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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 188 234 263
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 64 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.88% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 63 6 7
Average salary £102,500 £73,750 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.98% -1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £71,250 £62,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £87,500 £103,200
UK excluding London average salary £77,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+14.07% +8.00%
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
6944 6311 8108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.41% 96.22% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5628 5112 7026
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Cambridgeshire - 36 £102,500 -
Hertfordshire +8 17 £77,000 +6.20% 3
Norfolk - 5 £72,500 -
Suffolk -3 3 £72,500 -
Essex -12 3 £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 30 January 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 28 (38.36%) ITIL
2 27 (36.99%) Degree
3 16 (21.92%) Risk Management
3 16 (21.92%) Project Management
4 15 (20.55%) Service Delivery
5 14 (19.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (19.18%) Finance
5 14 (19.18%) Line Management
6 9 (12.33%) Office 365
6 9 (12.33%) TOGAF
6 9 (12.33%) Strategic Planning
6 9 (12.33%) VMware
6 9 (12.33%) Firewall
6 9 (12.33%) Citrix
7 8 (10.96%) Programme Management
7 8 (10.96%) FMCG
7 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (9.59%) Portfolio Management
8 7 (9.59%) Business Analytics
8 7 (9.59%) Mentoring
8 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (9.59%) Analytics
8 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (9.59%) Retail
8 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (9.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (9.59%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (9.59%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Project
2 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.37%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) Firewall
2 3 (4.11%) Intranet
3 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2012
1 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
General
1 14 (19.18%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Retail
3 3 (4.11%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.11%) Back Office
4 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) Web Services
2 2 (2.74%) .NET
3 1 (1.37%) CSS
3 1 (1.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) FMCG
1 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.74%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.36%) ITIL
2 16 (21.92%) Risk Management
2 16 (21.92%) Project Management
3 15 (20.55%) Service Delivery
4 14 (19.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (19.18%) Line Management
5 9 (12.33%) TOGAF
5 9 (12.33%) Strategic Planning
6 8 (10.96%) Programme Management
7 7 (9.59%) Portfolio Management
7 7 (9.59%) Business Analytics
7 7 (9.59%) Mentoring
7 7 (9.59%) Analytics
8 6 (8.22%) PRINCE2
8 6 (8.22%) Incident Management
8 6 (8.22%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (8.22%) Change Management
8 6 (8.22%) Release Management
8 6 (8.22%) Operations Management
8 6 (8.22%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.74%) C#
1 2 (2.74%) SQL
2 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (36.99%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) CGEIT
2 3 (4.11%) CISA
2 3 (4.11%) CISM
3 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.85%) SLA
3 4 (5.48%) QA
4 2 (2.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (12.33%) VMware
1 9 (12.33%) Citrix
2 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.11%) SAP
4 2 (2.74%) Sage
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle
5 1 (1.37%) Quark
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