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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 298 299 324
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 14 22 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.18% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.20% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 10
Average salary £77,500 £96,250 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.48% +32.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £51,150 £62,250
10% offered a salary of more than £114,000 £129,500 £170,000
UK excluding London average salary £68,750 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -
Head of IT
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10870 11149 12128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.64% 93.16% 94.01%
Number of salaries quoted 9152 9865 11083
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
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 the City of London

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

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Head of IT
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Head of IT Salary Trend in the City of London

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of IT across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Head of IT Salary Histogram in the City of London

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 18 (51.43%) Project Management
2 10 (28.57%) Finance
3 8 (22.86%) Programme Management
3 8 (22.86%) Degree
3 8 (22.86%) Service Delivery
4 7 (20.00%) Change Management
4 7 (20.00%) ITIL
4 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (20.00%) CRM
4 7 (20.00%) VMware
5 6 (17.14%) SQL
5 6 (17.14%) Windows
5 6 (17.14%) Performance Management
6 5 (14.29%) Firewall
6 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 5 (14.29%) Information Management
7 4 (11.43%) Law
7 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
8 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (8.57%) Budget Control
8 3 (8.57%) Retail
8 3 (8.57%) Legal
8 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
8 3 (8.57%) SAN
8 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
9 2 (5.71%) CCNP
9 2 (5.71%) Service Management
9 2 (5.71%) Advertising

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Firewall
2 3 (8.57%) SAN
3 2 (5.71%) Network Security
4 1 (2.86%) Internet
4 1 (2.86%) LAN
4 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Law
3 3 (8.57%) Legal
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Advertising
5 1 (2.86%) Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Billing
5 1 (2.86%) Corporate Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Economics
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) CMDB
2 1 (2.86%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.86%) UNIX
3 1 (2.86%) AIX
3 1 (2.86%) Solaris
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Project Management
2 8 (22.86%) Service Delivery
2 8 (22.86%) Programme Management
3 7 (20.00%) Change Management
3 7 (20.00%) ITIL
3 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (20.00%) CRM
4 6 (17.14%) Performance Management
5 5 (14.29%) Information Management
6 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.57%) Budget Control
8 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.71%) Service Management
8 2 (5.71%) Coaching
9 1 (2.86%) Logistics
9 1 (2.86%) CMMI
9 1 (2.86%) UML
9 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) CCNP
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
1 1 (2.86%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) VMware
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Citrix
3 1 (2.86%) Capita
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) Cognos
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco
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Salary: £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + excellent package + bonus + car
Posted: 6 days ago