Period
to 25 May 2020

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

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

Infrastructure Manager
England > North West
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 218 283 326
Rank change year-on-year +65 +43 -44
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 39 60 49
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.61% 0.59% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.61% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 33 42 41
Median annual salary £55,000 £51,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.32% +7.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £39,550 £38,300 £40,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £64,875 £72,500
England median annual salary £61,849 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.08% +9.09% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 6,155 9,784 11,916
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.98% 96.13% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4,879 7,417 9,655
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

Infrastructure Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Manager in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Manager in the North West

Infrastructure Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Manager in the North West.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Manager in the North West

Infrastructure Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Manager in the North West over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Manager in the North West

Infrastructure Manager
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager within the North West region over the 6 months to 25 May 2020. 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
Manchester +68 20 £52,250 -5.00%
Merseyside +22 16 £56,250 +25.00%
Lancashire +42 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Infrastructure Manager
England

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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 North West region featuring Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

1 19 (48.72%) Project Management
2 17 (43.59%) VMware
3 15 (38.46%) Windows
3 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (35.90%) Cisco
4 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
5 12 (30.77%) HP
6 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
6 10 (25.64%) GDPR
7 9 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 9 (23.08%) Linux
7 9 (23.08%) Firewall
7 9 (23.08%) Finance
8 8 (20.51%) AWS
8 8 (20.51%) Office 365
9 7 (17.95%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
9 7 (17.95%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (17.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 7 (17.95%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (17.95%) Amazon S3
9 7 (17.95%) Network Security
9 7 (17.95%) Migration
9 7 (17.95%) Oracle
9 7 (17.95%) Server Virtualisation
9 7 (17.95%) Data Centre
10 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (15.38%) VLAN
10 6 (15.38%) Azure
10 6 (15.38%) Performance Management

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) AWS
1 8 (20.51%) Office 365
2 7 (17.95%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (17.95%) Amazon S3
2 7 (17.95%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (17.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (15.38%) Azure
4 5 (12.82%) GitHub
5 2 (5.13%) IaaS
5 2 (5.13%) PaaS
6 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.56%) GCP
6 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) Firewall
2 7 (17.95%) Network Security
3 6 (15.38%) VLAN
4 5 (12.82%) Unified Communications
4 5 (12.82%) VoIP
4 5 (12.82%) VPN
5 3 (7.69%) Internet
5 3 (7.69%) SAN
6 2 (5.13%) DHCP
6 2 (5.13%) DNS
6 2 (5.13%) LAN
6 2 (5.13%) WAN
6 2 (5.13%) Wireless
7 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
2 5 (12.82%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Public Sector
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.82%) Life Science
3 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.56%) Clustering
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
3 9 (23.08%) Linux
4 5 (12.82%) HPUX
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.56%) CentOS
6 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.56%) Unix
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Project Management
2 9 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
3 7 (17.95%) Migration
3 7 (17.95%) Server Virtualisation
4 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.38%) Change Control
4 6 (15.38%) Performance Management
5 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
5 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
5 5 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (12.82%) Risk Management
5 5 (12.82%) Server Management
5 5 (12.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.26%) Project Delivery
6 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
6 4 (10.26%) Service Management
7 3 (7.69%) Analytical Thinking
7 3 (7.69%) Critical Thinking
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
1 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
1 5 (12.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) CCNA
1 5 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (12.82%) MCSE
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (12.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) GDPR
2 5 (12.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.56%) PMO
3 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) VMware
2 14 (35.90%) Cisco
2 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
3 12 (30.77%) HP
4 7 (17.95%) Oracle
5 5 (12.82%) McAfee
5 5 (12.82%) Meraki
5 5 (12.82%) Veeam
6 3 (7.69%) Citrix
7 1 (2.56%) Google
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat