The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Head of IT featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Technology
Rank 242 233 248
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 17 14 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.23% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.24% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 20
Median salary £75,000 £65,000 £66,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,400 £54,750 £54,750
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £73,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
6125 5840 7240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.67% 95.89% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5160 4835 6190
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Head of IT in the job title.

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 5 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of IT within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -24 11 £75,000 +15.38% 2
Cumbria +6 1 £60,000 -14.28%
Head of IT
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Head of IT job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) ERP
2 8 (23.53%) Risk Management
3 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
4 6 (17.65%) Change Management
4 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.65%) ITIL
4 6 (17.65%) Degree
5 5 (14.71%) Business Continuity
5 5 (14.71%) Information Security
5 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
6 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
6 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (11.76%) CISSP
6 4 (11.76%) CISA
6 4 (11.76%) CISM
6 4 (11.76%) SLA
6 4 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (11.76%) IT Governance
6 4 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (11.76%) Performance Management
6 4 (11.76%) Data Protection
6 4 (11.76%) PCI DSS
6 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 4 (11.76%) IT Audit
7 3 (8.82%) Service Design
7 3 (8.82%) DevOps

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.88%) SaaS
4 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.82%) Back Office
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.82%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ERP
1 8 (23.53%) Risk Management
2 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
3 6 (17.65%) Change Management
3 6 (17.65%) ITIL
4 5 (14.71%) Business Continuity
4 5 (14.71%) Information Security
5 4 (11.76%) Data Protection
5 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (11.76%) IT Audit
5 4 (11.76%) IT Governance
5 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 4 (11.76%) Performance Management
5 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (8.82%) Internal Audit
6 3 (8.82%) Regulatory Compliance
6 3 (8.82%) Service Design
6 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) CISA
2 4 (11.76%) CISM
2 4 (11.76%) CISSP
3 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.94%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (11.76%) PCI DSS
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
2 3 (8.82%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) Avaya
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Salary: excellent pension and benefits
Posted: 18 days ago