The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Head of IT featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Technology
Rank 132 161 165
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 2 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.084% 0.19% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.20% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Median salary £92,500 £85,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £71,000 £66,000
10% offered a salary of more than £106,500 £93,000 £74,000
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £76,250 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +8.92%
Head of IT
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2262 2973 3185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.56% 95.04% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1429 1939 2085
Median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Head of IT in the job title.

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Head of IT Salary Trend in Scotland

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of IT across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Head of IT Salary Histogram in Scotland

Head of IT
Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
Edinburgh +10 2 £92,500 +8.82%
Head of IT
UK

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Scotland region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) CRM
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (57.14%) Information Management
1 4 (57.14%) Supplier Management
1 4 (57.14%) Strategic Planning
1 4 (57.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (57.14%) IT Governance
2 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) CISM
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) G Suite
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS

Head of IT Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (57.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) G Suite
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) CRM
1 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (57.14%) Information Management
1 4 (57.14%) IT Governance
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (57.14%) Strategic Planning
1 4 (57.14%) Supplier Management
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CISM
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Apple
1 1 (14.29%) Google