Infrastructure Engineering Jobs

Infrastructure Engineering
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Infrastructure Engineering skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Infrastructure Engineering over the 6 months leading up to 23 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
23 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 79 50 194
Rank change year-on-year -29 +144 -59
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 3,460 5,101 3,586
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.15% 5.52% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.81% 5.78% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,866 1,640 2,315
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £33,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £60,073 £67,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

Infrastructure Engineering falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 90,810 88,242 165,721
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 82.65% 95.42% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 62,635 53,650 83,244
10th Percentile £29,750 £33,818 £33,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £43,896
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,899 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.69% +1.50% +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +8.81%

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Infrastructure Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the UK

Infrastructure Engineering
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the UK

Infrastructure Engineering
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering over the 6 months to 23 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in the UK

Infrastructure Engineering
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering within the UK over the 6 months to 23 June 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 -19 3,212 £50,000 -4.76% 362
UK excluding London -35 2,846 £47,500 - 300
Work from Home +53 1,119 £50,000 -9.09% 161
North of England -25 745 £45,500 -4.21% 76
South East -13 710 £50,000 +2.04% 80
London -10 524 £65,000 +2.36% 95
South West -16 504 £50,000 +5.26% 50
Midlands -40 465 £45,000 -8.16% 51
North West -35 380 £47,500 - 45
Yorkshire -8 260 £45,000 - 26
East of England -30 254 £45,000 -15.09% 27
West Midlands -40 241 £47,000 -1.05% 27
East Midlands -20 224 £45,000 -14.29% 24
North East -26 103 £45,000 - 6
Scotland -111 99 £45,000 -10.00% 24
Wales -7 65 £41,067 -3.37% 6
Northern Ireland -21 7 £60,000 +23.08% 1

Infrastructure Engineering
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
1 329 (9.51%) Microsoft Exchange
2 204 (5.90%) SharePoint
3 64 (1.85%) IIS
4 11 (0.32%) CMS
5 10 (0.29%) Confluence
5 10 (0.29%) WordPress
6 6 (0.17%) Apache
6 6 (0.17%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.12%) Jupyter
8 4 (0.12%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.087%) nginx
10 2 (0.058%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.058%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.058%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.029%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.029%) Moodle
11 1 (0.029%) OpenStack
Applications
1 94 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.32%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.23%) AutoCAD
4 6 (0.17%) LightWave 3D
4 6 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.14%) OrCAD
5 5 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.087%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.058%) CATIA
7 2 (0.058%) NASTRAN
7 2 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.058%) Trello
8 1 (0.029%) 1Password
8 1 (0.029%) Notion
Business Applications
1 13 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 4 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.12%) Ripple
4 3 (0.087%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.058%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.029%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.029%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.029%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.029%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.029%) Primavera
6 1 (0.029%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1,344 (38.84%) Azure
2 950 (27.46%) Microsoft 365
3 556 (16.07%) AWS
4 324 (9.36%) Entra ID
5 195 (5.64%) SaaS
6 189 (5.46%) IaaS
7 108 (3.12%) PaaS
8 86 (2.49%) GCP
9 78 (2.25%) OneDrive
10 71 (2.05%) Nutanix
11 62 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
12 59 (1.71%) Power Platform
13 46 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
13 46 (1.33%) OpenShift
14 34 (0.98%) GitHub
15 32 (0.92%) Amazon S3
15 32 (0.92%) Azure DevOps
16 29 (0.84%) Serverless
17 28 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
18 26 (0.75%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 639 (18.47%) Firewall
2 472 (13.64%) DNS
3 391 (11.30%) WAN
4 341 (9.86%) DHCP
5 328 (9.48%) LAN
6 280 (8.09%) SAN
7 222 (6.42%) VPN
8 161 (4.65%) TCP/IP
9 158 (4.57%) Wi-Fi
10 124 (3.58%) VLAN
10 124 (3.58%) Wireless
11 112 (3.24%) SD-WAN
12 103 (2.98%) Internet
13 102 (2.95%) Network Security
14 77 (2.23%) HTTP
15 76 (2.20%) MPLS
16 73 (2.11%) NAS
17 62 (1.79%) WLAN
18 59 (1.71%) BGP
19 57 (1.65%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (4.83%) SQL Server
2 81 (2.34%) Amazon RDS
3 43 (1.24%) MySQL
4 32 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
6 17 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (0.46%) Power BI
8 14 (0.40%) Big Data
9 11 (0.32%) Relational Database
10 8 (0.23%) DB2
10 8 (0.23%) MongoDB
10 8 (0.23%) RDBMS
11 7 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.17%) BigQuery
12 6 (0.17%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.17%) SQLite
13 5 (0.14%) Amazon Aurora
14 3 (0.087%) Data Lake
14 3 (0.087%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 66 (1.91%) GitLab
2 61 (1.76%) Git
3 48 (1.39%) Jenkins
4 43 (1.24%) JIRA
5 25 (0.72%) Artifactory
6 10 (0.29%) Trac
7 7 (0.20%) MSI
7 7 (0.20%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (0.17%) SonarQube
9 5 (0.14%) LabVIEW
9 5 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (0.12%) Subversion
11 3 (0.087%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.087%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.058%) Gradle
12 2 (0.058%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.058%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.058%) Visual Studio
General
1 565 (16.33%) Social Skills
2 370 (10.69%) Finance
3 163 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 133 (3.84%) Public Sector
5 123 (3.55%) Law
6 106 (3.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 93 (2.69%) Aerospace
8 90 (2.60%) Telecoms
9 83 (2.40%) Manufacturing
10 82 (2.37%) Retail
11 59 (1.71%) Banking
12 52 (1.50%) Legal
13 43 (1.24%) Automotive
14 38 (1.10%) Advertising
15 37 (1.07%) Documentation Skills
16 36 (1.04%) Electronics
16 36 (1.04%) Games
17 28 (0.81%) Organisational Skills
18 20 (0.58%) Police
19 16 (0.46%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2,627 (75.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 625 (18.06%) Senior
3 537 (15.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 427 (12.34%) IT Engineer
5 346 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 246 (7.11%) Cloud Engineer
7 214 (6.18%) Support Engineer
8 211 (6.10%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 209 (6.04%) Network Engineer
10 175 (5.06%) Infrastructure Support
11 174 (5.03%) Lead
12 150 (4.34%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
13 148 (4.28%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 120 (3.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 116 (3.35%) Azure Engineer
16 111 (3.21%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
17 110 (3.18%) Security Engineer
18 96 (2.77%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
18 96 (2.77%) Systems Engineer
19 90 (2.60%) Lead Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (0.98%) .NET
2 17 (0.49%) Kafka
2 17 (0.49%) LDAP
3 16 (0.46%) ARM Templates
4 15 (0.43%) .NET Framework
4 15 (0.43%) Web Services
5 14 (0.40%) JSON
5 14 (0.40%) XML
6 12 (0.35%) Node.js
7 11 (0.32%) LAMP
8 9 (0.26%) OLE
8 9 (0.26%) RESTful
9 8 (0.23%) React
10 7 (0.20%) .NET Core
11 6 (0.17%) Compass CSS Framework
11 6 (0.17%) Elastic Stack
11 6 (0.17%) JSON Schema
11 6 (0.17%) Regular Expression
11 6 (0.17%) web3js
11 6 (0.17%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 361 (10.43%) Data Centre
2 150 (4.34%) Public Cloud
3 92 (2.66%) Driving Licence
3 92 (2.66%) Management Information System
4 87 (2.51%) Hybrid Cloud
5 86 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
6 70 (2.02%) PKI
7 54 (1.56%) Replication
8 50 (1.45%) Cloud Native
9 48 (1.39%) IoT
10 36 (1.04%) Clustering
11 34 (0.98%) Private Cloud
12 29 (0.84%) Onboarding
13 27 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
13 27 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
14 24 (0.69%) Security Posture
15 23 (0.66%) CCTV
16 22 (0.64%) Cyberattack
17 21 (0.61%) Client/Server
18 20 (0.58%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1,424 (41.16%) Windows
2 789 (22.80%) Windows Server
3 715 (20.66%) Linux
4 189 (5.46%) Windows Server 2016
5 152 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 141 (4.08%) Windows Server 2019
7 131 (3.79%) Windows 10
8 104 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 82 (2.37%) Ubuntu
10 51 (1.47%) Unix
11 46 (1.33%) VMS
12 33 (0.95%) CentOS
13 29 (0.84%) Android
13 29 (0.84%) Apple iOS
14 28 (0.81%) Mac OS
14 28 (0.81%) Windows 7
14 28 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
15 26 (0.75%) Debian
16 18 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
17 16 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (14.13%) ITIL
2 421 (12.17%) Problem-Solving
3 352 (10.17%) Cybersecurity
4 339 (9.80%) DevOps
5 278 (8.03%) Mentoring
6 228 (6.59%) Disaster Recovery
7 227 (6.56%) Customer Service
8 216 (6.24%) Agile
9 215 (6.21%) Infrastructure as Code
10 176 (5.09%) Migration
11 164 (4.74%) Change Management
12 155 (4.48%) Roadmaps
13 143 (4.13%) Continuous Improvement
14 142 (4.10%) Service Management
15 141 (4.08%) CI/CD
16 138 (3.99%) Coaching
17 136 (3.93%) Service Delivery
18 133 (3.84%) Project Management
19 127 (3.67%) Project Delivery
20 111 (3.21%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 547 (15.81%) PowerShell
2 232 (6.71%) Python
3 171 (4.94%) SQL
4 155 (4.48%) Bash
5 57 (1.65%) Java
6 40 (1.16%) JavaScript
7 34 (0.98%) Perl
7 34 (0.98%) Ruby
8 30 (0.87%) C#
9 23 (0.66%) Go
10 20 (0.58%) C++
11 15 (0.43%) T-SQL
12 13 (0.38%) ActionScript
12 13 (0.38%) VB
13 12 (0.35%) Bicep
14 11 (0.32%) Korn
15 10 (0.29%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.29%) Swift
15 10 (0.29%) VBScript
16 6 (0.17%) Rust
Qualifications
1 505 (14.60%) Security Cleared
2 287 (8.29%) DV Cleared
3 270 (7.80%) Degree
4 267 (7.72%) SC Cleared
5 168 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
6 139 (4.02%) CCNA
7 110 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 82 (2.37%) Azure Certification
9 69 (1.99%) CCNP
10 63 (1.82%) MCSE
11 49 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
12 44 (1.27%) CISSP
13 41 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 40 (1.16%) AWS Certification
15 28 (0.81%) DBS Check
16 22 (0.64%) A+ Certification
16 22 (0.64%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
17 20 (0.58%) PMI Certification
18 19 (0.55%) MCSA
19 17 (0.49%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (4.83%) SLA
2 83 (2.40%) Cyber Essentials
2 83 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (0.72%) GDPR
4 22 (0.64%) NIST
5 21 (0.61%) QA
6 20 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 20 (0.58%) Data Quality
7 19 (0.55%) Accessibility
8 13 (0.38%) PCI DSS
9 11 (0.32%) SOC 2
10 10 (0.29%) NCSC
11 6 (0.17%) PMO
12 5 (0.14%) ISO 9001
12 5 (0.14%) SOC 1
13 3 (0.087%) GRC
14 1 (0.029%) COBIT
14 1 (0.029%) ISO 31000
14 1 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 948 (27.40%) Active Directory
2 650 (18.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 440 (12.72%) Hyper-V
4 173 (5.00%) Docker
5 139 (4.02%) VMware ESXi
6 133 (3.84%) vSphere
7 99 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
8 52 (1.50%) Virtual Servers
9 39 (1.13%) XenApp
10 32 (0.92%) Firmware
10 32 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
11 23 (0.66%) XenDesktop
12 19 (0.55%) NFS
13 16 (0.46%) pfSense
14 13 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 13 (0.38%) OpenSSH
15 11 (0.32%) KVM
16 10 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
16 10 (0.29%) VMware NSX
17 8 (0.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 327 (9.45%) Microsoft Intune
2 269 (7.77%) Ansible
3 252 (7.28%) Terraform
4 192 (5.55%) SCCM
5 191 (5.52%) Kubernetes
6 114 (3.29%) vCenter Server
7 93 (2.69%) Puppet
8 64 (1.85%) WSUS
9 53 (1.53%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 50 (1.45%) FortiGate
11 39 (1.13%) SCOM
12 37 (1.07%) EMC NetWorker
13 31 (0.90%) ZABBIX
14 30 (0.87%) Nagios
15 24 (0.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 21 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
17 20 (0.58%) NetBackup
17 20 (0.58%) Progress Chef
18 19 (0.55%) VxRail
19 17 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,130 (32.66%) Microsoft
2 1,041 (30.09%) VMware
3 420 (12.14%) Cisco
4 237 (6.85%) Veeam
5 213 (6.16%) Citrix
6 141 (4.08%) HP
7 119 (3.44%) Red Hat
8 112 (3.24%) Fortinet
9 109 (3.15%) Dell
10 93 (2.69%) Palo Alto
11 92 (2.66%) Meraki
12 77 (2.23%) Aruba
13 68 (1.97%) Juniper
14 67 (1.94%) SolarWinds
15 66 (1.91%) NetApp
16 60 (1.73%) ServiceNow
17 55 (1.59%) Google
18 53 (1.53%) EMC
19 50 (1.45%) Oracle
20 44 (1.27%) IBM