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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Infrastructure
Rank 869 879 899
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Infrastructure 82 62 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.059% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.061% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 70 57 42
Average salary £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,800 £67,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £117,500 £112,500 £104,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £85,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +47.82%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Infrastructure within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
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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 +29 82 £75,000 -6.25% 10
London +13 35 £100,000 +25.00% 1
South East -11 15 £52,500 -46.83% 1
West Midlands -6 10 £65,000 - 3
East of England -2 9 £90,000 -12.19%
City of London +59 7 £100,000 +17.64%
Hertfordshire - 7 £90,000 -
South West - 6 £51,250 - 1
North West +2 5 £77,500 +24.00% 1
Wiltshire - 5 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £52,000 -
Kent - 5 £70,000 -
Chippenham - 5 £50,000 -
Berkshire +3 4 £46,875 -51.92%
Milton Keynes - 4 £52,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £65,000 -
Liverpool - 3 - -
Merseyside - 3 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £75,000 - 3
Newbury - 2 £41,125 -
Manchester +20 1 £75,000 +36.36%
Cambridge -1 1 £65,000 -7.14%
Surrey -8 1 £95,000 -7.31%
Cambridgeshire -12 1 £65,000 -36.58%
Bedfordshire - 1 £52,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £80,000 -
Solihull - 1 £82,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £82,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £42,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 £80,000 -

Head of Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 75 (38.86%) Finance
2 51 (26.42%) Data Centre
3 49 (25.39%) Windows
4 43 (22.28%) Microsoft
5 37 (19.17%) Linux
6 36 (18.65%) VMware
7 34 (17.62%) ITIL
8 33 (17.10%) Cisco
9 26 (13.47%) LAN
10 25 (12.95%) VMware Infrastructure
11 24 (12.44%) Business Continuity
11 24 (12.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (11.92%) Service Delivery
13 22 (11.40%) Project Management
13 22 (11.40%) Active Directory
14 21 (10.88%) People Management
15 20 (10.36%) DevOps
15 20 (10.36%) SQL Server
15 20 (10.36%) Disaster Recovery
15 20 (10.36%) Amazon AWS
16 19 (9.84%) Degree
16 19 (9.84%) WAN
16 19 (9.84%) SLA
16 19 (9.84%) Windows Server
17 18 (9.33%) Line Management
17 18 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (9.33%) IaaS
17 18 (9.33%) Infrastructure Management
18 17 (8.81%) Microsoft Azure
18 17 (8.81%) Marketing

Head of Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (4.15%) CloudStack
2 7 (3.63%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.63%) OpenStack
3 5 (2.59%) IIS
3 5 (2.59%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.07%) Lync
5 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (4.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.07%) MS Office
3 2 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.36%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (9.33%) IaaS
3 17 (8.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (4.66%) PaaS
5 8 (4.15%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (4.15%) SaaS
6 6 (3.11%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.52%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.52%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.47%) LAN
2 19 (9.84%) WAN
3 15 (7.77%) Firewall
4 11 (5.70%) VPN
5 9 (4.66%) SAN
5 9 (4.66%) Unified Communications
5 9 (4.66%) VoIP
6 8 (4.15%) MPLS
7 7 (3.63%) Network Security
8 6 (3.11%) FTP
8 6 (3.11%) Wireless
9 4 (2.07%) DWDM
9 4 (2.07%) NGN
9 4 (2.07%) Packet Switching
10 3 (1.55%) DNS
10 3 (1.55%) IPsec
10 3 (1.55%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.04%) DHCP
11 2 (1.04%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.55%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.04%) MySQL
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.52%) Vagrant
General
1 75 (38.86%) Finance
2 17 (8.81%) Marketing
2 17 (8.81%) Telecoms
3 14 (7.25%) Banking
4 13 (6.74%) Retail
5 8 (4.15%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.55%) Front Office
7 2 (1.04%) Advertising
7 2 (1.04%) Back Office
7 2 (1.04%) Electronics
7 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.52%) Law
8 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.11%) LAMP
1 6 (3.11%) Middleware
2 5 (2.59%) XML
2 5 (2.59%) XML Messaging
3 3 (1.55%) .NET
