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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 277 324 312
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 31 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 27 18 18
Average salary £72,500 £75,000 £78,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,200 £59,250 £52,050
10% offered a salary of more than £145,000 £110,000 £104,750
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
9562 11707 11254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.24% 92.52% 93.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8248 9892 9769
Average salary £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
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 3 July 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 3 July 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 32 (43.24%) ITIL
2 30 (40.54%) Finance
3 22 (29.73%) Project Management
4 17 (22.97%) Information Security
5 15 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
6 14 (18.92%) COBIT
7 11 (14.86%) Banking
7 11 (14.86%) Line Management
8 10 (13.51%) CISSP
8 10 (13.51%) Risk Management
8 10 (13.51%) CISM
8 10 (13.51%) Service Delivery
9 9 (12.16%) Change Management
9 9 (12.16%) Security Management
9 9 (12.16%) Publishing
9 9 (12.16%) Waterfall
10 8 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (9.46%) IT Governance
11 7 (9.46%) Retail
11 7 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (8.11%) CRISC
13 5 (6.76%) Business Transformation
13 5 (6.76%) Data Centre
13 5 (6.76%) Target Operating Model
13 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
13 5 (6.76%) Legal
13 5 (6.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (6.76%) Windows
13 5 (6.76%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (5.41%) JBoss
2 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.35%) Bankmaster
2 1 (1.35%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.35%) DHCP
2 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
General
1 30 (40.54%) Finance
2 11 (14.86%) Banking
3 9 (12.16%) Publishing
4 7 (9.46%) Retail
5 5 (6.76%) Legal
6 4 (5.41%) Retail Banking
6 4 (5.41%) Financial Institution
6 4 (5.41%) Back Office
7 2 (2.70%) Marketing
7 2 (2.70%) Advertising
8 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.35%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) .NET
2 3 (4.05%) J2EE
2 3 (4.05%) Middleware
3 2 (2.70%) Web Services
4 1 (1.35%) HTML
4 1 (1.35%) RESTful
4 1 (1.35%) HTML5
4 1 (1.35%) Itk
4 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
1 5 (6.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 5 (6.76%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.70%) CMDB
4 1 (1.35%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.35%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.35%) Clustering
4 1 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.35%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.76%) Windows
2 4 (5.41%) UNIX
3 3 (4.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.24%) ITIL
2 22 (29.73%) Project Management
3 17 (22.97%) Information Security
4 15 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (14.86%) Line Management
6 10 (13.51%) Service Delivery
6 10 (13.51%) Risk Management
7 9 (12.16%) Change Management
7 9 (12.16%) Waterfall
7 9 (12.16%) Security Management
8 7 (9.46%) IT Governance
8 7 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.76%) Business Transformation
9 5 (6.76%) Target Operating Model
10 4 (5.41%) Security Architecture
10 4 (5.41%) People Management
10 4 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2
11 3 (4.05%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.05%) SQL
2 1 (1.35%) C
2 1 (1.35%) C#
2 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) CISSP
1 10 (13.51%) CISM
2 6 (8.11%) CRISC
3 5 (6.76%) CISA
4 4 (5.41%) Degree
5 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.35%) MBA
6 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.92%) COBIT
2 8 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (2.70%) ISO 9000
4 2 (2.70%) TickIT
5 1 (1.35%) SLA
5 1 (1.35%) BS7799
5 1 (1.35%) QA
5 1 (1.35%) HL7
5 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.35%) Val IT
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.35%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.76%) VMware
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle
3 3 (4.05%) Cisco
4 1 (1.35%) IBM
4 1 (1.35%) Business Objects
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