Period
to 7 May 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 7 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 64 134 215
Rank change year-on-year +70 +81 +7
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure as Code 165 80 54
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 4.31% 1.83% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.61% 1.94% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 130 55 36
10th Percentile £38,750 £30,000 £39,125
25th Percentile £40,313 £45,000 £51,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,750 £57,430 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.18% -4.28% +20.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,125 £75,000
90th Percentile £70,250 £68,750 £78,125
North West median annual salary £55,000 £57,430 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.23% -4.28% +20.00%

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 3,578 4,118 5,735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 93.57% 94.04% 93.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3,030 3,320 4,584
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,063 £28,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,019 £72,500 £72,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 7 May 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 7 May 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 +1 3 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Wigan 0 1 £65,000 +10.64%
Infrastructure as Code
North West

For the 6 months to 7 May 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.

1 144 (87.27%) DevOps
2 101 (61.21%) Terraform
3 98 (59.39%) AWS
4 91 (55.15%) Azure
5 78 (47.27%) Docker
6 69 (41.82%) Kubernetes
7 68 (41.21%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (40.00%) Linux
8 66 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 64 (38.79%) Ansible
10 59 (35.76%) Python
11 57 (34.55%) Windows
12 49 (29.70%) SQL
13 48 (29.09%) Configuration Management
14 47 (28.48%) Oracle
15 45 (27.27%) Puppet
15 45 (27.27%) PowerShell
16 43 (26.06%) Bash Shell
17 40 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
18 37 (22.42%) Opscode Chef
19 35 (21.21%) AWS CloudFormation
20 33 (20.00%) Migration
20 33 (20.00%) Unix
21 32 (19.39%) Jenkins
22 31 (18.79%) EnterpriseDB
22 31 (18.79%) Data Security
23 29 (17.58%) Public Cloud
23 29 (17.58%) Go
24 28 (16.97%) Continuous Delivery
25 26 (15.76%) Software Engineering

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 16 (9.70%) Confluence
2 10 (6.06%) Apache
3 6 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.42%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.82%) CloudStack
5 3 (1.82%) IIS
5 3 (1.82%) nginx
5 3 (1.82%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 98 (59.39%) AWS
2 91 (55.15%) Azure
3 35 (21.21%) AWS CloudFormation
4 23 (13.94%) SaaS
5 19 (11.52%) GCP
6 18 (10.91%) IaaS
6 18 (10.91%) PaaS
7 16 (9.70%) Pulumi
8 14 (8.48%) Amazon EKS
8 14 (8.48%) Serverless
9 12 (7.27%) Azure Active Directory
10 10 (6.06%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (4.85%) Datadog
12 5 (3.03%) Amazon ECS
12 5 (3.03%) AWS CodePipeline
12 5 (3.03%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 5 (3.03%) Microsoft 365
13 4 (2.42%) AWS CodeCommit
13 4 (2.42%) OpenShift
14 3 (1.82%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.33%) Firewall
2 20 (12.12%) VLAN
3 16 (9.70%) IPv4
3 16 (9.70%) OSPF
3 16 (9.70%) VPN
4 5 (3.03%) Network Security
4 5 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.61%) DNS
5 1 (0.61%) MPLS
5 1 (0.61%) SSL
5 1 (0.61%) WAN
5 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.70%) MySQL
2 10 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (5.45%) Redis
4 8 (4.85%) MariaDB
4 8 (4.85%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.64%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.82%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.21%) BigQuery
7 2 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.21%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (19.39%) Jenkins
2 22 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 22 (13.33%) GitLab
3 18 (10.91%) JIRA
4 16 (9.70%) Subversion
5 10 (6.06%) TeamCity
6 7 (4.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.42%) CircleCI
9 3 (1.82%) Gradle
9 3 (1.82%) Maven
9 3 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.21%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.61%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (9.70%) Social Skills
2 15 (9.09%) Retail
3 12 (7.27%) Finance
4 10 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.45%) Games
6 8 (4.85%) Electronics
6 8 (4.85%) Manufacturing
6 8 (4.85%) Marketing
6 8 (4.85%) Public Sector
6 8 (4.85%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.64%) Organisational Skills
8 2 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.61%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (0.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 80 (48.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 47 (28.48%) Azure Engineer
3 35 (21.21%) Platform Engineer
4 29 (17.58%) AWS Engineer
5 26 (15.76%) AWS DevOps
5 26 (15.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 16 (9.70%) Lead Systems Engineer
6 16 (9.70%) Linux Engineer
6 16 (9.70%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 16 (9.70%) Senior DevOps
6 16 (9.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 16 (9.70%) Systems Engineer
7 13 (7.88%) Azure DevOps
7 13 (7.88%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 10 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (5.45%) Developer
10 6 (3.64%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.03%) Software Engineer
12 4 (2.42%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.30%) Node.js
2 16 (9.70%) Web Services
3 13 (7.88%) Kafka
4 8 (4.85%) Apache Flex
4 8 (4.85%) Velocity
5 7 (4.24%) .NET
6 6 (3.64%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (3.03%) .NET Core
7 5 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (3.03%) React
8 3 (1.82%) COM
8 3 (1.82%) JSON
8 3 (1.82%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (1.82%) Spring Boot
8 3 (1.82%) YAML
9 1 (0.61%) CSS
9 1 (0.61%) HTML
9 1 (0.61%) Ionic Framework
9 1 (0.61%) Lambda Expressions
9 1 (0.61%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.58%) Public Cloud
2 13 (7.88%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (5.45%) Enterprise Cloud
4 8 (4.85%) Blog
5 7 (4.24%) Virtual Team
6 6 (3.64%) Cloud Native
7 5 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.42%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.82%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.21%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.61%) Online Games
11 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 66 (40.00%) Linux
2 57 (34.55%) Windows
3 33 (20.00%) Unix
4 11 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.82%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (1.82%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (87.27%) DevOps
2 68 (41.21%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (29.09%) Configuration Management
4 40 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (20.00%) Migration
6 31 (18.79%) Data Security
7 28 (16.97%) Continuous Delivery
8 26 (15.76%) Software Engineering
9 24 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (13.94%) SDLC
11 21 (12.73%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 20 (12.12%) Coaching
13 19 (11.52%) Data Science
13 19 (11.52%) Infrastructure Automation
13 19 (11.52%) Task Automation
14 18 (10.91%) Machine Learning
14 18 (10.91%) Scrum
15 17 (10.30%) DevSecOps
15 17 (10.30%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 17 (10.30%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (35.76%) Python
2 49 (29.70%) SQL
3 45 (27.27%) PowerShell
4 43 (26.06%) Bash Shell
5 29 (17.58%) Go
6 17 (10.30%) JavaScript
7 15 (9.09%) C#
8 14 (8.48%) Ruby
9 13 (7.88%) Java
10 7 (4.24%) Perl
11 6 (3.64%) PHP
12 5 (3.03%) Groovy
12 5 (3.03%) Rust
12 5 (3.03%) TypeScript
13 4 (2.42%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.61%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (9.70%) GIAC
1 16 (9.70%) RHCE
2 15 (9.09%) AWS Certification
3 11 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 78 (47.27%) Docker
2 20 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (9.70%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (7.27%) Active Directory
5 6 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 101 (61.21%) Terraform
2 69 (41.82%) Kubernetes
3 64 (38.79%) Ansible
4 45 (27.27%) Puppet
5 37 (22.42%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (6.67%) Prometheus
7 8 (4.85%) Grafana
8 7 (4.24%) CFEngine
9 4 (2.42%) Packer
10 3 (1.82%) Consul
10 3 (1.82%) Graphite
10 3 (1.82%) Opsview
11 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.61%) Rancher
11 1 (0.61%) Salt
11 1 (0.61%) SCCM
11 1 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 66 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 47 (28.48%) Oracle
3 31 (18.79%) EnterpriseDB
4 20 (12.12%) VMware
5 17 (10.30%) Red Hat
6 14 (8.48%) SaltStack
7 8 (4.85%) New Relic
7 8 (4.85%) SAP
8 5 (3.03%) IBM
9 4 (2.42%) Google
10 2 (1.21%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.61%) Cisco
11 1 (0.61%) Veeam