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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 516 548 552
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 102 79 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 90 72 72
Average salary £75,000 £87,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,625 £66,500 £54,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,850 £109,500 £107,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £60,000 £63,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.51%
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
42355 43349 45261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.77% 94.00% 94.36%
Number of salaries quoted 36017 36087 39032
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 November 2014.

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 24 November 2014. 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
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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 +26 20 £83,750 -4.28% 2
Canary Wharf - 4 £72,500 -
Croydon - 3 - -
South Croydon - 1 £45,000 -
Head of IT
England

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 57 (33.53%) ITIL
2 54 (31.76%) Finance
3 48 (28.24%) Project Management
4 39 (22.94%) Degree
5 38 (22.35%) Change Management
6 36 (21.18%) Service Delivery
7 31 (18.24%) Service Management
8 28 (16.47%) PRINCE2
9 25 (14.71%) VMware
10 24 (14.12%) Microsoft
11 23 (13.53%) Windows
11 23 (13.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (11.76%) Programme Management
14 18 (10.59%) SQL Server
14 18 (10.59%) MS Office
15 17 (10.00%) SQL
15 17 (10.00%) ITSM
15 17 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 16 (9.41%) Supplier Management
16 16 (9.41%) Management Information System
16 16 (9.41%) Information Security
16 16 (9.41%) Citrix
17 14 (8.24%) Law
17 14 (8.24%) Marketing
17 14 (8.24%) Performance Management
18 13 (7.65%) Computer Science
18 13 (7.65%) Business Analysis
18 13 (7.65%) E-Commerce
19 12 (7.06%) Active Directory

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 (4.71%) SharePoint
1 8 (4.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.59%) Apache
3 1 (0.59%) SAS
3 1 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.59%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.59%) Drupal
3 1 (0.59%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.59%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (10.59%) MS Office
2 10 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.94%) MS Project
3 5 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.59%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.18%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.59%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.47%) SAN
1 11 (6.47%) Internet
2 9 (5.29%) Firewall
2 9 (5.29%) Network Security
3 5 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.35%) VPN
4 4 (2.35%) VoIP
4 4 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (2.35%) NAS
5 2 (1.18%) Wireless
5 2 (1.18%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (1.18%) WAN
5 2 (1.18%) HTTP
6 1 (0.59%) LAN
6 1 (0.59%) DHCP
6 1 (0.59%) DNS
6 1 (0.59%) DMZ
6 1 (0.59%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (5.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.18%) QlikView
5 1 (0.59%) MySQL
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.18%) JIRA
1 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 54 (31.76%) Finance
2 14 (8.24%) Law
2 14 (8.24%) Marketing
3 11 (6.47%) Retail
4 9 (5.29%) Legal
5 8 (4.71%) Banking
6 7 (4.12%) Corporate Banking
7 6 (3.53%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.35%) French Language
8 4 (2.35%) German Language
8 4 (2.35%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.76%) Advertising
10 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.59%) Front Office
11 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.88%) .NET
2 9 (5.29%) ASP.NET
3 8 (4.71%) .NET Framework
3 8 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (2.35%) Web Services
5 3 (1.76%) HTML
6 2 (1.18%) MDX
6 2 (1.18%) XML
7 1 (0.59%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.41%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.65%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.35%) PMI
3 4 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.76%) User Experience
4 3 (1.76%) Social Network
5 2 (1.18%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.18%) NHS
5 2 (1.18%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.18%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.59%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.59%) FMCG
6 1 (0.59%) Open Source
6 1 (0.59%) PACS
6 1 (0.59%) Economics
6 1 (0.59%) Derivative
6 1 (0.59%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.53%) Windows
2 7 (4.12%) Linux
3 3 (1.76%) Mac OS X
3 3 (1.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.59%) AIX
4 1 (0.59%) Solaris
4 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (33.53%) ITIL
2 48 (28.24%) Project Management
3 38 (22.35%) Change Management
4 36 (21.18%) Service Delivery
5 31 (18.24%) Service Management
6 28 (16.47%) PRINCE2
7 23 (13.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (11.76%) Programme Management
10 17 (10.00%) ITSM
11 16 (9.41%) Information Security
11 16 (9.41%) Supplier Management
12 14 (8.24%) Performance Management
13 13 (7.65%) Business Analysis
13 13 (7.65%) E-Commerce
14 12 (7.06%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (7.06%) Strategic Planning
15 11 (6.47%) Risk Management
16 10 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (5.88%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.00%) SQL
2 10 (5.88%) T-SQL
2 10 (5.88%) C#
3 4 (2.35%) VB
3 4 (2.35%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.18%) Korn
5 1 (0.59%) C++
5 1 (0.59%) Java
5 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.59%) PHP
5 1 (0.59%) R
Qualifications
1 39 (22.94%) Degree
2 11 (6.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (2.35%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.76%) ACCA
4 3 (1.76%) CISM
4 3 (1.76%) CIMA
4 3 (1.76%) CCNP
4 3 (1.76%) CISSP
4 3 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.18%) CISA
6 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.88%) QA
2 8 (4.71%) SLA
3 6 (3.53%) COBIT
4 4 (2.35%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.59%) COSO
6 1 (0.59%) HL7
6 1 (0.59%) DICOM
System Software
1 17 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.06%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.35%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (2.35%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.35%) XenApp
4 2 (1.18%) vSphere
5 1 (0.59%) vCloud
5 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.35%) SCCM
2 1 (0.59%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 25 (14.71%) VMware
2 24 (14.12%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.41%) Citrix
4 9 (5.29%) Cisco
5 4 (2.35%) SAP
6 2 (1.18%) Cognos
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle
6 2 (1.18%) HP
6 2 (1.18%) Google
6 2 (1.18%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.18%) Sage
6 2 (1.18%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.18%) ProCurve
7 1 (0.59%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (0.59%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (0.59%) Reuters
7 1 (0.59%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.59%) Tandberg
7 1 (0.59%) WatchGuard
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