Period
to 19 September 2017

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 19 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Management
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 565 568 813
Rank change year-on-year +3 +245 +46
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Management 792 889 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.46% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.51% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 469 595 400
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -0.47%
10th Percentile £35,450 £28,000 £30,245
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,245
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.98% +0.54%

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 159247 172880 193638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.88% 89.13% 88.28%
Number of salaries quoted 125489 144219 159192
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 19 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Management in the UK

Infrastructure Management
Top 16 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 19 September 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
England -43 564 £57,500 +15.00% 21
UK excluding London +48 544 £50,000 +5.26% 15
London -39 241 £60,000 - 7
Scotland +69 231 £55,000 -8.33% 1
North of England +6 119 £48,000 -20.00% 2
Midlands +109 107 £60,000 +4.35% 4
North West +21 105 £55,000 -8.33% 1
West Midlands +83 87 £60,000 -0.67% 1
South East -18 60 £50,000 +5.26% 8
South West -68 40 £45,000 +12.50%
East Midlands +42 20 £40,000 - 3
Yorkshire +1 13 £43,250 +27.21% 1
Wales +4 7 £42,500 -19.05%
East of England -25 3 £55,000 +18.92%
Northern Ireland -18 2 £29,500 -43.81%
North East +14 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 September 2017, IT jobs citing Infrastructure Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Infrastructure Management.

1 483 (60.98%) Finance
2 359 (45.33%) SQL
3 344 (43.43%) Banking
4 309 (39.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 235 (29.67%) Microsoft
6 213 (26.89%) Windows
7 199 (25.13%) Analytics
8 193 (24.37%) Analytical Skills
9 188 (23.74%) SAS
10 169 (21.34%) Oracle
11 165 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
12 160 (20.20%) ITIL
12 160 (20.20%) Visual Analytics
12 160 (20.20%) SAS Visual Analytics
13 158 (19.95%) Mentoring
14 144 (18.18%) Base SAS
15 128 (16.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 128 (16.16%) SAS Macro
15 128 (16.16%) ProC
15 128 (16.16%) PROC SQL
16 127 (16.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
17 124 (15.66%) People Management
18 114 (14.39%) Windows Server
19 113 (14.27%) Active Directory
20 98 (12.37%) Security Cleared
20 98 (12.37%) Retail
21 95 (11.99%) VMware
22 92 (11.62%) Agile Software Development
23 91 (11.49%) Data Management
24 90 (11.36%) Linux

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
1 188 (23.74%) SAS
2 37 (4.67%) MS Exchange
3 29 (3.66%) JBoss
4 25 (3.16%) IIS
5 24 (3.03%) WebLogic
6 22 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 19 (2.40%) Skype for Business
8 15 (1.89%) SharePoint
9 11 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (1.14%) OpenStack
11 8 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (0.88%) Alfresco
12 7 (0.88%) Apache
13 6 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
14 5 (0.63%) CMS
14 5 (0.63%) Confluence
14 5 (0.63%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.51%) Drupal
15 4 (0.51%) Liferay
15 4 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.76%) Endur
2 2 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 64 (8.08%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (5.30%) Office 365
4 32 (4.04%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (3.28%) IaaS
6 24 (3.03%) PaaS
7 8 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (1.01%) GitHub
7 8 (1.01%) SaaS
8 6 (0.76%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.51%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.51%) Route 53
11 3 (0.38%) G Suite
11 3 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.25%) Bluemix
12 2 (0.25%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 56 (7.07%) DNS
2 53 (6.69%) Firewall
3 50 (6.31%) SAN
4 45 (5.68%) TCP/IP
5 43 (5.43%) DHCP
6 41 (5.18%) WAN
7 40 (5.05%) Network Security
8 39 (4.92%) LAN
9 27 (3.41%) HTTP
10 25 (3.16%) FTP
11 23 (2.90%) DMZ
12 21 (2.65%) NAS
12 21 (2.65%) SMTP
12 21 (2.65%) X.400
13 19 (2.40%) SSH
14 17 (2.15%) SSL
15 16 (2.02%) VoIP
16 14 (1.77%) SNMP
17 12 (1.52%) VPN
18 11 (1.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (20.20%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 144 (18.18%) Base SAS
3 128 (16.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 127 (16.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 56 (7.07%) SQL Server
6 43 (5.43%) Data Mining
7 41 (5.18%) Data Warehouse
8 32 (4.04%) QlikView
9 26 (3.28%) MySQL
10 22 (2.78%) Oracle Database
11 21 (2.65%) RDBMS
11 21 (2.65%) Relational Database
12 19 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (2.15%) BODI
13 17 (2.15%) Oracle OWB
13 17 (2.15%) Oracle9i Database
14 10 (1.26%) Hadoop
15 9 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
15 9 (1.14%) Redis
16 8 (1.01%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 128 (16.16%) ProC
2 47 (5.93%) Jenkins
3 41 (5.18%) Maven
4 28 (3.54%) Git (software)
5 15 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 15 (1.89%) TeamCity
6 13 (1.64%) JUnit
7 12 (1.52%) Eclipse
7 12 (1.52%) GitLab
7 12 (1.52%) IntelliJ
8 11 (1.39%) JIRA
8 11 (1.39%) LoadRunner
9 9 (1.14%) Selenium
10 8 (1.01%) PVCS
10 8 (1.01%) Talend Open Studio
11 7 (0.88%) Ant
12 6 (0.76%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.76%) Gerrit
12 6 (0.76%) HP UFT
12 6 (0.76%) Subversion
General
1 483 (60.98%) Finance
2 344 (43.43%) Banking
3 98 (12.37%) Retail
4 81 (10.23%) Retail Banking
5 38 (4.80%) Marketing
6 15 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.52%) Legal
8 10 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.14%) Front Office
10 7 (0.88%) Advertising
10 7 (0.88%) Electronics
10 7 (0.88%) Military
11 6 (0.76%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.76%) Law
12 5 (0.63%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.38%) Back Office
14 1 (0.13%) Automotive
14 1 (0.13%) Billing
14 1 (0.13%) Games
14 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 221 (27.90%) Consultant
2 160 (20.20%) SAS Consultant
3 119 (15.03%) Analyst
4 83 (10.48%) Senior Consultant
5 74 (9.34%) Senior SAS Consultant
6 59 (7.45%) Architect
7 57 (7.20%) Business Analyst
7 57 (7.20%) SQL Analyst
8 54 (6.82%) Infrastructure Manager
9 48 (6.06%) Data Analyst
9 48 (6.06%) SAS Data Integration Studio Consultant
9 48 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
10 47 (5.93%) Technical Analyst
11 45 (5.68%) Technical Business Analyst
12 43 (5.43%) Solutions Architect
13 37 (4.67%) Senior Architect
14 36 (4.55%) Network Engineer
14 36 (4.55%) Senior Solutions Architect
15 34 (4.29%) Infrastructure Architect
16 32 (4.04%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (4.29%) Web Services
2 27 (3.41%) Spring
3 21 (2.65%) AngularJS
4 18 (2.27%) RESTful
5 17 (2.15%) JSON
6 15 (1.89%) Spring Security
7 14 (1.77%) Java EE
8 13 (1.64%) Gherkin
8 13 (1.64%) HTML
8 13 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
8 13 (1.64%) SOAP
9 12 (1.52%) CSS
9 12 (1.52%) JDBC
9 12 (1.52%) LAMP
10 10 (1.26%) .NET
11 8 (1.01%) HTML5
12 7 (0.88%) Apache Flex
12 7 (0.88%) Kafka
12 7 (0.88%) Velocity
13 6 (0.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 193 (24.37%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (8.84%) Management Information System
3 64 (8.08%) Data Centre
4 27 (3.41%) User Experience
5 21 (2.65%) CESG
6 20 (2.53%) Clustering
6 20 (2.53%) Public Cloud
7 16 (2.02%) Credit Risk
8 11 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.39%) Fintech
9 10 (1.26%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.14%) Fat Client
10 9 (1.14%) Hedge funds
10 9 (1.14%) Thin Client
11 5 (0.63%) Replication
12 4 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.51%) PKI
12 4 (0.51%) Wiki
13 3 (0.38%) Enterprise Cloud
13 3 (0.38%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 213 (26.89%) Windows
2 114 (14.39%) Windows Server
3 90 (11.36%) Linux
4 67 (8.46%) Unix
5 45 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (1.89%) Windows 10
8 12 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.26%) CentOS
9 10 (1.26%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.88%) AIX
11 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.25%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.13%) Solaris
12 1 (0.13%) SUSE
12 1 (0.13%) VMS
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (39.02%) Stakeholder Management
2 199 (25.13%) Analytics
3 165 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
4 160 (20.20%) ITIL
4 160 (20.20%) Visual Analytics
5 158 (19.95%) Mentoring
6 124 (15.66%) People Management
7 92 (11.62%) Agile Software Development
8 91 (11.49%) Data Management
9 82 (10.35%) Project Management
10 58 (7.32%) DevOps
10 58 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
11 57 (7.20%) Presales
12 52 (6.57%) Migration
13 49 (6.19%) Data Integration
13 49 (6.19%) Service Management
14 48 (6.06%) Data Analysis
15 44 (5.56%) TOGAF
16 43 (5.43%) ETL
17 41 (5.18%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 359 (45.33%) SQL
2 128 (16.16%) PROC SQL
2 128 (16.16%) SAS Macro
3 67 (8.46%) PowerShell
4 54 (6.82%) Java
5 21 (2.65%) Python
6 18 (2.27%) Shell Script
7 17 (2.15%) JavaScript
7 17 (2.15%) VBA
8 15 (1.89%) Bash Shell
8 15 (1.89%) PL/SQL
8 15 (1.89%) Ruby
9 13 (1.64%) Perl
10 11 (1.39%) C#
11 9 (1.14%) PHP
12 7 (0.88%) C
13 3 (0.38%) C++
13 3 (0.38%) Scala
13 3 (0.38%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 98 (12.37%) Security Cleared
2 44 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 43 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (5.05%) CCNA
5 38 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (4.42%) Degree
7 28 (3.54%) DV Cleared
8 24 (3.03%) CISSP
8 24 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 23 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
10 21 (2.65%) MCSE
11 17 (2.15%) MCSA
12 15 (1.89%) MCP
13 8 (1.01%) MCITP
14 7 (0.88%) CCNP
14 7 (0.88%) HPE ATP
14 7 (0.88%) ISTQB
15 6 (0.76%) OCP
15 6 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
15 6 (0.76%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.79%) SLA
2 15 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.77%) QA
4 7 (0.88%) Dodd-Frank
4 7 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.88%) MiFID
5 5 (0.63%) COBIT
6 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.25%) PMO
6 2 (0.25%) TickIT
7 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 113 (14.27%) Active Directory
2 78 (9.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 42 (5.30%) vSphere
5 37 (4.67%) Docker
6 34 (4.29%) XenApp
7 22 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
9 15 (1.89%) VMware Server
10 9 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (1.01%) DFS Replication
12 6 (0.76%) LXC
12 6 (0.76%) UAG
12 6 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.51%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.13%) Firmware
15 1 (0.13%) NFS
15 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 54 (6.82%) SCCM
2 52 (6.57%) SCOM
3 50 (6.31%) Ansible
4 39 (4.92%) Nagios
5 35 (4.42%) Puppet
6 31 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
7 28 (3.54%) EdgeSight
8 11 (1.39%) WSUS
9 10 (1.26%) Failover Clustering
10 9 (1.14%) Data Guard
10 9 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
11 8 (1.01%) SCOrch
12 7 (0.88%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 6 (0.76%) CFEngine
13 6 (0.76%) Cobbler
13 6 (0.76%) collectd
13 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
13 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 6 (0.76%) rkt
13 6 (0.76%) yum
Vendors
1 235 (29.67%) Microsoft
2 169 (21.34%) Oracle
3 95 (11.99%) VMware
4 70 (8.84%) Teradata
5 66 (8.33%) Cisco
6 57 (7.20%) HP
7 50 (6.31%) MicroStrategy
8 37 (4.67%) Cognos
9 32 (4.04%) Tableau
10 24 (3.03%) Citrix
11 20 (2.53%) Informatica
12 18 (2.27%) Mitel
13 16 (2.02%) SolarWinds
14 14 (1.77%) Red Hat
15 13 (1.64%) NetApp
15 13 (1.64%) SAP
16 12 (1.52%) Dell
17 9 (1.14%) F5
18 8 (1.01%) Riverbed
18 8 (1.01%) Talend