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The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

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

Infrastructure Engineer
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 251 210 218
Rank change year-on-year -41 +8 +36
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 1,104 597 96
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.44% 1.65% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.76% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 788 505 77
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,939 £41,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +11.11%
75th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £63,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £71,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.82% -0.53% +5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies with a WFH option. 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
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies in Work from Home with a recognized job title 72,010 34,008 8,418
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.77% 93.78% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 42,413 27,001 7,264
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

Infrastructure Engineer
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option which featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Infrastructure Engineer trend for jobs with a WFH option

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Infrastructure Engineer.

Infrastructure Engineer salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Infrastructure Engineer over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

Infrastructure Engineer salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Jobs with a WFH Option

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, Infrastructure Engineer job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 1,062 (96.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 581 (52.63%) Azure
3 515 (46.65%) Active Directory
4 491 (44.47%) Windows
5 454 (41.12%) Microsoft
6 437 (39.58%) VMware
7 377 (34.15%) AWS
8 343 (31.07%) Microsoft 365
9 338 (30.62%) Linux
10 329 (29.80%) Windows Server
11 302 (27.36%) VMware Infrastructure
12 284 (25.72%) PowerShell
13 278 (25.18%) DevOps
14 267 (24.18%) Social Skills
15 250 (22.64%) Firewall
15 250 (22.64%) Finance
16 230 (20.83%) DNS
17 215 (19.47%) Python
18 205 (18.57%) Kubernetes
19 202 (18.30%) Terraform
20 180 (16.30%) Azure Active Directory
21 167 (15.13%) Infrastructure as Code
22 165 (14.95%) Agile
23 160 (14.49%) Cisco
24 149 (13.50%) vSphere
25 143 (12.95%) DHCP
25 143 (12.95%) ITIL
25 143 (12.95%) Ansible
26 140 (12.68%) Problem-Solving
27 128 (11.59%) SQL

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 119 (10.78%) SharePoint
2 82 (7.43%) MS Exchange
3 41 (3.71%) Apache
4 38 (3.44%) IIS
5 29 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (1.81%) Apache Airflow
7 18 (1.63%) Skype for Business
7 18 (1.63%) Tomcat
8 17 (1.54%) Apache Spark
9 11 (1.00%) Apache Solr
10 9 (0.82%) Confluence
11 8 (0.72%) nginx
12 6 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.36%) Ethereum
13 4 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (0.27%) CMS
15 2 (0.18%) WebSphere
16 1 (0.091%) CICS
16 1 (0.091%) Jupyter
16 1 (0.091%) Umbraco
Applications
1 68 (6.16%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.18%) EngageOne
3 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.091%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.091%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 581 (52.63%) Azure
2 377 (34.15%) AWS
3 343 (31.07%) Microsoft 365
4 180 (16.30%) Azure Active Directory
5 94 (8.51%) Amazon EC2
6 92 (8.33%) IaaS
7 88 (7.97%) SaaS
8 84 (7.61%) PaaS
9 80 (7.25%) GCP
10 56 (5.07%) Amazon S3
11 51 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
12 50 (4.53%) AWS CloudFormation
13 46 (4.17%) Serverless
14 45 (4.08%) Amazon EKS
15 37 (3.35%) GitHub
16 32 (2.90%) Route 53
17 30 (2.72%) Apigee
17 30 (2.72%) Datadog
18 27 (2.45%) OneDrive
18 27 (2.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 250 (22.64%) Firewall
2 230 (20.83%) DNS
3 143 (12.95%) DHCP
4 128 (11.59%) SAN
5 110 (9.96%) WAN
6 104 (9.42%) VPN
7 97 (8.79%) LAN
8 96 (8.70%) TCP/IP
9 66 (5.98%) Network Security
10 54 (4.89%) VLAN
11 41 (3.71%) HTTP
12 28 (2.54%) NAS
13 26 (2.36%) iSCSI
14 25 (2.26%) Fibre Channel
15 23 (2.08%) DSL
15 23 (2.08%) Skype
15 23 (2.08%) VoIP
15 23 (2.08%) Wireless
16 21 (1.90%) SSL
17 20 (1.81%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 36 (3.26%) Amazon RDS
3 33 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
4 32 (2.90%) MongoDB
5 31 (2.81%) MySQL
6 23 (2.08%) Electronic Patient Records
7 22 (1.99%) Redis
8 16 (1.45%) Hadoop
9 15 (1.36%) Big Data
10 11 (1.00%) HBase
11 9 (0.82%) Apache Arrow
11 9 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
11 9 (0.82%) NoSQL
12 8 (0.72%) Relational Database
13 7 (0.63%) Parquet
13 7 (0.63%) Redash
14 6 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.36%) RDBMS
16 3 (0.27%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 78 (7.07%) Jenkins
2 70 (6.34%) Git (software)
3 27 (2.45%) JIRA
4 23 (2.08%) Spinnaker
4 23 (2.08%) Travis CI
5 14 (1.27%) GitLab
6 12 (1.09%) Artifactory
7 9 (0.82%) CircleCI
8 6 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.27%) Terragrunt
9 3 (0.27%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.18%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.091%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.091%) CMake
11 1 (0.091%) GCC
11 1 (0.091%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.091%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.091%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.091%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 267 (24.18%) Social Skills
2 250 (22.64%) Finance
3 105 (9.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 70 (6.34%) Advertising
5 64 (5.80%) Retail
6 58 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
7 56 (5.07%) Public Sector
8 44 (3.99%) Organisational Skills
9 39 (3.53%) Law
10 36 (3.26%) Legal
11 29 (2.63%) Manufacturing
11 29 (2.63%) Marketing
12 24 (2.17%) Telecoms
13 19 (1.72%) Banking
14 15 (1.36%) Financial Institution
14 15 (1.36%) Local Government
15 12 (1.09%) Games
16 9 (0.82%) Documentation Skills
17 8 (0.72%) Military
18 4 (0.36%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (4.26%) Elastic Stack
2 43 (3.89%) Node.js
3 25 (2.26%) .NET
4 22 (1.99%) Kafka
5 20 (1.81%) LAPP Stack
6 17 (1.54%) LDAP
7 16 (1.45%) JMS
8 14 (1.27%) Django
9 13 (1.18%) ARM Templates
10 12 (1.09%) SAML
11 11 (1.00%) Core Data
11 11 (1.00%) JSON
12 9 (0.82%) Alpine.js
12 9 (0.82%) htmx
12 9 (0.82%) Tailwind CSS
13 8 (0.72%) Flash
14 7 (0.63%) GraphQL
14 7 (0.63%) HTML
15 6 (0.54%) React
15 6 (0.54%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 127 (11.50%) Data Centre
2 71 (6.43%) Linux Command Line
3 65 (5.89%) Public Cloud
4 52 (4.71%) Cyberattack
5 48 (4.35%) Cyber Defence
6 46 (4.17%) Cloud Native
7 41 (3.71%) Cybercrime
8 32 (2.90%) Management Information System
9 30 (2.72%) Greenfield Project
9 30 (2.72%) Hedge funds
10 27 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
11 18 (1.63%) Replication
12 17 (1.54%) IoT
