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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 578 629 664
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 291 270 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.26% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 239 214 169
Average salary £72,500 £70,000 £71,356
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £99,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
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
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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
London +71 112 £70,000 -15.15% 13
East of England +31 56 £77,500 +14.81% 3
South East -18 37 £80,000 +6.66% 1
North West +7 27 £60,000 -5.88% 5
West Midlands -8 22 £71,250 +1.78% 3
Yorkshire +12 18 £70,000 +42.13% 5
South West -12 12 £85,000 -5.55% 1
East Midlands +5 8 £65,000 +23.80% 1
Midlands - 2 £80,000 -
Head of IT
UK

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 187 (33.82%) ITIL
2 185 (33.45%) Finance
3 170 (30.74%) Project Management
4 125 (22.60%) Service Delivery
5 90 (16.27%) Degree
6 83 (15.01%) Management Information System
7 80 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 75 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (11.75%) Line Management
10 63 (11.39%) Microsoft
11 62 (11.21%) PRINCE2
12 56 (10.13%) Retail
13 54 (9.76%) Change Management
14 52 (9.40%) VMware
15 49 (8.86%) Information Security
15 49 (8.86%) Firewall
16 46 (8.32%) Citrix
16 46 (8.32%) Risk Management
17 42 (7.59%) SQL
18 41 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
19 40 (7.23%) Windows
19 40 (7.23%) Strategic Planning
20 39 (7.05%) Waterfall
20 39 (7.05%) CRM
21 37 (6.69%) MS Exchange
22 36 (6.51%) FMCG
23 35 (6.33%) Telecoms
24 34 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
25 33 (5.97%) People Management
25 33 (5.97%) Office 365

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 37 (6.69%) MS Exchange
2 29 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2007
3 21 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (3.25%) SharePoint
5 11 (1.99%) Apache
6 9 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (1.45%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 8 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2000
7 8 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (0.72%) Drupal
8 4 (0.72%) Lync
8 4 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.72%) CMS
9 3 (0.54%) JBoss
10 2 (0.36%) nginx
10 2 (0.36%) IIS
10 2 (0.36%) SugarCRM
11 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 28 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.17%) MS Office
3 2 (0.36%) MS Project
3 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.81%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.72%) Temenos T24
3 4 (0.72%) Sage 50
4 3 (0.54%) MIS ActiveH
4 3 (0.54%) Magento
5 2 (0.36%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.18%) Bankmaster
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.18%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.97%) Office 365
2 10 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.63%) SaaS
4 5 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.90%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 49 (8.86%) Firewall
2 32 (5.79%) WAN
3 20 (3.62%) LAN
4 12 (2.17%) SAN
5 11 (1.99%) Intranet
6 10 (1.81%) Internet
6 10 (1.81%) VoIP
7 8 (1.45%) DNS
8 6 (1.08%) Network Security
8 6 (1.08%) DHCP
8 6 (1.08%) Wireless
9 4 (0.72%) MPLS
9 4 (0.72%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.54%) BGP
10 3 (0.54%) NAS
11 2 (0.36%) HTTP
12 1 (0.18%) VPN
12 1 (0.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.79%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (1.63%) MySQL
6 4 (0.72%) Big Data
7 3 (0.54%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.18%) DB2
9 1 (0.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.18%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.18%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 6 (1.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.36%) JIRA
3 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
General
1 185 (33.45%) Finance
2 56 (10.13%) Retail
3 35 (6.33%) Telecoms
4 27 (4.88%) Legal
5 22 (3.98%) Banking
6 17 (3.07%) Law
7 13 (2.35%) Publishing
8 10 (1.81%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.45%) Back Office
10 7 (1.27%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.08%) Retail Banking
11 6 (1.08%) Marketing
12 5 (0.90%) Electronics
12 5 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.54%) Advertising
14 2 (0.36%) French Language
14 2 (0.36%) Front Office
15 1 (0.18%) Games
15 1 (0.18%) Local Government
15 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.71%) .NET
2 13 (2.35%) LAMP
3 10 (1.81%) Web Services
4 9 (1.63%) XML
5 5 (0.90%) Middleware
6 4 (0.72%) Django
6 4 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (0.72%) Pandas
6 4 (0.72%) CSS
6 4 (0.72%) HTML
7 2 (0.36%) COM
7 2 (0.36%) EDI
8 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.18%) Itk
8 1 (0.18%) Yii
8 1 (0.18%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.18%) HTML5
8 1 (0.18%) jQuery
8 1 (0.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 83 (15.01%) Management Information System
2 36 (6.51%) FMCG
3 34 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (5.06%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.17%) Hedge funds
6 10 (1.81%) Open Source
7 8 (1.45%) BYOD
8 6 (1.08%) EPoS
9 5 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (0.90%) User Experience
10 4 (0.72%) Life Science
10 4 (0.72%) Enterprise Cloud
10 4 (0.72%) Replication
11 3 (0.54%) Photography
11 3 (0.54%) Statistics
11 3 (0.54%) PMI
11 3 (0.54%) EqualLogic
11 3 (0.54%) Market Risk
12 2 (0.36%) Social Media
12 2 (0.36%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 40 (7.23%) Windows
2 20 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (2.89%) Linux
4 12 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (1.27%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.90%) Ubuntu
6 5 (0.90%) UNIX
7 4 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.54%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (33.82%) ITIL
2 170 (30.74%) Project Management
3 125 (22.60%) Service Delivery
4 80 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 75 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (11.75%) Line Management
7 62 (11.21%) PRINCE2
8 54 (9.76%) Change Management
9 49 (8.86%) Information Security
10 46 (8.32%) Risk Management
11 41 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
12 40 (7.23%) Strategic Planning
13 39 (7.05%) Waterfall
13 39 (7.05%) CRM
14 33 (5.97%) People Management
14 33 (5.97%) Programme Management
14 33 (5.97%) Service Management
15 32 (5.79%) Continuous Improvement
16 30 (5.42%) Business Continuity
17 29 (5.24%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (7.59%) SQL
2 16 (2.89%) PHP
3 15 (2.71%) JavaScript
4 12 (2.17%) C
5 8 (1.45%) C#
5 8 (1.45%) Python
6 5 (0.90%) Java
7 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 90 (16.27%) Degree
2 24 (4.34%) MCSE
2 24 (4.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (3.44%) CISM
4 18 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (2.53%) CISSP
6 11 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.63%) CISA
8 7 (1.27%) PMI Certification
9 6 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (1.08%) CRISC
9 6 (1.08%) CCNA
10 4 (0.72%) CGEIT
10 4 (0.72%) PMP
11 3 (0.54%) CCNP
12 2 (0.36%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.36%) ISEB
12 2 (0.36%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.36%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.88%) COBIT
2 25 (4.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (3.80%) SLA
4 17 (3.07%) QA
5 9 (1.63%) PCI DSS
6 8 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.36%) Val IT
8 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.18%) BS7799
8 1 (0.18%) HL7
System Software
1 29 (5.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (3.98%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.08%) XenApp
5 5 (0.90%) vSphere
6 4 (0.72%) XenServer
6 4 (0.72%) Varnish
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.18%) Samba
7 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.18%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (1.45%) Backup Exec
2 5 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.72%) Puppet
3 4 (0.72%) Salt
3 4 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.36%) SCCM
4 2 (0.36%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 63 (11.39%) Microsoft
2 52 (9.40%) VMware
3 46 (8.32%) Citrix
4 32 (5.79%) Cisco
5 25 (4.52%) Oracle
6 17 (3.07%) SAP
7 13 (2.35%) Sage
8 8 (1.45%) Avaya
8 8 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.27%) Dell
10 5 (0.90%) Google
10 5 (0.90%) IBM
10 5 (0.90%) HP
11 4 (0.72%) SolarWinds
11 4 (0.72%) Trend Micro
11 4 (0.72%) Veeam
12 3 (0.54%) TOWER Software
12 3 (0.54%) Epicor
13 2 (0.36%) Websense
13 2 (0.36%) NetApp
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: From £62,746 to £83,661 per annum
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £60k plus car and benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits package
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
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