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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Infrastructure
UK
Rank 810 839 884
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Infrastructure 49 91 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.092% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.095% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 36 81 55
Median salary £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £67,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £117,500 £102,500
UK excluding London median salary £80,250 £65,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year
+23.46% -21.21%

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
81056 95508 100334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67357 80149 83348
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 £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +26 48 £80,000 - 8
London +29 16 £80,000 -20.00% 7
West Midlands -2 9 £85,000 +30.76%
South East +49 7 £77,500 +47.61% 1
East of England +23 5 £105,000 +16.66%
South West +7 5 £80,000 +52.38%
West Yorkshire +20 4 £74,000 -1.33%
Yorkshire +19 4 £74,000 -1.33%
Birmingham - 4 £85,000 -
Berkshire +46 3 £75,000 +50.00% 1
Leeds +30 3 £67,500 -10.00%
Hertfordshire +7 3 £105,000 +16.66%
Coventry - 3 £87,500 -
Buckinghamshire +21 2 £95,000 +82.69%
Wiltshire +14 2 £85,000 +70.00%
Hampshire +11 2 £77,500 -3.12%
Wales +9 2 - -
Mid Wales - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £85,000 -
Wokingham - 2 £75,000 - 1
Newquay - 2 - -
Cornwall - 2 - -
New Quay - 2 - -
Ceredigion - 2 - -
Essex - 2 £80,000 -
City of London +16 1 £80,000 -20.00% 1
Bristol +1 1 £75,000 -16.66%
Manchester -20 1 - -
North West -22 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £75,000 -

Head of Infrastructure Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 46 (33.82%) Data Centre
2 35 (25.74%) Cisco
3 32 (23.53%) Finance
4 28 (20.59%) Information Security
5 26 (19.12%) ITIL
6 23 (16.91%) Service Delivery
7 22 (16.18%) Microsoft
8 21 (15.44%) Linux
8 21 (15.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (14.71%) Service Management
10 19 (13.97%) WAN
10 19 (13.97%) Project Management
11 18 (13.24%) LAN
12 17 (12.50%) SLA
12 17 (12.50%) DevOps
12 17 (12.50%) People Management
13 16 (11.76%) Telecoms
14 15 (11.03%) VMware
14 15 (11.03%) User Experience
14 15 (11.03%) Amazon AWS
15 14 (10.29%) Puppet
15 14 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (10.29%) Coaching
15 14 (10.29%) Infrastructure Management
15 14 (10.29%) Risk Management
15 14 (10.29%) MS Excel
16 13 (9.56%) SAN
16 13 (9.56%) Wi-Fi
16 13 (9.56%) Retail

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 8 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.68%) Apache
2 5 (3.68%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.21%) IIS
5 2 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.74%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (10.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.03%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.88%) SaaS
4 4 (2.94%) IaaS
5 3 (2.21%) PaaS
6 2 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.47%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.47%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.47%) CloudFront
6 2 (1.47%) GitHub
6 2 (1.47%) Route 53
6 2 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.97%) WAN
2 18 (13.24%) LAN
3 13 (9.56%) SAN
3 13 (9.56%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (8.82%) Structured Cabling
5 8 (5.88%) Firewall
6 6 (4.41%) NGN
7 5 (3.68%) Internet
8 3 (2.21%) DHCP
8 3 (2.21%) DNS
8 3 (2.21%) VoIP
8 3 (2.21%) VPN
8 3 (2.21%) Wireless
9 2 (1.47%) NAS
9 2 (1.47%) Network Security
9 2 (1.47%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.74%) 4G
10 1 (0.74%) Intranet
10 1 (0.74%) MPLS
10 1 (0.74%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.82%) MySQL
2 4 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.21%) Big Data
3 3 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Apache Archiva
1 2 (1.47%) Artifactory
1 2 (1.47%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (23.53%) Finance
2 16 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 13 (9.56%) Retail
4 6 (4.41%) Banking
4 6 (4.41%) Law
5 4 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.21%) Legal
6 3 (2.21%) Marketing
6 3 (2.21%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.47%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.62%) Web Services
2 6 (4.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 46 (33.82%) Data Centre
2 15 (11.03%) User Experience
3 12 (8.82%) Fintech
3 12 (8.82%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.15%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.68%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.21%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.21%) Statistics
7 3 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.47%) Derivative
8 2 (1.47%) Energy Derivatives
8 2 (1.47%) FMCG
8 2 (1.47%) PMI
9 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.74%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.74%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.44%) Linux
2 12 (8.82%) Ubuntu
3 11 (8.09%) Windows
4 6 (4.41%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.21%) Unix
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.59%) Information Security
2 26 (19.12%) ITIL
3 23 (16.91%) Service Delivery
4 21 (15.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (14.71%) Service Management
6 19 (13.97%) Project Management
7 17 (12.50%) DevOps
7 17 (12.50%) People Management
8 14 (10.29%) Coaching
8 14 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (10.29%) Infrastructure Management
8 14 (10.29%) Risk Management
9 11 (8.09%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (7.35%) Mentoring
11 9 (6.62%) Business Continuity
11 9 (6.62%) PRINCE2
12 8 (5.88%) Network Design
12 8 (5.88%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.68%) C
2 2 (1.47%) Java
3 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (8.09%) Degree
2 6 (4.41%) PMI Certification
3 5 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.68%) MCSE
3 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.94%) PMP
5 3 (2.21%) EMC Certification
6 2 (1.47%) CISA
6 2 (1.47%) CISM
6 2 (1.47%) CISSP
7 1 (0.74%) CCNA
7 1 (0.74%) CCNP
7 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.74%) MBA
7 1 (0.74%) OCP
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.50%) SLA
2 5 (3.68%) BS7799
3 3 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.21%) QA
4 2 (1.47%) COBIT
4 2 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 11 (8.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.62%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.47%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.74%) vSphere
5 1 (0.74%) XenApp
5 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (10.29%) Puppet
2 12 (8.82%) Ansible
2 12 (8.82%) Salt
3 7 (5.15%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (2.21%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 35 (25.74%) Cisco
2 22 (16.18%) Microsoft
3 15 (11.03%) VMware
4 9 (6.62%) Citrix
5 7 (5.15%) HP
5 7 (5.15%) SolarWinds
6 6 (4.41%) NetApp
6 6 (4.41%) Oracle
7 4 (2.94%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.21%) Computacenter
8 3 (2.21%) EMC
9 2 (1.47%) Avaya
9 2 (1.47%) New Relic
10 1 (0.74%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.74%) Dell
10 1 (0.74%) SAP
10 1 (0.74%) Tableau
North West London
Spring Technology
Salary: £75000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £125000 - £140000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Starbuck James
Salary: From £150,000 to £180,000 per annum inc bonus, stock, car & relocation
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £75075 - £118300 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum competitive bonus and bens!
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago
Wokingham
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + plus big bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 days ago