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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 650 637 664
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 231 266 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.26% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 181 229 165
Average salary £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £52,500 £51,900
10% offered a salary of more than £108,000 £95,500 £101,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,750
% change year-on-year
- -1.06%
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
96460 103322 95939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.48% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80662 85110 80222
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,375
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +77 112 £72,500 -12.12% 4
East of England -12 31 £80,000 +14.28% 1
West Midlands -10 24 £67,500 +12.50% 3
South East -29 22 £77,500 -6.06% 3
North West -11 16 £62,000 -4.61% 1
South West -8 10 £62,500 -3.84% 3
East Midlands +1 8 £75,000 +42.85% 6
Yorkshire -14 8 £61,250 -23.43% 1
Head of IT
UK

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 171 (31.73%) Finance
2 170 (31.54%) ITIL
3 152 (28.20%) Project Management
4 107 (19.85%) Service Delivery
5 80 (14.84%) Management Information System
5 80 (14.84%) Microsoft
6 75 (13.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 72 (13.36%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (13.36%) Degree
8 69 (12.80%) Retail
9 68 (12.62%) Line Management
10 59 (10.95%) Information Security
11 56 (10.39%) Windows
12 55 (10.20%) VMware
13 48 (8.91%) Change Management
14 47 (8.72%) Firewall
15 45 (8.35%) PRINCE2
16 43 (7.98%) SQL
16 43 (7.98%) CRM
17 41 (7.61%) Citrix
18 40 (7.42%) Service Management
18 40 (7.42%) Disaster Recovery
18 40 (7.42%) Telecoms
19 39 (7.24%) ERP
19 39 (7.24%) Continuous Improvement
20 37 (6.86%) FMCG
21 36 (6.68%) MS Excel
21 36 (6.68%) Strategic Planning
22 35 (6.49%) WAN
22 35 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 32 (5.94%) MS Exchange
2 22 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 20 (3.71%) SharePoint
4 15 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (1.67%) Apache
7 8 (1.48%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 8 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2000
7 8 (1.48%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (1.48%) SugarCRM
8 7 (1.30%) IIS
9 5 (0.93%) Lync
10 4 (0.74%) JBoss
10 4 (0.74%) CMS
11 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.37%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.37%) Drupal
12 2 (0.37%) nginx
12 2 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 36 (6.68%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.97%) MS Office
3 2 (0.37%) MS Project
3 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.86%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (0.93%) Temenos T24
3 4 (0.74%) Sage 50
4 2 (0.37%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.19%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.19%) Bankmaster
5 1 (0.19%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.19%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.19%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.82%) Office 365
2 12 (2.23%) SaaS
3 9 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.93%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.37%) IaaS
6 2 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (8.72%) Firewall
2 35 (6.49%) WAN
3 21 (3.90%) LAN
4 14 (2.60%) SAN
5 12 (2.23%) DNS
6 11 (2.04%) VoIP
7 10 (1.86%) Intranet
8 9 (1.67%) Internet
8 9 (1.67%) DHCP
9 7 (1.30%) Wireless
10 6 (1.11%) Network Security
11 5 (0.93%) TCP/IP
12 4 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.56%) VPN
13 3 (0.56%) NAS
14 2 (0.37%) FWSM
14 2 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (0.37%) HTTP
14 2 (0.37%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.01%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.30%) MySQL
3 7 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.56%) Big Data
6 3 (0.56%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.19%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 8 (1.48%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.37%) JIRA
3 1 (0.19%) FitNesse
3 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.19%) NUnit
3 1 (0.19%) Subversion
3 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 171 (31.73%) Finance
2 69 (12.80%) Retail
3 40 (7.42%) Telecoms
4 25 (4.64%) Banking
4 25 (4.64%) Legal
5 17 (3.15%) Law
6 13 (2.41%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.41%) Publishing
7 9 (1.67%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.30%) Back Office
8 7 (1.30%) Marketing
9 6 (1.11%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.93%) Electronics
11 4 (0.74%) Advertising
12 3 (0.56%) Games
12 3 (0.56%) Front Office
13 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.19%) French Language
14 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.53%) LAMP
2 13 (2.41%) .NET
3 10 (1.86%) CSS
4 7 (1.30%) XML
4 7 (1.30%) HTML
5 6 (1.11%) Middleware
6 5 (0.93%) Web Services
6 5 (0.93%) EDI
7 4 (0.74%) Yii
7 4 (0.74%) Pandas
8 3 (0.56%) J2EE
9 2 (0.37%) COM
9 2 (0.37%) Django
9 2 (0.37%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.19%) Itk
10 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.19%) jQuery
10 1 (0.19%) RESTful
10 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.19%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 80 (14.84%) Management Information System
2 37 (6.86%) FMCG
3 25 (4.64%) Computer Science
3 25 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (4.27%) Data Centre
5 9 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (1.48%) EPoS
6 8 (1.48%) Hedge funds
6 8 (1.48%) BYOD
7 6 (1.11%) CMDB
8 5 (0.93%) User Experience
8 5 (0.93%) Freedom of Information
9 4 (0.74%) Replication
9 4 (0.74%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.74%) Life Science
9 4 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (0.74%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (0.56%) HP StoreVirtual
10 3 (0.56%) Market Risk
10 3 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 56 (10.39%) Windows
2 29 (5.38%) Linux
3 26 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (1.67%) UNIX
5 9 (1.67%) Mac OS X
6 7 (1.30%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.74%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.56%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.56%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (31.54%) ITIL
2 152 (28.20%) Project Management
3 107 (19.85%) Service Delivery
4 75 (13.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 72 (13.36%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (12.62%) Line Management
7 59 (10.95%) Information Security
8 48 (8.91%) Change Management
9 45 (8.35%) PRINCE2
10 43 (7.98%) CRM
11 40 (7.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 40 (7.42%) Service Management
12 39 (7.24%) ERP
12 39 (7.24%) Continuous Improvement
13 36 (6.68%) Strategic Planning
14 34 (6.31%) Waterfall
15 31 (5.75%) Risk Management
15 31 (5.75%) People Management
16 28 (5.19%) E-Commerce
17 27 (5.01%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 43 (7.98%) SQL
2 19 (3.53%) JavaScript
3 18 (3.34%) PHP
4 9 (1.67%) C
5 6 (1.11%) C#
5 6 (1.11%) Python
6 4 (0.74%) Java
7 1 (0.19%) VBA
7 1 (0.19%) C++
Qualifications
1 72 (13.36%) Degree
2 20 (3.71%) MCSE
2 20 (3.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (2.60%) CISM
4 14 (2.60%) CISSP
5 11 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (1.30%) CISA
7 6 (1.11%) PMP
7 6 (1.11%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.11%) CCNA
8 5 (0.93%) CRISC
9 1 (0.19%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) ISSMP
9 1 (0.19%) HND
9 1 (0.19%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.01%) COBIT
2 18 (3.34%) SLA
3 15 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (2.23%) QA
5 9 (1.67%) PCI DSS
6 8 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (1.11%) TickIT
7 6 (1.11%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.19%) BS7799
9 1 (0.19%) HL7
System Software
1 35 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (5.75%) Active Directory
3 17 (3.15%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.30%) vSphere
5 6 (1.11%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.74%) XenApp
6 4 (0.74%) XenServer
7 2 (0.37%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.37%) Varnish
8 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.19%) UAG
8 1 (0.19%) Samba
8 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.48%) Backup Exec
2 5 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.37%) Salt
3 2 (0.37%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.37%) SCCM
3 2 (0.37%) Puppet
3 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.19%) Ansible
4 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 80 (14.84%) Microsoft
2 55 (10.20%) VMware
3 41 (7.61%) Citrix
4 33 (6.12%) Cisco
5 20 (3.71%) Oracle
6 14 (2.60%) SAP
7 10 (1.86%) Avaya
7 10 (1.86%) Sage
8 8 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.48%) Dell
9 6 (1.11%) HP
9 6 (1.11%) IBM
9 6 (1.11%) Google
10 4 (0.74%) Veeam
10 4 (0.74%) SolarWinds
10 4 (0.74%) Trend Micro
11 3 (0.56%) RedPrairie
11 3 (0.56%) TOWER Software
11 3 (0.56%) Epicor
12 2 (0.37%) NetApp
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Erin Associates
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Midlands
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Sussex
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £58000 - £65000 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
LA International
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
PS Computer
Salary: £50k - £60k + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £84000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experian
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experian
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £150000 - £190000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Robert Walters Technology - Experian
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Robert Walters Technology - Experian
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Robert Walters Technology - Experian
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 +Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Truro
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Network Interlinks
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
Nottingham
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + car
Posted: 15 days ago
Fitzrovia, in the Heart of London
University of Westminster
Salary: £57,700 p.a plus excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago