Period
to 17 February 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 217 246 276
Rank change year-on-year +29 +30 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1,041 991 825
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.68% 1.42% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.49% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 917 895 753
London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,015
90th Percentile £72,500 £74,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.41% - -

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 59,189 66,413 67,209
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.32% 95.31% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 48,404 54,895 57,281
London median annual salary £62,375 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.96% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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 -3 251 £55,000 +10.00% 61
West London +28 71 £55,000 +10.00% 25
South London -4 36 £55,000 +29.41% 3
East London +30 25 £57,500 +19.79% 17
North London +31 17 £47,500 -24.00% 4
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 1,011 (97.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 721 (69.26%) Windows
3 569 (54.66%) Active Directory
4 519 (49.86%) VMware
5 476 (45.73%) Microsoft
6 462 (44.38%) Windows Server
7 368 (35.35%) Microsoft Azure
8 314 (30.16%) Firewall
9 313 (30.07%) PowerShell
10 307 (29.49%) Office 365
11 291 (27.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 279 (26.80%) Amazon AWS
13 268 (25.74%) Linux
14 262 (25.17%) Cisco
15 245 (23.54%) Finance
16 203 (19.50%) DNS
17 192 (18.44%) DevOps
18 178 (17.10%) Citrix
19 172 (16.52%) MS Exchange
20 170 (16.33%) Hyper-V
21 168 (16.14%) Windows Server 2012
22 163 (15.66%) ITIL
23 157 (15.08%) SCCM
24 150 (14.41%) Data Centre
25 144 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
25 144 (13.83%) SQL Server
26 136 (13.06%) SAN
27 130 (12.49%) SQL
28 128 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
28 128 (12.30%) Problem-Solving

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
1 172 (16.52%) MS Exchange
2 82 (7.88%) SharePoint
3 76 (7.30%) IIS
4 40 (3.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (3.46%) Apache
6 33 (3.17%) Skype for Business
7 30 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (1.73%) nginx
9 12 (1.15%) Confluence
9 12 (1.15%) IBM Domino
10 11 (1.06%) Apache Spark
10 11 (1.06%) CMS
11 10 (0.96%) OpenStack
12 9 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.86%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.67%) Commerce Server
13 7 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
15 4 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 73 (7.01%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.19%) Bankmaster
3 2 (0.19%) PlanetPress Connect
3 2 (0.19%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.096%) Magento
4 1 (0.096%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.096%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 368 (35.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 307 (29.49%) Office 365
3 279 (26.80%) Amazon AWS
4 64 (6.15%) SaaS
5 61 (5.86%) Azure Active Directory
6 39 (3.75%) PaaS
7 37 (3.55%) Google Cloud Platform
7 37 (3.55%) IaaS
8 27 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
9 24 (2.31%) Amazon S3
10 23 (2.21%) Mimecast
11 16 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 15 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
12 15 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
12 15 (1.44%) Serverless
13 12 (1.15%) G Suite
14 11 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
15 10 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
15 10 (0.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 7 (0.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 314 (30.16%) Firewall
2 203 (19.50%) DNS
3 136 (13.06%) SAN
4 127 (12.20%) WAN
5 123 (11.82%) DHCP
6 118 (11.34%) LAN
7 108 (10.37%) TCP/IP
8 79 (7.59%) VPN
9 65 (6.24%) Network Security
10 58 (5.57%) VoIP
11 55 (5.28%) VLAN
12 49 (4.71%) NetScaler
13 43 (4.13%) iSCSI
13 43 (4.13%) Skype
13 43 (4.13%) Wi-Fi
14 42 (4.03%) BGP
15 38 (3.65%) Cisco ASA
16 36 (3.46%) Internet
16 36 (3.46%) OSPF
17 27 (2.59%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.40%) MySQL
3 23 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
4 19 (1.83%) MongoDB
5 17 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
6 14 (1.34%) Big Data
6 14 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
8 10 (0.96%) Hadoop
8 10 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (0.77%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.58%) Blockchain
11 6 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.19%) Pentaho
13 1 (0.096%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.096%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.096%) Power BI
13 1 (0.096%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 44 (4.23%) Jenkins
2 35 (3.36%) JIRA
3 27 (2.59%) Git (software)
4 14 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (0.67%) Bitbucket
6 7 (0.67%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.38%) Redmine
7 4 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.29%) Travis CI
8 3 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.19%) GitLab
9 2 (0.19%) gulp
9 2 (0.19%) TestRail
9 2 (0.19%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.096%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.096%) git-flow
10 1 (0.096%) Hudson
10 1 (0.096%) Maven
10 1 (0.096%) MSI
General
1 245 (23.54%) Finance
2 38 (3.65%) Banking
3 37 (3.55%) Retail
4 35 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 33 (3.17%) Law
6 20 (1.92%) Marketing
7 15 (1.44%) Games
8 10 (0.96%) Legal
8 10 (0.96%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.67%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.38%) Advertising
10 4 (0.38%) Local Government
11 3 (0.29%) Back Office
11 3 (0.29%) Front Office
11 3 (0.29%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.19%) Publishing
13 1 (0.096%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.096%) Electronics
13 1 (0.096%) Military
13 1 (0.096%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (2.59%) Web Services
2 19 (1.83%) .NET
2 19 (1.83%) Middleware
3 16 (1.54%) LAMP
4 15 (1.44%) LEMP Stack
4 15 (1.44%) WSH
5 11 (1.06%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (0.77%) Kafka
7 6 (0.58%) React
8 5 (0.48%) Elastic Stack
8 5 (0.48%) JSON
8 5 (0.48%) LDAP
9 4 (0.38%) AngularJS
9 4 (0.38%) Ember.js
9 4 (0.38%) SailPoint
9 4 (0.38%) XMPP
10 3 (0.29%) HTML
10 3 (0.29%) Node.js
10 3 (0.29%) YAML
11 2 (0.19%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 150 (14.41%) Data Centre
2 64 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (5.48%) Clustering
4 38 (3.65%) PKI
5 37 (3.55%) Management Information System
6 35 (3.36%) Hedge funds
7 32 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
8 29 (2.79%) Public Cloud
9 27 (2.59%) Fintech
10 25 (2.40%) Driving Licence
11 23 (2.21%) Hybrid Cloud
12 20 (1.92%) Replication
13 14 (1.34%) Fat Client
13 14 (1.34%) HP Storage
13 14 (1.34%) Security Operations Centre
13 14 (1.34%) Thin Client
14 13 (1.25%) Enterprise Cloud
15 12 (1.15%) EMC VNX
15 12 (1.15%) Marketing Technology
16 11 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 721 (69.26%) Windows
2 462 (44.38%) Windows Server
3 268 (25.74%) Linux
4 168 (16.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 144 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 111 (10.66%) Windows 10
7 51 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 49 (4.71%) Windows 7
9 48 (4.61%) Unix
10 35 (3.36%) CentOS
11 21 (2.02%) Ubuntu
12 17 (1.63%) Mac OS X
12 17 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (1.15%) Apple iOS
14 10 (0.96%) Data ONTAP
15 8 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
