Period
to 18 November 2019

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2019.

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
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 834 988 962
Rank change year-on-year +154 -26 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Consultant 230 173 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 206 122 194
UK median annual salary £55,000 £56,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £72,375 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 129,845 154,184 171,897
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.59% 95.88% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 103,865 124,090 137,862
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 18 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Consultant in the UK

Infrastructure Consultant
Top 14 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 18 November 2019. 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 +146 213 £55,000 -4.35% 20
UK excluding London +151 165 £52,500 - 15
London +61 54 £65,000 +4.00% 6
South East +52 44 £60,000 - 5
South West +46 43 £45,000 -5.26% 2
North of England +49 27 £55,000 +1.85% 3
East of England +61 21 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Midlands +45 21 £55,000 +4.76% 1
North West +63 17 £52,500 -12.50% 2
West Midlands +35 17 £55,000 +17.02% 1
Yorkshire +23 10 £55,000 +1.85% 1
Wales +13 7 £42,750 +6.88% 1
East Midlands +30 4 £55,000 +4.76%
Scotland +25 4 £51,250 -

Infrastructure Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, 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.

1 166 (72.17%) Microsoft
2 149 (64.78%) Windows
3 125 (54.35%) VMware
4 122 (53.04%) Azure
5 103 (44.78%) Windows Server
6 96 (41.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 95 (41.30%) Office 365
8 94 (40.87%) Active Directory
9 88 (38.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 77 (33.48%) MCSE
11 75 (32.61%) AWS
12 61 (26.52%) Citrix
13 58 (25.22%) Hyper-V
14 53 (23.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 52 (22.61%) Windows Server 2008
15 52 (22.61%) Linux
16 50 (21.74%) Migration
17 48 (20.87%) PowerShell
18 47 (20.43%) ITIL
18 47 (20.43%) NetApp
19 46 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 45 (19.57%) Cisco
21 44 (19.13%) Dell
21 44 (19.13%) IaaS
22 43 (18.70%) Presales
23 42 (18.26%) Windows Server 2012
23 42 (18.26%) Cisco Certification
24 39 (16.96%) CCNA
25 35 (15.22%) SQL
25 35 (15.22%) Data Centre

