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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 104 138 137
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 34 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.55% 0.046% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 0.048% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 34 1 3
Average salary £102,500 £57,500 £87,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.26% -34.28%
UK excluding London average salary £77,500 £72,500 £63,250
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +14.62%
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
2112 2084 2518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.22% 96.04% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1715 1754 2183
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 2015. 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 - 31 £102,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £80,000 -
Head of IT
East of England

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 25 (64.10%) Degree
2 18 (46.15%) ITIL
3 12 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 12 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 9 (23.08%) TOGAF
5 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (17.95%) Portfolio Management
7 6 (15.38%) Demand Management
7 6 (15.38%) ITIL V3
7 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (15.38%) Programme Management
7 6 (15.38%) Change Management
7 6 (15.38%) Problem Management
7 6 (15.38%) Release Management
7 6 (15.38%) Operations Management
7 6 (15.38%) Strategic Planning
7 6 (15.38%) Incident Management
7 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (7.69%) Resource Management
8 3 (7.69%) Project Management
8 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (5.13%) PRINCE
9 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
9 2 (5.13%) MS Project
9 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
9 2 (5.13%) Finance
10 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 2 (5.13%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Intranet
General
1 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) ITIL
2 12 (30.77%) Service Delivery
2 12 (30.77%) Risk Management
3 9 (23.08%) TOGAF
4 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (17.95%) Portfolio Management
6 6 (15.38%) Demand Management
6 6 (15.38%) ITIL V3
6 6 (15.38%) Programme Management
6 6 (15.38%) Operations Management
6 6 (15.38%) Problem Management
6 6 (15.38%) Release Management
6 6 (15.38%) Strategic Planning
6 6 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (15.38%) Change Management
7 3 (7.69%) Project Management
7 3 (7.69%) Resource Management
7 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 25 (64.10%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft