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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 214 231 228
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 28 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.23% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 21
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -39.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £71,356
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £82,000 £90,000
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
6080 6590 6886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.22% 95.42% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4859 5308 5796
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
(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 +18 17 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Lancashire - 5 £53,750 -
Cheshire +7 3 £80,000 +6.66%
Head of IT
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 18 (38.30%) ITIL
1 18 (38.30%) Project Management
2 12 (25.53%) PRINCE2
2 12 (25.53%) Degree
3 10 (21.28%) Service Delivery
3 10 (21.28%) Finance
4 9 (19.15%) Telecoms
5 8 (17.02%) Retail
6 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (14.89%) Intranet
6 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (14.89%) Windows
6 7 (14.89%) MCSE
6 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
6 7 (14.89%) WAN
6 7 (14.89%) LAN
6 7 (14.89%) SLA
7 6 (12.77%) Cisco
7 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.77%) CCNA
7 6 (12.77%) ERP
7 6 (12.77%) SQL
7 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (12.77%) VMware
8 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
8 5 (10.64%) Firewall
8 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
9 4 (8.51%) Veeam
9 4 (8.51%) SolarWinds

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.13%) Lync
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Sage 50
2 2 (4.26%) Magento
3 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) WAN
1 7 (14.89%) LAN
1 7 (14.89%) Intranet
2 5 (10.64%) Firewall
3 4 (8.51%) Wireless
4 1 (2.13%) Network Security
4 1 (2.13%) Internet
4 1 (2.13%) VoIP
4 1 (2.13%) DHCP
4 1 (2.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.26%) MySQL
2 2 (4.26%) Big Data
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Telecoms
3 8 (17.02%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.51%) Replication
3 2 (4.26%) Open Source
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.26%) UNIX
4 2 (4.26%) Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) ITIL
1 18 (38.30%) Project Management
2 12 (25.53%) PRINCE2
3 10 (21.28%) Service Delivery
4 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (12.77%) ERP
6 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.51%) Change Management
8 3 (6.38%) Service Management
8 3 (6.38%) Matrix Management
9 2 (4.26%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 2 (4.26%) Business Development
9 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (4.26%) Line Management
9 2 (4.26%) People Management
9 2 (4.26%) Information Security
9 2 (4.26%) ITSM
9 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.26%) Risk Management
10 1 (2.13%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) C
3 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Degree
2 7 (14.89%) MCSE
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (12.77%) CCNA
3 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.13%) PMP
5 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.13%) CISM
5 1 (2.13%) MCTS
5 1 (2.13%) MCITP
5 1 (2.13%) MCSA
5 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Cisco
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
1 6 (12.77%) VMware
2 4 (8.51%) SAP
2 4 (8.51%) Veeam
2 4 (8.51%) SolarWinds
2 4 (8.51%) Trend Micro
2 4 (8.51%) Dell
2 4 (8.51%) IBM
2 4 (8.51%) Sage
3 3 (6.38%) Epicor
4 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.13%) NetApp
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix
5 1 (2.13%) MobileIron
5 1 (2.13%) SonicWALL
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago