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Working As An Infrastructure Manager

  • Interacting With Computers
  • Getting Information
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Thinking Creatively
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge
  • Deal with People

  • Mostly Sitting

  • Make Decisions

  • $130,000

    Average Salary

What Does An Infrastructure Manager Do

Computer and information systems managers, often called information technology (IT) managers or IT project managers, plan, coordinate, and direct computer-related activities in an organization. They help determine the information technology goals of an organization and are responsible for implementing computer systems to meet those goals.

Duties

Computer and information systems managers typically do the following:

  • Analyze their organization’s computer needs and recommend possible upgrades for top executives to consider
  • Plan and direct the installation and maintenance of computer hardware and software
  • Ensure the security of an organization’s network and electronic documents
  • Assess the costs and benefits of new projects and justify funding on projects to top executives
  • Learn about new technology and look for ways to upgrade their organization’s computer systems
  • Determine short- and long-term personnel needs for their department
  • Plan and direct the work of other IT professionals, including computer systems analysts, software developers, information security analysts, and computer support specialists
  • Negotiate with vendors to get the highest level of service for their organization’s technology

Few managers carry out all of these duties. There are various types of computer and information systems managers, and the specific duties of each are determined by the size and structure of the firm. Smaller firms may not employ every type of manager.

The following are examples of types of computer and information systems managers:

Chief information officers (CIOs) are responsible for the overall technology strategy of their organizations. They help determine the technology or information goals of an organization and then oversee implementation of technology to meet those goals.

CIOs may focus on a specific area, such as electronic data processing or information systems, but CIOs tend to focus more on long-term or big picture issues. At small organizations a CIO has more direct control over the IT department, and at larger organizations other managers under the CIO may handle the day-to-day activities of the IT department.

CIOs who do not have technical expertise and who focus solely on a company’s business aspects are included in a separate profile on top executives.

Chief technology officers (CTOs) evaluate new technology and determine how it can help their organization. When both CIOs and CTOs are present, the CTO usually has more technical expertise.

The CTO is responsible for designing and recommending the appropriate technology solutions to support the policies and directives issued by the CIO. CTOs also work with different departments to implement the organization’s technology plans.

The CTO usually reports directly to the CIO and may be responsible for overseeing the development of new technologies or other research and development activities. When a company does not have a CIO, the CTO determines the overall technology strategy for the firm and presents it to top executives.

IT directors, including management information systems (MIS) directors, are in charge of their organizations’ information technology (IT) departments, and they directly supervise other employees. IT directors help to determine the business requirements for IT systems, and they implement the policies that have been chosen by top executives. IT directors often have a direct role in hiring members of the IT department. It is their job to ensure the availability of data and network services by coordinating IT activities. IT directors also oversee the financial aspects of their department, such as budgeting.  

IT security managers oversee their organizations’ network and data security. They work with top executives to plan security policies and promote a culture of information security throughout the organization. They develop programs to keep employees aware of security threats. These managers must keep up to date on IT security measures. They also supervise investigations if there is a security violation.

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How To Become An Infrastructure Manager

Typically, a bachelor’s degree in computer or information science, plus related work experience, is required. Many computer and information systems managers also have a graduate degree.

Education

Computer and information systems managers normally must have a bachelor’s degree in a computer- or information science–related field. Such a degree usually takes 4 years to complete and includes courses in computer programming, software development, and mathematics. Management information systems (MIS) programs usually include business classes as well as computer-related ones.

Many organizations require their computer and information systems managers to have a graduate degree as well. A Master of Business Administration (MBA) is common and takes 2 years beyond the undergraduate level to complete. Many people pursuing an MBA take classes while working, an option that can increase the time required to complete that degree.

Work Experience in a Related Occupation

Most jobs for computer and information systems managers require several years of experience in a related information technology (IT) job. Lower level management positions may require only a few years of experience. Directors are more likely to need 5 to 10 years of related work experience. A chief technology officer (CTO), who oversees the technology plan for a large organization, may need more than 15 years of experience in the IT field before being considered for a job.

The number of years of experience required varies with the organization. Generally, smaller or newer companies do not require as much experience as larger or more established ones.

Computer systems are used throughout the economy, and IT employees may gain experience in a variety of industries. However, an applicant’s work experience should be in the same industry they are applying to work in. For example, an IT security manager should have previously worked in information security. A hospital IT director should have experience in the healthcare field.

Advancement

Most computer and information systems managers start out as lower level managers and advance to higher positions within the IT department. IT directors or project managers can advance to become CTOs. A CTO or other manager who is especially business minded can advance to become a chief information officer (CIO), the person in charge of all IT-related decisions in an organization. CIOs can advance to become top executives in an organization.

Important Qualities

Analytical skills. IT managers must be able to analyze problems and consider and select the best ways to solve them.

Business skills. IT managers must develop and implement strategic plans to reach the goals of their organizations.

Communication skills. IT managers must be able to explain their work to top executives and give clear instructions to their subordinates.

Decisionmaking skills. Some IT managers must make important decisions about how to allocate resources in order to reach their organizations’ goals.

Leadership skills. IT managers must be able to lead and motivate IT teams or departments so that workers are efficient and effective.

Organizational skills. Some IT managers must coordinate the work of several different IT departments to make the organization run efficiently.

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Manager 4.9%
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Manager 5.8%
Consultant 4.7%
Director 3.6%

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Average Yearly Salary
$130,000
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$98,000
Min 10%
$130,000
Median 50%
$130,000
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$130,000
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$130,000
Median 50%
$130,000
Median 50%
$130,000
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Median 50%
$173,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Facebook
Highest Paying City
New York, NY
Highest Paying State
New York
Avg Experience Level
3.5 years
How much does an Infrastructure Manager make at top companies?
The national average salary for an Infrastructure Manager in the United States is $130,675 per year or $63 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $98,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $174,000.

Real Infrastructure Manager Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Infrastructure Policy Manager Facebook, Inc. Menlo Park, CA Mar 14, 2016 $201,000
Manager, Infrastructure Data Science and Analytic Facebook, Inc. Menlo Park, CA Feb 11, 2015 $200,900
Manager-Application Infrastructure Two Sigma Investments, LP New York, NY Jul 09, 2016 $185,000
Infrastructure Policy Manager Facebook, Inc. Menlo Park, CA Oct 08, 2016 $183,350
TAS Manager-Infrastructure Ernst & Young U.S. LLP Miami, FL Oct 02, 2014 $168,820
Manager-Application Infrastructure Two Sigma Investments, LLC New York, NY Aug 29, 2015 $165,000
Manager Infrastructure Engineering Ca, Inc. Santa Clara, CA Dec 22, 2014 $155,000
Infrastructure Manager AAK USA Edison, NJ Oct 31, 2016 $147,576
Infrastructure Manager I MUFG Union Bank, N.A. Jersey City, NJ Oct 17, 2016 $141,750
Manager, Data Infrastructure Healthtap Inc. Palo Alto, CA Aug 01, 2013 $140,000
Database and Internet Infrastructure Manager Colorcon Inc. Point, PA Jul 01, 2010 $134,000 -
$140,000
Manager, BI Reporting & Infrastructure Paypal, Inc. San Jose, CA Nov 29, 2012 $129,000
Infrastructure Manager AAK USA, Inc. Edison, NJ Sep 22, 2016 $128,814 -
$128,906
Infrastructure Manager Alteritech, Inc. Vienna, VA Mar 01, 2010 $127,123
Automation & Infrastructure Manager Ads Alliance Data Systems, Inc. Chicago, IL Mar 30, 2016 $125,445
Process/Infrastructure Manager Tibco Software Inc. San Francisco, CA Oct 01, 2014 $125,000
Manager, Africa Infrastructure and Ppps Castalia LLC Washington, DC Sep 13, 2016 $125,000 -
$140,000
Process/Infrastructure Manager Jaspersoft Corporation San Francisco, CA Sep 08, 2014 $125,000
News Infrastructure Manager Thomson Reuters U.S. Inc. New York, NY Feb 01, 2011 $121,490
Manager Systems Infrastructure National Oilwell Varco L.P. Houston, TX Oct 14, 2014 $119,903
Manager Systems Infrastructure National Oilwell Varco L.P. Houston, TX Oct 01, 2014 $119,903
Manager Infrastructure Engineering-Teradata Lowe's Companies, Inc. Mooresville, NC Apr 20, 2015 $118,000
Infrastructure Manager Accenture LLP Indianapolis, IN Jan 01, 2016 $111,400
Infrastructure Manager Accenture LLP Indianapolis, IN Nov 01, 2014 $111,384
Manager, General Aviation Infrastructure Appraisal Atlantic Aviation Corporation Plano, TX Dec 12, 2011 $110,000 -
$125,000
Infrastructure Management Manager II Xerox State & Local Solutions, Inc. Baltimore, MD Jul 30, 2012 $110,000
Manager of OSS Infrastructure Frontier Communications Corporation Allen, TX Oct 02, 2013 $110,000 -
$125,000
Manager, General Aviation Infrastructure Appraisal Atlantic Aviation Corporation New York, NY Nov 19, 2012 $110,000 -
$125,000
Manager, Collaboration Infrastructure and Developm Coca-Cola Refreshments USA, Inc. Atlanta, GA Sep 09, 2011 $106,642 -
$141,985

