The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Head of IT featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Technology
Rank 482 546 581
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 128 111 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.26% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 124 94 75
Median salary £86,250 £82,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,995 £57,700 £49,292
10% offered a salary of more than £114,250 £130,000 £85,900
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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
36316 42094 44007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.66% 95.80% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 31475 35861 36604
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Head of IT in the job title.

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 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of IT within the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +33 8 £105,000 -4.54% 3
Croydon +3 1 £85,000 +21.42%
Head of IT
England

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Head of IT job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 85 (37.61%) Finance
2 45 (19.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 43 (19.03%) Information Security
4 35 (15.49%) Project Management
5 34 (15.04%) ITIL
6 32 (14.16%) Disaster Recovery
7 30 (13.27%) Microsoft
8 29 (12.83%) Risk Management
9 27 (11.95%) Service Delivery
10 24 (10.62%) Management Information System
11 22 (9.73%) Amazon AWS
12 21 (9.29%) Security Architecture
12 21 (9.29%) Analytics
13 20 (8.85%) Retail
13 20 (8.85%) Change Management
14 19 (8.41%) PRINCE2
14 19 (8.41%) Business Development
15 18 (7.96%) Windows
15 18 (7.96%) MS Excel
15 18 (7.96%) People Management
16 17 (7.52%) Data Analytics
16 17 (7.52%) CRM
16 17 (7.52%) Cisco
16 17 (7.52%) Hadoop
17 16 (7.08%) Identity Management
17 16 (7.08%) Big Data
18 15 (6.64%) Data Centre
18 15 (6.64%) Degree
19 14 (6.19%) Supplier Management
19 14 (6.19%) Performance Management

Head of IT Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (4.42%) Apache Pig
2 6 (2.65%) Apache
3 5 (2.21%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.88%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.88%) IIS
4 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.44%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.73%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.42%) IaaS
4 8 (3.54%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (3.54%) Amazon EMR
4 8 (3.54%) Amazon S3
4 8 (3.54%) SaaS
5 6 (2.65%) Office 365
6 4 (1.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.75%) Network Security
2 7 (3.10%) Firewall
3 5 (2.21%) Internet
3 5 (2.21%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (2.21%) VoIP
3 5 (2.21%) VPN
4 4 (1.77%) MPLS
4 4 (1.77%) WAN
5 3 (1.33%) DHCP
5 3 (1.33%) DNS
5 3 (1.33%) LAN
6 2 (0.88%) SAN
7 1 (0.44%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.44%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (0.44%) DEFINITY
7 1 (0.44%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.44%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.44%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.52%) Hadoop
2 16 (7.08%) Big Data
3 10 (4.42%) Apache Hive
3 10 (4.42%) Impala
4 8 (3.54%) Mahout
4 8 (3.54%) MongoDB
4 8 (3.54%) Neo4j
4 8 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (3.54%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.77%) MySQL
6 3 (1.33%) Redis
7 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.44%) GIS
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.44%) QlikView
7 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (4.42%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.54%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.54%) Vagrant
2 8 (3.54%) Yeoman
General
1 85 (37.61%) Finance
2 20 (8.85%) Retail
3 9 (3.98%) Banking
3 9 (3.98%) Law
3 9 (3.98%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.54%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.54%) Marketing
5 7 (3.10%) Publishing
6 6 (2.65%) Legal
7 5 (2.21%) Games
8 4 (1.77%) Front Office
9 3 (1.33%) Back Office
10 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.44%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.54%) Cascalog
1 8 (3.54%) D3.js
1 8 (3.54%) Natural Language Processing
1 8 (3.54%) Pandas
1 8 (3.54%) scikit-learn
1 8 (3.54%) SciPy
2 5 (2.21%) LAMP
3 3 (1.33%) beanstalkd
3 3 (1.33%) COM
3 3 (1.33%) Middleware
4 2 (0.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.62%) Management Information System
2 15 (6.64%) Data Centre
3 11 (4.87%) CESG
4 10 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.42%) Statistics
5 8 (3.54%) Visualisation
6 6 (2.65%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.21%) Life Science
7 5 (2.21%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.77%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.77%) FMCG
9 3 (1.33%) Clustering
9 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.33%) EPoS
9 3 (1.33%) User Experience
10 2 (0.88%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.88%) Fintech
10 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.44%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.96%) Windows
2 13 (5.75%) Linux
3 11 (4.87%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.77%) Unix
5 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.88%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.44%) CentOS
7 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (19.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 43 (19.03%) Information Security
3 35 (15.49%) Project Management
4 34 (15.04%) ITIL
5 32 (14.16%) Disaster Recovery
6 29 (12.83%) Risk Management
7 27 (11.95%) Service Delivery
8 21 (9.29%) Analytics
8 21 (9.29%) Security Architecture
9 20 (8.85%) Change Management
10 19 (8.41%) Business Development
10 19 (8.41%) PRINCE2
11 18 (7.96%) People Management
12 17 (7.52%) CRM
12 17 (7.52%) Data Analytics
13 16 (7.08%) Identity Management
14 14 (6.19%) Change Control
14 14 (6.19%) Performance Management
14 14 (6.19%) Supplier Management
14 14 (6.19%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.42%) Python
1 10 (4.42%) R
1 10 (4.42%) SQL
2 9 (3.98%) VBA
3 8 (3.54%) Bash Shell
3 8 (3.54%) Clojure
3 8 (3.54%) Cypher
4 7 (3.10%) C
5 5 (2.21%) PHP
6 3 (1.33%) Java
7 2 (0.88%) C++
7 2 (0.88%) MATLAB
7 2 (0.88%) Scala
8 1 (0.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (6.64%) Degree
2 13 (5.75%) CISSP
3 12 (5.31%) CISA
3 12 (5.31%) CISM
4 11 (4.87%) CRISC
5 5 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.77%) MCSE
6 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.88%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.88%) EMC Certification
7 2 (0.88%) HND
7 2 (0.88%) PhD
7 2 (0.88%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.44%) ISEB
8 1 (0.44%) PMP
8 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.75%) PCI DSS
1 13 (5.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (4.42%) SLA
3 9 (3.98%) COBIT
3 9 (3.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.98%) QA
4 4 (1.77%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 8 (3.54%) Virtual Machines
1 8 (3.54%) VirtualBox
2 7 (3.10%) HDFS
3 6 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.21%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.88%) Docker
5 2 (0.88%) XenApp
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.44%) vSphere
6 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (3.54%) Puppet
2 2 (0.88%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.88%) SCCM
3 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (13.27%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.52%) Cisco
3 9 (3.98%) Oracle
4 8 (3.54%) ION Trading
4 8 (3.54%) VMware
5 7 (3.10%) Cloudera
6 6 (2.65%) SAP
7 5 (2.21%) Citrix
8 3 (1.33%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.88%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.88%) EMC
9 2 (0.88%) NetApp
9 2 (0.88%) Sun
9 2 (0.88%) Teradata
10 1 (0.44%) Apple
10 1 (0.44%) Ariba
10 1 (0.44%) Avaya
10 1 (0.44%) IBM
10 1 (0.44%) NCR
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