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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Infrastructure
Rank 833 848 851
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Infrastructure 64 84 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.069% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.073% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 45 61 44
Average salary £70,000 £72,500 £63,874
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +13.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,454 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £120,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +1.78%

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
102195 114720 103098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83974 94226 85780
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,954 £27,186 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 2015 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 28 May 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 +23 62 £70,000 -3.44% 9
South East +23 19 £70,000 -3.44% 3
London +15 16 £86,250 +7.81% 2
East of England +19 12 £77,500 -22.50%
Buckinghamshire -5 11 £67,500 -6.89%
Milton Keynes -11 11 £67,500 -
City of London +50 8 £73,750 -1.66% 1
South West +4 8 £65,000 -0.19%
Hertfordshire -9 6 £70,000 -
Watford +12 4 £70,000 -
Essex +7 4 £90,000 -10.00%
Gloucestershire - 4 £65,000 -
Dorset - 4 - -
Oxfordshire - 4 £95,000 -
Oxford - 4 £95,000 -
Bournemouth - 4 - -
Yorkshire +15 3 £70,000 -3.44%
North West +9 3 £60,000 - 3
West Yorkshire +21 2 £70,000 -12.50%
Leeds +14 2 £70,000 -12.50%
Manchester +8 2 £60,000 - 1
Cwmbran - 2 £60,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £75,000 -
Wales - 2 £60,000 -
South Wales - 2 £60,000 -
Torfaen - 2 £60,000 -
Surrey +34 1 - - 1
North Yorkshire +11 1 £55,000 -15.38%
East Midlands +9 1 £52,500 +0.08%
Berkshire +6 1 - -

Head of Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 52 (41.94%) ITIL
2 35 (28.23%) Finance
3 32 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 23 (18.55%) Service Delivery
6 21 (16.94%) Project Management
6 21 (16.94%) DevOps
7 18 (14.52%) TOGAF
8 17 (13.71%) Change Management
9 16 (12.90%) Windows
9 16 (12.90%) Retail
9 16 (12.90%) Line Management
9 16 (12.90%) SaaS
10 15 (12.10%) PRINCE2
10 15 (12.10%) Microsoft
11 14 (11.29%) Legal
12 13 (10.48%) Degree
12 13 (10.48%) Linux
13 12 (9.68%) UNIX
13 12 (9.68%) VMware
13 12 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (8.87%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (8.87%) Rackspace
14 11 (8.87%) Law
14 11 (8.87%) Enterprise Architecture
14 11 (8.87%) Citrix
15 10 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (7.26%) Capacity Planning
16 9 (7.26%) Waterfall
16 9 (7.26%) Service Management

Head of Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 4 (3.23%) JBoss
1 4 (3.23%) Apache
1 4 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.61%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.61%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.90%) SaaS
2 12 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (8.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.42%) PaaS
5 2 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.81%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.81%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.81%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.45%) LAN
2 7 (5.65%) WAN
3 6 (4.84%) Firewall
4 5 (4.03%) SAN
5 2 (1.61%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.81%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.81%) Intranet
6 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.45%) Big Data
2 4 (3.23%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.42%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 35 (28.23%) Finance
2 16 (12.90%) Retail
3 14 (11.29%) Legal
4 11 (8.87%) Law
5 8 (6.45%) Telecoms
5 8 (6.45%) Banking
6 5 (4.03%) Back Office
6 5 (4.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (3.23%) Retail Banking
8 3 (2.42%) Advertising
9 2 (1.61%) Marketing
9 2 (1.61%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.81%) Publishing
10 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.42%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (0.81%) Middleware
2 1 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.23%) Mainframe
2 4 (3.23%) Private Cloud
3 3 (2.42%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.42%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.42%) Replication
4 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.81%) Life Science
5 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.81%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.81%) PMI
5 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.90%) Windows
2 13 (10.48%) Linux
3 12 (9.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (41.94%) ITIL
2 32 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (18.55%) Service Delivery
4 21 (16.94%) Project Management
4 21 (16.94%) DevOps
5 18 (14.52%) TOGAF
6 17 (13.71%) Change Management
7 16 (12.90%) Line Management
8 15 (12.10%) PRINCE2
9 11 (8.87%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (7.26%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (7.26%) Waterfall
11 9 (7.26%) Service Management
12 8 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (6.45%) Security Management
12 8 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (6.45%) Problem Management
13 7 (5.65%) Data Protection
13 7 (5.65%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.03%) C
2 3 (2.42%) Ruby
2 3 (2.42%) SQL
3 1 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (10.48%) Degree
2 8 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (3.23%) MCSE
4 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.23%) MBA
5 3 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.42%) CCNA
6 2 (1.61%) MCSA
6 2 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.81%) CCENT
7 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.81%) CCA
7 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.81%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.65%) COBIT
2 5 (4.03%) QA
3 3 (2.42%) SLA
4 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.03%) KVM
3 3 (2.42%) GlusterFS
4 2 (1.61%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.61%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.81%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (3.23%) SCCM
1 4 (3.23%) SCOM
2 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (12.10%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.68%) VMware
3 11 (8.87%) Rackspace
3 11 (8.87%) Citrix
4 5 (4.03%) Cisco
5 4 (3.23%) Oracle
6 3 (2.42%) NetApp
7 2 (1.61%) HP
7 2 (1.61%) Dell
7 2 (1.61%) Apple
7 2 (1.61%) TOWER Software
7 2 (1.61%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.81%) Twitter
8 1 (0.81%) MobileIron
8 1 (0.81%) Google
8 1 (0.81%) SAP
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