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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 609 694 661
Rank change year-on-year
+85 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 234 159 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 195 141 183
Average salary £80,000 £72,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £47,453
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £101,500 £99,500
UK excluding London average salary £78,750 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.84%
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
92117 91934 99163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.57% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77310 75065 85756
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +11 79 £80,000 -5.88% 12
South East +6 64 £102,500 +51.85% 6
East of England +47 62 £102,500 +38.98% 6
West Midlands 0 17 £65,000 -16.12%
North West +6 16 £56,500 -7.37% 1
Yorkshire -9 11 £66,250 -1.11% 5
South West -15 9 £62,500 +4.16% 4
East Midlands +6 6 £54,500 -12.80%
Head of IT
UK

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 153 (31.29%) ITIL
2 146 (29.86%) Finance
3 133 (27.20%) Project Management
4 102 (20.86%) Service Delivery
5 99 (20.25%) Degree
6 74 (15.13%) PRINCE2
7 70 (14.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 64 (13.09%) Change Management
9 54 (11.04%) Microsoft
10 49 (10.02%) Management Information System
11 48 (9.82%) Business Analysis
12 47 (9.61%) Windows
13 45 (9.20%) People Management
14 44 (9.00%) Service Management
15 42 (8.59%) Programme Management
16 41 (8.38%) VMware
16 41 (8.38%) Line Management
17 40 (8.18%) Risk Management
18 38 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
18 38 (7.77%) Retail
18 38 (7.77%) ERP
19 35 (7.16%) SQL Server
19 35 (7.16%) Information Security
20 32 (6.54%) Supplier Management
20 32 (6.54%) Strategic Planning
21 31 (6.34%) Citrix
22 30 (6.13%) Disaster Recovery
22 30 (6.13%) Continuous Improvement
22 30 (6.13%) Performance Management
23 29 (5.93%) Business Intelligence

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 22 (4.50%) MS Exchange
2 9 (1.84%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (1.23%) Apache
4 5 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.41%) Drupal
5 2 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.20%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.20%) IIS
6 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (4.09%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.68%) MS Office
3 8 (1.64%) MS Project
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Magento
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle Manufacturing
2 1 (0.20%) MFGPRO
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.43%) Office 365
3 3 (0.61%) SaaS
4 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.32%) Firewall
2 19 (3.89%) SAN
3 14 (2.86%) WAN
4 12 (2.45%) Internet
5 10 (2.04%) Network Security
6 9 (1.84%) VoIP
7 8 (1.64%) LAN
8 6 (1.23%) MPLS
9 5 (1.02%) Intranet
10 4 (0.82%) NAS
10 4 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (0.82%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.82%) VPN
11 3 (0.61%) BGP
12 2 (0.41%) Cisco PIX
12 2 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.41%) DNS
12 2 (0.41%) DHCP
12 2 (0.41%) HTTP
13 1 (0.20%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.16%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (1.43%) MySQL
4 7 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.41%) Big Data
7 2 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.41%) QlikView
7 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.20%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.20%) MS Access
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.20%) DB2
8 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.20%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (0.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 146 (29.86%) Finance
2 38 (7.77%) Retail
3 24 (4.91%) Telecoms
3 24 (4.91%) Law
4 18 (3.68%) Legal
4 18 (3.68%) Banking
5 16 (3.27%) Manufacturing
6 15 (3.07%) Marketing
7 7 (1.43%) Corporate Banking
8 5 (1.02%) Back Office
9 4 (0.82%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.41%) Front Office
11 2 (0.41%) Advertising
12 1 (0.20%) Publishing
12 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.20%) French Language
12 1 (0.20%) German Language
12 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.89%) .NET
2 10 (2.04%) .NET Framework
2 10 (2.04%) ASP.NET
3 8 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (1.23%) Web Services
5 4 (0.82%) Middleware
6 3 (0.61%) HTML
6 3 (0.61%) XML
7 2 (0.41%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.41%) Django
7 2 (0.41%) MDX
7 2 (0.41%) CSS
8 1 (0.20%) Classic ASP
8 1 (0.20%) SAP XI
8 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.20%) Dapper ORM
8 1 (0.20%) jQuery
8 1 (0.20%) LINQ
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.20%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.02%) Management Information System
2 26 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.27%) FMCG
5 9 (1.84%) PMI
6 7 (1.43%) Open Source
7 6 (1.23%) AS400
8 5 (1.02%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.82%) NHS
10 3 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.61%) Social Network
10 3 (0.61%) Social Media
11 2 (0.41%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (0.41%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.41%) User Experience
11 2 (0.41%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.20%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.20%) PACS
12 1 (0.20%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 47 (9.61%) Windows
2 11 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (2.25%) Linux
3 5 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (0.82%) Windows 2000
5 3 (0.61%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.41%) UNIX
7 1 (0.20%) Android
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (31.29%) ITIL
2 133 (27.20%) Project Management
3 102 (20.86%) Service Delivery
4 74 (15.13%) PRINCE2
5 70 (14.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 64 (13.09%) Change Management
7 48 (9.82%) Business Analysis
8 45 (9.20%) People Management
9 44 (9.00%) Service Management
10 42 (8.59%) Programme Management
11 41 (8.38%) Line Management
12 40 (8.18%) Risk Management
13 38 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
13 38 (7.77%) ERP
14 35 (7.16%) Information Security
15 32 (6.54%) Supplier Management
15 32 (6.54%) Strategic Planning
16 30 (6.13%) Disaster Recovery
16 30 (6.13%) Continuous Improvement
16 30 (6.13%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (4.29%) SQL
2 15 (3.07%) C#
3 10 (2.04%) T-SQL
4 8 (1.64%) PHP
5 6 (1.23%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.23%) C
6 4 (0.82%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.82%) Java
6 4 (0.82%) VB
7 2 (0.41%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.41%) Korn
7 2 (0.41%) Python
8 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.20%) ABAP
8 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 99 (20.25%) Degree
2 19 (3.89%) CISA
3 17 (3.48%) CISSP
4 16 (3.27%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (2.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 13 (2.66%) PMI Certification
5 13 (2.66%) CISM
6 10 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.84%) MCSE
8 6 (1.23%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.02%) CCNP
9 5 (1.02%) ISEB
9 5 (1.02%) MCSA
9 5 (1.02%) MCP
9 5 (1.02%) MCITP
10 4 (0.82%) CRISC
10 4 (0.82%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.82%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.11%) SLA
2 20 (4.09%) QA
2 20 (4.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (3.48%) COBIT
4 8 (1.64%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.41%) Val IT
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.20%) HL7
6 1 (0.20%) DICOM
6 1 (0.20%) COSO
System Software
1 22 (4.50%) Active Directory
1 22 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.02%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.02%) XenApp
3 4 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (0.61%) ISA Server
4 3 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.41%) Varnish
6 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.20%) Docker
6 1 (0.20%) XenServer
6 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (0.82%) SCCM
1 4 (0.82%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.61%) Puppet
3 2 (0.41%) Salt
3 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.20%) Nagios
Vendors
1 54 (11.04%) Microsoft
2 41 (8.38%) VMware
3 31 (6.34%) Citrix
4 21 (4.29%) Cisco
5 20 (4.09%) SAP
6 15 (3.07%) Oracle
7 5 (1.02%) CheckPoint
7 5 (1.02%) Business Objects
7 5 (1.02%) Infor
8 4 (0.82%) BMC
8 4 (0.82%) NetApp
8 4 (0.82%) Sage
9 2 (0.41%) Cognos
9 2 (0.41%) HP
9 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.41%) Reuters
9 2 (0.41%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.20%) IBM
10 1 (0.20%) Quark
10 1 (0.20%) Avaya
Bristol, Avon
EE
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
National Portrait Gallery
Posted: Yesterday
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: £100,000 per annum OTE + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £100000 - £105000 per annum + £7,000 car + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £72000 - £82000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £72000 - £82000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £Competitive Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + substantial bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, car + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire, South West
Swindon College
Salary: £45,071 - £52,495 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits inc bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Contact a Family
Salary: From £39,000 to £41,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago