Period
to 20 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Support Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 855 844 818
Rank change year-on-year -11 -26 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 330 380 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 302 336 440
UK median annual salary £37,500 £42,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% +10.53% +7.04%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,875 £25,875
90th Percentile £54,875 £53,375 £53,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.10% +2.14% -

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 168,445 170,561 196,070
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 96.20% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 136,331 139,111 164,687
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 July 2018.

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 20 July 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 -19 311 £37,500 -10.71% 22
UK excluding London +3 201 £35,000 -2.10% 20
London -41 113 £43,750 +2.94% 4
North of England +40 53 £35,500 -11.25% 7
South East -44 51 £35,000 -6.67% 3
Midlands +28 38 £35,000 +16.67% 3
East of England -16 29 £36,750 -8.13% 4
South West +14 27 £32,500 - 1
East Midlands +35 26 £35,000 +9.38% 1
North West +43 25 £37,750 -25.25% 3
Yorkshire +26 24 £32,500 -18.75% 4
West Midlands +22 12 £40,000 +33.33% 2
North East - 4 £27,500 -
Wales +5 2 £37,250 +16.41% 2
Scotland - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 259 (78.48%) Windows
2 217 (65.76%) VMware
3 206 (62.42%) Active Directory
4 194 (58.79%) Windows Server
5 185 (56.06%) Microsoft
6 148 (44.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 107 (32.42%) Office 365
8 105 (31.82%) SAN
9 99 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 93 (28.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 91 (27.58%) WAN
12 90 (27.27%) Citrix
13 89 (26.97%) Microsoft Azure
14 88 (26.67%) Firewall
15 87 (26.36%) MS Exchange
16 85 (25.76%) Cisco
17 83 (25.15%) LAN
18 78 (23.64%) DNS
18 78 (23.64%) SCCM
19 72 (21.82%) PowerShell
19 72 (21.82%) ITIL
20 61 (18.48%) DHCP
21 59 (17.88%) Problem-Solving
22 58 (17.58%) Hyper-V
23 55 (16.67%) Finance
24 53 (16.06%) Linux
24 53 (16.06%) SQL
25 52 (15.76%) TCP/IP
26 50 (15.15%) SQL Server
27 47 (14.24%) Windows 7

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 87 (26.36%) MS Exchange
2 40 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 28 (8.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (3.94%) IIS
6 6 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (1.82%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.82%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.91%) nginx
7 3 (0.91%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.61%) Apache
8 2 (0.61%) Confluence
9 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 44 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.21%) TRIRIGA
2 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.61%) Maximo
2 2 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.30%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 107 (32.42%) Office 365
2 89 (26.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (11.82%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (1.82%) IaaS
6 4 (1.21%) GitHub
6 4 (1.21%) Mimecast
6 4 (1.21%) SaaS
7 3 (0.91%) OneDrive
7 3 (0.91%) PaaS
8 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.30%) G Suite
9 1 (0.30%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 105 (31.82%) SAN
2 91 (27.58%) WAN
3 88 (26.67%) Firewall
4 83 (25.15%) LAN
5 78 (23.64%) DNS
6 61 (18.48%) DHCP
7 52 (15.76%) TCP/IP
8 36 (10.91%) VLAN
8 36 (10.91%) VPN
9 28 (8.48%) VoIP
10 19 (5.76%) WLAN
11 18 (5.45%) Wireless
12 12 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (2.73%) NetScaler
14 8 (2.42%) Internet
14 8 (2.42%) Network Security
15 7 (2.12%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (2.12%) IPsec
15 7 (2.12%) SSL
15 7 (2.12%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.15%) MySQL
3 6 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.52%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.61%) QlikView
7 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (2.12%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.61%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.61%) JIRA
3 2 (0.61%) SonarQube
3 2 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (0.61%) Subversion
4 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (16.67%) Finance
2 18 (5.45%) Legal
3 16 (4.85%) Marketing
4 14 (4.24%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.64%) Advertising
5 12 (3.64%) Retail
6 9 (2.73%) Banking
7 6 (1.82%) Back Office
7 6 (1.82%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.52%) Law
9 4 (1.21%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.91%) Billing
11 2 (0.61%) French Language
11 2 (0.61%) Front Office
11 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Automotive
12 1 (0.30%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.12%) WSH
2 5 (1.52%) Web Services
3 4 (1.21%) X-Windows
4 2 (0.61%) .NET
4 2 (0.61%) COM
5 1 (0.30%) LDAP
5 1 (0.30%) Middleware
5 1 (0.30%) RESTful
5 1 (0.30%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.97%) Data Centre
3 17 (5.15%) Clustering
4 15 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (3.33%) Hedge funds
6 10 (3.03%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.73%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.12%) Driving Licence
9 7 (2.12%) Replication
10 6 (1.82%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.82%) EMC VMAX
10 6 (1.82%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.21%) HP Storage
11 4 (1.21%) iPhone
11 4 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.91%) HP StoreVirtual
12 3 (0.91%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (0.91%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.91%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 259 (78.48%) Windows
2 194 (58.79%) Windows Server
3 99 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 93 (28.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 53 (16.06%) Linux
6 47 (14.24%) Windows 7
7 41 (12.42%) Windows 10
8 22 (6.67%) Windows 8
9 18 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (3.03%) Android
11 4 (1.21%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.21%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.91%) CentOS
13 2 (0.61%) AIX
13 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.61%) Unix
13 2 (0.61%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (21.82%) ITIL
2 59 (17.88%) Problem-Solving
3 33 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (7.27%) DevOps
5 21 (6.36%) Incident Management
6 20 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
7 17 (5.15%) Mentoring
8 16 (4.85%) Migration
9 15 (4.55%) Time Management
10 13 (3.94%) Patch Management
10 13 (3.94%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (3.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 11 (3.33%) Problem Management
12 10 (3.03%) Commercial Awareness
12 10 (3.03%) Data Security
12 10 (3.03%) ITSM
12 10 (3.03%) Load Balancing
12 10 (3.03%) Project Management
13 9 (2.73%) ITIL V3
14 8 (2.42%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (21.82%) PowerShell
2 53 (16.06%) SQL
3 13 (3.94%) Bash Shell
4 10 (3.03%) C#
5 8 (2.42%) VBScript
6 4 (1.21%) Java
7 2 (0.61%) Python
8 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (11.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (9.09%) MCSE
3 25 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (6.67%) CCNA
5 21 (6.36%) MCSA
6 18 (5.45%) Degree
7 11 (3.33%) MCITP
8 8 (2.42%) CCNP
9 7 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.52%) HNC
10 5 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (0.61%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.61%) CompTIA Security+
12 2 (0.61%) MCP
12 2 (0.61%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.61%) VCAP
13 1 (0.30%) CCNP Voice
13 1 (0.30%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (5.76%) SLA
3 3 (0.91%) GDPR
4 2 (0.61%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.30%) PMO
System Software
1 206 (62.42%) Active Directory
2 148 (44.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (17.58%) Hyper-V
4 45 (13.64%) vSphere
5 34 (10.30%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (8.18%) XenApp
7 16 (4.85%) XenDesktop
8 12 (3.64%) XenServer
9 9 (2.73%) Docker
10 7 (2.12%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (2.12%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (1.52%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.91%) vCloud
13 1 (0.30%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.30%) Firmware
13 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.30%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 78 (23.64%) SCCM
2 22 (6.67%) WSUS
3 18 (5.45%) vCenter Server
4 14 (4.24%) SCOM
5 11 (3.33%) AirWatch
5 11 (3.33%) Puppet
6 10 (3.03%) Ansible
7 9 (2.73%) Failover Clustering
8 7 (2.12%) HP Data Protector
8 7 (2.12%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (1.52%) HP SIM
10 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (1.21%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.91%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.91%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.91%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.91%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.91%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 217 (65.76%) VMware
2 185 (56.06%) Microsoft
3 90 (27.27%) Citrix
4 85 (25.76%) Cisco
5 29 (8.79%) HP
5 29 (8.79%) Veeam
6 27 (8.18%) CheckPoint
7 26 (7.88%) Dell
8 19 (5.76%) NetApp
9 13 (3.94%) Apple
10 12 (3.64%) McAfee
11 11 (3.33%) Nimble Storage
12 10 (3.03%) EMC
12 10 (3.03%) EqualLogic
12 10 (3.03%) Mitel
12 10 (3.03%) SonicWALL
13 9 (2.73%) Bloomberg
13 9 (2.73%) Juniper
14 8 (2.42%) Google
14 8 (2.42%) Reuters