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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 251 222 271
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 17 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.22% 0.29% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.31% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 10
Average salary £66,471 £75,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.37% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £66,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
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
7333 6809 8838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.31% 95.50% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 6003 5858 7526
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire +6 8 £78,750 +26.00%
Essex +15 7 £60,000 -
Bedfordshire -20 2 £60,084 -19.88%
Head of IT
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 36 (52.17%) Finance
2 19 (27.54%) Degree
3 18 (26.09%) ITIL
4 17 (24.64%) PRINCE2
5 16 (23.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 14 (20.29%) Project Management
7 14 (20.29%) Resource Management
8 13 (18.84%) Mentoring
8 13 (18.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 13 (18.84%) PRINCE
8 13 (18.84%) Financial Institution
9 9 (13.04%) Project Planning
9 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (13.04%) Information Management
9 9 (13.04%) Management Information System
9 9 (13.04%) MS Project
10 8 (11.59%) Data Security
10 8 (11.59%) Business Continuity
10 8 (11.59%) Information Assurance
11 7 (10.14%) Information Security
11 7 (10.14%) Supplier Management
11 7 (10.14%) Operations Management
11 7 (10.14%) IT Governance
11 7 (10.14%) Legal
11 7 (10.14%) C
11 7 (10.14%) ISO 9001
12 6 (8.70%) Windows
12 6 (8.70%) Data Mining
12 6 (8.70%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 4 (5.80%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) MS Project
2 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) WAN
1 4 (5.80%) LAN
1 4 (5.80%) Firewall
1 4 (5.80%) MPLS
2 3 (4.35%) RFID
3 2 (2.90%) Wireless
4 1 (1.45%) Network Security
4 1 (1.45%) DVB
4 1 (1.45%) Intranet
4 1 (1.45%) VoIP
4 1 (1.45%) ATM
4 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.45%) HTTP
4 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
General
1 36 (52.17%) Finance
2 13 (18.84%) Financial Institution
3 7 (10.14%) Legal
4 5 (7.25%) Retail
5 4 (5.80%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.45%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.45%) Banking
7 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.45%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.80%) Life Science
3 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.45%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.45%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.45%) EPoS
5 1 (1.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
2 1 (1.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) ITIL
2 17 (24.64%) PRINCE2
3 14 (20.29%) Project Management
3 14 (20.29%) Resource Management
4 13 (18.84%) Mentoring
4 13 (18.84%) PRINCE
5 9 (13.04%) Project Planning
5 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (13.04%) Information Management
6 8 (11.59%) Data Security
6 8 (11.59%) Business Continuity
6 8 (11.59%) Information Assurance
7 7 (10.14%) Information Security
7 7 (10.14%) Supplier Management
7 7 (10.14%) Operations Management
7 7 (10.14%) IT Governance
8 6 (8.70%) Service Delivery
8 6 (8.70%) Incident Management
8 6 (8.70%) People Management
9 5 (7.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.14%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) Degree
2 13 (18.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (5.80%) CCNA
3 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.45%) MBA
4 1 (1.45%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (10.14%) ISO 9001
3 4 (5.80%) GCP
3 4 (5.80%) GMP
3 4 (5.80%) GLP
4 1 (1.45%) WAI
4 1 (1.45%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.80%) vSphere
2 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.80%) Cisco
2 4 (5.80%) HP
2 4 (5.80%) Cognos
2 4 (5.80%) CheckPoint
2 4 (5.80%) VMware
2 4 (5.80%) Rackspace
2 4 (5.80%) ProCurve
3 3 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.45%) Netezza
4 1 (1.45%) Epicor
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle
4 1 (1.45%) SAP
4 1 (1.45%) Temenos
4 1 (1.45%) IBM