The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 163 153 149
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 4 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.064% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.068% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 7
Average salary £62,000 - £57,604
90% offered a salary of more than £56,200 - £57,162
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 - £88,500
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
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
3430 2957 3045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.28% 94.47% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2165 1925 2092
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 30 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of IT within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 September 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 -4 3 £59,000 - 1
Renfrewshire - 1 £65,000 -
Head of IT
UK

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 9 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (40.00%) IT Governance
2 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) SaaS
2 6 (40.00%) PaaS
2 6 (40.00%) IaaS
2 6 (40.00%) SOA
2 6 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 6 (40.00%) Line Management
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Service Management
4 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
5 3 (20.00%) ERP
6 2 (13.33%) People Management
6 2 (13.33%) Master Data Management
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) Time Management
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (13.33%) Data Management
6 2 (13.33%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
7 1 (6.67%) CRM
7 1 (6.67%) Change Management
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 6 (40.00%) SaaS
1 6 (40.00%) PaaS
1 6 (40.00%) IaaS
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (40.00%) IT Governance
2 6 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 6 (40.00%) SOA
2 6 (40.00%) Line Management
3 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
3 4 (26.67%) Service Management
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) ERP
5 2 (13.33%) Time Management
5 2 (13.33%) People Management
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Master Data Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Management
5 2 (13.33%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Aberdeen
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £90000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago