Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Management
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 629 569 811
Rank change year-on-year -60 +242 -11
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Management 635 766 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.44% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.49% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 377 576 362
UK median annual salary £50,500 £45,000 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.22% -17.43% +5.11%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £33,545
90th Percentile £85,500 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00% +11.11%

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 158,507 157,483 185,033
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.53% 88.83%
Number of salaries quoted 128,664 129,785 153,181
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Management in the UK

Infrastructure Management
Top 15 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 21 February 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 -45 510 £50,500 +12.22% 54
UK excluding London -16 483 £47,500 +11.76% 34
London -51 149 £60,000 - 20
South East +30 130 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Scotland -14 123 £65,000 +18.18%
North of England +63 91 £51,000 +13.33% 13
North West +39 63 £59,000 +26.20% 8
South West -95 63 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Midlands +45 62 £60,000 +9.09% 6
West Midlands +10 46 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Yorkshire +28 28 £46,250 +2.78% 5
East of England -19 17 £44,500 +41.28% 5
East Midlands +12 16 £31,500 -7.35% 4
Wales +8 3 £27,500 -38.89%
Northern Ireland -52 2 £25,750 -14.17%

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 271 (42.68%) Finance
2 192 (30.24%) Windows
3 187 (29.45%) ITIL
4 186 (29.29%) Banking
5 177 (27.87%) SQL
6 176 (27.72%) Microsoft
7 127 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 126 (19.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 119 (18.74%) Linux
10 114 (17.95%) Active Directory
11 108 (17.01%) Security Cleared
12 100 (15.75%) Amazon AWS
13 98 (15.43%) SC Cleared
14 97 (15.28%) Windows Server
15 86 (13.54%) Data Centre
15 86 (13.54%) DevOps
16 83 (13.07%) VMware
17 82 (12.91%) Agile Software Development
18 79 (12.44%) VMware Infrastructure
18 79 (12.44%) Analytics
19 78 (12.28%) Project Management
20 74 (11.65%) SAS
21 71 (11.18%) Firewall
21 71 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
21 71 (11.18%) vSphere
22 70 (11.02%) Service Management
22 70 (11.02%) DV Cleared
23 66 (10.39%) Cisco
23 66 (10.39%) Office 365
24 64 (10.08%) Visual Analytics

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 74 (11.65%) SAS
2 51 (8.03%) SharePoint
3 25 (3.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 24 (3.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 19 (2.99%) IIS
6 14 (2.20%) MS Exchange
6 14 (2.20%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.26%) Skype for Business
8 7 (1.10%) Apache
8 7 (1.10%) CMS
8 7 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.63%) Confluence
11 3 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.31%) nginx
12 2 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.16%) JBoss
Applications
1 27 (4.25%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Endur
1 1 (0.16%) JDE OneWorld
1 1 (0.16%) Magento
1 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 100 (15.75%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (10.39%) Office 365
4 45 (7.09%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (4.41%) IaaS
6 22 (3.46%) SaaS
7 18 (2.83%) PaaS
8 14 (2.20%) OpenShift
9 13 (2.05%) Bluemix
9 13 (2.05%) IBM Cloud
10 11 (1.73%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (1.73%) npm
11 4 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.63%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.63%) Route 53
12 3 (0.47%) Akamai
12 3 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 71 (11.18%) Firewall
2 57 (8.98%) WAN
3 53 (8.35%) LAN
3 53 (8.35%) Network Security
4 48 (7.56%) DNS
5 47 (7.40%) DHCP
6 46 (7.24%) TCP/IP
7 39 (6.14%) FTP
8 35 (5.51%) DMZ
8 35 (5.51%) HTTP
8 35 (5.51%) SMTP
8 35 (5.51%) X.400
9 30 (4.72%) Wireless
10 27 (4.25%) HTTPS
11 21 (3.31%) SAN
12 16 (2.52%) VoIP
13 12 (1.89%) Internet
14 9 (1.42%) VPN
14 9 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (1.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (10.08%) SAS Visual Analytics
1 64 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 55 (8.66%) Base SAS
3 52 (8.19%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 48 (7.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 29 (4.57%) MySQL
6 24 (3.78%) Relational Database
7 18 (2.83%) Data Mining
8 16 (2.52%) NoSQL
8 16 (2.52%) Oracle Database
8 16 (2.52%) QlikView
9 13 (2.05%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (1.10%) BODI
12 7 (1.10%) Oracle OWB
13 6 (0.94%) DB2
14 4 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.63%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 48 (7.56%) ProC
2 33 (5.20%) Jenkins
3 31 (4.88%) Git (software)
4 24 (3.78%) Maven
5 17 (2.68%) Ant
6 15 (2.36%) Subversion
7 14 (2.20%) Gradle
7 14 (2.20%) gulp
8 13 (2.05%) TeamCity
8 13 (2.05%) Vagrant
9 8 (1.26%) Bower
9 8 (1.26%) Grunt
9 8 (1.26%) JIRA
10 6 (0.94%) Bundler
10 6 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (0.63%) Selenium
11 4 (0.63%) Toad
12 3 (0.47%) Artifactory
12 3 (0.47%) JUnit
12 3 (0.47%) Log4j
General
1 271 (42.68%) Finance
2 186 (29.29%) Banking
3 32 (5.04%) Retail Banking
4 28 (4.41%) Marketing
5 25 (3.94%) Retail
6 17 (2.68%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.05%) Law
8 12 (1.89%) Back Office
9 11 (1.73%) Legal
10 8 (1.26%) Investment Banking
11 7 (1.10%) Advertising
12 5 (0.79%) German Language
13 4 (0.63%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.47%) Billing
14 3 (0.47%) Local Government
14 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.31%) French Language
16 1 (0.16%) Front Office
16 1 (0.16%) Games
16 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 80 (12.60%) Consultant
2 78 (12.28%) Analyst
3 63 (9.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 56 (8.82%) SAS Consultant
5 55 (8.66%) Architect
6 49 (7.72%) Infrastructure Manager
7 33 (5.20%) Business Analyst
8 32 (5.04%) Senior Consultant
9 30 (4.72%) Network Manager
10 29 (4.57%) Developer
10 29 (4.57%) Senior SAS Consultant
11 27 (4.25%) Network Engineer
12 26 (4.09%) Network Infrastructure Manager
13 24 (3.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 24 (3.78%) Administrator
13 24 (3.78%) DevOps Engineer
13 24 (3.78%) Server Engineer
14 23 (3.62%) Senior Analyst
15 22 (3.46%) Azure Architect
16 20 (3.15%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.20%) HTML
2 28 (4.41%) CSS
3 23 (3.62%) AngularJS
3 23 (3.62%) Web Services
4 19 (2.99%) RESTful
5 18 (2.83%) HTML5
5 18 (2.83%) Spring
6 16 (2.52%) JPA
7 15 (2.36%) JSON
7 15 (2.36%) React
8 13 (2.05%) CSS3
8 13 (2.05%) Java EE
8 13 (2.05%) Servlets
8 13 (2.05%) Spring Boot
8 13 (2.05%) Spring MVC
9 12 (1.89%) Apache Flex
10 10 (1.57%) Hibernate
10 10 (1.57%) LAMP
11 9 (1.42%) XML
12 8 (1.26%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 127 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (13.54%) Data Centre
3 47 (7.40%) Management Information System
4 39 (6.14%) User Experience
5 35 (5.51%) CESG
6 27 (4.25%) Fat Client
6 27 (4.25%) Thin Client
7 20 (3.15%) Hybrid Cloud
7 20 (3.15%) Public Cloud
8 17 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (2.20%) Private Cloud
10 12 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
11 10 (1.57%) Cyberthreat
12 9 (1.42%) Credit Risk
12 9 (1.42%) PKI
13 8 (1.26%) Virtual Team
14 7 (1.10%) Computer Science
15 5 (0.79%) Digital Media
15 5 (0.79%) Social Media
16 4 (0.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 192 (30.24%) Windows
2 119 (18.74%) Linux
3 97 (15.28%) Windows Server
4 45 (7.09%) Unix
5 32 (5.04%) Windows 7
6 30 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (3.78%) Windows 10
