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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Technology
Rank 240 248 233
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 15 15 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.22% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.23% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 26
Median salary £66,250 £65,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.92% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,950 £57,000 £53,750
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
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
6156 6449 7028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.69% 96.59% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5169 5358 5801
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 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -11 3 £84,750 +30.38%
Merseyside -13 3 £65,000 -
Cumbria - 3 £67,500 -
Cheshire +28 2 £65,000 -23.52%
Lancashire +11 2 £70,000 +33.33%
Head of IT
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 14 (42.42%) ERP
2 9 (27.27%) CRM
2 9 (27.27%) Project Management
3 8 (24.24%) Finance
3 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.18%) Business Continuity
4 6 (18.18%) Manufacturing
4 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.18%) Change Management
4 6 (18.18%) Programme Management
4 6 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (15.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (15.15%) PCI DSS
5 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
5 5 (15.15%) SLA
5 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
6 4 (12.12%) ITIL
6 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (12.12%) Retail
6 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (9.09%) Service Design
7 3 (9.09%) Back Office
7 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 3 (9.09%) BPR
7 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 3 (9.09%) Windows
7 3 (9.09%) SharePoint

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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (15.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) Office 365
3 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 4 (12.12%) Retail
4 3 (9.09%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) ERP
2 9 (27.27%) CRM
2 9 (27.27%) Project Management
3 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.18%) Business Continuity
4 6 (18.18%) Change Management
4 6 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
6 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (12.12%) ITIL
6 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.09%) B2B
7 3 (9.09%) B2C
7 3 (9.09%) BPR
7 3 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (9.09%) DevOps
7 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 3 (9.09%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) PCI DSS
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
2 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) Avaya