Period
to 25 September 2021

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 333 192 222
Rank change year-on-year -141 +30 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 476 363 918
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.97% 1.81% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.93% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 400 332 822
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,313 £37,750
25th Percentile £49,688 £46,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £59,627 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.57% +3.70% +4.55%
75th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £81,500 £77,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 43,839 18,770 53,149
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.41% 93.41% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 30,174 15,774 43,745
10th Percentile £40,500 £42,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +12.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £107,500 £97,500
England median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £51,644
% change year-on-year +0.91% +6.50% +3.29%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -54 105 £57,500 -9.80% 26
West London -55 34 £52,500 +5.00% 14
South London -31 10 £60,000 +1.26% 2
East London - 5 £70,000 - 6
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 470 (98.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 338 (71.01%) Azure
3 244 (51.26%) Active Directory
4 232 (48.74%) Microsoft
5 231 (48.53%) VMware
6 224 (47.06%) Windows
7 187 (39.29%) Microsoft 365
8 169 (35.50%) PowerShell
9 163 (34.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 133 (27.94%) AWS
11 131 (27.52%) Linux
12 127 (26.68%) Windows Server
13 117 (24.58%) Azure Active Directory
14 99 (20.80%) Finance
14 99 (20.80%) DevOps
15 89 (18.70%) Cisco
16 86 (18.07%) Citrix
17 83 (17.44%) Firewall
17 83 (17.44%) Social Skills
18 75 (15.76%) SQL
19 73 (15.34%) IaaS
20 71 (14.92%) DNS
21 69 (14.50%) SAN
22 64 (13.45%) Python
22 64 (13.45%) SQL Server
23 61 (12.82%) Kubernetes
24 60 (12.61%) Terraform
24 60 (12.61%) DHCP
24 60 (12.61%) Microsoft Intune
25 59 (12.39%) Hyper-V

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 45 (9.45%) MS Exchange
2 37 (7.77%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.15%) IIS
3 15 (3.15%) Skype for Business
4 7 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.63%) Apache
6 3 (0.63%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.63%) SAS
6 3 (0.63%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.42%) nginx
8 1 (0.21%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (5.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.63%) Unica
2 2 (0.42%) FastStats
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.21%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.21%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 338 (71.01%) Azure
2 187 (39.29%) Microsoft 365
3 133 (27.94%) AWS
4 117 (24.58%) Azure Active Directory
5 73 (15.34%) IaaS
6 58 (12.18%) SaaS
7 39 (8.19%) PaaS
8 33 (6.93%) GCP
9 19 (3.99%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 13 (2.73%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (2.73%) Azure Stack
11 12 (2.52%) Mimecast
11 12 (2.52%) Power Platform
12 11 (2.31%) OneDrive
13 10 (2.10%) Azure Storage
14 8 (1.68%) Amazon EKS
15 7 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
15 7 (1.47%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 7 (1.47%) Serverless
16 6 (1.26%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 83 (17.44%) Firewall
2 71 (14.92%) DNS
3 69 (14.50%) SAN
4 60 (12.61%) DHCP
5 56 (11.76%) LAN
6 54 (11.34%) WAN
7 53 (11.13%) TCP/IP
8 50 (10.50%) VPN
9 27 (5.67%) IPsec
10 26 (5.46%) Wireless
11 21 (4.41%) SNMP
11 21 (4.41%) SSL
12 20 (4.20%) VLAN
13 16 (3.36%) NAS
13 16 (3.36%) NetScaler
14 15 (3.15%) Network Security
15 13 (2.73%) VoIP
16 12 (2.52%) Fibre Channel
17 11 (2.31%) Wi-Fi
18 10 (2.10%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (13.45%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.31%) MySQL
3 9 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (1.68%) MariaDB
5 4 (0.84%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (0.63%) InfluxDB
6 3 (0.63%) Redis
6 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.42%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.42%) BigQuery
7 2 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.42%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.42%) HBase
7 2 (0.42%) Impala
7 2 (0.42%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 14 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 11 (2.31%) Git (software)
3 9 (1.89%) TeamCity
4 7 (1.47%) GitLab
5 6 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.42%) CircleCI
7 2 (0.42%) JIRA
8 1 (0.21%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.21%) MSI
8 1 (0.21%) Snyk
8 1 (0.21%) Subversion
8 1 (0.21%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.21%) Zephyr
General
1 99 (20.80%) Finance
2 83 (17.44%) Social Skills
3 35 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (6.30%) Telecoms
5 20 (4.20%) Public Sector
6 16 (3.36%) Legal
7 13 (2.73%) Banking
7 13 (2.73%) Law
8 11 (2.31%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.68%) Documentation Skills
10 6 (1.26%) Retail
11 5 (1.05%) Back Office
12 4 (0.84%) Marketing
12 4 (0.84%) Military
12 4 (0.84%) Organisational Skills
13 3 (0.63%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.42%) Advertising
14 2 (0.42%) French Language
14 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.41%) JSON
2 12 (2.52%) ARM Templates
3 8 (1.68%) PyTorch
4 6 (1.26%) COM
4 6 (1.26%) Web Services
5 5 (1.05%) LDAP
6 4 (0.84%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (0.84%) Kafka
6 4 (0.84%) Vue.js
7 3 (0.63%) ADO
7 3 (0.63%) Django
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.63%) PyXLL
7 3 (0.63%) React
8 2 (0.42%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.42%) gRPC
8 2 (0.42%) Node.js
8 2 (0.42%) OAuth
8 2 (0.42%) OAuth2
8 2 (0.42%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.61%) Data Centre
2 27 (5.67%) Public Cloud
3 21 (4.41%) Linux Command Line
4 20 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (4.20%) PKI
5 19 (3.99%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.78%) Clustering
6 18 (3.78%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (3.15%) Enterprise Storage
8 14 (2.94%) Virtual Team
9 12 (2.52%) Cloud Native
9 12 (2.52%) Hedge funds
9 12 (2.52%) Replication
10 11 (2.31%) EMC VNX
11 9 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (1.68%) BYOD
12 8 (1.68%) CUDA
13 7 (1.47%) Private Cloud
14 6 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
15 4 (0.84%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 224 (47.06%) Windows
2 131 (27.52%) Linux
3 127 (26.68%) Windows Server
4 45 (9.45%) Windows 10
5 34 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (6.51%) Windows Server 2019
7 30 (6.30%) Windows Server 2016
8 17 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (3.36%) Mac OS X
10 14 (2.94%) Unix
11 12 (2.52%) Apple iOS
12 9 (1.89%) Android
13 6 (1.26%) CentOS
13 6 (1.26%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.26%) VMS
14 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.63%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.21%) Kali Linux
16 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (98.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 99 (20.80%) DevOps
3 58 (12.18%) Migration
4 50 (10.50%) ITIL
5 46 (9.66%) Infrastructure as Code
6 41 (8.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 40 (8.40%) Project Delivery
8 31 (6.51%) Problem-Solving
9 30 (6.30%) Service Delivery
10 28 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (5.46%) Performance Tuning
12 25 (5.25%) Cybersecurity
13 24 (5.04%) Fintech
14 22 (4.62%) Configuration Management
14 22 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
14 22 (4.62%) Mentoring
15 21 (4.41%) Virtual Infrastructure
16 20 (4.20%) B2B
16 20 (4.20%) Root Cause Analysis
16 20 (4.20%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 169 (35.50%) PowerShell
2 75 (15.76%) SQL
3 64 (13.45%) Python
4 54 (11.34%) Bash Shell
5 22 (4.62%) T-SQL
6 17 (3.57%) Java
7 10 (2.10%) Go
8 6 (1.26%) C++
8 6 (1.26%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.26%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.26%) VB
9 4 (0.84%) Ruby
9 4 (0.84%) VBA
10 3 (0.63%) C#
10 3 (0.63%) Perl
10 3 (0.63%) PHP
10 3 (0.63%) R
10 3 (0.63%) Scala
10 3 (0.63%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.42%) Rust
Qualifications
1 31 (6.51%) Cisco Certification
1 31 (6.51%) Degree
2 25 (5.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (5.04%) CCNA
4 18 (3.78%) MCSE
4 18 (3.78%) Security Cleared
5 17 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (2.10%) MCSA
8 9 (1.89%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.89%) MCP
9 8 (1.68%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.26%) VCP6
11 5 (1.05%) CCNP
11 5 (1.05%) VCP5
12 4 (0.84%) HNC
12 4 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.63%) CISM
13 3 (0.63%) CISSP
13 3 (0.63%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.15%) GRC
2 7 (1.47%) GDPR
3 6 (1.26%) ITGC
3 6 (1.26%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.05%) SLA
5 4 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.63%) QA
7 2 (0.42%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 244 (51.26%) Active Directory
2 163 (34.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (12.39%) Hyper-V
4 56 (11.76%) vSphere
5 42 (8.82%) Docker
6 24 (5.04%) XenApp
7 23 (4.83%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (3.15%) XenDesktop
9 12 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (2.52%) VMware NSX
10 9 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (1.26%) Forefront TMG
11 6 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.84%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.63%) Ceph
14 3 (0.63%) Firmware
14 3 (0.63%) KVM
15 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.42%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 61 (12.82%) Kubernetes
2 60 (12.61%) Microsoft Intune
2 60 (12.61%) Terraform
3 57 (11.97%) SCCM
4 32 (6.72%) Ansible
5 15 (3.15%) Puppet
5 15 (3.15%) SCOM
6 13 (2.73%) Single Sign-On
7 12 (2.52%) Backup Exec
8 11 (2.31%) AirWatch
9 8 (1.68%) NetBackup
9 8 (1.68%) PowerCLI
10 7 (1.47%) Nagios
10 7 (1.47%) vCenter Server
11 6 (1.26%) FortiGate
11 6 (1.26%) Jamf Pro
12 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
12 5 (1.05%) MOM
12 5 (1.05%) vRealize
13 4 (0.84%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 232 (48.74%) Microsoft
2 231 (48.53%) VMware
3 89 (18.70%) Cisco
4 86 (18.07%) Citrix
5 36 (7.56%) Veeam
6 26 (5.46%) 3PAR
7 23 (4.83%) Dell
8 22 (4.62%) EMC
8 22 (4.62%) HP
9 21 (4.41%) Apple
9 21 (4.41%) Google
9 21 (4.41%) SolarWinds
10 20 (4.20%) Red Hat
11 17 (3.57%) Nimble Storage
12 14 (2.94%) Splunk
13 13 (2.73%) Meraki
13 13 (2.73%) Scality
14 12 (2.52%) NetApp
14 12 (2.52%) Oracle
15 11 (2.31%) CommVault