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 25 (10.87%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.78%) Skype for Business
3 7 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.43%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (3.04%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.17%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 122 (53.04%) Azure
2 95 (41.30%) Office 365
3 75 (32.61%) AWS
4 44 (19.13%) IaaS
5 33 (14.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (4.78%) PaaS
7 5 (2.17%) OpenShift
8 4 (1.74%) GCP
8 4 (1.74%) SaaS
9 3 (1.30%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.87%) G Suite
10 2 (0.87%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.30%) Firewall
2 23 (10.00%) SAN
3 22 (9.57%) VPN
4 19 (8.26%) DNS
5 15 (6.52%) WAN
6 11 (4.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (4.78%) LAN
6 11 (4.78%) Skype
7 10 (4.35%) iSCSI
8 9 (3.91%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (3.91%) VSAN
9 8 (3.48%) FCoE
9 8 (3.48%) Software-Defined Networking
10 7 (3.04%) DHCP
10 7 (3.04%) NetScaler
11 5 (2.17%) Internet
11 5 (2.17%) MPLS
11 5 (2.17%) Network Security
11 5 (2.17%) Unified Communications
11 5 (2.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.91%) Big Data
3 3 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (3.48%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (7.83%) Public Sector
1 18 (7.83%) Telecoms
2 16 (6.96%) Finance
3 13 (5.65%) Electronics
4 8 (3.48%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.48%) Marketing
5 5 (2.17%) Advertising
6 2 (0.87%) Law
7 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.91%) Web Services
2 8 (3.48%) Flash
2 8 (3.48%) JSON
3 2 (0.87%) HTML
4 1 (0.43%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.22%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.52%) Clustering
3 10 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
3 10 (4.35%) Replication
4 9 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.91%) EMC VNX
5 8 (3.48%) FlexPod
5 8 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (2.17%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.74%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.87%) NHS
8 2 (0.87%) PKI
8 2 (0.87%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 149 (64.78%) Windows
2 103 (44.78%) Windows Server
3 52 (22.61%) Linux
3 52 (22.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (18.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (10.43%) Windows 7
6 19 (8.26%) Unix
7 15 (6.52%) Data ONTAP
8 14 (6.09%) Windows 10
9 10 (4.35%) CentOS
10 9 (3.91%) Fedora
10 9 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (3.91%) Ubuntu
11 6 (2.61%) Solaris
12 3 (1.30%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.87%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (23.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 50 (21.74%) Migration
3 47 (20.43%) ITIL
4 43 (18.70%) Presales
5 33 (14.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 29 (12.61%) Project Management
7 28 (12.17%) Software Engineering
8 26 (11.30%) High Availability
9 21 (9.13%) Project Delivery
10 20 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (8.26%) Business Continuity
11 19 (8.26%) Change Management
12 17 (7.39%) Cybersecurity
13 16 (6.96%) Service Management
14 13 (5.65%) Mentoring
14 13 (5.65%) Performance Tuning
15 12 (5.22%) Email Migration
15 12 (5.22%) PRINCE2
16 11 (4.78%) Service Delivery
17 10 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (20.87%) PowerShell
2 35 (15.22%) SQL
3 20 (8.70%) C
4 10 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 10 (4.35%) Python
5 3 (1.30%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 88 (38.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (33.48%) MCSE
3 46 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 42 (18.26%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (16.96%) CCNA
6 31 (13.48%) MCSA
7 25 (10.87%) MCP
8 16 (6.96%) Degree
9 15 (6.52%) CCA
9 15 (6.52%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (3.04%) CCNP
11 6 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (2.17%) BICSI Certification
12 5 (2.17%) RIBA
13 4 (1.74%) AWS Certification
13 4 (1.74%) MCITP
13 4 (1.74%) VCP4
14 3 (1.30%) DV Cleared
14 3 (1.30%) SC Cleared
14 3 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.91%) PMO
2 7 (3.04%) SLA
3 4 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 96 (41.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 94 (40.87%) Active Directory
3 58 (25.22%) Hyper-V
4 22 (9.57%) Docker
5 21 (9.13%) XenApp
6 18 (7.83%) NFS
7 16 (6.96%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (6.96%) vSphere
8 13 (5.65%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (5.22%) VMware NSX
10 9 (3.91%) Samba
10 9 (3.91%) VirtualBox
10 9 (3.91%) Xen
11 7 (3.04%) DFS Replication
12 6 (2.61%) Sendmail
12 6 (2.61%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.87%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (6.96%) SCCM
2 15 (6.52%) Nagios
3 14 (6.09%) Kubernetes
4 13 (5.65%) Microsoft Intune
5 11 (4.78%) vCenter Server
6 10 (4.35%) SCVMM
7 9 (3.91%) Ansible
7 9 (3.91%) Docker Swarm
7 9 (3.91%) OpenNMS
7 9 (3.91%) Puppet
7 9 (3.91%) ZABBIX
8 8 (3.48%) Cisco CUCM
9 7 (3.04%) Backup Exec
10 6 (2.61%) SCOM
10 6 (2.61%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (2.17%) XenMobile
12 4 (1.74%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (1.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 166 (72.17%) Microsoft
2 125 (54.35%) VMware
3 61 (26.52%) Citrix
4 47 (20.43%) NetApp
5 45 (19.57%) Cisco
6 44 (19.13%) Dell
7 29 (12.61%) HP
8 26 (11.30%) Veeam
9 24 (10.43%) EMC
10 19 (8.26%) Nimble Storage
11 12 (5.22%) Red Hat
12 10 (4.35%) SAP
13 9 (3.91%) 3PAR
13 9 (3.91%) Cloudera
13 9 (3.91%) Hortonworks
13 9 (3.91%) Isilon
13 9 (3.91%) SolarWinds
14 7 (3.04%) Symantec
15 6 (2.61%) Oracle
16 3 (1.30%) IBM