The median annual salary for a Infrastructure Specialist was - in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure Specialist
North West / Manchester
Rank 194 170 173
Rank change year-on-year -24 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Specialist 5 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.13% 0.36% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.36% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 11
Median salary - £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.29%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% -8.04%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3764 3290 3613
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.89% 97.54% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3149 2733 2963
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Infrastructure Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Infrastructure Specialist in the job title.

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 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 5 (55.56%) Unix
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) SAN
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) HPUX
5 3 (33.33%) Perl
5 3 (33.33%) POSIX
5 3 (33.33%) Python
5 3 (33.33%) SUSE
5 3 (33.33%) AWK
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) Sun
5 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 3 (33.33%) sed
5 3 (33.33%) CentOS
5 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Korn
5 3 (33.33%) VLAN
6 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development

Infrastructure Specialist Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) IaaS
1 2 (22.22%) PaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) NHS
1 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) CentOS
3 3 (33.33%) HPUX
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (33.33%) SUSE
4 2 (22.22%) OpenVMS
4 2 (22.22%) Solaris
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
2 2 (22.22%) ITSM
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Design
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) AWK
1 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 3 (33.33%) Korn
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
1 3 (33.33%) Python
1 3 (33.33%) sed
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (33.33%) Sun
5 2 (22.22%) Intel Security
5 2 (22.22%) NetApp
6 1 (11.11%) Veeam