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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Technology
Rank 532 551 597
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 101 90 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 74 70 65
Average salary £80,000 £77,500 £87,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,995 £49,750 £60,500
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £100,000 £115,000
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £80,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
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
39382 39313 40777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.65% 95.73% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 33975 33320 33316
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 +45 11 £83,750 -1.47% 3
Harrow - 1 £72,500 -
Orpington - 1 £67,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £70,000 -
Head of IT
England

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 71 (41.04%) Finance
2 37 (21.39%) Project Management
2 37 (21.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (18.50%) ITIL
4 29 (16.76%) Microsoft
5 28 (16.18%) Retail
6 23 (13.29%) Cisco
6 23 (13.29%) Business Development
7 22 (12.72%) Windows
7 22 (12.72%) Information Security
8 21 (12.14%) Coaching
9 20 (11.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 19 (10.98%) Service Management
10 19 (10.98%) Windows Server
11 18 (10.40%) Service Delivery
12 17 (9.83%) Banking
13 16 (9.25%) Risk Management
13 16 (9.25%) Business Continuity
13 16 (9.25%) PRINCE2
14 15 (8.67%) Firewall
14 15 (8.67%) Analytics
15 14 (8.09%) Data Analytics
15 14 (8.09%) Big Data
15 14 (8.09%) VMware
15 14 (8.09%) Marketing
15 14 (8.09%) Network Security
15 14 (8.09%) Hadoop
16 13 (7.51%) Degree
16 13 (7.51%) Manufacturing
16 13 (7.51%) Change Management

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 11 (6.36%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (5.20%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.62%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.16%) IIS
5 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.58%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.58%) CMS
6 1 (0.58%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (3.47%) MS Office
2 5 (2.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.89%) MS Project
3 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.20%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.47%) SaaS
4 5 (2.89%) IaaS
5 4 (2.31%) PaaS
6 3 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.73%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.73%) Office 365
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.67%) Firewall
2 14 (8.09%) Network Security
3 13 (7.51%) LAN
4 12 (6.94%) WAN
5 9 (5.20%) MPLS
5 9 (5.20%) Unified Communications
5 9 (5.20%) VPN
6 8 (4.62%) DWDM
6 8 (4.62%) NGN
6 8 (4.62%) Packet Switching
7 7 (4.05%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (3.47%) Internet
8 6 (3.47%) SAN
9 5 (2.89%) VoIP
10 2 (1.16%) DNS
10 2 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.16%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.16%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.58%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.09%) Big Data
1 14 (8.09%) Hadoop
2 5 (2.89%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.16%) GIS
4 1 (0.58%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.58%) Impala
4 1 (0.58%) Mahout
4 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.58%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.58%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.58%) Yeoman
General
1 71 (41.04%) Finance
2 28 (16.18%) Retail
3 17 (9.83%) Banking
4 14 (8.09%) Marketing
5 13 (7.51%) Manufacturing
6 9 (5.20%) Telecoms
7 7 (4.05%) Law
8 6 (3.47%) Legal
9 5 (2.89%) Financial Institution
9 5 (2.89%) Publishing
10 3 (1.73%) Investment Banking
11 2 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.58%) Advertising
12 1 (0.58%) Back Office
12 1 (0.58%) Front Office
12 1 (0.58%) Games
12 1 (0.58%) Military
12 1 (0.58%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.31%) .NET
2 1 (0.58%) Cascalog
2 1 (0.58%) D3.js
2 1 (0.58%) LAMP
2 1 (0.58%) Middleware
2 1 (0.58%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (0.58%) Pandas
2 1 (0.58%) scikit-learn
2 1 (0.58%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (6.94%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.36%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.62%) Equities
3 8 (4.62%) Statistics
4 7 (4.05%) Fixed Income
5 5 (2.89%) FMCG
6 3 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.73%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (1.73%) PMI
7 2 (1.16%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.16%) EPoS
7 2 (1.16%) HP Storage
7 2 (1.16%) Life Science
7 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.16%) Social Media
8 1 (0.58%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.72%) Windows
2 19 (10.98%) Windows Server
3 10 (5.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.05%) Linux
6 5 (2.89%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.73%) Debian
7 3 (1.73%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.16%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (21.39%) Project Management
1 37 (21.39%) Stakeholder Management
2 32 (18.50%) ITIL
3 23 (13.29%) Business Development
4 22 (12.72%) Information Security
5 21 (12.14%) Coaching
6 20 (11.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (10.98%) Service Management
8 18 (10.40%) Service Delivery
9 16 (9.25%) Business Continuity
9 16 (9.25%) PRINCE2
9 16 (9.25%) Risk Management
10 15 (8.67%) Analytics
11 14 (8.09%) Data Analytics
12 13 (7.51%) Change Management
13 12 (6.94%) Line Management
13 12 (6.94%) Resource Management
14 11 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (6.36%) Infrastructure Management
15 10 (5.78%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.73%) SQL
2 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.58%) C
2 1 (0.58%) C#
2 1 (0.58%) Clojure
2 1 (0.58%) Python
2 1 (0.58%) R
2 1 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (7.51%) Degree
2 10 (5.78%) CISSP
3 9 (5.20%) CISA
4 7 (4.05%) CISM
4 7 (4.05%) PMI Certification
5 6 (3.47%) CCIE
5 6 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.31%) PMP
7 3 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.16%) CIPD
8 2 (1.16%) CLAS
8 2 (1.16%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.16%) ISEB
8 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.58%) MCSE
9 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.05%) PCI DSS
1 7 (4.05%) SLA
2 5 (2.89%) COBIT
3 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.58%) BS25999
4 1 (0.58%) COSO
4 1 (0.58%) ISO 14000
4 1 (0.58%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.58%) ISO27005
4 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 13 (7.51%) Active Directory
1 13 (7.51%) HDFS
2 6 (3.47%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.73%) XenServer
4 2 (1.16%) vSphere
4 2 (1.16%) XenApp
5 1 (0.58%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.58%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (1.73%) SCCM
1 3 (1.73%) SCOM
1 3 (1.73%) SCOrch
1 3 (1.73%) SCSM
2 1 (0.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (16.76%) Microsoft
2 23 (13.29%) Cisco
3 14 (8.09%) VMware
4 13 (7.51%) Cloudera
5 6 (3.47%) CheckPoint
5 6 (3.47%) HP
5 6 (3.47%) Palo Alto
6 5 (2.89%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.73%) Avaya
7 3 (1.73%) Citrix
7 3 (1.73%) Dell
7 3 (1.73%) iManage
7 3 (1.73%) ProCurve
7 3 (1.73%) SAP
7 3 (1.73%) WatchGuard
8 2 (1.16%) Google
9 1 (0.58%) Apple
9 1 (0.58%) Equitrac
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle
London
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £10000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £57072 - £64177 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Research Councils UK
Salary: From £53,922 to £65,497 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £75000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dixons Carphone
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £11 - £130000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cognitive Group Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
South West London
Talent Point
Salary: £130000 - £150000.00 per annum + Corporate Package
Posted: 23 days ago