The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of IT role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Technology
Rank 217 228 247
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 13 28 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.43% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.44% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 11
Average salary £95,000 £56,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.88% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5497 6371 6840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.10% 96.71% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4652 5081 5504
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,690 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Head of IT
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Head of IT Salary Trend in the North West

Head of IT
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
Manchester +5 10 £95,000 +72.72% 2
Cheshire +21 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
Head of IT
England

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Degree
3 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
4 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (21.74%) Information Security
4 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
4 5 (21.74%) Project Management
5 4 (17.39%) Performance Management
5 4 (17.39%) Firewall
5 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
6 3 (13.04%) Re-Platforming
6 3 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (13.04%) CRM
6 3 (13.04%) Middleware
6 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
6 3 (13.04%) SAP CRM
6 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
6 3 (13.04%) LAN
6 3 (13.04%) VoIP
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL
6 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.04%) SAP
6 3 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (13.04%) PABX
6 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
7 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) LAN
2 3 (13.04%) PABX
2 3 (13.04%) VoIP
2 3 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
1 5 (21.74%) Information Security
1 5 (21.74%) Project Management
1 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (17.39%) Performance Management
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) CRM
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
3 3 (13.04%) Re-Platforming
3 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
3 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
4 2 (8.70%) ITSM
4 2 (8.70%) People Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) CISM
2 2 (8.70%) CISSP
3 1 (4.35%) CEH
3 1 (4.35%) CISA
3 1 (4.35%) CREST Certified
3 1 (4.35%) OSCP
3 1 (4.35%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.35%) COBIT
3 1 (4.35%) COSO
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) Appcelerator
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
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