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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Infrastructure
Rank 829 865 840
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Infrastructure 74 63 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.054% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.057% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 52 46 45
Average salary £70,000 £75,000 £62,747
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £52,454 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £111,750 £100,000 £88,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £67,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -15.62%

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
104868 109684 105271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.59% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 85928 88706 87993
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 £27,450 £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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +48 71 £80,000 +6.66% 7
South East -5 24 £86,250 +18.96% 1
London -22 20 £80,000 - 1
East of England +27 12 £90,000 -10.00% 1
Milton Keynes +4 11 £67,500 -
Buckinghamshire -2 11 £67,500 -6.89%
City of London +19 8 £76,250 +1.66%
Surrey +13 7 £102,500 +22.38%
North West - 6 £58,750 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £102,500 -
Yorkshire +6 4 £70,000 +3.70%
Essex +2 4 £90,000 -10.00%
Dorset - 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 £97,500 - 1
Reading - 4 £97,500 - 1
Bournemouth - 4 - -
South West - 4 - - 2
Hertfordshire +3 3 £70,000 - 1
Peterborough - 3 £102,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £70,000 -
Egham - 3 £102,500 -
Leeds - 3 £70,000 -
Manchester - 3 £60,000 - 1
South Wales -16 2 £60,000 +14.28%
Wales -20 2 £60,000 +14.28%
Torfaen - 2 £60,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £105,000 -
Oxford - 2 £105,000 -
Watford - 2 £70,000 - 1
Colchester - 2 £95,000 -

Head of Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 45 (32.37%) ITIL
2 39 (28.06%) Finance
3 27 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (16.55%) Project Management
4 23 (16.55%) DevOps
5 22 (15.83%) Service Delivery
6 18 (12.95%) Windows
6 18 (12.95%) Change Management
6 18 (12.95%) VMware
6 18 (12.95%) SaaS
6 18 (12.95%) Line Management
7 17 (12.23%) Retail
8 16 (11.51%) Linux
8 16 (11.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (11.51%) TOGAF
9 15 (10.79%) PRINCE2
9 15 (10.79%) Enterprise Architecture
10 13 (9.35%) Microsoft
10 13 (9.35%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (8.63%) Degree
11 12 (8.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (7.91%) Legal
12 11 (7.91%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (7.91%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (7.91%) Rackspace
13 10 (7.19%) Cisco
13 10 (7.19%) Telecoms
13 10 (7.19%) Data Protection
13 10 (7.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 9 (6.47%) LAN

Head of Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 7 (5.04%) Apache
2 6 (4.32%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.44%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.72%) Lync
4 1 (0.72%) IIS
4 1 (0.72%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.72%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.95%) SaaS
2 11 (7.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.47%) LAN
2 8 (5.76%) WAN
2 8 (5.76%) Firewall
3 5 (3.60%) SAN
4 3 (2.16%) VoIP
5 2 (1.44%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.72%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.72%) Network Security
6 1 (0.72%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.72%) Intranet
6 1 (0.72%) Internet
6 1 (0.72%) DHCP
6 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.72%) VPN
6 1 (0.72%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.04%) Big Data
2 6 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.88%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.16%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.44%) JIRA
General
1 39 (28.06%) Finance
2 17 (12.23%) Retail
3 11 (7.91%) Legal
4 10 (7.19%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.76%) Law
6 7 (5.04%) Banking
7 5 (3.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (2.16%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.16%) Advertising
9 2 (1.44%) Back Office
9 2 (1.44%) Marketing
10 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.32%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (0.72%) HTML
2 1 (0.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.04%) Private Cloud
2 6 (4.32%) Public Cloud
2 6 (4.32%) Data Structures
2 6 (4.32%) Replication
3 3 (2.16%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.44%) AS400
5 1 (0.72%) PMI
5 1 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.72%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.72%) Open Source
5 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.95%) Windows
2 16 (11.51%) Linux
3 8 (5.76%) UNIX
4 2 (1.44%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (32.37%) ITIL
2 27 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (16.55%) Project Management
3 23 (16.55%) DevOps
4 22 (15.83%) Service Delivery
5 18 (12.95%) Change Management
5 18 (12.95%) Line Management
6 16 (11.51%) TOGAF
6 16 (11.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (10.79%) PRINCE2
7 15 (10.79%) Enterprise Architecture
8 13 (9.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (8.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (7.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 10 (7.19%) Data Protection
11 9 (6.47%) Supplier Management
11 9 (6.47%) Waterfall
12 8 (5.76%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (5.76%) Problem Management
13 7 (5.04%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.32%) C
1 6 (4.32%) Ruby
2 3 (2.16%) SQL
3 2 (1.44%) PHP
4 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (8.63%) Degree
2 8 (5.76%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (3.60%) MCSE
3 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.88%) CCNA
4 4 (2.88%) MBA
4 4 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.16%) MCSA
6 2 (1.44%) MCP
6 2 (1.44%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.72%) MCITP
7 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.72%) CCENT
7 1 (0.72%) CCIE
7 1 (0.72%) CCDP
7 1 (0.72%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.32%) COBIT
2 5 (3.60%) QA
2 5 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.16%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (7.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.32%) KVM
2 6 (4.32%) GlusterFS
3 4 (2.88%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.16%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.60%) SCCM
1 5 (3.60%) SCOM
2 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (12.95%) VMware
2 13 (9.35%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.91%) Rackspace
4 10 (7.19%) Cisco
5 9 (6.47%) Citrix
6 2 (1.44%) HP
6 2 (1.44%) Dell
6 2 (1.44%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.44%) Infor
6 2 (1.44%) Apple
6 2 (1.44%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.72%) Twitter
7 1 (0.72%) MobileIron
7 1 (0.72%) SAP
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle
7 1 (0.72%) NetApp
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