Period
to 24 January 2022

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 24 January 2022.

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
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 336 233 221
Rank change year-on-year -103 -12 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 505 337 836
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.99% 1.41% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.51% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 448 297 744
10th Percentile £42,999 £40,000 £37,150
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £44,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £79,850
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00% -3.64%

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 46,312 22,273 48,564
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.24% 93.47% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 32,031 18,903 39,791
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £101,250 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.94%

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 24 January 2022.

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 24 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +13 140 £60,000 +4.35% 49
West London -86 18 £55,000 +10.00% 14
South London -17 15 £61,250 +6.52% 3
East London -38 10 £65,000 +36.84% 15
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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.

1 479 (94.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 305 (60.40%) Azure
3 258 (51.09%) VMware
4 243 (48.12%) Active Directory
5 233 (46.14%) Microsoft
6 217 (42.97%) Windows
7 196 (38.81%) Microsoft 365
8 169 (33.47%) PowerShell
9 156 (30.89%) VMware Infrastructure
10 147 (29.11%) Windows Server
11 143 (28.32%) Linux
12 121 (23.96%) Finance
13 110 (21.78%) AWS
14 99 (19.60%) Firewall
14 99 (19.60%) Social Skills
15 97 (19.21%) SQL
16 93 (18.42%) Azure Active Directory
17 77 (15.25%) SQL Server
18 76 (15.05%) Citrix
19 75 (14.85%) DNS
20 74 (14.65%) ITIL
20 74 (14.65%) DevOps
21 72 (14.26%) Terraform
22 71 (14.06%) Cisco
23 70 (13.86%) SCCM
24 67 (13.27%) Change Management
25 65 (12.87%) DHCP
26 64 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
27 58 (11.49%) Data Centre
28 57 (11.29%) WAN

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 55 (10.89%) MS Exchange
1 55 (10.89%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.96%) IIS
3 13 (2.57%) Apache
4 9 (1.78%) CMS
5 3 (0.59%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.59%) nginx
5 3 (0.59%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.40%) Confluence
6 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.20%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.20%) SAS
7 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (4.16%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.79%) Misys Midas
2 3 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 305 (60.40%) Azure
2 196 (38.81%) Microsoft 365
3 110 (21.78%) AWS
4 93 (18.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 56 (11.09%) IaaS
6 42 (8.32%) PaaS
7 37 (7.33%) SaaS
8 33 (6.53%) GCP
9 26 (5.15%) Azure Stack
10 25 (4.95%) OneDrive
11 17 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
12 14 (2.77%) AWS CloudFormation
12 14 (2.77%) Serverless
13 13 (2.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 13 (2.57%) Power Platform
14 12 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
15 11 (2.18%) Amazon ECS
15 11 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
15 11 (2.18%) Mimecast
15 11 (2.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 99 (19.60%) Firewall
2 75 (14.85%) DNS
3 65 (12.87%) DHCP
4 57 (11.29%) SAN
4 57 (11.29%) WAN
5 47 (9.31%) LAN
6 36 (7.13%) VPN
7 33 (6.53%) Wireless
8 29 (5.74%) TCP/IP
8 29 (5.74%) VoIP
9 26 (5.15%) SSL
10 24 (4.75%) Network Security
11 23 (4.55%) VLAN
12 17 (3.37%) NAS
13 15 (2.97%) SNMP
14 13 (2.57%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
15 12 (2.38%) IPsec
16 11 (2.18%) BGP
16 11 (2.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.98%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.58%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.39%) Power BI
5 6 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.99%) MySQL
7 4 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (0.79%) Blockchain
7 4 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.59%) BigQuery
8 3 (0.59%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.59%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.59%) HBase
8 3 (0.59%) Impala
8 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 14 (2.77%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.39%) Codeship
2 7 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (1.39%) TeamCity
3 6 (1.19%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.19%) JIRA
4 5 (0.99%) GitLab
4 5 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.40%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.40%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.20%) Chocolatey
General
1 121 (23.96%) Finance
2 99 (19.60%) Social Skills
3 31 (6.14%) Banking
4 24 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (4.36%) Financial Institution
6 18 (3.56%) Advertising
7 16 (3.17%) Public Sector
8 14 (2.77%) Retail
9 12 (2.38%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.98%) Legal
11 9 (1.78%) Organisational Skills
12 7 (1.39%) Manufacturing
13 6 (1.19%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.99%) Law
15 4 (0.79%) International Banking
16 3 (0.59%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 3 (0.59%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.59%) Police
17 2 (0.40%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.55%) JSON
2 14 (2.77%) HTML
3 8 (1.58%) Kafka
4 6 (1.19%) Middleware
4 6 (1.19%) OLE
5 5 (0.99%) Django
5 5 (0.99%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (0.79%) Flask
7 3 (0.59%) ARM Templates
7 3 (0.59%) Vue.js
7 3 (0.59%) YAML
8 2 (0.40%) .NET
8 2 (0.40%) LAMP
8 2 (0.40%) NumPy
8 2 (0.40%) OAuth
8 2 (0.40%) OAuth2
8 2 (0.40%) OpenID
8 2 (0.40%) Pandas
8 2 (0.40%) RESTful
8 2 (0.40%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.49%) Data Centre
2 39 (7.72%) Clustering
3 30 (5.94%) PKI
4 26 (5.15%) Enterprise Storage
5 16 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (2.77%) Replication
7 13 (2.57%) Hybrid Cloud
7 13 (2.57%) Public Cloud
8 12 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (2.18%) Enterprise Cloud
9 11 (2.18%) Video Conferencing
10 9 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (1.39%) e-Learning
11 7 (1.39%) Hedge funds
11 7 (1.39%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.19%) Cloud Native
12 6 (1.19%) SCADA
12 6 (1.19%) Social Media
13 5 (0.99%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.99%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 217 (42.97%) Windows
2 147 (29.11%) Windows Server
3 143 (28.32%) Linux
4 43 (8.51%) Windows Server 2016
5 40 (7.92%) Windows 10
6 37 (7.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (7.33%) Windows Server 2019
7 34 (6.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (5.35%) Unix
9 24 (4.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (1.78%) Ubuntu
11 8 (1.58%) CentOS
12 6 (1.19%) SUSE
12 6 (1.19%) VMS
12 6 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (1.19%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.79%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.79%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.59%) Debian
15 2 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 479 (94.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 74 (14.65%) DevOps
2 74 (14.65%) ITIL
3 67 (13.27%) Change Management
4 64 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
5 45 (8.91%) Software Deployment
6 39 (7.72%) Infrastructure as Code
7 38 (7.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 36 (7.13%) Migration
9 34 (6.73%) CI/CD
9 34 (6.73%) Continuous Improvement
10 33 (6.53%) Change Control
10 33 (6.53%) Mentoring
11 30 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (5.74%) Configuration Management
13 25 (4.95%) Infrastructure Management
14 24 (4.75%) Systems Analysis
15 22 (4.36%) Proactive Monitoring
15 22 (4.36%) Project Delivery
16 21 (4.16%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 169 (33.47%) PowerShell
2 97 (19.21%) SQL
3 57 (11.29%) Python
4 40 (7.92%) Bash
5 12 (2.38%) VB
6 11 (2.18%) Java
6 11 (2.18%) Shell Script
6 11 (2.18%) T-SQL
7 10 (1.98%) C#
7 10 (1.98%) VBScript
8 9 (1.78%) JavaScript
9 8 (1.58%) Perl
10 6 (1.19%) Ruby
10 6 (1.19%) VBA
11 4 (0.79%) Scala
12 3 (0.59%) C
13 2 (0.40%) Go
13 2 (0.40%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.20%) PHP
14 1 (0.20%) R
Qualifications
1 31 (6.14%) Degree
2 19 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (2.97%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.38%) CCNA
5 11 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (1.98%) MCSE
7 8 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.39%) Master's Degree
8 7 (1.39%) MCSA
8 7 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (1.19%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.99%) CCNP
10 5 (0.99%) MCT
11 4 (0.79%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.79%) RHCE
12 3 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.59%) MCITP
12 3 (0.59%) VCP5
13 2 (0.40%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.98%) QA
2 7 (1.39%) GRC
2 7 (1.39%) SLA
3 2 (0.40%) GDPR
3 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.20%) NCSC
4 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.20%) SOC 2
System Software
1 243 (48.12%) Active Directory
2 156 (30.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (9.31%) Hyper-V
3 47 (9.31%) vSphere
4 37 (7.33%) Docker
5 35 (6.93%) XenApp
6 23 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (2.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (2.18%) VMware NSX
8 10 (1.98%) Ceph
9 9 (1.78%) Terminal Services
10 7 (1.39%) Virtual Desktop
10 7 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (1.19%) Firmware
11 6 (1.19%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.79%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.59%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.40%) KVM
Systems Management
1 72 (14.26%) Terraform
2 70 (13.86%) SCCM
3 54 (10.69%) Microsoft Intune
4 48 (9.50%) Kubernetes
5 46 (9.11%) Ansible
6 19 (3.76%) SCOM
7 15 (2.97%) Nagios
7 15 (2.97%) Puppet
8 12 (2.38%) SCVMM
9 11 (2.18%) EdgeSight
9 11 (2.18%) SCOrch
10 8 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (1.58%) Single Sign-On
10 8 (1.58%) vCenter Server
11 7 (1.39%) Backup Exec
12 6 (1.19%) HP SIM
12 6 (1.19%) OpenView
13 5 (0.99%) Failover Clustering
13 5 (0.99%) NetBackup
13 5 (0.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 258 (51.09%) VMware
2 233 (46.14%) Microsoft
3 76 (15.05%) Citrix
4 71 (14.06%) Cisco
5 45 (8.91%) Veeam
6 42 (8.32%) Red Hat
7 33 (6.53%) HP
8 29 (5.74%) 3PAR
8 29 (5.74%) Apple
9 27 (5.35%) Dell
10 24 (4.75%) Scality
11 23 (4.55%) EMC
12 20 (3.96%) Google
13 17 (3.37%) Nimble Storage
13 17 (3.37%) SolarWinds
14 16 (3.17%) Meraki
14 16 (3.17%) NetApp
14 16 (3.17%) Oracle
15 12 (2.38%) Sophos
16 11 (2.18%) Commvault