
7 96 (3.36%) vCenter Server
8 79 (2.77%) Backup Exec
9 62 (2.17%) Nagios
10 52 (1.82%) NetBackup
11 51 (1.79%) Terraform
12 44 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
13 29 (1.02%) Kubernetes
13 29 (1.02%) Tivoli
14 28 (0.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 28 (0.98%) Packer
15 27 (0.95%) Failover Clustering
16 26 (0.91%) SCVMM
17 25 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
18 23 (0.81%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1721 (60.24%) VMware
2 1370 (47.95%) Microsoft
3 834 (29.19%) Cisco
4 531 (18.59%) Citrix
5 371 (12.99%) NetApp
6 356 (12.46%) HP
7 210 (7.35%) Red Hat
8 158 (5.53%) Dell
9 134 (4.69%) Juniper
10 119 (4.17%) EMC
11 104 (3.64%) Veeam
12 97 (3.40%) Oracle
13 95 (3.33%) Symantec
14 86 (3.01%) CheckPoint
14 86 (3.01%) SolarWinds
15 67 (2.35%) IBM
16 64 (2.24%) Avaya
16 64 (2.24%) F5
17 57 (2.00%) SonicWALL
18 52 (1.82%) Palo Alto
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £40k - 47.5k per year + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cobham, Surrey
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Additional benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
East London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + up to 37 days hol, 15% pension, Flex
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Alpha IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + security clearance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £58000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £60K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum 7% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 30k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £67,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago