The first table below looks at the demand for the Head of IT role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 10 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 Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 164 157 152
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 7 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.19% 0.062% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.065% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £57,500 £110,000 £56,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.72% +94.69%
UK excluding London average salary £68,750 £70,000 £73,750
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -5.08%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3456 3093 2991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.97% 95.91% 93.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2277 2031 2108
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
Head of IT
UK

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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
Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 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
Glasgow - 6 £57,500 -
Edinburgh -18 1 - -
Head of IT
UK

Head of IT
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (68.75%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (56.25%) SOA
2 9 (56.25%) SaaS
2 9 (56.25%) PaaS
2 9 (56.25%) IaaS
2 9 (56.25%) TOGAF
3 8 (50.00%) IT Governance
4 6 (37.50%) Service Management
4 6 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 6 (37.50%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) ERP
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) Time Management
7 2 (12.50%) Master Data Management
7 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
7 2 (12.50%) Data Management
8 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (6.25%) Marketing
8 1 (6.25%) Business Development
8 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (6.25%) SAP
8 1 (6.25%) ITIL
8 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) SaaS
1 9 (56.25%) PaaS
1 9 (56.25%) IaaS
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (56.25%) TOGAF
2 9 (56.25%) SOA
3 8 (50.00%) IT Governance
4 6 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 6 (37.50%) Service Management
5 4 (25.00%) ERP
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) Master Data Management
7 2 (12.50%) Time Management
7 2 (12.50%) Data Management
8 1 (6.25%) ITIL
8 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (6.25%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) SAP