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

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Information Technology
UK / Scotland
Rank 129 146 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 6 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.26% 0.10% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Median salary £75,000 £70,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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 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
2178 2757 2863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.03% 95.43% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1393 1811 1907
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 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
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 16 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
Glasgow - 4 - - 1
Edinburgh +6 1 £75,000 +7.14%
Dundee - 1 - - 1
Head of IT
UK

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 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 Scotland region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) CRM
1 4 (50.00%) ERP
1 4 (50.00%) SAP
1 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) CISSP
3 2 (25.00%) CISM
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) ISMS
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) G Suite
4 1 (12.50%) Google
4 1 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
4 1 (12.50%) MBA
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Apple

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) G Suite
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) CRM
1 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (50.00%) ERP
1 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) ISMS
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) Google
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dundee
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 7 days ago