Period
to 25 June 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £59,650 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 201 236 238
Rank change year-on-year +35 +2 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 988 1,074 1,063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.71% 1.53% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.60% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 874 999 979
London median annual salary £59,650 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.45% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £37,825 £39,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +4.65% -1.43%

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 55,047 67,085 67,361
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.33% 95.59% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 45,035 54,701 55,741
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,600
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.17% +4.73%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £88,750
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -3 247 £57,500 +4.55% 52
West London +22 66 £53,750 +2.38% 16
South London +8 42 £52,500 +10.53% 2
East London +53 31 £62,500 +19.05% 12
North London +11 13 £45,000 - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 937 (94.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 649 (65.69%) Windows
3 503 (50.91%) VMware
4 438 (44.33%) Active Directory
5 420 (42.51%) Windows Server
6 416 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 375 (37.96%) Microsoft
8 327 (33.10%) PowerShell
9 322 (32.59%) Amazon AWS
10 300 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 298 (30.16%) Office 365
12 255 (25.81%) Linux
13 252 (25.51%) Finance
14 233 (23.58%) Firewall
14 233 (23.58%) Cisco
15 198 (20.04%) DevOps
16 188 (19.03%) Citrix
17 180 (18.22%) Hyper-V
18 168 (17.00%) DNS
19 155 (15.69%) Data Centre
20 154 (15.59%) Windows Server 2012
21 145 (14.68%) MS Exchange
22 143 (14.47%) Python
23 134 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
24 127 (12.85%) Ansible
25 125 (12.65%) SCCM
26 123 (12.45%) ITIL
26 123 (12.45%) SQL
26 123 (12.45%) SQL Server
26 123 (12.45%) SAN

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
1 145 (14.68%) MS Exchange
2 68 (6.88%) IIS
3 54 (5.47%) SharePoint
4 30 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (2.02%) Skype for Business
7 13 (1.32%) Confluence
8 8 (0.81%) Apache
9 5 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.30%) IBM Domino
10 3 (0.30%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.20%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.20%) nginx
12 1 (0.10%) Anypoint
12 1 (0.10%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.10%) LiveLink
12 1 (0.10%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.10%) WordPress
12 1 (0.10%) Wowza Streaming Engine
Applications
1 71 (7.19%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.10%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.10%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 416 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 322 (32.59%) Amazon AWS
3 298 (30.16%) Office 365
4 84 (8.50%) IaaS
5 54 (5.47%) Azure Active Directory
6 51 (5.16%) AWS CloudFormation
7 45 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
8 43 (4.35%) PaaS
9 33 (3.34%) Serverless
10 23 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
10 23 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
11 22 (2.23%) SaaS
12 21 (2.13%) Amazon S3
12 21 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 20 (2.02%) Amazon SQS
14 19 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
14 19 (1.92%) GitHub
15 17 (1.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 17 (1.72%) OneDrive
16 14 (1.42%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 233 (23.58%) Firewall
2 168 (17.00%) DNS
3 123 (12.45%) SAN
4 106 (10.73%) WAN
5 102 (10.32%) DHCP
6 78 (7.89%) LAN
7 74 (7.49%) TCP/IP
8 63 (6.38%) VPN
9 53 (5.36%) VoIP
10 46 (4.66%) NetScaler
11 43 (4.35%) Network Security
12 34 (3.44%) Cisco ASA
13 30 (3.04%) VLAN
14 28 (2.83%) BGP
15 26 (2.63%) iSCSI
15 26 (2.63%) NAS
16 25 (2.53%) OSPF
17 24 (2.43%) Cisco Nexus
18 23 (2.33%) MPLS
19 22 (2.23%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (12.45%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.14%) MySQL
3 26 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (2.23%) Amazon RDS
5 13 (1.32%) MongoDB
6 12 (1.21%) Big Data
7 11 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (0.81%) NoSQL
8 8 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (0.51%) Blockchain
10 5 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.30%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.30%) Power BI
12 3 (0.30%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 53 (5.36%) Jenkins
2 43 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 28 (2.83%) Bitbucket
4 26 (2.63%) TeamCity
5 21 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
6 17 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 15 (1.52%) JIRA
8 8 (0.81%) Travis CI
9 7 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.51%) MSI
11 3 (0.30%) gulp
11 3 (0.30%) webpack
12 2 (0.20%) GitLab
13 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 1 (0.10%) TestRail
13 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.10%) WinDbg
13 1 (0.10%) Zephyr
General
1 252 (25.51%) Finance
2 55 (5.57%) Retail
3 42 (4.25%) Banking
4 28 (2.83%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.33%) Law
6 22 (2.23%) Games
7 11 (1.11%) Legal
8 8 (0.81%) Marketing
9 6 (0.61%) Advertising
10 5 (0.51%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.30%) Front Office
13 2 (0.20%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.10%) Automotive
14 1 (0.10%) Digital Economy
14 1 (0.10%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.02%) JSON
1 20 (2.02%) Web Services
2 13 (1.32%) Middleware
3 11 (1.11%) .NET
4 9 (0.91%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (0.91%) WSH
5 5 (0.51%) .NET Core
5 5 (0.51%) LDAP
6 4 (0.40%) CSS
6 4 (0.40%) HTML
6 4 (0.40%) Kafka
6 4 (0.40%) SailPoint
6 4 (0.40%) YAML
7 3 (0.30%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (0.30%) Jest
7 3 (0.30%) Redux
7 3 (0.30%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (0.30%) Vue.js
8 2 (0.20%) COM
8 2 (0.20%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 155 (15.69%) Data Centre
2 60 (6.07%) Clustering
3 42 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (4.25%) Management Information System
4 41 (4.15%) Hedge funds
5 27 (2.73%) Public Cloud
6 20 (2.02%) Enterprise Storage
6 20 (2.02%) Replication
7 19 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
8 18 (1.82%) Driving Licence
9 16 (1.62%) Blackberry
9 16 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
9 16 (1.62%) Private Cloud
10 10 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
10 10 (1.01%) Enterprise Cloud
10 10 (1.01%) PKI
11 9 (0.91%) CMDB
11 9 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 8 (0.81%) BYOD
13 6 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 649 (65.69%) Windows
2 420 (42.51%) Windows Server
3 255 (25.81%) Linux
4 154 (15.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 134 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 88 (8.91%) Windows 10
7 37 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (3.74%) Unix
8 29 (2.94%) Windows 7
9 25 (2.53%) Apple iOS
10 13 (1.32%) Ubuntu
11 12 (1.21%) Windows Mobile
12 11 (1.11%) CentOS
12 11 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (0.81%) Mac OS X
13 8 (0.81%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.61%) Android
15 5 (0.51%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.40%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.30%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 937 (94.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 198 (20.04%) DevOps
3 123 (12.45%) ITIL
4 111 (11.23%) Migration
5 110 (11.13%) Agile Software Development
6 82 (8.30%) Problem-Solving
7 72 (7.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 64 (6.48%) Configuration Management
9 55 (5.57%) Continuous Integration
10 53 (5.36%) High Availability
11 47 (4.76%) Mentoring
12 45 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
13 42 (4.25%) Fintech
13 42 (4.25%) Task Automation
14 41 (4.15%) Cybersecurity
15 40 (4.05%) Infrastructure as Code
16 39 (3.95%) Information Security
17 36 (3.64%) Project Management
18 34 (3.44%) Infrastructure Automation
19 32 (3.24%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 327 (33.10%) PowerShell
2 143 (14.47%) Python
3 123 (12.45%) SQL
4 86 (8.70%) Bash Shell
5 38 (3.85%) Ruby
6 30 (3.04%) Java
7 20 (2.02%) Perl
8 17 (1.72%) Lua
9 16 (1.62%) VBScript
10 14 (1.42%) C++
10 14 (1.42%) Go
11 13 (1.32%) C#
11 13 (1.32%) MATLAB
12 12 (1.21%) Shell Script
13 9 (0.91%) C
14 8 (0.81%) PHP
15 6 (0.61%) VB
16 5 (0.51%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.30%) Bourne shell
17 3 (0.30%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 108 (10.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 86 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (8.70%) MCSE
3 79 (8.00%) Degree
4 48 (4.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 47 (4.76%) CCNP
6 42 (4.25%) CCNA
7 25 (2.53%) MCSA
8 17 (1.72%) CCIE
9 15 (1.52%) CCIE Security
10 12 (1.21%) CISSP
11 8 (0.81%) AWS Certification
11 8 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (0.81%) VCP6
12 7 (0.71%) CESG Certified Professional
12 7 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (0.71%) MCITP
12 7 (0.71%) VCP5
13 6 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.64%) SLA
2 17 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.71%) GDPR
5 6 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.30%) QA
7 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.10%) PSD2
System Software
1 438 (44.33%) Active Directory
2 300 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 180 (18.22%) Hyper-V
4 101 (10.22%) Docker
5 85 (8.60%) vSphere
6 79 (8.00%) XenApp
7 61 (6.17%) VMware ESXi
8 42 (4.25%) XenDesktop
9 29 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
10 12 (1.21%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 11 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (1.11%) Virtual Desktop
12 10 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
13 9 (0.91%) Firmware
13 9 (0.91%) NFS
13 9 (0.91%) VMware NSX
14 7 (0.71%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.61%) BitLocker
15 6 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 4 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 127 (12.85%) Ansible
2 125 (12.65%) SCCM
3 98 (9.92%) Terraform
4 87 (8.81%) Kubernetes
5 74 (7.49%) Puppet
6 63 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
7 47 (4.76%) SCOM
8 31 (3.14%) WSUS
9 28 (2.83%) Nagios
10 19 (1.92%) Failover Clustering
10 19 (1.92%) vCenter Server
11 18 (1.82%) Grafana
12 15 (1.52%) EMC NetWorker
13 14 (1.42%) Microsoft Clustering
14 13 (1.32%) Prometheus
15 11 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
15 11 (1.11%) NetBackup
15 11 (1.11%) Salt
16 10 (1.01%) Backup Exec
16 10 (1.01%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 503 (50.91%) VMware
2 375 (37.96%) Microsoft
3 233 (23.58%) Cisco
4 188 (19.03%) Citrix
5 91 (9.21%) HP
6 52 (5.26%) EMC
7 50 (5.06%) Dell
8 45 (4.55%) NetApp
9 40 (4.05%) Google
10 36 (3.64%) Veeam
11 35 (3.54%) Juniper
12 34 (3.44%) F5
13 31 (3.14%) Apple
14 30 (3.04%) Red Hat
14 30 (3.04%) Splunk
15 29 (2.94%) CheckPoint
16 22 (2.23%) SaltStack
16 22 (2.23%) ServiceNow
17 21 (2.13%) Palo Alto
18 18 (1.82%) IBM