Period
to 5 April 2020

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

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

Infrastructure Engineer
London > Central London
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 165 161 178
Rank change year-on-year -4 +17 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 184 239 280
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 1.67% 1.82% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.90% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 172 222 273
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £39,000 £41,250 £39,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £77,500
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Central London. 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
Central London
Permanent vacancies in Central London with a recognized job title 10,473 12,562 14,593
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 95.69% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 9,107 11,205 12,662
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,400 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £90,000
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Central London

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Central London

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Central London over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Central London

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the Central London region over the 6 months to 5 April 2020. 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
City of London +4 131 £60,000 +9.09% 24
West End of London +3 4 £57,500 +1.32%
Camden +1 3 £60,000 +14.29%
City of Westminster -1 2 £66,750 +48.33%
Infrastructure Engineer
London

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

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, 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 Central London region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 172 (93.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 137 (74.46%) Windows
3 103 (55.98%) Windows Server
4 100 (54.35%) VMware
5 98 (53.26%) Active Directory
6 93 (50.54%) Microsoft
7 85 (46.20%) Azure
8 78 (42.39%) Office 365
9 72 (39.13%) PowerShell
10 64 (34.78%) Finance
11 56 (30.43%) AWS
12 50 (27.17%) DNS
13 48 (26.09%) DHCP
14 45 (24.46%) Citrix
15 42 (22.83%) VMware Infrastructure
16 33 (17.93%) Windows Server 2012
17 32 (17.39%) Linux
17 32 (17.39%) SCCM
18 30 (16.30%) MS Exchange
18 30 (16.30%) Firewall
19 29 (15.76%) Cisco
19 29 (15.76%) XenApp
20 28 (15.22%) DevOps
21 27 (14.67%) Hyper-V
21 27 (14.67%) ITIL
22 26 (14.13%) Python
22 26 (14.13%) SAN
23 25 (13.59%) Windows Server 2008
23 25 (13.59%) Terraform
24 22 (11.96%) Windows Server 2016

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 30 (16.30%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (5.98%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.35%) IIS
4 5 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.63%) LiveCycle
7 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.63%) Acrobat
2 3 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.63%) InDesign
2 3 (1.63%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 85 (46.20%) Azure
2 78 (42.39%) Office 365
3 56 (30.43%) AWS
4 21 (11.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (6.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (6.52%) Mimecast
6 11 (5.98%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (3.80%) Amazon S3
8 6 (3.26%) IaaS
8 6 (3.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (2.72%) GCP
10 4 (2.17%) OpenShift
11 3 (1.63%) Amazon ECS
11 3 (1.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (1.63%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (1.63%) G Suite
11 3 (1.63%) PaaS
11 3 (1.63%) Route 53
11 3 (1.63%) Serverless
12 2 (1.09%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 50 (27.17%) DNS
2 48 (26.09%) DHCP
3 30 (16.30%) Firewall
4 26 (14.13%) SAN
5 22 (11.96%) TCP/IP
6 18 (9.78%) LAN
7 16 (8.70%) WAN
8 11 (5.98%) VPN
9 9 (4.89%) NAS
10 8 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (3.80%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (3.80%) Cisco PIX
11 7 (3.80%) Network Security
12 6 (3.26%) Internet
12 6 (3.26%) VoIP
13 5 (2.72%) VLAN
14 4 (2.17%) HTTP
14 4 (2.17%) SNMP
14 4 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.54%) Big Data
4 1 (0.54%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (5.98%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.09%) CircleCI
3 2 (1.09%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.09%) JIRA
4 1 (0.54%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.54%) Spinnaker
4 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 64 (34.78%) Finance
2 13 (7.07%) Law
3 9 (4.89%) Banking
4 5 (2.72%) Advertising
4 5 (2.72%) Legal
5 3 (1.63%) Back Office
6 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.35%) Web Services
2 3 (1.63%) JSON
3 1 (0.54%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.54%) COM
3 1 (0.54%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.78%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.35%) Clustering
3 7 (3.80%) Blackberry
4 6 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (3.26%) Public Cloud
4 6 (3.26%) Replication
5 5 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.72%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.72%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (2.72%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.72%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.17%) CMDB
6 4 (2.17%) User Experience
7 3 (1.63%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.09%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.09%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.54%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 137 (74.46%) Windows
2 103 (55.98%) Windows Server
3 33 (17.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (17.39%) Linux
5 25 (13.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (11.96%) Windows Server 2016
7 20 (10.87%) Windows 10
8 15 (8.15%) Windows 7
9 12 (6.52%) Windows Server 2019
10 7 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.63%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (93.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 28 (15.22%) DevOps
3 27 (14.67%) ITIL
4 19 (10.33%) Migration
5 17 (9.24%) Infrastructure as Code
6 13 (7.07%) Configuration Management
7 12 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (6.52%) Fintech
8 10 (5.43%) Infrastructure Automation
8 10 (5.43%) ITSM
8 10 (5.43%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (4.89%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (4.89%) Information Security
9 9 (4.89%) Proactive Monitoring
9 9 (4.89%) Project Delivery
10 8 (4.35%) Patch Management
10 8 (4.35%) Project Management
10 8 (4.35%) Service Management
11 7 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (3.80%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 72 (39.13%) PowerShell
2 26 (14.13%) Python
3 15 (8.15%) Bash Shell
4 14 (7.61%) SQL
5 7 (3.80%) Perl
6 5 (2.72%) C#
7 3 (1.63%) C
7 3 (1.63%) Java
7 3 (1.63%) Ruby
8 2 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (11.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (8.15%) MCSE
3 10 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (4.89%) MCSA
5 7 (3.80%) CCNA
6 6 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (3.26%) MCITP
7 5 (2.72%) Degree
8 4 (2.17%) AWS Certification
8 4 (2.17%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.09%) CCNP
10 1 (0.54%) CISMP
10 1 (0.54%) CISSP
10 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.54%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.54%) MCP
10 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.54%) VCP5
10 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.72%) SLA
2 4 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.09%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.54%) GDPR
4 1 (0.54%) NIST
4 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 98 (53.26%) Active Directory
2 42 (22.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (15.76%) XenApp
4 27 (14.67%) Hyper-V
5 21 (11.41%) XenDesktop
6 17 (9.24%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (7.07%) vSphere
8 8 (4.35%) Docker
9 7 (3.80%) Firmware
10 5 (2.72%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (1.63%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 3 (1.63%) DFS Replication
12 2 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 32 (17.39%) SCCM
2 25 (13.59%) Terraform
3 18 (9.78%) Ansible
3 18 (9.78%) vCenter Server
4 14 (7.61%) SCOM
5 11 (5.98%) Kubernetes
6 10 (5.43%) Microsoft Intune
7 8 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (2.72%) Nagios
8 5 (2.72%) NetVault Backup
9 4 (2.17%) WSUS
10 3 (1.63%) EdgeSight
10 3 (1.63%) Jamf Pro
10 3 (1.63%) Packer
11 2 (1.09%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (1.09%) HP SIM
11 2 (1.09%) PowerCLI
11 2 (1.09%) Puppet
11 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Satellite
12 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 100 (54.35%) VMware
2 93 (50.54%) Microsoft
3 45 (24.46%) Citrix
4 29 (15.76%) Cisco
5 17 (9.24%) Veeam
6 15 (8.15%) HP
7 12 (6.52%) NetApp
8 10 (5.43%) CheckPoint
9 9 (4.89%) Splunk
10 8 (4.35%) Dell
10 8 (4.35%) Google
10 8 (4.35%) McAfee
10 8 (4.35%) Palo Alto
11 6 (3.26%) iManage
11 6 (3.26%) Red Hat
11 6 (3.26%) SonicWALL
12 5 (2.72%) 3PAR
12 5 (2.72%) Meraki
13 4 (2.17%) SolarWinds
13 4 (2.17%) Sophos