Period
to 15 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 234 255 268
Rank change year-on-year +21 +13 +42
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1,064 1,079 962
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.58% 1.42% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.51% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 972 976 911
London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £38,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -

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 64,101 71,656 73,426
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.36% 94.63% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 52,615 56,320 63,489
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,132 £33,351 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 2018. 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 -14 277 £55,000 +15.79% 51
West London +31 67 £52,500 +6.81% 37
South London -2 34 £48,000 +14.29% 11
East London -2 16 £56,500 +23.50% 6
North London +8 11 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 1,027 (96.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 696 (65.41%) Windows
3 556 (52.26%) Active Directory
4 496 (46.62%) VMware
5 469 (44.08%) Windows Server
6 461 (43.33%) Microsoft
7 386 (36.28%) Microsoft Azure
8 327 (30.73%) Linux
9 325 (30.55%) Office 365
10 302 (28.38%) PowerShell
11 292 (27.44%) Firewall
12 280 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
13 267 (25.09%) Amazon AWS
13 267 (25.09%) Finance
14 228 (21.43%) Cisco
15 227 (21.33%) DNS
16 207 (19.45%) Citrix
17 203 (19.08%) MS Exchange
18 198 (18.61%) DevOps
19 183 (17.20%) SCCM
20 173 (16.26%) Hyper-V
21 167 (15.70%) DHCP
22 158 (14.85%) Windows Server 2012
23 157 (14.76%) SQL
24 155 (14.57%) Agile Software Development
25 154 (14.47%) SAN
26 153 (14.38%) ITIL
27 146 (13.72%) LAN
28 144 (13.53%) SQL Server
29 140 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008

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
1 203 (19.08%) MS Exchange
2 68 (6.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 66 (6.20%) SharePoint
4 59 (5.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 54 (5.08%) Skype for Business
6 37 (3.48%) Apache
7 35 (3.29%) IIS
8 26 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
9 20 (1.88%) Tomcat
10 19 (1.79%) nginx
11 17 (1.60%) OpenStack
12 14 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
13 12 (1.13%) CMS
14 10 (0.94%) Apache Spark
15 9 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
16 8 (0.75%) Commerce Server
16 8 (0.75%) JBoss
16 8 (0.75%) WebLogic
17 7 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
18 6 (0.56%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 39 (3.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.19%) Bankmaster
3 2 (0.19%) PlanetPress Connect
3 2 (0.19%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.094%) Magento
4 1 (0.094%) Maximo
4 1 (0.094%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.094%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 386 (36.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 325 (30.55%) Office 365
3 267 (25.09%) Amazon AWS
4 45 (4.23%) PaaS
5 43 (4.04%) SaaS
6 40 (3.76%) IaaS
7 37 (3.48%) Google Cloud Platform
8 32 (3.01%) Azure Active Directory
9 31 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
10 18 (1.69%) Amazon S3
10 18 (1.69%) G Suite
11 16 (1.50%) Mimecast
12 13 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
13 11 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 8 (0.75%) Serverless
15 7 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
16 6 (0.56%) CloudFront
16 6 (0.56%) OneDrive
17 5 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 5 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 292 (27.44%) Firewall
2 227 (21.33%) DNS
3 167 (15.70%) DHCP
4 154 (14.47%) SAN
5 146 (13.72%) LAN
6 138 (12.97%) WAN
7 101 (9.49%) VPN
8 96 (9.02%) TCP/IP
9 70 (6.58%) Network Security
10 66 (6.20%) VLAN
11 62 (5.83%) Skype
12 50 (4.70%) VoIP
13 46 (4.32%) Wi-Fi
14 37 (3.48%) BGP
15 34 (3.20%) NAS
16 33 (3.10%) Internet
17 31 (2.91%) iSCSI
18 30 (2.82%) NetScaler
19 27 (2.54%) OSPF
20 26 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (13.53%) SQL Server
2 36 (3.38%) MySQL
3 30 (2.82%) SQL Server 2016
4 29 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 29 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (2.35%) MongoDB
7 20 (1.88%) Amazon RDS
8 15 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (1.41%) Big Data
8 15 (1.41%) Hadoop
9 13 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (0.75%) NoSQL
10 8 (0.75%) Oracle Database
11 7 (0.66%) Relational Database
12 6 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.47%) Blockchain
13 5 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.28%) Hazelcast
14 3 (0.28%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 50 (4.70%) Jenkins
2 38 (3.57%) JIRA
3 24 (2.26%) Git (software)
4 9 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (0.66%) Redmine
5 7 (0.66%) Vagrant
6 6 (0.56%) GitLab
7 5 (0.47%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.28%) Artifactory
8 3 (0.28%) PEAR
8 3 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.19%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.19%) GoCD
9 2 (0.19%) Maven
9 2 (0.19%) MSI
9 2 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.19%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.094%) git-flow
10 1 (0.094%) Selenium
10 1 (0.094%) Travis CI
General
1 267 (25.09%) Finance
2 79 (7.42%) Banking
3 31 (2.91%) Law
4 25 (2.35%) Retail
5 24 (2.26%) Marketing
6 22 (2.07%) Investment Banking
7 20 (1.88%) Telecoms
8 18 (1.69%) Legal
9 17 (1.60%) Games
10 15 (1.41%) Financial Institution
11 13 (1.22%) Advertising
11 13 (1.22%) Manufacturing
12 12 (1.13%) Back Office
13 6 (0.56%) Publishing
14 1 (0.094%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.094%) Billing
14 1 (0.094%) French Language
14 1 (0.094%) Front Office
14 1 (0.094%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (4.70%) Web Services
2 22 (2.07%) Middleware
3 19 (1.79%) LAMP
4 17 (1.60%) .NET
5 15 (1.41%) LDAP
6 14 (1.32%) LEMP Stack
7 9 (0.85%) Kafka
8 7 (0.66%) 802.1X
8 7 (0.66%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (0.56%) Elastic Stack
9 6 (0.56%) WSH
10 5 (0.47%) React
10 5 (0.47%) X-Windows
11 4 (0.38%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.38%) Ember.js
11 4 (0.38%) XMPP
12 3 (0.28%) COM
12 3 (0.28%) JMS
12 3 (0.28%) Oracle Fusion
12 3 (0.28%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 128 (12.03%) Data Centre
2 58 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (4.79%) PKI
4 45 (4.23%) Fintech
5 43 (4.04%) Clustering
6 38 (3.57%) Hedge funds
7 28 (2.63%) Public Cloud
8 26 (2.44%) Computer Science
8 26 (2.44%) Management Information System
9 22 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
10 21 (1.97%) Private Cloud
11 20 (1.88%) Data Protection Act
12 17 (1.60%) Replication
13 14 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
14 10 (0.94%) NHS
14 10 (0.94%) Reinsurance
15 9 (0.85%) Client/Server
15 9 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
15 9 (0.85%) User Experience
16 8 (0.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 696 (65.41%) Windows
2 469 (44.08%) Windows Server
3 327 (30.73%) Linux
4 158 (14.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 140 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 86 (8.08%) Windows 10
7 59 (5.55%) Unix
8 55 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 47 (4.42%) Windows 7
10 33 (3.10%) CentOS
11 24 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 23 (2.16%) Windows 2000 Server
13 19 (1.79%) Ubuntu
14 16 (1.50%) Mac OS X
15 11 (1.03%) Solaris
16 7 (0.66%) Data ONTAP
17 6 (0.56%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.47%) VMS
18 5 (0.47%) Windows 8
19 3 (0.28%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,027 (96.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 198 (18.61%) DevOps
3 155 (14.57%) Agile Software Development
4 153 (14.38%) ITIL
5 100 (9.40%) Migration
6 91 (8.55%) Problem-Solving
7 74 (6.95%) Disaster Recovery
8 71 (6.67%) Information Security
9 50 (4.70%) Mentoring
10 48 (4.51%) Load Balancing
11 47 (4.42%) Configuration Management
12 44 (4.14%) High Availability
13 43 (4.04%) Cybersecurity
13 43 (4.04%) Project Management
13 43 (4.04%) Systems Engineering
14 41 (3.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 39 (3.67%) SIEM
16 37 (3.48%) IT Strategy
17 36 (3.38%) Asset Management
17 36 (3.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 302 (28.38%) PowerShell
2 157 (14.76%) SQL
3 128 (12.03%) Python
4 78 (7.33%) Bash Shell
5 46 (4.32%) Perl
6 45 (4.23%) Java
7 39 (3.67%) Ruby
8 23 (2.16%) Korn
9 20 (1.88%) C
10 18 (1.69%) Go
11 16 (1.50%) VB
11 16 (1.50%) VBScript
12 15 (1.41%) PHP
13 13 (1.22%) C++
13 13 (1.22%) JavaScript
14 10 (0.94%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.66%) Bourne shell
16 5 (0.47%) C#
17 1 (0.094%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.094%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 106 (9.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (8.27%) MCSE
3 75 (7.05%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (6.20%) Degree
5 58 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 53 (4.98%) CISSP
7 51 (4.79%) CCNA
8 29 (2.73%) CCNP
9 28 (2.63%) MCP
10 27 (2.54%) MCSA
11 23 (2.16%) Security Cleared
12 22 (2.07%) CompTIA Security+
13 20 (1.88%) CISM
14 13 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
15 12 (1.13%) DV Cleared
16 11 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
17 10 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
17 10 (0.94%) VCAP
18 9 (0.85%) Network+ Certification
18 9 (0.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.76%) SLA
2 27 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 15 (1.41%) PCI DSS
5 11 (1.03%) PMO
6 8 (0.75%) GDPR
7 4 (0.38%) QA
8 2 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.19%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.094%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.094%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 556 (52.26%) Active Directory
2 280 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 173 (16.26%) Hyper-V
4 100 (9.40%) XenApp
5 78 (7.33%) Docker
5 78 (7.33%) vSphere
6 69 (6.48%) VMware ESXi
7 50 (4.70%) XenDesktop
8 49 (4.61%) Virtual Machines
9 28 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
10 26 (2.44%) XenServer
11 22 (2.07%) Virtual Desktop
12 18 (1.69%) VMware NSX
13 16 (1.50%) NFS
14 13 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
15 9 (0.85%) Terminal Services
15 9 (0.85%) VMware Server
16 8 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
16 8 (0.75%) Xen
17 7 (0.66%) Samba
Systems Management
1 183 (17.20%) SCCM
2 107 (10.06%) Puppet
3 100 (9.40%) Ansible
4 92 (8.65%) SCOM
5 75 (7.05%) Kubernetes
6 73 (6.86%) Opscode Chef
7 63 (5.92%) Terraform
8 44 (4.14%) Nagios
9 28 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
10 23 (2.16%) Backup Exec
11 22 (2.07%) Single Sign-On
11 22 (2.07%) WSUS
12 21 (1.97%) vCenter Server
13 15 (1.41%) NetBackup
14 13 (1.22%) SCOrch
15 9 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
15 9 (0.85%) PowerCLI
15 9 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
16 8 (0.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 8 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 496 (46.62%) VMware
2 461 (43.33%) Microsoft
3 228 (21.43%) Cisco
4 207 (19.45%) Citrix
5 88 (8.27%) NetApp
6 72 (6.77%) EMC
7 66 (6.20%) Red Hat
8 62 (5.83%) Google
9 61 (5.73%) HP
10 51 (4.79%) Oracle
11 48 (4.51%) Veeam
12 41 (3.85%) SolarWinds
13 38 (3.57%) Dell
14 35 (3.29%) Meraki
15 31 (2.91%) Juniper
16 28 (2.63%) CheckPoint
17 23 (2.16%) EqualLogic
18 22 (2.07%) SaltStack
19 21 (1.97%) CommVault
19 21 (1.97%) Ivanti