Period
to 1 December 2020

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £58,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 1 December 2020.

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
1 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 136 188 172
Rank change year-on-year +52 -16 -37
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 69 149 201
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.69% 1.51% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 1.58% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 69 134 192
Median annual salary £58,500 £58,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.43% +6.82% +15.79%
10th Percentile £31,250 £39,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,375 £81,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +15.79%

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 3,814 9,416 10,573
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.25% 95.47% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3,335 8,159 9,460
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,750 £95,150 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +5.93%

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 1 December 2020.

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 1 December 2020, 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 64 (92.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 52 (75.36%) Azure
3 49 (71.01%) Windows
4 43 (62.32%) Active Directory
5 41 (59.42%) Microsoft
6 36 (52.17%) Windows Server
7 33 (47.83%) VMware
8 32 (46.38%) Office 365
9 27 (39.13%) Finance
9 27 (39.13%) PowerShell
10 26 (37.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (31.88%) SAN
12 18 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (23.19%) Migration
14 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2019
15 13 (18.84%) Cisco
15 13 (18.84%) Linux
15 13 (18.84%) SQL
15 13 (18.84%) AWS
15 13 (18.84%) IaaS
15 13 (18.84%) SaaS
16 11 (15.94%) ITIL
16 11 (15.94%) DNS
16 11 (15.94%) Firewall
17 10 (14.49%) Citrix
17 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (14.49%) SCCM
17 10 (14.49%) Terraform
17 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2016
18 9 (13.04%) Puppet

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 9 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.70%) IIS
2 6 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.90%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.45%) Confluence
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 52 (75.36%) Azure
2 32 (46.38%) Office 365
3 13 (18.84%) AWS
3 13 (18.84%) IaaS
3 13 (18.84%) SaaS
4 8 (11.59%) PaaS
5 7 (10.14%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (8.70%) OneDrive
7 2 (2.90%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.90%) Serverless
8 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.45%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.45%) Datadog
8 1 (1.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (31.88%) SAN
2 11 (15.94%) DNS
2 11 (15.94%) Firewall
3 7 (10.14%) DHCP
4 4 (5.80%) WAN
5 3 (4.35%) LAN
6 2 (2.90%) MPLS
6 2 (2.90%) Network Security
6 2 (2.90%) VoIP
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.45%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.45%) Skype
7 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.45%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.45%) VSAN
7 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) Big Data
2 2 (2.90%) MySQL
2 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.90%) JIRA
2 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.45%) GitLab
2 1 (1.45%) Maven
2 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (39.13%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Law
3 3 (4.35%) Publishing
4 2 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.45%) Back Office
5 1 (1.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (1.45%) JSON
1 1 (1.45%) Sensu
1 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Client/Server
2 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.25%) Public Cloud
2 5 (7.25%) Replication
3 4 (5.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.45%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.45%) PKI
5 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 49 (71.01%) Windows
2 36 (52.17%) Windows Server
3 26 (37.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2019
5 13 (18.84%) Linux
6 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (8.70%) Windows 10
8 4 (5.80%) Debian
9 3 (4.35%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.90%) Unix
11 1 (1.45%) CentOS
11 1 (1.45%) Fedora
11 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (92.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (23.19%) Migration
3 11 (15.94%) ITIL
4 9 (13.04%) Change Control
4 9 (13.04%) DevOps
5 8 (11.59%) Configuration Management
5 8 (11.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (10.14%) Business Continuity
6 7 (10.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (10.14%) ITSM
7 6 (8.70%) Patch Management
7 6 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (7.25%) Asset Management
8 5 (7.25%) Fintech
8 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure as Code
8 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Automation
8 5 (7.25%) Mathematics
8 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
8 5 (7.25%) Service Management
8 5 (7.25%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.13%) PowerShell
2 13 (18.84%) SQL
3 9 (13.04%) Python
4 6 (8.70%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.35%) VBScript
6 1 (1.45%) Java
6 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.70%) MCSE
3 4 (5.80%) Degree
3 4 (5.80%) MCSA
4 2 (2.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.45%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.45%) CCNA
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.45%) MCP
5 1 (1.45%) RHCE
5 1 (1.45%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (1.45%) VCAP
5 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 43 (62.32%) Active Directory
2 18 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.70%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.35%) Docker
6 3 (4.35%) vSphere
7 1 (1.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) SCCM
1 10 (14.49%) Terraform
2 9 (13.04%) Puppet
3 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (11.59%) WSUS
4 4 (5.80%) Ansible
4 4 (5.80%) SCVMM
5 3 (4.35%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.90%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.90%) Nagios
6 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.90%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.45%) Cacti
7 1 (1.45%) logstash
7 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.45%) SCOM
7 1 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.45%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (1.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 41 (59.42%) Microsoft
2 33 (47.83%) VMware
3 13 (18.84%) Cisco
4 10 (14.49%) Citrix
5 8 (11.59%) HP
6 6 (8.70%) EMC
6 6 (8.70%) Veeam
7 4 (5.80%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.35%) Aruba
8 3 (4.35%) WatchGuard
9 2 (2.90%) Dell
9 2 (2.90%) Lotus
9 2 (2.90%) NetApp
9 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.45%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.45%) Proofpoint
10 1 (1.45%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.45%) Sybase
10 1 (1.45%) Symantec