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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Technology
Rank 662 672 757
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +85
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 249 261 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.26% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.27% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 208 214 143
Average salary £80,000 £77,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,400 £57,100 £53,500
10% offered a salary of more than £111,000 £102,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £73,750 £77,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-4.83% +14.81%
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
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +12 96 £80,000 +4.91% 15
South East -3 46 £86,250 -15.85% 4
South West +8 25 £80,000 +25.49% 4
Yorkshire +18 24 £73,750 +20.40% 4
West Midlands -9 23 £80,000 +23.07%
East of England -55 18 £65,000 -18.75% 3
North West +15 8 £72,500 +28.31% 3
East Midlands +8 8 £60,000 +10.09% 1
Head of IT
UK

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 185 (38.38%) Finance
2 102 (21.16%) ITIL
3 95 (19.71%) Project Management
4 87 (18.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 76 (15.77%) Degree
6 70 (14.52%) Service Delivery
7 65 (13.49%) Microsoft
8 62 (12.86%) Retail
9 56 (11.62%) PRINCE2
10 52 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
11 51 (10.58%) Windows
11 51 (10.58%) Service Management
12 50 (10.37%) Management Information System
13 45 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
13 45 (9.34%) Continuous Improvement
14 44 (9.13%) Windows Server
15 41 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
16 40 (8.30%) Change Management
17 38 (7.88%) VMware
18 37 (7.68%) Marketing
18 37 (7.68%) Cisco
19 36 (7.47%) Telecoms
19 36 (7.47%) Coaching
20 35 (7.26%) Manufacturing
21 34 (7.05%) Information Security
21 34 (7.05%) SLA
22 33 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
22 33 (6.85%) Line Management
23 32 (6.64%) CRM
23 32 (6.64%) Business Analysis

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 26 (5.39%) MS Exchange
2 17 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (3.11%) IIS
3 15 (3.11%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.07%) Apache
5 9 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (1.66%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.62%) CICS
8 3 (0.62%) CMS
8 3 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.41%) Drupal
10 1 (0.21%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.21%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.21%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.70%) MS Office
3 8 (1.66%) MS Project
4 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (1.24%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.41%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.21%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.21%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.21%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.70%) SaaS
2 12 (2.49%) IaaS
3 11 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.28%) PaaS
4 10 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (1.66%) Office 365
6 4 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.62%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.41%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.19%) Firewall
2 22 (4.56%) WAN
3 21 (4.36%) LAN
4 18 (3.73%) Network Security
5 14 (2.90%) Unified Communications
6 13 (2.70%) TCP/IP
7 10 (2.07%) MPLS
7 10 (2.07%) VPN
7 10 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (2.07%) Wireless
8 9 (1.87%) Internet
8 9 (1.87%) SAN
8 9 (1.87%) VoIP
9 8 (1.66%) DWDM
9 8 (1.66%) NGN
9 8 (1.66%) Packet Switching
10 5 (1.04%) DNS
10 5 (1.04%) Intranet
11 4 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.62%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.19%) Big Data
2 24 (4.98%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.70%) Hadoop
4 6 (1.24%) MySQL
5 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.41%) GIS
8 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.21%) Impala
9 1 (0.21%) Mahout
9 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.21%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.21%) QlikView
9 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.21%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 1 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.21%) FitNesse
1 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.21%) NUnit
1 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.21%) Subversion
1 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.21%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.21%) Yeoman
General
1 185 (38.38%) Finance
2 62 (12.86%) Retail
3 37 (7.68%) Marketing
4 36 (7.47%) Telecoms
5 35 (7.26%) Manufacturing
6 30 (6.22%) Banking
7 20 (4.15%) Legal
8 15 (3.11%) Billing
8 15 (3.11%) Law
9 14 (2.90%) Back Office
10 6 (1.24%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.04%) Electronics
11 5 (1.04%) Local Government
11 5 (1.04%) Publishing
12 4 (0.83%) Advertising
13 3 (0.62%) Games
13 3 (0.62%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.41%) Front Office
14 2 (0.41%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.94%) .NET
2 5 (1.04%) ASP.NET
3 4 (0.83%) LAMP
4 3 (0.62%) HTML
5 2 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.41%) COM
5 2 (0.41%) Middleware
6 1 (0.21%) Ajax
6 1 (0.21%) Cascalog
6 1 (0.21%) D3.js
6 1 (0.21%) Dojo
6 1 (0.21%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.21%) Pandas
6 1 (0.21%) scikit-learn
6 1 (0.21%) SciPy
6 1 (0.21%) Velocity
6 1 (0.21%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.21%) XML
6 1 (0.21%) XSD
6 1 (0.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.37%) Management Information System
2 45 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.36%) Data Centre
4 20 (4.15%) FMCG
5 13 (2.70%) PMI
6 11 (2.28%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.87%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.87%) Statistics
8 8 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.66%) Equities
9 7 (1.45%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.24%) Credit Risk
10 6 (1.24%) Smart Meter
11 5 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.83%) EPoS
12 4 (0.83%) Social Media
13 3 (0.62%) Mobile Computing
14 2 (0.41%) Fintech
14 2 (0.41%) HP Storage
14 2 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (10.58%) Windows
2 44 (9.13%) Windows Server
3 26 (5.39%) Linux
4 17 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.07%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.04%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.04%) Unix
7 5 (1.04%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.83%) Android
8 4 (0.83%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.62%) Debian
9 3 (0.62%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.62%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.21%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.21%) Solaris
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (21.16%) ITIL
2 95 (19.71%) Project Management
3 87 (18.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 70 (14.52%) Service Delivery
5 56 (11.62%) PRINCE2
6 52 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (10.58%) Service Management
8 45 (9.34%) Continuous Improvement
9 41 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
10 40 (8.30%) Change Management
11 36 (7.47%) Coaching
12 34 (7.05%) Information Security
13 33 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
13 33 (6.85%) Line Management
14 32 (6.64%) Business Analysis
14 32 (6.64%) CRM
15 31 (6.43%) Programme Management
16 30 (6.22%) Business Continuity
16 30 (6.22%) Strategic Planning
17 27 (5.60%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (3.94%) SQL
2 14 (2.90%) C
3 9 (1.87%) Java
4 8 (1.66%) C#
5 6 (1.24%) PHP
6 4 (0.83%) T-SQL
6 4 (0.83%) VBA
7 3 (0.62%) Python
8 2 (0.41%) C++
9 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.21%) Clojure
9 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.21%) Perl
9 1 (0.21%) R
Qualifications
1 76 (15.77%) Degree
2 22 (4.56%) PMI Certification
3 20 (4.15%) ITIL Certification
4 17 (3.53%) CISSP
5 13 (2.70%) CISA
6 11 (2.28%) CISM
7 9 (1.87%) PMP
7 9 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 8 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.45%) ISEB
10 6 (1.24%) CCIE
11 5 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.62%) CEH
12 3 (0.62%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.41%) CCNA
13 2 (0.41%) CIPD
13 2 (0.41%) CRISC
13 2 (0.41%) MBA
13 2 (0.41%) MCSE
13 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.05%) SLA
2 20 (4.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.87%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.45%) QA
5 6 (1.24%) COBIT
6 5 (1.04%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.41%) COSO
7 2 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.21%) BS25999
8 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.21%) ISO 14000
8 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.21%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.21%) ISO27005
8 1 (0.21%) P3O
System Software
1 26 (5.39%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.49%) HDFS
4 10 (2.07%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.45%) Dovecot
6 5 (1.04%) vSphere
7 3 (0.62%) XenServer
8 2 (0.41%) XenApp
9 1 (0.21%) Firmware
9 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (0.62%) SCCM
1 3 (0.62%) SCOM
1 3 (0.62%) SCOrch
1 3 (0.62%) SCSM
2 1 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 65 (13.49%) Microsoft
2 38 (7.88%) VMware
3 37 (7.68%) Cisco
4 24 (4.98%) Oracle
5 22 (4.56%) SAP
6 14 (2.90%) Citrix
7 12 (2.49%) Cloudera
8 8 (1.66%) HP
9 7 (1.45%) Avaya
9 7 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.24%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.24%) Palo Alto
10 6 (1.24%) Sage
11 4 (0.83%) F5
11 4 (0.83%) NICE Systems
11 4 (0.83%) WatchGuard
12 3 (0.62%) Dell
12 3 (0.62%) Google
12 3 (0.62%) iManage
12 3 (0.62%) ProCurve
Chester, Cheshire
Chester Zoo
Salary: £50,147 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £75000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Sanderson
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £10000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £57072 - £64177 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000.00 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Research Councils UK
Salary: From £53,922 to £65,497 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 85,000 - 100,000 + Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £75000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dixons Carphone
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Norfolk County Council
Salary: Up to £115,000 per annum + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £11 - £130000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield
Softsols
Salary: Potential Earnings of £100k+ (Uncapped)
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bideford
Pro-Quest
Salary: 30000-42000 Per Month + pension + holiday allowance
Posted: 10 days ago
South West England
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + 40% Bonus, Car Allowance + Much more
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Cognitive Group Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
South West London
Talent Point
Salary: £130000 - £150000.00 per annum + Corporate Package
Posted: 21 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire, United Kingdom
QinetiQ
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Gloucester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago