£58,015
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

£6,852

Profit Sharing

£1,800

The average salary for a Head of IT & Infrastructure is £49,691 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are People Management, Operations Management, and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL).

£39,453 - £85,332
£39K
£58K
£85K
MEDIAN: £58,015
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Salary £39,453 - £85,332
Bonus £1,850 - £14,848
Profit Sharing £1,800
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£40,498 - £92,255
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 460

Job Description for Head of IT & Infrastructure

Heads of information technology (IT) and infrastructure are responsible for managing all IT requests within their organization, as well as planning and deploying infrastructure features for their organization. They are in charge of evaluating hardware and software platforms, analyzing their performance, and recommending changes based on their experience and project requirements. Heads of IT and infrastructure provide leadership by motivating a group of computer specialists in the creation and implementation of support management systems. They also evaluate project status and report their progress to upper management within their company.

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Head of IT & Infrastructure Tasks

  • Plan, develop, and oversee company IT networks, including telecommunications, database management, networks, and IT support.
  • Act as a liaison with vendors supplying IT related products, and negotiate contracts for equipment and services.
  • Manage business continuity and disaster recovery planning as well as system security and data confidentiality.
  • Coordinate and manage IT professionals in departments such as systems engineering, communications, and data management.

Common Career Paths for Head of IT & Infrastructure


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Pay by Experience Level for Head of IT & Infrastructure

Pay by Experience for a Head of IT & Infrastructure has a positive trend. An entry-level Head of IT & Infrastructure with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤40,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Head of IT & Infrastructure with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤46,000 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Head of IT & Infrastructure which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤53,000 based on 107 salaries. A Head of IT & Infrastructure with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤56,000 based on 36 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £60,043

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Head of IT & Infrastructure Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Head of IT & Infrastructure?

Head of IT & Infrastructure in Weybridge:
"Technical Debt."
Keep track of the fixes and tweaks, its the little things that will come back to haunt you.

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Key Stats for Head of IT & Infrastructure

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
32%

Experience Affects Head of IT & Infrastructure Salaries

National Average
₤60,000

▼7%

▼12%

Mid-Career
▼24%

Entry-Level
▼33%

Skills That Affect Head of IT & Infrastructure Salaries

People Management
▲2%

Operations Management
▼0%

National Average
₤60,000

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
▼2%

Strategic Project Management
▼7%



Network Management / Administration
▼19%

VMware ESX
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 38%