The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of IT role in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 156 166 163
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 19 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.50% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 7
Average salary £90,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Head of IT
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3685 3526 3031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.49% 96.47% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3030 2920 2548
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of IT in the job title across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Head of IT
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of IT across the East Midlands region.

Head of IT Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of IT across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Head of IT Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Head of IT
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of IT within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 14 £90,000 -
Northamptonshire -1 2 £62,500 +19.04%
Derbyshire -14 2 £80,000 -20.00%
Lincolnshire - 1 £57,500 -
Head of IT
England

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 (57.69%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (50.00%) Marketing
3 12 (46.15%) Credit Risk
3 12 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (46.15%) Big Data
4 9 (34.62%) Finance
5 8 (30.77%) Analytics
6 6 (23.08%) ITIL
7 5 (19.23%) Information Security
7 5 (19.23%) Project Management
8 4 (15.38%) Programme Management
8 4 (15.38%) Retail
8 4 (15.38%) Coaching
9 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
9 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
9 3 (11.54%) Degree
9 3 (11.54%) COBIT
9 3 (11.54%) SaaS
9 3 (11.54%) CRM
9 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
9 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (11.54%) PMP
9 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
9 3 (11.54%) PRINCE
9 3 (11.54%) Process Management
10 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
10 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (7.69%) SLA
10 2 (7.69%) Cisco

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) LAN
1 2 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) OSPF
2 1 (3.85%) BGP
2 1 (3.85%) EIGRP
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 13 (50.00%) Marketing
2 9 (34.62%) Finance
3 4 (15.38%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) XML
1 1 (3.85%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (46.15%) Credit Risk
3 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.85%) EPoS
5 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) UNIX
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (30.77%) Analytics
3 6 (23.08%) ITIL
4 5 (19.23%) Project Management
4 5 (19.23%) Information Security
5 4 (15.38%) Programme Management
5 4 (15.38%) Coaching
6 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
6 3 (11.54%) Process Management
6 3 (11.54%) CRM
6 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.54%) PRINCE
7 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
7 2 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
8 1 (3.85%) People Management
8 1 (3.85%) Line Management
8 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) PMP
1 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
1 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) COBIT
2 2 (7.69%) SLA
3 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) vSphere
1 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) Cognos
3 1 (3.85%) Veritas
3 1 (3.85%) VMware