Period
to 3 March 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 3 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineering
England > London
6 months to
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 180 150 143
Rank change year-on-year -30 -7 +29
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 522 1,164 1,480
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.85% 2.31% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 2.48% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 505 1,045 1,354
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,000 £38,500
90th Percentile £93,250 £90,000 £83,375
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 26,462 47,020 57,510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.68% 93.50% 92.86%
Number of salaries quoted 21,606 38,094 47,093
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £35,750
90th Percentile £103,750 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -12 117 £60,000 - 40
West London +40 47 £50,000 - 12
South London +2 26 £42,500 -28.27% 7
East London -3 10 £47,500 -13.64% 9
Infrastructure Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 266 (50.96%) Windows
2 248 (47.51%) Azure
3 217 (41.57%) VMware
4 214 (41.00%) Microsoft
5 210 (40.23%) Active Directory
6 173 (33.14%) Windows Server
7 169 (32.38%) Microsoft 365
8 161 (30.84%) PowerShell
9 159 (30.46%) Linux
10 145 (27.78%) AWS
11 140 (26.82%) VMware Infrastructure
12 135 (25.86%) Firewall
13 128 (24.52%) Finance
14 105 (20.11%) DevOps
15 103 (19.73%) Cisco
16 91 (17.43%) DNS
17 82 (15.71%) Python
18 81 (15.52%) SCCM
19 80 (15.33%) Kubernetes
20 77 (14.75%) DHCP
21 76 (14.56%) Ansible
22 75 (14.37%) Terraform
22 75 (14.37%) Migration
23 67 (12.84%) Citrix
24 64 (12.26%) Hyper-V
25 61 (11.69%) SAN
25 61 (11.69%) WAN
26 60 (11.49%) ITIL
27 58 (11.11%) IaaS
28 57 (10.92%) Windows Server 2012

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 53 (10.15%) MS Exchange
2 48 (9.20%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.87%) Skype for Business
4 11 (2.11%) IIS
5 10 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (1.53%) Confluence
6 8 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (1.34%) Ethereum
8 5 (0.96%) Apache
8 5 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.77%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.77%) DNN
9 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.57%) CMS
10 3 (0.57%) nginx
11 2 (0.38%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.19%) Smallworld
Applications
1 48 (9.20%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.96%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (1.15%) Quorum
2 3 (0.57%) Endur
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 248 (47.51%) Azure
2 169 (32.38%) Microsoft 365
3 145 (27.78%) AWS
4 58 (11.11%) IaaS
5 52 (9.96%) Azure Active Directory
6 46 (8.81%) GCP
7 33 (6.32%) PaaS
8 30 (5.75%) SaaS
9 15 (2.87%) Serverless
10 12 (2.30%) Amazon S3
10 12 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
13 9 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (1.53%) Datadog
15 7 (1.34%) Mimecast
15 7 (1.34%) OneDrive
16 6 (1.15%) Amazon EKS
16 6 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 5 (0.96%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 135 (25.86%) Firewall
2 91 (17.43%) DNS
3 77 (14.75%) DHCP
4 61 (11.69%) SAN
4 61 (11.69%) WAN
5 55 (10.54%) TCP/IP
6 43 (8.24%) LAN
7 39 (7.47%) VLAN
8 35 (6.70%) VPN
9 22 (4.21%) Network Security
9 22 (4.21%) VoIP
10 21 (4.02%) Internet
11 19 (3.64%) BGP
12 17 (3.26%) OSPF
13 16 (3.07%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (2.87%) SNMP
15 14 (2.68%) SSL
16 13 (2.49%) MPLS
16 13 (2.49%) Skype
17 12 (2.30%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.72%) InfluxDB
3 8 (1.53%) Big Data
3 8 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (0.77%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.77%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.57%) Apache Hive
5 3 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (0.57%) HBase
5 3 (0.57%) Impala
5 3 (0.57%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.57%) MySQL
5 3 (0.57%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.57%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.38%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 38 (7.28%) Jenkins
2 18 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 14 (2.68%) JIRA
4 11 (2.11%) GitLab
5 9 (1.72%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.15%) Maven
7 5 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (0.96%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (0.77%) Gradle
9 3 (0.57%) Ant
9 3 (0.57%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.38%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.38%) Snyk
11 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.19%) PEAR
General
1 128 (24.52%) Finance
2 32 (6.13%) Banking
3 20 (3.83%) Law
4 15 (2.87%) Legal
5 12 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.72%) Public Sector
7 6 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.96%) Games
8 5 (0.96%) Publishing
8 5 (0.96%) Retail
9 3 (0.57%) Advertising
9 3 (0.57%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.57%) Back Office
10 2 (0.38%) Billing
10 2 (0.38%) Electronics
10 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.38%) Marketing
10 2 (0.38%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Environmental Health
Job Titles
1 328 (62.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 69 (13.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 39 (7.47%) Cloud Engineer
4 37 (7.09%) Network Engineer
5 36 (6.90%) Azure Engineer
6 35 (6.70%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
7 34 (6.51%) Support Engineer
8 28 (5.36%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 28 (5.36%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
9 27 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
10 24 (4.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 24 (4.60%) Windows Engineer
11 23 (4.41%) Linux Engineer
12 22 (4.21%) IT Engineer
12 22 (4.21%) Security Engineer
12 22 (4.21%) Systems Engineer
13 21 (4.02%) Infrastructure Support
13 21 (4.02%) Microsoft Engineer
14 20 (3.83%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 20 (3.83%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.53%) Kafka
2 7 (1.34%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (1.15%) LDAP
4 5 (0.96%) .NET
4 5 (0.96%) Node.js
4 5 (0.96%) REST
4 5 (0.96%) Sensu
5 4 (0.77%) 802.1X
5 4 (0.77%) Middleware
5 4 (0.77%) OAuth
5 4 (0.77%) SAML
5 4 (0.77%) XMPP
6 3 (0.57%) Web Services
7 2 (0.38%) ISPF
7 2 (0.38%) JSON
7 2 (0.38%) OGRE
7 2 (0.38%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.38%) React
7 2 (0.38%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (0.38%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.39%) Data Centre
2 20 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.83%) Hedge funds
3 19 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.26%) Public Cloud
5 15 (2.87%) Private Cloud
6 14 (2.68%) Replication
7 11 (2.11%) Clustering
8 10 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (1.72%) User Experience
10 6 (1.15%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (1.15%) PKI
11 5 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (0.77%) iSeries
12 4 (0.77%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.57%) Cloud Native
13 3 (0.57%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.38%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 266 (50.96%) Windows
2 173 (33.14%) Windows Server
3 159 (30.46%) Linux
4 57 (10.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (8.62%) Windows 10
5 45 (8.62%) Windows Server 2016
6 35 (6.70%) Windows Server 2019
7 29 (5.56%) Unix
8 25 (4.79%) CentOS
8 25 (4.79%) Windows 7
9 23 (4.41%) Ubuntu
9 23 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (2.11%) Mac OS X
12 9 (1.72%) Mac OS
13 7 (1.34%) Debian
14 6 (1.15%) Fedora
15 3 (0.57%) Android
15 3 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (20.11%) DevOps
2 75 (14.37%) Migration
3 60 (11.49%) ITIL
4 48 (9.20%) Infrastructure as Code
5 42 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 39 (7.47%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (7.47%) Problem-Solving
7 38 (7.28%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 33 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 33 (6.32%) Project Management
9 32 (6.13%) Configuration Management
9 32 (6.13%) Fintech
10 31 (5.94%) Service Management
11 25 (4.79%) ITSM
12 23 (4.41%) Business Continuity
13 22 (4.21%) Mentoring
13 22 (4.21%) Service Delivery
14 21 (4.02%) Kalman Filter
15 20 (3.83%) Project Delivery
16 19 (3.64%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 161 (30.84%) PowerShell
2 82 (15.71%) Python
3 55 (10.54%) Bash Shell
4 50 (9.58%) SQL
5 14 (2.68%) Go
6 13 (2.49%) Shell Script
7 12 (2.30%) JavaScript
8 11 (2.11%) Java
8 11 (2.11%) Ruby
9 5 (0.96%) VB
10 4 (0.77%) C
11 3 (0.57%) C#
11 3 (0.57%) C++
11 3 (0.57%) Groovy
11 3 (0.57%) Perl
11 3 (0.57%) VBScript
12 2 (0.38%) JCL
12 2 (0.38%) Scala
12 2 (0.38%) VBA
13 1 (0.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 54 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (8.81%) CCNA
4 33 (6.32%) MCSE
5 18 (3.45%) Degree
6 17 (3.26%) MCITP
7 16 (3.07%) CompTIA Security+
7 16 (3.07%) SSCP
8 15 (2.87%) CCNP
9 14 (2.68%) RHCSA
9 14 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (2.30%) RHCE
11 11 (2.11%) CISSP
12 10 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.53%) Security Cleared
14 6 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
14 6 (1.15%) DV Cleared
15 4 (0.77%) CISM
15 4 (0.77%) MCSA
16 2 (0.38%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.45%) SLA
2 9 (1.72%) QA
3 4 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.57%) GDPR
5 2 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.38%) PMO
6 1 (0.19%) P3O
System Software
1 210 (40.23%) Active Directory
2 140 (26.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (12.26%) Hyper-V
4 57 (10.92%) Docker
5 36 (6.90%) vSphere
6 27 (5.17%) XenApp
7 17 (3.26%) XenDesktop
8 16 (3.07%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (1.92%) VMware Server
10 9 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (1.34%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.77%) DFS Replication
12 4 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.57%) Firmware
13 3 (0.57%) KVM
13 3 (0.57%) StorNext
13 3 (0.57%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.57%) Xen
13 3 (0.57%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 81 (15.52%) SCCM
2 80 (15.33%) Kubernetes
3 76 (14.56%) Ansible
4 75 (14.37%) Terraform
5 50 (9.58%) Puppet
6 35 (6.70%) Microsoft Intune
7 25 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
8 18 (3.45%) Prometheus
8 18 (3.45%) SCOM
9 16 (3.07%) Grafana
10 15 (2.87%) Nagios
11 12 (2.30%) Microsoft Clustering
12 9 (1.72%) Failover Clustering
13 7 (1.34%) vCenter Server
14 6 (1.15%) Istio
15 5 (0.96%) Cacti
16 4 (0.77%) FortiGate
16 4 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
16 4 (0.77%) SmoothWall
16 4 (0.77%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 217 (41.57%) VMware
2 214 (41.00%) Microsoft
3 103 (19.73%) Cisco
4 67 (12.84%) Citrix
5 36 (6.90%) HP
6 30 (5.75%) Red Hat
7 28 (5.36%) Palo Alto
8 25 (4.79%) NetApp
9 23 (4.41%) Veeam
10 22 (4.21%) Google
11 17 (3.26%) Dell
11 17 (3.26%) EMC
11 17 (3.26%) IBM
12 16 (3.07%) Meraki
13 15 (2.87%) 3PAR
13 15 (2.87%) CheckPoint
14 14 (2.68%) Apple
14 14 (2.68%) Avaya
14 14 (2.68%) Fortinet
14 14 (2.68%) Splunk