Period
to 29 May 2020

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 223 209 238
Rank change year-on-year -14 +29 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 582 983 1,072
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.55% 1.69% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.77% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 546 873 1,008
Median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.48% +8.00%
10th Percentile £38,500 £37,800 £39,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 35,334 55,418 66,416
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.40% 95.38% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 28,765 45,215 54,259
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

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 29 May 2020.

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 29 May 2020. 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 +27 162 £60,000 +9.09% 4
West London +20 46 £50,000 -4.31% 3
South London +3 20 £44,500 -15.24% 1
North London -14 7 - -
East London -7 6 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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.

1 544 (93.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 384 (65.98%) Windows
3 316 (54.30%) VMware
4 296 (50.86%) Active Directory
5 279 (47.94%) Azure
6 264 (45.36%) Microsoft
7 257 (44.16%) Windows Server
8 240 (41.24%) Office 365
9 200 (34.36%) PowerShell
10 186 (31.96%) VMware Infrastructure
11 176 (30.24%) AWS
12 146 (25.09%) Linux
13 142 (24.40%) Firewall
14 133 (22.85%) Hyper-V
15 128 (21.99%) Cisco
16 124 (21.31%) Finance
17 122 (20.96%) DNS
18 121 (20.79%) Citrix
19 110 (18.90%) DHCP
20 95 (16.32%) ITIL
21 90 (15.46%) Windows Server 2012
22 86 (14.78%) Data Centre
23 78 (13.40%) SAN
24 77 (13.23%) SCCM
25 74 (12.71%) DevOps
26 73 (12.54%) VPN
26 73 (12.54%) MS Exchange
27 67 (11.51%) Ansible
28 66 (11.34%) Migration
29 65 (11.17%) HP

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 73 (12.54%) MS Exchange
2 52 (8.93%) SharePoint
3 27 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (4.30%) IIS
5 14 (2.41%) Skype for Business
6 10 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.03%) JBoss
8 5 (0.86%) Apache
8 5 (0.86%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.86%) SAS
9 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.52%) Confluence
10 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.52%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.34%) LiveCycle
12 1 (0.17%) nginx
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (7.39%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.69%) Gliffy
5 2 (0.34%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.34%) InDesign
5 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.34%) FastStats
3 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.34%) Unica
4 1 (0.17%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.17%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.17%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 279 (47.94%) Azure
2 240 (41.24%) Office 365
3 176 (30.24%) AWS
4 63 (10.82%) Azure Active Directory
5 43 (7.39%) IaaS
6 32 (5.50%) Amazon EC2
7 26 (4.47%) Mimecast
7 26 (4.47%) PaaS
8 23 (3.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 22 (3.78%) Amazon S3
10 18 (3.09%) AWS CloudFormation
10 18 (3.09%) GCP
11 15 (2.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 10 (1.72%) G Suite
12 10 (1.72%) SaaS
13 9 (1.55%) OneDrive
14 8 (1.37%) Amazon ECS
15 7 (1.20%) Serverless
16 6 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
16 6 (1.03%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 142 (24.40%) Firewall
2 122 (20.96%) DNS
3 110 (18.90%) DHCP
4 78 (13.40%) SAN
5 73 (12.54%) VPN
6 63 (10.82%) LAN
7 60 (10.31%) WAN
8 59 (10.14%) TCP/IP
9 34 (5.84%) Cisco ASA
10 33 (5.67%) Network Security
11 30 (5.15%) NetScaler
12 28 (4.81%) VoIP
13 27 (4.64%) Internet
13 27 (4.64%) Wireless
14 21 (3.61%) iSCSI
14 21 (3.61%) NAS
15 20 (3.44%) Wireshark
16 17 (2.92%) IPsec
17 14 (2.41%) Intrusion Detection
18 13 (2.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.92%) Big Data
3 15 (2.58%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (1.37%) MySQL
5 7 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.03%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.34%) Adabas
9 2 (0.34%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.17%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.17%) HBase
10 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 26 (4.47%) Jenkins
2 22 (3.78%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.06%) JIRA
4 8 (1.37%) Bitbucket
5 4 (0.69%) Artifactory
5 4 (0.69%) RStudio
5 4 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.52%) GitLab
6 3 (0.52%) Gradle
6 3 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.34%) CircleCI
7 2 (0.34%) Subversion
7 2 (0.34%) WinDbg
7 2 (0.34%) Xcode
8 1 (0.17%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.17%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 124 (21.31%) Finance
2 23 (3.95%) Legal
3 21 (3.61%) Law
4 18 (3.09%) Banking
4 18 (3.09%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.06%) Advertising
6 9 (1.55%) Back Office
7 6 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.03%) Public Sector
7 6 (1.03%) Retail
8 4 (0.69%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.52%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.52%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.52%) Local Government
9 3 (0.52%) Marketing
10 2 (0.34%) Military
10 2 (0.34%) Police
11 1 (0.17%) Front Office
11 1 (0.17%) Games
11 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.75%) Web Services
2 11 (1.89%) .NET
2 11 (1.89%) REST
3 8 (1.37%) LDAP
4 5 (0.86%) Middleware
4 5 (0.86%) OAuth
4 5 (0.86%) Shiny
5 4 (0.69%) SOAP
6 3 (0.52%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.52%) JSON
6 3 (0.52%) LAMP
6 3 (0.52%) SAML
6 3 (0.52%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.34%) Android SDK
7 2 (0.34%) iOS SDK
7 2 (0.34%) Node.js
7 2 (0.34%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.34%) Spring
7 2 (0.34%) ZeroMQ
8 1 (0.17%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 86 (14.78%) Data Centre
2 39 (6.70%) Public Cloud
3 30 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (4.64%) Enterprise Storage
5 18 (3.09%) Replication
5 18 (3.09%) User Experience
6 17 (2.92%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.06%) Clustering
8 11 (1.89%) Private Cloud
9 10 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
9 10 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
9 10 (1.72%) PKI
10 9 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.55%) Hedge funds
11 7 (1.20%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (1.03%) EMC VNX
13 5 (0.86%) Reinsurance
14 4 (0.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 384 (65.98%) Windows
2 257 (44.16%) Windows Server
3 146 (25.09%) Linux
4 90 (15.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 65 (11.17%) Windows Server 2016
6 55 (9.45%) Windows 10
7 49 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (5.15%) Windows Server 2019
9 29 (4.98%) CentOS
10 27 (4.64%) Unix
10 27 (4.64%) Windows 7
11 22 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (2.75%) Ubuntu
13 12 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (1.20%) Fedora
14 7 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
15 6 (1.03%) Android
15 6 (1.03%) Apple iOS
15 6 (1.03%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 544 (93.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 95 (16.32%) ITIL
3 74 (12.71%) DevOps
4 66 (11.34%) Migration
5 46 (7.90%) Problem-Solving
6 45 (7.73%) Configuration Management
7 37 (6.36%) Cybersecurity
7 37 (6.36%) Information Security
7 37 (6.36%) Infrastructure as Code
8 36 (6.19%) Change Management
9 34 (5.84%) Disaster Recovery
10 33 (5.67%) Service Management
11 30 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (4.47%) Fintech
13 25 (4.30%) Project Delivery
14 24 (4.12%) Network Monitoring
15 23 (3.95%) Mentoring
16 22 (3.78%) Continuous Improvement
17 21 (3.61%) Task Automation
18 19 (3.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 200 (34.36%) PowerShell
2 62 (10.65%) Python
3 51 (8.76%) SQL
4 43 (7.39%) Bash Shell
5 21 (3.61%) VBScript
6 11 (1.89%) C
6 11 (1.89%) C#
6 11 (1.89%) Perl
7 8 (1.37%) Ruby
8 7 (1.20%) Go
8 7 (1.20%) Java
9 5 (0.86%) Groovy
9 5 (0.86%) R
10 4 (0.69%) Lua
10 4 (0.69%) PHP
11 3 (0.52%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.34%) Natural
13 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 54 (9.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (8.76%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (7.73%) MCSE
4 41 (7.04%) CCNA
5 27 (4.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 25 (4.30%) Degree
7 24 (4.12%) CISSP
8 14 (2.41%) MCSA
8 14 (2.41%) Security Cleared
9 11 (1.89%) CISM
9 11 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (1.72%) CCNP
10 10 (1.72%) Network+ Certification
11 9 (1.55%) DV Cleared
11 9 (1.55%) MCITP
12 8 (1.37%) MCP
13 7 (1.20%) GIAC
13 7 (1.20%) Linux+ Certification
13 7 (1.20%) MCT
13 7 (1.20%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (8.25%) SLA
2 16 (2.75%) Cyber Essentials
2 16 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.06%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.37%) QA
5 6 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.52%) GDPR
7 1 (0.17%) COBIT
7 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.17%) NIST
System Software
1 296 (50.86%) Active Directory
2 186 (31.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 133 (22.85%) Hyper-V
4 64 (11.00%) XenApp
5 45 (7.73%) VMware ESXi
6 43 (7.39%) vSphere
7 34 (5.84%) Docker
8 31 (5.33%) XenDesktop
9 24 (4.12%) Virtual Servers
10 17 (2.92%) Virtual Machines
11 13 (2.23%) NFS
11 13 (2.23%) Xen
12 11 (1.89%) Samba
12 11 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
13 8 (1.37%) Firmware
14 7 (1.20%) VirtualBox
15 6 (1.03%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 5 (0.86%) DFS Replication
17 4 (0.69%) Terminal Server
17 4 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 77 (13.23%) SCCM
2 67 (11.51%) Ansible
3 59 (10.14%) Terraform
4 35 (6.01%) Kubernetes
4 35 (6.01%) vCenter Server
5 33 (5.67%) Microsoft Intune
6 20 (3.44%) SCOM
7 16 (2.75%) Puppet
8 11 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
8 11 (1.89%) Nagios
8 11 (1.89%) WSUS
9 10 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (1.20%) Docker Swarm
10 7 (1.20%) OpenNMS
10 7 (1.20%) ZABBIX
11 6 (1.03%) Cisco UCCX
11 6 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (1.03%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 5 (0.86%) Icinga
12 5 (0.86%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 316 (54.30%) VMware
2 264 (45.36%) Microsoft
3 128 (21.99%) Cisco
4 121 (20.79%) Citrix
5 65 (11.17%) HP
6 48 (8.25%) Dell
7 39 (6.70%) NetApp
7 39 (6.70%) Red Hat
8 34 (5.84%) CheckPoint
9 31 (5.33%) Veeam
10 30 (5.15%) SolarWinds
11 24 (4.12%) EMC
12 23 (3.95%) Google
13 20 (3.44%) Oracle
14 19 (3.26%) Meraki
14 19 (3.26%) Palo Alto
14 19 (3.26%) Splunk
15 16 (2.75%) Juniper
16 13 (2.23%) CommVault
16 13 (2.23%) McAfee