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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 63 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 11 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.33% 0.45% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 0.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 0
Average salary £65,000 £65,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £68,250 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.11%
Head of IT
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
807 644 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 97.23% 96.84% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 580 544 648
Average salary £33,500 £36,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.21% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Head of IT
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Head of IT Salary Trend in the North East

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of IT across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Head of IT Salary Histogram in the North East

Head of IT
Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Durham - 8 £65,000 -
Tyne and Wear -5 3 £75,000 +14.06%
Head of IT
England

Head of IT
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 15 (93.75%) B2C
2 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 13 (81.25%) CRM
2 13 (81.25%) ERP
2 13 (81.25%) B2B
3 12 (75.00%) Finance
4 10 (62.50%) Logistics
5 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) Sage
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) PowerPivot
5 3 (18.75%) Retail
5 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) ITSM
7 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 3 (18.75%) PowerPivot
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) B2C
2 13 (81.25%) CRM
2 13 (81.25%) ERP
2 13 (81.25%) B2B
3 10 (62.50%) Logistics
4 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) ITSM
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C#
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Sage