The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Infrastructure role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Infrastructure
Rank 823 866 859
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Infrastructure 79 57 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.084% 0.058% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.060% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 66 52 37
Average salary £75,000 £82,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £67,500 £53,255
10% offered a salary of more than £117,500 £112,500 £104,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £85,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +58.13%
Head of Infrastructure
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
89882 94415 94645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.13% 96.49% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 76200 78954 76880
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Head of Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Head of Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in England

Head of Infrastructure
Salary Trend in England

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

Head of Infrastructure Salary Trend in England

Head of Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Infrastructure across the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Head of Infrastructure Salary Histogram in England

Head of Infrastructure
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Infrastructure within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +37 34 £100,000 +25.00% 1
South East 0 13 £52,500 -46.83% 1
West Midlands -11 12 £65,000 - 2
East of England -1 8 £90,000 -12.19%
North West +30 6 £62,500 -
Yorkshire +14 4 £75,000 +7.14% 2
South West - 2 £66,250 - 1
Head of Infrastructure
UK

Head of Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the England 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 75 (39.89%) Finance
2 50 (26.60%) Data Centre
2 50 (26.60%) Windows
3 41 (21.81%) Microsoft
4 36 (19.15%) Linux
5 35 (18.62%) ITIL
5 35 (18.62%) VMware
6 33 (17.55%) Cisco
7 24 (12.77%) LAN
7 24 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (11.70%) Business Continuity
9 21 (11.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (11.17%) Active Directory
9 21 (11.17%) DevOps
10 20 (10.64%) Windows Server
10 20 (10.64%) People Management
10 20 (10.64%) SQL Server
10 20 (10.64%) Service Delivery
10 20 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
11 19 (10.11%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (10.11%) IaaS
12 18 (9.57%) Infrastructure Management
12 18 (9.57%) Line Management
12 18 (9.57%) WAN
12 18 (9.57%) SLA
12 18 (9.57%) Degree
13 17 (9.04%) Citrix
13 17 (9.04%) Telecoms
14 16 (8.51%) Management Information System
14 16 (8.51%) Marketing

Head of Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the England 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 8 (4.26%) CloudStack
2 7 (3.72%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.72%) OpenStack
3 5 (2.66%) IIS
4 4 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.13%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.13%) MS Office
3 2 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (10.11%) IaaS
3 16 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (4.79%) PaaS
4 9 (4.79%) SaaS
5 8 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (3.19%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.53%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.53%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.77%) LAN
2 18 (9.57%) WAN
3 14 (7.45%) Firewall
4 9 (4.79%) Unified Communications
4 9 (4.79%) VPN
5 8 (4.26%) SAN
5 8 (4.26%) VoIP
6 7 (3.72%) MPLS
6 7 (3.72%) Network Security
7 6 (3.19%) Wireless
8 4 (2.13%) DWDM
8 4 (2.13%) FTP
8 4 (2.13%) NGN
8 4 (2.13%) Packet Switching
9 3 (1.60%) DNS
9 3 (1.60%) IPsec
9 3 (1.60%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.06%) CTI
10 2 (1.06%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.06%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.53%) MySQL
4 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (0.53%) Vagrant
General
1 75 (39.89%) Finance
2 17 (9.04%) Telecoms
3 16 (8.51%) Marketing
4 13 (6.91%) Banking
5 12 (6.38%) Retail
6 8 (4.26%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.60%) Back Office
7 3 (1.60%) Front Office
8 2 (1.06%) Advertising
8 2 (1.06%) Electronics
8 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.53%) Law
9 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.19%) LAMP
1 6 (3.19%) Middleware
2 5 (2.66%) .NET
3 4 (2.13%) XML
3 4 (2.13%) XML Messaging
4 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.06%) Web Services
5 1 (0.53%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 50 (26.60%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.51%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.79%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (3.72%) Equities
4 7 (3.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (3.19%) EPoS
5 6 (3.19%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.66%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.66%) User Experience
7 4 (2.13%) BYOD
7 4 (2.13%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (2.13%) Statistics
8 3 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.60%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.60%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.06%) Derivative
9 2 (1.06%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.06%) Fintech
9 2 (1.06%) PMI
10 1 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 50 (26.60%) Windows
2 36 (19.15%) Linux
3 20 (10.64%) Windows Server
4 11 (5.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (5.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (5.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (4.79%) Unix
6 7 (3.72%) Debian
7 3 (1.60%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.53%) SUSE
8 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (18.62%) ITIL
2 22 (11.70%) Business Continuity
3 21 (11.17%) DevOps
3 21 (11.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (10.64%) People Management
4 20 (10.64%) Service Delivery
5 19 (10.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (9.57%) Infrastructure Management
6 18 (9.57%) Line Management
7 15 (7.98%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (7.98%) Performance Management
7 15 (7.98%) Project Management
8 14 (7.45%) Service Management
9 13 (6.91%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (6.91%) Programme Management
10 12 (6.38%) Change Management
10 12 (6.38%) PRINCE2
11 11 (5.85%) Information Security
12 10 (5.32%) Coaching
12 10 (5.32%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.79%) Python
1 9 (4.79%) Ruby
2 8 (4.26%) Bash Shell
2 8 (4.26%) Perl
2 8 (4.26%) PHP
3 5 (2.66%) SQL
4 2 (1.06%) C#
5 1 (0.53%) Java
5 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (9.57%) Degree
2 9 (4.79%) CCNA
2 9 (4.79%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.19%) MCSE
5 5 (2.66%) CCA
5 5 (2.66%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.60%) MCSA
7 2 (1.06%) CCEA
7 2 (1.06%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.06%) VCAP
7 2 (1.06%) VCP4
7 2 (1.06%) VCP5
7 2 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.53%) APMP
8 1 (0.53%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.57%) SLA
2 13 (6.91%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.72%) QA
4 4 (2.13%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (11.17%) Active Directory
3 12 (6.38%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.13%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.60%) VMware Server
5 3 (1.60%) XenServer
6 2 (1.06%) XenApp
7 1 (0.53%) Docker
7 1 (0.53%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (6.38%) SCCM
2 8 (4.26%) Cacti
2 8 (4.26%) FortiGate
2 8 (4.26%) Grafana
2 8 (4.26%) Opsview
2 8 (4.26%) Puppet
2 8 (4.26%) Salt
3 6 (3.19%) SCOM
4 3 (1.60%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (1.60%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.60%) SCSM
5 2 (1.06%) Ansible
6 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.53%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.53%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 41 (21.81%) Microsoft
2 35 (18.62%) VMware
3 33 (17.55%) Cisco
4 17 (9.04%) Citrix
5 13 (6.91%) F5
6 8 (4.26%) Avaya
6 8 (4.26%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.19%) HP
8 4 (2.13%) Apple
8 4 (2.13%) Dell
8 4 (2.13%) NICE Systems
9 3 (1.60%) ProCurve
9 3 (1.60%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.60%) Sybase
9 3 (1.60%) WatchGuard
10 2 (1.06%) EMC
10 2 (1.06%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.06%) Oracle
10 2 (1.06%) SAP
10 2 (1.06%) Veeam
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