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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Infrastructure
Rank 845 906 916
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Infrastructure 70 62 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.056% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.059% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 60 36 55
Median salary £95,000 £75,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £97,500 £120,000
UK excluding London median salary £68,125 £75,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-9.16% +15.38%

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
94583 105789 113621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79575 87313 92642
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 July 2016 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 28 July 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 +57 68 £95,000 +26.66% 7
London +75 48 £100,000 +25.00% 5
City of London +70 10 £92,500 +42.30% 1
Leeds +33 7 £120,000 +71.42% 2
Yorkshire +26 7 £120,000 +71.42% 2
West Yorkshire +17 7 £120,000 +71.42% 2
East of England +31 5 £37,530 -54.50%
South East +20 5 £63,750 -5.55%
Bedfordshire +17 4 £37,530 -28.51%
Bromley - 4 £120,000 -
Wales - 3 £60,000 -
Hampshire +2 2 £72,500 -30.95%
Oxfordshire -17 2 £60,000 -33.33%
South Wales - 2 £60,000 -
Newport - 2 £60,000 -
Kidlington - 2 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire +23 1 £90,000 -
Kent +16 1 £67,500 +28.57%
South West +11 1 - -
North West +2 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £82,500 -
New Quay - 1 - -
Ceredigion - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 - -
Mid Wales - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £82,500 -
Cumbria - 1 - -
Newquay - 1 - -
Carlisle - 1 - -

Head of Infrastructure Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 40 (31.25%) Finance
2 35 (27.34%) ITIL
2 35 (27.34%) Data Centre
3 31 (24.22%) Microsoft
4 25 (19.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (17.97%) Service Delivery
6 22 (17.19%) Project Management
6 22 (17.19%) SQL Server
7 21 (16.41%) Windows
7 21 (16.41%) Information Security
8 20 (15.63%) VMware
8 20 (15.63%) Service Management
8 20 (15.63%) DevOps
9 18 (14.06%) Degree
9 18 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (14.06%) Linux
10 17 (13.28%) Cisco
10 17 (13.28%) Microsoft Azure
11 16 (12.50%) Management Information System
12 15 (11.72%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (10.94%) Retail
13 14 (10.94%) MS Excel
14 13 (10.16%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (10.16%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (10.16%) Puppet
14 13 (10.16%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (9.38%) Risk Management
15 12 (9.38%) PRINCE2
15 12 (9.38%) Unix
15 12 (9.38%) SLA

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 (4.69%) Apache
2 5 (3.91%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.13%) IIS
4 3 (2.34%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (10.16%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (7.81%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (6.25%) IaaS
4 8 (6.25%) SaaS
5 6 (4.69%) Office 365
5 6 (4.69%) PaaS
6 4 (3.13%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.78%) GitHub
7 1 (0.78%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.03%) SAN
1 9 (7.03%) TCP/IP
1 9 (7.03%) VoIP
1 9 (7.03%) WAN
2 8 (6.25%) LAN
3 6 (4.69%) DNS
3 6 (4.69%) Internet
4 5 (3.91%) DHCP
4 5 (3.91%) Firewall
4 5 (3.91%) VPN
5 4 (3.13%) HTTP
5 4 (3.13%) MPLS
5 4 (3.13%) Wireless
6 3 (2.34%) CTI
6 3 (2.34%) Intranet
6 3 (2.34%) Network Security
7 2 (1.56%) LDAP
7 2 (1.56%) NAS
7 2 (1.56%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.81%) MySQL
3 5 (3.91%) Big Data
4 4 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.13%) Redis
5 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.56%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.56%) Informix
6 2 (1.56%) Riak
6 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.78%) Power BI
7 1 (0.78%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.78%) GoCD
2 1 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 40 (31.25%) Finance
2 14 (10.94%) Retail
3 8 (6.25%) Banking
4 7 (5.47%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.91%) Advertising
5 5 (3.91%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.91%) Law
6 4 (3.13%) Front Office
7 3 (2.34%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.56%) Back Office
8 2 (1.56%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.56%) Marketing
8 2 (1.56%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.78%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.91%) LAMP
1 5 (3.91%) Middleware
2 4 (3.13%) .NET
2 4 (3.13%) beanstalkd
2 4 (3.13%) COM
3 2 (1.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (27.34%) Data Centre
2 16 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 12 (9.38%) Virtual Team
4 9 (7.03%) Public Cloud
5 7 (5.47%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (4.69%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.69%) Fintech
7 5 (3.91%) Hedge funds
8 4 (3.13%) EPoS
8 4 (3.13%) Mathematics
8 4 (3.13%) User Experience
9 3 (2.34%) Private Cloud
9 3 (2.34%) Replication
10 2 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.56%) NHS
11 1 (0.78%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.78%) Economics
11 1 (0.78%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.78%) Statistics
11 1 (0.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.41%) Windows
2 18 (14.06%) Linux
3 12 (9.38%) Unix
4 9 (7.03%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.13%) Ubuntu
6 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.78%) CentOS
7 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.34%) ITIL
2 25 (19.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (17.97%) Service Delivery
4 22 (17.19%) Project Management
5 21 (16.41%) Information Security
6 20 (15.63%) DevOps
6 20 (15.63%) Service Management
7 18 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (10.16%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (10.16%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (9.38%) PRINCE2
9 12 (9.38%) Risk Management
10 11 (8.59%) Change Management
11 10 (7.81%) Business Continuity
11 10 (7.81%) Problem Management
12 9 (7.03%) Configuration Management
12 9 (7.03%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (7.03%) E-Commerce
12 9 (7.03%) Matrix Management
13 8 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.59%) SQL
2 5 (3.91%) C
2 5 (3.91%) PHP
3 3 (2.34%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.56%) C#
4 2 (1.56%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.56%) VBScript
5 1 (0.78%) Go
5 1 (0.78%) Perl
5 1 (0.78%) Python
5 1 (0.78%) Ruby
5 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (14.06%) Degree
2 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.34%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.34%) PMP
4 2 (1.56%) APMP
4 2 (1.56%) MCITP
4 2 (1.56%) MCSE
5 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.78%) EMC Certification
5 1 (0.78%) HND
5 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.38%) SLA
2 6 (4.69%) QA
3 5 (3.91%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.78%) BS7799
5 1 (0.78%) ISO22301
System Software
1 15 (11.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.91%) Docker
4 3 (2.34%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.34%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.78%) NFS
6 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.78%) XenApp
6 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (10.16%) Puppet
2 9 (7.03%) SCCM
3 7 (5.47%) Ansible
4 3 (2.34%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.34%) Salt
5 2 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.78%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.78%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (24.22%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.63%) VMware
3 17 (13.28%) Cisco
4 9 (7.03%) Oracle
5 8 (6.25%) Citrix
6 4 (3.13%) Dell
6 4 (3.13%) SolarWinds
7 3 (2.34%) HP
7 3 (2.34%) NetApp
7 3 (2.34%) Sybase
7 3 (2.34%) Veeam
8 2 (1.56%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.56%) LANDesk
8 2 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.56%) Spiceworks
9 1 (0.78%) Avaya
9 1 (0.78%) Brocade
9 1 (0.78%) F5
9 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.78%) Tableau
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