The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 210 228 258
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 50 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.63% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.26% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 42 16 13
Average salary £70,000 £71,250 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.75% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £69,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £69,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7625 7277 8180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.67% 94.62% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6371 6247 6974
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Head of IT
England

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 July 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 28 July 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 - 23 £70,000 -
Hertfordshire 0 15 £70,000 -6.66% 1
Bedfordshire -18 7 £60,000 -17.24%
Essex -4 4 £60,000 -7.69%
Suffolk - 1 £80,000 -
Head of IT
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 38 (55.07%) Finance
2 17 (24.64%) ITIL
2 17 (24.64%) PRINCE2
2 17 (24.64%) Degree
3 16 (23.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
5 13 (18.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 13 (18.84%) PRINCE
5 13 (18.84%) Resource Management
6 12 (17.39%) Project Management
6 12 (17.39%) Financial Institution
7 9 (13.04%) Information Management
7 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (11.59%) Data Security
8 8 (11.59%) Management Information System
8 8 (11.59%) MS Project
8 8 (11.59%) Business Continuity
8 8 (11.59%) Project Planning
8 8 (11.59%) Information Assurance
9 7 (10.14%) Operations Management
9 7 (10.14%) IT Governance
9 7 (10.14%) Information Security
9 7 (10.14%) Supplier Management
9 7 (10.14%) Legal
9 7 (10.14%) ISO 9001
9 7 (10.14%) C
10 6 (8.70%) Windows
10 6 (8.70%) Data Mining
10 6 (8.70%) Service Delivery
10 6 (8.70%) Incident Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (11.59%) 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%) Office 365
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) LAN
1 4 (5.80%) WAN
1 4 (5.80%) MPLS
1 4 (5.80%) Firewall
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%) ATM
4 1 (1.45%) VoIP
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 38 (55.07%) Finance
2 12 (17.39%) 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%) Banking
7 1 (1.45%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.45%) Back Office
7 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) 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%) 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 17 (24.64%) ITIL
1 17 (24.64%) PRINCE2
2 13 (18.84%) PRINCE
2 13 (18.84%) Resource Management
3 12 (17.39%) Project Management
4 9 (13.04%) Information Management
4 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (11.59%) Data Security
5 8 (11.59%) Business Continuity
5 8 (11.59%) Project Planning
5 8 (11.59%) Information Assurance
6 7 (10.14%) Operations Management
6 7 (10.14%) IT Governance
6 7 (10.14%) Information Security
6 7 (10.14%) Supplier Management
7 6 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 6 (8.70%) Incident Management
8 5 (7.25%) Programme Management
8 5 (7.25%) Change Management
8 5 (7.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.14%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (24.64%) 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 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.80%) Cisco
2 4 (5.80%) Cognos
2 4 (5.80%) HP
2 4 (5.80%) CheckPoint
2 4 (5.80%) VMware
2 4 (5.80%) ProCurve
2 4 (5.80%) Rackspace
3 3 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.45%) Netezza
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle
4 1 (1.45%) IBM
4 1 (1.45%) Temenos
4 1 (1.45%) Epicor
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