The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Head of Infrastructure featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Infrastructure
Rank 821 888 885
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Infrastructure 89 82 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.076% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.079% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 74 57 63
Median salary £95,000 £75,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,200
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £101,500 £110,000
UK excluding London median salary £68,750 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94118 103558 110626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79197 85888 89230
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Head of Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Head of Infrastructure in the job title.

Head of Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Head of Infrastructure
Salary Trend

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

Head of Infrastructure Salary Trend in the UK

Head of Infrastructure
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Infrastructure over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 within the UK.

Head of Infrastructure Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Infrastructure
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Infrastructure within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +41 87 £95,000 +26.66% 6
London +67 56 £100,000 +17.64% 3
City of London +70 14 £97,500 - 1
Yorkshire +34 11 £87,000 +33.84% 1
Leeds +28 11 £87,000 +51.30%
West Yorkshire +25 11 £87,000 +51.30%
South East +16 8 £65,000 -5.45%
Wales - 8 £60,000 - 2
South West +5 7 - - 2
Cornwall - 7 - - 2
Mid Wales - 6 - - 2
Newquay - 6 - - 2
New Quay - 6 - - 2
Ceredigion - 6 - - 2
East of England +22 5 £37,530 -51.57%
Bedfordshire +13 4 £37,530 -28.51%
Berkshire +6 4 £75,000 +76.47%
Bromley - 3 £120,000 -
Newport - 2 £60,000 -
South Wales - 2 £60,000 -
Kidlington - 2 £60,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £60,000 -
Bracknell - 2 £87,500 -
Reading - 2 £61,250 -
Hertfordshire +20 1 £90,000 -
Kent +6 1 £67,500 -3.57%
Hampshire -6 1 £72,500 -30.95%
Bradford - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £72,500 -
Dartford - 1 £67,500 -

Head of Infrastructure Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Head of Infrastructure job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Head of Infrastructure in the job title.

1 44 (32.59%) Finance
2 39 (28.89%) Data Centre
3 36 (26.67%) ITIL
4 31 (22.96%) Project Management
5 29 (21.48%) Microsoft
6 25 (18.52%) Linux
6 25 (18.52%) Service Delivery
6 25 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (18.52%) DevOps
7 24 (17.78%) Cisco
8 23 (17.04%) Information Security
9 20 (14.81%) Service Management
9 20 (14.81%) Puppet
10 19 (14.07%) Microsoft Azure
10 19 (14.07%) Degree
11 18 (13.33%) Management Information System
11 18 (13.33%) Risk Management
11 18 (13.33%) Windows
11 18 (13.33%) SQL Server
12 17 (12.59%) PRINCE2
12 17 (12.59%) MySQL
12 17 (12.59%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (11.85%) VMware
13 16 (11.85%) MS Excel
13 16 (11.85%) SLA
13 16 (11.85%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (10.37%) Business Continuity
14 14 (10.37%) Ansible
14 14 (10.37%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (10.37%) Disaster Recovery

Head of Infrastructure Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.44%) Apache
2 4 (2.96%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.22%) IIS
3 3 (2.22%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.48%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (11.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (9.63%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (6.67%) SaaS
5 6 (4.44%) IaaS
5 6 (4.44%) Office 365
5 6 (4.44%) PaaS
6 4 (2.96%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.48%) GitHub
8 1 (0.74%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.63%) WAN
2 12 (8.89%) LAN
2 12 (8.89%) SAN
3 7 (5.19%) Internet
3 7 (5.19%) Structured Cabling
3 7 (5.19%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (4.44%) VoIP
5 5 (3.70%) Firewall
5 5 (3.70%) VPN
5 5 (3.70%) Wireless
6 4 (2.96%) DNS
6 4 (2.96%) HTTP
6 4 (2.96%) MPLS
7 3 (2.22%) DHCP
7 3 (2.22%) Intranet
7 3 (2.22%) Network Security
8 2 (1.48%) LDAP
8 2 (1.48%) NAS
9 1 (0.74%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.59%) MySQL
3 6 (4.44%) Big Data
4 4 (2.96%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.96%) Redis
5 3 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.48%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.48%) Informix
6 2 (1.48%) Riak
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.74%) Power BI
7 1 (0.74%) QlikView
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.48%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.74%) GoCD
General
1 44 (32.59%) Finance
2 12 (8.89%) Retail
3 11 (8.15%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.19%) Law
5 5 (3.70%) Advertising
6 4 (2.96%) Banking
7 3 (2.22%) Front Office
7 3 (2.22%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.22%) Marketing
7 3 (2.22%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.48%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.48%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.70%) LAMP
1 5 (3.70%) Middleware
2 4 (2.96%) beanstalkd
2 4 (2.96%) COM
3 1 (0.74%) .NET
3 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 39 (28.89%) Data Centre
2 18 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 13 (9.63%) User Experience
4 12 (8.89%) Virtual Team
5 11 (8.15%) Fintech
6 8 (5.93%) Public Cloud
7 6 (4.44%) Computer Science
7 6 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (4.44%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (2.96%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.22%) Statistics
10 2 (1.48%) EPoS
10 2 (1.48%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.74%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.74%) Cryptocurrency
11 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Licensing
11 1 (0.74%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.74%) Replication
11 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.52%) Linux
2 18 (13.33%) Windows
3 12 (8.89%) Unix
4 11 (8.15%) Ubuntu
5 6 (4.44%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.74%) CentOS
7 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (26.67%) ITIL
2 31 (22.96%) Project Management
3 25 (18.52%) DevOps
3 25 (18.52%) Service Delivery
3 25 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (17.04%) Information Security
5 20 (14.81%) Service Management
6 18 (13.33%) Risk Management
7 17 (12.59%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (12.59%) PRINCE2
8 16 (11.85%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (10.37%) Business Continuity
9 14 (10.37%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (10.37%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (8.15%) Programme Management
11 10 (7.41%) Change Management
12 9 (6.67%) Business Development
12 9 (6.67%) High Availability
12 9 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
12 9 (6.67%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.93%) SQL
2 5 (3.70%) C
2 5 (3.70%) PHP
3 2 (1.48%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.48%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.48%) VBScript
4 1 (0.74%) C#
4 1 (0.74%) Go
4 1 (0.74%) Perl
4 1 (0.74%) Python
4 1 (0.74%) Ruby
4 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (14.07%) Degree
2 7 (5.19%) PMI Certification
2 7 (5.19%) PMP
3 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.74%) APMP
4 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.74%) EMC Certification
4 1 (0.74%) MCITP
4 1 (0.74%) MCSE
4 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.85%) SLA
2 6 (4.44%) QA
3 4 (2.96%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.22%) BS7799
5 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.74%) ISO22301
System Software
1 12 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.93%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.70%) Docker
4 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.74%) NFS
4 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.74%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.74%) XenApp
4 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (14.81%) Puppet
2 14 (10.37%) Ansible
3 10 (7.41%) Salt
4 7 (5.19%) SCCM
5 6 (4.44%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.74%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.74%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.74%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (21.48%) Microsoft
2 24 (17.78%) Cisco
3 16 (11.85%) VMware
4 9 (6.67%) Oracle
5 7 (5.19%) Citrix
5 7 (5.19%) SolarWinds
6 3 (2.22%) Dell
6 3 (2.22%) HP
6 3 (2.22%) NetApp
7 2 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.48%) Spiceworks
8 1 (0.74%) Avaya
8 1 (0.74%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.74%) EMC
8 1 (0.74%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.74%) Sybase
8 1 (0.74%) Tableau
8 1 (0.74%) Veeam
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