Period
to 19 October 2021

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

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

Infrastructure Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 171 126 174
Rank change year-on-year -45 +48 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 86 75 159
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.44% 2.07% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 2.22% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 81 69 133
10th Percentile £46,250 £31,250 £39,800
25th Percentile £52,000 £49,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £79,750
Central London median annual salary £57,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -8.80% +8.70% +4.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 5,572 3,372 9,506
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.54% 93.28% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4,947 2,956 8,407
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the City of London

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the City of London

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in the City of London

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 City of London region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 86 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 57 (66.28%) Azure
3 49 (56.98%) Windows
3 49 (56.98%) Active Directory
4 41 (47.67%) Microsoft
5 39 (45.35%) VMware
6 37 (43.02%) Finance
6 37 (43.02%) Windows Server
7 34 (39.53%) PowerShell
8 30 (34.88%) AWS
8 30 (34.88%) Microsoft 365
9 26 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
9 26 (30.23%) DevOps
9 26 (30.23%) Citrix
10 21 (24.42%) SQL
11 20 (23.26%) SCCM
12 19 (22.09%) IaaS
13 18 (20.93%) Linux
13 18 (20.93%) ITIL
14 17 (19.77%) XenApp
14 17 (19.77%) Terraform
15 16 (18.60%) Azure Active Directory
15 16 (18.60%) Service Delivery
16 15 (17.44%) DNS
16 15 (17.44%) Hyper-V
17 14 (16.28%) Problem-Solving
18 13 (15.12%) DHCP
19 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
19 12 (13.95%) Docker
20 11 (12.79%) Nimble Storage

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 8 (9.30%) MS Exchange
1 8 (9.30%) Skype for Business
2 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.33%) IIS
4 2 (2.33%) SAS
4 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) FastStats
1 2 (2.33%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 57 (66.28%) Azure
2 30 (34.88%) AWS
2 30 (34.88%) Microsoft 365
3 19 (22.09%) IaaS
4 16 (18.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (11.63%) Serverless
6 8 (9.30%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (9.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (9.30%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (8.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (8.14%) Amazon ECS
7 7 (8.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (4.65%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 3 (3.49%) Azure Storage
9 3 (3.49%) GCP
10 2 (2.33%) Azure Pipelines
10 2 (2.33%) OneDrive
10 2 (2.33%) Power Platform
11 1 (1.16%) Apigee
11 1 (1.16%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.44%) DNS
2 13 (15.12%) DHCP
3 10 (11.63%) Firewall
4 9 (10.47%) SAN
5 8 (9.30%) Network Security
6 7 (8.14%) NetScaler
6 7 (8.14%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.81%) VPN
8 4 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (4.65%) VLAN
9 2 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.33%) Cisco Firepower
9 2 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.33%) LAN
9 2 (2.33%) VoIP
10 1 (1.16%) HTTP
10 1 (1.16%) SD-WAN
10 1 (1.16%) Skype
10 1 (1.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.16%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.49%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.33%) GitLab
4 1 (1.16%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.16%) CircleCI
General
1 37 (43.02%) Finance
2 11 (12.79%) Social Skills
3 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (9.30%) Telecoms
5 6 (6.98%) Financial Institution
5 6 (6.98%) Legal
6 5 (5.81%) Back Office
7 4 (4.65%) Law
7 4 (4.65%) Military
8 3 (3.49%) Marketing
9 2 (2.33%) Banking
9 2 (2.33%) Retail
10 1 (1.16%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.47%) JSON
2 3 (3.49%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.16%) ADO
3 1 (1.16%) ARM Templates
3 1 (1.16%) OAuth
3 1 (1.16%) OAuth2
3 1 (1.16%) OpenID
3 1 (1.16%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Enterprise Cloud
1 7 (8.14%) Management Information System
1 7 (8.14%) Public Cloud
2 4 (4.65%) Derivative
2 4 (4.65%) EMC VNX
2 4 (4.65%) Hedge funds
2 4 (4.65%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (4.65%) OTC Derivatives
2 4 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (4.65%) Symmetrix
3 2 (2.33%) EFT
4 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.16%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.16%) Handset
4 1 (1.16%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.16%) Replication
4 1 (1.16%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (56.98%) Windows
2 37 (43.02%) Windows Server
3 18 (20.93%) Linux
4 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (8.14%) Windows 10
6 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.65%) Unix
7 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (3.49%) VMS
9 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.33%) CentOS
10 1 (1.16%) Android
10 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 26 (30.23%) DevOps
3 18 (20.93%) ITIL
4 16 (18.60%) Service Delivery
5 14 (16.28%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (12.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (12.79%) Infrastructure Automation
6 11 (12.79%) Proactive Monitoring
7 10 (11.63%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (10.47%) Configuration Management
8 9 (10.47%) Fintech
8 9 (10.47%) Project Delivery
9 8 (9.30%) Investment Management
9 8 (9.30%) Server Management
10 7 (8.14%) Information Security
10 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure as Code
10 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Management
10 7 (8.14%) ITSM
10 7 (8.14%) Migration
11 6 (6.98%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (39.53%) PowerShell
2 21 (24.42%) SQL
3 9 (10.47%) Python
4 7 (8.14%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.49%) Java
6 2 (2.33%) Perl
6 2 (2.33%) R
6 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.16%) VB
7 1 (1.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) CCNA
1 6 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.65%) DV Cleared
2 4 (4.65%) HNC
2 4 (4.65%) MCSE
2 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.33%) Degree
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) GDPR
2 2 (2.33%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.16%) QA
3 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (56.98%) Active Directory
2 26 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (19.77%) XenApp
4 15 (17.44%) Hyper-V
5 12 (13.95%) Docker
6 11 (12.79%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (12.79%) vSphere
7 6 (6.98%) XenDesktop
8 4 (4.65%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (3.49%) Ceph
9 3 (3.49%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.16%) Firmware
10 1 (1.16%) KVM
10 1 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (23.26%) SCCM
2 17 (19.77%) Terraform
3 11 (12.79%) SCOM
4 8 (9.30%) Kubernetes
4 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (8.14%) EdgeSight
5 7 (8.14%) Nagios
5 7 (8.14%) SCOrch
5 7 (8.14%) SCVMM
6 5 (5.81%) MOM
7 4 (4.65%) Ansible
7 4 (4.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (4.65%) PowerCLI
7 4 (4.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (3.49%) vCenter Server
9 2 (2.33%) Backup Exec
9 2 (2.33%) Puppet
9 2 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (1.16%) vRealize
Vendors
1 41 (47.67%) Microsoft
2 39 (45.35%) VMware
3 26 (30.23%) Citrix
4 11 (12.79%) HP
4 11 (12.79%) Nimble Storage
5 8 (9.30%) Cisco
6 7 (8.14%) EMC
6 7 (8.14%) Symantec
7 4 (4.65%) 3PAR
7 4 (4.65%) Google
7 4 (4.65%) Infoblox
8 3 (3.49%) Dell
8 3 (3.49%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.49%) Splunk
9 2 (2.33%) Apple
9 2 (2.33%) CommVault
9 2 (2.33%) IBM
9 2 (2.33%) Sybase
9 2 (2.33%) Veeam
9 2 (2.33%) Veritas