Period
to 14 June 2021

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £43,125 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 14 June 2021.

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

Infrastructure Engineer
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 90 78 130
Rank change year-on-year -12 +52 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 21 35 25
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.72% 2.51% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 2.59% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 24
10th Percentile £32,725 £33,200 "
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,313 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,125 £39,250 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.87% -12.78% +24.14%
75th Percentile £48,125 £40,250 £49,813
90th Percentile £50,000 £54,875 £54,800
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,375 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.01% +5.28% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 1,162 1,352 2,259
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.25% 97.13% 97.83%
Number of salaries quoted 863 1,150 1,973
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,063 £36,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in West Sussex

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in West Sussex.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in West Sussex

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in West Sussex over the 6 months to 14 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in West Sussex

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 14 June 2021. 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
Crawley +14 14 £45,000 -16.28%
Worthing -9 1 £40,000 -15.34%
Horsham -11 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Burgess Hill - 1 - -
Infrastructure Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 14 June 2021, 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 West Sussex region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (61.90%) Windows
3 9 (42.86%) VMware
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 8 (38.10%) Citrix
4 8 (38.10%) Azure
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
5 6 (28.57%) SolarWinds
6 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
6 5 (23.81%) WAN
7 4 (19.05%) ITIL
7 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (19.05%) LAN
7 4 (19.05%) Wireless
7 4 (19.05%) Internet
7 4 (19.05%) Cloud Native
7 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure as Code
8 3 (14.29%) Architectural Design
8 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft 365
8 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (14.29%) Unified Communications
9 2 (9.52%) SQL
9 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
9 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
9 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
9 2 (9.52%) Public Sector
10 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (4.76%) Social Skills
10 1 (4.76%) Storage Management

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Azure
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (4.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) WAN
2 4 (19.05%) Internet
2 4 (19.05%) LAN
2 4 (19.05%) Wireless
3 3 (14.29%) Unified Communications
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.76%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.76%) PBX
4 1 (4.76%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) Skype
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) VLAN
General
1 2 (9.52%) Public Sector
2 1 (4.76%) Digital Economy
2 1 (4.76%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Social Skills
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Cloud Native
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) NHS
3 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure as Code
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Architectural Design
3 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Line Management
5 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) Storage Management
5 1 (4.76%) Task Automation
5 1 (4.76%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) VMware
2 8 (38.10%) Citrix
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Dell
4 1 (4.76%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto