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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Technology
Rank 260 273 328
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 11 46 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.44% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.46% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9 39 24
Average salary £70,000 £75,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £106,000 £110,500 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
6744 10027 11832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.74% 95.13% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6077 8498 9965
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 11 (45.83%) ITIL
3 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (29.17%) Service Management
4 7 (29.17%) Retail
5 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
6 5 (20.83%) Change Management
6 5 (20.83%) DevOps
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
7 4 (16.67%) Puppet
7 4 (16.67%) Security Architecture
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (16.67%) Banking
7 4 (16.67%) COBIT
7 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 4 (16.67%) Law
7 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (16.67%) LAMP
7 4 (16.67%) VoIP
7 4 (16.67%) PHP
7 4 (16.67%) Linux
8 3 (12.50%) Apache
8 3 (12.50%) COM
8 3 (12.50%) MySQL
8 3 (12.50%) CISSP
8 3 (12.50%) VPN
8 3 (12.50%) CISM

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Pig
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.33%) IaaS
4 1 (4.17%) Google Apps
4 1 (4.17%) Office 365
4 1 (4.17%) PaaS
4 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) VoIP
2 3 (12.50%) MPLS
2 3 (12.50%) VPN
3 2 (8.33%) Internet
3 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
1 3 (12.50%) Redis
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) Impala
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Retail
3 4 (16.67%) Banking
3 4 (16.67%) Law
4 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (8.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.17%) Back Office
5 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.17%) Front Office
5 1 (4.17%) Legal
5 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) LAMP
2 3 (12.50%) beanstalkd
2 3 (12.50%) COM
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 3 (12.50%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Cryptography
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.17%) Hedge funds
2 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Service Management
3 5 (20.83%) Change Management
3 5 (20.83%) DevOps
3 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
4 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 4 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.50%) Migration
5 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.33%) Information Security
6 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.33%) Security Management
6 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) PHP
2 2 (8.33%) C
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) C++
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
3 1 (4.17%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) R
3 1 (4.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) CISM
1 3 (12.50%) CISSP
2 2 (8.33%) CISA
2 2 (8.33%) CLAS
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PhD
3 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) COBIT
2 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
2 1 (4.17%) SCOrch
2 1 (4.17%) SCSM
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Ariba
2 1 (4.17%) Dell
2 1 (4.17%) IBM
2 1 (4.17%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.17%) Teradata
2 1 (4.17%) VMware
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