Infrastructure Automation Jobs

Infrastructure Automation
UK

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Infrastructure Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Automation over the 6 months to 26 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 641 573 709
Rank change year-on-year -68 +136 -196
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Automation 183 491 492
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.44% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.47% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 132 247 261
10th Percentile £43,000 £38,999 £46,250
25th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
75th Percentile £80,000 £90,000 £92,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £105,000 £113,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £61,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +10.91% -4.35%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

Infrastructure Automation 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 69,311 105,505 133,610
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 88.77% 95.55% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 51,446 63,554 81,288
10th Percentile £29,500 £34,591 £32,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,750 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +6.80% +7.29%

Infrastructure Automation
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Infrastructure Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Automation in the UK

Infrastructure Automation
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Automation in the UK

Infrastructure Automation
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Automation over the 6 months to 26 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Automation in the UK

Infrastructure Automation
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Automation within the UK over the 6 months to 26 February 2024. 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
England -43 158 £70,000 -6.67% 46
UK excluding London -30 87 £62,500 +2.46% 25
Work from Home -42 83 £65,000 -10.34% 41
London +20 80 £77,500 -8.82% 22
South East +52 56 £62,500 -3.85% 3
North of England +58 11 £57,500 +35.80% 8
Yorkshire +77 8 £55,000 +29.90% 2
Midlands +47 6 £62,500 +13.64% 4
East of England +44 5 £45,000 -33.33% 1
East Midlands +7 5 £62,500 -10.71% 1
Scotland -12 5 £57,000 -24.00% 2
South West -47 5 £65,000 +30.00% 6
North West +42 3 £58,750 -2.08% 6
Northern Ireland +30 2 £75,000 +36.36% 1
North East +4 2 £80,000 +33.33%
West Midlands +62 1 - - 3

