Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineering
North West > Manchester
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 74 112 158
Rank change year-on-year +38 +46 +3
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 115 196 136
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.54% 2.99% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 3.16% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 108 173 126
Median annual salary £48,375 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +18.42% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,425 £29,307 £30,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,535 £50,625
North West median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +18.42% -5.00%

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 2,999 6,210 6,706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 92.28% 94.79% 91.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,498 4,734 5,571
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £67,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% +8.54%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +11 8 £33,750 -3.57%
Stockport +6 3 £21,500 -28.33%
Wigan - 2 £25,750 - 2
Rochdale - 2 £30,000 - 1
Salford +37 1 £40,000 -15.79%
Oldham +7 1 - - 1
Infrastructure Engineering
North West

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 72 (62.61%) Windows
2 61 (53.04%) Linux
3 50 (43.48%) VMware
4 49 (42.61%) Azure
5 42 (36.52%) Windows Server
6 41 (35.65%) Microsoft
7 39 (33.91%) AWS
8 35 (30.43%) Python
9 33 (28.70%) PowerShell
10 32 (27.83%) Active Directory
11 31 (26.96%) Cisco
11 31 (26.96%) VMware Infrastructure
12 29 (25.22%) Bash Shell
13 27 (23.48%) ITIL
14 26 (22.61%) Firewall
15 24 (20.87%) Puppet
15 24 (20.87%) Ansible
16 22 (19.13%) LAN
17 21 (18.26%) WAN
17 21 (18.26%) Office 365
18 20 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
19 19 (16.52%) Red Hat
20 18 (15.65%) MCSE
20 18 (15.65%) Hyper-V
21 17 (14.78%) DevOps
21 17 (14.78%) SAN
21 17 (14.78%) RHCE
22 16 (13.91%) MS Exchange
22 16 (13.91%) Terraform
23 15 (13.04%) Data Centre

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 16 (13.91%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.96%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (5.22%) Skype for Business
4 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.48%) Confluence
5 4 (3.48%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.48%) IIS
6 3 (2.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.74%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 49 (42.61%) Azure
2 39 (33.91%) AWS
3 21 (18.26%) Office 365
4 12 (10.43%) GCP
5 10 (8.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (7.83%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (6.09%) AWS CodeBuild
7 7 (6.09%) AWS CodePipeline
8 5 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (4.35%) Amazon S3
8 5 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (2.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (2.61%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (2.61%) GitHub
10 2 (1.74%) IaaS
11 1 (0.87%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (22.61%) Firewall
2 22 (19.13%) LAN
3 21 (18.26%) WAN
4 17 (14.78%) SAN
5 12 (10.43%) VLAN
5 12 (10.43%) VPN
6 11 (9.57%) OSPF
7 9 (7.83%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (7.83%) MPLS
7 9 (7.83%) Network Security
8 8 (6.96%) TCP/IP
9 7 (6.09%) Cisco Firepower
9 7 (6.09%) DHCP
9 7 (6.09%) DNS
9 7 (6.09%) EIGRP
9 7 (6.09%) Spanning Tree
9 7 (6.09%) VPLS
9 7 (6.09%) Wireless
10 6 (5.22%) Skype
10 6 (5.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.22%) MongoDB
2 6 (5.22%) MySQL
2 6 (5.22%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.61%) Amazon Aurora
4 3 (2.61%) Redis
5 2 (1.74%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.87%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.09%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.22%) JIRA
4 5 (4.35%) Subversion
5 2 (1.74%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.74%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (9.57%) Law
2 10 (8.70%) Finance
3 5 (4.35%) Billing
4 4 (3.48%) Legal
4 4 (3.48%) Local Government
4 4 (3.48%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.61%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.74%) Marketing
6 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.87%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 91 (79.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (23.48%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (14.78%) Linux Engineer
4 16 (13.91%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (8.70%) AWS Engineer
5 10 (8.70%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (8.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (7.83%) Windows Engineer
6 9 (7.83%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (6.96%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.96%) Network Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) Azure Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) VMware Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.09%) Web Services
2 2 (1.74%) .NET
2 2 (1.74%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.74%) JSON
2 2 (1.74%) Node.js
3 1 (0.87%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.87%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 14 (12.17%) Private Cloud
3 5 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.48%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.48%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.61%) Life Science
6 2 (1.74%) CCTV
6 2 (1.74%) Clustering
6 2 (1.74%) Derivative
6 2 (1.74%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.74%) User Experience
7 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 72 (62.61%) Windows
2 61 (53.04%) Linux
3 42 (36.52%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (6.09%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (4.35%) CentOS
8 4 (3.48%) Unix
8 4 (3.48%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (1.74%) AIX
10 2 (1.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.48%) ITIL
2 17 (14.78%) DevOps
3 11 (9.57%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (6.96%) Configuration Management
4 8 (6.96%) High Availability
5 7 (6.09%) Change Management
5 7 (6.09%) Open Source
5 7 (6.09%) Server Building
5 7 (6.09%) Service Management
6 6 (5.22%) Project Management
7 5 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 5 (4.35%) Infrastructure Automation
7 5 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (4.35%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (3.48%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.48%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.48%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.48%) Server Management
8 4 (3.48%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (30.43%) Python
2 33 (28.70%) PowerShell
3 29 (25.22%) Bash Shell
4 9 (7.83%) Go
5 7 (6.09%) SQL
6 3 (2.61%) Ruby
6 3 (2.61%) VBScript
7 2 (1.74%) C#
7 2 (1.74%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.87%) C
8 1 (0.87%) Java
8 1 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (15.65%) MCSE
3 17 (14.78%) RHCE
4 14 (12.17%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (12.17%) MCSA
5 13 (11.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (10.43%) CCNA
6 12 (10.43%) Degree
7 8 (6.96%) CCNP
8 3 (2.61%) MCITP
8 3 (2.61%) MCTS
9 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.87%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.87%) CCSP
10 1 (0.87%) CCVP
10 1 (0.87%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.87%) MCP
10 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) GDPR
2 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.74%) SLA
3 1 (0.87%) NIST
System Software
1 32 (27.83%) Active Directory
2 31 (26.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (15.65%) Hyper-V
4 15 (13.04%) Docker
5 6 (5.22%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (5.22%) XenApp
6 5 (4.35%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 5 (4.35%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.48%) Firmware
7 4 (3.48%) VMware NSX
8 3 (2.61%) vCloud
9 2 (1.74%) vSphere
10 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.87%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 24 (20.87%) Ansible
1 24 (20.87%) Puppet
2 16 (13.91%) Terraform
3 12 (10.43%) Kubernetes
4 8 (6.96%) SCCM
5 7 (6.09%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (6.09%) FortiGate
6 3 (2.61%) Nagios
6 3 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.74%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.74%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.87%) Grafana
8 1 (0.87%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.87%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (43.48%) VMware
2 41 (35.65%) Microsoft
3 31 (26.96%) Cisco
4 19 (16.52%) Red Hat
5 12 (10.43%) Citrix
6 9 (7.83%) Palo Alto
7 8 (6.96%) NetApp
8 5 (4.35%) HP
9 4 (3.48%) Dell
9 4 (3.48%) EMC
9 4 (3.48%) Veeam
10 3 (2.61%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.61%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.61%) SAP
10 3 (2.61%) Splunk
11 2 (1.74%) Ericsson
11 2 (1.74%) Google
11 2 (1.74%) Huawei
11 2 (1.74%) IBM
11 2 (1.74%) Oracle