The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 645 666 685
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 258 197 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 219 170 162
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 £52,000 £52,500 £47,975
10% offered a salary of more than £95,500 £100,250 £94,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £68,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102606 96024 105994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.24% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84657 80426 91603
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Head of IT
UK

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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 -44 63 £83,750 -6.94% 3
South East -12 50 £80,000 +14.28% 5
East of England +13 49 £70,000 -1.75% 2
West Midlands +13 24 £60,000 -11.11% 4
North West +21 23 £65,000 -10.34% 4
Yorkshire -16 23 £80,000 +23.07% 4
North East +5 11 £65,000 +4.00% 1
South West -13 8 £63,750 -10.83% 1
East Midlands -2 6 £51,250 -34.92% 2
Head of IT
UK

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 176 (34.24%) Finance
2 114 (22.18%) Service Delivery
3 101 (19.65%) ITIL
4 98 (19.07%) Project Management
5 85 (16.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 83 (16.15%) Degree
7 67 (13.04%) PRINCE2
8 66 (12.84%) Microsoft
9 63 (12.26%) Service Management
10 60 (11.67%) Change Management
11 52 (10.12%) Retail
11 52 (10.12%) Windows
12 51 (9.92%) ERP
13 50 (9.73%) CRM
14 48 (9.34%) Management Information System
15 40 (7.78%) Telecoms
16 38 (7.39%) Supplier Management
16 38 (7.39%) .NET
17 37 (7.20%) MS Excel
18 36 (7.00%) SQL
19 35 (6.81%) SQL Server
19 35 (6.81%) VMware
20 34 (6.61%) Information Management
21 31 (6.03%) Programme Management
21 31 (6.03%) ITSM
22 30 (5.84%) Firewall
22 30 (5.84%) Disaster Recovery
23 29 (5.64%) Performance Management
24 28 (5.45%) Banking
24 28 (5.45%) Business Intelligence

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 21 (4.09%) MS Exchange
2 17 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.95%) Lync
4 6 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (1.17%) Apache
4 6 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.78%) IIS
7 3 (0.58%) ColdFusion
7 3 (0.58%) Moodle
8 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.19%) CMS
9 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.19%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.19%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.19%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.19%) SAS
9 1 (0.19%) Drupal
9 1 (0.19%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (7.20%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.89%) MS Office
3 9 (1.75%) MS Project
4 7 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.58%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.39%) Magento
4 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.19%) Maximo
4 1 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.56%) Office 365
2 6 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.39%) SaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.84%) Firewall
2 17 (3.31%) WAN
3 15 (2.92%) SAN
4 11 (2.14%) LAN
5 9 (1.75%) Internet
6 8 (1.56%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.97%) VPN
7 5 (0.97%) DNS
8 4 (0.78%) MPLS
8 4 (0.78%) Wireless
8 4 (0.78%) IP Telephony
8 4 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.78%) Network Security
8 4 (0.78%) iSCSI
9 3 (0.58%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (0.58%) RFID
9 3 (0.58%) DHCP
10 1 (0.19%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.19%) HTTP
10 1 (0.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (6.81%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.33%) Data Mining
3 8 (1.56%) MySQL
4 6 (1.17%) OLAP
4 6 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.19%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.58%) LabVIEW
1 3 (0.58%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.19%) MSI
2 1 (0.19%) Subversion
2 1 (0.19%) JIRA
2 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
General
1 176 (34.24%) Finance
2 52 (10.12%) Retail
3 40 (7.78%) Telecoms
4 28 (5.45%) Banking
5 18 (3.50%) Manufacturing
6 16 (3.11%) Legal
7 15 (2.92%) Marketing
8 14 (2.72%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.56%) Advertising
11 7 (1.36%) French Language
11 7 (1.36%) German Language
11 7 (1.36%) Spanish Language
12 6 (1.17%) Law
13 4 (0.78%) Front Office
13 4 (0.78%) Back Office
13 4 (0.78%) Billing
13 4 (0.78%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.58%) Automotive
14 3 (0.58%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (7.39%) .NET
2 12 (2.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (1.36%) XML
4 6 (1.17%) HTML
5 5 (0.97%) Web Services
6 4 (0.78%) CSS
6 4 (0.78%) EDI
7 3 (0.58%) XHTML
8 2 (0.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (0.39%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.19%) Zend Framework
9 1 (0.19%) jQuery
9 1 (0.19%) XSLT
9 1 (0.19%) Flash
9 1 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.19%) LAMP
9 1 (0.19%) JSF
9 1 (0.19%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.34%) Management Information System
2 9 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 8 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 5 (0.97%) FMCG
5 4 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (0.78%) RMADS
5 4 (0.78%) Life Science
5 4 (0.78%) Biotechnology
5 4 (0.78%) Open Source
5 4 (0.78%) EqualLogic
5 4 (0.78%) LIMS
5 4 (0.78%) Mainframe
5 4 (0.78%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.58%) PMI
6 3 (0.58%) EPoS
6 3 (0.58%) Clustering
6 3 (0.58%) Market Risk
7 2 (0.39%) CMDB
7 2 (0.39%) Social Media
7 2 (0.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 52 (10.12%) Windows
2 13 (2.53%) Windows 7
3 11 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (1.95%) UNIX
5 9 (1.75%) Linux
6 6 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.78%) Solaris
7 4 (0.78%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.19%) AIX
8 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (22.18%) Service Delivery
2 101 (19.65%) ITIL
3 98 (19.07%) Project Management
4 85 (16.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 67 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 63 (12.26%) Service Management
7 60 (11.67%) Change Management
8 51 (9.92%) ERP
9 50 (9.73%) CRM
10 38 (7.39%) Supplier Management
11 34 (6.61%) Information Management
12 31 (6.03%) Programme Management
12 31 (6.03%) ITSM
13 30 (5.84%) Disaster Recovery
14 29 (5.64%) Performance Management
15 28 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
15 28 (5.45%) PRINCE
16 27 (5.25%) Business Analysis
17 26 (5.06%) Logistics
18 25 (4.86%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 36 (7.00%) SQL
2 18 (3.50%) C
3 16 (3.11%) C#
4 10 (1.95%) Java
5 9 (1.75%) T-SQL
6 7 (1.36%) C++
7 4 (0.78%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.78%) PHP
8 3 (0.58%) Python
8 3 (0.58%) Fortran
8 3 (0.58%) MATLAB
8 3 (0.58%) Perl
8 3 (0.58%) VB
9 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.19%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.19%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 83 (16.15%) Degree
2 19 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 17 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 12 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 11 (2.14%) ISEB
6 8 (1.56%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (1.17%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.78%) MCSE
9 4 (0.78%) CCNA
9 4 (0.78%) CISSP
10 3 (0.58%) PMP
11 2 (0.39%) ACCA
11 2 (0.39%) CISM
11 2 (0.39%) CIMA
12 1 (0.19%) MBA
12 1 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.19%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.86%) SLA
2 24 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.36%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.97%) QA
4 5 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.78%) GCP
5 4 (0.78%) GMP
5 4 (0.78%) GLP
6 3 (0.58%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.19%) WAI
7 1 (0.19%) COBIT
7 1 (0.19%) TickIT
System Software
1 28 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.56%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.56%) vSphere
4 1 (0.19%) vCloud
4 1 (0.19%) XenApp
4 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (0.78%) WSUS
2 1 (0.19%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.19%) MOM
2 1 (0.19%) Nessus
Vendors
1 66 (12.84%) Microsoft
2 35 (6.81%) VMware
3 22 (4.28%) Cisco
4 20 (3.89%) SAP
5 11 (2.14%) Oracle
5 11 (2.14%) Citrix
6 9 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.36%) Sage
7 7 (1.36%) Cognos
7 7 (1.36%) RedPrairie
7 7 (1.36%) Dell
8 6 (1.17%) HP
9 5 (0.97%) Avaya
9 5 (0.97%) ProCurve
10 4 (0.78%) Rackspace
10 4 (0.78%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.39%) TOWER Software
11 2 (0.39%) IBM
11 2 (0.39%) SonicWALL
11 2 (0.39%) Google
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crewe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Posted: Yesterday
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Esum
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum £50K Basic + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Websense Recruit Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Michael Page Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Red10
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + + car, Bonus, Pension, Health, etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Car, Pension, 25% Bonus, medical
Posted: 9 days ago
Yorkshire
Baxter Neumann
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Salary: €100000 - €150000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £39000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 19 days ago
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Executive Package
Posted: 20 days ago