Period
to 18 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 264 264
Rank change year-on-year +57 0 -71
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 99 65 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.05% 0.65% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.67% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 92 60 79
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - -4.55%
10th Percentile £40,100 £40,000 £39,950
90th Percentile £61,000 £61,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 9,039 9,717 11,929
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 96.71% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7,058 8,196 9,477
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £63,750
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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +7 32 £57,500 +12.20%
Warwickshire +32 20 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Wolverhampton +1 17 £42,500 -1.28% 1
Walsall - 4 £43,750 -
Herefordshire - 3 £52,500 -
Shropshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Coventry -1 2 £54,750 -4.78%
Dudley - 2 £46,750 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £47,500 -
Infrastructure Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

1 39 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 33 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 28 (28.28%) Service Delivery
4 24 (24.24%) ITIL
5 23 (23.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 23 (23.23%) Service Management
5 23 (23.23%) Tech Ops
6 22 (22.22%) Project Management
7 18 (18.18%) Finance
8 16 (16.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (14.14%) PRINCE2
10 13 (13.13%) MCSE
10 13 (13.13%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (13.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (12.12%) WAN
12 11 (11.11%) PBX
12 11 (11.11%) CCNP
12 11 (11.11%) VoIP
12 11 (11.11%) Contingency Planning
12 11 (11.11%) Matrix Management
13 10 (10.10%) PMO
13 10 (10.10%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (9.09%) Virtual Team
14 9 (9.09%) Office 365
15 8 (8.08%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (8.08%) CISM
15 8 (8.08%) Programme Management
15 8 (8.08%) CISSP
15 8 (8.08%) CCDP
16 7 (7.07%) Windows

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 1 (1.01%) Skype for Business
1 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.09%) Office 365
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.12%) WAN
2 11 (11.11%) PBX
2 11 (11.11%) VoIP
3 5 (5.05%) SMS
4 2 (2.02%) MPLS
5 1 (1.01%) Firewall
5 1 (1.01%) Internet
5 1 (1.01%) Network Security
5 1 (1.01%) SAN
5 1 (1.01%) Skype
General
1 18 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (1.01%) Legal
4 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 33 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.09%) Virtual Team
3 5 (5.05%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.02%) NHS
5 1 (1.01%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.07%) Windows
2 4 (4.04%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.01%) Linux
3 1 (1.01%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.28%) Service Delivery
2 24 (24.24%) ITIL
3 23 (23.23%) Service Management
3 23 (23.23%) Tech Ops
4 22 (22.22%) Project Management
5 16 (16.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (14.14%) PRINCE2
7 11 (11.11%) Contingency Planning
7 11 (11.11%) Matrix Management
8 10 (10.10%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (8.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (8.08%) Programme Management
10 7 (7.07%) Change Control
11 6 (6.06%) Demand Management
11 6 (6.06%) IT Strategy
12 5 (5.05%) Migration
13 4 (4.04%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (4.04%) Performance Metrics
13 4 (4.04%) Virtual Environments
14 3 (3.03%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.05%) C
2 2 (2.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (13.13%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (13.13%) MCSE
1 13 (13.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (11.11%) CCNP
3 8 (8.08%) CCDP
3 8 (8.08%) CISM
3 8 (8.08%) CISSP
4 3 (3.03%) Degree
4 3 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.02%) CCNA
5 2 (2.02%) CIPD
5 2 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.10%) PMO
2 4 (4.04%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.04%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (23.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.01%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.01%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.03%) Cisco
3 2 (2.02%) Citrix
3 2 (2.02%) SAP
3 2 (2.02%) VMware
4 1 (1.01%) Capita
4 1 (1.01%) IBM
4 1 (1.01%) NetApp
4 1 (1.01%) Veeam