The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Essex region that had Head of IT featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Information Technology
Rank 84 102 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 6 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.66% 0.39% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 0
Median salary £100,000 £65,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £73,750 £77,000
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
866 1244 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.69% 96.96% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 632 937 952
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £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 Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region that featured Head of IT in the job title.

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of IT across the Essex region.

Head of IT Salary Trend in Essex

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of IT across the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Head of IT Salary Histogram in Essex

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Essex region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 10 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (50.00%) Coaching
3 8 (44.44%) Logistics
4 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
5 6 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 6 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (27.78%) Matrix Organization
6 5 (27.78%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
6 5 (27.78%) Degree
7 4 (22.22%) Project Management
7 4 (22.22%) Service Management
8 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 2 (11.11%) Presales
9 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (11.11%) Private Cloud
9 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (11.11%) NAS
9 2 (11.11%) Business Development
9 2 (11.11%) VMware
9 2 (11.11%) Information Security
9 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (11.11%) CISM
9 2 (11.11%) SAN
9 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
9 2 (11.11%) LAN
9 2 (11.11%) VoIP
9 2 (11.11%) WAN
9 2 (11.11%) Cisco

Head of IT Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
1 2 (11.11%) NAS
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
1 2 (11.11%) VoIP
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) Intranet
General
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (50.00%) Coaching
3 8 (44.44%) Logistics
4 6 (33.33%) ITIL
4 6 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 5 (27.78%) Matrix Organization
5 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
6 4 (22.22%) Project Management
6 4 (22.22%) Service Management
7 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 2 (11.11%) Business Development
8 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (11.11%) Information Security
8 2 (11.11%) Presales
9 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.11%) CISM
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco
1 2 (11.11%) Citrix
1 2 (11.11%) VMware