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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Infrastructure
UK
Rank 788 874 897
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Infrastructure 63 68 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.067% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.070% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 54 56 50
Median salary £77,500 £70,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £117,500 £112,500
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £65,000 £88,750
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -26.76%

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
80972 97334 101928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.31% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67196 81538 83871
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £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 28 February 2017 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 28 February 2017. 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 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 +75 56 £77,500 +10.71% 9
London +40 21 £83,750 -28.72% 5
South East +61 16 £65,000 +25.00% 3
Hampshire +27 11 £61,250 - 2
Portsmouth - 8 £61,250 - 1
South West - 7 £53,760 -
Scotland - 7 £75,000 - 1
East of England +29 6 £105,000 +35.48%
Edinburgh - 6 £75,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +10 4 £105,000 +16.66%
Devon - 4 £53,760 -
Exeter - 4 £53,760 -
West Midlands +21 3 £77,500 +19.23%
Berkshire - 3 £75,000 -
Yorkshire +22 2 £82,750 +43.91%
Buckinghamshire +9 2 £95,000 +82.69%
Swindon - 2 £85,000 -
Wokingham - 2 £75,000 -
Essex - 2 £80,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £82,750 -
Wiltshire - 2 £85,000 -
City of London +25 1 £82,500 -14.28%
North West -22 1 £65,000 -13.33% 1
Manchester -22 1 £65,000 -13.33% 1
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £77,500 -
Fareham - 1 £77,500 -
Havant - 1 £57,500 - 1
Leeds - 1 £85,000 -

Head of Infrastructure Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 38 (29.92%) Data Centre
2 28 (22.05%) Information Security
3 25 (19.69%) Finance
4 24 (18.90%) Service Delivery
4 24 (18.90%) Cisco
5 23 (18.11%) Linux
6 21 (16.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (15.75%) ITIL
8 19 (14.96%) DevOps
9 18 (14.17%) Amazon AWS
9 18 (14.17%) Microsoft
10 17 (13.39%) People Management
11 16 (12.60%) Puppet
12 14 (11.02%) VMware
12 14 (11.02%) Retail
13 13 (10.24%) Service Management
13 13 (10.24%) Project Management
13 13 (10.24%) MySQL
13 13 (10.24%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (10.24%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (9.45%) LAN
14 12 (9.45%) WAN
15 11 (8.66%) Windows
15 11 (8.66%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (8.66%) Open Source
15 11 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (7.87%) Opscode Chef
16 10 (7.87%) Disaster Recovery
16 10 (7.87%) Management Information System
17 9 (7.09%) Web Services

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 9 (7.09%) nginx
2 7 (5.51%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (4.72%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.94%) Apache
4 5 (3.94%) Apache Solr
4 5 (3.94%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.36%) IIS
5 3 (2.36%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.79%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (7.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.17%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (7.09%) SaaS
4 7 (5.51%) IaaS
5 5 (3.94%) Datadog
6 3 (2.36%) PaaS
6 3 (2.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.57%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.57%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.57%) CloudFront
7 2 (1.57%) Route 53
8 1 (0.79%) GitHub
8 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.45%) LAN
1 12 (9.45%) WAN
2 9 (7.09%) SAN
3 7 (5.51%) Firewall
3 7 (5.51%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (4.72%) NGN
4 6 (4.72%) VoIP
5 5 (3.94%) Structured Cabling
6 4 (3.15%) Internet
6 4 (3.15%) VPN
6 4 (3.15%) Wireless
7 3 (2.36%) DHCP
7 3 (2.36%) DNS
8 2 (1.57%) 4G
8 2 (1.57%) NAS
8 2 (1.57%) Network Security
8 2 (1.57%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.79%) Intranet
9 1 (0.79%) LDAP
9 1 (0.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.24%) MySQL
2 3 (2.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Apache Archiva
1 2 (1.57%) Artifactory
1 2 (1.57%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (19.69%) Finance
2 14 (11.02%) Retail
3 8 (6.30%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.72%) Banking
5 5 (3.94%) Law
6 4 (3.15%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.15%) Marketing
6 4 (3.15%) Military
7 1 (0.79%) Advertising
7 1 (0.79%) Legal
7 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.09%) Web Services
2 7 (5.51%) Middleware
3 3 (2.36%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.79%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (29.92%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.87%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.51%) Private Cloud
4 5 (3.94%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.15%) Fintech
5 4 (3.15%) User Experience
6 3 (2.36%) Clustering
6 3 (2.36%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.57%) Derivative
7 2 (1.57%) Energy Derivatives
7 2 (1.57%) FMCG
7 2 (1.57%) PMI
8 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.79%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.11%) Linux
2 11 (8.66%) Windows
3 5 (3.94%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.15%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.36%) Unix
6 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.05%) Information Security
2 24 (18.90%) Service Delivery
3 21 (16.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (15.75%) ITIL
5 19 (14.96%) DevOps
6 17 (13.39%) People Management
7 13 (10.24%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (10.24%) Project Management
7 13 (10.24%) Service Management
8 11 (8.66%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (8.66%) Open Source
9 10 (7.87%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (7.09%) Coaching
10 9 (7.09%) Infrastructure Management
10 9 (7.09%) Network Management
11 8 (6.30%) E-Commerce
11 8 (6.30%) Network Design
12 7 (5.51%) Asset Management
12 7 (5.51%) Strategic Planning
12 7 (5.51%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.94%) C
2 2 (1.57%) Java
3 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (5.51%) CISSP
2 5 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (3.94%) MCSE
2 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.94%) SSCP
3 4 (3.15%) Degree
4 3 (2.36%) CISA
4 3 (2.36%) EMC Certification
5 2 (1.57%) CISM
5 2 (1.57%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.57%) SANS
6 1 (0.79%) CCNA
6 1 (0.79%) CCNP
6 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.79%) MBA
6 1 (0.79%) OCP
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.30%) SLA
2 3 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.57%) BS7799
3 2 (1.57%) COBIT
3 2 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (1.57%) QA
4 1 (0.79%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.30%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.15%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.57%) Ceph
4 2 (1.57%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.79%) Docker
5 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (12.60%) Puppet
2 10 (7.87%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (6.30%) CFEngine
4 5 (3.94%) Ansible
4 5 (3.94%) Galera Cluster
4 5 (3.94%) logstash
4 5 (3.94%) ZABBIX
5 4 (3.15%) Salt
6 3 (2.36%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.79%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 24 (18.90%) Cisco
2 18 (14.17%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.02%) VMware
4 8 (6.30%) Citrix
5 7 (5.51%) HP
5 7 (5.51%) New Relic
6 5 (3.94%) CyberArk
6 5 (3.94%) Oracle
6 5 (3.94%) Symantec
7 4 (3.15%) NetApp
7 4 (3.15%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.36%) Computacenter
8 3 (2.36%) EMC
9 2 (1.57%) Percona
10 1 (0.79%) Avaya
10 1 (0.79%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.79%) Dell
10 1 (0.79%) F5
10 1 (0.79%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.79%) Tableau
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £120,000 to £150,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Car, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
SOAS
Salary: £55k - 63k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-65,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Guildford
Talent Point
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
South West London
Sky Betting & Gaming
Posted: 12 days ago