The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Infrastructure Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 137 158 170
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 46 30 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.24% 0.74% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.78% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 41 28 18
Average salary £32,500 £27,125 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.81% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,250 £39,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3532 3826 3921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.59% 94.89% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2864 3187 3381
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Infrastructure Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Manchester region.

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Trend in Manchester

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Infrastructure Engineer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 9 £32,500 - 4
Stockport -1 2 £26,000 +0.48%
Rochdale - 2 £35,000 -
Salford - 2 £40,000 - 1
Altrincham -4 1 £42,500 +3.03%
Cheadle - 1 £40,000 -
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Infrastructure Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Engineer in their job title.

1 71 (78.02%) Windows
2 69 (75.82%) VMware
3 65 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 55 (60.44%) Microsoft
4 55 (60.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 49 (53.85%) MS Exchange
6 47 (51.65%) Cisco
7 43 (47.25%) Citrix
8 38 (41.76%) Hyper-V
9 34 (37.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 33 (36.26%) SAN
11 31 (34.07%) LAN
11 31 (34.07%) Windows Server 2008
12 29 (31.87%) WAN
12 29 (31.87%) DHCP
12 29 (31.87%) NetApp
13 27 (29.67%) DNS
13 27 (29.67%) Firewall
14 26 (28.57%) MS Excel
15 24 (26.37%) XenDesktop
16 23 (25.27%) ITIL
16 23 (25.27%) VPN
16 23 (25.27%) HP
17 22 (24.18%) Exchange Server 2010
18 21 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
19 19 (20.88%) Windows Server 2003
20 16 (17.58%) Linux
20 16 (17.58%) VoIP
20 16 (17.58%) XenApp
21 15 (16.48%) MCSE

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Infrastructure Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 49 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 22 (24.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 12 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (10.99%) IIS
6 9 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (5.49%) Lync
9 3 (3.30%) IBM Notes
9 3 (3.30%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (3.30%) Apache
10 2 (2.20%) nginx
10 2 (2.20%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.49%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.19%) Office 365
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.20%) SaaS
4 1 (1.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (36.26%) SAN
2 31 (34.07%) LAN
3 29 (31.87%) WAN
3 29 (31.87%) DHCP
4 27 (29.67%) DNS
4 27 (29.67%) Firewall
5 23 (25.27%) VPN
6 16 (17.58%) VoIP
7 13 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 10 (10.99%) VLAN
9 9 (9.89%) WLAN
10 8 (8.79%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (8.79%) NAS
11 7 (7.69%) Ethernet
11 7 (7.69%) IPv4
12 6 (6.59%) MPLS
12 6 (6.59%) NetScaler
12 6 (6.59%) iSCSI
13 5 (5.49%) VPLS
13 5 (5.49%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Subversion
1 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (5.49%) Retail
2 4 (4.40%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Legal
2 4 (4.40%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.30%) Advertising
4 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) X-Windows
2 2 (2.20%) LAMP
2 2 (2.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) FlexPod
2 5 (5.49%) EqualLogic
3 4 (4.40%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.30%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.30%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.20%) Replication
5 2 (2.20%) iPhone
6 1 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.10%) Clustering
6 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 71 (78.02%) Windows
2 34 (37.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (34.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (20.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (17.58%) Linux
6 13 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 9 (9.89%) Windows 7
8 7 (7.69%) Windows XP
8 7 (7.69%) Android
9 3 (3.30%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.20%) UNIX
10 2 (2.20%) Solaris
11 1 (1.10%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.27%) ITIL
2 11 (12.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (12.09%) Migration
3 9 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (9.89%) Incident Management
4 4 (4.40%) Service Delivery
4 4 (4.40%) Change Management
5 3 (3.30%) Network Architecture
5 3 (3.30%) Information Security
5 3 (3.30%) Coaching
6 2 (2.20%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.20%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (2.20%) Web Development
7 1 (1.10%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.10%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.10%) Time Management
7 1 (1.10%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.10%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.89%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.69%) SQL
3 5 (5.49%) VB
4 3 (3.30%) PHP
5 2 (2.20%) C
5 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (16.48%) MCSE
2 15 (16.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
4 13 (14.29%) CCA
5 11 (12.09%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (12.09%) MCSA
6 10 (10.99%) CCNA
7 7 (7.69%) MCITP
8 5 (5.49%) CCNP
8 5 (5.49%) NCDA
9 4 (4.40%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (3.30%) MCTS
11 2 (2.20%) MCDST
11 2 (2.20%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (2.20%) A+ Certification
11 2 (2.20%) CCENT
12 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
12 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
12 1 (1.10%) MCP
System Software
1 65 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 55 (60.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (41.76%) Hyper-V
4 24 (26.37%) XenDesktop
5 16 (17.58%) XenApp
6 6 (6.59%) vSphere
7 5 (5.49%) XenServer
8 3 (3.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (2.20%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.10%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) XenMobile
2 3 (3.30%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.20%) SCCM
3 2 (2.20%) SCOM
3 2 (2.20%) Puppet
3 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.20%) Nagios
3 2 (2.20%) Opsview
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco LMS
4 1 (1.10%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.10%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.10%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 69 (75.82%) VMware
2 55 (60.44%) Microsoft
3 47 (51.65%) Cisco
4 43 (47.25%) Citrix
5 29 (31.87%) NetApp
6 23 (25.27%) HP
7 8 (8.79%) Dell
7 8 (8.79%) Symantec
8 5 (5.49%) Wyse
9 4 (4.40%) Fortinet
9 4 (4.40%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.30%) Siemens
10 3 (3.30%) CommVault
10 3 (3.30%) IBM
11 2 (2.20%) Sun
11 2 (2.20%) EMC
11 2 (2.20%) Oracle
11 2 (2.20%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.20%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.20%) Veeam
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