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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Infrastructure
Rank 806 865 835
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Infrastructure 84 36 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.033% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.035% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 71 30 43
Average salary £70,000 £75,000 £95,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £7,000 £56,600
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £105,000 £120,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £57,500 £63,500
% change year-on-year
+17.39% -9.44%

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
106438 102688 109004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.55% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 86956 85302 92787
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 October 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 October 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 +63 81 £70,000 -6.66% 9
London +20 29 £70,000 -23.28% 4
South East +4 23 £65,000 +828.57% 2
North West - 22 £70,000 - 2
Kent - 12 £60,000 -
Cheshire - 10 £75,000 - 1
Surrey -1 7 £65,000 +13.04% 1
East of England -16 7 £65,000 -21.21%
Manchester - 7 £71,250 -
City of London +12 6 £92,500 -11.90%
Merseyside - 5 £55,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £65,000 -
Chester - 4 £55,000 - 1
Dover - 4 £60,000 -
Scotland 0 3 £67,500 +5.05%
Brentwood - 3 £62,500 -
Essex - 3 £62,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £100,000 -
Southampton - 2 £100,000 -
Staines - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £71,250 -
Berkshire -8 1 £127,500 +1721.42% 1
Maidenhead -12 1 £127,500 +1721.42%
Yorkshire -25 1 £82,500 +57.14%
North East - 1 £90,000 - 1
South West - 1 £70,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £90,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £67,500 - 1
Dorset - 1 £70,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £82,500 -

Head of Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 60 (37.50%) ITIL
2 41 (25.63%) Windows
3 38 (23.75%) Service Delivery
4 36 (22.50%) Finance
5 35 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (20.63%) Project Management
7 28 (17.50%) WAN
8 25 (15.63%) Microsoft
8 25 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (15.00%) Cisco
9 24 (15.00%) DevOps
10 23 (14.38%) Retail
10 23 (14.38%) Supplier Management
11 21 (13.13%) Active Directory
11 21 (13.13%) Cisco Certification
12 20 (12.50%) E-Commerce
12 20 (12.50%) VMware
13 19 (11.88%) LAN
13 19 (11.88%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (11.25%) Linux
14 18 (11.25%) PRINCE2
14 18 (11.25%) Service Management
14 18 (11.25%) Firewall
15 17 (10.63%) MS Excel
15 17 (10.63%) SAN
15 17 (10.63%) People Management
16 14 (8.75%) Degree
16 14 (8.75%) Cloud Computing
17 13 (8.13%) Resource Management
17 13 (8.13%) CCNA

Head of Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 12 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.13%) Lync
3 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.25%) Moodle
3 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.25%) IIS
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.63%) Apache
4 1 (0.63%) SAS
4 1 (0.63%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.63%) Drupal
4 1 (0.63%) GlassFish
Applications
1 17 (10.63%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.75%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.75%) Office 365
4 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.63%) SaaS
5 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.50%) WAN
2 19 (11.88%) LAN
3 18 (11.25%) Firewall
4 17 (10.63%) SAN
5 9 (5.63%) Internet
6 8 (5.00%) MPLS
6 8 (5.00%) IP Telephony
7 4 (2.50%) VoIP
8 2 (1.25%) NAS
8 2 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.63%) Wireless
9 1 (0.63%) DNS
9 1 (0.63%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.88%) Big Data
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 36 (22.50%) Finance
2 23 (14.38%) Retail
3 10 (6.25%) Marketing
4 9 (5.63%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.75%) Banking
6 2 (1.25%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.25%) Legal
6 2 (1.25%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.25%) Billing
7 1 (0.63%) Law
7 1 (0.63%) Games
7 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.63%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.63%) LAMP
2 8 (5.00%) Web Services
3 5 (3.13%) Middleware
4 4 (2.50%) .NET
5 2 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.63%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.75%) AS400
3 5 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.50%) User Experience
5 3 (1.88%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.25%) Open Source
6 2 (1.25%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.25%) NHS
7 1 (0.63%) Tandem
7 1 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.63%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 41 (25.63%) Windows
2 18 (11.25%) Linux
3 5 (3.13%) UNIX
4 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.25%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.25%) Solaris
6 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (37.50%) ITIL
2 38 (23.75%) Service Delivery
3 35 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (20.63%) Project Management
5 25 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (15.00%) DevOps
7 23 (14.38%) Supplier Management
8 20 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 19 (11.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (11.25%) PRINCE2
10 18 (11.25%) Service Management
11 17 (10.63%) People Management
12 13 (8.13%) Resource Management
13 12 (7.50%) B2C
13 12 (7.50%) Kanban
14 10 (6.25%) Change Control
14 10 (6.25%) Programme Management
15 9 (5.63%) Business Analysis
15 9 (5.63%) ERP
15 9 (5.63%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.00%) Java
2 5 (3.13%) SQL
2 5 (3.13%) C
3 2 (1.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.63%) Python
4 1 (0.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (13.13%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (8.75%) Degree
3 13 (8.13%) CCNA
4 6 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (3.13%) MCSE
5 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.50%) CCDP
6 4 (2.50%) CCIE
6 4 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.50%) MCSA
6 4 (2.50%) MCP
6 4 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.50%) MCITP
7 3 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.25%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.25%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.63%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.75%) COBIT
2 5 (3.13%) SLA
3 3 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (13.13%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.13%) vSphere
4 2 (1.25%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.50%) Puppet
1 4 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.63%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 25 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 24 (15.00%) Cisco
3 20 (12.50%) VMware
4 8 (5.00%) Apple
5 5 (3.13%) Business Objects
5 5 (3.13%) HP
5 5 (3.13%) ProCurve
5 5 (3.13%) Infor
6 4 (2.50%) Rackspace
6 4 (2.50%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.50%) Oracle
7 2 (1.25%) Cognos
8 1 (0.63%) Google
8 1 (0.63%) EMC
8 1 (0.63%) Citrix
8 1 (0.63%) Avaya
8 1 (0.63%) NetApp
8 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.63%) Sage
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Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum 30% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
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Salary: £75,000 - £85,000 per year + car allowance, bonus & bens.
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
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Posted: 20 days ago
Merseyside
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent package inc Bonus and car
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