Period
to 12 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 508 495 463
Rank change year-on-year -13 -32 -95
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 880 1,014 1,231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.57% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.59% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 716 858 1,012
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +2.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £39,750 £41,275
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 155,089 170,836 183,479
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 95.96% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 124,962 136,969 153,579
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +5.59%

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 12 November 2018.

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 12 November 2018. 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 -8 824 £60,000 +4.35% 88
UK excluding London +7 540 £55,000 +4.76% 61
London -30 331 £70,000 +7.69% 29
South East +5 177 £62,500 +6.84% 18
North of England +45 125 £52,500 - 12
Midlands +8 80 £55,000 +4.76% 12
East of England +36 74 £60,000 +20.00% 7
Yorkshire +43 67 £55,000 +10.00% 6
West Midlands +20 63 £57,500 +6.98% 9
North West +14 55 £47,500 -9.52% 5
Scotland +30 48 £52,500 +26.51% 2
South West +19 36 £50,000 +8.70% 10
East Midlands +4 17 £46,250 -11.90% 3
Wales -5 8 £37,500 -21.05%
North East -5 3 £45,000 -35.71% 1

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, 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.

1 397 (45.11%) Project Management
2 272 (30.91%) Finance
3 267 (30.34%) Windows
4 253 (28.75%) PRINCE2
5 211 (23.98%) Data Centre
6 201 (22.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 198 (22.50%) Active Directory
8 189 (21.48%) Microsoft
9 183 (20.80%) VMware
10 174 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
11 170 (19.32%) Microsoft Azure
12 165 (18.75%) ITIL
13 158 (17.95%) Office 365
14 130 (14.77%) Windows Server
15 127 (14.43%) Amazon AWS
16 117 (13.30%) WAN
17 116 (13.18%) VMware Infrastructure
18 113 (12.84%) LAN
19 108 (12.27%) Citrix
20 106 (12.05%) Cisco
21 101 (11.48%) Firewall
22 99 (11.25%) Migration
23 96 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 95 (10.80%) Problem-Solving
25 91 (10.34%) Degree
26 90 (10.23%) SQL
27 84 (9.55%) Banking
28 80 (9.09%) Linux
29 79 (8.98%) SAN
30 74 (8.41%) 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 50 (5.68%) MS Exchange
2 39 (4.43%) SharePoint
3 20 (2.27%) IIS
4 19 (2.16%) Skype for Business
5 17 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (1.59%) Confluence
7 13 (1.48%) OpenStack
8 12 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (1.25%) Apache
10 9 (1.02%) JBoss
10 9 (1.02%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.45%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.45%) MS Project Server
12 4 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.34%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 48 (5.45%) Microsoft Project
2 43 (4.89%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (3.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.91%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) Maya
6 1 (0.11%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.34%) Eloqua
1 3 (0.34%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.11%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 170 (19.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 158 (17.95%) Office 365
3 127 (14.43%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (3.52%) IaaS
5 23 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (2.05%) PaaS
7 17 (1.93%) SaaS
8 11 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (0.80%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.23%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.23%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.23%) Yammer
13 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 117 (13.30%) WAN
2 113 (12.84%) LAN
3 101 (11.48%) Firewall
4 79 (8.98%) SAN
5 55 (6.25%) MPLS
6 42 (4.77%) VPN
7 40 (4.55%) DNS
8 38 (4.32%) Unified Communications
9 37 (4.20%) TCP/IP
10 29 (3.30%) DHCP
11 27 (3.07%) Skype
12 22 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
13 20 (2.27%) NAS
14 19 (2.16%) IP Telephony
14 19 (2.16%) VoIP
15 14 (1.59%) Internet
16 13 (1.48%) Intrusion Detection
17 12 (1.36%) Ethernet
17 12 (1.36%) VLAN
18 11 (1.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (6.48%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.70%) Big Data
3 14 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (1.14%) MySQL
5 10 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (0.68%) Hadoop
8 6 (0.68%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.45%) QlikView
10 3 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.34%) Electronic Patient Records
10 3 (0.34%) Redis
11 2 (0.23%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.23%) Power BI
11 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (2.27%) JIRA
2 6 (0.68%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.11%) Trac
3 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 272 (30.91%) Finance
2 84 (9.55%) Banking
3 61 (6.93%) Telecoms
4 34 (3.86%) Law
5 31 (3.52%) Legal
6 30 (3.41%) Back Office
6 30 (3.41%) Retail
7 27 (3.07%) Investment Banking
8 15 (1.70%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.36%) Billing
10 9 (1.02%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.91%) Electronics
11 8 (0.91%) Front Office
11 8 (0.91%) Marketing
12 7 (0.80%) Advertising
13 6 (0.68%) Publishing
14 5 (0.57%) Games
15 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.11%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (3.18%) Middleware
2 7 (0.80%) mod_perl
3 6 (0.68%) LDAP
3 6 (0.68%) Web Services
4 5 (0.57%) ADSI
5 4 (0.45%) MAPI
6 3 (0.34%) COM
6 3 (0.34%) LAMP
6 3 (0.34%) Node.js
7 2 (0.23%) CGI
8 1 (0.11%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.11%) JSON
8 1 (0.11%) Kafka
8 1 (0.11%) REST
8 1 (0.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 211 (23.98%) Data Centre
2 53 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (4.77%) PMI
4 32 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 29 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
6 20 (2.27%) Replication
7 19 (2.16%) Fat Client
7 19 (2.16%) Thin Client
8 16 (1.82%) Public Cloud
9 15 (1.70%) Hybrid Cloud
9 15 (1.70%) Private Cloud
10 13 (1.48%) Clustering
10 13 (1.48%) Hedge funds
11 10 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
11 10 (1.14%) Virtual Team
12 9 (1.02%) BYOD
12 9 (1.02%) Computer Science
12 9 (1.02%) Driving Licence
12 9 (1.02%) Fintech
13 8 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 267 (30.34%) Windows
2 130 (14.77%) Windows Server
3 80 (9.09%) Linux
4 63 (7.16%) Unix
5 58 (6.59%) Windows 10
6 52 (5.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (4.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (3.75%) Windows 7
9 11 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (1.25%) Ubuntu
9 11 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (1.14%) Solaris
11 8 (0.91%) AIX
12 7 (0.80%) Debian
13 6 (0.68%) CentOS
14 5 (0.57%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.45%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.45%) VMS
16 3 (0.34%) FreeBSD
16 3 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (45.11%) Project Management
2 253 (28.75%) PRINCE2
3 201 (22.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 174 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
5 165 (18.75%) ITIL
6 99 (11.25%) Migration
7 96 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 95 (10.80%) Problem-Solving
9 74 (8.41%) Service Delivery
10 67 (7.61%) Line Management
11 61 (6.93%) Service Management
12 59 (6.70%) Risk Management
13 58 (6.59%) Decision-Making
14 53 (6.02%) Change Management
14 53 (6.02%) Programme Management
15 50 (5.68%) Waterfall
16 48 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
17 46 (5.23%) Coaching
18 44 (5.00%) DevOps
19 43 (4.89%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (10.23%) SQL
2 19 (2.16%) PowerShell
3 14 (1.59%) Python
4 13 (1.48%) C
5 10 (1.14%) Perl
6 5 (0.57%) C#
7 3 (0.34%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.34%) Go
7 3 (0.34%) Java
7 3 (0.34%) Ruby
7 3 (0.34%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 91 (10.34%) Degree
2 62 (7.05%) PMI Certification
3 38 (4.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 35 (3.98%) PMP
5 31 (3.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 20 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (2.27%) Security Cleared
7 19 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (2.16%) MCSE
8 18 (2.05%) SC Cleared
9 17 (1.93%) CCNA
10 10 (1.14%) CISA
10 10 (1.14%) CISM
10 10 (1.14%) CISSP
10 10 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (1.14%) MBA
10 10 (1.14%) MCSA
11 9 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (0.91%) APMP
12 8 (0.91%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.23%) PMO
2 22 (2.50%) SLA
3 17 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.59%) PCI DSS
5 13 (1.48%) QA
6 10 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (0.91%) GDPR
8 7 (0.80%) PMBOK
9 5 (0.57%) COBIT
10 4 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 3 (0.34%) ISO 22301
11 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.11%) GxP
System Software
1 198 (22.50%) Active Directory
2 116 (13.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 39 (4.43%) XenApp
5 36 (4.09%) vSphere
6 23 (2.61%) XenDesktop
7 20 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (2.16%) Docker
9 11 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.45%) KVM
10 4 (0.45%) vCloud
11 3 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.23%) Ceph
12 2 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.23%) Squid
13 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 39 (4.43%) SCCM
2 21 (2.39%) Kubernetes
3 13 (1.48%) Puppet
4 12 (1.36%) Terraform
5 10 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (1.02%) SCOM
7 8 (0.91%) vCenter Server
8 7 (0.80%) Ansible
8 7 (0.80%) Backup Exec
9 6 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (0.68%) Nessus
10 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (0.45%) Prometheus
12 3 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.34%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.34%) XenMobile
13 2 (0.23%) AirWatch
13 2 (0.23%) Grafana
13 2 (0.23%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 189 (21.48%) Microsoft
2 183 (20.80%) VMware
3 108 (12.27%) Citrix
4 106 (12.05%) Cisco
5 54 (6.14%) Oracle
6 24 (2.73%) Google
7 23 (2.61%) CheckPoint
8 22 (2.50%) Veeam
9 19 (2.16%) HP
10 18 (2.05%) SAP
11 14 (1.59%) Juniper
12 13 (1.48%) Avaya
12 13 (1.48%) F5
12 13 (1.48%) NetApp
13 12 (1.36%) McAfee
14 10 (1.14%) TOWER Software
15 9 (1.02%) EMC
15 9 (1.02%) IBM
15 9 (1.02%) Red Hat
15 9 (1.02%) Riverbed