Period
to 25 September 2021

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

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

Infrastructure Engineer
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 98 96 126
Rank change year-on-year -2 +30 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 182 69 224
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.83% 2.64% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.98% 2.73% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 171 60 194
10th Percentile £35,250 £31,250 £23,825
25th Percentile £37,500 £34,000 £32,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
75th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6,110 2,526 7,224
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 96.71% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4,790 2,215 5,853
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,684 £23,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £51,644
% change year-on-year +0.91% +6.50% +3.29%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Yorkshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Yorkshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Yorkshire

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 September 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
West Yorkshire -45 87 £47,500 +5.56% 37
South Yorkshire -33 35 £42,500 +13.33% 6
North Yorkshire +13 29 £40,000 -5.88% 4
East Yorkshire -3 13 £40,000 - 2
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Yorkshire region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 182 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 138 (75.82%) Windows
3 122 (67.03%) Active Directory
4 97 (53.30%) Azure
5 93 (51.10%) Microsoft 365
6 80 (43.96%) Microsoft
6 80 (43.96%) Windows Server
7 71 (39.01%) Firewall
8 61 (33.52%) VMware
9 50 (27.47%) AWS
10 47 (25.82%) Cisco
11 45 (24.73%) Hyper-V
12 44 (24.18%) Social Skills
13 37 (20.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 34 (18.68%) LAN
15 31 (17.03%) WAN
16 30 (16.48%) Meraki
17 29 (15.93%) Windows Server 2016
18 28 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
19 27 (14.84%) Windows 10
19 27 (14.84%) SAN
20 26 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
21 25 (13.74%) PowerShell
21 25 (13.74%) SCCM
21 25 (13.74%) Terraform
22 24 (13.19%) GCP
23 23 (12.64%) Finance
23 23 (12.64%) Google
23 23 (12.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 23 (12.64%) Linux

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 21 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 16 (8.79%) MS Exchange
3 8 (4.40%) Confluence
4 3 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.65%) IIS
4 3 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (6.59%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 97 (53.30%) Azure
2 93 (51.10%) Microsoft 365
3 50 (27.47%) AWS
4 24 (13.19%) GCP
5 19 (10.44%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (9.89%) Azure Active Directory
6 18 (9.89%) SaaS
7 13 (7.14%) OneDrive
8 10 (5.49%) Serverless
9 6 (3.30%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (3.30%) PaaS
10 5 (2.75%) AWS CodeDeploy
10 5 (2.75%) AWS CodePipeline
10 5 (2.75%) IaaS
10 5 (2.75%) Power Platform
11 4 (2.20%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (1.65%) Amazon ECS
12 3 (1.65%) Amazon EKS
13 1 (0.55%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 71 (39.01%) Firewall
2 34 (18.68%) LAN
3 31 (17.03%) WAN
4 27 (14.84%) SAN
5 17 (9.34%) DNS
6 16 (8.79%) TCP/IP
7 15 (8.24%) Wireless
8 14 (7.69%) DHCP
9 13 (7.14%) VLAN
9 13 (7.14%) VPN
10 10 (5.49%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (5.49%) WLAN
11 9 (4.95%) Network Security
12 8 (4.40%) Skype
13 7 (3.85%) Unified Communications
14 4 (2.20%) NAS
14 4 (2.20%) SSL
14 4 (2.20%) VoIP
15 3 (1.65%) Cisco ISE
15 3 (1.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (1.65%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2019
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (5.49%) Jenkins
2 9 (4.95%) JIRA
3 5 (2.75%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.65%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 44 (24.18%) Social Skills
2 23 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (12.64%) Finance
3 16 (8.79%) Retail
4 7 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.75%) Public Sector
6 4 (2.20%) Banking
6 4 (2.20%) Law
7 3 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.10%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.55%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.95%) JSON
2 7 (3.85%) Web Services
3 4 (2.20%) YAML
4 1 (0.55%) .NET
4 1 (0.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.95%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (3.30%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.75%) Cloud Native
4 5 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.75%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.20%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.65%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.10%) CCTV
7 2 (1.10%) Legacy Applications
7 2 (1.10%) Legacy Systems
8 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.55%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) Replication
8 1 (0.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 138 (75.82%) Windows
2 80 (43.96%) Windows Server
3 29 (15.93%) Windows Server 2016
4 28 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (14.84%) Windows 10
6 26 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (12.64%) Linux
8 21 (11.54%) Windows Server 2019
9 8 (4.40%) Mac OS
10 7 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.20%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.10%) Android
13 1 (0.55%) CentOS
13 1 (0.55%) Unix
13 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (10.99%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (10.44%) Fintech
4 17 (9.34%) ITIL
5 16 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (8.79%) DevOps
5 16 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (8.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (7.69%) Project Delivery
8 13 (7.14%) Migration
9 11 (6.04%) Configuration Management
10 10 (5.49%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (4.95%) Change Management
11 9 (4.95%) Data Protection
11 9 (4.95%) Infrastructure as Code
12 8 (4.40%) Capacity Management
12 8 (4.40%) High Availability
13 7 (3.85%) Availability Management
13 7 (3.85%) Project Management
14 6 (3.30%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.74%) PowerShell
2 21 (11.54%) SQL
3 8 (4.40%) Bash Shell
4 6 (3.30%) Python
5 2 (1.10%) Groovy
5 2 (1.10%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (4.40%) CCNA
2 8 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (4.40%) MCSE
3 2 (1.10%) CCNP
3 2 (1.10%) MCSA
4 1 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.55%) Degree
4 1 (0.55%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (8.24%) GDPR
3 9 (4.95%) Cyber Essentials
3 9 (4.95%) SLA
4 8 (4.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.55%) NCSC
System Software
1 122 (67.03%) Active Directory
2 45 (24.73%) Hyper-V
3 37 (20.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (6.59%) Docker
5 8 (4.40%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (3.30%) Firmware
7 5 (2.75%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (2.75%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (2.75%) vSphere
8 3 (1.65%) BitLocker
9 2 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.55%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 25 (13.74%) SCCM
1 25 (13.74%) Terraform
2 16 (8.79%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (6.04%) Kubernetes
4 8 (4.40%) Ansible
4 8 (4.40%) SCOM
4 8 (4.40%) SCVMM
5 5 (2.75%) Jamf Pro
6 4 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.65%) Puppet
8 2 (1.10%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.55%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.55%) Grafana
9 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 80 (43.96%) Microsoft
2 61 (33.52%) VMware
3 47 (25.82%) Cisco
4 30 (16.48%) Meraki
5 23 (12.64%) Google
6 19 (10.44%) Citrix
7 18 (9.89%) Veeam
8 11 (6.04%) Palo Alto
9 9 (4.95%) Dell
10 8 (4.40%) Dell Compellent
11 7 (3.85%) CommVault
12 6 (3.30%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.65%) Aruba
13 3 (1.65%) SonicWALL
13 3 (1.65%) Splunk
14 2 (1.10%) Apple
14 2 (1.10%) Brio
14 2 (1.10%) Dynatrace
14 2 (1.10%) Fortinet
14 2 (1.10%) WatchGuard