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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 515 552 517
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 111 78 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.18% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 89 70 88
Average salary £75,000 £85,000 £71,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +19.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,000 £47,453
10% offered a salary of more than £96,000 £110,500 £100,750
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.53%
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
40405 43045 41456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.70% 93.90% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 34072 35461 35117
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 March 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 March 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 +27 42 £79,000 -22.92% 1
Bromley - 2 £57,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £80,000 -
Head of IT
England

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 84 (42.64%) Finance
2 71 (36.04%) ITIL
3 67 (34.01%) Project Management
4 44 (22.34%) Service Delivery
5 37 (18.78%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (15.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (14.72%) PRINCE2
8 28 (14.21%) Change Management
9 25 (12.69%) Disaster Recovery
10 24 (12.18%) Microsoft
10 24 (12.18%) Degree
10 24 (12.18%) Line Management
11 23 (11.68%) Service Management
12 20 (10.15%) Windows
13 19 (9.64%) VMware
14 18 (9.14%) E-Commerce
15 16 (8.12%) Information Security
16 15 (7.61%) CRM
16 15 (7.61%) SQL
16 15 (7.61%) Law
16 15 (7.61%) Management Information System
17 14 (7.11%) ITSM
18 13 (6.60%) COBIT
18 13 (6.60%) Strategic Planning
19 12 (6.09%) People Management
20 11 (5.58%) Continuous Improvement
20 11 (5.58%) Computer Science
20 11 (5.58%) Performance Management
20 11 (5.58%) Legal
20 11 (5.58%) .NET

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 5 (2.54%) SharePoint
1 5 (2.54%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.03%) Drupal
3 2 (1.02%) Lync
4 1 (0.51%) JBoss
4 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (5.08%) MS Office
2 6 (3.05%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.51%) Bankmaster
2 1 (0.51%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.02%) Office 365
3 2 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.06%) Internet
2 6 (3.05%) Network Security
3 5 (2.54%) SAN
3 5 (2.54%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.03%) VPN
4 4 (2.03%) Firewall
4 4 (2.03%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (2.03%) NAS
5 3 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.02%) Intranet
6 2 (1.02%) DNS
6 2 (1.02%) VoIP
6 2 (1.02%) WAN
6 2 (1.02%) DHCP
7 1 (0.51%) Wireless
7 1 (0.51%) LAN
7 1 (0.51%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.51%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.51%) MySQL
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.51%) DB2
5 1 (0.51%) QlikView
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.51%) Big Data
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.51%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 4 (2.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
General
1 84 (42.64%) Finance
2 15 (7.61%) Law
3 11 (5.58%) Legal
4 10 (5.08%) Retail
5 7 (3.55%) Publishing
6 6 (3.05%) Banking
6 6 (3.05%) Marketing
7 4 (2.03%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.51%) Advertising
9 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.51%) Front Office
9 1 (0.51%) Back Office
9 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.58%) .NET
2 8 (4.06%) XML
3 6 (3.05%) Web Services
4 4 (2.03%) Middleware
4 4 (2.03%) Django
4 4 (2.03%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (1.52%) LAMP
5 3 (1.52%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.52%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.02%) COM
6 2 (1.02%) HTML
7 1 (0.51%) MDX
7 1 (0.51%) HTML5
7 1 (0.51%) RESTful
7 1 (0.51%) Itk
7 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.61%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.58%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.55%) Hedge funds
4 5 (2.54%) PMI
4 5 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.52%) Photography
5 3 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.51%) Robotics
6 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.51%) EPoS
6 1 (0.51%) NHS
6 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.51%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.51%) Clustering
6 1 (0.51%) Tandem
6 1 (0.51%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.15%) Windows
2 5 (2.54%) Linux
3 4 (2.03%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.52%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.51%) UNIX
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (36.04%) ITIL
2 67 (34.01%) Project Management
3 44 (22.34%) Service Delivery
4 37 (18.78%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (15.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (14.72%) PRINCE2
7 28 (14.21%) Change Management
8 25 (12.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 24 (12.18%) Line Management
10 23 (11.68%) Service Management
11 18 (9.14%) E-Commerce
12 16 (8.12%) Information Security
13 15 (7.61%) CRM
14 14 (7.11%) ITSM
15 13 (6.60%) Strategic Planning
16 12 (6.09%) People Management
17 11 (5.58%) Performance Management
17 11 (5.58%) Continuous Improvement
18 10 (5.08%) Waterfall
18 10 (5.08%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.61%) SQL
2 8 (4.06%) C#
3 6 (3.05%) JavaScript
3 6 (3.05%) C
4 5 (2.54%) PHP
5 4 (2.03%) Java
5 4 (2.03%) Python
6 3 (1.52%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.52%) VB
6 3 (1.52%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.02%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.02%) Korn
Qualifications
1 24 (12.18%) Degree
2 9 (4.57%) CISM
2 9 (4.57%) CISSP
3 8 (4.06%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (4.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (3.05%) CISA
5 5 (2.54%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.52%) CRISC
8 2 (1.02%) MBA
8 2 (1.02%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.51%) CCNP
9 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.60%) COBIT
2 6 (3.05%) QA
2 6 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.54%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.54%) SLA
4 3 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.02%) Val IT
6 1 (0.51%) HL7
6 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.51%) BS7799
System Software
1 10 (5.08%) Active Directory
1 10 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.03%) XenApp
2 4 (2.03%) VMware Workstation
2 4 (2.03%) Varnish
3 2 (1.02%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.51%) vSphere
4 1 (0.51%) UAG
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.54%) SCCM
2 4 (2.03%) Puppet
2 4 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.03%) Salt
3 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (12.18%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.64%) VMware
3 10 (5.08%) Citrix
4 7 (3.55%) Oracle
4 7 (3.55%) Cisco
5 2 (1.02%) Websense
6 1 (0.51%) ProCurve
6 1 (0.51%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (0.51%) HP
6 1 (0.51%) IBM
6 1 (0.51%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.51%) Cognos
6 1 (0.51%) Sage
6 1 (0.51%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.51%) Reuters
6 1 (0.51%) Bloomberg
South West London
Homes and Communities Agency
Salary: From £62,746 to £83,661 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago