The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of IT role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 130 133 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 12 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.48% 0.044% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.047% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 0
Average salary £72,500 £62,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £69,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Head of IT
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2381 2125 2806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.24% 94.44% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1895 1824 2480
Average salary £40,325 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,203
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
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 Cambridgeshire

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

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Head of IT Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of IT across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Head of IT Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Head of IT
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of IT within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough - 5 £85,000 -
Cambridge - 4 £72,500 -
Head of IT
East of England

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 17 (58.62%) Finance
2 13 (44.83%) Financial Institution
2 13 (44.83%) Resource Management
2 13 (44.83%) PRINCE2
2 13 (44.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 13 (44.83%) PRINCE
3 11 (37.93%) Degree
4 9 (31.03%) Project Planning
4 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 9 (31.03%) MS Project
5 8 (27.59%) Data Security
5 8 (27.59%) Information Management
5 8 (27.59%) Information Assurance
6 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
6 7 (24.14%) Business Continuity
6 7 (24.14%) Information Security
6 7 (24.14%) Legal
6 7 (24.14%) IT Governance
6 7 (24.14%) ITIL
6 7 (24.14%) ISO 9001
7 6 (20.69%) Data Mining
7 6 (20.69%) Project Management
7 6 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (20.69%) Incident Management
8 4 (13.79%) Life Science
8 4 (13.79%) Validation
8 4 (13.79%) Programme Management
8 4 (13.79%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (13.79%) GCP
8 4 (13.79%) GMP

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 9 (31.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) RFID
2 1 (3.45%) ATM
2 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) Intranet
2 1 (3.45%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Data Mining
General
1 17 (58.62%) Finance
2 13 (44.83%) Financial Institution
3 7 (24.14%) Legal
4 4 (13.79%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.45%) Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.79%) Life Science
3 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) W3C
4 1 (3.45%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.45%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) PRINCE
1 13 (44.83%) PRINCE2
1 13 (44.83%) Resource Management
2 9 (31.03%) Project Planning
3 8 (27.59%) Information Management
3 8 (27.59%) Information Assurance
3 8 (27.59%) Data Security
4 7 (24.14%) ITIL
4 7 (24.14%) Business Continuity
4 7 (24.14%) Information Security
4 7 (24.14%) IT Governance
5 6 (20.69%) Incident Management
5 6 (20.69%) Project Management
6 4 (13.79%) Programme Management
6 4 (13.79%) Validation
7 3 (10.34%) CRM
7 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
9 1 (3.45%) Matrix Management
9 1 (3.45%) CRAMM
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 11 (37.93%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) Postgraduate
3 1 (3.45%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) ISO 9001
2 6 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (13.79%) GCP
3 4 (13.79%) GMP
3 4 (13.79%) GLP
4 1 (3.45%) TickIT
4 1 (3.45%) WAI
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Cognos
2 3 (10.34%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Temenos