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Top Skills for An Infrastructure Manager

  1. Windows XP
  2. Vmware
  3. Infrastructure
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Completed migration of entire user base to Windows XP and eliminated all Windows NT 4.0 servers from the network.
  • Re-engineered our Disaster Recovery strategy and solution to incorporate VMWare.
  • Created base departmental cost allocation framework used to allocate per unit pricing of infrastructure services to our business units.
  • Provide backup support for development and operational staff during absences.
  • Designed and implemented complete back-end systems including Active Directory and Microsoft Exchange.

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Top 10 Best States for Infrastructure Managers

  1. Virginia
  2. New York
  3. New Jersey
  4. District of Columbia
  5. North Carolina
  6. Delaware
  7. Rhode Island
  8. Colorado
  9. Massachusetts
  10. California
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Infrastructure Manager Demographics

Gender

Male

82.3%

Unknown

9.1%

Female

8.6%
Ethnicity

White

60.0%

Hispanic or Latino

13.9%

Black or African American

11.0%

Asian

10.3%

Unknown

4.6%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

28.0%

Carrier

24.0%

Portuguese

12.0%

French

8.0%

Hungarian

4.0%

Malay

4.0%

Cheyenne

4.0%

Mandarin

4.0%

Arabic

4.0%

Korean

4.0%

Italian

4.0%
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Infrastructure Manager Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

22.5%

Pennsylvania State University

6.0%

Northeastern University

6.0%

Community College of the Air Force

5.3%

Western Governors University

5.3%

University of North Texas

4.6%

University of Washington

4.6%

Ohio State University

4.6%

DePaul University

4.0%

Purdue University

4.0%

New York University

3.3%

Pace University - New York

3.3%

Northwestern University

3.3%

Texas State University

3.3%

Stevens Institute of Technology

3.3%

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

3.3%

University of Massachusetts Amherst

3.3%

Emory University

3.3%

Johns Hopkins University

3.3%

Mississippi State University

3.3%
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Majors

Business

22.7%

Computer Science

16.9%

Information Technology

8.7%

Computer Information Systems

8.4%

Electrical Engineering

6.7%

Management Information Systems

5.2%

Information Systems

4.3%

Project Management

3.0%

Electrical Engineering Technology

2.8%

Finance

2.8%

Management

2.7%

Computer Networking

2.3%

Computer Engineering

2.2%

Computer Systems Security

1.9%

Mathematics

1.8%

Accounting

1.8%

Education

1.5%

Economics

1.5%

Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians

1.5%

Communication

1.4%
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Degrees

Bachelors

44.0%

Masters

25.5%

Other

17.7%

Associate

6.9%

Certificate

3.5%

Diploma

1.4%

Doctorate

0.9%

License

0.1%
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