The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Infrastructure Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Specialist
North West / Manchester
Rank 195 162 181
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 5 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.13% 0.51% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.53% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 11
Median salary £44,000 £29,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+49.15% -13.23%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%

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
3709 3206 3806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.69% 97.03% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3108 2656 3213
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Infrastructure Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Infrastructure Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
1 7 (70.00%) Unix
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
1 7 (70.00%) SAN
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 4 (40.00%) Programme Management
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) PaaS
4 4 (40.00%) IaaS
4 4 (40.00%) Service Design
4 4 (40.00%) ITSM
4 4 (40.00%) Service Management
4 4 (40.00%) NetApp
4 4 (40.00%) NHS
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (40.00%) Solaris
4 4 (40.00%) OpenVMS
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) POSIX
5 3 (30.00%) Perl
5 3 (30.00%) Python
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) HPUX
5 3 (30.00%) Sun
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) IaaS
1 4 (40.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) NHS
1 4 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
1 7 (70.00%) Unix
2 4 (40.00%) OpenVMS
2 4 (40.00%) Solaris
3 3 (30.00%) CentOS
3 3 (30.00%) HPUX
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (30.00%) SUSE
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (40.00%) ITSM
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 4 (40.00%) Service Design
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) AWK
1 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (30.00%) Korn
1 3 (30.00%) Perl
1 3 (30.00%) Python
1 3 (30.00%) sed
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) NetApp
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (30.00%) Sun
4 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
5 1 (10.00%) Veeam