Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Support Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 818 815 926
Rank change year-on-year -3 +111 -99
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 375 427 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 327 397 383
UK median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.32% +8.57% -6.04%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,650 £22,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -5.33% +15.38% -5.39%

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 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -3 357 £37,500 -6.25% 13
UK excluding London +15 254 £35,500 -5.33% 4
London -12 112 £42,000 -1.18% 9
South East +16 110 £37,500 -1.32% 2
North of England +5 39 £31,750 -2.31%
East of England +19 38 £43,750 +2.94% 1
Midlands +16 33 £34,000 -5.56% 1
South West -12 25 £32,500 -9.72%
West Midlands +15 23 £34,000 -2.86%
Yorkshire +34 21 £30,000 -
North West -23 17 £31,500 -10.00%
East Midlands +32 10 £40,000 -8.57% 1
Wales +15 7 £27,500 +8.91%
Scotland -17 2 £50,000 +33.33%
North East - 2 £34,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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.

1 339 (90.40%) Windows
2 248 (66.13%) Active Directory
3 242 (64.53%) Windows Server
4 234 (62.40%) VMware
5 219 (58.40%) Microsoft
6 158 (42.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 138 (36.80%) VMware Infrastructure
7 138 (36.80%) MS Exchange
8 131 (34.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 130 (34.67%) Firewall
10 125 (33.33%) Cisco
11 121 (32.27%) ITIL
12 118 (31.47%) Office 365
13 112 (29.87%) Citrix
14 109 (29.07%) Hyper-V
15 101 (26.93%) SAN
15 101 (26.93%) DNS
16 83 (22.13%) Windows 10
17 81 (21.60%) SQL
17 81 (21.60%) SQL Server
18 77 (20.53%) DHCP
19 76 (20.27%) Windows 7
19 76 (20.27%) SCCM
20 75 (20.00%) LAN
21 70 (18.67%) Microsoft Azure
22 68 (18.13%) Linux
23 67 (17.87%) Microsoft Certification
24 66 (17.60%) WAN
24 66 (17.60%) PowerShell
25 64 (17.07%) HP

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
1 138 (36.80%) MS Exchange
2 53 (14.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (13.07%) Skype for Business
4 39 (10.40%) SharePoint
5 31 (8.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (3.73%) IIS
8 12 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (2.40%) SAS
10 7 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.53%) Apache
11 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 47 (12.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 118 (31.47%) Office 365
2 70 (18.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (3.73%) PaaS
5 13 (3.47%) Mimecast
5 13 (3.47%) SaaS
6 9 (2.40%) OneDrive
7 8 (2.13%) IaaS
8 7 (1.87%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (1.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.27%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.27%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 130 (34.67%) Firewall
2 101 (26.93%) DNS
2 101 (26.93%) SAN
3 77 (20.53%) DHCP
4 75 (20.00%) LAN
5 66 (17.60%) WAN
6 50 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 46 (12.27%) VPN
8 42 (11.20%) VLAN
9 41 (10.93%) Skype
10 31 (8.27%) VoIP
11 20 (5.33%) Unified Communications
12 17 (4.53%) MPLS
13 15 (4.00%) NAS
14 14 (3.73%) iSCSI
14 14 (3.73%) PBX
15 10 (2.67%) Internet
15 10 (2.67%) ISDN
16 9 (2.40%) Remote Desktop
16 9 (2.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (21.60%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.20%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
2 12 (3.20%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (1.87%) MySQL
3 7 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.53%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.27%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.27%) Hudson
2 1 (0.27%) JIRA
2 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 45 (12.00%) Finance
2 15 (4.00%) Retail
3 10 (2.67%) Banking
3 10 (2.67%) Legal
4 9 (2.40%) Games
5 7 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.07%) Law
6 4 (1.07%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.80%) Advertising
7 3 (0.80%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.80%) Front Office
7 3 (0.80%) Marketing
8 2 (0.53%) Electronics
8 2 (0.53%) Publishing
9 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Local Government
9 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.60%) Web Services
2 5 (1.33%) WAP
3 2 (0.53%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (0.53%) LAMP
3 2 (0.53%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.27%) .NET
4 1 (0.27%) ADSI
4 1 (0.27%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.60%) Clustering
2 20 (5.33%) Data Centre
3 15 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.67%) Driving Licence
5 10 (2.67%) Enterprise Storage
6 9 (2.40%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.40%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (1.87%) PKI
8 6 (1.60%) BYOD
8 6 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.60%) HP Storage
9 5 (1.33%) Replication
10 4 (1.07%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.07%) iSeries
11 3 (0.80%) AS400
11 3 (0.80%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.80%) Fintech
11 3 (0.80%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.53%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 339 (90.40%) Windows
2 242 (64.53%) Windows Server
3 158 (42.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 131 (34.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 83 (22.13%) Windows 10
6 76 (20.27%) Windows 7
7 68 (18.13%) Linux
8 50 (13.33%) Windows 8
9 43 (11.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (5.60%) Mac OS X
11 18 (4.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (4.27%) Unix
13 13 (3.47%) Apple iOS
14 9 (2.40%) Windows XP
15 8 (2.13%) Android
16 5 (1.33%) Solaris
16 5 (1.33%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.80%) CentOS
17 3 (0.80%) SUSE
18 2 (0.53%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (32.27%) ITIL
2 54 (14.40%) Change Management
3 27 (7.20%) Kalman Filter
4 26 (6.93%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (6.93%) Mentoring
5 18 (4.80%) Capacity Planning
5 18 (4.80%) PRINCE2
5 18 (4.80%) Web Filtering
6 16 (4.27%) Business Continuity
6 16 (4.27%) Problem Management
7 14 (3.73%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (3.73%) Migration
7 14 (3.73%) Service Management
8 12 (3.20%) Patch Management
9 11 (2.93%) E-Commerce
9 11 (2.93%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (2.67%) Configuration Management
10 10 (2.67%) Process Improvement
11 9 (2.40%) Server Building
11 9 (2.40%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 81 (21.60%) SQL
2 66 (17.60%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.13%) Bash Shell
3 8 (2.13%) C#
3 8 (2.13%) Python
4 7 (1.87%) Perl
5 4 (1.07%) VBScript
6 3 (0.80%) C
6 3 (0.80%) Ruby
7 2 (0.53%) AWK
7 2 (0.53%) Java
7 2 (0.53%) sed
7 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.27%) C++
8 1 (0.27%) PHP
8 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (17.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (12.80%) MCSE
3 42 (11.20%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (10.40%) CCNA
5 33 (8.80%) MCSA
6 24 (6.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 18 (4.80%) Degree
8 13 (3.47%) MCITP
8 13 (3.47%) MCP
8 13 (3.47%) MCTS
9 9 (2.40%) Security Cleared
10 8 (2.13%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.60%) CCA
11 6 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (1.60%) SC Cleared
12 5 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.33%) VCAP
13 3 (0.80%) CCNP
13 3 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
14 2 (0.53%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.73%) SLA
2 17 (4.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.13%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.07%) SAS 70
5 2 (0.53%) GDPR
6 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 248 (66.13%) Active Directory
2 138 (36.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (29.07%) Hyper-V
4 47 (12.53%) VMware ESXi
5 44 (11.73%) XenApp
6 42 (11.20%) vSphere
7 25 (6.67%) XenDesktop
8 22 (5.87%) Terminal Services
9 12 (3.20%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (2.67%) XenServer
11 5 (1.33%) Firmware
11 5 (1.33%) Terminal Server
11 5 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.80%) OpenSIPS
12 3 (0.80%) UAG
13 2 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.53%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.53%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.53%) NFS
Systems Management
1 76 (20.27%) SCCM
2 36 (9.60%) Backup Exec
3 28 (7.47%) SCOM
4 22 (5.87%) WSUS
5 17 (4.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 14 (3.73%) vCenter Server
7 10 (2.67%) SCVMM
8 8 (2.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 8 (2.13%) Puppet
8 8 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 8 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (1.87%) Terraform
10 6 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (1.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (1.60%) ZABBIX
11 5 (1.33%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (1.33%) SmoothWall
12 4 (1.07%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
14 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 234 (62.40%) VMware
2 219 (58.40%) Microsoft
3 125 (33.33%) Cisco
4 112 (29.87%) Citrix
5 64 (17.07%) HP
6 40 (10.67%) Dell
7 37 (9.87%) Veeam
8 32 (8.53%) NetApp
8 32 (8.53%) Symantec
9 27 (7.20%) Juniper
10 19 (5.07%) F5
11 13 (3.47%) Apple
12 12 (3.20%) IBM
13 11 (2.93%) Forcepoint
14 9 (2.40%) Avaya
14 9 (2.40%) Red Hat
14 9 (2.40%) Veritas
15 8 (2.13%) Altiris
15 8 (2.13%) Polycom
16 7 (1.87%) SolarWinds