Period
to 22 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Manager was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

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

Infrastructure Manager
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 159 131
Rank change year-on-year +14 -28 +41
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 19 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.69% 0.39% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.41% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 7
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £61,250 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.53% +45.83% -30.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £46,875 £34,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £69,250 £48,647
North West median annual salary £46,000 £51,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year -9.80% - -2.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2,651 2,700 2,063
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 95.85% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,017 2,068 1,798
Cheshire median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,675 £21,963
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -

Infrastructure Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Manager in Cheshire

Infrastructure Manager
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Manager in Cheshire

Infrastructure Manager
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Manager in Cheshire

Infrastructure Manager
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +10 8 - - 1
Warrington +11 5 £45,000 - 1
Crewe +4 2 £55,000 -8.33%
Northwich - 2 £45,000 -
Chester - 1 £52,500 -
Infrastructure Manager
North West

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, Infrastructure Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Project Management
3 10 (52.63%) ITIL
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
5 8 (42.11%) Risk Management
5 8 (42.11%) Law
5 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (42.11%) Banking
5 8 (42.11%) Investment Banking
5 8 (42.11%) Wealth Management
6 7 (36.84%) Unix
7 6 (31.58%) SQL
7 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
7 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
7 6 (31.58%) VMware
8 5 (26.32%) Finance
8 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (21.05%) vSphere
9 4 (21.05%) Trend Analysis
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (21.05%) SSH
9 4 (21.05%) Degree
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (21.05%) XenApp
9 4 (21.05%) XenDesktop
9 4 (21.05%) ITIL V3

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 4 (21.05%) IIS
1 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) DHCP
1 4 (21.05%) DNS
1 4 (21.05%) FTP
1 4 (21.05%) HTTP
1 4 (21.05%) SAN
1 4 (21.05%) SMTP
1 4 (21.05%) SSH
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) WAN
3 2 (10.53%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) MPLS
4 1 (5.26%) VLAN
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) CA Release Automation
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (42.11%) Banking
1 8 (42.11%) Investment Banking
1 8 (42.11%) Law
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
3 7 (36.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Project Management
2 10 (52.63%) ITIL
3 8 (42.11%) Risk Management
3 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (42.11%) Wealth Management
4 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL V3
6 4 (21.05%) Trend Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Decision-Making
7 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
7 3 (15.79%) Service Management
8 2 (10.53%) Information Security
8 2 (10.53%) Proactive Management
8 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
8 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
9 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
9 1 (5.26%) Change Management
9 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CCNA
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
1 4 (21.05%) MCSE
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) COBIT
2 1 (5.26%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) vSphere
2 4 (21.05%) XenApp
2 4 (21.05%) XenDesktop
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle