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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 772 742 728
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 130 134 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 113 118 146
Average salary £52,500 £54,000 £47,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £69,750
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £54,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.09% +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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -13 119 £52,500 -2.77% 16
South East -18 34 £52,500 +10.52% 2
London -41 31 £52,500 - 2
South West -2 30 £35,000 -44.00% 3
Hampshire - 15 £52,500 -
Dorset - 12 £35,000 -
Farnborough - 12 £52,500 -
East of England -21 10 £66,000 +22.22%
Bournemouth - 10 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire -5 9 £66,000 +22.22%
Berkshire -5 7 £32,500 -34.01%
Bath - 7 £62,500 -
Somerset - 7 £62,500 -
Glasgow +2 6 £47,500 -5.94%
Scotland -13 6 £47,500 -7.76%
Wiltshire +7 5 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Swindon +6 5 £30,000 -40.00% 1
North West -18 5 £45,000 -28.00% 4
Oxfordshire +7 4 £37,500 -25.00%
Reading -8 4 £32,500 -27.77%
West Midlands -15 4 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Yorkshire -40 4 £44,750 -10.50%
Kent - 4 £52,500 -
Banbury +3 3 £37,500 -25.00%
Bristol -5 3 £29,250 -53.20%
Surrey -9 3 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Cheshire -11 3 £42,500 +13.33%
Birmingham -12 3 £45,000 -18.18%
West Yorkshire -38 3 £39,500 -12.22%
Manchester +1 2 £47,000 -32.85% 3

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 139 (56.73%) Windows
2 126 (51.43%) Microsoft
3 96 (39.18%) VMware
4 74 (30.20%) SAN
5 73 (29.80%) Firewall
6 71 (28.98%) VMware Infrastructure
7 70 (28.57%) Citrix
8 59 (24.08%) MS Excel
9 53 (21.63%) MS Exchange
9 53 (21.63%) Cisco
9 53 (21.63%) Active Directory
10 52 (21.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 48 (19.59%) Hyper-V
12 45 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
13 39 (15.92%) TCP/IP
13 39 (15.92%) MCSE
14 37 (15.10%) Cisco Certification
14 37 (15.10%) Disaster Recovery
15 32 (13.06%) ITIL
16 31 (12.65%) Windows Server 2012
17 30 (12.24%) Linux
17 30 (12.24%) WAN
18 28 (11.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 28 (11.43%) MCITP
19 27 (11.02%) Degree
19 27 (11.02%) SQL Server
20 26 (10.61%) Finance
20 26 (10.61%) SCCM
21 25 (10.20%) LAN
22 24 (9.80%) VPN

Infrastructure Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 53 (21.63%) MS Exchange
2 24 (9.80%) Lync
3 23 (9.39%) SharePoint
4 13 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (4.08%) IIS
6 9 (3.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (3.27%) OpenStack
7 8 (3.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (2.45%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2000
9 6 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (2.45%) Apache
10 5 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (2.04%) CMS
10 5 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (1.63%) WebSphere
12 3 (1.22%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 59 (24.08%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.35%) MS Office
3 2 (0.82%) MS Project
3 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.76%) Office 365
2 18 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.49%) IaaS
4 10 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.41%) SaaS
6 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (30.20%) SAN
2 73 (29.80%) Firewall
3 39 (15.92%) TCP/IP
4 30 (12.24%) WAN
5 25 (10.20%) LAN
6 24 (9.80%) VPN
7 22 (8.98%) DNS
8 18 (7.35%) DHCP
9 14 (5.71%) NAS
10 12 (4.90%) X.509
11 9 (3.67%) Network Security
12 8 (3.27%) VLAN
12 8 (3.27%) NetScaler
12 8 (3.27%) Internet
13 7 (2.86%) MPLS
14 6 (2.45%) OSPF
14 6 (2.45%) BGP
14 6 (2.45%) Kerberos
14 6 (2.45%) Unified Communications
15 5 (2.04%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.02%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.04%) MySQL
3 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.82%) DB2
5 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.41%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.22%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.22%) Subversion
2 2 (0.82%) Maven
2 2 (0.82%) SilkPerformer
2 2 (0.82%) Build Forge
2 2 (0.82%) Hudson
2 2 (0.82%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.82%) Ant
2 2 (0.82%) WinRunner
2 2 (0.82%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.82%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.82%) MSI
General
1 26 (10.61%) Finance
2 9 (3.67%) Banking
2 9 (3.67%) German Language
3 6 (2.45%) Marketing
3 6 (2.45%) Retail
3 6 (2.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.63%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.63%) French Language
5 3 (1.22%) Legal
5 3 (1.22%) Electronics
5 3 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.82%) Law
6 2 (0.82%) Dutch Language
6 2 (0.82%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.41%) Local Government
7 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.08%) Middleware
2 8 (3.27%) SAML
3 7 (2.86%) JMS
4 3 (1.22%) .NET
5 2 (0.82%) Web Services
5 2 (0.82%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.41%) HTML
6 1 (0.41%) CSS
6 1 (0.41%) CGI
6 1 (0.41%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.16%) Thin Client
1 20 (8.16%) Fat Client
2 18 (7.35%) Management Information System
3 16 (6.53%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.31%) PKI
5 12 (4.90%) CESG
5 12 (4.90%) CESG CLAS
5 12 (4.90%) Cryptography
5 12 (4.90%) Smartcard
6 9 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.27%) User Experience
8 7 (2.86%) Blackberry
8 7 (2.86%) Clustering
9 6 (2.45%) Replication
10 4 (1.63%) Open Source
11 3 (1.22%) FMCG
11 3 (1.22%) NHS
11 3 (1.22%) DTV
12 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.82%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 139 (56.73%) Windows
2 52 (21.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (12.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (12.24%) Linux
5 18 (7.35%) Windows Vista
6 17 (6.94%) Windows 8
7 16 (6.53%) UNIX
8 14 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (4.90%) Windows 7
10 9 (3.67%) Windows 2000 Server
10 9 (3.67%) Solaris
11 8 (3.27%) Windows XP
12 7 (2.86%) AIX
13 6 (2.45%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.22%) HPUX
14 3 (1.22%) CentOS
14 3 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.82%) Debian
15 2 (0.82%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (15.10%) Disaster Recovery
2 32 (13.06%) ITIL
3 24 (9.80%) Migration
3 24 (9.80%) Mentoring
4 18 (7.35%) Network Design
5 17 (6.94%) Business Transformation
6 16 (6.53%) Project Planning
6 16 (6.53%) Service Delivery
7 15 (6.12%) Project Management
8 13 (5.31%) Risk Management
9 12 (4.90%) Change Management
10 11 (4.49%) Service Management
11 9 (3.67%) Software Deployment
12 8 (3.27%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (3.27%) Business Development
12 8 (3.27%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (2.86%) Business Continuity
13 7 (2.86%) Programme Management
13 7 (2.86%) PRINCE2
13 7 (2.86%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.39%) SQL
2 11 (4.49%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.67%) Bash Shell
3 9 (3.67%) Perl
4 8 (3.27%) Python
5 5 (2.04%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.63%) Ruby
6 4 (1.63%) VBScript
7 2 (0.82%) Java
7 2 (0.82%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.41%) PHP
8 1 (0.41%) VB
8 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.41%) LINC
8 1 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 45 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (15.92%) MCSE
3 37 (15.10%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (11.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 28 (11.43%) MCITP
5 27 (11.02%) Degree
6 23 (9.39%) CCNA
6 23 (9.39%) Citrix Certification
7 22 (8.98%) CCA
7 22 (8.98%) Security Cleared
8 18 (7.35%) SC Cleared
9 15 (6.12%) CCNP
10 13 (5.31%) CISSP
11 11 (4.49%) CCIE
12 5 (2.04%) CCIP
12 5 (2.04%) MCTS
13 4 (1.63%) ISEB
14 3 (1.22%) MCP
14 3 (1.22%) MCSA
15 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.45%) SLA
3 2 (0.82%) GCP
3 2 (0.82%) QA
4 1 (0.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 71 (28.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (21.63%) Active Directory
3 48 (19.59%) Hyper-V
4 19 (7.76%) XenDesktop
5 16 (6.53%) XenApp
6 10 (4.08%) vSphere
6 10 (4.08%) UAG
7 9 (3.67%) Forefront TMG
7 9 (3.67%) ISA Server
8 8 (3.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (2.45%) VMware ESX
9 6 (2.45%) KVM
10 5 (2.04%) Xen
11 3 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 3 (1.22%) XenServer
12 2 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.82%) RHEV
13 1 (0.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 26 (10.61%) SCCM
2 17 (6.94%) SCOM
3 8 (3.27%) Nagios
4 5 (2.04%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.04%) Puppet
5 4 (1.63%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.22%) AppDNA
7 2 (0.82%) WSUS
7 2 (0.82%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.82%) Ganglia
7 2 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.82%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.82%) Salt
7 2 (0.82%) Check_MK
8 1 (0.41%) Cacti
8 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.41%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.41%) Nessus
Vendors
1 126 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 96 (39.18%) VMware
3 70 (28.57%) Citrix
4 53 (21.63%) Cisco
5 22 (8.98%) HP
6 17 (6.94%) Dell
6 17 (6.94%) NetApp
7 15 (6.12%) EMC
7 15 (6.12%) Juniper
8 12 (4.90%) IBM
9 10 (4.08%) Oracle
10 7 (2.86%) SAP
10 7 (2.86%) Red Hat
10 7 (2.86%) TIBCO
10 7 (2.86%) Brocade
11 6 (2.45%) Apple
11 6 (2.45%) Avaya
11 6 (2.45%) F5
12 5 (2.04%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
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