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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 235 237 231
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 29 26 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.39% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.35% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 21
Average salary £82,500 £70,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £69,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
6918 7397 6795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.17% 96.26% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5867 6084 5823
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Hertfordshire +6 18 £82,500 +17.85% 1
Bedfordshire +12 5 £100,000 +66.43%
Cambridgeshire +3 3 £67,500 -6.89% 1
Essex -12 2 £135,000 +125.00%
Suffolk - 1 £60,000 - 1
Head of IT
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 31 (37.80%) Finance
2 27 (32.93%) ITIL
3 26 (31.71%) Project Management
4 21 (25.61%) Degree
5 19 (23.17%) FMCG
5 19 (23.17%) Retail
6 16 (19.51%) Service Delivery
6 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
7 15 (18.29%) Change Management
7 15 (18.29%) Line Management
8 14 (17.07%) Management Information System
8 14 (17.07%) MS Excel
9 13 (15.85%) Firewall
10 12 (14.63%) Citrix
10 12 (14.63%) Business Analytics
10 12 (14.63%) Analytics
10 12 (14.63%) SDLC
11 11 (13.41%) PRINCE2
12 10 (12.20%) Windows
12 10 (12.20%) SQL
12 10 (12.20%) CRM
12 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (12.20%) VMware
12 10 (12.20%) Office 365
12 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (10.98%) Coaching
13 9 (10.98%) Strategic Planning
14 8 (9.76%) Strategic Management
14 8 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (9.76%) MS Exchange
1 8 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (8.54%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2000
3 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.44%) MS Project
2 2 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.22%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.85%) Firewall
2 8 (9.76%) WAN
3 3 (3.66%) SAN
4 2 (2.44%) LAN
4 2 (2.44%) Internet
4 2 (2.44%) Wireless
5 1 (1.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.66%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 31 (37.80%) Finance
2 19 (23.17%) Retail
3 8 (9.76%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.10%) Law
5 3 (3.66%) Legal
5 3 (3.66%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.17%) FMCG
2 14 (17.07%) Management Information System
3 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.32%) BYOD
5 5 (6.10%) Data Centre
6 4 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (3.66%) Life Science
8 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.20%) Windows
2 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.93%) ITIL
2 26 (31.71%) Project Management
3 16 (19.51%) Service Delivery
4 15 (18.29%) Change Management
4 15 (18.29%) Line Management
5 12 (14.63%) Analytics
5 12 (14.63%) Business Analytics
5 12 (14.63%) SDLC
6 11 (13.41%) PRINCE2
7 10 (12.20%) CRM
7 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (10.98%) Strategic Planning
8 9 (10.98%) Coaching
9 8 (9.76%) Strategic Management
9 8 (9.76%) Waterfall
10 7 (8.54%) People Management
11 6 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (7.32%) Mentoring
11 6 (7.32%) High Availability
11 6 (7.32%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.20%) SQL
2 1 (1.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (25.61%) Degree
2 8 (9.76%) MCSE
2 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.44%) PMP
4 2 (2.44%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) COBIT
2 2 (2.44%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.22%) SLA
3 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (9.76%) Active Directory
1 8 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.63%) Citrix
3 10 (12.20%) VMware
4 8 (9.76%) Cisco
5 6 (7.32%) Avaya
5 6 (7.32%) Oracle
6 5 (6.10%) SAP
7 3 (3.66%) Sage
7 3 (3.66%) TOWER Software
8 1 (1.22%) Retek
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £48000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Poupart Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago