The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Head of IT featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Technology
Rank 512 540 631
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +91
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 104 112 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.26% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 94 93 63
Median salary £82,500 £73,770 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.83% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,995 £50,500 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £110,000 £108,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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
37658 42396 46199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.64% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 32731 35897 38707
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Head of IT in the job title.

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 30 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of IT within the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +54 9 £85,000 +17.24% 2
Bromley - 2 £95,000 -
Croydon - 2 £85,000 -
Stanmore - 2 £43,288 -
Head of IT
England

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Head of IT job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 87 (43.50%) Finance
2 38 (19.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (15.50%) Analytics
4 29 (14.50%) Microsoft
5 28 (14.00%) ITIL
6 25 (12.50%) Hadoop
6 25 (12.50%) Data Analytics
7 24 (12.00%) Big Data
8 23 (11.50%) Business Development
9 22 (11.00%) Amazon AWS
9 22 (11.00%) Project Management
10 20 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (10.00%) PRINCE2
10 20 (10.00%) CRM
11 19 (9.50%) Service Delivery
11 19 (9.50%) Management Information System
12 18 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (8.50%) Change Management
14 16 (8.00%) Service Management
14 16 (8.00%) Retail
14 16 (8.00%) Information Security
14 16 (8.00%) Linux
14 16 (8.00%) MS Excel
15 15 (7.50%) Windows
16 14 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (7.00%) HDFS
16 14 (7.00%) Cloudera
16 14 (7.00%) E-Commerce
16 14 (7.00%) Manufacturing
17 13 (6.50%) Banking

Head of IT Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (5.50%) Apache Pig
2 5 (2.50%) Apache
3 3 (1.50%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.00%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.50%) IIS
5 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.50%) MS Office
3 4 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.50%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.00%) IaaS
3 11 (5.50%) SaaS
4 10 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (4.50%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (4.50%) Amazon EMR
5 9 (4.50%) Amazon S3
6 7 (3.50%) Office 365
7 4 (2.00%) PaaS
8 1 (0.50%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.00%) Firewall
2 4 (2.00%) Internet
2 4 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (2.00%) MPLS
2 4 (2.00%) VoIP
2 4 (2.00%) VPN
3 2 (1.00%) WAN
4 1 (0.50%) DHCP
4 1 (0.50%) DNS
4 1 (0.50%) LAN
4 1 (0.50%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.50%) SAN
4 1 (0.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 24 (12.00%) Big Data
3 11 (5.50%) Apache Hive
3 11 (5.50%) Impala
4 9 (4.50%) Mahout
4 9 (4.50%) MongoDB
4 9 (4.50%) Neo4j
4 9 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.00%) MySQL
6 3 (1.50%) Redis
6 3 (1.50%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.50%) GIS
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.50%) QlikView
7 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (5.50%) Jenkins
2 9 (4.50%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.50%) Vagrant
2 9 (4.50%) Yeoman
General
1 87 (43.50%) Finance
2 16 (8.00%) Retail
3 14 (7.00%) Manufacturing
4 13 (6.50%) Banking
5 10 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.50%) Marketing
7 5 (2.50%) Law
8 4 (2.00%) Games
9 3 (1.50%) Front Office
10 2 (1.00%) Back Office
10 2 (1.00%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.00%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.50%) Legal
11 1 (0.50%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.50%) Publishing
11 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.50%) Cascalog
1 9 (4.50%) D3.js
1 9 (4.50%) Natural Language Processing
1 9 (4.50%) Pandas
1 9 (4.50%) scikit-learn
1 9 (4.50%) SciPy
2 5 (2.50%) LAMP
3 3 (1.50%) .NET
3 3 (1.50%) beanstalkd
3 3 (1.50%) COM
4 1 (0.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.50%) Management Information System
2 14 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.50%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.50%) Visualisation
5 8 (4.00%) Life Science
6 6 (3.00%) EPoS
7 5 (2.50%) Virtual Team
8 4 (2.00%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.00%) PMI
8 4 (2.00%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.50%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.00%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.00%) Biology
10 2 (1.00%) Clustering
10 2 (1.00%) Fintech
10 2 (1.00%) Statistics
10 2 (1.00%) User Experience
11 1 (0.50%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.50%) Spread Betting
11 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.00%) Linux
2 15 (7.50%) Windows
3 7 (3.50%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.50%) Unix
5 2 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (19.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 31 (15.50%) Analytics
3 28 (14.00%) ITIL
4 25 (12.50%) Data Analytics
5 23 (11.50%) Business Development
6 22 (11.00%) Project Management
7 20 (10.00%) CRM
7 20 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 19 (9.50%) Service Delivery
9 18 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (8.50%) Change Management
11 16 (8.00%) Information Security
11 16 (8.00%) Service Management
12 14 (7.00%) E-Commerce
13 13 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (6.50%) Open Source
14 12 (6.00%) Big Data Analytics
14 12 (6.00%) Data Architecture
14 12 (6.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.50%) Python
1 11 (5.50%) R
1 11 (5.50%) SQL
2 9 (4.50%) Bash Shell
2 9 (4.50%) Clojure
2 9 (4.50%) VBA
3 8 (4.00%) C
4 5 (2.50%) PHP
5 4 (2.00%) Java
6 2 (1.00%) C#
6 2 (1.00%) C++
6 2 (1.00%) MATLAB
6 2 (1.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (6.50%) Degree
2 5 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (2.50%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.50%) MCSE
3 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.00%) CISSP
4 2 (1.00%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.00%) HND
4 2 (1.00%) ISEB
4 2 (1.00%) PhD
4 2 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) CISA
5 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) EMC Certification
5 1 (0.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.50%) SLA
3 6 (3.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (2.50%) PCI DSS
5 4 (2.00%) Government Security Classifications
6 2 (1.00%) QA
7 1 (0.50%) COBIT
7 1 (0.50%) ISO27002
System Software
1 14 (7.00%) HDFS
2 9 (4.50%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (4.50%) VirtualBox
3 5 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.00%) Docker
5 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.50%) XenApp
6 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (4.00%) Puppet
2 2 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.00%) SCCM
3 1 (0.50%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 29 (14.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.00%) Cloudera
3 11 (5.50%) Cisco
4 6 (3.00%) VMware
5 5 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.50%) SAP
6 4 (2.00%) Oracle
7 2 (1.00%) Apple
7 2 (1.00%) Citrix
7 2 (1.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.00%) Teradata
8 1 (0.50%) Ariba
8 1 (0.50%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.50%) EMC
8 1 (0.50%) IBM
8 1 (0.50%) NCR
8 1 (0.50%) NetApp
8 1 (0.50%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.50%) Sun
8 1 (0.50%) Yardi
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