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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Infrastructure
Rank 309 319 336
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Infrastructure 7 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.061% 0.10% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.11% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 12
Average salary £97,500 £105,000 £117,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -10.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £81,250 £85,500 £101,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £127,000 £167,750
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -3.70%
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
10586 11026 12043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.93% 93.10% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8925 9669 11044
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014, 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 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (25.00%) Advertising
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) LAMP
3 4 (25.00%) Marketing
3 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (25.00%) DevOps
4 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 3 (18.75%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (18.75%) Sendmail
4 3 (18.75%) Clustering
4 3 (18.75%) Internet
4 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
4 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) XML
4 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
4 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) VoIP
4 3 (18.75%) DNS
4 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
1 1 (6.25%) Joyent
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) VoIP
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) Redis
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
1 4 (25.00%) Advertising
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) LAMP
2 3 (18.75%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (18.75%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Project Management
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
1 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 2 (12.50%) Service Management
2 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Workflow
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Sendmail
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Capistrano
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) CFEngine
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Rackspace