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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 520 566 503
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 92 62 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.15% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 68 59 87
Average salary £77,500 £85,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £63,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £103,000 £115,000 £103,500
UK excluding London average salary £77,000 £72,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+6.20% +16.00%
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
39456 40353 41571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.76% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33317 33025 35449
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +15 32 £79,000 -22.92% 2
Bromley - 2 £57,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £80,000 -
Head of IT
England

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 80 (42.11%) Finance
2 67 (35.26%) ITIL
3 65 (34.21%) Project Management
4 40 (21.05%) Service Delivery
5 38 (20.00%) Change Management
6 36 (18.95%) Degree
7 33 (17.37%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (15.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (15.26%) PRINCE2
9 27 (14.21%) Service Management
10 23 (12.11%) Microsoft
10 23 (12.11%) Line Management
11 22 (11.58%) Windows
12 21 (11.05%) Information Security
12 21 (11.05%) Disaster Recovery
13 20 (10.53%) VMware
14 19 (10.00%) SQL
15 17 (8.95%) ITSM
16 16 (8.42%) Law
16 16 (8.42%) Programme Management
16 16 (8.42%) Computer Science
16 16 (8.42%) Performance Management
17 15 (7.89%) Strategic Planning
17 15 (7.89%) Management Information System
17 15 (7.89%) .NET
18 14 (7.37%) SQL Server
18 14 (7.37%) CRM
18 14 (7.37%) People Management
19 13 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
19 13 (6.84%) Business Analysis

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.11%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.11%) Drupal
3 2 (1.05%) Lync
4 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (6.32%) MS Office
2 5 (2.63%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.05%) MS Project
4 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.05%) Office 365
3 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.26%) Internet
2 8 (4.21%) Network Security
3 7 (3.68%) SAN
4 6 (3.16%) Firewall
5 4 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (2.11%) NAS
5 4 (2.11%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.11%) VPN
5 4 (2.11%) VoIP
6 2 (1.05%) WAN
6 2 (1.05%) HTTP
6 2 (1.05%) Intranet
6 2 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.05%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.53%) Wireless
7 1 (0.53%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.53%) DNS
7 1 (0.53%) LAN
7 1 (0.53%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.37%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.79%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.05%) QlikView
4 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.53%) MySQL
5 1 (0.53%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.53%) Big Data
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.53%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (2.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
General
1 80 (42.11%) Finance
2 16 (8.42%) Law
3 11 (5.79%) Legal
4 9 (4.74%) Marketing
5 8 (4.21%) Retail
6 7 (3.68%) Banking
7 5 (2.63%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.11%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.58%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.05%) Advertising
10 2 (1.05%) Publishing
11 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.53%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.89%) .NET
2 8 (4.21%) ASP.NET
2 8 (4.21%) XML
2 8 (4.21%) .NET Framework
2 8 (4.21%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (3.16%) Web Services
4 4 (2.11%) Middleware
4 4 (2.11%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (2.11%) Django
5 2 (1.05%) MDX
5 2 (1.05%) COM
6 1 (0.53%) HTML
6 1 (0.53%) LAMP
6 1 (0.53%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.42%) Computer Science
2 15 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.68%) Hedge funds
4 6 (3.16%) PMI
5 4 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.58%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.58%) Social Network
7 2 (1.05%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.05%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.05%) NHS
7 2 (1.05%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.05%) User Experience
8 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.53%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.53%) Clustering
8 1 (0.53%) Photography
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.53%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.58%) Windows
2 5 (2.63%) Linux
3 4 (2.11%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.58%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (35.26%) ITIL
2 65 (34.21%) Project Management
3 40 (21.05%) Service Delivery
4 38 (20.00%) Change Management
5 33 (17.37%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (15.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (15.26%) PRINCE2
7 27 (14.21%) Service Management
8 23 (12.11%) Line Management
9 21 (11.05%) Information Security
9 21 (11.05%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (8.95%) ITSM
11 16 (8.42%) Programme Management
11 16 (8.42%) Performance Management
12 15 (7.89%) Strategic Planning
13 14 (7.37%) CRM
13 14 (7.37%) People Management
14 13 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (6.84%) Business Analysis
15 12 (6.32%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.00%) SQL
2 12 (6.32%) C#
3 8 (4.21%) T-SQL
4 6 (3.16%) C
5 5 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.63%) PHP
6 4 (2.11%) Java
6 4 (2.11%) VB
6 4 (2.11%) Python
6 4 (2.11%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.05%) Korn
Qualifications
1 36 (18.95%) Degree
2 9 (4.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (4.21%) CISSP
3 8 (4.21%) CISM
4 6 (3.16%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.63%) CISA
5 5 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.58%) CRISC
7 2 (1.05%) MBA
7 2 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.05%) Postgraduate
7 2 (1.05%) CCNP
8 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.53%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.32%) COBIT
2 10 (5.26%) QA
3 6 (3.16%) SLA
3 6 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.63%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.05%) Val IT
6 1 (0.53%) COSO
6 1 (0.53%) HL7
6 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.53%) BS7799
6 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (5.79%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.11%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (2.11%) XenApp
3 4 (2.11%) Varnish
4 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.05%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.53%) vSphere
5 1 (0.53%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (2.63%) SCCM
2 4 (2.11%) Puppet
2 4 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.11%) Salt
3 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (12.11%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.53%) VMware
3 12 (6.32%) Citrix
4 8 (4.21%) Cisco
5 6 (3.16%) Oracle
6 2 (1.05%) Cognos
6 2 (1.05%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.05%) Websense
7 1 (0.53%) Reuters
7 1 (0.53%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.53%) ProCurve
7 1 (0.53%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (0.53%) IBM
7 1 (0.53%) Sage
7 1 (0.53%) HP
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £62000 - £68000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £62000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £62000 - £68000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago