Period
to 20 April 2021

The median annual salary for an Azure Infrastructure Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Azure Infrastructure Engineer
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 682 838 971
Rank change year-on-year +156 +133 +151
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Infrastructure Engineer 172 117 157
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 159 109 143
10th Percentile £40,000 £32,500 £37,000
25th Percentile £44,250 £41,250 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £54,000
Median % change year-on-year - -2.78% +8.00%
75th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -0.50% +11.11% -5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 78,580 104,890 142,681
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.09% 95.37% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 61,710 85,237 114,792
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £40,750 £38,000 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

Azure Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Azure Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

Azure Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure Infrastructure Engineer.

Salary trend for Azure Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

Azure Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure Infrastructure Engineer over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

Azure Infrastructure Engineer
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Infrastructure Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 20 April 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
England +186 154 £52,500 - 22
UK excluding London +121 112 £49,750 -0.50% 14
North of England +52 53 £49,500 +16.47% 13
London +136 52 £65,000 - 8
Work from Home -99 40 £55,000 +57.14% 5
South East +71 28 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Yorkshire +22 26 £45,000 -10.00% 6
North West +36 21 £50,000 +17.65% 7
Midlands +23 8 £48,000 -8.57%
East of England +62 6 £53,000 +6.00%
South West +15 6 £45,750 +1.67%
Wales - 6 £37,500 -
North East - 6 £60,000 -
East Midlands +18 5 £48,000 -23.20%
Scotland +12 5 £51,250 +65.32%
West Midlands +7 3 £48,750 -7.14%

Azure Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, Azure 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 featuring Azure Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 172 (100.00%) Azure
2 167 (97.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 133 (77.33%) Windows
4 111 (64.53%) Active Directory
5 106 (61.63%) Microsoft
6 92 (53.49%) Windows Server
7 84 (48.84%) VMware
8 81 (47.09%) Microsoft 365
9 64 (37.21%) PowerShell
10 55 (31.98%) VMware Infrastructure
11 52 (30.23%) IaaS
12 46 (26.74%) Azure Active Directory
13 39 (22.67%) DevOps
14 38 (22.09%) DNS
15 35 (20.35%) Firewall
16 33 (19.19%) SQL
17 30 (17.44%) Migration
18 28 (16.28%) Microsoft Intune
18 28 (16.28%) SAN
19 27 (15.70%) AWS
20 26 (15.12%) PaaS
20 26 (15.12%) SCCM
21 25 (14.53%) SaaS
22 24 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
22 24 (13.95%) Terraform
23 23 (13.37%) Infrastructure as Code
23 23 (13.37%) Public Cloud
24 22 (12.79%) ITIL
24 22 (12.79%) Windows Server 2016
25 21 (12.21%) DHCP

Azure Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 20 (11.63%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.81%) IIS
3 8 (4.65%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.74%) Apache
5 1 (0.58%) nginx
5 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 172 (100.00%) Azure
2 81 (47.09%) Microsoft 365
3 52 (30.23%) IaaS
4 46 (26.74%) Azure Active Directory
5 27 (15.70%) AWS
6 26 (15.12%) PaaS
7 25 (14.53%) SaaS
8 9 (5.23%) Power Platform
9 8 (4.65%) Azure Service Bus
10 7 (4.07%) Serverless
11 6 (3.49%) Azure Functions
11 6 (3.49%) GCP
12 4 (2.33%) Azure Storage
13 3 (1.74%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (1.74%) Google Workspace
13 3 (1.74%) OneDrive
14 2 (1.16%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 2 (1.16%) Azure Key Vault
14 2 (1.16%) Azure Sentinel
14 2 (1.16%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 38 (22.09%) DNS
2 35 (20.35%) Firewall
3 28 (16.28%) SAN
4 21 (12.21%) DHCP
4 21 (12.21%) TCP/IP
5 20 (11.63%) LAN
6 16 (9.30%) WAN
7 13 (7.56%) VPN
8 8 (4.65%) VLAN
8 8 (4.65%) Wireless
8 8 (4.65%) WLAN
9 6 (3.49%) NAS
10 5 (2.91%) SSL
11 4 (2.33%) IPsec
11 4 (2.33%) Network Security
11 4 (2.33%) SMTP
11 4 (2.33%) SSH
11 4 (2.33%) VoIP
12 2 (1.16%) MPLS
12 2 (1.16%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.07%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (3.49%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (2.91%) Power BI
5 4 (2.33%) MySQL
6 3 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (1.74%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (1.16%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.58%) GitLab
3 1 (0.58%) JIRA
3 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (10.47%) Finance
2 8 (4.65%) Retail
3 7 (4.07%) Public Sector
4 6 (3.49%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.91%) Electronics
5 5 (2.91%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.91%) Marketing
6 2 (1.16%) Banking
6 2 (1.16%) Law
7 1 (0.58%) Environmental Health
7 1 (0.58%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.23%) Web Services
2 5 (2.91%) REST
3 4 (2.33%) .NET
3 4 (2.33%) LDAP
4 3 (1.74%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.37%) Public Cloud
2 13 (7.56%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.07%) Cloud Native
4 6 (3.49%) Fat Client
4 6 (3.49%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (3.49%) Replication
4 6 (3.49%) Thin Client
5 5 (2.91%) Clustering
6 4 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.33%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.74%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.58%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.58%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 133 (77.33%) Windows
2 92 (53.49%) Windows Server
3 24 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (12.79%) Windows Server 2016
5 19 (11.05%) Linux
6 16 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (6.98%) Windows Server 2019
8 10 (5.81%) Windows 10
9 7 (4.07%) VMS
10 5 (2.91%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.33%) CentOS
11 4 (2.33%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.74%) Android
12 3 (1.74%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.74%) Unix
13 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (97.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 39 (22.67%) DevOps
3 30 (17.44%) Migration
4 23 (13.37%) Infrastructure as Code
5 22 (12.79%) ITIL
6 19 (11.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (9.30%) Project Delivery
8 13 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (6.40%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (6.40%) Project Management
10 8 (4.65%) Change Management
10 8 (4.65%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (4.65%) Load Balancing
10 8 (4.65%) Server Virtualisation
11 7 (4.07%) Infrastructure Automation
11 7 (4.07%) Proactive Monitoring
11 7 (4.07%) Problem Management
11 7 (4.07%) Software Delivery
12 6 (3.49%) Security Patching
12 6 (3.49%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (37.21%) PowerShell
2 33 (19.19%) SQL
3 5 (2.91%) Bash Shell
3 5 (2.91%) Python
4 2 (1.16%) C#
4 2 (1.16%) Java
5 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (4.07%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (2.91%) SC Cleared
2 5 (2.91%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.33%) Degree
3 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.74%) CCNA
4 3 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.74%) MCSE
4 3 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.16%) MCP
6 1 (0.58%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.58%) CCNP
6 1 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.14%) SLA
2 4 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 111 (64.53%) Active Directory
2 55 (31.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (12.21%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.40%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (4.65%) vSphere
6 6 (3.49%) DFS Replication
7 5 (2.91%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (2.91%) VMware Server
8 4 (2.33%) Docker
9 3 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.16%) NFS
10 2 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.58%) Firmware
11 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.58%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 28 (16.28%) Microsoft Intune
2 26 (15.12%) SCCM
3 24 (13.95%) Terraform
4 13 (7.56%) Ansible
5 9 (5.23%) SCOM
6 8 (4.65%) Kubernetes
7 7 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (4.07%) Puppet
7 7 (4.07%) WSUS
8 6 (3.49%) Nagios
9 4 (2.33%) FortiGate
9 4 (2.33%) PowerCLI
10 3 (1.74%) AirWatch
10 3 (1.74%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (1.74%) Jamf Pro
10 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (1.74%) SCVMM
11 2 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (1.16%) ThinApp
11 2 (1.16%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 106 (61.63%) Microsoft
2 84 (48.84%) VMware
3 21 (12.21%) Cisco
4 16 (9.30%) Citrix
5 11 (6.40%) Palo Alto
6 9 (5.23%) Barracuda Networks
6 9 (5.23%) SolarWinds
7 8 (4.65%) HP
8 6 (3.49%) F5
8 6 (3.49%) Google
9 5 (2.91%) 3PAR
9 5 (2.91%) Aruba
9 5 (2.91%) SAP
9 5 (2.91%) Veeam
10 4 (2.33%) NetApp
10 4 (2.33%) Nimble Storage
11 3 (1.74%) CyberArk
11 3 (1.74%) EMC
11 3 (1.74%) Juniper
12 2 (1.16%) SaltStack