Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Management
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 593 537 816
Rank change year-on-year -56 +279 +10
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Management 754 901 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.48% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.53% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 455 650 375
UK median annual salary £59,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.21% -9.52% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £30,245
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% - -3.23%

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 162655 168863 192975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.39% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 128479 140408 158967
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 November 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 21 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
England -66 560 £59,000 +24.21% 25
UK excluding London +10 545 £55,000 +22.22% 16
London -73 200 £60,000 - 9
Scotland +37 193 £65,000 +8.33%
North of England +94 128 £55,000 -8.33% 7
North West +77 112 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Midlands +100 101 £60,000 +4.35% 4
West Midlands +68 86 £60,000 -5.22% 4
South East -22 78 £50,000 +5.26% 3
South West -91 44 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East Midlands +53 15 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +26 15 £51,000 +27.50% 5
East of England -18 13 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Wales +14 7 £40,000 -23.81%
Northern Ireland -36 3 £27,500 -38.89%
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 458 (60.74%) Finance
2 333 (44.16%) Banking
3 310 (41.11%) SQL
4 276 (36.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 215 (28.51%) Microsoft
6 198 (26.26%) Windows
7 187 (24.80%) Analytics
8 183 (24.27%) SAS
9 173 (22.94%) ITIL
10 169 (22.41%) Analytical Skills
11 153 (20.29%) Visual Analytics
11 153 (20.29%) SAS Visual Analytics
11 153 (20.29%) Business Intelligence
12 134 (17.77%) Base SAS
13 132 (17.51%) Oracle
14 130 (17.24%) Mentoring
15 119 (15.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 117 (15.52%) PROC SQL
16 117 (15.52%) ProC
16 117 (15.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
16 117 (15.52%) SAS Macro
17 113 (14.99%) People Management
18 112 (14.85%) Active Directory
19 99 (13.13%) Windows Server
20 89 (11.80%) Project Management
20 89 (11.80%) Linux
21 88 (11.67%) Security Cleared
21 88 (11.67%) Data Management
22 80 (10.61%) Retail Banking
23 79 (10.48%) VMware

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
1 183 (24.27%) SAS
2 27 (3.58%) SharePoint
3 26 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 17 (2.25%) IIS
5 16 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (2.12%) JBoss
6 15 (1.99%) Skype for Business
7 12 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (1.33%) CMS
10 9 (1.19%) Apache
10 9 (1.19%) OpenStack
11 8 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
11 8 (1.06%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.66%) Confluence
13 5 (0.66%) Drupal
13 5 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.53%) Alfresco
Applications
1 24 (3.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 72 (9.55%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (6.50%) Office 365
3 48 (6.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (4.24%) IaaS
5 30 (3.98%) Cloud Computing
6 26 (3.45%) PaaS
7 15 (1.99%) SaaS
8 13 (1.72%) OpenShift
9 9 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (1.06%) GitHub
11 7 (0.93%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (0.66%) Route 53
13 4 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.40%) npm
15 2 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
15 2 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
15 2 (0.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 57 (7.56%) Firewall
2 51 (6.76%) DNS
3 44 (5.84%) DHCP
3 44 (5.84%) SAN
4 42 (5.57%) Network Security
5 38 (5.04%) WAN
6 36 (4.77%) LAN
7 33 (4.38%) TCP/IP
8 28 (3.71%) HTTP
9 27 (3.58%) FTP
10 24 (3.18%) DMZ
11 22 (2.92%) SMTP
11 22 (2.92%) X.400
12 20 (2.65%) NAS
13 17 (2.25%) SSH
14 16 (2.12%) SSL
14 16 (2.12%) Wireless
15 15 (1.99%) VoIP
16 11 (1.46%) VPN
17 10 (1.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (20.29%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 134 (17.77%) Base SAS
3 119 (15.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 117 (15.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 57 (7.56%) SQL Server
6 42 (5.57%) Data Mining
7 36 (4.77%) QlikView
8 33 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
9 31 (4.11%) MySQL
10 19 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (2.25%) BODI
11 17 (2.25%) Oracle OWB
12 11 (1.46%) Oracle Database
13 10 (1.33%) Hadoop
14 8 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (1.06%) Redis
15 7 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
15 7 (0.93%) Big Data
16 6 (0.80%) InfluxDB
16 6 (0.80%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 117 (15.52%) ProC
2 33 (4.38%) Jenkins
2 33 (4.38%) Maven
3 31 (4.11%) Git (software)
4 15 (1.99%) TeamCity
5 11 (1.46%) GitLab
6 7 (0.93%) Ant
6 7 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (0.80%) Gerrit
7 6 (0.80%) JIRA
7 6 (0.80%) JUnit
7 6 (0.80%) LoadRunner
8 5 (0.66%) JMeter
8 5 (0.66%) Selenium
8 5 (0.66%) Subversion
8 5 (0.66%) Toad
9 4 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.53%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.40%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.40%) Gradle
General
1 458 (60.74%) Finance
2 333 (44.16%) Banking
3 80 (10.61%) Retail Banking
4 43 (5.70%) Marketing
5 14 (1.86%) Retail
6 13 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.59%) Legal
7 12 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.46%) Advertising
9 10 (1.33%) Back Office
10 9 (1.19%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.93%) Electronics
11 7 (0.93%) Law
12 5 (0.66%) German Language
13 4 (0.53%) Front Office
14 3 (0.40%) Billing
14 3 (0.40%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.40%) Local Government
15 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 199 (26.39%) Consultant
2 153 (20.29%) SAS Consultant
3 108 (14.32%) Analyst
4 70 (9.28%) Senior Consultant
5 67 (8.89%) Senior SAS Consultant
6 66 (8.75%) Architect
7 58 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
8 57 (7.56%) SQL Analyst
9 49 (6.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio Consultant
10 48 (6.37%) Data Analyst
11 45 (5.97%) Solutions Architect
12 44 (5.84%) Business Analyst
13 38 (5.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 38 (5.04%) Senior Architect
13 38 (5.04%) Technical Analyst
14 37 (4.91%) Technical Business Analyst
15 36 (4.77%) Senior Analyst
15 36 (4.77%) Senior Solutions Architect
16 34 (4.51%) Infrastructure Architect
16 34 (4.51%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.85%) Web Services
2 26 (3.45%) Spring
3 19 (2.52%) RESTful
4 16 (2.12%) AngularJS
4 16 (2.12%) LAMP
5 15 (1.99%) RabbitMQ
6 14 (1.86%) HTML
6 14 (1.86%) JDBC
7 12 (1.59%) .NET
8 11 (1.46%) JSON
8 11 (1.46%) SOAP
8 11 (1.46%) Spring Security
9 10 (1.33%) Apache Flex
9 10 (1.33%) CSS
10 8 (1.06%) HTML5
11 7 (0.93%) ASP.NET
11 7 (0.93%) Velocity
12 6 (0.80%) Hibernate
12 6 (0.80%) WAP
12 6 (0.80%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 169 (22.41%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (10.48%) Data Centre
3 74 (9.81%) Management Information System
4 23 (3.05%) Public Cloud
5 22 (2.92%) CESG
6 19 (2.52%) Credit Risk
6 19 (2.52%) User Experience
7 16 (2.12%) Fat Client
7 16 (2.12%) Thin Client
8 14 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.59%) Clustering
10 10 (1.33%) Computer Science
11 7 (0.93%) Fintech
11 7 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (0.93%) Hedge funds
11 7 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (0.80%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.66%) Social Media
14 4 (0.53%) Cyberthreat
15 3 (0.40%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 198 (26.26%) Windows
2 99 (13.13%) Windows Server
3 89 (11.80%) Linux
4 51 (6.76%) Unix
5 36 (4.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (4.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 33 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (2.92%) Windows 10
9 15 (1.99%) Windows 7
10 13 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (1.59%) CentOS
12 5 (0.66%) AIX
13 3 (0.40%) Debian
13 3 (0.40%) Solaris
14 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.27%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (36.60%) Stakeholder Management
2 187 (24.80%) Analytics
3 173 (22.94%) ITIL
4 153 (20.29%) Business Intelligence
4 153 (20.29%) Visual Analytics
5 130 (17.24%) Mentoring
6 113 (14.99%) People Management
7 89 (11.80%) Project Management
8 88 (11.67%) Data Management
9 71 (9.42%) Agile Software Development
10 60 (7.96%) Service Management
11 58 (7.69%) DevOps
12 55 (7.29%) Migration
13 54 (7.16%) Change Management
13 54 (7.16%) Data Integration
14 52 (6.90%) Asset Management
14 52 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
15 51 (6.76%) Presales
15 51 (6.76%) Service Delivery
16 46 (6.10%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 310 (41.11%) SQL
2 117 (15.52%) PROC SQL
2 117 (15.52%) SAS Macro
3 67 (8.89%) PowerShell
4 49 (6.50%) Java
5 27 (3.58%) Python
6 21 (2.79%) Ruby
7 20 (2.65%) VBA
8 19 (2.52%) Bash Shell
8 19 (2.52%) JavaScript
9 17 (2.25%) Perl
10 14 (1.86%) C
10 14 (1.86%) PHP
11 12 (1.59%) C#
11 12 (1.59%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.66%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.66%) VBScript
13 4 (0.53%) VB
14 3 (0.40%) Scala
15 2 (0.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 88 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 63 (8.36%) SC Cleared
3 46 (6.10%) DV Cleared
4 37 (4.91%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (4.64%) Degree
6 34 (4.51%) CCNA
6 34 (4.51%) ITIL Certification
7 27 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (3.45%) CISSP
9 25 (3.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 18 (2.39%) MCSA
11 16 (2.12%) MCSE
12 10 (1.33%) MCP
13 7 (0.93%) HPE ATP
13 7 (0.93%) MCITP
14 6 (0.80%) CCNP
14 6 (0.80%) CITP
15 5 (0.66%) DBS Check
16 4 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
16 4 (0.53%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.91%) SLA
2 15 (1.99%) QA
3 9 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.06%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.80%) COBIT
6 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.27%) MiFID
6 2 (0.27%) PMO
6 2 (0.27%) TickIT
7 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 112 (14.85%) Active Directory
2 67 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (6.37%) vSphere
4 40 (5.31%) Hyper-V
5 38 (5.04%) Docker
6 35 (4.64%) XenApp
7 16 (2.12%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (1.06%) DFS Replication
9 8 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (1.06%) VMware Server
10 7 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.80%) LXC
11 6 (0.80%) UAG
12 4 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.13%) Firmware
13 1 (0.13%) GPFS
13 1 (0.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 53 (7.03%) SCCM
2 47 (6.23%) SCOM
3 46 (6.10%) Ansible
4 43 (5.70%) Nagios
5 33 (4.38%) EdgeSight
6 31 (4.11%) Puppet
7 25 (3.32%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (1.46%) WSUS
9 10 (1.33%) Kubernetes
10 7 (0.93%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 6 (0.80%) CFEngine
11 6 (0.80%) Cobbler
11 6 (0.80%) collectd
11 6 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (0.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 6 (0.80%) rkt
11 6 (0.80%) SCVMM
11 6 (0.80%) yum
12 5 (0.66%) BMC PATROL
12 5 (0.66%) OpenView
Vendors
1 215 (28.51%) Microsoft
2 132 (17.51%) Oracle
3 79 (10.48%) VMware
4 68 (9.02%) Cisco
5 66 (8.75%) Teradata
6 53 (7.03%) HP
7 36 (4.77%) Citrix
7 36 (4.77%) MicroStrategy
7 36 (4.77%) Tableau
8 31 (4.11%) Cognos
9 20 (2.65%) Informatica
10 16 (2.12%) SolarWinds
11 13 (1.72%) NetApp
12 12 (1.59%) Mitel
13 11 (1.46%) Dell
14 10 (1.33%) Red Hat
15 8 (1.06%) Meraki
15 8 (1.06%) Riverbed
15 8 (1.06%) SAP
15 8 (1.06%) Solace