Period
to 22 August 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

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

Infrastructure Manager
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 528 532 517
Rank change year-on-year +4 -15 -87
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 711 895 953
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.53% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.55% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 595 744 831
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,325 £40,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £86,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 135,626 162,441 169,400
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.81% 96.15% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 108,106 130,910 136,439
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Infrastructure Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Manager in the UK

Infrastructure Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Manager in the UK

Infrastructure Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Manager in the UK

Infrastructure Manager
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 Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 22 August 2019. 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 +2 690 £60,000 +4.35% 111
UK excluding London -33 435 £55,000 - 80
London +39 271 £70,000 +3.70% 35
South East +55 164 £60,000 - 21
Midlands +32 100 £59,250 +12.86% 16
North of England -33 96 £48,500 -7.62% 26
West Midlands +13 69 £65,000 +18.18% 7
North West +33 68 £48,750 +4.28% 15
South West -5 32 £48,500 -3.00% 5
East Midlands +31 31 £55,000 +10.00% 9
East of England +42 26 £55,000 - 8
Yorkshire -69 20 £48,000 -12.73% 10
Scotland -25 12 £47,500 -9.52% 3
North East +23 8 £62,856 +32.33% 1
Wales +8 4 £50,000 -1.96%
Northern Ireland -12 3 £65,000 -7.14% 1

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 featuring Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

1 253 (35.58%) Project Management
2 226 (31.79%) Windows
3 202 (28.41%) Finance
4 190 (26.72%) ITIL
5 186 (26.16%) Microsoft
6 179 (25.18%) Azure
7 172 (24.19%) VMware
8 160 (22.50%) Data Centre
9 155 (21.80%) PRINCE2
10 148 (20.82%) Office 365
11 145 (20.39%) Active Directory
12 139 (19.55%) Stakeholder Management
13 135 (18.99%) Cisco
14 129 (18.14%) Project Delivery
15 125 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
16 114 (16.03%) Windows Server
17 108 (15.19%) Service Delivery
18 102 (14.35%) WAN
19 100 (14.06%) LAN
20 94 (13.22%) Migration
21 81 (11.39%) SQL
22 78 (10.97%) Linux
23 76 (10.69%) Change Management
24 74 (10.41%) VMware Infrastructure
25 72 (10.13%) Citrix
26 71 (9.99%) AWS
27 66 (9.28%) SLA
28 57 (8.02%) Firewall
29 56 (7.88%) SAN
29 56 (7.88%) Infrastructure Engineering

