Period
to 5 August 2020

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Consultant
UK
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 728 908 1017
Rank change year-on-year +180 +109 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 58 184 194
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 47 189 167
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £71,850 £65,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 62,714 137,053 164,896
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 95.85% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 50,478 109,497 133,113
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Infrastructure Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Consultant in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Consultant in the UK

Infrastructure Consultant
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Consultant in the UK

Infrastructure Consultant
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Consultant in the UK

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 5 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +207 55 £55,000 - 5
UK excluding London +196 38 £50,000 -9.09% 5
South East +159 21 £62,500 +13.64%
London +178 20 £60,500 +0.83% 3
South West +97 5 £67,500 +42.11%
Work from Home +46 5 £65,000 +18.18% 1
North of England +148 3 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Midlands +106 3 £50,000 -9.09% 1
East of England +102 3 £50,000 -9.09%
Scotland +92 2 £55,500 +20.00% 2
East Midlands +66 2 £50,000 -9.09%
Yorkshire +112 1 - - 1
North West +104 1 £32,500 -38.10%
West Midlands +86 1 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Wales +30 1 £46,000 +7.60%
North East - 1 £40,000 -

Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, Infrastructure Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Infrastructure Consultant in the job title.

1 45 (77.59%) Microsoft
2 37 (63.79%) Active Directory
2 37 (63.79%) Azure
3 33 (56.90%) Office 365
4 31 (53.45%) Data Centre
5 29 (50.00%) VMware
6 28 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (46.55%) Windows
8 25 (43.10%) Hyper-V
9 21 (36.21%) Windows Server
10 19 (32.76%) ITIL
11 18 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (29.31%) Degree
13 16 (27.59%) MCSE
14 15 (25.86%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (24.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 13 (22.41%) Presales
16 13 (22.41%) IaaS
17 12 (20.69%) Private Cloud
17 12 (20.69%) AWS
17 12 (20.69%) Project Management
17 12 (20.69%) SQL
17 12 (20.69%) CCNA
17 12 (20.69%) Cisco
17 12 (20.69%) SCCM
17 12 (20.69%) Firewall
18 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
18 11 (18.97%) Customer Requirements
18 11 (18.97%) Project Delivery
19 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2016

Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (15.52%) Skype for Business
2 6 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.72%) Confluence
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.72%) IIS
5 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.90%) Acrobat
2 4 (6.90%) AutoCAD
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 37 (63.79%) Azure
2 33 (56.90%) Office 365
3 13 (22.41%) IaaS
4 12 (20.69%) AWS
5 10 (17.24%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (17.24%) PaaS
6 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.45%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.72%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.72%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.72%) PowerApps
7 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.69%) Firewall
2 9 (15.52%) DNS
2 9 (15.52%) Skype
3 8 (13.79%) DHCP
3 8 (13.79%) SAN
4 6 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (10.34%) Structured Cabling
5 4 (6.90%) WAN
5 4 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (5.17%) Internet
6 3 (5.17%) LAN
6 3 (5.17%) NAS
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco Firepower
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (3.45%) Network Security
7 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.72%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) JIRA
General
1 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.90%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Back Office
3 2 (3.45%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.72%) Advertising
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Games
4 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) Middleware
2 1 (1.72%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (53.45%) Data Centre
2 12 (20.69%) Private Cloud
3 10 (17.24%) Public Cloud
4 5 (8.62%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (3.45%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.45%) Internet of Things
7 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.45%) PKI
8 1 (1.72%) Clustering
8 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (46.55%) Windows
2 21 (36.21%) Windows Server
3 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2016
4 7 (12.07%) Linux
4 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2019
5 6 (10.34%) Windows 10
5 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (8.62%) Windows 7
6 5 (8.62%) Windows 8
7 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.76%) ITIL
2 14 (24.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 13 (22.41%) Presales
4 12 (20.69%) Project Management
5 11 (18.97%) Customer Requirements
5 11 (18.97%) Project Delivery
6 10 (17.24%) Forensic Analysis
6 10 (17.24%) PRINCE2
7 9 (15.52%) ITIL V3
8 7 (12.07%) Problem Management
9 6 (10.34%) Technology Roadmap
10 5 (8.62%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (8.62%) Load Balancing
10 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
10 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
11 4 (6.90%) Data Centre Operations
11 4 (6.90%) Decision-Making
11 4 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (6.90%) Performance Optimisation
11 4 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.69%) SQL
2 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (29.31%) Degree
3 16 (27.59%) MCSE
4 15 (25.86%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (20.69%) CCNA
6 5 (8.62%) RIBA
7 4 (6.90%) BICSI RCDD
7 4 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (3.45%) CCNP
8 2 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (3.45%) MCSA
9 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.72%) MCITP
9 1 (1.72%) MCP
9 1 (1.72%) MCTS
9 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.72%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (63.79%) Active Directory
2 28 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (43.10%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (6.90%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (5.17%) XenApp
5 3 (5.17%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.45%) vCloud
6 2 (3.45%) VMware NSX
7 1 (1.72%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (1.72%) KVM
7 1 (1.72%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.72%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (20.69%) SCCM
2 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (6.90%) SCOM
4 2 (3.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (3.45%) MIIS
4 2 (3.45%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.72%) Nessus
Vendors
1 45 (77.59%) Microsoft
2 29 (50.00%) VMware
3 12 (20.69%) Cisco
4 10 (17.24%) Citrix
5 6 (10.34%) Dell
6 5 (8.62%) HP
6 5 (8.62%) SolarWinds
7 4 (6.90%) Adobe
7 4 (6.90%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (3.45%) 3PAR
8 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.45%) Juniper
8 2 (3.45%) Meraki
8 2 (3.45%) NetApp
8 2 (3.45%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.72%) Cincom
9 1 (1.72%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.72%) IBM
9 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.72%) Veeam