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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 175 176 183
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 11 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.11% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.11% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 10
Average salary £63,500 £61,000 £69,428
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.09% -12.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,400 £61,000 £51,650
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £83,050 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £77,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+14.81% +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
3749 3546 4168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.08% 94.84% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3246 3100 3698
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 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,224 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 27 January 2015.

Head of IT Salary Histogram in Manchester

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (29.17%) ITIL
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (20.83%) Information Security
3 4 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
3 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (16.67%) Demand Management
3 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) Law
3 4 (16.67%) Project Management
3 4 (16.67%) Service Management
3 4 (16.67%) CISA
3 4 (16.67%) CISM
4 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.50%) Change Management
4 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.50%) ERP
4 3 (12.50%) Coaching
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (12.50%) People Management
5 2 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Retail
5 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
5 2 (8.33%) C
5 2 (8.33%) Quality Management
6 1 (4.17%) Banking
6 1 (4.17%) Firewall
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security Management

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) VoIP
1 1 (4.17%) DHCP
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Law
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (20.83%) Information Security
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) Project Management
3 4 (16.67%) Service Management
3 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (16.67%) Demand Management
3 4 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
3 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 3 (12.50%) People Management
4 3 (12.50%) Coaching
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.50%) ERP
4 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) Quality Management
5 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
5 2 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) CISA
1 4 (16.67%) CISM
2 1 (4.17%) MCTS
2 1 (4.17%) MCITP
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) MCP
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) SAP
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago