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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 530 551 523
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 83 62 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.16% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 64 59 86
Average salary £80,000 £85,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,251 £56,500 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £116,000 £102,500
UK excluding London average salary £77,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+14.07% +8.00%
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
38886 39658 42367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.87% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33086 32487 36434
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +12 21 £85,000 -10.52% 3
Hammersmith - 1 £80,000 -
Head of IT
England

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 72 (39.56%) Finance
2 63 (34.62%) ITIL
3 57 (31.32%) Project Management
4 42 (23.08%) Service Delivery
5 40 (21.98%) Degree
6 37 (20.33%) Change Management
7 33 (18.13%) Service Management
8 29 (15.93%) PRINCE2
9 26 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (12.09%) Information Security
11 22 (12.09%) Windows
12 21 (11.54%) ITSM
13 20 (10.99%) Management Information System
14 19 (10.44%) Computer Science
14 19 (10.44%) Performance Management
15 18 (9.89%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (9.89%) VMware
15 18 (9.89%) Law
15 18 (9.89%) SQL
16 17 (9.34%) Programme Management
17 16 (8.79%) Microsoft
17 16 (8.79%) Line Management
18 15 (8.24%) SQL Server
18 15 (8.24%) Strategic Planning
19 14 (7.69%) Business Analysis
20 13 (7.14%) MS Office
20 13 (7.14%) E-Commerce
20 13 (7.14%) Citrix
20 13 (7.14%) People Management

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (4.40%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.20%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.10%) Drupal
4 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (7.14%) MS Office
2 6 (3.30%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.75%) MS Project
4 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.49%) Internet
2 8 (4.40%) Network Security
3 7 (3.85%) SAN
4 6 (3.30%) Firewall
5 4 (2.20%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.20%) VPN
5 4 (2.20%) VoIP
5 4 (2.20%) NAS
5 4 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.10%) WAN
6 2 (1.10%) HTTP
6 2 (1.10%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.55%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.55%) DNS
7 1 (0.55%) DHCP
7 1 (0.55%) LAN
7 1 (0.55%) Intranet
7 1 (0.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.10%) QlikView
4 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.55%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.55%) Big Data
5 1 (0.55%) MySQL
5 1 (0.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.10%) Git (software)
General
1 72 (39.56%) Finance
2 18 (9.89%) Law
3 12 (6.59%) Marketing
4 11 (6.04%) Legal
5 9 (4.95%) Banking
6 8 (4.40%) Retail
7 7 (3.85%) Corporate Banking
8 5 (2.75%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.65%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.10%) Advertising
11 1 (0.55%) Front Office
11 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.04%) .NET
2 8 (4.40%) ASP.NET
2 8 (4.40%) .NET Framework
2 8 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (2.20%) XML
4 2 (1.10%) Middleware
4 2 (1.10%) Web Services
4 2 (1.10%) Django
4 2 (1.10%) MDX
4 2 (1.10%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.99%) Management Information System
2 19 (10.44%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.30%) PMI
3 6 (3.30%) Hedge funds
4 5 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.65%) Social Network
6 2 (1.10%) NHS
6 2 (1.10%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.10%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.10%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (1.10%) User Experience
7 1 (0.55%) Social Media
7 1 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.55%) Robotics
7 1 (0.55%) FMCG
7 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.55%) Economics
7 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.55%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.09%) Windows
2 6 (3.30%) Linux
3 3 (1.65%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.10%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (34.62%) ITIL
2 57 (31.32%) Project Management
3 42 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 37 (20.33%) Change Management
5 33 (18.13%) Service Management
6 29 (15.93%) PRINCE2
7 26 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (12.09%) Information Security
10 21 (11.54%) ITSM
11 19 (10.44%) Performance Management
12 18 (9.89%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (9.34%) Programme Management
14 16 (8.79%) Line Management
15 15 (8.24%) Strategic Planning
16 14 (7.69%) Business Analysis
17 13 (7.14%) E-Commerce
17 13 (7.14%) People Management
18 12 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
19 11 (6.04%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.89%) SQL
2 10 (5.49%) T-SQL
2 10 (5.49%) C#
3 4 (2.20%) C
3 4 (2.20%) VB
3 4 (2.20%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.65%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.65%) PHP
5 2 (1.10%) Java
5 2 (1.10%) Python
5 2 (1.10%) Korn
5 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (21.98%) Degree
2 12 (6.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (3.30%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.75%) CISSP
4 5 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.20%) CISM
6 3 (1.65%) CISA
7 2 (1.10%) MBA
7 2 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.10%) CCNP
7 2 (1.10%) CRISC
8 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.55%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.55%) CIMA
8 1 (0.55%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.49%) QA
1 10 (5.49%) COBIT
2 8 (4.40%) SLA
3 5 (2.75%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.10%) Val IT
6 1 (0.55%) COSO
6 1 (0.55%) HL7
6 1 (0.55%) DICOM
6 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.55%) BS7799
6 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.49%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.20%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (2.20%) XenApp
4 3 (1.65%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.10%) Varnish
6 1 (0.55%) vSphere
6 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.20%) SCCM
2 2 (1.10%) Puppet
2 2 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.10%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (9.89%) VMware
2 16 (8.79%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.14%) Citrix
4 7 (3.85%) Cisco
5 4 (2.20%) Oracle
6 2 (1.10%) Reuters
6 2 (1.10%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.10%) Sage
6 2 (1.10%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.10%) Cognos
7 1 (0.55%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (0.55%) ProCurve
7 1 (0.55%) SAP
7 1 (0.55%) IBM
7 1 (0.55%) HP
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + substantial bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: £100,000 per annum OTE + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £100000 - £105000 per annum + £7,000 car + bonus + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Contact a Family
Salary: From £39,000 to £41,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Ripe4
Posted: 13 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
RBS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Westway Trust
Salary: £42,000
Posted: 19 days ago