The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Infrastructure Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Infrastructure Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Manager
Rank 799 839 860
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Infrastructure Manager 98 60 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.055% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.058% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 85 51 31
Average salary £50,000 £51,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.91% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,950 £38,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.48%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107606 103134 107111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88212 85621 91371
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Infrastructure Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Infrastructure Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Infrastructure Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Infrastructure Manager
Salary Trend

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

IT Infrastructure Manager Salary Trend in the UK

IT Infrastructure Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Infrastructure Manager over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 within the UK.

IT Infrastructure Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Infrastructure Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Infrastructure Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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 +23 96 £50,000 -2.91% 6
South East +11 35 £50,000 -2.91% 2
London +20 30 £50,000 -14.89% 2
Berkshire +29 14 £53,000 +13.36%
Kent +24 13 £50,000 - 1
City of London +31 12 £51,250 -6.81% 1
North West -20 11 £46,750 +21.42%
Surrey -4 10 £50,000 -2.91% 1
Hampshire +3 8 £50,000 -4.76%
Manchester -14 8 £46,000 +19.48%
West Midlands -15 7 £55,000 +25.71%
Yorkshire -30 7 £52,500 - 2
Slough - 7 £53,000 -
Sussex - 6 £50,000 -
Thames Valley - 5 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 £52,500 - 2
Dover - 4 £60,000 -
Altrincham - 4 £46,000 -
Birmingham -4 3 £75,000 +30.43%
Sheffield -20 3 £63,500 -
East of England -20 3 £57,500 +21.05%
South Yorkshire -23 3 £63,500 -
Warwickshire - 3 £41,500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £57,500 -
Watford - 3 £57,500 -
Oxfordshire +14 2 £55,000 +7.84%
Scotland -7 2 £38,500 -18.94%
South West -21 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Merseyside - 2 £47,500 -
Wirral - 2 £47,500 -

IT Infrastructure Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT Infrastructure Manager in their job title 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 with IT Infrastructure Manager in their job title.

1 114 (64.41%) ITIL
2 94 (53.11%) Windows
3 62 (35.03%) VMware
4 59 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 52 (29.38%) Project Management
6 49 (27.68%) SAN
7 48 (27.12%) Microsoft
8 46 (25.99%) Citrix
8 46 (25.99%) ITIL Certification
9 39 (22.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 37 (20.90%) Firewall
11 36 (20.34%) MCSE
12 34 (19.21%) Active Directory
13 32 (18.08%) Cisco Certification
14 31 (17.51%) CCNA
15 30 (16.95%) MS Exchange
15 30 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
16 29 (16.38%) MS Excel
17 28 (15.82%) HP
17 28 (15.82%) Cisco
18 27 (15.25%) MCSA
19 26 (14.69%) Oracle
19 26 (14.69%) WAN
19 26 (14.69%) Line Management
20 25 (14.12%) Business Continuity
21 23 (12.99%) LAN
21 23 (12.99%) Degree
22 21 (11.86%) Change Control
22 21 (11.86%) SQL Server
22 21 (11.86%) Service Delivery

IT Infrastructure Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT Infrastructure Manager in their job title 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 with IT Infrastructure Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (16.95%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (5.08%) IIS
3 9 (5.08%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.82%) Lync
5 3 (1.69%) CMS
5 3 (1.69%) Sitefinity
5 3 (1.69%) Apache
5 3 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.69%) Kentico
5 3 (1.69%) SilverStripe
6 2 (1.13%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (16.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.82%) MS Office
3 4 (2.26%) MS Project
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Tridion
2 2 (1.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.69%) SaaS
1 3 (1.69%) Office 365
2 2 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (27.68%) SAN
2 37 (20.90%) Firewall
3 26 (14.69%) WAN
4 23 (12.99%) LAN
5 15 (8.47%) iSCSI
6 8 (4.52%) NAS
6 8 (4.52%) DNS
7 7 (3.95%) DHCP
8 6 (3.39%) VoIP
9 5 (2.82%) TCP/IP
9 5 (2.82%) VPN
9 5 (2.82%) Network Security
9 5 (2.82%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (2.26%) Internet
11 3 (1.69%) Cisco PIX
12 2 (1.13%) H.323
12 2 (1.13%) Wireless
12 2 (1.13%) IP Telephony
12 2 (1.13%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.08%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (2.26%) MySQL
4 1 (0.56%) OLTP
4 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.56%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Subversion
1 3 (1.69%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (9.60%) Finance
2 12 (6.78%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.82%) Retail
5 3 (1.69%) Advertising
5 3 (1.69%) Back Office
6 2 (1.13%) Legal
6 2 (1.13%) Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.95%) .NET
2 4 (2.26%) LAMP
3 3 (1.69%) HTML
4 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.56%) COM
4 1 (0.56%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.91%) FMCG
2 9 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.52%) PMI
3 8 (4.52%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.69%) Replication
4 3 (1.69%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.13%) Clustering
5 2 (1.13%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.13%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.56%) NHS
6 1 (0.56%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.56%) Open Source
6 1 (0.56%) New Media
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 94 (53.11%) Windows
2 19 (10.73%) Windows Server 2003
2 19 (10.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (9.60%) Linux
4 14 (7.91%) UNIX
5 12 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (5.65%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.26%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.13%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.56%) CentOS
9 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.56%) AIX
9 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (64.41%) ITIL
2 59 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 52 (29.38%) Project Management
4 26 (14.69%) Line Management
5 25 (14.12%) Business Continuity
6 21 (11.86%) Service Delivery
6 21 (11.86%) Change Control
7 20 (11.30%) Capacity Management
8 18 (10.17%) Problem Management
9 15 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (6.21%) Information Security
10 11 (6.21%) People Management
11 10 (5.65%) Mentoring
11 10 (5.65%) Dependency Management
12 9 (5.08%) Infrastructure Management
12 9 (5.08%) Change Management
12 9 (5.08%) Service Management
13 8 (4.52%) Risk Management
13 8 (4.52%) Coaching
14 7 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.30%) SQL
2 3 (1.69%) PHP
3 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 46 (25.99%) ITIL Certification
2 39 (22.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (20.34%) MCSE
4 32 (18.08%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (17.51%) CCNA
6 27 (15.25%) MCSA
7 23 (12.99%) Degree
8 12 (6.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (5.08%) MCITP
10 8 (4.52%) MCP
10 8 (4.52%) PMI Certification
11 5 (2.82%) CCIE
12 4 (2.26%) CCDP
12 4 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (1.69%) A+ Certification
13 3 (1.69%) APMP
13 3 (1.69%) VCAP
13 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 3 (1.69%) Network+ Certification
14 2 (1.13%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.82%) COBIT
2 4 (2.26%) SLA
2 4 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.69%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (19.21%) Active Directory
2 30 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (9.04%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.08%) XenApp
5 8 (4.52%) vSphere
6 5 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.69%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.56%) Firmware
8 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (3.95%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.26%) SCOM
3 2 (1.13%) SCCM
4 1 (0.56%) Nagios
4 1 (0.56%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.56%) Puppet
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 62 (35.03%) VMware
2 48 (27.12%) Microsoft
3 46 (25.99%) Citrix
4 28 (15.82%) HP
4 28 (15.82%) Cisco
5 26 (14.69%) Oracle
6 7 (3.95%) Avaya
7 5 (2.82%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.26%) Symantec
9 3 (1.69%) IBM
9 3 (1.69%) Dell
9 3 (1.69%) EMC
9 3 (1.69%) Alterian
10 2 (1.13%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.13%) Mitel
10 2 (1.13%) Cognos
10 2 (1.13%) McAfee
10 2 (1.13%) Sophos
10 2 (1.13%) Juniper
11 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
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