The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of IT role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Technology
Rank 95 99 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.072% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.075% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £70,000 £135,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £73,750 £77,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-4.83% +14.81%
Head of IT
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1206 1325 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.66% 95.67% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 820 840 884
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of IT in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of IT across the Edinburgh region.

Head of IT Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Head of IT
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (44.44%) Change Management
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (44.44%) Line Management
2 3 (33.33%) Service Management
2 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 3 (33.33%) ITSM
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (22.22%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) CRM

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Change Management
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (44.44%) Line Management
1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) ITSM
2 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) High Availability
3 2 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA