The median annual salary for a Windows Infrastructure Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 697 761 754
Rank change year-on-year +64 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Infrastructure Engineer 175 163 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 155 157 188
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year +6.25% +7.38%  

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 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +66 173 £45,000 +5.88% 13
London +33 84 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Yorkshire +37 39 £39,000 +7.58% 2
West Yorkshire +38 34 £39,000 +9.85% 2
Leeds +31 30 £39,000 +4.00% 1
South East +38 20 £45,000 +5.88% 2
East Midlands +30 12 £45,000 +3.44% 1
Nottinghamshire - 12 £45,000 -
Nottingham - 12 £45,000 -
Berkshire +28 9 £40,750 -14.21% 2
City of London +34 8 £53,750 +79.16%
East of England +7 8 £47,250 +11.17%
South West +6 6 £31,500 -12.50% 1
Surrey +32 5 £47,500 -
South Yorkshire -8 5 £32,500 -
Sheffield - 5 £32,500 -
Wokingham +25 4 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Oxfordshire +18 4 £49,000 -2.00%
Essex -2 4 £47,250 +35.00%
Somerset - 4 £31,500 -
Bath - 4 £31,500 -
Chelmsford - 4 £47,250 -
West Sussex +7 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Slough - 3 £38,500 -
West Midlands +8 2 £41,250 +3.12%
Birmingham +6 2 £41,250 +3.12%
Bradford -4 2 £37,750 +7.85% 1
Hertfordshire -8 2 £55,000 +29.41%
Cambridgeshire - 2 £41,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £55,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 388 (100.00%) Windows
2 292 (75.26%) Windows Server
3 278 (71.65%) Active Directory
4 275 (70.88%) VMware
5 226 (58.25%) Microsoft
6 129 (33.25%) MS Exchange
7 125 (32.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 120 (30.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 105 (27.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 104 (26.80%) Linux
11 103 (26.55%) SAN
12 98 (25.26%) Office 365
13 97 (25.00%) Hyper-V
14 96 (24.74%) PowerShell
15 95 (24.48%) SQL Server
16 88 (22.68%) Microsoft Certification
16 88 (22.68%) DNS
16 88 (22.68%) Cisco
17 80 (20.62%) SCCM
18 79 (20.36%) ITIL
19 77 (19.85%) Finance
20 75 (19.33%) DHCP
21 68 (17.53%) VMware ESXi
21 68 (17.53%) Citrix
22 58 (14.95%) NetApp
23 56 (14.43%) Firewall
24 54 (13.92%) Hedge funds
25 53 (13.66%) Exchange Server 2010
25 53 (13.66%) Microsoft Azure
26 49 (12.63%) MCSE

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
1 129 (33.25%) MS Exchange
2 53 (13.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (6.19%) IIS
4 20 (5.15%) SharePoint
4 20 (5.15%) Skype for Business
5 10 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.03%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.77%) Apache
9 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.52%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.26%) DNN
10 1 (0.26%) nginx
10 1 (0.26%) SAS
10 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 98 (25.26%) Office 365
2 53 (13.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (8.76%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (3.35%) IaaS
5 6 (1.55%) PaaS
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 103 (26.55%) SAN
2 88 (22.68%) DNS
3 75 (19.33%) DHCP
4 56 (14.43%) Firewall
5 48 (12.37%) TCP/IP
6 44 (11.34%) LAN
7 26 (6.70%) Internet
8 25 (6.44%) WAN
9 20 (5.15%) VPN
10 18 (4.64%) Skype
11 13 (3.35%) VLAN
12 11 (2.84%) SMTP
12 11 (2.84%) SSL
13 10 (2.58%) NAS
14 9 (2.32%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (2.32%) VoIP
15 7 (1.80%) Multicast
16 6 (1.55%) Cisco Nexus
17 5 (1.29%) DMZ
17 5 (1.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (24.48%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (4.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (0.77%) InstallShield
1 3 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.26%) Ant
3 1 (0.26%) JIRA
3 1 (0.26%) Redmine
3 1 (0.26%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.26%) Vagrant
General
1 77 (19.85%) Finance
2 17 (4.38%) Legal
3 7 (1.80%) Banking
4 6 (1.55%) Retail
5 5 (1.29%) Games
6 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.52%) Law
7 2 (0.52%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.26%) Advertising
8 1 (0.26%) Electronics
8 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Marketing
8 1 (0.26%) Military
8 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.44%) Software Packaging
2 12 (3.09%) Web Services
3 6 (1.55%) SAML
3 6 (1.55%) XMPP
4 3 (0.77%) Kafka
4 3 (0.77%) Middleware
5 1 (0.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 54 (13.92%) Hedge funds
2 46 (11.86%) Data Centre
3 20 (5.15%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.61%) Clustering
5 12 (3.09%) PKI
6 8 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.55%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.29%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.29%) Fintech
8 5 (1.29%) Replication
9 4 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.03%) User Experience
10 3 (0.77%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.77%) Blog
10 3 (0.77%) Cybercrime
10 3 (0.77%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.77%) iPad
11 2 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 388 (100.00%) Windows
2 292 (75.26%) Windows Server
3 120 (30.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 105 (27.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 104 (26.80%) Linux
6 48 (12.37%) Windows 7
7 34 (8.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (6.96%) Windows 10
9 16 (4.12%) Unix
10 13 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (2.84%) Debian
12 10 (2.58%) Ubuntu
12 10 (2.58%) Windows 8
13 8 (2.06%) Solaris
14 7 (1.80%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.03%) CentOS
16 2 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (20.36%) ITIL
2 42 (10.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (6.96%) Migration
4 24 (6.19%) High Availability
4 24 (6.19%) Time Management
5 19 (4.90%) Task Automation
5 19 (4.90%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 17 (4.38%) Problem Management
6 17 (4.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 16 (4.12%) Load Balancing
8 14 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (3.61%) Information Security
9 13 (3.35%) Fault Analysis
10 12 (3.09%) ITIL V3
10 12 (3.09%) Performance Monitoring
11 11 (2.84%) Project Management
12 10 (2.58%) Incident Management
13 9 (2.32%) Business Continuity
13 9 (2.32%) Release Management
13 9 (2.32%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 96 (24.74%) PowerShell
2 48 (12.37%) SQL
3 22 (5.67%) Bash Shell
4 10 (2.58%) C
5 8 (2.06%) Perl
6 6 (1.55%) Bourne shell
7 5 (1.29%) VB
8 4 (1.03%) Python
8 4 (1.03%) VBScript
9 3 (0.77%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.52%) C#
11 1 (0.26%) C++
11 1 (0.26%) Korn
11 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 88 (22.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (12.63%) MCSE
3 41 (10.57%) Degree
4 36 (9.28%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (8.76%) MCSA
6 32 (8.25%) CCNA
7 30 (7.73%) CCNP
8 29 (7.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 19 (4.90%) Master's Degree
10 15 (3.87%) MCITP
11 13 (3.35%) Security Cleared
12 9 (2.32%) SC Cleared
13 8 (2.06%) MCP
14 7 (1.80%) Network+ Certification
15 6 (1.55%) A+ Certification
15 6 (1.55%) MCTS
16 5 (1.29%) DV Cleared
17 3 (0.77%) CCA
17 3 (0.77%) CCSE
17 3 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.32%) SLA
2 7 (1.80%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 278 (71.65%) Active Directory
2 125 (32.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 97 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 68 (17.53%) VMware ESXi
5 42 (10.82%) vSphere
6 21 (5.41%) XenApp
7 19 (4.90%) VMware Workstation
7 19 (4.90%) XenDesktop
8 13 (3.35%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (1.55%) vCloud
10 3 (0.77%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.52%) KVM
11 2 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.52%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.26%) iptables
12 1 (0.26%) Samba
12 1 (0.26%) Varnish
12 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 80 (20.62%) SCCM
2 27 (6.96%) SCOM
3 16 (4.12%) NetBackup
4 14 (3.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 10 (2.58%) vCenter Server
6 8 (2.06%) OpenView
7 7 (1.80%) SCVMM
8 6 (1.55%) Backup Exec
9 5 (1.29%) vMotion
9 5 (1.29%) WSUS
10 4 (1.03%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.77%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.77%) Kubernetes
11 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 3 (0.77%) Nagios
11 3 (0.77%) Puppet
11 3 (0.77%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.52%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
12 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 275 (70.88%) VMware
2 226 (58.25%) Microsoft
3 88 (22.68%) Cisco
4 68 (17.53%) Citrix
5 58 (14.95%) NetApp
6 34 (8.76%) HP
7 27 (6.96%) Red Hat
8 20 (5.15%) Symantec
9 17 (4.38%) Avaya
10 10 (2.58%) Dell
11 9 (2.32%) EMC
12 8 (2.06%) Hitachi
12 8 (2.06%) IBM
12 8 (2.06%) Riverbed
13 7 (1.80%) WatchGuard
14 6 (1.55%) AppSense
14 6 (1.55%) Oracle
14 6 (1.55%) ServiceNow
15 5 (1.29%) SonicWALL
15 5 (1.29%) Sophos
East London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum 7% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £58000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits + On-Call
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Wokingham
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago