The median annual salary for a Network Infrastructure Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Network Infrastructure Engineer
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 755 830 833
Rank change year-on-year +75 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Engineer 119 105 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 109 92 107
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +6.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,756 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,800 £55,300
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57%  

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 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 69638 80091 87142
Median salary £47,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Network Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Infrastructure Engineer over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

Network Infrastructure 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 Network Infrastructure Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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 +59 113 £47,500 +5.55% 6
London +51 69 £48,500 -8.49% 3
East of England -5 11 £47,500 +22.58%
Manchester -24 11 £47,500 +11.76%
North West -28 11 £47,500 +11.76%
South East +35 8 £42,500 -5.55% 1
City of London +31 8 £42,500 -19.81%
West Midlands +12 6 £39,500 +1.28%
Yorkshire +3 6 £32,500 -
Surrey +31 5 £42,500 -5.55%
Warwickshire +14 5 £39,000 -11.36%
South Yorkshire -1 5 £32,500 -48.41%
Sheffield - 5 £32,500 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £47,500 -
Leamington Spa -11 4 £39,500 -10.22%
Hertfordshire +5 3 £50,000 +29.03%
West Sussex - 3 £42,500 -
Hampshire +10 2 £27,500 -38.88%
Basingstoke +5 2 £27,500 -50.00%
Leatherhead - 2 £46,250 -
Letchworth - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £36,250 -
Berkshire +30 1 £39,000 -29.09% 1
West Yorkshire +9 1 £28,500 -12.30%
Birmingham +8 1 £40,000 +17.64%
Suffolk -2 1 £40,000 -3.03%
Bradford -3 1 £28,500 +7.54%
South West -11 1 £55,000 +155.81% 2
Wiltshire - 1 £55,000 -
Swindon - 1 £55,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Network Infrastructure 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 Network Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 152 (70.70%) Cisco
2 136 (63.26%) Windows
3 126 (58.60%) Firewall
4 108 (50.23%) VMware
5 91 (42.33%) Windows Server
6 88 (40.93%) Cisco Certification
7 85 (39.53%) Active Directory
8 77 (35.81%) WAN
9 71 (33.02%) DNS
10 70 (32.56%) Linux
11 68 (31.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 66 (30.70%) TCP/IP
12 66 (30.70%) CCNP
13 65 (30.23%) CCNA
14 63 (29.30%) LAN
15 61 (28.37%) DHCP
16 59 (27.44%) Microsoft
16 59 (27.44%) Juniper
17 58 (26.98%) VPN
17 58 (26.98%) Hyper-V
18 50 (23.26%) ITIL
19 49 (22.79%) Data Centre
20 48 (22.33%) VoIP
21 46 (21.40%) Citrix
22 45 (20.93%) SAN
23 42 (19.53%) Microsoft Certification
23 42 (19.53%) MS Exchange
24 41 (19.07%) Finance
25 40 (18.60%) HP
26 34 (15.81%) Load Balancing

Network 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 42 (19.53%) MS Exchange
2 20 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.33%) IIS
4 4 (1.86%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.40%) Apache
6 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.47%) JBoss
7 1 (0.47%) nginx
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (9.30%) Office 365
3 16 (7.44%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (4.19%) IaaS
5 6 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.93%) PaaS
6 2 (0.93%) SaaS
7 1 (0.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 126 (58.60%) Firewall
2 77 (35.81%) WAN
3 71 (33.02%) DNS
4 66 (30.70%) TCP/IP
5 63 (29.30%) LAN
6 61 (28.37%) DHCP
7 58 (26.98%) VPN
8 48 (22.33%) VoIP
9 45 (20.93%) SAN
10 27 (12.56%) Internet
10 27 (12.56%) Wireless
11 24 (11.16%) VLAN
12 21 (9.77%) NetScaler
13 20 (9.30%) Unified Communications
14 19 (8.84%) Network Security
15 18 (8.37%) SSL
16 17 (7.91%) iSCSI
16 17 (7.91%) MPLS
16 17 (7.91%) WLAN
17 16 (7.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.93%) MySQL
3 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.47%) Informix
4 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) JIRA
General
1 41 (19.07%) Finance
2 17 (7.91%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.58%) Retail
4 8 (3.72%) Back Office
5 3 (1.40%) Legal
6 2 (0.93%) Banking
6 2 (0.93%) Games
6 2 (0.93%) Law
7 1 (0.47%) Advertising
7 1 (0.47%) Automotive
7 1 (0.47%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.05%) LAMP
2 9 (4.19%) Web Services
3 8 (3.72%) 802.1X
4 3 (1.40%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.47%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 49 (22.79%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.44%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (3.26%) Clustering
3 7 (3.26%) Hedge funds
4 6 (2.79%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.40%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.93%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.93%) Replication
7 2 (0.93%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.47%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.47%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.47%) Fintech
8 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 136 (63.26%) Windows
2 91 (42.33%) Windows Server
3 70 (32.56%) Linux
4 27 (12.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (12.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (6.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (4.65%) CentOS
8 7 (3.26%) Unix
9 6 (2.79%) Debian
9 6 (2.79%) Windows 10
9 6 (2.79%) Windows 7
10 5 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.40%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (23.26%) ITIL
2 34 (15.81%) Load Balancing
3 22 (10.23%) Change Control
4 19 (8.84%) Network Management
5 15 (6.98%) Problem Management
6 14 (6.51%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (6.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (6.51%) Network Design
7 13 (6.05%) High Availability
7 13 (6.05%) Network Monitoring
7 13 (6.05%) Service Management
8 12 (5.58%) Contingency Planning
8 12 (5.58%) Mentoring
8 12 (5.58%) Patch Management
9 11 (5.12%) Configuration Management
9 11 (5.12%) Migration
9 11 (5.12%) Network Architecture
9 11 (5.12%) Security Management
9 11 (5.12%) Statistics
10 10 (4.65%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.23%) PowerShell
2 11 (5.12%) Python
3 10 (4.65%) SQL
4 9 (4.19%) Bash Shell
4 9 (4.19%) Perl
5 7 (3.26%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.40%) VBScript
7 2 (0.93%) C
7 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.47%) Java
8 1 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 88 (40.93%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (30.70%) CCNP
3 65 (30.23%) CCNA
4 42 (19.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (14.42%) MCSE
6 29 (13.49%) MCSA
7 18 (8.37%) CCIE
8 15 (6.98%) MCP
9 14 (6.51%) Degree
10 10 (4.65%) MCITP
11 9 (4.19%) JNCIA
12 7 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (2.79%) A+ Certification
13 6 (2.79%) CCSA
13 6 (2.79%) MCTS
13 6 (2.79%) Network+ Certification
14 5 (2.33%) JNCIS
15 3 (1.40%) CCDA
15 3 (1.40%) CCNP Voice
15 3 (1.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.19%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.72%) SLA
4 6 (2.79%) COBIT
4 6 (2.79%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (2.79%) GDPR
4 6 (2.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 85 (39.53%) Active Directory
2 68 (31.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (26.98%) Hyper-V
4 13 (6.05%) VMware Workstation
5 10 (4.65%) XenApp
6 8 (3.72%) Firmware
6 8 (3.72%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.26%) Terminal Services
8 6 (2.79%) KVM
8 6 (2.79%) vSphere
8 6 (2.79%) Xen
9 5 (2.33%) vCloud
10 4 (1.86%) Terminal Server
11 3 (1.40%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.93%) pfSense
12 2 (0.93%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.47%) NFS
13 1 (0.47%) Samba
13 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (9.30%) SCCM
2 17 (7.91%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (3.72%) WSUS
4 7 (3.26%) Backup Exec
5 6 (2.79%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (1.86%) HP SIM
7 3 (1.40%) Puppet
8 2 (0.93%) Ansible
8 2 (0.93%) Nagios
8 2 (0.93%) Nessus
9 1 (0.47%) Cacti
9 1 (0.47%) Cisco CME
9 1 (0.47%) Cisco LMS
9 1 (0.47%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.47%) Graphite
9 1 (0.47%) Graylog
9 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 152 (70.70%) Cisco
2 108 (50.23%) VMware
3 59 (27.44%) Juniper
3 59 (27.44%) Microsoft
4 46 (21.40%) Citrix
5 40 (18.60%) HP
6 29 (13.49%) F5
7 28 (13.02%) Palo Alto
8 24 (11.16%) Riverbed
9 22 (10.23%) CheckPoint
10 20 (9.30%) Dell
11 16 (7.44%) SonicWALL
12 14 (6.51%) SolarWinds
13 12 (5.58%) NetApp
14 11 (5.12%) McAfee
14 11 (5.12%) ServiceNow
15 10 (4.65%) Apple
16 9 (4.19%) Avaya
16 9 (4.19%) Clearswift
16 9 (4.19%) ProCurve
East London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £58000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £67000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago