Period
to 23 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Junior Infrastructure Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Junior Infrastructure Engineer
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 981 1097 1194
Rank change year-on-year +116 +97 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Infrastructure Engineer 39 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.013% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.014% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 35 19 26
UK median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10th Percentile £23,950 £17,000 £25,625
90th Percentile £53,750 £53,600 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £21,850 £26,250
% change year-on-year +37.30% -16.76% -6.25%

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 116,351 144,332 169,816
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.50% 95.93% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 93,236 115,470 139,348
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Junior Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Junior Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Junior Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

Junior Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior Infrastructure Engineer.

Salary trend for Junior Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

Junior Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Infrastructure Engineer over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Junior Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

Junior Infrastructure Engineer
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Infrastructure Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 23 February 2020. 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 +130 39 £32,500 - 10
UK excluding London +110 26 £30,000 +37.30% 7
London +70 13 £40,000 -8.05% 3
South East +59 9 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Midlands +32 6 £30,750 +80.88% 3
West Midlands - 6 £30,750 - 3
East of England +67 5 £22,500 -
South West - 4 £47,500 - 1
North of England +66 2 £30,750 +40.73% 1
Yorkshire +43 2 £30,750 +40.73%

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, Junior Infrastructure 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 Junior Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 38 (97.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 24 (61.54%) Windows
3 18 (46.15%) Linux
4 16 (41.03%) Windows Server
5 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
5 14 (35.90%) PowerShell
6 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (33.33%) VMware
6 13 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
7 11 (28.21%) Degree
8 10 (25.64%) Office 365
9 9 (23.08%) Firewall
9 9 (23.08%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (20.51%) DevOps
11 7 (17.95%) Azure
11 7 (17.95%) Finance
11 7 (17.95%) Unix
11 7 (17.95%) SQL
11 7 (17.95%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (17.95%) Server Management
12 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
12 6 (15.38%) DHCP
12 6 (15.38%) DNS
12 6 (15.38%) Internet
12 6 (15.38%) Hyper-V
13 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
13 5 (12.82%) Wireless
13 5 (12.82%) Tomcat
13 5 (12.82%) Python

Junior Infrastructure 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 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.82%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.64%) Office 365
2 7 (17.95%) Azure
3 4 (10.26%) OpenShift
4 2 (5.13%) Mimecast
4 2 (5.13%) SaaS
5 1 (2.56%) AWS
5 1 (2.56%) IaaS
5 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) Firewall
2 6 (15.38%) DHCP
2 6 (15.38%) DNS
2 6 (15.38%) Internet
3 5 (12.82%) Wireless
4 4 (10.26%) LAN
4 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (7.69%) SAN
5 3 (7.69%) WAN
6 2 (5.13%) iSCSI
6 2 (5.13%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (5.13%) Skype
6 2 (5.13%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (5.13%) VoIP
7 1 (2.56%) VLAN
7 1 (2.56%) VPN
7 1 (2.56%) VSAN
7 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Back Office
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Middleware
2 2 (5.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.26%) Cloud Native
3 3 (7.69%) Private Cloud
3 3 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.56%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (61.54%) Windows
2 18 (46.15%) Linux
3 16 (41.03%) Windows Server
4 7 (17.95%) Unix
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.69%) Windows 10
6 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (97.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (20.51%) DevOps
3 7 (17.95%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (17.95%) Server Management
4 5 (12.82%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (10.26%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (10.26%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 3 (7.69%) Proactive Maintenance
7 2 (5.13%) Antivirus Management
7 2 (5.13%) Creative Thinking
7 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.13%) Fintech
7 2 (5.13%) High-Frequency Trading
7 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure as Code
7 2 (5.13%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) PowerShell
2 7 (17.95%) SQL
3 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
3 5 (12.82%) Python
4 2 (5.13%) C#
5 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) RHCE
3 2 (5.13%) MCSA
3 2 (5.13%) MCSE
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
3 9 (23.08%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (15.38%) Hyper-V
5 4 (10.26%) Ceph
5 4 (10.26%) KVM
5 4 (10.26%) oVirt
6 3 (7.69%) XenApp
7 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.56%) BitLocker
8 1 (2.56%) NFS
8 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (2.56%) VMware NSX
8 1 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Ansible
1 5 (12.82%) Terraform
2 4 (10.26%) Kubernetes
2 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (10.26%) Puppet
3 2 (5.13%) PaperCut
3 2 (5.13%) vCenter Server
3 2 (5.13%) WSUS
4 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.56%) Nagios
4 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 13 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.69%) Citrix
5 2 (5.13%) Zscaler
6 1 (2.56%) Apple
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco
6 1 (2.56%) Dell
6 1 (2.56%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.56%) Okta
6 1 (2.56%) Remedy
6 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.56%) Sophos
6 1 (2.56%) Veeam