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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 279 295 281
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 21 12 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.11% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.12% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 25
Average salary £85,000 £95,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £59,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £120,000 £116,000
UK excluding London average salary £77,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+14.81% +3.84%
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
9533 9759 10355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.41% 92.98% 94.06%
Number of salaries quoted 8322 8339 9322
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
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 27 January 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 January 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 14 (37.84%) ITIL
2 11 (29.73%) Service Delivery
2 11 (29.73%) Finance
3 10 (27.03%) Project Management
4 9 (24.32%) Change Management
5 7 (18.92%) Degree
5 7 (18.92%) COBIT
6 6 (16.22%) Information Security
6 6 (16.22%) Service Management
6 6 (16.22%) Legal
7 5 (13.51%) SLA
7 5 (13.51%) Windows
8 4 (10.81%) Benchmarking
8 4 (10.81%) SAN
8 4 (10.81%) VMware
8 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
8 4 (10.81%) Firewall
8 4 (10.81%) Network Security
8 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (10.81%) IT Governance
8 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
8 4 (10.81%) Line Management
8 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (10.81%) People Management
9 3 (8.11%) IT Asset Management
9 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
9 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (8.11%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) SAN
1 4 (10.81%) Firewall
1 4 (10.81%) Network Security
2 3 (8.11%) Internet
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) MySQL
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Legal
3 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.11%) Law
4 2 (5.41%) Advertising
5 1 (2.70%) Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.70%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Economics
3 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) ITIL
2 11 (29.73%) Service Delivery
3 10 (27.03%) Project Management
4 9 (24.32%) Change Management
5 6 (16.22%) Service Management
5 6 (16.22%) Information Security
6 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
6 4 (10.81%) IT Governance
6 4 (10.81%) Benchmarking
6 4 (10.81%) Line Management
6 4 (10.81%) People Management
7 3 (8.11%) IT Asset Management
7 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
7 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.41%) Investment Management
8 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
1 2 (5.41%) VB
1 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) C
2 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) CISM
2 3 (8.11%) CISSP
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.41%) CCNP
3 2 (5.41%) CISA
3 2 (5.41%) MBA
4 1 (2.70%) CRISC
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) COBIT
2 5 (13.51%) SLA
3 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
4 2 (5.41%) Val IT
5 1 (2.70%) COSO
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) VMware
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Citrix
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