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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Infrastructure
Rank 826 854 819
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Infrastructure 66 75 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.064% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.068% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 40 55 54
Average salary £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £91,000 £120,000 £96,750
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +9 64 £75,000 -2.91% 9
London +16 18 £72,500 -27.50% 4
South East +3 14 £67,500 - 2
North West -7 10 £77,500 +47.61%
East of England +8 8 £82,500 -8.33% 2
West Yorkshire +10 6 £70,000 -12.50%
Yorkshire +4 6 £70,000 -12.50%
Cheshire -2 6 £77,500 +34.78%
South West -6 6 £65,000 -7.14%
Leeds +17 5 £70,000 -12.50%
Knutsford - 5 £77,500 -
Hampshire +4 4 £105,000 +10.52%
Hertfordshire -13 4 £90,000 - 1
City of London +25 3 £65,000 -38.09%
Surrey +18 3 £67,500 -3.57%
Kent +10 3 £52,500 -12.50% 1
West Midlands -10 3 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £52,500 - 1
Coventry - 3 - -
Gloucestershire - 3 £65,000 -
Portsmouth - 3 - -
Manchester +4 2 - -
Berkshire +1 2 £42,500 -39.06% 1
Merseyside - 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Newbury - 2 £42,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +14 1 £75,000 -16.66%
Scotland +14 1 - -
Oxfordshire +10 1 £90,000 +91.48%
Southampton +6 1 £105,000 +10.52%

Head of Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 63 (45.99%) ITIL
2 43 (31.39%) Finance
3 39 (28.47%) Service Delivery
4 36 (26.28%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (24.82%) Data Centre
6 26 (18.98%) Windows
6 26 (18.98%) Microsoft
7 24 (17.52%) DevOps
8 22 (16.06%) SaaS
9 20 (14.60%) Retail
10 19 (13.87%) Change Management
10 19 (13.87%) VMware
10 19 (13.87%) Project Management
11 18 (13.14%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (12.41%) UNIX
13 16 (11.68%) Banking
14 14 (10.22%) Microsoft Azure
14 14 (10.22%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (10.22%) PRINCE2
15 13 (9.49%) Linux
15 13 (9.49%) WAN
15 13 (9.49%) Legal
15 13 (9.49%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (8.76%) Degree
16 12 (8.76%) TOGAF
17 11 (8.03%) Matrix Management
17 11 (8.03%) Rackspace
18 10 (7.30%) Continuous Improvement
18 10 (7.30%) Line Management
18 10 (7.30%) PaaS

Head of Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (5.84%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.65%) IIS
2 5 (3.65%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.92%) JBoss
4 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.46%) Lync
6 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.73%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.06%) SaaS
2 14 (10.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (10.22%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (7.30%) PaaS
4 6 (4.38%) Office 365
4 6 (4.38%) Amazon S3
5 5 (3.65%) IaaS
6 4 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (2.19%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (1.46%) Google App Engine
8 2 (1.46%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.73%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.49%) WAN
2 8 (5.84%) LAN
3 6 (4.38%) Firewall
4 5 (3.65%) SAN
5 4 (2.92%) DNS
5 4 (2.92%) DHCP
6 3 (2.19%) VPN
6 3 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.19%) FWSM
7 1 (0.73%) NAS
7 1 (0.73%) PABX
7 1 (0.73%) Wireless
7 1 (0.73%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.73%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.73%) Network Security
7 1 (0.73%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.73%) Intranet
7 1 (0.73%) MPLS
7 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.73%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.65%) Big Data
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.19%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.46%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.46%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.46%) JIRA
General
1 43 (31.39%) Finance
2 20 (14.60%) Retail
3 16 (11.68%) Banking
4 13 (9.49%) Legal
5 9 (6.57%) Law
5 9 (6.57%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.65%) Back Office
7 4 (2.92%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.92%) Marketing
8 3 (2.19%) Advertising
9 2 (1.46%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.73%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.19%) Web Services
2 1 (0.73%) Middleware
2 1 (0.73%) LAMP
2 1 (0.73%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 34 (24.82%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.84%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.92%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.19%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.19%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.46%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.73%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.73%) Life Science
6 1 (0.73%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.73%) Handset
6 1 (0.73%) Replication
6 1 (0.73%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.98%) Windows
2 17 (12.41%) UNIX
3 13 (9.49%) Linux
4 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.19%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (2.19%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.73%) Debian
6 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.73%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (45.99%) ITIL
2 39 (28.47%) Service Delivery
3 36 (26.28%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (17.52%) DevOps
5 19 (13.87%) Change Management
5 19 (13.87%) Project Management
6 18 (13.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (10.22%) PRINCE2
8 12 (8.76%) TOGAF
9 11 (8.03%) Matrix Management
10 10 (7.30%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (7.30%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (7.30%) Service Management
10 10 (7.30%) Line Management
11 9 (6.57%) Waterfall
11 9 (6.57%) Zachman Framework
11 9 (6.57%) Problem Management
12 8 (5.84%) Security Management
13 7 (5.11%) Risk Management
13 7 (5.11%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.11%) SQL
2 4 (2.92%) C
3 1 (0.73%) VBA
3 1 (0.73%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (8.76%) Degree
2 7 (5.11%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (5.11%) ACCA
2 7 (5.11%) CISA
2 7 (5.11%) CISM
3 5 (3.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.92%) MBA
4 4 (2.92%) MCSE
4 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.19%) CCNA
6 2 (1.46%) MCSA
6 2 (1.46%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.73%) MCP
7 1 (0.73%) CCA
7 1 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.73%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.11%) COBIT
2 4 (2.92%) SLA
3 2 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.46%) QA
4 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (9.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.30%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.84%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.19%) vSphere
4 3 (2.19%) KVM
4 3 (2.19%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.73%) Firmware
5 1 (0.73%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.73%) GlusterFS
5 1 (0.73%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.19%) SCCM
1 3 (2.19%) SCOM
2 1 (0.73%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.73%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (18.98%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.87%) VMware
3 11 (8.03%) Rackspace
4 10 (7.30%) Cisco
4 10 (7.30%) Citrix
5 7 (5.11%) Oracle
6 3 (2.19%) Avaya
6 3 (2.19%) NetApp
6 3 (2.19%) Google
7 2 (1.46%) WorldPay
7 2 (1.46%) HP
8 1 (0.73%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.73%) Juniper
8 1 (0.73%) Verint
8 1 (0.73%) MobileIron
8 1 (0.73%) WatchGuard
8 1 (0.73%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.73%) ProCurve
8 1 (0.73%) Twitter
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