The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 586 521 559
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 65 80 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 63 64 70
Average salary £82,500 £87,500 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,450 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £108,000 £117,250 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £68,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44913 41478 48583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.33% 93.45% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 37724 34642 42277
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Head of IT
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -16 16 £90,000 +1.40% 2
Uxbridge - 2 £77,500 -
Surbiton - 1 £70,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Head of IT
England

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 50 (34.25%) Finance
2 34 (23.29%) Service Delivery
3 33 (22.60%) Project Management
4 32 (21.92%) Degree
5 30 (20.55%) ITIL
6 26 (17.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (16.44%) Management Information System
7 24 (16.44%) Microsoft
8 23 (15.75%) PRINCE2
9 19 (13.01%) Windows
9 19 (13.01%) Change Management
9 19 (13.01%) Information Management
10 18 (12.33%) CRM
11 17 (11.64%) SQL
11 17 (11.64%) Programme Management
12 16 (10.96%) MS Office
13 14 (9.59%) .NET
14 13 (8.90%) Risk Management
14 13 (8.90%) Service Management
14 13 (8.90%) Performance Management
14 13 (8.90%) Analytics
15 12 (8.22%) Supplier Management
15 12 (8.22%) VMware
15 12 (8.22%) MS Excel
16 11 (7.53%) Active Directory
16 11 (7.53%) Firewall
16 11 (7.53%) Retail
17 10 (6.85%) PRINCE
17 10 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
17 10 (6.85%) SAP

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (5.48%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.79%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.74%) Lync
3 4 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.05%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.37%) Apache
5 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.68%) SAS
6 1 (0.68%) IIS
6 1 (0.68%) CMS
6 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.68%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.68%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.68%) Drupal
6 1 (0.68%) GlassFish
Applications
1 16 (10.96%) MS Office
2 12 (8.22%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) MS Project
4 1 (0.68%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.68%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.68%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.37%) Google Apps
1 2 (1.37%) Office 365
2 1 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.53%) Firewall
2 8 (5.48%) SAN
3 4 (2.74%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (2.74%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.05%) DNS
5 2 (1.37%) Internet
5 2 (1.37%) DHCP
6 1 (0.68%) LAN
6 1 (0.68%) WAN
6 1 (0.68%) Intranet
6 1 (0.68%) DMZ
6 1 (0.68%) Wireless
6 1 (0.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.11%) Data Mining
2 6 (4.11%) OLAP
3 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.68%) MySQL
4 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.05%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.37%) JIRA
General
1 50 (34.25%) Finance
2 11 (7.53%) Retail
3 9 (6.16%) Banking
4 7 (4.79%) French Language
4 7 (4.79%) German Language
4 7 (4.79%) Spanish Language
5 5 (3.42%) Law
6 4 (2.74%) Marketing
6 4 (2.74%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.74%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.05%) Legal
7 3 (2.05%) Front Office
8 2 (1.37%) Private Banking
8 2 (1.37%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.37%) Billing
8 2 (1.37%) Back Office
8 2 (1.37%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.37%) Advertising
9 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.59%) .NET
2 7 (4.79%) XML
3 4 (2.74%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.74%) HTML
3 4 (2.74%) Web Services
4 2 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (1.37%) XHTML
4 2 (1.37%) CSS
5 1 (0.68%) Flash
5 1 (0.68%) XSLT
5 1 (0.68%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.68%) JSF
5 1 (0.68%) Ajax
5 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.44%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.05%) FMCG
2 3 (2.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.05%) Market Risk
3 2 (1.37%) Statistics
3 2 (1.37%) Open Source
4 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.68%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.68%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.68%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.68%) Learning Management System
4 1 (0.68%) Derivative
4 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.68%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.01%) Windows
2 7 (4.79%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.05%) Linux
3 3 (2.05%) UNIX
3 3 (2.05%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.68%) AIX
4 1 (0.68%) Solaris
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.29%) Service Delivery
2 33 (22.60%) Project Management
3 30 (20.55%) ITIL
4 26 (17.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (15.75%) PRINCE2
6 19 (13.01%) Change Management
6 19 (13.01%) Information Management
7 18 (12.33%) CRM
8 17 (11.64%) Programme Management
9 13 (8.90%) Risk Management
9 13 (8.90%) Service Management
9 13 (8.90%) Performance Management
9 13 (8.90%) Analytics
10 12 (8.22%) Supplier Management
11 10 (6.85%) PRINCE
11 10 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (6.16%) E-Commerce
13 7 (4.79%) ERP
13 7 (4.79%) Portfolio Management
13 7 (4.79%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.64%) SQL
2 8 (5.48%) Java
3 7 (4.79%) C#
4 4 (2.74%) C++
5 2 (1.37%) C
5 2 (1.37%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.68%) PHP
6 1 (0.68%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (21.92%) Degree
2 4 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.05%) PMP
3 3 (2.05%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.37%) CIMA
4 2 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.37%) ACCA
5 1 (0.68%) CCNP
5 1 (0.68%) CISSP
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.68%) ISEB
5 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.42%) QA
2 4 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.74%) SLA
3 3 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (7.53%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.05%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.68%) vCloud
4 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 24 (16.44%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.22%) VMware
3 10 (6.85%) SAP
4 6 (4.11%) Cisco
4 6 (4.11%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.74%) Sage
5 4 (2.74%) Oracle
5 4 (2.74%) Citrix
6 3 (2.05%) Google
7 2 (1.37%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.37%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.68%) IBM
8 1 (0.68%) Avaya
8 1 (0.68%) HP
8 1 (0.68%) Cognos
8 1 (0.68%) Unisys
8 1 (0.68%) Tandberg
8 1 (0.68%) ProCurve
8 1 (0.68%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (0.68%) Capita
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
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London
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