Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Consultant was £51,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 876 956 957
Rank change year-on-year +80 +1 -96
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 295 224 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 247 205 303
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -10.84%

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 166,671 168,389 201,510
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.10% 96.47% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 135,609 140,138 168,475
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,900
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Infrastructure Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Consultant 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.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Consultant in the UK

Infrastructure Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Consultant over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Consultant in the UK

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 15 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 22 January 2018. 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 +50 214 £52,500 -2.33% 44
UK excluding London +33 185 £50,000 - 33
London +17 83 £60,000 - 16
South East +9 55 £52,500 -12.50% 11
Scotland -20 40 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Midlands +18 34 £40,000 -36.00% 6
West Midlands +18 33 £40,000 -36.00% 5
Wales +25 21 £40,000 -11.11% 2
East of England +19 16 £52,500 -17.65% 1
North of England -13 16 £45,000 +14.65% 6
North West +3 11 £52,500 -16.00% 3
North East -23 4 £32,500 -15.58% 1
South West -12 3 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Yorkshire +16 1 £45,000 -28.00% 2
East Midlands +12 1 £60,000 +20.00% 1

Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, Infrastructure Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Infrastructure Consultant in the job title.

1 178 (60.34%) VMware
2 172 (58.31%) Microsoft
3 149 (50.51%) Windows
4 136 (46.10%) Hyper-V
5 133 (45.08%) Citrix
6 129 (43.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 109 (36.95%) SAN
8 107 (36.27%) Active Directory
9 87 (29.49%) Office 365
10 86 (29.15%) XenApp
11 85 (28.81%) Microsoft Azure
12 70 (23.73%) Windows Server 2012
13 67 (22.71%) Windows Server
14 65 (22.03%) Microsoft Certification
15 64 (21.69%) Presales
16 62 (21.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 61 (20.68%) MCSE
18 58 (19.66%) Exchange Server 2013
19 57 (19.32%) Citrix Certification
20 55 (18.64%) CCA
21 48 (16.27%) Amazon AWS
22 45 (15.25%) Skype
23 41 (13.90%) IaaS
23 41 (13.90%) Data Centre
23 41 (13.90%) Cisco
24 38 (12.88%) Skype for Business
25 37 (12.54%) Finance
26 36 (12.20%) Firewall
27 32 (10.85%) ITIL
28 30 (10.17%) Project Management

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 58 (19.66%) Exchange Server 2013
2 38 (12.88%) Skype for Business
3 28 (9.49%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.68%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.34%) Apache
7 1 (0.34%) Confluence
7 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.34%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 87 (29.49%) Office 365
2 85 (28.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (16.27%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (13.90%) IaaS
5 21 (7.12%) PaaS
6 12 (4.07%) SaaS
7 10 (3.39%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (2.37%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (1.36%) GitHub
10 3 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.34%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.34%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.34%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 109 (36.95%) SAN
2 45 (15.25%) Skype
3 36 (12.20%) Firewall
4 27 (9.15%) LAN
5 26 (8.81%) WAN
6 22 (7.46%) Fibre Channel
7 19 (6.44%) iSCSI
8 17 (5.76%) Remote Desktop
9 15 (5.08%) VPN
10 14 (4.75%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (3.39%) MPLS
11 10 (3.39%) Unified Communications
12 9 (3.05%) VoIP
13 7 (2.37%) Network Security
14 4 (1.36%) DNS
14 4 (1.36%) NetScaler
14 4 (1.36%) Structured Cabling
14 4 (1.36%) TCP/IP
14 4 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
15 3 (1.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.03%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.02%) Big Data
3 3 (1.02%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.68%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.34%) GIS
5 1 (0.34%) Ingres
5 1 (0.34%) MySQL
5 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (4.75%) Jenkins
2 9 (3.05%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.71%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.36%) JIRA
5 3 (1.02%) Ant
5 3 (1.02%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (1.02%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.02%) Gradle
5 3 (1.02%) JUnit
5 3 (1.02%) Maven
5 3 (1.02%) Selenium
5 3 (1.02%) SonarQube
5 3 (1.02%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.34%) Subversion
7 1 (0.34%) Vagrant
General
1 37 (12.54%) Finance
2 14 (4.75%) Banking
3 9 (3.05%) Legal
4 5 (1.69%) Publishing
4 5 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.02%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.02%) Marketing
6 2 (0.68%) Advertising
6 2 (0.68%) Back Office
6 2 (0.68%) Law
6 2 (0.68%) Retail
7 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.34%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.03%) REST
1 6 (2.03%) Web Services
2 5 (1.69%) .NET
3 3 (1.02%) Hibernate
4 2 (0.68%) JSON
4 2 (0.68%) Node.js
5 1 (0.34%) LAMP
5 1 (0.34%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.90%) Data Centre
2 21 (7.12%) Private Cloud
3 19 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.75%) Public Cloud
5 13 (4.41%) Driving Licence
6 10 (3.39%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (2.71%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.02%) Life Science
8 3 (1.02%) Replication
8 3 (1.02%) Tandem
9 2 (0.68%) PMI
10 1 (0.34%) Clustering
10 1 (0.34%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.34%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.34%) NHS
10 1 (0.34%) PKI
10 1 (0.34%) User Experience
10 1 (0.34%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 149 (50.51%) Windows
2 70 (23.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 67 (22.71%) Windows Server
4 21 (7.12%) Linux
5 8 (2.71%) Unix
6 7 (2.37%) Windows 10
6 7 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.36%) CentOS
7 4 (1.36%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.02%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.02%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.34%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.34%) Solaris
10 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (21.69%) Presales
2 32 (10.85%) ITIL
3 30 (10.17%) Project Management
4 28 (9.49%) Change Management
4 28 (9.49%) DevOps
5 22 (7.46%) Service Delivery
6 17 (5.76%) People Management
6 17 (5.76%) Software Deployment
7 16 (5.42%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (5.42%) CRM
8 15 (5.08%) Migration
8 15 (5.08%) Systems Analysis
9 13 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (4.41%) Server Building
10 12 (4.07%) Collaborative Working
10 12 (4.07%) Information Security
10 12 (4.07%) Server Virtualisation
11 11 (3.73%) Business Analysis
11 11 (3.73%) PRINCE2
11 11 (3.73%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.46%) PowerShell
2 11 (3.73%) SQL
3 7 (2.37%) Bash Shell
3 7 (2.37%) Shell Script
4 6 (2.03%) Python
5 2 (0.68%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.34%) C#
6 1 (0.34%) Go
6 1 (0.34%) Java
6 1 (0.34%) Perl
6 1 (0.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 65 (22.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (21.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 61 (20.68%) MCSE
4 57 (19.32%) Citrix Certification
5 55 (18.64%) CCA
6 13 (4.41%) Degree
7 7 (2.37%) CIPFA
8 5 (1.69%) CCNA
8 5 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.69%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.36%) MCSA
10 3 (1.02%) VCP5
11 2 (0.68%) BICSI Certification
11 2 (0.68%) BICSI RCDD
11 2 (0.68%) CCEA
11 2 (0.68%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.68%) VCP6
12 1 (0.34%) CCNP
12 1 (0.34%) MCT
12 1 (0.34%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 136 (46.10%) Hyper-V
2 129 (43.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (36.27%) Active Directory
4 86 (29.15%) XenApp
5 19 (6.44%) vSphere
6 9 (3.05%) XenDesktop
7 6 (2.03%) Docker
7 6 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.34%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.34%) Ceph
10 1 (0.34%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.34%) NFS
10 1 (0.34%) vCloud
10 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.34%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (7.46%) SCCM
2 21 (7.12%) SCOM
3 12 (4.07%) SCOrch
4 8 (2.71%) Ansible
5 6 (2.03%) FortiGate
5 6 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.03%) Puppet
5 6 (2.03%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 5 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (1.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (1.36%) vCenter Server
8 3 (1.02%) Simian Army
8 3 (1.02%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.68%) Nagios
9 2 (0.68%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.34%) Nessus
10 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.34%) Nmap
10 1 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 178 (60.34%) VMware
2 172 (58.31%) Microsoft
3 133 (45.08%) Citrix
4 41 (13.90%) Cisco
5 24 (8.14%) Veeam
6 17 (5.76%) HP
7 13 (4.41%) Fortinet
7 13 (4.41%) NetApp
8 12 (4.07%) Google
9 11 (3.73%) DataCore
10 9 (3.05%) F5
10 9 (3.05%) Juniper
10 9 (3.05%) Oracle
11 8 (2.71%) FireEye
12 7 (2.37%) SolarWinds
13 6 (2.03%) Avaloq
13 6 (2.03%) CheckPoint
13 6 (2.03%) Trend Micro
14 5 (1.69%) Kaspersky
15 4 (1.36%) Palo Alto