Period
to 27 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Engineering over the 6 months to 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineering
England > London
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 240 174 157
Rank change year-on-year -66 -17 -7
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 796 483 1,182
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.55% 1.98% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 2.10% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 672 426 1,044
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £36,816
25th Percentile £48,750 £46,375 £44,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

Infrastructure Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 49,194 22,982 47,850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 95.68% 94.22% 93.95%
Number of salaries quoted 32,716 19,423 38,807
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,500
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £48,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £104,750 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Infrastructure Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in London

Infrastructure Engineering
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in London.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineering in London

Infrastructure Engineering
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in London over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in London

Infrastructure Engineering
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 Engineering within the London region over the 6 months to 27 January 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 +17 192 £60,000 - 79
East London -4 43 £45,000 -5.26% 25
West London -79 35 £55,000 +10.00% 21
South London -34 15 £58,750 +23.68% 3
Infrastructure Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering also mentioned 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 with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering.

1 429 (53.89%) Azure
2 333 (41.83%) Microsoft
3 320 (40.20%) Active Directory
4 308 (38.69%) Windows
5 290 (36.43%) VMware
6 266 (33.42%) Microsoft 365
7 230 (28.89%) Finance
8 228 (28.64%) AWS
9 227 (28.52%) Linux
10 222 (27.89%) PowerShell
11 186 (23.37%) Windows Server
12 173 (21.73%) VMware Infrastructure
13 171 (21.48%) DevOps
14 153 (19.22%) Social Skills
15 152 (19.10%) Firewall
16 141 (17.71%) Python
17 136 (17.09%) SQL
17 136 (17.09%) Terraform
18 125 (15.70%) Azure Active Directory
19 111 (13.94%) Ansible
19 111 (13.94%) Kubernetes
20 106 (13.32%) ITIL
20 106 (13.32%) DNS
21 97 (12.19%) Cisco
21 97 (12.19%) Infrastructure as Code
21 97 (12.19%) CI/CD
22 96 (12.06%) Agile Software Development
23 93 (11.68%) SQL Server
24 92 (11.56%) WAN
25 91 (11.43%) Problem-Solving

Infrastructure Engineering
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 80 (10.05%) SharePoint
2 65 (8.17%) MS Exchange
3 26 (3.27%) IIS
4 19 (2.39%) Apache
5 9 (1.13%) CMS
6 8 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.50%) Mule
7 4 (0.50%) nginx
7 4 (0.50%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.50%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.38%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.25%) Confluence
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.25%) SAS
9 2 (0.25%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.13%) Jupyter
Applications
1 33 (4.15%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.50%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.13%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 429 (53.89%) Azure
2 266 (33.42%) Microsoft 365
3 228 (28.64%) AWS
4 125 (15.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 85 (10.68%) GCP
6 67 (8.42%) IaaS
7 60 (7.54%) SaaS
8 52 (6.53%) PaaS
9 36 (4.52%) AWS CloudFormation
10 31 (3.89%) Amazon EC2
11 30 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
11 30 (3.77%) OneDrive
12 29 (3.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 26 (3.27%) Azure Stack
14 24 (3.02%) Serverless
15 18 (2.26%) Slack
16 17 (2.14%) Power Platform
17 16 (2.01%) AWS Direct Connect
18 15 (1.88%) Amazon ECS
18 15 (1.88%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 152 (19.10%) Firewall
2 106 (13.32%) DNS
3 92 (11.56%) WAN
4 84 (10.55%) LAN
5 81 (10.18%) DHCP
6 67 (8.42%) TCP/IP
7 65 (8.17%) Network Security
8 64 (8.04%) SAN
9 56 (7.04%) VPN
10 39 (4.90%) Wireless
11 35 (4.40%) VoIP
12 32 (4.02%) SSL
13 30 (3.77%) HTTP
14 23 (2.89%) SNMP
15 22 (2.76%) IP Telephony
15 22 (2.76%) Unified Communications
15 22 (2.76%) VLAN
16 19 (2.39%) BGP
16 19 (2.39%) FTP
16 19 (2.39%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (11.68%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (1.38%) Big Data
3 11 (1.38%) Power BI
3 11 (1.38%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.26%) Oracle Database
5 9 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (1.01%) Blockchain
6 8 (1.01%) MySQL
7 7 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
7 7 (0.88%) BigQuery
7 7 (0.88%) MariaDB
8 6 (0.75%) Data Lake
8 6 (0.75%) MongoDB
8 6 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 42 (5.28%) Jenkins
2 36 (4.52%) Git (software)
3 18 (2.26%) GitLab
4 12 (1.51%) JIRA
5 10 (1.26%) Maven
5 10 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (1.26%) TeamCity
6 8 (1.01%) CircleCI
7 7 (0.88%) Codeship
8 6 (0.75%) Cucumber
8 6 (0.75%) git-flow
8 6 (0.75%) JMeter
8 6 (0.75%) Travis CI
9 5 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (0.63%) Bitbucket
9 5 (0.63%) Terragrunt
10 4 (0.50%) Postman
10 4 (0.50%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.50%) Visual Studio Coded UI
10 4 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 230 (28.89%) Finance
2 153 (19.22%) Social Skills
3 59 (7.41%) Banking
4 53 (6.66%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (4.40%) Telecoms
6 26 (3.27%) Financial Institution
6 26 (3.27%) Retail
7 23 (2.89%) Advertising
8 19 (2.39%) Public Sector
9 18 (2.26%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 13 (1.63%) Legal
11 12 (1.51%) Organisational Skills
12 8 (1.01%) International Banking
13 7 (0.88%) Law
13 7 (0.88%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.75%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.50%) Front Office
15 4 (0.50%) Police
15 4 (0.50%) Publishing
16 3 (0.38%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 489 (61.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 112 (14.07%) Cloud Engineer
3 86 (10.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 78 (9.80%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 66 (8.29%) Azure Engineer
6 53 (6.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 52 (6.53%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 48 (6.03%) IT Engineer
9 43 (5.40%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 41 (5.15%) Infrastructure Support
11 40 (5.03%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 37 (4.65%) VMware Engineer
13 36 (4.52%) DevOps Engineer
14 35 (4.40%) Architect
15 33 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
16 32 (4.02%) Support Engineer
17 28 (3.52%) AWS Engineer
18 26 (3.27%) IT Support
19 24 (3.02%) Network Engineer
20 22 (2.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (4.15%) JSON
2 19 (2.39%) React
3 16 (2.01%) .NET
3 16 (2.01%) REST
4 15 (1.88%) Kafka
5 12 (1.51%) HTML
5 12 (1.51%) Spring
6 9 (1.13%) AngularJS
6 9 (1.13%) Middleware
7 8 (1.01%) Django
7 8 (1.01%) Node.js
7 8 (1.01%) RESTful
7 8 (1.01%) Spring Boot
8 6 (0.75%) Elastic Stack
8 6 (0.75%) OLE
8 6 (0.75%) Web Services
8 6 (0.75%) YAML
9 5 (0.63%) 802.1X
9 5 (0.63%) Flask
9 5 (0.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 88 (11.06%) Data Centre
2 47 (5.90%) Clustering
3 41 (5.15%) PKI
4 40 (5.03%) Cloud Native
5 39 (4.90%) Public Cloud
6 31 (3.89%) Self-Motivation
7 29 (3.64%) Enterprise Storage
8 18 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
9 17 (2.14%) Replication
10 15 (1.88%) User Experience
11 14 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
11 14 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
12 13 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
13 11 (1.38%) Enterprise Cloud
13 11 (1.38%) Private Cloud
14 9 (1.13%) e-Learning
14 9 (1.13%) Virtual Team
15 8 (1.01%) Hedge funds
16 7 (0.88%) Management Information System
16 7 (0.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 308 (38.69%) Windows
2 227 (28.52%) Linux
3 186 (23.37%) Windows Server
4 52 (6.53%) Windows Server 2016
5 51 (6.41%) Windows 10
6 47 (5.90%) Windows Server 2019
7 42 (5.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 35 (4.40%) Unix
10 29 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (2.51%) CentOS
12 11 (1.38%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.88%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.75%) Debian
14 6 (0.75%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.75%) SUSE
14 6 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.63%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.63%) VMS
16 4 (0.50%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (21.48%) DevOps
2 106 (13.32%) ITIL
3 97 (12.19%) CI/CD
3 97 (12.19%) Infrastructure as Code
4 96 (12.06%) Agile Software Development
5 91 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
6 88 (11.06%) Change Management
7 70 (8.79%) Migration
8 55 (6.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 55 (6.91%) Mentoring
9 53 (6.66%) Software Engineering
10 50 (6.28%) Disaster Recovery
10 50 (6.28%) Project Management
11 49 (6.16%) Configuration Management
12 45 (5.65%) Service Delivery
13 42 (5.28%) Software Deployment
14 41 (5.15%) Microservices
14 41 (5.15%) Project Delivery
15 39 (4.90%) High Availability
15 39 (4.90%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 222 (27.89%) PowerShell
2 141 (17.71%) Python
3 136 (17.09%) SQL
4 68 (8.54%) Bash
5 55 (6.91%) Java
6 19 (2.39%) T-SQL
7 17 (2.14%) Groovy
8 16 (2.01%) C#
9 15 (1.88%) Go
9 15 (1.88%) TypeScript
10 13 (1.63%) JavaScript
10 13 (1.63%) Shell Script
11 12 (1.51%) VB
11 12 (1.51%) VBScript
12 9 (1.13%) Perl
12 9 (1.13%) Ruby
13 8 (1.01%) R
14 6 (0.75%) VBA
15 4 (0.50%) PHP
15 4 (0.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 68 (8.54%) Degree
2 34 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (3.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 21 (2.64%) Security Cleared
6 18 (2.26%) CCNA
7 15 (1.88%) MCSE
8 12 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (1.51%) Master's Degree
8 12 (1.51%) SC Cleared
9 11 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (1.13%) MCSA
11 8 (1.01%) CCNP
12 7 (0.88%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.88%) SANS
13 5 (0.63%) MCITP
13 5 (0.63%) MCT
14 4 (0.50%) RHCE
14 4 (0.50%) VCP5
15 3 (0.38%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.89%) QA
2 19 (2.39%) GDPR
3 13 (1.63%) SLA
4 9 (1.13%) GRC
5 8 (1.01%) EMIR
5 8 (1.01%) MiFID
6 7 (0.88%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.38%) NCSC
7 3 (0.38%) PMO
8 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.13%) Accessibility
9 1 (0.13%) DICOM
9 1 (0.13%) HL7
9 1 (0.13%) NIST
9 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.13%) SOC 2
System Software
1 320 (40.20%) Active Directory
2 173 (21.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (11.06%) Docker
4 56 (7.04%) Hyper-V
5 48 (6.03%) vSphere
6 39 (4.90%) XenApp
7 31 (3.89%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (1.63%) Terminal Services
9 13 (1.63%) Virtual Desktop
9 13 (1.63%) VMware NSX
10 11 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (1.26%) Ceph
12 8 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (0.75%) Firmware
13 6 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.75%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.50%) BitLocker
15 3 (0.38%) Terminal Server
15 3 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 136 (17.09%) Terraform
2 111 (13.94%) Ansible
2 111 (13.94%) Kubernetes
3 79 (9.92%) SCCM
4 69 (8.67%) Microsoft Intune
5 45 (5.65%) Puppet
6 30 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
7 23 (2.89%) Nagios
8 20 (2.51%) SCOM
9 12 (1.51%) Failover Clustering
9 12 (1.51%) SCOrch
9 12 (1.51%) SCVMM
9 12 (1.51%) vCenter Server
10 11 (1.38%) EdgeSight
10 11 (1.38%) ZABBIX
11 8 (1.01%) Icinga
12 7 (0.88%) Backup Exec
12 7 (0.88%) Grafana
13 6 (0.75%) Packer
13 6 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 333 (41.83%) Microsoft
2 290 (36.43%) VMware
3 97 (12.19%) Cisco
4 88 (11.06%) Citrix
5 56 (7.04%) Red Hat
6 51 (6.41%) Veeam
7 45 (5.65%) Google
8 35 (4.40%) Apple
9 33 (4.15%) HP
10 30 (3.77%) 3PAR
11 29 (3.64%) Dell
12 25 (3.14%) EMC
12 25 (3.14%) Oracle
12 25 (3.14%) SolarWinds
13 24 (3.02%) Scality
14 19 (2.39%) Palo Alto
15 18 (2.26%) NetApp
16 17 (2.14%) Nimble Storage
17 16 (2.01%) Meraki
18 13 (1.63%) Sophos