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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 518 597 520
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -77
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 109 62 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 91 60 64
Average salary £72,500 £83,750 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.43% -6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £64,750 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £110,000 £108,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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
41333 45058 41496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.27% 93.49% 93.52%
Number of salaries quoted 35059 37848 34733
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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 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 30 July 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
(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 +48 27 £72,500 -19.44% 1
Chiswick - 2 £60,000 -
Enfield - 1 £85,000 -
Head of IT
England

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 86 (37.89%) Finance
2 69 (30.40%) ITIL
3 65 (28.63%) Project Management
4 40 (17.62%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (17.62%) Line Management
5 39 (17.18%) Service Delivery
6 35 (15.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 35 (15.42%) Information Security
7 32 (14.10%) Microsoft
8 28 (12.33%) Retail
9 24 (10.57%) Degree
9 24 (10.57%) Management Information System
10 20 (8.81%) E-Commerce
11 19 (8.37%) CRM
11 19 (8.37%) Change Management
12 18 (7.93%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (7.49%) Waterfall
13 17 (7.49%) PRINCE2
13 17 (7.49%) JavaScript
14 16 (7.05%) Disaster Recovery
15 15 (6.61%) VMware
16 14 (6.17%) Risk Management
16 14 (6.17%) Linux
16 14 (6.17%) ERP
16 14 (6.17%) COBIT
16 14 (6.17%) Banking
17 13 (5.73%) Business Analysis
17 13 (5.73%) Strategic Planning
17 13 (5.73%) PHP
17 13 (5.73%) Publishing

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (3.52%) SugarCRM
2 6 (2.64%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.76%) JBoss
4 4 (1.76%) CMS
4 4 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.32%) IIS
6 2 (0.88%) Apache
6 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.88%) Drupal
6 2 (0.88%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.08%) MS Office
3 2 (0.88%) MS Project
3 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.20%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (2.20%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.44%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.44%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.44%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.44%) Bankmaster
2 1 (0.44%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.20%) Office 365
2 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.96%) WAN
2 7 (3.08%) Firewall
3 6 (2.64%) LAN
4 5 (2.20%) Internet
5 4 (1.76%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.32%) VoIP
6 3 (1.32%) DNS
6 3 (1.32%) DHCP
7 2 (0.88%) FWSM
7 2 (0.88%) MPLS
7 2 (0.88%) Network Security
7 2 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.44%) NAS
8 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.44%) VPN
8 1 (0.44%) SAN
8 1 (0.44%) Intranet
8 1 (0.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.76%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (0.88%) MySQL
5 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.44%) Big Data
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (3.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.88%) JIRA
3 1 (0.44%) FitNesse
3 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.44%) NUnit
3 1 (0.44%) Subversion
3 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 86 (37.89%) Finance
2 28 (12.33%) Retail
3 14 (6.17%) Banking
4 13 (5.73%) Publishing
5 12 (5.29%) Law
6 9 (3.96%) Financial Institution
6 9 (3.96%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.20%) Back Office
7 5 (2.20%) Legal
7 5 (2.20%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.32%) Marketing
8 3 (1.32%) Games
8 3 (1.32%) Front Office
9 2 (0.88%) Advertising
9 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.44%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.29%) LAMP
2 9 (3.96%) CSS
3 8 (3.52%) .NET
4 6 (2.64%) HTML
4 6 (2.64%) XML
5 5 (2.20%) Middleware
6 4 (1.76%) Yii
6 4 (1.76%) Pandas
6 4 (1.76%) Web Services
7 3 (1.32%) J2EE
8 2 (0.88%) COM
8 2 (0.88%) Django
8 2 (0.88%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.44%) Itk
9 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.44%) RESTful
9 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.44%) HTML5
9 1 (0.44%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.57%) Management Information System
2 9 (3.96%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.52%) FMCG
4 7 (3.08%) Hedge funds
4 7 (3.08%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (2.64%) CMDB
6 5 (2.20%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (1.76%) Enterprise Cloud
7 4 (1.76%) User Experience
8 3 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.32%) Photography
8 3 (1.32%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.32%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.32%) EPoS
9 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.44%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.17%) Linux
2 11 (4.85%) Windows
3 9 (3.96%) Mac OS X
4 5 (2.20%) UNIX
5 3 (1.32%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.88%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (30.40%) ITIL
2 65 (28.63%) Project Management
3 40 (17.62%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (17.62%) Line Management
4 39 (17.18%) Service Delivery
5 35 (15.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (15.42%) Information Security
6 20 (8.81%) E-Commerce
7 19 (8.37%) Change Management
7 19 (8.37%) CRM
8 18 (7.93%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (7.49%) Waterfall
9 17 (7.49%) PRINCE2
10 16 (7.05%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (6.17%) Risk Management
11 14 (6.17%) ERP
12 13 (5.73%) Service Management
12 13 (5.73%) Business Analysis
12 13 (5.73%) Strategic Planning
13 12 (5.29%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.49%) JavaScript
2 13 (5.73%) PHP
3 12 (5.29%) SQL
4 6 (2.64%) Python
4 6 (2.64%) C#
5 3 (1.32%) C
6 2 (0.88%) Java
7 1 (0.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (10.57%) Degree
2 13 (5.73%) CISSP
3 12 (5.29%) CISM
4 7 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (3.08%) CISA
5 6 (2.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (2.20%) CRISC
7 3 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.88%) PMP
8 2 (0.88%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.44%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.17%) COBIT
2 11 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.96%) QA
4 7 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (2.64%) TickIT
5 6 (2.64%) ISO 9000
6 4 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 4 (1.76%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.44%) HL7
7 1 (0.44%) SLA
7 1 (0.44%) BS7799
System Software
1 7 (3.08%) Active Directory
1 7 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.20%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.88%) Varnish
4 1 (0.44%) UAG
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.44%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.88%) SCCM
1 2 (0.88%) Puppet
1 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.88%) Salt
1 2 (0.88%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.61%) VMware
3 10 (4.41%) Oracle
4 6 (2.64%) Cisco
4 6 (2.64%) Citrix
4 6 (2.64%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.32%) Sage
5 3 (1.32%) SAP
6 2 (0.88%) IBM
6 2 (0.88%) Rackspace
6 2 (0.88%) Websense
7 1 (0.44%) AppSense
7 1 (0.44%) Cerner
7 1 (0.44%) HP
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £84000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £150000 - £190000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Network Interlinks
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
Fitzrovia, in the Heart of London
University of Westminster
Salary: £57,700 p.a plus excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago