The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of IT role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 73 90 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.43% 0.54% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.55% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Average salary £78,750 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Head of IT
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
679 905 670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 96.72% 97.21% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 582 797 588
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Head of IT Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Head of IT
Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Leicester - 3 £78,750 -
Head of IT
East Midlands

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Revenue Management
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) Revenue Management
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos