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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 269 312 297
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 45 25 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 38 24 21
Average salary £75,500 £77,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.58% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,750 £110,000 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
9786 11482 10992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.78% 92.48% 93.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8329 9663 9602
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 27 April 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 27 April 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 27 (40.91%) ITIL
2 25 (37.88%) Finance
3 24 (36.36%) Project Management
4 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (19.70%) COBIT
6 12 (18.18%) Change Management
7 10 (15.15%) CISM
7 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
7 10 (15.15%) CISSP
8 9 (13.64%) Service Delivery
9 8 (12.12%) Publishing
9 8 (12.12%) Waterfall
9 8 (12.12%) Information Security
10 7 (10.61%) IT Governance
10 7 (10.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (10.61%) Legal
10 7 (10.61%) Line Management
11 6 (9.09%) Degree
11 6 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (9.09%) Security Management
11 6 (9.09%) CISA
12 5 (7.58%) Risk Management
12 5 (7.58%) Windows
12 5 (7.58%) Banking
12 5 (7.58%) People Management
12 5 (7.58%) CRISC
13 4 (6.06%) Business Transformation
13 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (6.06%) Retail
13 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
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 3 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (1.52%) DHCP
3 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) MySQL
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
General
1 25 (37.88%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Publishing
3 7 (10.61%) Legal
4 5 (7.58%) Banking
5 4 (6.06%) Retail
6 3 (4.55%) Retail Banking
6 3 (4.55%) Back Office
7 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
7 2 (3.03%) Marketing
8 1 (1.52%) Law
8 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) Web Services
2 2 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (1.52%) RESTful
3 1 (1.52%) HTML5
3 1 (1.52%) Itk
3 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.52%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.52%) Clustering
3 1 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) Windows
2 3 (4.55%) UNIX
3 2 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) ITIL
2 24 (36.36%) Project Management
3 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (18.18%) Change Management
5 9 (13.64%) Service Delivery
6 8 (12.12%) Information Security
6 8 (12.12%) Waterfall
7 7 (10.61%) IT Governance
7 7 (10.61%) Line Management
8 6 (9.09%) Security Management
8 6 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (7.58%) Risk Management
9 5 (7.58%) People Management
10 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.06%) Business Analysis
10 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (6.06%) Business Continuity
10 4 (6.06%) Business Transformation
11 3 (4.55%) Problem Management
11 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
1 2 (3.03%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) PHP
2 1 (1.52%) C
2 1 (1.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) CISSP
1 10 (15.15%) CISM
2 6 (9.09%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) CISA
3 5 (7.58%) CRISC
4 2 (3.03%) MBA
4 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.70%) COBIT
2 7 (10.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.55%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.03%) Val IT
4 2 (3.03%) SLA
5 1 (1.52%) BS7799
5 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (1.52%) QA
5 1 (1.52%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.52%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle
3 3 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (1.52%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £130 to £160,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 - £68000 per annum + Bonus and 26 days holidays
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago