Period
to 23 January 2021

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 23 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Engineering
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 90 70 148
Rank change year-on-year -20 +78 +12
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 93 216 144
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.96% 3.87% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.12% 4.11% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 87 202 133
Median annual salary £45,500 £39,674 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.68% -5.54% +11.26%
10th Percentile £36,050 £31,000 £32,100
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £72,312
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +10.16%

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 2,979 5,259 6,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 94.78% 94.16% 91.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2,623 4,277 5,218
Median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 23 January 2021.

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 23 January 2021. 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
Bolton +13 8 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Salford +6 4 £42,000 -16.00% 2
Bury +9 1 - -
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £36,500 -
Infrastructure Engineering
North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2021, 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 63 (67.74%) Azure
2 59 (63.44%) Windows
3 54 (58.06%) VMware
4 39 (41.94%) Active Directory
5 38 (40.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 37 (39.78%) Windows Server
7 36 (38.71%) DevOps
8 33 (35.48%) PowerShell
8 33 (35.48%) Microsoft
9 31 (33.33%) DNS
10 27 (29.03%) Office 365
11 25 (26.88%) Linux
12 22 (23.66%) DHCP
13 21 (22.58%) Python
13 21 (22.58%) AWS
14 20 (21.51%) Terraform
15 19 (20.43%) SQL
16 18 (19.35%) SQL Server
16 18 (19.35%) Firewall
16 18 (19.35%) Ansible
17 16 (17.20%) Puppet
18 15 (16.13%) IIS
19 14 (15.05%) Bash Shell
19 14 (15.05%) Docker
19 14 (15.05%) Kubernetes
20 13 (13.98%) Opscode Chef
20 13 (13.98%) Veeam
20 13 (13.98%) Hyper-V
20 13 (13.98%) WAN
21 12 (12.90%) Cisco

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 15 (16.13%) IIS
2 9 (9.68%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.08%) Confluence
6 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 63 (67.74%) Azure
2 27 (29.03%) Office 365
3 21 (22.58%) AWS
4 12 (12.90%) IaaS
5 8 (8.60%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (7.53%) GCP
7 4 (4.30%) OneDrive
7 4 (4.30%) PaaS
7 4 (4.30%) SaaS
8 3 (3.23%) Serverless
9 2 (2.15%) Mimecast
10 1 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (1.08%) Azure Functions
10 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (1.08%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 31 (33.33%) DNS
2 22 (23.66%) DHCP
3 18 (19.35%) Firewall
4 13 (13.98%) WAN
5 10 (10.75%) SAN
6 7 (7.53%) MPLS
6 7 (7.53%) VoIP
7 6 (6.45%) IP Telephony
7 6 (6.45%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (6.45%) TCP/IP
8 4 (4.30%) LAN
8 4 (4.30%) VLAN
9 2 (2.15%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.15%) VPN
9 2 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.08%) Network Security
10 1 (1.08%) Skype
10 1 (1.08%) SSL
10 1 (1.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (2.15%) MySQL
3 1 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.08%) JIRA
3 1 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.08%) Selenium
3 1 (1.08%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (11.83%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Law
3 3 (3.23%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.15%) Housing Association
4 2 (2.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Advertising
5 1 (1.08%) Electronics
5 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 72 (77.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (16.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (8.60%) Azure Engineer
4 8 (8.60%) IT Engineer
4 8 (8.60%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (8.60%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (8.60%) VMware Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 7 (7.53%) Senior DevOps
5 7 (7.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) COM
1 2 (2.15%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.08%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.60%) Clustering
3 7 (7.53%) Private Cloud
4 6 (6.45%) Public Cloud
5 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (2.15%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 59 (63.44%) Windows
2 37 (39.78%) Windows Server
3 25 (26.88%) Linux
4 8 (8.60%) CentOS
4 8 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2016
5 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (4.30%) Unix
9 2 (2.15%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.08%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (38.71%) DevOps
2 11 (11.83%) Configuration Management
2 11 (11.83%) ITIL
3 10 (10.75%) Migration
4 8 (8.60%) Change Management
4 8 (8.60%) Server Building
4 8 (8.60%) Server Management
5 7 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (7.53%) Project Delivery
5 7 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (5.38%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 4 (4.30%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.30%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure as Code
7 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Automation
7 4 (4.30%) Open Source
8 3 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.23%) Identity Management
8 3 (3.23%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 33 (35.48%) PowerShell
2 21 (22.58%) Python
3 19 (20.43%) SQL
4 14 (15.05%) Bash Shell
5 7 (7.53%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.15%) Go
6 2 (2.15%) Ruby
7 1 (1.08%) C#
7 1 (1.08%) Groovy
7 1 (1.08%) Java
7 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (12.90%) RHCE
2 7 (7.53%) Degree
2 7 (7.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (6.45%) MCSA
3 6 (6.45%) MCSE
3 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.08%) CCNA
4 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.08%) CISSP
4 1 (1.08%) HP AIS
4 1 (1.08%) HP ASE
4 1 (1.08%) HP MASE
4 1 (1.08%) JNCIS
4 1 (1.08%) MCITP
4 1 (1.08%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) GDPR
1 3 (3.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (41.94%) Active Directory
2 38 (40.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (15.05%) Docker
4 13 (13.98%) Hyper-V
5 12 (12.90%) vSphere
6 6 (6.45%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (6.45%) VMware Server
7 3 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.23%) VMware NSX
7 3 (3.23%) XenApp
7 3 (3.23%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 20 (21.51%) Terraform
2 18 (19.35%) Ansible
3 16 (17.20%) Puppet
4 14 (15.05%) Kubernetes
5 13 (13.98%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (11.83%) SCCM
7 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (4.30%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (2.15%) NetBackup
9 2 (2.15%) WSUS
10 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
10 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (1.08%) vRealize
Vendors
1 54 (58.06%) VMware
2 33 (35.48%) Microsoft
3 13 (13.98%) Veeam
4 12 (12.90%) Cisco
5 11 (11.83%) Citrix
6 9 (9.68%) NetApp
7 8 (8.60%) Splunk
8 6 (6.45%) EMC
8 6 (6.45%) Nimble Storage
8 6 (6.45%) Red Hat
9 5 (5.38%) Dell
9 5 (5.38%) HP
10 3 (3.23%) Avaya
11 2 (2.15%) CyberArk
11 2 (2.15%) Juniper
11 2 (2.15%) Okta
11 2 (2.15%) SaltStack
11 2 (2.15%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.15%) Sophos
11 2 (2.15%) Wyse