Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of Infrastructure was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 795 766 822
Rank change year-on-year -29 +56 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Infrastructure 45 84 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.060% 0.11% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 41 74 77
London median annual salary £75,000 £100,000 £100,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £55,000 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £122,500 £140,000
England median annual salary £72,500 £95,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year -23.68% +22.58% +10.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70899 72968 85123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.37% 95.97% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 55853 62987 72260
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,351 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Head of Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Head of Infrastructure in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +7 11 £100,000 +3.90%
East London - 3 £75,000 -
South London +3 2 £72,500 -39.58%
Head of Infrastructure
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 26 (57.78%) Finance
2 20 (44.44%) Windows
3 17 (37.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (37.78%) DevOps
4 14 (31.11%) Linux
5 13 (28.89%) ITIL
5 13 (28.89%) Service Delivery
5 13 (28.89%) SaaS
6 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (22.22%) Supplier Management
7 10 (22.22%) BCP
8 9 (20.00%) Office 365
9 8 (17.78%) Marketing
9 8 (17.78%) VoIP
9 8 (17.78%) Information Security
10 7 (15.56%) Change Management
10 7 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
10 7 (15.56%) Strategic Planning
10 7 (15.56%) Data Protection
10 7 (15.56%) IaaS
10 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
11 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
11 6 (13.33%) Firewall
12 5 (11.11%) VMware
12 5 (11.11%) Cisco
12 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (11.11%) Mentoring

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 (8.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) SaaS
2 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (20.00%) Office 365
4 7 (15.56%) IaaS
5 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) VoIP
2 6 (13.33%) Firewall
3 4 (8.89%) SAN
4 3 (6.67%) LAN
4 3 (6.67%) Skype
4 3 (6.67%) WAN
5 2 (4.44%) VPN
6 1 (2.22%) SMS
6 1 (2.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 26 (57.78%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Back Office
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Fintech
2 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.67%) Hedge funds
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) Windows
2 14 (31.11%) Linux
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.67%) Solaris
5 3 (6.67%) Windows 10
5 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) DevOps
1 17 (37.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (28.89%) ITIL
2 13 (28.89%) Service Delivery
3 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.22%) BCP
3 10 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 8 (17.78%) Information Security
5 7 (15.56%) Change Management
5 7 (15.56%) Data Protection
5 7 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
5 7 (15.56%) Strategic Planning
6 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.89%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (8.89%) People Management
7 4 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (8.89%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
1 4 (8.89%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) C
2 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Docker
2 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.22%) Ansible
2 1 (2.22%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) SCOM
2 1 (2.22%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.22%) SCSM
2 1 (2.22%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Cisco
2 5 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (4.44%) Capita
3 2 (4.44%) Citrix
4 1 (2.22%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (2.22%) Juniper
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) WatchGuard