The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 203 193 200
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 11 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.12% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 5
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
Infrastructure Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5008 4676 4843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.25% 95.45% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4270 3907 4065
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Infrastructure Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Consultant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant across the West Midlands region.

Infrastructure Consultant Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Consultant
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Infrastructure Consultant Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Infrastructure Consultant
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Birmingham +5 10 £65,000 +18.18%
Staffordshire - 1 £27,500 -
Infrastructure Consultant
England

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 16 (64.00%) VMware
2 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (44.00%) Hyper-V
4 10 (40.00%) Windows
5 8 (32.00%) NetApp
5 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (28.00%) SCCM
6 7 (28.00%) SCOM
6 7 (28.00%) SQL
7 6 (24.00%) ITIL
7 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (24.00%) Project Management
7 6 (24.00%) EMC
7 6 (24.00%) Lync
8 5 (20.00%) HP
8 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 4 (16.00%) Dell
9 4 (16.00%) Change Management
10 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (12.00%) High Availability
10 3 (12.00%) Clustering
10 3 (12.00%) SCVMM
10 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
10 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (12.00%) Firewall
10 3 (12.00%) Citrix
10 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (12.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013

Infrastructure Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 6 (24.00%) Lync
2 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) Office 365
3 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) IPsec
2 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) Solaris
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL
1 6 (24.00%) Project Management
2 4 (16.00%) Change Management
3 3 (12.00%) High Availability
4 1 (4.00%) Workflow
4 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (4.00%) NFS
4 1 (4.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (4.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) SCCM
1 7 (28.00%) SCOM
2 3 (12.00%) SCVMM
2 3 (12.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (4.00%) SCSM
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Intune
3 1 (4.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) VMware
2 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (32.00%) NetApp
4 6 (24.00%) EMC
5 5 (20.00%) HP
6 4 (16.00%) Dell
7 3 (12.00%) Citrix
8 2 (8.00%) 3PAR
9 1 (4.00%) Veritas