Period
to 28 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Infrastructure as Code skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure as Code over the 6 months to 28 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 55 78 180
Rank change year-on-year +23 +102 +51
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure as Code 285 93 79
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 5.02% 3.31% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.24% 3.53% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 217 84 49
10th Percentile £39,500 £38,750 £37,218
25th Percentile £52,500 £44,688 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £59,250 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.70% -1.25% +9.09%
75th Percentile £82,500 £65,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £103,050 £72,500 £77,500
North West median annual salary £65,000 £58,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.50% +9.09%

Infrastructure as Code is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,438 2,631 6,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 95.74% 93.73% 94.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4,067 2,363 4,842
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,946
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £73,750 £70,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

Infrastructure as Code
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Infrastructure as Code as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure as Code in Manchester

Infrastructure as Code
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure as Code in Manchester.

Salary trend for Infrastructure as Code in Manchester

Infrastructure as Code
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure as Code in Manchester over the 6 months to 28 November 2021.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure as Code in Manchester

Infrastructure as Code
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure as Code within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 28 November 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton -3 3 £60,000 +41.18% 3
Stockport 0 1 £41,500 -17.00% 2
Infrastructure as Code
North West

For the 6 months to 28 November 2021, IT jobs citing Infrastructure as Code also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Infrastructure as Code.

1 232 (81.40%) DevOps
2 221 (77.54%) Terraform
3 187 (65.61%) AWS
4 173 (60.70%) Azure
5 160 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
6 123 (43.16%) Kubernetes
7 111 (38.95%) Docker
8 93 (32.63%) Python
8 93 (32.63%) Configuration Management
9 91 (31.93%) AWS CloudFormation
10 84 (29.47%) Ansible
11 79 (27.72%) Linux
11 79 (27.72%) PowerShell
12 75 (26.32%) Puppet
13 70 (24.56%) Jenkins
14 67 (23.51%) Windows
15 64 (22.46%) SC Cleared
15 64 (22.46%) Security Cleared
16 62 (21.75%) SQL
17 61 (21.40%) Problem-Solving
18 59 (20.70%) Opscode Chef
19 51 (17.89%) Ruby
20 48 (16.84%) Bash Shell
21 46 (16.14%) Go
22 39 (13.68%) SDLC
23 37 (12.98%) ARM Templates
23 37 (12.98%) Java
24 36 (12.63%) JavaScript
24 36 (12.63%) C#
24 36 (12.63%) Deployment Automation

Infrastructure as Code
Co-occurring 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 6 (2.11%) Confluence
2 3 (1.05%) IIS
2 3 (1.05%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.70%) nginx
4 1 (0.35%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 187 (65.61%) AWS
2 173 (60.70%) Azure
3 91 (31.93%) AWS CloudFormation
4 36 (12.63%) Amazon EKS
5 33 (11.58%) Pulumi
6 31 (10.88%) Azure Active Directory
7 27 (9.47%) GCP
8 21 (7.37%) Azure Key Vault
8 21 (7.37%) SaaS
9 20 (7.02%) Amazon ECS
10 15 (5.26%) GitHub
10 15 (5.26%) IaaS
10 15 (5.26%) PaaS
11 14 (4.91%) Cloud Computing
11 14 (4.91%) Serverless
12 12 (4.21%) AWS Lambda
12 12 (4.21%) Datadog
13 11 (3.86%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 8 (2.81%) Amazon EC2
15 7 (2.46%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.51%) Firewall
2 9 (3.16%) VPN
3 8 (2.81%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.75%) DNS
5 4 (1.40%) IPv4
5 4 (1.40%) Network Security
5 4 (1.40%) OSPF
5 4 (1.40%) VLAN
6 3 (1.05%) DHCP
6 3 (1.05%) LAN
6 3 (1.05%) Skype
6 3 (1.05%) WAN
6 3 (1.05%) Wireless
7 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
3 13 (4.56%) MongoDB
3 13 (4.56%) MySQL
4 11 (3.86%) MariaDB
4 11 (3.86%) Redis
5 9 (3.16%) SQL Server
6 8 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (2.11%) Big Data
8 4 (1.40%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.70%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.35%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.35%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.35%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 70 (24.56%) Jenkins
2 28 (9.82%) JIRA
3 18 (6.32%) GitLab
4 12 (4.21%) Git (software)
5 11 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (3.16%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (2.11%) CircleCI
7 6 (2.11%) Cypress.io
8 5 (1.75%) Travis CI
9 4 (1.40%) Selenium
9 4 (1.40%) Subversion
10 3 (1.05%) Postman
10 3 (1.05%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.70%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.35%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.35%) git-flow
12 1 (0.35%) Pa11y
12 1 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 27 (9.47%) Social Skills
2 14 (4.91%) Finance
2 14 (4.91%) Public Sector
3 12 (4.21%) Law
4 8 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.81%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 7 (2.46%) Legal
5 7 (2.46%) Retail
6 5 (1.75%) Banking
7 3 (1.05%) Games
8 2 (0.70%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.70%) Local Government
9 1 (0.35%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.35%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (0.35%) Marketing
9 1 (0.35%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 144 (50.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 45 (15.79%) AWS Engineer
3 42 (14.74%) Senior DevOps
3 42 (14.74%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 41 (14.39%) Azure Engineer
5 32 (11.23%) Platform Engineer
6 28 (9.82%) AWS DevOps
6 28 (9.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 26 (9.12%) Architect
7 26 (9.12%) Cloud Engineer
8 18 (6.32%) Developer
9 17 (5.96%) Azure DevOps
10 15 (5.26%) AWS Architect
11 14 (4.91%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 10 (3.51%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 8 (2.81%) C# Developer
13 8 (2.81%) Software Engineer
14 7 (2.46%) Technical Architect
15 6 (2.11%) Lead DevOps
15 6 (2.11%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (12.98%) ARM Templates
2 21 (7.37%) OAuth
2 21 (7.37%) OAuth2
3 17 (5.96%) React
4 16 (5.61%) .NET
5 14 (4.91%) Node.js
6 11 (3.86%) GraphQL
7 10 (3.51%) .NET Core
8 9 (3.16%) Kafka
9 7 (2.46%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 7 (2.46%) Spring
9 7 (2.46%) Spring Boot
9 7 (2.46%) Web Services
10 6 (2.11%) Redux
11 5 (1.75%) Elastic Stack
11 5 (1.75%) YAML
12 4 (1.40%) React Native
13 3 (1.05%) Jest
13 3 (1.05%) Puppeteer
13 3 (1.05%) TypeORM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.72%) Enterprise Cloud
2 14 (4.91%) Private Cloud
2 14 (4.91%) Public Cloud
3 11 (3.86%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (1.75%) Cloud Native
6 5 (1.75%) Replication
7 3 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.70%) Blog
8 2 (0.70%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.70%) User Experience
9 1 (0.35%) Legacy Applications
9 1 (0.35%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 79 (27.72%) Linux
2 67 (23.51%) Windows
3 11 (3.86%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.51%) Unix
5 6 (2.11%) CentOS
6 5 (1.75%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.40%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.70%) VMS
9 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (81.40%) DevOps
2 160 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (32.63%) Configuration Management
4 61 (21.40%) Problem-Solving
5 39 (13.68%) SDLC
6 36 (12.63%) Deployment Automation
7 35 (12.28%) Software Engineering
8 30 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (10.18%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 26 (9.12%) Migration
11 24 (8.42%) Scrum
12 23 (8.07%) GitOps
12 23 (8.07%) Open Source
13 22 (7.72%) Service Design
14 21 (7.37%) Network Virtualisation
14 21 (7.37%) Requirements Analysis
14 21 (7.37%) Virtual Environments
15 18 (6.32%) Data Security
16 17 (5.96%) Load Balancing
17 16 (5.61%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 93 (32.63%) Python
2 79 (27.72%) PowerShell
3 62 (21.75%) SQL
4 51 (17.89%) Ruby
5 48 (16.84%) Bash Shell
6 46 (16.14%) Go
7 37 (12.98%) Java
8 36 (12.63%) C#
8 36 (12.63%) JavaScript
9 30 (10.53%) TypeScript
10 19 (6.67%) Groovy
11 14 (4.91%) PHP
12 10 (3.51%) C++
13 8 (2.81%) C
13 8 (2.81%) T-SQL
13 8 (2.81%) VB.NET
14 7 (2.46%) Perl
15 4 (1.40%) Kotlin
16 1 (0.35%) ES6
16 1 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 64 (22.46%) SC Cleared
1 64 (22.46%) Security Cleared
2 23 (8.07%) AWS Certification
3 5 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.05%) Degree
5 1 (0.35%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.46%) SLA
2 3 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 111 (38.95%) Docker
2 12 (4.21%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.40%) vSphere
5 3 (1.05%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 221 (77.54%) Terraform
2 123 (43.16%) Kubernetes
3 84 (29.47%) Ansible
4 75 (26.32%) Puppet
5 59 (20.70%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (7.02%) Grafana
6 20 (7.02%) Prometheus
7 6 (2.11%) CFEngine
8 3 (1.05%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.70%) Rancher
10 1 (0.35%) Argo
10 1 (0.35%) Packer
10 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 35 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 33 (11.58%) SaltStack
3 28 (9.82%) Oracle
4 18 (6.32%) EnterpriseDB
5 15 (5.26%) New Relic
6 10 (3.51%) VMware
7 6 (2.11%) Google
8 3 (1.05%) Netlify
8 3 (1.05%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.70%) Percona
9 2 (0.70%) Veeam
10 1 (0.35%) RedGate
10 1 (0.35%) Teradata