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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Infrastructure
Rank 819 866 892
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Infrastructure 92 98 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.089% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.093% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 73 82 71
Median salary £95,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.03% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £52,500 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £118,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £67,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -0.74%

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
90823 105550 110058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76065 87949 88918
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 2016 within the UK.

Head of Infrastructure Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Infrastructure
Top 28 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 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +49 91 £95,000 +31.03% 5
London +63 61 £96,250 +13.23% 2
City of London +74 15 £96,250 -12.50%
South West +7 9 - - 1
Cornwall - 9 - - 1
South East +36 7 £62,500 -6.71%
Yorkshire +31 7 £87,000 +20.00% 1
Wales - 7 - - 1
New Quay - 7 - - 1
Ceredigion - 7 - - 1
Mid Wales - 7 - - 1
Newquay - 7 - - 1
Leeds +27 6 £87,000 +51.30% 1
West Yorkshire +22 6 £87,000 +51.30% 1
East of England +2 6 £37,530 -31.76%
Berkshire +34 4 £75,000 +76.47%
Bedfordshire +10 3 £37,530 -28.51%
Essex +7 2 £80,000 +6.66%
Oxfordshire - 2 £60,000 -
Kidlington - 2 £60,000 -
Bracknell - 2 £87,500 -
Reading - 2 £61,250 -
Hertfordshire +16 1 £90,000 -7.69%
North Yorkshire +12 1 £65,000 -10.34%
North West +10 1 - - 1
Manchester -6 1 - - 1
Gatwick - 1 £90,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £90,000 -

Head of Infrastructure Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 44 (30.56%) Finance
2 42 (29.17%) Data Centre
3 40 (27.78%) ITIL
4 32 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 31 (21.53%) Project Management
6 29 (20.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (20.14%) Cisco
7 27 (18.75%) Service Delivery
8 26 (18.06%) Linux
8 26 (18.06%) DevOps
9 25 (17.36%) Information Security
10 22 (15.28%) Risk Management
10 22 (15.28%) Degree
11 21 (14.58%) Puppet
11 21 (14.58%) Service Management
11 21 (14.58%) MS Excel
12 19 (13.19%) Management Information System
12 19 (13.19%) Microsoft Azure
13 18 (12.50%) Windows
13 18 (12.50%) PRINCE2
13 18 (12.50%) MySQL
14 17 (11.81%) SQL Server
14 17 (11.81%) SLA
14 17 (11.81%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (10.42%) Ansible
15 15 (10.42%) VMware
15 15 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (10.42%) WAN
16 14 (9.72%) LAN

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 6 (4.17%) Apache
1 6 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.47%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.78%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.08%) IIS
5 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.39%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (14.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (9.03%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (6.94%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (6.94%) SaaS
4 7 (4.86%) IaaS
4 7 (4.86%) Office 365
5 6 (4.17%) PaaS
6 4 (2.78%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.39%) GitHub
8 1 (0.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.42%) WAN
2 14 (9.72%) LAN
3 12 (8.33%) SAN
4 9 (6.25%) Internet
4 9 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
4 9 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (4.86%) Wireless
6 6 (4.17%) Firewall
6 6 (4.17%) TCP/IP
7 5 (3.47%) VoIP
7 5 (3.47%) VPN
8 4 (2.78%) HTTP
8 4 (2.78%) Intranet
8 4 (2.78%) MPLS
9 3 (2.08%) DNS
10 2 (1.39%) DHCP
10 2 (1.39%) LDAP
10 2 (1.39%) NAS
11 1 (0.69%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.50%) MySQL
2 17 (11.81%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.17%) Big Data
4 4 (2.78%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.78%) Redis
5 3 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.39%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.39%) Informix
6 2 (1.39%) Riak
6 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.69%) Power BI
7 1 (0.69%) QlikView
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.69%) GoCD
General
1 44 (30.56%) Finance
2 12 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.94%) Retail
4 9 (6.25%) Law
5 6 (4.17%) Advertising
6 4 (2.78%) Banking
7 3 (2.08%) Front Office
7 3 (2.08%) Legal
7 3 (2.08%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.08%) Marketing
7 3 (2.08%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.39%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.47%) LAMP
1 5 (3.47%) Middleware
2 4 (2.78%) beanstalkd
2 4 (2.78%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 42 (29.17%) Data Centre
2 19 (13.19%) Management Information System
3 14 (9.72%) User Experience
4 12 (8.33%) Fintech
4 12 (8.33%) Virtual Team
5 8 (5.56%) Public Cloud
6 7 (4.86%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (4.17%) Computer Science
7 6 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (2.78%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.08%) Statistics
10 2 (1.39%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.69%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.69%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.69%) Cryptocurrency
11 1 (0.69%) Derivative
11 1 (0.69%) Energy Derivatives
11 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Licensing
11 1 (0.69%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.06%) Linux
2 18 (12.50%) Windows
3 12 (8.33%) Ubuntu
3 12 (8.33%) Unix
4 7 (4.86%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.69%) CentOS
6 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (27.78%) ITIL
2 31 (21.53%) Project Management
3 29 (20.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 26 (18.06%) DevOps
6 25 (17.36%) Information Security
7 22 (15.28%) Risk Management
8 21 (14.58%) Service Management
9 18 (12.50%) PRINCE2
10 17 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (11.81%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (9.72%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (9.03%) Business Continuity
14 11 (7.64%) Business Development
14 11 (7.64%) Coaching
14 11 (7.64%) PRINCE
14 11 (7.64%) Programme Management
15 10 (6.94%) High Availability
15 10 (6.94%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.17%) C
1 6 (4.17%) SQL
2 5 (3.47%) PHP
3 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.39%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.39%) VBScript
4 1 (0.69%) Go
4 1 (0.69%) Perl
4 1 (0.69%) Python
4 1 (0.69%) Ruby
4 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (15.28%) Degree
2 7 (4.86%) PMI Certification
2 7 (4.86%) PMP
3 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.39%) MCSE
5 1 (0.69%) APMP
5 1 (0.69%) CCNA
5 1 (0.69%) EMC Certification
5 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.69%) MCITP
5 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.81%) SLA
2 6 (4.17%) QA
3 3 (2.08%) BS7799
3 3 (2.08%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.69%) ISO22301
System Software
1 11 (7.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.47%) Docker
4 2 (1.39%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.69%) NFS
5 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.69%) vSphere
5 1 (0.69%) XenApp
5 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (14.58%) Puppet
2 15 (10.42%) Ansible
3 11 (7.64%) Salt
4 7 (4.86%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (4.17%) SCCM
6 2 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.69%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 29 (20.14%) Cisco
3 15 (10.42%) VMware
4 9 (6.25%) Oracle
5 7 (4.86%) SolarWinds
6 6 (4.17%) Citrix
7 4 (2.78%) NetApp
8 3 (2.08%) Dell
8 3 (2.08%) HP
9 2 (1.39%) Avaya
9 2 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.39%) Spiceworks
10 1 (0.69%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.69%) Computacenter
10 1 (0.69%) EMC
10 1 (0.69%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.69%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.69%) Tableau
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