The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of IT role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 202 256 262
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 62 25 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.81% 0.30% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.31% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 50 15 8
Average salary £76,000 £65,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,000 £52,750
10% offered a salary of more than £85,500 £70,000 £77,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 of England 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 of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7356 8100 7979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.97% 95.70% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6042 6751 6932
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Head of IT
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Head of IT Salary Trend in the East of England

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of IT across the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Head of IT Salary Histogram in the East of England

Head of IT
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Essex - 27 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire -2 20 £80,000 +23.07% 2
Cambridgeshire +16 10 £82,500 +37.50%
Bedfordshire +13 3 £81,250 +47.72%
Norfolk 0 1 £92,500 +32.14% 1
Suffolk - 1 £55,000 -
Head of IT
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 57 (43.85%) ITIL
2 44 (33.85%) Degree
3 40 (30.77%) Service Delivery
4 37 (28.46%) Finance
5 34 (26.15%) Project Management
6 30 (23.08%) Firewall
7 29 (22.31%) Citrix
8 27 (20.77%) VMware
8 27 (20.77%) Office 365
9 25 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (19.23%) Management Information System
10 22 (16.92%) Line Management
11 21 (16.15%) Retail
12 20 (15.38%) FMCG
13 19 (14.62%) CRM
14 18 (13.85%) MS Exchange
14 18 (13.85%) SQL
14 18 (13.85%) Waterfall
14 18 (13.85%) Strategic Planning
14 18 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2007
15 17 (13.08%) Exchange Server 2010
15 17 (13.08%) SQL Server
15 17 (13.08%) Active Directory
15 17 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (11.54%) Strategic Management
16 15 (11.54%) Business Analytics
16 15 (11.54%) Analytics
16 15 (11.54%) Risk Management
17 14 (10.77%) Cisco
17 14 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 18 (13.85%) MS Exchange
1 18 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 17 (13.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (6.15%) SharePoint
4 8 (6.15%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 8 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2000
4 8 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (6.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (6.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.54%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 27 (20.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (23.08%) Firewall
2 10 (7.69%) WAN
3 3 (2.31%) SAN
4 2 (1.54%) Internet
4 2 (1.54%) Wireless
4 2 (1.54%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (6.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (6.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.31%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.77%) Big Data
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
General
1 37 (28.46%) Finance
2 21 (16.15%) Retail
3 5 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.08%) Law
5 3 (2.31%) Legal
5 3 (2.31%) Back Office
6 2 (1.54%) Banking
7 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.31%) Web Services
2 2 (1.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 20 (15.38%) FMCG
3 17 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.15%) BYOD
5 6 (4.62%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.08%) Life Science
7 2 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.15%) Windows
1 8 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (43.85%) ITIL
2 40 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 34 (26.15%) Project Management
4 25 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (16.92%) Line Management
6 19 (14.62%) CRM
7 18 (13.85%) Strategic Planning
7 18 (13.85%) Waterfall
8 15 (11.54%) Business Analytics
8 15 (11.54%) Analytics
8 15 (11.54%) Strategic Management
8 15 (11.54%) Risk Management
9 12 (9.23%) Change Management
10 11 (8.46%) Business Continuity
10 11 (8.46%) Resource Management
10 11 (8.46%) Web Development
10 11 (8.46%) Coaching
11 10 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (7.69%) TOGAF
12 9 (6.92%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.85%) SQL
2 2 (1.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 44 (33.85%) Degree
2 14 (10.77%) MCSE
2 14 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.31%) CISA
3 3 (2.31%) CISM
3 3 (2.31%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.85%) SLA
3 4 (3.08%) COBIT
3 4 (3.08%) QA
4 2 (1.54%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (13.08%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (6.15%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (22.31%) Citrix
2 27 (20.77%) VMware
3 14 (10.77%) Cisco
4 10 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 8 (6.15%) Avaya
6 6 (4.62%) Oracle
7 5 (3.85%) SAP
7 5 (3.85%) Sage
8 3 (2.31%) TOWER Software
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