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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Infrastructure
Rank 887 900 913
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Infrastructure 61 71 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.064% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.067% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 47 51 62
Average salary £82,500 £70,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £55,000 £52,454
10% offered a salary of more than £124,500 £112,500 £118,000
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%

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
99438 106716 115504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83514 87039 93609
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 -2 60 £82,500 +17.85% 6
London +17 28 £91,250 +5.79% 6
East of England +13 10 £90,000 +9.09%
City of London +44 8 £70,000 -15.15% 4
Hertfordshire +20 6 £90,000 +28.57%
South East +8 6 £95,000 +35.71%
East Midlands +5 5 £82,500 +57.14%
South West +2 4 £81,250 +25.00%
West Midlands - 4 £57,500 -
North West +26 3 £50,000 -16.66%
Hampshire - 3 - -
Bristol - 3 £80,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £90,000 -
Leicester - 3 £82,500 -
Leicestershire - 3 £82,500 -
Bedfordshire - 3 - -
Yorkshire +14 2 £57,500 -17.85%
Milton Keynes +13 2 - -
Harrogate +12 2 £57,500 +4.54%
Buckinghamshire +10 2 - -
North Yorkshire +5 2 £57,500 +4.54%
Cambridgeshire 0 2 - -
Herefordshire - 2 £52,500 -
Nottingham - 2 £70,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £70,000 -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Bedford - 2 - -
Luton - 2 - -
Fareham - 2 - -
Hereford - 2 £52,500 -

Head of Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 47 (31.97%) Finance
2 46 (31.29%) Data Centre
3 32 (21.77%) ITIL
4 31 (21.09%) Microsoft
4 31 (21.09%) VMware
5 29 (19.73%) Windows
6 22 (14.97%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (14.29%) Linux
7 21 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (13.61%) Project Management
9 19 (12.93%) Retail
10 18 (12.24%) Business Continuity
10 18 (12.24%) Cisco
10 18 (12.24%) Degree
10 18 (12.24%) Infrastructure Management
11 17 (11.56%) Service Management
11 17 (11.56%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (10.88%) Change Management
12 16 (10.88%) SQL Server
12 16 (10.88%) DevOps
13 15 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (10.20%) Service Delivery
13 15 (10.20%) Information Security
14 14 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (8.84%) VoIP
16 12 (8.16%) Coaching
16 12 (8.16%) Windows Server
17 11 (7.48%) Line Management
17 11 (7.48%) Problem Management

Head of Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 5 (3.40%) Apache
2 4 (2.72%) CloudStack
2 4 (2.72%) IIS
2 4 (2.72%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.04%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.36%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.80%) IaaS
2 10 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.72%) SaaS
4 2 (1.36%) PaaS
5 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.84%) VoIP
2 10 (6.80%) LAN
2 10 (6.80%) Network Security
2 10 (6.80%) VPN
2 10 (6.80%) WAN
3 9 (6.12%) Unified Communications
4 8 (5.44%) MPLS
5 7 (4.76%) DNS
5 7 (4.76%) SAN
6 6 (4.08%) TCP/IP
7 5 (3.40%) CTI
7 5 (3.40%) DHCP
7 5 (3.40%) Wireless
8 4 (2.72%) DWDM
8 4 (2.72%) Firewall
8 4 (2.72%) NGN
8 4 (2.72%) Packet Switching
9 2 (1.36%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.36%) IPsec
10 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.40%) MySQL
3 4 (2.72%) Redis
4 2 (1.36%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 47 (31.97%) Finance
2 19 (12.93%) Retail
3 8 (5.44%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.76%) Banking
5 5 (3.40%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.40%) Law
6 4 (2.72%) Marketing
7 3 (2.04%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.36%) Advertising
8 2 (1.36%) Back Office
8 2 (1.36%) Front Office
9 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.76%) .NET
1 7 (4.76%) LAMP
2 4 (2.72%) ASP.NET
2 4 (2.72%) beanstalkd
2 4 (2.72%) COM
3 3 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 46 (31.29%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.12%) EPoS
2 9 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.08%) Hedge funds
3 6 (4.08%) Public Cloud
4 5 (3.40%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (3.40%) Statistics
5 4 (2.72%) BYOD
5 4 (2.72%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (2.72%) Replication
6 2 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.36%) Fintech
6 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.36%) NHS
6 2 (1.36%) PMI
6 2 (1.36%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.68%) User Experience
7 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.73%) Windows
2 21 (14.29%) Linux
3 12 (8.16%) Windows Server
4 8 (5.44%) Unix
5 6 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.04%) Debian
8 1 (0.68%) CentOS
8 1 (0.68%) SUSE
8 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.77%) ITIL
2 21 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (13.61%) Project Management
4 18 (12.24%) Business Continuity
4 18 (12.24%) Infrastructure Management
5 17 (11.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (11.56%) Service Management
6 16 (10.88%) Change Management
6 16 (10.88%) DevOps
7 15 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (10.20%) Information Security
7 15 (10.20%) Service Delivery
8 14 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (8.16%) Coaching
10 11 (7.48%) Line Management
10 11 (7.48%) Problem Management
11 10 (6.80%) Configuration Management
12 9 (6.12%) Matrix Management
12 9 (6.12%) Mentoring
12 9 (6.12%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.12%) PHP
1 9 (6.12%) SQL
2 4 (2.72%) Bash Shell
2 4 (2.72%) C#
2 4 (2.72%) Perl
2 4 (2.72%) Python
2 4 (2.72%) Ruby
3 3 (2.04%) C
4 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (12.24%) Degree
2 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.04%) MCSE
4 2 (1.36%) APMP
4 2 (1.36%) CCA
4 2 (1.36%) CCNA
4 2 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.36%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (1.36%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.68%) CCEA
5 1 (0.68%) CCNP
5 1 (0.68%) HND
5 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.68%) MCITP
5 1 (0.68%) MCSA
5 1 (0.68%) VCAP
5 1 (0.68%) VCP4
5 1 (0.68%) VCP5
5 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.48%) PCI DSS
2 10 (6.80%) SLA
3 2 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (14.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.48%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.44%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.40%) VMware Server
5 4 (2.72%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.68%) NFS
6 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.68%) vSphere
6 1 (0.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (5.44%) Puppet
1 8 (5.44%) SCCM
2 6 (4.08%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.72%) Cacti
4 4 (2.72%) FortiGate
4 4 (2.72%) Grafana
4 4 (2.72%) Opsview
4 4 (2.72%) Salt
4 4 (2.72%) SCOM
5 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (2.04%) SCOrch
5 3 (2.04%) SCSM
6 2 (1.36%) Ansible
7 1 (0.68%) Nagios
7 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.68%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.68%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (21.09%) Microsoft
1 31 (21.09%) VMware
2 18 (12.24%) Cisco
3 7 (4.76%) Citrix
4 6 (4.08%) SolarWinds
5 5 (3.40%) Dell
5 5 (3.40%) F5
5 5 (3.40%) Sybase
5 5 (3.40%) Veeam
6 4 (2.72%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.04%) Oracle
8 2 (1.36%) HP
8 2 (1.36%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.68%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.68%) Avaya
9 1 (0.68%) Brocade
9 1 (0.68%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.68%) NetApp
9 1 (0.68%) SevOne
9 1 (0.68%) Spiceworks
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £120000 - £150000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
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Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago