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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 143 161 158
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 44 22 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.07% 0.55% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.58% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 43 18 17
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,700 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,300 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.60% +8.57%
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
3895 3797 3613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.88% 94.71% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3199 3317 3175
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Stockport -2 1 £26,750 -17.69% 1
Altrincham - 1 £22,500 - 1
Bolton - 1 £32,500 -
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 61 (79.22%) Windows
2 56 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 53 (68.83%) VMware
4 47 (61.04%) Microsoft
5 38 (49.35%) Hyper-V
6 35 (45.45%) Citrix
7 32 (41.56%) Cisco
8 31 (40.26%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (36.36%) SAN
10 26 (33.77%) LAN
10 26 (33.77%) WAN
11 25 (32.47%) Microsoft Certification
12 24 (31.17%) vSphere
13 23 (29.87%) SQL
13 23 (29.87%) XenDesktop
14 22 (28.57%) ITIL
14 22 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
15 21 (27.27%) MS Exchange
16 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2008
17 19 (24.68%) XenApp
18 17 (22.08%) MS Excel
18 17 (22.08%) NetApp
19 16 (20.78%) CCA
19 16 (20.78%) Citrix Certification
19 16 (20.78%) HP
19 16 (20.78%) Firewall
20 15 (19.48%) Windows Server 2003
20 15 (19.48%) SharePoint
20 15 (19.48%) Windows 7
21 14 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 21 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 15 (19.48%) SharePoint
3 14 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (16.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (15.58%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (12.99%) IIS
7 8 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (9.09%) Lync
9 5 (6.49%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (3.90%) Apache
11 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (22.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (36.36%) SAN
2 26 (33.77%) LAN
2 26 (33.77%) WAN
3 16 (20.78%) Firewall
4 13 (16.88%) NAS
5 11 (14.29%) iSCSI
5 11 (14.29%) NetScaler
6 9 (11.69%) DNS
7 8 (10.39%) WLAN
8 7 (9.09%) VPN
8 7 (9.09%) DHCP
9 5 (6.49%) Unified Communications
9 5 (6.49%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (6.49%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (6.49%) VLAN
9 5 (6.49%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (5.19%) VoIP
10 4 (5.19%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
12 1 (1.30%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.90%) MySQL
General
1 2 (2.60%) Finance
1 2 (2.60%) Legal
2 1 (1.30%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) CSS
1 3 (3.90%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) CMDB
2 3 (3.90%) Clustering
3 2 (2.60%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.30%) NHS
4 1 (1.30%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 61 (79.22%) Windows
2 22 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (19.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (19.48%) Windows 7
5 9 (11.69%) Windows XP
6 8 (10.39%) Linux
6 8 (10.39%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.90%) AIX
7 3 (3.90%) Debian
8 2 (2.60%) UNIX
9 1 (1.30%) HPUX
9 1 (1.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.57%) ITIL
2 9 (11.69%) Project Management
3 8 (10.39%) Configuration Management
4 6 (7.79%) Migration
5 5 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.19%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.19%) Information Security
7 3 (3.90%) Change Control
7 3 (3.90%) Network Architecture
7 3 (3.90%) Change Management
7 3 (3.90%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (3.90%) Risk Management
7 3 (3.90%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.60%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.30%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.30%) Waterfall
9 1 (1.30%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.30%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.30%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.87%) SQL
2 7 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.90%) VBScript
3 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (32.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (20.78%) CCA
2 16 (20.78%) Citrix Certification
3 14 (18.18%) MCSE
4 9 (11.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (11.69%) CCNA
4 9 (11.69%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 6 (7.79%) Degree
7 4 (5.19%) MCTS
7 4 (5.19%) MCP
8 3 (3.90%) VCP5
8 3 (3.90%) VCP4
8 3 (3.90%) CCEA
8 3 (3.90%) MCITP
9 2 (2.60%) NCDA
10 1 (1.30%) CCIE
10 1 (1.30%) CCNP
10 1 (1.30%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (2.60%) BS7799
System Software
1 56 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 38 (49.35%) Hyper-V
3 31 (40.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (31.17%) vSphere
5 23 (29.87%) XenDesktop
6 19 (24.68%) XenApp
7 4 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.90%) vCloud
8 3 (3.90%) NFS
8 3 (3.90%) Squid
9 2 (2.60%) XenServer
10 1 (1.30%) SpamAssassin
10 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (12.99%) SCCM
2 8 (10.39%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (9.09%) SCOM
4 5 (6.49%) SCDPM
4 5 (6.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (6.49%) SCVMM
5 4 (5.19%) WSUS
6 3 (3.90%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 53 (68.83%) VMware
2 47 (61.04%) Microsoft
3 35 (45.45%) Citrix
4 32 (41.56%) Cisco
5 17 (22.08%) NetApp
6 16 (20.78%) HP
7 8 (10.39%) McAfee
8 3 (3.90%) Symantec
8 3 (3.90%) Dell
8 3 (3.90%) EMC
8 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.90%) Fortinet
8 3 (3.90%) WatchGuard
8 3 (3.90%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.30%) IBM
9 1 (1.30%) Brocade
9 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds
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