Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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

Infrastructure Manager
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 232 251 235
Rank change year-on-year +19 -16 -49
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 87 71 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.89% 0.68% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.70% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 76 56 69
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £46,375 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £60,650
England median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.45% +4.76% -4.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9,483 10,150 10,031
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 96.84% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7,601 8,064 8,422
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Infrastructure Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Manager in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Manager in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Manager in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Manager
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Birmingham +5 28 £62,500 +16.28% 3
Coventry +16 21 £57,500 +18.56% 2
Warwickshire 0 13 £55,000 +12.82%
Herefordshire - 7 £50,000 - 1
Wolverhampton - 5 - - 1
Staffordshire - 2 £55,000 -
Walsall - 1 £37,500 - 1
Infrastructure Manager
England

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

1 35 (40.23%) Microsoft
2 29 (33.33%) ITIL
3 27 (31.03%) Project Management
4 26 (29.89%) Windows
5 25 (28.74%) Service Management
6 24 (27.59%) Data Centre
7 22 (25.29%) Finance
8 20 (22.99%) Change Management
9 19 (21.84%) Cisco
10 18 (20.69%) Service Delivery
11 17 (19.54%) PRINCE2
12 16 (18.39%) Active Directory
12 16 (18.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 16 (18.39%) Windows Server
13 12 (13.79%) SAN
13 12 (13.79%) VMware
14 10 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (11.49%) Incident Management
14 10 (11.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 10 (11.49%) WAN
15 9 (10.34%) LAN
15 9 (10.34%) Release Management
15 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
15 9 (10.34%) Office 365
16 8 (9.20%) Asset Management
16 8 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (9.20%) Problem Management
17 7 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
17 7 (8.05%) Project Planning
17 7 (8.05%) Juniper

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.30%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.15%) Apache
3 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.15%) IIS
3 1 (1.15%) JBoss
3 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (10.34%) Office 365
2 6 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.30%) IaaS
4 2 (2.30%) SaaS
5 1 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.15%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.79%) SAN
2 10 (11.49%) WAN
3 9 (10.34%) LAN
4 4 (4.60%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.30%) Firewall
6 1 (1.15%) VoIP
6 1 (1.15%) VPN
6 1 (1.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (25.29%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.75%) Retail
4 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) COM
1 1 (1.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.59%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.60%) Replication
3 3 (3.45%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.30%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.15%) BYOD
5 1 (1.15%) CCTV
5 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.15%) EPoS
5 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.89%) Windows
2 16 (18.39%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.90%) Linux
3 6 (6.90%) Windows 10
3 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.60%) Unix
5 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.33%) ITIL
2 27 (31.03%) Project Management
3 25 (28.74%) Service Management
4 20 (22.99%) Change Management
5 18 (20.69%) Service Delivery
6 17 (19.54%) PRINCE2
7 10 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (11.49%) Incident Management
8 9 (10.34%) Release Management
9 8 (9.20%) Asset Management
9 8 (9.20%) Problem Management
9 8 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (8.05%) Coaching
10 7 (8.05%) IT Strategy
10 7 (8.05%) Project Planning
11 6 (6.90%) ITIL V3
11 6 (6.90%) People Management
12 4 (4.60%) Budget Control
12 4 (4.60%) Mobile Device Management
12 4 (4.60%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.30%) C
1 2 (2.30%) SQL
2 1 (1.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.60%) MCSA
3 4 (4.60%) MCSE
3 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) PMO
2 2 (2.30%) GDPR
3 1 (1.15%) GCP
3 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (18.39%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.75%) vSphere
4 3 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.15%) Docker
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.15%) XenApp
5 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (18.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (4.60%) SCCM
2 4 (4.60%) SCOM
3 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.15%) Puppet
3 1 (1.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (40.23%) Microsoft
2 19 (21.84%) Cisco
3 12 (13.79%) VMware
4 7 (8.05%) Juniper
5 5 (5.75%) Citrix
5 5 (5.75%) Sophos
6 4 (4.60%) Oracle
6 4 (4.60%) Veeam
7 3 (3.45%) NetApp
7 3 (3.45%) SAP
8 2 (2.30%) EMC
8 2 (2.30%) IBM
8 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.30%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.15%) Aruba
9 1 (1.15%) Dell
9 1 (1.15%) Google
9 1 (1.15%) Ivanti
9 1 (1.15%) SonicWALL