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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 132 157 168
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 40 32 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.22% 0.84% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.88% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 37 29 15
Average salary £37,500 £29,750 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.05% +0.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,900 £41,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
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
3129 3620 3931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.28% 94.86% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2554 2983 3414
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 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 May 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 22 May 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
(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
Bolton - 10 £42,500 - 1
Stockport +1 4 £26,000 -2.80% 1
Salford - 3 £37,500 -
Rochdale - 1 £39,000 -
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 72 (82.76%) Windows
2 65 (74.71%) VMware
3 55 (63.22%) Microsoft
3 55 (63.22%) Active Directory
4 53 (60.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 45 (51.72%) MS Exchange
6 44 (50.57%) Cisco
7 33 (37.93%) Citrix
7 33 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (34.48%) DHCP
9 29 (33.33%) SAN
10 28 (32.18%) DNS
10 28 (32.18%) NetApp
11 27 (31.03%) LAN
11 27 (31.03%) Hyper-V
12 26 (29.89%) Firewall
13 25 (28.74%) WAN
14 24 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2010
15 23 (26.44%) VPN
15 23 (26.44%) HP
16 22 (25.29%) ITIL
17 21 (24.14%) MS Excel
18 20 (22.99%) Microsoft Certification
19 18 (20.69%) XenDesktop
20 16 (18.39%) Office 365
20 16 (18.39%) Windows Server 2003
20 16 (18.39%) Linux
20 16 (18.39%) SQL Server
21 15 (17.24%) VoIP

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 45 (51.72%) MS Exchange
2 24 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (16.09%) SharePoint
4 13 (14.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (9.20%) IIS
7 7 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (4.60%) Lync
9 2 (2.30%) Apache
9 2 (2.30%) IBM Notes
9 2 (2.30%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (2.30%) nginx
9 2 (2.30%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.75%) MS Office
2 5 (5.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.39%) Office 365
2 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.30%) SaaS
4 1 (1.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (34.48%) DHCP
2 29 (33.33%) SAN
3 28 (32.18%) DNS
4 27 (31.03%) LAN
5 26 (29.89%) Firewall
6 25 (28.74%) WAN
7 23 (26.44%) VPN
8 15 (17.24%) VoIP
9 14 (16.09%) TCP/IP
10 11 (12.64%) VLAN
11 8 (9.20%) WLAN
11 8 (9.20%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (8.05%) IPv4
12 7 (8.05%) Ethernet
13 6 (6.90%) MPLS
13 6 (6.90%) iSCSI
14 5 (5.75%) VPLS
14 5 (5.75%) BGP
14 5 (5.75%) PSTN
14 5 (5.75%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) MySQL
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Subversion
1 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (5.75%) Retail
2 4 (4.60%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.45%) Advertising
3 3 (3.45%) Finance
3 3 (3.45%) Legal
4 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.15%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) X-Windows
2 2 (2.30%) Web Services
2 2 (2.30%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) FlexPod
2 4 (4.60%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.60%) EqualLogic
3 3 (3.45%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.45%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.30%) Replication
4 2 (2.30%) iPhone
4 2 (2.30%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.15%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 72 (82.76%) Windows
2 33 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 30 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (18.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (18.39%) Linux
5 15 (17.24%) Windows 8
6 11 (12.64%) Windows 7
7 7 (8.05%) Android
7 7 (8.05%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.45%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.15%) Solaris
9 1 (1.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.29%) ITIL
2 9 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (10.34%) Migration
3 8 (9.20%) Incident Management
4 6 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (3.45%) Network Architecture
5 3 (3.45%) Coaching
5 3 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.45%) Change Management
5 3 (3.45%) Information Security
6 2 (2.30%) Web Development
6 2 (2.30%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.15%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.15%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.15%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.15%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.15%) Service Management
7 1 (1.15%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.49%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.90%) SQL
3 5 (5.75%) VB
4 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.30%) C
4 2 (2.30%) PHP
4 2 (2.30%) Ruby
5 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (22.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (12.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (10.34%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (10.34%) MCSE
4 8 (9.20%) CCA
4 8 (9.20%) CCNA
5 7 (8.05%) MCSA
6 6 (6.90%) CCNP
7 5 (5.75%) NCDA
8 4 (4.60%) MCDST
8 4 (4.60%) MCTS
8 4 (4.60%) MCITP
8 4 (4.60%) CCENT
9 3 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.15%) HP ASE
10 1 (1.15%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.15%) MCP
10 1 (1.15%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.15%) CCIE
System Software
1 55 (63.22%) Active Directory
2 53 (60.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (31.03%) Hyper-V
4 18 (20.69%) XenDesktop
5 9 (10.34%) XenApp
6 5 (5.75%) vSphere
7 3 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.30%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.15%) XenServer
9 1 (1.15%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) XenMobile
2 2 (2.30%) Nagios
2 2 (2.30%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.30%) Opsview
2 2 (2.30%) Puppet
2 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.15%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (1.15%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.15%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.15%) WSUS
3 1 (1.15%) SCCM
3 1 (1.15%) SCOM
3 1 (1.15%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 65 (74.71%) VMware
2 55 (63.22%) Microsoft
3 44 (50.57%) Cisco
4 33 (37.93%) Citrix
5 28 (32.18%) NetApp
6 23 (26.44%) HP
7 7 (8.05%) Symantec
8 6 (6.90%) Dell
9 5 (5.75%) Wyse
10 4 (4.60%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.45%) Veeam
11 3 (3.45%) Fortinet
11 3 (3.45%) EMC
11 3 (3.45%) IBM
12 2 (2.30%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.30%) CommVault
12 2 (2.30%) Oracle
12 2 (2.30%) Siemens
12 2 (2.30%) 3PAR
13 1 (1.15%) Juniper
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