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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Infrastructure
Rank 813 840 845
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Infrastructure 67 39 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.036% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.038% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 58 35 39
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £69,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £54,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £105,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £60,000 £63,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £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 24 December 2014 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 24 December 2014. 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 +25 66 £70,000 +7.69% 1
London +3 26 £80,000 -15.78%
South East 0 21 £70,000 +21.73%
Surrey +8 15 £70,000 +21.73%
East of England -5 15 £70,000 -30.00%
Cambridgeshire - 11 £70,000 -
North West - 7 £67,500 - 1
Cheshire - 5 £67,500 -
City of London +10 4 £85,000 -15.00%
Essex -11 4 £62,500 -37.50%
West Midlands - 3 £67,500 -
Peterborough - 3 £102,500 -
Brentwood - 3 £62,500 -
Birmingham - 3 £67,500 -
Egham - 3 £102,500 -
Staines - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £121,250 -
Merseyside - 2 £70,000 -
Knutsford - 2 £62,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £75,750 -
South West -17 1 £70,000 +7.69%
Scotland - 1 £65,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £100,000 -
Kent - 1 £60,000 -
Dorset - 1 £70,000 -
Southampton - 1 £100,000 -
St Neots - 1 £77,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 £67,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £127,500 -
Oxford - 1 £90,000 -

Head of Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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%) ITIL
2 41 (27.70%) Finance
3 33 (22.30%) Windows
4 31 (20.95%) Service Delivery
5 27 (18.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (17.57%) Project Management
7 24 (16.22%) Cisco
8 23 (15.54%) Microsoft
8 23 (15.54%) Supplier Management
9 19 (12.84%) Linux
10 18 (12.16%) VMware
11 17 (11.49%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (11.49%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (10.81%) WAN
12 16 (10.81%) Retail
13 15 (10.14%) Service Management
13 15 (10.14%) Firewall
13 15 (10.14%) DevOps
14 14 (9.46%) MS Excel
14 14 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (8.78%) LAN
15 13 (8.78%) Active Directory
16 12 (8.11%) MS Office
16 12 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (7.43%) E-Commerce
17 11 (7.43%) Business Analysis
18 10 (6.76%) ERP
18 10 (6.76%) SAN
18 10 (6.76%) Resource Management
19 9 (6.08%) MS Exchange

Head of Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 9 (6.08%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.05%) Apache
3 3 (2.03%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.35%) IIS
5 1 (0.68%) SAS
5 1 (0.68%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.68%) Drupal
5 1 (0.68%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.68%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (9.46%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.73%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (4.73%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.05%) SaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.81%) WAN
2 15 (10.14%) Firewall
3 13 (8.78%) LAN
4 10 (6.76%) SAN
5 8 (5.41%) IP Telephony
6 4 (2.70%) MPLS
6 4 (2.70%) VoIP
7 3 (2.03%) Internet
8 2 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.68%) Wireless
9 1 (0.68%) Network Security
9 1 (0.68%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.68%) DMZ
9 1 (0.68%) DHCP
9 1 (0.68%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.68%) MySQL
3 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
General
1 41 (27.70%) Finance
2 16 (10.81%) Retail
3 7 (4.73%) Marketing
4 6 (4.05%) Banking
5 5 (3.38%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.03%) Legal
8 2 (1.35%) Law
8 2 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.35%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.35%) Billing
9 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.68%) French Language
9 1 (0.68%) Advertising
9 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.41%) LAMP
2 7 (4.73%) Web Services
3 5 (3.38%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.68%) HTML
4 1 (0.68%) .NET
4 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.38%) AS400
1 5 (3.38%) Replication
1 5 (3.38%) Data Structures
2 3 (2.03%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.03%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.35%) Open Source
3 2 (1.35%) NHS
3 2 (1.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.68%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 33 (22.30%) Windows
2 19 (12.84%) Linux
3 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.03%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.03%) UNIX
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.05%) ITIL
2 31 (20.95%) Service Delivery
3 27 (18.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (17.57%) Project Management
5 23 (15.54%) Supplier Management
6 17 (11.49%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (10.14%) Service Management
7 15 (10.14%) DevOps
8 12 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (7.43%) E-Commerce
9 11 (7.43%) Business Analysis
10 10 (6.76%) Resource Management
10 10 (6.76%) ERP
11 9 (6.08%) TOGAF
11 9 (6.08%) Programme Management
11 9 (6.08%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (6.08%) People Management
12 8 (5.41%) Line Management
12 8 (5.41%) Release Management
12 8 (5.41%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.38%) C
1 5 (3.38%) Ruby
2 2 (1.35%) SQL
2 2 (1.35%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.68%) Python
3 1 (0.68%) C#
3 1 (0.68%) Java
3 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (11.49%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (6.08%) CCNA
2 9 (6.08%) Degree
3 6 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (2.70%) MCITP
4 4 (2.70%) CCDP
4 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.70%) MCP
4 4 (2.70%) MCSE
4 4 (2.70%) MCSA
4 4 (2.70%) CCIE
5 1 (0.68%) CCNP
5 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.73%) COBIT
2 4 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.35%) SLA
3 2 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 14 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.78%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.38%) KVM
4 3 (2.03%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.68%) SCCM
2 1 (0.68%) SCOM
2 1 (0.68%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 24 (16.22%) Cisco
2 23 (15.54%) Microsoft
3 18 (12.16%) VMware
4 5 (3.38%) Infor
4 5 (3.38%) Business Objects
4 5 (3.38%) Apple
5 3 (2.03%) Citrix
5 3 (2.03%) HP
6 2 (1.35%) Dell
6 2 (1.35%) Oracle
7 1 (0.68%) Avaya
7 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.68%) EMC
7 1 (0.68%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (0.68%) F5
7 1 (0.68%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.68%) Meraki
7 1 (0.68%) Google
7 1 (0.68%) WatchGuard
7 1 (0.68%) Tandberg
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Salary: £45000.0000 - £50000.0000 per annum + Company car
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