The median annual salary for a Infrastructure Support Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 679 658 655
Rank change year-on-year -21 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support Engineer 175 297 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.30% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 164 255 268
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.77%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Infrastructure Support Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Support Engineer in the UK

Infrastructure Support Engineer
Top 30 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -19 174 £42,500 +10.38% 17
London +70 87 £45,000 - 6
South East +15 37 £39,500 -7.05% 7
East of England +13 25 £37,500 +11.11%
Oxfordshire +14 11 £32,500 +3.17% 1
Norfolk - 10 £37,500 -
City of London +51 9 £47,500 +13.09% 2
Norwich - 9 £37,500 -
Berkshire +36 8 £43,250 +33.07%
Yorkshire +36 7 £40,000 +5.26% 1
Surrey +31 7 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Abingdon +25 7 £32,500 +3.17% 1
South West +7 7 £35,000 - 2
Leeds +24 6 £41,500 +9.21% 1
West Yorkshire +21 6 £41,500 +9.21% 1
Wiltshire +18 6 £35,000 +4.47%
Hertfordshire +9 6 £38,750 +3.33%
Reading +33 5 £45,000 +38.46%
West Midlands +20 5 £30,000 -16.66%
Essex +7 5 £31,498 +23.52%
Saffron Walden - 5 £31,498 -
Cambridgeshire +13 4 £40,000 -
East Sussex - 4 £50,000 -
West Sussex - 4 £37,250 - 2
Birmingham +22 3 £30,000 -24.05%
Swindon +15 3 £42,000 +34.40%
Chippenham +13 3 £35,000 +4.47%
Farnborough +4 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Cambridge +4 3 £40,000 -
Hampshire -1 3 £40,000 -5.88% 1

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 297 (84.14%) Windows
2 246 (69.69%) Active Directory
3 222 (62.89%) Windows Server
4 210 (59.49%) VMware
5 167 (47.31%) Microsoft
6 139 (39.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 122 (34.56%) MS Exchange
8 105 (29.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 105 (29.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 102 (28.90%) Cisco
10 97 (27.48%) Hyper-V
11 91 (25.78%) LAN
12 83 (23.51%) WAN
12 83 (23.51%) Linux
13 76 (21.53%) MS Excel
14 72 (20.40%) ITIL
15 71 (20.11%) DNS
15 71 (20.11%) PowerShell
16 68 (19.26%) Windows 7
17 67 (18.98%) Microsoft Certification
17 67 (18.98%) SAN
18 66 (18.70%) Firewall
19 63 (17.85%) SCCM
20 57 (16.15%) DHCP
21 55 (15.58%) Exchange Server 2010
22 54 (15.30%) MCSE
23 49 (13.88%) Office 365
24 47 (13.31%) vSphere
25 46 (13.03%) HP
25 46 (13.03%) NetApp

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
1 122 (34.56%) MS Exchange
2 55 (15.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (6.80%) IIS
5 20 (5.67%) SharePoint
6 19 (5.38%) Skype for Business
7 17 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.70%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.42%) Apache
10 4 (1.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.57%) nginx
12 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 76 (21.53%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 49 (13.88%) Office 365
2 35 (9.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (4.25%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.13%) IaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.28%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 91 (25.78%) LAN
2 83 (23.51%) WAN
3 71 (20.11%) DNS
4 67 (18.98%) SAN
5 66 (18.70%) Firewall
6 57 (16.15%) DHCP
7 32 (9.07%) Internet
8 30 (8.50%) VoIP
8 30 (8.50%) VPN
9 29 (8.22%) VLAN
10 28 (7.93%) TCP/IP
11 24 (6.80%) NAS
12 18 (5.10%) MPLS
13 16 (4.53%) Wireless
14 15 (4.25%) Skype
15 14 (3.97%) HTTP
16 12 (3.40%) SSL
17 11 (3.12%) Cisco ASA
17 11 (3.12%) Cisco IOS
18 10 (2.83%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.13%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.57%) MySQL
7 1 (0.28%) Big Data
7 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.57%) Hudson
2 2 (0.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.57%) JIRA
2 2 (0.57%) TeamCity
2 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (12.18%) Finance
2 15 (4.25%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.97%) Retail
4 7 (1.98%) Legal
4 7 (1.98%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.42%) Back Office
6 4 (1.13%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.13%) Marketing
7 3 (0.85%) Banking
8 2 (0.57%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Automotive
9 1 (0.28%) Electronics
9 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.28%) Games
9 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.10%) Software Packaging
2 8 (2.27%) LAMP
3 4 (1.13%) .NET
3 4 (1.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.92%) Hedge funds
2 29 (8.22%) Data Centre
3 19 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 14 (3.97%) EMC VNX
5 13 (3.68%) Replication
6 7 (1.98%) Clustering
7 6 (1.70%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.42%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.42%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.57%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.57%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.57%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.57%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.28%) CCTV
10 1 (0.28%) iPhone
10 1 (0.28%) PKI
10 1 (0.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 297 (84.14%) Windows
2 222 (62.89%) Windows Server
3 105 (29.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 105 (29.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 83 (23.51%) Linux
5 68 (19.26%) Windows 7
6 28 (7.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (5.95%) Windows 10
8 14 (3.97%) Unix
9 11 (3.12%) Mac OS X
10 6 (1.70%) Android
10 6 (1.70%) Solaris
10 6 (1.70%) Ubuntu
10 6 (1.70%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.42%) Data ONTAP
11 5 (1.42%) Windows 2000
11 5 (1.42%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.13%) OpenVMS
13 2 (0.57%) CentOS
13 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (20.40%) ITIL
2 35 (9.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (5.95%) DevOps
3 21 (5.95%) Mentoring
4 18 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (5.10%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 16 (4.53%) Migration
6 13 (3.68%) Server Patching
6 13 (3.68%) Server Virtualisation
7 12 (3.40%) Configuration Management
8 11 (3.12%) Contingency Planning
8 11 (3.12%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (3.12%) Incident Management
8 11 (3.12%) ITIL V3
9 10 (2.83%) Problem Management
10 9 (2.55%) Data Protection
10 9 (2.55%) Infrastructure Management
10 9 (2.55%) Service Delivery
11 8 (2.27%) Change Control
11 8 (2.27%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (20.11%) PowerShell
2 31 (8.78%) SQL
3 10 (2.83%) Python
4 9 (2.55%) Bash Shell
5 8 (2.27%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.42%) C#
6 5 (1.42%) Perl
7 2 (0.57%) C
7 2 (0.57%) C++
8 1 (0.28%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.28%) Java
8 1 (0.28%) VB
8 1 (0.28%) VBA
8 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 67 (18.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (15.30%) MCSE
3 35 (9.92%) Degree
4 33 (9.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 26 (7.37%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (7.08%) Security Cleared
7 24 (6.80%) CCNA
8 22 (6.23%) MCSA
9 15 (4.25%) SC Cleared
10 13 (3.68%) MCITP
11 7 (1.98%) MCP
12 6 (1.70%) HND
13 5 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.42%) NCIE
14 4 (1.13%) CCNP
15 2 (0.57%) A+ Certification
15 2 (0.57%) DBS Check
15 2 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
16 1 (0.28%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.08%) SLA
2 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.28%) GDPR
System Software
1 246 (69.69%) Active Directory
2 139 (39.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 97 (27.48%) Hyper-V
4 47 (13.31%) vSphere
5 29 (8.22%) VMware Workstation
6 25 (7.08%) Terminal Services
6 25 (7.08%) VMware ESX
7 16 (4.53%) XenApp
8 14 (3.97%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (3.12%) Virtual Desktop
10 8 (2.27%) XenDesktop
11 7 (1.98%) OpenSIPS
11 7 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (1.70%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.57%) Firmware
14 2 (0.57%) iptables
14 2 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.57%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 63 (17.85%) SCCM
2 18 (5.10%) SCOM
3 15 (4.25%) WSUS
4 10 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (2.83%) Packer
4 10 (2.83%) Terraform
4 10 (2.83%) Tivoli
5 9 (2.55%) SCVMM
6 8 (2.27%) Puppet
7 6 (1.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 5 (1.42%) AirWatch
8 5 (1.42%) Ansible
8 5 (1.42%) CFEngine
9 4 (1.13%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (0.85%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.85%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.85%) WMI
11 2 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.57%) Nagios
11 2 (0.57%) Scalr
Vendors
1 210 (59.49%) VMware
2 167 (47.31%) Microsoft
3 102 (28.90%) Cisco
4 46 (13.03%) HP
4 46 (13.03%) NetApp
5 37 (10.48%) Citrix
6 30 (8.50%) Dell
7 26 (7.37%) Veeam
8 22 (6.23%) Avaya
9 21 (5.95%) EMC
10 16 (4.53%) IBM
11 15 (4.25%) Apple
11 15 (4.25%) SonicWALL
12 13 (3.68%) Red Hat
13 11 (3.12%) CommVault
14 9 (2.55%) Bloomberg
14 9 (2.55%) CheckPoint
14 9 (2.55%) Nimble Storage
14 9 (2.55%) Reuters
15 8 (2.27%) WatchGuard
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