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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 281 318 309
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 27 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 20
Average salary £72,500 £90,000 £92,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.44% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £52,350
10% offered a salary of more than £145,000 £113,000 £130,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,750
% change year-on-year
- -1.06%
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
9666 11451 11171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.76% 92.49% 93.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8308 9575 9809
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 33 (45.21%) ITIL
2 30 (41.10%) Finance
3 20 (27.40%) Project Management
4 16 (21.92%) Information Security
4 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
5 14 (19.18%) Line Management
6 12 (16.44%) COBIT
7 11 (15.07%) Banking
7 11 (15.07%) Retail
8 10 (13.70%) Risk Management
9 9 (12.33%) Waterfall
9 9 (12.33%) Publishing
9 9 (12.33%) Security Management
9 9 (12.33%) CISM
9 9 (12.33%) CISSP
10 8 (10.96%) Change Management
11 7 (9.59%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (9.59%) Service Delivery
11 7 (9.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (8.22%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (8.22%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (6.85%) CRISC
13 5 (6.85%) Data Centre
13 5 (6.85%) TickIT
13 5 (6.85%) CISA
13 5 (6.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (6.85%) ISO 9000
13 5 (6.85%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (5.48%) JBoss
2 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.37%) Bankmaster
2 1 (1.37%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.37%) DHCP
2 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.37%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
General
1 30 (41.10%) Finance
2 11 (15.07%) Banking
2 11 (15.07%) Retail
3 9 (12.33%) Publishing
4 4 (5.48%) Retail Banking
4 4 (5.48%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.48%) Back Office
5 3 (4.11%) Legal
6 2 (2.74%) Advertising
6 2 (2.74%) Marketing
7 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) .NET
2 3 (4.11%) J2EE
2 3 (4.11%) Middleware
3 2 (2.74%) Web Services
4 1 (1.37%) HTML
4 1 (1.37%) RESTful
4 1 (1.37%) HTML5
4 1 (1.37%) Itk
4 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 5 (6.85%) CMDB
1 5 (6.85%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.37%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.37%) EFT
4 1 (1.37%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.37%) Clustering
4 1 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) UNIX
1 4 (5.48%) Windows
2 3 (4.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.21%) ITIL
2 20 (27.40%) Project Management
3 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (21.92%) Information Security
4 14 (19.18%) Line Management
5 10 (13.70%) Risk Management
6 9 (12.33%) Security Management
6 9 (12.33%) Waterfall
7 8 (10.96%) Change Management
8 7 (9.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (9.59%) Service Delivery
9 6 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (8.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (8.22%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (6.85%) Asset Management
11 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2
11 4 (5.48%) IT Governance
11 4 (5.48%) Security Architecture
11 4 (5.48%) People Management
11 4 (5.48%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.11%) SQL
2 1 (1.37%) C
2 1 (1.37%) C#
2 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) CISSP
1 9 (12.33%) CISM
2 5 (6.85%) CISA
2 5 (6.85%) CRISC
3 3 (4.11%) Degree
4 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.44%) COBIT
2 7 (9.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (6.85%) TickIT
3 5 (6.85%) ISO 9000
4 4 (5.48%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 4 (5.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.74%) QA
6 1 (1.37%) HL7
6 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.37%) BS7799
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.37%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.85%) VMware
2 5 (6.85%) Oracle
3 3 (4.11%) Cisco
4 1 (1.37%) IBM
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