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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 556 541 581
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 67 82 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 64 66 57
Average salary £76,750 £81,250 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.53% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £51,750 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £105,000 £107,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £69,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
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
43977 41236 47790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.41% 93.48% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36739 34601 41479
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
(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 -11 14 £77,500 -16.21% 6
Canary Wharf - 3 £72,500 -
Uxbridge - 2 £77,500 -
Surbiton - 1 £70,000 -
Head of IT
England

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 52 (33.99%) Finance
2 34 (22.22%) Project Management
3 33 (21.57%) Degree
4 32 (20.92%) ITIL
5 29 (18.95%) Service Delivery
6 27 (17.65%) Management Information System
7 24 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (15.69%) PRINCE2
8 22 (14.38%) Change Management
9 20 (13.07%) Microsoft
10 18 (11.76%) Service Management
10 18 (11.76%) Programme Management
11 17 (11.11%) CRM
11 17 (11.11%) SQL
11 17 (11.11%) MS Office
12 16 (10.46%) Windows
13 15 (9.80%) MS Excel
13 15 (9.80%) Risk Management
13 15 (9.80%) Information Management
14 14 (9.15%) Supplier Management
14 14 (9.15%) VMware
15 13 (8.50%) Retail
16 12 (7.84%) Banking
16 12 (7.84%) Performance Management
16 12 (7.84%) Analytics
16 12 (7.84%) .NET
17 11 (7.19%) SAP
17 11 (7.19%) SQL Server
17 11 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
17 11 (7.19%) E-Commerce

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (5.23%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.31%) Apache
4 2 (1.31%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.31%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.65%) CMS
5 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.65%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.65%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.65%) Drupal
5 1 (0.65%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.65%) Lync
5 1 (0.65%) IIS
5 1 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (11.11%) MS Office
2 15 (9.80%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.61%) MS Project
5 1 (0.65%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.65%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.31%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.88%) SAN
2 8 (5.23%) Firewall
3 2 (1.31%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.31%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.31%) Network Security
3 2 (1.31%) Internet
4 1 (0.65%) DNS
4 1 (0.65%) LAN
4 1 (0.65%) WAN
4 1 (0.65%) Wireless
4 1 (0.65%) DMZ
4 1 (0.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.27%) OLAP
2 5 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.27%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.65%) MySQL
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.31%) ClearCase
1 2 (1.31%) JIRA
General
1 52 (33.99%) Finance
2 13 (8.50%) Retail
3 12 (7.84%) Banking
4 9 (5.88%) Marketing
5 8 (5.23%) Law
6 7 (4.58%) French Language
6 7 (4.58%) German Language
6 7 (4.58%) Spanish Language
7 5 (3.27%) Legal
8 4 (2.61%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.61%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.61%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.96%) Advertising
9 3 (1.96%) Front Office
10 2 (1.31%) Back Office
10 2 (1.31%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.31%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.31%) Billing
10 2 (1.31%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.84%) .NET
2 6 (3.92%) XML
3 4 (2.61%) HTML
3 4 (2.61%) Web Services
4 3 (1.96%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.31%) CSS
5 2 (1.31%) XHTML
5 2 (1.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.65%) XSLT
6 1 (0.65%) Flash
6 1 (0.65%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.65%) JSF
6 1 (0.65%) Ajax
6 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.65%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.23%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.96%) Market Risk
3 3 (1.96%) FMCG
4 2 (1.31%) Open Source
5 1 (0.65%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.65%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.65%) CMDB
5 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.65%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.65%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.65%) PACS
5 1 (0.65%) Economics
5 1 (0.65%) Derivative
5 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.46%) Windows
2 7 (4.58%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.61%) Linux
4 2 (1.31%) UNIX
4 2 (1.31%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.65%) AIX
5 1 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.22%) Project Management
2 32 (20.92%) ITIL
3 29 (18.95%) Service Delivery
4 24 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (15.69%) PRINCE2
5 22 (14.38%) Change Management
6 18 (11.76%) Service Management
6 18 (11.76%) Programme Management
7 17 (11.11%) CRM
8 15 (9.80%) Risk Management
8 15 (9.80%) Information Management
9 14 (9.15%) Supplier Management
10 12 (7.84%) Performance Management
10 12 (7.84%) Analytics
11 11 (7.19%) Strategic Planning
11 11 (7.19%) E-Commerce
11 11 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (5.23%) PRINCE
13 8 (5.23%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.11%) SQL
2 8 (5.23%) Java
3 6 (3.92%) C#
4 4 (2.61%) C++
5 2 (1.31%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.31%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.65%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.65%) R
6 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (21.57%) Degree
2 5 (3.27%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.96%) ACCA
4 3 (1.96%) CIMA
5 2 (1.31%) CCNP
5 2 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.65%) ISEB
6 1 (0.65%) CISSP
6 1 (0.65%) PMP
6 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.92%) SLA
2 3 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.31%) QA
4 1 (0.65%) HL7
4 1 (0.65%) DICOM
4 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.65%) COBIT
4 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.58%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.96%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.65%) vSphere
4 1 (0.65%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 20 (13.07%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.15%) VMware
3 11 (7.19%) SAP
4 6 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.27%) Sage
5 5 (3.27%) Citrix
6 4 (2.61%) Cisco
7 3 (1.96%) Oracle
7 3 (1.96%) Google
8 2 (1.31%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.65%) Tandberg
9 1 (0.65%) ProCurve
9 1 (0.65%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (0.65%) WatchGuard
9 1 (0.65%) Capita
9 1 (0.65%) Reuters
9 1 (0.65%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.65%) IBM
9 1 (0.65%) Cognos
9 1 (0.65%) Unisys
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