Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 November 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
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 476 463 362
Rank change year-on-year -13 -101 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 1044 1183 1933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.63% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.65% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 881 978 1650
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,229
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +3.33% -3.22%
10th Percentile £38,750 £41,775 £41,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -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 171576 182627 210672
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 137617 152768 175132
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +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 6 months to 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 2017. 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 -3 980 £58,500 +6.36% 59
UK excluding London -55 575 £52,500 - 44
London +34 448 £65,000 +4.00% 20
South East +14 203 £60,000 +7.14% 9
North of England -77 119 £50,000 - 13
Midlands +36 97 £52,500 - 7
West Midlands +36 78 £55,000 +4.76% 4
East of England -26 71 £50,250 -12.61% 7
Yorkshire -43 65 £51,000 +2.00% 4
North West -22 49 £50,000 -1.96% 8
South West +6 39 £45,000 -6.74% 3
Wales +30 22 £47,500 -18.10%
Scotland -76 21 £41,500 -21.70% 3
East Midlands +13 19 £52,500 -16.00% 3
North East +3 5 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £56,250 -

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 380 (36.40%) Project Management
2 316 (30.27%) Windows
3 290 (27.78%) ITIL
4 286 (27.39%) PRINCE2
5 278 (26.63%) Finance
6 256 (24.52%) Microsoft
7 224 (21.46%) VMware
8 197 (18.87%) Data Centre
9 194 (18.58%) Active Directory
10 192 (18.39%) Windows Server
11 190 (18.20%) Cisco
12 171 (16.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 167 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
14 160 (15.33%) WAN
15 145 (13.89%) Office 365
16 127 (12.16%) LAN
16 127 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
17 119 (11.40%) Service Management
18 118 (11.30%) Microsoft Azure
19 111 (10.63%) SQL
20 107 (10.25%) Linux
21 104 (9.96%) SQL Server
22 100 (9.58%) SAN
23 97 (9.29%) Citrix
24 93 (8.91%) Firewall
25 90 (8.62%) Change Management
26 87 (8.33%) Service Delivery
27 84 (8.05%) Degree
28 80 (7.66%) Line Management
29 76 (7.28%) Amazon AWS

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 66 (6.32%) MS Exchange
2 34 (3.26%) IIS
3 23 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (1.92%) SharePoint
5 15 (1.44%) Skype for Business
6 12 (1.15%) Apache
6 12 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (1.15%) MS Project Server
6 12 (1.15%) OpenStack
6 12 (1.15%) WebSphere
7 11 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (0.86%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.57%) Smallworld
10 5 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.48%) Moodle
11 3 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.096%) SAS
Applications
1 54 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
2 51 (4.89%) Microsoft Project
3 19 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.096%) InCopy
5 1 (0.096%) InDesign
5 1 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.67%) Magento
2 3 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.19%) Endur
3 2 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.096%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.096%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 145 (13.89%) Office 365
2 118 (11.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (7.28%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
5 34 (3.26%) IaaS
6 25 (2.39%) SaaS
7 11 (1.05%) PaaS
8 9 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 7 (0.67%) Route 53
10 7 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (0.48%) Dropbox
12 4 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.38%) Yammer
13 3 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (0.29%) Mimecast
14 1 (0.096%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.096%) AWS Lambda
14 1 (0.096%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 160 (15.33%) WAN
2 127 (12.16%) LAN
3 100 (9.58%) SAN
4 93 (8.91%) Firewall
5 53 (5.08%) TCP/IP
6 45 (4.31%) VoIP
7 41 (3.93%) DNS
8 31 (2.97%) DHCP
8 31 (2.97%) VPN
9 28 (2.68%) Internet
9 28 (2.68%) Network Security
10 24 (2.30%) Wireless
11 21 (2.01%) Skype
12 18 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
13 17 (1.63%) NAS
14 14 (1.34%) SMS
15 13 (1.25%) Unified Communications
16 12 (1.15%) MPLS
17 11 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
18 10 (0.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (9.96%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.63%) Big Data
3 15 (1.44%) MySQL
4 8 (0.77%) NoSQL
5 7 (0.67%) GIS
5 7 (0.67%) Hadoop
6 6 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (0.57%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.48%) Redis
7 5 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.38%) Blockchain
8 4 (0.38%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.38%) SAP HANA
8 4 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.29%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.096%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.096%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.096%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (2.20%) JIRA
2 11 (1.05%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.19%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.19%) Subversion
4 2 (0.19%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.096%) GoCD
5 1 (0.096%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.096%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.096%) Zephyr
General
1 278 (26.63%) Finance
2 58 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 48 (4.60%) Retail
4 46 (4.41%) Banking
5 26 (2.49%) Financial Institution
6 22 (2.11%) Manufacturing
7 19 (1.82%) Law
8 18 (1.72%) Legal
9 17 (1.63%) Marketing
10 11 (1.05%) Investment Banking
10 11 (1.05%) Private Banking
11 8 (0.77%) Back Office
11 8 (0.77%) Electronics
12 7 (0.67%) Advertising
13 4 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.29%) Games
15 2 (0.19%) French Language
15 2 (0.19%) Front Office
15 2 (0.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (1.92%) Middleware
2 18 (1.72%) Web Services
3 11 (1.05%) MSMQ
3 11 (1.05%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (0.57%) .NET
5 3 (0.29%) LAMP
6 2 (0.19%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.19%) Sensu
7 1 (0.096%) COM
7 1 (0.096%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.096%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 197 (18.87%) Data Centre
2 54 (5.17%) Virtual Team
3 50 (4.79%) Management Information System
4 44 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 30 (2.87%) Hedge funds
7 19 (1.82%) Private Cloud
8 18 (1.72%) Clustering
9 13 (1.25%) Microsoft Licensing
9 13 (1.25%) User Experience
10 12 (1.15%) Fintech
10 12 (1.15%) PMI
11 11 (1.05%) Driving Licence
11 11 (1.05%) FMCG
12 10 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
13 9 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (0.86%) iPad
14 8 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
14 8 (0.77%) Life Science
14 8 (0.77%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 316 (30.27%) Windows
2 192 (18.39%) Windows Server
3 107 (10.25%) Linux
4 46 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (3.26%) Windows 10
8 30 (2.87%) Unix
9 25 (2.39%) Windows 7
10 18 (1.72%) CentOS
11 6 (0.57%) AIX
11 6 (0.57%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.38%) Debian
13 4 (0.38%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.29%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.096%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.096%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.096%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.096%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (36.40%) Project Management
2 290 (27.78%) ITIL
3 286 (27.39%) PRINCE2
4 171 (16.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 167 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 119 (11.40%) Service Management
7 90 (8.62%) Change Management
8 87 (8.33%) Service Delivery
9 80 (7.66%) Line Management
10 76 (7.28%) Continuous Improvement
11 71 (6.80%) DevOps
12 70 (6.70%) Disaster Recovery
13 66 (6.32%) Coaching
14 58 (5.56%) Mentoring
15 57 (5.46%) Infrastructure Management
16 55 (5.27%) IT Strategy
17 50 (4.79%) Business Continuity
18 48 (4.60%) Problem Management
19 47 (4.50%) Programme Management
19 47 (4.50%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (10.63%) SQL
2 31 (2.97%) PowerShell
3 25 (2.39%) C
4 7 (0.67%) C#
4 7 (0.67%) PHP
4 7 (0.67%) PHP 5
4 7 (0.67%) PHP 7
5 6 (0.57%) Python
5 6 (0.57%) T-SQL
6 4 (0.38%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.38%) Java
6 4 (0.38%) Perl
7 2 (0.19%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.096%) AWK
8 1 (0.096%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.096%) sed
8 1 (0.096%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 84 (8.05%) Degree
2 59 (5.65%) ITIL Certification
3 54 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 46 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 40 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
6 39 (3.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 36 (3.45%) CCNA
8 34 (3.26%) MCSE
9 25 (2.39%) CISM
10 23 (2.20%) CISSP
11 21 (2.01%) MCSA
12 19 (1.82%) PMI Certification
13 18 (1.72%) MCP
14 13 (1.25%) SANS
15 12 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 12 (1.15%) Security Cleared
16 11 (1.05%) CCNP
16 11 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
16 11 (1.05%) CRISC
16 11 (1.05%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (6.70%) SLA
2 25 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (2.39%) PMO
3 24 (2.30%) QA
4 22 (2.11%) GDPR
5 18 (1.72%) PCI DSS
6 14 (1.34%) ISO 9001
7 12 (1.15%) COBIT
8 7 (0.67%) SEPA
9 6 (0.57%) NEBOSH
10 5 (0.48%) ISO 14001
11 4 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.19%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.096%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.096%) GCP
13 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.096%) MiFID
13 1 (0.096%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 194 (18.58%) Active Directory
2 127 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (4.89%) vSphere
4 46 (4.41%) Hyper-V
5 19 (1.82%) XenApp
6 13 (1.25%) Docker
7 12 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (1.05%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.38%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.38%) XenServer
12 3 (0.29%) MetaFrame
12 3 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.29%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.19%) vCloud
14 1 (0.096%) Firmware
14 1 (0.096%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.096%) Xen
Systems Management
1 70 (6.70%) SCCM
2 35 (3.35%) SCOM
3 19 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (1.82%) Puppet
4 12 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 10 (0.96%) WhatsUp Gold
6 8 (0.77%) Nagios
7 6 (0.57%) Opsview
8 5 (0.48%) Ansible
8 5 (0.48%) SCVMM
9 4 (0.38%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.38%) FortiGate
9 4 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.29%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.29%) Pingdom
10 3 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.29%) Terraform
10 3 (0.29%) vMotion
10 3 (0.29%) WSUS
11 2 (0.19%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 256 (24.52%) Microsoft
2 224 (21.46%) VMware
3 190 (18.20%) Cisco
4 97 (9.29%) Citrix
5 53 (5.08%) HP
6 29 (2.78%) Oracle
7 26 (2.49%) Juniper
8 20 (1.92%) SAP
9 19 (1.82%) Dell
10 17 (1.63%) NetApp
11 15 (1.44%) Fortinet
11 15 (1.44%) IBM
11 15 (1.44%) Meraki
12 12 (1.15%) Sophos
13 11 (1.05%) Veeam
14 10 (0.96%) EMC
14 10 (0.96%) EqualLogic
15 8 (0.77%) Avaya
16 7 (0.67%) Apple
16 7 (0.67%) SolarWinds