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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 290 316 304
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 21 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 21
Average salary £72,500 £80,000 £92,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,750 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £155,000 £114,500 £130,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £69,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
9057 10869 11026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.92% 92.64% 93.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7822 9148 9769
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 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 August 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 (47.37%) Finance
2 24 (42.11%) ITIL
3 14 (24.56%) Information Security
4 12 (21.05%) Project Management
5 11 (19.30%) Risk Management
5 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
6 10 (17.54%) Banking
6 10 (17.54%) Retail
7 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (15.79%) Line Management
8 8 (14.04%) COBIT
9 7 (12.28%) Service Delivery
10 6 (10.53%) CISM
10 6 (10.53%) Security Management
10 6 (10.53%) Publishing
10 6 (10.53%) CISSP
10 6 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (10.53%) Waterfall
11 5 (8.77%) Temenos T24
11 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (8.77%) CMDB
11 5 (8.77%) Asset Management
11 5 (8.77%) ISO 9000
11 5 (8.77%) Oracle
11 5 (8.77%) Change Management
11 5 (8.77%) TickIT
12 4 (7.02%) Financial Institution
12 4 (7.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (7.02%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (7.02%) JBoss
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.75%) Bankmaster
2 1 (1.75%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.75%) DHCP
2 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
General
1 27 (47.37%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Banking
2 10 (17.54%) Retail
3 6 (10.53%) Publishing
4 4 (7.02%) Retail Banking
4 4 (7.02%) Financial Institution
4 4 (7.02%) Back Office
5 2 (3.51%) Marketing
6 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.75%) Legal
6 1 (1.75%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) J2EE
1 3 (5.26%) Middleware
2 2 (3.51%) .NET
3 1 (1.75%) HTML
3 1 (1.75%) RESTful
3 1 (1.75%) HTML5
3 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) CMDB
2 4 (7.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.75%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.75%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) UNIX
2 3 (5.26%) Linux
3 2 (3.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) ITIL
2 14 (24.56%) Information Security
3 12 (21.05%) Project Management
4 11 (19.30%) Risk Management
5 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (15.79%) Line Management
6 7 (12.28%) Service Delivery
7 6 (10.53%) Security Management
7 6 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (10.53%) Waterfall
8 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.77%) Asset Management
8 5 (8.77%) Change Management
9 4 (7.02%) Information Security Management
9 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.02%) People Management
9 4 (7.02%) Target Operating Model
10 3 (5.26%) Security Architecture
10 3 (5.26%) Business Transformation
10 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) C
2 1 (1.75%) C#
2 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) CISSP
1 6 (10.53%) CISM
2 3 (5.26%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) CRISC
2 3 (5.26%) CISA
3 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) COBIT
2 5 (8.77%) ISO 9000
2 5 (8.77%) TickIT
3 4 (7.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (5.26%) QA
4 3 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) Oracle
3 3 (5.26%) Cisco
3 3 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (1.75%) IBM