Period
to 25 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

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

Infrastructure Engineer
UK > Wales
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 39 95
Rank change year-on-year -30 +56 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 69 122 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.49% 6.14% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.61% 6.29% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 57 120 46
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £44,750 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.61% +22.60% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £52,550 £57,946 £49,500
UK median annual salary £46,056 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.67% +3.53% +2.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,910 1,940 2,495
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 97.59% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,576 1,689 2,141
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £54,499
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Wales

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Wales

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Wales over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Wales

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the Wales region over the 6 months to 25 September 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
South Wales -7 40 £37,500 +15.38% 15
West Wales -11 23 £40,210 -18.00% 4
North Wales - 6 £40,000 -
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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 across the Wales region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 69 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 40 (57.97%) Linux
3 36 (52.17%) Windows
4 35 (50.72%) VMware
5 28 (40.58%) Active Directory
6 27 (39.13%) Firewall
6 27 (39.13%) Windows Server
7 25 (36.23%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
9 23 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 23 (33.33%) WAN
10 22 (31.88%) Office 365
10 22 (31.88%) Hyper-V
10 22 (31.88%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (27.54%) Red Hat
12 18 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
13 17 (24.64%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (24.64%) SAN
14 16 (23.19%) LAN
14 16 (23.19%) Replication
15 15 (21.74%) Service Delivery
15 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (21.74%) E-Commerce
15 15 (21.74%) ITIL
15 15 (21.74%) Cisco
15 15 (21.74%) ServiceNow
16 14 (20.29%) DHCP
16 14 (20.29%) DNS
16 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
17 13 (18.84%) Unix

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 10 (14.49%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.59%) IIS
3 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.35%) nginx
4 3 (4.35%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.90%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.45%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 24 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (31.88%) Office 365
3 18 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (7.25%) Mimecast
5 3 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (39.13%) Firewall
2 23 (33.33%) WAN
3 17 (24.64%) SAN
4 16 (23.19%) LAN
5 14 (20.29%) DHCP
5 14 (20.29%) DNS
6 7 (10.14%) WLAN
7 6 (8.70%) VPN
8 5 (7.25%) MPLS
9 4 (5.80%) BGP
9 4 (5.80%) OSPF
9 4 (5.80%) RIP
9 4 (5.80%) VoIP
9 4 (5.80%) Wireshark
10 3 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (4.35%) IPsec
10 3 (4.35%) NetScaler
10 3 (4.35%) Network Security
10 3 (4.35%) RTP
10 3 (4.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.35%) MySQL
3 3 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.90%) Aerospike
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.45%) Big Data
5 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.45%) HBase
5 1 (1.45%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.80%) Automotive
3 2 (2.90%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (4.35%) LEMP Stack
1 3 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.45%) Apache Axis
2 1 (1.45%) COM
2 1 (1.45%) LDAP
2 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) Replication
2 9 (13.04%) Clustering
3 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.25%) Fat Client
3 5 (7.25%) PKI
3 5 (7.25%) Thin Client
4 4 (5.80%) CMDB
4 4 (5.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.90%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.45%) CESG
6 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 40 (57.97%) Linux
2 36 (52.17%) Windows
3 27 (39.13%) Windows Server
4 13 (18.84%) Unix
5 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (13.04%) Solaris
6 9 (13.04%) Windows 7
6 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (7.25%) AIX
8 5 (7.25%) CentOS
8 5 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (4.35%) HPUX
9 3 (4.35%) SUSE
9 3 (4.35%) Windows 10
9 3 (4.35%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.90%) Android
10 2 (2.90%) Debian
10 2 (2.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (2.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 22 (31.88%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (24.64%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (21.74%) E-Commerce
4 15 (21.74%) ITIL
4 15 (21.74%) Service Delivery
5 9 (13.04%) Load Balancing
5 9 (13.04%) Problem Management
5 9 (13.04%) Project Management
6 7 (10.14%) Customer Engagement
6 7 (10.14%) Proactive Monitoring
6 7 (10.14%) Server Virtualisation
7 6 (8.70%) DevOps
7 6 (8.70%) High Availability
7 6 (8.70%) Migration
7 6 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (7.25%) Capacity Management
8 5 (7.25%) Change Management
8 5 (7.25%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.14%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.80%) SQL
3 3 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.35%) PHP
3 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.90%) Java
4 2 (2.90%) Python
5 1 (1.45%) C
5 1 (1.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (15.94%) MCSA
3 4 (5.80%) Degree
4 2 (2.90%) MCP
4 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.45%) MCSE
5 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.84%) SLA
2 4 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (40.58%) Active Directory
2 25 (36.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (31.88%) Hyper-V
4 7 (10.14%) Terminal Services
4 7 (10.14%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.80%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (4.35%) Docker
6 3 (4.35%) KVM
6 3 (4.35%) LXC
6 3 (4.35%) VMware Server
6 3 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (4.35%) Xen
7 2 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.90%) vSphere
8 1 (1.45%) Apache Flume
8 1 (1.45%) XenApp
8 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (17.39%) SCOM
2 11 (15.94%) SCCM
3 10 (14.49%) Ansible
4 8 (11.59%) Puppet
4 8 (11.59%) SCOrch
5 4 (5.80%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (5.80%) SCSM
6 3 (4.35%) Kubernetes
6 3 (4.35%) Salt
6 3 (4.35%) Terraform
6 3 (4.35%) Tivoli
6 3 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (50.72%) VMware
2 23 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 19 (27.54%) Red Hat
4 15 (21.74%) Cisco
4 15 (21.74%) ServiceNow
5 13 (18.84%) HP
6 11 (15.94%) Citrix
7 9 (13.04%) EMC
8 8 (11.59%) McAfee
8 8 (11.59%) NetApp
9 7 (10.14%) F5
9 7 (10.14%) Veeam
10 6 (8.70%) Avaya
10 6 (8.70%) CheckPoint
10 6 (8.70%) Clearswift
10 6 (8.70%) Juniper
10 6 (8.70%) LogRhythm
10 6 (8.70%) Nortel
11 4 (5.80%) IBM
11 4 (5.80%) Oracle