The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of IT role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 118 117 114
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 2 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.12% 0.34% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.35% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 5
Average salary £80,000 £70,000 £81,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -13.58%
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
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
1541 1734 1749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.02% 96.93% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1206 1294 1397
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) Business Development
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Management

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
Chester, Cheshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £60k plus car and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago