The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Infrastructure role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Infrastructure
Rank 840 840 824
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Infrastructure 58 93 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.077% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.082% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 36 65 44
Average salary £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £112,500 £120,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £77,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -

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
104684 113642 104161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.51% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 86404 93317 86694
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

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

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 June 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Infrastructure within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 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
England -2 56 £77,500 +5.08% 5
London -18 14 £100,000 +25.00% 2
South East +22 12 £90,000 +28.57% 2
North West +11 9 £77,500 +47.61%
East of England +6 7 £80,000 - 1
South West -4 6 £65,000 -0.19%
Cheshire -5 6 £77,500 +55.00%
City of London +37 5 £65,000 -13.33% 1
Yorkshire +6 5 £70,000 -12.50%
West Yorkshire +3 5 £70,000 -12.50%
Knutsford - 5 £77,500 -
Leeds +7 4 £70,000 -12.50%
Hertfordshire -4 4 £75,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £65,000 -
Hampshire - 4 £105,000 -
Surrey +16 3 £78,750 -5.97%
Oxfordshire +9 3 £90,000 +91.48%
Oxford +4 3 £90,000 +91.48%
Portsmouth - 3 - -
Coventry - 3 - -
West Midlands - 3 - -
Watford +5 2 £72,500 -
Manchester -1 2 - -
Essex - 2 £85,000 -
Scotland +17 1 - -
Edinburgh +9 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +1 1 £75,000 +3.44%
Bristol -6 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £37,500 -

Head of Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 59 (44.70%) ITIL
2 42 (31.82%) Service Delivery
3 40 (30.30%) Finance
4 38 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (27.27%) Data Centre
6 23 (17.42%) DevOps
6 23 (17.42%) Retail
7 22 (16.67%) SaaS
8 20 (15.15%) Project Management
9 19 (14.39%) Microsoft
9 19 (14.39%) Windows
10 18 (13.64%) Change Management
11 17 (12.88%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (12.12%) Banking
12 16 (12.12%) TOGAF
12 16 (12.12%) PRINCE2
13 14 (10.61%) Line Management
13 14 (10.61%) UNIX
13 14 (10.61%) Legal
14 13 (9.85%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (9.85%) Matrix Management
15 12 (9.09%) Degree
15 12 (9.09%) Linux
16 11 (8.33%) Service Management
16 11 (8.33%) VMware
16 11 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (8.33%) Rackspace
17 10 (7.58%) PaaS
17 10 (7.58%) Waterfall
17 10 (7.58%) Law

Head of Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 4 (3.03%) JBoss
1 4 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.52%) Apache
3 2 (1.52%) Lync
4 1 (0.76%) IIS
4 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.67%) SaaS
2 13 (9.85%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (7.58%) PaaS
5 6 (4.55%) Amazon S3
6 4 (3.03%) IaaS
7 3 (2.27%) Office 365
7 3 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.76%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.76%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.76%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.06%) LAN
1 8 (6.06%) WAN
2 5 (3.79%) SAN
3 4 (3.03%) Firewall
4 2 (1.52%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.76%) FWSM
5 1 (0.76%) Intranet
5 1 (0.76%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.76%) DHCP
5 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.76%) VPN
5 1 (0.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.30%) Big Data
2 4 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.03%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 40 (30.30%) Finance
2 23 (17.42%) Retail
3 16 (12.12%) Banking
4 14 (10.61%) Legal
5 10 (7.58%) Law
5 10 (7.58%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.79%) Back Office
7 4 (3.03%) Retail Banking
8 3 (2.27%) Advertising
8 3 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.52%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.52%) Marketing
10 1 (0.76%) German Language
10 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.52%) Web Services
2 1 (0.76%) Middleware
2 1 (0.76%) LAMP
2 1 (0.76%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 36 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.79%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.03%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.52%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) Life Science
7 1 (0.76%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.76%) Replication
7 1 (0.76%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.76%) PMI
7 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.39%) Windows
2 14 (10.61%) UNIX
3 12 (9.09%) Linux
4 3 (2.27%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (44.70%) ITIL
2 42 (31.82%) Service Delivery
3 38 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (17.42%) DevOps
5 20 (15.15%) Project Management
6 18 (13.64%) Change Management
7 17 (12.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (12.12%) TOGAF
8 16 (12.12%) PRINCE2
9 14 (10.61%) Line Management
10 13 (9.85%) Matrix Management
11 11 (8.33%) Service Management
12 10 (7.58%) Waterfall
13 9 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (6.82%) Problem Management
13 9 (6.82%) Zachman Framework
14 8 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (6.06%) Security Management
14 8 (6.06%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.79%) SQL
2 4 (3.03%) C
3 1 (0.76%) PHP
3 1 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (9.09%) Degree
2 7 (5.30%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (5.30%) ACCA
2 7 (5.30%) CISA
2 7 (5.30%) CISM
3 5 (3.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (3.03%) MBA
4 4 (3.03%) MCSE
4 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.27%) CCNA
6 2 (1.52%) MCSA
6 2 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.76%) MCP
7 1 (0.76%) CCA
7 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.76%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.06%) COBIT
2 4 (3.03%) SLA
3 3 (2.27%) QA
4 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.27%) KVM
4 1 (0.76%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.76%) vSphere
4 1 (0.76%) Firmware
4 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (3.03%) SCCM
1 4 (3.03%) SCOM
2 1 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (14.39%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.33%) VMware
2 11 (8.33%) Rackspace
3 10 (7.58%) Citrix
4 7 (5.30%) Oracle
5 5 (3.79%) Cisco
6 3 (2.27%) NetApp
7 2 (1.52%) TOWER Software
7 2 (1.52%) Google
7 2 (1.52%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.76%) SAP
8 1 (0.76%) MobileIron
8 1 (0.76%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.76%) Twitter
Kent
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £69300 - £111800 per annum + Exc.Bens.
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago