The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of IT role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 102 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.071% - 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% - 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £62,942 - -
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £60,000 £64,250
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.61%
Head of IT
East of England

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
1322 1090 829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.43% 95.45% 97.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1051 832 717
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of IT in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP