The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of IT role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of IT in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 111 120 104
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 14 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.65% 0.38% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.40% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 4
Average salary £65,000 £67,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £68,250 £67,750
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.73%
Head of IT
West Midlands

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
2035 1977 1572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.21% 93.65% 93.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1726 1764 1353
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of IT in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 21 August 2014.

Head of IT Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Head of IT in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Head of IT in their job title.

1 14 (53.85%) Performance Management
2 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 5 (19.23%) Project Management
3 5 (19.23%) Finance
3 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) PRINCE
4 4 (15.38%) Six Sigma
4 4 (15.38%) Change Management
4 4 (15.38%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (11.54%) C
5 3 (11.54%) ERP
6 2 (7.69%) Internet
6 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
6 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 2 (7.69%) Practice Management
6 2 (7.69%) Legal
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.69%) Information Management
6 2 (7.69%) Logistics
6 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
6 2 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (7.69%) Business Performance Management
6 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL
7 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
7 1 (3.85%) CRM
7 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Head of IT in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Head of IT in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Legal
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Life Science
2 1 (3.85%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Performance Management
2 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 5 (19.23%) Project Management
3 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) Lean Six Sigma
4 4 (15.38%) PRINCE
4 4 (15.38%) Six Sigma
4 4 (15.38%) Change Management
5 3 (11.54%) ERP
6 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.69%) Practice Management
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.69%) Information Management
6 2 (7.69%) Logistics
6 2 (7.69%) Business Performance Management
6 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
6 2 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + 24% Bonus + Car
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NES Global Talent
Salary: £55000 to £60000 per annum - Car Allowance, Pension, Healthcare etc
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago