Period
to 8 March 2021

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 8 March 2021.

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
8 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 252 221 213
Rank change year-on-year -31 -8 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 342 802 1,034
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.21% 1.61% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.70% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 320 747 932
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £42,475 £37,000 £38,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - -

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 26,313 47,315 59,109
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.94% 94.75% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 21,609 38,732 49,044
Median annual salary £68,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.38% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £101,250 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% +4.00%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in London

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in London.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in London

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in London over the 6 months to 8 March 2021.

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 8 March 2021. 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 +2 76 £57,500 -4.17% 35
West London +35 40 £50,000 -2.44% 10
South London +21 13 £56,250 -2.17% 3
East London +9 9 £47,500 -13.64% 3
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 March 2021, 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.

1 325 (95.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 199 (58.19%) Windows
3 184 (53.80%) VMware
4 181 (52.92%) Azure
5 160 (46.78%) Microsoft
6 159 (46.49%) Active Directory
7 131 (38.30%) Microsoft 365
8 121 (35.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 121 (35.38%) Windows Server
9 115 (33.63%) Firewall
10 114 (33.33%) PowerShell
11 103 (30.12%) Linux
12 89 (26.02%) AWS
13 86 (25.15%) Finance
14 80 (23.39%) Cisco
15 60 (17.54%) DNS
16 54 (15.79%) DevOps
17 52 (15.20%) SCCM
18 49 (14.33%) SAN
18 49 (14.33%) Migration
19 48 (14.04%) SharePoint
19 48 (14.04%) DHCP
19 48 (14.04%) Hyper-V
20 47 (13.74%) MS Exchange
21 45 (13.16%) SQL
21 45 (13.16%) IaaS
21 45 (13.16%) Data Centre
22 44 (12.87%) Citrix
23 43 (12.57%) Python
23 43 (12.57%) Kubernetes

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 48 (14.04%) SharePoint
2 47 (13.74%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.22%) Skype for Business
4 8 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (2.34%) IIS
5 7 (2.05%) Confluence
5 7 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.46%) Ethereum
7 4 (1.17%) Apache
7 4 (1.17%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.58%) DNN
9 2 (0.58%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.58%) nginx
10 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 31 (9.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Quorum
2 3 (0.88%) Endur
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 181 (52.92%) Azure
2 131 (38.30%) Microsoft 365
3 89 (26.02%) AWS
4 45 (13.16%) IaaS
5 42 (12.28%) Azure Active Directory
6 27 (7.89%) GCP
7 25 (7.31%) SaaS
8 23 (6.73%) PaaS
9 10 (2.92%) Serverless
10 8 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (2.34%) OpenShift
11 7 (2.05%) Amazon EKS
11 7 (2.05%) OneDrive
12 6 (1.75%) Amazon S3
13 5 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (1.46%) Datadog
14 4 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (1.17%) Mimecast
15 3 (0.88%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 115 (33.63%) Firewall
2 60 (17.54%) DNS
3 49 (14.33%) SAN
4 48 (14.04%) DHCP
5 37 (10.82%) WAN
6 31 (9.06%) TCP/IP
7 30 (8.77%) LAN
7 30 (8.77%) VLAN
7 30 (8.77%) VPN
8 16 (4.68%) Network Security
9 15 (4.39%) Internet
10 12 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (3.22%) HTTP
12 10 (2.92%) NetScaler
12 10 (2.92%) Skype
13 9 (2.63%) SNMP
13 9 (2.63%) VoIP
14 8 (2.34%) Fibre Channel
14 8 (2.34%) SSL
14 8 (2.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.75%) Big Data
3 4 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (1.17%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.17%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.88%) Apache Hive
4 3 (0.88%) HBase
4 3 (0.88%) Impala
4 3 (0.88%) InfluxDB
4 3 (0.88%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.88%) RDBMS
4 3 (0.88%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.58%) MySQL
6 1 (0.29%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.29%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 20 (5.85%) Jenkins
2 12 (3.51%) TeamCity
3 11 (3.22%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.22%) JIRA
3 11 (3.22%) Maven
4 10 (2.92%) GitLab
5 5 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (1.46%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.88%) Ant
6 3 (0.88%) Gradle
7 2 (0.58%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.58%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.29%) PEAR
General
1 86 (25.15%) Finance
2 14 (4.09%) Banking
2 14 (4.09%) Legal
3 10 (2.92%) Law
4 8 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.75%) Public Sector
6 5 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.88%) Advertising
7 3 (0.88%) Games
7 3 (0.88%) Publishing
8 2 (0.58%) Back Office
8 2 (0.58%) Billing
8 2 (0.58%) Electronics
8 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.58%) Marketing
8 2 (0.58%) Retail
9 1 (0.29%) Environmental Health
9 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.29%) Front Office
9 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.46%) Kafka
2 4 (1.17%) .NET
2 4 (1.17%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.17%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (1.17%) LDAP
2 4 (1.17%) XMPP
3 3 (0.88%) OAuth
3 3 (0.88%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (0.88%) SAML
3 3 (0.88%) Web Services
3 3 (0.88%) YAML
4 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.29%) JSON
4 1 (0.29%) React
4 1 (0.29%) REST
4 1 (0.29%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.29%) Sensu
4 1 (0.29%) Sidekiq
4 1 (0.29%) WCF
4 1 (0.29%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (13.16%) Data Centre
2 13 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.80%) Private Cloud
2 13 (3.80%) Replication
3 10 (2.92%) Clustering
3 10 (2.92%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (2.34%) Hedge funds
6 7 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (2.05%) Public Cloud
7 6 (1.75%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.75%) PKI
8 4 (1.17%) iSeries
9 3 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.58%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.58%) Life Science
10 2 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.58%) NHS
11 1 (0.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 199 (58.19%) Windows
2 121 (35.38%) Windows Server
3 103 (30.12%) Linux
4 41 (11.99%) Windows 10
5 30 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (7.02%) Windows Server 2016
7 21 (6.14%) Windows 7
7 21 (6.14%) Windows Server 2019
8 18 (5.26%) CentOS
9 17 (4.97%) Ubuntu
9 17 (4.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (4.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (3.51%) Unix
12 10 (2.92%) Mac OS X
13 7 (2.05%) Mac OS
14 6 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (1.17%) Debian
16 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (0.58%) Fedora
17 2 (0.58%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (95.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 54 (15.79%) DevOps
3 49 (14.33%) Migration
4 36 (10.53%) ITIL
5 32 (9.36%) Infrastructure as Code
6 27 (7.89%) Configuration Management
7 25 (7.31%) Disaster Recovery
8 23 (6.73%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (5.85%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 19 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
10 19 (5.56%) Project Management
11 18 (5.26%) Service Management
12 15 (4.39%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 14 (4.09%) Business Continuity
13 14 (4.09%) Service Delivery
14 13 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (3.80%) Fintech
14 13 (3.80%) ITSM
14 13 (3.80%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 114 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 45 (13.16%) SQL
3 43 (12.57%) Python
4 29 (8.48%) Bash Shell
5 14 (4.09%) Shell Script
6 10 (2.92%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.63%) Java
8 8 (2.34%) Go
9 4 (1.17%) Ruby
10 3 (0.88%) Perl
10 3 (0.88%) VBScript
11 2 (0.58%) C
11 2 (0.58%) C#
11 2 (0.58%) VBA
12 1 (0.29%) AWK
12 1 (0.29%) C++
12 1 (0.29%) Groovy
12 1 (0.29%) Scala
12 1 (0.29%) VB
12 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (10.23%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (9.94%) CCNA
3 32 (9.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (4.97%) MCITP
4 17 (4.97%) MCSE
5 14 (4.09%) Degree
6 12 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (2.05%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.75%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.75%) SSCP
9 5 (1.46%) CCNP
9 5 (1.46%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.17%) RHCE
10 4 (1.17%) RHCSA
11 3 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (0.88%) MCSA
12 2 (0.58%) CISSP
12 2 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.58%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.63%) SLA
2 5 (1.46%) QA
3 3 (0.88%) GDPR
3 3 (0.88%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 159 (46.49%) Active Directory
2 121 (35.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (14.04%) Hyper-V
4 37 (10.82%) Docker
5 30 (8.77%) vSphere
6 22 (6.43%) XenApp
7 14 (4.09%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (2.34%) VMware Server
9 7 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (2.05%) VMware Workstation
9 7 (2.05%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.46%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (1.17%) DFS Replication
11 4 (1.17%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.88%) StorNext
12 3 (0.88%) Xsan
13 2 (0.58%) KVM
13 2 (0.58%) NFS
13 2 (0.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 52 (15.20%) SCCM
2 43 (12.57%) Kubernetes
3 41 (11.99%) Ansible
4 37 (10.82%) Microsoft Intune
5 36 (10.53%) Terraform
6 28 (8.19%) Puppet
7 14 (4.09%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (3.51%) SCOM
9 9 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
9 9 (2.63%) Nagios
10 7 (2.05%) Failover Clustering
10 7 (2.05%) vCenter Server
11 5 (1.46%) Grafana
11 5 (1.46%) Prometheus
11 5 (1.46%) WSUS
12 4 (1.17%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (1.17%) SmoothWall
13 3 (0.88%) Istio
13 3 (0.88%) Nessus
13 3 (0.88%) vMotion
Vendors
1 184 (53.80%) VMware
2 160 (46.78%) Microsoft
3 80 (23.39%) Cisco
4 44 (12.87%) Citrix
5 33 (9.65%) HP
6 26 (7.60%) Red Hat
7 22 (6.43%) Google
8 21 (6.14%) Veeam
9 20 (5.85%) NetApp
10 14 (4.09%) EMC
10 14 (4.09%) IBM
11 13 (3.80%) Dell
11 13 (3.80%) Nimble Storage
12 12 (3.51%) Apple
12 12 (3.51%) Meraki
13 11 (3.22%) 3PAR
13 11 (3.22%) CheckPoint
14 10 (2.92%) Fortinet
14 10 (2.92%) Oracle
15 9 (2.63%) Avaya