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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Infrastructure
Rank 821 813 817
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Infrastructure 83 58 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.053% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.057% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 62 47 68
Average salary £68,750 £72,500 £95,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.17% -23.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,100 £47,500 £39,550
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £120,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
% change year-on-year
- +1.96%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +10 82 £70,000 -3.44% 9
London 0 34 £83,000 +2.15% 1
North West -1 20 £55,000 +4.76% 6
South East -19 15 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Cheshire - 10 £57,500 - 3
Manchester - 7 £67,500 - 3
West Yorkshire - 6 £80,000 -
Yorkshire - 6 £80,000 -
Berkshire -4 5 £74,500 +964.28%
City of London -9 4 £110,000 +20.54% 1
Maidenhead -10 4 - -
Kent - 4 £60,000 - 1
Leeds - 4 £80,000 -
Merseyside - 3 £55,000 -
Warrington - 3 £50,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £47,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £47,500 -
Surrey +1 2 £85,000 -19.04%
East of England -7 2 £90,000 +24.13%
North East - 2 £90,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £90,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £47,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £95,000 - 1
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Bradford - 2 £65,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £90,000 -
Oxford - 2 £47,000 -
Southampton - 2 £95,000 -
Hertfordshire -7 1 - -
Watford -12 1 - -

Head of Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 62 (38.51%) ITIL
2 42 (26.09%) Windows
3 36 (22.36%) Finance
4 28 (17.39%) Project Management
5 27 (16.77%) WAN
6 25 (15.53%) Microsoft
6 25 (15.53%) Linux
6 25 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (15.53%) DevOps
7 24 (14.91%) VMware
7 24 (14.91%) Service Delivery
8 22 (13.66%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (13.66%) PRINCE2
9 20 (12.42%) Cisco
9 20 (12.42%) B2C
10 19 (11.80%) Active Directory
10 19 (11.80%) LAN
10 19 (11.80%) Supplier Management
11 18 (11.18%) Retail
11 18 (11.18%) E-Commerce
12 17 (10.56%) SAN
12 17 (10.56%) Internet
12 17 (10.56%) Firewall
12 17 (10.56%) Kanban
13 16 (9.94%) Degree
13 16 (9.94%) Service Management
14 15 (9.32%) Java
14 15 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (9.32%) Cloud Computing
15 14 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement

Head of Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (6.83%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.11%) Lync
3 3 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.24%) Moodle
5 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.62%) Apache
5 1 (0.62%) IIS
5 1 (0.62%) Drupal
5 1 (0.62%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.62%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.11%) MS Office
3 3 (1.86%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.32%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.73%) Office 365
3 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.86%) SaaS
4 3 (1.86%) PaaS
5 2 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.62%) Joyent
6 1 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.77%) WAN
2 19 (11.80%) LAN
3 17 (10.56%) SAN
3 17 (10.56%) Internet
3 17 (10.56%) Firewall
4 5 (3.11%) MPLS
5 4 (2.48%) DNS
5 4 (2.48%) VoIP
5 4 (2.48%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.24%) NAS
6 2 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.62%) Wireless
7 1 (0.62%) DMZ
7 1 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.86%) RDBMS
2 3 (1.86%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.24%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.24%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.62%) Big Data
4 1 (0.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 36 (22.36%) Finance
2 18 (11.18%) Retail
3 13 (8.07%) Marketing
4 7 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.11%) Advertising
6 4 (2.48%) Back Office
6 4 (2.48%) Banking
7 3 (1.86%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.86%) Legal
8 2 (1.24%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.24%) Games
9 1 (0.62%) Billing
9 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.62%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.62%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.59%) .NET
2 8 (4.97%) LAMP
3 7 (4.35%) Middleware
4 5 (3.11%) Web Services
5 4 (2.48%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.86%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (1.86%) XML
7 2 (1.24%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.62%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.62%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.83%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.11%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.48%) AS400
4 3 (1.86%) Clustering
5 2 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.24%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.24%) Open Source
6 1 (0.62%) Tandem
6 1 (0.62%) Replication
6 1 (0.62%) NHS
6 1 (0.62%) Online Games
6 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.62%) CMDB
6 1 (0.62%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 42 (26.09%) Windows
2 25 (15.53%) Linux
3 5 (3.11%) UNIX
3 5 (3.11%) Mac OS
4 3 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.24%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.24%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (1.24%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.24%) Solaris
6 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (38.51%) ITIL
2 28 (17.39%) Project Management
3 25 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (15.53%) DevOps
4 24 (14.91%) Service Delivery
5 22 (13.66%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (13.66%) PRINCE2
6 20 (12.42%) B2C
7 19 (11.80%) Supplier Management
8 18 (11.18%) E-Commerce
9 17 (10.56%) Kanban
10 16 (9.94%) Service Management
11 14 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (8.07%) Scrum
13 10 (6.21%) Change Control
13 10 (6.21%) Problem Management
13 10 (6.21%) Resource Management
13 10 (6.21%) Business Continuity
14 9 (5.59%) ERP
14 9 (5.59%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.32%) Java
2 10 (6.21%) SQL
2 10 (6.21%) C
3 4 (2.48%) C#
4 3 (1.86%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.24%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (9.94%) Degree
2 13 (8.07%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (6.21%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (6.21%) CCNA
4 8 (4.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (3.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (2.48%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.86%) MCSE
7 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.24%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.62%) MCITP
9 1 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.62%) MCSA
9 1 (0.62%) MCP
9 1 (0.62%) CCDP
9 1 (0.62%) CCIE
9 1 (0.62%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.48%) SLA
2 3 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.24%) COBIT
3 2 (1.24%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.62%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (11.80%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.73%) vSphere
4 3 (1.86%) Sendmail
5 2 (1.24%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.24%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.62%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (4.35%) Puppet
1 7 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.11%) SCCM
2 5 (3.11%) SCOM
3 1 (0.62%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.62%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.62%) CFEngine
3 1 (0.62%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 25 (15.53%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.91%) VMware
3 20 (12.42%) Cisco
4 8 (4.97%) Apple
5 6 (3.73%) Rackspace
5 6 (3.73%) Oracle
6 5 (3.11%) CheckPoint
6 5 (3.11%) HP
6 5 (3.11%) Citrix
6 5 (3.11%) ProCurve
7 4 (2.48%) Sage
8 3 (1.86%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.86%) Infor
8 3 (1.86%) F5
9 2 (1.24%) Cognos
10 1 (0.62%) Mitel
10 1 (0.62%) Google
10 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.62%) Avaya
10 1 (0.62%) NetApp
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
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Salary: £68000 - £75000 per annum + Car/Bonus/Pension/Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Kent
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Many benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
networx
Salary: £55,000 per annum Salary £55,000 plus pension plus bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + car, bonus, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £8000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
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TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Incentive, Pension, Car
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
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Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
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