The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Specialist
Rank 153 183 -
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 18 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.56% 0.25% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 0
Average salary £28,000 £40,150 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -1.12%
Infrastructure Specialist
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
3100 3817 3632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.48% 96.51% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2562 3260 3148
Average salary £40,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.33% -
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 Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Specialist across the Manchester region.

Infrastructure Specialist Salary Trend in Manchester

Infrastructure Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Infrastructure Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 23 (95.83%) MCSE
1 23 (95.83%) Active Directory
1 23 (95.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 16 (66.67%) DHCP
2 16 (66.67%) DNS
3 13 (54.17%) HP
4 12 (50.00%) Dell
4 12 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 12 (50.00%) Windows
4 12 (50.00%) Oracle
4 12 (50.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 12 (50.00%) IBM
4 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (33.33%) ITIL
6 7 (29.17%) MCP
6 7 (29.17%) MCSA
6 7 (29.17%) Citrix
6 7 (29.17%) CCA
6 7 (29.17%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (29.17%) VMware
6 7 (29.17%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (29.17%) NetApp
6 7 (29.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (29.17%) MCTS
6 7 (29.17%) MCITP
6 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
6 7 (29.17%) XenServer
6 7 (29.17%) Windows Server

Infrastructure Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Infrastructure Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 12 (50.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (66.67%) DHCP
1 16 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.17%) Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.17%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 23 (95.83%) MCSE
1 23 (95.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (29.17%) CCA
2 7 (29.17%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (29.17%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (29.17%) MCITP
2 7 (29.17%) MCP
2 7 (29.17%) MCSA
2 7 (29.17%) MCTS
2 7 (29.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 23 (95.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
2 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (29.17%) XenServer
3 1 (4.17%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) HP
2 12 (50.00%) Dell
2 12 (50.00%) IBM
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (50.00%) Oracle
3 7 (29.17%) Citrix
3 7 (29.17%) NetApp
3 7 (29.17%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
4 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Juniper
4 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds