Period
to 23 February 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Support Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 February 2019.

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
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 842 898 820
Rank change year-on-year +56 -78 +45
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 272 321 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 248 299 349
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £28,925 £29,450 £27,600
90th Percentile £64,569 £50,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.11% +12.31%

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 144,300 169,747 169,493
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 96.33% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 115,444 139,302 140,742
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 23 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Support Engineer in the UK

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Top 15 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 23 February 2019. 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 +57 268 £40,000 +6.67% 30
UK excluding London +13 166 £40,000 +14.29% 25
London +82 105 £45,000 +5.88% 8
North of England +46 57 £49,482 +52.25% 5
South East +5 47 £39,000 +1.30% 6
North West +51 35 £49,482 +64.94% 3
East of England +60 24 £40,750 +12.41% 5
Midlands +26 21 £32,500 -7.14% 3
North East +27 18 £72,312 +112.68%
South West -3 15 £35,000 +6.06% 3
West Midlands +31 13 £31,250 -8.09% 2
East Midlands +21 8 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Yorkshire +2 4 £38,000 +8.57% 2
Wales +10 2 £34,300 +5.54%
Scotland - 1 £32,500 - 3

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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.

1 233 (85.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 207 (76.10%) Windows
3 167 (61.40%) Active Directory
4 157 (57.72%) VMware
5 156 (57.35%) Windows Server
6 137 (50.37%) Microsoft
7 95 (34.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 91 (33.46%) Office 365
9 84 (30.88%) Microsoft Azure
10 72 (26.47%) Firewall
11 71 (26.10%) ITIL
12 70 (25.74%) Linux
12 70 (25.74%) Windows Server 2008
13 68 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 66 (24.26%) Cisco
15 63 (23.16%) MS Exchange
16 50 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
17 49 (18.01%) HP
18 47 (17.28%) Problem-Solving
19 46 (16.91%) Mentoring
20 45 (16.54%) Windows 10
20 45 (16.54%) Service Management
20 45 (16.54%) SQL
21 44 (16.18%) LAN
22 43 (15.81%) Windows Server 2003
23 42 (15.44%) Microsoft Certification
24 41 (15.07%) Finance
24 41 (15.07%) Hyper-V
25 40 (14.71%) PowerShell
26 39 (14.34%) Red Hat

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 63 (23.16%) MS Exchange
2 22 (8.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (5.15%) Apache
4 14 (5.15%) SharePoint
5 13 (4.78%) IIS
5 13 (4.78%) nginx
6 9 (3.31%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.47%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.10%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.74%) CMS
9 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (12.87%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.74%) Magento
3 1 (0.37%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 91 (33.46%) Office 365
2 84 (30.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (12.87%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (5.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (5.15%) IaaS
6 12 (4.41%) SaaS
7 7 (2.57%) Mimecast
8 5 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.47%) PaaS
10 2 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 72 (26.47%) Firewall
2 44 (16.18%) LAN
3 39 (14.34%) WAN
4 38 (13.97%) DNS
5 37 (13.60%) TCP/IP
6 30 (11.03%) SAN
7 25 (9.19%) DHCP
8 17 (6.25%) VLAN
9 15 (5.51%) VoIP
9 15 (5.51%) VPN
10 13 (4.78%) Skype
11 11 (4.04%) SSL
12 8 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (2.57%) FTP
13 7 (2.57%) NetScaler
13 7 (2.57%) Network Security
14 6 (2.21%) PBX
14 6 (2.21%) Wireless
15 5 (1.84%) Wi-Fi
16 4 (1.47%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.97%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.25%) MySQL
3 8 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.21%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.10%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.37%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (3.31%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.10%) GitLab
4 2 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.37%) JIRA
General
1 41 (15.07%) Finance
2 18 (6.62%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.15%) Marketing
4 9 (3.31%) Legal
5 8 (2.94%) Banking
5 8 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.57%) Electronics
7 6 (2.21%) Law
8 1 (0.37%) Military
8 1 (0.37%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.04%) LEMP Stack
2 9 (3.31%) LAMP
3 6 (2.21%) Web Services
4 5 (1.84%) .NET
5 4 (1.47%) SailPoint
6 2 (0.74%) CSS
6 2 (0.74%) HTML
6 2 (0.74%) jQuery
6 2 (0.74%) LDAP
6 2 (0.74%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.37%) Apache NiFi
7 1 (0.37%) CGI
7 1 (0.37%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.37%) PHP-FPM
7 1 (0.37%) SOAP
7 1 (0.37%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.09%) Driving Licence
3 12 (4.41%) Clustering
3 12 (4.41%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.57%) PKI
6 6 (2.21%) Marketing Technology
7 4 (1.47%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.47%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.47%) Replication
8 3 (1.10%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.10%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.10%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.74%) iPhone
9 2 (0.74%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.74%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 207 (76.10%) Windows
2 156 (57.35%) Windows Server
3 95 (34.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 70 (25.74%) Linux
4 70 (25.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (16.54%) Windows 10
6 43 (15.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (10.29%) Windows 7
9 12 (4.41%) CentOS
9 12 (4.41%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.57%) Unix
11 5 (1.84%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (1.10%) Debian
14 1 (0.37%) Android
14 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (85.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 71 (26.10%) ITIL
3 50 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (17.28%) Problem-Solving
5 46 (16.91%) Mentoring
6 45 (16.54%) Service Management
7 37 (13.60%) Analytics
7 37 (13.60%) Coaching
8 28 (10.29%) Server Management
9 25 (9.19%) Change Management
9 25 (9.19%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 23 (8.46%) DevOps
11 13 (4.78%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (4.78%) Digital Marketing
12 12 (4.41%) Migration
13 11 (4.04%) Network Design
13 11 (4.04%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (4.04%) Server Virtualisation
14 10 (3.68%) Information Security
14 10 (3.68%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 45 (16.54%) SQL
2 40 (14.71%) PowerShell
3 21 (7.72%) Bash Shell
4 14 (5.15%) Python
5 8 (2.94%) PHP
6 7 (2.57%) Perl
7 6 (2.21%) Bourne shell
7 6 (2.21%) Korn
7 6 (2.21%) Ruby
7 6 (2.21%) VB
8 5 (1.84%) C#
9 3 (1.10%) C
9 3 (1.10%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.37%) Java
10 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (15.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 22 (8.09%) SC Cleared
4 18 (6.62%) MCSE
5 17 (6.25%) MCSA
6 15 (5.51%) MCP
7 13 (4.78%) Degree
8 11 (4.04%) CCNA
8 11 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (3.68%) MCITP
10 5 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.47%) CCNP
11 4 (1.47%) DBS Check
12 3 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.74%) CompTIA Security+
13 2 (0.74%) MCDST
14 1 (0.37%) CCAA
14 1 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
14 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.37%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.94%) SLA
2 6 (2.21%) GDPR
3 3 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.74%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.37%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 167 (61.40%) Active Directory
2 68 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (15.07%) Hyper-V
4 23 (8.46%) vSphere
5 21 (7.72%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (3.68%) Docker
6 10 (3.68%) XenApp
7 9 (3.31%) XenDesktop
8 7 (2.57%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.10%) KVM
9 3 (1.10%) PowerDNS
9 3 (1.10%) QEMU
9 3 (1.10%) Xen
10 2 (0.74%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.74%) LXC
10 2 (0.74%) NFS
10 2 (0.74%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.37%) vCloud
11 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (8.46%) SCCM
2 20 (7.35%) Puppet
3 16 (5.88%) Ansible
4 15 (5.51%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (3.31%) Backup Exec
5 9 (3.31%) Kubernetes
5 9 (3.31%) NetBackup
6 8 (2.94%) Terraform
7 7 (2.57%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (2.57%) SCOM
8 5 (1.84%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (1.47%) Nagios
9 4 (1.47%) Nessus
10 3 (1.10%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (1.10%) vMotion
10 3 (1.10%) yum
11 2 (0.74%) Grafana
11 2 (0.74%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.74%) Icinga
Vendors
1 157 (57.72%) VMware
2 137 (50.37%) Microsoft
3 66 (24.26%) Cisco
4 49 (18.01%) HP
5 39 (14.34%) Red Hat
6 37 (13.60%) Citrix
7 19 (6.99%) Veeam
8 15 (5.51%) Juniper
9 13 (4.78%) Dell
9 13 (4.78%) Palo Alto
10 12 (4.41%) F5
11 10 (3.68%) NetApp
12 9 (3.31%) CheckPoint
13 8 (2.94%) SAP
14 7 (2.57%) SolarWinds
15 6 (2.21%) McAfee
15 6 (2.21%) NETGEAR
15 6 (2.21%) SonicWALL
16 5 (1.84%) EMC
16 5 (1.84%) EqualLogic