The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of IT role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 170 166 147
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 9 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.24% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 5
Average salary £62,500 £53,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £77,000
UK excluding London average salary £71,250 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +11.53%
Head of IT
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3632 3590 2728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.45% 96.45% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2922 2880 2208
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,530 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Head of IT Salary Trend in Leeds

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of IT across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Head of IT Salary Histogram in Leeds

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 7 (70.00%) Information Security
2 6 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Legal
4 4 (40.00%) XenApp
4 4 (40.00%) XenServer
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) Citrix
4 4 (40.00%) SAN
4 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (40.00%) Practice Management
4 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Coaching
5 3 (30.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (20.00%) Strategic Management
6 2 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Information Security
2 6 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) Practice Management
4 4 (40.00%) Coaching
5 3 (30.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) Service Management
6 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Strategic Management
6 2 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
6 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) XenApp
1 4 (40.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix