Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 2018.

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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 141 215
Rank change year-on-year -27 +74 +74
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 200 225 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.81% 2.21% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 2.33% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 193 212 144
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -1.04% +1.59%
10th Percentile £37,600 £36,250 £31,075
90th Percentile £77,000 £67,500 £62,500
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £49,155 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.98% -1.69% +11.11%

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 10,626 9,660 11,764
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 95.08% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9,484 8,762 10,757
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 2018, 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.

1 179 (89.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 126 (63.00%) Windows
3 104 (52.00%) Active Directory
3 104 (52.00%) Windows Server
4 100 (50.00%) Finance
5 92 (46.00%) Microsoft
6 86 (43.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 84 (42.00%) VMware
8 81 (40.50%) Office 365
9 78 (39.00%) PowerShell
10 70 (35.00%) DNS
11 66 (33.00%) DevOps
12 60 (30.00%) DHCP
13 59 (29.50%) Firewall
14 57 (28.50%) Linux
14 57 (28.50%) Windows Server 2012
15 52 (26.00%) MS Exchange
16 51 (25.50%) Windows Server 2008
17 48 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 43 (21.50%) Hyper-V
19 42 (21.00%) Amazon AWS
20 39 (19.50%) SAN
21 36 (18.00%) Migration
22 35 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
23 33 (16.50%) Degree
24 32 (16.00%) Citrix
24 32 (16.00%) ITIL
25 28 (14.00%) WAN
25 28 (14.00%) SCCM
26 27 (13.50%) PKI

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 52 (26.00%) MS Exchange
2 23 (11.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (6.50%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.00%) Apache
5 4 (2.00%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.00%) IIS
5 4 (2.00%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.50%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.00%) Confluence
7 2 (1.00%) GemFire
8 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.50%) JBoss
8 1 (0.50%) nginx
8 1 (0.50%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 86 (43.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 81 (40.50%) Office 365
3 42 (21.00%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (3.50%) OneDrive
5 6 (3.00%) G Suite
5 6 (3.00%) IaaS
5 6 (3.00%) PaaS
6 5 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.50%) Serverless
9 2 (1.00%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.00%) Datadog
9 2 (1.00%) GitHub
9 2 (1.00%) SaaS
10 1 (0.50%) Trello
10 1 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 70 (35.00%) DNS
2 60 (30.00%) DHCP
3 59 (29.50%) Firewall
4 39 (19.50%) SAN
5 28 (14.00%) WAN
6 20 (10.00%) LAN
7 18 (9.00%) TCP/IP
8 17 (8.50%) VPN
9 13 (6.50%) Skype
10 12 (6.00%) VoIP
11 11 (5.50%) MPLS
12 7 (3.50%) NX-OS
12 7 (3.50%) VLAN
13 6 (3.00%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (3.00%) NAS
13 6 (3.00%) Network Security
14 4 (2.00%) Intranet
14 4 (2.00%) iSCSI
15 3 (1.50%) Internet
15 3 (1.50%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.00%) MySQL
3 5 (2.50%) Big Data
3 5 (2.50%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.50%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (1.50%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.00%) Blockchain
6 2 (1.00%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.00%) KDB
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (6.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.50%) JIRA
3 5 (2.50%) 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%) Maven
4 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.50%) Travis CI
General
1 100 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (4.50%) Banking
3 8 (4.00%) Advertising
4 7 (3.50%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.50%) Back Office
5 5 (2.50%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.50%) Marketing
6 4 (2.00%) Law
7 2 (1.00%) Games
8 1 (0.50%) International Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Legal
8 1 (0.50%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.50%) Web Services
2 4 (2.00%) Middleware
2 4 (2.00%) X-Windows
3 3 (1.50%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (1.50%) Kafka
4 2 (1.00%) LAMP
4 2 (1.00%) Memcached
5 1 (0.50%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.50%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.50%) Node.js
5 1 (0.50%) REST
5 1 (0.50%) SOAP
5 1 (0.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.50%) PKI
2 26 (13.00%) Data Centre
3 14 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.50%) Management Information System
5 11 (5.50%) Fintech
6 8 (4.00%) EMC VMAX
6 8 (4.00%) Private Cloud
7 7 (3.50%) Public Cloud
8 6 (3.00%) Reinsurance
9 5 (2.50%) Clustering
9 5 (2.50%) Replication
10 4 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (1.50%) BYOD
11 3 (1.50%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.50%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.50%) iPhone
11 3 (1.50%) Smartphone
12 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Cloud
12 2 (1.00%) HP StoreVirtual
12 2 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 126 (63.00%) Windows
2 104 (52.00%) Windows Server
3 57 (28.50%) Linux
3 57 (28.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 51 (25.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (13.50%) Windows 10
6 10 (5.00%) Unix
7 7 (3.50%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.00%) Android
8 4 (2.00%) Mac OS
8 4 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.50%) CentOS
9 3 (1.50%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.50%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.50%) Debian
10 1 (0.50%) Solaris
10 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.50%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (89.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 66 (33.00%) DevOps
3 36 (18.00%) Migration
4 35 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (16.00%) ITIL
6 24 (12.00%) Information Security
7 23 (11.50%) Scrum
8 19 (9.50%) Patch Management
9 17 (8.50%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (6.50%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (6.00%) Task Automation
12 10 (5.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 10 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
13 9 (4.50%) Configuration Management
13 9 (4.50%) Virtual Environments
14 8 (4.00%) Data Management
14 8 (4.00%) Load Balancing
15 7 (3.50%) CRM
15 7 (3.50%) Open Source
15 7 (3.50%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 78 (39.00%) PowerShell
2 24 (12.00%) Python
3 12 (6.00%) Java
3 12 (6.00%) SQL
4 10 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 7 (3.50%) Ruby
6 6 (3.00%) Perl
7 5 (2.50%) Go
8 4 (2.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.50%) Korn
10 1 (0.50%) C
10 1 (0.50%) PHP
10 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.50%) Scala
10 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (16.50%) Degree
2 22 (11.00%) CISSP
3 18 (9.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 7 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.00%) MCSE
6 4 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.00%) CISM
7 3 (1.50%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.50%) CCNA
7 3 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.50%) RHCSA
7 3 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.00%) Linux+ Certification
8 2 (1.00%) MCP
9 1 (0.50%) CCA
9 1 (0.50%) CCNP
9 1 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.00%) SLA
2 5 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (1.00%) GDPR
5 1 (0.50%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 104 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 48 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (21.50%) Hyper-V
4 16 (8.00%) Docker
5 15 (7.50%) vSphere
5 15 (7.50%) XenApp
5 15 (7.50%) XenServer
6 14 (7.00%) XenDesktop
7 12 (6.00%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (4.50%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.50%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.50%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.50%) Firmware
11 1 (0.50%) HDFS
11 1 (0.50%) KVM
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.50%) PowerDNS
11 1 (0.50%) QEMU
11 1 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (14.00%) SCCM
2 26 (13.00%) SCOM
3 23 (11.50%) Ansible
4 16 (8.00%) Kubernetes
5 14 (7.00%) Puppet
6 9 (4.50%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (4.50%) WSUS
7 8 (4.00%) Backup Exec
7 8 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
8 6 (3.00%) vCenter Server
9 5 (2.50%) HP SIM
9 5 (2.50%) Nagios
9 5 (2.50%) Terraform
10 4 (2.00%) Grafana
10 4 (2.00%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (1.50%) Jamf Pro
11 3 (1.50%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (1.00%) Prometheus
12 2 (1.00%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.50%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 92 (46.00%) Microsoft
2 84 (42.00%) VMware
3 32 (16.00%) Citrix
4 26 (13.00%) Cisco
5 22 (11.00%) HP
6 14 (7.00%) Google
7 13 (6.50%) Dell
8 12 (6.00%) EMC
9 10 (5.00%) Oracle
9 10 (5.00%) Veeam
10 8 (4.00%) 3PAR
10 8 (4.00%) IBM
10 8 (4.00%) Red Hat
11 7 (3.50%) Asigra
11 7 (3.50%) NetApp
11 7 (3.50%) SkyKick
11 7 (3.50%) SonicWALL
12 6 (3.00%) SolarWinds
12 6 (3.00%) Sun
13 5 (2.50%) Apple