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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Technology
Rank 254 296 304
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 11 22 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 15
Average salary £83,750 £85,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.47% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £61,250 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £116,250 £100,000 £118,000
UK excluding London average salary £73,750 £77,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-4.83% +14.81%
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
6345 9909 9973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.06% 95.41% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5708 8596 8486
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Information Security
3 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (25.00%) CISSP
3 7 (25.00%) CISM
4 6 (21.43%) Security Management
4 6 (21.43%) CISA
4 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
5 5 (17.86%) Project Management
5 5 (17.86%) ITIL
5 5 (17.86%) Windows
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
6 4 (14.29%) COBIT
6 4 (14.29%) Business Continuity
6 4 (14.29%) Equities
6 4 (14.29%) Retail
6 4 (14.29%) Asset Management
7 3 (10.71%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (10.71%) Fixed Income
7 3 (10.71%) Banking
7 3 (10.71%) Firewall
7 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
7 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
7 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (10.71%) Resource Management
7 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
8 2 (7.14%) CLAS

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) IaaS
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) Mimecast
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
1 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.57%) Intranet
3 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Retail
3 3 (10.71%) Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Legal
4 2 (7.14%) Marketing
5 1 (3.57%) Back Office
5 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.57%) Front Office
5 1 (3.57%) Law
5 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Equities
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Fixed Income
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.57%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.57%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.57%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
1 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Information Security
2 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
3 6 (21.43%) Security Management
4 5 (17.86%) ITIL
4 5 (17.86%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 4 (14.29%) Business Continuity
6 3 (10.71%) Resource Management
6 3 (10.71%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.14%) Change Management
7 2 (7.14%) Line Management
7 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (7.14%) SDLC
8 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.57%) PRINCE
8 1 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) CISM
1 7 (25.00%) CISSP
2 6 (21.43%) CISA
3 2 (7.14%) CLAS
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) COBIT
2 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) SCOM
1 1 (3.57%) SCOrch
1 1 (3.57%) SCSM
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) Dell
3 1 (3.57%) Equitrac
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) iManage
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