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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 787 743 709
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -34
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 112 130 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 104 115 155
Average salary £52,500 £54,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +14.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £54,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
(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 -37 104 £52,500 -2.77% 15
South West +3 27 £35,000 -44.00% 4
South East -24 27 £52,500 +5.00% 3
London -20 24 £56,250 +7.14% 2
Dorset - 15 £35,000 - 1
Hampshire - 13 £52,500 - 1
Bournemouth - 13 £35,000 - 1
Farnborough - 12 £52,500 - 1
West Midlands -8 8 £45,000 -25.00%
East of England -16 8 £66,000 +22.22%
Hertfordshire -18 7 £66,000 +22.22%
Birmingham +3 5 £45,000 -18.18%
Glasgow -6 5 £43,750 -14.21% 2
Scotland -19 5 £43,750 -15.04% 2
Yorkshire -48 5 £39,500 -31.30% 5
Kent - 5 £52,500 -
Oxfordshire 0 4 £37,500 -25.00%
North West -16 4 £45,000 -21.73% 1
West Yorkshire -39 4 £38,000 -20.00% 4
Somerset - 4 £62,500 - 1
Bath - 4 £62,500 - 1
Banbury -1 3 £37,500 -25.00%
Bristol -6 3 £29,250 -53.20%
Swindon -8 3 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Wiltshire -10 3 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Leeds -28 3 £38,000 -15.55% 4
Gloucestershire -2 2 £45,000 -35.71%
Cheshire -8 2 £52,500 +40.00%
Reading -10 2 £30,000 -33.33%
Manchester -11 2 £45,000 -21.73% 1

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 124 (55.36%) Windows
2 123 (54.91%) Microsoft
3 86 (38.39%) VMware
4 73 (32.59%) SAN
5 70 (31.25%) Firewall
6 66 (29.46%) Citrix
7 62 (27.68%) VMware Infrastructure
8 58 (25.89%) MS Excel
9 51 (22.77%) Active Directory
10 50 (22.32%) MS Exchange
11 48 (21.43%) Cisco
12 46 (20.54%) Windows Server 2008
13 40 (17.86%) Hyper-V
14 37 (16.52%) Microsoft Certification
15 35 (15.63%) TCP/IP
15 35 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
16 33 (14.73%) Cisco Certification
17 31 (13.84%) MCSE
18 30 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
19 29 (12.95%) WAN
20 28 (12.50%) SQL Server
21 27 (12.05%) ITIL
22 26 (11.61%) SharePoint
23 25 (11.16%) MCITP
23 25 (11.16%) SCCM
24 24 (10.71%) Degree
24 24 (10.71%) Lync
24 24 (10.71%) Finance
25 23 (10.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
25 23 (10.27%) LAN

Infrastructure Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 50 (22.32%) MS Exchange
2 26 (11.61%) SharePoint
3 24 (10.71%) Lync
4 13 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (4.46%) IIS
6 8 (3.57%) OpenStack
6 8 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2000
7 6 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (2.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.79%) Apache
10 3 (1.34%) CMS
10 3 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.89%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 58 (25.89%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.80%) MS Office
3 2 (0.89%) MS Project
3 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.48%) Office 365
2 16 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.46%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (4.02%) IaaS
5 3 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.45%) SaaS
6 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (32.59%) SAN
2 70 (31.25%) Firewall
3 35 (15.63%) TCP/IP
4 29 (12.95%) WAN
5 23 (10.27%) LAN
6 20 (8.93%) DNS
7 19 (8.48%) VPN
8 16 (7.14%) DHCP
8 16 (7.14%) NAS
9 12 (5.36%) X.509
10 9 (4.02%) Network Security
10 9 (4.02%) VLAN
11 8 (3.57%) Internet
12 7 (3.13%) MPLS
13 6 (2.68%) OSPF
13 6 (2.68%) BGP
13 6 (2.68%) NetScaler
14 5 (2.23%) VPLS
14 5 (2.23%) Kerberos
15 4 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.79%) MySQL
3 3 (1.34%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.45%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.89%) MSI
General
1 24 (10.71%) Finance
2 8 (3.57%) Banking
2 8 (3.57%) German Language
3 6 (2.68%) Marketing
4 4 (1.79%) Retail
4 4 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.34%) Electronics
5 3 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.34%) Legal
5 3 (1.34%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.89%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.45%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.02%) Middleware
2 7 (3.13%) JMS
3 6 (2.68%) SAML
4 3 (1.34%) .NET
4 3 (1.34%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.89%) Web Services
6 1 (0.45%) HTML
6 1 (0.45%) CSS
6 1 (0.45%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.45%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.48%) Management Information System
2 16 (7.14%) Thin Client
2 16 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 13 (5.80%) PKI
4 12 (5.36%) CESG
4 12 (5.36%) CESG CLAS
4 12 (5.36%) Cryptography
4 12 (5.36%) Smartcard
5 11 (4.91%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.68%) Replication
7 5 (2.23%) Clustering
7 5 (2.23%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.79%) NHS
9 3 (1.34%) FMCG
9 3 (1.34%) Open Source
9 3 (1.34%) DTV
10 2 (0.89%) PACS
10 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.45%) PMI
11 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 124 (55.36%) Windows
2 46 (20.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (9.82%) Linux
5 16 (7.14%) Windows Vista
6 12 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (5.36%) Windows 8
7 10 (4.46%) UNIX
8 8 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (3.13%) Windows 7
10 6 (2.68%) Solaris
11 5 (2.23%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.79%) AIX
13 3 (1.34%) HPUX
13 3 (1.34%) CentOS
13 3 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.89%) Debian
14 2 (0.89%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.89%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 27 (12.05%) ITIL
3 18 (8.04%) Network Design
4 17 (7.59%) Business Transformation
5 16 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 16 (7.14%) Change Management
6 13 (5.80%) Risk Management
6 13 (5.80%) Service Delivery
7 12 (5.36%) Project Management
7 12 (5.36%) Service Management
7 12 (5.36%) Migration
8 11 (4.91%) Software Deployment
9 9 (4.02%) Business Development
10 8 (3.57%) Build Automation
11 6 (2.68%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (2.68%) Problem Management
11 6 (2.68%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (2.68%) Business Continuity
11 6 (2.68%) Programme Management
11 6 (2.68%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.27%) SQL
2 10 (4.46%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.02%) Bash Shell
4 8 (3.57%) Python
4 8 (3.57%) Perl
5 4 (1.79%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.79%) Ruby
5 4 (1.79%) VBScript
6 2 (0.89%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.45%) LINC
7 1 (0.45%) PHP
7 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.45%) C
7 1 (0.45%) C#
7 1 (0.45%) C++
7 1 (0.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 37 (16.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (14.73%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (13.84%) MCSE
4 25 (11.16%) MCITP
5 24 (10.71%) Degree
6 23 (10.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 22 (9.82%) CCNA
8 20 (8.93%) Citrix Certification
9 19 (8.48%) CCA
10 17 (7.59%) SC Cleared
10 17 (7.59%) Security Cleared
11 13 (5.80%) CISSP
12 12 (5.36%) CCNP
13 8 (3.57%) CCIE
14 5 (2.23%) CCIP
15 4 (1.79%) MCTS
16 3 (1.34%) MCP
17 2 (0.89%) DV Cleared
18 1 (0.45%) VCP4
18 1 (0.45%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.68%) SLA
3 3 (1.34%) COBIT
4 1 (0.45%) QA
4 1 (0.45%) GCP
System Software
1 62 (27.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (22.77%) Active Directory
3 40 (17.86%) Hyper-V
4 15 (6.70%) XenDesktop
5 13 (5.80%) XenApp
6 11 (4.91%) UAG
7 10 (4.46%) vSphere
8 9 (4.02%) Forefront TMG
8 9 (4.02%) ISA Server
9 7 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (2.23%) Xen
10 5 (2.23%) KVM
11 3 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.34%) VMware ESX
11 3 (1.34%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (0.89%) RHEV
13 1 (0.45%) XenServer
13 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.45%) NFS
13 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 25 (11.16%) SCCM
2 18 (8.04%) SCOM
3 7 (3.13%) Nagios
4 5 (2.23%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.23%) Puppet
5 4 (1.79%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.34%) WSUS
6 3 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.89%) Ganglia
7 2 (0.89%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.89%) AppDNA
7 2 (0.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.89%) Salt
7 2 (0.89%) Check_MK
8 1 (0.45%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.45%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.45%) Cacti
8 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.45%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 123 (54.91%) Microsoft
2 86 (38.39%) VMware
3 66 (29.46%) Citrix
4 48 (21.43%) Cisco
5 15 (6.70%) HP
5 15 (6.70%) Dell
6 12 (5.36%) EMC
6 12 (5.36%) Juniper
7 11 (4.91%) NetApp
8 9 (4.02%) SAP
9 7 (3.13%) IBM
9 7 (3.13%) Red Hat
9 7 (3.13%) TIBCO
9 7 (3.13%) F5
10 6 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (2.68%) Brocade
10 6 (2.68%) Oracle
11 5 (2.23%) Apple
11 5 (2.23%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.23%) Avaya
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent pension & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + £10K bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance+Bonus+More Benefits
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Stockport
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Leeds
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Leeds
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Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
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Leeds
DP Connect
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 30 Days Holiday, BUPA+MORE
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City of London
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive benefits + bonus
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Glasgow
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 30 Days Holiday, BUPA + more
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Swindon
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
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Leeds
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