8 20 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (2.20%) Mac OS X
11 8 (1.26%) CentOS
11 8 (1.26%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.94%) Solaris
13 5 (0.79%) AIX
14 3 (0.47%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.47%) Debian
14 3 (0.47%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.31%) VMS
16 1 (0.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (29.45%) ITIL
2 126 (19.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 86 (13.54%) DevOps
4 82 (12.91%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (12.44%) Analytics
6 78 (12.28%) Project Management
7 70 (11.02%) Service Management
8 64 (10.08%) Service Delivery
8 64 (10.08%) Visual Analytics
9 59 (9.29%) Mentoring
10 56 (8.82%) Configuration Management
10 56 (8.82%) People Management
11 54 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
12 52 (8.19%) Data Management
13 50 (7.87%) Migration
14 48 (7.56%) Root Cause Analysis
15 47 (7.40%) Change Management
15 47 (7.40%) High Availability
16 43 (6.77%) Disaster Recovery
17 40 (6.30%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 177 (27.87%) SQL
2 57 (8.98%) Java
3 54 (8.50%) PowerShell
4 48 (7.56%) PROC SQL
4 48 (7.56%) SAS Macro
5 41 (6.46%) Python
6 39 (6.14%) JavaScript
7 25 (3.94%) Perl
8 23 (3.62%) Ruby
9 17 (2.68%) C
10 16 (2.52%) Shell Script
11 14 (2.20%) C++
12 12 (1.89%) PHP
13 10 (1.57%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.42%) VBA
15 6 (0.94%) C#
16 5 (0.79%) VB
17 4 (0.63%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.63%) VBScript
18 2 (0.31%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 108 (17.01%) Security Cleared
2 98 (15.43%) SC Cleared
3 70 (11.02%) DV Cleared
4 45 (7.09%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (6.46%) CCNA
6 37 (5.83%) ITIL Certification
7 36 (5.67%) CISSP
7 36 (5.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 35 (5.51%) Degree
9 11 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (1.10%) MCSE
11 5 (0.79%) CCNP
12 4 (0.63%) CCIE
12 4 (0.63%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.63%) MCSA
13 2 (0.31%) CCNP Voice
13 2 (0.31%) MCP
14 1 (0.16%) ACCA
14 1 (0.16%) CCDP
14 1 (0.16%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.93%) SLA
2 15 (2.36%) Data Quality
3 14 (2.20%) GDPR
4 8 (1.26%) PMO
4 8 (1.26%) QA
5 7 (1.10%) COBIT
6 3 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.16%) MiFID
System Software
1 114 (17.95%) Active Directory
2 79 (12.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (11.18%) vSphere
4 36 (5.67%) Hyper-V
5 34 (5.35%) Docker
6 24 (3.78%) XenApp
7 7 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.79%) DFS Replication
10 4 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.47%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.31%) Firmware
12 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 1 (0.16%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
13 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.16%) UAG
13 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 55 (8.66%) Ansible
2 39 (6.14%) SCCM
3 31 (4.88%) Puppet
4 28 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (4.25%) SCOM
6 24 (3.78%) Nagios
7 21 (3.31%) EdgeSight
8 15 (2.36%) Kubernetes
9 10 (1.57%) Packer
10 8 (1.26%) NetBackup
10 8 (1.26%) WSUS
11 6 (0.94%) SCVMM
12 4 (0.63%) Tivoli
13 3 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
13 3 (0.47%) Grafana
13 3 (0.47%) Prometheus
14 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
14 2 (0.31%) SCOrch
14 2 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 176 (27.72%) Microsoft
2 83 (13.07%) VMware
3 66 (10.39%) Cisco
4 52 (8.19%) Citrix
5 51 (8.03%) Oracle
6 33 (5.20%) HP
7 30 (4.72%) Teradata
8 18 (2.83%) IBM
9 16 (2.52%) Tableau
10 10 (1.57%) Apple
11 9 (1.42%) Google
11 9 (1.42%) MicroStrategy
11 9 (1.42%) NetApp
11 9 (1.42%) Rackspace
12 8 (1.26%) Cognos
12 8 (1.26%) Informatica
12 8 (1.26%) Meraki
12 8 (1.26%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.10%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.10%) Veritas