Period
to 20 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

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

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 167 195 247
Rank change year-on-year +28 +52 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 22 28 26
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.59% 0.59% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.61% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 22
10th Percentile £37,750 £38,625 £27,875
25th Percentile £42,000 £45,625 £44,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £49,375 £59,612
Median % change year-on-year +6.33% -17.17% +22.91%
75th Percentile £56,250 £60,625 £72,312
90th Percentile £67,500 £69,743 £76,025
North West median annual salary £49,250 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year -1.50% +2.56% +8.33%

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 3,588 4,568 6,028
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 96.05% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3,090 3,702 4,920
10th Percentile £31,180 £28,946 £26,250
25th Percentile £38,500 £36,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,750
Median % change year-on-year - +9.29% +1.67%
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,625 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in Manchester

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in Manchester

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Engineer in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in Manchester

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Engineer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 April 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
Salford - 2 £42,000 -
Senior Infrastructure Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, Senior Infrastructure Engineer job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 18 (81.82%) Azure
2 18 (81.82%) Windows
3 16 (72.73%) Windows Server
4 12 (54.55%) Microsoft 365
5 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (50.00%) VMware
5 11 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 11 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
7 9 (40.91%) Linux
7 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (40.91%) AWS
8 8 (36.36%) Ansible
9 7 (31.82%) RHCE
10 6 (27.27%) ITIL
11 5 (22.73%) MCSE
11 5 (22.73%) MCSA
11 5 (22.73%) Python
11 5 (22.73%) SAN
11 5 (22.73%) Cisco
11 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
11 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
11 5 (22.73%) Puppet
11 5 (22.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (22.73%) GCP
11 5 (22.73%) Private Cloud
11 5 (22.73%) Terraform
11 5 (22.73%) Failover Clustering

Senior Infrastructure Engineer 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) IIS
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (81.82%) Azure
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft 365
3 9 (40.91%) AWS
4 5 (22.73%) GCP
5 3 (13.64%) SaaS
6 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (4.55%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) SAN
2 3 (13.64%) DHCP
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) MPLS
2 3 (13.64%) VoIP
3 2 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
3 2 (9.09%) SD-WAN
3 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Law
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Public Sector
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Private Cloud
2 3 (13.64%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 9 (40.91%) Linux
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2019
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 3 (13.64%) High Availability
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
4 3 (13.64%) Server Management
4 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) Software Licensing
5 2 (9.09%) Task Automation
5 2 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.55%) Open Source
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
2 5 (22.73%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) RHCE
2 5 (22.73%) MCSA
2 5 (22.73%) MCSE
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.09%) VMware NSX
4 2 (9.09%) vSphere
4 2 (9.09%) XenApp
4 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Ansible
2 5 (22.73%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (22.73%) Puppet
2 5 (22.73%) Terraform
3 4 (18.18%) SCCM
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (9.09%) Kubernetes
5 2 (9.09%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) EMC
3 2 (9.09%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) Meraki
3 2 (9.09%) NetApp
3 2 (9.09%) Nimble Storage
3 2 (9.09%) Veeam
3 2 (9.09%) WatchGuard
4 1 (4.55%) SAP