The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of IT role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 180 164 188
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 15 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 0.053% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.056% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 9
Average salary £63,500 £70,000 £71,356
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.28% -1.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,960 £68,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,000 £81,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Head of IT
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3972 3563 4189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.59% 94.89% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3427 3114 3763
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of IT in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of IT across the Manchester region.

Head of IT Salary Trend in Manchester

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of IT across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Head of IT Salary Histogram in Manchester

Head of IT
Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
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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
Oldham - 4 £62,960 -
Head of IT
North West

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Finance
3 5 (23.81%) Information Security
4 4 (19.05%) Business Process Mapping
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (19.05%) Demand Management
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (19.05%) Law
4 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
4 4 (19.05%) Service Management
4 4 (19.05%) CISA
4 4 (19.05%) CISM
5 3 (14.29%) Change Management
5 3 (14.29%) ERP
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (14.29%) Coaching
5 3 (14.29%) People Management
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.52%) Quality Management
6 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.76%) MCTS
7 1 (4.76%) MCITP
7 1 (4.76%) SAP
7 1 (4.76%) Firewall
7 1 (4.76%) Information Security Management

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) VoIP
1 1 (4.76%) DHCP
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Information Security
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
3 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (19.05%) Demand Management
3 4 (19.05%) Service Management
3 4 (19.05%) Business Process Mapping
4 3 (14.29%) Coaching
4 3 (14.29%) People Management
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) ERP
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.52%) Quality Management
5 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) CISA
1 4 (19.05%) CISM
2 1 (4.76%) MCTS
2 1 (4.76%) MCITP
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) MCSA
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) SAP
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.76%) SonicWALL