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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 569 644 635
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 299 221 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.22% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 236 179 201
Average salary £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £49,950 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £105,000 £96,000
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
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
95146 98530 96981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.55% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 78725 80421 81983
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 £27,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +75 112 £75,000 -11.76% 5
East of England +69 72 £77,000 +18.46% 5
South East -13 50 £85,000 +13.33% 5
North West +32 30 £55,000 -9.83% 7
Yorkshire +9 19 £62,500 +28.86% 1
West Midlands -32 16 £59,500 -15.00% 1
South West -30 10 £61,250 -31.94% 3
East Midlands +11 5 £57,500 -17.85%
Midlands - 1 £80,000 -
Head of IT
UK

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 189 (35.33%) ITIL
2 172 (32.15%) Finance
3 166 (31.03%) Project Management
4 124 (23.18%) Service Delivery
5 93 (17.38%) Degree
6 82 (15.33%) PRINCE2
7 80 (14.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 69 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
9 67 (12.52%) Management Information System
10 64 (11.96%) Change Management
11 63 (11.78%) Microsoft
12 57 (10.65%) VMware
12 57 (10.65%) Line Management
13 47 (8.79%) Retail
14 46 (8.60%) Disaster Recovery
15 45 (8.41%) Windows
16 43 (8.04%) Citrix
17 41 (7.66%) Firewall
17 41 (7.66%) Risk Management
18 39 (7.29%) CRM
18 39 (7.29%) Continuous Improvement
19 38 (7.10%) SQL
19 38 (7.10%) Strategic Planning
20 37 (6.92%) Service Management
20 37 (6.92%) People Management
21 36 (6.73%) Programme Management
22 35 (6.54%) Business Analysis
23 34 (6.36%) SQL Server
23 34 (6.36%) Business Continuity
23 34 (6.36%) Information Security

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (5.98%) MS Exchange
2 22 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 18 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (2.43%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.68%) Apache
5 9 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.75%) Drupal
6 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2000
6 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.56%) Lync
8 2 (0.37%) nginx
8 2 (0.37%) IIS
9 1 (0.19%) JBoss
9 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.19%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.62%) MS Office
3 3 (0.56%) MS Project
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.56%) Sage 50
3 2 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.37%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.37%) Magento
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.19%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.19%) Bankmaster
4 1 (0.19%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.86%) Office 365
2 8 (1.50%) SaaS
3 7 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.56%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (7.66%) Firewall
2 25 (4.67%) WAN
3 18 (3.36%) SAN
4 14 (2.62%) LAN
5 11 (2.06%) Intranet
6 10 (1.87%) Internet
6 10 (1.87%) VoIP
6 10 (1.87%) Network Security
7 8 (1.50%) DNS
8 7 (1.31%) DHCP
9 6 (1.12%) TCP/IP
9 6 (1.12%) NAS
10 5 (0.93%) Wireless
11 4 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (0.75%) VPN
12 3 (0.56%) MPLS
12 3 (0.56%) BGP
12 3 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
14 1 (0.19%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.50%) MySQL
6 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.75%) Big Data
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.19%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.19%) QlikView
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.19%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.19%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (0.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
General
1 172 (32.15%) Finance
2 47 (8.79%) Retail
3 33 (6.17%) Telecoms
4 30 (5.61%) Legal
5 23 (4.30%) Law
6 21 (3.93%) Banking
7 15 (2.80%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.87%) Marketing
9 7 (1.31%) Publishing
9 7 (1.31%) Back Office
10 5 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.75%) Electronics
12 3 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.56%) Advertising
12 3 (0.56%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.37%) Front Office
14 1 (0.19%) Local Government
14 1 (0.19%) French Language
14 1 (0.19%) German Language
14 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.74%) .NET
2 10 (1.87%) Web Services
3 8 (1.50%) XML
3 8 (1.50%) LAMP
4 6 (1.12%) Middleware
4 6 (1.12%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.12%) .NET Framework
5 4 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (0.75%) Django
5 4 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (0.56%) HTML
7 2 (0.37%) COM
8 1 (0.19%) CSS
8 1 (0.19%) Classic ASP
8 1 (0.19%) SAP XI
8 1 (0.19%) jQuery
8 1 (0.19%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.19%) RESTful
8 1 (0.19%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.19%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 67 (12.52%) Management Information System
2 33 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (5.23%) FMCG
4 24 (4.49%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.31%) Open Source
5 7 (1.31%) Hedge funds
6 6 (1.12%) PMI
7 5 (0.93%) EPoS
7 5 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.56%) EqualLogic
8 3 (0.56%) Social Media
8 3 (0.56%) Life Science
8 3 (0.56%) Statistics
8 3 (0.56%) Photography
8 3 (0.56%) Replication
9 2 (0.37%) AS400
10 1 (0.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.19%) NHS
10 1 (0.19%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (8.41%) Windows
2 17 (3.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (2.80%) Linux
4 9 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (0.93%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.75%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.56%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.56%) UNIX
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (35.33%) ITIL
2 166 (31.03%) Project Management
3 124 (23.18%) Service Delivery
4 82 (15.33%) PRINCE2
5 80 (14.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 69 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (11.96%) Change Management
8 57 (10.65%) Line Management
9 46 (8.60%) Disaster Recovery
10 41 (7.66%) Risk Management
11 39 (7.29%) CRM
11 39 (7.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 38 (7.10%) Strategic Planning
13 37 (6.92%) Service Management
13 37 (6.92%) People Management
14 36 (6.73%) Programme Management
15 35 (6.54%) Business Analysis
16 34 (6.36%) Business Continuity
16 34 (6.36%) Information Security
17 32 (5.98%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 38 (7.10%) SQL
2 14 (2.62%) C#
3 13 (2.43%) PHP
4 10 (1.87%) C
4 10 (1.87%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.75%) Java
5 4 (0.75%) T-SQL
5 4 (0.75%) Python
6 3 (0.56%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.56%) VB
7 2 (0.37%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.37%) Korn
8 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 93 (17.38%) Degree
2 23 (4.30%) ITIL Certification
3 20 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (3.74%) MCSE
4 17 (3.18%) CISM
5 16 (2.99%) CISA
6 14 (2.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 13 (2.43%) CISSP
8 11 (2.06%) PMI Certification
9 10 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (1.12%) CCNA
12 5 (0.93%) ISEB
12 5 (0.93%) PMP
13 4 (0.75%) CCNP
13 4 (0.75%) CGEIT
13 4 (0.75%) CRISC
14 3 (0.56%) Security Cleared
15 2 (0.37%) MCITP
15 2 (0.37%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.23%) SLA
2 25 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (4.30%) COBIT
4 19 (3.55%) QA
5 11 (2.06%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.37%) Val IT
8 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.19%) BS7799
8 1 (0.19%) HL7
System Software
1 28 (5.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (4.49%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.68%) Hyper-V
3 9 (1.68%) XenApp
4 4 (0.75%) XenServer
4 4 (0.75%) vSphere
4 4 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (0.75%) Varnish
5 2 (0.37%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.19%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (0.93%) Backup Exec
1 5 (0.93%) SCCM
2 4 (0.75%) Puppet
2 4 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.75%) Salt
3 1 (0.19%) Ansible
Vendors
1 63 (11.78%) Microsoft
2 57 (10.65%) VMware
3 43 (8.04%) Citrix
4 31 (5.79%) Cisco
5 19 (3.55%) Oracle
6 16 (2.99%) SAP
7 8 (1.50%) Sage
8 6 (1.12%) Dell
9 5 (0.93%) Avaya
9 5 (0.93%) HP
10 4 (0.75%) IBM
10 4 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.56%) NetApp
11 3 (0.56%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.56%) Google
11 3 (0.56%) Veeam
11 3 (0.56%) SolarWinds
11 3 (0.56%) Trend Micro
12 2 (0.37%) Websense
12 2 (0.37%) TOWER Software
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Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
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Salary: From £62,746 to £83,661 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 - £77000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
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Altrincham, Cheshire
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Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: to £50,000 + Benefits
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Bury, Lancashire
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Salary: circa £45k - £55k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
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Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth
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Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
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Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Greater Manchester
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Posted: 16 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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Oxfordshire
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Norwich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £75000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago