Period
to 18 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 184 184
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 104 118 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.42% 1.44% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.48% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 95 107 69
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.63% -5.33%
10th Percentile £32,600 £29,900 £28,070
90th Percentile £48,250 £51,750 £46,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 7,084 7,985 6,957
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 97.58% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5,916 6,713 5,932
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,375 £64,250 £62,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 18 August 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 18 August 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
Altrincham +1 7 £40,000 +66.67%
Wigan - 5 £37,500 - 1
Bolton +7 3 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Stockport +9 2 £47,500 +58.33%
Salford -8 2 £37,124 +6.07% 3
Oldham - 2 £23,500 -
Bury -1 1 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Cheadle - 1 £40,000 -
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 102 (98.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 87 (83.65%) Windows
3 85 (81.73%) VMware
4 60 (57.69%) Windows Server
5 49 (47.12%) Microsoft
6 44 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
7 43 (41.35%) Active Directory
7 43 (41.35%) Linux
8 40 (38.46%) Cisco
9 34 (32.69%) Microsoft Azure
10 29 (27.88%) Office 365
11 25 (24.04%) Citrix
12 24 (23.08%) ITIL
13 23 (22.12%) SAN
14 22 (21.15%) DNS
14 22 (21.15%) Amazon AWS
14 22 (21.15%) Hyper-V
15 21 (20.19%) PowerShell
15 21 (20.19%) Windows Server 2008
15 21 (20.19%) MS Exchange
16 20 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
17 19 (18.27%) Firewall
18 17 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (16.35%) LAN
19 16 (15.38%) Mentoring
19 16 (15.38%) Veeam
20 14 (13.46%) SQL
21 13 (12.50%) IIS
21 13 (12.50%) Finance
21 13 (12.50%) Migration

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 21 (20.19%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.50%) IIS
3 8 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (6.73%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.85%) Apache
6 3 (2.88%) Confluence
7 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.92%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 34 (32.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (27.88%) Office 365
3 22 (21.15%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (5.77%) GitHub
5 4 (3.85%) IaaS
5 4 (3.85%) PaaS
6 1 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.96%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.12%) SAN
2 22 (21.15%) DNS
3 19 (18.27%) Firewall
4 17 (16.35%) LAN
5 12 (11.54%) WAN
6 10 (9.62%) DHCP
6 10 (9.62%) TCP/IP
7 8 (7.69%) VLAN
8 7 (6.73%) iSCSI
8 7 (6.73%) Skype
9 6 (5.77%) VoIP
9 6 (5.77%) VPN
10 5 (4.81%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (4.81%) NAS
10 5 (4.81%) SSL
10 5 (4.81%) Unified Communications
11 4 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (3.85%) HTTP
11 4 (3.85%) NetScaler
11 4 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.73%) MongoDB
2 7 (6.73%) MySQL
3 3 (2.88%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (2.88%) Big Data
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (8.65%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.85%) JIRA
4 3 (2.88%) Bitbucket
4 3 (2.88%) SonarQube
4 3 (2.88%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (2.88%) Subversion
5 2 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.96%) GitLab
General
1 13 (12.50%) Finance
2 11 (10.58%) Retail
3 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.85%) Legal
4 4 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.96%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.92%) OAuth
1 2 (1.92%) SAML
1 2 (1.92%) Web Services
2 1 (0.96%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.96%) Flash
2 1 (0.96%) JSON
2 1 (0.96%) RESTful
2 1 (0.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.58%) Data Centre
1 11 (10.58%) Driving Licence
2 8 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.81%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.85%) EMC VNX
6 3 (2.88%) Replication
7 2 (1.92%) Clustering
7 2 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.92%) PKI
8 1 (0.96%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.96%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.96%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 87 (83.65%) Windows
2 60 (57.69%) Windows Server
3 43 (41.35%) Linux
4 21 (20.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (8.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.81%) Ubuntu
8 4 (3.85%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.92%) Solaris
11 1 (0.96%) CentOS
11 1 (0.96%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.96%) Debian
11 1 (0.96%) Fedora
11 1 (0.96%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.96%) Unix
11 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (98.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 24 (23.08%) ITIL
3 17 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 13 (12.50%) DevOps
5 13 (12.50%) Migration
5 13 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (10.58%) PRINCE2
7 10 (9.62%) Coaching
7 10 (9.62%) E-Commerce
8 9 (8.65%) Information Security
8 9 (8.65%) Problem Management
9 7 (6.73%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (6.73%) Test Automation
10 6 (5.77%) Service Management
11 5 (4.81%) Service Design
12 4 (3.85%) Load Balancing
12 4 (3.85%) Proactive Management
12 4 (3.85%) Release Management
12 4 (3.85%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.19%) PowerShell
2 14 (13.46%) SQL
3 9 (8.65%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.88%) Python
5 1 (0.96%) C
5 1 (0.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (11.54%) MCSE
1 12 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.62%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (8.65%) CCNA
3 9 (8.65%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (6.73%) CCNP
4 7 (6.73%) MCP
4 7 (6.73%) MCSA
4 7 (6.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (4.81%) VCP5
6 4 (3.85%) MCITP
6 4 (3.85%) MCTS
6 4 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.92%) CCIE
7 2 (1.92%) Degree
8 1 (0.96%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.96%) NCDA
8 1 (0.96%) NCIE
8 1 (0.96%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.77%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.88%) SLA
4 2 (1.92%) FISMA
5 1 (0.96%) GDPR
5 1 (0.96%) GPG13
5 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.96%) PMO
5 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (41.35%) Active Directory
3 22 (21.15%) Hyper-V
4 9 (8.65%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (7.69%) vSphere
6 6 (5.77%) XenApp
7 4 (3.85%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.88%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (2.88%) VMware NSX
9 2 (1.92%) Docker
9 2 (1.92%) vCloud
9 2 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.96%) NFS
10 1 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (10.58%) SCCM
2 8 (7.69%) Puppet
3 7 (6.73%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (6.73%) vCenter Server
4 4 (3.85%) SCOM
4 4 (3.85%) vRealize
5 3 (2.88%) Ansible
5 3 (2.88%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.92%) FlexNet
6 2 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.96%) Kibana
7 1 (0.96%) logstash
7 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.96%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.96%) Simpana
Vendors
1 85 (81.73%) VMware
2 49 (47.12%) Microsoft
3 40 (38.46%) Cisco
4 25 (24.04%) Citrix
5 16 (15.38%) Veeam
6 12 (11.54%) HP
7 10 (9.62%) NetApp
8 7 (6.73%) Atlassian
9 5 (4.81%) Avaya
9 5 (4.81%) EMC
9 5 (4.81%) F5
10 4 (3.85%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.88%) EqualLogic
11 3 (2.88%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.88%) McAfee
11 3 (2.88%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.92%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.92%) Dell
12 2 (1.92%) IBM
12 2 (1.92%) Sage