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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 652 643 747
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +104
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 234 204 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.22% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 214 172 123
Average salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,650 £48,800
10% offered a salary of more than £89,000 £100,000 £97,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -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
99334 94125 105556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81237 79015 90798
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -25 68 £75,000 -6.25% 9
South East +17 49 £80,000 +23.07% 5
North West +1 29 £70,000 +33.33%
West Midlands +8 24 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Yorkshire -24 22 £80,000 +36.17%
East of England -22 14 £62,942 -16.07% 2
East Midlands -3 10 £52,500 -4.54% 2
North East -4 10 £65,000 +4.00%
South West -28 9 £62,500 -13.79% 3
Head of IT
UK

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 176 (33.40%) Finance
2 116 (22.01%) ITIL
3 99 (18.79%) Project Management
4 96 (18.22%) Degree
5 89 (16.89%) Service Delivery
6 84 (15.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 69 (13.09%) Microsoft
8 66 (12.52%) PRINCE2
9 61 (11.57%) People Management
10 60 (11.39%) Retail
11 59 (11.20%) ERP
12 57 (10.82%) Windows
13 54 (10.25%) Change Management
14 50 (9.49%) Management Information System
14 50 (9.49%) Supplier Management
15 46 (8.73%) CRM
15 46 (8.73%) Service Management
16 43 (8.16%) MS Excel
17 42 (7.97%) Business Analysis
18 40 (7.59%) VMware
19 38 (7.21%) Programme Management
20 37 (7.02%) Line Management
21 36 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
22 34 (6.45%) SQL Server
22 34 (6.45%) Logistics
23 31 (5.88%) .NET
24 30 (5.69%) Firewall
24 30 (5.69%) Banking
24 30 (5.69%) Performance Management
24 30 (5.69%) Mentoring

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 26 (4.93%) MS Exchange
2 13 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.14%) Lync
3 6 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.57%) Apache
5 3 (0.57%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.38%) Moodle
7 1 (0.19%) Drupal
7 1 (0.19%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.19%) IIS
7 1 (0.19%) SAS
7 1 (0.19%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.19%) CMS
7 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.19%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.19%) Joomla!
Applications
1 43 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.74%) MS Office
3 14 (2.66%) MS Project
4 7 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.57%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.38%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.19%) Magento
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.19%) MFGPRO
5 1 (0.19%) Maximo
5 1 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.14%) Office 365
3 2 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.38%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.19%) SaaS
4 1 (0.19%) PaaS
4 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.69%) Firewall
2 21 (3.98%) SAN
3 17 (3.23%) WAN
4 11 (2.09%) LAN
5 7 (1.33%) Internet
5 7 (1.33%) MPLS
5 7 (1.33%) Network Security
6 5 (0.95%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.95%) VPN
7 4 (0.76%) Wireless
7 4 (0.76%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.57%) RFID
8 3 (0.57%) IP Telephony
8 3 (0.57%) VoIP
9 2 (0.38%) DNS
9 2 (0.38%) Intranet
10 1 (0.19%) ATM
10 1 (0.19%) DVB
10 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.19%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.52%) MySQL
2 8 (1.52%) Data Mining
3 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.38%) OLAP
5 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.38%) JIRA
2 1 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.19%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.19%) Subversion
General
1 176 (33.40%) Finance
2 60 (11.39%) Retail
3 30 (5.69%) Banking
4 23 (4.36%) Manufacturing
4 23 (4.36%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.61%) Marketing
6 18 (3.42%) Legal
7 15 (2.85%) Financial Institution
8 14 (2.66%) Law
9 8 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.52%) Advertising
10 7 (1.33%) French Language
10 7 (1.33%) German Language
10 7 (1.33%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.76%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.76%) Back Office
13 3 (0.57%) Front Office
14 2 (0.38%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.38%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.88%) .NET
2 7 (1.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (1.14%) Web Services
4 5 (0.95%) XML
5 4 (0.76%) HTML
5 4 (0.76%) EDI
5 4 (0.76%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.38%) Apache Flex
6 2 (0.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (0.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (0.38%) XHTML
6 2 (0.38%) CSS
7 1 (0.19%) XSLT
7 1 (0.19%) Flash
7 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.19%) JSF
7 1 (0.19%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.49%) Management Information System
2 19 (3.61%) Computer Science
3 17 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 8 (1.52%) FMCG
5 6 (1.14%) PMI
6 5 (0.95%) Life Science
7 4 (0.76%) RMADS
7 4 (0.76%) User Experience
7 4 (0.76%) Open Source
7 4 (0.76%) EqualLogic
7 4 (0.76%) NHS
7 4 (0.76%) LIMS
7 4 (0.76%) Biotechnology
7 4 (0.76%) AS400
8 3 (0.57%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.57%) Social Media
8 3 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.57%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.38%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 57 (10.82%) Windows
2 11 (2.09%) Windows 7
3 9 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.14%) Linux
6 5 (0.95%) Windows 2000
7 4 (0.76%) UNIX
8 2 (0.38%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.19%) AIX
9 1 (0.19%) Solaris
9 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (22.01%) ITIL
2 99 (18.79%) Project Management
3 89 (16.89%) Service Delivery
4 84 (15.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 66 (12.52%) PRINCE2
6 61 (11.57%) People Management
7 59 (11.20%) ERP
8 54 (10.25%) Change Management
9 50 (9.49%) Supplier Management
10 46 (8.73%) Service Management
10 46 (8.73%) CRM
11 42 (7.97%) Business Analysis
12 38 (7.21%) Programme Management
13 37 (7.02%) Line Management
14 36 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
15 34 (6.45%) Logistics
16 30 (5.69%) Mentoring
16 30 (5.69%) Performance Management
17 28 (5.31%) Information Security
18 27 (5.12%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (5.31%) SQL
2 15 (2.85%) C
3 13 (2.47%) C#
4 10 (1.90%) Java
5 9 (1.71%) T-SQL
6 4 (0.76%) C++
7 2 (0.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.38%) PHP
8 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.19%) ABAP
8 1 (0.19%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 96 (18.22%) Degree
2 19 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
3 14 (2.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (2.09%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.09%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.09%) CISSP
5 10 (1.90%) ISEB
5 10 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.33%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.33%) CISA
8 6 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.14%) MCSE
8 6 (1.14%) CCNA
9 4 (0.76%) CISM
10 3 (0.57%) CIMA
10 3 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.57%) MCITP
10 3 (0.57%) MCSA
10 3 (0.57%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.17%) SLA
1 22 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (1.71%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.14%) COBIT
5 4 (0.76%) QA
5 4 (0.76%) GCP
5 4 (0.76%) GMP
5 4 (0.76%) GLP
6 3 (0.57%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.19%) COSO
7 1 (0.19%) WAI
7 1 (0.19%) TickIT
7 1 (0.19%) HL7
7 1 (0.19%) DICOM
System Software
1 27 (5.12%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.95%) vSphere
5 4 (0.76%) ISA Server
5 4 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.19%) vCloud
6 1 (0.19%) Docker
6 1 (0.19%) XenApp
6 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (0.76%) WSUS
2 2 (0.38%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.19%) Nessus
3 1 (0.19%) MOM
3 1 (0.19%) Nagios
3 1 (0.19%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 69 (13.09%) Microsoft
2 40 (7.59%) VMware
3 25 (4.74%) SAP
4 18 (3.42%) Citrix
5 16 (3.04%) Cisco
6 15 (2.85%) Oracle
7 8 (1.52%) Sage
8 7 (1.33%) Cognos
8 7 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.33%) RedPrairie
9 6 (1.14%) HP
10 5 (0.95%) CheckPoint
10 5 (0.95%) Avaya
10 5 (0.95%) BMC
10 5 (0.95%) ProCurve
11 4 (0.76%) Rackspace
11 4 (0.76%) Dell
12 3 (0.57%) Business Objects
12 3 (0.57%) Infor
12 3 (0.57%) Google
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Salary: £100 - £120 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
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Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £50k - 600k per year + benefits inc free gym
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Salary: £Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
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networx
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