The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheshire region that had Head of IT featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Technology
Rank 92 120 126
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 1 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.085% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Median salary - £80,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Head of IT
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1116 1628 1800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.22% 96.27% 98.36%
Number of salaries quoted 955 1241 1309
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Head of IT Salary Trend in Cheshire

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 Cheshire region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) OWASP
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) OSCP
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Social Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (50.00%) Tigerscheme
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (50.00%) Web Filtering

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

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (50.00%) OWASP
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Social Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (50.00%) OSCP
1 1 (50.00%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS