The median annual salary for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 593 664 734
Rank change year-on-year +71 +70  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 289 306 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.31% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 273 253 212
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  

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 82537 99534 106816
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.34% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 68587 83592 87091
Median salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.09% +1.11%  
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 £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

Senior 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 Senior Infrastructure Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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 +95 273 £50,000 +5.26% 17
London +67 104 £65,000 +20.03% 4
Yorkshire +44 56 £38,750 -22.50% 2
South East +57 51 £52,500 +10.52% 4
West Yorkshire +35 45 £40,500 -19.00% 2
Leeds +36 38 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Berkshire +48 32 £52,500 +10.52% 1
City of London +40 23 £65,000 +18.18%
West Midlands +14 19 £50,000 +29.87% 2
North West -20 15 £45,000 -14.28% 2
East of England +11 13 £37,500 -21.05%
Birmingham +25 11 £52,500 +16.66%
Surrey +17 11 £55,000 +15.78% 1
East Midlands +13 9 £44,000 +13.54%
South Yorkshire 0 9 £32,500 -35.00%
Doncaster - 9 £32,500 -
Bracknell +23 8 £52,500 +22.09%
Maidenhead - 8 £46,000 -
Reading +24 7 £50,000 - 1
South West +19 7 £43,750 -3.84% 2
Hertfordshire +15 7 £37,500 -37.50%
Warwickshire +21 6 £36,250 -
Scotland +12 6 £47,500 +11.76%
Hemel Hempstead +9 6 £37,500 -25.00%
South Wales +2 6 £33,750 +40.62%
Wales -6 6 £33,750 +40.62%
Manchester -17 6 £47,500 +15.85% 1
Leamington Spa - 6 £36,250 -
Nottingham +8 5 £42,500 +6.25%
Nottinghamshire +6 5 £42,500 +6.25%

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 408 (77.42%) Windows
2 344 (65.28%) VMware
3 301 (57.12%) Windows Server
4 294 (55.79%) Active Directory
5 246 (46.68%) Microsoft
6 200 (37.95%) VMware Infrastructure
7 159 (30.17%) Cisco
8 142 (26.94%) ITIL
9 140 (26.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 138 (26.19%) Linux
11 131 (24.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 127 (24.10%) MS Exchange
13 126 (23.91%) Hyper-V
14 124 (23.53%) Office 365
15 123 (23.34%) Microsoft Certification
16 112 (21.25%) Finance
17 110 (20.87%) Firewall
18 109 (20.68%) Microsoft Azure
19 107 (20.30%) SAN
19 107 (20.30%) NetApp
20 106 (20.11%) DNS
21 100 (18.98%) PowerShell
22 92 (17.46%) Citrix
23 91 (17.27%) SCCM
24 84 (15.94%) DHCP
25 83 (15.75%) Amazon AWS
26 79 (14.99%) SQL Server
27 75 (14.23%) Data Centre
28 74 (14.04%) vSphere
28 74 (14.04%) 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
1 127 (24.10%) MS Exchange
2 74 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (7.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 41 (7.78%) Skype for Business
5 36 (6.83%) IIS
6 31 (5.88%) Apache
7 21 (3.98%) SharePoint
8 16 (3.04%) Tomcat
9 10 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (1.90%) nginx
10 7 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (1.33%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.57%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (0.57%) JBoss
12 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.38%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 124 (23.53%) Office 365
2 109 (20.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 83 (15.75%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (8.16%) SaaS
5 34 (6.45%) PaaS
6 28 (5.31%) IaaS
7 9 (1.71%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.57%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.38%) Joyent
9 2 (0.38%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.19%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 110 (20.87%) Firewall
2 107 (20.30%) SAN
3 106 (20.11%) DNS
4 84 (15.94%) DHCP
5 56 (10.63%) WAN
6 52 (9.87%) LAN
7 36 (6.83%) NAS
8 31 (5.88%) VoIP
9 28 (5.31%) TCP/IP
10 25 (4.74%) Wireless
11 22 (4.17%) Skype
12 19 (3.61%) Internet
13 17 (3.23%) Network Security
14 15 (2.85%) VPN
15 13 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (2.47%) SSL
16 12 (2.28%) HTTP
16 12 (2.28%) VLAN
17 10 (1.90%) Unified Communications
18 9 (1.71%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (14.99%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.88%) MySQL
3 16 (3.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (2.09%) MongoDB
6 10 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (1.71%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.57%) InfluxDB
9 2 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.38%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.38%) Big Data
9 2 (0.38%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.38%) HBase
9 2 (0.38%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.38%) OpenTSDB
9 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.38%) Sqoop
10 1 (0.19%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 13 (2.47%) MSI
2 11 (2.09%) InstallShield
3 3 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (0.57%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.57%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.19%) Ant
4 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
General
1 112 (21.25%) Finance
2 26 (4.93%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.04%) Banking
4 13 (2.47%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.28%) Legal
6 8 (1.52%) Games
7 6 (1.14%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.14%) Retail
8 4 (0.76%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.76%) Law
9 3 (0.57%) Automotive
9 3 (0.57%) Marketing
10 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.19%) Advertising
11 1 (0.19%) German Language
11 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.19%) Publishing
11 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.28%) LAMP
2 9 (1.71%) LAPP Stack
3 6 (1.14%) Web Services
4 5 (0.95%) Kafka
5 4 (0.76%) Middleware
6 3 (0.57%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (0.57%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (0.57%) JSON
6 3 (0.57%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.38%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.38%) Ultra Messaging
7 2 (0.38%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 1 (0.19%) .NET
8 1 (0.19%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 75 (14.23%) Data Centre
2 26 (4.93%) Clustering
3 22 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 20 (3.80%) Fintech
5 17 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (3.04%) Hybrid Cloud
7 14 (2.66%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.47%) PKI
9 10 (1.90%) Blackberry
9 10 (1.90%) FlexPod
10 9 (1.71%) HP Storage
10 9 (1.71%) iPad
11 7 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
11 7 (1.33%) iPhone
11 7 (1.33%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.76%) Blog
14 4 (0.76%) Hedge funds
15 3 (0.57%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 408 (77.42%) Windows
2 301 (57.12%) Windows Server
3 140 (26.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 138 (26.19%) Linux
5 131 (24.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 58 (11.01%) Windows 7
7 43 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 40 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (5.69%) Unix
10 26 (4.93%) CentOS
10 26 (4.93%) Windows 10
11 19 (3.61%) Solaris
12 17 (3.23%) Windows 8
13 9 (1.71%) Data ONTAP
13 9 (1.71%) Ubuntu
14 8 (1.52%) Debian
15 6 (1.14%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.76%) AIX
17 3 (0.57%) Android
17 3 (0.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (26.94%) ITIL
2 58 (11.01%) Disaster Recovery
3 41 (7.78%) Mentoring
3 41 (7.78%) Migration
4 35 (6.64%) Service Management
5 31 (5.88%) DevOps
6 30 (5.69%) High Availability
7 26 (4.93%) ITIL V3
7 26 (4.93%) Mathematics
7 26 (4.93%) Time Management
8 24 (4.55%) Configuration Management
9 22 (4.17%) Change Control
10 21 (3.98%) Problem Management
11 19 (3.61%) Capacity Planning
12 17 (3.23%) Application Packaging
12 17 (3.23%) Load Balancing
12 17 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
13 16 (3.04%) Root Cause Analysis
14 15 (2.85%) Business Continuity
14 15 (2.85%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (18.98%) PowerShell
2 61 (11.57%) SQL
3 46 (8.73%) Python
4 24 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 21 (3.98%) Perl
6 18 (3.42%) VB
7 13 (2.47%) VBScript
8 12 (2.28%) PHP
9 9 (1.71%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.14%) Java
10 6 (1.14%) Ruby
11 4 (0.76%) C
12 3 (0.57%) Jython
12 3 (0.57%) Korn
12 3 (0.57%) REXX
12 3 (0.57%) Tcl
13 1 (0.19%) C#
Qualifications
1 123 (23.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (13.47%) MCSE
3 58 (11.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 55 (10.44%) MCSA
5 45 (8.54%) Cisco Certification
6 44 (8.35%) Degree
7 38 (7.21%) Security Cleared
8 35 (6.64%) CCNA
9 31 (5.88%) MCP
10 26 (4.93%) SC Cleared
11 20 (3.80%) MCITP
12 19 (3.61%) CCNP
13 10 (1.90%) RHCA
14 8 (1.52%) BC Cleared
14 8 (1.52%) VCP6
15 7 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (1.33%) RHCE
16 6 (1.14%) CCA
16 6 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
16 6 (1.14%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.17%) SLA
2 11 (2.09%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.76%) PMO
4 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.19%) EMIR
4 1 (0.19%) MiFID
System Software
1 294 (55.79%) Active Directory
2 200 (37.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 126 (23.91%) Hyper-V
4 74 (14.04%) vSphere
5 31 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
6 29 (5.50%) XenApp
7 27 (5.12%) XenDesktop
8 20 (3.80%) VMware ESX
9 18 (3.42%) VMware Server
10 17 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
11 16 (3.04%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (1.71%) Docker
12 9 (1.71%) Forefront TMG
12 9 (1.71%) KVM
12 9 (1.71%) Xen
13 8 (1.52%) Varnish
13 8 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
13 8 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
14 7 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 7 (1.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 91 (17.27%) SCCM
2 44 (8.35%) Puppet
3 41 (7.78%) SCOM
4 27 (5.12%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (3.98%) vCenter Server
6 16 (3.04%) SCOrch
7 15 (2.85%) Nagios
8 14 (2.66%) Microsoft Intune
8 14 (2.66%) WSUS
9 10 (1.90%) Backup Exec
10 9 (1.71%) Cobbler
10 9 (1.71%) OpenView
11 8 (1.52%) BladeLogic
12 7 (1.33%) Failover Clustering
12 7 (1.33%) Kubernetes
12 7 (1.33%) Microsoft Clustering
13 6 (1.14%) SCVMM
14 5 (0.95%) Ansible
14 5 (0.95%) vMotion
15 3 (0.57%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 344 (65.28%) VMware
2 246 (46.68%) Microsoft
3 159 (30.17%) Cisco
4 107 (20.30%) NetApp
5 92 (17.46%) Citrix
6 55 (10.44%) HP
7 51 (9.68%) Red Hat
8 33 (6.26%) Juniper
9 31 (5.88%) Oracle
10 27 (5.12%) Dell
11 26 (4.93%) EMC
12 19 (3.61%) 3PAR
12 19 (3.61%) Veeam
13 16 (3.04%) F5
14 14 (2.66%) Riverbed
15 12 (2.28%) Avaya
16 10 (1.90%) AppSense
16 10 (1.90%) arcserve
16 10 (1.90%) IBM
17 9 (1.71%) Symantec
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
CMA
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
The Competition and Markets Authority
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32004.00 - £38183.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + A bag full of bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus up to 15% bonus, shares and good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago