Period
to 18 January 2020

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 18 January 2020.

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 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 94 160 195
Rank change year-on-year +66 +35 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 164 128 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.91% 1.89% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 1.95% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 149 121 87
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £32,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £72,312 £49,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00% -

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 5,445 6,551 7,250
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.65% 96.52% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4,366 5,506 5,994
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £66,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 18 January 2020.

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 January 2020. 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 +40 17 £35,000 -12.50%
Salford +2 10 £60,000 +71.43% 2
Bolton -6 9 £37,500 - 1
Stockport -13 2 £38,750 -18.42% 2
Bury -3 1 £34,000 -9.33%
Cheadle -4 1 £47,500 +21.79% 1
Oldham -5 1 £40,000 +12.68%
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2020, 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.

1 159 (96.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 123 (75.00%) Windows
3 94 (57.32%) VMware
4 89 (54.27%) Azure
5 71 (43.29%) Active Directory
6 70 (42.68%) Windows Server
7 64 (39.02%) VMware Infrastructure
8 63 (38.41%) Microsoft
9 60 (36.59%) Office 365
10 50 (30.49%) Firewall
11 44 (26.83%) AWS
12 43 (26.22%) ITIL
13 41 (25.00%) Linux
14 40 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
14 40 (24.39%) Data Centre
15 39 (23.78%) SCCM
16 38 (23.17%) Mentoring
16 38 (23.17%) DNS
16 38 (23.17%) Cisco
17 30 (18.29%) Coaching
18 27 (16.46%) LAN
19 26 (15.85%) Public Sector
20 25 (15.24%) NetApp
21 24 (14.63%) SAN
21 24 (14.63%) Citrix
22 22 (13.41%) IIS
23 21 (12.80%) SQL Server
23 21 (12.80%) WAN
24 20 (12.20%) DHCP
24 20 (12.20%) Windows 10

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 22 (13.41%) IIS
2 15 (9.15%) MS Exchange
3 14 (8.54%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.66%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.83%) Apache
5 3 (1.83%) CMS
5 3 (1.83%) nginx
6 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 89 (54.27%) Azure
2 60 (36.59%) Office 365
3 44 (26.83%) AWS
4 15 (9.15%) IaaS
5 12 (7.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (5.49%) PaaS
6 9 (5.49%) SaaS
7 7 (4.27%) AWS CodeBuild
7 7 (4.27%) AWS CodePipeline
8 4 (2.44%) Mimecast
9 3 (1.83%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.83%) WhatsApp
10 2 (1.22%) GCP
11 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.61%) GitHub
11 1 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.61%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 50 (30.49%) Firewall
2 38 (23.17%) DNS
3 27 (16.46%) LAN
4 24 (14.63%) SAN
5 21 (12.80%) WAN
6 20 (12.20%) DHCP
7 19 (11.59%) TCP/IP
8 18 (10.98%) VPN
9 10 (6.10%) DMZ
9 10 (6.10%) Remote Desktop
9 10 (6.10%) VLAN
10 8 (4.88%) IP Telephony
11 7 (4.27%) VoIP
12 6 (3.66%) IPv4
12 6 (3.66%) Network Security
12 6 (3.66%) Skype
13 4 (2.44%) Intranet
14 3 (1.83%) NAS
14 3 (1.83%) NetScaler
14 3 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.80%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.71%) MySQL
3 7 (4.27%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.27%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.83%) Amazon Aurora
4 3 (1.83%) Redis
5 2 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (2.44%) MSI
2 3 (1.83%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.22%) GitLab
3 2 (1.22%) JIRA
4 1 (0.61%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.61%) Subversion
General
1 26 (15.85%) Public Sector
2 10 (6.10%) Fire and Rescue
2 10 (6.10%) Police
3 6 (3.66%) Legal
4 5 (3.05%) Finance
5 4 (2.44%) Retail
5 4 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.61%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.27%) Web Services
2 3 (1.83%) LAMP
2 3 (1.83%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (1.22%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 40 (24.39%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.10%) Data Protection Act
2 10 (6.10%) User Experience
3 5 (3.05%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.44%) Clustering
5 3 (1.83%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.22%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.22%) PKI
6 2 (1.22%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.61%) CMDB
7 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.61%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.61%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.61%) Replication
7 1 (0.61%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 123 (75.00%) Windows
2 70 (42.68%) Windows Server
3 41 (25.00%) Linux
4 20 (12.20%) Windows 10
5 17 (10.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.44%) Android
8 4 (2.44%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.83%) CentOS
9 3 (1.83%) Unix
9 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.22%) AIX
11 1 (0.61%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (96.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 43 (26.22%) ITIL
3 40 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (23.17%) Mentoring
5 30 (18.29%) Coaching
6 19 (11.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 19 (11.59%) Service Management
7 18 (10.98%) Configuration Management
7 18 (10.98%) DevOps
8 13 (7.93%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (7.32%) Identity Management
9 12 (7.32%) Operational Stability
10 11 (6.71%) Migration
10 11 (6.71%) Problem Management
10 11 (6.71%) Release Management
11 10 (6.10%) Data Protection
11 10 (6.10%) Data Security
11 10 (6.10%) PRINCE2
11 10 (6.10%) Service Delivery
12 8 (4.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.15%) PowerShell
2 8 (4.88%) SQL
3 5 (3.05%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.44%) Python
5 3 (1.83%) PHP
6 2 (1.22%) Java
6 2 (1.22%) VB
7 1 (0.61%) Go
7 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (7.93%) Degree
2 11 (6.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (6.10%) MCSE
4 8 (4.88%) MCSA
4 8 (4.88%) Security Cleared
5 7 (4.27%) MCITP
5 7 (4.27%) MCTS
6 4 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.83%) CCNP
8 2 (1.22%) CCDP
8 2 (1.22%) CCNA
8 2 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.61%) LPIC
9 1 (0.61%) RHCE
9 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.61%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.66%) GDPR
2 3 (1.83%) SLA
3 2 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 71 (43.29%) Active Directory
2 64 (39.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (10.37%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.71%) Docker
5 10 (6.10%) VMware Workstation
6 8 (4.88%) vSphere
7 6 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (3.05%) XenApp
9 4 (2.44%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.83%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.83%) VMware Server
10 3 (1.83%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.22%) Firmware
11 2 (1.22%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.22%) vCloud
11 2 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (1.22%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 39 (23.78%) SCCM
2 14 (8.54%) WSUS
3 13 (7.93%) SCOM
4 10 (6.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 8 (4.88%) Jamf Pro
5 8 (4.88%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (4.88%) Nagios
6 7 (4.27%) vRealize
7 5 (3.05%) AirWatch
8 4 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (2.44%) Terraform
9 3 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.83%) Puppet
10 2 (1.22%) Ansible
10 2 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.61%) SnapMirror
11 1 (0.61%) SnapVault
11 1 (0.61%) vMotion
Vendors
1 94 (57.32%) VMware
2 63 (38.41%) Microsoft
3 38 (23.17%) Cisco
4 25 (15.24%) NetApp
5 24 (14.63%) Citrix
6 11 (6.71%) SolarWinds
7 10 (6.10%) EMC
7 10 (6.10%) Palo Alto
7 10 (6.10%) Red Hat
8 9 (5.49%) Veeam
9 7 (4.27%) Dell
9 7 (4.27%) HP
10 6 (3.66%) Avaya
10 6 (3.66%) CheckPoint
11 5 (3.05%) Fortinet
12 3 (1.83%) Oracle
12 3 (1.83%) Symantec
13 2 (1.22%) Genesys
13 2 (1.22%) Google
13 2 (1.22%) SAP