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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Infrastructure
Rank 804 842 820
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Infrastructure 73 36 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.035% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.037% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 64 33 38
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £57,350
10% offered a salary of more than £94,750 £105,000 £120,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £57,500 £63,500
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -9.44%
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
99690 97976 104297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.56% 94.72% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 83416 81352 90186
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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 +16 28 £80,000 -17.94% 2
South East +5 23 £70,000 +21.73%
North West - 11 £77,500 - 3
East of England -29 10 £65,000 -35.00%
West Midlands - 3 £67,500 -
South West -15 1 £70,000 +7.69% 2
Yorkshire -33 1 £82,500 +50.00%
Head of Infrastructure
UK

Head of Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 52 (32.91%) ITIL
2 42 (26.58%) Windows
3 38 (24.05%) Service Delivery
4 37 (23.42%) Finance
5 29 (18.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (18.35%) Project Management
6 26 (16.46%) Cisco
7 24 (15.19%) WAN
7 24 (15.19%) Supplier Management
8 23 (14.56%) Microsoft
9 22 (13.92%) DevOps
10 21 (13.29%) Linux
11 20 (12.66%) Retail
11 20 (12.66%) VMware
11 20 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (11.39%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (11.39%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (10.76%) E-Commerce
14 16 (10.13%) LAN
14 16 (10.13%) SAN
14 16 (10.13%) Active Directory
14 16 (10.13%) Firewall
15 15 (9.49%) Service Management
15 15 (9.49%) MS Excel
16 14 (8.86%) People Management
16 14 (8.86%) Resource Management
17 12 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
17 12 (7.59%) MS Office
18 11 (6.96%) Cloud Computing
18 11 (6.96%) Degree

Head of Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 10 (6.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.53%) Apache
3 3 (1.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.27%) Moodle
4 2 (1.27%) Lync
4 2 (1.27%) IIS
4 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.63%) SAS
5 1 (0.63%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.63%) Drupal
5 1 (0.63%) GlassFish
Applications
1 15 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.96%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (4.43%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.53%) SaaS
4 3 (1.90%) Office 365
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.19%) WAN
2 16 (10.13%) LAN
2 16 (10.13%) SAN
2 16 (10.13%) Firewall
3 8 (5.06%) IP Telephony
4 7 (4.43%) Internet
5 5 (3.16%) MPLS
6 4 (2.53%) VoIP
7 2 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.27%) DNS
8 1 (0.63%) Wireless
8 1 (0.63%) Network Security
8 1 (0.63%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.63%) DHCP
8 1 (0.63%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.90%) Big Data
3 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.63%) MySQL
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
General
1 37 (23.42%) Finance
2 20 (12.66%) Retail
3 10 (6.33%) Marketing
4 7 (4.43%) Banking
5 6 (3.80%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.90%) Legal
6 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.27%) Law
7 2 (1.27%) Billing
7 2 (1.27%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.63%) French Language
8 1 (0.63%) Advertising
8 1 (0.63%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.70%) LAMP
2 7 (4.43%) Web Services
3 3 (1.90%) .NET
3 3 (1.90%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (1.27%) Middleware
5 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.80%) Management Information System
1 6 (3.80%) AS400
2 3 (1.90%) Replication
2 3 (1.90%) User Experience
2 3 (1.90%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.27%) NHS
3 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.27%) Open Source
3 2 (1.27%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.63%) CMDB
4 1 (0.63%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 42 (26.58%) Windows
2 21 (13.29%) Linux
3 4 (2.53%) UNIX
3 4 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.90%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.27%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (32.91%) ITIL
2 38 (24.05%) Service Delivery
3 29 (18.35%) Project Management
3 29 (18.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (15.19%) Supplier Management
5 22 (13.92%) DevOps
6 20 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (11.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (10.76%) E-Commerce
9 15 (9.49%) Service Management
10 14 (8.86%) Resource Management
10 14 (8.86%) People Management
11 10 (6.33%) Problem Management
11 10 (6.33%) Change Control
11 10 (6.33%) Change Management
11 10 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (6.33%) ERP
11 10 (6.33%) Programme Management
12 9 (5.70%) Business Analysis
13 8 (5.06%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.80%) Java
2 4 (2.53%) C
2 4 (2.53%) SQL
3 3 (1.90%) Ruby
4 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.63%) Python
5 1 (0.63%) C#
5 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (11.39%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (6.96%) Degree
3 10 (6.33%) CCNA
4 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.16%) MCSE
5 4 (2.53%) MCSA
5 4 (2.53%) CCIE
5 4 (2.53%) CCDP
5 4 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.53%) MCITP
5 4 (2.53%) MCP
6 3 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.27%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.63%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.43%) COBIT
2 5 (3.16%) SLA
2 5 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (10.13%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.90%) KVM
4 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.27%) vSphere
5 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.53%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.90%) Puppet
2 3 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.63%) SCCM
3 1 (0.63%) SCOM
3 1 (0.63%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 26 (16.46%) Cisco
2 23 (14.56%) Microsoft
3 20 (12.66%) VMware
4 8 (5.06%) Apple
5 5 (3.16%) Business Objects
5 5 (3.16%) Infor
6 2 (1.27%) Cognos
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle
6 2 (1.27%) ProCurve
6 2 (1.27%) HP
7 1 (0.63%) EMC
7 1 (0.63%) Citrix
7 1 (0.63%) Avaya
7 1 (0.63%) NetApp
7 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.63%) Sage
7 1 (0.63%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.63%) Google
7 1 (0.63%) WatchGuard
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