Infrastructure Manager
UK

The median Infrastructure Manager salary in the UK is £60,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 1 December 2023.

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

6 months to
1 Dec 2023
Same period 2022 Same period 2021
Rank 439 602 600
Rank change year-on-year +163 -2 -86
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 328 565 564
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 0.45% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.47% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 263 406 516
10th Percentile £48,546 £46,740 £43,000
25th Percentile £55,440 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £67,500 £58,508
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +15.37% +6.38%
75th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £70,250
90th Percentile £102,000 £97,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,440 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -3.58% +4.55% -

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 51,239 119,424 123,130
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 95.44% 95.33% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 37,551 74,907 84,473
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £98,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

Infrastructure Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Manager in the UK

Infrastructure Manager
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Manager.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Manager in the UK

Infrastructure Manager
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Manager over the 6 months to 1 December 2023.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Manager in the UK

Infrastructure Manager
Top 17 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 1 December 2023. 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
Jobs
England +142 294 £60,000 -11.11% 87
UK excluding London +125 174 £55,440 -3.58% 71
London +219 137 £75,000 -11.76% 23
Work from Home +164 125 £66,250 -5.36% 33
North of England +110 56 £55,440 +5.60% 16
South East +112 37 £55,440 -7.60% 25
North West +108 27 £55,440 +0.80% 4
Midlands +96 26 £55,440 -7.60% 10
Yorkshire +83 23 £57,500 +4.55% 12
South West +69 20 £55,440 +5.60% 5
West Midlands +111 16 £57,500 -4.17% 6
East of England +90 16 £55,440 -3.58% 5
East Midlands +39 10 £55,440 -7.60% 4
Wales +22 10 £48,546 -1.93% 2
Scotland +16 9 £55,440 -3.58% 10
North East +34 6 £55,440 +38.60%
Northern Ireland - 2 - -

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 1 December 2023, Infrastructure Manager job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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.

1 130 (39.63%) Finance
2 125 (38.11%) Project Management
3 88 (26.83%) Microsoft
4 86 (26.22%) Azure
4 86 (26.22%) Project Delivery
5 83 (25.30%) Social Skills
6 82 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 64 (19.51%) PRINCE2
8 62 (18.90%) Self-Motivation
9 57 (17.38%) Data Centre
9 57 (17.38%) Telecoms
10 56 (17.07%) Asset Management
11 50 (15.24%) Windows
12 47 (14.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 45 (13.72%) Active Directory
14 44 (13.41%) Agile
14 44 (13.41%) Budget Management
15 41 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
16 40 (12.20%) Microsoft 365
17 38 (11.59%) Degree
18 37 (11.28%) ITIL
19 35 (10.67%) Roadmaps
20 34 (10.37%) Public Sector
21 33 (10.06%) VMware
22 31 (9.45%) Microsoft Office
23 30 (9.15%) Firewall
23 30 (9.15%) Organisational Skills
24 28 (8.54%) Waterfall
24 28 (8.54%) Windows Server
25 27 (8.23%) Infrastructure Engineering

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.61%) Confluence
2 2 (0.61%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.61%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.30%) IIS
3 1 (0.30%) nginx
Applications
1 31 (9.45%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (7.01%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Eikon
1 1 (0.30%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 86 (26.22%) Azure
2 40 (12.20%) Microsoft 365
3 17 (5.18%) AWS
4 13 (3.96%) SaaS
5 10 (3.05%) Entra ID
5 10 (3.05%) PaaS
6 9 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (2.74%) IaaS
7 6 (1.83%) Azure DevOps
8 4 (1.22%) WhatsApp
9 3 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.61%) Amazon EKS
10 2 (0.61%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.61%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.61%) GitHub
10 2 (0.61%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.30%) Power Automate
11 1 (0.30%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.15%) Firewall
2 25 (7.62%) LAN
3 21 (6.40%) WAN
4 18 (5.49%) VPN
5 16 (4.88%) Network Security
6 13 (3.96%) DNS
7 12 (3.66%) SAN
8 11 (3.35%) DHCP
8 11 (3.35%) Unified Communications
8 11 (3.35%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (3.05%) WLAN
10 6 (1.83%) SD-WAN
10 6 (1.83%) Structured Cabling
11 5 (1.52%) IPsec
12 4 (1.22%) PBX
12 4 (1.22%) SSL
12 4 (1.22%) VLAN
13 3 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (0.91%) Internet
13 3 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.35%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (1.52%) MySQL
4 4 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 7 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.91%) JIRA
3 1 (0.30%) MSI
General
1 130 (39.63%) Finance
2 83 (25.30%) Social Skills
3 57 (17.38%) Telecoms
4 34 (10.37%) Public Sector
5 30 (9.15%) Organisational Skills
6 26 (7.93%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 18 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (4.57%) Documentation Skills
9 14 (4.27%) Retail
10 8 (2.44%) French Language
10 8 (2.44%) Spanish Language
11 7 (2.13%) Presentation Skills
12 6 (1.83%) Financial Institution
12 6 (1.83%) Legal
13 5 (1.52%) Banking
13 5 (1.52%) German Language
13 5 (1.52%) Influencing Skills
13 5 (1.52%) Italian Language
13 5 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (1.22%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.22%) web3js
2 3 (0.91%) ARM Templates
3 2 (0.61%) LDAP
3 2 (0.61%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.30%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 62 (18.90%) Self-Motivation
2 57 (17.38%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.35%) Onboarding
4 9 (2.74%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.44%) Web3
6 6 (1.83%) PMI
7 5 (1.52%) CCTV
7 5 (1.52%) Life Science
8 4 (1.22%) Blockchain
8 4 (1.22%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.22%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.91%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.61%) Cyberattack
10 2 (0.61%) Equities
10 2 (0.61%) FMCG
10 2 (0.61%) Legacy Applications
10 2 (0.61%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.61%) NHS
10 2 (0.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 50 (15.24%) Windows
2 28 (8.54%) Windows Server
3 16 (4.88%) Linux
4 12 (3.66%) AIX
5 7 (2.13%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.52%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.61%) Unix
7 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.30%) Android
8 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.30%) VMS
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (38.11%) Project Management
2 86 (26.22%) Project Delivery
3 82 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 64 (19.51%) PRINCE2
5 56 (17.07%) Asset Management
6 47 (14.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 44 (13.41%) Agile
7 44 (13.41%) Budget Management
8 41 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
9 37 (11.28%) ITIL
10 35 (10.67%) Roadmaps
11 28 (8.54%) Waterfall
12 27 (8.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 25 (7.62%) Change Management
13 25 (7.62%) Migration
14 24 (7.32%) Business Case
15 22 (6.71%) Project Planning
15 22 (6.71%) Technical Leadership
16 19 (5.79%) Decision-Making
17 18 (5.49%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.18%) PowerShell
2 16 (4.88%) SQL
3 7 (2.13%) Bash
4 2 (0.61%) Python
5 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.30%) VB
5 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (11.59%) Degree
2 18 (5.49%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 14 (4.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 13 (3.96%) PMI Certification
6 12 (3.66%) PMP
7 7 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.52%) DBS Check
9 4 (1.22%) AWS Certification
9 4 (1.22%) CCNA
9 4 (1.22%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.30%) APMG
11 1 (0.30%) Azure Certification
11 1 (0.30%) CCIE
11 1 (0.30%) CCNP
11 1 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.49%) PMO
2 17 (5.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.74%) SLA
4 7 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (1.83%) QA
6 4 (1.22%) GDPR
7 3 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (0.91%) GRC
7 3 (0.91%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.61%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (13.72%) Active Directory
2 20 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.35%) Docker
4 6 (1.83%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.61%) Firmware
6 2 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.61%) vSphere
7 1 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (3.96%) Kubernetes
2 10 (3.05%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (2.74%) Ansible
4 5 (1.52%) Terraform
5 3 (0.91%) Cacti
5 3 (0.91%) Grafana
5 3 (0.91%) Nagios
5 3 (0.91%) Puppet
5 3 (0.91%) SCCM
5 3 (0.91%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.61%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.30%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.30%) PaperCut
7 1 (0.30%) SCOM
7 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.30%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.30%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 88 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 33 (10.06%) VMware
3 13 (3.96%) NetApp
4 12 (3.66%) Cisco
5 8 (2.44%) Citrix
6 7 (2.13%) Palo Alto
7 6 (1.83%) Veeam
8 3 (0.91%) WatchGuard
9 2 (0.61%) Adobe
9 2 (0.61%) Apple
9 2 (0.61%) Aruba
9 2 (0.61%) Fortinet
9 2 (0.61%) Google
9 2 (0.61%) IBM
9 2 (0.61%) Mitel
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle
9 2 (0.61%) Sybase
10 1 (0.30%) Freshdesk
10 1 (0.30%) Meraki
10 1 (0.30%) Nimble Storage