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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 298 309 313
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 16 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 18
Average salary £77,500 £100,000 £93,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £83,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £129,000 £136,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £59,000 £63,500
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -7.08%
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
10399 11318 11279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.53% 93.03% 94.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8943 9838 10350
Average salary £53,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014, 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 (41.94%) Project Management
2 11 (35.48%) ITIL
3 9 (29.03%) VMware
4 8 (25.81%) Change Management
4 8 (25.81%) Windows
5 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2
5 7 (22.58%) Firewall
6 6 (19.35%) Finance
6 6 (19.35%) Law
6 6 (19.35%) SQL
6 6 (19.35%) SAN
6 6 (19.35%) Programme Management
6 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
7 5 (16.13%) Network Security
7 5 (16.13%) Service Management
7 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
7 5 (16.13%) Legal
8 4 (12.90%) MS Office
8 4 (12.90%) Information Security
8 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
9 3 (9.68%) Budget Control
9 3 (9.68%) Degree
9 3 (9.68%) Coaching
9 3 (9.68%) Citrix
9 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (9.68%) SLA
9 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
9 3 (9.68%) CCNP
9 3 (9.68%) Advertising

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Firewall
2 6 (19.35%) SAN
3 5 (16.13%) Network Security
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (3.23%) Internet
5 1 (3.23%) LAN
5 1 (3.23%) VoIP
5 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
1 6 (19.35%) Law
2 5 (16.13%) Legal
3 3 (9.68%) Advertising
3 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.45%) Retail
5 1 (3.23%) Billing
5 1 (3.23%) Front Office
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.45%) Mobile Computing
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (3.23%) CMDB
2 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.23%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.23%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) AIX
3 1 (3.23%) Solaris
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Project Management
2 11 (35.48%) ITIL
3 8 (25.81%) Change Management
4 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2
5 6 (19.35%) Programme Management
6 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
6 5 (16.13%) Service Management
7 4 (12.90%) Information Security
8 3 (9.68%) Coaching
8 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.68%) Budget Control
9 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.45%) Fund Management
9 2 (6.45%) Investment Management
9 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
9 2 (6.45%) Supplier Management
9 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
9 2 (6.45%) Workflow
9 2 (6.45%) CRM
9 2 (6.45%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) VB
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (9.68%) CCNP
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.23%) CISSP
2 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.23%) CISA
2 1 (3.23%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) COBIT
3 1 (3.23%) COSO
3 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) VMware
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Citrix
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
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