Infrastructure Automation
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (6.56%) Confluence
2 11 (6.01%) Microsoft Exchange
3 10 (5.46%) Apache
3 10 (5.46%) IIS
3 10 (5.46%) WebSphere
4 8 (4.37%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.55%) nginx
5 1 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (4.92%) AutoCAD
1 9 (4.92%) PTC Creo
1 9 (4.92%) SOLIDWORKS
2 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 118 (64.48%) Azure
2 101 (55.19%) AWS
3 54 (29.51%) Azure DevOps
4 43 (23.50%) GitHub
5 29 (15.85%) IaaS
6 28 (15.30%) SaaS
7 25 (13.66%) Serverless
8 23 (12.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 21 (11.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 20 (10.93%) Amazon EC2
10 20 (10.93%) Entra ID
11 18 (9.84%) Amazon S3
11 18 (9.84%) AWS Lambda
12 17 (9.29%) GCP
13 15 (8.20%) Nutanix
14 14 (7.65%) PaaS
15 13 (7.10%) Cloud Computing
15 13 (7.10%) Microsoft 365
15 13 (7.10%) Route 53
16 11 (6.01%) Azure Monitor
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.11%) DNS
2 22 (12.02%) Firewall
3 8 (4.37%) VoIP
4 4 (2.19%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.64%) DHCP
5 3 (1.64%) Network Security
6 2 (1.09%) FTP
6 2 (1.09%) SMTP
6 2 (1.09%) VPN
6 2 (1.09%) WAN
7 1 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.55%) LAN
7 1 (0.55%) Wireless
7 1 (0.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.57%) Amazon RDS
2 22 (12.02%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.46%) SAP HANA
4 9 (4.92%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (4.37%) CockroachDB
5 8 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.28%) MySQL
7 5 (2.73%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.64%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.09%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.09%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.55%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.55%) Amazon QuickSight
10 1 (0.55%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.55%) Metadata
10 1 (0.55%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 61 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 24 (13.11%) Bitbucket
3 22 (12.02%) Git
4 21 (11.48%) JIRA
5 18 (9.84%) Sonatype Nexus
6 13 (7.10%) Subversion
7 12 (6.56%) Selenium
8 11 (6.01%) JMeter
9 10 (5.46%) Chocolatey
10 9 (4.92%) Bitbucket Server
10 9 (4.92%) Cucumber
10 9 (4.92%) Serenity BDD
11 8 (4.37%) Jaeger
11 8 (4.37%) SoapUI
12 7 (3.83%) CircleCI
12 7 (3.83%) GitLab
13 6 (3.28%) JUnit
13 6 (3.28%) TestNG
14 5 (2.73%) Maven
15 4 (2.19%) Terragrunt
General
1 41 (22.40%) Social Skills
2 39 (21.31%) Finance
3 28 (15.30%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (13.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 14 (7.65%) Public Sector
6 9 (4.92%) Aerospace
7 8 (4.37%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.73%) Law
9 3 (1.64%) Legal
10 2 (1.09%) Documentation Skills
10 2 (1.09%) Retail
10 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.55%) Local Government
11 1 (0.55%) Marketing
11 1 (0.55%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 44 (24.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 34 (18.58%) Senior
3 33 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (16.39%) Cloud Engineer
5 23 (12.57%) Automation Engineer
5 23 (12.57%) Platform Engineer
6 19 (10.38%) AWS Engineer
7 18 (9.84%) Azure Engineer
7 18 (9.84%) Cloud Platform Engineer
8 16 (8.74%) Architect
9 15 (8.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (7.65%) Lead
11 12 (6.56%) AWS Platform Engineer
12 11 (6.01%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 11 (6.01%) Cloud Automation Engineer
13 9 (4.92%) Senior DevOps
13 9 (4.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 9 (4.92%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 9 (4.92%) Technical Architect
14 8 (4.37%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.93%) Elastic Stack
2 13 (7.10%) Kafka
2 13 (7.10%) YAML
3 10 (5.46%) Spring Boot
3 10 (5.46%) XML
4 9 (4.92%) Web Services
5 8 (4.37%) Middleware
5 8 (4.37%) OpenTelemetry
5 8 (4.37%) RESTful
5 8 (4.37%) SOAP
6 7 (3.83%) REST
7 5 (2.73%) SAML
8 4 (2.19%) ARM Templates
9 3 (1.64%) .NET
9 3 (1.64%) Celery
9 3 (1.64%) Gherkin
10 2 (1.09%) Hibernate
10 2 (1.09%) HTML
10 2 (1.09%) jQuery
10 2 (1.09%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.93%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (10.38%) Distributed Systems
3 15 (8.20%) IoT
3 15 (8.20%) Management Information System
4 11 (6.01%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (5.46%) Public Cloud
6 9 (4.92%) Operational Technology
6 9 (4.92%) Product Ownership
7 8 (4.37%) Cloud Native
8 7 (3.83%) Data Centre
9 4 (2.19%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.64%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.64%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.64%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (1.64%) Onboarding
10 3 (1.64%) PMI
11 2 (1.09%) Blockchain
11 2 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (1.09%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 52 (28.42%) Windows
2 47 (25.68%) Linux
3 21 (11.48%) Windows Server
4 16 (8.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.19%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.09%) Unix
8 1 (0.55%) CentOS
8 1 (0.55%) VMS
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (67.76%) DevOps
2 113 (61.75%) CI/CD
3 95 (51.91%) Infrastructure as Code
4 55 (30.05%) Problem-Solving
5 39 (21.31%) Agile
5 39 (21.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 38 (20.77%) Test Automation
7 36 (19.67%) Task Automation
8 34 (18.58%) Technical Leadership
9 33 (18.03%) Containerisation
10 32 (17.49%) Configuration Management
11 30 (16.39%) Disaster Recovery
11 30 (16.39%) Infrastructure Management
11 30 (16.39%) ITIL
12 29 (15.85%) Migration
13 28 (15.30%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (14.75%) Mentoring
15 26 (14.21%) Platform Engineering
16 25 (13.66%) Decision-Making
17 19 (10.38%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 75 (40.98%) Python
2 60 (32.79%) Bash
3 54 (29.51%) PowerShell
4 43 (23.50%) Java
5 30 (16.39%) SQL
6 22 (12.02%) Perl
7 15 (8.20%) JavaScript
8 10 (5.46%) MATLAB
9 7 (3.83%) C#
9 7 (3.83%) Ruby
10 6 (3.28%) Go
11 5 (2.73%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.19%) Bicep
13 3 (1.64%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.09%) PHP
15 1 (0.55%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.55%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (15.85%) Security Cleared
2 22 (12.02%) SC Cleared
3 16 (8.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (7.65%) Degree
5 12 (6.56%) Azure Certification
5 12 (6.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (6.01%) MCSA
6 11 (6.01%) MCSE
7 9 (4.92%) AWS Certification
7 9 (4.92%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
8 3 (1.64%) CCNA
8 3 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.64%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.09%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.09%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.09%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.55%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.20%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.19%) NCSC
3 4 (2.19%) QA
4 3 (1.64%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.55%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.55%) GDPR
6 1 (0.55%) NIST
6 1 (0.55%) PSD2
System Software
1 78 (42.62%) Docker
2 39 (21.31%) Active Directory
3 34 (18.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (13.66%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (8.74%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.19%) Varnish
7 3 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (1.64%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 104 (56.83%) Terraform
2 87 (47.54%) Kubernetes
3 79 (43.17%) Ansible
4 35 (19.13%) Puppet
5 16 (8.74%) Progress Chef
6 12 (6.56%) Grafana
7 11 (6.01%) Packer
7 11 (6.01%) SCCM
8 10 (5.46%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 10 (5.46%) Prometheus
8 10 (5.46%) SCOM
9 9 (4.92%) ZABBIX
10 8 (4.37%) Kiali
11 7 (3.83%) Salt
12 6 (3.28%) Kibana
13 5 (2.73%) logstash
13 5 (2.73%) Nagios
14 3 (1.64%) Dell DRAC
15 2 (1.09%) Cacti
15 2 (1.09%) Consul
Vendors
1 35 (19.13%) VMware
2 19 (10.38%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.20%) Oracle
4 13 (7.10%) Splunk
5 12 (6.56%) Red Hat
6 11 (6.01%) Atlassian
7 10 (5.46%) IBM
7 10 (5.46%) SAP
7 10 (5.46%) TOWER Software
8 9 (4.92%) MathWorks
8 9 (4.92%) PTC
8 9 (4.92%) Veeam
9 8 (4.37%) Acronis
9 8 (4.37%) AppDynamics
10 4 (2.19%) EMC
11 3 (1.64%) New Relic
12 2 (1.09%) Citrix
13 1 (0.55%) Cisco
13 1 (0.55%) ForgeRock
13 1 (0.55%) ServiceNow