Period
to 17 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 45 120
Rank change year-on-year -32 +75 -27
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 61 106 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.05% 5.21% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.17% 5.36% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 49 105 25
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -4.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £56,500 £57,946 £47,500
UK median annual salary £46,903 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.36% - -

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 1,927 1,978 2,491
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 97.25% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,594 1,698 2,165
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,075 £23,175 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £55,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +4.40%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -2 44 £37,500 +19.05% 9
West Wales -21 11 £35,000 -28.63% 1
North Wales +7 6 £40,000 -11.11%
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 61 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 30 (49.18%) VMware
3 29 (47.54%) Windows
4 26 (42.62%) Microsoft
5 24 (39.34%) Linux
6 22 (36.07%) Active Directory
7 20 (32.79%) Windows Server
8 19 (31.15%) SLA
8 19 (31.15%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (29.51%) Hyper-V
10 17 (27.87%) Amazon AWS
11 16 (26.23%) Office 365
12 14 (22.95%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (21.31%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (21.31%) Firewall
14 12 (19.67%) Red Hat
14 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
14 12 (19.67%) DevOps
15 11 (18.03%) WAN
15 11 (18.03%) SAN
15 11 (18.03%) Citrix
15 11 (18.03%) Replication
16 10 (16.39%) Cloud Computing
16 10 (16.39%) LAN
16 10 (16.39%) SQL
16 10 (16.39%) Deployment Automation
17 9 (14.75%) EMC
17 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
17 9 (14.75%) SCCM

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 6 (9.84%) IIS
2 4 (6.56%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (6.56%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.92%) Apache Solr
3 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.92%) nginx
3 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.64%) SAS
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (27.87%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (26.23%) Office 365
3 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (16.39%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.64%) IaaS
5 1 (1.64%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.64%) PaaS
5 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.31%) Firewall
2 11 (18.03%) SAN
2 11 (18.03%) WAN
3 10 (16.39%) LAN
4 6 (9.84%) Wireless
4 6 (9.84%) WLAN
5 5 (8.20%) VPN
6 4 (6.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (6.56%) DHCP
6 4 (6.56%) DNS
6 4 (6.56%) IPsec
6 4 (6.56%) NetScaler
6 4 (6.56%) VLAN
7 2 (3.28%) MPLS
7 2 (3.28%) VSAN
7 2 (3.28%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.64%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.64%) Internet
8 1 (1.64%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.64%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.92%) MySQL
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.28%) Aerospike
5 1 (1.64%) Big Data
5 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.64%) HBase
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.64%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.64%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) LEMP Stack
1 3 (4.92%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.64%) Apache Axis
2 1 (1.64%) JSON
2 1 (1.64%) LDAP
2 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Replication
2 5 (8.20%) Clustering
3 3 (4.92%) CMDB
3 3 (4.92%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.92%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) CESG
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (47.54%) Windows
2 24 (39.34%) Linux
3 20 (32.79%) Windows Server
4 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (13.11%) Unix
6 7 (11.48%) Solaris
6 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
7 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.56%) CentOS
9 3 (4.92%) Debian
10 2 (3.28%) AIX
10 2 (3.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (3.28%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.28%) Windows 10
10 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.64%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (22.95%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (21.31%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (19.67%) DevOps
5 10 (16.39%) Deployment Automation
6 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (11.48%) Business Transformation
7 7 (11.48%) Continuous Deployment
7 7 (11.48%) Customer Requirements
7 7 (11.48%) Immutable Infrastructure
8 6 (9.84%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (8.20%) Capacity Management
9 5 (8.20%) Change Management
9 5 (8.20%) Customer Engagement
9 5 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (8.20%) ITIL
9 5 (8.20%) Migration
9 5 (8.20%) Proactive Monitoring
10 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.39%) SQL
2 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.56%) Java
4 3 (4.92%) PHP
4 3 (4.92%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.64%) C
5 1 (1.64%) Go
5 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.92%) MCSA
3 2 (3.28%) MCP
3 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.64%) MCSE
4 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (31.15%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (36.07%) Active Directory
2 19 (31.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (29.51%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.20%) Terminal Services
5 4 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.92%) LXC
6 3 (4.92%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.64%) Apache Flume
7 1 (1.64%) Docker
7 1 (1.64%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.64%) vSphere
7 1 (1.64%) XenApp
7 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) SCCM
2 3 (4.92%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (4.92%) SCOM
3 2 (3.28%) Puppet
3 2 (3.28%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.64%) Ansible
4 1 (1.64%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.64%) Salt
4 1 (1.64%) SCSM
Vendors
1 30 (49.18%) VMware
2 26 (42.62%) Microsoft
3 12 (19.67%) Red Hat
4 11 (18.03%) Citrix
5 9 (14.75%) EMC
6 7 (11.48%) Cisco
6 7 (11.48%) NetApp
6 7 (11.48%) Veeam
7 5 (8.20%) Oracle
8 3 (4.92%) HP
8 3 (4.92%) Nimble Storage
8 3 (4.92%) SAP
9 2 (3.28%) Dell
9 2 (3.28%) F5
10 1 (1.64%) Apple
10 1 (1.64%) Avaya
10 1 (1.64%) Clearswift
10 1 (1.64%) Cloudera
10 1 (1.64%) IBM
10 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds