The median annual salary for a Infrastructure Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 209 237
Rank change year-on-year +8 +28  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1387 1695 1500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.62% 1.62% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 1.68% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1276 1466 1332
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 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
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 £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 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 29 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 +13 1304 £42,500 - 138
London +26 505 £50,000 - 49
South East +9 299 £42,500 +6.25% 28
Yorkshire +13 115 £37,500 -12.79% 15
East of England -8 95 £40,750 +1.87% 7
Berkshire +39 94 £47,500 +18.75% 7
North West -19 82 £38,750 +6.16% 12
West Yorkshire +5 81 £39,750 -6.47% 12
West Midlands +26 79 £37,500 - 9
Surrey +11 75 £41,000 -13.68% 7
City of London +40 73 £50,000 - 11
Leeds +1 57 £40,500 -4.70% 9
South West -32 52 £35,547 -1.25% 8
East Midlands -15 49 £42,500 +21.42% 9
Manchester -27 49 £36,500 +4.28% 7
Hampshire -27 38 £40,000 +11.11% 5
Hertfordshire -7 35 £41,500 -6.72% 3
Wales -5 34 £35,000 +22.80% 4
Birmingham +15 32 £45,000 +13.92% 2
Cambridgeshire +21 31 £40,000 +21.21% 2
Reading +19 28 £47,500 +26.66% 1
North East +29 26 £30,000 -
Tyne and Wear +31 25 £30,000 -
Nottingham +15 24 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Nottinghamshire +13 24 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Buckinghamshire +15 23 £40,000 -3.61%
Kent +13 23 £42,500 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +31 22 £30,000 -
Leatherhead +14 22 £42,500 -29.16% 3
South Wales -3 22 £32,500 +14.03% 2

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 1972 (71.89%) Windows
2 1601 (58.37%) VMware
3 1465 (53.41%) Active Directory
4 1387 (50.57%) Windows Server
5 1212 (44.19%) Microsoft
6 901 (32.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 753 (27.45%) Cisco
8 743 (27.09%) MS Exchange
9 720 (26.25%) Linux
10 719 (26.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 668 (24.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 664 (24.21%) Firewall
13 654 (23.84%) Hyper-V
14 587 (21.40%) SAN
15 569 (20.74%) ITIL
16 545 (19.87%) DNS
17 518 (18.88%) Office 365
18 484 (17.64%) PowerShell
19 479 (17.46%) Microsoft Azure
20 459 (16.73%) MS Excel
21 450 (16.41%) SQL Server
22 447 (16.30%) Citrix
23 436 (15.90%) DHCP
24 430 (15.68%) Microsoft Certification
25 418 (15.24%) Finance
26 392 (14.29%) LAN
27 369 (13.45%) SCCM
28 367 (13.38%) SQL
29 350 (12.76%) Amazon AWS
30 344 (12.54%) 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
1 743 (27.09%) MS Exchange
2 314 (11.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 206 (7.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 205 (7.47%) IIS
5 191 (6.96%) Skype for Business
6 158 (5.76%) SharePoint
7 125 (4.56%) Apache
8 67 (2.44%) Tomcat
9 61 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
10 59 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
11 58 (2.11%) OpenStack
12 33 (1.20%) nginx
13 25 (0.91%) JBoss
14 23 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
15 22 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
16 19 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
17 18 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 18 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
18 11 (0.40%) Apache Solr
19 9 (0.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 459 (16.73%) MS Excel
2 118 (4.30%) MS Office
3 10 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.036%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.036%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (0.69%) 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
1 518 (18.88%) Office 365
2 479 (17.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 350 (12.76%) Amazon AWS
4 112 (4.08%) IaaS
5 96 (3.50%) PaaS
6 90 (3.28%) SaaS
7 33 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
8 32 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
9 27 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (0.58%) 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
1 664 (24.21%) Firewall
2 587 (21.40%) SAN
3 545 (19.87%) DNS
4 436 (15.90%) DHCP
5 392 (14.29%) LAN
6 344 (12.54%) WAN
7 256 (9.33%) TCP/IP
8 196 (7.15%) VPN
9 171 (6.23%) VLAN
10 151 (5.50%) VoIP
11 138 (5.03%) NAS
12 128 (4.67%) Skype
13 108 (3.94%) Network Security
14 104 (3.79%) Internet
15 91 (3.32%) Wireless
16 70 (2.55%) MPLS
17 66 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
18 57 (2.08%) SSL
19 53 (1.93%) SMTP
20 52 (1.90%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 450 (16.41%) SQL Server
2 122 (4.45%) MySQL
3 95 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 59 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 52 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
6 45 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 42 (1.53%) MongoDB
8 32 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
9 16 (0.58%) DB2
9 16 (0.58%) Hadoop
10 15 (0.55%) Redis
10 15 (0.55%) Relational Database
11 13 (0.47%) Big Data
11 13 (0.47%) NoSQL
12 9 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (0.33%) Oracle Database
12 9 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (0.29%) MariaDB
13 8 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.26%) HBase
Development Applications
1 57 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 33 (1.20%) JIRA
3 32 (1.17%) Git (software)
4 20 (0.73%) MSI
5 18 (0.66%) Vagrant
6 10 (0.36%) InstallShield
7 9 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (0.29%) Visual Studio
9 7 (0.26%) JMeter
9 7 (0.26%) TeamCity
9 7 (0.26%) WinDbg
10 6 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (0.15%) Ant
12 4 (0.15%) FishEye
12 4 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (0.15%) Selenium
12 4 (0.15%) Visual Studio Code
13 3 (0.11%) Maven
13 3 (0.11%) Subversion
General
1 418 (15.24%) Finance
2 128 (4.67%) Telecoms
3 65 (2.37%) Retail
4 56 (2.04%) Banking
5 48 (1.75%) Legal
6 46 (1.68%) Games
7 27 (0.98%) Back Office
8 26 (0.95%) Advertising
8 26 (0.95%) Law
8 26 (0.95%) Manufacturing
9 20 (0.73%) Marketing
10 15 (0.55%) Electronics
10 15 (0.55%) Financial Institution
11 14 (0.51%) Publishing
12 11 (0.40%) 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 78 (2.84%) Web Services
2 57 (2.08%) LAMP
3 27 (0.98%) Software Packaging
4 22 (0.80%) 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 7 (0.26%) 802.1X
10 7 (0.26%) ActiveMQ
10 7 (0.26%) Flash
10 7 (0.26%) XML
10 7 (0.26%) XSLT
11 6 (0.22%) JMS
11 6 (0.22%) Phusion Passenger
12 5 (0.18%) LEMP Stack
12 5 (0.18%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (0.18%) SOAP
12 5 (0.18%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 334 (12.18%) Data Centre
2 126 (4.59%) Clustering
3 120 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
4 112 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 75 (2.73%) PKI
6 60 (2.19%) Hedge funds
7 58 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
8 56 (2.04%) Computer Science
9 50 (1.82%) EMC VNX
10 48 (1.75%) Private Cloud
11 45 (1.64%) Replication
12 43 (1.57%) Driving Licence
12 43 (1.57%) Fintech
13 38 (1.39%) Blackberry
14 29 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
15 27 (0.98%) Fat Client
15 27 (0.98%) Thin Client
16 25 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 25 (0.91%) Public Cloud
17 22 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1972 (71.89%) Windows
2 1387 (50.57%) Windows Server
3 720 (26.25%) Linux
4 719 (26.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 668 (24.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 216 (7.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 202 (7.36%) Unix
7 202 (7.36%) Windows 7
8 143 (5.21%) Windows 10
9 120 (4.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 75 (2.73%) CentOS
11 73 (2.66%) Solaris
12 62 (2.26%) Windows 8
13 59 (2.15%) Ubuntu
14 29 (1.06%) Debian
15 25 (0.91%) SUSE
16 22 (0.80%) Mac OS X
17 16 (0.58%) Data ONTAP
18 13 (0.47%) Windows XP
19 12 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 569 (20.74%) ITIL
2 257 (9.37%) Disaster Recovery
3 192 (7.00%) DevOps
4 160 (5.83%) Migration
5 145 (5.29%) High Availability
6 135 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
7 133 (4.85%) Problem Management
8 108 (3.94%) Project Management
9 103 (3.76%) Configuration Management
10 98 (3.57%) Mentoring
11 85 (3.10%) Change Management
12 81 (2.95%) Service Delivery
12 81 (2.95%) Service Management
13 79 (2.88%) Infrastructure Management
14 78 (2.84%) Continuous Improvement
15 72 (2.62%) Performance Monitoring
16 69 (2.52%) ITIL V3
16 69 (2.52%) Performance Tuning
17 66 (2.41%) Load Balancing
18 64 (2.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 484 (17.64%) PowerShell
2 367 (13.38%) SQL
3 208 (7.58%) Python
4 144 (5.25%) Bash Shell
5 95 (3.46%) Perl
6 73 (2.66%) Java
7 61 (2.22%) Shell Script
8 56 (2.04%) Ruby
9 43 (1.57%) PHP
10 42 (1.53%) VBScript
11 41 (1.49%) VB
12 35 (1.28%) C
13 24 (0.87%) 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%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 430 (15.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 323 (11.78%) Cisco Certification
3 314 (11.45%) MCSE
4 254 (9.26%) CCNA
5 216 (7.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 208 (7.58%) Security Cleared
7 173 (6.31%) Degree
8 168 (6.12%) MCSA
9 152 (5.54%) CCNP
10 142 (5.18%) SC Cleared
11 115 (4.19%) MCP
12 82 (2.99%) 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 26 (0.95%) RHCE
18 18 (0.66%) BC Cleared
18 18 (0.66%) VCP5
19 16 (0.58%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (7.07%) SLA
2 49 (1.79%) PCI DSS
3 36 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.58%) QA
5 13 (0.47%) PMO
6 7 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.15%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.073%) GDPR
8 2 (0.073%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.073%) ISO22301
8 2 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.036%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.036%) EMIR
9 1 (0.036%) GCP
9 1 (0.036%) MiFID
System Software
1 1465 (53.41%) Active Directory
2 901 (32.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 654 (23.84%) Hyper-V
4 332 (12.10%) vSphere
5 172 (6.27%) XenApp
6 134 (4.89%) VMware ESXi
7 128 (4.67%) VMware ESX
8 108 (3.94%) XenDesktop
9 62 (2.26%) VMware Workstation
10 54 (1.97%) Terminal Services
11 51 (1.86%) Docker
12 48 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
13 47 (1.71%) Virtual Servers
14 41 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
15 35 (1.28%) VMware Server
16 33 (1.20%) Firmware
17 30 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
18 29 (1.06%) Forefront TMG
19 22 (0.80%) KVM
19 22 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 369 (13.45%) SCCM
2 174 (6.34%) Puppet
3 159 (5.80%) SCOM
4 144 (5.25%) Opscode Chef
5 99 (3.61%) WSUS
6 95 (3.46%) Ansible
7 76 (2.77%) Nagios
8 72 (2.62%) NetBackup
9 39 (1.42%) Microsoft Clustering
10 30 (1.09%) Backup Exec
10 30 (1.09%) Red Hat Satellite
10 30 (1.09%) Terraform
11 28 (1.02%) Failover Clustering
12 27 (0.98%) SCOrch
12 27 (0.98%) SCVMM
13 26 (0.95%) Kubernetes
14 21 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
15 19 (0.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 19 (0.69%) Oracle ZFS
15 19 (0.69%) Packer
Vendors
1 1601 (58.37%) VMware
2 1212 (44.19%) Microsoft
3 753 (27.45%) Cisco
4 447 (16.30%) Citrix
5 327 (11.92%) NetApp
6 320 (11.67%) HP
7 216 (7.87%) Red Hat
8 142 (5.18%) EMC
9 131 (4.78%) Dell
10 115 (4.19%) CheckPoint
11 112 (4.08%) Oracle
12 99 (3.61%) Juniper
13 94 (3.43%) Veeam
14 75 (2.73%) SolarWinds
15 70 (2.55%) Avaya
16 64 (2.33%) Symantec
17 62 (2.26%) SonicWALL
18 53 (1.93%) F5
19 49 (1.79%) 3PAR
20 48 (1.75%) IBM
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £43000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
East London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus up to 15% bonus, shares and good benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Staff Finda ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37428.00 - £60649.00 per annum
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Posted: 2 days ago