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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 116 111 115
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 11 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.54% 0.47% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.50% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 7
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1933 1788 1787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.80% 93.61% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1605 1574 1562
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015.

Head of IT Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 5 (33.33%) ITIL
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
1 5 (33.33%) Apache
1 5 (33.33%) PHP
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) Open Source
2 4 (26.67%) Web Development
2 4 (26.67%) Service Management
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) ITSM
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (13.33%) Coaching
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Line Management
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Internet
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) HTML
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) MS Office
5 1 (6.67%) CSS
5 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) DNS
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) LAMP

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) LAMP
1 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) Open Source
2 4 (26.67%) Web Development
2 4 (26.67%) Service Management
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) ITSM
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Line Management
4 2 (13.33%) Coaching
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) People Management
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Samba
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Tableau
1 1 (6.67%) New Relic
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