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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 229 240 241
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 24 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.12% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 12
Average salary £70,000 £67,500 £71,356
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £87,500 £96,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £60,000 £64,250
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.61%
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
7000 6540 7420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.57% 95.07% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6004 5579 6525
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 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
Manchester -1 14 £66,480 -1.51% 1
Cheshire -4 7 £77,500 +14.81%
Merseyside +16 3 £70,000 -
Head of IT
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 15 (29.41%) Service Delivery
3 11 (21.57%) ITIL
4 10 (19.61%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (19.61%) Quality Management
4 10 (19.61%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (17.65%) People Management
5 9 (17.65%) Service Management
6 8 (15.69%) ERP
7 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
7 7 (13.73%) Risk Analysis
7 7 (13.73%) Supplier Management
7 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (13.73%) Retail
8 6 (11.76%) Manufacturing
8 6 (11.76%) Business Analysis
9 5 (9.80%) AS400
9 5 (9.80%) Information Security
9 5 (9.80%) Business Objects
9 5 (9.80%) BPR
9 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
9 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
9 5 (9.80%) Infor
10 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (7.84%) Business Process Mapping
10 4 (7.84%) Demand Management
10 4 (7.84%) Business Transformation
10 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (7.84%) CISA
10 4 (7.84%) CISM

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Office
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) MPLS
2 2 (3.92%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.96%) Network Security
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) VoIP
3 1 (1.96%) DHCP
3 1 (1.96%) DNS
3 1 (1.96%) SAN
3 1 (1.96%) Intranet
3 1 (1.96%) Internet
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Retail
3 6 (11.76%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.84%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) AS400
2 3 (5.88%) RMADS
2 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Windows
1 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Service Delivery
2 11 (21.57%) ITIL
3 10 (19.61%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (19.61%) Quality Management
3 10 (19.61%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (17.65%) Service Management
4 9 (17.65%) People Management
5 8 (15.69%) ERP
6 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (13.73%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (13.73%) Supplier Management
7 6 (11.76%) Business Analysis
8 5 (9.80%) Information Security
8 5 (9.80%) BPR
9 4 (7.84%) Risk Management
9 4 (7.84%) Security Management
9 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (7.84%) Demand Management
9 4 (7.84%) Business Transformation
9 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) C#
1 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) CISA
2 4 (7.84%) CISM
3 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) SSCP
4 1 (1.96%) MCTS
4 1 (1.96%) MCITP
4 1 (1.96%) MCP
4 1 (1.96%) MCSE
4 1 (1.96%) MCSA
4 1 (1.96%) CISSP
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) Business Objects
2 5 (9.80%) Infor
3 2 (3.92%) SAP
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco
4 1 (1.96%) SonicWALL
Manchester, Lancashire
The University of Manchester
Salary: Competitive to attract the best, plus pension
Posted: 27 days ago