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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 757 828 750
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -78
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 158 104 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.089% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.094% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 138 102 124
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £74,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -16.66%

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
103370 110694 102634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.33% 94.52% 94.35%
Number of salaries quoted 85496 90365 85012
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £38,500
% 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 30 July 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 30 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
England +90 153 £47,500 -9.52% 15
South West +10 42 £43,750 +20.68% 2
London +47 41 £56,000 -18.54% 6
South East +22 40 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Dorset +16 19 £35,000 - 2
Bournemouth +8 17 £35,000 - 2
Hampshire +12 16 £40,000 -23.80% 1
North West +12 15 £55,000 +22.22% 2
West Midlands +8 14 £46,000 +2.22% 1
Southampton - 14 £40,000 - 1
Bath +26 10 £62,500 +16.27%
Somerset +19 10 £62,500 +16.27%
Oxfordshire +11 9 £47,500 +26.66%
Oxford - 8 £47,500 -
City of London +41 7 £55,000 +10.00%
Gloucestershire -4 7 £45,000 -
Merseyside - 7 £55,000 - 1
Liverpool - 7 £55,000 - 1
Surrey +19 6 £50,000 -9.09%
Birmingham -2 6 £45,000 -
Manchester +16 5 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Bristol -7 5 £57,500 +121.15%
Coventry - 5 - -
Berkshire - 5 £65,000 -
East Midlands +2 4 £45,000 +12.50%
Guildford - 4 £50,000 -
Scotland +11 3 £41,250 +3.12%
East of England +1 3 £50,000 -24.24%
West Sussex - 3 £50,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £45,000 -

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 212 (61.10%) Windows
2 203 (58.50%) VMware
3 192 (55.33%) Microsoft
4 117 (33.72%) Citrix
5 113 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 108 (31.12%) SAN
7 106 (30.55%) Cisco
8 98 (28.24%) MS Excel
9 91 (26.22%) MS Exchange
9 91 (26.22%) Active Directory
10 90 (25.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 88 (25.36%) Firewall
12 87 (25.07%) Hyper-V
13 85 (24.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 74 (21.33%) Data Centre
15 69 (19.88%) Microsoft Certification
16 68 (19.60%) SCCM
17 64 (18.44%) Citrix Certification
18 61 (17.58%) MCSE
19 60 (17.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 56 (16.14%) Linux
21 55 (15.85%) WAN
22 54 (15.56%) CCA
23 50 (14.41%) ITIL
24 48 (13.83%) SCOM
25 45 (12.97%) Exchange Server 2010
26 44 (12.68%) XenApp
27 43 (12.39%) Office 365
28 42 (12.10%) Microsoft Azure
29 41 (11.82%) DNS

Infrastructure Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 91 (26.22%) MS Exchange
2 45 (12.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (10.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (9.80%) SharePoint
5 24 (6.92%) Lync
6 12 (3.46%) IIS
7 11 (3.17%) OpenStack
8 10 (2.88%) CMS
9 8 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (1.73%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.44%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.29%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
14 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 98 (28.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (12.39%) Office 365
2 42 (12.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (4.61%) IaaS
4 15 (4.32%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (2.31%) SaaS
6 8 (2.31%) PaaS
7 4 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.29%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 108 (31.12%) SAN
2 88 (25.36%) Firewall
3 55 (15.85%) WAN
4 41 (11.82%) DNS
5 40 (11.53%) TCP/IP
5 40 (11.53%) VPN
6 36 (10.37%) Fibre Channel
7 34 (9.80%) IPsec
8 29 (8.36%) LAN
9 28 (8.07%) iSCSI
10 27 (7.78%) Cisco ASA
10 27 (7.78%) Cisco IOS
11 26 (7.49%) Cisco PIX
11 26 (7.49%) OSPF
12 24 (6.92%) BGP
13 23 (6.63%) DHCP
14 22 (6.34%) VoIP
15 19 (5.48%) Network Security
16 18 (5.19%) Wireless
17 17 (4.90%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.58%) MySQL
2 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.58%) Big Data
3 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 28 (8.07%) Finance
2 27 (7.78%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.75%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.02%) Retail
4 7 (2.02%) Online Betting
5 4 (1.15%) Marketing
5 4 (1.15%) Italian Language
5 4 (1.15%) Spanish Language
6 3 (0.86%) Dutch Language
6 3 (0.86%) German Language
6 3 (0.86%) Advertising
6 3 (0.86%) Banking
6 3 (0.86%) Electronics
7 2 (0.58%) Legal
8 1 (0.29%) Law
8 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.31%) COM
2 5 (1.44%) .NET
3 4 (1.15%) Web Services
4 3 (0.86%) SAML
4 3 (0.86%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.58%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.29%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.29%) Middleware
6 1 (0.29%) LAMP
6 1 (0.29%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 74 (21.33%) Data Centre
2 23 (6.63%) Thin Client
2 23 (6.63%) Clustering
2 23 (6.63%) Fat Client
3 21 (6.05%) Private Cloud
4 16 (4.61%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.59%) Enterprise Cloud
6 8 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.31%) FMCG
7 5 (1.44%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.15%) IPTV
9 3 (0.86%) DTV
9 3 (0.86%) iSeries
10 2 (0.58%) FlexPod
10 2 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.58%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.58%) HP StoreVirtual
11 1 (0.29%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.29%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 212 (61.10%) Windows
2 90 (25.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 85 (24.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (16.14%) Linux
5 20 (5.76%) UNIX
6 17 (4.90%) Windows Vista
7 14 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (3.17%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.15%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.86%) NetWare
11 2 (0.58%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.29%) AIX
12 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (14.41%) ITIL
2 39 (11.24%) Project Management
3 32 (9.22%) Migration
4 23 (6.63%) Performance Tuning
5 22 (6.34%) Mentoring
6 21 (6.05%) Performance Analysis
7 18 (5.19%) PRINCE2
8 14 (4.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (3.75%) Business Continuity
9 13 (3.75%) Service Management
10 12 (3.46%) Change Management
11 11 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (3.17%) Service Delivery
12 10 (2.88%) Resource Management
12 10 (2.88%) Problem Management
12 10 (2.88%) Time Management
13 8 (2.31%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (2.31%) E-Commerce
14 7 (2.02%) Risk Assessment
14 7 (2.02%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 37 (10.66%) SQL
2 25 (7.20%) Perl
2 25 (7.20%) PowerShell
3 22 (6.34%) Ruby
3 22 (6.34%) C
3 22 (6.34%) Python
4 20 (5.76%) Bash Shell
5 15 (4.32%) Tcl
5 15 (4.32%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.15%) PHP
7 3 (0.86%) VBA
8 2 (0.58%) Korn
8 2 (0.58%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.29%) VBScript
9 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (19.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (18.44%) Citrix Certification
3 61 (17.58%) MCSE
4 60 (17.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 54 (15.56%) CCA
6 35 (10.09%) Security Cleared
7 34 (9.80%) SC Cleared
8 33 (9.51%) Degree
9 28 (8.07%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (6.63%) MCSA
11 22 (6.34%) MCP
11 22 (6.34%) MCITP
12 20 (5.76%) CCEE
12 20 (5.76%) CCEA
13 16 (4.61%) CCNP
14 14 (4.03%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (3.75%) CCDP
16 11 (3.17%) CCNA
17 10 (2.88%) CISSP
17 10 (2.88%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.29%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 113 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 91 (26.22%) Active Directory
3 87 (25.07%) Hyper-V
4 44 (12.68%) XenApp
5 34 (9.80%) vSphere
6 21 (6.05%) XenDesktop
7 14 (4.03%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (2.59%) BitLocker
8 9 (2.59%) Forefront TMG
9 8 (2.31%) VMware ESX
10 6 (1.73%) ISA Server
11 5 (1.44%) Docker
12 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (1.15%) UAG
13 3 (0.86%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.86%) vCloud
14 2 (0.58%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.58%) Xen
14 2 (0.58%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 68 (19.60%) SCCM
2 48 (13.83%) SCOM
3 32 (9.22%) SCVMM
4 27 (7.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 16 (4.61%) SCSM
5 16 (4.61%) SELinux
5 16 (4.61%) Windows Intune
6 10 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (2.59%) SCDPM
8 5 (1.44%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.44%) WSUS
9 4 (1.15%) Puppet
9 4 (1.15%) Ansible
10 3 (0.86%) MOM
11 1 (0.29%) ARCserve
11 1 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.29%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 203 (58.50%) VMware
2 192 (55.33%) Microsoft
3 117 (33.72%) Citrix
4 106 (30.55%) Cisco
5 39 (11.24%) EMC
6 27 (7.78%) HP
7 24 (6.92%) Veeam
8 20 (5.76%) AppSense
9 16 (4.61%) NetApp
10 8 (2.31%) SAP
10 8 (2.31%) F5
11 7 (2.02%) Dell
11 7 (2.02%) Juniper
12 6 (1.73%) CommVault
12 6 (1.73%) Sun
13 5 (1.44%) IBM
13 5 (1.44%) Fortinet
14 4 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (1.15%) Symantec
14 4 (1.15%) Oracle
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benfits & training & car
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 3 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: Excellent Salary Negotiable + Company Benefits Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Salary: benfits & training & car
Posted: Yesterday
Sittingbourne, Kent
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + overtime
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CPS Group
Salary: £50k - 58k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Stafford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bens
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London
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bens
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