The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Head of IT featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Information Technology
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 115 130 111
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 5 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% 0.23% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.24% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 3
Median salary £52,500 £66,250 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.75% -5.35%
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £73,750 £77,250
% change year-on-year
+8.47% -4.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1726 2058 1701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.62% 95.90% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1351 1693 1516
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region that featured Head of IT in the job title.

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Head of IT Salary Trend in Birmingham

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of IT across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Head of IT Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Head of IT 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 Birmingham region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Retail
2 7 (35.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (30.00%) Service Management
3 6 (30.00%) Service Design
4 5 (25.00%) ITSM
5 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 4 (20.00%) Information Security
5 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (20.00%) Change Management
5 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (20.00%) ERP
5 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (20.00%) ServiceNow
6 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) FMCG
6 3 (15.00%) Data Security
7 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.00%) ETRM
7 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
7 2 (10.00%) SLA
7 2 (10.00%) C#

Head of IT Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Automotive
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) FMCG
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (30.00%) Service Design
2 6 (30.00%) Service Management
3 5 (25.00%) ITSM
4 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (20.00%) Change Management
4 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (20.00%) ERP
4 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (20.00%) Information Security
4 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (15.00%) Data Security
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Coaching
6 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (10.00%) ETRM
6 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C#
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft