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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Information Technology
England / North West
Rank 221 222 244
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 26 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.19% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 12
Median salary £75,000 £70,000 £58,980
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +18.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,750 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £73,750 £77,250
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.53%

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
5721 5224 6491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.54% 95.96% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4827 4392 5544
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -4 18 £75,000 +20.00% 2
Cheshire +11 1 £87,500 +66.66% 1
Lancashire -15 1 £57,500 -34.28%
Merseyside - 1 £92,500 - 1
Head of IT
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 11 (31.43%) Risk Management
2 9 (25.71%) Degree
3 8 (22.86%) Information Security
3 8 (22.86%) Finance
3 8 (22.86%) IT Governance
4 6 (17.14%) Internal Audit
4 6 (17.14%) Performance Management
4 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.14%) CISA
4 6 (17.14%) CISM
4 6 (17.14%) CISSP
5 5 (14.29%) Quality Management
5 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (14.29%) COBIT
5 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
6 4 (11.43%) IT Audit
6 4 (11.43%) Regulatory Compliance
6 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
6 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (11.43%) Change Management
6 4 (11.43%) ERP
6 4 (11.43%) ITIL
7 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
7 3 (8.57%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
7 3 (8.57%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Release 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.57%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Risk Management
2 8 (22.86%) Information Security
2 8 (22.86%) IT Governance
3 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.14%) Internal Audit
3 6 (17.14%) Performance Management
4 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (11.43%) Change Management
5 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
5 4 (11.43%) ERP
5 4 (11.43%) IT Audit
5 4 (11.43%) ITIL
5 4 (11.43%) Regulatory Compliance
6 3 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.57%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C#
1 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
2 6 (17.14%) CISA
2 6 (17.14%) CISM
2 6 (17.14%) CISSP
3 3 (8.57%) CRISC
4 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) COBIT
2 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Avaya
2 1 (2.86%) SAP
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