15 8 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (0.48%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.48%) VMS
17 4 (0.38%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,011 (97.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 192 (18.44%) DevOps
3 163 (15.66%) ITIL
4 128 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
4 128 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
5 92 (8.84%) Migration
6 69 (6.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 66 (6.34%) Configuration Management
8 58 (5.57%) Mentoring
9 57 (5.48%) Information Security
10 52 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
11 47 (4.51%) High Availability
12 43 (4.13%) Load Balancing
13 39 (3.75%) Continuous Improvement
14 37 (3.55%) Systems Engineering
15 35 (3.36%) Scrum
16 28 (2.69%) Service Delivery
17 27 (2.59%) Root Cause Analysis
18 26 (2.50%) Project Management
19 25 (2.40%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 313 (30.07%) PowerShell
2 130 (12.49%) SQL
3 111 (10.66%) Python
4 71 (6.82%) Bash Shell
5 44 (4.23%) Perl
6 41 (3.94%) Ruby
7 30 (2.88%) Java
7 30 (2.88%) VBScript
8 22 (2.11%) Korn
8 22 (2.11%) VB
9 20 (1.92%) C
10 19 (1.83%) C++
11 17 (1.63%) PHP
12 12 (1.15%) Bourne shell
13 10 (0.96%) Go
14 5 (0.48%) JavaScript
14 5 (0.48%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.38%) C#
16 2 (0.19%) Lua
17 1 (0.096%) Scala
Qualifications
1 106 (10.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 84 (8.07%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (8.07%) MCSE
3 57 (5.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 53 (5.09%) Degree
5 42 (4.03%) CCNP
6 37 (3.55%) CCNA
7 27 (2.59%) CISSP
8 22 (2.11%) CCIE
8 22 (2.11%) MCP
9 19 (1.83%) CCIE Security
10 15 (1.44%) Security Cleared
11 14 (1.34%) MCSA
12 12 (1.15%) Numerate Degree
12 12 (1.15%) VCP6
13 11 (1.06%) CompTIA Security+
14 10 (0.96%) AWS Certification
15 9 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
15 9 (0.86%) VCAP
16 8 (0.77%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.51%) SLA
2 17 (1.63%) PCI DSS
3 16 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.96%) GDPR
4 10 (0.96%) PMO
5 8 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (0.38%) QA
7 2 (0.19%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 569 (54.66%) Active Directory
2 291 (27.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 170 (16.33%) Hyper-V
4 87 (8.36%) vSphere
5 78 (7.49%) XenApp
6 68 (6.53%) Docker
7 61 (5.86%) VMware ESXi
8 37 (3.55%) XenDesktop
9 36 (3.46%) Virtual Servers
10 30 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
11 28 (2.69%) Virtual Desktop
12 17 (1.63%) NFS
13 15 (1.44%) VMware NSX
14 12 (1.15%) Firmware
15 10 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
16 9 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
17 7 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 7 (0.67%) VMware Server
17 7 (0.67%) XenServer
18 6 (0.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 157 (15.08%) SCCM
2 106 (10.18%) Ansible
3 95 (9.13%) Puppet
4 80 (7.68%) SCOM
5 76 (7.30%) Terraform
6 75 (7.20%) Kubernetes
7 71 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
8 59 (5.67%) Nagios
9 37 (3.55%) Failover Clustering
10 26 (2.50%) vCenter Server
11 23 (2.21%) Backup Exec
12 22 (2.11%) WSUS
13 21 (2.02%) NetBackup
14 15 (1.44%) Microsoft Clustering
15 14 (1.34%) Single Sign-On
16 13 (1.25%) Grafana
17 12 (1.15%) SCOrch
18 10 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
18 10 (0.96%) Prometheus
19 9 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 519 (49.86%) VMware
2 476 (45.73%) Microsoft
3 262 (25.17%) Cisco
4 178 (17.10%) Citrix
5 108 (10.37%) HP
6 98 (9.41%) NetApp
7 66 (6.34%) EMC
8 56 (5.38%) Juniper
9 50 (4.80%) Red Hat
10 48 (4.61%) CheckPoint
11 47 (4.51%) Google
12 38 (3.65%) F5
13 34 (3.27%) IBM
14 33 (3.17%) SolarWinds
14 33 (3.17%) Splunk
15 28 (2.69%) Dell
15 28 (2.69%) Veeam
16 27 (2.59%) Palo Alto
17 23 (2.21%) Meraki
18 20 (1.92%) Veritas