The median annual salary for a Infrastructure Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 211 233
Rank change year-on-year +14 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1395 1703 1517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.63% 1.63% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 1.69% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1281 1473 1350
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  

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 82331 100795 104032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.38% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68376 84445 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +10 1308 £42,500 - 142
London +17 508 £50,000 - 50
South East +13 295 £42,500 +6.25% 28
Yorkshire +8 117 £37,500 -12.79% 15
East of England +4 96 £41,500 +3.10% 6
Berkshire +37 94 £47,500 +18.75% 8
West Yorkshire +5 83 £39,000 -8.23% 11
North West -25 83 £37,500 +1.35% 13
West Midlands +26 81 £37,500 - 11
City of London +29 74 £51,250 +2.50% 11
Surrey +16 73 £40,000 -15.78% 6
Leeds +2 58 £40,500 -3.57% 8
South West -24 53 £35,047 -2.64% 8
Manchester -26 50 £36,500 +2.45% 8
East Midlands -8 48 £42,500 +21.42% 9
Hampshire -31 38 £40,000 +11.11% 4
Hertfordshire -1 36 £41,500 -6.20% 2
Wales -5 36 £35,000 +18.64% 3
Birmingham +13 33 £45,000 +13.92% 2
Cambridgeshire +19 31 £40,000 +19.40% 2
Reading +24 28 £47,500 +22.58% 1
North East +27 25 £30,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear +30 24 £30,000 - 1
Nottingham +16 24 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Nottinghamshire +15 24 £45,000 +28.57% 6
South Wales -6 24 £32,500 +10.16% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 23 £40,000 -3.61%
Newcastle upon Tyne +31 22 £30,000 - 1
Kent +16 22 £42,500 - 2
Leatherhead +13 21 £42,500 -29.16% 3

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 1967 (71.79%) Windows
2 1604 (58.54%) VMware
3 1469 (53.61%) Active Directory
4 1392 (50.80%) Windows Server
5 1211 (44.20%) Microsoft
6 902 (32.92%) VMware Infrastructure
7 747 (27.26%) Cisco
8 740 (27.01%) MS Exchange
9 723 (26.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 720 (26.28%) Linux
11 668 (24.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 661 (24.12%) Firewall
13 657 (23.98%) Hyper-V
14 585 (21.35%) SAN
15 568 (20.73%) ITIL
16 545 (19.89%) DNS
17 517 (18.87%) Office 365
18 482 (17.59%) PowerShell
19 479 (17.48%) Microsoft Azure
20 462 (16.86%) MS Excel
21 450 (16.42%) SQL Server
22 449 (16.39%) Citrix
23 437 (15.95%) DHCP
24 428 (15.62%) Microsoft Certification
25 413 (15.07%) Finance
26 391 (14.27%) LAN
27 370 (13.50%) SCCM
28 366 (13.36%) SQL
29 354 (12.92%) Amazon AWS
30 342 (12.48%) WAN

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
1 740 (27.01%) MS Exchange
2 314 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 207 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 202 (7.37%) IIS
5 191 (6.97%) Skype for Business
6 153 (5.58%) SharePoint
7 123 (4.49%) Apache
8 67 (2.45%) Tomcat
9 61 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2003
10 59 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 59 (2.15%) OpenStack
11 33 (1.20%) nginx
12 26 (0.95%) JBoss
13 23 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
14 21 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
15 19 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
16 18 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
17 17 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 11 (0.40%) Apache Solr
19 9 (0.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 462 (16.86%) MS Excel
2 121 (4.42%) MS Office
3 10 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.036%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.036%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.073%) assyst
4 1 (0.036%) Bankmaster
4 1 (0.036%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.036%) Magento
4 1 (0.036%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.036%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.036%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 517 (18.87%) Office 365
2 479 (17.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 354 (12.92%) Amazon AWS
4 113 (4.12%) IaaS
5 97 (3.54%) PaaS
6 90 (3.28%) SaaS
7 34 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
8 32 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
9 28 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
10 17 (0.62%) Mimecast
11 14 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (0.33%) OpenShift
13 7 (0.26%) OneDrive
14 6 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.22%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 4 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 4 (0.15%) GitHub
15 4 (0.15%) Slack
