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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 221 244 239
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 13 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.057% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.061% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 8
Average salary £55,000 £32,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+67.93% -27.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £20,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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
6097 6608 7127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.15% 94.78% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4965 5327 6109
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 7 July 2015. 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
Merseyside - 6 £55,000 -
Manchester +10 4 £52,500 +60.30%
Cheshire - 3 £50,000 -
Infrastructure Consultant
England

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 13 (68.42%) VMware
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) Citrix
3 10 (52.63%) Data Centre
4 9 (47.37%) EMC
4 9 (47.37%) Cisco
5 8 (42.11%) Windows
6 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
7 6 (31.58%) MCSE
7 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
7 6 (31.58%) CCNA
7 6 (31.58%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (31.58%) EMC Certification
7 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (26.32%) SAN
8 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
8 5 (26.32%) COM
9 4 (21.05%) IBM
9 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (15.79%) iSeries
10 3 (15.79%) NetApp
10 3 (15.79%) B2B
10 3 (15.79%) UNIX
10 3 (15.79%) LAN
10 3 (15.79%) WAN
10 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
10 3 (15.79%) Project Management
11 2 (10.53%) Migration
11 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) LAN
2 3 (15.79%) WAN
2 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) VoIP
3 2 (10.53%) WLAN
3 2 (10.53%) Internet
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) Wireless
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security
3 2 (10.53%) NX-OS
3 2 (10.53%) Telepresence
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) iSeries
3 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) UNIX
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) B2B
1 3 (15.79%) Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Security
2 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
2 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Time Management
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (31.58%) EMC Certification
2 6 (31.58%) MCSE
2 6 (31.58%) CCNA
2 6 (31.58%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CISSP
3 1 (5.26%) CCIE
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) ISA Server
1 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
1 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
1 2 (10.53%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) MOM
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
1 2 (10.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) VMware
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) Citrix
4 9 (47.37%) Cisco
4 9 (47.37%) EMC
5 4 (21.05%) IBM
6 3 (15.79%) NetApp
7 2 (10.53%) Novell
7 2 (10.53%) Sun
7 2 (10.53%) HP
7 2 (10.53%) Dell