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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 564 519 587
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +68
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 70 87 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 66 74 51
Average salary £75,000 £80,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £48,153 £52,500 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £88,250 £105,000 £125,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.92%
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
43006 41638 46964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.37% 93.52% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35883 35024 40689
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -4 14 £77,500 -10.14% 1
Canary Wharf - 5 £72,500 -
Croydon -4 1 - - 2
Uxbridge - 1 £77,500 -
Head of IT
England

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 51 (31.68%) Finance
2 39 (24.22%) Project Management
2 39 (24.22%) ITIL
3 35 (21.74%) Degree
4 31 (19.25%) Service Delivery
5 27 (16.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (16.15%) Change Management
7 24 (14.91%) PRINCE2
8 22 (13.66%) Management Information System
8 22 (13.66%) Programme Management
9 21 (13.04%) Microsoft
10 20 (12.42%) Service Management
11 19 (11.80%) MS Office
12 17 (10.56%) Risk Management
13 16 (9.94%) VMware
13 16 (9.94%) SQL
14 15 (9.32%) Windows
14 15 (9.32%) MS Excel
14 15 (9.32%) Supplier Management
15 14 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (8.70%) CRM
16 13 (8.07%) Law
16 13 (8.07%) Banking
16 13 (8.07%) Strategic Planning
16 13 (8.07%) Computer Science
16 13 (8.07%) Performance Management
17 12 (7.45%) Retail
17 12 (7.45%) People Management
18 11 (6.83%) Line Management
18 11 (6.83%) Information Management

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (4.97%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.11%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.24%) Apache
4 2 (1.24%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.62%) IIS
5 1 (0.62%) SAS
5 1 (0.62%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.62%) CMS
5 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.62%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.62%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.62%) Drupal
5 1 (0.62%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.62%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (11.80%) MS Office
2 15 (9.32%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.11%) MS Project
5 1 (0.62%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.62%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.62%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.24%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.21%) SAN
2 8 (4.97%) Firewall
3 3 (1.86%) Network Security
3 3 (1.86%) Internet
4 2 (1.24%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.62%) DNS
5 1 (0.62%) LAN
5 1 (0.62%) VoIP
5 1 (0.62%) WAN
5 1 (0.62%) Wireless
5 1 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.62%) DMZ
5 1 (0.62%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.62%) OLAP
3 1 (0.62%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.24%) JIRA
2 1 (0.62%) ClearCase
General
1 51 (31.68%) Finance
2 13 (8.07%) Law
2 13 (8.07%) Banking
3 12 (7.45%) Retail
4 10 (6.21%) Marketing
5 7 (4.35%) French Language
5 7 (4.35%) German Language
5 7 (4.35%) Spanish Language
6 6 (3.73%) Legal
7 5 (3.11%) Manufacturing
7 5 (3.11%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (2.48%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.48%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.86%) Front Office
9 3 (1.86%) Advertising
10 2 (1.24%) Back Office
10 2 (1.24%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.24%) Billing
10 2 (1.24%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.97%) .NET
2 5 (3.11%) XML
3 4 (2.48%) HTML
3 4 (2.48%) Web Services
4 3 (1.86%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.24%) CSS
5 2 (1.24%) XHTML
5 2 (1.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (1.24%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.62%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (0.62%) XSLT
6 1 (0.62%) Flash
6 1 (0.62%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.62%) JSF
6 1 (0.62%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.66%) Management Information System
2 13 (8.07%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.86%) User Experience
4 3 (1.86%) Market Risk
4 3 (1.86%) FMCG
5 2 (1.24%) Social Network
6 1 (0.62%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.62%) Open Source
6 1 (0.62%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.62%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.62%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.62%) CMDB
6 1 (0.62%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.62%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.62%) PACS
6 1 (0.62%) Economics
6 1 (0.62%) Derivative
6 1 (0.62%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.32%) Windows
2 7 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.48%) Linux
4 2 (1.24%) UNIX
5 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.62%) AIX
5 1 (0.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.22%) ITIL
1 39 (24.22%) Project Management
2 31 (19.25%) Service Delivery
3 27 (16.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (16.15%) Change Management
5 24 (14.91%) PRINCE2
6 22 (13.66%) Programme Management
7 20 (12.42%) Service Management
8 17 (10.56%) Risk Management
9 15 (9.32%) Supplier Management
10 14 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (8.70%) CRM
11 13 (8.07%) Strategic Planning
11 13 (8.07%) Performance Management
12 12 (7.45%) People Management
13 11 (6.83%) Line Management
13 11 (6.83%) E-Commerce
13 11 (6.83%) Information Management
14 10 (6.21%) Information Security
15 9 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.94%) SQL
2 8 (4.97%) Java
3 6 (3.73%) C#
4 4 (2.48%) C++
5 3 (1.86%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.24%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.62%) PHP
7 1 (0.62%) VB
7 1 (0.62%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.62%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (21.74%) Degree
2 6 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (3.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.86%) CIMA
4 3 (1.86%) ACCA
5 2 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.24%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.24%) CCNP
6 1 (0.62%) ISEB
6 1 (0.62%) CISSP
6 1 (0.62%) PMP
6 1 (0.62%) CISA
6 1 (0.62%) CISM
6 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.73%) SLA
2 4 (2.48%) QA
3 3 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.24%) COBIT
5 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.62%) HL7
5 1 (0.62%) DICOM
5 1 (0.62%) COSO
System Software
1 11 (6.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.11%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.62%) vSphere
4 1 (0.62%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 21 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.94%) VMware
3 11 (6.83%) SAP
4 7 (4.35%) Citrix
5 5 (3.11%) Cisco
5 5 (3.11%) Sage
6 4 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.86%) Google
7 3 (1.86%) Oracle
8 2 (1.24%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.62%) Tandberg
9 1 (0.62%) ProCurve
9 1 (0.62%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (0.62%) WatchGuard
9 1 (0.62%) Capita
9 1 (0.62%) Reuters
9 1 (0.62%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.62%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.62%) IBM
9 1 (0.62%) Cognos
London
Roc Search
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Grosvenor
Salary: Competitive Salary and Attractive Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Grosvenor
Salary: Competitive Salary and Attractive Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Red10
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £20,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays Executive - Branded
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Health Foundation
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago