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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Information Technology
UK / England
Rank 599 677 702
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 229 230 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.26% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 195 192 195
Median salary £75,000 £80,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,126 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £115,000 £102,500
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £73,750 £77,250
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.53%

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
76072 88626 94521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.46% 96.52% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 63575 75149 79188
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +77 89 £75,000 -6.25% 6
South East +57 35 £85,000 +6.25% 5
North West +6 25 £75,000 +7.14% 4
East Midlands +31 22 £71,250 +18.75%
West Midlands +21 22 £78,750 -3.96% 2
Yorkshire +5 16 £75,000 +7.14% 1
East of England +17 15 £81,250 +8.33% 1
South West -10 4 £70,000 -12.50% 1
Midlands - 1 £85,000 - 1
Head of IT
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 129 (26.01%) Finance
2 106 (21.37%) Service Delivery
3 99 (19.96%) ITIL
4 88 (17.74%) Project Management
5 83 (16.73%) Information Security
6 73 (14.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 62 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 59 (11.90%) Change Management
9 58 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (11.69%) Degree
10 55 (11.09%) Risk Management
11 54 (10.89%) Service Management
12 53 (10.69%) Retail
13 44 (8.87%) Disaster Recovery
13 44 (8.87%) ERP
14 41 (8.27%) Management Information System
15 39 (7.86%) CRM
16 37 (7.46%) CISSP
17 36 (7.26%) PRINCE2
17 36 (7.26%) Windows
17 36 (7.26%) CISM
18 34 (6.85%) People Management
19 33 (6.65%) Data Centre
20 28 (5.65%) Line Management
21 27 (5.44%) Continuous Improvement
22 26 (5.24%) CISA
22 26 (5.24%) Identity Management
22 26 (5.24%) .NET
22 26 (5.24%) Business Continuity
23 25 (5.04%) SQL Server

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 8 (1.61%) MS Exchange
1 8 (1.61%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.01%) Apache
2 5 (1.01%) Tomcat
3 4 (0.81%) IIS
4 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.20%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.20%) Drupal
Applications
1 25 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.40%) Tesseract
5 1 (0.20%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.23%) SaaS
3 14 (2.82%) Office 365
4 13 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.21%) iPaaS
6 5 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (0.81%) IaaS
7 4 (0.81%) PaaS
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.43%) Firewall
1 17 (3.43%) Network Security
2 12 (2.42%) SAN
3 11 (2.22%) WAN
4 10 (2.02%) LAN
5 9 (1.81%) VoIP
6 8 (1.61%) DHCP
6 8 (1.61%) DNS
7 7 (1.41%) Internet
8 6 (1.21%) VPN
9 4 (0.81%) Wireless
10 3 (0.60%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.40%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (0.40%) Cisco Wireless
11 2 (0.40%) DEFINITY
11 2 (0.40%) NAS
11 2 (0.40%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.20%) MPLS
12 1 (0.20%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.60%) Big Data
2 3 (0.60%) Hadoop
2 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.20%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.20%) GIS
4 1 (0.20%) Impala
4 1 (0.20%) Mahout
4 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.20%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.20%) QlikView
4 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (1.01%) Xcode
2 2 (0.40%) JIRA
3 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.20%) Yeoman
General
1 129 (26.01%) Finance
2 53 (10.69%) Retail
3 20 (4.03%) Manufacturing
4 19 (3.83%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.23%) Marketing
6 15 (3.02%) Legal
6 15 (3.02%) Publishing
7 14 (2.82%) Law
8 11 (2.22%) Banking
9 10 (2.02%) Advertising
10 5 (1.01%) Billing
10 5 (1.01%) Games
11 4 (0.81%) Back Office
12 3 (0.60%) Arabic Language
12 3 (0.60%) French Language
12 3 (0.60%) Front Office
12 3 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.20%) German Language
13 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.24%) .NET
2 6 (1.21%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (1.21%) Middleware
3 5 (1.01%) AngularJS
3 5 (1.01%) Xamarin.iOS
4 3 (0.60%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.60%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.60%) CSS
4 3 (0.60%) HTML
5 1 (0.20%) CSS3
5 1 (0.20%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.20%) HTML5
5 1 (0.20%) jQuery
5 1 (0.20%) LINQ
5 1 (0.20%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (0.20%) SciPy
5 1 (0.20%) Web Services
5 1 (0.20%) WinForms
5 1 (0.20%) WPF
5 1 (0.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.27%) Management Information System
2 33 (6.65%) Data Centre
3 16 (3.23%) Statistics
4 14 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (2.62%) User Experience
6 11 (2.22%) CESG
7 10 (2.02%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.61%) FMCG
9 7 (1.41%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.41%) iPhone
9 7 (1.41%) PMI
9 7 (1.41%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.01%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (1.01%) Private Cloud
11 5 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.60%) Fintech
13 3 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (7.26%) Windows
2 16 (3.23%) Windows Server
3 12 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.41%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.21%) Linux
8 5 (1.01%) Android
8 5 (1.01%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.40%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.40%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (21.37%) Service Delivery
2 99 (19.96%) ITIL
3 88 (17.74%) Project Management
4 83 (16.73%) Information Security
5 73 (14.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 59 (11.90%) Change Management
7 58 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (11.09%) Risk Management
9 54 (10.89%) Service Management
10 44 (8.87%) Disaster Recovery
10 44 (8.87%) ERP
11 39 (7.86%) CRM
12 36 (7.26%) PRINCE2
13 34 (6.85%) People Management
14 28 (5.65%) Line Management
15 27 (5.44%) Continuous Improvement
16 26 (5.24%) Business Continuity
16 26 (5.24%) Identity Management
17 25 (5.04%) Coaching
18 24 (4.84%) Internal Audit
Programming Languages
1 12 (2.42%) C
1 12 (2.42%) Java
2 11 (2.22%) SQL
3 8 (1.61%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.21%) C#
5 4 (0.81%) Python
6 3 (0.60%) ABAP
6 3 (0.60%) VBA
7 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.20%) C++
7 1 (0.20%) Clojure
7 1 (0.20%) Cypher
7 1 (0.20%) R
7 1 (0.20%) VB
7 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 58 (11.69%) Degree
2 37 (7.46%) CISSP
3 36 (7.26%) CISM
4 26 (5.24%) CISA
5 18 (3.63%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (3.43%) CRISC
7 11 (2.22%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.21%) PMP
9 5 (1.01%) DBS Check
9 5 (1.01%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.81%) EMC Certification
10 4 (0.81%) MCSE
10 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.81%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.20%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.64%) SLA
2 22 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (4.23%) PCI DSS
4 19 (3.83%) COBIT
5 15 (3.02%) QA
5 15 (3.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.40%) BS7799
6 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 17 (3.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.01%) vSphere
4 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.40%) XenApp
5 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (0.81%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.40%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 62 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.84%) Oracle
3 21 (4.23%) Cisco
4 18 (3.63%) VMware
5 16 (3.23%) Citrix
6 15 (3.02%) ION Trading
7 13 (2.62%) SAP
8 8 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.41%) Apple
9 7 (1.41%) LANDesk
10 6 (1.21%) Avaya
10 6 (1.21%) IBM
10 6 (1.21%) NetApp
11 5 (1.01%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.81%) EMC
12 4 (0.81%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.81%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.60%) Workday
14 2 (0.40%) Tableau
14 2 (0.40%) Virgin Media
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Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40,523 to £46,924 per annum
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Salary: £63000 - £64000 per annum
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