Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Windows Infrastructure Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 937 885 969
Rank change year-on-year -52 +84 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Infrastructure Engineer 274 342 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 245 316 334
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,900
90th Percentile £65,000 £54,375 £60,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -

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 172577 182568 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138473 152713 175380
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 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Windows Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Infrastructure Engineer.

Salary trend for Windows Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Infrastructure Engineer over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Infrastructure Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 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 -15 267 £45,000 +5.88% 15
UK excluding London -12 148 £40,000 +5.26% 10
London 0 124 £55,000 +20.88% 5
North of England -7 52 £37,000 -1.33% 2
South East +47 51 £42,500 -10.53% 1
Yorkshire +9 43 £37,000 -1.33%
East of England +17 16 £47,500 +26.67% 4
Midlands +13 12 £42,500 -2.30% 2
South West +7 12 £45,000 +28.57% 1
North West -28 7 £45,000 +16.13% 2
East Midlands +16 6 £45,000 +3.45% 1
West Midlands +12 6 £29,500 -26.25% 1
Scotland -11 5 £52,500 +45.83%
North East - 2 £34,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Windows 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 Windows Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 274 (100.00%) Windows
2 205 (74.82%) VMware
3 183 (66.79%) Windows Server
4 158 (57.66%) Active Directory
5 151 (55.11%) Microsoft
6 107 (39.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 107 (39.05%) PowerShell
7 98 (35.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 93 (33.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 91 (33.21%) SAN
10 79 (28.83%) MS Exchange
11 76 (27.74%) Office 365
12 73 (26.64%) ITIL
13 72 (26.28%) Cisco
13 72 (26.28%) Hyper-V
14 69 (25.18%) Citrix
14 69 (25.18%) Firewall
15 58 (21.17%) Microsoft Azure
16 56 (20.44%) Finance
17 54 (19.71%) SQL Server
17 54 (19.71%) SCCM
18 52 (18.98%) Microsoft Certification
19 51 (18.61%) Linux
20 50 (18.25%) DNS
21 46 (16.79%) Windows 10
22 44 (16.06%) DHCP
22 44 (16.06%) SQL
23 42 (15.33%) SCOM
24 40 (14.60%) CCNA
24 40 (14.60%) Cisco Certification

Windows 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 79 (28.83%) MS Exchange
2 20 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (6.93%) IIS
4 13 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.82%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.82%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.73%) Apache
7 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.73%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.36%) Confluence
8 1 (0.36%) JBoss
8 1 (0.36%) nginx
8 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (5.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 76 (27.74%) Office 365
2 58 (21.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (7.66%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (4.38%) IaaS
5 4 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.46%) PaaS
6 3 (1.09%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.36%) Loggly
7 1 (0.36%) Route 53
7 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 91 (33.21%) SAN
2 69 (25.18%) Firewall
3 50 (18.25%) DNS
4 44 (16.06%) DHCP
5 32 (11.68%) LAN
6 29 (10.58%) TCP/IP
7 26 (9.49%) WAN
8 20 (7.30%) Internet
9 11 (4.01%) NAS
10 10 (3.65%) Skype
10 10 (3.65%) VLAN
10 10 (3.65%) VPN
11 8 (2.92%) VoIP
12 7 (2.55%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (2.55%) Wireless
13 6 (2.19%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (2.19%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 5 (1.82%) FCoE
14 5 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (19.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.92%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.19%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.36%) MySQL
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (2.19%) JIRA
2 5 (1.82%) Redmine
2 5 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
General
1 56 (20.44%) Finance
2 6 (2.19%) Dutch Language
2 6 (2.19%) Financial Institution
2 6 (2.19%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.82%) Banking
3 5 (1.82%) Games
3 5 (1.82%) Legal
3 5 (1.82%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.09%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.09%) Law
5 2 (0.73%) Retail
6 1 (0.36%) Back Office
6 1 (0.36%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.19%) Middleware
2 4 (1.46%) SAML
2 4 (1.46%) Web Services
2 4 (1.46%) XMPP
3 3 (1.09%) HTML
4 2 (0.73%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.73%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.73%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.73%) WAP
5 1 (0.36%) .NET
5 1 (0.36%) CSS
5 1 (0.36%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.36%) JSON
5 1 (0.36%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.36%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.50%) Data Centre
2 27 (9.85%) Hedge funds
3 21 (7.66%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.11%) Clustering
5 8 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.92%) Blog
6 6 (2.19%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (1.82%) Replication
8 4 (1.46%) PKI
9 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.73%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.73%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.36%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.36%) PMI
10 1 (0.36%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.36%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 274 (100.00%) Windows
2 183 (66.79%) Windows Server
3 107 (39.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 93 (33.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (18.61%) Linux
6 46 (16.79%) Windows 10
7 34 (12.41%) Windows 7
8 11 (4.01%) Unix
9 10 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.19%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.46%) CentOS
12 4 (1.46%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.09%) Debian
13 3 (1.09%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (26.64%) ITIL
2 25 (9.12%) High Availability
3 21 (7.66%) Process Improvement
4 20 (7.30%) DevOps
4 20 (7.30%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (6.93%) Performance Monitoring
6 13 (4.74%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (4.74%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (4.38%) Coaching
7 12 (4.38%) E-Commerce
7 12 (4.38%) Project Management
8 11 (4.01%) Change Management
8 11 (4.01%) IT Strategy
8 11 (4.01%) Mentoring
9 10 (3.65%) Problem Management
10 9 (3.28%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (3.28%) ITIL V3
10 9 (3.28%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (3.28%) Proactive Monitoring
11 7 (2.55%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 107 (39.05%) PowerShell
2 44 (16.06%) SQL
3 17 (6.20%) Bash Shell
4 14 (5.11%) T-SQL
5 7 (2.55%) Perl
6 5 (1.82%) C
6 5 (1.82%) Korn
7 4 (1.46%) Python
8 3 (1.09%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.09%) VBScript
9 2 (0.73%) Ruby
10 1 (0.36%) C#
10 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.36%) VB
10 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 52 (18.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (14.60%) CCNA
2 40 (14.60%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (13.14%) MCSE
4 34 (12.41%) Degree
5 16 (5.84%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (4.38%) MCITP
7 10 (3.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (3.28%) MCSA
9 5 (1.82%) CISSP
9 5 (1.82%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (1.82%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.82%) GIAC
9 5 (1.82%) Linux+ Certification
9 5 (1.82%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (1.82%) SANS
9 5 (1.82%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.82%) Security+ Certification
9 5 (1.82%) SSCP
10 2 (0.73%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.19%) SLA
2 3 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 158 (57.66%) Active Directory
2 98 (35.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (26.28%) Hyper-V
4 36 (13.14%) VMware ESXi
5 33 (12.04%) vSphere
6 27 (9.85%) XenDesktop
7 23 (8.39%) XenApp
8 11 (4.01%) XenServer
9 10 (3.65%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (1.82%) NFS
11 5 (1.82%) Samba
11 5 (1.82%) VMware NSX
12 4 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (1.09%) Terminal Services
13 3 (1.09%) vCloud
14 2 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.73%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.73%) Docker
14 2 (0.73%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 54 (19.71%) SCCM
2 42 (15.33%) SCOM
3 17 (6.20%) WSUS
4 12 (4.38%) vCenter Server
5 11 (4.01%) Nagios
6 8 (2.92%) Ansible
7 7 (2.55%) Puppet
8 6 (2.19%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (2.19%) Tivoli
9 5 (1.82%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (1.46%) SCVMM
11 3 (1.09%) Terraform
12 2 (0.73%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
13 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
13 1 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
13 1 (0.36%) HP SIM
13 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 1 (0.36%) OpenView
13 1 (0.36%) Simpana
Vendors
1 205 (74.82%) VMware
2 151 (55.11%) Microsoft
3 72 (26.28%) Cisco
4 69 (25.18%) Citrix
5 37 (13.50%) HP
6 29 (10.58%) NetApp
7 23 (8.39%) Dell
8 17 (6.20%) EMC
9 14 (5.11%) Red Hat
10 12 (4.38%) 3PAR
11 10 (3.65%) Veeam
12 9 (3.28%) EqualLogic
12 9 (3.28%) SolarWinds
13 7 (2.55%) F5
13 7 (2.55%) Hitachi
14 6 (2.19%) Avaya
14 6 (2.19%) CommVault
14 6 (2.19%) IBM
15 4 (1.46%) Altiris
16 3 (1.09%) Dell Compellent