The median annual salary for a Head of Infrastructure was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Head of Infrastructure
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 812 858 899
Rank change year-on-year +46 +41  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Infrastructure 45 51 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.054% 0.055% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.057% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 31 42 38
Median salary £70,000 £90,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +16.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £120,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £82,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year -12.12% +10.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 79382 89280 100510
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.54% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 65298 76096 83752
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Head of Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Head of Infrastructure in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Head of Infrastructure in England

Head of Infrastructure
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Infrastructure in England.

Salary trend for Head of Infrastructure in England

Head of Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Infrastructure in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Infrastructure in England

Head of Infrastructure
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Infrastructure within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +21 23 £70,000 -30.00% 6
South West +11 7 £77,500 -4.61%
East of England +2 6 £76,250 -15.27% 1
South East +47 5 £70,000 -
Yorkshire +1 1 £90,000 -25.00% 1
North West -39 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
Head of Infrastructure
UK

Head of Infrastructure Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Head of Infrastructure job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Head of Infrastructure in the job title.

1 38 (36.19%) Service Delivery
1 38 (36.19%) DevOps
2 36 (34.29%) Finance
3 33 (31.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (25.71%) Data Centre
5 24 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 24 (22.86%) ITIL
6 22 (20.95%) E-Commerce
6 22 (20.95%) Information Security
6 22 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (20.00%) Supplier Management
8 20 (19.05%) Linux
8 20 (19.05%) VoIP
9 19 (18.10%) SaaS
10 18 (17.14%) Strategic Planning
10 18 (17.14%) Puppet
11 17 (16.19%) IaaS
11 17 (16.19%) Data Protection
11 17 (16.19%) Marketing
11 17 (16.19%) BCP
12 16 (15.24%) Project Management
12 16 (15.24%) MySQL
13 15 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
13 15 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
13 15 (14.29%) IT Strategy
14 13 (12.38%) Windows
14 13 (12.38%) nginx
15 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
15 12 (11.43%) Change Management
15 12 (11.43%) Amazon AWS

Head of Infrastructure Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (12.38%) nginx
2 8 (7.62%) Apache Solr
3 5 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.90%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.95%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (18.10%) SaaS
2 17 (16.19%) IaaS
3 15 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (8.57%) Office 365
6 6 (5.71%) Datadog
7 4 (3.81%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (2.86%) GitHub
9 1 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.05%) VoIP
2 7 (6.67%) LAN
2 7 (6.67%) WAN
3 4 (3.81%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.86%) SAN
5 2 (1.90%) Firewall
5 2 (1.90%) NAS
5 2 (1.90%) NGN
5 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.90%) VPN
5 2 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.90%) Wireless
6 1 (0.95%) 4G
6 1 (0.95%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.95%) DHCP
6 1 (0.95%) DNS
6 1 (0.95%) IPsec
6 1 (0.95%) LDAP
6 1 (0.95%) MPLS
6 1 (0.95%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.24%) MySQL
2 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (34.29%) Finance
2 17 (16.19%) Marketing
3 8 (7.62%) Retail
4 4 (3.81%) Military
5 2 (1.90%) Banking
5 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.95%) Automotive
6 1 (0.95%) French Language
6 1 (0.95%) Law
6 1 (0.95%) Legal
6 1 (0.95%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) Middleware
2 2 (1.90%) Web Services
3 1 (0.95%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (25.71%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.62%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.71%) Private Cloud
4 5 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.81%) Clustering
5 4 (3.81%) User Experience
6 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.90%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.90%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.95%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.95%) FMCG
8 1 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.95%) PMI
8 1 (0.95%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.05%) Linux
2 13 (12.38%) Windows
3 5 (4.76%) Unix
4 3 (2.86%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.19%) DevOps
1 38 (36.19%) Service Delivery
2 33 (31.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (22.86%) ITIL
4 22 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (20.95%) E-Commerce
4 22 (20.95%) Information Security
5 21 (20.00%) Supplier Management
6 18 (17.14%) Strategic Planning
7 17 (16.19%) BCP
7 17 (16.19%) Data Protection
8 16 (15.24%) Project Management
9 15 (14.29%) IT Strategy
10 12 (11.43%) Change Management
11 11 (10.48%) Configuration Management
11 11 (10.48%) Infrastructure Management
12 9 (8.57%) Open Source
13 8 (7.62%) Coaching
13 8 (7.62%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.67%) C
2 4 (3.81%) Java
2 4 (3.81%) Python
3 1 (0.95%) Go
3 1 (0.95%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.90%) CISM
3 1 (0.95%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.95%) Degree
3 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.62%) SLA
2 3 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.90%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.95%) PMO
4 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.81%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.90%) Ceph
3 2 (1.90%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.95%) Docker
4 1 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (17.14%) Puppet
2 15 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (11.43%) CFEngine
4 8 (7.62%) Galera Cluster
4 8 (7.62%) logstash
5 6 (5.71%) ZABBIX
6 5 (4.76%) Ansible
7 3 (2.86%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.67%) VMware
3 6 (5.71%) Cisco
3 6 (5.71%) New Relic
4 4 (3.81%) Google
5 2 (1.90%) Citrix
5 2 (1.90%) HP
5 2 (1.90%) Percona
6 1 (0.95%) Arista
6 1 (0.95%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.95%) Dell
6 1 (0.95%) F5
6 1 (0.95%) NetApp
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