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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 201 242 263
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 57 41 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.76% 0.49% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.51% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 45 27 8
Average salary £77,500 £67,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.81% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £58,615 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £88,000 £72,500 £70,750
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
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
7164 8060 7831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.94% 95.40% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5903 6721 6825
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 26 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 26 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 - 22 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire +7 18 £82,500 +26.92% 2
Cambridgeshire +11 10 £86,250 +23.21%
Bedfordshire +20 6 £77,500 +30.56% 1
Norfolk 0 1 £92,500 +32.14%
Head of IT
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 (43.51%) ITIL
2 46 (35.11%) Degree
3 40 (30.53%) Service Delivery
4 39 (29.77%) Finance
5 35 (26.72%) Project Management
6 30 (22.90%) Firewall
7 29 (22.14%) Citrix
8 27 (20.61%) Management Information System
8 27 (20.61%) VMware
8 27 (20.61%) Office 365
9 25 (19.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (16.79%) Retail
10 22 (16.79%) Line Management
11 21 (16.03%) FMCG
12 19 (14.50%) Strategic Planning
13 18 (13.74%) Exchange Server 2007
13 18 (13.74%) MS Exchange
13 18 (13.74%) CRM
13 18 (13.74%) SQL
13 18 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (13.74%) SDLC
14 17 (12.98%) SQL Server
14 17 (12.98%) Active Directory
14 17 (12.98%) Waterfall
14 17 (12.98%) Exchange Server 2010
15 16 (12.21%) Business Analytics
15 16 (12.21%) Analytics
16 15 (11.45%) Strategic Management
16 15 (11.45%) Risk Management
17 14 (10.69%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 (13.74%) MS Exchange
1 18 (13.74%) Exchange Server 2007
2 17 (12.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (6.11%) SharePoint
4 8 (6.11%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 8 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2000
4 8 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (6.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.53%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.53%) MS Project
2 2 (1.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.53%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 27 (20.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (22.90%) Firewall
2 10 (7.63%) WAN
3 3 (2.29%) SAN
4 2 (1.53%) Internet
4 2 (1.53%) Wireless
4 2 (1.53%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.87%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (6.87%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (6.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.29%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.76%) Big Data
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.53%) JIRA
General
1 39 (29.77%) Finance
2 22 (16.79%) Retail
3 5 (3.82%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.05%) Law
5 3 (2.29%) Legal
6 2 (1.53%) Back Office
6 2 (1.53%) Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.53%) .NET
1 2 (1.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.61%) Management Information System
2 21 (16.03%) FMCG
3 18 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (8.40%) Data Centre
5 8 (6.11%) BYOD
6 6 (4.58%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.05%) Life Science
8 2 (1.53%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.87%) Windows
2 8 (6.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (6.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (43.51%) ITIL
2 40 (30.53%) Service Delivery
3 35 (26.72%) Project Management
4 25 (19.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (16.79%) Line Management
6 19 (14.50%) Strategic Planning
7 18 (13.74%) CRM
7 18 (13.74%) SDLC
8 17 (12.98%) Waterfall
9 16 (12.21%) Analytics
9 16 (12.21%) Business Analytics
10 15 (11.45%) Risk Management
10 15 (11.45%) Strategic Management
11 14 (10.69%) Change Management
12 13 (9.92%) Coaching
13 11 (8.40%) Resource Management
13 11 (8.40%) Web Development
13 11 (8.40%) Business Continuity
14 10 (7.63%) Programme Management
14 10 (7.63%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.74%) SQL
2 2 (1.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 46 (35.11%) Degree
2 14 (10.69%) MCSE
2 14 (10.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.29%) CISA
3 3 (2.29%) CISM
3 3 (2.29%) CGEIT
4 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.53%) PMP
4 2 (1.53%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.58%) QA
2 5 (3.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.05%) COBIT
3 4 (3.05%) SLA
4 2 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (12.98%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (6.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (22.14%) Citrix
2 27 (20.61%) VMware
3 14 (10.69%) Cisco
4 13 (9.92%) Microsoft
5 8 (6.11%) Avaya
6 6 (4.58%) Oracle
7 5 (3.82%) SAP
7 5 (3.82%) Sage
8 3 (2.29%) TOWER Software
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