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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Infrastructure Manager
Rank 793 824 864
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +40
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Infrastructure Manager 109 52 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.049% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.052% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 98 46 33
Average salary £50,000 £52,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £75,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.94%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +36 106 £50,000 -4.76% 7
South East +8 38 £50,000 -6.97% 1
London -19 30 £52,500 -16.00% 3
Berkshire +19 18 £53,000 +13.36%
North West -7 17 £46,000 +19.48% 1
Manchester +10 16 £46,000 +19.48%
Surrey +9 13 £50,000 -23.07%
Kent - 13 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire -25 9 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Slough - 9 £53,000 -
West Midlands -4 8 £47,500 -5.00%
Altrincham - 8 £46,000 -
Hampshire -3 7 £50,000 -4.76%
Sussex - 7 £50,000 -
City of London +1 6 £41,500 -33.60%
West Yorkshire - 6 £43,750 - 1
Thames Valley - 5 - -
Birmingham -4 4 £47,500 -5.00%
Leeds - 4 £43,750 -
South Yorkshire -9 3 £63,500 +33.68%
Sheffield -19 3 £63,500 +33.68%
Dover - 3 £60,000 -
Uxbridge - 3 £63,500 -
Scotland -13 2 £38,500 -14.44%
West Sussex -14 2 £60,000 +17.07%
South West -28 2 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Canary Wharf - 2 £57,250 -
Warwickshire - 2 £40,750 -
Gatwick - 2 £60,000 -
Newbury +8 1 £60,400 +34.22%

IT Infrastructure Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (58.76%) ITIL
2 97 (50.00%) Windows
3 66 (34.02%) VMware
4 61 (31.44%) PRINCE2
5 60 (30.93%) Project Management
6 55 (28.35%) Microsoft
7 50 (25.77%) Citrix
7 50 (25.77%) SAN
8 40 (20.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 38 (19.59%) ITIL Certification
9 38 (19.59%) Firewall
10 37 (19.07%) Cisco
11 34 (17.53%) MCSE
11 34 (17.53%) Finance
12 32 (16.49%) Oracle
12 32 (16.49%) VMware Infrastructure
13 31 (15.98%) MS Excel
14 30 (15.46%) Active Directory
14 30 (15.46%) Cisco Certification
15 29 (14.95%) CCNA
16 28 (14.43%) HP
16 28 (14.43%) Degree
16 28 (14.43%) Line Management
17 27 (13.92%) Business Continuity
17 27 (13.92%) MCSA
18 25 (12.89%) MS Exchange
19 23 (11.86%) Change Control
20 22 (11.34%) WAN
20 22 (11.34%) SQL Server
21 21 (10.82%) LAN

IT Infrastructure Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 25 (12.89%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.15%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.61%) IIS
4 6 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.06%) Lync
5 4 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.55%) Sitefinity
6 3 (1.55%) Kentico
6 3 (1.55%) SilverStripe
6 3 (1.55%) Apache
6 3 (1.55%) CMS
7 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.03%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.52%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (15.98%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.09%) MS Project
3 4 (2.06%) MS Office
4 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Tridion
1 3 (1.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.52%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) SaaS
1 3 (1.55%) Office 365
2 2 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.52%) PaaS
3 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (25.77%) SAN
2 38 (19.59%) Firewall
3 22 (11.34%) WAN
4 21 (10.82%) LAN
5 14 (7.22%) iSCSI
6 9 (4.64%) NAS
7 7 (3.61%) VPN
8 6 (3.09%) DNS
8 6 (3.09%) Network Security
9 5 (2.58%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (2.58%) DHCP
10 4 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.55%) TCP/IP
11 3 (1.55%) Cisco PIX
11 3 (1.55%) VoIP
11 3 (1.55%) Internet
12 2 (1.03%) Wireless
12 2 (1.03%) IP Telephony
12 2 (1.03%) Unified Communications
13 1 (0.52%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.64%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (2.06%) MySQL
4 1 (0.52%) OLTP
4 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.52%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Subversion
1 3 (1.55%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (17.53%) Finance
2 15 (7.73%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.15%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.64%) Retail
5 6 (3.09%) Back Office
6 2 (1.03%) Front Office
6 2 (1.03%) Legal
6 2 (1.03%) Games
6 2 (1.03%) Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.61%) .NET
2 4 (2.06%) LAMP
3 3 (1.55%) HTML
4 1 (0.52%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.52%) COM
4 1 (0.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.73%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.67%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.15%) FMCG
4 8 (4.12%) PMI
5 4 (2.06%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.55%) Replication
6 3 (1.55%) Clustering
7 2 (1.03%) Firmware
7 2 (1.03%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.03%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.52%) Online Games
8 1 (0.52%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.52%) EPoS
8 1 (0.52%) NHS
8 1 (0.52%) Open Source
8 1 (0.52%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 97 (50.00%) Windows
2 19 (9.79%) Linux
3 18 (9.28%) UNIX
4 17 (8.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (7.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (4.64%) Windows 7
7 7 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.58%) Solaris
9 2 (1.03%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.52%) AIX
10 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (58.76%) ITIL
2 61 (31.44%) PRINCE2
3 60 (30.93%) Project Management
4 28 (14.43%) Line Management
5 27 (13.92%) Business Continuity
6 23 (11.86%) Change Control
7 21 (10.82%) Service Delivery
8 20 (10.31%) Problem Management
9 19 (9.79%) Capacity Management
10 13 (6.70%) Information Security
11 12 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (6.19%) Service Management
11 12 (6.19%) Dependency Management
12 11 (5.67%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (4.64%) People Management
14 8 (4.12%) Infrastructure Management
14 8 (4.12%) Mentoring
14 8 (4.12%) Coaching
15 7 (3.61%) Change Management
16 6 (3.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.76%) SQL
2 3 (1.55%) PHP
3 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.52%) PowerHouse
3 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (20.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (19.59%) ITIL Certification
3 34 (17.53%) MCSE
4 30 (15.46%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (14.95%) CCNA
6 28 (14.43%) Degree
7 27 (13.92%) MCSA
8 12 (6.19%) PMI Certification
9 11 (5.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (4.12%) MCITP
11 7 (3.61%) MCP
12 5 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (2.06%) PMP
13 4 (2.06%) OCA
13 4 (2.06%) Oracle Certification
13 4 (2.06%) CCIE
13 4 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (1.55%) APMP
14 3 (1.55%) VCAP
14 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.12%) SLA
2 4 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.55%) COBIT
3 3 (1.55%) QA
4 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (16.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (15.46%) Active Directory
3 15 (7.73%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.12%) vSphere
5 7 (3.61%) XenApp
6 5 (2.58%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.55%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (2.58%) Backup Exec
1 5 (2.58%) SCOM
2 3 (1.55%) SCCM
3 2 (1.03%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.52%) Puppet
4 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 66 (34.02%) VMware
2 55 (28.35%) Microsoft
3 50 (25.77%) Citrix
4 37 (19.07%) Cisco
5 32 (16.49%) Oracle
6 28 (14.43%) HP
7 6 (3.09%) Avaya
8 5 (2.58%) EMC
9 4 (2.06%) ATG
9 4 (2.06%) Sun
9 4 (2.06%) SAP
9 4 (2.06%) IBM
10 3 (1.55%) Cognos
10 3 (1.55%) Dell
10 3 (1.55%) Alterian
10 3 (1.55%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.55%) Symantec
11 2 (1.03%) McAfee
11 2 (1.03%) Sophos
11 2 (1.03%) Mitel
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