4 2 (1.04%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.04%) Web Services
5 1 (0.52%) Django
5 1 (0.52%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.52%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 51 (26.42%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.29%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.66%) Hybrid Cloud
3 9 (4.66%) Statistics
4 7 (3.63%) Equities
4 7 (3.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (3.11%) EPoS
5 6 (3.11%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.59%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.59%) User Experience
6 5 (2.59%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.07%) BYOD
7 4 (2.07%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (1.55%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.55%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.04%) Derivative
9 2 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.04%) PMI
10 1 (0.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (25.39%) Windows
2 37 (19.17%) Linux
3 19 (9.84%) Windows Server
4 11 (5.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (4.66%) Unix
5 9 (4.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.63%) Debian
8 3 (1.55%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.52%) SUSE
9 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.62%) ITIL
2 24 (12.44%) Business Continuity
2 24 (12.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (11.92%) Service Delivery
4 22 (11.40%) Project Management
5 21 (10.88%) People Management
6 20 (10.36%) DevOps
6 20 (10.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (9.33%) Infrastructure Management
7 18 (9.33%) Line Management
8 16 (8.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (7.25%) Performance Management
10 12 (6.22%) Change Management
10 12 (6.22%) PRINCE2
10 12 (6.22%) Programme Management
10 12 (6.22%) Service Management
11 11 (5.70%) Coaching
12 10 (5.18%) Information Security
13 9 (4.66%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.66%) Python
1 9 (4.66%) Ruby
2 8 (4.15%) Bash Shell
2 8 (4.15%) Perl
2 8 (4.15%) PHP
3 7 (3.63%) SQL
4 2 (1.04%) C#
5 1 (0.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (9.84%) Degree
2 10 (5.18%) CCNA
2 10 (5.18%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.11%) MCSE
5 5 (2.59%) CCA
5 5 (2.59%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.55%) MCSA
7 2 (1.04%) CCEA
7 2 (1.04%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.04%) VCAP
7 2 (1.04%) VCP4
7 2 (1.04%) VCP5
7 2 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.52%) APMP
8 1 (0.52%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.84%) SLA
2 14 (7.25%) PCI DSS
3 8 (4.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (3.63%) QA
5 4 (2.07%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.52%) ISO15022
6 1 (0.52%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (12.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (11.40%) Active Directory
3 11 (5.70%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.07%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.55%) VMware Server
5 3 (1.55%) XenServer
6 2 (1.04%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.04%) XenApp
7 1 (0.52%) Docker
7 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (6.22%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (6.22%) SCCM
2 8 (4.15%) Cacti
2 8 (4.15%) FortiGate
2 8 (4.15%) Grafana
2 8 (4.15%) Opsview
2 8 (4.15%) Puppet
2 8 (4.15%) Salt
3 6 (3.11%) SCOM
4 3 (1.55%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (1.55%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.55%) SCSM
5 2 (1.04%) Ansible
6 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.52%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.52%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 43 (22.28%) Microsoft
2 36 (18.65%) VMware
3 33 (17.10%) Cisco
4 17 (8.81%) Citrix
5 12 (6.22%) F5
6 8 (4.15%) Avaya
6 8 (4.15%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.11%) HP
8 4 (2.07%) Apple
8 4 (2.07%) Dell
8 4 (2.07%) NICE Systems
9 3 (1.55%) ProCurve
9 3 (1.55%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.55%) Sybase
9 3 (1.55%) WatchGuard
10 2 (1.04%) EMC
10 2 (1.04%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.04%) Oracle
10 2 (1.04%) SAP
10 2 (1.04%) Veeam
Hereford, Herefordshire
Hoople Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Prescot, Merseyside
Reed Technology
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bideford, Devon
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Month + pension + holiday allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £100000 - £140000 per annum + + bonus + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire, United Kingdom
QinetiQ
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago