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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Information Technology
England / London
Rank 500 559 560
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 88 89 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 84 59 60
Median salary £75,000 £80,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £57,935 £55,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £120,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £73,750 £77,000
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.22%

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
31979 39106 38954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.86% 96.15% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 27127 33602 33122
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +27 16 £92,500 +4.22% 1
Chessington - 2 £75,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £65,000 -
Ealing - 2 £67,500 -
Head of IT
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 61 (28.11%) Finance
2 50 (23.04%) Information Security
3 44 (20.28%) Project Management
4 43 (19.82%) Service Delivery
5 41 (18.89%) ITIL
6 37 (17.05%) Microsoft
7 34 (15.67%) Risk Management
8 28 (12.90%) Management Information System
8 28 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 26 (11.98%) Identity Management
10 25 (11.52%) Change Management
10 25 (11.52%) CISSP
11 24 (11.06%) CISM
11 24 (11.06%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (10.14%) Windows
13 21 (9.68%) Retail
14 20 (9.22%) MS Excel
14 20 (9.22%) CRM
15 19 (8.76%) Service Management
16 18 (8.29%) Security Architecture
16 18 (8.29%) Vulnerability Management
16 18 (8.29%) Degree
16 18 (8.29%) People Management
16 18 (8.29%) Internal Audit
17 17 (7.83%) Data Loss Prevention
17 17 (7.83%) Database Security
17 17 (7.83%) Identity Access Management
17 17 (7.83%) Network Security
17 17 (7.83%) Cisco
18 16 (7.37%) CISA

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 7 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.30%) Apache
2 5 (2.30%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.84%) IIS
4 3 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.92%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.46%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 20 (9.22%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.46%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.61%) Office 365
2 8 (3.69%) SaaS
3 7 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.76%) iPaaS
5 5 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.84%) IaaS
6 4 (1.84%) PaaS
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.83%) Network Security
2 13 (5.99%) Firewall
3 8 (3.69%) DHCP
3 8 (3.69%) DNS
4 6 (2.76%) WAN
5 5 (2.30%) LAN
5 5 (2.30%) SAN
5 5 (2.30%) VoIP
6 4 (1.84%) VPN
7 3 (1.38%) Internet
7 3 (1.38%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.92%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (0.92%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (0.92%) DEFINITY
8 2 (0.92%) Wireless
9 1 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.46%) MPLS
9 1 (0.46%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.46%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.46%) Apache Hive
2 1 (0.46%) Big Data
2 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.46%) GIS
2 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.46%) Impala
2 1 (0.46%) Mahout
2 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.46%) Neo4j
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.46%) QlikView
2 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.46%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.46%) Yeoman
General
1 61 (28.11%) Finance
2 21 (9.68%) Retail
3 13 (5.99%) Publishing
4 9 (4.15%) Law
5 8 (3.69%) Legal
5 8 (3.69%) Marketing
5 8 (3.69%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.23%) Advertising
7 6 (2.76%) Banking
8 3 (1.38%) Arabic Language
8 3 (1.38%) Back Office
8 3 (1.38%) French Language
8 3 (1.38%) Front Office
8 3 (1.38%) Games
9 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.76%) Middleware
2 1 (0.46%) Cascalog
2 1 (0.46%) D3.js
2 1 (0.46%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (0.46%) Pandas
2 1 (0.46%) scikit-learn
2 1 (0.46%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.90%) Management Information System
2 15 (6.91%) Statistics
3 11 (5.07%) CESG
4 10 (4.61%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.69%) User Experience
6 7 (3.23%) Blackberry
6 7 (3.23%) iPhone
6 7 (3.23%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.84%) FMCG
8 4 (1.84%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.92%) Clustering
9 2 (0.92%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.92%) Life Science
10 1 (0.46%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.46%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.14%) Windows
2 13 (5.99%) Windows Server
3 9 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (3.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.23%) Windows XP
6 6 (2.76%) Linux
7 5 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.92%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.46%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (23.04%) Information Security
2 44 (20.28%) Project Management
3 43 (19.82%) Service Delivery
4 41 (18.89%) ITIL
5 34 (15.67%) Risk Management
6 28 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 26 (11.98%) Identity Management
8 25 (11.52%) Change Management
9 24 (11.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (9.22%) CRM
11 19 (8.76%) Service Management
12 18 (8.29%) Internal Audit
12 18 (8.29%) People Management
12 18 (8.29%) Security Architecture
12 18 (8.29%) Vulnerability Management
13 17 (7.83%) Data Loss Prevention
13 17 (7.83%) Database Security
13 17 (7.83%) Identity Access Management
14 15 (6.91%) B2B
14 15 (6.91%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.15%) C
2 6 (2.76%) SQL
3 3 (1.38%) VBA
4 2 (0.92%) Python
5 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.46%) C#
5 1 (0.46%) Clojure
5 1 (0.46%) Cypher
5 1 (0.46%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (11.52%) CISSP
2 24 (11.06%) CISM
3 18 (8.29%) Degree
4 16 (7.37%) CISA
5 13 (5.99%) CRISC
6 9 (4.15%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.84%) DBS Check
7 4 (1.84%) EMC Certification
7 4 (1.84%) MCSE
7 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.92%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.92%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.46%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.37%) PCI DSS
2 14 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 12 (5.53%) SLA
4 10 (4.61%) COBIT
5 7 (3.23%) QA
6 6 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (3.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.84%) vSphere
4 2 (0.92%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.92%) XenApp
5 1 (0.46%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.84%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.92%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (17.05%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.83%) Cisco
3 15 (6.91%) ION Trading
4 14 (6.45%) VMware
5 12 (5.53%) Oracle
6 8 (3.69%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (3.23%) Citrix
7 7 (3.23%) LANDesk
8 5 (2.30%) Avaya
8 5 (2.30%) NetApp
9 4 (1.84%) EMC
9 4 (1.84%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.84%) SAP
10 3 (1.38%) Workday
11 2 (0.92%) Apple
11 2 (0.92%) Bloomberg
11 2 (0.92%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.92%) Reuters
11 2 (0.92%) Sophos
11 2 (0.92%) Sun
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Salary: £65k - 73k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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