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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 150 147 177
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +30
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 38 42 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.13% 1.06% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.12% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 35 41 17
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £41,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
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
3206 3748 4106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.19% 94.17% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2663 3105 3555
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 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,100 £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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Salford - 4 £37,500 -
Stockport +9 3 £26,000 -2.80%
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 68 (77.27%) Windows
2 63 (71.59%) VMware
3 54 (61.36%) Microsoft
4 48 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 44 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 39 (44.32%) Cisco
7 35 (39.77%) MS Exchange
8 34 (38.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (35.23%) Citrix
10 30 (34.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (30.68%) DNS
11 27 (30.68%) DHCP
12 25 (28.41%) NetApp
13 23 (26.14%) SAN
14 21 (23.86%) HP
15 20 (22.73%) WAN
15 20 (22.73%) Firewall
15 20 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
16 19 (21.59%) Office 365
16 19 (21.59%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (21.59%) LAN
17 18 (20.45%) Linux
17 18 (20.45%) Hyper-V
18 17 (19.32%) MS Excel
18 17 (19.32%) ITIL
19 16 (18.18%) VPN
19 16 (18.18%) XenDesktop
20 15 (17.05%) SQL Server
20 15 (17.05%) Windows Server 2003
21 14 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2013

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 35 (39.77%) MS Exchange
2 20 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 10 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (5.68%) Lync
8 4 (4.55%) nginx
8 4 (4.55%) Apache
9 3 (3.41%) IIS
9 3 (3.41%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (1.14%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.14%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.14%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 17 (19.32%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.82%) MS Office
3 5 (5.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.59%) Office 365
2 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (30.68%) DHCP
1 27 (30.68%) DNS
2 23 (26.14%) SAN
3 20 (22.73%) Firewall
3 20 (22.73%) WAN
4 19 (21.59%) LAN
5 16 (18.18%) VPN
6 13 (14.77%) VoIP
7 12 (13.64%) TCP/IP
8 9 (10.23%) VLAN
9 7 (7.95%) WLAN
10 6 (6.82%) MPLS
11 5 (5.68%) BGP
11 5 (5.68%) PSTN
11 5 (5.68%) ISDN
11 5 (5.68%) VPLS
11 5 (5.68%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (4.55%) Network Security
12 4 (4.55%) iSCSI
12 4 (4.55%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) MySQL
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Subversion
1 3 (3.41%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (5.68%) Retail
2 3 (3.41%) Advertising
3 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) LAMP
2 2 (2.27%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.91%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.82%) FlexPod
3 4 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.55%) Replication
4 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.27%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.27%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.27%) iPhone
5 2 (2.27%) EqualLogic
5 2 (2.27%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.14%) Clustering
6 1 (1.14%) Derivative
6 1 (1.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 68 (77.27%) Windows
2 34 (38.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 30 (34.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (20.45%) Linux
5 15 (17.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (13.64%) Windows 8
7 10 (11.36%) Windows 7
8 5 (5.68%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.55%) Android
10 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.14%) CentOS
11 1 (1.14%) UNIX
11 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.14%) SUSE
11 1 (1.14%) Debian
11 1 (1.14%) Fedora
11 1 (1.14%) AIX
11 1 (1.14%) HPUX
11 1 (1.14%) Solaris
11 1 (1.14%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.32%) ITIL
2 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (11.36%) Migration
4 8 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (5.68%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.41%) Web Development
7 3 (3.41%) Project Management
7 3 (3.41%) Network Architecture
8 2 (2.27%) Security Hardening
8 2 (2.27%) Patch Management
8 2 (2.27%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.27%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.27%) Change Management
8 2 (2.27%) Information Security
9 1 (1.14%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.14%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.14%) Service Management
9 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.23%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.68%) Ruby
2 5 (5.68%) PHP
2 5 (5.68%) SQL
2 5 (5.68%) VB
3 3 (3.41%) Python
3 3 (3.41%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.27%) C
4 2 (2.27%) Perl
4 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.14%) sed
5 1 (1.14%) VBScript
5 1 (1.14%) AWK
Qualifications
1 19 (21.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (11.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (7.95%) CCNA
4 7 (7.95%) MCSE
5 6 (6.82%) MCSA
5 6 (6.82%) CCNP
5 6 (6.82%) CCA
6 5 (5.68%) MCTS
6 5 (5.68%) MCITP
6 5 (5.68%) NCDA
7 4 (4.55%) CCENT
7 4 (4.55%) MCDST
8 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.14%) HP ASE
9 1 (1.14%) MCP
9 1 (1.14%) CCIE
System Software
1 48 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (20.45%) Hyper-V
4 16 (18.18%) XenDesktop
5 7 (7.95%) XenApp
6 4 (4.55%) vSphere
7 2 (2.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.14%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.14%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) Nagios
1 4 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.55%) XenMobile
2 3 (3.41%) Puppet
2 3 (3.41%) Opsview
3 1 (1.14%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.14%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (1.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.14%) WSUS
3 1 (1.14%) SCCM
3 1 (1.14%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 63 (71.59%) VMware
2 54 (61.36%) Microsoft
3 39 (44.32%) Cisco
4 31 (35.23%) Citrix
5 25 (28.41%) NetApp
6 21 (23.86%) HP
7 6 (6.82%) Symantec
8 4 (4.55%) Dell
9 3 (3.41%) EMC
9 3 (3.41%) Wyse
9 3 (3.41%) Veeam
9 3 (3.41%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.27%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.27%) IBM
11 1 (1.14%) CommVault
11 1 (1.14%) Intel
11 1 (1.14%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.14%) Siemens
11 1 (1.14%) AppSense
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