The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of IT role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 517 569 544
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 109 76 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 93 73 56
Average salary £75,000 £82,500 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,650 £60,000 £52,750
10% offered a salary of more than £111,750 £109,000 £107,500
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Head of IT
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 London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41131 45734 41231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.31% 93.62% 93.71%
Number of salaries quoted 34905 38449 34713
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in London

Head of IT
Salary Trend in London

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

Head of IT Salary Trend in London

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of IT across the London region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Head of IT Salary Histogram in London

Head of IT
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 6 July 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
City of London +48 31 £72,500 -3.33% 3
Chiswick - 2 £60,000 -
Wembley - 1 £70,000 -
Westminster - 1 £55,000 -
Head of IT
England

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 91 (40.27%) Finance
2 68 (30.09%) Project Management
3 66 (29.20%) ITIL
4 45 (19.91%) Service Delivery
5 41 (18.14%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (17.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 34 (15.04%) Line Management
8 31 (13.72%) Microsoft
8 31 (13.72%) Information Security
9 25 (11.06%) Management Information System
10 23 (10.18%) Retail
11 22 (9.73%) CRM
12 20 (8.85%) Disaster Recovery
13 19 (8.41%) Change Management
13 19 (8.41%) E-Commerce
13 19 (8.41%) Degree
14 18 (7.96%) Waterfall
14 18 (7.96%) JavaScript
15 17 (7.52%) PRINCE2
16 16 (7.08%) COBIT
16 16 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
17 15 (6.64%) PHP
17 15 (6.64%) Law
18 14 (6.19%) Risk Management
18 14 (6.19%) VMware
18 14 (6.19%) Service Management
18 14 (6.19%) SQL
18 14 (6.19%) Linux
19 13 (5.75%) ERP
19 13 (5.75%) Business Intelligence

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 (3.54%) SugarCRM
2 6 (2.65%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.77%) CMS
3 4 (1.77%) JBoss
3 4 (1.77%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (1.77%) Drupal
4 2 (0.88%) Lync
4 2 (0.88%) IIS
4 2 (0.88%) Apache
4 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (3.98%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.10%) MS Office
3 2 (0.88%) MS Project
3 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.21%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (2.21%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.44%) Bankmaster
2 1 (0.44%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.21%) Office 365
2 4 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.10%) Firewall
2 5 (2.21%) LAN
2 5 (2.21%) WAN
2 5 (2.21%) Internet
3 4 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (1.77%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.33%) DNS
4 3 (1.33%) DHCP
5 2 (0.88%) Intranet
5 2 (0.88%) Network Security
5 2 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.88%) FWSM
5 2 (0.88%) VoIP
6 1 (0.44%) MPLS
6 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.87%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.88%) MySQL
3 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (0.88%) Big Data
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (3.98%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.88%) JIRA
3 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
General
1 91 (40.27%) Finance
2 23 (10.18%) Retail
3 15 (6.64%) Law
4 13 (5.75%) Publishing
4 13 (5.75%) Banking
5 9 (3.98%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.54%) Financial Institution
6 8 (3.54%) Legal
7 5 (2.21%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.77%) Marketing
8 4 (1.77%) Back Office
9 3 (1.33%) Games
10 2 (0.88%) Advertising
10 2 (0.88%) Front Office
11 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.44%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.31%) LAMP
2 9 (3.98%) .NET
2 9 (3.98%) CSS
3 8 (3.54%) XML
4 7 (3.10%) Middleware
5 6 (2.65%) Web Services
5 6 (2.65%) HTML
6 4 (1.77%) Pandas
6 4 (1.77%) Django
6 4 (1.77%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (1.77%) Yii
7 3 (1.33%) J2EE
8 2 (0.88%) COM
9 1 (0.44%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.44%) Itk
9 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.44%) RESTful
9 1 (0.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.06%) Management Information System
2 11 (4.87%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.98%) Hedge funds
4 7 (3.10%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.10%) FMCG
5 6 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.77%) User Experience
6 4 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.77%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (1.33%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.33%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.33%) Photography
7 3 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.88%) EPoS
8 2 (0.88%) CMDB
8 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.44%) Social Media
9 1 (0.44%) PMI
9 1 (0.44%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.19%) Linux
2 10 (4.42%) Windows
3 9 (3.98%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.77%) Ubuntu
4 4 (1.77%) UNIX
5 3 (1.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.88%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (30.09%) Project Management
2 66 (29.20%) ITIL
3 45 (19.91%) Service Delivery
4 41 (18.14%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (17.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (15.04%) Line Management
7 31 (13.72%) Information Security
8 22 (9.73%) CRM
9 20 (8.85%) Disaster Recovery
10 19 (8.41%) Change Management
10 19 (8.41%) E-Commerce
11 18 (7.96%) Waterfall
12 17 (7.52%) PRINCE2
13 16 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (6.19%) Service Management
14 14 (6.19%) Risk Management
15 13 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (5.75%) ERP
15 13 (5.75%) MVC
16 12 (5.31%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.96%) JavaScript
2 15 (6.64%) PHP
3 14 (6.19%) SQL
4 8 (3.54%) Python
5 6 (2.65%) C#
6 5 (2.21%) C
7 4 (1.77%) Java
8 1 (0.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (8.41%) Degree
2 13 (5.75%) CISSP
2 13 (5.75%) CISM
3 7 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (2.65%) CISA
4 6 (2.65%) CRISC
5 4 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.33%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.88%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.88%) PMP
8 1 (0.44%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.08%) COBIT
2 12 (5.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.10%) QA
3 7 (3.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (1.33%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.88%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.88%) SLA
6 2 (0.88%) TickIT
7 1 (0.44%) HL7
7 1 (0.44%) BS7799
7 1 (0.44%) Val IT
System Software
1 7 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.65%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.21%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.77%) Varnish
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.44%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (1.77%) Puppet
1 4 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.77%) Salt
2 2 (0.88%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.88%) SCCM
3 1 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (13.72%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.19%) VMware
3 12 (5.31%) Oracle
4 6 (2.65%) Cisco
4 6 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.21%) Citrix
6 3 (1.33%) Sage
6 3 (1.33%) SAP
7 2 (0.88%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.88%) Websense
7 2 (0.88%) IBM
8 1 (0.44%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.44%) HP
8 1 (0.44%) AppSense
London
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Fitzrovia, in the Heart of London
University of Westminster
Salary: £57,700 p.a plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + 30% Bonus Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
The People Network
Salary: £140000 - £170000 per annum + 40% Bonus, 15% Pension, Medical..
Posted: 12 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + 30% Bonus Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago