Period
to 14 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Support Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 839 837 813
Rank change year-on-year -2 -24 +117
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 302 376 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 277 327 394
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,000 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.04% -5.33% +15.38%

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 156,848 173,458 183,361
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 95.96% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 126,356 139,121 153,524
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -3 293 £40,000 +6.67% 35
UK excluding London -15 212 £38,000 +7.04% 21
London +32 86 £45,000 +7.14% 14
North of England +52 72 £43,028 +35.52% 3
East of England +38 46 £44,375 +9.23% 4
South East -56 43 £35,000 -6.67% 9
North West +35 41 £43,028 +36.60% 2
Midlands +17 31 £35,000 +2.94% 4
East Midlands +25 25 £33,750 -15.63% 1
North East +11 16 £72,312 +112.68%
South West -7 16 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Yorkshire +16 15 £37,500 +25.00% 1
West Midlands +9 6 £35,000 +2.94% 3
Scotland -9 3 - -
Wales -5 2 £33,300 +21.09%

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

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 276 (91.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 244 (80.79%) Windows
3 205 (67.88%) Active Directory
3 205 (67.88%) VMware
4 179 (59.27%) Windows Server
5 159 (52.65%) Microsoft
6 107 (35.43%) Office 365
7 106 (35.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 105 (34.77%) VMware Infrastructure
9 103 (34.11%) Microsoft Azure
10 93 (30.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 88 (29.14%) MS Exchange
12 75 (24.83%) PowerShell
13 74 (24.50%) Linux
14 72 (23.84%) DNS
14 72 (23.84%) SAN
15 71 (23.51%) Firewall
16 63 (20.86%) Amazon AWS
17 61 (20.20%) ITIL
18 59 (19.54%) Cisco
19 58 (19.21%) Citrix
20 57 (18.87%) Problem-Solving
21 55 (18.21%) HP
22 54 (17.88%) LAN
23 53 (17.55%) SQL
23 53 (17.55%) Finance
24 52 (17.22%) WAN
24 52 (17.22%) TCP/IP
25 51 (16.89%) DHCP
26 49 (16.23%) Hyper-V

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 88 (29.14%) MS Exchange
2 34 (11.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 28 (9.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (4.97%) IIS
5 13 (4.30%) Skype for Business
6 11 (3.64%) SharePoint
7 10 (3.31%) Apache
8 8 (2.65%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.66%) nginx
10 5 (1.66%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 33 (10.93%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) TRIRIGA
2 3 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Maximo
3 1 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 107 (35.43%) Office 365
2 103 (34.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (20.86%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (5.30%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (2.98%) GitHub
6 8 (2.65%) IaaS
6 8 (2.65%) SaaS
7 4 (1.32%) PaaS
8 3 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.66%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.66%) G Suite
9 2 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.66%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.66%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 72 (23.84%) DNS
1 72 (23.84%) SAN
2 71 (23.51%) Firewall
3 54 (17.88%) LAN
4 52 (17.22%) TCP/IP
4 52 (17.22%) WAN
5 51 (16.89%) DHCP
6 34 (11.26%) VPN
7 25 (8.28%) VLAN
8 22 (7.28%) Wireless
9 21 (6.95%) VoIP
10 18 (5.96%) Skype
11 10 (3.31%) NAS
12 9 (2.98%) SSL
13 8 (2.65%) Internet
13 8 (2.65%) WLAN
14 7 (2.32%) NetScaler
15 6 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (1.99%) Remote Desktop
16 5 (1.66%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (14.24%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.61%) MySQL
3 10 (3.31%) MongoDB
4 6 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.66%) Big Data
7 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.33%) QlikView
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (3.97%) Jenkins
1 12 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.99%) GitLab
2 3 (0.99%) JIRA
2 3 (0.99%) Subversion
3 2 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.33%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 53 (17.55%) Finance
2 22 (7.28%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.63%) Marketing
4 13 (4.30%) Legal
4 13 (4.30%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.98%) Electronics
6 6 (1.99%) Law
7 4 (1.32%) Advertising
8 3 (0.99%) Retail
9 1 (0.33%) Automotive
9 1 (0.33%) Back Office
9 1 (0.33%) Banking
9 1 (0.33%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.31%) Web Services
2 7 (2.32%) WSH
3 5 (1.66%) .NET
4 4 (1.32%) LAMP
4 4 (1.32%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (0.99%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.66%) COM
6 2 (0.66%) LDAP
6 2 (0.66%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.33%) SOAP
7 1 (0.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.95%) Clustering
3 18 (5.96%) Hybrid Cloud
4 16 (5.30%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (4.97%) Data Centre
6 14 (4.64%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (3.64%) Public Cloud
8 10 (3.31%) PKI
9 8 (2.65%) Driving Licence
10 7 (2.32%) HP Storage
10 7 (2.32%) Replication
11 6 (1.99%) EMC VNX
12 5 (1.66%) Computer Science
12 5 (1.66%) iPhone
13 3 (0.99%) EMC VMAX
13 3 (0.99%) Fintech
13 3 (0.99%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.99%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.99%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 244 (80.79%) Windows
2 179 (59.27%) Windows Server
3 106 (35.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 93 (30.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 74 (24.50%) Linux
6 46 (15.23%) Windows 10
7 34 (11.26%) Windows 7
7 34 (11.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (9.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (4.64%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.66%) CentOS
10 5 (1.66%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.99%) Android
12 2 (0.66%) AIX
12 2 (0.66%) Unix
12 2 (0.66%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (91.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 61 (20.20%) ITIL
3 57 (18.87%) Problem-Solving
4 43 (14.24%) Mentoring
5 42 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (13.58%) Coaching
7 40 (13.25%) Service Management
8 36 (11.92%) DevOps
9 34 (11.26%) Analytics
10 31 (10.26%) Server Management
11 24 (7.95%) Change Management
12 23 (7.62%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 18 (5.96%) Load Balancing
14 15 (4.97%) Root Cause Analysis
14 15 (4.97%) Time Management
15 14 (4.64%) Migration
15 14 (4.64%) Network Monitoring
16 13 (4.30%) Data Protection
16 13 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
16 13 (4.30%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (24.83%) PowerShell
2 53 (17.55%) SQL
3 30 (9.93%) Bash Shell
4 11 (3.64%) Python
5 7 (2.32%) VBScript
6 6 (1.99%) C#
7 5 (1.66%) Java
8 3 (0.99%) C
9 2 (0.66%) Perl
9 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.33%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.33%) Korn
10 1 (0.33%) PHP
10 1 (0.33%) Ruby
10 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (9.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (6.62%) Degree
3 16 (5.30%) MCSE
4 15 (4.97%) Security Cleared
5 14 (4.64%) SC Cleared
6 12 (3.97%) MCSA
7 11 (3.64%) CCNA
7 11 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.66%) CCNP
9 5 (1.66%) MCP
10 4 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (0.99%) MCITP
12 2 (0.66%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.66%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.66%) MCDST
13 1 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.33%) HNC
13 1 (0.33%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.97%) SLA
2 8 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.66%) GDPR
4 2 (0.66%) ISO 22301
4 2 (0.66%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.66%) QA
5 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.33%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.33%) PMO
System Software
1 205 (67.88%) Active Directory
2 105 (34.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (16.23%) Hyper-V
4 35 (11.59%) vSphere
5 22 (7.28%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (6.95%) XenApp
7 17 (5.63%) Docker
8 16 (5.30%) XenDesktop
9 13 (4.30%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (2.65%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (2.65%) XenServer
11 4 (1.32%) vCloud
12 3 (0.99%) KVM
12 3 (0.99%) PowerDNS
12 3 (0.99%) QEMU
12 3 (0.99%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.99%) Xen
13 2 (0.66%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 1 (0.33%) LXC
14 1 (0.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 44 (14.57%) SCCM
2 23 (7.62%) Puppet
3 21 (6.95%) Ansible
4 17 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (4.64%) vCenter Server
6 10 (3.31%) SCOM
7 9 (2.98%) Backup Exec
7 9 (2.98%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (2.32%) Microsoft Clustering
8 7 (2.32%) WSUS
9 6 (1.99%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (1.32%) HAProxy
10 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (1.32%) Nagios
10 4 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.99%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.99%) Kubernetes
11 3 (0.99%) vMotion
12 2 (0.66%) HP SIM
12 2 (0.66%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 205 (67.88%) VMware
2 159 (52.65%) Microsoft
3 59 (19.54%) Cisco
4 58 (19.21%) Citrix
5 55 (18.21%) HP
6 31 (10.26%) Veeam
7 29 (9.60%) Red Hat
8 25 (8.28%) Dell
9 13 (4.30%) McAfee
9 13 (4.30%) NetApp
10 12 (3.97%) EMC
11 11 (3.64%) Apple
12 10 (3.31%) 3PAR
12 10 (3.31%) Mitel
12 10 (3.31%) SAP
12 10 (3.31%) SonicWALL
13 9 (2.98%) Atlassian
13 9 (2.98%) Juniper
14 8 (2.65%) CheckPoint
14 8 (2.65%) EqualLogic