Infrastructure Manager Salary Guide

  • Entry Level $120,000 AUD
  • Mid Level $160,000 AUD
  • Senior Level $200,000 AUD


  • Oversees the design, implementation, and maintenance of the organisation's IT infrastructure, including servers, networks, hardware, and software systems.
  • Ensures the continuous availability, performance, and security of the IT infrastructure.
  • Manages and mentors the infrastructure team, fostering a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement.
  • Coordinates with vendors and service providers to ensure timely delivery and maintenance of services and equipment.
  • Collaborates with IT leadership to align infrastructure initiatives with broader IT and organisational strategies.

Key Skills 

  • Technical and Operational Expertise: Strong knowledge of IT infrastructure components and operations.
  • Leadership and Team Building: Proven ability to lead and mentor IT teams, promoting professional growth and teamwork.
  • Strategic Planning and Execution: Skillful in strategic planning and executing IT infrastructure projects to support business goals.
  • Budget and Resource Management: Experience in managing budgets and resources effectively to maximise IT infrastructure efficiency.
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills: Outstanding communication skills for liaising between technical teams, stakeholders, and vendors.

Standard Industry Training

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • ITIL Certification

5 Interview Questions for IT Infrastructure Manager Candidate

  1. How do you approach the development and management of a robust IT infrastructure?
  2. Describe a challenging infrastructure project you've led. What was your strategy and the outcome?
  3. How do you balance innovation with the stability and security of existing systems?
  4. Can you discuss your experience with cloud integration in an IT infrastructure environment?
  5. How do you manage and prioritise IT infrastructure investments to align with business objectives?
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