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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure Consultant
Rank 205 206 199
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 13 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.13% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.14% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 5
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £42,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,785 £62,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £48,750 £54,000
% change year-on-year
-5.12% -9.72%
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
5282 5120 5163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.80% 95.42% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4394 4242 4382
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +14 7 £45,000 -
Coventry - 3 £47,785 -
Herefordshire - 3 £46,250 -
Infrastructure Consultant
England

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 17 (73.91%) Windows
3 11 (47.83%) Hyper-V
4 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (43.48%) VMware
4 10 (43.48%) SCCM
5 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
6 7 (30.43%) IPsec
7 6 (26.09%) SCOM
7 6 (26.09%) SAN
7 6 (26.09%) SQL
8 5 (21.74%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (21.74%) BitLocker
8 5 (21.74%) Private Cloud
8 5 (21.74%) SCDPM
8 5 (21.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 5 (21.74%) SCSM
8 5 (21.74%) Windows Intune
8 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
8 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
8 5 (21.74%) Cisco
8 5 (21.74%) SCVMM
9 4 (17.39%) NetApp
9 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
9 4 (17.39%) Puppet
9 4 (17.39%) IaaS
9 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
1 3 (13.04%) Lync
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (21.74%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (17.39%) IaaS
4 3 (13.04%) Office 365
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) IPsec
2 6 (26.09%) SAN
3 3 (13.04%) VoIP
3 3 (13.04%) DHCP
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) DNS
4 2 (8.70%) IPv4
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall
5 1 (4.35%) Internet
5 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Private Cloud
2 3 (13.04%) FMCG
3 2 (8.70%) Thin Client
3 2 (8.70%) Fat Client
3 2 (8.70%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX
4 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL
1 3 (13.04%) Time Management
2 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Process Management
3 1 (4.35%) Change Management
3 1 (4.35%) E-business
3 1 (4.35%) Workflow
3 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Hyper-V
2 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
3 5 (21.74%) BitLocker
4 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
5 2 (8.70%) XenApp
5 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
5 2 (8.70%) vSphere
5 2 (8.70%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (4.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (4.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) SCCM
2 6 (26.09%) SCOM
3 5 (21.74%) SCVMM
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Intune
3 5 (21.74%) SCDPM
3 5 (21.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (21.74%) SCSM
4 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (17.39%) Puppet
5 1 (4.35%) Legato
5 1 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco
4 4 (17.39%) NetApp
5 3 (13.04%) Citrix
6 2 (8.70%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) Dell
6 2 (8.70%) SonicWALL
6 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.35%) 3PAR
7 1 (4.35%) Veritas
7 1 (4.35%) EMC
7 1 (4.35%) CommVault
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle
7 1 (4.35%) Sun