Period
to 18 May 2021

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 18 May 2021.

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
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 165 149 193
Rank change year-on-year -16 +44 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 72 126 155
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.45% 1.74% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.84% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 63 113 136
10th Percentile £48,000 £41,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £49,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% +9.09% -

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 4,628 6,834 9,663
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.95% 94.58% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4,115 6,000 8,669
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £66,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.06% +1.54% +8.33%
75th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.48% +3.08% +8.33%

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 18 May 2021.

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 18 May 2021, 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 72 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 48 (66.67%) VMware
3 46 (63.89%) Windows
4 44 (61.11%) Azure
5 41 (56.94%) VMware Infrastructure
6 37 (51.39%) Microsoft
7 34 (47.22%) Active Directory
8 33 (45.83%) Finance
9 30 (41.67%) AWS
9 30 (41.67%) Microsoft 365
9 30 (41.67%) Windows Server
10 29 (40.28%) PowerShell
11 23 (31.94%) Linux
12 20 (27.78%) Azure Active Directory
13 19 (26.39%) Citrix
13 19 (26.39%) SAN
14 14 (19.44%) Cisco
14 14 (19.44%) DevOps
14 14 (19.44%) IaaS
14 14 (19.44%) Hyper-V
14 14 (19.44%) vSphere
15 13 (18.06%) DNS
15 13 (18.06%) HP
15 13 (18.06%) Service Delivery
15 13 (18.06%) Firewall
16 12 (16.67%) DHCP
17 11 (15.28%) Problem-Solving
18 10 (13.89%) XenApp
18 10 (13.89%) Bash Shell
18 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Intune

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 8 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.17%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.78%) Confluence
4 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.39%) Ethereum
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 44 (61.11%) Azure
2 30 (41.67%) AWS
2 30 (41.67%) Microsoft 365
3 20 (27.78%) Azure Active Directory
4 14 (19.44%) IaaS
5 5 (6.94%) Datadog
6 3 (4.17%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 3 (4.17%) Azure Storage
6 3 (4.17%) Google Workspace
7 2 (2.78%) GCP
7 2 (2.78%) SaaS
7 2 (2.78%) Serverless
8 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.39%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.39%) Azure Sentinel
8 1 (1.39%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.39%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (26.39%) SAN
2 13 (18.06%) DNS
2 13 (18.06%) Firewall
3 12 (16.67%) DHCP
4 8 (11.11%) Network Security
5 6 (8.33%) NetScaler
5 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.94%) VLAN
7 4 (5.56%) VPN
8 2 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.78%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.78%) LAN
8 2 (2.78%) WAN
9 1 (1.39%) NAS
9 1 (1.39%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.39%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.39%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.39%) MySQL
3 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (6.94%) GitLab
2 5 (6.94%) TeamCity
3 4 (5.56%) JIRA
4 2 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.39%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
General
1 33 (45.83%) Finance
2 10 (13.89%) Telecoms
3 9 (12.50%) Social Skills
4 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.56%) Documentation Skills
5 4 (5.56%) Legal
6 3 (4.17%) Law
7 2 (2.78%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.78%) Retail
8 1 (1.39%) Back Office
8 1 (1.39%) Banking
8 1 (1.39%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (1.39%) Military
8 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (4.17%) Web Services
3 1 (1.39%) Flash
3 1 (1.39%) JSON
3 1 (1.39%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Management Information System
1 7 (9.72%) Public Cloud
2 3 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (4.17%) Replication
3 2 (2.78%) Clustering
3 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.78%) Derivative
3 2 (2.78%) EMC VNX
3 2 (2.78%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.78%) OTC Derivatives
3 2 (2.78%) Symmetrix
4 1 (1.39%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.39%) iSeries
4 1 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 46 (63.89%) Windows
2 30 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 23 (31.94%) Linux
4 9 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 6 (8.33%) CentOS
5 6 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 4 (5.56%) Mac OS
6 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
7 3 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.17%) Unix
7 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (19.44%) DevOps
3 13 (18.06%) Service Delivery
4 11 (15.28%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (13.89%) ITIL
6 9 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 8 (11.11%) Decision-Making
7 8 (11.11%) Infrastructure as Code
8 7 (9.72%) Fintech
8 7 (9.72%) Migration
9 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (8.33%) Project Delivery
9 6 (8.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 5 (6.94%) Deployment Automation
10 5 (6.94%) Immutable Infrastructure
10 5 (6.94%) Server Management
10 5 (6.94%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 4 (5.56%) Presales
11 4 (5.56%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.28%) PowerShell
2 10 (13.89%) Bash Shell
3 5 (6.94%) Python
4 4 (5.56%) Java
4 4 (5.56%) SQL
5 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.78%) Perl
6 1 (1.39%) PHP
6 1 (1.39%) Ruby
6 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) CCNA
1 6 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.56%) MCSE
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.78%) Degree
5 1 (1.39%) CCNP
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) HNC
5 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.17%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) GDPR
2 2 (2.78%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.39%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 41 (56.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (47.22%) Active Directory
3 14 (19.44%) Hyper-V
3 14 (19.44%) vSphere
4 10 (13.89%) Docker
4 10 (13.89%) XenApp
5 5 (6.94%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (4.17%) StorNext
6 3 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.17%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.17%) Xsan
7 2 (2.78%) Firmware
7 2 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.39%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 10 (13.89%) Ansible
1 10 (13.89%) Kubernetes
1 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Intune
1 10 (13.89%) Terraform
2 9 (12.50%) SCCM
3 7 (9.72%) Puppet
4 5 (6.94%) PowerCLI
5 4 (5.56%) vCenter Server
6 3 (4.17%) vRealize
7 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (2.78%) SCDPM
7 2 (2.78%) SCOM
7 2 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (2.78%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 1 (1.39%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.39%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (1.39%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 48 (66.67%) VMware
2 37 (51.39%) Microsoft
3 19 (26.39%) Citrix
4 14 (19.44%) Cisco
5 13 (18.06%) HP
6 10 (13.89%) Nimble Storage
7 9 (12.50%) 3PAR
8 8 (11.11%) NetApp
9 7 (9.72%) Veeam
10 6 (8.33%) CommVault
10 6 (8.33%) EMC
11 5 (6.94%) AppDynamics
11 5 (6.94%) Splunk
12 4 (5.56%) Asigra
12 4 (5.56%) Dell
12 4 (5.56%) Juniper
12 4 (5.56%) SonicWALL
12 4 (5.56%) Sun
12 4 (5.56%) Supermicro
13 3 (4.17%) Sybase