The median annual salary for a Network Infrastructure Engineer was £45,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 762 786 850
Rank change year-on-year +24 +64  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Engineer 96 168 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 85 142 118
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,105 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +0.26% +3.89%  

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 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 March 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 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 +29 90 £45,750 +1.66% 13
London +55 51 £50,000 -3.98% 6
South East +34 18 £41,500 -2.35% 2
Surrey +55 10 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Leatherhead - 9 £55,000 -
South West +23 6 £36,000 +5.10% 2
West Midlands +38 5 £40,000 -
City of London +34 5 £38,000 -24.00% 3
West Wales - 5 £40,210 -
Swansea - 5 £40,210 -
Wales - 5 £40,210 -
North West -16 4 £47,500 +46.15% 3
Warwickshire - 4 £40,000 -
Bristol - 4 £36,000 - 1
Leamington Spa - 4 £40,000 -
East of England +14 3 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Nottinghamshire +11 3 £45,000 -
Nottingham +7 3 £45,000 -
East Midlands +5 3 £45,000 -
Manchester -27 3 £47,500 +46.15% 2
Cambridgeshire - 3 £37,500 -
Kent +26 2 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire +14 2 £25,000 -
High Wycombe +8 2 £25,000 -
Sittingbourne - 2 £32,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £38,250 -
Berkshire +31 1 - -
Reading +27 1 - -
Scotland +25 1 - -
Wiltshire +20 1 £32,500 -21.68%

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 137 (66.83%) Cisco
2 127 (61.95%) Firewall
3 123 (60.00%) Windows
4 104 (50.73%) VMware
5 79 (38.54%) Windows Server
6 77 (37.56%) Cisco Certification
7 75 (36.59%) Active Directory
8 60 (29.27%) CCNA
9 58 (28.29%) TCP/IP
9 58 (28.29%) DNS
9 58 (28.29%) LAN
10 55 (26.83%) WAN
10 55 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
11 50 (24.39%) CCNP
12 48 (23.41%) DHCP
12 48 (23.41%) Linux
13 44 (21.46%) CheckPoint
13 44 (21.46%) Data Centre
14 42 (20.49%) Hyper-V
14 42 (20.49%) VPN
15 39 (19.02%) Microsoft
16 38 (18.54%) HP
17 36 (17.56%) Finance
18 35 (17.07%) VoIP
18 35 (17.07%) MS Exchange
19 34 (16.59%) Juniper
19 34 (16.59%) PowerShell
20 33 (16.10%) Wireless
20 33 (16.10%) Network Security
21 32 (15.61%) SAN

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 35 (17.07%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (4.88%) IIS
4 6 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.98%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.49%) Apache
6 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.49%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (8.78%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.39%) MS Office
3 2 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (13.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (10.24%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (10.24%) Office 365
3 8 (3.90%) IaaS
4 2 (0.98%) PaaS
4 2 (0.98%) SaaS
5 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.49%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 127 (61.95%) Firewall
2 58 (28.29%) DNS
2 58 (28.29%) LAN
2 58 (28.29%) TCP/IP
3 55 (26.83%) WAN
4 48 (23.41%) DHCP
5 42 (20.49%) VPN
6 35 (17.07%) VoIP
7 33 (16.10%) Network Security
7 33 (16.10%) Wireless
8 32 (15.61%) SAN
9 27 (13.17%) VLAN
9 27 (13.17%) WLAN
10 21 (10.24%) MPLS
11 17 (8.29%) NAS
12 16 (7.80%) Internet
13 14 (6.83%) SSL
14 12 (5.85%) Fibre Channel
14 12 (5.85%) OSPF
15 11 (5.37%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Gerrit
1 2 (0.98%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.98%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (0.98%) Subversion
1 2 (0.98%) Trac
General
1 36 (17.56%) Finance
2 20 (9.76%) Retail
3 12 (5.85%) Games
4 9 (4.39%) Law
5 8 (3.90%) Back Office
6 7 (3.41%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.95%) Advertising
7 4 (1.95%) Legal
7 4 (1.95%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.46%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.98%) Banking
9 2 (0.98%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.98%) Military
9 2 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.49%) Electronics
10 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.39%) LAMP
2 4 (1.95%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.95%) Flash
3 2 (0.98%) Web Services
4 1 (0.49%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 44 (21.46%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.41%) PKI
5 6 (2.93%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.44%) EMC VNX
6 5 (2.44%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.44%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.95%) Clustering
7 4 (1.95%) Replication
8 3 (1.46%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.46%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.98%) Celerra
9 2 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.98%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.98%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.49%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 123 (60.00%) Windows
2 79 (38.54%) Windows Server
3 48 (23.41%) Linux
4 31 (15.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (13.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (8.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (5.37%) Windows 10
7 11 (5.37%) Windows 7
8 10 (4.88%) Unix
9 6 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.44%) CentOS
11 2 (0.98%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.98%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.49%) Debian
12 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (15.61%) ITIL
2 19 (9.27%) Load Balancing
3 17 (8.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (7.80%) Migration
5 14 (6.83%) Network Management
6 13 (6.34%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (5.85%) High Availability
7 12 (5.85%) ITIL V3
8 11 (5.37%) E-Commerce
9 9 (4.39%) Contingency Planning
9 9 (4.39%) DevOps
9 9 (4.39%) Project Management
9 9 (4.39%) Service Delivery
10 8 (3.90%) Analytics
10 8 (3.90%) Business Continuity
10 8 (3.90%) Change Control
10 8 (3.90%) Configuration Management
11 7 (3.41%) Incident Management
11 7 (3.41%) PRINCE2
11 7 (3.41%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 34 (16.59%) PowerShell
2 11 (5.37%) SQL
3 7 (3.41%) Bash Shell
3 7 (3.41%) Perl
3 7 (3.41%) Python
4 6 (2.93%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.98%) PHP
6 1 (0.49%) C
6 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 77 (37.56%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (29.27%) CCNA
3 50 (24.39%) CCNP
4 19 (9.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (8.29%) MCSE
6 14 (6.83%) Degree
7 12 (5.85%) MCSA
8 9 (4.39%) CCIE
9 8 (3.90%) JNCIA
10 7 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (2.93%) MCITP
11 6 (2.93%) MCP
12 5 (2.44%) CCSA
12 5 (2.44%) JNCIS
13 4 (1.95%) Security Cleared
14 3 (1.46%) CCDA
14 3 (1.46%) CISSP
15 2 (0.98%) DBS Check
15 2 (0.98%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 1 (0.49%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.88%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.49%) GDPR
3 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (36.59%) Active Directory
2 55 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (20.49%) Hyper-V
4 13 (6.34%) vSphere
5 10 (4.88%) Terminal Server
5 10 (4.88%) VMware Workstation
5 10 (4.88%) XenApp
6 8 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.93%) Terminal Services
8 5 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.95%) Firmware
10 3 (1.46%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.46%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.98%) iptables
11 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.98%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.98%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (4.88%) SCCM
2 9 (4.39%) WSUS
3 8 (3.90%) Nagios
3 8 (3.90%) Puppet
4 6 (2.93%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (2.44%) FortiGate
5 5 (2.44%) Zenoss
6 4 (1.95%) HP SIM
7 3 (1.46%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.46%) Cacti
8 2 (0.98%) Ansible
8 2 (0.98%) Icinga
8 2 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.49%) Cisco CME
9 1 (0.49%) Cisco LMS
9 1 (0.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.49%) Trend Micro Deep Security
9 1 (0.49%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 137 (66.83%) Cisco
2 104 (50.73%) VMware
3 44 (21.46%) CheckPoint
4 39 (19.02%) Microsoft
5 38 (18.54%) HP
6 34 (16.59%) Juniper
7 26 (12.68%) Palo Alto
8 23 (11.22%) Citrix
9 19 (9.27%) SonicWALL
10 17 (8.29%) Avaya
10 17 (8.29%) Dell
11 16 (7.80%) F5
11 16 (7.80%) SolarWinds
12 13 (6.34%) Nortel
13 11 (5.37%) Apple
14 10 (4.88%) Red Hat
14 10 (4.88%) Riverbed
15 9 (4.39%) EMC
15 9 (4.39%) Splunk
16 7 (3.41%) Intel Security
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