Period
to 20 September 2021

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 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineering
England > London
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 223 149 143
Rank change year-on-year -74 -6 +18
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 823 477 1,346
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.69% 2.36% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 2.51% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 636 423 1,183
10th Percentile £42,000 £42,100 £36,750
25th Percentile £48,320 £47,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,375 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £80,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% -

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 46,546 19,038 52,261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 95.46% 94.12% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 30,237 15,880 42,549
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.88% +8.57% +3.70%

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 20 September 2021.

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 20 September 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 -46 157 £60,000 -4.00% 62
West London -17 63 £52,500 -4.55% 23
South London -24 21 £56,250 -5.07% 3
East London - 20 £38,500 - 12
North London - 1 £45,000 - 3
Infrastructure Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, 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.

1 523 (63.55%) Azure
2 353 (42.89%) Windows
3 352 (42.77%) Microsoft
4 324 (39.37%) Active Directory
5 285 (34.63%) VMware
6 264 (32.08%) Microsoft 365
7 255 (30.98%) AWS
8 252 (30.62%) DevOps
9 220 (26.73%) PowerShell
10 206 (25.03%) Windows Server
11 204 (24.79%) Linux
12 201 (24.42%) VMware Infrastructure
13 197 (23.94%) Finance
14 154 (18.71%) Azure Active Directory
15 153 (18.59%) Social Skills
16 148 (17.98%) Terraform
17 146 (17.74%) Python
18 136 (16.52%) Agile Software Development
19 132 (16.04%) Kubernetes
20 131 (15.92%) Infrastructure as Code
21 126 (15.31%) Firewall
22 118 (14.34%) IaaS
22 118 (14.34%) DNS
23 115 (13.97%) Cisco
24 110 (13.37%) Citrix
25 102 (12.39%) TCP/IP
25 102 (12.39%) DHCP
25 102 (12.39%) SQL
25 102 (12.39%) Docker
26 90 (10.94%) Ansible

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 64 (7.78%) SharePoint
2 61 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 19 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (2.31%) IIS
4 18 (2.19%) Skype for Business
5 9 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (0.85%) nginx
7 6 (0.73%) Apache
8 5 (0.61%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.36%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.36%) SAS
11 1 (0.12%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 63 (7.65%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.36%) Magento
1 3 (0.36%) Sage 300 ERP
1 3 (0.36%) Sage CRM
1 3 (0.36%) Unica
2 2 (0.24%) FastStats
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.12%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 523 (63.55%) Azure
2 264 (32.08%) Microsoft 365
3 255 (30.98%) AWS
4 154 (18.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 118 (14.34%) IaaS
6 88 (10.69%) SaaS
7 81 (9.84%) GCP
8 71 (8.63%) PaaS
9 34 (4.13%) AWS CloudFormation
10 27 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
11 21 (2.55%) OneDrive
12 19 (2.31%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 17 (2.07%) Amazon S3
13 17 (2.07%) Serverless
14 16 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
15 14 (1.70%) Power Platform
16 13 (1.58%) Amazon ECS
16 13 (1.58%) Azure Stack
17 12 (1.46%) Azure Storage
18 11 (1.34%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 126 (15.31%) Firewall
2 118 (14.34%) DNS
3 102 (12.39%) DHCP
3 102 (12.39%) TCP/IP
4 89 (10.81%) SAN
5 80 (9.72%) LAN
6 77 (9.36%) VPN
7 76 (9.23%) WAN
8 29 (3.52%) IPsec
8 29 (3.52%) SSL
9 27 (3.28%) VoIP
9 27 (3.28%) Wireless
10 25 (3.04%) NetScaler
11 24 (2.92%) Network Security
11 24 (2.92%) VLAN
12 23 (2.79%) SNMP
13 19 (2.31%) Unified Communications
14 18 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
15 17 (2.07%) NAS
16 16 (1.94%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (9.48%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.19%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (1.46%) Blockchain
4 11 (1.34%) MySQL
4 11 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (1.22%) MariaDB
6 6 (0.73%) Big Data
7 5 (0.61%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.61%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.36%) InfluxDB
9 3 (0.36%) MS Access
9 3 (0.36%) Power BI
9 3 (0.36%) Redis
9 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.24%) ObjectStore
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 67 (8.14%) Jenkins
2 38 (4.62%) GitLab
3 32 (3.89%) Git (software)
4 19 (2.31%) CircleCI
5 18 (2.19%) Cucumber
5 18 (2.19%) JMeter
6 17 (2.07%) TeamCity
6 17 (2.07%) Travis CI
7 15 (1.82%) GoCD
8 14 (1.70%) Gatling
8 14 (1.70%) JUnit
8 14 (1.70%) SoapUI
8 14 (1.70%) TestNG
9 11 (1.34%) JIRA
10 10 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.49%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.49%) Postman
11 4 (0.49%) Snyk
11 4 (0.49%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.49%) Terragrunt
General
1 197 (23.94%) Finance
2 153 (18.59%) Social Skills
3 52 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (5.22%) Telecoms
5 26 (3.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 25 (3.04%) Banking
7 22 (2.67%) Public Sector
8 19 (2.31%) Legal
9 17 (2.07%) Documentation Skills
10 16 (1.94%) Law
11 14 (1.70%) Financial Institution
12 12 (1.46%) Advertising
13 11 (1.34%) Influencing Skills
14 9 (1.09%) Retail
15 8 (0.97%) Back Office
16 7 (0.85%) Marketing
17 5 (0.61%) Manufacturing
17 5 (0.61%) Organisational Skills
18 4 (0.49%) Military
18 4 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 475 (57.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 137 (16.65%) Cloud Engineer
3 123 (14.95%) Azure Engineer
4 101 (12.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 93 (11.30%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 78 (9.48%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 65 (7.90%) DevOps Engineer
8 51 (6.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 39 (4.74%) IT Engineer
10 38 (4.62%) Support Engineer
11 34 (4.13%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
12 33 (4.01%) Architect
13 32 (3.89%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 30 (3.65%) Site Reliability Engineer
15 29 (3.52%) Windows Engineer
16 27 (3.28%) Infrastructure Support
16 27 (3.28%) Java Engineer
17 24 (2.92%) Analyst
17 24 (2.92%) VMware Engineer
18 23 (2.79%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.79%) JSON
2 20 (2.43%) REST
3 16 (1.94%) React
4 13 (1.58%) ARM Templates
4 13 (1.58%) Elastic Stack
5 12 (1.46%) AngularJS
6 11 (1.34%) Spring
6 11 (1.34%) Spring Boot
7 10 (1.22%) Kafka
7 10 (1.22%) Node.js
8 8 (0.97%) PyTorch
8 8 (0.97%) Web Services
9 7 (0.85%) Django
9 7 (0.85%) RESTful
10 6 (0.73%) COM
11 5 (0.61%) .NET
11 5 (0.61%) 802.1X
11 5 (0.61%) LDAP
11 5 (0.61%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (0.49%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.17%) Data Centre
2 49 (5.95%) Cloud Native
3 45 (5.47%) Public Cloud
4 36 (4.37%) User Experience
5 26 (3.16%) Clustering
6 25 (3.04%) Hedge funds
6 25 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
7 21 (2.55%) Greenfield Project
7 21 (2.55%) Linux Command Line
7 21 (2.55%) Management Information System
8 20 (2.43%) PKI
9 18 (2.19%) Virtual Team
10 16 (1.94%) Enterprise Storage
11 13 (1.58%) Hybrid Cloud
11 13 (1.58%) Replication
12 11 (1.34%) BYOD
12 11 (1.34%) EMC VNX
13 10 (1.22%) Private Cloud
14 9 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
14 9 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 353 (42.89%) Windows
2 206 (25.03%) Windows Server
3 204 (24.79%) Linux
4 80 (9.72%) Windows 10
5 51 (6.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (4.86%) Windows Server 2016
6 40 (4.86%) Windows Server 2019
7 24 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (2.79%) Mac OS X
9 21 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (2.55%) Unix
10 17 (2.07%) Apple iOS
11 14 (1.70%) Android
11 14 (1.70%) CentOS
12 10 (1.22%) Windows 7
13 9 (1.09%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.73%) VMS
16 5 (0.61%) FreeBSD
17 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (30.62%) DevOps
2 136 (16.52%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (15.92%) Infrastructure as Code
4 88 (10.69%) Migration
5 86 (10.45%) ITIL
6 81 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
7 68 (8.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 68 (8.26%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 58 (7.05%) Project Delivery
9 55 (6.68%) Continuous Improvement
10 51 (6.20%) Cybersecurity
11 49 (5.95%) Service Delivery
12 47 (5.71%) Information Security
13 44 (5.35%) Configuration Management
14 42 (5.10%) Computer Science
15 40 (4.86%) Mentoring
16 38 (4.62%) Fintech
17 37 (4.50%) Performance Tuning
18 35 (4.25%) Microservices
18 35 (4.25%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 220 (26.73%) PowerShell
2 146 (17.74%) Python
3 102 (12.39%) SQL
4 77 (9.36%) Bash Shell
5 45 (5.47%) Java
6 25 (3.04%) Go
7 22 (2.67%) T-SQL
8 15 (1.82%) TypeScript
9 13 (1.58%) Ruby
10 12 (1.46%) VB
11 9 (1.09%) Perl
12 8 (0.97%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.85%) C#
13 7 (0.85%) C++
13 7 (0.85%) JavaScript
14 5 (0.61%) R
15 4 (0.49%) VBA
16 3 (0.36%) C
16 3 (0.36%) PHP
17 2 (0.24%) Rust
Qualifications
1 68 (8.26%) Degree
2 43 (5.22%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (4.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 35 (4.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (3.89%) CCNA
6 25 (3.04%) MCSE
7 21 (2.55%) Security Cleared
8 19 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (1.46%) DV Cleared
10 10 (1.22%) MCP
10 10 (1.22%) MCSA
11 8 (0.97%) CISSP
11 8 (0.97%) CompTIA Security+
11 8 (0.97%) Master's Degree
11 8 (0.97%) SC Cleared
12 7 (0.85%) VCP6
13 6 (0.73%) CCNP
13 6 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.73%) VCP5
14 5 (0.61%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.07%) QA
2 15 (1.82%) GDPR
2 15 (1.82%) GRC
2 15 (1.82%) ITGC
2 15 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.73%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.73%) SLA
5 2 (0.24%) PMO
5 2 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 324 (39.37%) Active Directory
2 201 (24.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (12.39%) Docker
4 78 (9.48%) Hyper-V
5 69 (8.38%) vSphere
6 32 (3.89%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (3.65%) XenDesktop
8 27 (3.28%) XenApp
9 22 (2.67%) Virtual Desktop
10 16 (1.94%) VMware NSX
11 14 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
12 12 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
14 6 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.61%) Firmware
16 4 (0.49%) LXC
16 4 (0.49%) Terminal Server
17 3 (0.36%) KVM
17 3 (0.36%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 148 (17.98%) Terraform
2 132 (16.04%) Kubernetes
3 90 (10.94%) Ansible
4 86 (10.45%) Microsoft Intune
5 76 (9.23%) SCCM
6 39 (4.74%) Puppet
7 19 (2.31%) AirWatch
8 17 (2.07%) SCOM
9 16 (1.94%) Prometheus
10 15 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
11 14 (1.70%) Backup Exec
11 14 (1.70%) Grafana
11 14 (1.70%) Mesos
12 12 (1.46%) Single Sign-On
12 12 (1.46%) vCenter Server
13 10 (1.22%) Nagios
14 9 (1.09%) PowerCLI
14 9 (1.09%) Rancher
15 7 (0.85%) NetBackup
16 6 (0.73%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 352 (42.77%) Microsoft
2 285 (34.63%) VMware
3 115 (13.97%) Cisco
4 110 (13.37%) Citrix
5 39 (4.74%) Veeam
6 37 (4.50%) 3PAR
7 34 (4.13%) Dell
7 34 (4.13%) Red Hat
8 30 (3.65%) Google
9 29 (3.52%) Apple
10 27 (3.28%) HP
10 27 (3.28%) SolarWinds
11 25 (3.04%) EMC
11 25 (3.04%) Nimble Storage
11 25 (3.04%) Splunk
12 21 (2.55%) Meraki
13 14 (1.70%) Juniper
14 13 (1.58%) CommVault
14 13 (1.58%) NetApp
14 13 (1.58%) Oracle