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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 151 147 156
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 35 43 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.90% 1.06% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.11% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 31 42 19
Average salary £37,500 £32,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.50% +0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,150 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,750 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -5.92%
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
3717 3867 3649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.75% 95.08% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3120 3193 3186
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +11 4 £37,500 +15.38%
Altrincham +4 1 £37,500 +66.66%
Rochdale - 1 £26,500 -
Salford - 1 £26,000 -
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 53 (72.60%) Windows
2 50 (68.49%) VMware
3 42 (57.53%) Microsoft
4 38 (52.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 31 (42.47%) Active Directory
6 23 (31.51%) Cisco
6 23 (31.51%) MS Exchange
7 21 (28.77%) Citrix
8 20 (27.40%) DNS
9 19 (26.03%) Office 365
10 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (24.66%) MS Excel
11 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (21.92%) Firewall
11 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
13 14 (19.18%) ITIL
13 14 (19.18%) Linux
13 14 (19.18%) DHCP
14 13 (17.81%) SAN
14 13 (17.81%) NetApp
14 13 (17.81%) SharePoint
14 13 (17.81%) XenDesktop
15 12 (16.44%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (15.07%) HP
17 10 (13.70%) TCP/IP
17 10 (13.70%) VPN
17 10 (13.70%) Hyper-V
17 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Azure
18 9 (12.33%) VoIP

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 23 (31.51%) MS Exchange
2 13 (17.81%) SharePoint
3 12 (16.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (6.85%) nginx
5 5 (6.85%) Apache
6 4 (5.48%) IIS
6 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (4.11%) Lync
7 3 (4.11%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (24.66%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.22%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (26.03%) Office 365
2 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.11%) SaaS
4 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.40%) DNS
2 16 (21.92%) Firewall
3 14 (19.18%) DHCP
4 13 (17.81%) SAN
5 10 (13.70%) TCP/IP
5 10 (13.70%) VPN
6 9 (12.33%) VoIP
7 8 (10.96%) WAN
7 8 (10.96%) LAN
8 7 (9.59%) NetScaler
9 5 (6.85%) VLAN
10 4 (5.48%) SNMP
11 3 (4.11%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (4.11%) MPLS
11 3 (4.11%) ISDN
11 3 (4.11%) WLAN
12 2 (2.74%) SMTP
12 2 (2.74%) Broadband
12 2 (2.74%) Internet
12 2 (2.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.22%) MySQL
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Subversion
1 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (2.74%) Advertising
2 1 (1.37%) Retail
2 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.37%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) Web Services
1 3 (4.11%) LAMP
2 2 (2.74%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.85%) Replication
3 4 (5.48%) Clustering
4 3 (4.11%) FlexPod
4 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.74%) Derivative
5 2 (2.74%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.74%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 53 (72.60%) Windows
2 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (19.18%) Linux
5 8 (10.96%) Windows 7
5 8 (10.96%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.48%) AIX
6 4 (5.48%) Solaris
7 2 (2.74%) UNIX
7 2 (2.74%) HPUX
7 2 (2.74%) SUSE
7 2 (2.74%) Debian
7 2 (2.74%) Fedora
7 2 (2.74%) CentOS
8 1 (1.37%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.18%) ITIL
2 9 (12.33%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.22%) Migration
4 6 (8.22%) Load Balancing
5 5 (6.85%) Project Management
6 4 (5.48%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.11%) Web Development
7 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.74%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.74%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.74%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.74%) Network Architecture
9 1 (1.37%) Network Management
9 1 (1.37%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.37%) Software Deployment
9 1 (1.37%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.37%) DevOps
9 1 (1.37%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.22%) PHP
1 6 (8.22%) Ruby
1 6 (8.22%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.85%) SQL
2 5 (6.85%) Python
3 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.11%) Perl
3 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.74%) sed
4 2 (2.74%) AWK
5 1 (1.37%) VBScript
5 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.59%) MCSE
2 7 (9.59%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (8.22%) MCSA
3 6 (8.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (6.85%) MCITP
5 4 (5.48%) CCENT
5 4 (5.48%) MCDST
5 4 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.48%) CCA
6 2 (2.74%) CCIE
6 2 (2.74%) CCNP
6 2 (2.74%) CCNA
6 2 (2.74%) MCTS
6 2 (2.74%) Degree
7 1 (1.37%) HP ASE
7 1 (1.37%) NCDA
7 1 (1.37%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (52.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (42.47%) Active Directory
3 13 (17.81%) XenDesktop
4 10 (13.70%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.85%) XenApp
6 4 (5.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.74%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.37%) XenServer
8 1 (1.37%) vSphere
8 1 (1.37%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (6.85%) XenMobile
2 4 (5.48%) Nagios
3 3 (4.11%) Puppet
3 3 (4.11%) Opsview
4 2 (2.74%) Cisco LMS
4 2 (2.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (2.74%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.74%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.37%) WSUS
5 1 (1.37%) SCCM
5 1 (1.37%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 50 (68.49%) VMware
2 42 (57.53%) Microsoft
3 23 (31.51%) Cisco
4 21 (28.77%) Citrix
5 13 (17.81%) NetApp
6 11 (15.07%) HP
7 4 (5.48%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.48%) AppSense
7 4 (5.48%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.74%) Symantec
8 2 (2.74%) EMC
9 1 (1.37%) Intel
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle
9 1 (1.37%) Veeam
9 1 (1.37%) IBM
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