The median annual salary for a Head of Infrastructure was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 March 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 550 632 641
Rank change year-on-year +82 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Infrastructure 27 23 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.080% 0.055% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.057% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 17
Median salary £85,000 £108,750 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.83% +35.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £175,000 £112,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year - -13.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32292 40527 41158
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.11% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 27319 34959 34585
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of Infrastructure in London

Head of Infrastructure
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Head of Infrastructure in London

Head of Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Infrastructure in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Infrastructure in London

Head of Infrastructure
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 28 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
City of London +40 5 £117,500 +28.76%
Head of Infrastructure
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region featuring Head of Infrastructure in the job title.

1 21 (44.68%) Finance
2 17 (36.17%) DevOps
3 15 (31.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (27.66%) Linux
4 13 (27.66%) E-Commerce
5 12 (25.53%) Information Security
6 11 (23.40%) Service Delivery
6 11 (23.40%) SaaS
7 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
7 10 (21.28%) IT Strategy
8 9 (19.15%) IaaS
8 9 (19.15%) ITIL
9 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
9 8 (17.02%) Middleware
9 8 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (17.02%) Puppet
9 8 (17.02%) Supplier Management
9 8 (17.02%) Strategic Planning
9 8 (17.02%) Data Protection
10 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (14.89%) Marketing
10 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (14.89%) BCP
10 7 (14.89%) VoIP
11 6 (12.77%) User Experience
11 6 (12.77%) Windows
11 6 (12.77%) Service Management
11 6 (12.77%) Scrum

Head of Infrastructure Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 4 (8.51%) Apache
1 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.26%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.40%) SaaS
2 9 (19.15%) IaaS
3 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.38%) GitHub
5 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (4.26%) Amazon S3
5 2 (4.26%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (4.26%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (4.26%) CloudFront
5 2 (4.26%) PaaS
5 2 (4.26%) Route 53
5 2 (4.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) VoIP
2 5 (10.64%) SAN
3 3 (6.38%) Firewall
3 3 (6.38%) LAN
3 3 (6.38%) WAN
4 2 (4.26%) DHCP
4 2 (4.26%) DNS
4 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.26%) VPN
5 1 (2.13%) Broadband
5 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) MySQL
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.26%) Apache Archiva
2 2 (4.26%) Artifactory
2 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (44.68%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Marketing
3 4 (8.51%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Retail
4 3 (6.38%) Law
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) Middleware
2 3 (6.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.77%) User Experience
3 3 (6.38%) Fintech
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.26%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.26%) Reinsurance
4 2 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Linux
2 6 (12.77%) Windows
3 5 (10.64%) Ubuntu
4 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.38%) Unix
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) DevOps
2 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (27.66%) E-Commerce
4 12 (25.53%) Information Security
5 11 (23.40%) Service Delivery
6 10 (21.28%) IT Strategy
7 9 (19.15%) ITIL
8 8 (17.02%) Data Protection
8 8 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (17.02%) Strategic Planning
8 8 (17.02%) Supplier Management
9 7 (14.89%) BCP
9 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (12.77%) Open Source
10 6 (12.77%) Scrum
10 6 (12.77%) Service Management
10 6 (12.77%) TOGAF
11 4 (8.51%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) C
1 2 (4.26%) Java
2 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (6.38%) MCSE
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.26%) EMC Certification
3 1 (2.13%) CCNP
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) Docker
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) Puppet
2 6 (12.77%) Ansible
3 5 (10.64%) Salt
4 2 (4.26%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) VMware
3 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco
4 2 (4.26%) Citrix
4 2 (4.26%) EMC
4 2 (4.26%) New Relic
London
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benfits
Posted: 4 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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Salary: £53,361 rising to £59,587 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Sky Betting & Gaming
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago