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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 574 534 529
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 67 70 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 64 57 81
Average salary £81,250 £90,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £107,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £73,750
% change year-on-year
- -5.08%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45106 41360 48787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.47% 93.63% 94.47%
Number of salaries quoted 37956 34763 42530
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
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 11 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 11 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 -3 18 £75,000 -10.44% 3
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 11 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 48 (31.17%) Finance
2 38 (24.68%) Service Delivery
3 34 (22.08%) Project Management
4 31 (20.13%) Degree
5 30 (19.48%) ITIL
6 26 (16.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (16.23%) Microsoft
8 24 (15.58%) PRINCE2
8 24 (15.58%) Management Information System
9 21 (13.64%) Windows
10 19 (12.34%) Change Management
10 19 (12.34%) Information Management
11 18 (11.69%) Programme Management
11 18 (11.69%) CRM
12 17 (11.04%) SQL
13 16 (10.39%) MS Office
14 15 (9.74%) Risk Management
15 14 (9.09%) .NET
15 14 (9.09%) Retail
16 13 (8.44%) Performance Management
16 13 (8.44%) MS Excel
16 13 (8.44%) VMware
16 13 (8.44%) Service Management
16 13 (8.44%) Analytics
17 12 (7.79%) Active Directory
17 12 (7.79%) Supplier Management
18 11 (7.14%) Java
18 11 (7.14%) Firewall
18 11 (7.14%) PRINCE
19 10 (6.49%) SAP

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (5.19%) SharePoint
1 8 (5.19%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.25%) Lync
3 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.60%) Apache
3 4 (2.60%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.95%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.30%) nginx
5 2 (1.30%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.65%) IIS
6 1 (0.65%) CMS
6 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.65%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.65%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.65%) Drupal
6 1 (0.65%) GlassFish
Applications
1 16 (10.39%) MS Office
2 13 (8.44%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.65%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.65%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.30%) Office 365
2 1 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.14%) Firewall
2 9 (5.84%) SAN
3 5 (3.25%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.60%) DNS
4 4 (2.60%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.95%) DHCP
5 3 (1.95%) Internet
6 1 (0.65%) DMZ
6 1 (0.65%) Intranet
6 1 (0.65%) LAN
6 1 (0.65%) WAN
6 1 (0.65%) Network Security
6 1 (0.65%) Wireless
6 1 (0.65%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.90%) OLAP
2 6 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.90%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.95%) MySQL
4 2 (1.30%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.95%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.30%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.65%) MSI
General
1 48 (31.17%) Finance
2 14 (9.09%) Retail
3 10 (6.49%) Banking
4 7 (4.55%) French Language
4 7 (4.55%) German Language
4 7 (4.55%) Spanish Language
5 5 (3.25%) Law
5 5 (3.25%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.60%) Front Office
6 4 (2.60%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.60%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.95%) Private Banking
7 3 (1.95%) Marketing
7 3 (1.95%) Legal
8 2 (1.30%) Advertising
8 2 (1.30%) Back Office
8 2 (1.30%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.30%) Billing
9 1 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.09%) .NET
2 7 (4.55%) XML
3 4 (2.60%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.60%) HTML
4 2 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (1.30%) LAMP
4 2 (1.30%) CSS
4 2 (1.30%) Web Services
4 2 (1.30%) XHTML
5 1 (0.65%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.65%) XSLT
5 1 (0.65%) Flash
5 1 (0.65%) JSF
5 1 (0.65%) Ajax
5 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.65%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.58%) Management Information System
2 3 (1.95%) Market Risk
2 3 (1.95%) FMCG
2 3 (1.95%) Open Source
3 2 (1.30%) Fixed Income
3 2 (1.30%) EPoS
3 2 (1.30%) Statistics
3 2 (1.30%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.65%) CMDB
4 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.65%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.65%) Derivative
4 1 (0.65%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.65%) Learning Management System
4 1 (0.65%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.64%) Windows
2 8 (5.19%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.25%) UNIX
4 4 (2.60%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (1.95%) Linux
6 2 (1.30%) Android
6 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.30%) CentOS
6 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.65%) AIX
7 1 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (24.68%) Service Delivery
2 34 (22.08%) Project Management
3 30 (19.48%) ITIL
4 26 (16.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (15.58%) PRINCE2
6 19 (12.34%) Change Management
6 19 (12.34%) Information Management
7 18 (11.69%) Programme Management
7 18 (11.69%) CRM
8 15 (9.74%) Risk Management
9 13 (8.44%) Service Management
9 13 (8.44%) Performance Management
9 13 (8.44%) Analytics
10 12 (7.79%) Supplier Management
11 11 (7.14%) PRINCE
12 10 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (5.84%) ERP
14 8 (5.19%) E-Commerce
14 8 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.04%) SQL
2 11 (7.14%) Java
3 8 (5.19%) C#
4 4 (2.60%) C++
5 2 (1.30%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.30%) Ruby
5 2 (1.30%) Scala
5 2 (1.30%) C
6 1 (0.65%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (20.13%) Degree
2 4 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.95%) PMP
3 3 (1.95%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) CCNP
4 1 (0.65%) ISEB
4 1 (0.65%) CISSP
4 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.25%) QA
2 4 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.95%) SLA
3 3 (1.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (7.79%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.60%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.30%) Varnish
5 1 (0.65%) vCloud
5 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.30%) Puppet
2 1 (0.65%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 25 (16.23%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.44%) VMware
3 10 (6.49%) SAP
4 6 (3.90%) Cisco
4 6 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.60%) Oracle
5 4 (2.60%) Sage
6 3 (1.95%) Citrix
7 2 (1.30%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.65%) Capita
8 1 (0.65%) Google
8 1 (0.65%) WatchGuard
8 1 (0.65%) Tandberg
8 1 (0.65%) ProCurve
8 1 (0.65%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (0.65%) Avaya
8 1 (0.65%) HP
8 1 (0.65%) IBM
8 1 (0.65%) Cognos
8 1 (0.65%) Unisys
City of London
Annapurna
Salary: €100000 - €150000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £700 to £1,200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London, United Kingdom
RNIB
Salary: Circa £80k including London Weighting
Posted: 11 days ago