Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Infrastructure Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

IT Infrastructure Manager
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 931 917 930
Rank change year-on-year -14 +13 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Infrastructure Manager 269 302 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 233 230 343
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £37,600 £40,930 £40,000
90th Percentile £73,500 £80,000 £72,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year - +1.01% -1.00%

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 170720 182020 210826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136880 152336 175085
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +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 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

IT Infrastructure Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Infrastructure Manager in the UK

IT Infrastructure Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Infrastructure Manager.

Salary trend for IT Infrastructure Manager in the UK

IT Infrastructure Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Infrastructure Manager over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Infrastructure Manager in the UK

IT Infrastructure Manager
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Infrastructure Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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 +14 254 £53,500 +2.39% 12
UK excluding London -15 159 £50,000 - 9
London +34 109 £60,000 +9.09% 3
South East +44 47 £50,000 -8.68% 2
Midlands +48 28 £50,000 +11.11%
East of England +22 26 £47,750 -23.60% 3
North of England -65 26 £48,500 +3.74% 3
West Midlands +28 20 £50,000 +11.11%
South West +36 18 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Yorkshire -31 16 £52,500 +5.00% 3
North West -11 10 £45,000 -
East Midlands +35 8 £45,000 -10.00%
Wales +19 7 £52,500 -23.64%
Scotland -7 7 £48,500 -

IT Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT 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 IT Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

1 105 (39.03%) Project Management
2 87 (32.34%) Windows
3 86 (31.97%) PRINCE2
4 83 (30.86%) ITIL
5 70 (26.02%) Active Directory
6 63 (23.42%) Microsoft
7 61 (22.68%) Finance
8 59 (21.93%) Windows Server
9 57 (21.19%) VMware
10 54 (20.07%) Cisco
11 53 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
12 49 (18.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 34 (12.64%) Service Management
14 32 (11.90%) WAN
15 31 (11.52%) LAN
15 31 (11.52%) VMware Infrastructure
16 30 (11.15%) Office 365
17 27 (10.04%) Linux
17 27 (10.04%) SQL
17 27 (10.04%) SQL Server
17 27 (10.04%) SAN
18 26 (9.67%) Citrix
18 26 (9.67%) IT Strategy
19 25 (9.29%) Coaching
19 25 (9.29%) MS Exchange
20 23 (8.55%) Firewall
20 23 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure
21 22 (8.18%) Data Centre
21 22 (8.18%) ITIL Certification
21 22 (8.18%) Information Security

IT 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 25 (9.29%) MS Exchange
2 16 (5.95%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (3.72%) Skype for Business
5 9 (3.35%) IIS
6 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.12%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.74%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.37%) Zimbra
Applications
1 16 (5.95%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (4.46%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (3.72%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (3.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (3.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.60%) Magento
2 2 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 30 (11.15%) Office 365
2 23 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.86%) IaaS
5 3 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.12%) SaaS
6 2 (0.74%) PaaS
6 2 (0.74%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 32 (11.90%) WAN
2 31 (11.52%) LAN
3 27 (10.04%) SAN
4 23 (8.55%) Firewall
5 14 (5.20%) Skype
6 13 (4.83%) DNS
7 12 (4.46%) DHCP
7 12 (4.46%) VoIP
8 10 (3.72%) Internet
9 9 (3.35%) Network Security
10 8 (2.97%) TCP/IP
10 8 (2.97%) VPN
11 6 (2.23%) MPLS
12 5 (1.86%) PABX
12 5 (1.86%) SSL
12 5 (1.86%) Wireless
13 4 (1.49%) IP Telephony
13 4 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (1.12%) SMS
15 2 (0.74%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.60%) MySQL
3 6 (2.23%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.74%) Blockchain
5 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.37%) Big Data
6 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.37%) OLAP
6 1 (0.37%) Redis
6 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.74%) JIRA
1 2 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 61 (22.68%) Finance
2 21 (7.81%) Retail
3 17 (6.32%) Banking
4 16 (5.95%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.97%) Law
6 7 (2.60%) Marketing
7 4 (1.49%) Advertising
7 4 (1.49%) Electronics
7 4 (1.49%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.49%) Legal
7 4 (1.49%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.12%) Back Office
8 3 (1.12%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.12%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Automotive
9 1 (0.37%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.12%) MSMQ
1 3 (1.12%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (0.74%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.74%) LAMP
3 1 (0.37%) .NET
3 1 (0.37%) COM
3 1 (0.37%) Middleware
3 1 (0.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.18%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.83%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.35%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.60%) iPad
6 5 (1.86%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.86%) User Experience
7 4 (1.49%) Clustering
7 4 (1.49%) EPoS
7 4 (1.49%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.49%) Fintech
7 4 (1.49%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.12%) Life Science
8 3 (1.12%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.12%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.74%) HP Storage
9 2 (0.74%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 87 (32.34%) Windows
2 59 (21.93%) Windows Server
3 27 (10.04%) Linux
4 19 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.35%) Unix
6 9 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.60%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.86%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.12%) CentOS
9 3 (1.12%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.74%) Debian
10 2 (0.74%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.74%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (39.03%) Project Management
2 86 (31.97%) PRINCE2
3 83 (30.86%) ITIL
4 53 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (18.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (12.64%) Service Management
7 26 (9.67%) IT Strategy
8 25 (9.29%) Coaching
9 22 (8.18%) Information Security
10 20 (7.43%) Change Management
10 20 (7.43%) Line Management
10 20 (7.43%) Scrum
10 20 (7.43%) Service Delivery
11 19 (7.06%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (6.69%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (6.69%) Mentoring
13 17 (6.32%) Supplier Management
14 16 (5.95%) Business Continuity
15 15 (5.58%) Infrastructure Management
15 15 (5.58%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (10.04%) SQL
2 11 (4.09%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.60%) PHP
3 7 (2.60%) PHP 5
3 7 (2.60%) PHP 7
4 2 (0.74%) C
4 2 (0.74%) C#
5 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (8.18%) ITIL Certification
2 18 (6.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 12 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (4.46%) Degree
3 12 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.35%) CCNA
5 8 (2.97%) MCSE
6 5 (1.86%) MCP
6 5 (1.86%) PMP
6 5 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.49%) MCSA
7 4 (1.49%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.12%) CISM
8 3 (1.12%) CISSP
8 3 (1.12%) CRISC
8 3 (1.12%) SANS
9 2 (0.74%) CCNP
9 2 (0.74%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.74%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.37%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.32%) SLA
2 13 (4.83%) GDPR
3 12 (4.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.97%) PMO
5 5 (1.86%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.12%) COBIT
6 3 (1.12%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.74%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.74%) QA
8 1 (0.37%) PMBOK
System Software
1 70 (26.02%) Active Directory
2 31 (11.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.58%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.60%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (2.23%) vSphere
5 6 (2.23%) XenApp
6 3 (1.12%) ProxySG
6 3 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.74%) Docker
7 2 (0.74%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.74%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (5.58%) SCCM
2 14 (5.20%) SCOM
3 10 (3.72%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (0.74%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.74%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.37%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.37%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.37%) Puppet
5 1 (0.37%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.37%) SCSM
5 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.37%) vMotion
5 1 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (23.42%) Microsoft
2 57 (21.19%) VMware
3 54 (20.07%) Cisco
4 26 (9.67%) Citrix
5 18 (6.69%) HP
6 10 (3.72%) IBM
7 9 (3.35%) Oracle
8 7 (2.60%) SAP
9 6 (2.23%) NetApp
10 5 (1.86%) Blue Coat
11 4 (1.49%) AppSense
11 4 (1.49%) Dell
11 4 (1.49%) Snow
12 3 (1.12%) CyberArk
12 3 (1.12%) FireEye
12 3 (1.12%) Reuters
13 2 (0.74%) Palo Alto
13 2 (0.74%) Riverbed
13 2 (0.74%) ServiceNow
13 2 (0.74%) Veeam