Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Specialist was £38,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Specialist
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 298 271 253
Rank change year-on-year -27 -18 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 3 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.038% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.14% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 30
Manchester median annual salary £38,000 £45,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.94% +52.50% -35.48%
North West median annual salary £39,750 £45,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -11.67% +50.00% -37.82%

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 7786 7278 7156
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.37% 97.43% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6469 6250 5964
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Infrastructure Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Specialist in Manchester

Infrastructure Specialist
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Specialist in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Infrastructure Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) XenMobile
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) OneDrive
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 2 (66.67%) Wyse
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Altiris
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp

Infrastructure Specialist 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
1 2 (66.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCA
2 1 (33.33%) NCDA
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Altiris
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Wyse
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp