Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Support Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 873 819 874
Rank change year-on-year -54 +55 -49
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 312 374 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 286 346 393
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £23,050
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -5.33% +15.38% -7.80%

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 165,167 169,750 201,213
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 96.48% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 134,266 141,304 168,229
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,673
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -23 306 £37,500 -1.19% 40
UK excluding London -37 217 £35,500 -5.33% 23
London -7 95 £45,000 +5.88% 18
South East -28 84 £38,500 -0.65% 7
North of England +20 46 £35,000 +6.87% 4
Midlands +35 36 £35,000 - 2
Yorkshire +39 28 £35,500 +9.23% 2
South West +12 27 £33,000 -7.04% 5
East Midlands +30 18 £35,000 -16.17% 1
West Midlands +9 18 £34,000 +4.62% 1
East of England -1 18 £36,500 -10.98% 4
North West -7 17 £30,750 -10.87%
North East -8 5 £33,250 +17.70% 2
Wales +14 3 £26,000 +4.00% 1
Scotland -54 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Northern Ireland - 1 £25,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, Infrastructure Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 281 (90.06%) Windows
2 208 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 207 (66.35%) Active Directory
4 190 (60.90%) VMware
5 181 (58.01%) Microsoft
6 134 (42.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 115 (36.86%) MS Exchange
8 114 (36.54%) Cisco
9 109 (34.94%) Firewall
10 97 (31.09%) ITIL
11 95 (30.45%) VMware Infrastructure
11 95 (30.45%) Windows Server 2008
12 94 (30.13%) Hyper-V
12 94 (30.13%) Office 365
13 89 (28.53%) Citrix
14 83 (26.60%) DNS
15 81 (25.96%) SCCM
16 78 (25.00%) SQL Server
17 74 (23.72%) Windows 10
18 70 (22.44%) SAN
19 69 (22.12%) SQL
20 68 (21.79%) DHCP
21 66 (21.15%) Windows 7
22 63 (20.19%) Microsoft Azure
23 58 (18.59%) LAN
24 54 (17.31%) TCP/IP
24 54 (17.31%) PowerShell
25 51 (16.35%) WAN
26 49 (15.71%) Microsoft Certification
27 48 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010

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
1 115 (36.86%) MS Exchange
2 48 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (11.54%) SharePoint
4 32 (10.26%) Skype for Business
5 22 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (4.49%) IIS
7 8 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.64%) Confluence
10 2 (0.64%) nginx
11 1 (0.32%) Apache
11 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 47 (15.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 94 (30.13%) Office 365
2 63 (20.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (3.53%) Mimecast
5 9 (2.88%) OneDrive
6 7 (2.24%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (1.60%) IaaS
8 5 (1.60%) SaaS
9 4 (1.28%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.96%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.96%) PaaS
11 2 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.32%) G Suite
12 1 (0.32%) GitHub
12 1 (0.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 109 (34.94%) Firewall
2 83 (26.60%) DNS
3 70 (22.44%) SAN
4 68 (21.79%) DHCP
5 58 (18.59%) LAN
6 54 (17.31%) TCP/IP
7 51 (16.35%) WAN
8 31 (9.94%) VLAN
9 26 (8.33%) Skype
10 25 (8.01%) VPN
11 24 (7.69%) VoIP
12 13 (4.17%) Unified Communications
13 11 (3.53%) SMS
14 10 (3.21%) Network Security
15 9 (2.88%) Internet
16 8 (2.56%) IP Telephony
16 8 (2.56%) NAS
17 6 (1.92%) iSCSI
17 6 (1.92%) Wireless
18 4 (1.28%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (2.88%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (1.60%) MySQL
6 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.28%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.96%) JIRA
3 2 (0.64%) Hudson
3 2 (0.64%) Subversion
4 1 (0.32%) GoCD
4 1 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (11.86%) Finance
2 10 (3.21%) Banking
3 8 (2.56%) Retail
4 6 (1.92%) Legal
5 5 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.60%) Marketing
6 4 (1.28%) Advertising
6 4 (1.28%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.96%) Electronics
7 3 (0.96%) Front Office
7 3 (0.96%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.64%) Publishing
9 1 (0.32%) Games
9 1 (0.32%) Local Government
9 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.92%) Web Services
2 4 (1.28%) LDAP
2 4 (1.28%) Software Packaging
2 4 (1.28%) WAP
3 2 (0.64%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.32%) ADSI
4 1 (0.32%) COM
4 1 (0.32%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.32%) Flash
4 1 (0.32%) JSON
4 1 (0.32%) LAMP
4 1 (0.32%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.41%) Clustering
2 14 (4.49%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.17%) Driving Licence
