Period
to 16 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 727 680 689
Rank change year-on-year -47 +9 +166
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 490 553 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.31% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.32% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 438 519 592
UK median annual salary £52,500 £48,236 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.84% -3.53% +11.11%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +11.76%

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 169,313 170,798 196,495
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.20% 96.21% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 137,019 139,608 164,995
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Top 16 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 16 July 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 -11 459 £52,500 +7.14% 74
UK excluding London -42 281 £47,500 +5.56% 53
London +11 204 £62,500 -2.34% 25
North of England -20 70 £46,000 +15.00% 14
South East -31 66 £50,000 -4.76% 7
Midlands +11 54 £47,500 +11.76% 12
Yorkshire -11 46 £43,750 +12.18% 7
South West +9 37 £49,000 +15.29% 7
West Midlands +24 33 £47,500 +5.56% 7
East of England +4 28 £61,250 +36.11% 9
East Midlands -3 21 £45,000 +5.88% 5
North West -12 17 £45,000 - 6
Wales -11 15 £42,500 -5.56% 4
Scotland -26 10 £50,000 +5.26%
North East -8 7 £52,500 +75.00% 1
Northern Ireland -6 1 £45,000 -18.18%

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, Senior Infrastructure Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 329 (67.14%) Windows
2 327 (66.73%) VMware
3 239 (48.78%) Microsoft
4 230 (46.94%) Active Directory
5 225 (45.92%) Windows Server
6 214 (43.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 183 (37.35%) Microsoft Azure
8 137 (27.96%) Linux
9 133 (27.14%) Office 365
10 127 (25.92%) Hyper-V
11 123 (25.10%) Cisco
12 122 (24.90%) Firewall
13 121 (24.69%) SAN
14 115 (23.47%) DNS
15 111 (22.65%) PowerShell
16 101 (20.61%) DHCP
17 100 (20.41%) ITIL
18 99 (20.20%) Amazon AWS
19 98 (20.00%) Citrix
20 95 (19.39%) Data Centre
21 90 (18.37%) MS Exchange
22 88 (17.96%) Windows Server 2008
23 86 (17.55%) WAN
24 82 (16.73%) Microsoft Certification
25 76 (15.51%) Finance
26 75 (15.31%) SQL Server
27 73 (14.90%) Windows Server 2012
28 67 (13.67%) LAN
29 65 (13.27%) SCCM
30 56 (11.43%) VMware ESXi

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 90 (18.37%) MS Exchange
2 45 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (8.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (6.94%) IIS
5 33 (6.73%) Skype for Business
6 21 (4.29%) SharePoint
7 11 (2.24%) Apache
8 7 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.02%) nginx
11 4 (0.82%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.61%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.61%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.41%) Confluence
13 2 (0.41%) Gunicorn
13 2 (0.41%) JBoss
14 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.20%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (1.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.41%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 183 (37.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 133 (27.14%) Office 365
3 99 (20.20%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (3.88%) PaaS
5 16 (3.27%) SaaS
6 13 (2.65%) IaaS
7 11 (2.24%) Mimecast
8 10 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (1.22%) OpenShift
11 5 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (1.02%) G Suite
11 5 (1.02%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.20%) Google Compute Engine
13 1 (0.20%) NuGet
13 1 (0.20%) Serverless
13 1 (0.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 122 (24.90%) Firewall
2 121 (24.69%) SAN
3 115 (23.47%) DNS
4 101 (20.61%) DHCP
5 86 (17.55%) WAN
6 67 (13.67%) LAN
7 56 (11.43%) TCP/IP
8 51 (10.41%) VPN
9 28 (5.71%) MPLS
10 26 (5.31%) Network Security
11 25 (5.10%) VoIP
12 20 (4.08%) NAS
13 19 (3.88%) HTTP
14 18 (3.67%) Skype
15 17 (3.47%) HTTPS
16 15 (3.06%) Cisco Nexus
17 14 (2.86%) Wireless
18 13 (2.65%) Cisco IOS
18 13 (2.65%) NetScaler
19 12 (2.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (15.31%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.04%) MySQL
3 9 (1.84%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (1.22%) Big Data
5 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.82%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.61%) Apache Hive
7 3 (0.61%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.61%) MariaDB
7 3 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.41%) KDB
8 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.41%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.20%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 11 (2.24%) Jenkins
1 11 (2.24%) JIRA
2 10 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.22%) Subversion
3 6 (1.22%) TeamCity
4 5 (1.02%) Maven
5 4 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.41%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.41%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.20%) GitLab
8 1 (0.20%) MSTest
8 1 (0.20%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 76 (15.51%) Finance
2 15 (3.06%) Retail
3 12 (2.45%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.24%) Marketing
5 9 (1.84%) Law
6 6 (1.22%) Aerospace
6 6 (1.22%) Banking
7 5 (1.02%) Advertising
7 5 (1.02%) Automotive
8 4 (0.82%) Legal
9 3 (0.61%) Back Office
9 3 (0.61%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.20%) Games
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.24%) LDAP
2 9 (1.84%) Web Services
3 8 (1.63%) .NET
4 5 (1.02%) LAMP
4 5 (1.02%) Middleware
5 4 (0.82%) COM
5 4 (0.82%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (0.61%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.41%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.41%) Celery
7 2 (0.41%) JSON
7 2 (0.41%) Kafka
7 2 (0.41%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.20%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.20%) RESTful
8 1 (0.20%) Spring
8 1 (0.20%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 95 (19.39%) Data Centre
2 38 (7.76%) Clustering
3 32 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (3.47%) PKI
6 16 (3.27%) Management Information System
7 15 (3.06%) Hedge funds
8 14 (2.86%) Reinsurance
9 13 (2.65%) Computer Science
10 11 (2.24%) Replication
11 10 (2.04%) Private Cloud
12 9 (1.84%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.63%) CESG
13 8 (1.63%) Driving Licence
13 8 (1.63%) Enterprise Storage
14 7 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
15 6 (1.22%) Public Cloud
16 4 (0.82%) Blackberry
16 4 (0.82%) CMDB
16 4 (0.82%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 329 (67.14%) Windows
2 225 (45.92%) Windows Server
3 137 (27.96%) Linux
4 88 (17.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 73 (14.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (5.71%) Windows 10
7 19 (3.88%) Windows 7
8 16 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (3.06%) CentOS
10 14 (2.86%) Windows 8
11 11 (2.24%) Unix
11 11 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.82%) SUSE
12 4 (0.82%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.61%) Debian
14 2 (0.41%) Android
14 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.20%) Solaris
15 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (20.41%) ITIL
2 50 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 49 (10.00%) DevOps
4 46 (9.39%) Problem-Solving
5 32 (6.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (5.92%) Migration
7 26 (5.31%) Business Continuity
8 24 (4.90%) Project Management
9 23 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (4.69%) Tech Ops
10 22 (4.49%) Load Balancing
11 21 (4.29%) Server Building
12 19 (3.88%) Mentoring
12 19 (3.88%) Patch Management
13 18 (3.67%) Root Cause Analysis
14 17 (3.47%) E-Commerce
14 17 (3.47%) Problem Management
15 15 (3.06%) Change Management
16 14 (2.86%) High Availability
16 14 (2.86%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 111 (22.65%) PowerShell
2 52 (10.61%) SQL
3 31 (6.33%) Bash Shell
4 19 (3.88%) Python
5 11 (2.24%) Perl
6 8 (1.63%) Java
7 5 (1.02%) C#
8 4 (0.82%) C
8 4 (0.82%) PHP
8 4 (0.82%) Ruby
8 4 (0.82%) VB
9 3 (0.61%) Korn
10 2 (0.41%) C++
10 2 (0.41%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.41%) VBScript
11 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 82 (16.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (11.02%) MCSE
3 48 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (7.14%) Degree
5 31 (6.33%) CCNA
6 20 (4.08%) Security Cleared
6 20 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 18 (3.67%) MCSA
8 16 (3.27%) CCNP
9 15 (3.06%) SC Cleared
10 12 (2.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 9 (1.84%) CISSP
12 8 (1.63%) DV Cleared
12 8 (1.63%) MCP
13 7 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
14 6 (1.22%) RHCSA
15 5 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
15 5 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (1.02%) MCITP
16 4 (0.82%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.69%) SLA
2 14 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.84%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.22%) GDPR
5 3 (0.61%) QA
6 1 (0.20%) GCP
6 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.20%) PMO
6 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 230 (46.94%) Active Directory
2 214 (43.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 127 (25.92%) Hyper-V
4 56 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
5 44 (8.98%) vSphere
6 38 (7.76%) XenApp
7 22 (4.49%) XenDesktop
8 16 (3.27%) VMware Workstation
9 15 (3.06%) VMware Server
10 14 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
11 13 (2.65%) VMware NSX
12 9 (1.84%) BitLocker
12 9 (1.84%) Docker
13 5 (1.02%) KVM
14 4 (0.82%) Firmware
14 4 (0.82%) MetaFrame
15 3 (0.61%) DFS Replication
15 3 (0.61%) Dovecot
15 3 (0.61%) Postfix
15 3 (0.61%) Squid
Systems Management
1 65 (13.27%) SCCM
2 44 (8.98%) SCOM
3 26 (5.31%) Failover Clustering
4 24 (4.90%) WSUS
5 20 (4.08%) Puppet
6 15 (3.06%) Ansible
6 15 (3.06%) vCenter Server
7 12 (2.45%) Kubernetes
7 12 (2.45%) Single Sign-On
8 11 (2.24%) SCOrch
8 11 (2.24%) Terraform
9 10 (2.04%) Nessus
9 10 (2.04%) SCDPM
10 7 (1.43%) FortiGate
10 7 (1.43%) HP Data Protector
10 7 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (1.02%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.82%) SCSM
12 4 (0.82%) SolarWinds Orion
12 4 (0.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 327 (66.73%) VMware
2 239 (48.78%) Microsoft
3 123 (25.10%) Cisco
4 98 (20.00%) Citrix
5 56 (11.43%) HP
6 51 (10.41%) NetApp
7 35 (7.14%) EMC
8 27 (5.51%) Dell
9 26 (5.31%) Ivanti
10 25 (5.10%) Veeam
11 24 (4.90%) Red Hat
12 20 (4.08%) 3PAR
13 18 (3.67%) Google
14 16 (3.27%) Palo Alto
14 16 (3.27%) SolarWinds
15 13 (2.65%) Shavlik
16 12 (2.45%) Splunk
17 11 (2.24%) CommVault
17 11 (2.24%) Juniper
18 10 (2.04%) CheckPoint