The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Infrastructure Manager
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 476 413 347
Rank change year-on-year -63 -66  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 467 696 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.71% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.73% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 430 584 843
Median salary £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.78% +1.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £42,500 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £53,458
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.79%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 284135 352965 396755
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Manager in the UK

Infrastructure Manager
Top 11 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -60 445 £57,500 - 44
UK excluding London -88 259 £50,000 -4.76% 34
London -6 202 £65,000 +4.00% 11
South East -26 76 £57,500 +5.02% 8
North of England -52 56 £47,500 -5.00% 9
East of England -9 50 £50,250 -16.25% 5
Midlands -17 42 £50,000 -4.76% 7
South West -11 17 £55,000 +6.79% 4
Scotland -9 10 £57,000 +7.54% 1
Wales +4 4 £47,500 +58.33%
Northern Ireland - 4 £47,500 -

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Infrastructure Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

1 343 (34.20%) Project Management
2 310 (30.91%) Windows
3 277 (27.62%) VMware
4 275 (27.42%) ITIL
5 253 (25.22%) PRINCE2
6 226 (22.53%) Microsoft
7 223 (22.23%) Data Centre
8 209 (20.84%) Windows Server
9 203 (20.24%) Finance
10 174 (17.35%) Active Directory
11 168 (16.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 148 (14.76%) Cisco
12 148 (14.76%) VMware Infrastructure
13 137 (13.66%) WAN
14 136 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
15 124 (12.36%) Office 365
16 118 (11.76%) Firewall
17 117 (11.67%) LAN
17 117 (11.67%) Hyper-V
18 106 (10.57%) Linux
19 105 (10.47%) SQL
20 98 (9.77%) Service Delivery
21 95 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
22 90 (8.97%) SQL Server
23 83 (8.28%) Migration
24 80 (7.98%) SAN
25 78 (7.78%) Citrix
26 74 (7.38%) Service Management
27 73 (7.28%) Disaster Recovery
28 72 (7.18%) SLA

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 69 (6.88%) MS Exchange
2 36 (3.59%) SharePoint
3 30 (2.99%) IIS
4 22 (2.19%) Apache
4 22 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (1.00%) CMS
7 9 (0.90%) Skype for Business
8 7 (0.70%) MS Project Server
8 7 (0.70%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.40%) Confluence
9 4 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.30%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.30%) nginx
10 3 (0.30%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.100%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 34 (3.39%) Microsoft Project
2 30 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.100%) InCopy
6 1 (0.100%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 124 (12.36%) Office 365
2 95 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
5 36 (3.59%) IaaS
6 34 (3.39%) SaaS
7 14 (1.40%) PaaS
8 8 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.30%) Yammer
10 2 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.20%) G Suite
10 2 (0.20%) Route 53
10 2 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.100%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.100%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.100%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.100%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.100%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 137 (13.66%) WAN
2 118 (11.76%) Firewall
3 117 (11.67%) LAN
4 80 (7.98%) SAN
5 54 (5.38%) VoIP
6 47 (4.69%) DNS
7 46 (4.59%) Internet
8 38 (3.79%) VPN
9 36 (3.59%) TCP/IP
9 36 (3.59%) VLAN
10 34 (3.39%) Wireless
11 31 (3.09%) DHCP
11 31 (3.09%) Wi-Fi
12 23 (2.29%) IP Telephony
13 18 (1.79%) Unified Communications
14 16 (1.60%) NAS
15 15 (1.50%) Skype
15 15 (1.50%) SMTP
16 14 (1.40%) Network Security
17 13 (1.30%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 18 (1.79%) MySQL
3 14 (1.40%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.30%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.30%) Redis
8 2 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.100%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.100%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.100%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.100%) GIS
9 1 (0.100%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.100%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.100%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.100%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (1.00%) JIRA
2 6 (0.60%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.50%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (0.30%) Bitbucket
4 3 (0.30%) Burp Suite
4 3 (0.30%) Metasploit
4 3 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.20%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.100%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.100%) GoCD
6 1 (0.100%) Hudson
6 1 (0.100%) Maven
6 1 (0.100%) NuGet
6 1 (0.100%) Subversion
6 1 (0.100%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.100%) Vagrant
General
1 203 (20.24%) Finance
2 72 (7.18%) Retail
3 64 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 53 (5.28%) Banking
5 22 (2.19%) Legal
6 20 (1.99%) Law
7 17 (1.69%) Marketing
8 15 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.10%) Advertising
10 7 (0.70%) Back Office
10 7 (0.70%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.60%) Military
11 6 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.50%) Electronics
12 5 (0.50%) Games
13 4 (0.40%) Publishing
14 2 (0.20%) French Language
14 2 (0.20%) Front Office
14 2 (0.20%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (1.89%) .NET
2 14 (1.40%) LAMP
3 13 (1.30%) Web Services
4 8 (0.80%) 802.1X
5 7 (0.70%) Middleware
6 1 (0.100%) CGI
6 1 (0.100%) COM
6 1 (0.100%) COM+
6 1 (0.100%) HTML
6 1 (0.100%) JSON
6 1 (0.100%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.100%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.100%) Velocity
6 1 (0.100%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 223 (22.23%) Data Centre
2 34 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (2.69%) Management Information System
4 22 (2.19%) Virtual Team
5 20 (1.99%) Clustering
6 16 (1.60%) PMI
7 13 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 13 (1.30%) User Experience
8 11 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.00%) Driving Licence
9 10 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
9 10 (1.00%) Fintech
9 10 (1.00%) FMCG
10 8 (0.80%) EPoS
10 8 (0.80%) NHS
10 8 (0.80%) Public Cloud
11 7 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (0.60%) Social Media
13 5 (0.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 310 (30.91%) Windows
2 209 (20.84%) Windows Server
3 106 (10.57%) Linux
4 70 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 68 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (4.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 40 (3.99%) Unix
8 23 (2.29%) CentOS
8 23 (2.29%) Windows 7
9 20 (1.99%) Windows 10
10 10 (1.00%) Windows 8
11 8 (0.80%) Debian
12 5 (0.50%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.40%) AIX
13 4 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.20%) Android
14 2 (0.20%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.100%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 343 (34.20%) Project Management
2 275 (27.42%) ITIL
3 253 (25.22%) PRINCE2
4 168 (16.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 136 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
6 98 (9.77%) Service Delivery
7 83 (8.28%) Migration
8 74 (7.38%) Service Management
9 73 (7.28%) Disaster Recovery
10 68 (6.78%) Line Management
11 65 (6.48%) Risk Management
12 64 (6.38%) IT Strategy
13 63 (6.28%) Mentoring
14 56 (5.58%) Change Management
15 54 (5.38%) Resource Management
16 50 (4.99%) Continuous Improvement
17 49 (4.89%) Supplier Management
18 48 (4.79%) Infrastructure Management
19 46 (4.59%) Problem Management
20 44 (4.39%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (10.47%) SQL
2 28 (2.79%) PowerShell
3 23 (2.29%) C
4 18 (1.79%) Perl
5 17 (1.69%) Python
6 11 (1.10%) C#
7 9 (0.90%) Bash Shell
7 9 (0.90%) Java
8 7 (0.70%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.40%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.20%) AWK
10 2 (0.20%) sed
10 2 (0.20%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.100%) C++
11 1 (0.100%) VB
11 1 (0.100%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.100%) VBA
Qualifications
1 63 (6.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (6.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 57 (5.68%) Degree
4 54 (5.38%) MCSE
5 50 (4.99%) Cisco Certification
6 49 (4.89%) ITIL Certification
7 40 (3.99%) CCNA
7 40 (3.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 29 (2.89%) PMI Certification
9 28 (2.79%) PMP
10 23 (2.29%) Security Cleared
11 21 (2.09%) SC Cleared
12 17 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 16 (1.60%) MCSA
14 15 (1.50%) CCNP
15 14 (1.40%) CISSP
15 14 (1.40%) MCITP
16 11 (1.10%) CISM
17 10 (1.00%) CCA
17 10 (1.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (7.18%) SLA
2 28 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (2.59%) PCI DSS
4 19 (1.89%) PMO
5 17 (1.69%) QA
6 13 (1.30%) GDPR
7 11 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.80%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.20%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.20%) SSAE 16
12 1 (0.100%) COBIT
12 1 (0.100%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 174 (17.35%) Active Directory
2 148 (14.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (11.67%) Hyper-V
4 38 (3.79%) vSphere
5 18 (1.79%) XenApp
6 10 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (0.70%) Docker
10 5 (0.50%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.20%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.100%) iptables
12 1 (0.100%) KVM
12 1 (0.100%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.100%) NDS
12 1 (0.100%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 1 (0.100%) NFS
12 1 (0.100%) OpenSIPS
12 1 (0.100%) Xen
Systems Management
1 70 (6.98%) SCCM
2 28 (2.79%) SCOM
3 10 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.00%) Puppet
4 7 (0.70%) Backup Exec
4 7 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (0.50%) Nagios
5 5 (0.50%) SCDPM
5 5 (0.50%) SCVMM
6 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (0.40%) Opsview
6 4 (0.40%) vCenter Server
7 3 (0.30%) CFEngine
7 3 (0.30%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.30%) Galera Cluster
7 3 (0.30%) logstash
7 3 (0.30%) Nessus
7 3 (0.30%) Pingdom
7 3 (0.30%) vMotion
8 2 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 277 (27.62%) VMware
2 226 (22.53%) Microsoft
3 148 (14.76%) Cisco
4 78 (7.78%) Citrix
5 58 (5.78%) HP
6 27 (2.69%) Oracle
7 20 (1.99%) NetApp
8 17 (1.69%) IBM
9 16 (1.60%) Dell
9 16 (1.60%) SAP
10 15 (1.50%) Red Hat
11 12 (1.20%) Veeam
12 11 (1.10%) CheckPoint
13 10 (1.00%) McAfee
14 9 (0.90%) EMC
14 9 (0.90%) Palo Alto
15 8 (0.80%) Blue Coat
15 8 (0.80%) Cognizant
15 8 (0.80%) Juniper
16 7 (0.70%) Atlassian
Scotland
Spring Technology
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Bonus (10%), Car, Holidays and Pension.
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000 per annum + Fantastic benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Laptop, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Normanton, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60k-70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Pudsey, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits, bonus etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Thebes IT
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £65,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Wipro
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
bet365
Salary: Competitive base salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
University of Bradford
Salary: From £49,772 to £61,178 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Westbury-On-Severn, Gloucestershire
Aceo Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lewes, Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Posted: 14 days ago
Mansfield
Transition Partners
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago