Period
to 17 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 165 147 204
Rank change year-on-year -18 +57 +38
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 199 219 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.94% 2.12% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 2.23% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 185 211 129
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £42,600 £37,500 £35,250
90th Percentile £79,250 £72,500 £63,400
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £48,828 £47,500
% change year-on-year +12.64% +2.79% +5.56%

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 9,801 9,838 10,371
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.68% 95.03% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8,775 8,787 9,459
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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.

1 192 (96.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 119 (59.80%) Windows
3 113 (56.78%) Active Directory
4 93 (46.73%) Finance
5 89 (44.72%) VMware
6 88 (44.22%) Microsoft
7 86 (43.22%) Windows Server
8 81 (40.70%) Firewall
9 70 (35.18%) PowerShell
10 68 (34.17%) Office 365
11 63 (31.66%) Microsoft Azure
12 58 (29.15%) DevOps
13 49 (24.62%) Amazon AWS
13 49 (24.62%) DNS
14 46 (23.12%) Linux
14 46 (23.12%) Hyper-V
15 45 (22.61%) Windows Server 2012
16 43 (21.61%) VMware Infrastructure
16 43 (21.61%) Windows Server 2008
16 43 (21.61%) SCCM
17 42 (21.11%) DHCP
18 41 (20.60%) Cisco
18 41 (20.60%) Agile Software Development
19 38 (19.10%) SCOM
20 36 (18.09%) PKI
21 35 (17.59%) MS Exchange
22 34 (17.09%) Citrix
23 33 (16.58%) Scrum
23 33 (16.58%) Systems Engineering
24 32 (16.08%) Problem-Solving

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 35 (17.59%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (4.52%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.02%) Apache
5 7 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.51%) IIS
7 2 (1.01%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.50%) Confluence
8 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.50%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (4.02%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 68 (34.17%) Office 365
2 63 (31.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (24.62%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (4.02%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (3.02%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.51%) Datadog
8 2 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.01%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.01%) G Suite
9 1 (0.50%) GitHub
9 1 (0.50%) IaaS
9 1 (0.50%) PaaS
9 1 (0.50%) SaaS
9 1 (0.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 81 (40.70%) Firewall
2 49 (24.62%) DNS
3 42 (21.11%) DHCP
4 25 (12.56%) WAN
5 24 (12.06%) NetScaler
6 23 (11.56%) Network Security
7 21 (10.55%) VPN
8 18 (9.05%) Skype
8 18 (9.05%) TCP/IP
9 15 (7.54%) BGP
9 15 (7.54%) Cisco IOS
9 15 (7.54%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (7.54%) MPLS
9 15 (7.54%) NX-OS
9 15 (7.54%) OSPF
9 15 (7.54%) SAN
10 14 (7.04%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (7.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 14 (7.04%) Internet
10 14 (7.04%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.02%) Blockchain
2 6 (3.02%) MySQL
2 6 (3.02%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.51%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.01%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.50%) Big Data
6 1 (0.50%) OLTP
6 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (6.03%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.02%) JIRA
3 4 (2.01%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.50%) git-flow
4 1 (0.50%) GitLab
4 1 (0.50%) Hudson
4 1 (0.50%) Maven
4 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.50%) Travis CI
General
1 93 (46.73%) Finance
2 14 (7.04%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.52%) Retail
4 4 (2.01%) Law
5 2 (1.01%) Advertising
5 2 (1.01%) Games
5 2 (1.01%) Marketing
6 1 (0.50%) Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.01%) Web Services
2 3 (1.51%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (1.01%) Node.js
3 2 (1.01%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.50%) JSON
4 1 (0.50%) Kafka
4 1 (0.50%) SOAP
4 1 (0.50%) XML
4 1 (0.50%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.09%) PKI
2 32 (16.08%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (13.07%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.52%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (4.02%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.02%) Security Operations Centre
6 6 (3.02%) Fintech
7 4 (2.01%) Clustering
8 2 (1.01%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.01%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.01%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.01%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.01%) Reinsurance
8 2 (1.01%) Replication
9 1 (0.50%) CMDB
9 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 119 (59.80%) Windows
2 86 (43.22%) Windows Server
3 46 (23.12%) Linux
4 45 (22.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (21.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (14.57%) Windows 10
7 8 (4.02%) Unix
8 4 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.01%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.51%) CentOS
9 3 (1.51%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (1.01%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.01%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.50%) Android
11 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (96.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 58 (29.15%) DevOps
3 41 (20.60%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (16.58%) Scrum
4 33 (16.58%) Systems Engineering
5 32 (16.08%) Problem-Solving
6 26 (13.07%) Migration
7 17 (8.54%) Information Security
8 16 (8.04%) ITIL
9 11 (5.53%) Load Balancing
10 10 (5.03%) Configuration Management
11 9 (4.52%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (4.52%) Security Operations
12 8 (4.02%) Data Management
12 8 (4.02%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 8 (4.02%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 6 (3.02%) High Availability
13 6 (3.02%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (3.02%) Root Cause Analysis
14 5 (2.51%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 70 (35.18%) PowerShell
2 19 (9.55%) SQL
3 18 (9.05%) Python
4 7 (3.52%) Java
5 5 (2.51%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.51%) Go
5 5 (2.51%) Perl
6 4 (2.01%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.51%) Ruby
8 1 (0.50%) C
8 1 (0.50%) Scala
8 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (10.55%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (8.04%) CCNP
3 15 (7.54%) CCIE
4 14 (7.04%) CCIE Security
5 13 (6.53%) Degree
6 11 (5.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (4.52%) MCSE
8 7 (3.52%) CISSP
8 7 (3.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (3.02%) VCP6
10 5 (2.51%) CompTIA Security+
11 4 (2.01%) CCNA
12 3 (1.51%) CESG Certified Professional
12 3 (1.51%) MCP
13 2 (1.01%) AWS Certification
13 2 (1.01%) HND
13 2 (1.01%) Linux+ Certification
13 2 (1.01%) RHCSA
14 1 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.51%) GDPR
2 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.50%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 113 (56.78%) Active Directory
2 46 (23.12%) Hyper-V
3 43 (21.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (10.05%) Docker
5 15 (7.54%) XenApp
6 13 (6.53%) vSphere
7 9 (4.52%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (3.02%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (2.51%) XenDesktop
10 4 (2.01%) Firmware
11 2 (1.01%) XenServer
12 1 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.50%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 43 (21.61%) SCCM
2 38 (19.10%) SCOM
3 23 (11.56%) Kubernetes
4 19 (9.55%) Ansible
4 19 (9.55%) Puppet
5 16 (8.04%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (4.02%) vCenter Server
7 7 (3.52%) Grafana
7 7 (3.52%) Nagios
8 6 (3.02%) Prometheus
8 6 (3.02%) Terraform
9 5 (2.51%) Backup Exec
10 2 (1.01%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.50%) Cacti
11 1 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.50%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.50%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.50%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 89 (44.72%) VMware
2 88 (44.22%) Microsoft
3 41 (20.60%) Cisco
4 34 (17.09%) Citrix
5 22 (11.06%) Juniper
6 18 (9.05%) CheckPoint
7 17 (8.54%) F5
8 13 (6.53%) NetApp
9 10 (5.03%) Palo Alto
10 8 (4.02%) HP
11 7 (3.52%) Extreme Networks
12 6 (3.02%) Red Hat
13 5 (2.51%) Google
13 5 (2.51%) Veeam
14 4 (2.01%) EMC
14 4 (2.01%) Meraki
14 4 (2.01%) Oracle
14 4 (2.01%) SolarWinds
15 2 (1.01%) Apple
15 2 (1.01%) Symantec