Period
to 16 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 232 236 245
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9 +39
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1,103 1,100 1,176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.54% 1.51% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.58% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,017 1,015 1,097
London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £44,488
% change year-on-year +3.45% -2.22% +8.51%

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 68,361 69,588 80,005
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.27% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 55,610 56,533 69,424
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.36% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +6 298 £55,000 +10.00% 34
West London +22 70 £52,500 +10.53% 24
South London +8 46 £47,500 +13.10% 4
East London -9 11 £52,500 +33.76% 3
North London +2 10 £45,000 -7.22% 3
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 London region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 748 (67.82%) Windows
2 610 (55.30%) VMware
3 600 (54.40%) Active Directory
4 520 (47.14%) Windows Server
5 467 (42.34%) Microsoft
6 392 (35.54%) Microsoft Azure
7 339 (30.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 336 (30.46%) Office 365
9 326 (29.56%) Linux
10 269 (24.39%) PowerShell
11 249 (22.57%) Cisco
11 249 (22.57%) Firewall
12 244 (22.12%) Finance
13 231 (20.94%) Citrix
14 227 (20.58%) MS Exchange
15 222 (20.13%) DNS
16 219 (19.85%) SAN
16 219 (19.85%) Amazon AWS
17 193 (17.50%) ITIL
18 190 (17.23%) Hyper-V
19 186 (16.86%) Windows Server 2008
20 183 (16.59%) DHCP
21 182 (16.50%) SQL Server
22 175 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
23 173 (15.68%) WAN
23 173 (15.68%) SCCM
24 165 (14.96%) DevOps
25 162 (14.69%) LAN
26 157 (14.23%) SQL
27 139 (12.60%) VPN

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
1 227 (20.58%) MS Exchange
2 107 (9.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 98 (8.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 67 (6.07%) Skype for Business
5 64 (5.80%) SharePoint
6 56 (5.08%) IIS
7 28 (2.54%) nginx
8 21 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
9 17 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 16 (1.45%) Tomcat
11 14 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
12 12 (1.09%) Apache
13 9 (0.82%) OpenStack
14 8 (0.73%) JBoss
14 8 (0.73%) Site Server
15 5 (0.45%) WebLogic
16 3 (0.27%) Apache Spark
16 3 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
16 3 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
17 2 (0.18%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 56 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.18%) Maximo
3 2 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.091%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.091%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 392 (35.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 336 (30.46%) Office 365
3 219 (19.85%) Amazon AWS
4 48 (4.35%) IaaS
5 30 (2.72%) Azure Active Directory
6 29 (2.63%) SaaS
7 26 (2.36%) PaaS
8 23 (2.09%) AWS CloudFormation
9 19 (1.72%) Mimecast
10 14 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 13 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
11 13 (1.18%) Serverless
12 12 (1.09%) OneDrive
13 9 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (0.54%) Amazon S3
15 6 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
15 6 (0.54%) G Suite
16 4 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 249 (22.57%) Firewall
2 222 (20.13%) DNS
3 219 (19.85%) SAN
4 183 (16.59%) DHCP
5 173 (15.68%) WAN
6 162 (14.69%) LAN
7 139 (12.60%) VPN
8 94 (8.52%) TCP/IP
9 62 (5.62%) VLAN
10 60 (5.44%) MPLS
11 57 (5.17%) Skype
12 50 (4.53%) VSAN
13 46 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
14 45 (4.08%) Network Security
15 28 (2.54%) NetScaler
16 27 (2.45%) WLAN
17 24 (2.18%) NAS
17 24 (2.18%) VoIP
17 24 (2.18%) Wi-Fi
18 21 (1.90%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (16.50%) SQL Server
2 38 (3.45%) MySQL
3 34 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
4 32 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (1.63%) SQL Server 2014
7 16 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
8 13 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (1.09%) MongoDB
10 10 (0.91%) Big Data
10 10 (0.91%) Hadoop
11 7 (0.63%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.54%) Blockchain
13 4 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.36%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.36%) Relational Database
14 3 (0.27%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.27%) Informix
Development Applications
1 42 (3.81%) Jenkins
2 22 (1.99%) Git (software)
3 16 (1.45%) JIRA
4 10 (0.91%) TeamCity
5 8 (0.73%) Maven
6 6 (0.54%) Vagrant
7 5 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (0.36%) GitLab
9 3 (0.27%) MSI
10 2 (0.18%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.18%) Subversion
10 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.091%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.091%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.091%) GoCD
11 1 (0.091%) PEAR
11 1 (0.091%) Redmine
11 1 (0.091%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.091%) Spinnaker
General
1 244 (22.12%) Finance
2 78 (7.07%) Banking
3 30 (2.72%) Retail
3 30 (2.72%) Telecoms
4 28 (2.54%) Law
5 27 (2.45%) Legal
6 25 (2.27%) Advertising
7 24 (2.18%) Billing
7 24 (2.18%) Investment Banking
8 17 (1.54%) Back Office
9 15 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.36%) Marketing
10 9 (0.82%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.63%) Aerospace
11 7 (0.63%) Games
12 4 (0.36%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.18%) French Language
13 2 (0.18%) Front Office
14 1 (0.091%) Military
14 1 (0.091%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (3.26%) Web Services
2 14 (1.27%) Middleware
3 9 (0.82%) REST
4 8 (0.73%) LAMP
5 7 (0.63%) .NET
5 7 (0.63%) Apache CXF
5 7 (0.63%) RESTful
5 7 (0.63%) SOAP
5 7 (0.63%) WCF
6 6 (0.54%) Elastic Stack
6 6 (0.54%) LDAP
6 6 (0.54%) WPF
7 5 (0.45%) LAPP Stack
7 5 (0.45%) X-Windows
8 4 (0.36%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (0.36%) WSH
9 3 (0.27%) 802.1X
9 3 (0.27%) COM
10 2 (0.18%) Memcached
10 2 (0.18%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 115 (10.43%) Data Centre
2 68 (6.17%) Self-Motivation
3 58 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (5.08%) Clustering
5 41 (3.72%) Hedge funds
6 37 (3.35%) Computer Science
6 37 (3.35%) Fintech
7 31 (2.81%) Management Information System
8 30 (2.72%) Private Cloud
9 26 (2.36%) Public Cloud
10 24 (2.18%) PKI
11 23 (2.09%) Mobile Payment
12 18 (1.63%) Blackberry
12 18 (1.63%) Data Protection Act
13 17 (1.54%) BBC
13 17 (1.54%) Replication
14 14 (1.27%) Client/Server
14 14 (1.27%) Reinsurance
15 12 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
16 10 (0.91%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 748 (67.82%) Windows
2 520 (47.14%) Windows Server
3 326 (29.56%) Linux
4 186 (16.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 175 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 58 (5.26%) Windows 10
7 50 (4.53%) Windows 7
8 40 (3.63%) Unix
9 30 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 28 (2.54%) Mac OS
12 24 (2.18%) Windows 2000 Server
13 22 (1.99%) Windows 8
14 15 (1.36%) Solaris
15 14 (1.27%) CentOS
16 11 (1.00%) Android
16 11 (1.00%) Ubuntu
17 8 (0.73%) Apple iOS
18 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
19 2 (0.18%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (17.50%) ITIL
2 165 (14.96%) DevOps
3 103 (9.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 86 (7.80%) Problem-Solving
5 75 (6.80%) Agile Software Development
6 74 (6.71%) Migration
7 65 (5.89%) Patch Management
8 58 (5.26%) Information Security
9 53 (4.81%) Asset Management
10 51 (4.62%) Configuration Management
11 44 (3.99%) Cybersecurity
12 40 (3.63%) Load Balancing
12 40 (3.63%) Project Management
13 34 (3.08%) Change Management
14 31 (2.81%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (2.81%) Vulnerability Management
15 30 (2.72%) Penetration Testing
16 29 (2.63%) Investment Management
16 29 (2.63%) Server Building
17 28 (2.54%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 269 (24.39%) PowerShell
2 157 (14.23%) SQL
3 87 (7.89%) Python
4 60 (5.44%) Bash Shell
5 34 (3.08%) Java
6 24 (2.18%) Perl
7 21 (1.90%) Ruby
8 20 (1.81%) C#
9 16 (1.45%) C
10 12 (1.09%) Go
10 12 (1.09%) PHP
11 9 (0.82%) JavaScript
12 8 (0.73%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.63%) VB
14 5 (0.45%) Korn
15 3 (0.27%) VBScript
16 1 (0.091%) C++
16 1 (0.091%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 118 (10.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 105 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 102 (9.25%) MCSE
4 90 (8.16%) CCNA
4 90 (8.16%) Degree
5 65 (5.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 52 (4.71%) MCSA
7 41 (3.72%) MCITP
8 34 (3.08%) CISSP
9 32 (2.90%) CCNP
10 20 (1.81%) Security Cleared
11 19 (1.72%) MCP
12 18 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
13 17 (1.54%) CISM
14 14 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
14 14 (1.27%) CompTIA Security+
15 12 (1.09%) SC Cleared
15 12 (1.09%) VCAP
16 11 (1.00%) AWS Certification
17 9 (0.82%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (3.26%) SLA
3 17 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 17 (1.54%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.00%) QA
5 5 (0.45%) GCP
6 4 (0.36%) GDPR
7 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.091%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.091%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.091%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.091%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 600 (54.40%) Active Directory
2 339 (30.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 190 (17.23%) Hyper-V
4 99 (8.98%) vSphere
5 96 (8.70%) XenApp
6 78 (7.07%) VMware ESXi
7 54 (4.90%) XenDesktop
8 49 (4.44%) Docker
9 28 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
10 23 (2.09%) XenServer
11 18 (1.63%) VMware NSX
12 17 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
13 16 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
14 12 (1.09%) Terminal Services
15 10 (0.91%) VMware Server
16 8 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
17 7 (0.63%) DFS Replication
17 7 (0.63%) NFS
17 7 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
18 6 (0.54%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 173 (15.68%) SCCM
2 82 (7.43%) Puppet
3 77 (6.98%) Ansible
4 69 (6.26%) SCOM
5 54 (4.90%) Failover Clustering
6 39 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
7 32 (2.90%) Kubernetes
8 27 (2.45%) Terraform
8 27 (2.45%) WSUS
9 25 (2.27%) Backup Exec
10 22 (1.99%) vCenter Server
11 20 (1.81%) Single Sign-On
12 19 (1.72%) SCOrch
13 18 (1.63%) Nagios
14 15 (1.36%) Microsoft Intune
15 13 (1.18%) HP Data Protector
16 11 (1.00%) NetBackup
16 11 (1.00%) PowerCLI
17 10 (0.91%) AirWatch
17 10 (0.91%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 610 (55.30%) VMware
2 467 (42.34%) Microsoft
3 249 (22.57%) Cisco
4 231 (20.94%) Citrix
5 93 (8.43%) HP
6 87 (7.89%) NetApp
7 81 (7.34%) Veeam
8 56 (5.08%) Dell
9 52 (4.71%) EMC
10 49 (4.44%) Splunk
11 36 (3.26%) Google
12 34 (3.08%) CheckPoint
12 34 (3.08%) Red Hat
13 29 (2.63%) SolarWinds
14 28 (2.54%) Juniper
14 28 (2.54%) Meraki
15 26 (2.36%) McAfee
16 23 (2.09%) Oracle
17 20 (1.81%) F5
18 19 (1.72%) Ivanti