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
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 39 (5.49%) SharePoint
2 35 (4.92%) MS Exchange
3 14 (1.97%) IIS
4 13 (1.83%) Skype for Business
5 9 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.42%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.28%) Apache
9 2 (0.28%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.14%) Confluence
10 1 (0.14%) nginx
10 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 41 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (3.80%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.28%) Primavera
1 2 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.14%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 179 (25.18%) Azure
2 148 (20.82%) Office 365
3 71 (9.99%) AWS
4 26 (3.66%) SaaS
5 21 (2.95%) IaaS
6 19 (2.67%) PaaS
7 10 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.41%) GCP
8 5 (0.70%) G Suite
9 4 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.14%) Azure Stack
11 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.14%) Slack
11 1 (0.14%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 102 (14.35%) WAN
2 100 (14.06%) LAN
3 57 (8.02%) Firewall
4 56 (7.88%) SAN
5 54 (7.59%) DNS
6 37 (5.20%) DHCP
7 34 (4.78%) MPLS
8 33 (4.64%) VPN
9 31 (4.36%) TCP/IP
10 29 (4.08%) Network Security
11 24 (3.38%) VoIP
12 23 (3.23%) Unified Communications
13 22 (3.09%) Wireless
14 20 (2.81%) Internet
15 19 (2.67%) VLAN
16 18 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
17 16 (2.25%) Skype
18 11 (1.55%) NAS
19 10 (1.41%) WLAN
20 9 (1.27%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (5.34%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.69%) MySQL
3 4 (0.56%) Electronic Patient Records
3 4 (0.56%) NoSQL
3 4 (0.56%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.42%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (0.42%) Data Lake
4 3 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.42%) MS Access
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.42%) Redis
5 2 (0.28%) Big Data
5 2 (0.28%) Blockchain
5 2 (0.28%) EDMS
6 1 (0.14%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.14%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (1.41%) JIRA
2 2 (0.28%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.14%) Maven
3 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
General
1 202 (28.41%) Finance
2 38 (5.34%) Public Sector
3 36 (5.06%) Banking
4 31 (4.36%) Telecoms
5 26 (3.66%) Retail
6 19 (2.67%) Manufacturing
7 18 (2.53%) Back Office
8 12 (1.69%) Legal
9 6 (0.84%) Billing
9 6 (0.84%) Law
10 5 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.70%) Private Banking
11 4 (0.56%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.56%) Marketing
12 3 (0.42%) Advertising
13 2 (0.28%) Environmental Health
13 2 (0.28%) Games
13 2 (0.28%) Publishing
14 1 (0.14%) Digital Economy
14 1 (0.14%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (0.98%) LDAP
2 2 (0.28%) EDI
2 2 (0.28%) Middleware
3 1 (0.14%) COM
3 1 (0.14%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.14%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (0.14%) Web Services
3 1 (0.14%) XML
3 1 (0.14%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 160 (22.50%) Data Centre
2 50 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 23 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (2.11%) Virtual Team
6 14 (1.97%) PMI
7 12 (1.69%) Public Cloud
8 10 (1.41%) BYOD
8 10 (1.41%) User Experience
9 9 (1.27%) Clustering
9 9 (1.27%) Driving Licence
10 8 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.13%) NHS
11 7 (0.98%) CMDB
11 7 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (0.84%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (0.42%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (0.42%) Internet of Things
14 2 (0.28%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 226 (31.79%) Windows
2 114 (16.03%) Windows Server
3 78 (10.97%) Linux
4 38 (5.34%) Windows 10
5 23 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (2.25%) Unix
8 11 (1.55%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.27%) Windows 8
10 8 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.70%) HPUX
13 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.14%) Android
14 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.14%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.14%) SUSE
14 1 (0.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (35.58%) Project Management
2 190 (26.72%) ITIL
3 155 (21.80%) PRINCE2
4 139 (19.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 129 (18.14%) Project Delivery
6 125 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
7 108 (15.19%) Service Delivery
8 94 (13.22%) Migration
9 76 (10.69%) Change Management
10 56 (7.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 55 (7.74%) Problem-Solving
12 53 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
13 51 (7.17%) Service Management
14 48 (6.75%) Mentoring
15 46 (6.47%) Line Management
16 38 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
16 38 (5.34%) Infrastructure Management
16 38 (5.34%) IT Strategy
17 36 (5.06%) Programme Management
18 34 (4.78%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (11.39%) SQL
2 18 (2.53%) PowerShell
3 8 (1.13%) Python
4 4 (0.56%) Bash Shell
4 4 (0.56%) Perl
5 3 (0.42%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (6.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 42 (5.91%) Degree
3 40 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (4.50%) PMI Certification
5 31 (4.36%) PMP
6 29 (4.08%) MCSE
7 17 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (2.39%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (2.25%) CCNA
9 14 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 9 (1.27%) APMP
10 9 (1.27%) CCNP
11 6 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (0.84%) SC Cleared
11 6 (0.84%) Security Cleared
12 4 (0.56%) MCSA
13 3 (0.42%) CISA
13 3 (0.42%) CISM
13 3 (0.42%) CISSP
13 3 (0.42%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (9.28%) SLA
2 25 (3.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (3.52%) PMO
3 24 (3.38%) GDPR
4 18 (2.53%) QA
5 6 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (0.70%) COBIT
6 5 (0.70%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.14%) BS7799
8 1 (0.14%) NIST
System Software
1 145 (20.39%) Active Directory
2 74 (10.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (4.36%) Hyper-V
4 26 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (1.55%) vSphere
5 11 (1.55%) XenApp
6 3 (0.42%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 3 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.28%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.28%) Docker
7 2 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.14%) Firmware
8 1 (0.14%) KVM
8 1 (0.14%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 45 (6.33%) SCCM
2 15 (2.11%) Ansible
3 10 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (1.13%) Backup Exec
4 8 (1.13%) SCOM
5 7 (0.98%) WSUS
6 6 (0.84%) Nagios
7 5 (0.70%) Terraform
8 4 (0.56%) VictorOps
9 3 (0.42%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.14%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.14%) Kibana
11 1 (0.14%) OSSEC
11 1 (0.14%) Puppet
11 1 (0.14%) vMotion
11 1 (0.14%) WhatsUp Gold
11 1 (0.14%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 186 (26.16%) Microsoft
2 172 (24.19%) VMware
3 135 (18.99%) Cisco
4 72 (10.13%) Citrix
5 40 (5.63%) HP
6 34 (4.78%) Dell
7 30 (4.22%) NetApp
8 25 (3.52%) Veeam
9 21 (2.95%) Oracle
10 14 (1.97%) Juniper
11 13 (1.83%) CheckPoint
11 13 (1.83%) EMC
11 13 (1.83%) Google
12 11 (1.55%) 3PAR
13 10 (1.41%) Aruba
14 9 (1.27%) Meraki
14 9 (1.27%) Mitel
15 7 (0.98%) Red Hat
15 7 (0.98%) Siemens
15 7 (0.98%) Sophos