Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineer
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 234 289 279
Rank change year-on-year +55 -10 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1,021 803 1,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.45% 1.13% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.18% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 924 734 950
London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £36,750 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 66,746 67,949 81,420
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.94% 95.92% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 54,095 58,176 69,564
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in London

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in London.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in London

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in London over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in London

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +49 282 £49,155 +3.48% 45
West London +9 57 £50,000 +9.89% 21
South London +4 33 £42,500 - 4
East London +8 19 £48,000 +16.36% 9
North London +4 9 £47,500 +1.06% 3
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, Infrastructure Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 739 (72.38%) Windows
2 627 (61.41%) VMware
3 525 (51.42%) Active Directory
4 475 (46.52%) Windows Server
5 441 (43.19%) Microsoft
6 382 (37.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 309 (30.26%) Cisco
8 306 (29.97%) Firewall
9 302 (29.58%) Office 365
10 299 (29.29%) Citrix
11 281 (27.52%) DNS
12 276 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
13 271 (26.54%) MS Exchange
14 256 (25.07%) SAN
15 254 (24.88%) Linux
16 248 (24.29%) PowerShell
17 244 (23.90%) Finance
18 229 (22.43%) Windows Server 2012
19 225 (22.04%) SQL Server
20 210 (20.57%) DHCP
21 181 (17.73%) Windows Server 2008
22 180 (17.63%) ITIL
23 179 (17.53%) SCCM
24 164 (16.06%) SQL
25 163 (15.96%) Amazon AWS
26 154 (15.08%) Hyper-V
27 147 (14.40%) WAN
28 144 (14.10%) HP
28 144 (14.10%) DevOps
29 139 (13.61%) XenApp

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 271 (26.54%) MS Exchange
2 107 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 93 (9.11%) SharePoint
4 80 (7.84%) Skype for Business
5 76 (7.44%) IIS
6 68 (6.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 27 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2003
8 25 (2.45%) Apache
9 22 (2.15%) Confluence
10 20 (1.96%) nginx
11 11 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 11 (1.08%) SAS
12 10 (0.98%) Tomcat
13 9 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
14 8 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
16 5 (0.49%) OpenStack
17 4 (0.39%) CMS
18 3 (0.29%) CloudStack
18 3 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 71 (6.95%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.098%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.098%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.098%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.098%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 302 (29.58%) Office 365
2 276 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 163 (15.96%) Amazon AWS
4 54 (5.29%) IaaS
5 50 (4.90%) PaaS
6 38 (3.72%) Azure Active Directory
7 36 (3.53%) SaaS
8 25 (2.45%) Mimecast
9 8 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.49%) OneDrive
13 4 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.39%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.29%) Akamai
14 3 (0.29%) CloudFront
15 2 (0.20%) GitHub
15 2 (0.20%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 306 (29.97%) Firewall
2 281 (27.52%) DNS
3 256 (25.07%) SAN
4 210 (20.57%) DHCP
5 147 (14.40%) WAN
6 126 (12.34%) LAN
7 97 (9.50%) TCP/IP
8 81 (7.93%) VPN
9 61 (5.97%) Skype
10 56 (5.48%) NAS
11 48 (4.70%) Internet
11 48 (4.70%) VoIP
12 43 (4.21%) Cisco ASA
12 43 (4.21%) VLAN
13 41 (4.02%) Network Security
14 33 (3.23%) MPLS
15 29 (2.84%) NetScaler
16 25 (2.45%) iSCSI
16 25 (2.45%) Wi-Fi
16 25 (2.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (22.04%) SQL Server
2 37 (3.62%) MySQL
3 32 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 29 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 27 (2.64%) NoSQL
7 22 (2.15%) SQL Server 2014
8 14 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
9 11 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.78%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.59%) Big Data
12 5 (0.49%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.49%) Redis
13 4 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.39%) Blockchain
13 4 (0.39%) Relational Database
14 3 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (4.11%) Jenkins
2 33 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 30 (2.94%) JIRA
4 20 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 18 (1.76%) Octopus Deploy
6 11 (1.08%) MSI
7 8 (0.78%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.59%) CircleCI
9 5 (0.49%) Subversion
10 3 (0.29%) AutoIt
10 3 (0.29%) Redmine
10 3 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.20%) AdminStudio
11 2 (0.20%) FxCop
11 2 (0.20%) Hudson
11 2 (0.20%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.20%) Maven
11 2 (0.20%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.20%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.20%) Vagrant
General
1 244 (23.90%) Finance
2 46 (4.51%) Banking
3 31 (3.04%) Telecoms
4 27 (2.64%) Retail
5 24 (2.35%) Law
6 23 (2.25%) Legal
7 17 (1.67%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.18%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.18%) Publishing
9 10 (0.98%) Advertising
10 9 (0.88%) Aerospace
11 7 (0.69%) Back Office
11 7 (0.69%) Marketing
12 6 (0.59%) Front Office
12 6 (0.59%) Spanish Language
13 5 (0.49%) Electronics
13 5 (0.49%) French Language
14 3 (0.29%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.20%) Games
15 2 (0.20%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.35%) .NET
1 24 (2.35%) Web Services
2 15 (1.47%) Software Packaging
3 13 (1.27%) Middleware
4 9 (0.88%) Elastic Stack
5 8 (0.78%) 802.1X
5 8 (0.78%) XMPP
6 7 (0.69%) LAMP
7 5 (0.49%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (0.39%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (0.29%) .NET Core
9 3 (0.29%) HTML
9 3 (0.29%) LAPP Stack
9 3 (0.29%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (0.29%) REST
9 3 (0.29%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (0.20%) EDI
10 2 (0.20%) Java EE
10 2 (0.20%) STL
10 2 (0.20%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 107 (10.48%) Data Centre
2 62 (6.07%) Hedge funds
3 60 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 55 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (3.53%) Clustering
6 33 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 30 (2.94%) Replication
8 29 (2.84%) Public Cloud
9 17 (1.67%) Fintech
10 15 (1.47%) EMC VNX
10 15 (1.47%) PKI
11 14 (1.37%) Blackberry
12 11 (1.08%) User Experience
13 10 (0.98%) Private Cloud
14 9 (0.88%) Client/Server
14 9 (0.88%) EMC VMAX
15 8 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
15 8 (0.78%) Fat Client
15 8 (0.78%) Thin Client
16 7 (0.69%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 739 (72.38%) Windows
2 475 (46.52%) Windows Server
3 254 (24.88%) Linux
4 229 (22.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 181 (17.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 116 (11.36%) Windows 10
7 77 (7.54%) Windows 7
8 47 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 36 (3.53%) CentOS
10 32 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 32 (3.13%) Ubuntu
11 30 (2.94%) Unix
12 27 (2.64%) Windows 8
13 19 (1.86%) Windows 2000 Server
14 14 (1.37%) Debian
15 11 (1.08%) Mac OS X
16 9 (0.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 7 (0.69%) Android
18 6 (0.59%) Mac OS
19 5 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (17.63%) ITIL
2 144 (14.10%) DevOps
3 73 (7.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 64 (6.27%) High Availability
4 64 (6.27%) Service Delivery
5 59 (5.78%) Change Management
6 55 (5.39%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (5.29%) Configuration Management
8 50 (4.90%) Migration
9 49 (4.80%) Cybersecurity
10 46 (4.51%) Continuous Integration
11 42 (4.11%) Kalman Filter
12 41 (4.02%) Project Management
13 38 (3.72%) Patch Management
14 37 (3.62%) Business Continuity
14 37 (3.62%) PRINCE2
15 30 (2.94%) Web Filtering
16 29 (2.84%) IT Strategy
16 29 (2.84%) Time Management
16 29 (2.84%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 248 (24.29%) PowerShell
2 164 (16.06%) SQL
3 66 (6.46%) Python
4 53 (5.19%) Java
5 38 (3.72%) T-SQL
6 31 (3.04%) Bash Shell
7 21 (2.06%) VBScript
8 20 (1.96%) Ruby
9 18 (1.76%) C
10 16 (1.57%) Perl
11 10 (0.98%) C++
11 10 (0.98%) Go
11 10 (0.98%) PHP
12 9 (0.88%) C#
13 8 (0.78%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.69%) JavaScript
15 4 (0.39%) Korn
16 3 (0.29%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.29%) VB
17 2 (0.20%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 136 (13.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 124 (12.14%) Cisco Certification
2 124 (12.14%) MCSE
3 109 (10.68%) CCNA
4 88 (8.62%) Degree
5 67 (6.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 50 (4.90%) MCSA
7 45 (4.41%) CCNP
8 37 (3.62%) Computer Science Degree
9 33 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
10 31 (3.04%) CCA
11 18 (1.76%) MCITP
11 18 (1.76%) Security Cleared
12 17 (1.67%) MCP
13 14 (1.37%) DV Cleared
14 12 (1.18%) Linux+ Certification
15 10 (0.98%) CompTIA Security+
15 10 (0.98%) Network+ Certification
15 10 (0.98%) SC Cleared
16 7 (0.69%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.80%) SLA
2 25 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.78%) QA
4 6 (0.59%) GDPR
5 5 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (0.49%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.39%) PMO
7 3 (0.29%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 525 (51.42%) Active Directory
2 382 (37.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 154 (15.08%) Hyper-V
4 139 (13.61%) XenApp
5 101 (9.89%) vSphere
6 93 (9.11%) VMware ESXi
7 83 (8.13%) XenDesktop
8 58 (5.68%) Virtual Servers
9 54 (5.29%) Docker
10 48 (4.70%) XenServer
11 34 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
12 25 (2.45%) Virtual Desktop
13 23 (2.25%) VMware Workstation
14 19 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
15 16 (1.57%) DFS Replication
16 11 (1.08%) BitLocker
17 10 (0.98%) VMware NSX
17 10 (0.98%) Xen
18 8 (0.78%) Firmware
19 7 (0.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 179 (17.53%) SCCM
2 78 (7.64%) SCOM
3 64 (6.27%) Puppet
4 40 (3.92%) Ansible
5 31 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (2.55%) Terraform
7 25 (2.45%) Backup Exec
8 24 (2.35%) vCenter Server
9 23 (2.25%) SCOrch
10 20 (1.96%) WSUS
11 19 (1.86%) Nagios
11 19 (1.86%) NetBackup
12 13 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
13 12 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
13 12 (1.18%) HP Data Protector
13 12 (1.18%) HP SIM
13 12 (1.18%) Kubernetes
13 12 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
14 11 (1.08%) SCVMM
15 9 (0.88%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 627 (61.41%) VMware
2 441 (43.19%) Microsoft
3 309 (30.26%) Cisco
4 299 (29.29%) Citrix
5 144 (14.10%) HP
6 77 (7.54%) Dell
7 74 (7.25%) EMC
8 70 (6.86%) NetApp
9 57 (5.58%) Veeam
10 55 (5.39%) IBM
11 50 (4.90%) 3PAR
12 41 (4.02%) CheckPoint
13 40 (3.92%) Juniper
14 38 (3.72%) SolarWinds
15 37 (3.62%) Red Hat
16 30 (2.94%) Palo Alto
17 29 (2.84%) Meraki
18 26 (2.55%) Splunk
19 25 (2.45%) Sophos
20 24 (2.35%) McAfee