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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Technology
Rank 209 239 229
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 18 19 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.30% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.31% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 21
Median salary £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,300 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £97,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £76,250 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-4.91% +12.96%
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
5461 6226 6754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.57% 96.81% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4625 5081 5431
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -7 6 £95,000 +55.10% 2
Cumbria +6 4 £66,250 +103.84%
Lancashire +14 3 £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 29 June 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 10 (38.46%) CRM
2 9 (34.62%) Project Management
2 9 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (26.92%) Programme Management
3 7 (26.92%) Finance
3 7 (26.92%) ERP
4 5 (19.23%) Information Security
5 4 (15.38%) Degree
5 4 (15.38%) Performance Management
5 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
5 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 3 (11.54%) Re-Platforming
6 3 (11.54%) Firewall
6 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
6 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
6 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (11.54%) SAP CRM
6 3 (11.54%) Business Continuity
6 3 (11.54%) Middleware
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.54%) LAN
6 3 (11.54%) VoIP
6 3 (11.54%) SAP
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL
6 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
6 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (11.54%) PABX
6 3 (11.54%) Retail

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 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (11.54%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) Office 365
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
1 3 (11.54%) LAN
1 3 (11.54%) PABX
1 3 (11.54%) VoIP
1 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) CRM
2 9 (34.62%) Project Management
2 9 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (26.92%) ERP
3 7 (26.92%) Programme Management
4 5 (19.23%) Information Security
5 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 4 (15.38%) Performance Management
5 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 3 (11.54%) Business Continuity
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL
6 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.54%) Re-Platforming
6 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.69%) Change Management
7 2 (7.69%) ITSM
7 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.69%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) CISA
2 1 (3.85%) CISM
2 1 (3.85%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) COBIT
2 1 (3.85%) COSO
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
1 3 (11.54%) SAP
Northwich, Cheshire
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £58000 per annum + extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £58000 - £61000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago