Period
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The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 353 280 213
Rank change year-on-year -73 -67 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 859 503 537
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.11% 1.20% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.33% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 595 408 494
10th Percentile £44,000 £44,625 £38,750
25th Percentile £51,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.35% -4.17%
75th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £81,125 £77,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%

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 70,423 37,679 31,137
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.36% 90.19% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 34,799 27,005 25,713
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,800
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £66,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.06% +5.60%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -61 112 £60,000 +1.69% 28
South London -27 26 £50,000 -2.44% 7
West London -82 17 £55,000 +4.76% 10
East London -43 9 £50,000 +5.26% 3
North London - 4 £52,500 - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, Infrastructure Engineer job roles required the following 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.

1 811 (94.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 471 (54.83%) Azure
3 438 (50.99%) Windows
4 380 (44.24%) Active Directory
5 353 (41.09%) VMware
6 319 (37.14%) Microsoft
7 303 (35.27%) PowerShell
8 281 (32.71%) AWS
8 281 (32.71%) Microsoft 365
9 277 (32.25%) Windows Server
10 237 (27.59%) Linux
11 214 (24.91%) Python
12 204 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 188 (21.89%) DNS
14 187 (21.77%) DevOps
15 186 (21.65%) Firewall
15 186 (21.65%) Finance
16 172 (20.02%) Social Skills
17 167 (19.44%) Azure Active Directory
18 154 (17.93%) Terraform
19 135 (15.72%) Kubernetes
20 131 (15.25%) ITIL
21 128 (14.90%) Agile
22 118 (13.74%) IaaS
23 115 (13.39%) SQL
24 114 (13.27%) Cisco
25 112 (13.04%) Ansible
25 112 (13.04%) Infrastructure as Code
26 108 (12.57%) Problem-Solving
26 108 (12.57%) CI/CD

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 (8.50%) MS Exchange
1 73 (8.50%) SharePoint
2 48 (5.59%) IIS
3 26 (3.03%) Apache
4 13 (1.51%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.28%) CMS
6 8 (0.93%) nginx
7 6 (0.70%) ArcGIS
8 5 (0.58%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.47%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.12%) Ethereum
11 1 (0.12%) Solana
Applications
1 18 (2.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.81%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 471 (54.83%) Azure
2 281 (32.71%) AWS
2 281 (32.71%) Microsoft 365
3 167 (19.44%) Azure Active Directory
4 118 (13.74%) IaaS
5 105 (12.22%) GCP
6 89 (10.36%) PaaS
7 88 (10.24%) Amazon EC2
8 72 (8.38%) Cloud Computing
9 60 (6.98%) SaaS
10 49 (5.70%) Amazon S3
11 41 (4.77%) Serverless
12 35 (4.07%) Amazon EKS
13 34 (3.96%) AWS CloudFormation
13 34 (3.96%) Route 53
14 32 (3.73%) Apigee
15 30 (3.49%) Mimecast
16 29 (3.38%) Amazon ECS
16 29 (3.38%) GitHub
17 26 (3.03%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 188 (21.89%) DNS
2 186 (21.65%) Firewall
3 103 (11.99%) DHCP
4 90 (10.48%) WAN
5 82 (9.55%) LAN
6 80 (9.31%) VPN
7 66 (7.68%) SAN
8 60 (6.98%) TCP/IP
9 47 (5.47%) Wireless
10 44 (5.12%) HTTP
11 32 (3.73%) Network Security
12 27 (3.14%) NAS
13 26 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
14 25 (2.91%) VLAN
15 23 (2.68%) SSL
16 22 (2.56%) iSCSI
17 21 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
18 19 (2.21%) BGP
18 19 (2.21%) Fibre Channel
19 18 (2.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.84%) Relational Database
3 30 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (3.14%) MySQL
5 26 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
6 16 (1.86%) Redis
7 14 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (1.63%) Electronic Patient Records
8 12 (1.40%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.05%) Redash
10 8 (0.93%) Big Data
11 7 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.70%) Geospatial Data
12 6 (0.70%) GIS
13 5 (0.58%) Power BI
14 4 (0.47%) Apache Arrow
14 4 (0.47%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.47%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 61 (7.10%) Git (software)
2 57 (6.64%) Jenkins
3 22 (2.56%) JIRA
4 14 (1.63%) Spinnaker
4 14 (1.63%) Travis CI
5 11 (1.28%) Chocolatey
6 10 (1.16%) CircleCI
7 9 (1.05%) GitLab
8 7 (0.81%) Bitbucket
9 5 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.12%) Fiddler
General
1 186 (21.65%) Finance
2 172 (20.02%) Social Skills
3 62 (7.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 60 (6.98%) Banking
5 37 (4.31%) Advertising
6 32 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (3.14%) Financial Institution
8 26 (3.03%) Public Sector
9 20 (2.33%) Legal
10 17 (1.98%) Billing
10 17 (1.98%) Retail
11 16 (1.86%) Organisational Skills
12 15 (1.75%) Law
13 10 (1.16%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.81%) Police
14 7 (0.81%) Telecoms
15 4 (0.47%) Documentation Skills
15 4 (0.47%) Games
15 4 (0.47%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.14%) .NET
2 25 (2.91%) Middleware
3 16 (1.86%) Node.js
4 15 (1.75%) Elastic Stack
4 15 (1.75%) HTML
5 13 (1.51%) Kafka
5 13 (1.51%) SAML
5 13 (1.51%) Web Services
6 12 (1.40%) React
7 11 (1.28%) LDAP
8 10 (1.16%) OLE
8 10 (1.16%) WebRTC
9 9 (1.05%) ARM Templates
10 8 (0.93%) Flash
11 7 (0.81%) PyXLL
12 5 (0.58%) LAMP
12 5 (0.58%) LAPP Stack
13 4 (0.47%) Alpine.js
13 4 (0.47%) Django
13 4 (0.47%) htmx
Miscellaneous
1 90 (10.48%) Data Centre
2 55 (6.40%) Private Cloud
3 45 (5.24%) Hedge funds
4 44 (5.12%) Clustering
5 43 (5.01%) Management Information System
6 41 (4.77%) Cloud Native
6 41 (4.77%) Public Cloud
7 40 (4.66%) PKI
8 31 (3.61%) Linux Command Line
9 30 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
10 29 (3.38%) Replication
11 20 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
12 19 (2.21%) SCADA
13 16 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
13 16 (1.86%) Mobile App
14 15 (1.75%) IoT
15 11 (1.28%) Legacy Systems
15 11 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
15 11 (1.28%) Virtual Team
16 10 (1.16%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 438 (50.99%) Windows
2 277 (32.25%) Windows Server
3 237 (27.59%) Linux
4 76 (8.85%) Windows 10
5 70 (8.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 59 (6.87%) Windows Server 2016
7 41 (4.77%) Windows Server 2019
8 39 (4.54%) Unix
9 37 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (2.33%) SUSE
11 19 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (2.21%) Windows XP
12 15 (1.75%) Ubuntu
13 13 (1.51%) CentOS
14 9 (1.05%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.93%) Android
15 8 (0.93%) Apple iOS
15 8 (0.93%) VMS
16 7 (0.81%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 811 (94.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 187 (21.77%) DevOps
3 131 (15.25%) ITIL
4 128 (14.90%) Agile
5 112 (13.04%) Infrastructure as Code
6 108 (12.57%) CI/CD
6 108 (12.57%) Problem-Solving
7 104 (12.11%) Change Management
8 91 (10.59%) Mentoring
9 77 (8.96%) Migration
10 73 (8.50%) Disaster Recovery
11 70 (8.15%) Cybersecurity
12 66 (7.68%) Computer Science
13 61 (7.10%) Investment Management
14 56 (6.52%) Service Management
15 55 (6.40%) Project Delivery
15 55 (6.40%) Software Deployment
16 54 (6.29%) Fintech
17 51 (5.94%) Continuous Improvement
18 48 (5.59%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 303 (35.27%) PowerShell
2 214 (24.91%) Python
3 115 (13.39%) SQL
4 100 (11.64%) Bash
5 49 (5.70%) Java
6 40 (4.66%) Go
6 40 (4.66%) Ruby
7 25 (2.91%) VBScript
8 20 (2.33%) VB
9 19 (2.21%) TypeScript
10 18 (2.10%) Scala
11 17 (1.98%) JavaScript
12 15 (1.75%) Perl
13 14 (1.63%) Groovy
13 14 (1.63%) VBA
14 13 (1.51%) C
14 13 (1.51%) C#
15 8 (0.93%) C++
16 7 (0.81%) PHP
17 4 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 70 (8.15%) Degree
2 42 (4.89%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (4.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (4.07%) CCNA
4 31 (3.61%) MCSE
5 30 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 20 (2.33%) Master's Degree
7 17 (1.98%) Security Cleared
8 13 (1.51%) CISSP
9 12 (1.40%) JNCIA
10 10 (1.16%) CCNP
11 9 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (0.93%) DV Cleared
13 7 (0.81%) AWS Certification
13 7 (0.81%) SC Cleared
14 6 (0.70%) A+ Certification
15 5 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
15 5 (0.58%) MCSA
15 5 (0.58%) SSCP
16 4 (0.47%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.12%) SLA
2 21 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.98%) Cyber Essentials
4 14 (1.63%) QA
5 13 (1.51%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 10 (1.16%) Accessibility
7 4 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.35%) GDPR
8 3 (0.35%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.35%) NCSC
8 3 (0.35%) NIST
9 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.12%) DICOM
10 1 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 380 (44.24%) Active Directory
2 204 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (10.01%) Docker
4 54 (6.29%) Hyper-V
5 50 (5.82%) vSphere
6 41 (4.77%) VMware ESXi
7 38 (4.42%) XenApp
8 24 (2.79%) Virtual Servers
9 23 (2.68%) Virtual Desktop
10 19 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
11 11 (1.28%) Terminal Services
12 10 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 9 (1.05%) BitLocker
13 9 (1.05%) DFS Replication
14 8 (0.93%) XenDesktop
15 4 (0.47%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 4 (0.47%) LXC
15 4 (0.47%) VMware NSX
16 3 (0.35%) Ceph
17 2 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 154 (17.93%) Terraform
2 135 (15.72%) Kubernetes
3 112 (13.04%) Ansible
4 98 (11.41%) Microsoft Intune
5 72 (8.38%) SCCM
6 40 (4.66%) Puppet
7 27 (3.14%) Packer
8 25 (2.91%) vCenter Server
9 23 (2.68%) WSUS
10 21 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
11 20 (2.33%) Grafana
12 19 (2.21%) HP SIM
12 19 (2.21%) OpenView
13 15 (1.75%) Jamf Pro
13 15 (1.75%) Prometheus
14 14 (1.63%) Graphite
14 14 (1.63%) StatsD
15 13 (1.51%) Active Directory Federation Services
15 13 (1.51%) SCOM
16 11 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 353 (41.09%) VMware
2 319 (37.14%) Microsoft
3 114 (13.27%) Cisco
4 98 (11.41%) Citrix
5 72 (8.38%) Veeam
6 63 (7.33%) Google
7 47 (5.47%) HP
8 45 (5.24%) Splunk
9 38 (4.42%) Dell
10 31 (3.61%) Meraki
11 23 (2.68%) ServiceNow
12 22 (2.56%) Red Hat
13 21 (2.44%) arcserve
13 21 (2.44%) CheckPoint
14 18 (2.10%) Sophos
15 17 (1.98%) Oracle
16 16 (1.86%) Civica
16 16 (1.86%) F5
16 16 (1.86%) NetApp
17 15 (1.75%) Veritas