Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineering
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 75 105 142
Rank change year-on-year +30 +37 +16
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 90 191 158
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.43% 2.95% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.69% 3.11% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 87 171 151
Median annual salary £51,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.59% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,711 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,734 £59,206
North West median annual salary £45,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.65% +6.25% +3.90%

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 2,441 6,138 6,634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 92.99% 94.65% 91.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2,166 4,857 5,470
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £33,500 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Manchester

Infrastructure Engineering
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in Manchester.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Engineering in Manchester

Infrastructure Engineering
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 October 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 24 October 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
Salford +22 1 £40,000 -
Bolton +13 1 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Altrincham +10 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £36,500 -
Infrastructure Engineering
North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 50 (55.56%) Windows
2 44 (48.89%) VMware
2 44 (48.89%) Azure
3 43 (47.78%) Linux
4 36 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 34 (37.78%) Microsoft
6 31 (34.44%) Python
7 30 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 28 (31.11%) DevOps
9 27 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 27 (30.00%) AWS
10 25 (27.78%) Ansible
11 24 (26.67%) Windows Server
12 22 (24.44%) Bash Shell
12 22 (24.44%) Office 365
13 20 (22.22%) Puppet
13 20 (22.22%) Terraform
13 20 (22.22%) DNS
14 18 (20.00%) Kubernetes
15 16 (17.78%) DHCP
15 16 (17.78%) ITIL
15 16 (17.78%) Docker
16 15 (16.67%) RHCE
16 15 (16.67%) Firewall
17 14 (15.56%) Data Centre
18 13 (14.44%) Private Cloud
18 13 (14.44%) Red Hat
18 13 (14.44%) Cisco
19 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
19 12 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 9 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.33%) IIS
4 3 (3.33%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.22%) Confluence
6 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 44 (48.89%) Azure
2 27 (30.00%) AWS
3 22 (24.44%) Office 365
4 11 (12.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (11.11%) GCP
6 4 (4.44%) AWS CodeBuild
6 4 (4.44%) AWS CodePipeline
6 4 (4.44%) IaaS
7 3 (3.33%) PaaS
8 2 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (2.22%) OneDrive
8 2 (2.22%) SaaS
9 1 (1.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.11%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (1.11%) Mimecast
9 1 (1.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.22%) DNS
2 16 (17.78%) DHCP
3 15 (16.67%) Firewall
4 11 (12.22%) WAN
5 10 (11.11%) LAN
6 8 (8.89%) MPLS
6 8 (8.89%) OSPF
6 8 (8.89%) SAN
6 8 (8.89%) VLAN
7 7 (7.78%) VPN
8 6 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (6.67%) Cisco Firepower
8 6 (6.67%) EIGRP
8 6 (6.67%) Spanning Tree
8 6 (6.67%) VPLS
8 6 (6.67%) Wireless
9 5 (5.56%) IP Telephony
10 4 (4.44%) VoIP
11 3 (3.33%) Internet
11 3 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.44%) MySQL
2 4 (4.44%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.11%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.11%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.11%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.11%) Redis
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.44%) JIRA
3 1 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.11%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.11%) Selenium
3 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (12.22%) Law
2 8 (8.89%) Finance
3 4 (4.44%) Legal
3 4 (4.44%) Local Government
4 2 (2.22%) Housing Association
4 2 (2.22%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (1.11%) Advertising
5 1 (1.11%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.11%) Billing
5 1 (1.11%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (76.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (18.89%) Linux Engineer
2 17 (18.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (13.33%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (12.22%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (8.89%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (8.89%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) AWS Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 6 (6.67%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) Web Services
2 2 (2.22%) .NET
2 2 (2.22%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.22%) COM
2 2 (2.22%) JSON
3 1 (1.11%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.11%) Velocity
3 1 (1.11%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 13 (14.44%) Private Cloud
3 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.33%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.22%) CCTV
5 2 (2.22%) Clustering
5 2 (2.22%) Derivative
5 2 (2.22%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.22%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.22%) User Experience
6 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 50 (55.56%) Windows
2 43 (47.78%) Linux
3 24 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 12 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (10.00%) CentOS
6 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (6.67%) Unix
8 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.33%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.22%) AIX
10 2 (2.22%) Solaris
10 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (1.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.11%) DevOps
2 16 (17.78%) ITIL
3 10 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 8 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (7.78%) Change Management
5 7 (7.78%) Server Building
6 5 (5.56%) Migration
7 4 (4.44%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 4 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.44%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.33%) Dashboard Development
8 3 (3.33%) Fintech
8 3 (3.33%) Identity Management
8 3 (3.33%) Infrastructure as Code
8 3 (3.33%) Infrastructure Automation
8 3 (3.33%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (3.33%) Project Delivery
8 3 (3.33%) Test Automation
8 3 (3.33%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 31 (34.44%) Python
3 22 (24.44%) Bash Shell
4 10 (11.11%) SQL
5 5 (5.56%) Ruby
6 3 (3.33%) Go
7 2 (2.22%) Java
8 1 (1.11%) C#
8 1 (1.11%) Groovy
8 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.11%) Perl
8 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (16.67%) RHCE
2 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (12.22%) MCSA
3 11 (12.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (11.11%) MCSE
5 8 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (7.78%) CCNA
7 6 (6.67%) CCNP
7 6 (6.67%) Degree
8 1 (1.11%) CISSP
8 1 (1.11%) HP AIS
8 1 (1.11%) HP ASE
8 1 (1.11%) HP MASE
8 1 (1.11%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.11%) MCITP
8 1 (1.11%) MCP
8 1 (1.11%) NCIE
8 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) GDPR
1 3 (3.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.11%) NIST
3 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 27 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (17.78%) Docker
4 11 (12.22%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.44%) VMware Server
6 3 (3.33%) XenApp
6 3 (3.33%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.22%) Firmware
7 2 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.22%) VMware NSX
7 2 (2.22%) vSphere
8 1 (1.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (27.78%) Ansible
2 20 (22.22%) Puppet
2 20 (22.22%) Terraform
3 18 (20.00%) Kubernetes
4 11 (12.22%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (7.78%) SCCM
6 6 (6.67%) FortiGate
7 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (2.22%) Nagios
8 2 (2.22%) WSUS
9 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (1.11%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (1.11%) Grafana
9 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (1.11%) Prometheus
9 1 (1.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (48.89%) VMware
2 34 (37.78%) Microsoft
3 13 (14.44%) Cisco
3 13 (14.44%) Red Hat
4 11 (12.22%) Citrix
5 8 (8.89%) Splunk
6 6 (6.67%) NetApp
6 6 (6.67%) Palo Alto
6 6 (6.67%) Veeam
7 5 (5.56%) Dell
8 4 (4.44%) HP
9 3 (3.33%) Avaya
9 3 (3.33%) EMC
9 3 (3.33%) Nimble Storage
9 3 (3.33%) Oracle
10 2 (2.22%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.22%) IBM
10 2 (2.22%) Juniper
11 1 (1.11%) NETGEAR
11 1 (1.11%) SAP