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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 519 573 525
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 115 87 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 99 78 67
Average salary £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £59,250 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £110,000 £104,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
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
41776 45685 42411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.57% 93.84% 93.96%
Number of salaries quoted 35245 37709 35803
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 April 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 April 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 +43 45 £75,500 -2.58% 1
Bromley - 2 £57,500 -
Head of IT
England

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 84 (42.86%) Finance
2 70 (35.71%) ITIL
3 68 (34.69%) Project Management
4 47 (23.98%) Service Delivery
5 39 (19.90%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (16.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (13.27%) Microsoft
8 25 (12.76%) PRINCE2
9 24 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
10 22 (11.22%) Change Management
10 22 (11.22%) Line Management
11 19 (9.69%) E-Commerce
11 19 (9.69%) Degree
12 18 (9.18%) Service Management
12 18 (9.18%) Information Security
13 17 (8.67%) Management Information System
13 17 (8.67%) COBIT
14 16 (8.16%) VMware
15 14 (7.14%) Windows
15 14 (7.14%) Waterfall
15 14 (7.14%) People Management
16 13 (6.63%) Business Analysis
16 13 (6.63%) Retail
16 13 (6.63%) SQL
16 13 (6.63%) Law
17 12 (6.12%) CRM
18 11 (5.61%) Publishing
18 11 (5.61%) ITSM
18 11 (5.61%) CISM
18 11 (5.61%) Strategic Planning

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 7 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.04%) Drupal
3 3 (1.53%) JBoss
3 3 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.02%) Lync
5 1 (0.51%) CMS
5 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (3.57%) MS Office
1 7 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.04%) Temenos T24
2 3 (1.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.51%) Bankmaster
3 1 (0.51%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.04%) Office 365
2 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.59%) Internet
2 5 (2.55%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.04%) VPN
3 4 (2.04%) WAN
3 4 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (2.04%) Network Security
3 4 (2.04%) NAS
4 3 (1.53%) LAN
4 3 (1.53%) Firewall
5 2 (1.02%) DHCP
5 2 (1.02%) DNS
5 2 (1.02%) SAN
5 2 (1.02%) Intranet
6 1 (0.51%) MPLS
6 1 (0.51%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.51%) Big Data
3 1 (0.51%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.51%) DB2
3 1 (0.51%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
General
1 84 (42.86%) Finance
2 13 (6.63%) Law
2 13 (6.63%) Retail
3 11 (5.61%) Publishing
4 10 (5.10%) Legal
5 7 (3.57%) Banking
6 4 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.04%) Marketing
7 3 (1.53%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.53%) Back Office
8 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.51%) Advertising
9 1 (0.51%) Games
9 1 (0.51%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.08%) .NET
1 8 (4.08%) XML
2 6 (3.06%) Web Services
3 4 (2.04%) Middleware
3 4 (2.04%) Django
3 4 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (1.53%) Pandas
4 3 (1.53%) LAMP
5 2 (1.02%) HTML
5 2 (1.02%) COM
6 1 (0.51%) RESTful
6 1 (0.51%) HTML5
6 1 (0.51%) Itk
6 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.67%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.61%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.10%) Hedge funds
4 5 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.04%) User Experience
5 4 (2.04%) FMCG
5 4 (2.04%) PMI
6 3 (1.53%) Photography
6 3 (1.53%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.53%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.51%) EPoS
8 1 (0.51%) NHS
8 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.51%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.51%) Clustering
8 1 (0.51%) Tandem
8 1 (0.51%) Robotics
8 1 (0.51%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.14%) Windows
2 4 (2.04%) Ubuntu
3 3 (1.53%) Linux
3 3 (1.53%) UNIX
4 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (35.71%) ITIL
2 68 (34.69%) Project Management
3 47 (23.98%) Service Delivery
4 39 (19.90%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (16.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (12.76%) PRINCE2
7 24 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
8 22 (11.22%) Change Management
8 22 (11.22%) Line Management
9 19 (9.69%) E-Commerce
10 18 (9.18%) Service Management
10 18 (9.18%) Information Security
11 14 (7.14%) Waterfall
11 14 (7.14%) People Management
12 13 (6.63%) Business Analysis
13 12 (6.12%) CRM
14 11 (5.61%) ITSM
14 11 (5.61%) Strategic Planning
15 10 (5.10%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (4.59%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.63%) SQL
2 9 (4.59%) JavaScript
3 7 (3.57%) Python
4 6 (3.06%) C
5 5 (2.55%) C#
5 5 (2.55%) PHP
6 4 (2.04%) Java
7 1 (0.51%) Korn
7 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (9.69%) Degree
2 11 (5.61%) CISM
3 10 (5.10%) CISSP
4 8 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (3.06%) CISA
7 5 (2.55%) CRISC
8 4 (2.04%) PMI Certification
8 4 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.02%) Postgraduate
9 2 (1.02%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.67%) COBIT
2 10 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.06%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.55%) QA
4 5 (2.55%) SLA
5 4 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.02%) Val IT
7 1 (0.51%) HL7
7 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.51%) BS7799
System Software
1 10 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (2.04%) XenApp
3 4 (2.04%) Varnish
4 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.02%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.51%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (2.55%) SCCM
2 4 (2.04%) Puppet
2 4 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.04%) Salt
3 2 (1.02%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (13.27%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.16%) VMware
3 10 (5.10%) Oracle
3 10 (5.10%) Citrix
4 4 (2.04%) Cisco
5 3 (1.53%) Sage
6 2 (1.02%) SAP
6 2 (1.02%) Websense
7 1 (0.51%) HP
7 1 (0.51%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.51%) Reuters
7 1 (0.51%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.51%) IBM
7 1 (0.51%) Business Objects
London
FT Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
Frieze
Salary: £50K per annum, depending on experience
Posted: 15 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £85,000 to £90,000 per annum Plus bonus and bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aon
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Exceptional Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits and progression
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Westminster Drug Project
Salary: £50k - £55k
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago