Period
to 19 April 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £37,750 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 185 172
Rank change year-on-year -22 -13 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 84 115 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.13% 1.49% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.53% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 78 108 88
Manchester median annual salary £37,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £29,050
90th Percentile £48,025 £49,425 £44,125
North West median annual salary £37,500 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -

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 7,199 7,510 6,513
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.85% 97.13% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 6,060 6,403 5,458
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +10.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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
Stockport +1 5 £45,000 +2.86%
Altrincham +6 3 - - 1
Salford -2 2 £40,250 +15.00% 1
Oldham - 2 £23,500 -
Wigan - 1 £32,500 -
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 72 (85.71%) VMware
2 70 (83.33%) Windows
3 47 (55.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (52.38%) Microsoft
5 42 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 39 (46.43%) Windows Server
7 35 (41.67%) Hyper-V
8 31 (36.90%) Office 365
9 28 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 27 (32.14%) Cisco
11 26 (30.95%) ITIL
12 25 (29.76%) Citrix
13 23 (27.38%) DNS
14 22 (26.19%) Linux
15 21 (25.00%) LAN
16 20 (23.81%) WAN
16 20 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
17 19 (22.62%) SCCM
18 18 (21.43%) DHCP
19 17 (20.24%) MCSE
19 17 (20.24%) Microsoft Certification
20 16 (19.05%) SAN
21 13 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
21 13 (15.48%) Firewall
21 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
21 13 (15.48%) MS Exchange
21 13 (15.48%) MCSA
21 13 (15.48%) Mentoring
22 12 (14.29%) TCP/IP

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 13 (15.48%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (7.14%) IIS
5 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.76%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.38%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.19%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.19%) JBoss
7 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (36.90%) Office 365
2 28 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (7.14%) IaaS
4 6 (7.14%) OneDrive
4 6 (7.14%) PaaS
5 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (27.38%) DNS
2 21 (25.00%) LAN
3 20 (23.81%) WAN
4 18 (21.43%) DHCP
5 16 (19.05%) SAN
6 13 (15.48%) Firewall
7 12 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 7 (8.33%) NetScaler
9 5 (5.95%) NAS
9 5 (5.95%) VoIP
10 3 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (3.57%) iSCSI
10 3 (3.57%) VLAN
10 3 (3.57%) VPN
11 2 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (2.38%) HTTP
11 2 (2.38%) Skype
11 2 (2.38%) SSL
12 1 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (1.19%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.76%) MySQL
2 4 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.57%) Big Data
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (1.19%) .NET
2 1 (1.19%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 5 (5.95%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.57%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.57%) Replication
5 2 (2.38%) Clustering
6 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.19%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.19%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 70 (83.33%) Windows
2 39 (46.43%) Windows Server
3 28 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (26.19%) Linux
5 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (8.33%) Windows 10
7 6 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.76%) CentOS
8 4 (4.76%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.19%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.95%) ITIL
2 13 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (15.48%) Mentoring
3 11 (13.10%) Coaching
4 9 (10.71%) High Availability
4 9 (10.71%) Service Management
5 8 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 7 (8.33%) Information Security
6 7 (8.33%) Release Management
7 6 (7.14%) Application Packaging
7 6 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (7.14%) Software Delivery
8 5 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.95%) ITIL V3
9 4 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (4.76%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.76%) Migration
9 4 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (3.57%) Load Balancing
10 3 (3.57%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.38%) SQL
3 1 (1.19%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (20.24%) MCSE
1 17 (20.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (15.48%) MCSA
3 7 (8.33%) MCITP
4 6 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.14%) MCP
4 6 (7.14%) MCTS
4 6 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (5.95%) CCNA
6 3 (3.57%) NCDA
7 2 (2.38%) CCA
7 2 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.19%) CCIE
8 1 (1.19%) CCNP
8 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.19%) NCIE
8 1 (1.19%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (7.14%) SLA
2 5 (5.95%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.19%) PMO
System Software
1 47 (55.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 35 (41.67%) Hyper-V
4 11 (13.10%) vSphere
5 6 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (7.14%) XenDesktop
6 5 (5.95%) XenApp
7 3 (3.57%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (3.57%) XenServer
8 2 (2.38%) VMware NSX
8 2 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.19%) NFS
9 1 (1.19%) vCloud
9 1 (1.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (22.62%) SCCM
2 5 (5.95%) SCOM
3 3 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.38%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.19%) Ansible
5 1 (1.19%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.19%) Puppet
5 1 (1.19%) Simpana
5 1 (1.19%) WSUS
5 1 (1.19%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 72 (85.71%) VMware
2 44 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 27 (32.14%) Cisco
4 25 (29.76%) Citrix
5 10 (11.90%) HP
6 6 (7.14%) F5
6 6 (7.14%) NetApp
7 5 (5.95%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.76%) Lotus
9 3 (3.57%) IBM
9 3 (3.57%) McAfee
9 3 (3.57%) Veeam
10 2 (2.38%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.38%) CommVault
10 2 (2.38%) Dell
10 2 (2.38%) Google
10 2 (2.38%) Sage
10 2 (2.38%) SAP
10 2 (2.38%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.19%) arcserve