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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Infrastructure
Rank 825 818 801
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Infrastructure 55 87 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.079% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.084% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 34 62 46
Average salary £77,500 £77,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £52,550 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £103,500 £120,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £77,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -
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
96432 103854 97223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.46% 94.47% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 80542 85900 81828
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Head of Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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
South East +27 14 £82,500 +22.22% 2
London 0 13 £100,000 +9.58% 2
North West +13 9 £77,500 +51.21%
South West -6 6 £65,000 -7.14%
Yorkshire +10 5 £70,000 -12.50%
East of England +1 5 £85,000 -
West Midlands - 3 - -
Head of Infrastructure
UK

Head of Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 60 (46.51%) ITIL
2 41 (31.78%) Service Delivery
3 39 (30.23%) Finance
4 38 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (26.36%) Data Centre
6 23 (17.83%) DevOps
7 22 (17.05%) SaaS
7 22 (17.05%) Retail
8 20 (15.50%) Project Management
9 19 (14.73%) Microsoft
9 19 (14.73%) Windows
10 18 (13.95%) Change Management
11 16 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (11.63%) Banking
12 15 (11.63%) TOGAF
12 15 (11.63%) PRINCE2
13 14 (10.85%) Legal
14 13 (10.08%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (9.30%) Matrix Management
15 12 (9.30%) Line Management
15 12 (9.30%) VMware
15 12 (9.30%) UNIX
16 11 (8.53%) Degree
16 11 (8.53%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (8.53%) Rackspace
17 10 (7.75%) Continuous Improvement
17 10 (7.75%) Waterfall
17 10 (7.75%) Linux
17 10 (7.75%) Citrix
17 10 (7.75%) Law

Head of Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 5 (3.88%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.10%) JBoss
2 4 (3.10%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.55%) IIS
3 2 (1.55%) Apache
3 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.55%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.05%) SaaS
2 13 (10.08%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (8.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (6.20%) PaaS
5 6 (4.65%) Amazon S3
6 4 (3.10%) IaaS
7 3 (2.33%) Office 365
7 3 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.78%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.78%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.78%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.20%) LAN
1 8 (6.20%) WAN
2 5 (3.88%) SAN
3 4 (3.10%) Firewall
4 2 (1.55%) DHCP
4 2 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.55%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.55%) FWSM
4 2 (1.55%) DNS
5 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.78%) VPN
5 1 (0.78%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.88%) SQL Server
1 5 (3.88%) Big Data
2 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.55%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.55%) JIRA
General
1 39 (30.23%) Finance
2 22 (17.05%) Retail
3 15 (11.63%) Banking
4 14 (10.85%) Legal
5 10 (7.75%) Law
6 9 (6.98%) Telecoms
7 5 (3.88%) Back Office
8 4 (3.10%) Retail Banking
9 3 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.55%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.55%) Web Services
2 1 (0.78%) Middleware
2 1 (0.78%) LAMP
2 1 (0.78%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 34 (26.36%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.88%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.10%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.55%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.78%) Life Science
7 1 (0.78%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.78%) Replication
7 1 (0.78%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.78%) PMI
7 1 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.73%) Windows
2 12 (9.30%) UNIX
3 10 (7.75%) Linux
4 3 (2.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (46.51%) ITIL
2 41 (31.78%) Service Delivery
3 38 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (17.83%) DevOps
5 20 (15.50%) Project Management
6 18 (13.95%) Change Management
7 16 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (11.63%) TOGAF
8 15 (11.63%) PRINCE2
9 12 (9.30%) Line Management
9 12 (9.30%) Matrix Management
10 10 (7.75%) Waterfall
10 10 (7.75%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (6.98%) Problem Management
11 9 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (6.98%) Service Management
11 9 (6.98%) Zachman Framework
12 8 (6.20%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (6.20%) Security Management
13 7 (5.43%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.88%) SQL
2 4 (3.10%) C
3 1 (0.78%) PHP
3 1 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (8.53%) Degree
2 6 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (4.65%) ACCA
2 6 (4.65%) CISA
2 6 (4.65%) CISM
3 4 (3.10%) MBA
3 4 (3.10%) MCSE
3 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.33%) CCNA
4 3 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.55%) MCSA
5 2 (1.55%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.78%) MCP
6 1 (0.78%) CCA
6 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.78%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.20%) COBIT
2 4 (3.10%) SLA
3 3 (2.33%) QA
4 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (6.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.88%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.10%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.33%) KVM
5 2 (1.55%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.55%) vSphere
6 1 (0.78%) Firmware
6 1 (0.78%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.10%) SCCM
1 4 (3.10%) SCOM
2 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (14.73%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.30%) VMware
3 11 (8.53%) Rackspace
4 10 (7.75%) Citrix
5 7 (5.43%) Oracle
6 6 (4.65%) Cisco
7 3 (2.33%) NetApp
8 2 (1.55%) TOWER Software
8 2 (1.55%) Google
8 2 (1.55%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.78%) SAP
9 1 (0.78%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.78%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.78%) Twitter
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