Period
to 20 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 229 233 270
Rank change year-on-year +4 +37 +38
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1,085 1,157 1,044
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.58% 1.54% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.63% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,009 1,046 987
London median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.91% +6.32% -
10th Percentile £38,500 £36,250 £35,650
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +1.19%

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 65,509 71,041 76,412
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.41% 94.78% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 53,324 55,629 66,405
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -14 285 £58,500 +21.88% 41
West London +57 82 £50,000 +1.72% 22
South London +18 48 £47,500 +13.10% 3
North London +3 10 £42,500 -10.53% 2
East London -13 10 £54,500 +38.85% 2
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 1,032 (95.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 695 (64.06%) Windows
3 567 (52.26%) Active Directory
4 527 (48.57%) VMware
5 484 (44.61%) Windows Server
6 482 (44.42%) Microsoft
7 406 (37.42%) Microsoft Azure
8 360 (33.18%) Office 365
9 332 (30.60%) Linux
10 298 (27.47%) PowerShell
11 293 (27.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 274 (25.25%) Firewall
13 267 (24.61%) Finance
14 230 (21.20%) MS Exchange
15 228 (21.01%) Amazon AWS
16 219 (20.18%) DNS
17 204 (18.80%) Citrix
18 197 (18.16%) Cisco
19 190 (17.51%) DevOps
20 181 (16.68%) DHCP
20 181 (16.68%) Hyper-V
21 177 (16.31%) SAN
22 175 (16.13%) SCCM
23 168 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
24 155 (14.29%) ITIL
25 154 (14.19%) Windows Server 2012
26 152 (14.01%) SQL
27 146 (13.46%) WAN
28 141 (13.00%) LAN
29 139 (12.81%) SQL Server

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
1 230 (21.20%) MS Exchange
2 86 (7.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 64 (5.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 60 (5.53%) SharePoint
5 55 (5.07%) Skype for Business
6 36 (3.32%) IIS
7 28 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2007
8 18 (1.66%) Apache
9 17 (1.57%) nginx
9 17 (1.57%) Tomcat
10 16 (1.47%) OpenStack
11 12 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
12 11 (1.01%) JBoss
13 8 (0.74%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.46%) CMS
15 4 (0.37%) Apache Spark
15 4 (0.37%) CloudStack
15 4 (0.37%) Confluence
15 4 (0.37%) Site Server
15 4 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 41 (3.78%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.18%) Maximo
2 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.092%) Bankmaster
3 1 (0.092%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.092%) Magento
3 1 (0.092%) PlanetPress Connect
3 1 (0.092%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.092%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 406 (37.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 360 (33.18%) Office 365
3 228 (21.01%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (3.50%) IaaS
5 33 (3.04%) PaaS
6 27 (2.49%) Azure Active Directory
7 23 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
8 21 (1.94%) SaaS
9 18 (1.66%) Google Cloud Platform
10 15 (1.38%) Mimecast
11 13 (1.20%) G Suite
11 13 (1.20%) Serverless
12 12 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
13 10 (0.92%) OneDrive
14 8 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 7 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 7 (0.65%) Amazon S3
16 6 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
16 6 (0.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 274 (25.25%) Firewall
2 219 (20.18%) DNS
3 181 (16.68%) DHCP
4 177 (16.31%) SAN
5 146 (13.46%) WAN
6 141 (13.00%) LAN
7 114 (10.51%) VPN
8 91 (8.39%) TCP/IP
9 62 (5.71%) Skype
10 58 (5.35%) VLAN
11 47 (4.33%) VoIP
12 45 (4.15%) Network Security
13 44 (4.06%) MPLS
14 34 (3.13%) VSAN
14 34 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
15 33 (3.04%) NAS
16 31 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
17 26 (2.40%) BGP
18 25 (2.30%) WLAN
19 24 (2.21%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (12.81%) SQL Server
2 40 (3.69%) MySQL
3 36 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 24 (2.21%) MongoDB
5 24 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (2.12%) SQL Server 2016
7 18 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
9 10 (0.92%) Big Data
9 10 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
10 9 (0.83%) Hadoop
10 9 (0.83%) Oracle Database
11 7 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (0.65%) NoSQL
11 7 (0.65%) Relational Database
12 6 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.37%) Blockchain
14 3 (0.28%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.28%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 39 (3.59%) Jenkins
2 29 (2.67%) JIRA
3 22 (2.03%) Git (software)
4 9 (0.83%) Vagrant
5 6 (0.55%) Redmine
5 6 (0.55%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.46%) GitLab
7 4 (0.37%) Maven
8 3 (0.28%) Artifactory
8 3 (0.28%) PEAR
8 3 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.18%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.18%) GoCD
9 2 (0.18%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.18%) MSI
9 2 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.092%) Selenium
10 1 (0.092%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 267 (24.61%) Finance
2 77 (7.10%) Banking
3 35 (3.23%) Retail
4 33 (3.04%) Law
5 25 (2.30%) Investment Banking
6 24 (2.21%) Telecoms
7 23 (2.12%) Legal
7 23 (2.12%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.75%) Back Office
9 17 (1.57%) Marketing
10 16 (1.47%) Advertising
10 16 (1.47%) Financial Institution
10 16 (1.47%) Games
11 11 (1.01%) Billing
12 6 (0.55%) Publishing
13 3 (0.28%) Front Office
14 2 (0.18%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.18%) French Language
15 1 (0.092%) International Banking
15 1 (0.092%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (3.78%) Web Services
2 20 (1.84%) Middleware
3 14 (1.29%) LDAP
4 10 (0.92%) LAMP
5 7 (0.65%) .NET
5 7 (0.65%) 802.1X
5 7 (0.65%) REST
5 7 (0.65%) WSH
6 6 (0.55%) Elastic Stack
6 6 (0.55%) WPF
7 5 (0.46%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (0.37%) LAPP Stack
8 4 (0.37%) X-Windows
9 3 (0.28%) COM
9 3 (0.28%) JMS
9 3 (0.28%) Kafka
9 3 (0.28%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.28%) SAML
9 3 (0.28%) SOAP
9 3 (0.28%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 112 (10.32%) Data Centre
2 67 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (5.81%) Clustering
4 44 (4.06%) PKI
5 42 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
6 38 (3.50%) Fintech
7 32 (2.95%) Hedge funds
8 31 (2.86%) Management Information System
9 30 (2.76%) Private Cloud
10 29 (2.67%) Public Cloud
11 23 (2.12%) Computer Science
12 20 (1.84%) Data Protection Act
13 15 (1.38%) BBC
14 13 (1.20%) Reinsurance
15 10 (0.92%) Mobile Payment
15 10 (0.92%) NHS
15 10 (0.92%) User Experience
16 9 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
16 9 (0.83%) Smartphone
17 8 (0.74%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 695 (64.06%) Windows
2 484 (44.61%) Windows Server
3 332 (30.60%) Linux
4 168 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 154 (14.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 72 (6.64%) Windows 10
7 55 (5.07%) Unix
8 50 (4.61%) Windows 7
9 41 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 30 (2.76%) Windows 2000 Server
10 30 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (1.47%) Mac OS
11 16 (1.47%) Windows 8
12 15 (1.38%) CentOS
13 14 (1.29%) Solaris
14 11 (1.01%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.65%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.46%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.37%) Android
18 3 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,032 (95.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 190 (17.51%) DevOps
3 155 (14.29%) ITIL
4 114 (10.51%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (8.57%) Migration
6 92 (8.48%) Problem-Solving
7 82 (7.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 70 (6.45%) Information Security
9 49 (4.52%) Asset Management
10 47 (4.33%) Patch Management
11 44 (4.06%) Load Balancing
12 42 (3.87%) Configuration Management
13 41 (3.78%) Project Management
14 40 (3.69%) Cybersecurity
15 38 (3.50%) High Availability
15 38 (3.50%) Mentoring
16 37 (3.41%) Server Building
16 37 (3.41%) Server Virtualisation
17 30 (2.76%) IT Strategy
17 30 (2.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 298 (27.47%) PowerShell
2 152 (14.01%) SQL
3 105 (9.68%) Python
4 62 (5.71%) Bash Shell
5 42 (3.87%) Java
6 30 (2.76%) Perl
7 25 (2.30%) C
7 25 (2.30%) Ruby
8 14 (1.29%) Go
8 14 (1.29%) Korn
9 13 (1.20%) C#
10 12 (1.11%) JavaScript
10 12 (1.11%) VBScript
11 10 (0.92%) PHP
11 10 (0.92%) VB
12 8 (0.74%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.46%) C++
14 1 (0.092%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.092%) Scala
Qualifications
1 112 (10.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 89 (8.20%) MCSE
3 77 (7.10%) Degree
4 76 (7.00%) Cisco Certification
5 62 (5.71%) CCNA
6 56 (5.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 52 (4.79%) CISSP
8 43 (3.96%) MCSA
9 28 (2.58%) CCNP
9 28 (2.58%) CompTIA Security+
10 27 (2.49%) MCP
11 26 (2.40%) Security Cleared
12 25 (2.30%) MCITP
13 20 (1.84%) CISM
14 13 (1.20%) AWS Certification
14 13 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
14 13 (1.20%) DV Cleared
14 13 (1.20%) VCAP
15 12 (1.11%) SC Cleared
16 10 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.41%) SLA
2 31 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 13 (1.20%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.65%) PMO
6 6 (0.55%) GCP
6 6 (0.55%) QA
7 3 (0.28%) GDPR
8 1 (0.092%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.092%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 567 (52.26%) Active Directory
2 293 (27.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 181 (16.68%) Hyper-V
4 91 (8.39%) vSphere
5 90 (8.29%) XenApp
6 69 (6.36%) VMware ESXi
7 65 (5.99%) Docker
8 57 (5.25%) XenDesktop
9 45 (4.15%) Virtual Machines
10 29 (2.67%) XenServer
11 25 (2.30%) Virtual Servers
12 21 (1.94%) VMware NSX
13 14 (1.29%) Virtual Desktop
14 13 (1.20%) Terminal Services
15 11 (1.01%) NFS
16 8 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 7 (0.65%) Samba
17 7 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
18 6 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
18 6 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 175 (16.13%) SCCM
2 86 (7.93%) Ansible
2 86 (7.93%) Puppet
3 82 (7.56%) SCOM
4 52 (4.79%) Kubernetes
5 50 (4.61%) Opscode Chef
6 45 (4.15%) Failover Clustering
6 45 (4.15%) Terraform
7 31 (2.86%) WSUS
8 28 (2.58%) Backup Exec
9 21 (1.94%) Nagios
10 20 (1.84%) Single Sign-On
11 18 (1.66%) vCenter Server
12 14 (1.29%) SCOrch
13 13 (1.20%) PowerCLI
14 12 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
15 10 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
16 9 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
16 9 (0.83%) NetBackup
17 8 (0.74%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 527 (48.57%) VMware
2 482 (44.42%) Microsoft
3 204 (18.80%) Citrix
4 197 (18.16%) Cisco
5 76 (7.00%) NetApp
6 71 (6.54%) EMC
7 65 (5.99%) HP
8 59 (5.44%) Veeam
9 53 (4.88%) Red Hat
10 48 (4.42%) Oracle
11 43 (3.96%) Dell
11 43 (3.96%) Google
12 34 (3.13%) SolarWinds
13 29 (2.67%) Meraki
14 24 (2.21%) EqualLogic
15 22 (2.03%) Splunk
16 20 (1.84%) CheckPoint
17 19 (1.75%) McAfee
18 18 (1.66%) F5
18 18 (1.66%) Juniper