4 10 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.88%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.88%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (1.60%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.60%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (1.60%) Fintech
6 5 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.60%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.28%) PKI
7 4 (1.28%) Replication
8 3 (0.96%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.96%) BYOD
8 3 (0.96%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.96%) iSeries
8 3 (0.96%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.64%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 281 (90.06%) Windows
2 208 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 134 (42.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 95 (30.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 74 (23.72%) Windows 10
6 66 (21.15%) Windows 7
7 44 (14.10%) Linux
8 40 (12.82%) Windows 8
9 36 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (5.77%) Mac OS X
11 11 (3.53%) Windows XP
12 9 (2.88%) Unix
13 5 (1.60%) SUSE
14 3 (0.96%) Android
14 3 (0.96%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.96%) CentOS
14 3 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.64%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.32%) Debian
16 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (31.09%) ITIL
2 33 (10.58%) Change Management
3 21 (6.73%) Capacity Planning
4 20 (6.41%) PRINCE2
5 17 (5.45%) Mentoring
6 16 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (4.81%) Kalman Filter
8 14 (4.49%) Business Continuity
9 13 (4.17%) Problem Management
10 12 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (3.53%) Capacity Management
12 10 (3.21%) Service Delivery
13 9 (2.88%) DevOps
13 9 (2.88%) Network Management
13 9 (2.88%) Patch Management
13 9 (2.88%) Web Filtering
14 8 (2.56%) Asset Management
14 8 (2.56%) Migration
14 8 (2.56%) Performance Analysis
15 7 (2.24%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 69 (22.12%) SQL
2 54 (17.31%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.24%) Python
4 6 (1.92%) Bash Shell
4 6 (1.92%) VBScript
5 4 (1.28%) Perl
5 4 (1.28%) Ruby
5 4 (1.28%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.96%) C
6 3 (0.96%) C#
7 2 (0.64%) C++
7 2 (0.64%) Java
7 2 (0.64%) PHP
8 1 (0.32%) AWK
8 1 (0.32%) sed
Qualifications
1 49 (15.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (13.46%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (12.18%) CCNA
4 32 (10.26%) MCSE
5 22 (7.05%) MCSA
6 15 (4.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (4.17%) Degree
8 10 (3.21%) MCP
9 9 (2.88%) MCITP
10 8 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (2.56%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (2.24%) CCA
11 7 (2.24%) CCNP
12 5 (1.60%) Security Cleared
13 3 (0.96%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
13 3 (0.96%) MCTS
13 3 (0.96%) Network+ Certification
14 2 (0.64%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.41%) SLA
2 16 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.24%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.96%) GDPR
5 2 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 207 (66.35%) Active Directory
2 95 (30.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (30.13%) Hyper-V
4 43 (13.78%) VMware ESXi
5 27 (8.65%) XenApp
6 23 (7.37%) vSphere
7 20 (6.41%) XenDesktop
8 9 (2.88%) Terminal Services
8 9 (2.88%) XenServer
9 8 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.64%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.64%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.64%) NFS
11 2 (0.64%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.64%) UAG
11 2 (0.64%) vCloud
11 2 (0.64%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 81 (25.96%) SCCM
2 27 (8.65%) SCOM
3 23 (7.37%) Backup Exec
4 20 (6.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 17 (5.45%) vCenter Server
6 8 (2.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 8 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 8 (2.56%) ZABBIX
7 7 (2.24%) WSUS
8 6 (1.92%) SCVMM
9 5 (1.60%) Puppet
9 5 (1.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (1.28%) FortiGate
10 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.96%) Terraform
12 2 (0.64%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.64%) BMC PATROL
12 2 (0.64%) HP SIM
12 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 2 (0.64%) Simpana
Vendors
1 190 (60.90%) VMware
2 181 (58.01%) Microsoft
3 114 (36.54%) Cisco
4 89 (28.53%) Citrix
5 43 (13.78%) Dell
6 41 (13.14%) HP
7 25 (8.01%) Veeam
8 23 (7.37%) Symantec
9 21 (6.73%) NetApp
10 20 (6.41%) Juniper
11 12 (3.85%) Apple
12 11 (3.53%) F5
12 11 (3.53%) Forcepoint
13 9 (2.88%) IBM
13 9 (2.88%) Veritas
14 8 (2.56%) Altiris
14 8 (2.56%) Polycom
15 7 (2.24%) Avaya
15 7 (2.24%) EqualLogic
15 7 (2.24%) SonicWALL