Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 195 279
Rank change year-on-year +59 +84 -32
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 230 156 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.25% 1.35% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 1.40% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 221 150 127
City of London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £37,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
Central London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,369
% change year-on-year - +4.70% +0.82%

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 9671 11114 16415
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.38% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8765 10132 14264
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in the City of London

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
London Bridge +11 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Infrastructure Engineer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Infrastructure Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 160 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 151 (65.65%) Windows
3 126 (54.78%) VMware
4 122 (53.04%) Microsoft
5 121 (52.61%) Windows Server
6 100 (43.48%) MS Exchange
7 94 (40.87%) DNS
8 84 (36.52%) Firewall
8 84 (36.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 83 (36.09%) Citrix
10 81 (35.22%) Microsoft Azure
11 72 (31.30%) Office 365
12 71 (30.87%) SAN
13 66 (28.70%) DHCP
14 64 (27.83%) SQL Server
15 56 (24.35%) Finance
16 53 (23.04%) Cisco
17 52 (22.61%) Windows Server 2012
18 51 (22.17%) WAN
18 51 (22.17%) XenApp
19 48 (20.87%) Exchange Server 2010
20 47 (20.43%) Windows Server 2008
21 43 (18.70%) VPN
22 42 (18.26%) ITIL
22 42 (18.26%) XenDesktop
23 40 (17.39%) DevOps
24 39 (16.96%) SCCM
25 38 (16.52%) Linux
26 37 (16.09%) IBM
26 37 (16.09%) Hyper-V

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
1 100 (43.48%) MS Exchange
2 48 (20.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (13.91%) SharePoint
4 28 (12.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (10.43%) Confluence
6 18 (7.83%) IIS
7 12 (5.22%) Skype for Business
8 6 (2.61%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.87%) Apache
12 2 (0.87%) CMS
12 2 (0.87%) nginx
12 2 (0.87%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 19 (8.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 81 (35.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (31.30%) Office 365
3 33 (14.35%) IaaS
4 32 (13.91%) Azure Active Directory
4 32 (13.91%) PaaS
5 28 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (3.04%) SaaS
7 6 (2.61%) Mimecast
8 3 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.87%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.87%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 94 (40.87%) DNS
2 84 (36.52%) Firewall
3 71 (30.87%) SAN
4 66 (28.70%) DHCP
5 51 (22.17%) WAN
6 43 (18.70%) VPN
7 26 (11.30%) Internet
8 25 (10.87%) LAN
9 24 (10.43%) DMZ
10 19 (8.26%) TCP/IP
11 18 (7.83%) VoIP
12 17 (7.39%) NetScaler
13 14 (6.09%) VLAN
14 13 (5.65%) Skype
15 12 (5.22%) iSCSI
16 11 (4.78%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (4.78%) SSL
17 10 (4.35%) MPLS
17 10 (4.35%) Wireless
18 9 (3.91%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (27.83%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.83%) MySQL
3 9 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.87%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.87%) Redis
4 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.43%) Big Data
5 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.43%) Riak
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (10.87%) Git (software)
2 24 (10.43%) JIRA
3 23 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 23 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (1.74%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.43%) Subversion
5 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 56 (24.35%) Finance
2 17 (7.39%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.04%) Banking
4 5 (2.17%) Dutch Language
4 5 (2.17%) French Language
4 5 (2.17%) Spanish Language
5 3 (1.30%) Retail
6 2 (0.87%) Legal
7 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.00%) .NET
2 11 (4.78%) Web Services
3 5 (2.17%) Middleware
3 5 (2.17%) XMPP
4 4 (1.74%) 802.1X
4 4 (1.74%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.43%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.43%) EDI
5 1 (0.43%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.43%) HTML
5 1 (0.43%) Kafka
5 1 (0.43%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.43%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.61%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.39%) Public Cloud
3 9 (3.91%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.61%) EMC VMAX
4 6 (2.61%) Fintech
5 5 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.74%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.74%) DataPower
6 4 (1.74%) HP StoreVirtual
6 4 (1.74%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.74%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 3 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.87%) HP Storage
8 2 (0.87%) Replication
9 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.43%) PKI
9 1 (0.43%) User Experience
9 1 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 151 (65.65%) Windows
2 121 (52.61%) Windows Server
3 52 (22.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 47 (20.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (16.52%) Linux
6 18 (7.83%) Windows 10
6 18 (7.83%) Windows 7
7 8 (3.48%) Unix
8 7 (3.04%) Windows 8
8 7 (3.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.17%) CentOS
10 2 (0.87%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (18.26%) ITIL
2 40 (17.39%) DevOps
3 31 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
5 29 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (10.00%) BDD
6 23 (10.00%) TDD
7 20 (8.70%) High Availability
8 19 (8.26%) Service Delivery
9 18 (7.83%) Software Deployment
10 17 (7.39%) Proactive Monitoring
11 14 (6.09%) ITIL V3
12 13 (5.65%) Change Management
12 13 (5.65%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (5.65%) IT Strategy
13 12 (5.22%) Runbook
14 11 (4.78%) Kalman Filter
15 8 (3.48%) Capacity Management
15 8 (3.48%) ITIL V2
16 7 (3.04%) E-Discovery
Programming Languages
1 34 (14.78%) PowerShell
2 25 (10.87%) Java
3 17 (7.39%) SQL
4 11 (4.78%) T-SQL
5 7 (3.04%) VBScript
6 5 (2.17%) Python
7 3 (1.30%) Perl
8 2 (0.87%) Go
8 2 (0.87%) Ruby
8 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.43%) Groovy
9 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (15.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (15.22%) MCSE
3 25 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 21 (9.13%) MCSA
6 20 (8.70%) CCNA
7 14 (6.09%) Degree
8 12 (5.22%) MCP
9 7 (3.04%) CCA
9 7 (3.04%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (2.61%) MCITP
11 5 (2.17%) CCNP
12 4 (1.74%) CCIE
12 4 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (1.74%) Linux+ Certification
12 4 (1.74%) RHCSA
13 3 (1.30%) Check Point Certification
14 1 (0.43%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.43%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.17%) SLA
2 3 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 160 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 84 (36.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (22.17%) XenApp
4 42 (18.26%) XenDesktop
5 37 (16.09%) Hyper-V
6 33 (14.35%) VMware ESXi
7 32 (13.91%) XenServer
8 25 (10.87%) Docker
9 18 (7.83%) Microsoft App-V
9 18 (7.83%) vSphere
10 11 (4.78%) Virtual Servers
10 11 (4.78%) VMware Workstation
11 8 (3.48%) DFS Replication
12 7 (3.04%) Xen
13 4 (1.74%) VMware NSX
14 3 (1.30%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.87%) vCloud
16 1 (0.43%) Ceph
16 1 (0.43%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 39 (16.96%) SCCM
2 26 (11.30%) Puppet
3 20 (8.70%) SCOM
4 15 (6.52%) Backup Exec
5 8 (3.48%) SCOrch
6 7 (3.04%) HP Data Protector
6 7 (3.04%) HP SIM
6 7 (3.04%) XenMobile
7 6 (2.61%) Ansible
8 5 (2.17%) Nagios
8 5 (2.17%) SolarWinds Orion
8 5 (2.17%) WSUS
9 4 (1.74%) Cacti
9 4 (1.74%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (1.74%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.74%) Tivoli
10 3 (1.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 3 (1.30%) Terraform
11 2 (0.87%) Cisco UCCX
11 2 (0.87%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 126 (54.78%) VMware
2 122 (53.04%) Microsoft
3 83 (36.09%) Citrix
4 53 (23.04%) Cisco
5 37 (16.09%) IBM
6 33 (14.35%) Dell
6 33 (14.35%) HP
7 24 (10.43%) Splunk
8 18 (7.83%) Juniper
9 15 (6.52%) EMC
9 15 (6.52%) SolarWinds
10 14 (6.09%) 3PAR
11 12 (5.22%) Symantec
11 12 (5.22%) Veeam
12 10 (4.35%) CheckPoint
13 9 (3.91%) Dell Compellent
14 8 (3.48%) EqualLogic
14 8 (3.48%) Mitel
15 7 (3.04%) AppSense
16 6 (2.61%) NetApp