Period
to 24 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

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

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
UK
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 691 686 828
Rank change year-on-year -5 +142 +168
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 544 664 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.33% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.34% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 511 589 456
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +6.25%

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 170390 195237 215143
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.99% 96.50% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 138628 164070 176467
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Engineer over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 24 July 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 +9 489 £47,500 -5.00% 26
UK excluding London -39 339 £45,000 -5.26% 19
London +60 197 £62,500 +13.64% 10
North of England +38 114 £40,000 -15.79% 7
Yorkshire +58 78 £39,000 -22.00% 1
South East -24 75 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Midlands +13 53 £42,500 - 4
North West -25 35 £45,000 - 6
East of England -9 32 £45,000 -
West Midlands -3 30 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Wales +10 28 £45,000 +10.43%
East Midlands +16 24 £42,500 +6.25% 2
South West +13 18 £42,500 -5.56%
Scotland +9 10 £47,500 -3.06% 2
Northern Ireland - 9 £55,000 - 1
North East +17 1 £30,000 -5.51%
Channel Islands - 1 £62,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, Senior 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 Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 418 (76.84%) Windows
2 388 (71.32%) VMware
3 315 (57.90%) Active Directory
4 298 (54.78%) Windows Server
5 284 (52.21%) Microsoft
6 227 (41.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 183 (33.64%) Cisco
8 152 (27.94%) SAN
9 148 (27.21%) Linux
9 148 (27.21%) Office 365
10 141 (25.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 136 (25.00%) ITIL
12 135 (24.82%) Hyper-V
13 134 (24.63%) Windows Server 2008
14 127 (23.35%) Microsoft Certification
15 126 (23.16%) Finance
15 126 (23.16%) Microsoft Azure
16 122 (22.43%) MS Exchange
17 120 (22.06%) NetApp
18 111 (20.40%) SCCM
19 108 (19.85%) Firewall
20 101 (18.57%) PowerShell
21 93 (17.10%) Citrix
22 88 (16.18%) DNS
23 87 (15.99%) Amazon AWS
24 85 (15.63%) SQL Server
25 82 (15.07%) HP
25 82 (15.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
26 77 (14.15%) MCSA
27 76 (13.97%) Exchange Server 2010

Senior 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
1 122 (22.43%) MS Exchange
2 76 (13.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (8.82%) Skype for Business
4 41 (7.54%) IIS
4 41 (7.54%) SharePoint
5 33 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (3.49%) Apache
7 11 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (1.84%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.10%) OpenStack
9 6 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.92%) nginx
10 5 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.74%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.74%) JBoss
12 3 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.55%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (5.15%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.37%) InfoPath
2 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.18%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 148 (27.21%) Office 365
2 126 (23.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (15.99%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (4.41%) IaaS
5 15 (2.76%) PaaS
6 11 (2.02%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (2.02%) SaaS
7 10 (1.84%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.74%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.55%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.37%) Joyent
11 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.18%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.18%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 152 (27.94%) SAN
2 108 (19.85%) Firewall
3 88 (16.18%) DNS
4 61 (11.21%) DHCP
5 57 (10.48%) WAN
6 55 (10.11%) NAS
7 48 (8.82%) LAN
8 38 (6.99%) TCP/IP
8 38 (6.99%) VoIP
9 25 (4.60%) Wireless
10 20 (3.68%) Skype
11 18 (3.31%) Internet
12 17 (3.13%) Unified Communications
13 16 (2.94%) VLAN
14 15 (2.76%) VPN
14 15 (2.76%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (2.57%) NetScaler
16 11 (2.02%) IPsec
17 10 (1.84%) DDNS
17 10 (1.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (2.76%) MySQL
3 15 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (1.29%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.10%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.55%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.18%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 17 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 5 (0.92%) Wise Package Studio
3 4 (0.74%) MSI
4 3 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.55%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.37%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.37%) Psake
5 2 (0.37%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.18%) Ant
6 1 (0.18%) Maven
6 1 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
General
1 126 (23.16%) Finance
2 28 (5.15%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.13%) Banking
4 15 (2.76%) Legal
5 8 (1.47%) Games
6 6 (1.10%) Back Office
6 6 (1.10%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.10%) Law
7 5 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.74%) Automotive
9 3 (0.55%) Advertising
9 3 (0.55%) Front Office
9 3 (0.55%) Local Government
10 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.37%) Retail
11 1 (0.18%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.47%) Web Services
2 7 (1.29%) LAMP
3 6 (1.10%) LAPP Stack
4 4 (0.74%) .NET
5 3 (0.55%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (0.55%) JSON
5 3 (0.55%) Middleware
5 3 (0.55%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.37%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.37%) Kafka
7 1 (0.18%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.18%) CSS
7 1 (0.18%) HTML
7 1 (0.18%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.18%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.48%) Data Centre
2 34 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 29 (5.33%) Clustering
4 20 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (3.13%) HP Storage
6 16 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
6 16 (2.94%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.76%) PKI
8 13 (2.39%) Enterprise Storage
9 11 (2.02%) Public Cloud
10 10 (1.84%) FlexPod
11 9 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
12 8 (1.47%) Fintech
13 7 (1.29%) Hedge funds
13 7 (1.29%) iPhone
14 6 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (1.10%) iPad
15 5 (0.92%) Blackberry
15 5 (0.92%) Fat Client
15 5 (0.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 418 (76.84%) Windows
2 298 (54.78%) Windows Server
3 148 (27.21%) Linux
4 141 (25.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 134 (24.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 65 (11.95%) Windows 7
7 44 (8.09%) Windows 10
8 39 (7.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 39 (7.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 32 (5.88%) Unix
10 21 (3.86%) Solaris
11 19 (3.49%) CentOS
12 13 (2.39%) Android
13 12 (2.21%) Windows 8
14 11 (2.02%) Apple iOS
14 11 (2.02%) Windows Phone
15 8 (1.47%) Data ONTAP
16 5 (0.92%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.92%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.74%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (25.00%) ITIL
2 57 (10.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 40 (7.35%) Service Management
4 38 (6.99%) Service Delivery
5 33 (6.07%) Migration
6 31 (5.70%) High Availability
7 29 (5.33%) Mentoring
8 28 (5.15%) Mathematics
9 27 (4.96%) Time Management
10 26 (4.78%) Problem Management
11 25 (4.60%) Configuration Management
12 24 (4.41%) Change Management
13 23 (4.23%) Business Continuity
13 23 (4.23%) Technical Architecture
14 22 (4.04%) DevOps
15 21 (3.86%) ITIL V3
15 21 (3.86%) Load Balancing
16 20 (3.68%) Server Virtualisation
17 18 (3.31%) Change Control
17 18 (3.31%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (18.57%) PowerShell
2 69 (12.68%) SQL
3 35 (6.43%) Python
4 21 (3.86%) Bash Shell
5 18 (3.31%) Perl
5 18 (3.31%) VBScript
6 17 (3.13%) VB
7 9 (1.65%) Ruby
7 9 (1.65%) Shell Script
8 8 (1.47%) PHP
9 7 (1.29%) Java
10 5 (0.92%) REXX
10 5 (0.92%) Tcl
11 4 (0.74%) C
12 3 (0.55%) Jython
12 3 (0.55%) Korn
Qualifications
1 127 (23.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 82 (15.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 77 (14.15%) MCSA
4 72 (13.24%) MCSE
5 50 (9.19%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (8.46%) Degree
7 37 (6.80%) CCNA
8 24 (4.41%) MCP
9 20 (3.68%) MCITP
10 17 (3.13%) CCNP
10 17 (3.13%) Security Cleared
11 15 (2.76%) SC Cleared
12 8 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (1.47%) VCP6
13 7 (1.29%) CCA
13 7 (1.29%) CCIE
14 6 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.10%) NCDA
14 6 (1.10%) RHCA
14 6 (1.10%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.78%) SLA
2 11 (2.02%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.65%) PMO
4 7 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 315 (57.90%) Active Directory
2 227 (41.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 135 (24.82%) Hyper-V
4 76 (13.97%) vSphere
5 42 (7.72%) VMware ESXi
6 29 (5.33%) XenApp
7 21 (3.86%) XenDesktop
8 16 (2.94%) Terminal Services
9 13 (2.39%) VMware Workstation
10 12 (2.21%) VMware Server
11 10 (1.84%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (1.65%) Docker
12 9 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (1.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 6 (1.10%) XenServer
15 5 (0.92%) KVM
15 5 (0.92%) Xen
16 4 (0.74%) Varnish
17 3 (0.55%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 111 (20.40%) SCCM
2 39 (7.17%) Puppet
3 35 (6.43%) SCOM
4 21 (3.86%) Nagios
4 21 (3.86%) vCenter Server
5 20 (3.68%) Backup Exec
6 19 (3.49%) Ansible
7 15 (2.76%) WSUS
8 13 (2.39%) Microsoft Clustering
8 13 (2.39%) SCOrch
9 11 (2.02%) BladeLogic
10 10 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (1.65%) OpenView
12 8 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
13 6 (1.10%) Failover Clustering
13 6 (1.10%) Kubernetes
13 6 (1.10%) SCSM
14 5 (0.92%) Cobbler
14 5 (0.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 5 (0.92%) vMotion
Vendors
1 388 (71.32%) VMware
2 284 (52.21%) Microsoft
3 183 (33.64%) Cisco
4 120 (22.06%) NetApp
5 93 (17.10%) Citrix
6 82 (15.07%) HP
7 41 (7.54%) Red Hat
8 28 (5.15%) Juniper
9 27 (4.96%) Veeam
10 26 (4.78%) Oracle
11 25 (4.60%) Dell
12 20 (3.68%) F5
13 19 (3.49%) SolarWinds
14 18 (3.31%) EMC
14 18 (3.31%) Symantec
15 17 (3.13%) 3PAR
16 15 (2.76%) Riverbed
17 13 (2.39%) Blue Coat
17 13 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
18 11 (2.02%) AppSense
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