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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Infrastructure
Rank 822 829 904
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +75
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Infrastructure 64 116 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.11% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.11% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 47 103 66
Median salary £87,000 £77,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.25% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £114,000 £140,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £86,500 £67,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+29.10% -4.28%

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
88523 102635 109401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.54% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 73515 85553 90526
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +13 62 £87,000 +8.75% 6
London +35 25 £100,000 - 3
West Midlands -11 10 £85,000 +3.03%
East of England +13 9 £105,000 +100.00%
Hertfordshire +9 7 £105,000 -10.63%
Yorkshire +17 6 £86,500 +19.31% 1
West Yorkshire +29 5 £86,000 +18.62% 1
Leeds +19 5 £86,000 +18.62% 1
South West +1 5 £75,000 +42.85%
Birmingham - 5 £85,000 -
City of London +7 4 £85,000 -15.00%
Cornwall - 4 - -
South East +52 3 £82,000 +22.38% 1
Wales -9 3 - -
Mid Wales - 3 - -
Coventry - 3 £87,500 -
New Quay - 3 - -
Ceredigion - 3 - -
Newquay - 3 - -
Essex +23 2 £80,000 +39.13%
Manchester -17 2 - - 1
North West -23 2 - - 1
Berkshire +47 1 £75,000 +50.00% 1
Bristol +7 1 £75,000 -1.63%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £90,000 -
Surrey - 1 £82,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £90,000 -
Leicester - 1 £75,000 -
Reigate - 1 £82,000 -
Gatwick - 1 £90,000 -

Head of Infrastructure Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 52 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 42 (26.92%) Finance
3 39 (25.00%) Cisco
4 34 (21.79%) Microsoft
5 32 (20.51%) ITIL
6 29 (18.59%) Information Security
7 28 (17.95%) Service Delivery
8 27 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (16.67%) Project Management
9 26 (16.67%) Linux
10 24 (15.38%) Service Management
11 23 (14.74%) DevOps
12 22 (14.10%) Risk Management
13 21 (13.46%) Windows
13 21 (13.46%) WAN
14 20 (12.82%) LAN
15 19 (12.18%) MS Excel
15 19 (12.18%) Management Information System
15 19 (12.18%) Microsoft Azure
16 18 (11.54%) VMware
16 18 (11.54%) PRINCE2
16 18 (11.54%) SLA
17 17 (10.90%) Disaster Recovery
17 17 (10.90%) Continuous Improvement
18 16 (10.26%) Puppet
18 16 (10.26%) User Experience
18 16 (10.26%) Telecoms
18 16 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
19 15 (9.62%) SAN
19 15 (9.62%) Coaching

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 7 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.85%) IIS
3 5 (3.21%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.56%) Apache
4 4 (2.56%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.64%) SAS
6 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (12.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (8.97%) SaaS
4 11 (7.05%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (5.77%) IaaS
5 9 (5.77%) PaaS
6 5 (3.21%) Office 365
7 4 (2.56%) Mimecast
8 3 (1.92%) GitHub
9 1 (0.64%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.46%) WAN
2 20 (12.82%) LAN
3 15 (9.62%) SAN
4 13 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
6 11 (7.05%) Internet
7 8 (5.13%) Firewall
8 7 (4.49%) Wireless
9 6 (3.85%) TCP/IP
10 5 (3.21%) DHCP
10 5 (3.21%) DNS
11 4 (2.56%) HTTP
11 4 (2.56%) Intranet
11 4 (2.56%) VPN
12 3 (1.92%) NGN
13 2 (1.28%) LDAP
13 2 (1.28%) NAS
13 2 (1.28%) Network Security
14 1 (0.64%) SMTP
14 1 (0.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.97%) MySQL
1 14 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.21%) Big Data
3 4 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.28%) Informix
4 2 (1.28%) Riak
4 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.64%) Power BI
5 1 (0.64%) QlikView
5 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.64%) GoCD
General
1 42 (26.92%) Finance
2 16 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.41%) Retail
4 8 (5.13%) Banking
5 6 (3.85%) Advertising
5 6 (3.85%) Law
6 4 (2.56%) Marketing
6 4 (2.56%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.92%) Legal
8 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.77%) Middleware
2 3 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 52 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 19 (12.18%) Management Information System
3 16 (10.26%) User Experience
4 14 (8.97%) Fintech
5 7 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.49%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.21%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.56%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.56%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.92%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.92%) Statistics
9 2 (1.28%) Derivative
9 2 (1.28%) Energy Derivatives
9 2 (1.28%) FMCG
10 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.64%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.64%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 26 (16.67%) Linux
2 21 (13.46%) Windows
3 13 (8.33%) Ubuntu
4 11 (7.05%) Windows Server
5 9 (5.77%) Unix
6 5 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.51%) ITIL
2 29 (18.59%) Information Security
3 28 (17.95%) Service Delivery
4 27 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (16.67%) Project Management
6 24 (15.38%) Service Management
7 23 (14.74%) DevOps
8 22 (14.10%) Risk Management
9 18 (11.54%) PRINCE2
10 17 (10.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (10.90%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (9.62%) Coaching
13 14 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (8.97%) Infrastructure Management
13 14 (8.97%) People Management
14 12 (7.69%) High Availability
15 11 (7.05%) Business Continuity
15 11 (7.05%) PRINCE
15 11 (7.05%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.92%) C
2 2 (1.28%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.28%) Shell Script
2 2 (1.28%) SQL
2 2 (1.28%) T-SQL
2 2 (1.28%) VBScript
3 1 (0.64%) Go
3 1 (0.64%) Perl
3 1 (0.64%) Python
3 1 (0.64%) Ruby
3 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (9.62%) Degree
2 8 (5.13%) PMI Certification
3 7 (4.49%) PMP
4 6 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.21%) MCSE
6 4 (2.56%) EMC Certification
7 2 (1.28%) CISA
7 2 (1.28%) CISSP
8 1 (0.64%) APMP
8 1 (0.64%) CCNA
8 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.64%) MCITP
8 1 (0.64%) OCP
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.54%) SLA
2 6 (3.85%) QA
3 5 (3.21%) BS7799
4 3 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.28%) COBIT
5 2 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 13 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.41%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.21%) Docker
4 3 (1.92%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.28%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.64%) vSphere
6 1 (0.64%) XenApp
6 1 (0.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (10.26%) Puppet
2 14 (8.97%) Ansible
3 13 (8.33%) Salt
4 7 (4.49%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (3.85%) SCCM
6 4 (2.56%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (25.00%) Cisco
2 34 (21.79%) Microsoft
3 18 (11.54%) VMware
4 8 (5.13%) Citrix
5 7 (4.49%) Oracle
5 7 (4.49%) SolarWinds
6 6 (3.85%) HP
6 6 (3.85%) NetApp
7 5 (3.21%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.56%) EMC
9 3 (1.92%) Computacenter
9 3 (1.92%) Dell
10 2 (1.28%) Avaya
10 2 (1.28%) Spiceworks
10 2 (1.28%) Tableau
11 1 (0.64%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.64%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.64%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
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