The median annual salary for a Head of Infrastructure was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 807 893 912
Rank change year-on-year +86 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Infrastructure 58 57 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.055% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.057% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 44 44 53
Median salary £70,000 £82,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.15% +17.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £54,132 £53,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £116,000 £129,000 £112,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £80,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -18.75% +14.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82827 99939 106877
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.32% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 68817 83912 87121
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Head of Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of Infrastructure 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.

Salary trend for Head of Infrastructure in the UK

Head of Infrastructure
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Infrastructure over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Infrastructure in the UK

Head of Infrastructure
Top 25 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 April 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
England +88 51 £70,000 -15.15% 5
London +72 25 £73,750 -19.17% 5
South East +77 14 £65,000 -31.57%
Hampshire +35 13 £65,000 -
Portsmouth - 11 £65,000 -
South West +23 9 £53,760 -33.83%
City of London +36 6 £117,500 +67.85% 1
Scotland - 5 £75,000 -
Devon - 5 £53,760 -
Bristol +2 4 £80,000 -
Exeter - 4 £53,760 -
Edinburgh - 4 £75,000 -
Havant - 2 £55,000 -
West Midlands +22 1 £80,000 +39.13%
Hertfordshire +14 1 £105,000 +16.66%
East of England +13 1 £105,000 +16.66%
Buckinghamshire +11 1 £80,000 -
South Wales +8 1 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Wales +3 1 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Milton Keynes +1 1 £80,000 -
North West -22 1 £65,000 +30.00%
Plymouth - 1 £55,000 -
Manchester - 1 £65,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £55,000 - 1
Aberdeen - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 featuring Head of Infrastructure in the job title.

1 31 (27.68%) Finance
1 31 (27.68%) DevOps
2 29 (25.89%) Data Centre
2 29 (25.89%) Information Security
3 26 (23.21%) Linux
3 26 (23.21%) Service Delivery
4 22 (19.64%) Puppet
4 22 (19.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (16.96%) MySQL
6 16 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 15 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (12.50%) Project Management
8 14 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (11.61%) IT Strategy
9 13 (11.61%) nginx
10 12 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (10.71%) Open Source
10 12 (10.71%) SaaS
10 12 (10.71%) CFEngine
10 12 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (10.71%) Cisco
10 12 (10.71%) VoIP
10 12 (10.71%) ITIL
10 12 (10.71%) Supplier Management
10 12 (10.71%) Retail
10 12 (10.71%) VMware
11 11 (9.82%) Strategic Planning
11 11 (9.82%) Microsoft
11 11 (9.82%) Configuration Management
11 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Azure

Head of Infrastructure Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (11.61%) nginx
2 8 (7.14%) Apache Solr
3 7 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.57%) Apache
4 4 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.79%) IIS
5 2 (1.79%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (10.71%) SaaS
2 11 (9.82%) IaaS
2 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.36%) Datadog
4 4 (3.57%) GitHub
5 3 (2.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.79%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.79%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.79%) CloudFront
6 2 (1.79%) PaaS
6 2 (1.79%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.71%) VoIP
2 10 (8.93%) LAN
2 10 (8.93%) WAN
3 6 (5.36%) SAN
4 4 (3.57%) Unified Communications
4 4 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.68%) Firewall
5 3 (2.68%) NGN
5 3 (2.68%) VPN
6 2 (1.79%) 4G
6 2 (1.79%) DHCP
6 2 (1.79%) DNS
6 2 (1.79%) NAS
6 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.79%) Wireless
7 1 (0.89%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.89%) Broadband
7 1 (0.89%) LDAP
7 1 (0.89%) Network Security
7 1 (0.89%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.96%) MySQL
2 2 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.79%) Apache Archiva
2 2 (1.79%) Artifactory
2 2 (1.79%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (27.68%) Finance
2 12 (10.71%) Retail
3 9 (8.04%) Marketing
4 7 (6.25%) Banking
5 4 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.57%) Military
6 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.89%) Law
7 1 (0.89%) Legal
7 1 (0.89%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.25%) Middleware
1 7 (6.25%) Web Services
2 4 (3.57%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.89%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (25.89%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.25%) Private Cloud
3 7 (6.25%) User Experience
4 4 (3.57%) Clustering
4 4 (3.57%) Fintech
4 4 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.79%) FMCG
5 2 (1.79%) PMI
5 2 (1.79%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.79%) Reinsurance
5 2 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.89%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.21%) Linux
2 9 (8.04%) Windows
3 6 (5.36%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.68%) Unix
4 3 (2.68%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.68%) DevOps
2 29 (25.89%) Information Security
3 26 (23.21%) Service Delivery
4 22 (19.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 15 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (12.50%) Project Management
8 13 (11.61%) IT Strategy
9 12 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (10.71%) ITIL
9 12 (10.71%) Open Source
9 12 (10.71%) Supplier Management
10 11 (9.82%) Configuration Management
10 11 (9.82%) Strategic Planning
11 9 (8.04%) BCP
11 9 (8.04%) Data Protection
11 9 (8.04%) Infrastructure Management
12 8 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (7.14%) People Management
13 7 (6.25%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.46%) C
2 2 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (8.04%) CISSP
2 7 (6.25%) SSCP
3 3 (2.68%) CISA
3 3 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.68%) MCSE
3 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.68%) SANS
4 2 (1.79%) CISM
4 2 (1.79%) Degree
4 2 (1.79%) EMC Certification
4 2 (1.79%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.89%) CCNP
5 1 (0.89%) MBA
5 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) SLA
2 3 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.79%) BS7799
3 2 (1.79%) COBIT
3 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.36%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.68%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.79%) Ceph
5 1 (0.89%) Docker
5 1 (0.89%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (19.64%) Puppet
2 14 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (10.71%) CFEngine
4 8 (7.14%) Galera Cluster
4 8 (7.14%) logstash
5 7 (6.25%) Ansible
6 6 (5.36%) Salt
6 6 (5.36%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.79%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 12 (10.71%) Cisco
1 12 (10.71%) VMware
2 11 (9.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.14%) New Relic
4 7 (6.25%) CyberArk
4 7 (6.25%) Symantec
5 5 (4.46%) Citrix
6 4 (3.57%) Oracle
7 3 (2.68%) HP
7 3 (2.68%) NetApp
8 2 (1.79%) EMC
8 2 (1.79%) Percona
8 2 (1.79%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.89%) Arista
9 1 (0.89%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.89%) Dell
9 1 (0.89%) F5
9 1 (0.89%) SAP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benfits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £65,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £100000.00 - £140000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago