Period
to 14 June 2021

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 14 June 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
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 268 219 206
Rank change year-on-year -49 -13 +36
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 475 543 987
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.25% 1.56% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.65% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 393 499 876
10th Percentile £43,100 £38,500 £37,750
25th Percentile £48,510 £45,000 £46,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £58,900
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% -2.38% +7.09%
75th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £79,500 £77,500 £83,125
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,741
% change year-on-year - +1.62% +3.87%

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 34,436 32,851 54,900
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.50% 94.33% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 25,312 27,013 45,327
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £80,800
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

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 14 June 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 14 June 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 -1 125 £58,000 -3.33% 29
West London +13 49 £52,500 +2.44% 12
South London -13 6 £51,250 +15.17% 1
East London +12 5 £47,500 -13.64% 8
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 June 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.

1 466 (98.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 304 (64.00%) Azure
3 274 (57.68%) Windows
4 250 (52.63%) Active Directory
5 242 (50.95%) Microsoft
6 238 (50.11%) VMware
7 208 (43.79%) Microsoft 365
8 177 (37.26%) VMware Infrastructure
9 162 (34.11%) Windows Server
10 161 (33.89%) PowerShell
11 140 (29.47%) Finance
12 137 (28.84%) Linux
13 125 (26.32%) AWS
14 116 (24.42%) Firewall
15 101 (21.26%) Azure Active Directory
16 100 (21.05%) Cisco
17 99 (20.84%) Citrix
18 97 (20.42%) DNS
19 84 (17.68%) DHCP
20 80 (16.84%) Social Skills
21 71 (14.95%) DevOps
22 70 (14.74%) Hyper-V
22 70 (14.74%) IaaS
23 69 (14.53%) SCCM
24 67 (14.11%) ITIL
25 65 (13.68%) SAN
26 63 (13.26%) Microsoft Intune
27 61 (12.84%) Windows 10
28 59 (12.42%) Kubernetes
28 59 (12.42%) Migration

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 54 (11.37%) SharePoint
2 42 (8.84%) MS Exchange
3 17 (3.58%) Skype for Business
4 11 (2.32%) IIS
5 8 (1.68%) Apache
5 8 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.84%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.84%) Confluence
7 4 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.63%) nginx
9 1 (0.21%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 37 (7.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.63%) Endur
2 2 (0.42%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.21%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 304 (64.00%) Azure
2 208 (43.79%) Microsoft 365
3 125 (26.32%) AWS
4 101 (21.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 70 (14.74%) IaaS
6 40 (8.42%) SaaS
7 38 (8.00%) GCP
8 30 (6.32%) PaaS
9 16 (3.37%) OpenShift
10 13 (2.74%) Google Workspace
11 12 (2.53%) Serverless
12 9 (1.89%) Mimecast
13 8 (1.68%) OneDrive
13 8 (1.68%) Power Platform
14 6 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (1.26%) Amazon EKS
14 6 (1.26%) Datadog
15 5 (1.05%) Amazon S3
15 5 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (1.05%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 116 (24.42%) Firewall
2 97 (20.42%) DNS
3 84 (17.68%) DHCP
4 65 (13.68%) SAN
5 55 (11.58%) LAN
6 51 (10.74%) TCP/IP
7 49 (10.32%) VPN
7 49 (10.32%) WAN
8 34 (7.16%) VLAN
9 20 (4.21%) NetScaler
10 19 (4.00%) Network Security
11 16 (3.37%) IPsec
12 15 (3.16%) Internet
12 15 (3.16%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (2.95%) SSL
14 13 (2.74%) SNMP
15 12 (2.53%) NAS
15 12 (2.53%) Wireless
16 11 (2.32%) Fibre Channel
16 11 (2.32%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (8.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (1.26%) MySQL
4 4 (0.84%) InfluxDB
4 4 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (0.63%) Big Data
5 3 (0.63%) MariaDB
6 2 (0.42%) ObjectStore
6 2 (0.42%) Redis
7 1 (0.21%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.21%) GIS
7 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.21%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.21%) Power BI
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.21%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 26 (5.47%) Jenkins
2 19 (4.00%) TeamCity
3 18 (3.79%) Maven
4 12 (2.53%) Git (software)
5 11 (2.32%) GitLab
6 7 (1.47%) JIRA
7 6 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.63%) Ant
9 3 (0.63%) Gradle
10 2 (0.42%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.21%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.21%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.21%) Mockito
11 1 (0.21%) MSI
11 1 (0.21%) PEAR
11 1 (0.21%) REST Assured
11 1 (0.21%) Selenium
General
1 140 (29.47%) Finance
2 80 (16.84%) Social Skills
3 31 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (5.68%) Telecoms
5 25 (5.26%) Legal
6 18 (3.79%) Banking
7 13 (2.74%) Law
8 9 (1.89%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.68%) Public Sector
10 6 (1.26%) Back Office
11 5 (1.05%) Documentation Skills
11 5 (1.05%) Presentation Skills
12 4 (0.84%) Military
12 4 (0.84%) Organisational Skills
12 4 (0.84%) Retail
13 3 (0.63%) Advertising
14 2 (0.42%) Billing
14 2 (0.42%) Electronics
14 2 (0.42%) Games
14 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.11%) JSON
2 9 (1.89%) Web Services
3 8 (1.68%) Elastic Stack
3 8 (1.68%) LDAP
4 6 (1.26%) COM
5 3 (0.63%) 802.1X
5 3 (0.63%) OAuth
5 3 (0.63%) PyTorch
5 3 (0.63%) SAML
5 3 (0.63%) YAML
6 2 (0.42%) .NET
6 2 (0.42%) ADO
6 2 (0.42%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.42%) React
6 2 (0.42%) SOAP
7 1 (0.21%) Flash
7 1 (0.21%) LAMP
7 1 (0.21%) Middleware
7 1 (0.21%) XML
7 1 (0.21%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 57 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 19 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 17 (3.58%) Public Cloud
4 12 (2.53%) Clustering
5 11 (2.32%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (2.11%) Cloud Native
6 10 (2.11%) PKI
6 10 (2.11%) Private Cloud
6 10 (2.11%) Replication
7 9 (1.89%) BYOD
7 9 (1.89%) EMC VNX
7 9 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (1.47%) Hedge funds
8 7 (1.47%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.84%) Derivative
11 4 (0.84%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 274 (57.68%) Windows
2 162 (34.11%) Windows Server
3 137 (28.84%) Linux
4 61 (12.84%) Windows 10
5 27 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (4.84%) Windows Server 2016
7 21 (4.42%) Windows Server 2019
8 20 (4.21%) Mac OS X
9 19 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (3.16%) Windows 7
11 14 (2.95%) Apple iOS
11 14 (2.95%) CentOS
11 14 (2.95%) Ubuntu
12 11 (2.32%) Unix
13 10 (2.11%) Android
14 4 (0.84%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.63%) Debian
16 2 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 466 (98.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 71 (14.95%) DevOps
3 67 (14.11%) ITIL
4 59 (12.42%) Migration
5 43 (9.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 41 (8.63%) Infrastructure as Code
7 34 (7.16%) Service Delivery
8 31 (6.53%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (6.53%) Problem-Solving
9 26 (5.47%) Configuration Management
10 24 (5.05%) Project Delivery
11 23 (4.84%) Fintech
11 23 (4.84%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 19 (4.00%) Information Security
13 18 (3.79%) High Availability
13 18 (3.79%) Kalman Filter
13 18 (3.79%) Project Management
13 18 (3.79%) Root Cause Analysis
14 17 (3.58%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (3.58%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 161 (33.89%) PowerShell
2 57 (12.00%) SQL
3 40 (8.42%) Python
4 38 (8.00%) Bash Shell
5 20 (4.21%) Java
6 11 (2.32%) Go
6 11 (2.32%) JavaScript
7 10 (2.11%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.47%) Perl
9 6 (1.26%) C++
10 4 (0.84%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.84%) VBA
11 3 (0.63%) C
11 3 (0.63%) VB
12 2 (0.42%) C#
12 2 (0.42%) PHP
12 2 (0.42%) Ruby
12 2 (0.42%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.21%) Groovy
13 1 (0.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 44 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (8.00%) CCNA
3 31 (6.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (5.05%) Degree
5 19 (4.00%) MCSE
6 16 (3.37%) Security Cleared
7 15 (3.16%) DV Cleared
8 13 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (2.32%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (1.68%) MCITP
11 7 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.26%) CISSP
12 6 (1.26%) MCP
13 5 (1.05%) CCNP
13 5 (1.05%) CISM
13 5 (1.05%) MCSA
14 4 (0.84%) HNC
14 4 (0.84%) SSCP
15 3 (0.63%) NVQ Level 4
16 2 (0.42%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.32%) SLA
2 9 (1.89%) GDPR
3 8 (1.68%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.26%) ITGC
4 6 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.05%) QA
6 2 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (0.42%) GRC
6 2 (0.42%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.21%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 250 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 177 (37.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (14.74%) Hyper-V
4 54 (11.37%) Docker
5 47 (9.89%) vSphere
6 30 (6.32%) XenApp
7 18 (3.79%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (3.79%) XenDesktop
8 10 (2.11%) Forefront TMG
8 10 (2.11%) VMware Server
9 9 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
9 9 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (1.68%) VMware Workstation
11 7 (1.47%) Terminal Services
11 7 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.84%) KVM
13 4 (0.84%) NFS
14 3 (0.63%) StorNext
14 3 (0.63%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 69 (14.53%) SCCM
2 63 (13.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 59 (12.42%) Kubernetes
4 45 (9.47%) Terraform
5 34 (7.16%) Ansible
6 23 (4.84%) Puppet
7 17 (3.58%) SCOM
8 14 (2.95%) AirWatch
9 12 (2.53%) vCenter Server
10 9 (1.89%) Backup Exec
11 8 (1.68%) Nagios
11 8 (1.68%) Single Sign-On
12 7 (1.47%) Jamf Pro
12 7 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (1.47%) WSUS
13 6 (1.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 6 (1.26%) Grafana
13 6 (1.26%) MOM
13 6 (1.26%) PowerCLI
13 6 (1.26%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 242 (50.95%) Microsoft
2 238 (50.11%) VMware
3 100 (21.05%) Cisco
4 99 (20.84%) Citrix
5 34 (7.16%) Google
6 32 (6.74%) Veeam
7 29 (6.11%) HP
8 24 (5.05%) EMC
9 23 (4.84%) Red Hat
10 22 (4.63%) Apple
11 21 (4.42%) NetApp
12 20 (4.21%) 3PAR
12 20 (4.21%) Nimble Storage
13 19 (4.00%) Dell
14 17 (3.58%) Meraki
14 17 (3.58%) Splunk
15 15 (3.16%) CommVault
16 14 (2.95%) Juniper
17 12 (2.53%) SolarWinds
18 11 (2.32%) SonicWALL