Period
to 27 September 2020

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 27 September 2020.

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
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 184 214 234
Rank change year-on-year +30 +20 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 354 922 1,072
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.81% 1.66% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 1.74% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 327 840 1,019
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +5.77%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,702 £38,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £77,500
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 18,279 53,001 65,154
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.42% 95.21% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 15,132 43,128 53,059
Median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +2.04%

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 27 September 2020.

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 27 September 2020. 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 +51 96 £62,500 +8.70% 13
South London +34 19 £60,000 +27.66% 2
West London +58 15 £48,000 -8.57% 5
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 2020, 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.

1 338 (95.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 233 (65.82%) Windows
3 188 (53.11%) Azure
4 184 (51.98%) Microsoft
5 182 (51.41%) VMware
6 180 (50.85%) Active Directory
7 156 (44.07%) Windows Server
8 142 (40.11%) Office 365
9 116 (32.77%) VMware Infrastructure
10 112 (31.64%) PowerShell
11 103 (29.10%) Linux
12 101 (28.53%) AWS
13 100 (28.25%) Finance
14 78 (22.03%) Cisco
15 77 (21.75%) Firewall
16 66 (18.64%) ITIL
16 66 (18.64%) Hyper-V
17 62 (17.51%) DNS
18 59 (16.67%) Citrix
19 58 (16.38%) Windows Server 2012
20 57 (16.10%) DevOps
21 54 (15.25%) Azure Active Directory
21 54 (15.25%) SCCM
22 52 (14.69%) DHCP
23 48 (13.56%) SAN
24 47 (13.28%) WAN
24 47 (13.28%) Python
25 46 (12.99%) SQL
26 42 (11.86%) SharePoint
26 42 (11.86%) Windows 10

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 42 (11.86%) SharePoint
2 38 (10.73%) MS Exchange
3 17 (4.80%) Skype for Business
4 13 (3.67%) IIS
5 7 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.85%) Confluence
7 3 (0.85%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.56%) Ethereum
8 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.28%) Apache
9 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.28%) Hyperledger
9 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 25 (7.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) FastStats
1 2 (0.56%) Quorum
1 2 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.56%) Unica
2 1 (0.28%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.28%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 188 (53.11%) Azure
2 142 (40.11%) Office 365
3 101 (28.53%) AWS
4 54 (15.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 33 (9.32%) IaaS
6 15 (4.24%) SaaS
7 14 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (3.95%) OneDrive
8 13 (3.67%) PaaS
9 12 (3.39%) Amazon S3
9 12 (3.39%) GCP
10 10 (2.82%) Amazon ECS
10 10 (2.82%) Serverless
11 9 (2.54%) Mimecast
12 8 (2.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 8 (2.26%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (2.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (1.98%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (1.41%) Route 53
15 4 (1.13%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 77 (21.75%) Firewall
2 62 (17.51%) DNS
3 52 (14.69%) DHCP
4 48 (13.56%) SAN
5 47 (13.28%) WAN
6 38 (10.73%) LAN
7 33 (9.32%) VPN
8 21 (5.93%) Network Security
8 21 (5.93%) Skype
9 18 (5.08%) TCP/IP
9 18 (5.08%) VoIP
10 17 (4.80%) Internet
11 14 (3.95%) Wireless
12 13 (3.67%) NetScaler
12 13 (3.67%) Unified Communications
13 12 (3.39%) Remote Desktop
14 11 (3.11%) VLAN
15 10 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (2.26%) BGP
16 8 (2.26%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.54%) Hadoop
3 7 (1.98%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (1.69%) Amazon Athena
4 6 (1.69%) Big Data
4 6 (1.69%) MySQL
5 5 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (0.85%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.56%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.56%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.28%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.28%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.28%) HBase
9 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.28%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 22 (6.21%) Jenkins
2 21 (5.93%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.82%) Sonatype Nexus
4 8 (2.26%) GitLab
5 7 (1.98%) Artifactory
5 7 (1.98%) JIRA
6 6 (1.69%) RStudio
7 5 (1.41%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.85%) CircleCI
10 2 (0.56%) Maven
10 2 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.28%) Bitbucket
General
1 100 (28.25%) Finance
2 23 (6.50%) Banking
3 20 (5.65%) Law
3 20 (5.65%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.26%) Legal
4 8 (2.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (0.85%) Public Sector
6 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.56%) Housing Association
6 2 (0.56%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.56%) Marketing
7 1 (0.28%) Advertising
7 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.28%) Back Office
7 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.08%) LDAP
2 13 (3.67%) Web Services
3 8 (2.26%) Shiny
4 6 (1.69%) WSH
5 5 (1.41%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (0.85%) .NET
6 3 (0.85%) XMPP
6 3 (0.85%) YAML
7 2 (0.56%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.56%) Middleware
8 1 (0.28%) JSON
8 1 (0.28%) Kafka
8 1 (0.28%) REST
8 1 (0.28%) SAML
8 1 (0.28%) Sensu
8 1 (0.28%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.17%) Data Centre
2 16 (4.52%) Public Cloud
3 13 (3.67%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.67%) Private Cloud
4 11 (3.11%) Replication
5 10 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.54%) BYOD
7 7 (1.98%) Fat Client
7 7 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (1.98%) Thin Client
8 6 (1.69%) Hedge funds
8 6 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.69%) User Experience
9 5 (1.41%) Clustering
9 5 (1.41%) Cybercrime
9 5 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.13%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (0.85%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 233 (65.82%) Windows
2 156 (44.07%) Windows Server
3 103 (29.10%) Linux
4 58 (16.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (11.86%) Windows 10
6 38 (10.73%) Windows Server 2016
7 22 (6.21%) Unix
8 18 (5.08%) Windows Server 2019
9 16 (4.52%) Windows 7
9 16 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (3.39%) CentOS
11 9 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.98%) Debian
13 5 (1.41%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.13%) Mesosphere
15 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.56%) SUSE
16 2 (0.56%) VMS
17 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (95.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 66 (18.64%) ITIL
3 57 (16.10%) DevOps
4 42 (11.86%) Mentoring
5 39 (11.02%) Configuration Management
6 38 (10.73%) Migration
7 31 (8.76%) Infrastructure as Code
8 28 (7.91%) ITSM
8 28 (7.91%) Service Management
9 27 (7.63%) Problem-Solving
10 26 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (6.50%) Business Continuity
11 23 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 22 (6.21%) Disaster Recovery
13 21 (5.93%) Information Security
14 20 (5.65%) Mobile Device Management
15 18 (5.08%) Fintech
15 18 (5.08%) Proactive Monitoring
16 16 (4.52%) Server Management
16 16 (4.52%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 112 (31.64%) PowerShell
2 47 (13.28%) Python
3 46 (12.99%) SQL
4 21 (5.93%) Bash Shell
5 17 (4.80%) Shell Script
6 12 (3.39%) Ruby
7 10 (2.82%) Go
8 8 (2.26%) R
9 6 (1.69%) Groovy
9 6 (1.69%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.41%) Java
11 4 (1.13%) Perl
12 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.56%) VBScript
13 1 (0.28%) C#
13 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (5.65%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (5.08%) CCNA
4 16 (4.52%) Degree
5 15 (4.24%) MCSE
6 12 (3.39%) Security Cleared
7 10 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (2.26%) MCP
8 8 (2.26%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.98%) MCITP
9 7 (1.98%) MCT
10 6 (1.69%) CISSP
10 6 (1.69%) Master's Degree
11 5 (1.41%) SANS
12 4 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.13%) MCSA
13 2 (0.56%) JNCIA
13 2 (0.56%) JNCIP
13 2 (0.56%) JNCIS
13 2 (0.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.04%) SLA
2 4 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.56%) GDPR
3 2 (0.56%) QA
4 1 (0.28%) COBIT
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.28%) NIST
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 180 (50.85%) Active Directory
2 116 (32.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (18.64%) Hyper-V
4 30 (8.47%) vSphere
5 20 (5.65%) Docker
5 20 (5.65%) XenApp
6 19 (5.37%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (3.95%) Virtual Desktop
7 14 (3.95%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (2.54%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (2.54%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.69%) Samba
9 6 (1.69%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.85%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 3 (0.85%) NFS
11 2 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.56%) Xen
12 1 (0.28%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.28%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 54 (15.25%) SCCM
2 42 (11.86%) Terraform
3 37 (10.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 34 (9.60%) Ansible
5 24 (6.78%) Puppet
6 20 (5.65%) Kubernetes
7 18 (5.08%) Microsoft Clustering
8 17 (4.80%) WSUS
9 9 (2.54%) Jamf Pro
9 9 (2.54%) SCVMM
9 9 (2.54%) Single Sign-On
10 8 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (2.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 8 (2.26%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 6 (1.69%) Ambari
11 6 (1.69%) Hadoop YARN
11 6 (1.69%) SCOM
12 5 (1.41%) logstash
12 5 (1.41%) Prometheus
13 4 (1.13%) Automic
Vendors
1 184 (51.98%) Microsoft
2 182 (51.41%) VMware
3 78 (22.03%) Cisco
4 59 (16.67%) Citrix
5 40 (11.30%) HP
6 19 (5.37%) Sophos
7 16 (4.52%) Dell
7 16 (4.52%) Palo Alto
8 15 (4.24%) Red Hat
8 15 (4.24%) Symantec
8 15 (4.24%) Veeam
9 14 (3.95%) EMC
10 13 (3.67%) Google
11 11 (3.11%) IBM
11 11 (3.11%) Meraki
11 11 (3.11%) SolarWinds
12 10 (2.82%) CommVault
13 9 (2.54%) Apple
14 8 (2.26%) NetApp
14 8 (2.26%) Tableau