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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Information Technology
UK / England
Rank 609 673 668
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 216 244 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.27% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 189 204 218
Median salary £77,500 £80,000 £77,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,200 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £115,000 £102,500
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £75,000 £77,250
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.91%

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
75786 92005 96275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.34% 96.49% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 63327 78011 80264
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +69 84 £77,500 -3.12% 7
South East +41 34 £85,000 -4.22% 4
North West +12 27 £88,750 +14.51% 2
West Midlands +27 21 £77,500 +6.89% 1
East Midlands +23 17 £73,750 +13.46% 3
Yorkshire +12 14 £75,000 -
East of England +15 13 £90,000 +38.46% 2
South West -4 6 £53,760 -23.20%
Head of IT
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 112 (23.53%) Finance
2 103 (21.64%) Service Delivery
3 92 (19.33%) ITIL
4 89 (18.70%) Project Management
5 76 (15.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 72 (15.13%) Information Security
7 60 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
8 57 (11.97%) Change Management
9 55 (11.55%) Microsoft
9 55 (11.55%) Degree
10 53 (11.13%) Service Management
11 45 (9.45%) Retail
12 43 (9.03%) Risk Management
13 42 (8.82%) ERP
14 41 (8.61%) Disaster Recovery
15 39 (8.19%) Management Information System
15 39 (8.19%) Windows
16 36 (7.56%) CRM
17 35 (7.35%) Data Centre
18 33 (6.93%) PRINCE2
18 33 (6.93%) CISSP
19 29 (6.09%) CISM
20 28 (5.88%) Business Continuity
21 27 (5.67%) Continuous Improvement
21 27 (5.67%) .NET
22 26 (5.46%) Coaching
23 25 (5.25%) People Management
23 25 (5.25%) Business Analysis
24 24 (5.04%) SQL Server
24 24 (5.04%) Line Management

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 9 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.68%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.84%) Apache
3 4 (0.84%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (0.63%) IIS
5 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.68%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.42%) Tesseract
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.21%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.21%) Movex
4 1 (0.21%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.78%) Office 365
2 14 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.94%) SaaS
3 13 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.26%) iPaaS
5 5 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (0.63%) IaaS
6 3 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.78%) Firewall
2 15 (3.15%) VoIP
3 12 (2.52%) Network Security
4 10 (2.10%) DNS
4 10 (2.10%) LAN
4 10 (2.10%) SAN
4 10 (2.10%) WAN
5 8 (1.68%) VPN
6 7 (1.47%) DHCP
6 7 (1.47%) Internet
7 6 (1.26%) Wireless
8 3 (0.63%) Converged Networks
8 3 (0.63%) CTI
8 3 (0.63%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.42%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (0.42%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (0.42%) DEFINITY
9 2 (0.42%) NAS
9 2 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database
2 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.42%) Big Data
3 2 (0.42%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.21%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.21%) GIS
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.05%) Xcode
2 2 (0.42%) JIRA
General
1 112 (23.53%) Finance
2 45 (9.45%) Retail
3 19 (3.99%) Manufacturing
4 18 (3.78%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.57%) Law
6 14 (2.94%) Marketing
6 14 (2.94%) Publishing
7 13 (2.73%) Legal
8 11 (2.31%) Advertising
9 10 (2.10%) Banking
10 5 (1.05%) Games
11 4 (0.84%) Military
12 3 (0.63%) Arabic Language
12 3 (0.63%) French Language
12 3 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.42%) Automotive
13 2 (0.42%) Back Office
13 2 (0.42%) Front Office
14 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.21%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.67%) .NET
2 6 (1.26%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (1.05%) AngularJS
3 5 (1.05%) Middleware
3 5 (1.05%) Xamarin.iOS
4 3 (0.63%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.63%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.63%) CSS
4 3 (0.63%) HTML
4 3 (0.63%) Web Services
5 1 (0.21%) CSS3
5 1 (0.21%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.21%) HTML5
5 1 (0.21%) jQuery
5 1 (0.21%) LINQ
5 1 (0.21%) WinForms
5 1 (0.21%) WPF
5 1 (0.21%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.19%) Management Information System
2 35 (7.35%) Data Centre
3 16 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.52%) User Experience
5 10 (2.10%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.68%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.47%) Blackberry
7 7 (1.47%) CESG
7 7 (1.47%) iPhone
8 6 (1.26%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.05%) Clustering
9 5 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.05%) FMCG
9 5 (1.05%) PMI
9 5 (1.05%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.84%) Fintech
10 4 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.63%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 39 (8.19%) Windows
2 18 (3.78%) Windows Server
3 14 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.47%) Linux
6 7 (1.47%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.05%) Android
7 5 (1.05%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.42%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.21%) Unix
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (21.64%) Service Delivery
2 92 (19.33%) ITIL
3 89 (18.70%) Project Management
4 76 (15.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 72 (15.13%) Information Security
6 60 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (11.97%) Change Management
8 53 (11.13%) Service Management
9 43 (9.03%) Risk Management
10 42 (8.82%) ERP
11 41 (8.61%) Disaster Recovery
12 36 (7.56%) CRM
13 33 (6.93%) PRINCE2
14 28 (5.88%) Business Continuity
15 27 (5.67%) Continuous Improvement
16 26 (5.46%) Coaching
17 25 (5.25%) Business Analysis
17 25 (5.25%) People Management
18 24 (5.04%) Line Management
19 23 (4.83%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (2.94%) Java
2 13 (2.73%) SQL
3 10 (2.10%) C
4 8 (1.68%) C#
4 8 (1.68%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.84%) Python
6 3 (0.63%) ABAP
7 2 (0.42%) PHP
7 2 (0.42%) VBA
8 1 (0.21%) C++
8 1 (0.21%) VB
8 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.21%) VB6
Qualifications
1 55 (11.55%) Degree
2 33 (6.93%) CISSP
3 29 (6.09%) CISM
4 19 (3.99%) CISA
5 17 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (2.73%) CRISC
7 8 (1.68%) DBS Check
8 6 (1.26%) PMI Certification
9 5 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (1.05%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.84%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.63%) EMC Certification
11 3 (0.63%) MCSE
12 2 (0.42%) PMP
13 1 (0.21%) ISEB
13 1 (0.21%) MBA
13 1 (0.21%) MCSD
13 1 (0.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (3.78%) COBIT
2 18 (3.78%) SLA
3 15 (3.15%) QA
4 12 (2.52%) PCI DSS
5 10 (2.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.42%) GDPR
7 1 (0.21%) BS7799
7 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 17 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.05%) vSphere
4 3 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (0.63%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.42%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 55 (11.55%) Microsoft
2 19 (3.99%) Oracle
3 18 (3.78%) VMware
4 15 (3.15%) Cisco
5 14 (2.94%) Citrix
6 11 (2.31%) SAP
7 8 (1.68%) Apple
7 8 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.47%) LANDesk
9 6 (1.26%) Avaya
9 6 (1.26%) IBM
10 5 (1.05%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.84%) NetApp
11 4 (0.84%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.63%) EMC
12 3 (0.63%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.63%) Workday
13 2 (0.42%) Reuters
13 2 (0.42%) Tableau
13 2 (0.42%) Virgin Media
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