13 16 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
13 16 (1.45%) PKI
14 14 (1.27%) User Experience
15 13 (1.18%) HP Storage
16 12 (1.09%) Clustering
16 12 (1.09%) NHS
16 12 (1.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 491 (44.47%) Windows
2 338 (30.62%) Linux
3 329 (29.80%) Windows Server
4 70 (6.34%) Windows 10
5 67 (6.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (5.53%) Windows Server 2016
7 60 (5.43%) Unix
8 59 (5.34%) Windows Server 2019
9 52 (4.71%) Ubuntu
10 50 (4.53%) CentOS
11 33 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 29 (2.63%) Kali Linux
13 22 (1.99%) Android
13 22 (1.99%) Mac OS
14 12 (1.09%) Apple iOS
15 11 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (0.91%) Debian
16 10 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
17 9 (0.82%) Alpine Linux
17 9 (0.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,062 (96.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 278 (25.18%) DevOps
3 167 (15.13%) Infrastructure as Code
4 165 (14.95%) Agile
5 143 (12.95%) ITIL
6 140 (12.68%) Problem-Solving
7 111 (10.05%) CI/CD
8 102 (9.24%) Project Delivery
9 94 (8.51%) Mentoring
10 86 (7.79%) Cybersecurity
11 80 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
12 62 (5.62%) Test Automation
13 61 (5.53%) Fintech
14 59 (5.34%) Migration
15 57 (5.16%) IT Strategy
16 56 (5.07%) Analytics
17 55 (4.98%) Change Management
18 53 (4.80%) Load Balancing
18 53 (4.80%) Project Management
19 52 (4.71%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 284 (25.72%) PowerShell
2 215 (19.47%) Python
3 128 (11.59%) SQL
4 119 (10.78%) Bash
5 80 (7.25%) Java
6 69 (6.25%) Go
7 50 (4.53%) Ruby
8 30 (2.72%) C
9 25 (2.26%) Groovy
9 25 (2.26%) TypeScript
10 23 (2.08%) Scala
10 23 (2.08%) Shell Script
11 20 (1.81%) C++
12 17 (1.54%) Perl
13 16 (1.45%) Rust
13 16 (1.45%) T-SQL
14 10 (0.91%) JavaScript
14 10 (0.91%) VBScript
15 5 (0.45%) SPARQL
16 4 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 91 (8.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 90 (8.15%) Security Cleared
3 79 (7.16%) SC Cleared
4 72 (6.52%) Degree
5 70 (6.34%) MCSE
6 69 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
7 61 (5.53%) CCNA
8 35 (3.17%) MCSA
9 29 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
10 25 (2.26%) CCNP
11 20 (1.81%) Master's Degree
12 19 (1.72%) RHCE
13 18 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 14 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
14 14 (1.27%) MCP
15 11 (1.00%) AWS Certification
15 11 (1.00%) MCITP
16 9 (0.82%) JNCIA
16 9 (0.82%) MCTS
17 8 (0.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (2.54%) SLA
3 18 (1.63%) QA
4 16 (1.45%) Cyber Essentials
5 15 (1.36%) GRC
6 12 (1.09%) Accessibility
7 7 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 5 (0.45%) GDPR
9 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.091%) NCSC
10 1 (0.091%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 515 (46.65%) Active Directory
2 302 (27.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 149 (13.50%) vSphere
4 122 (11.05%) Docker
5 103 (9.33%) Hyper-V
5 103 (9.33%) VMware ESXi
6 42 (3.80%) Virtual Desktop
7 41 (3.71%) XenApp
8 31 (2.81%) XenDesktop
9 22 (1.99%) Virtual Servers
10 19 (1.72%) BitLocker
10 19 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
11 17 (1.54%) GlusterFS
12 13 (1.18%) Firmware
13 10 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 7 (0.63%) DFS Replication
15 6 (0.54%) Terminal Server
16 5 (0.45%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 5 (0.45%) GPFS
16 5 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 205 (18.57%) Kubernetes
2 202 (18.30%) Terraform
3 143 (12.95%) Ansible
4 120 (10.87%) SCCM
5 87 (7.88%) Microsoft Intune
6 81 (7.34%) vCenter Server
7 47 (4.26%) Puppet
8 38 (3.44%) Single Sign-On
9 35 (3.17%) SCOM
10 32 (2.90%) Packer
11 28 (2.54%) Grafana
12 23 (2.08%) Graphite
12 23 (2.08%) Prometheus
12 23 (2.08%) StatsD
13 21 (1.90%) Nagios
14 20 (1.81%) Active Directory Federation Services
15 19 (1.72%) WSUS
16 18 (1.63%) Istio
17 16 (1.45%) Jamf Pro
18 13 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 454 (41.12%) Microsoft
2 437 (39.58%) VMware
3 160 (14.49%) Cisco
4 115 (10.42%) Citrix
5 106 (9.60%) Veeam
6 71 (6.43%) Red Hat
7 59 (5.34%) HP
8 54 (4.89%) Splunk
9 50 (4.53%) Dell
10 43 (3.89%) F5
11 38 (3.44%) SolarWinds
12 29 (2.63%) 3PAR
13 28 (2.54%) NetApp
13 28 (2.54%) Nimble Storage
14 25 (2.26%) ServiceNow
15 23 (2.08%) PagerDuty
15 23 (2.08%) Palo Alto
16 22 (1.99%) Juniper
17 21 (1.90%) Google
18 20 (1.81%) Oracle