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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 727 816 784
Rank change year-on-year
+89 -32
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 169 116 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.098% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.10% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 153 106 87
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 £37,100 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £69,900
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%

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
101047 111774 101802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.63% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83000 91849 84625
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 26 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 26 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 +103 158 £50,000 -9.09% 13
London +42 49 £55,000 -2.22% 6
South West +23 47 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Dorset +22 26 £35,000 - 2
South East +23 23 £45,500 -9.00% 2
City of London +64 22 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Bournemouth +6 21 £35,000 - 2
North West +13 12 £50,000 +143.90% 1
West Midlands -2 10 £65,000 +18.18%
East of England +25 9 £52,500 -20.45%
Bristol +4 9 £57,500 +4.54%
Surrey +28 8 £37,500 -31.81%
Yorkshire -4 7 £42,500 - 1
Birmingham -10 7 £65,000 +18.18%
Scotland - 6 £43,500 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £47,500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 6 £45,000 -
Hampshire +3 5 £50,500 -17.55% 1
Merseyside - 5 £55,000 - 1
Liverpool - 5 £55,000 - 1
Bath +26 4 £62,500 +8.69%
Somerset +21 4 £62,500 +8.69%
Hertfordshire -1 4 £70,000 +6.06%
Cheshire - 4 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £42,500 -
Oxford - 4 £47,500 -
Sheffield - 4 £42,500 -
Warrington - 4 £45,000 -
Manchester +8 3 £55,000 +168.29%
Poole - 3 £45,000 -

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 207 (61.06%) Windows
2 201 (59.29%) Microsoft
3 187 (55.16%) VMware
4 120 (35.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 115 (33.92%) Citrix
6 107 (31.56%) Active Directory
6 107 (31.56%) MS Excel
7 104 (30.68%) Firewall
8 91 (26.84%) MS Exchange
9 87 (25.66%) Cisco
10 85 (25.07%) Hyper-V
11 81 (23.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 76 (22.42%) Microsoft Certification
12 76 (22.42%) SAN
13 75 (22.12%) Windows Server 2008
14 64 (18.88%) SCCM
14 64 (18.88%) MCSE
15 62 (18.29%) WAN
16 58 (17.11%) Citrix Certification
17 57 (16.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 56 (16.52%) SQL
18 56 (16.52%) Data Centre
19 54 (15.93%) CCA
20 53 (15.63%) Linux
21 47 (13.86%) SQL Server
22 46 (13.57%) Degree
22 46 (13.57%) SCOM
23 45 (13.27%) Migration
24 44 (12.98%) VPN
25 43 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2013

