Period
to 19 September 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

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 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 173 179 145
Rank change year-on-year +6 -34 +71
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 160 198 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.59% 1.80% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.87% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 135 190 213
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £39,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £74,000 £77,500 £67,000
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £58,500 £49,155
% change year-on-year -1.71% +19.01% -1.69%

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 9,646 10,568 9,717
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.61% 96.02% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8,500 9,438 8,805
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £61,000 £59,500
% change year-on-year +6.56% +2.52% +3.48%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

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 September 2019, 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.

1 154 (96.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 128 (80.00%) Windows
3 94 (58.75%) Windows Server
4 83 (51.88%) Active Directory
5 81 (50.63%) PowerShell
6 76 (47.50%) VMware
7 71 (44.38%) Azure
8 64 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 59 (36.88%) Office 365
10 56 (35.00%) Citrix
11 51 (31.88%) AWS
12 45 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 45 (28.13%) Finance
13 42 (26.25%) Hyper-V
14 39 (24.38%) SCCM
15 38 (23.75%) Windows Server 2012
16 36 (22.50%) DNS
17 33 (20.63%) SQL
17 33 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
18 32 (20.00%) DevOps
19 30 (18.75%) ITIL
20 29 (18.13%) Cisco
21 28 (17.50%) XenApp
21 28 (17.50%) Windows 10
22 26 (16.25%) SAN
23 25 (15.63%) SQL Server
24 23 (14.38%) Microsoft Office
24 23 (14.38%) Microsoft Certification
25 21 (13.13%) MS Exchange
25 21 (13.13%) LAN

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 21 (13.13%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.75%) IIS
6 2 (1.25%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.25%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.63%) Apache
7 1 (0.63%) nginx
7 1 (0.63%) WordPress
7 1 (0.63%) Wowza Streaming Engine
Applications
1 23 (14.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 71 (44.38%) Azure
2 59 (36.88%) Office 365
3 51 (31.88%) AWS
4 17 (10.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 17 (10.63%) GitHub
5 13 (8.13%) GCP
6 12 (7.50%) IaaS
7 9 (5.63%) G Suite
8 8 (5.00%) PaaS
9 7 (4.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (4.38%) Power Platform
10 6 (3.75%) Serverless
11 5 (3.13%) SaaS
12 4 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (2.50%) Amazon S3
12 4 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (1.88%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (1.88%) Mimecast
13 3 (1.88%) Sauce Labs
13 3 (1.88%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 36 (22.50%) DNS
2 26 (16.25%) SAN
3 21 (13.13%) DHCP
3 21 (13.13%) LAN
3 21 (13.13%) WAN
4 17 (10.63%) Firewall
5 15 (9.38%) VoIP
6 12 (7.50%) Wireless
7 10 (6.25%) TCP/IP
8 9 (5.63%) Network Security
9 7 (4.38%) Internet
10 5 (3.13%) NetScaler
11 4 (2.50%) Softphone
12 3 (1.88%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (1.88%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.88%) Structured Cabling
12 3 (1.88%) VPN
13 2 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (1.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.88%) MySQL
3 9 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (4.38%) Power BI
6 6 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.25%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.63%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.63%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (8.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 10 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
2 10 (6.25%) TeamCity
3 8 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.38%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.75%) Bitbucket
6 4 (2.50%) MSI
7 3 (1.88%) gulp
7 3 (1.88%) webpack
8 1 (0.63%) JIRA
General
1 45 (28.13%) Finance
2 13 (8.13%) Banking
3 7 (4.38%) Law
3 7 (4.38%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.75%) Front Office
5 4 (2.50%) Advertising
6 3 (1.88%) Legal
7 2 (1.25%) Marketing
8 1 (0.63%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.63%) Web Services
2 3 (1.88%) CSS
2 3 (1.88%) HTML
2 3 (1.88%) Jest
2 3 (1.88%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (1.88%) Redux
2 3 (1.88%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (1.88%) Vue.js
3 2 (1.25%) COM
4 1 (0.63%) .NET
4 1 (0.63%) ADO
4 1 (0.63%) LAMP
4 1 (0.63%) LDAP
4 1 (0.63%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.63%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.88%) Clustering
3 11 (6.88%) Public Cloud
4 8 (5.00%) User Experience
5 7 (4.38%) Private Cloud
6 6 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.13%) Hedge funds
7 5 (3.13%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.50%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.88%) iPhone
9 3 (1.88%) Replication
10 2 (1.25%) EMC VNX
10 2 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.63%) PKI
11 1 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 128 (80.00%) Windows
2 94 (58.75%) Windows Server
3 38 (23.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (17.50%) Windows 10
6 19 (11.88%) Windows 7
7 16 (10.00%) Linux
8 8 (5.00%) Mac OS
9 7 (4.38%) Unix
10 5 (3.13%) Android
11 3 (1.88%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.63%) Debian
13 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.63%) VMS
13 1 (0.63%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (96.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 32 (20.00%) DevOps
3 30 (18.75%) ITIL
4 18 (11.25%) Migration
5 16 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
6 15 (9.38%) Configuration Management
7 14 (8.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (7.50%) Investment Management
8 12 (7.50%) Service Delivery
9 11 (6.88%) Project Management
10 10 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
11 9 (5.63%) Asset Management
11 9 (5.63%) Fintech
11 9 (5.63%) Infrastructure Automation
12 8 (5.00%) Computer Science
12 8 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (5.00%) Network Architecture
12 8 (5.00%) Problem Management
12 8 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (5.00%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 81 (50.63%) PowerShell
2 33 (20.63%) SQL
3 19 (11.88%) Python
4 10 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 6 (3.75%) Ruby
6 4 (2.50%) C#
7 3 (1.88%) Go
8 2 (1.25%) Perl
8 2 (1.25%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.25%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.63%) Elixir
9 1 (0.63%) Java
9 1 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (14.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (11.25%) Degree
2 18 (11.25%) MCSE
3 13 (8.13%) MCSA
4 9 (5.63%) CCNA
4 9 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (4.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (3.75%) MCITP
8 4 (2.50%) MCTS
9 1 (0.63%) CCNP
9 1 (0.63%) HND
9 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.63%) MCSD
9 1 (0.63%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.88%) SLA
2 2 (1.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.63%) GDPR
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) NIST
System Software
1 83 (51.88%) Active Directory
2 45 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (26.25%) Hyper-V
4 28 (17.50%) XenApp
5 18 (11.25%) Docker
6 9 (5.63%) XenDesktop
7 8 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (3.75%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (3.75%) vSphere
9 5 (3.13%) BitLocker
10 4 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.88%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.63%) Firmware
12 1 (0.63%) Postfix
12 1 (0.63%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (24.38%) SCCM
2 21 (13.13%) Ansible
3 20 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (11.88%) SCOM
5 18 (11.25%) Puppet
6 15 (9.38%) Kubernetes
6 15 (9.38%) Terraform
7 8 (5.00%) EdgeSight
7 8 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
7 8 (5.00%) Nagios
7 8 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (4.38%) Salt
9 5 (3.13%) SCVMM
10 4 (2.50%) Grafana
10 4 (2.50%) vCenter Server
10 4 (2.50%) XenMobile
11 3 (1.88%) HAProxy
11 3 (1.88%) Packer
12 2 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (1.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (47.50%) VMware
2 64 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 56 (35.00%) Citrix
4 29 (18.13%) Cisco
5 20 (12.50%) Veeam
6 19 (11.88%) Google
7 11 (6.88%) HP
8 9 (5.63%) CheckPoint
9 8 (5.00%) NetApp
9 8 (5.00%) Symantec
10 7 (4.38%) SaltStack
11 6 (3.75%) Atlassian
11 6 (3.75%) EMC
11 6 (3.75%) Ivanti
11 6 (3.75%) Palo Alto
12 4 (2.50%) McAfee
12 4 (2.50%) ServiceNow
13 3 (1.88%) New Relic
14 2 (1.25%) Shavlik
14 2 (1.25%) Zerto