The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Infrastructure role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of Infrastructure in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Infrastructure
Rank 254 313 317
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Infrastructure 7 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.049% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.051% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 4
Average salary £100,000 £85,000 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £70,000 £95,000
10% offered a salary of more than £140,000 £112,000 £115,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £85,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +47.82%
Head of Infrastructure
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6363 9725 9706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.07% 95.35% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5728 8455 8287
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Head of Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Head of Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Head of Infrastructure
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Infrastructure across the City of London region.

Head of Infrastructure Salary Trend in the City of London

Head of Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Infrastructure across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Head of Infrastructure Salary Histogram in the City of London

Head of Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Head of Infrastructure 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 Head of Infrastructure in their job title.

1 21 (77.78%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Linux
3 8 (29.63%) DevOps
4 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
4 7 (25.93%) IaaS
4 7 (25.93%) SaaS
4 7 (25.93%) PaaS
5 6 (22.22%) Line Management
6 5 (18.52%) MCSE
6 5 (18.52%) CCA
6 5 (18.52%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (14.81%) VMware
7 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
7 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.81%) People Management
8 3 (11.11%) Coaching
8 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (11.11%) Business Transformation
8 3 (11.11%) CCNA
8 3 (11.11%) MCSA
8 3 (11.11%) Cisco
8 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (11.11%) Service Management
8 3 (11.11%) SCOM
8 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
9 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008

Head of Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Head of Infrastructure 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 Head of Infrastructure in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) IaaS
1 7 (25.93%) PaaS
1 7 (25.93%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (7.41%) LAN
1 2 (7.41%) PBX
1 2 (7.41%) SAN
1 2 (7.41%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (77.78%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Back Office
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Front Office
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.70%) BYOD
3 1 (3.70%) Equities
3 1 (3.70%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Unix
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Debian
3 1 (3.70%) SUSE
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) DevOps
2 6 (22.22%) Line Management
3 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
3 4 (14.81%) People Management
4 3 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 3 (11.11%) Coaching
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 3 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.41%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (7.41%) High Availability
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL
6 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) CCA
1 5 (18.52%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (18.52%) MCSE
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) CCNA
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.11%) MCSA
3 2 (7.41%) CCEA
3 2 (7.41%) VCAP
3 2 (7.41%) VCP4
3 2 (7.41%) VCP5
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
2 2 (7.41%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) Docker
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) SCOrch
2 1 (3.70%) SCSM
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
1 4 (14.81%) VMware
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix
3 2 (7.41%) EMC
3 2 (7.41%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) LANDesk
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.70%) Dell
4 1 (3.70%) Rackspace
4 1 (3.70%) SAP