Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 165 176
Rank change year-on-year -26 +11 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 117 96 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.43% 1.36% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.39% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 106 82 83
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,212 £25,100
90th Percentile £51,875 £45,000 £45,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%

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 7991 6926 7013
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.52% 97.85% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 6737 5865 5753
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £64,750 £63,550 £58,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 July 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 6 months to 20 July 2017. 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
Salford -14 7 £35,000 -
Bolton 0 4 £35,000 -6.67%
Altrincham -9 3 £24,000 -25.00%
Bury -20 1 £37,500 +5.63% 1
Stockport - 1 £30,000 - 1
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 80 (68.38%) Windows
2 73 (62.39%) Active Directory
3 71 (60.68%) VMware
4 66 (56.41%) Windows Server
5 53 (45.30%) ITIL
6 47 (40.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 46 (39.32%) Microsoft
8 37 (31.62%) Office 365
9 36 (30.77%) DNS
10 34 (29.06%) Amazon AWS
11 33 (28.21%) Cisco
11 33 (28.21%) MS Exchange
12 29 (24.79%) WAN
13 28 (23.93%) vSphere
14 27 (23.08%) Citrix
14 27 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
15 26 (22.22%) HP
15 26 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
16 25 (21.37%) Cisco Certification
16 25 (21.37%) MCSE
16 25 (21.37%) Microsoft Azure
17 24 (20.51%) PowerShell
17 24 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
17 24 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
17 24 (20.51%) DHCP
18 21 (17.95%) MCSA
18 21 (17.95%) SQL Server
19 20 (17.09%) Windows Server 2003
19 20 (17.09%) Windows 7
19 20 (17.09%) 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 33 (28.21%) MS Exchange
2 16 (13.68%) Skype for Business
3 15 (12.82%) IBM Notes
4 10 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.27%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.71%) IIS
7 2 (1.71%) nginx
7 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.85%) DNN
8 1 (0.85%) SAS
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 37 (31.62%) Office 365
2 34 (29.06%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (21.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.27%) OpenShift
5 3 (2.56%) IaaS
6 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.71%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.71%) SaaS
7 1 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (30.77%) DNS
2 29 (24.79%) WAN
3 24 (20.51%) DHCP
4 18 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 16 (13.68%) Skype
6 15 (12.82%) Firewall
6 15 (12.82%) LAN
7 14 (11.97%) NetScaler
7 14 (11.97%) Unified Communications
8 12 (10.26%) SAN
8 12 (10.26%) VoIP
9 8 (6.84%) VLAN
10 5 (4.27%) Network Security
11 3 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (2.56%) ISDN
11 3 (2.56%) MPLS
12 2 (1.71%) VPN
13 1 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (0.85%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.85%) MySQL
2 1 (0.85%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (7.69%) Finance
2 8 (6.84%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.98%) Legal
4 3 (2.56%) Advertising
5 1 (0.85%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.84%) Web Services
2 1 (0.85%) .NET
2 1 (0.85%) CSS
2 1 (0.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (5.13%) Clustering
3 6 (5.13%) Replication
4 4 (3.42%) iPad
5 3 (2.56%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.71%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.85%) Blog
7 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 80 (68.38%) Windows
2 66 (56.41%) Windows Server
3 24 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (17.09%) Windows 10
4 20 (17.09%) Windows 7
4 20 (17.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (13.68%) Linux
6 6 (5.13%) Unix
7 5 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.56%) CentOS
9 2 (1.71%) Debian
9 2 (1.71%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (45.30%) ITIL
2 27 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (16.24%) Change Control
4 14 (11.97%) Configuration Management
4 14 (11.97%) Load Balancing
5 11 (9.40%) Statistics
6 10 (8.55%) Service Management
7 9 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (6.84%) Migration
8 8 (6.84%) WAN Optimisation
9 5 (4.27%) Network Management
9 5 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (3.42%) Service Delivery
11 3 (2.56%) Business Continuity
11 3 (2.56%) Change Management
11 3 (2.56%) Compliance Management
11 3 (2.56%) Document Management
11 3 (2.56%) PRINCE2
11 3 (2.56%) Service Delivery Management
11 3 (2.56%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.51%) PowerShell
2 14 (11.97%) VB
2 14 (11.97%) VBScript
3 12 (10.26%) SQL
4 7 (5.98%) Python
5 6 (5.13%) Ruby
6 1 (0.85%) Assembly Language
6 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.85%) C#
6 1 (0.85%) Java
6 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.85%) Perl
6 1 (0.85%) PHP
6 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (21.37%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (21.37%) MCSE
3 21 (17.95%) MCSA
4 17 (14.53%) SC Cleared
4 17 (14.53%) Security Cleared
5 16 (13.68%) CCNP
6 14 (11.97%) MCP
7 13 (11.11%) CCIE
8 12 (10.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (7.69%) CCNA
10 7 (5.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (5.13%) Degree
12 3 (2.56%) DV Cleared
12 3 (2.56%) HNC
12 3 (2.56%) HND
12 3 (2.56%) MCITP
12 3 (2.56%) NCDA
12 3 (2.56%) NCIE
12 3 (2.56%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (5.98%) SLA
2 3 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 73 (62.39%) Active Directory
2 47 (40.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (23.93%) vSphere
4 18 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 6 (5.13%) XenApp
7 5 (4.27%) PowerHA
7 5 (4.27%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.71%) KVM
8 2 (1.71%) Varnish
8 2 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.71%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.71%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.85%) Docker
9 1 (0.85%) NFS
9 1 (0.85%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.85%) vCloud
9 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (8.55%) WSUS
2 9 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
3 8 (6.84%) vCenter Server
4 6 (5.13%) Ansible
4 6 (5.13%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (5.13%) Puppet
5 5 (4.27%) CFEngine
6 3 (2.56%) Nagios
7 2 (1.71%) cPanel
7 2 (1.71%) Plesk
7 2 (1.71%) SCCM
7 2 (1.71%) SCOM
7 2 (1.71%) SnapMirror
8 1 (0.85%) IBM BigFix
8 1 (0.85%) Netcool
8 1 (0.85%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.85%) SnapVault
8 1 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 71 (60.68%) VMware
2 46 (39.32%) Microsoft
3 33 (28.21%) Cisco
4 27 (23.08%) Citrix
5 26 (22.22%) HP
6 16 (13.68%) Juniper
7 15 (12.82%) Lotus
8 14 (11.97%) EMC
9 13 (11.11%) F5
9 13 (11.11%) Riverbed
10 12 (10.26%) Red Hat
11 11 (9.40%) NetApp
12 5 (4.27%) Nimble Storage
12 5 (4.27%) Veeam
12 5 (4.27%) Veritas
13 3 (2.56%) Avaya
13 3 (2.56%) CheckPoint
14 2 (1.71%) Dell
14 2 (1.71%) EqualLogic
14 2 (1.71%) IBM
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