Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Infrastructure Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1015 960 1024
Rank change year-on-year -55 +64 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Engineer 196 264 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 174 236 272
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.56% +7.83%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,275
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £63,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +6.67%

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 172577 182568 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138473 152713 175380
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

Network Infrastructure Engineer
Top 13 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -23 183 £45,000 - 11
UK excluding London +16 103 £40,000 -11.11% 6
London -33 87 £52,500 +10.53% 6
South East +32 34 £42,500 -5.56% 2
North of England +7 20 £38,250 -4.38% 2
Midlands +24 18 £40,000 -11.11%
East of England +18 14 £47,500 +26.67% 1
Yorkshire +23 10 £38,000 -15.56%
North West -25 10 £42,750 +6.88% 2
South West +22 9 £35,000 +7.69%
Scotland -9 8 £30,000 -12.20% 1
East Midlands +22 6 £43,000 -4.44%
West Midlands +9 4 £41,628 +2.15%

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 132 (67.35%) Cisco
2 122 (62.24%) Firewall
3 109 (55.61%) Windows
4 103 (52.55%) VMware
5 88 (44.90%) Cisco Certification
6 81 (41.33%) Microsoft
7 79 (40.31%) Active Directory
8 78 (39.80%) Windows Server
9 72 (36.73%) CCNA
10 63 (32.14%) WAN
11 61 (31.12%) LAN
12 60 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
13 57 (29.08%) Hyper-V
14 56 (28.57%) SAN
15 50 (25.51%) CCNP
16 49 (25.00%) VPN
17 48 (24.49%) DNS
18 47 (23.98%) Juniper
19 43 (21.94%) Microsoft Azure
20 39 (19.90%) ITIL
21 37 (18.88%) MS Exchange
21 37 (18.88%) DHCP
21 37 (18.88%) Citrix
21 37 (18.88%) Microsoft Certification
22 35 (17.86%) Finance
23 34 (17.35%) VoIP
24 33 (16.84%) TCP/IP
24 33 (16.84%) Linux
24 33 (16.84%) Cisco ASA
25 30 (15.31%) Windows Server 2012

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 37 (18.88%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (4.08%) Skype for Business
4 5 (2.55%) IIS
5 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.51%) Moodle
6 1 (0.51%) SAS
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (7.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.53%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 43 (21.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (13.27%) Office 365
3 21 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (5.10%) SaaS
5 5 (2.55%) IaaS
6 2 (1.02%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 122 (62.24%) Firewall
2 63 (32.14%) WAN
3 61 (31.12%) LAN
4 56 (28.57%) SAN
5 49 (25.00%) VPN
6 48 (24.49%) DNS
7 37 (18.88%) DHCP
8 34 (17.35%) VoIP
9 33 (16.84%) Cisco ASA
9 33 (16.84%) TCP/IP
10 27 (13.78%) VLAN
11 25 (12.76%) Network Security
12 24 (12.24%) iSCSI
13 21 (10.71%) NAS
14 20 (10.20%) Wireless
15 18 (9.18%) Unified Communications
16 16 (8.16%) IPsec
16 16 (8.16%) MPLS
17 15 (7.65%) BGP
17 15 (7.65%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.53%) JIRA
1 3 (1.53%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (1.53%) Subversion
2 1 (0.51%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 35 (17.86%) Finance
2 12 (6.12%) Banking
3 8 (4.08%) Back Office
4 7 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.55%) Retail
6 4 (2.04%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.02%) Advertising
8 1 (0.51%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.51%) Front Office
8 1 (0.51%) Games
8 1 (0.51%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.10%) 802.1X
2 9 (4.59%) Web Services
2 9 (4.59%) XMPP
3 3 (1.53%) Software Packaging
3 3 (1.53%) WAP
4 1 (0.51%) CSS
4 1 (0.51%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.22%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.10%) Driving Licence
3 8 (4.08%) DataPower
3 8 (4.08%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 7 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.06%) Clustering
6 5 (2.55%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.55%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.04%) Handset
7 4 (2.04%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.53%) Equities
8 3 (1.53%) Fintech
8 3 (1.53%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.53%) Replication
9 2 (1.02%) CESG
9 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.02%) NHS
10 1 (0.51%) PMI
10 1 (0.51%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 109 (55.61%) Windows
2 78 (39.80%) Windows Server
3 33 (16.84%) Linux
4 30 (15.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (13.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (6.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (6.12%) Windows 7
8 7 (3.57%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.04%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.51%) Android
10 1 (0.51%) Debian
10 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.51%) Unix
10 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (19.90%) ITIL
2 21 (10.71%) Network Management
3 18 (9.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (9.18%) Network Monitoring
4 13 (6.63%) High Availability
5 11 (5.61%) Network Design
6 10 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (5.10%) Change Management
6 10 (5.10%) Load Balancing
6 10 (5.10%) Patch Management
7 9 (4.59%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (4.59%) DevOps
7 9 (4.59%) Service Delivery
8 8 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (4.08%) Proactive Monitoring
8 8 (4.08%) Project Management
8 8 (4.08%) Systems Analysis
9 7 (3.57%) E-Commerce
9 7 (3.57%) PRINCE2
10 6 (3.06%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.16%) PowerShell
2 11 (5.61%) SQL
3 5 (2.55%) Bash Shell
3 5 (2.55%) Python
4 4 (2.04%) Perl
5 3 (1.53%) C
5 3 (1.53%) C#
5 3 (1.53%) C++
6 2 (1.02%) Java
6 2 (1.02%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.02%) VBScript
7 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 88 (44.90%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (36.73%) CCNA
3 50 (25.51%) CCNP
4 37 (18.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (13.78%) MCSE
6 18 (9.18%) MCSA
7 15 (7.65%) CCIE
8 13 (6.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (5.10%) CCA
9 10 (5.10%) Citrix Certification
10 9 (4.59%) CCSA
10 9 (4.59%) MCITP
10 9 (4.59%) MCP
11 8 (4.08%) CASP
11 8 (4.08%) Security Cleared
12 7 (3.57%) CCSE
12 7 (3.57%) Degree
13 5 (2.55%) SC Cleared
14 4 (2.04%) Check Point Certification
14 4 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.04%) SLA
2 3 (1.53%) QA
3 2 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 79 (40.31%) Active Directory
2 60 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (29.08%) Hyper-V
4 14 (7.14%) vSphere
5 9 (4.59%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (4.59%) XenApp
6 8 (4.08%) VMware NSX
7 7 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (3.06%) vCloud
9 5 (2.55%) Terminal Services
10 4 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (1.53%) UAG
11 3 (1.53%) XenDesktop
12 2 (1.02%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.51%) KVM
13 1 (0.51%) pfSense
13 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (12.76%) SCCM
2 13 (6.63%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (4.08%) Cacti
3 8 (4.08%) SCOM
4 7 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (2.55%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (2.04%) NetVault Backup
7 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (1.53%) WSUS
8 1 (0.51%) Ansible
8 1 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.51%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.51%) Puppet
8 1 (0.51%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 132 (67.35%) Cisco
2 103 (52.55%) VMware
3 81 (41.33%) Microsoft
4 47 (23.98%) Juniper
5 37 (18.88%) Citrix
6 23 (11.73%) CheckPoint
6 23 (11.73%) SolarWinds
7 17 (8.67%) Palo Alto
8 15 (7.65%) Meraki
9 13 (6.63%) Riverbed
10 12 (6.12%) Dell
10 12 (6.12%) IBM
10 12 (6.12%) NetApp
11 9 (4.59%) Barracuda Networks
12 8 (4.08%) EqualLogic
12 8 (4.08%) F5
12 8 (4.08%) Forcepoint
12 8 (4.08%) HP
12 8 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (4.08%) Veeam