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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 147 159 151
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 38 19 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.94% 0.50% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.53% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 36 15 28
Average salary £33,250 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.30% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £24,900 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £40,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
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
3853 3554 3726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.23% 94.17% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3216 3090 3277
Average salary £37,500 £35,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 September 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 September 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
Bolton +6 2 £32,500 +51.16%
Stockport -4 1 £33,500 +3.07%
Wigan - 1 £32,500 -
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (76.25%) Windows
2 58 (72.50%) VMware
3 57 (71.25%) Active Directory
4 48 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 39 (48.75%) Citrix
6 38 (47.50%) Hyper-V
7 34 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 34 (42.50%) Cisco
8 25 (31.25%) SAN
9 24 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (30.00%) XenDesktop
10 22 (27.50%) XenApp
10 22 (27.50%) vSphere
10 22 (27.50%) ITIL
11 21 (26.25%) WAN
11 21 (26.25%) LAN
11 21 (26.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (25.00%) SQL
13 18 (22.50%) SharePoint
14 17 (21.25%) MS Exchange
14 17 (21.25%) CCA
14 17 (21.25%) Citrix Certification
14 17 (21.25%) Firewall
14 17 (21.25%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (20.00%) NetApp
16 15 (18.75%) HP
16 15 (18.75%) NAS
17 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
17 14 (17.50%) IIS
18 13 (16.25%) MCSE

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 18 (22.50%) SharePoint
2 17 (21.25%) MS Exchange
3 14 (17.50%) IIS
4 10 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (10.00%) Lync
7 5 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (2.50%) Apache
10 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (31.25%) SAN
2 21 (26.25%) WAN
2 21 (26.25%) LAN
3 17 (21.25%) Firewall
4 15 (18.75%) NAS
5 12 (15.00%) NetScaler
6 11 (13.75%) iSCSI
6 11 (13.75%) DNS
7 9 (11.25%) VPN
8 8 (10.00%) DHCP
8 8 (10.00%) VLAN
9 7 (8.75%) WLAN
10 6 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (6.25%) Unified Communications
11 5 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (6.25%) VoIP
12 3 (3.75%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (3.75%) Internet
12 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
13 2 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.50%) MySQL
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 3 (3.75%) Legal
2 2 (2.50%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Law
3 1 (1.25%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) CSS
1 2 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) CMDB
2 6 (7.50%) Clustering
3 3 (3.75%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.25%) NHS
4 1 (1.25%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 61 (76.25%) Windows
2 21 (26.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (21.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (8.75%) Linux
7 6 (7.50%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.25%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.75%) AIX
10 2 (2.50%) UNIX
10 2 (2.50%) Debian
11 1 (1.25%) HPUX
11 1 (1.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.50%) ITIL
2 9 (11.25%) Project Management
3 8 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (8.75%) Coaching
4 7 (8.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (7.50%) Migration
6 5 (6.25%) Information Security
7 4 (5.00%) Network Architecture
8 3 (3.75%) Change Control
8 3 (3.75%) Business Continuity
8 3 (3.75%) Change Management
8 3 (3.75%) Data Protection
8 3 (3.75%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.75%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.50%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (2.50%) Risk Management
10 1 (1.25%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.00%) SQL
2 7 (8.75%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.50%) VBScript
3 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (21.25%) CCA
2 17 (21.25%) Citrix Certification
3 13 (16.25%) MCSE
4 9 (11.25%) CCNA
4 9 (11.25%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (8.75%) SC Cleared
6 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared
7 5 (6.25%) Degree
8 3 (3.75%) VCP4
8 3 (3.75%) VCP5
8 3 (3.75%) MCTS
8 3 (3.75%) MCITP
8 3 (3.75%) CCEA
8 3 (3.75%) MCP
9 2 (2.50%) NCDA
10 1 (1.25%) CCIE
10 1 (1.25%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.25%) SLA
3 1 (1.25%) BS7799
System Software
1 57 (71.25%) Active Directory
2 38 (47.50%) Hyper-V
3 34 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (30.00%) XenDesktop
5 22 (27.50%) XenApp
5 22 (27.50%) vSphere
6 4 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.75%) NFS
8 2 (2.50%) Squid
8 2 (2.50%) XenServer
8 2 (2.50%) vCloud
9 1 (1.25%) SpamAssassin
9 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) SCCM
2 8 (10.00%) SCOM
3 7 (8.75%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (6.25%) SCDPM
4 5 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (6.25%) SCVMM
5 4 (5.00%) WSUS
6 2 (2.50%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 58 (72.50%) VMware
2 48 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 39 (48.75%) Citrix
4 34 (42.50%) Cisco
5 16 (20.00%) NetApp
6 15 (18.75%) HP
7 7 (8.75%) McAfee
8 5 (6.25%) Fortinet
9 4 (5.00%) Dell
10 3 (3.75%) ProCurve
11 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.50%) Symantec
11 2 (2.50%) EMC
12 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.25%) Mitel
12 1 (1.25%) WatchGuard
12 1 (1.25%) Brocade
12 1 (1.25%) IBM
12 1 (1.25%) Juniper
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