The median annual salary for a Head of Infrastructure was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Infrastructure
UK / England
Rank 771 865 861
Rank change year-on-year +94 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Infrastructure 56 55 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.071% 0.057% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.059% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 49 42 47
Median salary £75,000 £80,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £53,500 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £113,500 £164,000 £112,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year - -21.21%  

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 75739 92695 95199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.28% 96.42% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 63358 78403 78502
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +79 24 £85,000 -27.65% 4
South East +78 17 £65,000 -31.57% 2
South West - 7 £53,760 -
East of England +25 5 £105,000 +16.66%
Yorkshire +26 1 £80,500 +40.00%
West Midlands +25 1 £80,000 +25.49% 1
North West -19 1 £65,000 - 1
Head of Infrastructure
UK

Head of Infrastructure Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 32 (28.07%) Finance
3 27 (23.68%) Service Delivery
4 25 (21.93%) Linux
5 24 (21.05%) DevOps
6 22 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (18.42%) Information Security
8 19 (16.67%) Cisco
9 18 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
9 18 (15.79%) Puppet
10 16 (14.04%) Retail
11 15 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (13.16%) MySQL
11 15 (13.16%) People Management
12 14 (12.28%) IT Strategy
12 14 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (12.28%) Open Source
12 14 (12.28%) Microsoft
13 13 (11.40%) ITIL
13 13 (11.40%) VMware
13 13 (11.40%) Project Management
13 13 (11.40%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
14 12 (10.53%) E-Commerce
14 12 (10.53%) Service Management
15 11 (9.65%) SaaS
15 11 (9.65%) nginx
15 11 (9.65%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (8.77%) CFEngine
16 10 (8.77%) Middleware

Head of Infrastructure Skill Set
Top Related 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 11 (9.65%) nginx
2 7 (6.14%) Apache Solr
2 7 (6.14%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.39%) Apache
3 5 (4.39%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.63%) IIS
4 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (9.65%) SaaS
4 9 (7.89%) IaaS
5 5 (4.39%) Datadog
6 3 (2.63%) PaaS
6 3 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.75%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.75%) CloudFront
7 2 (1.75%) GitHub
7 2 (1.75%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.77%) LAN
1 10 (8.77%) WAN
2 9 (7.89%) VoIP
3 8 (7.02%) SAN
4 6 (5.26%) Firewall
4 6 (5.26%) NGN
4 6 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (3.51%) VPN
6 3 (2.63%) DHCP
6 3 (2.63%) DNS
6 3 (2.63%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (1.75%) 4G
7 2 (1.75%) Internet
7 2 (1.75%) NAS
7 2 (1.75%) Network Security
7 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.75%) Wireless
8 1 (0.88%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.88%) LDAP
8 1 (0.88%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.16%) MySQL
2 3 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Apache Archiva
1 2 (1.75%) Artifactory
1 2 (1.75%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.75%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (28.07%) Finance
2 16 (14.04%) Retail
3 7 (6.14%) Marketing
4 6 (5.26%) Banking
4 6 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.51%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.51%) Military
6 3 (2.63%) Law
7 2 (1.75%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.77%) Middleware
2 9 (7.89%) Web Services
3 1 (0.88%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.14%) Private Cloud
3 5 (4.39%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.39%) User Experience
4 3 (2.63%) Clustering
4 3 (2.63%) Fintech
4 3 (2.63%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.75%) FMCG
5 2 (1.75%) PMI
6 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.88%) Derivative
6 1 (0.88%) Energy Derivatives
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.88%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.88%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.93%) Linux
2 10 (8.77%) Windows
3 4 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.51%) Ubuntu
3 4 (3.51%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.63%) Unix
5 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.68%) Service Delivery
2 24 (21.05%) DevOps
3 22 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (18.42%) Information Security
5 15 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (13.16%) People Management
6 14 (12.28%) IT Strategy
6 14 (12.28%) Open Source
7 13 (11.40%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (11.40%) ITIL
7 13 (11.40%) Project Management
8 12 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 12 (10.53%) Service Management
9 9 (7.89%) Configuration Management
9 9 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (7.89%) Infrastructure Management
9 9 (7.89%) Network Management
9 9 (7.89%) Strategic Planning
9 9 (7.89%) Supplier Management
10 8 (7.02%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.26%) C
2 2 (1.75%) Java
3 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (3.51%) MCSE
1 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.63%) EMC Certification
3 2 (1.75%) CISA
3 2 (1.75%) CISM
3 2 (1.75%) CISSP
3 2 (1.75%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.88%) CCNP
4 1 (0.88%) Degree
4 1 (0.88%) MBA
4 1 (0.88%) OCP
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.89%) SLA
2 3 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.75%) BS7799
3 2 (1.75%) COBIT
3 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.51%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.75%) Ceph
5 1 (0.88%) Docker
5 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (15.79%) Puppet
2 12 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (8.77%) CFEngine
4 7 (6.14%) Galera Cluster
4 7 (6.14%) logstash
5 5 (4.39%) Ansible
5 5 (4.39%) ZABBIX
6 4 (3.51%) Salt
7 3 (2.63%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 19 (16.67%) Cisco
2 14 (12.28%) Microsoft
3 13 (11.40%) VMware
4 7 (6.14%) Citrix
4 7 (6.14%) HP
4 7 (6.14%) New Relic
5 5 (4.39%) Oracle
6 4 (3.51%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.63%) EMC
7 3 (2.63%) NetApp
8 2 (1.75%) Computacenter
8 2 (1.75%) Percona
9 1 (0.88%) Arista
9 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.88%) Dell
9 1 (0.88%) F5
9 1 (0.88%) SAP
9 1 (0.88%) Tableau
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