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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 224 226 239
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 16 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.32% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.34% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 10
Average salary £62,000 £65,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £52,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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
6231 6758 6890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.33% 94.94% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5080 5467 5890
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of IT across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Head of IT Salary Histogram 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 29 July 2015. 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
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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 +16 9 £62,250 -19.67%
Merseyside - 2 - -
Cumbria -5 1 £32,500 -
Cheshire -8 1 £55,000 -15.38%
Lancashire -9 1 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Head of IT
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 19 (43.18%) Project Management
2 16 (36.36%) ITIL
3 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (25.00%) Finance
3 11 (25.00%) Degree
4 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
4 10 (22.73%) Windows
5 9 (20.45%) PRINCE2
5 9 (20.45%) Telecoms
6 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (15.91%) VMware
6 7 (15.91%) Retail
6 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (15.91%) MS Office
6 7 (15.91%) SQL
6 7 (15.91%) WAN
6 7 (15.91%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (15.91%) Firewall
6 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
6 7 (15.91%) SLA
7 6 (13.64%) Cisco
7 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
7 6 (13.64%) Intranet
7 6 (13.64%) CCNA
7 6 (13.64%) LAN
7 6 (13.64%) MCSE
8 5 (11.36%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) Lync
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Sage 50
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.27%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) WAN
1 7 (15.91%) Firewall
2 6 (13.64%) LAN
2 6 (13.64%) Intranet
3 5 (11.36%) Wireless
4 3 (6.82%) SAN
5 1 (2.27%) VoIP
5 1 (2.27%) DHCP
5 1 (2.27%) VPN
5 1 (2.27%) DNS
5 1 (2.27%) Network Security
5 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.27%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.27%) Big Data
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Telecoms
3 7 (15.91%) Retail
4 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.27%) Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) EDI
2 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) Handset
3 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) UNIX
5 1 (2.27%) Linux
5 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Project Management
2 16 (36.36%) ITIL
3 9 (20.45%) PRINCE2
4 7 (15.91%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
4 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 4 (9.09%) Change Management
5 4 (9.09%) ERP
5 4 (9.09%) People Management
6 3 (6.82%) Coaching
6 3 (6.82%) Matrix Management
7 2 (4.55%) Business Development
7 2 (4.55%) Information Security
7 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.55%) Business Transformation
7 2 (4.55%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) C
3 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Degree
2 6 (13.64%) MCSE
2 6 (13.64%) CCNA
2 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.27%) PMP
4 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.27%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.27%) WSUS
2 1 (2.27%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) VMware
3 6 (13.64%) Cisco
4 5 (11.36%) Dell
5 4 (9.09%) IBM
5 4 (9.09%) Veeam
5 4 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 4 (9.09%) Trend Micro
5 4 (9.09%) Sage
6 3 (6.82%) Epicor
7 2 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.27%) Symantec
8 1 (2.27%) NetApp
8 1 (2.27%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.27%) HP
8 1 (2.27%) Citrix
8 1 (2.27%) Avaya
8 1 (2.27%) Juniper
8 1 (2.27%) SAP
Preston
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 27 days ago