Period
to 11 May 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 11 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineering
England > London
6 months to
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 187 161 145
Rank change year-on-year -26 -16 +28
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 631 899 1,449
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.92% 2.18% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 2.32% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 537 789 1,282
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £59,300
Median % change year-on-year - +1.18% +7.82%
75th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £94,250 £86,250 £86,250
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 30,935 38,683 55,254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.94% 93.88% 92.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23,799 31,488 45,101
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £66,375 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.46% +2.12% +8.33%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £102,500 £97,500
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 11 May 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 11 May 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 -11 134 £60,000 - 42
West London +39 59 £50,000 - 23
South London +6 21 £39,000 -12.36% 3
East London +15 12 £47,500 -26.92% 10
North London +17 1 £45,000 +13.29% 3
Infrastructure Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 11 May 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.

1 361 (57.21%) Azure
2 336 (53.25%) Windows
3 283 (44.85%) Active Directory
4 267 (42.31%) Microsoft
5 266 (42.16%) VMware
6 244 (38.67%) Microsoft 365
7 205 (32.49%) Windows Server
8 196 (31.06%) VMware Infrastructure
9 183 (29.00%) Finance
10 180 (28.53%) Linux
11 179 (28.37%) PowerShell
12 174 (27.58%) AWS
13 144 (22.82%) Firewall
14 133 (21.08%) DevOps
15 119 (18.86%) Citrix
16 118 (18.70%) Cisco
16 118 (18.70%) Social Skills
17 115 (18.23%) Kubernetes
18 114 (18.07%) DNS
19 99 (15.69%) DHCP
20 98 (15.53%) Azure Active Directory
20 98 (15.53%) Terraform
21 85 (13.47%) Hyper-V
22 84 (13.31%) Docker
23 83 (13.15%) SCCM
23 83 (13.15%) Migration
24 81 (12.84%) ITIL
24 81 (12.84%) Ansible
24 81 (12.84%) IaaS
25 79 (12.52%) SAN

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 65 (10.30%) SharePoint
2 47 (7.45%) MS Exchange
3 14 (2.22%) IIS
4 13 (2.06%) Skype for Business
5 12 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (1.58%) Apache
7 10 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (1.11%) Confluence
9 6 (0.95%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.79%) nginx
11 4 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.48%) CMS
13 1 (0.16%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.16%) Ethereum
13 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 62 (9.83%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.48%) Endur
2 2 (0.32%) Magento
2 2 (0.32%) Sage 300 ERP
2 2 (0.32%) Sage CRM
2 2 (0.32%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 361 (57.21%) Azure
2 244 (38.67%) Microsoft 365
3 174 (27.58%) AWS
4 98 (15.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 81 (12.84%) IaaS
6 72 (11.41%) GCP
7 45 (7.13%) SaaS
8 38 (6.02%) PaaS
9 20 (3.17%) Amazon S3
9 20 (3.17%) OpenShift
10 17 (2.69%) Serverless
11 15 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
12 13 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
12 13 (2.06%) OneDrive
13 12 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
13 12 (1.90%) Google Workspace
14 11 (1.74%) AWS CloudFormation
14 11 (1.74%) Mimecast
15 10 (1.58%) Datadog
15 10 (1.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 144 (22.82%) Firewall
2 114 (18.07%) DNS
3 99 (15.69%) DHCP
4 79 (12.52%) SAN
5 77 (12.20%) TCP/IP
6 61 (9.67%) WAN
7 58 (9.19%) VPN
8 57 (9.03%) LAN
9 43 (6.81%) VLAN
10 31 (4.91%) Network Security
11 30 (4.75%) VoIP
12 23 (3.65%) Wi-Fi
13 22 (3.49%) Internet
13 22 (3.49%) SSL
14 20 (3.17%) Remote Desktop
15 19 (3.01%) NetScaler
16 17 (2.69%) SNMP
17 14 (2.22%) Wireless
18 13 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
18 13 (2.06%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (1.58%) InfluxDB
4 7 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (0.95%) Big Data
6 4 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (0.63%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.48%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.48%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.32%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.32%) Blockchain
8 2 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.32%) DB2
8 2 (0.32%) HBase
8 2 (0.32%) Impala
8 2 (0.32%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.32%) Redis
8 2 (0.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 66 (10.46%) Jenkins
2 26 (4.12%) TeamCity
3 23 (3.65%) Git (software)
4 18 (2.85%) Maven
5 16 (2.54%) JIRA
6 14 (2.22%) GitLab
7 6 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (0.95%) Snyk
8 4 (0.63%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.63%) Gradle
8 4 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.48%) Ant
9 3 (0.48%) CircleCI
9 3 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.32%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.32%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.16%) PEAR
General
1 183 (29.00%) Finance
2 118 (18.70%) Social Skills
3 37 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (5.07%) Banking
5 28 (4.44%) Telecoms
6 23 (3.65%) Legal
7 20 (3.17%) Law
8 9 (1.43%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.43%) Presentation Skills
9 8 (1.27%) Advertising
10 7 (1.11%) Public Sector
10 7 (1.11%) Retail
11 6 (0.95%) Back Office
11 6 (0.95%) Documentation Skills
11 6 (0.95%) Publishing
12 4 (0.63%) Games
12 4 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.63%) Marketing
13 3 (0.48%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.48%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 405 (64.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 108 (17.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 72 (11.41%) Cloud Engineer
4 67 (10.62%) Azure Engineer
5 60 (9.51%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 49 (7.77%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 36 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
8 32 (5.07%) Network Engineer
8 32 (5.07%) Support Engineer
9 29 (4.60%) IT Engineer
10 28 (4.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 28 (4.44%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
10 28 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
11 27 (4.28%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
12 25 (3.96%) Analyst
13 23 (3.65%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
14 21 (3.33%) Microsoft Engineer
14 21 (3.33%) Security Engineer
15 19 (3.01%) Linux Engineer
15 19 (3.01%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.74%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (1.58%) Kafka
3 7 (1.11%) LDAP
3 7 (1.11%) Node.js
3 7 (1.11%) Web Services
4 6 (0.95%) JSON
5 5 (0.79%) 802.1X
5 5 (0.79%) COM
5 5 (0.79%) OAuth
5 5 (0.79%) SAML
5 5 (0.79%) XML
6 3 (0.48%) Middleware
6 3 (0.48%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (0.48%) React
6 3 (0.48%) REST
6 3 (0.48%) XMPP
6 3 (0.48%) YAML
7 2 (0.32%) ISPF
7 2 (0.32%) OGRE
7 2 (0.32%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 64 (10.14%) Data Centre
2 29 (4.60%) Public Cloud
3 22 (3.49%) Hedge funds
3 22 (3.49%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.22%) Private Cloud
5 13 (2.06%) Replication
6 12 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
6 12 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (1.58%) Cloud Native
8 8 (1.27%) Clustering
8 8 (1.27%) PKI
9 6 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (0.95%) User Experience
10 5 (0.79%) BYOD
10 5 (0.79%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.79%) NHS
11 4 (0.63%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.63%) EMC VNX
11 4 (0.63%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 336 (53.25%) Windows
2 205 (32.49%) Windows Server
3 180 (28.53%) Linux
4 68 (10.78%) Windows 10
5 50 (7.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (6.34%) Windows Server 2016
7 33 (5.23%) Windows Server 2019
8 29 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (4.28%) Unix
10 25 (3.96%) Windows 7
11 21 (3.33%) CentOS
12 20 (3.17%) Mac OS X
12 20 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (2.54%) Ubuntu
14 7 (1.11%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.95%) Android
15 6 (0.95%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
17 3 (0.48%) Debian
18 2 (0.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (21.08%) DevOps
2 83 (13.15%) Migration
3 81 (12.84%) ITIL
4 67 (10.62%) Infrastructure as Code
5 54 (8.56%) Problem-Solving
6 53 (8.40%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (7.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 48 (7.61%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 47 (7.45%) Service Delivery
10 38 (6.02%) Project Delivery
11 37 (5.86%) Continuous Improvement
12 35 (5.55%) Project Management
13 32 (5.07%) Configuration Management
14 30 (4.75%) Cybersecurity
14 30 (4.75%) Fintech
15 29 (4.60%) Mentoring
16 23 (3.65%) Business Continuity
16 23 (3.65%) High Availability
16 23 (3.65%) Service Management
17 22 (3.49%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 179 (28.37%) PowerShell
2 78 (12.36%) Python
3 59 (9.35%) Bash Shell
4 58 (9.19%) SQL
5 20 (3.17%) Go
6 18 (2.85%) Java
7 13 (2.06%) VB
8 12 (1.90%) JavaScript
9 11 (1.74%) Ruby
10 10 (1.58%) Perl
10 10 (1.58%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.79%) C++
12 4 (0.63%) C
12 4 (0.63%) VBA
13 3 (0.48%) Groovy
14 2 (0.32%) C#
14 2 (0.32%) JCL
14 2 (0.32%) PHP
14 2 (0.32%) Scala
14 2 (0.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 55 (8.72%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (6.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (6.50%) CCNA
4 29 (4.60%) Degree
4 29 (4.60%) MCSE
5 17 (2.69%) Security Cleared
6 16 (2.54%) DV Cleared
7 15 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (2.22%) CCNP
9 13 (2.06%) CISSP
10 12 (1.90%) MCITP
11 10 (1.58%) CompTIA Security+
11 10 (1.58%) SSCP
12 7 (1.11%) CISM
12 7 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.11%) RHCSA
13 5 (0.79%) RHCE
14 4 (0.63%) CWNA
14 4 (0.63%) CWNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.69%) SLA
2 10 (1.58%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.11%) GDPR
3 7 (1.11%) QA
4 5 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.79%) ITGC
4 5 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.32%) PMO
5 2 (0.32%) SOC 2
6 1 (0.16%) P3O
6 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 283 (44.85%) Active Directory
2 196 (31.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (13.47%) Hyper-V
4 84 (13.31%) Docker
5 53 (8.40%) vSphere
6 31 (4.91%) XenDesktop
7 30 (4.75%) XenApp
8 20 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (2.06%) Virtual Desktop
9 13 (2.06%) Virtual Servers
10 10 (1.58%) VMware Server
11 9 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
13 7 (1.11%) VMware NSX
14 6 (0.95%) Forefront TMG
14 6 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (0.95%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.63%) Firmware
16 3 (0.48%) NFS
16 3 (0.48%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 115 (18.23%) Kubernetes
2 98 (15.53%) Terraform
3 83 (13.15%) SCCM
4 81 (12.84%) Ansible
5 67 (10.62%) Microsoft Intune
6 36 (5.71%) Puppet
7 22 (3.49%) SCOM
8 21 (3.33%) Prometheus
9 18 (2.85%) Grafana
10 14 (2.22%) AirWatch
11 13 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
11 13 (2.06%) vCenter Server
12 10 (1.58%) Nagios
13 8 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
14 6 (0.95%) Backup Exec
14 6 (0.95%) Istio
14 6 (0.95%) PowerCLI
14 6 (0.95%) WSUS
15 5 (0.79%) vRealize
15 5 (0.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 267 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 266 (42.16%) VMware
3 119 (18.86%) Citrix
4 118 (18.70%) Cisco
5 45 (7.13%) Google
6 34 (5.39%) HP
6 34 (5.39%) Red Hat
6 34 (5.39%) Veeam
7 28 (4.44%) Dell
8 27 (4.28%) Juniper
9 26 (4.12%) Nimble Storage
10 24 (3.80%) 3PAR
10 24 (3.80%) NetApp
11 22 (3.49%) Avaya
11 22 (3.49%) Splunk
12 21 (3.33%) SonicWALL
13 20 (3.17%) Apple
13 20 (3.17%) Meraki
14 18 (2.85%) F5
15 17 (2.69%) EMC