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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 179 174 189
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 6 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.080% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.085% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 1
Average salary £72,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.63% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -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
3850 3530 3737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.23% 94.11% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3215 3073 3290
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 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 (35.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (35.00%) CRM
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (35.00%) Retail
2 6 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (30.00%) Marketing
2 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
2 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (30.00%) MySQL
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (20.00%) Finance
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) People Management
5 3 (15.00%) Coaching
5 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (15.00%) Service Management
6 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
6 2 (10.00%) SAP
6 2 (10.00%) ERP
6 2 (10.00%) Information Security
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
7 1 (5.00%) Release Management
7 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (35.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MySQL
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (35.00%) Retail
2 6 (30.00%) Marketing
3 4 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) CRM
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) People Management
4 3 (15.00%) Coaching
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (15.00%) Service Management
5 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
5 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (10.00%) ERP
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Release Management
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security Management
6 1 (5.00%) Security Management
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
1 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) SAP