The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Head of IT featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Technology
Rank 644 688 707
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 255 244 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.25% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 230 194 230
Median salary £75,000 £73,135 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.55% +0.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,994 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
88317 96662 103275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.36% 96.21% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 75019 81021 84081
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Head of IT in the job title.

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 30 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of IT within the England region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +50 119 £82,500 +3.12% 7
South East +53 58 £77,500 +19.23% 4
North West +16 18 £67,500 +8.87%
East of England +12 16 £72,500 -12.12%
West Midlands -7 15 £75,000 +13.20% 2
Yorkshire +41 13 £75,000 +36.36% 1
South West -5 11 £57,500 -11.53%
East Midlands -9 4 £55,000 -38.88%
Midlands +12 1 - -
Head of IT
UK

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Head of IT job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 167 (35.76%) Finance
2 88 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 73 (15.63%) Service Delivery
4 72 (15.42%) Project Management
5 69 (14.78%) ITIL
6 66 (14.13%) Information Security
7 59 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (11.13%) Retail
9 50 (10.71%) Microsoft
10 49 (10.49%) CRM
11 47 (10.06%) Degree
12 46 (9.85%) Management Information System
13 42 (8.99%) ERP
14 40 (8.57%) Mentoring
15 39 (8.35%) Change Management
16 36 (7.71%) PRINCE2
17 34 (7.28%) Risk Management
18 33 (7.07%) Disaster Recovery
18 33 (7.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 33 (7.07%) Programme Management
19 31 (6.64%) MS Excel
20 30 (6.42%) Windows
20 30 (6.42%) Service Management
20 30 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
21 29 (6.21%) People Management
21 29 (6.21%) Supplier Management
22 28 (6.00%) PCI DSS
22 28 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
23 27 (5.78%) Analytics
23 27 (5.78%) Data Centre

Head of IT Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (2.57%) Apache Pig
2 5 (1.07%) Apache
2 5 (1.07%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.64%) IIS
4 3 (0.64%) nginx
5 2 (0.43%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.43%) Drupal
5 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.21%) Documentum
6 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 31 (6.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.21%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (4.50%) SaaS
4 20 (4.28%) Office 365
5 10 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (2.14%) Amazon EMR
5 10 (2.14%) Amazon S3
5 10 (2.14%) IaaS
6 7 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.86%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.57%) Firewall
2 11 (2.36%) Network Security
3 8 (1.71%) Internet
3 8 (1.71%) WAN
4 6 (1.28%) LAN
4 6 (1.28%) VoIP
5 5 (1.07%) SAN
6 4 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (0.86%) MPLS
6 4 (0.86%) VPN
7 2 (0.43%) DHCP
8 1 (0.21%) DNS
8 1 (0.21%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.21%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.21%) Skype
8 1 (0.21%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.71%) Hadoop
2 21 (4.50%) Big Data
3 12 (2.57%) Apache Hive
3 12 (2.57%) Impala
3 12 (2.57%) SQL Server
4 10 (2.14%) Mahout
4 10 (2.14%) MongoDB
4 10 (2.14%) Neo4j
4 10 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (1.71%) MySQL
6 7 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.64%) GIS
7 3 (0.64%) Redis
7 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.43%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.21%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (2.57%) Jenkins
2 10 (2.14%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.14%) Vagrant
2 10 (2.14%) Yeoman
General
1 167 (35.76%) Finance
2 52 (11.13%) Retail
3 26 (5.57%) Manufacturing
4 19 (4.07%) Banking
4 19 (4.07%) Marketing
4 19 (4.07%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.78%) Law
6 10 (2.14%) Billing
6 10 (2.14%) Legal
7 9 (1.93%) Back Office
8 4 (0.86%) Electronics
8 4 (0.86%) Front Office
8 4 (0.86%) Games
9 3 (0.64%) Publishing
9 3 (0.64%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Local Government
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.21%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.57%) .NET
2 10 (2.14%) Cascalog
2 10 (2.14%) D3.js
2 10 (2.14%) Natural Language Processing
2 10 (2.14%) Pandas
2 10 (2.14%) scikit-learn
2 10 (2.14%) SciPy
3 5 (1.07%) LAMP
4 3 (0.64%) beanstalkd
4 3 (0.64%) COM
4 3 (0.64%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (0.64%) Web Services
5 2 (0.43%) CSS
5 2 (0.43%) HTML
6 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.21%) EDI
6 1 (0.21%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.85%) Management Information System
2 27 (5.78%) Data Centre
3 19 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.14%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.14%) Visualisation
5 8 (1.71%) Life Science
6 7 (1.50%) EPoS
6 7 (1.50%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.28%) CESG
7 6 (1.28%) PMI
8 5 (1.07%) FMCG
8 5 (1.07%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.07%) Statistics
9 4 (0.86%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.86%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.64%) SCADA
11 2 (0.43%) Clustering
11 2 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.43%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.43%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (6.42%) Windows
2 19 (4.07%) Linux
3 12 (2.57%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.71%) Unix
5 4 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.64%) CentOS
7 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.21%) Android
8 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
2 73 (15.63%) Service Delivery
3 72 (15.42%) Project Management
4 69 (14.78%) ITIL
5 66 (14.13%) Information Security
6 59 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (10.49%) CRM
8 42 (8.99%) ERP
9 40 (8.57%) Mentoring
10 39 (8.35%) Change Management
11 36 (7.71%) PRINCE2
12 34 (7.28%) Risk Management
13 33 (7.07%) Disaster Recovery
13 33 (7.07%) Programme Management
14 30 (6.42%) Service Management
15 29 (6.21%) People Management
15 29 (6.21%) Supplier Management
16 28 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
17 27 (5.78%) Analytics
18 25 (5.35%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (5.14%) SQL
2 12 (2.57%) C
2 12 (2.57%) Python
2 12 (2.57%) R
3 11 (2.36%) PHP
4 10 (2.14%) Bash Shell
4 10 (2.14%) Clojure
4 10 (2.14%) Cypher
4 10 (2.14%) VBA
5 6 (1.28%) Java
6 3 (0.64%) C#
6 3 (0.64%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.43%) C++
7 2 (0.43%) MATLAB
7 2 (0.43%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.43%) Scala
8 1 (0.21%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 47 (10.06%) Degree
2 21 (4.50%) CISSP
3 17 (3.64%) CISM
4 12 (2.57%) CISA
5 9 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (1.93%) PMI Certification
5 9 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (1.50%) CRISC
7 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.86%) MCSE
8 4 (0.86%) PMP
9 2 (0.43%) APMP
9 2 (0.43%) CEH
9 2 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.43%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.43%) HND
9 2 (0.43%) ISEB
9 2 (0.43%) PhD
9 2 (0.43%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (6.00%) PCI DSS
3 24 (5.14%) SLA
4 23 (4.93%) QA
5 11 (2.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (1.50%) COBIT
7 4 (0.86%) Government Security Classifications
8 3 (0.64%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.64%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.43%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.43%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.21%) BS7799
10 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 10 (2.14%) HDFS
1 10 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
1 10 (2.14%) VirtualBox
2 9 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.50%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.28%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.43%) Docker
6 1 (0.21%) KVM
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.21%) XenApp
6 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (1.71%) Puppet
2 6 (1.28%) SCCM
3 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.21%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 50 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 17 (3.64%) Cisco
2 17 (3.64%) Oracle
3 16 (3.43%) SAP
4 12 (2.57%) VMware
5 10 (2.14%) Cloudera
6 7 (1.50%) Sun
7 6 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.86%) Citrix
8 4 (0.86%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.64%) ION Trading
9 3 (0.64%) NetApp
10 2 (0.43%) Ab Initio
10 2 (0.43%) Apple
10 2 (0.43%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.43%) Dell
10 2 (0.43%) EMC
10 2 (0.43%) iManage
10 2 (0.43%) Teradata
11 1 (0.21%) ServiceNow
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Circa £75K Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate
Guru Careers
Salary: 90000-95000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Berwick Partners
Salary: £75,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Dover
Michael Page Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
South East London
Sage UK Limited
Salary: + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £140000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Hereford
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Mint
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
Winchester
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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