Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £38,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 121 88
Rank change year-on-year +61 -33 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 81 32 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.17% 1.34% 2.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.31% 1.38% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 81 24 60
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £32,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.92% -10.96% +10.61%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,946 £45,250 £43,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 1,880 2,311 2,584
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 96.41% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,581 2,025 2,234
Wales median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,275 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,250 £55,250 £52,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +38 47 £31,500 -3.08% 6
West Wales - 31 £49,039 - 1
North Wales - 3 £45,000 - 2
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 across the Wales region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 47 (58.02%) Windows
2 45 (55.56%) VMware
3 36 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 36 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 34 (41.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 33 (40.74%) Linux
6 32 (39.51%) Active Directory
7 31 (38.27%) ITIL
8 28 (34.57%) Amazon AWS
8 28 (34.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (33.33%) Citrix
10 25 (30.86%) Office 365
10 25 (30.86%) Jenkins
10 25 (30.86%) Ansible
10 25 (30.86%) Puppet
10 25 (30.86%) Server Virtualisation
11 23 (28.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (27.16%) MS Exchange
12 22 (27.16%) Cisco
13 20 (24.69%) Service Delivery
13 20 (24.69%) Windows 8
13 20 (24.69%) Exchange Server 2013
13 20 (24.69%) Business Transformation
13 20 (24.69%) XenApp
13 20 (24.69%) Hyper-V
14 19 (23.46%) XenDesktop
15 18 (22.22%) Windows 7
15 18 (22.22%) Windows 10
16 17 (20.99%) Firewall

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 22 (27.16%) MS Exchange
2 20 (24.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (19.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (11.11%) IIS
5 5 (6.17%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.70%) Apache
7 3 (3.70%) CMS
7 3 (3.70%) nginx
8 2 (2.47%) Apache Solr
8 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 34 (41.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (34.57%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (30.86%) Office 365
4 5 (6.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (6.17%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (4.94%) Mimecast
6 3 (3.70%) IaaS
6 3 (3.70%) PaaS
7 1 (1.23%) G Suite
7 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.99%) Firewall
2 11 (13.58%) SAN
3 8 (9.88%) DHCP
3 8 (9.88%) DNS
3 8 (9.88%) VPN
4 7 (8.64%) LAN
4 7 (8.64%) NetScaler
4 7 (8.64%) WAN
5 5 (6.17%) VoIP
6 4 (4.94%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (4.94%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (3.70%) H.323
7 3 (3.70%) Internet
7 3 (3.70%) Network Security
7 3 (3.70%) VLAN
8 2 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.47%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.47%) IPsec
8 2 (2.47%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.47%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (30.86%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (8.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.23%) Welsh Language
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.94%) Clustering
3 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.70%) Replication
4 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.47%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.47%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.23%) AS400
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.23%) iSeries
5 1 (1.23%) PKI
5 1 (1.23%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 47 (58.02%) Windows
2 36 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 33 (40.74%) Linux
4 28 (34.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (28.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (24.69%) Windows 8
7 18 (22.22%) Windows 10
7 18 (22.22%) Windows 7
8 8 (9.88%) Unix
9 7 (8.64%) CentOS
10 5 (6.17%) Debian
10 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (3.70%) Ubuntu
12 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (2.47%) Solaris
13 1 (1.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.27%) ITIL
2 25 (30.86%) Server Virtualisation
3 20 (24.69%) Business Transformation
3 20 (24.69%) Service Delivery
4 15 (18.52%) SEO
5 8 (9.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (8.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (8.64%) Migration
6 7 (8.64%) Problem Management
7 6 (7.41%) Performance Management
8 5 (6.17%) Capacity Management
8 5 (6.17%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (6.17%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.94%) Service Management
10 3 (3.70%) Application Performance Management
10 3 (3.70%) DevOps
10 3 (3.70%) Email Management
10 3 (3.70%) Project Management
10 3 (3.70%) SIEM
10 3 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.99%) SQL
2 8 (9.88%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.17%) Java
4 1 (1.23%) C
4 1 (1.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.94%) MCSA
3 3 (3.70%) MCSE
4 1 (1.23%) Avaya Certification
4 1 (1.23%) CCNA
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.23%) MCITP
4 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) SLA
2 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (39.51%) Active Directory
3 20 (24.69%) Hyper-V
3 20 (24.69%) XenApp
4 19 (23.46%) XenDesktop
5 16 (19.75%) VirtualBox
6 8 (9.88%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.70%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (30.86%) Ansible
1 25 (30.86%) Puppet
2 7 (8.64%) SCCM
3 6 (7.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (6.17%) NetBackup
4 5 (6.17%) Terraform
4 5 (6.17%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (2.47%) SCOM
6 2 (2.47%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.47%) SCSM
6 2 (2.47%) WSUS
7 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.23%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (55.56%) VMware
2 36 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 27 (33.33%) Citrix
4 22 (27.16%) Cisco
5 10 (12.35%) Avaya
6 6 (7.41%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.17%) Nortel
8 3 (3.70%) AppDynamics
8 3 (3.70%) HP
9 2 (2.47%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.47%) Clearswift
9 2 (2.47%) EMC
9 2 (2.47%) F5
9 2 (2.47%) NetApp
9 2 (2.47%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (2.47%) Veeam
10 1 (1.23%) arcserve
10 1 (1.23%) Epicor
10 1 (1.23%) Google
10 1 (1.23%) IBM