15 4 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 661 (24.12%) Firewall
2 585 (21.35%) SAN
3 545 (19.89%) DNS
4 437 (15.95%) DHCP
5 391 (14.27%) LAN
6 342 (12.48%) WAN
7 252 (9.20%) TCP/IP
8 197 (7.19%) VPN
9 172 (6.28%) VLAN
10 153 (5.58%) VoIP
11 139 (5.07%) NAS
12 128 (4.67%) Skype
13 109 (3.98%) Network Security
14 104 (3.80%) Internet
15 90 (3.28%) Wireless
16 72 (2.63%) MPLS
17 66 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
18 57 (2.08%) SSL
19 52 (1.90%) SMTP
20 50 (1.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 450 (16.42%) SQL Server
2 119 (4.34%) MySQL
3 93 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 59 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 51 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
6 44 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 42 (1.53%) MongoDB
8 32 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
9 16 (0.58%) Hadoop
10 15 (0.55%) DB2
10 15 (0.55%) Relational Database
11 14 (0.51%) Redis
12 13 (0.47%) Big Data
13 12 (0.44%) NoSQL
14 9 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
14 9 (0.33%) Oracle Database
14 9 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (0.29%) MariaDB
15 8 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (0.26%) HBase
Development Applications
1 57 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 33 (1.20%) JIRA
3 31 (1.13%) Git (software)
4 20 (0.73%) MSI
5 18 (0.66%) Vagrant
6 10 (0.36%) InstallShield
7 8 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (0.26%) JMeter
8 7 (0.26%) TeamCity
8 7 (0.26%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.26%) WinDbg
9 6 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (0.15%) Ant
11 4 (0.15%) FishEye
11 4 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.15%) Selenium
12 3 (0.11%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.11%) Maven
12 3 (0.11%) Subversion
General
1 413 (15.07%) Finance
2 129 (4.71%) Telecoms
3 64 (2.34%) Retail
4 58 (2.12%) Banking
5 49 (1.79%) Legal
6 46 (1.68%) Games
7 27 (0.99%) Back Office
8 26 (0.95%) Advertising
8 26 (0.95%) Law
8 26 (0.95%) Manufacturing
9 21 (0.77%) Marketing
10 15 (0.55%) Electronics
10 15 (0.55%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.47%) Publishing
12 12 (0.44%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.36%) Military
14 7 (0.26%) Billing
15 6 (0.22%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.18%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (2.92%) Web Services
2 56 (2.04%) LAMP
3 28 (1.02%) Software Packaging
4 23 (0.84%) Middleware
5 20 (0.73%) .NET
6 18 (0.66%) LAPP Stack
7 11 (0.40%) Kafka
8 10 (0.36%) Elastic Stack
9 9 (0.33%) Apache Flex
10 8 (0.29%) 802.1X
11 7 (0.26%) ActiveMQ
11 7 (0.26%) Flash
11 7 (0.26%) JMS
11 7 (0.26%) XML
11 7 (0.26%) XSLT
12 6 (0.22%) Phusion Passenger
13 5 (0.18%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (0.18%) ZeroMQ
14 4 (0.15%) SOAP
14 4 (0.15%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 331 (12.08%) Data Centre
2 124 (4.53%) Clustering
3 120 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
4 112 (4.09%) Management Information System
5 74 (2.70%) PKI
6 61 (2.23%) Hedge funds
7 58 (2.12%) Computer Science
8 57 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
9 50 (1.82%) EMC VNX
10 48 (1.75%) Private Cloud
11 45 (1.64%) Replication
12 43 (1.57%) Fintech
13 42 (1.53%) Driving Licence
14 37 (1.35%) Blackberry
15 30 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
16 27 (0.99%) Fat Client
16 27 (0.99%) Thin Client
17 25 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 24 (0.88%) Public Cloud
19 23 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1967 (71.79%) Windows
2 1392 (50.80%) Windows Server
3 723 (26.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 720 (26.28%) Linux
5 668 (24.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 216 (7.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 204 (7.45%) Windows 7
8 201 (7.34%) Unix
9 144 (5.26%) Windows 10
10 121 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 76 (2.77%) CentOS
12 73 (2.66%) Solaris
13 63 (2.30%) Windows 8
14 60 (2.19%) Ubuntu
15 30 (1.09%) Debian
16 25 (0.91%) SUSE
17 23 (0.84%) Mac OS X
18 16 (0.58%) Data ONTAP
19 14 (0.51%) Windows XP
20 12 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 568 (20.73%) ITIL
2 258 (9.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 192 (7.01%) DevOps
4 160 (5.84%) Migration
5 145 (5.29%) High Availability
6 135 (4.93%) Problem Management
7 134 (4.89%) Agile Software Development
8 108 (3.94%) Project Management
9 102 (3.72%) Configuration Management
10 97 (3.54%) Mentoring
11 84 (3.07%) Change Management
12 81 (2.96%) Service Management
13 80 (2.92%) Service Delivery
14 79 (2.88%) Continuous Improvement
15 78 (2.85%) Infrastructure Management
16 73 (2.66%) Performance Monitoring
17 69 (2.52%) ITIL V3
17 69 (2.52%) Performance Tuning
18 65 (2.37%) Load Balancing
19 64 (2.34%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 482 (17.59%) PowerShell
2 366 (13.36%) SQL
3 210 (7.66%) Python
4 143 (5.22%) Bash Shell
5 94 (3.43%) Perl
6 73 (2.66%) Java
7 60 (2.19%) Shell Script
8 56 (2.04%) Ruby
9 42 (1.53%) VBScript
10 41 (1.50%) PHP
11 40 (1.46%) VB
12 34 (1.24%) C
13 24 (0.88%) C#
14 20 (0.73%) Go
15 17 (0.62%) Bourne shell
16 9 (0.33%) C++
17 7 (0.26%) JavaScript
18 5 (0.18%) VB.NET
19 4 (0.15%) AWK
19 4 (0.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 428 (15.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 322 (11.75%) Cisco Certification
3 313 (11.42%) MCSE
4 252 (9.20%) CCNA
5 216 (7.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 208 (7.59%) Security Cleared
7 176 (6.42%) Degree
8 169 (6.17%) MCSA
9 153 (5.58%) CCNP
10 142 (5.18%) SC Cleared
11 115 (4.20%) MCP
12 80 (2.92%) MCITP
13 51 (1.86%) DV Cleared
14 48 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
15 43 (1.57%) CCA
16 30 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
17 25 (0.91%) RHCE
18 18 (0.66%) BC Cleared
18 18 (0.66%) VCP5
19 17 (0.62%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 192 (7.01%) SLA
2 50 (1.82%) PCI DSS
3 38 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.58%) QA
5 13 (0.47%) PMO
6 8 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.15%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.11%) GDPR
8 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.073%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.073%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.036%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.036%) EMIR
10 1 (0.036%) GCP
10 1 (0.036%) MiFID
System Software
1 1469 (53.61%) Active Directory
2 902 (32.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 657 (23.98%) Hyper-V
4 331 (12.08%) vSphere
5 170 (6.20%) XenApp
6 134 (4.89%) VMware ESXi
7 128 (4.67%) VMware ESX
8 107 (3.91%) XenDesktop
9 64 (2.34%) VMware Workstation
10 55 (2.01%) Terminal Services
11 52 (1.90%) Docker
12 48 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
13 47 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
14 41 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
15 35 (1.28%) VMware Server
16 32 (1.17%) Firmware
17 30 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
18 28 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
19 22 (0.80%) KVM
19 22 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 370 (13.50%) SCCM
2 171 (6.24%) Puppet
3 159 (5.80%) SCOM
4 141 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
5 101 (3.69%) WSUS
6 95 (3.47%) Ansible
7 75 (2.74%) Nagios
8 71 (2.59%) NetBackup
9 39 (1.42%) Microsoft Clustering
10 31 (1.13%) Terraform
11 30 (1.09%) Backup Exec
12 28 (1.02%) Failover Clustering
12 28 (1.02%) Red Hat Satellite
13 27 (0.99%) SCOrch
13 27 (0.99%) SCVMM
14 26 (0.95%) Kubernetes
15 21 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
16 19 (0.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 19 (0.69%) Packer
17 18 (0.66%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 1604 (58.54%) VMware
2 1211 (44.20%) Microsoft
3 747 (27.26%) Cisco
4 449 (16.39%) Citrix
5 325 (11.86%) NetApp
6 319 (11.64%) HP
7 213 (7.77%) Red Hat
8 142 (5.18%) EMC
9 131 (4.78%) Dell
10 114 (4.16%) CheckPoint
11 112 (4.09%) Oracle
12 99 (3.61%) Juniper
13 94 (3.43%) Veeam
14 76 (2.77%) SolarWinds
15 71 (2.59%) Avaya
16 64 (2.34%) Symantec
17 61 (2.23%) SonicWALL
18 53 (1.93%) F5
19 50 (1.82%) 3PAR
20 47 (1.72%) IBM
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car allowance and fantastic bens.
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Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + training & benefits
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onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Bonus and Full Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
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onezeero.
Salary: £40000 per annum + bens
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Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Car
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + 10% Pension + 15% Bonus
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Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, car, pension, gym + more
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: Benefits
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London
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Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
H&R Talent
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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