Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 137 199
Rank change year-on-year -27 +62 +91
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 211 227 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.89% 2.22% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 2.34% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 199 218 154
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% - -
10th Percentile £39,000 £36,600 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £67,500 £62,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% - +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 10,704 9,716 11,258
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.64% 94.98% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9,564 8,800 10,257
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 £33,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £58,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +7.76% +0.87% +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 14 November 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 14 November 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.

1 196 (92.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 129 (61.14%) Windows
3 109 (51.66%) Active Directory
4 107 (50.71%) Finance
5 105 (49.76%) Windows Server
6 94 (44.55%) Microsoft
7 91 (43.13%) VMware
8 84 (39.81%) Microsoft Azure
9 79 (37.44%) Office 365
10 78 (36.97%) PowerShell
11 68 (32.23%) DevOps
12 65 (30.81%) Firewall
12 65 (30.81%) DNS
13 58 (27.49%) Linux
13 58 (27.49%) Windows Server 2012
14 55 (26.07%) Amazon AWS
15 52 (24.64%) Hyper-V
15 52 (24.64%) DHCP
16 48 (22.75%) Windows Server 2008
16 48 (22.75%) Agile Software Development
17 47 (22.27%) VMware Infrastructure
18 38 (18.01%) PKI
18 38 (18.01%) MS Exchange
19 37 (17.54%) SCOM
20 35 (16.59%) SCCM
21 33 (15.64%) Scrum
22 32 (15.17%) Migration
22 32 (15.17%) Windows 10
23 31 (14.69%) Systems Engineering
23 31 (14.69%) Citrix

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 38 (18.01%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (3.79%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.84%) Apache
6 4 (1.90%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.90%) IIS
7 3 (1.42%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.95%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.47%) Confluence
9 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.47%) GemFire
9 1 (0.47%) nginx
9 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (2.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 84 (39.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (37.44%) Office 365
3 55 (26.07%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.79%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (2.37%) G Suite
5 5 (2.37%) IaaS
5 5 (2.37%) PaaS
6 4 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.90%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.42%) Datadog
8 2 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.95%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.95%) GitHub
8 2 (0.95%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.95%) SaaS
9 1 (0.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 65 (30.81%) DNS
1 65 (30.81%) Firewall
2 52 (24.64%) DHCP
3 25 (11.85%) SAN
4 22 (10.43%) WAN
5 19 (9.00%) Skype
5 19 (9.00%) TCP/IP
6 16 (7.58%) Network Security
6 16 (7.58%) VPN
7 14 (6.64%) NetScaler
8 13 (6.16%) LAN
9 12 (5.69%) VoIP
10 8 (3.79%) VLAN
11 7 (3.32%) Internet
12 6 (2.84%) NAS
13 5 (2.37%) MPLS
13 5 (2.37%) SSL
14 4 (1.90%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (1.90%) iSCSI
14 4 (1.90%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.37%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.74%) MySQL
3 5 (2.37%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.37%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.90%) Big Data
4 4 (1.90%) Blockchain
4 4 (1.90%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.42%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.95%) KDB
6 2 (0.95%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.47%) OLTP
7 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.47%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 14 (6.64%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.32%) JIRA
3 4 (1.90%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.47%) git-flow
4 1 (0.47%) GitLab
4 1 (0.47%) Hudson
4 1 (0.47%) Maven
4 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.47%) Travis CI
General
1 107 (50.71%) Finance
2 9 (4.27%) Advertising
3 8 (3.79%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.37%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.37%) Marketing
5 4 (1.90%) Banking
6 3 (1.42%) Law
7 2 (0.95%) Games
7 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.95%) Retail
8 1 (0.47%) Back Office
8 1 (0.47%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.84%) Web Services
2 5 (2.37%) X-Windows
3 3 (1.42%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (1.42%) Kafka
3 3 (1.42%) Middleware
4 1 (0.47%) JSON
4 1 (0.47%) LAMP
4 1 (0.47%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.47%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.47%) Memcached
4 1 (0.47%) Node.js
4 1 (0.47%) SOAP
4 1 (0.47%) XML
4 1 (0.47%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (18.01%) PKI
2 25 (11.85%) Data Centre
3 16 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.69%) Fintech
5 9 (4.27%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.84%) Replication
7 4 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.90%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.90%) Reinsurance
8 3 (1.42%) BYOD
8 3 (1.42%) Clustering
8 3 (1.42%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.42%) EMC VMAX
8 3 (1.42%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.42%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.95%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (0.95%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 129 (61.14%) Windows
2 105 (49.76%) Windows Server
3 58 (27.49%) Linux
3 58 (27.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (22.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (15.17%) Windows 10
6 11 (5.21%) Unix
7 6 (2.84%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.90%) Mac OS
8 4 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.42%) CentOS
10 2 (0.95%) Android
10 2 (0.95%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.95%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.47%) Debian
11 1 (0.47%) Solaris
11 1 (0.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (92.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 68 (32.23%) DevOps
3 48 (22.75%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (15.64%) Scrum
5 32 (15.17%) Migration
6 31 (14.69%) Systems Engineering
7 26 (12.32%) ITIL
8 21 (9.95%) Information Security
9 20 (9.48%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (4.74%) Load Balancing
11 9 (4.27%) Configuration Management
12 7 (3.32%) CRM
12 7 (3.32%) Data Management
12 7 (3.32%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (3.32%) Open Source
13 6 (2.84%) Cybersecurity
13 6 (2.84%) High Availability
13 6 (2.84%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (2.84%) SIEM
13 6 (2.84%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 78 (36.97%) PowerShell
2 28 (13.27%) Python
3 16 (7.58%) SQL
4 14 (6.64%) Bash Shell
5 12 (5.69%) Java
6 8 (3.79%) Perl
7 7 (3.32%) Ruby
8 5 (2.37%) Go
8 5 (2.37%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.42%) Korn
10 2 (0.95%) C
11 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.47%) Scala
11 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (9.48%) Degree
2 15 (7.11%) CISSP
3 11 (5.21%) CompTIA Security+
4 9 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.79%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (3.79%) MCSE
6 4 (1.90%) CCNA
6 4 (1.90%) CCNP
6 4 (1.90%) CISM
7 3 (1.42%) CCIE
7 3 (1.42%) CCIE Security
7 3 (1.42%) MCP
7 3 (1.42%) RHCSA
7 3 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.95%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.95%) Linux+ Certification
8 2 (0.95%) VCP6
9 1 (0.47%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (3.32%) SLA
2 4 (1.90%) GDPR
2 4 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.47%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 109 (51.66%) Active Directory
2 52 (24.64%) Hyper-V
3 47 (22.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (10.90%) Docker
5 17 (8.06%) XenApp
6 10 (4.74%) XenServer
7 9 (4.27%) vSphere
8 8 (3.79%) XenDesktop
9 7 (3.32%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (2.84%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (1.42%) Firmware
11 3 (1.42%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.47%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.47%) KVM
13 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.47%) PowerDNS
13 1 (0.47%) QEMU
13 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (17.54%) SCOM
2 35 (16.59%) SCCM
3 22 (10.43%) Kubernetes
4 21 (9.95%) Ansible
5 20 (9.48%) Puppet
6 15 (7.11%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (3.79%) Nagios
8 5 (2.37%) Grafana
8 5 (2.37%) Terraform
8 5 (2.37%) vCenter Server
9 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (1.90%) Prometheus
10 3 (1.42%) Backup Exec
10 3 (1.42%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (1.42%) Jamf Pro
10 3 (1.42%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.95%) WSUS
11 2 (0.95%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.47%) Cacti
12 1 (0.47%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 94 (44.55%) Microsoft
2 91 (43.13%) VMware
3 31 (14.69%) Citrix
4 28 (13.27%) Cisco
5 14 (6.64%) Google
6 13 (6.16%) HP
7 11 (5.21%) Juniper
8 10 (4.74%) NetApp
8 10 (4.74%) Oracle
9 8 (3.79%) Dell
9 8 (3.79%) Palo Alto
10 7 (3.32%) CheckPoint
10 7 (3.32%) Red Hat
11 6 (2.84%) Extreme Networks
11 6 (2.84%) SolarWinds
11 6 (2.84%) Sun
12 5 (2.37%) Apple
12 5 (2.37%) Veeam
13 4 (1.90%) 3PAR
13 4 (1.90%) EMC