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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Technology
Rank 658 703 709
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 240 244 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.25% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 213 191 225
Median salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £110,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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
88528 98769 106171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.44% 96.31% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 75351 82409 87367
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +34 104 £82,500 +10.00% 9
South East +49 45 £76,500 -4.37% 4
East of England +19 22 £65,000 -18.75%
North West +17 22 £67,500 +8.87% 2
Yorkshire +36 19 £77,500 +26.53%
West Midlands -22 15 £67,500 -6.89% 4
South West +13 8 £51,250 -21.15% 1
East Midlands +2 5 £55,000 -26.66%
Head of IT
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 170 (36.88%) Finance
2 95 (20.61%) Stakeholder Management
3 70 (15.18%) ITIL
4 69 (14.97%) Project Management
5 66 (14.32%) Service Delivery
6 65 (14.10%) CRM
7 62 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (11.93%) Management Information System
9 49 (10.63%) Retail
10 48 (10.41%) Information Security
10 48 (10.41%) PRINCE2
10 48 (10.41%) Microsoft
11 41 (8.89%) Degree
12 40 (8.68%) Mentoring
13 38 (8.24%) ERP
14 35 (7.59%) Change Management
15 34 (7.38%) Supplier Management
16 33 (7.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 33 (7.16%) Programme Management
17 32 (6.94%) Analytics
17 32 (6.94%) Service Management
17 32 (6.94%) Windows
18 31 (6.72%) Business Development
19 29 (6.29%) SaaS
19 29 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
19 29 (6.29%) MS Excel
20 28 (6.07%) E-Commerce
20 28 (6.07%) Manufacturing
21 26 (5.64%) Business Continuity
21 26 (5.64%) Business Intelligence

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 11 (2.39%) Apache Pig
2 5 (1.08%) Apache
2 5 (1.08%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.08%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.65%) IIS
3 3 (0.65%) nginx
4 2 (0.43%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.43%) Drupal
4 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.22%) Documentum
5 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.74%) MS Office
3 4 (0.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.65%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.22%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
1 29 (6.29%) SaaS
2 22 (4.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (4.56%) Office 365
4 16 (3.47%) IaaS
5 10 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (1.95%) Amazon EMR
6 9 (1.95%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.08%) PaaS
8 4 (0.87%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.25%) Firewall
2 10 (2.17%) VoIP
3 9 (1.95%) LAN
4 8 (1.74%) WAN
5 6 (1.30%) Internet
6 4 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (0.87%) MPLS
6 4 (0.87%) SAN
6 4 (0.87%) VPN
7 3 (0.65%) Network Security
7 3 (0.65%) PABX
7 3 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.43%) DHCP
8 2 (0.43%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.22%) DNS
9 1 (0.22%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.22%) Skype
9 1 (0.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.64%) Hadoop
2 25 (5.42%) Big Data
3 12 (2.60%) SQL Server
4 11 (2.39%) Apache Hive
4 11 (2.39%) Impala
5 9 (1.95%) Mahout
5 9 (1.95%) MongoDB
5 9 (1.95%) Neo4j
5 9 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.74%) MySQL
7 7 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.87%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.65%) GIS
9 3 (0.65%) Redis
9 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.43%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (2.39%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.95%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.95%) Vagrant
2 9 (1.95%) Yeoman
General
1 170 (36.88%) Finance
2 49 (10.63%) Retail
3 28 (6.07%) Manufacturing
4 24 (5.21%) Marketing
5 21 (4.56%) Banking
6 20 (4.34%) Telecoms
7 14 (3.04%) Law
8 9 (1.95%) Back Office
9 8 (1.74%) Billing
10 7 (1.52%) Legal
11 5 (1.08%) Electronics
12 4 (0.87%) Games
12 4 (0.87%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.65%) Front Office
14 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.22%) Advertising
15 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.60%) .NET
2 9 (1.95%) Cascalog
2 9 (1.95%) D3.js
2 9 (1.95%) Natural Language Processing
2 9 (1.95%) Pandas
2 9 (1.95%) scikit-learn
2 9 (1.95%) SciPy
3 5 (1.08%) LAMP
4 4 (0.87%) Middleware
5 3 (0.65%) beanstalkd
5 3 (0.65%) COM
5 3 (0.65%) CSS
5 3 (0.65%) HTML
5 3 (0.65%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (0.65%) Web Services
6 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.43%) Velocity
7 1 (0.22%) EDI
7 1 (0.22%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 55 (11.93%) Management Information System
2 26 (5.64%) Data Centre
3 23 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (1.95%) Computer Science
4 9 (1.95%) EPoS
4 9 (1.95%) Visualisation
5 8 (1.74%) Life Science
6 7 (1.52%) PMI
6 7 (1.52%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.30%) Public Cloud
8 4 (0.87%) Data Integration
8 4 (0.87%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.65%) SCADA
10 2 (0.43%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.43%) Biology
10 2 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.43%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.43%) FMCG
10 2 (0.43%) iSeries
10 2 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (6.94%) Windows
2 22 (4.77%) Linux
3 12 (2.60%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.74%) Unix
5 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.65%) CentOS
7 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.22%) Android
8 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (20.61%) Stakeholder Management
2 70 (15.18%) ITIL
3 69 (14.97%) Project Management
4 66 (14.32%) Service Delivery
5 65 (14.10%) CRM
6 62 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (10.41%) Information Security
7 48 (10.41%) PRINCE2
8 40 (8.68%) Mentoring
9 38 (8.24%) ERP
10 35 (7.59%) Change Management
11 34 (7.38%) Supplier Management
12 33 (7.16%) Programme Management
13 32 (6.94%) Analytics
13 32 (6.94%) Service Management
14 31 (6.72%) Business Development
15 28 (6.07%) E-Commerce
16 26 (5.64%) Business Continuity
16 26 (5.64%) Business Intelligence
16 26 (5.64%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 24 (5.21%) SQL
2 12 (2.60%) PHP
3 11 (2.39%) C
3 11 (2.39%) Python
3 11 (2.39%) R
4 10 (2.17%) Java
5 9 (1.95%) Bash Shell
5 9 (1.95%) Clojure
5 9 (1.95%) VBA
6 5 (1.08%) C#
7 4 (0.87%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.43%) C++
8 2 (0.43%) MATLAB
8 2 (0.43%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.43%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 41 (8.89%) Degree
2 12 (2.60%) CISSP
3 10 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (1.74%) CISM
5 8 (1.74%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.87%) CISA
8 4 (0.87%) MCSE
9 3 (0.65%) APMP
9 3 (0.65%) ISEB
9 3 (0.65%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.65%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.43%) CEH
10 2 (0.43%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (0.43%) CLAS
10 2 (0.43%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.43%) MCITP
10 2 (0.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (4.56%) PCI DSS
3 20 (4.34%) SLA
4 18 (3.90%) QA
5 6 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.87%) Government Security Classifications
6 4 (0.87%) ISO27002
7 3 (0.65%) COBIT
7 3 (0.65%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.43%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.43%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 15 (3.25%) HDFS
2 11 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (1.95%) VirtualBox
4 8 (1.74%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.08%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.43%) Docker
6 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.43%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.22%) KVM
7 1 (0.22%) XenApp
7 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (1.74%) Puppet
2 6 (1.30%) SCCM
3 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.22%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 48 (10.41%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.21%) SAP
3 15 (3.25%) Cisco
3 15 (3.25%) Cloudera
3 15 (3.25%) Oracle
4 14 (3.04%) VMware
5 12 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.52%) Sun
7 4 (0.87%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.65%) Apple
8 3 (0.65%) Dell
8 3 (0.65%) NetApp
9 2 (0.43%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.43%) Citrix
9 2 (0.43%) EMC
9 2 (0.43%) iManage
9 2 (0.43%) LANDesk
9 2 (0.43%) Teradata
10 1 (0.22%) Pega
10 1 (0.22%) ServiceNow
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marks Sattin
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Attractive salary and benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Circa £75K Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £62000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + + Commision
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Mint
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Online Resourcing
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Herefordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Herefordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Chester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago