Period
to 21 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 508 466 468
Rank change year-on-year -42 +2 -86
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 804 1,044 1,083
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.61% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.63% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 675 876 884
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 144,593 165,356 169,885
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.19% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 115,609 134,433 141,414
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Manager in the UK

Infrastructure Manager
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 Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 21 January 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 -31 757 £60,000 +4.35% 86
UK excluding London -7 483 £55,000 +4.76% 55
London -34 310 £68,500 +5.38% 35
South East -30 154 £60,000 +4.35% 16
North of England +11 88 £52,000 +0.48% 8
East of England +38 85 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Midlands +13 84 £55,000 - 13
West Midlands +16 68 £57,500 - 9
North West +35 51 £51,250 -2.38% 2
Scotland +25 37 £52,500 +25.00% 3
Yorkshire +3 36 £52,500 - 5
South West +12 33 £55,000 +37.50% 9
East Midlands +18 16 £45,000 -14.29% 4
Wales -5 6 £42,500 -10.53%
North East +2 1 £37,000 -21.28% 1

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 323 (40.17%) Project Management
2 269 (33.46%) Finance
3 239 (29.73%) Windows
4 229 (28.48%) PRINCE2
5 201 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 199 (24.75%) Active Directory
7 187 (23.26%) Data Centre
8 180 (22.39%) Microsoft
9 172 (21.39%) Office 365
10 170 (21.14%) ITIL
11 168 (20.90%) Microsoft Azure
12 165 (20.52%) VMware
13 154 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
14 114 (14.18%) Windows Server
15 111 (13.81%) Migration
16 109 (13.56%) LAN
17 107 (13.31%) WAN
18 105 (13.06%) Amazon AWS
18 105 (13.06%) VMware Infrastructure
19 103 (12.81%) Citrix
20 97 (12.06%) Cisco
21 91 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 79 (9.83%) Banking
23 77 (9.58%) SAN
24 75 (9.33%) Degree
25 73 (9.08%) Firewall
26 70 (8.71%) Telecoms
26 70 (8.71%) Linux
27 67 (8.33%) SQL
28 66 (8.21%) Service Delivery

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 53 (6.59%) MS Exchange
2 35 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 28 (3.48%) IIS
4 16 (1.99%) Confluence
4 16 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (1.99%) Skype for Business
5 10 (1.24%) OpenStack
6 9 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (0.87%) Apache
8 5 (0.62%) MS Project Server
9 4 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.37%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.25%) JBoss
11 2 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.25%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.12%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.12%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 46 (5.72%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (5.10%) Microsoft Project
3 34 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (1.37%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) Maya
7 1 (0.12%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.12%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.37%) Eloqua
1 3 (0.37%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.12%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 172 (21.39%) Office 365
2 168 (20.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 105 (13.06%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (3.61%) IaaS
5 28 (3.48%) SaaS
6 23 (2.86%) PaaS
7 16 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.75%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.25%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.25%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.25%) Yammer
14 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.12%) Cloudflare
14 1 (0.12%) G Suite
14 1 (0.12%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 109 (13.56%) LAN
2 107 (13.31%) WAN
3 77 (9.58%) SAN
4 73 (9.08%) Firewall
5 58 (7.21%) MPLS
6 40 (4.98%) DNS
7 34 (4.23%) VPN
8 32 (3.98%) TCP/IP
8 32 (3.98%) Unified Communications
8 32 (3.98%) VoIP
9 28 (3.48%) DHCP
10 27 (3.36%) IP Telephony
11 20 (2.49%) Internet
11 20 (2.49%) Network Security
12 18 (2.24%) Skype
13 17 (2.11%) NAS
13 17 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (1.49%) WLAN
15 11 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
15 11 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (1.24%) Big Data
3 10 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (1.00%) Hadoop
5 8 (1.00%) MySQL
5 8 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.37%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.37%) QlikView
8 3 (0.37%) Redis
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.25%) Power BI
9 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.12%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (2.61%) JIRA
2 7 (0.87%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.25%) Hudson
4 1 (0.12%) FishEye
4 1 (0.12%) FogBugz
4 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.12%) Trac
4 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 269 (33.46%) Finance
2 79 (9.83%) Banking
3 70 (8.71%) Telecoms
4 31 (3.86%) Retail
5 24 (2.99%) Law
6 21 (2.61%) Investment Banking
7 20 (2.49%) Legal
8 16 (1.99%) Billing
9 13 (1.62%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.49%) Back Office
11 11 (1.37%) Marketing
12 8 (1.00%) Electronics
13 7 (0.87%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.62%) Front Office
15 3 (0.37%) Advertising
15 3 (0.37%) Automotive
15 3 (0.37%) Local Government
16 2 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.00%) Middleware
2 6 (0.75%) Web Services
3 4 (0.50%) LAMP
4 3 (0.37%) LDAP
4 3 (0.37%) MAPI
4 3 (0.37%) Node.js
5 1 (0.12%) .NET
5 1 (0.12%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.12%) CGI
5 1 (0.12%) COM
5 1 (0.12%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.12%) JSON
5 1 (0.12%) Kafka
5 1 (0.12%) mod_perl
Miscellaneous
1 187 (23.26%) Data Centre
2 41 (5.10%) Management Information System
3 31 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (3.86%) PMI
4 28 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
5 27 (3.36%) Fat Client
5 27 (3.36%) Thin Client
6 15 (1.87%) BYOD
7 12 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
7 12 (1.49%) Public Cloud
8 11 (1.37%) Replication
9 10 (1.24%) Private Cloud
10 9 (1.12%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.12%) Hedge funds
11 8 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
11 8 (1.00%) Fintech
12 7 (0.87%) Clustering
12 7 (0.87%) PKI
12 7 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (0.75%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 239 (29.73%) Windows
2 114 (14.18%) Windows Server
3 70 (8.71%) Linux
4 63 (7.84%) Windows 10
5 45 (5.60%) Unix
6 35 (4.35%) Windows 7
7 34 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (1.99%) Ubuntu
10 10 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (1.12%) CentOS
12 8 (1.00%) AIX
13 4 (0.50%) Debian
13 4 (0.50%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.37%) FreeBSD
14 3 (0.37%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.37%) Solaris
14 3 (0.37%) VMS
14 3 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (40.17%) Project Management
2 229 (28.48%) PRINCE2
3 201 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 170 (21.14%) ITIL
5 154 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
6 111 (13.81%) Migration
7 91 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 66 (8.21%) Service Delivery
9 62 (7.71%) Service Management
10 61 (7.59%) Line Management
11 53 (6.59%) Risk Management
12 52 (6.47%) Problem-Solving
13 49 (6.09%) Change Management
14 46 (5.72%) Continuous Improvement
14 46 (5.72%) Disaster Recovery
15 44 (5.47%) Matrix Management
15 44 (5.47%) Programme Management
16 38 (4.73%) DevOps
16 38 (4.73%) Incident Management
17 37 (4.60%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (8.33%) SQL
2 22 (2.74%) PowerShell
3 12 (1.49%) Python
4 7 (0.87%) C
5 5 (0.62%) Perl
6 3 (0.37%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.37%) C#
6 3 (0.37%) Go
6 3 (0.37%) Java
6 3 (0.37%) Ruby
7 1 (0.12%) PHP
7 1 (0.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 75 (9.33%) Degree
2 45 (5.60%) PMI Certification
3 33 (4.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 31 (3.86%) PMP
5 30 (3.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 18 (2.24%) MCSE
6 18 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (2.24%) Security Cleared
7 16 (1.99%) SC Cleared
8 13 (1.62%) CCNA
8 13 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (1.37%) MBA
10 10 (1.24%) MCSA
11 9 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.00%) APMP
13 6 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
14 4 (0.50%) MCITP
14 4 (0.50%) MCP
15 3 (0.37%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.85%) PMO
2 24 (2.99%) SLA
3 17 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.74%) GDPR
5 10 (1.24%) QA
6 9 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (1.00%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.87%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.62%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.37%) COBIT
10 3 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (0.37%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.25%) PMBOK
System Software
1 199 (24.75%) Active Directory
2 105 (13.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (4.23%) Hyper-V
4 30 (3.73%) vSphere
5 27 (3.36%) XenApp
6 22 (2.74%) Docker
7 14 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (1.24%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.50%) vCloud
10 4 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.37%) KVM
11 3 (0.37%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.25%) Ceph
12 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 40 (4.98%) SCCM
2 22 (2.74%) Kubernetes
3 11 (1.37%) Puppet
3 11 (1.37%) Terraform
4 8 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.00%) vCenter Server
5 7 (0.87%) SCOM
6 6 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (0.75%) Nessus
7 5 (0.62%) Ansible
8 4 (0.50%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.50%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.37%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.37%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.25%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.25%) Grafana
10 2 (0.25%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 180 (22.39%) Microsoft
2 165 (20.52%) VMware
3 103 (12.81%) Citrix
4 97 (12.06%) Cisco
5 31 (3.86%) Oracle
6 30 (3.73%) Google
7 19 (2.36%) SAP
8 17 (2.11%) Juniper
9 16 (1.99%) HP
10 14 (1.74%) Veeam
11 13 (1.62%) CheckPoint
12 12 (1.49%) Red Hat
13 11 (1.37%) NetApp
14 8 (1.00%) Huawei
15 7 (0.87%) Dell
15 7 (0.87%) F5
15 7 (0.87%) IBM
15 7 (0.87%) Intel
15 7 (0.87%) Meraki
15 7 (0.87%) Salesforce.com