Period
to 20 April 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Support Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Support Engineer
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 919 812 821
Rank change year-on-year -107 +9 -30
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 287 372 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 277 342 458
UK median annual salary £37,500 £42,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% +10.53% +1.33%
10th Percentile £28,700 £30,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,643
% change year-on-year -6.67% +8.25% -1.02%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 171,222 166,598 197,717
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.55% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 140,041 138,371 165,893
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Support Engineer in the UK

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Engineer.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Support Engineer in the UK

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Engineer over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Support Engineer in the UK

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 20 April 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
England -81 275 £38,500 -8.33% 37
UK excluding London -47 177 £35,000 -6.67% 31
London -77 101 £45,000 +4.65% 8
South East -39 58 £40,000 +14.29% 8
North of England +21 49 £32,500 -7.14% 10
Yorkshire +39 33 £35,250 -11.88% 7
Midlands +12 28 £35,000 +6.06% 3
South West +5 27 £32,500 -7.14% 5
East Midlands +12 19 £35,000 -
North West -7 12 £27,000 -20.59% 3
East of England -32 12 £35,000 -6.67% 3
West Midlands -5 9 £35,000 +16.67% 3
North East -21 7 £32,500 +15.04%
Wales +4 1 £38,500 +18.46% 2
Scotland -51 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £25,500 -

Infrastructure Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, Infrastructure Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Infrastructure Support Engineer in the job title.

1 234 (81.53%) Windows
2 186 (64.81%) VMware
3 179 (62.37%) Active Directory
4 178 (62.02%) Windows Server
5 154 (53.66%) Microsoft
6 106 (36.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 99 (34.49%) Cisco
8 94 (32.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 84 (29.27%) SCCM
9 84 (29.27%) MS Exchange
10 81 (28.22%) Office 365
11 80 (27.87%) Windows Server 2008
12 79 (27.53%) Firewall
13 77 (26.83%) ITIL
14 76 (26.48%) Citrix
15 71 (24.74%) DNS
16 67 (23.34%) SAN
17 64 (22.30%) Hyper-V
18 63 (21.95%) LAN
18 63 (21.95%) WAN
19 57 (19.86%) SQL Server
19 57 (19.86%) Windows 7
20 56 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
21 55 (19.16%) DHCP
22 51 (17.77%) TCP/IP
23 50 (17.42%) SQL
24 45 (15.68%) VMware ESXi
25 44 (15.33%) PowerShell
25 44 (15.33%) Windows 10
26 43 (14.98%) Microsoft Office

Infrastructure Support 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 84 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 36 (12.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (4.88%) IIS
6 11 (3.83%) SharePoint
7 8 (2.79%) Skype for Business
8 7 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.74%) nginx
10 2 (0.70%) Confluence
11 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 43 (14.98%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.35%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 81 (28.22%) Office 365
2 56 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.09%) Mimecast
5 4 (1.39%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.39%) IaaS
6 3 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.05%) CloudFront
6 3 (1.05%) OneDrive
6 3 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.70%) PaaS
7 2 (0.70%) SaaS
8 1 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.35%) G Suite
8 1 (0.35%) GitHub
8 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.35%) Serverless
8 1 (0.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 79 (27.53%) Firewall
2 71 (24.74%) DNS
3 67 (23.34%) SAN
4 63 (21.95%) LAN
4 63 (21.95%) WAN
5 55 (19.16%) DHCP
6 51 (17.77%) TCP/IP
7 25 (8.71%) VLAN
8 19 (6.62%) VPN
9 18 (6.27%) VoIP
10 11 (3.83%) Skype
10 11 (3.83%) Wireless
11 10 (3.48%) WLAN
12 9 (3.14%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (2.79%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (2.44%) Internet
14 7 (2.44%) Network Security
14 7 (2.44%) SMS
15 6 (2.09%) NetScaler
15 6 (2.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (19.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (3.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (1.74%) MySQL
5 4 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (4.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.05%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.05%) JIRA
3 2 (0.70%) Hudson
3 2 (0.70%) Subversion
4 1 (0.35%) GoCD
4 1 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (13.94%) Finance
2 15 (5.23%) Marketing
2 15 (5.23%) Retail
3 13 (4.53%) Legal
4 9 (3.14%) Advertising
5 7 (2.44%) Banking
6 5 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.39%) Italian Language
8 3 (1.05%) Back Office
8 3 (1.05%) Billing
8 3 (1.05%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.70%) Electronics
9 2 (0.70%) Front Office
9 2 (0.70%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.70%) Law
9 2 (0.70%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.09%) Web Services
2 4 (1.39%) Software Packaging
3 2 (0.70%) LDAP
4 1 (0.35%) COM
4 1 (0.35%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.35%) JSON
4 1 (0.35%) Lucene
4 1 (0.35%) Middleware
4 1 (0.35%) RESTful
4 1 (0.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
1 18 (6.27%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.14%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.14%) Hedge funds
4 8 (2.79%) Blackberry
4 8 (2.79%) Driving Licence
5 7 (2.44%) Clustering
6 5 (1.74%) Fintech
6 5 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.39%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.05%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.05%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.70%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (0.70%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (0.70%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.35%) Blog
10 1 (0.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 234 (81.53%) Windows
2 178 (62.02%) Windows Server
3 94 (32.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 80 (27.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 57 (19.86%) Windows 7
6 44 (15.33%) Windows 10
7 31 (10.80%) Linux
8 25 (8.71%) Windows 8
9 23 (8.01%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (3.48%) Android
11 6 (2.09%) Mac OS X
11 6 (2.09%) Unix
12 4 (1.39%) CentOS
12 4 (1.39%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.39%) SUSE
12 4 (1.39%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (26.83%) ITIL
2 40 (13.94%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (8.01%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (6.62%) Mentoring
5 15 (5.23%) Change Management
6 14 (4.88%) Migration
7 12 (4.18%) DevOps
8 11 (3.83%) Asset Management
8 11 (3.83%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (3.83%) Patch Management
9 10 (3.48%) PRINCE2
10 9 (3.14%) Commercial Awareness
10 9 (3.14%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 8 (2.79%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (2.79%) Business Continuity
11 8 (2.79%) Capacity Management
12 7 (2.44%) Project Management
12 7 (2.44%) Service Delivery
13 6 (2.09%) Incident Management
13 6 (2.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (17.42%) SQL
2 44 (15.33%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.09%) C#
4 5 (1.74%) Shell Script
4 5 (1.74%) VBScript
5 3 (1.05%) Python
6 2 (0.70%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.70%) C
6 2 (0.70%) C++
6 2 (0.70%) Java
6 2 (0.70%) Perl
6 2 (0.70%) PHP
6 2 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (13.24%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (12.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (11.15%) CCNA
4 23 (8.01%) MCSE
5 22 (7.67%) MCSA
6 14 (4.88%) Degree
7 11 (3.83%) CCNP
8 8 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (2.79%) MCITP
9 7 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.09%) CCA
10 6 (2.09%) MCP
11 3 (1.05%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.05%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (1.05%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (1.05%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.05%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (0.70%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.62%) SLA
2 16 (5.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.70%) GDPR
4 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 179 (62.37%) Active Directory
2 106 (36.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (22.30%) Hyper-V
4 45 (15.68%) VMware ESXi
5 30 (10.45%) vSphere
6 17 (5.92%) XenApp
7 12 (4.18%) XenDesktop
8 6 (2.09%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.70%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.70%) vCloud
10 2 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.70%) XenServer
11 1 (0.35%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.35%) Docker
11 1 (0.35%) Firmware
11 1 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.35%) LXC
11 1 (0.35%) NFS
11 1 (0.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 84 (29.27%) SCCM
2 22 (7.67%) vCenter Server
3 17 (5.92%) WSUS
4 11 (3.83%) SCOM
5 10 (3.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 8 (2.79%) AirWatch
7 6 (2.09%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.74%) Puppet
9 4 (1.39%) HP SIM
10 3 (1.05%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (1.05%) FortiGate
10 3 (1.05%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (1.05%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.70%) Nagios
11 2 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 186 (64.81%) VMware
2 154 (53.66%) Microsoft
3 99 (34.49%) Cisco
4 76 (26.48%) Citrix
5 27 (9.41%) Dell
6 26 (9.06%) HP
7 16 (5.57%) CheckPoint
7 16 (5.57%) Symantec
8 14 (4.88%) NetApp
9 13 (4.53%) Veeam
10 12 (4.18%) Apple
11 8 (2.79%) SonicWALL
12 7 (2.44%) 3PAR
12 7 (2.44%) Bloomberg
12 7 (2.44%) Juniper
12 7 (2.44%) Nimble Storage
13 6 (2.09%) F5
13 6 (2.09%) Reuters
13 6 (2.09%) Sophos
14 5 (1.74%) SolarWinds