Period
to 25 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Infrastructure Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Management over the 6 months to 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Management
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 794 632 725
Rank change year-on-year -162 +93 +61
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Management 414 639 650
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.37% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.41% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 259 440 418
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.54% +1.90%
10th Percentile £23,800 £31,250 £32,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £73,750 £69,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year -7.78% -12.62% +21.18%

Infrastructure Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 157,893 156,906 180,307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.74% 90.61% 89.98%
Number of salaries quoted 126,632 127,722 149,946
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,190 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.76% +1.45% +1.06%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

Infrastructure Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Infrastructure Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Management in the UK

Infrastructure Management
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Management in the UK

Infrastructure Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Management over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Management in the UK

Infrastructure Management
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Management within the UK over the 6 months to 25 June 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
England -60 366 £50,000 - 51
UK excluding London -116 287 £41,500 -7.78% 25
London -70 125 £65,000 - 27
South East +3 95 £40,500 -19.00% 4
North of England +31 62 £47,250 -1.56% 3
Scotland -102 44 £33,750 -32.50% 1
South West -60 43 £45,000 - 6
Midlands +10 32 £31,500 -30.00% 4
Yorkshire +56 31 £25,000 -43.82% 2
North West -27 31 £50,000 +4.17% 1
West Midlands +23 19 £35,500 -35.45% 3
East Midlands +3 13 £31,500 -11.27% 1
East of England -1 12 £52,500 +85.85% 7
Wales +14 2 £60,000 +84.62%

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT jobs citing Infrastructure Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Infrastructure Management.

1 150 (36.23%) Windows
2 113 (27.29%) Microsoft
3 106 (25.60%) ITIL
4 105 (25.36%) Finance
5 102 (24.64%) Linux
6 96 (23.19%) Amazon AWS
7 82 (19.81%) Analytical Skills
8 80 (19.32%) Active Directory
9 78 (18.84%) Problem-Solving
10 75 (18.12%) DevOps
11 71 (17.15%) Microsoft Azure
12 68 (16.43%) Windows Server
13 65 (15.70%) SQL
14 63 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
14 63 (15.22%) Banking
15 57 (13.77%) Security Cleared
16 56 (13.53%) VMware
16 56 (13.53%) Service Delivery
16 56 (13.53%) Data Centre
17 53 (12.80%) Unix
17 53 (12.80%) SC Cleared
18 49 (11.84%) Python
18 49 (11.84%) Project Management
18 49 (11.84%) Firewall
19 47 (11.35%) VMware Infrastructure
20 43 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
21 41 (9.90%) Java
21 41 (9.90%) Hyper-V
22 40 (9.66%) High Availability
22 40 (9.66%) Office 365

Infrastructure Management
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 33 (7.97%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.38%) WebSphere
3 12 (2.90%) IIS
3 12 (2.90%) SAS
3 12 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (2.66%) MS Exchange
5 10 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (1.69%) Apache
6 7 (1.69%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.21%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.97%) CMS
8 4 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.97%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.72%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.48%) Confluence
11 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.24%) nginx
Applications
1 32 (7.73%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (4.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.48%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.24%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.24%) Magento
3 1 (0.24%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 96 (23.19%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (17.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (9.66%) Office 365
4 27 (6.52%) SaaS
5 21 (5.07%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (4.83%) IaaS
6 20 (4.83%) IBM Cloud
7 13 (3.14%) PaaS
8 11 (2.66%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (2.42%) Serverless
10 8 (1.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (1.21%) npm
14 4 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (0.97%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 49 (11.84%) Firewall
2 38 (9.18%) LAN
2 38 (9.18%) WAN
3 35 (8.45%) DNS
4 34 (8.21%) DHCP
4 34 (8.21%) TCP/IP
5 31 (7.49%) Network Security
6 22 (5.31%) DMZ
6 22 (5.31%) FTP
6 22 (5.31%) HTTP
6 22 (5.31%) HTTPS
6 22 (5.31%) SMTP
6 22 (5.31%) X.400
7 18 (4.35%) Wireless
8 16 (3.86%) SAN
9 9 (2.17%) NetScaler
9 9 (2.17%) SSL
9 9 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (1.93%) VPN
11 7 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.94%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.28%) MySQL
3 15 (3.62%) Relational Database
4 13 (3.14%) NoSQL
4 13 (3.14%) RDBMS
5 10 (2.42%) Base SAS
5 10 (2.42%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 10 (2.42%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 10 (2.42%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.97%) Data Mining
7 4 (0.97%) DB2
7 4 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.48%) Electronic Patient Records
8 2 (0.48%) GIS
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 24 (5.80%) Jenkins
2 22 (5.31%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.14%) Ant
3 13 (3.14%) Gradle
3 13 (3.14%) Maven
3 13 (3.14%) Subversion
3 13 (3.14%) Vagrant
4 12 (2.90%) gulp
4 12 (2.90%) JIRA
5 10 (2.42%) ProC
6 8 (1.93%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.69%) Bundler
8 6 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.21%) Bower
9 5 (1.21%) Grunt
9 5 (1.21%) MSBuild
9 5 (1.21%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.48%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 105 (25.36%) Finance
2 63 (15.22%) Banking
3 24 (5.80%) Marketing
4 21 (5.07%) Retail
5 19 (4.59%) Telecoms
6 15 (3.62%) Law
7 10 (2.42%) Back Office
7 10 (2.42%) Billing
8 9 (2.17%) Legal
9 8 (1.93%) Advertising
10 6 (1.45%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.97%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.97%) Publishing
12 2 (0.48%) French Language
12 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.24%) Games
13 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 37 (8.94%) Analyst
3 32 (7.73%) Infrastructure Manager
4 31 (7.49%) Administrator
4 31 (7.49%) Architect
5 28 (6.76%) Developer
6 27 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
7 26 (6.28%) Linux Engineer
8 25 (6.04%) AWS Engineer
9 23 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
10 22 (5.31%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 18 (4.35%) IT Manager
11 18 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 18 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 17 (4.11%) Network Engineer
13 16 (3.86%) Linux Administrator
14 15 (3.62%) Business Analyst
14 15 (3.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 14 (3.38%) Project Manager
15 14 (3.38%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (7.73%) HTML
2 27 (6.52%) CSS
3 21 (5.07%) AngularJS
4 17 (4.11%) Web Services
5 13 (3.14%) CSS3
5 13 (3.14%) HTML5
5 13 (3.14%) Java EE
5 13 (3.14%) JPA
5 13 (3.14%) Middleware
5 13 (3.14%) React
5 13 (3.14%) RESTful
5 13 (3.14%) Servlets
5 13 (3.14%) Spring
5 13 (3.14%) Spring Boot
5 13 (3.14%) Spring MVC
6 12 (2.90%) .NET
6 12 (2.90%) REST
7 10 (2.42%) JSON
7 10 (2.42%) XML
8 8 (1.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 82 (19.81%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (13.53%) Data Centre
3 25 (6.04%) User Experience
4 22 (5.31%) CESG
5 20 (4.83%) Management Information System
6 19 (4.59%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (3.38%) Private Cloud
8 12 (2.90%) Fat Client
8 12 (2.90%) Thin Client
8 12 (2.90%) Virtual Team
9 10 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (2.42%) Public Cloud
10 9 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (1.69%) Clustering
11 7 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
11 7 (1.69%) Digital Media
11 7 (1.69%) Fintech
12 6 (1.45%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.97%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 150 (36.23%) Windows
2 102 (24.64%) Linux
3 68 (16.43%) Windows Server
4 53 (12.80%) Unix
5 30 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (3.86%) Windows 10
6 16 (3.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (3.38%) Windows 7
8 9 (2.17%) CentOS
9 8 (1.93%) Mac OS X
10 7 (1.69%) AIX
11 5 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.21%) Solaris
12 4 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.72%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.72%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.72%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.48%) SUSE
15 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (25.60%) ITIL
2 78 (18.84%) Problem-Solving
3 75 (18.12%) DevOps
4 63 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (13.53%) Service Delivery
6 49 (11.84%) Project Management
7 43 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 40 (9.66%) High Availability
9 38 (9.18%) Service Management
10 37 (8.94%) Configuration Management
11 35 (8.45%) Incident Management
12 33 (7.97%) Migration
13 27 (6.52%) Task Automation
14 26 (6.28%) Change Management
15 25 (6.04%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (6.04%) Customer Requirements
15 25 (6.04%) Root Cause Analysis
16 22 (5.31%) Disaster Recovery
16 22 (5.31%) Microservices
16 22 (5.31%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 65 (15.70%) SQL
2 49 (11.84%) Python
3 41 (9.90%) Java
4 38 (9.18%) JavaScript
5 31 (7.49%) PowerShell
6 22 (5.31%) Perl
7 19 (4.59%) C
8 17 (4.11%) C++
9 16 (3.86%) Ruby
10 14 (3.38%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.42%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.42%) PHP
11 10 (2.42%) PROC SQL
11 10 (2.42%) SAS Macro
12 8 (1.93%) C#
13 7 (1.69%) Delphi
13 7 (1.69%) Java 8
14 5 (1.21%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.72%) VB
16 2 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 57 (13.77%) Security Cleared
2 53 (12.80%) SC Cleared
3 39 (9.42%) Degree
4 27 (6.52%) CCNA
4 27 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (6.28%) DV Cleared
6 22 (5.31%) CISSP
6 22 (5.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 14 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.69%) MCSE
9 5 (1.21%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (0.97%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.97%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.72%) CCAA
11 3 (0.72%) MCP
11 3 (0.72%) MCSA
12 2 (0.48%) HNC
12 2 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.24%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.04%) SLA
2 13 (3.14%) QA
3 11 (2.66%) PMO
4 10 (2.42%) GDPR
5 4 (0.97%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.72%) COBIT
6 3 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 80 (19.32%) Active Directory
2 47 (11.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (9.90%) Hyper-V
4 38 (9.18%) vSphere
5 22 (5.31%) Docker
6 16 (3.86%) XenApp
7 11 (2.66%) XenDesktop
8 9 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.97%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 3 (0.72%) Firmware
12 2 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 38 (9.18%) Ansible
2 20 (4.83%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (4.83%) Puppet
3 15 (3.62%) SCOM
4 12 (2.90%) SCCM
5 8 (1.93%) Nagios
6 6 (1.45%) EdgeSight
6 6 (1.45%) Graphite
6 6 (1.45%) Kubernetes
6 6 (1.45%) NetBackup
6 6 (1.45%) SCVMM
6 6 (1.45%) Tivoli
7 5 (1.21%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (1.21%) WSUS
8 4 (0.97%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 3 (0.72%) Terraform
10 2 (0.48%) Salt
10 2 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.48%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.48%) vMotion
Vendors
1 113 (27.29%) Microsoft
2 56 (13.53%) VMware
3 39 (9.42%) Citrix
4 33 (7.97%) Cisco
5 27 (6.52%) IBM
6 12 (2.90%) Google
7 11 (2.66%) Teradata
8 10 (2.42%) HP
8 10 (2.42%) Xerox
9 8 (1.93%) Juniper
10 7 (1.69%) CheckPoint
10 7 (1.69%) Hitachi
10 7 (1.69%) Veeam
10 7 (1.69%) Veritas
11 6 (1.45%) Brocade
11 6 (1.45%) Oracle
11 6 (1.45%) Splunk
12 5 (1.21%) Apple
12 5 (1.21%) NetApp
12 5 (1.21%) Red Hat