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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Engineering over the 6 months to 17 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineering
UK
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 183 119 109
Rank change year-on-year -64 -10 +18
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 3,383 2,493 2,806
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.11% 2.78% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 2.98% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2,310 2,050 2,366
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,092 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Infrastructure Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 152,201 83,787 89,459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.93% 93.43% 92.88%
Number of salaries quoted 81,564 62,737 71,994
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £44,750 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £96,965 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% +5.56%

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 17 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in the UK

Infrastructure Engineering
Top 18 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 17 May 2022. 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 -60 2,905 £50,000 +5.26% 458
UK excluding London -32 1,896 £45,000 - 355
Work from Home -49 1,467 £52,500 +5.00% 171
London -50 1,173 £60,000 - 131
North of England -13 588 £45,000 +1.12% 115
South East -64 480 £47,500 +5.56% 81
North West -33 270 £45,000 - 59
Midlands -47 267 £45,000 +5.88% 52
Yorkshire +11 259 £44,500 +4.71% 40
South West -23 205 £45,000 +5.88% 45
West Midlands -14 191 £42,500 - 33
East of England -57 173 £45,000 -5.26% 32
Wales -5 90 £45,000 +20.00% 13
Scotland -45 78 £45,000 -14.29% 15
East Midlands -66 72 £46,750 +16.88% 19
North East -15 56 £40,000 -20.00% 16
Northern Ireland +3 26 £36,500 -18.89% 3
Isle of Man - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering.

1 1,728 (51.08%) Azure
2 1,571 (46.44%) Windows
3 1,436 (42.45%) Microsoft
4 1,390 (41.09%) Active Directory
5 1,266 (37.42%) VMware
6 1,119 (33.08%) Microsoft 365
7 1,017 (30.06%) Windows Server
8 994 (29.38%) AWS
9 931 (27.52%) Linux
10 820 (24.24%) Firewall
11 815 (24.09%) VMware Infrastructure
12 760 (22.47%) DevOps
13 745 (22.02%) PowerShell
14 666 (19.69%) Social Skills
15 649 (19.18%) Finance
16 646 (19.10%) DNS
17 609 (18.00%) ITIL
18 576 (17.03%) Kubernetes
19 572 (16.91%) Python
20 555 (16.41%) Agile
21 531 (15.70%) Cisco
22 518 (15.31%) Problem-Solving
23 506 (14.96%) Terraform
24 460 (13.60%) SQL
25 455 (13.45%) DHCP
26 447 (13.21%) Data Centre
27 437 (12.92%) Docker
28 427 (12.62%) Azure Active Directory
29 422 (12.47%) Hyper-V
30 415 (12.27%) CI/CD

Infrastructure Engineering
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
1 288 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 244 (7.21%) MS Exchange
3 128 (3.78%) IIS
4 111 (3.28%) Apache
5 68 (2.01%) OpenStack
6 46 (1.36%) Apache Airflow
7 44 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
8 33 (0.98%) Confluence
9 30 (0.89%) Skype for Business
10 29 (0.86%) Apache Spark
11 27 (0.80%) Apache Solr
12 25 (0.74%) CMS
13 24 (0.71%) Tomcat
14 17 (0.50%) WebSphere
15 13 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
15 13 (0.38%) Jetty
16 12 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
17 10 (0.30%) nginx
18 6 (0.18%) ArcGIS
18 6 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 165 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.089%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 30 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.68%) Sentinel
3 7 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.15%) Workfront
5 4 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.12%) Visualfiles
6 3 (0.089%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.089%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.059%) Misys Midas
8 1 (0.030%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1,728 (51.08%) Azure
2 1,119 (33.08%) Microsoft 365
3 994 (29.38%) AWS
4 427 (12.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 364 (10.76%) IaaS
6 297 (8.78%) GCP
6 297 (8.78%) PaaS
7 243 (7.18%) SaaS
8 120 (3.55%) AWS CloudFormation
9 118 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
10 109 (3.22%) OneDrive
11 100 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
12 84 (2.48%) GitHub
12 84 (2.48%) Serverless
13 71 (2.10%) Amazon S3
13 71 (2.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 62 (1.83%) Power Platform
15 54 (1.60%) Slack
16 49 (1.45%) Amazon Kinesis
17 42 (1.24%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 820 (24.24%) Firewall
2 646 (19.10%) DNS
3 455 (13.45%) DHCP
4 345 (10.20%) WAN
5 337 (9.96%) LAN
6 332 (9.81%) VPN
7 324 (9.58%) SAN
8 237 (7.01%) TCP/IP
9 188 (5.56%) Network Security
10 128 (3.78%) Wireless
11 122 (3.61%) VoIP
12 117 (3.46%) VLAN
13 104 (3.07%) Internet
14 77 (2.28%) SSL
15 76 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
16 71 (2.10%) NAS
17 70 (2.07%) SD-WAN
18 67 (1.98%) HTTP
19 60 (1.77%) OSPF
20 58 (1.71%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 356 (10.52%) SQL Server
2 128 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
3 102 (3.02%) MySQL
4 64 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
5 60 (1.77%) MongoDB
6 55 (1.63%) Redis
7 52 (1.54%) Relational Database
8 50 (1.48%) Big Data
9 39 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
10 27 (0.80%) Amazon Redshift
10 27 (0.80%) BigQuery
11 26 (0.77%) Power BI
12 22 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
12 22 (0.65%) HBase
12 22 (0.65%) NoSQL
13 20 (0.59%) Electronic Patient Records
14 19 (0.56%) Oracle Database
15 17 (0.50%) MariaDB
15 17 (0.50%) Tableau
16 16 (0.47%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 253 (7.48%) Jenkins
2 224 (6.62%) Git (software)
3 73 (2.16%) JIRA
4 55 (1.63%) GitLab
5 49 (1.45%) Maven
5 49 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
6 31 (0.92%) Travis CI
7 30 (0.89%) CircleCI
8 25 (0.74%) Spinnaker
9 23 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 22 (0.65%) TeamCity
11 19 (0.56%) Bitbucket
12 17 (0.50%) Artifactory
13 14 (0.41%) Visual Studio
14 11 (0.33%) Chocolatey
15 7 (0.21%) SonarQube
16 5 (0.15%) ClearCase
16 5 (0.15%) git-flow
16 5 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
16 5 (0.15%) Terragrunt
General
1 666 (19.69%) Social Skills
2 649 (19.18%) Finance
3 274 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
4 185 (5.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 172 (5.08%) Banking
6 142 (4.20%) Retail
7 126 (3.72%) Organisational Skills
8 114 (3.37%) Legal
9 106 (3.13%) Public Sector
10 99 (2.93%) Law
11 98 (2.90%) Advertising
12 75 (2.22%) Manufacturing
13 69 (2.04%) Telecoms
14 46 (1.36%) Marketing
15 43 (1.27%) Financial Institution
16 33 (0.98%) Documentation Skills
17 27 (0.80%) Presentation Skills
18 25 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
19 18 (0.53%) Electronics
20 17 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 2,231 (65.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 401 (11.85%) Cloud Engineer
3 390 (11.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 319 (9.43%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 234 (6.92%) IT Engineer
6 209 (6.18%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 186 (5.50%) DevOps Engineer
8 178 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
9 165 (4.88%) Support Engineer
10 150 (4.43%) Network Engineer
11 145 (4.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 140 (4.14%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
13 123 (3.64%) Architect
13 123 (3.64%) Infrastructure Support
14 119 (3.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
15 111 (3.28%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
16 110 (3.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
16 110 (3.25%) Software Engineer
17 88 (2.60%) Analyst
18 82 (2.42%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (4.14%) Kafka
2 126 (3.72%) .NET
3 79 (2.34%) React
4 78 (2.31%) Node.js
5 69 (2.04%) Web Services
6 63 (1.86%) RESTful
7 55 (1.63%) Elastic Stack
8 53 (1.57%) Middleware
9 48 (1.42%) LDAP
10 34 (1.01%) JSON
11 33 (0.98%) HTML
12 31 (0.92%) Spring
13 29 (0.86%) COM
14 25 (0.74%) ARM Templates
14 25 (0.74%) REST
14 25 (0.74%) SAML
15 23 (0.68%) AngularJS
16 22 (0.65%) Velocity
17 17 (0.50%) GraphQL
17 17 (0.50%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 447 (13.21%) Data Centre
2 165 (4.88%) Public Cloud
3 164 (4.85%) Cloud Native
4 147 (4.35%) PKI
5 121 (3.58%) Self-Motivation
6 105 (3.10%) Clustering
7 96 (2.84%) Management Information System
8 94 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
9 90 (2.66%) Private Cloud
10 89 (2.63%) Replication
11 68 (2.01%) User Experience
12 55 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
13 52 (1.54%) IoT
14 45 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
15 39 (1.15%) Cyberattack
16 35 (1.03%) Mobile App
17 30 (0.89%) Driving Licence
18 29 (0.86%) Cyber Defence
19 26 (0.77%) Virtual Team
20 25 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1,571 (46.44%) Windows
2 1,017 (30.06%) Windows Server
3 931 (27.52%) Linux
4 211 (6.24%) Windows 10
5 205 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 192 (5.68%) Windows Server 2019
7 190 (5.62%) Windows Server 2016
8 157 (4.64%) Unix
9 108 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 87 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 78 (2.31%) CentOS
12 64 (1.89%) Ubuntu
13 58 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 47 (1.39%) Android
15 33 (0.98%) Apple iOS
15 33 (0.98%) VMS
16 32 (0.95%) Mac OS
17 29 (0.86%) Windows 7
18 27 (0.80%) SUSE
18 27 (0.80%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 760 (22.47%) DevOps
2 609 (18.00%) ITIL
3 555 (16.41%) Agile
4 518 (15.31%) Problem-Solving
5 415 (12.27%) CI/CD
6 390 (11.53%) Infrastructure as Code
7 313 (9.25%) Migration
8 304 (8.99%) Software Engineering
9 303 (8.96%) Mentoring
10 251 (7.42%) Cybersecurity
11 244 (7.21%) Disaster Recovery
12 235 (6.95%) Service Delivery
13 234 (6.92%) Project Delivery
14 224 (6.62%) Change Management
15 193 (5.70%) Continuous Improvement
16 184 (5.44%) Project Management
17 179 (5.29%) Computer Science
18 172 (5.08%) Test Automation
19 161 (4.76%) Load Balancing
20 157 (4.64%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 745 (22.02%) PowerShell
2 572 (16.91%) Python
3 460 (13.60%) SQL
4 263 (7.77%) Bash
5 254 (7.51%) Java
6 138 (4.08%) Go
7 78 (2.31%) Groovy
8 68 (2.01%) C
9 64 (1.89%) Ruby
10 62 (1.83%) JavaScript
11 54 (1.60%) C#
12 52 (1.54%) Scala
13 48 (1.42%) TypeScript
14 41 (1.21%) Shell Script
15 39 (1.15%) Perl
16 29 (0.86%) VBScript
17 28 (0.83%) Rust
18 26 (0.77%) R
18 26 (0.77%) T-SQL
18 26 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 338 (9.99%) Degree
2 262 (7.74%) Security Cleared
3 250 (7.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 215 (6.36%) Cisco Certification
5 188 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 168 (4.97%) CCNA
7 144 (4.26%) MCSE
8 97 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
9 96 (2.84%) MCSA
10 85 (2.51%) DV Cleared
11 72 (2.13%) CCNP
12 53 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 45 (1.33%) MCP
14 43 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
15 34 (1.01%) AWS Certification
16 32 (0.95%) Master's Degree
17 29 (0.86%) MCTS
18 28 (0.83%) MCITP
19 22 (0.65%) RHCE
20 21 (0.62%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (5.73%) SLA
2 81 (2.39%) QA
3 60 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (1.06%) GDPR
5 29 (0.86%) PCI DSS
6 24 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
7 15 (0.44%) GRC
8 11 (0.33%) Accessibility
8 11 (0.33%) Data Quality
8 11 (0.33%) NIST
9 10 (0.30%) PMO
10 9 (0.27%) NCSC
10 9 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 6 (0.18%) EMIR
11 6 (0.18%) MiFID
12 5 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 5 (0.15%) JSP 440
13 3 (0.089%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.059%) HL7
System Software
1 1,390 (41.09%) Active Directory
2 815 (24.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 437 (12.92%) Docker
4 422 (12.47%) Hyper-V
5 213 (6.30%) vSphere
6 179 (5.29%) VMware ESXi
7 121 (3.58%) Virtual Machines
8 98 (2.90%) XenApp
9 76 (2.25%) Virtual Servers
10 65 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
11 64 (1.89%) XenDesktop
12 38 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 31 (0.92%) Terminal Services
14 23 (0.68%) BitLocker
15 21 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 21 (0.62%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 14 (0.41%) VMware NSX
17 13 (0.38%) GlusterFS
18 12 (0.35%) Ceph
19 11 (0.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 576 (17.03%) Kubernetes
2 506 (14.96%) Terraform
3 366 (10.82%) Ansible
4 355 (10.49%) SCCM
5 233 (6.89%) Microsoft Intune
6 145 (4.29%) Puppet
7 121 (3.58%) vCenter Server
8 89 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
9 85 (2.51%) SCOM
10 78 (2.31%) WSUS
11 60 (1.77%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 55 (1.63%) Grafana
12 55 (1.63%) Packer
13 52 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
14 37 (1.09%) Prometheus
15 36 (1.06%) FortiGate
15 36 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
16 31 (0.92%) Backup Exec
17 28 (0.83%) Jamf Pro
17 28 (0.83%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1,436 (42.45%) Microsoft
2 1,266 (37.42%) VMware
3 531 (15.70%) Cisco
4 360 (10.64%) Citrix
5 246 (7.27%) Veeam
6 151 (4.46%) Oracle
7 150 (4.43%) SolarWinds
8 147 (4.35%) HP
9 138 (4.08%) Red Hat
10 126 (3.72%) Google
11 113 (3.34%) Dell
12 85 (2.51%) NetApp
13 79 (2.34%) Juniper
14 72 (2.13%) F5
15 69 (2.04%) 3PAR
15 69 (2.04%) Meraki
16 67 (1.98%) EMC
17 65 (1.92%) Splunk
18 61 (1.80%) Fortinet
19 54 (1.60%) Palo Alto