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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 89 - 84
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 11 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.87% - 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% - 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 7
Average salary £60,000 - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £68,750 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -1.78%
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
1192 1269 1007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.15% 95.41% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 929 1081 864
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
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
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 30 June 2015.

Head of IT Salary Histogram in Essex

Head of IT
Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Southend-on-Sea - 5 £57,500 -
Basildon - 4 £60,000 -
Head of IT
East of England

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 27 (84.38%) ITIL
2 23 (71.88%) Management Information System
3 20 (62.50%) Finance
3 20 (62.50%) Service Delivery
3 20 (62.50%) Degree
4 16 (50.00%) Citrix
5 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (43.75%) Cisco
5 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 14 (43.75%) Project Management
5 14 (43.75%) SQL
5 14 (43.75%) MCSE
5 14 (43.75%) CRM
5 14 (43.75%) Firewall
5 14 (43.75%) VMware
5 14 (43.75%) Strategic Management
5 14 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (43.75%) Waterfall
5 14 (43.75%) Office 365
5 14 (43.75%) SDLC
6 12 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (34.38%) Business Continuity
8 10 (31.25%) Strategic Planning
9 9 (28.13%) Resource Management
10 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (25.00%) Hyper-V
10 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (25.00%) High Availability
10 8 (25.00%) Coaching

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 8 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
1 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 14 (43.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (43.75%) Firewall
2 8 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 23 (71.88%) Management Information System
2 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (25.00%) BYOD
3 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.25%) Life Science
4 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
1 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) ITIL
2 20 (62.50%) Service Delivery
3 14 (43.75%) CRM
3 14 (43.75%) Project Management
3 14 (43.75%) Strategic Management
3 14 (43.75%) Waterfall
3 14 (43.75%) SDLC
4 12 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (34.38%) Business Continuity
6 10 (31.25%) Strategic Planning
7 9 (28.13%) Resource Management
8 8 (25.00%) Data Security
8 8 (25.00%) High Availability
8 8 (25.00%) Coaching
9 6 (18.75%) Web Development
9 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (6.25%) Change Management
10 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
11 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
11 1 (3.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) Degree
2 14 (43.75%) MCSE
2 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
1 14 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Citrix
2 14 (43.75%) Cisco
2 14 (43.75%) VMware
3 8 (25.00%) Avaya
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