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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 265 320 309
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 37 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 31 21 17
Average salary £70,000 £75,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £145,000 £110,000 £105,500
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
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
9253 11693 10940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.19% 92.56% 93.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7934 9898 9425
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 26 (39.39%) ITIL
2 24 (36.36%) Project Management
3 23 (34.85%) Finance
4 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (18.18%) COBIT
6 11 (16.67%) Information Security
6 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 10 (15.15%) CISSP
7 10 (15.15%) Risk Management
7 10 (15.15%) CISM
7 10 (15.15%) Change Management
8 9 (13.64%) Publishing
8 9 (13.64%) Waterfall
9 8 (12.12%) IT Governance
9 8 (12.12%) Service Delivery
10 7 (10.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 6 (9.09%) Banking
11 6 (9.09%) CRISC
11 6 (9.09%) Security Management
11 6 (9.09%) Line Management
12 5 (7.58%) Business Transformation
12 5 (7.58%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (7.58%) CISA
12 5 (7.58%) Legal
13 4 (6.06%) Retail
13 4 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (6.06%) Temenos T24
13 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (6.06%) Financial Institution
13 4 (6.06%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.52%) Bankmaster
2 1 (1.52%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.52%) DHCP
2 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
General
1 23 (34.85%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Publishing
3 6 (9.09%) Banking
4 5 (7.58%) Legal
5 4 (6.06%) Retail
5 4 (6.06%) Financial Institution
6 3 (4.55%) Back Office
6 3 (4.55%) Retail Banking
7 2 (3.03%) Marketing
8 1 (1.52%) Advertising
8 1 (1.52%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.52%) Itk
3 1 (1.52%) HTML
3 1 (1.52%) HTML5
3 1 (1.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.52%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.52%) Clustering
3 1 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Windows
2 3 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) ITIL
2 24 (36.36%) Project Management
3 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (16.67%) Information Security
5 10 (15.15%) Risk Management
5 10 (15.15%) Change Management
6 9 (13.64%) Waterfall
7 8 (12.12%) IT Governance
7 8 (12.12%) Service Delivery
8 6 (9.09%) Security Management
8 6 (9.09%) Line Management
9 5 (7.58%) Business Transformation
9 5 (7.58%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (6.06%) People Management
11 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
11 3 (4.55%) Benchmarking
11 3 (4.55%) Business Continuity
12 2 (3.03%) Operations Management
12 2 (3.03%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) C
2 1 (1.52%) C#
2 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) CISSP
1 10 (15.15%) CISM
2 6 (9.09%) CRISC
3 5 (7.58%) CISA
4 3 (4.55%) Degree
5 2 (3.03%) MBA
5 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.18%) COBIT
2 7 (10.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.03%) Val IT
3 2 (3.03%) SLA
4 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (1.52%) BS7799
4 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.52%) QA
4 1 (1.52%) HL7
4 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.52%) UAG
1 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle
3 3 (4.55%) VMware
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (1.52%) Business Objects
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