Period
to 26 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 717 679 743
Rank change year-on-year -38 +64 +112
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 499 523 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.32% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 434 492 542
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,625 £36,250
90th Percentile £72,125 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 170,562 164,124 197,710
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 96.56% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 139,513 136,338 165,923
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -16 475 £52,500 +5.00% 76
UK excluding London -99 288 £47,500 +5.56% 52
London +37 206 £62,500 - 28
South East -65 68 £47,500 -9.52% 9
North of England -33 67 £45,000 +11.80% 20
Midlands -15 56 £52,500 +16.02% 10
East of England -4 43 £53,750 +43.33% 4
West Midlands -2 38 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Yorkshire -16 37 £41,500 +7.79% 11
South West +20 35 £48,500 +12.14% 5
North West -27 25 £45,000 +5.88% 8
East Midlands -7 18 £50,000 +17.65% 5
Scotland -49 8 £52,500 +10.53%
Wales +5 7 £45,000 +38.46% 4
North East -18 5 £52,500 +75.00% 1
Northern Ireland +11 4 £45,000 +12.50%

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 352 (70.54%) VMware
2 343 (68.74%) Windows
3 247 (49.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 241 (48.30%) Microsoft
5 218 (43.69%) Windows Server
6 213 (42.69%) Active Directory
7 153 (30.66%) Microsoft Azure
8 145 (29.06%) Cisco
9 136 (27.25%) Linux
10 129 (25.85%) DNS
11 128 (25.65%) Office 365
12 127 (25.45%) Hyper-V
12 127 (25.45%) Firewall
13 112 (22.44%) DHCP
14 110 (22.04%) SAN
15 109 (21.84%) ITIL
16 108 (21.64%) Windows Server 2012
17 100 (20.04%) Windows Server 2008
17 100 (20.04%) Citrix
17 100 (20.04%) Data Centre
18 96 (19.24%) MS Exchange
19 95 (19.04%) Amazon AWS
20 91 (18.24%) PowerShell
21 85 (17.03%) WAN
22 78 (15.63%) SQL Server
22 78 (15.63%) Finance
23 77 (15.43%) Microsoft Certification
24 73 (14.63%) TCP/IP
25 67 (13.43%) LAN
26 63 (12.63%) 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 96 (19.24%) MS Exchange
2 44 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
2 44 (8.82%) Skype for Business
3 42 (8.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 40 (8.02%) IIS
5 30 (6.01%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.00%) Apache
6 5 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.80%) IBM Notes
7 4 (0.80%) nginx
8 3 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.60%) Confluence
8 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.40%) Gunicorn
10 1 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.20%) JBoss
10 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (7.21%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.40%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.20%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 153 (30.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 128 (25.65%) Office 365
3 95 (19.04%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (3.41%) SaaS
5 13 (2.61%) PaaS
6 12 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.60%) Mimecast
8 7 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (1.40%) IaaS
9 5 (1.00%) G Suite
10 3 (0.60%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.40%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.20%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.20%) Serverless
12 1 (0.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 129 (25.85%) DNS
2 127 (25.45%) Firewall
3 112 (22.44%) DHCP
4 110 (22.04%) SAN
5 85 (17.03%) WAN
6 73 (14.63%) TCP/IP
7 67 (13.43%) LAN
8 45 (9.02%) VPN
9 37 (7.41%) Network Security
10 25 (5.01%) HTTP
11 24 (4.81%) HTTPS
11 24 (4.81%) MPLS
12 23 (4.61%) VoIP
13 21 (4.21%) SMTP
14 17 (3.41%) FTP
15 16 (3.21%) Skype
16 15 (3.01%) DMZ
16 15 (3.01%) IP Telephony
16 15 (3.01%) X.400
17 14 (2.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.60%) MySQL
4 7 (1.40%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (1.00%) Big Data
7 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.60%) MariaDB
8 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.40%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (1.60%) JIRA
2 6 (1.20%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.80%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.80%) Subversion
3 4 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.40%) Maven
4 2 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 78 (15.63%) Finance
2 15 (3.01%) Marketing
3 14 (2.81%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.20%) Aerospace
5 10 (2.00%) Retail
6 8 (1.60%) Law
7 6 (1.20%) Banking
8 5 (1.00%) Advertising
9 3 (0.60%) Automotive
9 3 (0.60%) Back Office
9 3 (0.60%) Legal
10 2 (0.40%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.40%) Publishing
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.20%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.20%) LDAP
2 6 (1.20%) Web Services
3 4 (0.80%) LAMP
4 3 (0.60%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (0.60%) Middleware
5 2 (0.40%) Celery
5 2 (0.40%) RESTful
6 1 (0.20%) .NET
6 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.20%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.20%) Java EE
6 1 (0.20%) jQuery
6 1 (0.20%) SOAP
6 1 (0.20%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 100 (20.04%) Data Centre
2 41 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (5.81%) Clustering
4 25 (5.01%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.01%) CESG
5 15 (3.01%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (2.81%) Hedge funds
6 14 (2.81%) PKI
7 13 (2.61%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.20%) Private Cloud
8 11 (2.20%) Reinsurance
9 10 (2.00%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.80%) Driving Licence
10 9 (1.80%) Replication
11 5 (1.00%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.60%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (0.60%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 343 (68.74%) Windows
2 218 (43.69%) Windows Server
3 136 (27.25%) Linux
4 108 (21.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 100 (20.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (8.42%) Windows 10
7 40 (8.02%) Windows 7
8 17 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (2.61%) CentOS
10 12 (2.40%) Unix
10 12 (2.40%) Windows 8
11 10 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (1.20%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.60%) Debian
14 2 (0.40%) Android
14 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.40%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.20%) SUSE
15 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (21.84%) ITIL
2 50 (10.02%) Disaster Recovery
3 42 (8.42%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (6.61%) DevOps
5 28 (5.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (5.01%) Service Delivery
7 22 (4.41%) E-Commerce
8 21 (4.21%) Change Management
8 21 (4.21%) Mentoring
8 21 (4.21%) Migration
9 20 (4.01%) Information Security
9 20 (4.01%) Virtual Environments
10 19 (3.81%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (3.81%) Business Continuity
10 19 (3.81%) PRINCE2
10 19 (3.81%) Root Cause Analysis
11 18 (3.61%) Infrastructure Management
12 16 (3.21%) Cybersecurity
12 16 (3.21%) High Availability
12 16 (3.21%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (18.24%) PowerShell
2 59 (11.82%) SQL
3 21 (4.21%) Bash Shell
4 14 (2.81%) Python
5 9 (1.80%) Perl
6 8 (1.60%) C
7 6 (1.20%) Java
8 2 (0.40%) C#
8 2 (0.40%) C++
8 2 (0.40%) Go
8 2 (0.40%) PHP
8 2 (0.40%) Ruby
8 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.40%) VB
9 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 77 (15.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (12.63%) Cisco Certification
3 51 (10.22%) MCSE
4 44 (8.82%) CCNA
5 34 (6.81%) Degree
5 34 (6.81%) Security Cleared
6 32 (6.41%) SC Cleared
7 22 (4.41%) DV Cleared
7 22 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (3.61%) CCNP
9 15 (3.01%) CISSP
9 15 (3.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 15 (3.01%) MCSA
10 13 (2.61%) MCP
11 11 (2.20%) CCA
11 11 (2.20%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (1.60%) MCITP
13 7 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
14 5 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.80%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.61%) SLA
2 17 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.00%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.20%) GDPR
5 4 (0.80%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.40%) PMO
6 2 (0.40%) QA
7 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 247 (49.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 213 (42.69%) Active Directory
3 127 (25.45%) Hyper-V
4 45 (9.02%) VMware ESXi
5 44 (8.82%) vSphere
6 30 (6.01%) XenApp
7 23 (4.61%) VMware Workstation
8 17 (3.41%) VMware NSX
9 16 (3.21%) VMware Server
10 13 (2.61%) XenDesktop
11 7 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (1.20%) BitLocker
13 5 (1.00%) vCloud
14 4 (0.80%) Docker
14 4 (0.80%) Firmware
14 4 (0.80%) Xen
15 3 (0.60%) Ceph
15 3 (0.60%) MetaFrame
15 3 (0.60%) Postfix
15 3 (0.60%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 52 (10.42%) SCCM
2 35 (7.01%) SCOM
3 24 (4.81%) vCenter Server
3 24 (4.81%) WSUS
4 23 (4.61%) Failover Clustering
5 18 (3.61%) Puppet
6 12 (2.40%) Ansible
7 10 (2.00%) SCDPM
7 10 (2.00%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (1.80%) Nessus
9 8 (1.60%) FortiGate
10 7 (1.40%) Terraform
10 7 (1.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 6 (1.20%) Kubernetes
11 6 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
12 5 (1.00%) AirWatch
13 4 (0.80%) HP Data Protector
13 4 (0.80%) SolarWinds Orion
13 4 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 3 (0.60%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 352 (70.54%) VMware
2 241 (48.30%) Microsoft
3 145 (29.06%) Cisco
4 100 (20.04%) Citrix
5 63 (12.63%) NetApp
6 51 (10.22%) EMC
7 50 (10.02%) HP
8 33 (6.61%) 3PAR
9 26 (5.21%) Dell
10 25 (5.01%) Ivanti
11 24 (4.81%) Red Hat
11 24 (4.81%) Veeam
12 20 (4.01%) SolarWinds
13 18 (3.61%) Google
14 17 (3.41%) Juniper
15 15 (3.01%) Palo Alto
16 14 (2.81%) Splunk
17 11 (2.20%) Barracuda Networks
17 11 (2.20%) CheckPoint
18 10 (2.00%) Apple