Period
to 25 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Engineering over the 6 months to 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineering
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 70 145 161
Rank change year-on-year +75 +16 -21
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 214 144 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.86% 2.13% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.10% 2.33% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 186 132 116
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £30,856 £32,050 £27,875
90th Percentile £60,000 £72,312 £65,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +1.33%

Infrastructure Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,214 6,184 6,962
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 94.00% 91.40% 93.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4,184 5,165 5,736
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,312 £67,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Infrastructure Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Manchester

Infrastructure Engineering
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in Manchester.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Manchester

Infrastructure Engineering
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in Manchester over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in Manchester

Infrastructure Engineering
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 Engineering within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 25 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 +45 22 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Salford +7 16 £50,000 +42.86% 4
Bolton -9 9 £37,500 - 3
Stockport - 9 £21,500 - 3
Wigan +20 4 £35,000 -2.78% 2
Cheadle -2 1 £29,000 -25.64% 3
Oldham -4 1 £40,000 +12.68%
Infrastructure Engineering
North West

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering.

1 138 (64.49%) Windows
2 107 (50.00%) VMware
3 102 (47.66%) Azure
4 84 (39.25%) Microsoft
5 83 (38.79%) Active Directory
6 75 (35.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 75 (35.05%) Windows Server
7 69 (32.24%) Office 365
8 57 (26.64%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (26.17%) ITIL
10 53 (24.77%) Firewall
11 52 (24.30%) Mentoring
12 51 (23.83%) Linux
13 49 (22.90%) AWS
14 48 (22.43%) SCCM
15 46 (21.50%) Data Centre
16 45 (21.03%) Coaching
17 38 (17.76%) DNS
17 38 (17.76%) Cisco
18 32 (14.95%) Citrix
19 31 (14.49%) LAN
20 27 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
21 26 (12.15%) Public Sector
21 26 (12.15%) DevOps
21 26 (12.15%) Service Management
22 25 (11.68%) SAN
22 25 (11.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
23 23 (10.75%) NetApp
23 23 (10.75%) SQL Server
24 22 (10.28%) Windows Server 2008

Infrastructure Engineering
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 (10.28%) IIS
2 18 (8.41%) MS Exchange
3 15 (7.01%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.80%) Apache
4 6 (2.80%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.40%) CMS
5 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.40%) nginx
6 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (3.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 102 (47.66%) Azure
2 69 (32.24%) Office 365
3 49 (22.90%) AWS
4 16 (7.48%) IaaS
5 12 (5.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (4.67%) SaaS
7 9 (4.21%) PaaS
8 8 (3.74%) AWS CodeBuild
8 8 (3.74%) AWS CodePipeline
9 5 (2.34%) GCP
9 5 (2.34%) Mimecast
10 4 (1.87%) Amazon ECS
10 4 (1.87%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (1.40%) WhatsApp
12 2 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.93%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.93%) GitHub
12 2 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.47%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 53 (24.77%) Firewall
2 38 (17.76%) DNS
3 31 (14.49%) LAN
4 25 (11.68%) SAN
5 22 (10.28%) WAN
6 18 (8.41%) TCP/IP
7 17 (7.94%) DHCP
7 17 (7.94%) VPN
8 11 (5.14%) VLAN
9 10 (4.67%) DMZ
9 10 (4.67%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (3.74%) IP Telephony
11 7 (3.27%) VoIP
12 6 (2.80%) IPv4
12 6 (2.80%) Skype
13 5 (2.34%) Network Security
13 5 (2.34%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (1.87%) Intranet
15 3 (1.40%) SMTP
15 3 (1.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.48%) MySQL
3 15 (7.01%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.74%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.27%) Big Data
5 7 (3.27%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.87%) Amazon Aurora
6 4 (1.87%) Redis
7 3 (1.40%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (4.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.27%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.87%) Bitbucket
3 4 (1.87%) MSI
4 3 (1.40%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.93%) JIRA
6 1 (0.47%) Ant
6 1 (0.47%) CMake
6 1 (0.47%) GitLab
6 1 (0.47%) Maven
6 1 (0.47%) Subversion
General
1 26 (12.15%) Public Sector
2 13 (6.07%) Finance
3 10 (4.67%) Fire and Rescue
3 10 (4.67%) Police
4 6 (2.80%) Legal
5 5 (2.34%) Retail
6 4 (1.87%) Marketing
7 3 (1.40%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.93%) Banking
8 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 156 (72.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (10.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (8.88%) Azure Engineer
4 18 (8.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 16 (7.48%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (7.48%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (6.54%) IT Engineer
7 12 (5.61%) Support Engineer
7 12 (5.61%) VMware Engineer
8 10 (4.67%) AWS Engineer
8 10 (4.67%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (4.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (4.67%) Windows Engineer
8 10 (4.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (4.21%) Architect
9 9 (4.21%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (4.21%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (3.74%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (3.74%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.74%) Web Services
2 6 (2.80%) LAMP
3 3 (1.40%) LDAP
3 3 (1.40%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (0.93%) Velocity
5 1 (0.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 46 (21.50%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.14%) User Experience
4 10 (4.67%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (2.80%) Clustering
5 6 (2.80%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.80%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.87%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.40%) Life Science
8 2 (0.93%) CMDB
8 2 (0.93%) HP Storage
8 2 (0.93%) PKI
8 2 (0.93%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.93%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.47%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.47%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Licensing
9 1 (0.47%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 138 (64.49%) Windows
2 75 (35.05%) Windows Server
3 51 (23.83%) Linux
4 22 (10.28%) Windows 10
4 22 (10.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.80%) Android
7 6 (2.80%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.80%) CentOS
8 4 (1.87%) Unix
9 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.93%) AIX
11 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.47%) SUSE
11 1 (0.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (26.64%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (26.17%) ITIL
3 52 (24.30%) Mentoring
4 45 (21.03%) Coaching
5 27 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
6 26 (12.15%) DevOps
6 26 (12.15%) Service Management
7 25 (11.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 22 (10.28%) Configuration Management
9 21 (9.81%) Time Management
10 15 (7.01%) Release Management
11 14 (6.54%) Analytics
12 13 (6.07%) Collaborative Working
12 13 (6.07%) Migration
12 13 (6.07%) Problem Management
12 13 (6.07%) Service Delivery
13 12 (5.61%) Identity Management
13 12 (5.61%) Operational Stability
14 11 (5.14%) Patch Management
14 11 (5.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.48%) PowerShell
2 14 (6.54%) Python
3 11 (5.14%) Bash Shell
3 11 (5.14%) SQL
4 4 (1.87%) Java
4 4 (1.87%) PHP
5 3 (1.40%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.93%) Kotlin
6 2 (0.93%) TypeScript
6 2 (0.93%) VB
7 1 (0.47%) C++
7 1 (0.47%) Go
7 1 (0.47%) Perl
7 1 (0.47%) Ruby
7 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (8.88%) Degree
2 13 (6.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (5.61%) MCSE
4 11 (5.14%) Security Cleared
5 10 (4.67%) MCITP
5 10 (4.67%) MCSA
5 10 (4.67%) MCTS
6 3 (1.40%) CCNA
6 3 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.93%) CCNP
7 2 (0.93%) LPIC
8 1 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.47%) RHCE
8 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.80%) GDPR
2 5 (2.34%) SLA
3 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 83 (38.79%) Active Directory
2 75 (35.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (8.41%) Hyper-V
4 17 (7.94%) Docker
5 10 (4.67%) VMware Workstation
6 9 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (4.21%) vSphere
7 7 (3.27%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (2.34%) XenApp
9 4 (1.87%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 4 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.40%) NFS
10 3 (1.40%) Samba
10 3 (1.40%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (1.40%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.93%) Firmware
11 2 (0.93%) vCloud
11 2 (0.93%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 48 (22.43%) SCCM
2 18 (8.41%) WSUS
3 15 (7.01%) SCOM
4 12 (5.61%) Nagios
5 10 (4.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 9 (4.21%) Microsoft Intune
7 8 (3.74%) Ansible
7 8 (3.74%) Jamf Pro
7 8 (3.74%) vRealize
8 7 (3.27%) Terraform
9 6 (2.80%) Puppet
10 5 (2.34%) AirWatch
10 5 (2.34%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (1.40%) Cacti
11 3 (1.40%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (1.40%) Galera Cluster
11 3 (1.40%) HAProxy
11 3 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (0.47%) Kibana
12 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 107 (50.00%) VMware
2 84 (39.25%) Microsoft
3 38 (17.76%) Cisco
4 32 (14.95%) Citrix
5 23 (10.75%) NetApp
6 13 (6.07%) SolarWinds
7 11 (5.14%) Veeam
8 10 (4.67%) Palo Alto
8 10 (4.67%) Red Hat
9 9 (4.21%) EMC
10 7 (3.27%) Dell
10 7 (3.27%) HP
11 6 (2.80%) Avaya
11 6 (2.80%) Oracle
12 5 (2.34%) CheckPoint
12 5 (2.34%) Fortinet
12 5 (2.34%) Google
13 3 (1.40%) ServiceNow
13 3 (1.40%) Symantec
14 2 (0.93%) Genesys