Period
to 14 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer was £49,039 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 December 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 761 673 838
Rank change year-on-year -88 +165 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 457 593 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.32% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.33% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 420 538 474
UK median annual salary £49,039 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.92% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £36,750 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +5.88%

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 172345 179092 208059
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 96.52% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 138617 149527 173540
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 £26,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%

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 14 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Top 15 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 14 December 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 -80 408 £50,000 - 18
UK excluding London -93 289 £45,000 -6.25% 8
London +28 164 £61,500 +11.82% 10
South East -78 85 £47,500 -9.52% 3
East of England +38 52 £45,000 +16.13%
North of England -11 44 £39,500 -1.25% 4
Midlands -17 40 £45,000 -6.25% 1
North West -12 32 £41,000 -3.53% 2
Wales +39 31 £49,039 +8.97%
West Midlands -22 28 £43,750 -11.62%
South West +17 23 £43,250 +1.76%
Yorkshire +26 12 £37,500 -6.25% 2
East Midlands -4 12 £52,500 +27.27% 1
Northern Ireland -16 9 £45,000 +38.46%
Scotland -40 6 £37,250 -17.22%

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 350 (76.59%) VMware
2 324 (70.90%) Windows
3 246 (53.83%) Windows Server
4 238 (52.08%) Active Directory
5 236 (51.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 230 (50.33%) Microsoft
7 153 (33.48%) Cisco
8 146 (31.95%) Office 365
9 142 (31.07%) Microsoft Azure
10 141 (30.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 133 (29.10%) Hyper-V
12 117 (25.60%) SAN
13 112 (24.51%) Citrix
14 111 (24.29%) ITIL
15 110 (24.07%) Firewall
16 108 (23.63%) DNS
17 107 (23.41%) Windows Server 2008
18 104 (22.76%) Linux
19 98 (21.44%) MS Exchange
20 93 (20.35%) Amazon AWS
21 91 (19.91%) DHCP
22 90 (19.69%) PowerShell
23 84 (18.38%) Finance
24 82 (17.94%) Microsoft Certification
25 81 (17.72%) Data Centre
26 78 (17.07%) Windows 10
27 70 (15.32%) WAN
27 70 (15.32%) SQL Server
28 69 (15.10%) LAN
28 69 (15.10%) Cisco Certification

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 98 (21.44%) MS Exchange
2 41 (8.97%) IIS
2 41 (8.97%) Skype for Business
3 32 (7.00%) SharePoint
4 26 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (2.19%) IBM Notes
7 7 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.31%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.66%) Apache
9 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.44%) Confluence
10 2 (0.44%) JBoss
11 1 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.22%) nginx
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 38 (8.32%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.22%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 146 (31.95%) Office 365
2 142 (31.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 93 (20.35%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (3.06%) IaaS
5 11 (2.41%) Mimecast
6 10 (2.19%) PaaS
7 9 (1.97%) SaaS
8 6 (1.31%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.88%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.22%) GitHub
12 1 (0.22%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 117 (25.60%) SAN
2 110 (24.07%) Firewall
3 108 (23.63%) DNS
4 91 (19.91%) DHCP
5 70 (15.32%) WAN
6 69 (15.10%) LAN
7 45 (9.85%) NAS
8 37 (8.10%) VoIP
9 36 (7.88%) TCP/IP
10 25 (5.47%) VLAN
11 20 (4.38%) Skype
12 19 (4.16%) Wireless
13 17 (3.72%) VPN
14 14 (3.06%) Fibre Channel
15 13 (2.84%) IP Telephony
16 12 (2.63%) PCoIP
17 11 (2.41%) Unified Communications
17 11 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
18 10 (2.19%) Network Security
19 9 (1.97%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (2.19%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (1.97%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (1.09%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.88%) MySQL
6 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.44%) Big Data
7 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.22%) Ingres
8 1 (0.22%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (4.38%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.66%) JIRA
3 3 (0.66%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.44%) Chocolatey
4 2 (0.44%) Psake
4 2 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.44%) Subversion
5 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
General
1 84 (18.38%) Finance
2 11 (2.41%) Aerospace
3 9 (1.97%) Back Office
3 9 (1.97%) Marketing
3 9 (1.97%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.75%) Banking
4 8 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.09%) Advertising
5 5 (1.09%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.09%) Front Office
6 4 (0.88%) Billing
6 4 (0.88%) Legal
7 3 (0.66%) Automotive
7 3 (0.66%) Law
8 2 (0.44%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.44%) Retail
9 1 (0.22%) Electronics
9 1 (0.22%) Military
9 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.75%) Web Services
2 1 (0.22%) .NET
2 1 (0.22%) COM
2 1 (0.22%) Django
2 1 (0.22%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.22%) FreeSWITCH
2 1 (0.22%) Java EE
2 1 (0.22%) jQuery
2 1 (0.22%) LAMP
2 1 (0.22%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (0.22%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (0.22%) Middleware
2 1 (0.22%) PHP-FPM
2 1 (0.22%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.22%) RESTful
2 1 (0.22%) SOAP
2 1 (0.22%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.22%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 81 (17.72%) Data Centre
2 23 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.81%) Replication
4 20 (4.38%) Management Information System
5 18 (3.94%) PKI
6 15 (3.28%) Clustering
6 15 (3.28%) Driving Licence
7 13 (2.84%) Hedge funds
8 10 (2.19%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (2.19%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (1.75%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.75%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.31%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (1.31%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.31%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.09%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.09%) Thin Client
12 4 (0.88%) EMC VNX
13 3 (0.66%) HP Storage
13 3 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 324 (70.90%) Windows
2 246 (53.83%) Windows Server
3 141 (30.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 107 (23.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 104 (22.76%) Linux
6 78 (17.07%) Windows 10
7 57 (12.47%) Windows 7
8 24 (5.25%) Windows 8
9 16 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (3.06%) CentOS
10 14 (3.06%) Unix
11 10 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (1.75%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.88%) Android
13 4 (0.88%) Solaris
14 3 (0.66%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.66%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.66%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.66%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (24.29%) ITIL
2 57 (12.47%) Service Delivery
3 38 (8.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 36 (7.88%) PRINCE2
5 26 (5.69%) Problem Management
6 24 (5.25%) E-Commerce
7 22 (4.81%) Migration
8 21 (4.60%) Business Continuity
8 21 (4.60%) Service Management
8 21 (4.60%) Virtual Environments
9 20 (4.38%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (4.38%) ITIL V3
9 20 (4.38%) Server Virtualisation
10 19 (4.16%) Business Transformation
10 19 (4.16%) DevOps
10 19 (4.16%) SEO
11 16 (3.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 14 (3.06%) Change Management
12 14 (3.06%) Project Management
13 13 (2.84%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 90 (19.69%) PowerShell
2 57 (12.47%) SQL
3 20 (4.38%) VBScript
4 15 (3.28%) Bash Shell
5 11 (2.41%) Python
6 9 (1.97%) Perl
7 8 (1.75%) C
8 4 (0.88%) Java
8 4 (0.88%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.88%) VB
9 3 (0.66%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.44%) PHP
11 1 (0.22%) C#
11 1 (0.22%) C++
11 1 (0.22%) Go
11 1 (0.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 82 (17.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (15.10%) Cisco Certification
3 58 (12.69%) CCNA
4 56 (12.25%) MCSE
5 39 (8.53%) MCSA
6 37 (8.10%) Degree
7 35 (7.66%) Security Cleared
8 32 (7.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 23 (5.03%) SC Cleared
10 19 (4.16%) DV Cleared
11 18 (3.94%) CCA
11 18 (3.94%) Citrix Certification
12 13 (2.84%) CCNP
13 12 (2.63%) MCITP
14 6 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
16 3 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 3 (0.66%) MCTS
16 3 (0.66%) PMI Certification
16 3 (0.66%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.31%) SLA
3 5 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.09%) PMO
4 3 (0.66%) GDPR
5 2 (0.44%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.22%) QA
System Software
1 238 (52.08%) Active Directory
2 236 (51.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 133 (29.10%) Hyper-V
4 57 (12.47%) VMware ESXi
5 47 (10.28%) vSphere
6 21 (4.60%) XenApp
7 20 (4.38%) XenDesktop
8 19 (4.16%) Virtual Servers
9 14 (3.06%) Virtual Machines
9 14 (3.06%) XenServer
10 12 (2.63%) VMware NSX
11 9 (1.97%) Firmware
11 9 (1.97%) VMware Workstation
12 7 (1.53%) vCloud
13 5 (1.09%) StorNext
13 5 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (1.09%) Xsan
14 3 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.44%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 56 (12.25%) SCCM
2 30 (6.56%) vCenter Server
3 29 (6.35%) Puppet
4 24 (5.25%) Ansible
4 24 (5.25%) SCOM
5 22 (4.81%) WSUS
6 11 (2.41%) Microsoft Clustering
7 10 (2.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 9 (1.97%) SCDPM
9 8 (1.75%) NetBackup
10 7 (1.53%) Backup Exec
11 5 (1.09%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
12 4 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (0.88%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.88%) SCSM
13 3 (0.66%) EMC VPLEX
13 3 (0.66%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.66%) HP SIM
13 3 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 350 (76.59%) VMware
2 230 (50.33%) Microsoft
3 153 (33.48%) Cisco
4 112 (24.51%) Citrix
5 66 (14.44%) NetApp
6 60 (13.13%) HP
7 45 (9.85%) Dell
8 35 (7.66%) 3PAR
8 35 (7.66%) EMC
9 22 (4.81%) Red Hat
10 20 (4.38%) Veeam
11 16 (3.50%) F5
12 14 (3.06%) Apple
13 13 (2.84%) Juniper
14 11 (2.41%) SolarWinds
15 10 (2.19%) Lotus
16 7 (1.53%) Google
17 6 (1.31%) Lumension
17 6 (1.31%) Sophos
18 5 (1.09%) McAfee