Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of Infrastructure was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1071 1157 1186
Rank change year-on-year +86 +29 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Infrastructure 121 124 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.061% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.063% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 89 102 88
UK median annual salary £70,000 £90,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +24.14% -3.33%
10th Percentile £52,391 £54,125 £52,125
90th Percentile £104,500 £130,000 £114,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £73,750 £70,000
% change year-on-year -11.86% +5.36% +7.69%

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 171314 195618 214070
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.01% 96.50% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 139663 164331 175586
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Head of Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Infrastructure in the UK

Head of Infrastructure
Top 13 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 6 months to 21 July 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
England +67 109 £70,000 -22.22% 2
UK excluding London +91 60 £65,000 -11.86% 1
London +51 59 £75,000 -25.00% 2
South East +92 18 £65,000 -7.14%
South West +20 14 £55,000 -32.31%
East of England +8 10 £91,250 +17.74%
Scotland - 9 £75,000 - 1
Midlands +31 4 £70,000 -
West Midlands +20 4 £70,000 +21.74%
North of England -26 3 £77,500 -8.82%
Wales -1 2 £60,000 -
North West -15 2 £65,000 -
Yorkshire +19 1 £90,000 -25.00%

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 46 (38.02%) Finance
1 46 (38.02%) DevOps
2 40 (33.06%) Service Delivery
3 36 (29.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (26.45%) Information Security
5 31 (25.62%) ITIL
6 28 (23.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 28 (23.14%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (22.31%) Data Centre
8 26 (21.49%) SaaS
9 23 (19.01%) Supplier Management
9 23 (19.01%) Linux
9 23 (19.01%) E-Commerce
10 20 (16.53%) IaaS
10 20 (16.53%) Marketing
10 20 (16.53%) Windows
11 19 (15.70%) VoIP
11 19 (15.70%) BCP
11 19 (15.70%) Data Protection
11 19 (15.70%) Strategic Planning
11 19 (15.70%) Puppet
12 16 (13.22%) Project Management
12 16 (13.22%) MySQL
13 15 (12.40%) Microsoft Azure
13 15 (12.40%) Opscode Chef
13 15 (12.40%) IT Strategy
14 14 (11.57%) Management Information System
15 13 (10.74%) nginx
16 12 (9.92%) CFEngine
16 12 (9.92%) Infrastructure Management

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 (10.74%) nginx
2 8 (6.61%) Apache Solr
3 5 (4.13%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.65%) IIS
5 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (21.49%) SaaS
2 20 (16.53%) IaaS
3 15 (12.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (9.09%) Office 365
5 6 (4.96%) Datadog
5 6 (4.96%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.48%) GitHub
7 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.70%) VoIP
2 5 (4.13%) LAN
2 5 (4.13%) WAN
3 4 (3.31%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.48%) VPN
5 2 (1.65%) Firewall
5 2 (1.65%) SSL
5 2 (1.65%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.65%) Wireless
6 1 (0.83%) 4G
6 1 (0.83%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.83%) Broadband
6 1 (0.83%) DHCP
6 1 (0.83%) DNS
6 1 (0.83%) IPsec
6 1 (0.83%) LDAP
6 1 (0.83%) SAN
6 1 (0.83%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.22%) MySQL
2 2 (1.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Git (software)
General
1 46 (38.02%) Finance
2 20 (16.53%) Marketing
3 5 (4.13%) Banking
3 5 (4.13%) Retail
4 4 (3.31%) Military
5 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.65%) Law
7 1 (0.83%) Automotive
7 1 (0.83%) Electronics
7 1 (0.83%) French Language
7 1 (0.83%) Legal
7 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.31%) Middleware
1 4 (3.31%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.83%) SAML
2 1 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.31%) Data Centre
2 14 (11.57%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.13%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.31%) Clustering
5 4 (3.31%) Fintech
5 4 (3.31%) User Experience
6 2 (1.65%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.65%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.65%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.83%) FMCG
7 1 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.01%) Linux
2 20 (16.53%) Windows
3 7 (5.79%) Unix
4 3 (2.48%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.65%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (38.02%) DevOps
2 40 (33.06%) Service Delivery
3 36 (29.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (26.45%) Information Security
5 31 (25.62%) ITIL
6 28 (23.14%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (23.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 23 (19.01%) E-Commerce
7 23 (19.01%) Supplier Management
8 19 (15.70%) BCP
8 19 (15.70%) Data Protection
8 19 (15.70%) Strategic Planning
9 16 (13.22%) Project Management
10 15 (12.40%) IT Strategy
11 12 (9.92%) Change Management
11 12 (9.92%) Infrastructure Management
12 11 (9.09%) Coaching
12 11 (9.09%) Configuration Management
13 10 (8.26%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (7.44%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.96%) Java
1 6 (4.96%) Python
2 5 (4.13%) C
3 1 (0.83%) Go
3 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.83%) Ruby
3 1 (0.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.61%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (5.79%) CISSP
2 7 (5.79%) SSCP
3 3 (2.48%) SANS
4 2 (1.65%) Degree
5 1 (0.83%) CISA
5 1 (0.83%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.61%) SLA
2 4 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.48%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.65%) PMO
5 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.13%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.31%) Docker
3 3 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.65%) Ceph
5 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (15.70%) Puppet
2 15 (12.40%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (9.92%) CFEngine
4 8 (6.61%) Galera Cluster
4 8 (6.61%) logstash
5 6 (4.96%) Ansible
5 6 (4.96%) ZABBIX
6 3 (2.48%) Salt
7 2 (1.65%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.65%) SCCM
8 1 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.83%) SCOM
8 1 (0.83%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.83%) SCSM
8 1 (0.83%) vMotion
Vendors
1 12 (9.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.79%) CyberArk
2 7 (5.79%) Symantec
3 6 (4.96%) Google
3 6 (4.96%) New Relic
4 5 (4.13%) VMware
5 2 (1.65%) Percona
6 1 (0.83%) Arista
6 1 (0.83%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (0.83%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.83%) Cisco
6 1 (0.83%) Citrix
6 1 (0.83%) F5
6 1 (0.83%) Juniper
6 1 (0.83%) SAP
6 1 (0.83%) WatchGuard
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