Period
to 22 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 185 168
Rank change year-on-year +28 -17 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 131 108 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.80% 1.39% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 1.42% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 124 97 90
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £33,750 £29,750 £27,425
90th Percentile £60,148 £51,250 £46,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7,033 7,590 7,149
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.53% 97.70% 97.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5,863 6,310 6,138
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer 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 in Manchester.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Manchester

Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Manchester

Infrastructure Engineer
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 Engineer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. 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
Wigan +6 9 £37,500 - 1
Bolton +17 5 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Cheadle - 4 £39,000 - 1
Altrincham - 4 £40,000 -
Bury 0 3 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Stockport +13 2 £47,500 +58.33%
Rochdale +3 2 - -
Sale -8 2 £37,250 +14.62%
Salford -11 2 £37,124 -7.77% 2
Oldham - 1 £35,500 -
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, Infrastructure Engineer job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 127 (96.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 105 (80.15%) Windows
3 102 (77.86%) VMware
4 81 (61.83%) Windows Server
5 64 (48.85%) Active Directory
6 48 (36.64%) Linux
7 46 (35.11%) Microsoft
8 44 (33.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 43 (32.82%) Cisco
10 35 (26.72%) DNS
11 34 (25.95%) Office 365
12 33 (25.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 33 (25.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 31 (23.66%) PowerShell
13 31 (23.66%) Microsoft Azure
14 30 (22.90%) ITIL
14 30 (22.90%) Mentoring
15 29 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (20.61%) Coaching
17 26 (19.85%) Firewall
17 26 (19.85%) MS Exchange
18 24 (18.32%) DHCP
19 22 (16.79%) SQL
20 21 (16.03%) SAN
20 21 (16.03%) Windows Server 2003
20 21 (16.03%) Analytical Skills
21 20 (15.27%) HP
21 20 (15.27%) Citrix
22 18 (13.74%) NetApp
23 17 (12.98%) Finance

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
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 26 (19.85%) MS Exchange
2 16 (12.21%) IIS
3 11 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.34%) Skype for Business
5 6 (4.58%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.05%) Apache
7 3 (2.29%) Confluence
7 3 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 34 (25.95%) Office 365
2 31 (23.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (12.98%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (6.87%) GitHub
5 6 (4.58%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.53%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.76%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.76%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 35 (26.72%) DNS
2 26 (19.85%) Firewall
3 24 (18.32%) DHCP
4 21 (16.03%) SAN
5 15 (11.45%) LAN
6 11 (8.40%) TCP/IP
7 10 (7.63%) WAN
8 9 (6.87%) Network Security
9 7 (5.34%) Skype
9 7 (5.34%) Unified Communications
9 7 (5.34%) VPN
10 6 (4.58%) VLAN
11 5 (3.82%) iSCSI
12 4 (3.05%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (3.05%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (3.05%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (3.05%) SSL
12 4 (3.05%) VSAN
13 3 (2.29%) HTTP
13 3 (2.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.63%) MongoDB
1 10 (7.63%) MySQL
2 3 (2.29%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (9.16%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.05%) JIRA
4 3 (2.29%) Bitbucket
4 3 (2.29%) SonarQube
4 3 (2.29%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (2.29%) Subversion
5 1 (0.76%) GitLab
5 1 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 17 (12.98%) Finance
2 12 (9.16%) Retail
3 7 (5.34%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.58%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.05%) Web Services
2 2 (1.53%) OAuth
2 2 (1.53%) SAML
3 1 (0.76%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.76%) JSON
3 1 (0.76%) RESTful
3 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.03%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.69%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.87%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (3.82%) Clustering
4 5 (3.82%) PKI
5 4 (3.05%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.05%) EMC VNX
6 3 (2.29%) Replication
7 2 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.76%) CMDB
8 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 105 (80.15%) Windows
2 81 (61.83%) Windows Server
3 48 (36.64%) Linux
4 33 (25.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (25.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (16.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (8.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (6.87%) Windows 10
8 5 (3.82%) Ubuntu
9 4 (3.05%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.29%) Solaris
10 3 (2.29%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.76%) CentOS
11 1 (0.76%) Debian
11 1 (0.76%) Fedora
11 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.76%) Unix
11 1 (0.76%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (96.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 30 (22.90%) ITIL
2 30 (22.90%) Mentoring
3 29 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (20.61%) Coaching
5 16 (12.21%) DevOps
5 16 (12.21%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (12.21%) Root Cause Analysis
6 15 (11.45%) Service Management
7 11 (8.40%) Analytics
7 11 (8.40%) Migration
8 10 (7.63%) Change Management
8 10 (7.63%) Problem Management
8 10 (7.63%) Server Management
8 10 (7.63%) Test Automation
9 9 (6.87%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 9 (6.87%) Information Security
10 8 (6.11%) E-Commerce
10 8 (6.11%) PRINCE2
11 5 (3.82%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (23.66%) PowerShell
2 22 (16.79%) SQL
3 14 (10.69%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.82%) Python
5 2 (1.53%) Perl
6 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (10.69%) CCNA
1 14 (10.69%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (10.69%) MCSE
1 14 (10.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (9.92%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (9.16%) CCNP
4 7 (5.34%) CCIE
5 6 (4.58%) MCP
6 5 (3.82%) VCP5
6 5 (3.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (3.05%) MCSA
7 4 (3.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (2.29%) Degree
8 3 (2.29%) MCITP
8 3 (2.29%) MCTS
9 2 (1.53%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.53%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.76%) Avaya Certification
10 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.82%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.29%) FISMA
4 2 (1.53%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.53%) SLA
5 1 (0.76%) GDPR
5 1 (0.76%) GPG13
5 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 64 (48.85%) Active Directory
2 44 (33.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.16%) Hyper-V
3 12 (9.16%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (8.40%) vSphere
5 9 (6.87%) XenApp
6 7 (5.34%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.05%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (3.05%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (2.29%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.53%) Docker
9 2 (1.53%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.53%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.76%) vCloud
10 1 (0.76%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (12.98%) SCCM
2 11 (8.40%) Puppet
3 10 (7.63%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (5.34%) Nagios
4 7 (5.34%) vCenter Server
5 5 (3.82%) Ansible
5 5 (3.82%) SCOM
6 4 (3.05%) vRealize
7 3 (2.29%) SCOrch
7 3 (2.29%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (2.29%) WSUS
8 2 (1.53%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.53%) FlexNet
9 1 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.76%) Kibana
9 1 (0.76%) logstash
9 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 102 (77.86%) VMware
2 46 (35.11%) Microsoft
3 43 (32.82%) Cisco
4 20 (15.27%) Citrix
4 20 (15.27%) HP
5 18 (13.74%) NetApp
6 16 (12.21%) Veeam
7 11 (8.40%) Red Hat
8 10 (7.63%) Atlassian
9 8 (6.11%) Fortinet
10 7 (5.34%) Avaya
10 7 (5.34%) SolarWinds
11 6 (4.58%) Dell
11 6 (4.58%) EMC
12 5 (3.82%) F5
12 5 (3.82%) IBM
12 5 (3.82%) Nimble Storage
13 4 (3.05%) Ivanti
13 4 (3.05%) Meraki
13 4 (3.05%) Sophos