Period
to 12 December 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Engineer was £37,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 12 December 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 172 198
Rank change year-on-year -21 +26 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 103 118 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.31% 1.58% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.63% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 96 105 68
Manchester median annual salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.33% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,875 £27,050 £20,350
90th Percentile £49,250 £47,100 £48,000
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 7666 7255 7119
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.30% 97.42% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6349 6247 5912
Manchester median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £66,000 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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
Stockport -5 9 £32,500 -21.21% 1
Bury +6 3 £32,500 -23.53% 1
Rochdale +6 2 £36,000 -4.00%
Salford -1 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Bolton -4 2 £36,250 +0.69%
Sale +5 1 £32,500 +4.84%
Wigan - 1 - -
Infrastructure Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 79 (76.70%) Windows
2 73 (70.87%) VMware
3 64 (62.14%) Active Directory
4 50 (48.54%) Office 365
5 48 (46.60%) Windows Server
6 46 (44.66%) Microsoft
7 43 (41.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 42 (40.78%) Cisco
9 37 (35.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 33 (32.04%) ITIL
11 32 (31.07%) DNS
12 31 (30.10%) Hyper-V
13 27 (26.21%) MS Exchange
14 25 (24.27%) DHCP
15 23 (22.33%) Cisco Certification
15 23 (22.33%) Windows Server 2008
16 22 (21.36%) Microsoft Azure
16 22 (21.36%) Microsoft Certification
17 21 (20.39%) SAN
17 21 (20.39%) Citrix
17 21 (20.39%) Exchange Server 2010
18 20 (19.42%) WAN
18 20 (19.42%) MCSE
19 18 (17.48%) Firewall
20 17 (16.50%) CCNA
20 17 (16.50%) Windows 10
20 17 (16.50%) Windows 7
21 16 (15.53%) PowerShell
21 16 (15.53%) TCP/IP
21 16 (15.53%) 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 27 (26.21%) MS Exchange
2 21 (20.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (9.71%) IBM Notes
3 10 (9.71%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.80%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.88%) IIS
6 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 50 (48.54%) Office 365
2 22 (21.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (14.56%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.85%) OneDrive
5 4 (3.88%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.94%) SaaS
7 1 (0.97%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (31.07%) DNS
2 25 (24.27%) DHCP
3 21 (20.39%) SAN
4 20 (19.42%) WAN
5 18 (17.48%) Firewall
6 16 (15.53%) LAN
6 16 (15.53%) TCP/IP
7 8 (7.77%) VoIP
8 7 (6.80%) NetScaler
9 5 (4.85%) Skype
10 4 (3.88%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (3.88%) MPLS
10 4 (3.88%) Unified Communications
10 4 (3.88%) VLAN
11 2 (1.94%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.97%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.97%) VPN
12 1 (0.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.85%) MySQL
3 4 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.97%) Big Data
5 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.94%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (8.74%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.91%) Advertising
4 2 (1.94%) Legal
4 2 (1.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.91%) Web Services
2 2 (1.94%) .NET
3 1 (0.97%) COM
3 1 (0.97%) CSS
3 1 (0.97%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (0.97%) jQuery
3 1 (0.97%) MSMQ
3 1 (0.97%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.74%) Replication
3 6 (5.83%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.88%) Clustering
4 4 (3.88%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.91%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.94%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.94%) iPad
6 2 (1.94%) PKI
6 2 (1.94%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 79 (76.70%) Windows
2 48 (46.60%) Windows Server
3 37 (35.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (22.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (16.50%) Windows 10
5 17 (16.50%) Windows 7
6 15 (14.56%) Linux
7 6 (5.83%) CentOS
7 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.88%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.91%) Unix
11 2 (1.94%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.97%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.04%) ITIL
2 12 (11.65%) Change Control
2 12 (11.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (9.71%) Configuration Management
3 10 (9.71%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (7.77%) Open Source
5 7 (6.80%) High Availability
6 6 (5.83%) DevOps
7 5 (4.85%) Application Packaging
7 5 (4.85%) Coaching
7 5 (4.85%) Information Security
7 5 (4.85%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (3.88%) IT Audit
8 4 (3.88%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.88%) Statistics
8 4 (3.88%) WAN Optimisation
9 3 (2.91%) Patch Management
9 3 (2.91%) Resource Allocation
9 3 (2.91%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.53%) PowerShell
2 8 (7.77%) SQL
3 3 (2.91%) Java
3 3 (2.91%) Python
3 3 (2.91%) VB
3 3 (2.91%) VBScript
4 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.97%) C#
5 1 (0.97%) C++
5 1 (0.97%) Go
5 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.97%) Scala
5 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (22.33%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (21.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (19.42%) MCSE
4 17 (16.50%) CCNA
5 13 (12.62%) MCSA
6 8 (7.77%) CCNP
6 8 (7.77%) MCP
7 6 (5.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.88%) CCA
8 4 (3.88%) CCIE
8 4 (3.88%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (3.88%) Degree
8 4 (3.88%) NCDA
9 3 (2.91%) HNC
9 3 (2.91%) HND
9 3 (2.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.91%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.94%) CISSP
10 2 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (6.80%) SLA
2 6 (5.83%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.94%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 64 (62.14%) Active Directory
2 43 (41.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (30.10%) Hyper-V
4 15 (14.56%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (10.68%) vSphere
6 6 (5.83%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.91%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.91%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (2.91%) XenServer
8 2 (1.94%) NFS
8 2 (1.94%) XenApp
9 1 (0.97%) OpenSIPS
9 1 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (14.56%) SCCM
2 5 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.85%) Puppet
3 4 (3.88%) Ansible
3 4 (3.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (3.88%) WSUS
4 3 (2.91%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (2.91%) Nagios
5 2 (1.94%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.94%) SnapMirror
6 1 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.97%) Mesos
6 1 (0.97%) SnapVault
6 1 (0.97%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 73 (70.87%) VMware
2 46 (44.66%) Microsoft
3 42 (40.78%) Cisco
4 21 (20.39%) Citrix
5 12 (11.65%) NetApp
5 12 (11.65%) Veeam
6 10 (9.71%) Lotus
7 8 (7.77%) HP
8 7 (6.80%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.85%) EMC
9 5 (4.85%) Juniper
10 4 (3.88%) Apple
10 4 (3.88%) F5
10 4 (3.88%) Google
10 4 (3.88%) Riverbed
11 3 (2.91%) Dell
11 3 (2.91%) Forcepoint
11 3 (2.91%) Meraki
12 2 (1.94%) CommVault
12 2 (1.94%) SaltStack