The table below looks at the statistics for Infrastructure Management skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Infrastructure Management over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Management
Rank 645 665 657
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -8
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Management 262 266 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 205 189 163
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,245 £47,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.24% -0.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94169 96137 88067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.15% 82.80% 81.74%
Number of salaries quoted 77699 76727 72090
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Infrastructure Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Infrastructure Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Management within the UK.

Infrastructure Management Salary Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Management
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Management over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 within the UK.

Infrastructure Management Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Management within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +43 258 £55,000 - 33
London +15 100 £60,595 +5.38% 15
South East -15 66 £40,000 -11.11% 7
East of England +21 29 £55,000 -8.33% 1
City of London +17 23 £66,250 +17.77% 2
North West +1 20 £42,500 -18.03% 1
Surrey -3 20 £37,500 -16.66% 1
South West -6 19 £45,245 -26.13% 5
Bedfordshire - 18 £55,000 -
Luton - 18 £55,000 -
Berkshire +17 17 £28,000 -51.30% 5
Reading +10 15 £28,000 -49.09% 2
Manchester +7 15 £80,000 +14.28% 1
West Midlands -4 15 £33,500 -43.22% 2
Hampshire +25 12 £50,000 -47.36%
West Sussex +5 12 £47,500 +11.76%
Crawley +4 12 £47,500 +11.76%
Swindon +17 10 £46,377 +23.67% 1
Yorkshire +12 10 £45,000 +9.09% 1
Wiltshire +11 10 £46,377 +23.67% 1
Staines -9 8 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire +11 6 £45,000 +5.88%
Leeds +9 6 £45,000 +5.88%
Leatherhead -14 6 £38,250 -15.00%
Staffordshire - 6 £30,000 -
East Midlands -11 5 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Hertfordshire -12 5 £65,000 +15.55% 1
Essex - 5 £63,308 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £29,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £30,000 -

Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Infrastructure Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Infrastructure Management.

1 240 (44.04%) Windows
2 179 (32.84%) VMware
3 178 (32.66%) Microsoft
4 169 (31.01%) ITIL
5 147 (26.97%) VMware Infrastructure
6 143 (26.24%) Data Centre
7 141 (25.87%) Finance
8 124 (22.75%) SQL Server
9 121 (22.20%) SAN
10 115 (21.10%) Active Directory
11 110 (20.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 108 (19.82%) Cisco
13 89 (16.33%) Linux
14 88 (16.15%) Agile Software Development
15 87 (15.96%) SQL
15 87 (15.96%) MS Exchange
16 85 (15.60%) HP
17 83 (15.23%) Firewall
18 82 (15.05%) Hyper-V
19 76 (13.94%) Service Delivery
20 73 (13.39%) MS Excel
21 72 (13.21%) WAN
22 71 (13.03%) Project Management
23 68 (12.48%) Exchange Server 2010
24 67 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
25 65 (11.93%) Windows Server 2012
26 64 (11.74%) Microsoft Certification
27 55 (10.09%) NetApp
27 55 (10.09%) Service Management
28 54 (9.91%) Citrix

Infrastructure Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Infrastructure Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Infrastructure Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 87 (15.96%) MS Exchange
2 68 (12.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 41 (7.52%) SharePoint
5 33 (6.06%) IIS
5 33 (6.06%) WebSphere
6 31 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 28 (5.14%) Lync
8 27 (4.95%) WebLogic
9 19 (3.49%) Tomcat
10 14 (2.57%) Apache
10 14 (2.57%) JBoss
11 10 (1.83%) OpenStack
11 10 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (1.28%) NServiceBus
13 4 (0.73%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.73%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 73 (13.39%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.04%) MS Office
3 4 (0.73%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.73%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.55%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.92%) Sage 50
3 4 (0.73%) Summit
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.37%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.18%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 43 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (6.61%) SaaS
2 36 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (4.22%) IBM PureFlex
4 19 (3.49%) Office 365
4 19 (3.49%) IaaS
5 12 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.47%) PaaS
7 4 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.73%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.55%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 121 (22.20%) SAN
2 83 (15.23%) Firewall
3 72 (13.21%) WAN
4 52 (9.54%) VoIP
5 51 (9.36%) DNS
6 44 (8.07%) LAN
7 41 (7.52%) TCP/IP
8 39 (7.16%) NAS
9 36 (6.61%) VLAN
10 26 (4.77%) Wireless
10 26 (4.77%) VPN
11 25 (4.59%) WLAN
12 23 (4.22%) DHCP
13 22 (4.04%) Network Security
14 16 (2.94%) MPLS
15 15 (2.75%) SSL
16 14 (2.57%) NetScaler
17 13 (2.39%) DMZ
18 11 (2.02%) SNMP
18 11 (2.02%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (22.75%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.87%) Oracle Database
3 28 (5.14%) Relational Database
4 24 (4.40%) DB2
4 24 (4.40%) RDBMS
5 23 (4.22%) Oracle Exadata
6 20 (3.67%) MySQL
7 15 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (2.75%) NoSQL
7 15 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (2.02%) Azure SQL Database
9 11 (2.02%) Redis
9 11 (2.02%) Couchbase
10 9 (1.65%) Big Data
10 9 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.47%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.28%) CouchDB
12 7 (1.28%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 10 (1.83%) Visual Studio
2 9 (1.65%) TeamCity
3 8 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (1.28%) ReSharper
4 7 (1.28%) JSUnit
4 7 (1.28%) NCrunch
5 6 (1.10%) Subversion
5 6 (1.10%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.10%) MSI
6 5 (0.92%) JUnit
6 5 (0.92%) Maven
7 4 (0.73%) Grunt
7 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.73%) Gradle
8 3 (0.55%) ClearQuest
8 3 (0.55%) JIRA
8 3 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.55%) PHPUnit
8 3 (0.55%) InstallShield
8 3 (0.55%) Introscope
General
1 141 (25.87%) Finance
2 52 (9.54%) Retail
3 36 (6.61%) Banking
4 32 (5.87%) Marketing
5 30 (5.50%) Legal
6 26 (4.77%) Law
7 20 (3.67%) Telecoms
8 19 (3.49%) Manufacturing
9 12 (2.20%) Retail Banking
10 11 (2.02%) Advertising
10 11 (2.02%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.83%) Billing
12 9 (1.65%) Military
13 5 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.55%) Automotive
14 3 (0.55%) Local Government
14 3 (0.55%) Publishing
14 3 (0.55%) Games
15 2 (0.37%) Back Office
15 2 (0.37%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 80 (14.68%) Architect
2 72 (13.21%) Analyst
3 66 (12.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 51 (9.36%) Solutions Architect
5 43 (7.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 30 (5.50%) Developer
7 29 (5.32%) Server Analyst
8 27 (4.95%) Network Engineer
9 23 (4.22%) Service Manager
9 23 (4.22%) Infrastructure Architect
9 23 (4.22%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 20 (3.67%) Support Engineer
11 19 (3.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 19 (3.49%) Systems Engineer
11 19 (3.49%) Team Leader
12 17 (3.12%) Lead Architect
13 16 (2.94%) Operations Manager
14 14 (2.57%) IT Infrastructure Manager
14 14 (2.57%) Cloud Architect
14 14 (2.57%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (8.26%) Web Services
2 37 (6.79%) .NET
2 37 (6.79%) Middleware
3 26 (4.77%) ASP.NET
4 23 (4.22%) WebSphere MQ
4 23 (4.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 21 (3.85%) HTML
6 20 (3.67%) CSS
7 11 (2.02%) Application Packaging
7 11 (2.02%) WCF
7 11 (2.02%) Ajax
7 11 (2.02%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (1.83%) J2EE
9 9 (1.65%) JSP
9 9 (1.65%) REST
10 8 (1.47%) WAMP
10 8 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (1.47%) AngularJS
10 8 (1.47%) JMS
10 8 (1.47%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 143 (26.24%) Data Centre
2 67 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (8.44%) Management Information System
4 28 (5.14%) FlexPod
5 22 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (3.67%) Replication
7 18 (3.30%) Clustering
8 16 (2.94%) FMCG
8 16 (2.94%) Private Cloud
9 14 (2.57%) Visualisation
10 13 (2.39%) PKI
11 11 (2.02%) Mainframe
11 11 (2.02%) Blog
12 10 (1.83%) Computer Science
13 8 (1.47%) CMDB
13 8 (1.47%) Fat Client
13 8 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
13 8 (1.47%) Thin Client
13 8 (1.47%) Public Cloud
13 8 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 240 (44.04%) Windows
2 110 (20.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 89 (16.33%) Linux
4 65 (11.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (7.89%) UNIX
6 35 (6.42%) Solaris
7 31 (5.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (5.14%) HPUX
9 25 (4.59%) AIX
10 24 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (4.40%) SUSE
11 23 (4.22%) zOS
11 23 (4.22%) OS/400
12 19 (3.49%) Windows 7
13 7 (1.28%) Windows 8
14 6 (1.10%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.73%) Debian
15 4 (0.73%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.73%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.73%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (31.01%) ITIL
2 88 (16.15%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (13.94%) Service Delivery
4 71 (13.03%) Project Management
5 55 (10.09%) Service Management
6 50 (9.17%) Business Continuity
7 36 (6.61%) Performance Tuning
8 35 (6.42%) Mentoring
9 33 (6.06%) Coaching
9 33 (6.06%) Scrum
9 33 (6.06%) Configuration Management
10 31 (5.69%) Change Management
10 31 (5.69%) Incident Management
10 31 (5.69%) Problem Management
10 31 (5.69%) Line Management
11 29 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
12 27 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (4.59%) WAN Optimisation
14 24 (4.40%) Capacity Planning
14 24 (4.40%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 87 (15.96%) SQL
2 37 (6.79%) PowerShell
3 27 (4.95%) Java
4 23 (4.22%) Python
5 22 (4.04%) JavaScript
6 21 (3.85%) C#
6 21 (3.85%) VBScript
7 12 (2.20%) Perl
7 12 (2.20%) PHP
8 11 (2.02%) T-SQL
9 10 (1.83%) Shell Script
10 9 (1.65%) VB
11 8 (1.47%) VBA
12 7 (1.28%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.28%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.28%) VB6
13 4 (0.73%) Ruby
14 3 (0.55%) C
Qualifications
1 64 (11.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (9.54%) Degree
3 36 (6.61%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (5.87%) MCSE
5 31 (5.69%) CCNA
6 26 (4.77%) MCSA
7 25 (4.59%) MCITP
8 21 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (2.39%) CCNP
11 11 (2.02%) SC Cleared
11 11 (2.02%) Security Cleared
12 8 (1.47%) DV Cleared
12 8 (1.47%) MCP
13 7 (1.28%) CITP
14 6 (1.10%) Check Point Certification
14 6 (1.10%) CCA
14 6 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
15 5 (0.92%) CCDP
15 5 (0.92%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (9.91%) SLA
2 30 (5.50%) QA
3 20 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.28%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.18%) GxP
6 1 (0.18%) HL7
System Software
1 147 (26.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 115 (21.10%) Active Directory
3 82 (15.05%) Hyper-V
4 32 (5.87%) VMware Server
5 29 (5.32%) DFS Replication
6 24 (4.40%) KVM
7 15 (2.75%) XenApp
8 14 (2.57%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (2.02%) ISA Server
10 10 (1.83%) vSphere
10 10 (1.83%) UAG
11 9 (1.65%) Docker
12 8 (1.47%) VMware ESX
13 7 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
13 7 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (0.92%) Xen
14 5 (0.92%) XenDesktop
15 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.73%) ProxySG
15 4 (0.73%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 37 (6.79%) SCCM
2 34 (6.24%) SCOM
3 29 (5.32%) Tivoli
4 20 (3.67%) Puppet
5 19 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (2.20%) Backup Exec
7 10 (1.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 9 (1.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 8 (1.47%) Nagios
10 6 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (1.10%) Ansible
10 6 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (1.10%) OpenView
11 5 (0.92%) CA Wily
11 5 (0.92%) Cisco UCCX
12 4 (0.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 4 (0.73%) Vagrant
12 4 (0.73%) WSUS
12 4 (0.73%) HP Data Protector
13 3 (0.55%) Nessus
Vendors
1 179 (32.84%) VMware
2 178 (32.66%) Microsoft
3 108 (19.82%) Cisco
4 85 (15.60%) HP
5 55 (10.09%) NetApp
6 54 (9.91%) Citrix
7 51 (9.36%) EMC
8 50 (9.17%) IBM
9 48 (8.81%) Oracle
10 42 (7.71%) CheckPoint
11 39 (7.16%) CA
12 37 (6.79%) SolarWinds
13 36 (6.61%) Red Hat
14 34 (6.24%) Juniper
14 34 (6.24%) BMC
15 33 (6.06%) Brocade
16 32 (5.87%) Symantec
17 27 (4.95%) Riverbed
18 24 (4.40%) Mitel
19 12 (2.20%) ServiceNow
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: Extensive benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Centric Resource
Salary: £50,000 per annum + Flexi-Time + Company Benefits including Pension an
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Centric Resource
Salary: £40,000 per annum Double OTE (Uncapped) + Generous Company Benefits a
Posted: Yesterday
London, South East
Amazon Web Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Capgemini
Salary: £1 per annum + competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago