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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Infrastructure
Rank 802 830 831
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Infrastructure 64 45 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.043% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.046% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 57 38 44
Average salary £80,000 £70,000 £66,568
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £54,250 £57,150
10% offered a salary of more than £110,500 £106,500 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +4.00%

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 29 January 2015 within the UK.

Head of Infrastructure Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Infrastructure
Top 27 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 29 January 2015. 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 +34 63 £80,000 +14.28% 2
London -2 26 £80,000 -11.11%
South East -11 19 £98,750 +71.73%
East of England +6 14 £102,500 +34.42% 1
Surrey +3 14 £102,500 +51.85%
Cambridgeshire - 12 £102,500 -
North West - 8 £65,000 - 1
Egham - 7 £102,500 -
Peterborough - 7 £102,500 -
City of London +9 5 £85,000 -10.52%
Cheshire - 5 £67,500 -
Berkshire - 3 £97,500 -
West Midlands -7 2 - -
Birmingham -10 2 - -
Essex -16 2 £85,000 -15.00% 1
Knutsford - 2 £62,500 -
Cambridge - 2 £70,000 -
Colchester - 2 £85,000 - 1
Reading - 2 £95,000 -
Hampshire -29 1 £100,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £61,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 £67,500 -
Manchester - 1 £55,000 - 1
Southampton - 1 £100,000 -
St Neots - 1 £77,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £65,000 -
Scotland - 1 £65,000 -

Head of Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 43 (29.05%) Finance
2 41 (27.70%) ITIL
3 32 (21.62%) Service Delivery
4 28 (18.92%) Project Management
5 27 (18.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (17.57%) Windows
7 23 (15.54%) Supplier Management
8 21 (14.19%) Microsoft
9 20 (13.51%) Cisco
10 19 (12.84%) Linux
11 18 (12.16%) Retail
12 17 (11.49%) VMware
13 16 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (10.14%) Enterprise Architecture
15 14 (9.46%) DevOps
15 14 (9.46%) TOGAF
15 14 (9.46%) Service Management
16 13 (8.78%) Firewall
16 13 (8.78%) MS Excel
16 13 (8.78%) LAN
16 13 (8.78%) WAN
16 13 (8.78%) Cisco Certification
16 13 (8.78%) VMware Infrastructure
17 12 (8.11%) Active Directory
17 12 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (8.11%) Business Analysis
18 11 (7.43%) Degree
18 11 (7.43%) Line Management
19 10 (6.76%) People Management
19 10 (6.76%) E-Commerce

Head of Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 7 (4.73%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.05%) Apache
3 2 (1.35%) IIS
3 2 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (8.78%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (4.05%) SaaS
1 6 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.78%) Firewall
1 13 (8.78%) LAN
1 13 (8.78%) WAN
2 7 (4.73%) SAN
2 7 (4.73%) IP Telephony
3 4 (2.70%) MPLS
3 4 (2.70%) VoIP
4 2 (1.35%) Internet
4 2 (1.35%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.68%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.68%) Network Security
5 1 (0.68%) DHCP
5 1 (0.68%) DNS
5 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.05%) Big Data
2 5 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.03%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.35%) MySQL
5 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
General
1 43 (29.05%) Finance
2 18 (12.16%) Retail
3 6 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.38%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.38%) Banking
5 4 (2.70%) Law
5 4 (2.70%) Legal
5 4 (2.70%) Marketing
6 3 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.35%) Billing
7 2 (1.35%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.41%) LAMP
2 6 (4.05%) Web Services
3 5 (3.38%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.68%) HTML
4 1 (0.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.38%) Data Structures
1 5 (3.38%) AS400
1 5 (3.38%) Replication
2 3 (2.03%) Open Source
2 3 (2.03%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.35%) NHS
3 2 (1.35%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.68%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.57%) Windows
2 19 (12.84%) Linux
3 3 (2.03%) UNIX
3 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (27.70%) ITIL
2 32 (21.62%) Service Delivery
3 28 (18.92%) Project Management
4 27 (18.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (15.54%) Supplier Management
6 16 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (10.14%) Enterprise Architecture
8 14 (9.46%) DevOps
8 14 (9.46%) TOGAF
8 14 (9.46%) Service Management
9 12 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (8.11%) Business Analysis
10 11 (7.43%) Line Management
11 10 (6.76%) People Management
11 10 (6.76%) E-Commerce
12 9 (6.08%) PRINCE2
12 9 (6.08%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (6.08%) Programme Management
13 8 (5.41%) Change Management
13 8 (5.41%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.38%) Ruby
2 2 (1.35%) C
2 2 (1.35%) PHP
2 2 (1.35%) SQL
2 2 (1.35%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.68%) Python
3 1 (0.68%) Java
3 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (8.78%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (7.43%) Degree
3 6 (4.05%) CCNA
4 5 (3.38%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.70%) CCDP
5 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.70%) CCIE
5 4 (2.70%) MCP
5 4 (2.70%) MCSE
5 4 (2.70%) MCSA
5 4 (2.70%) MCITP
6 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.41%) COBIT
2 4 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.03%) QA
3 3 (2.03%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (8.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (8.11%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.38%) KVM
4 3 (2.03%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.70%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.35%) SCCM
2 2 (1.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (14.19%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.51%) Cisco
3 17 (11.49%) VMware
4 5 (3.38%) Infor
4 5 (3.38%) Business Objects
5 4 (2.70%) Citrix
6 2 (1.35%) Apple
6 2 (1.35%) HP
6 2 (1.35%) Dell
6 2 (1.35%) Oracle
7 1 (0.68%) F5
7 1 (0.68%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.68%) Meraki
7 1 (0.68%) SAP
7 1 (0.68%) EMC
7 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.68%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.68%) Google
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