Infrastructure Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 91 (26.84%) MS Exchange
2 43 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2013
3 42 (12.39%) Lync
4 41 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 29 (8.55%) SharePoint
6 25 (7.37%) IIS
7 10 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (2.06%) CMS
8 7 (2.06%) WebLogic
8 7 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (2.06%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (1.18%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.29%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
12 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 107 (31.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (12.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 42 (12.39%) Office 365
2 10 (2.95%) Azure Active Directory
3 8 (2.36%) IaaS
4 5 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.59%) SaaS
5 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 104 (30.68%) Firewall
2 76 (22.42%) SAN
3 62 (18.29%) WAN
4 44 (12.98%) VPN
5 37 (10.91%) LAN
5 37 (10.91%) TCP/IP
6 36 (10.62%) DNS
7 25 (7.37%) IPsec
7 25 (7.37%) Fibre Channel
8 24 (7.08%) OSPF
8 24 (7.08%) Cisco IOS
9 23 (6.78%) Cisco ASA
10 22 (6.49%) Cisco PIX
11 20 (5.90%) BGP
12 19 (5.60%) VoIP
12 19 (5.60%) NetScaler
13 16 (4.72%) DHCP
13 16 (4.72%) Wireless
13 16 (4.72%) Network Security
14 15 (4.42%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.24%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.77%) MySQL
4 5 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 36 (10.62%) Finance
2 12 (3.54%) Italian Language
2 12 (3.54%) Spanish Language
3 11 (3.24%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.95%) Dutch Language
4 10 (2.95%) German Language
5 7 (2.06%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.47%) Banking
6 5 (1.47%) Electronics
6 5 (1.47%) Legal
7 4 (1.18%) Marketing
7 4 (1.18%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.18%) Law
8 3 (0.88%) Advertising
9 2 (0.59%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.72%) .NET
2 7 (2.06%) Middleware
2 7 (2.06%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (1.18%) Application Packaging
3 4 (1.18%) SAML
3 4 (1.18%) COM
4 3 (0.88%) Web Services
5 2 (0.59%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.59%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.29%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.29%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 56 (16.52%) Data Centre
2 27 (7.96%) Thin Client
2 27 (7.96%) Fat Client
3 22 (6.49%) Clustering
4 20 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (4.72%) Private Cloud
6 15 (4.42%) Computer Science
6 15 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.95%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.77%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.77%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (1.18%) IPTV
10 3 (0.88%) DTV
11 2 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.59%) FMCG
11 2 (0.59%) iSeries
11 2 (0.59%) FlexPod
12 1 (0.29%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.29%) EqualLogic
12 1 (0.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 207 (61.06%) Windows
2 81 (23.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 75 (22.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (15.63%) Linux
5 23 (6.78%) Windows Vista
6 22 (6.49%) UNIX
7 13 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.47%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.88%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.88%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.29%) NetWare
10 1 (0.29%) AIX
10 1 (0.29%) Solaris
10 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (13.27%) Migration
2 42 (12.39%) ITIL
3 37 (10.91%) Project Management
4 27 (7.96%) Mentoring
5 24 (7.08%) Performance Tuning
6 21 (6.19%) Performance Analysis
7 20 (5.90%) Service Management
7 20 (5.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (5.60%) PRINCE2
9 15 (4.42%) Server Building
10 14 (4.13%) Risk Management
11 12 (3.54%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (3.24%) Service Delivery
12 11 (3.24%) Analytics
13 10 (2.95%) Risk Analytics
13 10 (2.95%) Financial Modelling
13 10 (2.95%) Change Management
13 10 (2.95%) Load Balancing
14 9 (2.65%) Technical Architecture
15 8 (2.36%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 56 (16.52%) SQL
2 37 (10.91%) PowerShell
3 33 (9.73%) Perl
4 23 (6.78%) Python
5 19 (5.60%) Ruby
5 19 (5.60%) C
6 17 (5.01%) Bash Shell
7 13 (3.83%) Tcl
8 12 (3.54%) Shell Script
9 10 (2.95%) VBA
10 8 (2.36%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.18%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.88%) PHP
13 2 (0.59%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.59%) Korn
14 1 (0.29%) VBScript
14 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 76 (22.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (18.88%) MCSE
3 58 (17.11%) Citrix Certification
4 57 (16.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 54 (15.93%) CCA
6 46 (13.57%) Degree
7 29 (8.55%) MCITP
8 27 (7.96%) Security Cleared
9 26 (7.67%) SC Cleared
10 21 (6.19%) MCP
11 20 (5.90%) MCSA
12 14 (4.13%) CCEA
12 14 (4.13%) CCEE
13 12 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (3.54%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (2.06%) CISSP
15 6 (1.77%) CCNA
16 5 (1.47%) CCNP
17 4 (1.18%) CCDP
17 4 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.29%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 120 (35.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 107 (31.56%) Active Directory
3 85 (25.07%) Hyper-V
4 41 (12.09%) XenApp
5 34 (10.03%) vSphere
6 26 (7.67%) XenDesktop
7 8 (2.36%) VMware ESX
8 7 (2.06%) Forefront TMG
9 6 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.47%) UAG
10 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (1.47%) ISA Server
11 4 (1.18%) XenServer
11 4 (1.18%) Docker
11 4 (1.18%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.88%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.59%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.59%) Xen
13 2 (0.59%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.59%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 64 (18.88%) SCCM
2 46 (13.57%) SCOM
3 23 (6.78%) SCVMM
4 22 (6.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 11 (3.24%) SCSM
5 11 (3.24%) SELinux
5 11 (3.24%) Windows Intune
6 6 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.47%) Backup Exec
7 5 (1.47%) WSUS
8 4 (1.18%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (1.18%) Nagios
8 4 (1.18%) Legato
8 4 (1.18%) SCDPM
8 4 (1.18%) Cacti
8 4 (1.18%) Icinga
8 4 (1.18%) Ansible
9 2 (0.59%) Puppet
10 1 (0.29%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 201 (59.29%) Microsoft
2 187 (55.16%) VMware
3 115 (33.92%) Citrix
4 87 (25.66%) Cisco
5 36 (10.62%) HP
6 29 (8.55%) Veeam
7 27 (7.96%) EMC
8 21 (6.19%) NetApp
9 19 (5.60%) Oracle
10 14 (4.13%) AppSense
11 13 (3.83%) Juniper
12 11 (3.24%) Sun
13 10 (2.95%) TOWER Software
14 8 (2.36%) Dell
14 8 (2.36%) CommVault
15 7 (2.06%) Hitachi
15 7 (2.06%) Symantec
15 7 (2.06%) SolarWinds
16 6 (1.77%) IBM
17 5 (1.47%) SAP
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus, excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car, bonus, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 10% bonus + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
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Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
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