The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of IT role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 631 703 693
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 240 161 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 206 143 154
Average salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £106,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Head of IT
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in England

Head of IT
Salary Trend in England

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

Head of IT Salary Trend in England

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of IT across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Head of IT Salary Histogram in England

Head of IT
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
London +45 93 £77,500 -13.88% 8
South East +38 55 £76,250 +31.46%
East of England +4 31 £77,250 +4.74% 2
West Midlands +9 21 £70,000 +3.70% 1
North West +7 20 £63,230 -6.32%
South West +4 17 £68,750 +14.58% 1
Yorkshire -37 8 £70,000 +16.66%
East Midlands +22 5 £51,500 -14.16%
Head of IT
UK

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 156 (32.57%) Finance
2 136 (28.39%) ITIL
3 118 (24.63%) Project Management
4 87 (18.16%) Service Delivery
4 87 (18.16%) Degree
5 67 (13.99%) PRINCE2
6 64 (13.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 61 (12.73%) Change Management
8 55 (11.48%) Microsoft
9 53 (11.06%) Service Management
10 52 (10.86%) Windows
11 50 (10.44%) People Management
11 50 (10.44%) ERP
12 48 (10.02%) Business Analysis
13 46 (9.60%) Management Information System
14 39 (8.14%) VMware
15 38 (7.93%) Programme Management
16 36 (7.52%) Retail
17 34 (7.10%) Supplier Management
17 34 (7.10%) SQL Server
18 33 (6.89%) Business Intelligence
19 31 (6.47%) Risk Management
20 30 (6.26%) Agile Software Development
20 30 (6.26%) Information Security
20 30 (6.26%) Line Management
20 30 (6.26%) Continuous Improvement
21 29 (6.05%) SLA
21 29 (6.05%) Performance Management
22 28 (5.85%) CRM
23 26 (5.43%) Citrix

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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 (3.76%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.30%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (0.84%) Apache
5 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.21%) Drupal
7 1 (0.21%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.21%) Moodle
7 1 (0.21%) Lync
7 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.21%) IIS
7 1 (0.21%) SAS
7 1 (0.21%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.21%) Joomla!
Applications
1 20 (4.18%) MS Office
1 20 (4.18%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.67%) MS Project
3 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.21%) SPSS
3 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.42%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.21%) Magento
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle Manufacturing
2 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.21%) MFGPRO
2 1 (0.21%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.63%) SaaS
3 2 (0.42%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.42%) Office 365
3 2 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.59%) SAN
2 20 (4.18%) Firewall
3 14 (2.92%) Internet
4 12 (2.51%) Network Security
5 10 (2.09%) WAN
6 7 (1.46%) LAN
7 6 (1.25%) VoIP
8 5 (1.04%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.04%) VPN
9 4 (0.84%) Intranet
9 4 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (0.84%) NAS
10 3 (0.63%) IP Telephony
10 3 (0.63%) MPLS
11 2 (0.42%) RFID
11 2 (0.42%) Wireless
11 2 (0.42%) DNS
11 2 (0.42%) DHCP
11 2 (0.42%) HTTP
11 2 (0.42%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.10%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.84%) MySQL
5 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.42%) QlikView
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.21%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.21%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.21%) DB2
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.21%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (0.42%) JIRA
1 2 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
General
1 156 (32.57%) Finance
2 36 (7.52%) Retail
3 24 (5.01%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.18%) Law
5 18 (3.76%) Banking
6 17 (3.55%) Manufacturing
7 15 (3.13%) Marketing
7 15 (3.13%) Legal
8 7 (1.46%) Corporate Banking
9 5 (1.04%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.04%) Back Office
10 4 (0.84%) Advertising
11 3 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.42%) Front Office
13 1 (0.21%) Automotive
13 1 (0.21%) Publishing
13 1 (0.21%) French Language
13 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.22%) .NET
2 11 (2.30%) ASP.NET
2 11 (2.30%) .NET Framework
3 8 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (1.04%) Web Services
5 3 (0.63%) EDI
5 3 (0.63%) HTML
6 2 (0.42%) CSS
6 2 (0.42%) MDX
7 1 (0.21%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.21%) LINQ
7 1 (0.21%) jQuery
7 1 (0.21%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.21%) Dapper ORM
7 1 (0.21%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.21%) Middleware
7 1 (0.21%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.60%) Management Information System
2 21 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (3.76%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.92%) FMCG
5 8 (1.67%) PMI
6 6 (1.25%) AS400
6 6 (1.25%) Open Source
7 4 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.84%) User Experience
7 4 (0.84%) NHS
8 3 (0.63%) Social Network
8 3 (0.63%) Social Media
8 3 (0.63%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.42%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (0.42%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.42%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.42%) Life Science
9 2 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.42%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.21%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 52 (10.86%) Windows
2 12 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (1.88%) Linux
4 5 (1.04%) Windows 2000
4 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.84%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.63%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.21%) Android
8 1 (0.21%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (28.39%) ITIL
2 118 (24.63%) Project Management
3 87 (18.16%) Service Delivery
4 67 (13.99%) PRINCE2
5 64 (13.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 61 (12.73%) Change Management
7 53 (11.06%) Service Management
8 50 (10.44%) ERP
8 50 (10.44%) People Management
9 48 (10.02%) Business Analysis
10 38 (7.93%) Programme Management
11 34 (7.10%) Supplier Management
12 33 (6.89%) Business Intelligence
13 31 (6.47%) Risk Management
14 30 (6.26%) Agile Software Development
14 30 (6.26%) Information Security
14 30 (6.26%) Line Management
14 30 (6.26%) Continuous Improvement
15 29 (6.05%) Performance Management
16 28 (5.85%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 18 (3.76%) SQL
2 15 (3.13%) C#
3 10 (2.09%) T-SQL
4 6 (1.25%) C
5 4 (0.84%) PowerShell
5 4 (0.84%) VB
5 4 (0.84%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.63%) PHP
7 2 (0.42%) Java
7 2 (0.42%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.42%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.42%) Korn
8 1 (0.21%) R
8 1 (0.21%) ABAP
8 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 87 (18.16%) Degree
2 19 (3.97%) CISA
3 17 (3.55%) CISSP
3 17 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (2.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 12 (2.51%) PMI Certification
5 12 (2.51%) CISM
6 11 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (1.67%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.46%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.46%) MCSE
8 7 (1.46%) ISEB
9 5 (1.04%) MCP
9 5 (1.04%) MCSA
9 5 (1.04%) MCITP
10 4 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.84%) CCIE
10 4 (0.84%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.05%) SLA
2 14 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (2.92%) COBIT
2 14 (2.92%) QA
3 10 (2.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.67%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.63%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.21%) COSO
6 1 (0.21%) Val IT
6 1 (0.21%) GCP
6 1 (0.21%) GMP
6 1 (0.21%) GLP
6 1 (0.21%) HL7
6 1 (0.21%) DICOM
System Software
1 26 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (5.01%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.25%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.84%) XenApp
4 4 (0.84%) ISA Server
4 4 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.42%) vSphere
6 1 (0.21%) Docker
6 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (0.84%) Backup Exec
1 4 (0.84%) SCCM
2 1 (0.21%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.21%) Puppet
2 1 (0.21%) WSUS
2 1 (0.21%) MOM
2 1 (0.21%) Nagios
Vendors
1 55 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 39 (8.14%) VMware
3 26 (5.43%) Citrix
4 20 (4.18%) Cisco
5 17 (3.55%) SAP
6 12 (2.51%) Oracle
7 5 (1.04%) Business Objects
7 5 (1.04%) Cognos
7 5 (1.04%) BMC
7 5 (1.04%) CheckPoint
7 5 (1.04%) Infor
7 5 (1.04%) RedPrairie
8 4 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.84%) NetApp
9 3 (0.63%) Sage
9 3 (0.63%) Avaya
10 2 (0.42%) HP
10 2 (0.42%) Reuters
10 2 (0.42%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.42%) ProCurve
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Salary: Circa £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Midlands
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + negotiable
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Salary: Competitive + benefits
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Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + Good bonus + benefits package
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car allowance
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London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £72000 - £82000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Market related
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