Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Infrastructure Manager
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 483 459 359
Rank change year-on-year -24 -100 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 990 1106 1833
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.59% 0.62% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.64% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 842 923 1582
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +1.85% -1.82%
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,229
% change year-on-year +4.55% +3.33% -3.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161995 173250 195876
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131003 146259 164261
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Infrastructure Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Manager in England

Infrastructure Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Manager in England

Infrastructure Manager
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Manager in England

Infrastructure Manager
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
London +23 455 £65,000 +8.33% 20
South East +14 204 £57,500 +2.68% 5
North of England -91 120 £50,000 - 11
Midlands +24 97 £52,500 - 8
West Midlands +17 77 £53,750 +2.38% 6
East of England -14 72 £50,500 -12.17% 6
Yorkshire -51 65 £50,500 +1.00% 3
North West -42 50 £50,000 -1.96% 8
South West +12 39 £45,000 -6.74% 2
East Midlands +20 20 £52,500 -14.29% 2
North East +4 5 £37,500 -11.76%
South Coast - 1 £85,000 -
Infrastructure Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Infrastructure Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

1 358 (36.16%) Project Management
2 297 (30.00%) Windows
3 272 (27.47%) ITIL
4 269 (27.17%) PRINCE2
5 266 (26.87%) Finance
6 235 (23.74%) Microsoft
7 212 (21.41%) VMware
8 189 (19.09%) Cisco
9 188 (18.99%) Data Centre
10 177 (17.88%) Active Directory
11 172 (17.37%) Windows Server
12 169 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
13 163 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
14 147 (14.85%) WAN
15 143 (14.44%) Office 365
16 124 (12.53%) LAN
16 124 (12.53%) VMware Infrastructure
17 114 (11.52%) Microsoft Azure
18 110 (11.11%) Service Management
19 106 (10.71%) SQL Server
20 102 (10.30%) SQL
21 96 (9.70%) Linux
22 94 (9.49%) Citrix
23 91 (9.19%) SAN
24 85 (8.59%) Service Delivery
25 84 (8.48%) Degree
26 80 (8.08%) Change Management
27 77 (7.78%) Firewall
28 71 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
28 71 (7.17%) DevOps

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 69 (6.97%) MS Exchange
2 34 (3.43%) IIS
3 24 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (2.02%) SharePoint
5 15 (1.52%) Skype for Business
6 12 (1.21%) Apache
6 12 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (1.21%) OpenStack
7 11 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (1.11%) MS Project Server
7 11 (1.11%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (0.91%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (0.61%) Smallworld
12 5 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.40%) Moodle
14 3 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.10%) SAS
Applications
1 54 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (5.05%) Microsoft Project
3 19 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.10%) InCopy
5 1 (0.10%) InDesign
5 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.71%) Magento
2 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.20%) Endur
3 2 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 143 (14.44%) Office 365
2 114 (11.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
5 30 (3.03%) IaaS
6 19 (1.92%) SaaS
7 9 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 7 (0.71%) PaaS
9 7 (0.71%) Route 53
9 7 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.40%) Dropbox
10 4 (0.40%) Yammer
11 3 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.30%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.10%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.10%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 147 (14.85%) WAN
2 124 (12.53%) LAN
3 91 (9.19%) SAN
4 77 (7.78%) Firewall
5 53 (5.35%) TCP/IP
6 42 (4.24%) DNS
7 34 (3.43%) VoIP
8 33 (3.33%) DHCP
9 30 (3.03%) Internet
9 30 (3.03%) VPN
10 29 (2.93%) Network Security
11 24 (2.42%) Wireless
12 23 (2.32%) Skype
13 19 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
14 18 (1.82%) NAS
15 14 (1.41%) SMS
15 14 (1.41%) Unified Communications
16 12 (1.21%) MPLS
17 10 (1.01%) NetScaler
17 10 (1.01%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.72%) Big Data
3 14 (1.41%) MySQL
4 8 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (0.71%) GIS
5 7 (0.71%) NoSQL
6 6 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (0.61%) Hadoop
6 6 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.51%) Redis
8 4 (0.40%) Blockchain
8 4 (0.40%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.40%) SAP HANA
8 4 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.30%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.10%) Spotfire
11 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (2.32%) JIRA
2 11 (1.11%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.20%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.20%) Subversion
4 2 (0.20%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.10%) GoCD
5 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.10%) Zephyr
General
1 266 (26.87%) Finance
2 51 (5.15%) Telecoms
3 47 (4.75%) Retail
4 45 (4.55%) Banking
5 26 (2.63%) Financial Institution
6 19 (1.92%) Law
7 17 (1.72%) Legal
8 15 (1.52%) Marketing
9 11 (1.11%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.01%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.01%) Private Banking
11 7 (0.71%) Back Office
11 7 (0.71%) Electronics
12 5 (0.51%) Advertising
13 4 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.20%) French Language
15 2 (0.20%) Games
15 2 (0.20%) Publishing
15 2 (0.20%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.02%) Middleware
2 18 (1.82%) Web Services
3 10 (1.01%) MSMQ
3 10 (1.01%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (0.91%) .NET
5 3 (0.30%) LAMP
6 2 (0.20%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.20%) Sensu
7 1 (0.10%) COM
7 1 (0.10%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.10%) Velocity
7 1 (0.10%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 188 (18.99%) Data Centre
2 53 (5.35%) Virtual Team
3 52 (5.25%) Management Information System
4 43 (4.34%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (3.54%) Computer Science
6 29 (2.93%) Hedge funds
7 19 (1.92%) Private Cloud
8 13 (1.31%) Microsoft Licensing
9 12 (1.21%) Fintech
9 12 (1.21%) PMI
10 11 (1.11%) Driving Licence
10 11 (1.11%) User Experience
11 10 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
12 9 (0.91%) iPad
13 8 (0.81%) Clustering
13 8 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
13 8 (0.81%) Life Science
13 8 (0.81%) Public Cloud
13 8 (0.81%) Replication
13 8 (0.81%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 297 (30.00%) Windows
2 172 (17.37%) Windows Server
3 96 (9.70%) Linux
4 48 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (4.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (3.03%) Unix
8 27 (2.73%) Windows 10
9 25 (2.53%) Windows 7
10 18 (1.82%) CentOS
11 7 (0.71%) AIX
12 6 (0.61%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.40%) Debian
14 4 (0.40%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.30%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.10%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.10%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.10%) HPUX
16 1 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (36.16%) Project Management
2 272 (27.47%) ITIL
3 269 (27.17%) PRINCE2
4 169 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 163 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
6 110 (11.11%) Service Management
7 85 (8.59%) Service Delivery
8 80 (8.08%) Change Management
9 71 (7.17%) DevOps
9 71 (7.17%) Line Management
10 70 (7.07%) Disaster Recovery
11 68 (6.87%) Continuous Improvement
12 58 (5.86%) Infrastructure Management
13 54 (5.45%) IT Strategy
14 50 (5.05%) Business Continuity
15 47 (4.75%) Coaching
16 46 (4.65%) Migration
16 46 (4.65%) Programme Management
16 46 (4.65%) Virtual Team Management
17 45 (4.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (10.30%) SQL
2 30 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 25 (2.53%) C
4 8 (0.81%) C#
5 7 (0.71%) PHP
5 7 (0.71%) PHP 5
5 7 (0.71%) PHP 7
6 6 (0.61%) T-SQL
7 5 (0.51%) Python
8 4 (0.40%) Java
9 3 (0.30%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.30%) Perl
10 2 (0.20%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.10%) AWK
11 1 (0.10%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.10%) sed
11 1 (0.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 84 (8.48%) Degree
2 58 (5.86%) ITIL Certification
3 49 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (4.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 40 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
6 39 (3.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 37 (3.74%) MCSE
8 36 (3.64%) CCNA
9 23 (2.32%) MCSA
10 19 (1.92%) PMI Certification
11 18 (1.82%) MCP
12 14 (1.41%) CISM
13 12 (1.21%) CISSP
13 12 (1.21%) SANS
14 11 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
14 11 (1.11%) PMP
14 11 (1.11%) Security Cleared
15 10 (1.01%) CCNP
15 10 (1.01%) CRISC
15 10 (1.01%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (6.77%) SLA
2 25 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (2.42%) QA
4 23 (2.32%) PMO
5 22 (2.22%) GDPR
6 18 (1.82%) PCI DSS
7 14 (1.41%) ISO 9001
8 11 (1.11%) COBIT
9 7 (0.71%) SEPA
10 6 (0.61%) NEBOSH
11 5 (0.51%) ISO 14001
12 4 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.20%) PMBOK
14 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.10%) GCP
14 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.10%) MiFID
14 1 (0.10%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 177 (17.88%) Active Directory
2 124 (12.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (5.45%) vSphere
4 49 (4.95%) Hyper-V
5 20 (2.02%) XenApp
6 13 (1.31%) Docker
7 11 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (1.11%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.40%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.40%) XenServer
11 3 (0.30%) MetaFrame
11 3 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.30%) ProxySG
11 3 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.20%) vCloud
13 1 (0.10%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.10%) NetIQ eDirectory
13 1 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 61 (6.16%) SCCM
2 25 (2.53%) SCOM
3 19 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (1.82%) Puppet
5 11 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 10 (1.01%) WhatsUp Gold
7 8 (0.81%) Nagios
8 6 (0.61%) Opsview
9 5 (0.51%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.40%) Ansible
10 4 (0.40%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.40%) FortiGate
10 4 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.30%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.30%) Pingdom
11 3 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (0.30%) Terraform
11 3 (0.30%) WSUS
12 2 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (0.20%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 235 (23.74%) Microsoft
2 212 (21.41%) VMware
3 189 (19.09%) Cisco
4 94 (9.49%) Citrix
5 56 (5.66%) HP
6 27 (2.73%) Oracle
7 24 (2.42%) Juniper
8 20 (2.02%) Dell
9 19 (1.92%) SAP
10 17 (1.72%) NetApp
11 16 (1.62%) IBM
12 15 (1.52%) Fortinet
13 14 (1.41%) Meraki
14 12 (1.21%) Sophos
15 11 (1.11%) Veeam
16 10 (1.01%) EMC
16 10 (1.01%) EqualLogic
17 8 (0.81%) Avaya
18 7 (0.71%) Apple
18 7 (0.71%) SolarWinds