The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Infrastructure Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 239 242 256
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 19 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.15% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.15% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 5
Average salary £42,500 £27,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% -19.11%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +12.35%
Infrastructure Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7003 6452 7715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.38% 95.26% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6026 5454 6812
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,709 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Infrastructure Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Infrastructure Consultant
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant across the North West region.

Infrastructure Consultant Salary Trend in the North West

Infrastructure Consultant
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Infrastructure Consultant Salary Histogram in the North West

Infrastructure Consultant
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -20 11 £42,500 +54.54%
Merseyside +15 3 £30,000 -40.00%
Cheshire - 3 £42,500 -
Infrastructure Consultant
England

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Infrastructure Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Consultant in their job title.

1 17 (73.91%) VMware
2 16 (69.57%) Windows
3 14 (60.87%) Cisco
4 13 (56.52%) SQL
5 11 (47.83%) IIS
5 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
5 11 (47.83%) Citrix
5 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (39.13%) Hyper-V
7 8 (34.78%) MCSE
7 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
7 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (34.78%) SAN
8 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
8 7 (30.43%) NetApp
8 7 (30.43%) Enterprise Storage
8 7 (30.43%) NCDA
8 7 (30.43%) NCIE
9 6 (26.09%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (26.09%) Lync
9 6 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
10 5 (21.74%) HP
10 5 (21.74%) iSCSI
10 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
10 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (17.39%) VB
11 4 (17.39%) MS Office
11 4 (17.39%) Linux
11 4 (17.39%) VPN

Infrastructure Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Infrastructure Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (47.83%) IIS
2 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
3 6 (26.09%) Lync
4 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (17.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) SAN
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (21.74%) iSCSI
4 4 (17.39%) VPN
5 3 (13.04%) Firewall
5 3 (13.04%) LAN
5 3 (13.04%) WAN
5 3 (13.04%) NAS
5 3 (13.04%) Unified Communications
6 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (8.70%) Business Development
3 1 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
3 1 (4.35%) Information Security
3 1 (4.35%) Information Security Management
3 1 (4.35%) Security Management
3 1 (4.35%) Quality Management
3 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (4.35%) CRM
3 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
3 4 (17.39%) VB
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (34.78%) MCSE
2 7 (30.43%) NCDA
2 7 (30.43%) NCIE
3 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (17.39%) MCTS
3 4 (17.39%) MCITP
4 3 (13.04%) MCSA
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.35%) VCP4
5 1 (4.35%) VCP5
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (39.13%) Hyper-V
3 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
4 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (17.39%) VMware ESX
5 2 (8.70%) XenApp
5 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) VMware
2 14 (60.87%) Cisco
3 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 11 (47.83%) Citrix
4 7 (30.43%) NetApp
5 5 (21.74%) HP
6 4 (17.39%) EMC
6 4 (17.39%) NETGEAR
7 3 (13.04%) AppSense