Period
to 22 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Engineering over the 6 months to 22 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineering
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 135 103 114
Rank change year-on-year -32 +11 +26
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 93 208 289
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.90% 2.56% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 2.72% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 83 184 269
10th Percentile £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £45,938 £49,248
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £82,500 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

Infrastructure Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,662 7,650 9,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 95.24% 94.08% 93.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4,136 6,684 8,490
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £36,475
25th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £49,337
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £100,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Infrastructure Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the City of London

Infrastructure Engineering
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the City of London.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the City of London

Infrastructure Engineering
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 April 2021, IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering.

1 51 (54.84%) Azure
2 50 (53.76%) Windows
3 47 (50.54%) VMware
4 45 (48.39%) Active Directory
5 43 (46.24%) PowerShell
6 41 (44.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 36 (38.71%) Microsoft
7 36 (38.71%) Finance
8 31 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
9 29 (31.18%) Citrix
9 29 (31.18%) Linux
9 29 (31.18%) Windows Server
10 28 (30.11%) AWS
11 24 (25.81%) Cisco
12 20 (21.51%) Azure Active Directory
13 19 (20.43%) SAN
14 18 (19.35%) Firewall
14 18 (19.35%) Migration
15 16 (17.20%) IaaS
16 15 (16.13%) SCCM
16 15 (16.13%) ITIL
16 15 (16.13%) DevOps
16 15 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
17 14 (15.05%) Terraform
17 14 (15.05%) Law
18 13 (13.98%) DHCP
18 13 (13.98%) DNS
18 13 (13.98%) HP
18 13 (13.98%) vSphere
18 13 (13.98%) Project Delivery

Infrastructure Engineering
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 11 (11.83%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.53%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.23%) Confluence
4 2 (2.15%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.15%) IIS
5 1 (1.08%) Ethereum
5 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 51 (54.84%) Azure
2 31 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
3 28 (30.11%) AWS
4 20 (21.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 16 (17.20%) IaaS
6 6 (6.45%) GCP
7 4 (4.30%) Datadog
7 4 (4.30%) PaaS
8 3 (3.23%) Google Workspace
9 2 (2.15%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 2 (2.15%) Azure Storage
9 2 (2.15%) SaaS
10 1 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (1.08%) Azure Sentinel
10 1 (1.08%) Mimecast
10 1 (1.08%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.43%) SAN
2 18 (19.35%) Firewall
3 13 (13.98%) DHCP
3 13 (13.98%) DNS
4 8 (8.60%) TCP/IP
5 7 (7.53%) VLAN
5 7 (7.53%) WAN
6 6 (6.45%) BGP
6 6 (6.45%) OSPF
7 5 (5.38%) NetScaler
8 4 (4.30%) LAN
8 4 (4.30%) MPLS
8 4 (4.30%) Network Security
8 4 (4.30%) VPN
9 3 (3.23%) VoIP
10 2 (2.15%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.15%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.15%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.08%) NAS
11 1 (1.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.15%) Blockchain
2 2 (2.15%) DB2
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.08%) MySQL
3 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Jenkins
1 6 (6.45%) JIRA
2 5 (5.38%) TeamCity
3 4 (4.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (4.30%) GitLab
4 2 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.08%) CircleCI
General
1 36 (38.71%) Finance
2 14 (15.05%) Law
3 7 (7.53%) Banking
4 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.23%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Legal
6 1 (1.08%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.08%) Publishing
6 1 (1.08%) Retail
6 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (64.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (19.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (12.90%) Cloud Engineer
4 11 (11.83%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (10.75%) Architect
6 9 (9.68%) Azure Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) IT Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) VMware Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Network Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Storage Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (5.38%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) Server Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) Cloud Architect
10 4 (4.30%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) SAN Engineer
11 3 (3.23%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) Web Services
2 2 (2.15%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (2.15%) ISPF
3 1 (1.08%) Flash
3 1 (1.08%) Middleware
3 1 (1.08%) SAML
3 1 (1.08%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (7.53%) Public Cloud
2 6 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.23%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.23%) Replication
5 2 (2.15%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.15%) Clustering
6 1 (1.08%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.08%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.08%) iSeries
6 1 (1.08%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.08%) PKI
6 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (53.76%) Windows
2 29 (31.18%) Linux
2 29 (31.18%) Windows Server
3 13 (13.98%) Windows Server 2019
4 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2016
5 11 (11.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (7.53%) Windows 10
7 6 (6.45%) CentOS
7 6 (6.45%) Ubuntu
8 5 (5.38%) Mac OS
9 3 (3.23%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.23%) Unix
10 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.15%) zOS
11 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.35%) Migration
2 15 (16.13%) DevOps
2 15 (16.13%) ITIL
2 15 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (13.98%) Project Delivery
4 9 (9.68%) High Availability
4 9 (9.68%) Infrastructure as Code
4 9 (9.68%) Service Delivery
5 8 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.60%) Configuration Management
6 6 (6.45%) Architecture Roadmap
6 6 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.38%) Architectural Design
7 5 (5.38%) Decision-Making
7 5 (5.38%) Fintech
7 5 (5.38%) Runbook
7 5 (5.38%) Server Management
7 5 (5.38%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 5 (5.38%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 43 (46.24%) PowerShell
2 9 (9.68%) Bash Shell
2 9 (9.68%) Python
3 5 (5.38%) SQL
4 2 (2.15%) Java
4 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.15%) JCL
4 2 (2.15%) Perl
5 1 (1.08%) C
5 1 (1.08%) PHP
5 1 (1.08%) Ruby
5 1 (1.08%) VB
5 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (11.83%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (10.75%) CCNA
2 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (9.68%) MCSE
4 6 (6.45%) CISSP
5 5 (5.38%) Degree
6 3 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.15%) CCNP
7 2 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.08%) CCA
8 1 (1.08%) CISM
8 1 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.15%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) SLA
3 1 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 45 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 41 (44.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (13.98%) vSphere
4 12 (12.90%) Hyper-V
5 10 (10.75%) XenApp
6 8 (8.60%) XenDesktop
7 6 (6.45%) Docker
7 6 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (5.38%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (3.23%) StorNext
9 3 (3.23%) Xsan
10 2 (2.15%) Firmware
10 2 (2.15%) RACF
10 2 (2.15%) Time Sharing Option
10 2 (2.15%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (2.15%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (16.13%) SCCM
2 14 (15.05%) Terraform
3 12 (12.90%) Ansible
3 12 (12.90%) Kubernetes
3 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (7.53%) Puppet
4 7 (7.53%) SCOM
5 6 (6.45%) vCenter Server
6 3 (3.23%) PowerCLI
7 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (2.15%) SCDPM
7 2 (2.15%) Tivoli NetView
7 2 (2.15%) vRealize
7 2 (2.15%) zSecure
8 1 (1.08%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.08%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.08%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 47 (50.54%) VMware
2 36 (38.71%) Microsoft
3 29 (31.18%) Citrix
4 24 (25.81%) Cisco
5 13 (13.98%) HP
6 9 (9.68%) 3PAR
6 9 (9.68%) Nimble Storage
7 8 (8.60%) NetApp
7 8 (8.60%) Veeam
8 7 (7.53%) Palo Alto
8 7 (7.53%) SolarWinds
9 6 (6.45%) CommVault
9 6 (6.45%) iManage
9 6 (6.45%) Juniper
10 5 (5.38%) Asigra
10 5 (5.38%) Dell
10 5 (5.38%) EMC
10 5 (5.38%) SonicWALL
10 5 (5.38%) Sun
10 5 (5.38%) Supermicro