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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Engineer
Rank 120 146 169
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 56 50 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.72% 1.24% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.29% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 51 47 14
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £26,250 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £43,875
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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 3877 3610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.31% 96.47% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2594 3320 3140
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
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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 +22 8 £33,000 +1.53%
Bury - 2 £34,375 -
Stockport -4 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

Infrastructure Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 76 (80.85%) VMware
2 71 (75.53%) Windows
3 68 (72.34%) Active Directory
4 65 (69.15%) Microsoft
5 59 (62.77%) Windows Server
6 52 (55.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 48 (51.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 43 (45.74%) NetApp
9 41 (43.62%) Cisco
9 41 (43.62%) ITIL
10 38 (40.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 31 (32.98%) Microsoft Certification
12 30 (31.91%) MCSE
12 30 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
13 29 (30.85%) Citrix
14 25 (26.60%) MS Exchange
15 23 (24.47%) SharePoint
16 19 (20.21%) Skype for Business
16 19 (20.21%) MS Excel
16 19 (20.21%) LAN
16 19 (20.21%) Citrix Certification
17 18 (19.15%) Linux
17 18 (19.15%) Office 365
17 18 (19.15%) Hyper-V
17 18 (19.15%) SolarWinds
18 17 (18.09%) CCA
18 17 (18.09%) DNS
19 16 (17.02%) MCITP
20 15 (15.96%) HP
21 14 (14.89%) CCNA

Infrastructure Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 25 (26.60%) MS Exchange
2 23 (24.47%) SharePoint
3 19 (20.21%) Skype for Business
4 12 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (6.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.06%) Apache
6 1 (1.06%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (20.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
2 1 (1.06%) Shockwave
Cloud Services
1 18 (19.15%) Office 365
2 13 (13.83%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.21%) LAN
2 17 (18.09%) DNS
3 14 (14.89%) SAN
4 12 (12.77%) Remote Desktop
4 12 (12.77%) WAN
5 11 (11.70%) Firewall
5 11 (11.70%) Network Security
6 8 (8.51%) ISDN
6 8 (8.51%) VoIP
7 7 (7.45%) NetScaler
8 6 (6.38%) DHCP
8 6 (6.38%) TCP/IP
8 6 (6.38%) VLAN
9 4 (4.26%) Broadband
9 4 (4.26%) NAS
10 3 (3.19%) VPN
11 2 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (1.06%) BGP
12 1 (1.06%) EIGRP
12 1 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.06%) MySQL
General
1 6 (6.38%) Back Office
2 4 (4.26%) Finance
3 3 (3.19%) Legal
4 1 (1.06%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.51%) Web Services
2 1 (1.06%) Flash
2 1 (1.06%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) Clustering
2 9 (9.57%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.26%) FlexPod
4 2 (2.13%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.13%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.13%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.06%) Physics
5 1 (1.06%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.06%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 71 (75.53%) Windows
2 59 (62.77%) Windows Server
3 38 (40.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (19.15%) Linux
6 10 (10.64%) AIX
7 6 (6.38%) CentOS
7 6 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.26%) Solaris
8 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.19%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (3.19%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.13%) Unix
10 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (43.62%) ITIL
2 13 (13.83%) Load Balancing
3 12 (12.77%) Incident Management
3 12 (12.77%) PRINCE2
4 7 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.38%) ITIL V2
5 6 (6.38%) Patch Management
5 6 (6.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (4.26%) High Availability
6 4 (4.26%) Migration
7 3 (3.19%) Change Management
7 3 (3.19%) Data Management
7 3 (3.19%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.19%) Presales
8 2 (2.13%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.13%) ITIL V3
8 2 (2.13%) Software Licensing
9 1 (1.06%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.06%) ITSM
9 1 (1.06%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.89%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.38%) SQL
3 3 (3.19%) C
4 2 (2.13%) VB
5 1 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (51.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 31 (32.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (31.91%) MCSE
4 19 (20.21%) Citrix Certification
5 17 (18.09%) CCA
6 16 (17.02%) MCITP
7 14 (14.89%) CCNA
7 14 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (13.83%) MCSA
8 13 (13.83%) MCTS
9 11 (11.70%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (11.70%) MCP
10 10 (10.64%) Degree
11 6 (6.38%) A+ Certification
11 6 (6.38%) CCNP
11 6 (6.38%) CISSP
11 6 (6.38%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (6.38%) HP ASE
11 6 (6.38%) RHCE
11 6 (6.38%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (72.34%) Active Directory
2 52 (55.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (19.15%) Hyper-V
4 13 (13.83%) vSphere
5 10 (10.64%) XenApp
5 10 (10.64%) XenServer
6 9 (9.57%) XenDesktop
7 5 (5.32%) Xen
8 4 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (3.19%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.06%) BitLocker
10 1 (1.06%) Firmware
10 1 (1.06%) NDS
10 1 (1.06%) Novell eDirectory
10 1 (1.06%) pfSense
10 1 (1.06%) Shibboleth
10 1 (1.06%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (8.51%) WSUS
2 7 (7.45%) XenMobile
3 6 (6.38%) Backup Exec
3 6 (6.38%) HP SIM
3 6 (6.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.19%) SCCM
5 1 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.06%) Nagios
5 1 (1.06%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.06%) SCOM
5 1 (1.06%) ThinApp
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 76 (80.85%) VMware
2 65 (69.15%) Microsoft
3 43 (45.74%) NetApp
4 41 (43.62%) Cisco
5 29 (30.85%) Citrix
6 18 (19.15%) SolarWinds
7 15 (15.96%) HP
8 10 (10.64%) Symantec
9 8 (8.51%) Sophos
10 7 (7.45%) Dell
11 6 (6.38%) GFI Software
11 6 (6.38%) IBM
11 6 (6.38%) ProCurve
11 6 (6.38%) Red Hat
12 5 (5.32%) Google
12 5 (5.32%) Veeam
13 4 (4.26%) Juniper
14 2 (2.13%) AppSense
14 2 (2.13%) Intel Security
15 1 (1.06%) NetIQ
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