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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Technology
Rank 218 245 228
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 22 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.26% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.27% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 17
Median salary £67,500 £62,250 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -4.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,350 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £99,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
5703 6379 6804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.72% 96.86% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4790 5196 5443
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 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Lancashire +19 5 £70,000 +33.33%
Cumbria +4 5 £67,500 +107.69%
Manchester -6 4 £80,000 +28.51% 2
Merseyside -2 2 - - 1
Cheshire +38 1 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Head of IT
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (37.50%) CRM
2 11 (34.38%) ERP
2 11 (34.38%) Project Management
3 10 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (28.13%) Finance
5 7 (21.88%) Programme Management
6 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (15.63%) Business Continuity
7 5 (15.63%) Information Security
7 5 (15.63%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
7 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
7 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
7 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
7 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
8 4 (12.50%) ITIL V3
8 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
8 4 (12.50%) SAP
8 4 (12.50%) ITIL
8 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 4 (12.50%) Change Management
8 4 (12.50%) PCI DSS
8 4 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (12.50%) Performance Management
8 4 (12.50%) Retail
9 3 (9.38%) TOGAF
9 3 (9.38%) Degree
9 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
9 3 (9.38%) Supplier Management

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 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (9.38%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (9.38%) Office 365
3 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Firewall
1 3 (9.38%) LAN
1 3 (9.38%) PABX
1 3 (9.38%) VoIP
1 3 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
3 4 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) CRM
2 11 (34.38%) ERP
2 11 (34.38%) Project Management
3 10 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (21.88%) Programme Management
5 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (15.63%) Business Continuity
6 5 (15.63%) Information Security
6 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
6 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
7 4 (12.50%) Change Management
7 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.50%) ITIL
7 4 (12.50%) ITIL V3
7 4 (12.50%) Performance Management
8 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.38%) Re-Platforming
8 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
8 3 (9.38%) Supplier Management
8 3 (9.38%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (9.38%) SLA
3 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) SAP
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