The first table below looks at the demand for the Head of IT role in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 18 April 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 Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 81 - 72
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 4 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.42% - 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% - 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Average salary £70,000 - £82,500
90% offered a salary of more than £56,000 - £72,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 - £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Job Titles Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
874 620 815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 92.68% 95.53% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 757 515 747
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Head of IT
East Midlands

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of IT in the job title across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of IT across the Northamptonshire region.

Head of IT Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of IT across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Head of IT Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Head of IT
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Northampton - 3 £70,000 -
Wellingborough - 1 £50,000 -
Head of IT
East Midlands

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 6 (33.33%) Project Management
1 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (22.22%) Information Security
2 4 (22.22%) Resource Management
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) .NET
3 3 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (16.67%) Workflow
3 3 (16.67%) CRM
3 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (16.67%) ERP
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 2 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) COBIT
5 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (5.56%) Banking
5 1 (5.56%) Local Government
5 1 (5.56%) IT Governance
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) CISSP

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.56%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Project Management
1 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (22.22%) Information Security
2 4 (22.22%) Resource Management
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Workflow
3 3 (16.67%) CRM
3 3 (16.67%) ERP
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) IT Governance
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.56%) CISSP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Citrix
1 1 (5.56%) VMware