Period
to 18 June 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 June 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 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 142 137 171
Rank change year-on-year -5 +34 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 89 114 165
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.70% 1.83% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.95% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 78 102 145
10th Percentile £50,000 £42,275 £41,450
25th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
75th Percentile £66,875 £69,688 £71,250
90th Percentile £83,000 £77,500 £79,750
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 4,844 5,860 9,593
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.74% 94.20% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4,296 5,134 8,575
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +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 June 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 June 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 89 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 55 (61.80%) Windows
2 55 (61.80%) VMware
3 50 (56.18%) Azure
4 47 (52.81%) Microsoft
5 45 (50.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 43 (48.31%) Active Directory
7 42 (47.19%) Finance
8 35 (39.33%) PowerShell
9 34 (38.20%) AWS
9 34 (38.20%) Windows Server
10 33 (37.08%) Microsoft 365
11 27 (30.34%) Linux
12 23 (25.84%) Citrix
13 22 (24.72%) Azure Active Directory
14 20 (22.47%) SAN
15 19 (21.35%) DNS
16 18 (20.22%) DHCP
16 18 (20.22%) Service Delivery
16 18 (20.22%) DevOps
16 18 (20.22%) IaaS
16 18 (20.22%) vSphere
17 16 (17.98%) Cisco
18 15 (16.85%) SCCM
18 15 (16.85%) Docker
19 14 (15.73%) Hyper-V
19 14 (15.73%) ITIL
19 14 (15.73%) Firewall
19 14 (15.73%) Terraform
20 13 (14.61%) Problem-Solving

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 (10.11%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.99%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.99%) Skype for Business
3 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.12%) Confluence
4 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 50 (56.18%) Azure
2 34 (38.20%) AWS
3 33 (37.08%) Microsoft 365
4 22 (24.72%) Azure Active Directory
5 18 (20.22%) IaaS
6 5 (5.62%) Datadog
7 3 (3.37%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 3 (3.37%) Azure Storage
7 3 (3.37%) GCP
7 3 (3.37%) Google Workspace
7 3 (3.37%) SaaS
7 3 (3.37%) Serverless
8 2 (2.25%) OpenShift
8 2 (2.25%) PaaS
9 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.12%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.12%) Apigee
9 1 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.12%) Azure Sentinel
9 1 (1.12%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.47%) SAN
2 19 (21.35%) DNS
3 18 (20.22%) DHCP
4 14 (15.73%) Firewall
5 10 (11.24%) TCP/IP
6 8 (8.99%) Network Security
7 7 (7.87%) NetScaler
8 6 (6.74%) VLAN
9 4 (4.49%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (4.49%) VPN
10 3 (3.37%) LAN
11 2 (2.25%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (2.25%) iSCSI
11 2 (2.25%) WAN
12 1 (1.12%) NAS
12 1 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (1.12%) Skype
12 1 (1.12%) Unified Communications
12 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (1.12%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.12%) DataStax
3 1 (1.12%) MySQL
3 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (5.62%) GitLab
2 5 (5.62%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.37%) JIRA
4 2 (2.25%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.12%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
General
1 42 (47.19%) Finance
2 12 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (11.24%) Telecoms
4 9 (10.11%) Social Skills
5 7 (7.87%) Legal
6 4 (4.49%) Back Office
6 4 (4.49%) Documentation Skills
6 4 (4.49%) Financial Institution
6 4 (4.49%) Military
7 3 (3.37%) Law
7 3 (3.37%) Retail
8 2 (2.25%) Banking
9 1 (1.12%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.49%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (3.37%) Web Services
3 2 (2.25%) JSON
4 1 (1.12%) Flash
4 1 (1.12%) OAuth
4 1 (1.12%) OAuth2
4 1 (1.12%) OpenID
4 1 (1.12%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Public Cloud
2 7 (7.87%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.62%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.49%) Derivative
4 4 (4.49%) EMC VNX
4 4 (4.49%) Hedge funds
4 4 (4.49%) OTC Derivatives
4 4 (4.49%) Symmetrix
5 3 (3.37%) Replication
6 2 (2.25%) Clustering
6 2 (2.25%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.12%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.12%) iSeries
7 1 (1.12%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.12%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 55 (61.80%) Windows
2 34 (38.20%) Windows Server
3 27 (30.34%) Linux
4 12 (13.48%) Windows 10
5 6 (6.74%) CentOS
5 6 (6.74%) Ubuntu
5 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.49%) Apple iOS
7 4 (4.49%) Mac OS
7 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.25%) Unix
9 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 18 (20.22%) DevOps
2 18 (20.22%) Service Delivery
3 14 (15.73%) ITIL
4 13 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (12.36%) Fintech
6 9 (10.11%) Configuration Management
6 9 (10.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (10.11%) Infrastructure as Code
6 9 (10.11%) Migration
7 8 (8.99%) Decision-Making
7 8 (8.99%) Project Delivery
8 7 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.74%) Data Protection
9 6 (6.74%) Information Security
9 6 (6.74%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 5 (5.62%) Deployment Automation
10 5 (5.62%) Immutable Infrastructure
10 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Automation
10 5 (5.62%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (39.33%) PowerShell
2 11 (12.36%) Bash Shell
3 8 (8.99%) SQL
4 5 (5.62%) Python
5 4 (4.49%) Java
6 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.25%) Perl
7 1 (1.12%) PHP
7 1 (1.12%) Ruby
7 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.74%) CCNA
1 6 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.49%) DV Cleared
2 4 (4.49%) HNC
2 4 (4.49%) MCSE
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.49%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.37%) Degree
3 3 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.12%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) GDPR
2 3 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.37%) QA
3 2 (2.25%) Solvency II
4 1 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 45 (50.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (48.31%) Active Directory
3 18 (20.22%) vSphere
4 15 (16.85%) Docker
5 14 (15.73%) Hyper-V
6 13 (14.61%) XenApp
7 6 (6.74%) XenDesktop
8 5 (5.62%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (4.49%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (4.49%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (3.37%) StorNext
10 3 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (3.37%) Xsan
11 2 (2.25%) Firmware
11 2 (2.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (16.85%) SCCM
2 14 (15.73%) Terraform
3 13 (14.61%) Kubernetes
4 10 (11.24%) Ansible
4 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (7.87%) Puppet
6 5 (5.62%) PowerCLI
6 5 (5.62%) SCOM
7 4 (4.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (4.49%) MOM
7 4 (4.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (4.49%) vCenter Server
8 3 (3.37%) vRealize
9 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (2.25%) SCDPM
9 2 (2.25%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 1 (1.12%) AirWatch
10 1 (1.12%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (1.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 55 (61.80%) VMware
2 47 (52.81%) Microsoft
3 23 (25.84%) Citrix
4 16 (17.98%) Cisco
5 13 (14.61%) HP
6 10 (11.24%) Nimble Storage
7 9 (10.11%) 3PAR
8 8 (8.99%) EMC
8 8 (8.99%) NetApp
9 7 (7.87%) Veeam
10 6 (6.74%) CommVault
11 5 (5.62%) AppDynamics
11 5 (5.62%) Splunk
12 4 (4.49%) Dell
12 4 (4.49%) Google
12 4 (4.49%) Infoblox
12 4 (4.49%) Juniper
12 4 (4.49%) SonicWALL
12 4 (4.49%) Supermicro
12 4 (4.49%) Symantec