Period
to 24 June 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £40,210 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 71 71
Rank change year-on-year -10 0 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 53 78 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.81% 3.75% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.92% 3.87% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 47 74 66
Wales median annual salary £40,210 £36,808 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.24% +11.54% -10.81%
10th Percentile £30,179 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £54,844 £57,946 £47,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +3.66%

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 1,816 2,018 2,642
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.34% 97.02% 98.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,509 1,710 2,238
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £24,400 £23,225 £21,918
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £53,750
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 24 June 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 24 June 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
West Wales +5 28 £40,210 -18.00% 1
South Wales -3 24 £38,500 +18.46% 5
North Wales - 1 £45,000 - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 30 (56.60%) Linux
2 29 (54.72%) Windows
3 27 (50.94%) VMware
4 26 (49.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (47.17%) Firewall
5 25 (47.17%) Windows Server
6 23 (43.40%) Office 365
6 23 (43.40%) Active Directory
7 21 (39.62%) Service Delivery
8 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (37.74%) E-Commerce
8 20 (37.74%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (37.74%) ServiceNow
9 19 (35.85%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (33.96%) WAN
11 17 (32.08%) SAN
11 17 (32.08%) Hyper-V
12 16 (30.19%) Cisco
12 16 (30.19%) ITIL
13 15 (28.30%) HP
13 15 (28.30%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (28.30%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
14 14 (26.42%) DNS
14 14 (26.42%) DHCP
15 13 (24.53%) SCOM
15 13 (24.53%) Ansible
16 12 (22.64%) Project Management
17 11 (20.75%) McAfee
17 11 (20.75%) Red Hat

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 (18.87%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (7.55%) IIS
4 3 (5.66%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (49.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (43.40%) Office 365
3 15 (28.30%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (7.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (7.55%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.89%) IaaS
5 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (47.17%) Firewall
2 18 (33.96%) WAN
3 17 (32.08%) SAN
4 14 (26.42%) DHCP
4 14 (26.42%) DNS
5 11 (20.75%) LAN
6 7 (13.21%) VoIP
7 5 (9.43%) BGP
7 5 (9.43%) MPLS
7 5 (9.43%) OSPF
7 5 (9.43%) RIP
8 4 (7.55%) Network Security
8 4 (7.55%) VPN
8 4 (7.55%) WLAN
9 3 (5.66%) RTP
9 3 (5.66%) SMS
9 3 (5.66%) Wireshark
10 2 (3.77%) iSCSI
10 2 (3.77%) VLAN
10 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (9.43%) Automotive
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.89%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Replication
2 5 (9.43%) Clustering
2 5 (9.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (9.43%) PKI
3 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.66%) Fat Client
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.77%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.89%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 30 (56.60%) Linux
2 29 (54.72%) Windows
3 25 (47.17%) Windows Server
4 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (13.21%) Unix
6 7 (13.21%) Windows 7
6 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (7.55%) AIX
8 4 (7.55%) Android
8 4 (7.55%) HPUX
8 4 (7.55%) Mac OS X
9 3 (5.66%) CentOS
9 3 (5.66%) Solaris
9 3 (5.66%) SUSE
9 3 (5.66%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) Service Delivery
2 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.74%) Continuous Improvement
2 20 (37.74%) E-Commerce
3 16 (30.19%) ITIL
4 15 (28.30%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (22.64%) Project Management
6 10 (18.87%) Server Virtualisation
7 9 (16.98%) Problem Management
8 8 (15.09%) High Availability
8 8 (15.09%) Load Balancing
8 8 (15.09%) Waterfall
9 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (9.43%) ITSM
9 5 (9.43%) Migration
9 5 (9.43%) Patch Management
9 5 (9.43%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (9.43%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (7.55%) Converged Infrastructure
10 4 (7.55%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.55%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.77%) SQL
5 1 (1.89%) Perl
5 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) MCSA
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.43%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (43.40%) Active Directory
2 19 (35.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (32.08%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.43%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (7.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (7.55%) Terminal Services
5 4 (7.55%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (7.55%) VMware Server
6 3 (5.66%) Docker
6 3 (5.66%) KVM
6 3 (5.66%) Xen
7 2 (3.77%) pfSense
7 2 (3.77%) Snort
7 2 (3.77%) vSphere
8 1 (1.89%) XenApp
8 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (24.53%) Ansible
1 13 (24.53%) SCOM
2 10 (18.87%) Puppet
3 9 (16.98%) SCCM
4 8 (15.09%) SCOrch
5 4 (7.55%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (7.55%) Terraform
5 4 (7.55%) Tivoli
5 4 (7.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (5.66%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (5.66%) Kubernetes
6 3 (5.66%) Salt
6 3 (5.66%) SCSM
7 2 (3.77%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.89%) Nagios
8 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (50.94%) VMware
2 20 (37.74%) ServiceNow
3 16 (30.19%) Cisco
4 15 (28.30%) HP
5 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
6 11 (20.75%) McAfee
6 11 (20.75%) Red Hat
7 8 (15.09%) F5
8 7 (13.21%) Avaya
8 7 (13.21%) CheckPoint
8 7 (13.21%) Citrix
8 7 (13.21%) Clearswift
8 7 (13.21%) Juniper
8 7 (13.21%) LogRhythm
8 7 (13.21%) Nortel
9 5 (9.43%) Apple
10 4 (7.55%) BMC
10 4 (7.55%) IBM
11 3 (5.66%) Brocade
11 3 (5.66%) NetApp