Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Infrastructure Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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

IT Infrastructure Manager
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 255 303 339
Rank change year-on-year +48 +36 -33
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Infrastructure Manager 40 25 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.25% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.26% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 39 25 14
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% - -4.04%
10th Percentile £35,250 £37,628 £36,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £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 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 8,313 9,567 11,351
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.43% 96.48% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6,463 7,956 8,972
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £23,258
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

IT Infrastructure Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Infrastructure Manager in the West Midlands

IT Infrastructure Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for IT Infrastructure Manager in the West Midlands

IT Infrastructure Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Infrastructure Manager in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Infrastructure Manager in the West Midlands

IT 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 IT Infrastructure Manager within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Warwickshire +64 17 £55,000 +46.67%
Coventry +8 6 £65,000 +30.00%
Wolverhampton +6 6 £32,500 -24.51%
Birmingham +15 3 £60,000 +50.00%
Herefordshire +6 1 £52,500 +5.00%
Staffordshire - 1 £37,500 - 1
Brierley Hill - 1 £47,500 -
Dudley - 1 £46,000 -
IT Infrastructure Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT 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 IT Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

1 15 (37.50%) PMO
2 13 (32.50%) ITIL
3 12 (30.00%) Windows
3 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (27.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (27.50%) Change Control
4 11 (27.50%) Demand Management
5 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 10 (25.00%) WAN
6 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
7 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 8 (20.00%) LAN
8 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
9 6 (15.00%) People Management
9 6 (15.00%) Network Management
9 6 (15.00%) Contingency Planning
9 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
9 6 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (12.50%) SMS
10 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
11 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (10.00%) Finance
11 4 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
12 3 (7.50%) Self-Awareness
12 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (7.50%) C
12 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
12 3 (7.50%) Firewall
12 3 (7.50%) Management Information System

IT 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 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) IaaS
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) WAN
2 8 (20.00%) LAN
2 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (12.50%) SMS
5 3 (7.50%) Firewall
5 3 (7.50%) SAN
6 2 (5.00%) Network Security
7 1 (2.50%) PBX
7 1 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) ITIL
2 11 (27.50%) Change Control
2 11 (27.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (27.50%) Demand Management
3 6 (15.00%) Contingency Planning
3 6 (15.00%) Network Management
3 6 (15.00%) People Management
4 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) Self-Awareness
6 2 (5.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.00%) Information Governance
6 2 (5.00%) Information Security
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (5.00%) Network Design
6 2 (5.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) CCDP
1 1 (2.50%) CCNP
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.50%) CISM
1 1 (2.50%) CISSP
1 1 (2.50%) MCSE
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (37.50%) PMO
2 2 (5.00%) GDPR
2 2 (5.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Citrix
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
3 2 (5.00%) VMware