Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 172 179
Rank change year-on-year -23 +7 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 87 119 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.16% 1.61% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.66% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 83 107 77
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,200 £21,100
90th Percentile £49,250 £46,900 £46,950
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 7,265 7,184 6,730
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.15% 97.20% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6,019 6,200 5,580
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +4 9 £40,500 -1.82%
Salford +3 3 £38,000 - 1
Bury +10 2 £32,500 -23.53%
Rochdale +7 2 £36,000 +2.86%
Sale +5 1 £32,500 +9.24%
Wigan - 1 - - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Infrastructure Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 70 (80.46%) Windows
2 64 (73.56%) VMware
3 55 (63.22%) Active Directory
4 45 (51.72%) Office 365
5 41 (47.13%) Windows Server
6 40 (45.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (45.98%) Microsoft
7 37 (42.53%) Cisco
8 36 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 33 (37.93%) Hyper-V
10 29 (33.33%) DNS
11 25 (28.74%) ITIL
12 23 (26.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (25.29%) DHCP
13 22 (25.29%) MS Exchange
14 21 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
14 21 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
15 20 (22.99%) Cisco Certification
16 19 (21.84%) SAN
16 19 (21.84%) MCSE
17 18 (20.69%) Citrix
17 18 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
18 17 (19.54%) SCCM
18 17 (19.54%) WAN
19 16 (18.39%) CCNA
20 15 (17.24%) LAN
21 14 (16.09%) Firewall
22 13 (14.94%) TCP/IP
23 11 (12.64%) SharePoint
23 11 (12.64%) Linux

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 (25.29%) MS Exchange
2 18 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (12.64%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.90%) IBM Notes
5 4 (4.60%) IIS
6 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.45%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 45 (51.72%) Office 365
2 21 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (11.49%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (6.90%) OneDrive
5 2 (2.30%) Mimecast
5 2 (2.30%) SaaS
6 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.15%) IaaS
6 1 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (33.33%) DNS
2 22 (25.29%) DHCP
3 19 (21.84%) SAN
4 17 (19.54%) WAN
5 15 (17.24%) LAN
6 14 (16.09%) Firewall
7 13 (14.94%) TCP/IP
8 6 (6.90%) VoIP
9 5 (5.75%) NetScaler
10 4 (4.60%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (3.45%) MPLS
12 2 (2.30%) Skype
12 2 (2.30%) Unified Communications
12 2 (2.30%) VLAN
12 2 (2.30%) VPN
13 1 (1.15%) Internet
13 1 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (1.15%) IP Telephony
13 1 (1.15%) iSCSI
13 1 (1.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.60%) MySQL
2 4 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.15%) Big Data
3 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.30%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (9.20%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.30%) Retail
4 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.60%) Web Services
2 1 (1.15%) .NET
2 1 (1.15%) COM
2 1 (1.15%) FreeSWITCH
2 1 (1.15%) MSMQ
2 1 (1.15%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.90%) Replication
3 4 (4.60%) Clustering
3 4 (4.60%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.45%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.30%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.30%) PKI
5 2 (2.30%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.30%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.30%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.15%) iPad
6 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 70 (80.46%) Windows
2 41 (47.13%) Windows Server
3 40 (45.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (26.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (12.64%) Linux
5 11 (12.64%) Windows 7
6 10 (11.49%) Windows 10
7 5 (5.75%) CentOS
8 4 (4.60%) Ubuntu
9 3 (3.45%) Unix
10 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.15%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.15%) VMS
11 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.74%) ITIL
2 8 (9.20%) Open Source
3 7 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (8.05%) High Availability
4 6 (6.90%) Application Packaging
4 6 (6.90%) Change Control
4 6 (6.90%) Coaching
4 6 (6.90%) Information Security
4 6 (6.90%) Mentoring
5 5 (5.75%) Configuration Management
5 5 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (5.75%) DevOps
6 4 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.60%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (4.60%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.45%) IT Audit
7 3 (3.45%) Load Balancing
7 3 (3.45%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.45%) Service Management
8 2 (2.30%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.20%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.75%) SQL
3 3 (3.45%) Java
4 2 (2.30%) Python
5 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.15%) C++
5 1 (1.15%) Go
5 1 (1.15%) Scala
5 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (22.99%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (21.84%) MCSE
4 16 (18.39%) CCNA
5 10 (11.49%) MCSA
6 7 (8.05%) MCP
7 6 (6.90%) CCNP
7 6 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (4.60%) CCA
8 4 (4.60%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (4.60%) NCDA
9 3 (3.45%) Degree
9 3 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (3.45%) MCITP
10 2 (2.30%) CCIE
10 2 (2.30%) CISSP
11 1 (1.15%) HNC
11 1 (1.15%) HND
11 1 (1.15%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) SLA
2 5 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.75%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.30%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 55 (63.22%) Active Directory
2 36 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (37.93%) Hyper-V
4 11 (12.64%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (8.05%) vSphere
6 6 (6.90%) XenDesktop
7 4 (4.60%) Terminal Services
8 3 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (3.45%) XenServer
9 2 (2.30%) XenApp
10 1 (1.15%) NFS
10 1 (1.15%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 17 (19.54%) SCCM
2 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.45%) Puppet
3 3 (3.45%) WSUS
4 2 (2.30%) Ansible
4 2 (2.30%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.30%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.30%) Nagios
4 2 (2.30%) SCOM
5 1 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.15%) Mesos
5 1 (1.15%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.15%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 64 (73.56%) VMware
2 40 (45.98%) Microsoft
3 37 (42.53%) Cisco
4 18 (20.69%) Citrix
5 8 (9.20%) NetApp
6 7 (8.05%) Veeam
7 6 (6.90%) Lotus
8 4 (4.60%) Dell
8 4 (4.60%) HP
8 4 (4.60%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.45%) Apple
9 3 (3.45%) Google
10 2 (2.30%) CommVault
10 2 (2.30%) F5
10 2 (2.30%) Forcepoint
10 2 (2.30%) Juniper
10 2 (2.30%) Meraki
10 2 (2.30%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.30%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.15%) Zerto