The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 691 758 736
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -22
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 198 114 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 182 105 127
Average salary £47,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,100 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £66,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100150 98294 103682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83451 79476 89033
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Infrastructure Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Infrastructure Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant within the UK.

Infrastructure Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 within the UK.

Infrastructure Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 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
England +88 194 £46,250 -7.50% 14
South West +51 68 £50,000 -13.04% 1
London +2 57 £57,500 +15.00% 10
Dorset - 38 £37,500 - 1
South East -8 35 £40,000 -34.69% 1
Poole - 22 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 15 £57,500 -
West Midlands -20 14 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Bournemouth - 14 £35,000 - 1
Surrey - 12 £45,000 -
Berkshire +12 11 £35,000 -4.76% 1
Reigate - 10 £45,000 -
Coventry - 9 £45,000 -
Somerset - 9 £62,500 -
Oxfordshire 0 7 £37,000 -43.07%
City of London -5 7 £61,250 +11.36% 2
Yorkshire -11 7 £35,000 -44.00%
Bath - 7 £62,500 -
Newbury +2 6 £31,500 -30.00%
West Yorkshire -4 6 £35,000 -22.22%
Birmingham -9 5 £51,000 -7.27%
Leeds -9 5 £35,000 -22.22%
East of England - 5 £70,000 -
Wiltshire -4 4 £57,500 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £70,000 -
Cheltenham - 4 £55,000 -
Abingdon - 4 - -
Reading - 4 £37,500 -
North West -7 3 £30,000 +9.09%
Midlands - 3 £35,000 -

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 232 (60.89%) Windows
2 199 (52.23%) Microsoft
3 196 (51.44%) VMware
4 153 (40.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 126 (33.07%) MS Exchange
6 122 (32.02%) Citrix
7 116 (30.45%) MS Excel
8 115 (30.18%) SAN
9 114 (29.92%) Active Directory
10 106 (27.82%) Firewall
11 105 (27.56%) Microsoft Certification
12 85 (22.31%) Hyper-V
13 84 (22.05%) MCSE
14 81 (21.26%) Windows Server 2008
15 78 (20.47%) Cisco
16 77 (20.21%) Linux
16 77 (20.21%) Windows Server 2012
17 70 (18.37%) WAN
18 68 (17.85%) Lync
19 64 (16.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 64 (16.80%) SQL
20 59 (15.49%) SQL Server
21 58 (15.22%) EMC
22 56 (14.70%) NetApp
22 56 (14.70%) Migration
23 53 (13.91%) Finance
23 53 (13.91%) HP
23 53 (13.91%) Project Management
23 53 (13.91%) PowerShell
24 49 (12.86%) vSphere

Infrastructure Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 126 (33.07%) MS Exchange
2 68 (17.85%) Lync
3 36 (9.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (9.19%) IIS
5 33 (8.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 23 (6.04%) SharePoint
7 13 (3.41%) CMS
8 12 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (1.84%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.57%) Office Communications Server
11 6 (1.57%) OpenStack
12 5 (1.31%) WebSphere
12 5 (1.31%) IBM HTTP Server
12 5 (1.31%) WebLogic
13 4 (1.05%) Apache
13 4 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 116 (30.45%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 34 (8.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (8.66%) Office 365
3 8 (2.10%) IaaS
4 3 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (30.18%) SAN
2 106 (27.82%) Firewall
3 70 (18.37%) WAN
4 46 (12.07%) LAN
5 45 (11.81%) VPN
6 35 (9.19%) TCP/IP
7 31 (8.14%) NetScaler
8 26 (6.82%) DNS
9 25 (6.56%) iSCSI
10 24 (6.30%) Fibre Channel
11 17 (4.46%) Internet
12 14 (3.67%) DHCP
12 14 (3.67%) Cisco IOS
13 13 (3.41%) OSPF
13 13 (3.41%) PBX
14 12 (3.15%) Structured Cabling
15 11 (2.89%) Ethernet
15 11 (2.89%) BGP
15 11 (2.89%) NAS
16 10 (2.62%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.61%) MySQL
3 14 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (3.15%) Oracle Database
5 9 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.31%) DB2
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (1.31%) Subversion
1 5 (1.31%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.05%) WinRunner
2 4 (1.05%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (1.05%) LoadRunner
2 4 (1.05%) SilkPerformer
3 3 (0.79%) Ant
3 3 (0.79%) Maven
3 3 (0.79%) Build Forge
3 3 (0.79%) Hudson
3 3 (0.79%) Jenkins
General
1 53 (13.91%) Finance
2 15 (3.94%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.67%) Aerospace
4 11 (2.89%) Electronics
4 11 (2.89%) Retail
4 11 (2.89%) Spanish Language
5 9 (2.36%) German Language
5 9 (2.36%) Italian Language
5 9 (2.36%) Dutch Language
6 8 (2.10%) Marketing
6 8 (2.10%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.57%) Banking
8 5 (1.31%) Law
9 4 (1.05%) Legal
10 3 (0.79%) French Language
11 2 (0.52%) Local Government
11 2 (0.52%) Publishing
12 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.46%) .NET
2 9 (2.36%) Web Services
3 8 (2.10%) Middleware
4 5 (1.31%) Application Packaging
4 5 (1.31%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (1.31%) SAML
5 3 (0.79%) XML
6 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.26%) CSS
7 1 (0.26%) J2EE
7 1 (0.26%) HTML
7 1 (0.26%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.26%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.09%) Management Information System
2 23 (6.04%) Clustering
3 20 (5.25%) Thin Client
3 20 (5.25%) Fat Client
4 19 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.94%) Enterprise Storage
6 11 (2.89%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.62%) EqualLogic
8 9 (2.36%) Replication
8 9 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.57%) NHS
9 6 (1.57%) DTV
10 4 (1.05%) Smartcard
10 4 (1.05%) CESG
10 4 (1.05%) CESG CLAS
10 4 (1.05%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.05%) PKI
10 4 (1.05%) Open Source
11 3 (0.79%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.79%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 232 (60.89%) Windows
2 81 (21.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 77 (20.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 77 (20.21%) Linux
4 36 (9.45%) UNIX
5 33 (8.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (5.25%) Windows Vista
7 15 (3.94%) Windows 7
8 13 (3.41%) Solaris
9 12 (3.15%) Windows XP
10 10 (2.62%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.31%) AIX
12 3 (0.79%) CentOS
12 3 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (14.70%) Migration
2 53 (13.91%) Project Management
3 42 (11.02%) ITIL
4 36 (9.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 32 (8.40%) Performance Tuning
6 20 (5.25%) Mentoring
7 18 (4.72%) Performance Analysis
8 17 (4.46%) Service Delivery
9 16 (4.20%) Risk Management
9 16 (4.20%) Cyber Security
10 15 (3.94%) Load Balancing
11 14 (3.67%) Network Design
12 12 (3.15%) Change Management
12 12 (3.15%) Project Planning
12 12 (3.15%) Business Transformation
13 11 (2.89%) Service Management
13 11 (2.89%) CAD
14 10 (2.62%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (2.62%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (2.62%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 64 (16.80%) SQL
2 53 (13.91%) PowerShell
3 45 (11.81%) Perl
4 34 (8.92%) Python
5 14 (3.67%) Ruby
6 13 (3.41%) C
7 10 (2.62%) Shell Script
7 10 (2.62%) Bash Shell
8 8 (2.10%) VBA
9 7 (1.84%) Tcl
10 6 (1.57%) PHP
10 6 (1.57%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.31%) Java
12 4 (1.05%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.05%) VB
13 3 (0.79%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 105 (27.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 84 (22.05%) MCSE
3 64 (16.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 49 (12.86%) CCA
4 49 (12.86%) Citrix Certification
5 43 (11.29%) Degree
6 30 (7.87%) CCEE
7 29 (7.61%) MCITP
7 29 (7.61%) CCEA
7 29 (7.61%) MCSA
8 26 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (5.51%) MCP
10 16 (4.20%) Security Cleared
11 15 (3.94%) CCNP
11 15 (3.94%) VCP5
12 14 (3.67%) CCNA
13 13 (3.41%) VCP4
14 12 (3.15%) CCIE
15 9 (2.36%) CISSP
15 9 (2.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.57%) SLA
2 4 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.52%) QA
4 1 (0.26%) GCP
System Software
1 153 (40.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 114 (29.92%) Active Directory
3 85 (22.31%) Hyper-V
4 49 (12.86%) vSphere
5 44 (11.55%) XenDesktop
6 35 (9.19%) XenApp
7 28 (7.35%) VMware ESX
8 18 (4.72%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (2.89%) XenServer
10 8 (2.10%) Xen
11 7 (1.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (1.84%) ISA Server
11 7 (1.84%) Forefront TMG
11 7 (1.84%) UAG
12 5 (1.31%) Docker
13 4 (1.05%) KVM
13 4 (1.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 4 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.79%) NFS
15 2 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 37 (9.71%) SCCM
2 30 (7.87%) SCOM
3 11 (2.89%) SCDPM
4 10 (2.62%) SELinux
5 8 (2.10%) NetBackup
6 7 (1.84%) Nagios
7 6 (1.57%) ARCserve
7 6 (1.57%) SCVMM
7 6 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.31%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (1.31%) Cacti
9 4 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (1.05%) Legato
9 4 (1.05%) Icinga
9 4 (1.05%) Ansible
10 3 (0.79%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.52%) Puppet
12 1 (0.26%) AppDNA
12 1 (0.26%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 199 (52.23%) Microsoft
2 196 (51.44%) VMware
3 122 (32.02%) Citrix
4 78 (20.47%) Cisco
5 58 (15.22%) EMC
6 56 (14.70%) NetApp
7 53 (13.91%) HP
8 42 (11.02%) Oracle
9 32 (8.40%) AppSense
10 26 (6.82%) IBM
11 20 (5.25%) Dell
11 20 (5.25%) Juniper
12 13 (3.41%) CommVault
12 13 (3.41%) Veeam
13 12 (3.15%) Sun
13 12 (3.15%) SAP
14 10 (2.62%) Symantec
15 8 (2.10%) TOWER Software
16 5 (1.31%) Hitachi
16 5 (1.31%) SolarWinds
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