The median annual salary for a Windows Infrastructure Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Infrastructure Engineer
UK
Rank 637 766 723
Rank change year-on-year +129 -43  
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Infrastructure Engineer 213 180 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 207 166 190
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £58,750 £52,850
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.16% +14.66%  

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 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

Windows 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 Windows Infrastructure Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 March 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 +130 208 £45,000 - 13
London +111 98 £45,000 - 2
South East +58 42 £48,250 +9.03% 4
West Yorkshire +53 31 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Yorkshire +45 31 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Leeds +32 22 £40,500 +8.00% 2
Surrey +45 18 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Berkshire +35 13 £52,500 +16.66% 2
East of England +25 9 £41,500 -12.63% 1
Bradford - 9 £37,500 - 1
Leatherhead - 8 £55,000 - 1
North West -26 7 £33,500 -33.00% 1
South West +24 6 £50,000 +25.00%
East Midlands +6 6 £44,000 -2.22% 1
Manchester -23 6 £33,500 +11.66% 1
Tyne and Wear - 6 £30,000 -
North East - 6 £30,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £30,000 -
West Sussex - 6 £41,500 -
Gloucestershire +6 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Guildford +25 4 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +19 4 £41,500 -17.00% 1
Cambridge +11 4 £41,500 -17.00% 1
Bracknell +8 4 £52,500 +16.66%
Maidenhead - 4 £65,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £42,000 -
West Midlands +34 3 £45,000 +16.88% 1
Hertfordshire +14 3 £36,000 -28.00%
Cheltenham +7 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Wokingham - 3 £37,000 - 1

Windows Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 358 (100.00%) Windows
2 273 (76.26%) Windows Server
3 242 (67.60%) VMware
4 234 (65.36%) Active Directory
5 187 (52.23%) Microsoft
6 128 (35.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 112 (31.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 106 (29.61%) MS Exchange
9 105 (29.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 100 (27.93%) PowerShell
11 97 (27.09%) MS Excel
12 92 (25.70%) Finance
13 91 (25.42%) Linux
14 90 (25.14%) Hyper-V
14 90 (25.14%) Office 365
15 81 (22.63%) DNS
16 79 (22.07%) SQL Server
17 76 (21.23%) Firewall
18 74 (20.67%) Cisco
19 68 (18.99%) SCCM
20 67 (18.72%) DHCP
20 67 (18.72%) SAN
21 65 (18.16%) Microsoft Certification
22 62 (17.32%) ITIL
23 61 (17.04%) Microsoft Azure
24 49 (13.69%) Citrix
25 48 (13.41%) IIS
26 45 (12.57%) Exchange Server 2010
27 44 (12.29%) Disaster Recovery
27 44 (12.29%) LAN

Windows Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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
1 106 (29.61%) MS Exchange
2 48 (13.41%) IIS
3 45 (12.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (9.78%) SharePoint
4 35 (9.78%) Skype for Business
5 9 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (1.96%) Apache
7 5 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.12%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.12%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.28%) DNN
9 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.28%) JBoss
9 1 (0.28%) SAS
9 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 97 (27.09%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.19%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 90 (25.14%) Office 365
2 61 (17.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (1.40%) IaaS
5 3 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.56%) PaaS
6 2 (0.56%) SaaS
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.28%) Heroku
7 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 81 (22.63%) DNS
2 76 (21.23%) Firewall
3 67 (18.72%) DHCP
3 67 (18.72%) SAN
4 44 (12.29%) LAN
5 41 (11.45%) TCP/IP
6 28 (7.82%) Skype
7 21 (5.87%) VLAN
8 18 (5.03%) WAN
9 13 (3.63%) SSL
10 11 (3.07%) SMTP
10 11 (3.07%) VoIP
11 10 (2.79%) VPN
12 9 (2.51%) Internet
12 9 (2.51%) Wireless
13 7 (1.96%) Multicast
13 7 (1.96%) NAS
14 6 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (1.40%) DMZ
15 5 (1.40%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (22.07%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.28%) Big Data
6 1 (0.28%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (1.68%) JIRA
2 2 (0.56%) InstallShield
2 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.28%) Ant
3 1 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.28%) Redmine
3 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.28%) Vagrant
General
1 92 (25.70%) Finance
2 12 (3.35%) Banking
3 8 (2.23%) Retail
4 7 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.68%) Marketing
6 5 (1.40%) Games
6 5 (1.40%) Legal
6 5 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.12%) Law
7 4 (1.12%) Publishing
8 3 (0.84%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.84%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.56%) Back Office
9 2 (0.56%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.59%) Software Packaging
2 10 (2.79%) Web Services
3 3 (0.84%) Kafka
4 2 (0.56%) .NET
5 1 (0.28%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.17%) Data Centre
2 34 (9.50%) Hedge funds
3 21 (5.87%) Clustering
4 20 (5.59%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.35%) PKI
7 8 (2.23%) Fintech
7 8 (2.23%) Private Cloud
8 7 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.40%) Replication
10 4 (1.12%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.84%) Cybercrime
11 3 (0.84%) iPad
11 3 (0.84%) User Experience
12 2 (0.56%) Computer Science
13 1 (0.28%) Blog
13 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.28%) RSA SecurID
13 1 (0.28%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 358 (100.00%) Windows
2 273 (76.26%) Windows Server
3 112 (31.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 105 (29.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 91 (25.42%) Linux
6 40 (11.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (7.82%) Windows 7
8 18 (5.03%) Windows 10
9 15 (4.19%) Unix
10 8 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.96%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.68%) Solaris
13 3 (0.84%) CentOS
13 3 (0.84%) HPUX
13 3 (0.84%) SUSE
14 2 (0.56%) Debian
14 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (17.32%) ITIL
2 44 (12.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 37 (10.34%) Migration
4 26 (7.26%) Project Management
5 19 (5.31%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 16 (4.47%) Time Management
7 15 (4.19%) Problem Management
8 14 (3.91%) High Availability
9 13 (3.63%) Information Security
10 12 (3.35%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (3.35%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (2.79%) Fault Analysis
12 9 (2.51%) Business Continuity
12 9 (2.51%) Change Management
12 9 (2.51%) DevOps
12 9 (2.51%) Performance Monitoring
13 8 (2.23%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (2.23%) Incident Management
13 8 (2.23%) Supplier Management
14 7 (1.96%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 100 (27.93%) PowerShell
2 38 (10.61%) SQL
3 16 (4.47%) Bash Shell
4 10 (2.79%) C
5 8 (2.23%) Python
6 6 (1.68%) C#
6 6 (1.68%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.40%) Bourne shell
7 5 (1.40%) VB
8 2 (0.56%) C++
8 2 (0.56%) Java
9 1 (0.28%) Korn
9 1 (0.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 65 (18.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (12.01%) MCSE
3 38 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (9.50%) CCNA
5 27 (7.54%) CCNP
6 24 (6.70%) MCSA
7 23 (6.42%) Degree
8 21 (5.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 19 (5.31%) Security Cleared
10 13 (3.63%) SC Cleared
11 9 (2.51%) MCITP
12 7 (1.96%) MCP
13 5 (1.40%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.84%) CCSE
15 2 (0.56%) HND
15 2 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.56%) PMI Certification
15 2 (0.56%) PMP
16 1 (0.28%) CCA
16 1 (0.28%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.96%) SLA
2 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 234 (65.36%) Active Directory
2 128 (35.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (25.14%) Hyper-V
4 41 (11.45%) VMware ESX
5 34 (9.50%) vSphere
6 23 (6.42%) XenApp
7 19 (5.31%) XenDesktop
8 18 (5.03%) VMware Workstation
9 16 (4.47%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.40%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.56%) Firmware
11 2 (0.56%) iptables
11 2 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.56%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.56%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.56%) XenServer
12 1 (0.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.28%) KVM
Systems Management
1 68 (18.99%) SCCM
2 31 (8.66%) SCOM
3 14 (3.91%) WSUS
4 13 (3.63%) NetBackup
5 11 (3.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 7 (1.96%) SCOrch
7 6 (1.68%) SCVMM
8 5 (1.40%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (1.40%) vMotion
9 4 (1.12%) Nagios
9 4 (1.12%) OpenView
10 3 (0.84%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.84%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.84%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.84%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.84%) Puppet
11 2 (0.56%) Ansible
11 2 (0.56%) everRun
11 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 242 (67.60%) VMware
2 187 (52.23%) Microsoft
3 74 (20.67%) Cisco
4 49 (13.69%) Citrix
5 29 (8.10%) HP
6 26 (7.26%) NetApp
7 18 (5.03%) Symantec
8 15 (4.19%) Avaya
8 15 (4.19%) Red Hat
9 10 (2.79%) Dell
10 8 (2.23%) EMC
10 8 (2.23%) WatchGuard
11 7 (1.96%) Hitachi
11 7 (1.96%) SonicWALL
12 6 (1.68%) Remedy
12 6 (1.68%) Sophos
13 5 (1.40%) arcserve
13 5 (1.40%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.40%) F5
13 5 (1.40%) IBM
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