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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 509 568 550
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 113 66 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 94 63 66
Average salary £82,500 £77,500 £81,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £51,000 £51,750
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £110,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £69,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
41131 43401 41192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.17% 93.52% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35099 36258 34578
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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 +33 21 £72,500 -9.37%
South Croydon - 3 - -
Enfield - 2 £85,000 -
Croydon - 1 £70,000 -
Wembley - 1 £75,000 -
Head of IT
England

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 79 (34.96%) Finance
2 64 (28.32%) ITIL
3 59 (26.11%) Project Management
4 38 (16.81%) Information Security
5 37 (16.37%) Service Delivery
6 34 (15.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (15.04%) Line Management
7 32 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (14.16%) Retail
8 29 (12.83%) Microsoft
9 27 (11.95%) Degree
10 23 (10.18%) Management Information System
11 21 (9.29%) Risk Management
12 18 (7.96%) E-Commerce
12 18 (7.96%) Banking
12 18 (7.96%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (7.52%) Change Management
14 16 (7.08%) VMware
14 16 (7.08%) Windows
14 16 (7.08%) Linux
14 16 (7.08%) ERP
15 15 (6.64%) PRINCE2
15 15 (6.64%) Business Analysis
16 14 (6.19%) JavaScript
16 14 (6.19%) Service Management
16 14 (6.19%) Waterfall
17 13 (5.75%) Programme Management
17 13 (5.75%) CRM
18 12 (5.31%) CISSP
18 12 (5.31%) COBIT

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (3.98%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.54%) SugarCRM
3 5 (2.21%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.77%) JBoss
4 4 (1.77%) CMS
4 4 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.33%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.33%) IIS
6 2 (0.88%) Apache
6 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.21%) MS Office
3 2 (0.88%) MS Project
3 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.21%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (2.21%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.88%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.88%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.88%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.44%) Bankmaster
3 1 (0.44%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.77%) Office 365
2 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.88%) SaaS
3 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.87%) WAN
2 9 (3.98%) Firewall
3 8 (3.54%) Internet
4 7 (3.10%) VoIP
5 6 (2.65%) LAN
6 4 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.33%) DNS
7 3 (1.33%) DHCP
8 2 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.88%) Network Security
8 2 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.88%) FWSM
8 2 (0.88%) MPLS
9 1 (0.44%) NAS
9 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.44%) VPN
9 1 (0.44%) SAN
9 1 (0.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.88%) MySQL
3 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.44%) Big Data
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (2.21%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.88%) NUnit
2 2 (0.88%) Subversion
2 2 (0.88%) JIRA
2 2 (0.88%) FitNesse
General
1 79 (34.96%) Finance
2 32 (14.16%) Retail
3 18 (7.96%) Banking
4 11 (4.87%) Law
5 10 (4.42%) Financial Institution
5 10 (4.42%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.42%) Publishing
6 6 (2.65%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.21%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.21%) Marketing
7 5 (2.21%) Back Office
8 4 (1.77%) Front Office
9 3 (1.33%) Legal
9 3 (1.33%) Games
10 1 (0.44%) Military
10 1 (0.44%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.44%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.87%) LAMP
2 9 (3.98%) CSS
3 6 (2.65%) HTML
3 6 (2.65%) .NET
4 4 (1.77%) Yii
4 4 (1.77%) Pandas
5 3 (1.33%) Middleware
5 3 (1.33%) J2EE
6 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.88%) XML
6 2 (0.88%) XSD
6 2 (0.88%) XSLT
6 2 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.44%) HTML5
7 1 (0.44%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.44%) RESTful
7 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.18%) Management Information System
2 9 (3.98%) FMCG
3 8 (3.54%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (2.65%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.65%) CMDB
6 5 (2.21%) Freedom of Information
6 5 (2.21%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.77%) User Experience
7 4 (1.77%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (1.33%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.33%) EPoS
8 3 (1.33%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.88%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.88%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.88%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.88%) Photography
10 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.08%) Windows
1 16 (7.08%) Linux
2 9 (3.98%) Mac OS X
3 6 (2.65%) UNIX
4 4 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.88%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.88%) Debian
6 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (28.32%) ITIL
2 59 (26.11%) Project Management
3 38 (16.81%) Information Security
4 37 (16.37%) Service Delivery
5 34 (15.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (15.04%) Line Management
6 32 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (9.29%) Risk Management
8 18 (7.96%) E-Commerce
8 18 (7.96%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (7.52%) Change Management
10 16 (7.08%) ERP
11 15 (6.64%) PRINCE2
11 15 (6.64%) Business Analysis
12 14 (6.19%) Waterfall
12 14 (6.19%) Service Management
13 13 (5.75%) Programme Management
13 13 (5.75%) CRM
14 12 (5.31%) Business Transformation
15 11 (4.87%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.19%) JavaScript
2 11 (4.87%) PHP
3 7 (3.10%) SQL
4 6 (2.65%) C#
5 4 (1.77%) Python
6 1 (0.44%) C++
6 1 (0.44%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (11.95%) Degree
2 12 (5.31%) CISSP
3 10 (4.42%) CISM
4 7 (3.10%) CISA
5 6 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.33%) CRISC
8 2 (0.88%) PMP
8 2 (0.88%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.31%) COBIT
2 11 (4.87%) QA
3 10 (4.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (3.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (3.10%) PCI DSS
5 6 (2.65%) TickIT
5 6 (2.65%) ISO 9000
6 3 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.44%) BS25999
7 1 (0.44%) SLA
7 1 (0.44%) COSO
7 1 (0.44%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (3.10%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.77%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.88%) XenServer
5 1 (0.44%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (12.83%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.08%) VMware
3 8 (3.54%) Oracle
4 7 (3.10%) Cisco
4 7 (3.10%) Citrix
5 6 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.21%) SAP
7 3 (1.33%) IBM
7 3 (1.33%) Sage
7 3 (1.33%) HP
8 2 (0.88%) WatchGuard
8 2 (0.88%) ProCurve
8 2 (0.88%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.88%) Avaya
9 1 (0.44%) Cerner
9 1 (0.44%) Apple
9 1 (0.44%) AppSense
9 1 (0.44%) Google
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago