The median annual salary for a Infrastructure Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 125 142
Rank change year-on-year -23 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 53 52 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.33% 1.50% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.54% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 49 46 41
Median salary £37,500 £35,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% +9.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £41,750 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3857 3379 3529
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.13% 97.55% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3260 2853 2876
Median salary £42,500 £41,125 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.34% +2.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -8 4 £35,000 - 1
Altrincham -6 3 £24,000 -25.00%
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, 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 83 (73.45%) Windows
2 78 (69.03%) VMware
3 73 (64.60%) Active Directory
4 61 (53.98%) Windows Server
5 51 (45.13%) Microsoft
6 44 (38.94%) DNS
7 42 (37.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 41 (36.28%) ITIL
9 39 (34.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 34 (30.09%) DHCP
11 31 (27.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 30 (26.55%) Citrix
13 28 (24.78%) Data Centre
14 27 (23.89%) Cisco
15 26 (23.01%) Microsoft Certification
16 24 (21.24%) MCSE
17 23 (20.35%) Office 365
17 23 (20.35%) Amazon AWS
18 22 (19.47%) Microsoft Azure
18 22 (19.47%) PowerShell
18 22 (19.47%) VMware ESXi
19 20 (17.70%) WAN
19 20 (17.70%) Cisco Certification
19 20 (17.70%) Firewall
20 19 (16.81%) MS Exchange
20 19 (16.81%) Security Cleared
21 18 (15.93%) Linux
21 18 (15.93%) SQL
21 18 (15.93%) SQL Server
22 17 (15.04%) LAN

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 19 (16.81%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.96%) Skype for Business
3 7 (6.19%) IBM Notes
4 6 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.65%) IIS
5 3 (2.65%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.77%) nginx
6 2 (1.77%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.88%) DNN
7 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (20.35%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (20.35%) Office 365
2 22 (19.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.31%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (4.42%) IaaS
4 5 (4.42%) PaaS
5 2 (1.77%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (38.94%) DNS
2 34 (30.09%) DHCP
3 20 (17.70%) Firewall
3 20 (17.70%) WAN
4 17 (15.04%) LAN
5 11 (9.73%) SAN
5 11 (9.73%) VLAN
6 10 (8.85%) VoIP
7 9 (7.96%) Skype
7 9 (7.96%) TCP/IP
8 6 (5.31%) NetScaler
8 6 (5.31%) Network Security
8 6 (5.31%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (5.31%) Unified Communications
9 3 (2.65%) IPv6
9 3 (2.65%) ISDN
9 3 (2.65%) VPN
10 2 (1.77%) Internet
10 2 (1.77%) IPv4
10 2 (1.77%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.54%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.88%) MySQL
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (7.08%) InstallShield
1 8 (7.08%) MSI
2 6 (5.31%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.54%) Selenium
4 1 (0.88%) Ant
4 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.88%) Gradle
4 1 (0.88%) Maven
4 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.54%) Finance
3 3 (2.65%) Legal
4 1 (0.88%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Back Office
4 1 (0.88%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.31%) Web Services
2 1 (0.88%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 28 (24.78%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.19%) iPad
3 6 (5.31%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.54%) Replication
5 3 (2.65%) Clustering
5 3 (2.65%) HP Storage
5 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.77%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.88%) Blog
7 1 (0.88%) NHS
7 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 83 (73.45%) Windows
2 61 (53.98%) Windows Server
3 39 (34.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (27.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (15.93%) Linux
6 13 (11.50%) Windows 7
6 13 (11.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (9.73%) Windows 10
8 5 (4.42%) CentOS
9 4 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.54%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.65%) Unix
11 2 (1.77%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.28%) ITIL
2 17 (15.04%) Service Management
3 16 (14.16%) Migration
4 15 (13.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (7.08%) Application Packaging
5 8 (7.08%) Application Virtualisation
6 7 (6.19%) Change Control
6 7 (6.19%) Configuration Management
7 6 (5.31%) DevOps
7 6 (5.31%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.42%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (4.42%) Statistics
9 4 (3.54%) Analytics
9 4 (3.54%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (3.54%) Data Protection
9 4 (3.54%) Kanban
9 4 (3.54%) Scrum
10 3 (2.65%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 3 (2.65%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.47%) PowerShell
2 18 (15.93%) SQL
3 7 (6.19%) VB
3 7 (6.19%) VBScript
4 4 (3.54%) Python
4 4 (3.54%) Ruby
5 2 (1.77%) Java
6 1 (0.88%) Assembly Language
6 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.88%) Perl
6 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (23.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (21.24%) MCSE
3 20 (17.70%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (16.81%) Security Cleared
5 15 (13.27%) MCP
6 13 (11.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (10.62%) CCNP
7 12 (10.62%) MCSA
8 11 (9.73%) CCNA
8 11 (9.73%) SC Cleared
9 8 (7.08%) BC Cleared
10 6 (5.31%) CCIE
11 4 (3.54%) Degree
12 3 (2.65%) CCSE
12 3 (2.65%) DV Cleared
12 3 (2.65%) MCITP
12 3 (2.65%) NCDA
12 3 (2.65%) NCIE
12 3 (2.65%) VCAP
13 2 (1.77%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.65%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (2.65%) SLA
3 2 (1.77%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 73 (64.60%) Active Directory
2 42 (37.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (19.47%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (13.27%) Hyper-V
5 10 (8.85%) VMware Server
5 10 (8.85%) vSphere
6 8 (7.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (4.42%) Docker
7 5 (4.42%) Terminal Services
8 4 (3.54%) XenApp
9 3 (2.65%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.77%) KVM
10 2 (1.77%) PowerHA
10 2 (1.77%) Varnish
11 1 (0.88%) Time Sharing Option
11 1 (0.88%) vCloud
11 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.88%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (9.73%) SCCM
2 9 (7.96%) WSUS
3 8 (7.08%) SCOrch
4 6 (5.31%) vCenter Server
5 4 (3.54%) Nagios
6 3 (2.65%) Puppet
7 2 (1.77%) Ansible
7 2 (1.77%) CFEngine
7 2 (1.77%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.77%) cPanel
7 2 (1.77%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.77%) Plesk
7 2 (1.77%) SCOM
8 1 (0.88%) Cacti
8 1 (0.88%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.88%) IBM BigFix
8 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.88%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 78 (69.03%) VMware
2 51 (45.13%) Microsoft
3 30 (26.55%) Citrix
4 27 (23.89%) Cisco
5 16 (14.16%) HP
6 8 (7.08%) Juniper
6 8 (7.08%) Red Hat
7 7 (6.19%) Lotus
8 6 (5.31%) Dell
8 6 (5.31%) NetApp
9 5 (4.42%) F5
9 5 (4.42%) Riverbed
10 4 (3.54%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.54%) Intel Security
10 4 (3.54%) SonicWALL
11 3 (2.65%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.65%) Avaya
12 2 (1.77%) EqualLogic
12 2 (1.77%) Meraki
12 2 (1.77%) SolarWinds
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