Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer was £52,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 764 697 789
Rank change year-on-year -67 +92 +113
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 431 540 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.32% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 389 482 504
UK median annual salary £52,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £36,875 £35,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 167,227 170,652 201,733
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.47% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 135,816 142,093 168,706
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018. 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 -54 397 £52,500 +9.38% 52
UK excluding London -99 267 £45,000 - 37
London +64 160 £60,000 +9.09% 18
South East -69 87 £47,500 -9.52% 10
East of England +32 49 £50,000 +33.33% 2
North of England -25 41 £41,500 +7.79% 12
Midlands -38 35 £52,500 +7.14% 5
West Midlands -8 28 £50,000 - 2
North West -17 27 £42,500 +13.33% 4
South West +13 26 £42,500 - 5
Wales +32 20 £49,039 +8.97% 2
Yorkshire +17 14 £39,000 -2.50% 6
East Midlands -4 7 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Northern Ireland -13 5 £45,000 +38.46%
Scotland -61 5 £37,250 -17.22% 1

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 331 (76.80%) VMware
2 304 (70.53%) Windows
3 229 (53.13%) Microsoft
4 228 (52.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 225 (52.20%) Windows Server
6 210 (48.72%) Active Directory
7 149 (34.57%) Cisco
8 134 (31.09%) Office 365
9 131 (30.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 121 (28.07%) Microsoft Azure
11 116 (26.91%) Firewall
12 114 (26.45%) Citrix
12 114 (26.45%) Hyper-V
13 109 (25.29%) SAN
13 109 (25.29%) DNS
14 107 (24.83%) Linux
15 106 (24.59%) ITIL
16 100 (23.20%) Windows Server 2008
17 94 (21.81%) MS Exchange
18 93 (21.58%) DHCP
19 81 (18.79%) Data Centre
20 80 (18.56%) PowerShell
21 79 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
22 75 (17.40%) Cisco Certification
23 73 (16.94%) Microsoft Certification
24 72 (16.71%) Finance
25 70 (16.24%) WAN
26 69 (16.01%) Windows 10
27 68 (15.78%) SQL Server
28 67 (15.55%) LAN

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 94 (21.81%) MS Exchange
2 40 (9.28%) IIS
3 35 (8.12%) Skype for Business
4 31 (7.19%) SharePoint
5 28 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.39%) IBM Notes
9 5 (1.16%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.93%) Confluence
11 3 (0.70%) Apache
11 3 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.46%) JBoss
12 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.23%) uWSGI
13 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 43 (9.98%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.23%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 134 (31.09%) Office 365
2 121 (28.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.55%) SaaS
5 9 (2.09%) Mimecast
6 7 (1.62%) PaaS
7 6 (1.39%) IaaS
8 4 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.93%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.23%) GitHub
11 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 116 (26.91%) Firewall
2 109 (25.29%) DNS
2 109 (25.29%) SAN
3 93 (21.58%) DHCP
4 70 (16.24%) WAN
5 67 (15.55%) LAN
6 50 (11.60%) TCP/IP
7 37 (8.58%) NAS
7 37 (8.58%) VoIP
8 26 (6.03%) VLAN
9 21 (4.87%) Network Security
10 20 (4.64%) VPN
11 19 (4.41%) Wireless
12 15 (3.48%) IP Telephony
12 15 (3.48%) Skype
13 14 (3.25%) Fibre Channel
13 14 (3.25%) PCoIP
14 13 (3.02%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (3.02%) SMTP
15 12 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (15.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (2.32%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (1.86%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (1.39%) MySQL
5 6 (1.39%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.70%) Big Data
7 2 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.23%) Ingres
8 1 (0.23%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 15 (3.48%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.70%) JIRA
4 2 (0.46%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.46%) Subversion
4 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.23%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 72 (16.71%) Finance
2 11 (2.55%) Aerospace
3 9 (2.09%) Marketing
4 8 (1.86%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.62%) Banking
5 7 (1.62%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.16%) Advertising
6 5 (1.16%) Back Office
6 5 (1.16%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.93%) Billing
8 3 (0.70%) Law
8 3 (0.70%) Legal
8 3 (0.70%) Retail
9 2 (0.46%) Automotive
9 2 (0.46%) Front Office
9 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.46%) Publishing
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.16%) LDAP
1 5 (1.16%) Web Services
2 1 (0.23%) COM
2 1 (0.23%) Django
2 1 (0.23%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.23%) FreeSWITCH
2 1 (0.23%) Java EE
2 1 (0.23%) jQuery
2 1 (0.23%) LAMP
2 1 (0.23%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (0.23%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (0.23%) Middleware
2 1 (0.23%) PHP-FPM
2 1 (0.23%) RESTful
2 1 (0.23%) SOAP
2 1 (0.23%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.23%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 81 (18.79%) Data Centre
2 35 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.34%) Management Information System
4 22 (5.10%) Replication
5 17 (3.94%) Clustering
6 15 (3.48%) Driving Licence
7 14 (3.25%) PKI
8 10 (2.32%) Hedge funds
9 9 (2.09%) Computer Science
9 9 (2.09%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (1.86%) CESG
11 6 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (0.93%) EMC VNX
12 4 (0.93%) PMI
12 4 (0.93%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.93%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.70%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.70%) Public Cloud
14 2 (0.46%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 304 (70.53%) Windows
2 225 (52.20%) Windows Server
3 131 (30.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 107 (24.83%) Linux
5 100 (23.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 69 (16.01%) Windows 10
7 54 (12.53%) Windows 7
8 25 (5.80%) Windows 8
9 15 (3.48%) CentOS
10 11 (2.55%) Unix
10 11 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (2.09%) Mac OS X
11 9 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.70%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.70%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.70%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.70%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.46%) Android
14 1 (0.23%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (24.59%) ITIL
2 51 (11.83%) Service Delivery
3 38 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 35 (8.12%) PRINCE2
5 28 (6.50%) Virtual Environments
6 24 (5.57%) Problem Management
7 23 (5.34%) E-Commerce
8 22 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (4.87%) Migration
10 18 (4.18%) ITIL V3
11 17 (3.94%) DevOps
11 17 (3.94%) Mentoring
11 17 (3.94%) Root Cause Analysis
11 17 (3.94%) Server Virtualisation
12 16 (3.71%) Business Continuity
12 16 (3.71%) Service Management
13 15 (3.48%) Change Management
14 14 (3.25%) Capacity Planning
14 14 (3.25%) High Availability
14 14 (3.25%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 80 (18.56%) PowerShell
2 56 (12.99%) SQL
3 14 (3.25%) Bash Shell
4 9 (2.09%) C
4 9 (2.09%) Python
4 9 (2.09%) VBScript
5 7 (1.62%) Perl
6 4 (0.93%) Java
7 3 (0.70%) PHP
7 3 (0.70%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.46%) Go
8 2 (0.46%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.23%) C#
9 1 (0.23%) C++
9 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 75 (17.40%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (16.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 62 (14.39%) CCNA
4 50 (11.60%) MCSE
5 38 (8.82%) Security Cleared
6 34 (7.89%) Degree
7 30 (6.96%) MCSA
8 26 (6.03%) DV Cleared
8 26 (6.03%) SC Cleared
9 25 (5.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 18 (4.18%) CCA
10 18 (4.18%) Citrix Certification
11 13 (3.02%) CCNP
12 12 (2.78%) MCITP
13 8 (1.86%) CISSP
13 8 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (1.62%) MCP
15 5 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
16 4 (0.93%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.09%) SLA
3 6 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.16%) PMO
5 3 (0.70%) GDPR
5 3 (0.70%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 228 (52.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 210 (48.72%) Active Directory
3 114 (26.45%) Hyper-V
4 55 (12.76%) VMware ESXi
5 49 (11.37%) vSphere
6 19 (4.41%) XenApp
7 17 (3.94%) XenDesktop
8 15 (3.48%) Virtual Servers
8 15 (3.48%) VMware NSX
9 13 (3.02%) XenServer
10 12 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
11 9 (2.09%) Firmware
12 7 (1.62%) vCloud
13 5 (1.16%) StorNext
13 5 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (1.16%) Xsan
14 3 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.70%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 47 (10.90%) SCCM
2 31 (7.19%) vCenter Server
3 24 (5.57%) Puppet
3 24 (5.57%) WSUS
4 21 (4.87%) SCOM
5 18 (4.18%) Ansible
6 11 (2.55%) Microsoft Clustering
7 10 (2.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 10 (2.32%) SCDPM
8 9 (2.09%) Failover Clustering
9 8 (1.86%) NetBackup
10 6 (1.39%) Backup Exec
11 5 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
12 3 (0.70%) EMC VPLEX
12 3 (0.70%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.70%) HP SIM
12 3 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.70%) Terraform
12 3 (0.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 331 (76.80%) VMware
2 229 (53.13%) Microsoft
3 149 (34.57%) Cisco
4 114 (26.45%) Citrix
5 62 (14.39%) NetApp
6 53 (12.30%) HP
7 45 (10.44%) Dell
8 40 (9.28%) EMC
9 34 (7.89%) 3PAR
10 22 (5.10%) Red Hat
11 21 (4.87%) Veeam
12 20 (4.64%) F5
13 17 (3.94%) Juniper
14 14 (3.25%) Apple
15 13 (3.02%) SolarWinds
16 8 (1.86%) Ivanti
17 6 (1.39%) Avaya
17 6 (1.39%) Barracuda Networks
17 6 (1.39%) CheckPoint
17 6 (1.39%) Lumension