The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 179 180 171
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 4 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.100% 0.074% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.078% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Average salary £77,500 £47,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.15% -17.39%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £68,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3792 3851 3665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.54% 94.97% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3131 3341 3233
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Head of IT
North West

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (46.67%) MS Excel
1 7 (46.67%) CRM
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
1 7 (46.67%) Retail
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (40.00%) Marketing
2 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (40.00%) MySQL
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) SAP
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Information Management
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Media

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) MySQL
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (46.67%) Retail
2 6 (40.00%) Marketing
3 2 (13.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) CRM
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Information Management
3 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
1 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) SAP