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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 751 747 737
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 140 142 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 117 119 134
Average salary £52,500 £54,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £39,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,600 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £54,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +20.00%

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
106380 101290 110833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.35% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 86308 84102 94334
Average salary £45,000 £43,164 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 2014 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 1 October 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
England -13 128 £52,500 -2.77% 12
South East +1 36 £52,500 +10.52% 1
London -16 33 £52,500 - 4
South West +6 24 £35,000 -44.00% 1
Hampshire - 13 £52,500 -
West Midlands -14 12 £47,500 -13.63% 4
Berkshire 0 11 £33,750 -30.41%
Farnborough - 10 £52,500 -
North West -7 9 £42,500 -19.04% 1
East of England -9 8 £66,000 +22.22%
Dorset - 8 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire -15 7 £66,000 +22.22%
Somerset - 7 £62,500 -
Bath - 7 £62,500 -
Bournemouth - 7 £35,000 -
Coventry -2 6 £47,893 -31.58% 2
Glasgow -3 6 £47,500 -5.94%
Scotland -7 6 £47,500 -13.63%
Surrey -12 6 £60,000 +26.31%
Reading +2 5 £35,000 -22.22%
Leatherhead - 5 £60,000 -
Swindon +6 4 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Wiltshire -3 4 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Manchester -13 4 £45,750 -34.64% 1
Solihull - 4 £47,500 - 1
Bracknell - 4 - -
Oxfordshire +6 3 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Cheshire -11 3 £42,500 +13.33%
East Midlands -13 3 £48,750 -2.50%
Yorkshire -47 3 £50,000 - 1

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 149 (57.09%) Windows
2 126 (48.28%) Microsoft
3 110 (42.15%) VMware
4 83 (31.80%) SAN
5 77 (29.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 74 (28.35%) Firewall
7 73 (27.97%) Citrix
8 61 (23.37%) MS Excel
9 59 (22.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 58 (22.22%) Cisco
11 56 (21.46%) MS Exchange
12 55 (21.07%) Active Directory
13 48 (18.39%) Hyper-V
14 46 (17.62%) Microsoft Certification
15 40 (15.33%) Cisco Certification
16 39 (14.94%) MCSE
16 39 (14.94%) TCP/IP
17 35 (13.41%) Windows Server 2012
18 34 (13.03%) SQL Server
18 34 (13.03%) Disaster Recovery
19 33 (12.64%) Finance
19 33 (12.64%) Linux
19 33 (12.64%) ITIL
19 33 (12.64%) WAN
19 33 (12.64%) HP
20 32 (12.26%) NetApp
21 30 (11.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 29 (11.11%) LAN
23 28 (10.73%) Migration
24 27 (10.34%) MCITP

Infrastructure Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 56 (21.46%) MS Exchange
2 24 (9.20%) Lync
3 22 (8.43%) SharePoint
4 19 (7.28%) IIS
5 17 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (3.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (2.68%) Apache
8 7 (2.68%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2000
9 6 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.92%) CMS
10 5 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.92%) OpenStack
10 5 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (1.53%) WebSphere
12 3 (1.15%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 61 (23.37%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.90%) MS Office
3 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.77%) MS Project
3 2 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.90%) Office 365
2 16 (6.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.21%) IaaS
4 10 (3.83%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.38%) SaaS
6 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (31.80%) SAN
2 74 (28.35%) Firewall
3 39 (14.94%) TCP/IP
4 33 (12.64%) WAN
5 29 (11.11%) LAN
6 23 (8.81%) VPN
7 21 (8.05%) DNS
8 17 (6.51%) DHCP
9 12 (4.60%) NAS
9 12 (4.60%) X.509
10 11 (4.21%) Internet
11 9 (3.45%) Network Security
12 8 (3.07%) VLAN
13 7 (2.68%) MPLS
13 7 (2.68%) NetScaler
14 6 (2.30%) Kerberos
14 6 (2.30%) OSPF
14 6 (2.30%) BGP
15 5 (1.92%) Wireless
15 5 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (2.30%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.92%) MySQL
4 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.15%) DB2
6 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.38%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.53%) WinRunner
1 4 (1.53%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (1.53%) LoadRunner
1 4 (1.53%) Subversion
1 4 (1.53%) SilkPerformer
2 3 (1.15%) Maven
2 3 (1.15%) Ant
2 3 (1.15%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.15%) Build Forge
2 3 (1.15%) Hudson
3 2 (0.77%) MSI
General
1 33 (12.64%) Finance
2 11 (4.21%) Banking
3 9 (3.45%) German Language
4 8 (3.07%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.68%) Retail
6 6 (2.30%) Marketing
7 5 (1.92%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.53%) French Language
9 3 (1.15%) Legal
9 3 (1.15%) Electronics
10 2 (0.77%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.77%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.77%) Law
10 2 (0.77%) Publishing
10 2 (0.77%) Local Government
11 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.83%) Middleware
2 8 (3.07%) SAML
3 7 (2.68%) JMS
4 6 (2.30%) Web Services
4 6 (2.30%) .NET
5 3 (1.15%) XML
6 2 (0.77%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.38%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.38%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.38%) CSS
7 1 (0.38%) HTML
7 1 (0.38%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.66%) Thin Client
1 20 (7.66%) Fat Client
2 18 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 17 (6.51%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.98%) PKI
5 12 (4.60%) Smartcard
5 12 (4.60%) Cryptography
5 12 (4.60%) CESG
5 12 (4.60%) CESG CLAS
6 10 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.07%) User Experience
8 7 (2.68%) Clustering
8 7 (2.68%) Blackberry
9 6 (2.30%) Replication
10 5 (1.92%) EqualLogic
11 4 (1.53%) Open Source
12 3 (1.15%) NHS
12 3 (1.15%) DTV
12 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
13 2 (0.77%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 149 (57.09%) Windows
2 59 (22.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (13.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (12.64%) Linux
5 23 (8.81%) UNIX
6 21 (8.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (6.90%) Windows Vista
8 17 (6.51%) Windows 8
9 16 (6.13%) Windows 7
10 15 (5.75%) Solaris
11 12 (4.60%) Windows XP
12 8 (3.07%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (3.07%) AIX
13 6 (2.30%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.15%) HPUX
14 3 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.77%) CentOS
15 2 (0.77%) Debian
15 2 (0.77%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (13.03%) Disaster Recovery
2 33 (12.64%) ITIL
3 28 (10.73%) Migration
4 24 (9.20%) Mentoring
5 18 (6.90%) Network Design
6 16 (6.13%) Business Transformation
7 15 (5.75%) Project Planning
7 15 (5.75%) Project Management
8 14 (5.36%) Service Delivery
9 13 (4.98%) Risk Management
10 11 (4.21%) Change Management
10 11 (4.21%) Service Management
11 10 (3.83%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (3.07%) Software Deployment
14 7 (2.68%) Programme Management
14 7 (2.68%) PRINCE2
14 7 (2.68%) Business Development
15 6 (2.30%) Problem Management
15 6 (2.30%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (9.20%) SQL
2 13 (4.98%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.45%) Perl
3 9 (3.45%) Bash Shell
4 8 (3.07%) Python
5 5 (1.92%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.53%) VBScript
6 4 (1.53%) Java
6 4 (1.53%) Ruby
7 3 (1.15%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.38%) VB
8 1 (0.38%) C
8 1 (0.38%) PHP
8 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.38%) LINC
Qualifications
1 46 (17.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (15.33%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (14.94%) MCSE
4 30 (11.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 27 (10.34%) MCITP
5 27 (10.34%) Degree
6 25 (9.58%) CCNA
6 25 (9.58%) Security Cleared
7 22 (8.43%) Citrix Certification
8 21 (8.05%) CCA
9 18 (6.90%) SC Cleared
10 17 (6.51%) CCNP
11 13 (4.98%) CISSP
12 12 (4.60%) CCIE
13 6 (2.30%) MCSA
13 6 (2.30%) ISEB
14 5 (1.92%) CCIP
15 4 (1.53%) ISTQB
15 4 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (1.53%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.68%) SLA
3 2 (0.77%) QA
3 2 (0.77%) GCP
4 1 (0.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 77 (29.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (21.07%) Active Directory
3 48 (18.39%) Hyper-V
4 17 (6.51%) XenApp
5 15 (5.75%) XenDesktop
6 9 (3.45%) ISA Server
6 9 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
7 8 (3.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (3.07%) UAG
7 8 (3.07%) VMware ESX
8 6 (2.30%) vSphere
9 5 (1.92%) Xen
10 4 (1.53%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (1.15%) NFS
11 3 (1.15%) KVM
11 3 (1.15%) XenServer
11 3 (1.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (1.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 3 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.77%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 26 (9.96%) SCCM
2 17 (6.51%) SCOM
3 8 (3.07%) Nagios
4 5 (1.92%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.92%) Puppet
5 4 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.53%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.15%) AppDNA
7 2 (0.77%) WSUS
7 2 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.77%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.77%) Ganglia
7 2 (0.77%) Check_MK
7 2 (0.77%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.77%) Salt
8 1 (0.38%) Nessus
8 1 (0.38%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 126 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 110 (42.15%) VMware
3 73 (27.97%) Citrix
4 58 (22.22%) Cisco
5 33 (12.64%) HP
6 32 (12.26%) NetApp
7 21 (8.05%) EMC
8 20 (7.66%) Dell
9 19 (7.28%) IBM
10 16 (6.13%) Juniper
11 15 (5.75%) Oracle
12 9 (3.45%) CommVault
13 7 (2.68%) Brocade
13 7 (2.68%) TIBCO
13 7 (2.68%) SAP
14 6 (2.30%) Red Hat
14 6 (2.30%) Apple
14 6 (2.30%) Avaya
15 5 (1.92%) Sun
15 5 (1.92%) CheckPoint
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