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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 795 757 841
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +84
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 153 214 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 117 201 131
Average salary £45,000 £50,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.33% -11.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -18.18%

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
99438 106716 115504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83514 87039 93609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016 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 30 April 2016. 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 -74 120 £47,500 -5.00% 11
South East +33 46 £42,500 -10.52% 4
London -21 40 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Hampshire +18 24 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Southampton +17 20 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Scotland +7 16 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Glasgow +6 13 £45,000 - 1
East of England +13 12 £59,750 +13.80%
Surrey +3 10 £43,750 -2.77%
Hertfordshire +21 7 £70,000 -
North West +24 6 £50,000 +5.26%
Oxford +9 6 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire -4 6 £47,500 -4.04%
Birmingham -21 6 £65,000 - 1
West Midlands -25 6 £65,000 - 2
Berkshire +19 5 £33,250 -29.25%
Canary Wharf - 5 - -
City of London +26 4 £50,000 -9.09%
East Midlands +2 4 - -
South Wales - 4 £42,500 -
Wales - 4 £42,500 - 1
Reading - 4 £34,000 -
Derby - 4 - -
Newport - 4 £42,500 -
Derbyshire - 4 - -
Cheshire +24 3 £55,000 +37.50%
Yorkshire +7 3 £35,000 -17.64%
Manchester +1 3 £45,000 -16.27%
Northwich - 3 £55,000 -
Newmarket - 3 £35,500 -

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 181 (62.85%) Windows
2 169 (58.68%) Microsoft
3 143 (49.65%) VMware
4 116 (40.28%) SAN
4 116 (40.28%) Windows Server
5 114 (39.58%) Active Directory
6 97 (33.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 94 (32.64%) Cisco
8 91 (31.60%) Hyper-V
9 89 (30.90%) Citrix
10 81 (28.13%) MS Excel
11 74 (25.69%) MS Exchange
12 73 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
13 64 (22.22%) Firewall
14 61 (21.18%) Office 365
15 56 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2013
15 56 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
15 56 (19.44%) XenApp
16 52 (18.06%) Data Centre
17 51 (17.71%) Linux
18 50 (17.36%) WAN
19 49 (17.01%) SCCM
20 48 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
21 46 (15.97%) ITIL
21 46 (15.97%) Presales
21 46 (15.97%) Exchange Server 2010
22 45 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
23 44 (15.28%) MCSE
24 37 (12.85%) SQL Server
24 37 (12.85%) Degree

Infrastructure Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 74 (25.69%) MS Exchange
2 56 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 46 (15.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (6.94%) IIS
4 20 (6.94%) Skype for Business
5 12 (4.17%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.78%) JBoss
6 8 (2.78%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.08%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.04%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.04%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.04%) WebSphere Portal
11 2 (0.69%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.35%) Apache
12 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 81 (28.13%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.13%) MS Office
3 7 (2.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.35%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (21.18%) Office 365
2 45 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (5.56%) SaaS
4 14 (4.86%) IaaS
5 12 (4.17%) PaaS
6 9 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (1.74%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 116 (40.28%) SAN
2 64 (22.22%) Firewall
3 50 (17.36%) WAN
4 35 (12.15%) Cisco ASA
5 34 (11.81%) LAN
6 33 (11.46%) VPN
7 30 (10.42%) iSCSI
8 24 (8.33%) DNS
9 23 (7.99%) IPsec
10 21 (7.29%) SSL
11 17 (5.90%) Cisco IOS
12 16 (5.56%) DHCP
12 16 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
13 15 (5.21%) FCoE
14 14 (4.86%) TCP/IP
15 13 (4.51%) Internet
16 12 (4.17%) VLAN
17 10 (3.47%) Unified Communications
18 6 (2.08%) NAS
18 6 (2.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.85%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (4.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.43%) PowerCenter
5 3 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.04%) Big Data
5 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.69%) DB2
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.35%) MySQL
7 1 (0.35%) OLAP
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.04%) Ant
1 3 (1.04%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 24 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 22 (7.64%) Finance
3 8 (2.78%) Banking
3 8 (2.78%) Electronics
4 4 (1.39%) Games
5 3 (1.04%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.04%) Marketing
5 3 (1.04%) Retail
6 2 (0.69%) Back Office
6 2 (0.69%) Legal
6 2 (0.69%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.35%) Front Office
7 1 (0.35%) German Language
7 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.82%) Middleware
2 5 (1.74%) Web Services
3 4 (1.39%) .NET
4 2 (0.69%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.35%) COM
5 1 (0.35%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (18.06%) Data Centre
2 25 (8.68%) Clustering
3 17 (5.90%) Private Cloud
4 13 (4.51%) Public Cloud
5 12 (4.17%) EqualLogic
6 9 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.43%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (2.08%) Replication
9 5 (1.74%) Enterprise Cloud
9 5 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.74%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.04%) Internet of Things
11 3 (1.04%) iPad
12 2 (0.69%) AS400
12 2 (0.69%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.69%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.69%) iSeries
12 2 (0.69%) VCE vBlock
13 1 (0.35%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 181 (62.85%) Windows
2 116 (40.28%) Windows Server
3 97 (33.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 56 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (17.71%) Linux
6 27 (9.38%) Unix
7 20 (6.94%) Windows 7
8 15 (5.21%) Windows 10
8 15 (5.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (2.78%) AIX
10 5 (1.74%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.39%) Solaris
12 2 (0.69%) NetWare
12 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (15.97%) ITIL
1 46 (15.97%) Presales
2 28 (9.72%) Load Balancing
3 20 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 18 (6.25%) Migration
4 18 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (5.90%) Change Management
6 16 (5.56%) Project Management
7 15 (5.21%) Performance Analysis
7 15 (5.21%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
8 12 (4.17%) WAN Optimisation
9 11 (3.82%) Project Planning
9 11 (3.82%) Server Virtualisation
10 10 (3.47%) Business Transformation
10 10 (3.47%) Server Building
11 8 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (2.78%) Service Management
12 7 (2.43%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.21%) Bash Shell
2 11 (3.82%) SQL
3 6 (2.08%) Shell Script
4 4 (1.39%) C
4 4 (1.39%) C#
4 4 (1.39%) Java
4 4 (1.39%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.04%) Jython
6 1 (0.35%) Korn
6 1 (0.35%) Perl
6 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (15.28%) MCSE
3 37 (12.85%) Degree
4 28 (9.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 27 (9.38%) Security Cleared
6 25 (8.68%) SC Cleared
7 24 (8.33%) MCSA
8 21 (7.29%) MCP
9 18 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
10 17 (5.90%) MCITP
11 16 (5.56%) CCA
12 10 (3.47%) CCNA
12 10 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (2.08%) VCP5
14 5 (1.74%) CCNP
14 5 (1.74%) DV Cleared
15 4 (1.39%) BICSI Certification
15 4 (1.39%) CCEE
16 3 (1.04%) MCTS
16 3 (1.04%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.43%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.04%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.04%) QA
4 2 (0.69%) COBIT
4 2 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.35%) HL7
5 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 114 (39.58%) Active Directory
2 91 (31.60%) Hyper-V
3 73 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 56 (19.44%) XenApp
5 28 (9.72%) XenDesktop
6 22 (7.64%) vSphere
7 7 (2.43%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.74%) BitLocker
9 3 (1.04%) Docker
9 3 (1.04%) Xen
10 2 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.69%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.69%) vCloud
10 2 (0.69%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.35%) KVM
11 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.35%) NFS
11 1 (0.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 49 (17.01%) SCCM
2 33 (11.46%) SCOM
3 18 (6.25%) SCVMM
4 16 (5.56%) SCDPM
4 16 (5.56%) SCSM
5 15 (5.21%) Backup Exec
5 15 (5.21%) SELinux
6 12 (4.17%) WSUS
7 5 (1.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 5 (1.74%) Windows Intune
8 3 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.04%) Legato
8 3 (1.04%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.04%) Puppet
8 3 (1.04%) Simpana
9 2 (0.69%) MOM
9 2 (0.69%) ZENworks
10 1 (0.35%) Nagios
10 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 169 (58.68%) Microsoft
2 143 (49.65%) VMware
3 94 (32.64%) Cisco
4 89 (30.90%) Citrix
5 20 (6.94%) Dell
6 19 (6.60%) Oracle
7 18 (6.25%) HP
8 17 (5.90%) NetApp
9 15 (5.21%) Symantec
10 11 (3.82%) EMC
11 10 (3.47%) CheckPoint
12 9 (3.13%) Red Hat
13 8 (2.78%) SolarWinds
14 7 (2.43%) Informatica
15 6 (2.08%) ArcSight
15 6 (2.08%) Palo Alto
16 5 (1.74%) LANDesk
16 5 (1.74%) Meraki
16 5 (1.74%) Riverbed
16 5 (1.74%) Splunk
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