The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Head of IT featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Information Technology
England / London
Rank 505 543 567
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 85 96 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 79 71 73
Median salary £77,500 £80,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,951 £62,500 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £120,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £78,750 £72,500 £77,250
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -6.14%

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
32377 39014 40066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 96.15% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 27430 33625 33882
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £76,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Head of IT in the job title.

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 20 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of IT within the London region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +45 19 £82,500 - 1
Chessington - 1 £75,000 -
Finchley - 1 £75,000 - 1
Head of IT
England

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Head of IT job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 48 (24.37%) Finance
2 45 (22.84%) Service Delivery
3 39 (19.80%) Information Security
3 39 (19.80%) Project Management
4 38 (19.29%) ITIL
5 32 (16.24%) Change Management
6 30 (15.23%) Microsoft
7 26 (13.20%) Management Information System
8 25 (12.69%) Risk Management
9 23 (11.68%) CISSP
9 23 (11.68%) Windows
10 20 (10.15%) Identity Management
10 20 (10.15%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (10.15%) CISM
10 20 (10.15%) Service Management
10 20 (10.15%) Degree
11 19 (9.64%) CRM
12 18 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (8.63%) Identity Access Management
13 17 (8.63%) Database Security
14 15 (7.61%) Security Architecture
14 15 (7.61%) Firewall
14 15 (7.61%) MS Excel
14 15 (7.61%) Internal Audit
15 14 (7.11%) Windows Server
15 14 (7.11%) Business Continuity
15 14 (7.11%) Retail
15 14 (7.11%) Continuous Improvement
16 13 (6.60%) Vulnerability Management
16 13 (6.60%) SDLC

Head of IT Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.05%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.03%) Apache
2 4 (2.03%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.52%) IIS
3 3 (1.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.05%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.51%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.09%) Office 365
2 7 (3.55%) SaaS
3 6 (3.05%) iPaaS
3 6 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.52%) IaaS
6 3 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.61%) Firewall
2 12 (6.09%) Network Security
3 11 (5.58%) VoIP
4 10 (5.08%) DNS
5 7 (3.55%) DHCP
6 6 (3.05%) LAN
6 6 (3.05%) VPN
6 6 (3.05%) WAN
7 5 (2.54%) Wireless
8 4 (2.03%) SAN
9 3 (1.52%) CTI
9 3 (1.52%) Internet
9 3 (1.52%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.02%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (1.02%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (1.02%) DEFINITY
11 1 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.51%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.51%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.51%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.51%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.51%) GIS
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 48 (24.37%) Finance
2 14 (7.11%) Retail
3 12 (6.09%) Law
3 12 (6.09%) Publishing
4 9 (4.57%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.55%) Advertising
5 7 (3.55%) Marketing
6 6 (3.05%) Legal
7 5 (2.54%) Banking
8 3 (1.52%) Arabic Language
8 3 (1.52%) French Language
8 3 (1.52%) Games
9 2 (1.02%) Back Office
9 2 (1.02%) Front Office
10 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.20%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.06%) CESG
2 8 (4.06%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.55%) Blackberry
3 7 (3.55%) iPhone
3 7 (3.55%) User Experience
4 6 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.05%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.54%) Clustering
5 5 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.03%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.52%) IVR
7 3 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.02%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) Derivative
9 1 (0.51%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.51%) Fintech
9 1 (0.51%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.68%) Windows
2 14 (7.11%) Windows Server
3 10 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.55%) Linux
5 7 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.55%) Windows XP
6 4 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.02%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.51%) Unix
8 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (22.84%) Service Delivery
2 39 (19.80%) Information Security
2 39 (19.80%) Project Management
3 38 (19.29%) ITIL
4 32 (16.24%) Change Management
5 25 (12.69%) Risk Management
6 20 (10.15%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (10.15%) Identity Management
6 20 (10.15%) Service Management
7 19 (9.64%) CRM
8 18 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (8.63%) Database Security
9 17 (8.63%) Identity Access Management
10 15 (7.61%) Internal Audit
10 15 (7.61%) Security Architecture
11 14 (7.11%) Business Continuity
11 14 (7.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (6.60%) B2B
12 13 (6.60%) SDLC
12 13 (6.60%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.57%) C
2 6 (3.05%) SQL
3 2 (1.02%) VBA
4 1 (0.51%) C#
4 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (11.68%) CISSP
2 20 (10.15%) CISM
2 20 (10.15%) Degree
3 12 (6.09%) CISA
4 10 (5.08%) CRISC
5 9 (4.57%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.03%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.52%) EMC Certification
7 3 (1.52%) MCSE
7 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.02%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.02%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.51%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.58%) SLA
2 10 (5.08%) COBIT
2 10 (5.08%) PCI DSS
3 9 (4.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (2.54%) QA
6 2 (1.02%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (4.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.03%) vSphere
3 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.52%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.02%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (15.23%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.09%) Cisco
2 12 (6.09%) VMware
3 11 (5.58%) Oracle
4 7 (3.55%) LANDesk
4 7 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.54%) Avaya
6 4 (2.03%) Citrix
7 3 (1.52%) Apple
7 3 (1.52%) EMC
7 3 (1.52%) NetApp
7 3 (1.52%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.52%) SAP
7 3 (1.52%) Workday
8 2 (1.02%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.02%) Forcepoint
8 2 (1.02%) Laserfiche
8 2 (1.02%) Reuters
8 2 (1.02%) Sophos
8 2 (1.02%) Sun
London
UBS
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Finchley
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Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
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