The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 219 240 246
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 23 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 7
Average salary £65,000 £72,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% +20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £68,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6673 6931 7192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.75% 94.74% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5396 5932 6340
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Head of IT
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Cheshire +5 8 £67,500 +12.50% 3
Manchester +3 5 £77,500 +51.21%
Cumbria - 4 - - 1
Lancashire +2 3 £47,500 -34.48%
Head of IT
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 9 (25.00%) Finance
3 8 (22.22%) Retail
3 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 7 (19.44%) CRM
4 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
4 7 (19.44%) Service Management
4 7 (19.44%) VMware
5 6 (16.67%) Firewall
5 6 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (16.67%) Marketing
5 6 (16.67%) Windows
5 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 6 (16.67%) MySQL
5 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 5 (13.89%) ITIL
7 4 (11.11%) LIMS
7 4 (11.11%) Quality Management
7 4 (11.11%) Security Management
7 4 (11.11%) Web Development
7 4 (11.11%) Degree
7 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
7 4 (11.11%) RMADS
8 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity
8 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Retail
3 6 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
1 1 (2.78%) CSS
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) LIMS
1 4 (11.11%) RMADS
1 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) CMDB
3 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 7 (19.44%) CRM
2 7 (19.44%) Service Management
3 5 (13.89%) ITIL
4 4 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.11%) Web Development
4 4 (11.11%) Security Management
5 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.56%) ERP
6 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.56%) TDD
6 2 (5.56%) Supplier Management
6 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.56%) MVC
6 2 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) PHP
4 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) Degree
3 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.78%) SSCP
4 1 (2.78%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) VMware
3 2 (5.56%) SAP
Crewe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 19 days ago