The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 May 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 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 221 238
Rank change year-on-year +25 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1448 1527 1531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.70% 1.55% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 1.61% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1315 1324 1355
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £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 81863 94744 106016
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.15% 96.46% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67573 79716 86940
Median salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.25% +4.44%  
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 £42,092 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.42% +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 May 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 May 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 +20 1358 £45,000 +2.27% 120
London +26 562 £50,000 +5.26% 39
South East +20 267 £40,000 -5.88% 27
North West +10 107 £40,000 +6.66% 13
Yorkshire 0 107 £37,500 -1.31% 12
East of England -21 96 £47,500 +7.95% 6
City of London +38 91 £50,000 - 12
West Midlands -1 86 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Surrey +44 77 £42,500 -10.52% 4
West Yorkshire +20 77 £40,000 +6.66% 6
South West +17 77 £36,000 -10.00% 11
Manchester -7 62 £40,000 +12.67% 11
Berkshire +14 59 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Leeds +13 59 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Hampshire +12 55 £37,500 -1.31% 6
East Midlands +11 53 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Hertfordshire +4 43 £45,000 - 5
Wales +1 41 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Birmingham +2 39 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Nottingham +27 34 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Nottinghamshire +27 34 £45,000 +33.33% 1
Bristol +23 29 £36,000 -10.00% 8
West Sussex +38 28 £37,000 -7.50%
Cheshire -10 25 £42,000 -6.66% 2
Scotland -8 24 £44,750 +27.85% 5
Swansea - 21 £49,039 - 2
West Wales - 21 £49,039 - 2
Oxfordshire +16 20 £45,000 +42.85% 4
Wiltshire +8 20 £36,250 -14.70% 2
South Wales -4 20 £35,000 - 1

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2036 (73.88%) Windows
2 1674 (60.74%) VMware
3 1480 (53.70%) Active Directory
4 1432 (51.96%) Windows Server
5 1288 (46.73%) Microsoft
6 915 (33.20%) VMware Infrastructure
7 788 (28.59%) Linux
8 770 (27.94%) MS Exchange
9 759 (27.54%) Cisco
10 739 (26.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 674 (24.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 668 (24.24%) Hyper-V
13 646 (23.44%) SAN
14 601 (21.81%) ITIL
15 596 (21.63%) Firewall
16 574 (20.83%) Office 365
17 546 (19.81%) DNS
18 513 (18.61%) Microsoft Azure
19 507 (18.40%) Citrix
20 499 (18.11%) PowerShell
21 462 (16.76%) SQL Server
22 451 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
23 424 (15.38%) DHCP
24 418 (15.17%) SCCM
25 409 (14.84%) Finance
26 387 (14.04%) SQL
27 383 (13.90%) Amazon AWS
28 358 (12.99%) NetApp
29 350 (12.70%) vSphere
30 346 (12.55%) 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
1 770 (27.94%) MS Exchange
2 344 (12.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 207 (7.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 193 (7.00%) Skype for Business
5 179 (6.49%) IIS
6 165 (5.99%) SharePoint
7 107 (3.88%) Apache
8 60 (2.18%) OpenStack
9 54 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
9 54 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
10 46 (1.67%) Tomcat
11 44 (1.60%) nginx
12 31 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
13 22 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 21 (0.76%) JBoss
14 21 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
15 15 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
16 14 (0.51%) IBM Notes
17 12 (0.44%) WebSphere
18 11 (0.40%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 116 (4.21%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.15%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.073%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.073%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.036%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.036%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.15%) Workfront
4 2 (0.073%) Magento
4 2 (0.073%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.036%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.036%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.036%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.036%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 574 (20.83%) Office 365
2 513 (18.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 383 (13.90%) Amazon AWS
4 138 (5.01%) IaaS
5 114 (4.14%) PaaS
6 92 (3.34%) SaaS
7 28 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
7 28 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
8 22 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
9 17 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (0.47%) Mimecast
11 12 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 11 (0.40%) OpenShift
13 7 (0.25%) G Suite
13 7 (0.25%) OneDrive
14 6 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 5 (0.18%) Amazon S3
16 4 (0.15%) GitHub
16 4 (0.15%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 646 (23.44%) SAN
2 596 (21.63%) Firewall
3 546 (19.81%) DNS
4 424 (15.38%) DHCP
5 334 (12.12%) LAN
6 317 (11.50%) WAN
7 262 (9.51%) TCP/IP
8 211 (7.66%) VPN
9 182 (6.60%) VoIP
10 159 (5.77%) VLAN
11 150 (5.44%) NAS
12 139 (5.04%) Skype
13 125 (4.54%) Internet
14 89 (3.23%) Wireless
15 87 (3.16%) Network Security
16 86 (3.12%) MPLS
17 61 (2.21%) iSCSI
18 54 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
19 53 (1.92%) HTTP
19 53 (1.92%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 462 (16.76%) SQL Server
2 111 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 92 (3.34%) MySQL
4 61 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 60 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 43 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
7 38 (1.38%) MongoDB
8 26 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
9 21 (0.76%) Hadoop
10 15 (0.54%) Big Data
10 15 (0.54%) Oracle Database
11 13 (0.47%) NoSQL
12 11 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (0.36%) HBase
13 10 (0.36%) Relational Database
14 9 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
15 8 (0.29%) MariaDB
15 8 (0.29%) Redis
16 7 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 69 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 29 (1.05%) Git (software)
3 18 (0.65%) JIRA
3 18 (0.65%) MSI
4 15 (0.54%) Vagrant
5 12 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (0.36%) WinDbg
7 9 (0.33%) InstallShield
7 9 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (0.25%) JMeter
9 6 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (0.18%) PhpStorm
10 5 (0.18%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.15%) Maven
11 4 (0.15%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.15%) Wise Package Studio
12 3 (0.11%) Ant
12 3 (0.11%) FishEye
12 3 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 409 (14.84%) Finance
2 137 (4.97%) Telecoms
3 73 (2.65%) Banking
4 64 (2.32%) Legal
5 58 (2.10%) Retail
6 47 (1.71%) Games
7 26 (0.94%) Law
8 24 (0.87%) Back Office
9 21 (0.76%) Investment Banking
10 20 (0.73%) Manufacturing
11 19 (0.69%) Advertising
12 9 (0.33%) Electronics
13 8 (0.29%) Marketing
14 7 (0.25%) Automotive
15 6 (0.22%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.22%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.15%) Billing
17 3 (0.11%) Publishing
17 3 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (2.61%) Web Services
2 49 (1.78%) LAMP
3 36 (1.31%) Software Packaging
4 29 (1.05%) Middleware
5 27 (0.98%) .NET
6 22 (0.80%) LAPP Stack
7 16 (0.58%) Kafka
8 14 (0.51%) Sensu
9 13 (0.47%) ActiveMQ
10 12 (0.44%) Elastic Stack
11 11 (0.40%) Apache Flex
11 11 (0.40%) JMS
12 9 (0.33%) LEMP Stack
13 8 (0.29%) 802.1X
14 7 (0.25%) XML
14 7 (0.25%) XSLT
15 6 (0.22%) HTML
16 5 (0.18%) COM
16 5 (0.18%) CSS
16 5 (0.18%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 276 (10.01%) Data Centre
2 133 (4.83%) Clustering
3 101 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 97 (3.52%) Hedge funds
5 94 (3.41%) Management Information System
6 71 (2.58%) Computer Science
7 59 (2.14%) PKI
8 52 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
9 44 (1.60%) Private Cloud
10 42 (1.52%) Driving Licence
10 42 (1.52%) EMC VNX
11 41 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
12 38 (1.38%) Replication
13 37 (1.34%) Fintech
14 34 (1.23%) Blackberry
15 32 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 30 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
17 26 (0.94%) Fat Client
17 26 (0.94%) Thin Client
18 21 (0.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2036 (73.88%) Windows
2 1432 (51.96%) Windows Server
3 788 (28.59%) Linux
4 739 (26.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 674 (24.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 270 (9.80%) Windows 7
7 202 (7.33%) Unix
8 191 (6.93%) Windows 10
8 191 (6.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 126 (4.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 80 (2.90%) CentOS
11 75 (2.72%) Windows 8
12 74 (2.69%) Solaris
13 45 (1.63%) Ubuntu
14 33 (1.20%) Debian
15 25 (0.91%) Android
16 22 (0.80%) Apple iOS
17 18 (0.65%) Mac OS X
18 17 (0.62%) Windows Phone
19 16 (0.58%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 601 (21.81%) ITIL
2 218 (7.91%) Disaster Recovery
3 211 (7.66%) DevOps
4 155 (5.62%) Migration
5 146 (5.30%) High Availability
6 134 (4.86%) Problem Management
7 132 (4.79%) Agile Software Development
8 101 (3.66%) Mentoring
9 95 (3.45%) Change Management
10 93 (3.37%) Configuration Management
11 87 (3.16%) Continuous Improvement
11 87 (3.16%) Service Management
12 84 (3.05%) Service Delivery
13 77 (2.79%) Project Management
14 74 (2.69%) Change Control
15 70 (2.54%) Load Balancing
15 70 (2.54%) Performance Monitoring
16 66 (2.39%) E-Commerce
17 62 (2.25%) Infrastructure Management
17 62 (2.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 499 (18.11%) PowerShell
2 387 (14.04%) SQL
3 242 (8.78%) Python
4 162 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 84 (3.05%) Java
6 80 (2.90%) Perl
7 63 (2.29%) Ruby
8 50 (1.81%) VBScript
9 37 (1.34%) Shell Script
9 37 (1.34%) VB
10 33 (1.20%) C
11 30 (1.09%) PHP
12 21 (0.76%) C#
13 19 (0.69%) JavaScript
14 15 (0.54%) C++
15 13 (0.47%) Bourne shell
16 11 (0.40%) Go
17 7 (0.25%) AWK
17 7 (0.25%) T-SQL
18 5 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 451 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 305 (11.07%) MCSE
3 302 (10.96%) Cisco Certification
4 245 (8.89%) CCNA
5 227 (8.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 189 (6.86%) Degree
7 186 (6.75%) Security Cleared
8 185 (6.71%) MCSA
9 153 (5.55%) CCNP
10 138 (5.01%) SC Cleared
11 112 (4.06%) MCP
12 73 (2.65%) MCITP
13 46 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
14 43 (1.56%) RHCE
15 39 (1.42%) CCA
15 39 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
16 29 (1.05%) Master's Degree
17 28 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
17 28 (1.02%) DV Cleared
18 24 (0.87%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (5.73%) SLA
2 45 (1.63%) PCI DSS
3 43 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
4 15 (0.54%) QA
5 12 (0.44%) PMO
6 11 (0.40%) GDPR
7 9 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.22%) COBIT
9 2 (0.073%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.073%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.073%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.036%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.036%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.036%) EMIR
10 1 (0.036%) MiFID
System Software
1 1480 (53.70%) Active Directory
2 915 (33.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 668 (24.24%) Hyper-V
4 350 (12.70%) vSphere
5 258 (9.36%) VMware ESXi
6 202 (7.33%) XenApp
7 111 (4.03%) XenDesktop
8 63 (2.29%) Terminal Services
9 61 (2.21%) VMware Workstation
10 59 (2.14%) Docker
11 53 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
12 49 (1.78%) Virtual Servers
13 39 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
13 39 (1.42%) VMware Server
14 31 (1.12%) KVM
14 31 (1.12%) Xen
15 27 (0.98%) XenServer
16 26 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
17 23 (0.83%) Firmware
17 23 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 418 (15.17%) SCCM
2 161 (5.84%) Puppet
3 144 (5.22%) SCOM
4 108 (3.92%) Ansible
5 105 (3.81%) vCenter Server
6 102 (3.70%) WSUS
7 100 (3.63%) Opscode Chef
8 64 (2.32%) Nagios
9 58 (2.10%) NetBackup
10 57 (2.07%) Backup Exec
11 48 (1.74%) Microsoft Clustering
12 44 (1.60%) Terraform
13 31 (1.12%) Failover Clustering
14 29 (1.05%) SCVMM
15 27 (0.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 26 (0.94%) Kubernetes
16 26 (0.94%) Packer
17 24 (0.87%) SCOrch
18 21 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
18 21 (0.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1674 (60.74%) VMware
2 1288 (46.73%) Microsoft
3 759 (27.54%) Cisco
4 507 (18.40%) Citrix
5 358 (12.99%) NetApp
6 346 (12.55%) HP
7 197 (7.15%) Red Hat
8 152 (5.52%) Dell
9 131 (4.75%) EMC
10 126 (4.57%) Juniper
11 108 (3.92%) Oracle
12 97 (3.52%) Veeam
13 87 (3.16%) SolarWinds
14 85 (3.08%) CheckPoint
15 76 (2.76%) Symantec
16 60 (2.18%) Avaya
17 57 (2.07%) F5
18 55 (2.00%) SonicWALL
19 54 (1.96%) IBM
20 47 (1.71%) McAfee
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Gym
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Certified Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Granite Consulting
Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Up to £55,000 DoE + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 26,000 + Training + Flexible Working + Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £43000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago