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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 696 798 797
Rank change year-on-year
+102 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 176 126 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.11% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.11% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 164 116 76
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £68,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%

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
104076 112022 103310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85215 91280 86022
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +72 165 £50,000 -9.09% 14
London +40 55 £55,000 -4.34% 6
South West +19 42 £35,000 -39.13% 2
Dorset +21 28 £35,000 - 2
City of London +45 23 £55,000 -6.77% 3
South East +18 22 £46,000 +6.35% 1
Bournemouth +6 19 £35,000 - 2
East of England +19 12 £52,500 -20.45% 1
West Midlands -15 11 £65,000 +18.18%
Yorkshire +1 10 £42,500 -10.52%
Birmingham -11 10 £65,000 +18.18%
Surrey +30 9 £41,250 +10.00% 1
North West +8 9 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Bristol +9 7 £60,000 +9.09%
Poole - 7 £41,000 -
Scotland +20 5 £43,500 -20.90% 1
Hertfordshire -17 5 £70,000 +6.06%
Oxfordshire +7 4 £49,500 +27.74%
Hampshire +1 4 £55,000 -10.20%
South Yorkshire -11 4 £42,500 -33.33%
Merseyside - 4 £55,000 -
Liverpool - 4 £55,000 -
Sheffield - 4 £42,500 -
Glasgow +14 3 £45,000 -18.18%
West Yorkshire -1 3 £34,000 -24.44%
Leeds -5 3 £34,000 -24.44%
Berkshire -7 3 £47,000 +6.81%
Reigate - 3 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £50,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £40,000 -

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 226 (61.25%) Windows
2 223 (60.43%) Microsoft
3 203 (55.01%) VMware
4 146 (39.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 128 (34.69%) Citrix
6 123 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 120 (32.52%) MS Excel
8 118 (31.98%) MS Exchange
8 118 (31.98%) Firewall
9 99 (26.83%) Hyper-V
10 91 (24.66%) Microsoft Certification
11 83 (22.49%) Windows Server 2012
12 82 (22.22%) SAN
13 81 (21.95%) Cisco
14 79 (21.41%) Windows Server 2008
15 75 (20.33%) MCSE
16 68 (18.43%) SQL
17 66 (17.89%) Linux
18 65 (17.62%) WAN
18 65 (17.62%) SCCM
19 64 (17.34%) Lync
20 62 (16.80%) Citrix Certification
21 61 (16.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 59 (15.99%) CCA
23 55 (14.91%) SQL Server
24 53 (14.36%) Project Management
24 53 (14.36%) Degree
24 53 (14.36%) SCOM
25 51 (13.82%) Migration
25 51 (13.82%) VPN

Infrastructure Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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
1 118 (31.98%) MS Exchange
2 64 (17.34%) Lync
3 50 (13.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 46 (12.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 33 (8.94%) SharePoint
6 24 (6.50%) IIS
7 10 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
9 8 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (1.90%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.63%) CMS
12 5 (1.36%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.27%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
15 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 120 (32.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 49 (13.28%) Office 365
2 45 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (2.44%) IaaS
5 4 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.54%) SaaS
6 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 118 (31.98%) Firewall
2 82 (22.22%) SAN
3 65 (17.62%) WAN
4 51 (13.82%) VPN
5 40 (10.84%) TCP/IP
5 40 (10.84%) LAN
6 33 (8.94%) DNS
7 26 (7.05%) NetScaler
8 25 (6.78%) Fibre Channel
9 23 (6.23%) IPsec
10 22 (5.96%) OSPF
11 21 (5.69%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (5.42%) Cisco IOS
12 20 (5.42%) Cisco PIX
13 18 (4.88%) BGP
14 17 (4.61%) VoIP
15 15 (4.07%) Wireless
15 15 (4.07%) Network Security
15 15 (4.07%) iSCSI
16 14 (3.79%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.34%) MySQL
3 11 (2.98%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 40 (10.84%) Finance
2 13 (3.52%) Telecoms
2 13 (3.52%) Italian Language
2 13 (3.52%) Spanish Language
3 11 (2.98%) Dutch Language
3 11 (2.98%) German Language
4 10 (2.71%) Aerospace
5 8 (2.17%) Electronics
6 6 (1.63%) Marketing
6 6 (1.63%) Law
6 6 (1.63%) Legal
7 5 (1.36%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.81%) Advertising
9 2 (0.54%) Banking
9 2 (0.54%) Retail
10 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.61%) .NET
2 7 (1.90%) Middleware
2 7 (1.90%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (1.63%) Application Packaging
4 4 (1.08%) SAML
5 3 (0.81%) COM
6 2 (0.54%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.54%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.27%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.27%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.05%) Thin Client
1 26 (7.05%) Fat Client
2 25 (6.78%) Clustering
3 22 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.34%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (4.07%) Private Cloud
6 14 (3.79%) Management Information System
7 12 (3.25%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.63%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.63%) Enterprise Cloud
8 6 (1.63%) IPTV
9 4 (1.08%) Replication
10 3 (0.81%) DTV
11 2 (0.54%) NHS
11 2 (0.54%) EqualLogic
12 1 (0.27%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.27%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.27%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 226 (61.25%) Windows
2 83 (22.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 79 (21.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 66 (17.89%) Linux
5 27 (7.32%) UNIX
6 24 (6.50%) Windows Vista
7 12 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (2.17%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.63%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.54%) Solaris
11 1 (0.27%) AIX
11 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.27%) NetWare
11 1 (0.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (14.36%) Project Management
2 51 (13.82%) Migration
3 40 (10.84%) ITIL
4 25 (6.78%) Performance Tuning
4 25 (6.78%) Mentoring
5 24 (6.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 22 (5.96%) Performance Analysis
7 20 (5.42%) PRINCE2
8 18 (4.88%) Service Management
8 18 (4.88%) Risk Management
9 15 (4.07%) Change Management
10 13 (3.52%) Service Delivery
10 13 (3.52%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (3.25%) Analytics
12 11 (2.98%) Risk Analytics
12 11 (2.98%) Cyber Security
12 11 (2.98%) Financial Modelling
12 11 (2.98%) Network Design
13 9 (2.44%) Technical Architecture
14 8 (2.17%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 68 (18.43%) SQL
2 47 (12.74%) PowerShell
3 41 (11.11%) Perl
4 30 (8.13%) Python
5 19 (5.15%) C
6 18 (4.88%) Ruby
7 17 (4.61%) Bash Shell
8 12 (3.25%) Tcl
8 12 (3.25%) Shell Script
9 11 (2.98%) VBA
10 8 (2.17%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.08%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.81%) PHP
13 2 (0.54%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.54%) Korn
Qualifications
1 91 (24.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (20.33%) MCSE
3 62 (16.80%) Citrix Certification
4 61 (16.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 59 (15.99%) CCA
6 53 (14.36%) Degree
7 32 (8.67%) MCITP
8 27 (7.32%) Security Cleared
9 26 (7.05%) SC Cleared
10 23 (6.23%) MCP
11 20 (5.42%) CCEA
11 20 (5.42%) CCEE
12 19 (5.15%) MCSA
13 12 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (1.90%) CCNA
16 6 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 6 (1.63%) MCTS
17 5 (1.36%) VCP4
17 5 (1.36%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.54%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 146 (39.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 123 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 99 (26.83%) Hyper-V
4 47 (12.74%) vSphere
5 44 (11.92%) XenApp
6 36 (9.76%) XenDesktop
7 15 (4.07%) VMware ESX
8 10 (2.71%) XenServer
8 10 (2.71%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (2.44%) Forefront TMG
10 7 (1.90%) UAG
10 7 (1.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (1.90%) ISA Server
11 4 (1.08%) Docker
12 3 (0.81%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.81%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.54%) Xen
13 2 (0.54%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.54%) vCloud
14 1 (0.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 65 (17.62%) SCCM
2 53 (14.36%) SCOM
3 24 (6.50%) SCVMM
4 21 (5.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 11 (2.98%) SELinux
6 10 (2.71%) SCSM
6 10 (2.71%) Windows Intune
7 7 (1.90%) SCDPM
8 5 (1.36%) WSUS
9 4 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.08%) Legato
9 4 (1.08%) Nagios
9 4 (1.08%) Cacti
9 4 (1.08%) Ansible
9 4 (1.08%) Icinga
10 3 (0.81%) ARCserve
10 3 (0.81%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.54%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 223 (60.43%) Microsoft
2 203 (55.01%) VMware
3 128 (34.69%) Citrix
4 81 (21.95%) Cisco
5 43 (11.65%) HP
6 36 (9.76%) EMC
7 32 (8.67%) NetApp
8 29 (7.86%) Oracle
9 28 (7.59%) Veeam
10 20 (5.42%) AppSense
11 12 (3.25%) Sun
11 12 (3.25%) Juniper
12 11 (2.98%) TOWER Software
13 10 (2.71%) Symantec
13 10 (2.71%) Dell
14 8 (2.17%) CommVault
15 7 (1.90%) Hitachi
15 7 (1.90%) SolarWinds
16 5 (1.36%) 3PAR
16 5 (1.36%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 10% bonus + Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car, bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Motherwell, Lanarkshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus, excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + £6,600 car allowance + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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City of London
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Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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