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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 597 660 667
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 293 248 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 232 202 180
Average salary £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £105,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
98056 106457 98778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.69% 94.58% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 81089 87072 83152
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 £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 £38,500
% 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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +55 117 £75,000 -6.25% 10
East of England +80 60 £75,000 +25.00% 5
South East -4 35 £70,000 -6.66% 3
North West +23 27 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Yorkshire +4 20 £70,000 +42.13% 1
West Midlands -14 19 £67,500 -3.57% 3
South West -29 11 £75,000 -16.66% 3
East Midlands +9 4 £58,750 -2.08% 1
Midlands - 1 £80,000 - 1
Head of IT
UK

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (36.10%) ITIL
2 169 (32.63%) Finance
3 163 (31.47%) Project Management
4 128 (24.71%) Service Delivery
5 91 (17.57%) Degree
6 79 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 72 (13.90%) Agile Software Development
8 71 (13.71%) Management Information System
9 70 (13.51%) PRINCE2
10 60 (11.58%) Microsoft
11 59 (11.39%) Change Management
12 55 (10.62%) VMware
13 52 (10.04%) Line Management
14 49 (9.46%) Retail
15 48 (9.27%) Citrix
16 47 (9.07%) Disaster Recovery
17 45 (8.69%) Firewall
18 41 (7.92%) Windows
19 40 (7.72%) Strategic Planning
20 39 (7.53%) Risk Management
20 39 (7.53%) SQL
21 36 (6.95%) CRM
21 36 (6.95%) MS Exchange
21 36 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
22 35 (6.76%) People Management
22 35 (6.76%) Telecoms
23 34 (6.56%) Service Management
23 34 (6.56%) Waterfall
23 34 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
24 33 (6.37%) E-Commerce

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 36 (6.95%) MS Exchange
2 27 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2007
3 20 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (3.09%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.74%) Apache
5 9 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (1.35%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 7 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2000
6 7 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (0.77%) Lync
7 4 (0.77%) Drupal
7 4 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.39%) nginx
8 2 (0.39%) JBoss
9 1 (0.19%) IIS
9 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 23 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.77%) Sage 50
3 3 (0.58%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.39%) Magento
4 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.39%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.19%) Bankmaster
5 1 (0.19%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.98%) Office 365
2 8 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.54%) SaaS
3 3 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.58%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 45 (8.69%) Firewall
2 29 (5.60%) WAN
3 17 (3.28%) LAN
4 13 (2.51%) SAN
5 11 (2.12%) Intranet
6 10 (1.93%) Internet
7 9 (1.74%) VoIP
8 8 (1.54%) Network Security
8 8 (1.54%) DNS
9 7 (1.35%) DHCP
10 6 (1.16%) TCP/IP
10 6 (1.16%) NAS
11 5 (0.97%) Wireless
12 4 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (0.77%) VPN
12 4 (0.77%) MPLS
13 3 (0.58%) BGP
14 2 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
15 1 (0.19%) iSCSI
15 1 (0.19%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.54%) MySQL
6 4 (0.77%) Big Data
7 2 (0.39%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.19%) DB2
8 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.19%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (0.77%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
General
1 169 (32.63%) Finance
2 49 (9.46%) Retail
3 35 (6.76%) Telecoms
4 29 (5.60%) Legal
5 20 (3.86%) Banking
5 20 (3.86%) Law
6 13 (2.51%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.74%) Publishing
7 9 (1.74%) Marketing
8 8 (1.54%) Back Office
9 5 (0.97%) Electronics
9 5 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.77%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.58%) Advertising
12 2 (0.39%) Front Office
12 2 (0.39%) French Language
13 1 (0.19%) German Language
13 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.70%) .NET
2 10 (1.93%) Web Services
3 8 (1.54%) XML
3 8 (1.54%) LAMP
4 5 (0.97%) Middleware
5 4 (0.77%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (0.77%) Django
6 2 (0.39%) HTML
6 2 (0.39%) COM
6 2 (0.39%) Pandas
7 1 (0.19%) Itk
7 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.19%) EDI
7 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.19%) RESTful
7 1 (0.19%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.19%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 71 (13.71%) Management Information System
2 36 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (6.18%) FMCG
4 26 (5.02%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.74%) Hedge funds
6 7 (1.35%) BYOD
7 6 (1.16%) Open Source
8 5 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (0.97%) PMI
8 5 (0.97%) EPoS
9 4 (0.77%) Replication
9 4 (0.77%) Life Science
9 4 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.58%) User Experience
10 3 (0.58%) EqualLogic
10 3 (0.58%) Social Media
10 3 (0.58%) Statistics
10 3 (0.58%) Photography
11 2 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.39%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (7.92%) Windows
2 20 (3.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (2.70%) Linux
4 11 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.16%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.77%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.77%) UNIX
8 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (36.10%) ITIL
2 163 (31.47%) Project Management
3 128 (24.71%) Service Delivery
4 79 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 72 (13.90%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (13.51%) PRINCE2
7 59 (11.39%) Change Management
8 52 (10.04%) Line Management
9 47 (9.07%) Disaster Recovery
10 40 (7.72%) Strategic Planning
11 39 (7.53%) Risk Management
12 36 (6.95%) CRM
13 35 (6.76%) People Management
14 34 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
14 34 (6.56%) Waterfall
14 34 (6.56%) Service Management
15 33 (6.37%) E-Commerce
15 33 (6.37%) Business Analysis
15 33 (6.37%) Information Security
16 31 (5.98%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (7.53%) SQL
2 13 (2.51%) PHP
3 11 (2.12%) C
3 11 (2.12%) JavaScript
4 8 (1.54%) C#
5 6 (1.16%) Python
6 4 (0.77%) Java
7 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.19%) Korn
7 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.19%) VB
7 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 91 (17.57%) Degree
2 23 (4.44%) MCSE
2 23 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
4 16 (3.09%) CISM
5 13 (2.51%) CISSP
6 12 (2.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 12 (2.32%) CISA
7 9 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.35%) PMI Certification
8 7 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (1.16%) CCNA
10 5 (0.97%) CRISC
11 4 (0.77%) CGEIT
11 4 (0.77%) ISEB
12 3 (0.58%) CCNP
13 2 (0.39%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.39%) PMP
13 2 (0.39%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.39%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.21%) SLA
1 27 (5.21%) COBIT
2 25 (4.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (3.47%) QA
4 12 (2.32%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.39%) Val IT
7 1 (0.19%) HL7
7 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.19%) BS7799
System Software
1 30 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (4.44%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.32%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.74%) XenApp
5 4 (0.77%) XenServer
5 4 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (0.77%) Varnish
6 3 (0.58%) vSphere
7 2 (0.39%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.19%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (1.35%) Backup Exec
2 5 (0.97%) SCCM
2 5 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.77%) Salt
3 4 (0.77%) Puppet
3 4 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.39%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.19%) Ansible
Vendors
1 60 (11.58%) Microsoft
2 55 (10.62%) VMware
3 48 (9.27%) Citrix
4 31 (5.98%) Cisco
5 21 (4.05%) Oracle
6 14 (2.70%) SAP
7 11 (2.12%) Sage
8 8 (1.54%) Avaya
9 7 (1.35%) Dell
10 5 (0.97%) HP
10 5 (0.97%) IBM
11 4 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.77%) Veeam
11 4 (0.77%) SolarWinds
11 4 (0.77%) Trend Micro
12 3 (0.58%) Google
12 3 (0.58%) TOWER Software
13 2 (0.39%) Websense
13 2 (0.39%) Epicor
13 2 (0.39%) NetApp
Crawley, West Sussex
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £85,000 to £85,000 per annum £64K Basic + £12K Variable + £8400 C
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £85,000 to £85,000 per annum £64K Basic + £12K Variable + £8400 C
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holida
Posted: 7 hours ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Robert Walters
Posted: 11 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
FT Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £130 to £160,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 - £68000 per annum + Bonus and 26 days holidays
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 - £68000 per annum + Bonus and 26 days holidays
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Attractive salary + bens inc. bonus & car
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + up to £10,000 bonus, pension, etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, car, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Salary Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago