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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Infrastructure
Rank 821 808 824
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Infrastructure 83 53 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.050% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.053% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 70 46 51
Average salary £70,000 £72,500 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -27.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £47,500 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £110,000 £125,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -3.70%

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
107924 99127 110240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87419 82406 94006
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 £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 18 September 2014 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 18 September 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
England -18 80 £70,000 -3.44% 7
North West +10 28 £67,500 +28.57%
London -32 27 £83,000 -2.35% 6
South East -5 18 £70,000 +27.27% 2
Cheshire - 18 £65,000 -
Kent - 10 £60,000 - 1
Manchester - 7 £71,250 -
City of London -4 5 £106,250 +1.19% 2
Hampshire - 4 £97,500 -
Southampton - 4 £97,500 -
Chester - 4 £55,000 -
Dover - 3 £60,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £47,500 -
Warrington - 3 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 3 £55,000 -
Scotland - 3 £67,500 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £47,500 -
Berkshire -8 2 £74,500 +964.28% 1
Leeds - 2 £81,250 -
Glasgow - 2 £71,250 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £81,250 -
Yorkshire - 2 £81,250 -
Maidenhead -16 1 - -
East of England -29 1 £90,000 +22.03%
North East - 1 £90,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £90,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £47,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £65,000 -
Surrey - 1 £100,000 - 1
Harrow - 1 - -

Head of Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 69 (38.76%) ITIL
2 48 (26.97%) Windows
3 41 (23.03%) Finance
4 32 (17.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (17.98%) Project Management
4 32 (17.98%) Service Delivery
4 32 (17.98%) Microsoft
5 31 (17.42%) WAN
6 29 (16.29%) DevOps
7 28 (15.73%) Linux
7 28 (15.73%) Supplier Management
7 28 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (14.04%) VMware
8 25 (14.04%) Cisco
9 24 (13.48%) Retail
10 23 (12.92%) PRINCE2
11 22 (12.36%) LAN
11 22 (12.36%) Active Directory
12 21 (11.80%) E-Commerce
13 20 (11.24%) B2C
13 20 (11.24%) Firewall
14 19 (10.67%) Service Management
14 19 (10.67%) Cisco Certification
15 18 (10.11%) SAN
15 18 (10.11%) Cloud Computing
16 17 (9.55%) Kanban
16 17 (9.55%) People Management
16 17 (9.55%) Internet
17 16 (8.99%) MS Excel
17 16 (8.99%) Java

Head of Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 14 (7.87%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.81%) Lync
3 2 (1.12%) Moodle
3 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.56%) Drupal
4 1 (0.56%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.56%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.56%) SAS
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.56%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.18%) MS Office
3 3 (1.69%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.11%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.37%) Office 365
4 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.69%) SaaS
5 3 (1.69%) PaaS
6 2 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.56%) Joyent
7 1 (0.56%) IaaS
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.42%) WAN
2 22 (12.36%) LAN
3 20 (11.24%) Firewall
4 18 (10.11%) SAN
5 17 (9.55%) Internet
6 8 (4.49%) MPLS
7 7 (3.93%) IP Telephony
8 4 (2.25%) DNS
8 4 (2.25%) VoIP
9 2 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.12%) NAS
10 1 (0.56%) DMZ
10 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.37%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.25%) RDBMS
2 4 (2.25%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.69%) Big Data
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.56%) Redis
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
General
1 41 (23.03%) Finance
2 24 (13.48%) Retail
3 14 (7.87%) Marketing
4 7 (3.93%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.81%) Advertising
6 4 (2.25%) Banking
7 3 (1.69%) Legal
7 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.12%) Back Office
8 2 (1.12%) Games
8 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.12%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.56%) French Language
9 1 (0.56%) Law
9 1 (0.56%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.74%) LAMP
2 9 (5.06%) .NET
3 8 (4.49%) Web Services
4 7 (3.93%) Middleware
5 4 (2.25%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.69%) XML
6 3 (1.69%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.56%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.56%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.18%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.81%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.25%) AS400
4 4 (2.25%) User Experience
5 3 (1.69%) Open Source
5 3 (1.69%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.69%) Clustering
6 2 (1.12%) NHS
6 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.56%) Online Games
7 1 (0.56%) CMDB
7 1 (0.56%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.56%) Replication
7 1 (0.56%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 48 (26.97%) Windows
2 28 (15.73%) Linux
3 5 (2.81%) Mac OS
3 5 (2.81%) UNIX
4 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.12%) Solaris
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (1.12%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (38.76%) ITIL
2 32 (17.98%) Stakeholder Management
2 32 (17.98%) Project Management
2 32 (17.98%) Service Delivery
3 29 (16.29%) DevOps
4 28 (15.73%) Supplier Management
4 28 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (12.92%) PRINCE2
6 21 (11.80%) E-Commerce
7 20 (11.24%) B2C
8 19 (10.67%) Service Management
9 17 (9.55%) Kanban
9 17 (9.55%) People Management
10 14 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (7.30%) Scrum
12 12 (6.74%) Operations Management
13 10 (5.62%) ERP
13 10 (5.62%) Change Control
14 9 (5.06%) Problem Management
14 9 (5.06%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.99%) Java
2 10 (5.62%) C
3 8 (4.49%) SQL
4 4 (2.25%) C#
5 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.56%) Python
7 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (10.67%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (8.43%) Degree
3 12 (6.74%) CCNA
4 8 (4.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (3.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.25%) MCSE
7 3 (1.69%) MCSA
7 3 (1.69%) MCP
7 3 (1.69%) CCDP
7 3 (1.69%) CCIE
7 3 (1.69%) MCITP
7 3 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.81%) COBIT
2 4 (2.25%) SLA
3 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (12.36%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.81%) vSphere
4 3 (1.69%) Sendmail
5 2 (1.12%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.12%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (3.93%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (3.93%) Puppet
2 5 (2.81%) SCCM
2 5 (2.81%) SCOM
3 3 (1.69%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.56%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.56%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.56%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 32 (17.98%) Microsoft
2 25 (14.04%) VMware
2 25 (14.04%) Cisco
3 8 (4.49%) Apple
4 6 (3.37%) Oracle
5 5 (2.81%) Rackspace
5 5 (2.81%) ProCurve
5 5 (2.81%) HP
6 4 (2.25%) Citrix
6 4 (2.25%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.25%) Sage
7 3 (1.69%) F5
7 3 (1.69%) Infor
7 3 (1.69%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.12%) Cognos
9 1 (0.56%) Meraki
9 1 (0.56%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.56%) WatchGuard
9 1 (0.56%) Tandberg
9 1 (0.56%) Barracuda Networks
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